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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.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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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.

      [Bookseller: H. W. Fichter Kunsthandel e.K.]
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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.

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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.

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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..

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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.. .

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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.

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        Gardone, una villa nel bosco.

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

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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.

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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.

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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

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        Le souci de sincérité. 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-4 publiée dans le numéro du 2 Mars 1944 du Journal des Débats. Manuscrit complet à l'écriture très dense, comportant de nombreuses ratures, corrections et ajouts. Chronique littéraire publiée à l'occasion de la parution, dans la nouvelle collection des éditions Gallimard consacrée à "La Jeune Philosophie" du premier ouvrage de Yvon Bellaval : "Le souci de sincérité". On joint le tapuscrit complet. Sous la plume de Blanchot, la critique philosophique acquiert une autonomie propre qui rend impossible la distinction entre la pensée originale de Belaval et l'interprétation lumineuse qu'en offre, en quelques pages, Maurice Blanchot. "l&#146;homme sincère veut rompre avec la solitude où l&#146;ont enfermé à la fois la réflexion et la faiblesse. Il rêve d&#146;un retour au "nous" primitif, mais il se contente de le rêver : il s&#146;enchante de ses scrupules, il ne parle qu&#146;à soi-même et ne parle que de soi, il échoue et jouit de ses échecs." Nul souci de sincérité, donc, chez Blanchot, mais une mécanique intellectuelle rigoureuse qui ne craint pas pas de s'affranchir des limites du texte étudié pour déployer tout son potentiel philosophique. 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&#146;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 c&#156;ur 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 &#156;uvre 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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        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.

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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.

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        La Rochelle 1944-47,40 Briefe aus einer Korrespondenz, dabei handschrift. M20975D = Hafenkommandant La Pallice, KGFpost, unterschiedl. Formulare viel Inhalt selten

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        The Marauder. A Book of the 22nd Bomb Group

      Sydney: Printed by the Halstead Press for the unit, 1944. Sydney: Printed by the Halstead Press for the unit,, 1944. Small quarto (245 × 181 mm) Original dark blue morocco-grained cloth, title in gold to the spine and to the upper board, together with squadron badges in colours and gold. Profusely illustrated in black and white, together with 9 coloured plates, 6 of them squadron badges, map endpapers. A little rubbed, corners bumped, the gold oxidizing, but overall very good. First edition. Uncommon unit history from the Pacific , just a dozen copies worldwide. The 22nd Bomb Group flew B-25 and B-26s out of bases in Australia to targets across the Pacific. Profusely illustrated from photographs, also a number of pages of nose art. This copy sold together with a contemporary blue felt US Navy souvenir pennant printed in colours, "Souvenir of U.S.N. in Australia".

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        Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Pilot. Comprising the Suez Canal, the Gulfs of Suez and &#39;Aqaba, the Red Sea, the Gulf of Aden, the south-east coast of Arabia from Ras Baghashwa to Ras al Hadd, the coast of Africa from Capo Guardafui to Ras Hafun, Socotra and its

      Hydrographic Department Admiralty, 1944. Hydrographic Department Admiralty. Hardcover. Moderate wear to quarter leather blue boards, soiling/discolouring to rear boards, slight rubbing to spine, corners slightly bumped, content clean and sharp with very light toning, solidly bound, no DJ, copy was sold for ?1,300 at Sothebys in 1998 . Good. 1944.

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        Importante insieme costituito da una lettera dattiloscritta con firma autografa del generale Edizio Rodriguez dei Volontari della Resistenza e due interessantissime minute a lui dirette contenenti la descrizione degli eventi accaduti a Roma nei due giorni successivi alla liberazione (4 giugno 1944). A. Lettera datt. con firma autografa - Roma 9 aprile 1946, una pagina in - 4 - nella quale comunica al Tenente Colonnello Berliri Zoppi di aver ritirato dal Comitato Alleato i brevetti rilasciati dagli Alleati stessi ai partigiani che hanno preso parte alla liberazione di Roma. I brevetti si trovano presso il Comitato Militare della Democrazia Cristiana, in piazza del Gesù?Poiché bisognerà, dopo presa visione dei documenti, riunire tutti i partigiani in una domenica sarei tanto grato se i Capi - zona si recassero in piazza del Gesù per prendere visione di quanto sopra, onde avvisare susseguentemente gli interessati, perché non manchino alla riunione per la distribuzione?. B - C. Due minute datt. di cui una con firma autografa di Berlieri Zoppi. Il nucleo di questa zona espletò la sua attività in forma evidente al mattino del 5 / 6. Il giorno precedente due volontari del nucleo stesso penetravano, mentre numerose pattuglie e numerosi tedeschi circolavano ancora per Roma?Il mattino del 5 alle ore 6,30 agivano quattro squadre: la prima tentava di occupare i locali della ex G.I.L. in via Fornovo ? I locali occupati si presentavano in istato di disordine e confusione?e si potevano rinvenire uno schedario con fotografie e libretti personali degli Ufficiali e sottoufficiali?. 4 pagine in - 4. Numerose correzioni autografe. Unita una pagina datt. int. Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri Ufficio Patrioti titolata Argomenti da trattare nelle relazioni per l'ufficio patrioti e relativa copia a stampA

      

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        Hellbird War Book

      , 1944. 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First Edition. Hardcover. Oblong quarto. Unpaginated. Illustrated. Dark maroon padded binding. Embossed title with silver stars and silver B-29 plane design stamped on the front cover. Front hinge is cracked. Edge wear to head and base of spine and front joint. Right front end sheet is creased. Light soiling to some pages. First Bomber group into Japan after the Doolittle&#39;s B-29s.

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        Wonders of Italy

      Florence - Joseph Fattorusso, 1944. Florence - Joseph Fattorusso, 1944 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lavishly illustrated history of art and antiquity in Italy. Seventh edition, second impression. With 3245 illustrations, including a full-colour frontispiece depicting the high altar of the Basilica of St Peter in Rome. With chapters on Venetia, Tuscany, Campania, Sardinia andSicily, amongstother places. Condition: In a cloth covered binding. Externally, sound and bright with one or two marks to boards. Internally, frontis starting but otherwise firmly bound. Generally bright and clean except for marks to endpapers. Overall: GOOD.

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        POWSTANIE W GHETCIE WARSZAWSKIEM

      Moskwa [Moscow]; Nakladem Zwiazku Patrjot?olskich W ZSRR, 1944. Moskwa [Moscow]; Nakladem Zwiazku Patrjotów Polskich W ZSRR. 1944. Original Wraps. 16mo. 70 pages. 17 cm. First edition. In Polish. &#39;Uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto&#39;. The author&#39;s first work on Jewish anti-Nazi uprisings in Poland, published in Moscow, under the auspices of the &#39;Polish Patriots&#39; Union&#39;. Includes discussion of Jewish resistance in various ghettos and camps. Bernard Mark (Berl; 1908&#150;1966) , &#147;scholar and historian. Born in Lomza, Mark studied law at Warsaw University. Prior to World War II, he published articles in Polish and Yiddish on literary history and edited left-wing periodicals. Between 1932 and 1939, he published a two-volume work in Yiddish entitled Geshikhte fun di Sotsiale Bavegungen in Poyln (&#39;The History of Social Movements in Poland, &#39; 1938&#150;39) . During World War II, he lived in the Soviet Union, where he was active on the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee , and in the Zwiazek Patriotów Polskich (&#39;Polish Patriots&#39; Union&#39;) . In Moscow he published his first work on Jewish anti-Nazi uprisings in Poland. Upon returning to Poland (1946) , he published a series of essays and collections of documents on Holocaust subjects. In 1949, Mark was appointed director of the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw, and editor of its Bulletin and Bleter far Geshikhte. In 1954 he was appointed an associate professor. Mark visited Israel in 1957 and lectured at the Second World Congress of Jewish Studies. He strengthened the ties between the Jewish Historical Institute and research institutions in Israel, e. G. , Yad Vashem and the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People (Jerusalem) . &#148; - EJ 2008. Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Poland - Warsaw. Jews - Poland - Warsaw. Jews. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Warsaw Ghetto Uprising (Warsaw, Poland : 1943) History. 1939 &#150; 1945. Warsaw (Poland) - History - Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 1943. OCLC lists 15 copies. Wraps tattered at edges; pages lightly aged, all edges lightly bumped, minor tears to inset margin on a few pages, not affecting text; overall clean and fresh. Good condition. Scarce 1944 Moscow Holocaust imprint(HOLO2-115-25) .

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        Aquarell Blumenbild: Waldrebe

      - 1944. Maße: ca. 52 cm x 73,5 cm, unten links signiert und datiert, im Passepartoute, (leicht fleckig) - Rückseitig gestempelt: Atelier Astfalck-Vietz / Marta Astfalck-Vietz war eine deutsche Fotografin, Werbe- und Gebrauchsgraphikerin, sowie Pädagogin -

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        Either/Or:

      Princeton: Princeton University Press; London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1944. Princeton: Princeton University Press; London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press,, 1944. A Fragment of Life. Translated by David F. Swenson and Lillian Marvin Swenson. 2 volumes, octavo. Original dark blue cloth, titles to spines gilt. With the dust jackets. A few tiny white specks to boards. An excellent set in lightly tanned jackets with very minor chipping and one small faint green mark to rear panel of Vol. II. A particularly fresh set in excellent condition. First edition in English, first impression. Søren Kierkegaard wrote Either/Or in his late twenties, "under a variety of pseudonyms (all recognizable), the chief advantage of this method seems to have been to give Kierkegaard the opportunity of letting different sides of his mind converse as individuals with each other, in a semi-Socratic fashion. Without disclosing his real beliefs, he confronted his readers with a choice of different possibilities [...]. Choice, as the title of his work suggests, was at the root of Kierkegaard's theory. There can be no system of existence, only a system of ideas. From this he develops his theory of 'Existence' (since taken up by the modern Existentialists), in which human beings considered as subjects not objects are the only real existence: their reflective as opposed to active nature being focused on the 'acts' of making perpetual decisions" (PMM). Originally published in Denmark in 1843, a centenary before its first English translation, under the title Enten-Eller. With the original publisher's invoice laid in.

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        Der unsterbliche Kasperle oder über die Freiheit des Geistes. Mit 9 Holzschnitten von Hans Orlowski.

      Berlin im Wiking Verlag o.J., [ca. 1944]. - FL4205 Folio. Weinroter Originalumschlag mit wiederholtem Textholzschnitt (Kasperlekopf) auf vorderem Außendeckel und hinterem Innendeckel. Der Umschlag etwas knitterig, mit kleineren Einrissen (diese teils mit säurefreiem, durchsichtigem Filmoplast hinterlegt) sowie vier Fingerflecken auf hinterem Deckel. Gedruckt bei Eduard Stichnote in Potsdam in der Lutetia Antiqua auf handgeschöpft. schweren Bütten. Lose gefalzte Bogen. 24 (+4) Seiten. Der Schmutzbogen noch mit kleinen Randläsuren, innen dann sauber und unbeschädigt. Vorliegend Exemplar Nummer MXV (von total 1100) mit eigenhändiger Zueignung Orlowskis "Für Herrn Professor Doktor P.O. Rave Neujahr 1945 Hans Orlowski.". 880

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        Drawings

      New York: H. Bittner and Company, 1944. New York: H. Bittner and Company,, 1944. With an introduction by the artist. Quarto. Original red cloth, titles to front board and spine gilt. With the dust jacket. 52 reproductions of Grosz&#39;s drawings, 2 coloured and 50 monochromatic. A fine copy in a lightly rubbed jacket with somewhat toned spine, a couple of small closed tears to rear panel, and slightly chipped spine ends. First edition, first printing. Signed by Grosz on the front free endpaper. Presents drawings from across Grosz&#39;s production, with an emphasis on his later work. While the artist is famous as both painter and draughtsman, drawing appealed to him from early on: &#39;The sketchbooks from Grosz&#39;s early years&#133;show him even then&#133;to be an artist with a distinct propensity to draw&#39; (Drucker, George Grosz, p.7).

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        Bachelor&#39;s Quarters [Signed 4X; Clare Boothe Luce&#39;s Copy] WAS $1,125

      New York: Biltmore Publishing Company, 1944. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/very good +. PRESENTLY DISCOUNTED 30%. WAS $1,125. A Fine copy of the first edition, first printing, in a Very Good dust jacket (Very Good + for this title; spine lightly sunned, mild edge wear, a tiny closed tear to each of the spine head, spine tail, and rear flap&#39;s bottom edge, short crease line to the rear flap&#39;s upper outer corner, quite small hole to the rear flap turn), SIGNED BY JOHN COURNOS, PAUL MORAND, CLEMENT WOOD, and A. E. COPPARD on the title page, and ALSO SIGNED BY CLARE BOOTHE LUCE on the front free endpaper; a collection of stories which put the reader "into the mood of merriment" with every Plot "calculated to rock you to your foundations." Having an excellent Provenance, this copy belonged to editor, playwright, journalist, ambassador, socialite, and U.S. Congresswoman (representing Connecticut) Clare Boothe Luce. The book itself is quite uncommon to the market, especially when the book and delicate dust jacket are in a condition as nice as is this copy. Copies signed by any of the contributors are scarce, and copies signed by as many contributors as have signed this copy are absolute hen&#39;s teeth. An altogether Very Good + or slightly better copy, SIGNED BY JOHN COURNOS, PAUL MORAND, CLEMENT WOOD, and A. E. COPPARD and, as noted above, ALSO SIGNE BY CLARE BOOTHE LUCE, the book&#39;s prior owner. QUITE SCARCE INDEED.

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        Lyrik og Grafik. 3 dele. (Lyrik. Grafik. Morten Nielsen 1922-1944).

      (København), Carit Andersen, 1944. 4to. De tre dele indlagt i et originalt litograferet omslag. (14),(4) pp. samt 10 originale træsnit og litografier, alle signeret af kunstneren.. Lyrikken er af Tove Ditlevsen, Mogens Garde, Grethe Heltberg, Annelise Jørgensen, Tove Meyer, Morten Nielsen, Halfdan Rasmussen, Ole Sarvig og Valdemar Vester. Originalgrafikken indeholder blade af Else Alfelt (litografi), Frede Christoffersen (træsnit), Louis Ehlers (træsnit), Dan Sterup Hansen (litografi), Ruth Højberg-Poulsen (litografi), Asger Jørgensen (Asger Jorn) (litografi), Jane Muus (træsnit), Palle Pio (litografi) og Carl Henning Petersen (litografi)

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