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        A Method for the Calculation of the Zeta-Function. [Received 7 March, 1939. - Read 16 March, 1939]. [In: Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society. Second Series. Volume 48].

      London, Hodgson & Son, 1945. Royal8vo. In a recent nice green full cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine. Entire volumes 48 of "Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society. Second Series". A very nice and clean copy without any institutional stamps. Pp. 180-197. [Entire volume: (4),477 pp.]. First printing of Turing's first published paper devoted to the Riemann-zeta function, the basis for his famous "Zeta-function Machine", a foundation for the digital computer.While working on his Ph.D.-thesis, Turing was concerned with a few other subjects as well, one of them seemingly having nothing to do with logic, namely that of analytic number theory. The problem that Turing here took up was that of the famous Riemann Hypothesis, more precisely the aspect of it that concerns the distribution of prime numbers. This is the problem that Hilbert in 1900 listed as one of the most important unsolved problems of mathematics. Turing began investigating the zeros of the Rieman zeta-function and certain of its consequences. The initial work on this was never published, though, but nevertheless he continued his work. "Turing had ideas for the design of an "analogue" machine for calculating the zeros of the Riemann zeta-function, similar to the one used in Liverpool for calculating the tides." (Herken, The Universal Turing Machine: A Half-Century Survey, p. 110). Having worked on the zeta-function since his Ph.D.-thesis but never having published anything directly on the topic, Turing began working as chief cryptanalyst during the Second World War and thus postponed this important work till after the war. Thus, it was not until 1945 that he was actually able to publish his first work on this most important subject, namely the work that he had presented already in 1939, the groundbreaking "A Method for the Calculation of the Zeta-Function", which constitutes his first printed contribution to the subject."After the publication of his paper "On computable Numbers," Turing had begun investigating the Riemann zeta-function calculation, an aspect of the Riemann hypothesis concerning the distribution of prime numbers... Turing's work on this problem was interrupted by World War II, but in 1950 he resumed his investigations with the aid of the Manchester University Mark I [one of the earliest general purpose digital computers]..." (Origins of Cyberspace p. 468).Not in Origins of Cyberspace (on this subject only having his 1953-paper - No. 938).

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        POESIA. Quaderni internazionali diretti da Enrico Falqui.

      Roma / Milano, Novissima / Mondadori, 1945-1948. In-8 p. e in 16 gr., 9 “quaderni” in 8 voll., brossura orig. (picc. manc. su 2 dorsi), ca. 300 pp. cad. Di questa importante rivista trimestrale offriamo "tutto il pubblicato", dal n. I (febbraio 1945) al n. IX (dicembre 1948). “Fondata a Roma nel 1945, stampata prima dalla casa editrice Novissima (i nn. 1 e 2), poi da Mondadori (all'insegna della Medusa), la rivista cessò nel 1949. Proponeva, sotto forma antologica, poesia italiana e straniera di autori contemporanei e classici, saggi critici, traduzioni. Ospitò testi di: Bassani, Bertolucci, Eliot, Eluard, Gadda, Lorca, Machado, Luzi, Montale, Palazzeschi, Pasolini, Pasternak, Pavese, Pessoa, Rebora, Quasimodo, Ungaretti, Saba, Sbarbaro, e tanti altri. La rivista, che doveva essere trimestrale, ebbe invece pubblicazione irregolare. Così Diz. Autori Italiani Contemporanei” (Vallecchi),II, p. 1062. Lievi ingialliture per la qualità della carta, altrim. tutta la raccolta è in buono stato.

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        Sombre est noir. Orné d'une gravure à l'eau-forte et de deux dessins de Dominguez.

      P., s.n., 1945. - Petit in-4 en feuilles sous couverture rempliée de l'éditeur, 55 pp., [2] ff., frontispice à l'eau-forte, 2 dessins à pleine page. Edition originale tirée à 232 exemplaires : un des 19 sur vélin bleuté des papeteries Ruysscher (n° I). L'eau-forte sur papier vergé jauni mais bonne condition. Edition originale de ce recueil composé pendant l'occupation (à l'exception de 3 poèmes parus aux éditions de Minuit dans la clandestinité), dédié à Paul Eluard et Georges Hugnet. Le frontispice est signé au crayon par le peintre surréaliste Oscar Dominguez (1906-1957). " In 1945, he [Dominguez] etched a very detailed plate to serve as frontispiece for Amy Bakaloff's touching poem-memoir of the occupation, 'Sombre est Noir'. This was the last significant print by Dominguez, who died by his own hand in 1957. " (Timothy Baum). Touchant envoi autographe d'Amy Bakaloff, daté de Paris, le 16 août 1955, " A Edith, ces pages, qui aujourd'hui, me semblent hors du temps. Avec amitié". Peu d'exemplaires de cet ouvrage sont encore en circulation ; il est absent du catalogue BnF, du CCFr, et non signalé au Worldcat.

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        Illustrierte Wochenzeitschrift. 286 Ausgaben. 6 Bände

      Deutscher Verlag 1945 Deutscher Verlag, Berlin, Heft 35 aus 1939 bis Heft 7 aus 1945 (15. Februar 1945). Einheitliche Halbleinen-Einbände, Folio (einige wenige Einrisse hinterlegt oder geklebt) - Ab Heft 36 aus 1944 \"\"Hamburger Illustrierte\"\" Wochenschrift / sehr umfangreiche, vollständige Sammlung in gutem Zustand / Fast der gesamte Zweite Weltkrieg und Vorgeschichte aus der Sicht des NS-Deutschlands - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Zeitschriften,Nationalsozialismus

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        Fotografia originale con firme autografe dei giocatori,

      1945 ca., 1945 - (mm 375x273), rara fotografia di grande formato raffigurante l'undici titolare del Grande Torino. Impreziosito dagli autografi di tutti i calciatori. Al verso timbro in inchiostro blu 'Foto Attualit? Po.one (?) Torino via Cavour, 3 - Tel. 41.788'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original ink and wash drawing of the head and shoulders of a young girl, inscribed to photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt, "A picture of a great artist for Alfred", New York, March 1945

      - Pen ink and wash on paper. 7-1/4 x 6-1/4 inches. Original David Fredenthal Drawing for Alfred Eisenstaedt. Detroit-born David Fredenthal (1914-1958), artist, lithographer and illustrator, was one of the civilian artists assigned to the War Department Art Program in 1943; he served in the South Pacific, and later became a LIFE magazine artist-correspondent in the Pacific. The example here is a delicate departure from the artist's heavier, more sombre style. Illustrated in Eisenstaedt's Album Pen ink and wash on paper. 7-1/4 x 6-1/4 inches [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        L'apocalypse

      1945. A Paris, de l'imprimerie de Jacques Haumont 1945. Grand in-folio carré en feuillets sous couverture rempliée de 58 pages + 20 lithographies originales hors-texte d'Edouard Goerg. Traduite selon le rythme par P. L. Couchoud. Tirage limité numéroté à 198 exemplaires. Celui-ci, 1 des 118 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches numérotés de 41 à 158 et portant le n° 70. Rares rousseurs en bord de couverture et sur les tranches, sinon très bon état.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1945 - 1945 Wisden Original Hardback

      Hi, This lot is an Original 1945 Wisden Hardback. It is in just good condition but a hard to find book, the first rare hardback counting back from now. The gilt to front and spine has been restored and some markings to the baords , internally it is nice and clean but the book seems well read. Jack Hobbs stamp to page 3 but under £400.

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        The Happy Rock: A Book About Henry Miller

      Berkeley, California: Bern Porter / The Packard Press. (1945). First. First edition. Corners a little worn, else a near fine copy lacking the dustwrapper. An unnumbered copy. Signed by Henry Miller. Although not specified as such, from the library of the author's friend of many years, celebrity-astrologer Sydney Omarr. Omarr was the "astrologer to the stars" and published a daily horoscope that appeared in more than 200 newspapers. His books of horoscopes sold over 50 million copies. Omarr wrote a book on Miller, Henry Miller: His World of Urania, and Miller wrote the introduction to Sydney Omarr's Astrological Guide to 1973 and the liner notes to the record album Presenting Sydney Omarr. Provenance available upon request. .

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        The Maze

      Doubleday, Doran & Co, Garden City, New York, 1945. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good / with Protective Cover. Dali, Salvador (illustrator). Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.SIGNED by the illustrator, Salvador Dali, on the front flypaper. The jacket is a little worn and chipped, and protected in plastic (please see photos)

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        This Hunger. With five woodblocks by Ian Hugo.

      New York: Gemor Press, 1945 - Octavo. Original cream paper-covered boards, titles to spine and front cover in purple, illustrations to covers in purple, edges untrimmed. Slight bumps to spine ends, a couple small faint marks to covers; an excellent copy. With 5 woodblock prints. First and limited edition, one of 1,050 copies. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Leo, of the hooded insights . who reads the unwritten books. With love, Anaïs". The recipient was likely Leo Lerman, editor of Harper's Bazaar at the time, and friend of Nin's, with whom she often had "whimsical and completely free talks". In 1946 Nin respectfully turned down Lerman's request for a short autobiography to use in a profile feature, writing, "I am more interested in human beings than in writing, more interested in lovemaking than in writing, more interested in living than in writing . I walk into the fire always, and come out more alive. All of which is not for Harper's Bazaar". The illustrator was one of Nin's two husbands, Hugh Parker Guiler; they were married from 1923 until her death in 1977. Anais Nin, The Diary of Anais Nin Volume 4 1944-1947: Vol. 4 (1944-1947), p. 97. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The North Ship

      Fortune Press 1945 [but 1965], London - Second (unauthorized) Edition. Tall, slim 8vo: [4],36pp. Publisher's maroon buckram (some copies bound in brownish-orange buckram, no priority known), spine lettered in gilt, bottom edge untrimmed; beige dust jacket (Bloomfield calls it pale orange, but to my eye there is very little, if any, orange in it) printed in black, priced 21s. Possibly run off from the same plates as the first edition, with this copyright page still reading "First Published 1945," though this edition appeared in a larger format than the original (9 1/8'' x 5 5/8'' vs. 7 1/8 x 5"). A virtually pristine, unread copy, completely free of foxing and wear, in Fine jacket. Bloomfield A1(b). Originally published, by the Fortune Press, in 1945. This pirated edition, limited to 500 copies, was issued in advance of the authorized Faber & Faber release, which appeared in 1966 but was swiftly withdrawn when Larkin discovered its existence. By 1972, according to Bloomfield, the publisher still had 220 copies in stock, but these had no dust jackets, which "had inadvertently been destroyed." Larkin's first major collection of [31] poems, The North Ship is often criticised for its high-flown Yeatsian rhetoric, but it is, essentially, a wartime collection of poems and its significance lies primarily in its elegiac lyricism and withdrawn but tenacious sense of survival." (Literary Encyclopedia) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Death Comes as the End.

      London: for The Crime Club by Collins,, 1945. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the jacket with slightly faded spine. First edition, first impression.

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        Regards sur la mer. Gravures à l'eau-forte de Paul Baudier

      fequet 1945 - Exemplaire 1 dedicace par paul baudier exemplaire tres rare car enrichi de 4 dessins et d une lithographie tres bel exemplaire [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Jours de Gloire 1/1000 with Picasso engraving

      Paris: D. Lambusier, [] 1945 - No. 774/1000 sur papier Lana, loose as issued in excelent original publisher's wrappers with the publisher's glassine jacket which has a small loss to mid-spine and chipped spine ends.Provenance : Ex Libris Lord Robert Vansittart, dimplomat, with a gift inscritpion to him on the front blank, recognising his service to France. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE OPENER OF THE WAY

      Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1945.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. 2065 copies printed. Signed on the front free endpaper by Bloch. The author's first book, preceded by a 40-page booklet printing four stories. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 4-19. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-29. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 209. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-30. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A very sharp copy. (#152822)

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        J.D.C. PRIMER

      New York; American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 1945 - Bound material. 4to. [4], 111 pages. 30 cm. First edition. Primer produced by the research department, containing descriptions and statistical information on JDC programs and countries of operation up to 1945. With a history of the JDC, phases of emergency relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction programs, 'Fight against Extermination' [pgs. 92-111]. Subjects: Jewish refugees - History - 20th century. World War, 1939-1945 - Jews - Rescue. Jewish refugees. American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee - History. American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Jews - Rescue. World War (1939-1945) . Jews - Europe - Economic conditions. Jews - Economic conditions. OCLC lists 4 copies (USHMM, Harvard, Brandeis, HUC) , none in New York. Lightly aged; clean and fresh. Very good condition. (HOLO2-123-40) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Captain from Castile

      Boston: Little Brown. 1945. First. First edition stated. Small tear on the spine, else near fine in very good dustwrapper with small nicks and tears and an internal repair. A bestseller which is common in hardcover, but exceptionally scarce in the first edition. Basis for the excellent 1947 film featuring Cesar Romero, Lee J. Cobb, Tyrone Power in the title role, and Jean Peters in her first film. .

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        The Glass Menagerie

      Random House, New York 1945 - First edition. Near fine in good only dustwrapper with an internal tape repair to the front wrap of a large creased tear and a small chip to base of the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. ausgefülltes Schriftstück mit U.

      [Wohl Nürnberg, 1945/46]. - 1 S. Qu.-4to. Eine wohl während des Nürnberger Prozesses von Ribbentrop eigenhändig mit Bleistift ausgefüllte Eidesstattliche Erklärung in deutscher und englischer Sprache mit Angabe seiner Wohnanschrift und dem Zusatz "Irrtum mangels Bürge vorbehalten". – Mit kleinen Läsuren am unteren und Quetschfalten am oberen Rand.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        ABC for soldiers on leave.

      (1945), (29)p. text by Max Schuchart with illustrations in black and white and extra colour by Jos Ruting, decorated wrappers, small oblong, staples, 12,3 x 16,5 cm. ABC for soldiers on leave is specially printed for the allied soldiers. Each letter rhyming texts in handwritten-style and caricature drawings in black and white or red and bronze. This way they can communicate with the Dutch population. "(..) for the benefit of, and as a guide to, all Allied Soldiers (..). 'V is the sign of Victory and Freedom for all nations." Various topics are covered: Amsterdam, Allied soldiers and Dutch women, Hitler and alcohol. Rare WW-II abc.

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        THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1945. Hardcover. Minor fading to the spine; tiny nicks to chemise and slipcase. Small university bookplate on the verso of the front free endpaper. Close to Fine in chemise and slipcase and uncommon thus. Edward A. Wilson. Thin quarto (8-1/2" x 11-1/2") bound in full russet ostrich hide, certainly one of the more unusual bindings of the press. Illustrations by Edward A. Wilson hand-colored by Charlize Brakeley. Includes the author's marginal notes. Designed by C. P. Rollins at the Yale University Press. Introduction by John L. Lowes. Copy #1185 of 1500 SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page.

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        All Hallows' Eve

      London: Faber & Faber, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good, in Very Good dust jacket. Top edge lightly dust soiled. Jacket shows light edge wear, toning to spine and folds, light soiling, light wrinkling to rear and a small area of light bleeding from the red cloth, mostly visible from the verso. A lovely copy in a much nicer jacket than normally found. Produced during war-time, and elusive in such nice condition.

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        Les impostures de la poésie

      First edition, one of 14 numbered copies on pur fil, tirage de tête.A good copy. Gallimard Paris 1945 14x19cm broché

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        David Jacks of Monterey, and Lee L. Jacks, his daughter with a foreword by Donald Bertrand Tresidder

      Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA 1945 - vi, 44p., 10.75x14.25 inches, decorated title page of green Monterey Cypress (with light-offset reflection from ink transfer, looks rather like the shadow of the tree!) foreword, marginal annotation, three tipped-in photo portraits of the subjects, very good first edition limited to 105 copies bound in tan cloth boards decorated with Cypress design and quarter brick-cloth backing and paper title label on spine. Eleven copies located in OCLC as of 2/2017. Account of early California pioneer and his daughter. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gigi cerca il suo berretto.

      (Milano), Mondadori [1945]. - 4°. 4 nn.Bll. mit teils aufklappbaren Bild-Elementen. Farbig ill. Orig.-Pappbd. (gebräunt und leicht fleckig, HDeckel mit Klebeschild). Band 7 der Originalausgabe. - Insgesamt waren 10 Werke geplant, erschienen sind jedoch nur 7. - Bruno Munari (1907-1998) entwickelte auf der Basis von Kunst eine Methode zur Förderung jeglicher Kreativität. Seine Gebrauchsgegenstände, Spiel- und Buchobjekte, seine Multiples und kunsthandwerklichen Einzelstücke haben im 20. Jahrhundert Design-Geschichte gemacht. Seine Objekte überraschen stets durch ihre Mischung aus Raffinesse und Einfachheit. - Ränder etwas gebräunt, leicht fleckig. Lang it

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        The Open Society And Its Enemies. Volume I: The Spell of Plato. Volume II: The High Tide of Prophecy: Hegel, Marx, and the Aftermath. 2 volumes / Bände.

      Routledge, London 1945 - vii, 268; v, 352 S. Orig.-Leinenbände, Band II mit Schutzumschlag. Band I mit dem gedruckten Nachlaß-Exlibris von Isaiah Berlin, dessen Bibliothek im Jahr 2000 als Stiftung an die Jewish National Library in Jerusalem ging, die Dubletten zu ihrem Bestand über ein israelisches Antiquariat verkaufte (Quittung liegt bei). "Written in political exile in New Zealand during the Second World War and first published in two volumes in 1945, Karl Popper`s The Open Society and Its Enemies is one of the most famous and influential books of the twentieth century. Hailed by Bertrand Russell as a ¿vigorous and profound defence of democracy¿, its now legendary attack on the philosophies of Plato, Hegel and Marx prophesied the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and exposed the fatal flaws of socially engineered political systems" (Routledge). Ein gut erhaltenes Exemplar der seltenen Erstausgabe des Hauptwerks mit bemerkenswerter Provenienz und nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BLACK BOY; A Record of Childhood and Youth

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1945. First UK edition. Very good condition in a very good dust jacketl Jacket has modest spotting and fading.. Prenetation copy signed by the author to French Poet Jean Genet; 194 pages.

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        The Historical Encyclopedia of New Mexico: 2 Volume Set

      New Mexico Historical Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico 1945 - 2vol.set: 2079pp.+index; HBs brwn.emboss w/gilt;color pic.emboss covers; marble foredges; illus.endpapers; rubbed w/some wear on edges&corners; clean,tight pgs. History of New Mexico & bios. "This work is illustrated with appropriate photographs depicting the history, as well as the industries and scenic attractions, panoramic views, street scenes, parks and views of New Mexico industries. Maps of railroads, highways, forest reserves, Indian reservations, geograhical and political divisions of the State, accompanied by indexes to all towns and counties. " Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        World War II American prisoner of war's handwritten memoir-journal and photograph album

      U.S. Army Rhodes General Convalescent Hospital at Utica, New York 1945 - This large 12" x 14" album contains 38 pages filled with text and photographs. Ten pages contain Bourgeois's densely filled, pencil-written memoir-journal describing in detail his combat and prisoner experience Europe during World War Two. Three pages contain military-related sketches, one a tipped in drawing of a comrade lying dead on the ground. The remaining pages contain mostly pre and post war photographs. Two of the photographs show the same image, Bourgeois lying nearly naked in a hospital bed probably taken soon after his liberation. There is also a newspaper clipping, probably saved by his parents, reporting that he was missing in action. The album is soiled and edge-worn. The leaves are brittle and beginning to crumble at the margins. The text is faint but legible. Most of the photographs are in nice shape; one of the hospital photographs, which is glued inside the front cover is badly worn. This is a compelling World War II diary-memoir written by a young infantryman while convalescing after his liberation from Stalag 11B where he had been imprisoned following his capture during the Battle of the Bulge. In it, he describes the horrendous combat he faced since landing at Normandy and the savage treatment and execution of American soldiers at the hands of their German captors. Excerpts include: We crept along hedge row after hedge row . . . and it wasn't long before the Heines started shooting at us. We finally took our objective but no sooner were settling down for the night when we got a counter attack which the jerries were noted for. 88's pounded in on us and all we could do was to stay and take it. . . . There were three left of us in my squad besides the sergeant. The sergeant was later killed by a direct mortar shell. . . . It was my Baptism of Fire. . . My first buddie was killed when we both ducked an incoming 88. He lay no more than six inches away from me. I had spoken to him after the 88, I looked up to finish my sentence but he did not raise his head. There was a large gushing stream of blood coming from the left side of his neck. As fear gripped me, I started to run back, but my sergeant stopped me and bawled me out saying, "only cowards run," and that why the Germans did. And so it went on for days. . . . Then it was August fifth of 44 when we attacked Mountain Hill for which we got a special medal. We took it without difficulty. The Germans let us, for next day when we went up the hill we were quickly surrounded. The Germans were clever and smart. We didn't dare fire for it would give our position away. A few tried to get back thru town. Our Walkie Talkie worked some of the time the first few days. We were desperately low on ammunition. We sent out secret scouting parties constantly. We all stood guard day and night until some of the boys started seeing imaginary Germans in the next hedge row. Six days and five nights we starved on a leaf or two of cabbage and a few green apples-six rabbits which my buddy and I dared go to a nearby farmhouse to get. Medical supplies were shot to us with artillery, but it was smashed and buried too deep in the ground to dig out. The Germans ran out of led so started using wooden bullets but the killed also-desperately and painful. The 11th of August our water gave out. The 12th the second armored division reached us. They had broken thru the German Panzers and SS troopers. We held the German prisoners with us on Mountain Hill. The twelfth when freed we begged our successor for rations, or chocolate which we all carried in our gas masks. Our combat packs also bulged with K rations. We all prayed the next day and it was then I received Holy Communion from our Chaplain who came to the front. . . . Then came the Belgium Bulge. . . . The Thirtieth Division was sent for from where we had been holding in Northern Germany. For three days and nights we rode packed in the back of a truck over Germany's coldest hills. . . . . Snipers got some of the men. . . . We stayed up almost

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        Schwedens Wirtschaftsbeziehungen zum Dritten Reich 1933 – 1945,

      - Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 700

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        Typed Letter signed "John O'Hara", to a Mr. Bennett of Exeter, with remarks on WILLIAM FAULKNER

      New York, 27 East 79th St, 1945. One page on sheet of personal letterhead; with an initialled postscript. 1 vols. Sm. 4to. Very good. One page on sheet of personal letterhead; with an initialled postscript. 1 vols. Sm. 4to. O'Hara on Faulkner. A note of thanks to a recent host in Exeter "for the cheque and for the cutting ... from The Exonian". O'Hara was a long-time admirer of William Faulkner, and, in answer to a query, adds:"About Faulkner, I know that he would like to hear from you. I suspect that he doesn't hear from people very much these days. Last I heard he was not writing but was just running things on the farm. I hope that's not true. I imagine you address him at Oxford, Mississippi, and when you do, say hello for me ... "

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        Den onde Fyrste. Eventyr for Born og Voksne.

      Kopenhagen: Alex Vincent Konstforlag, 1945. 22 S., ill. Gebundene Ausgabe, OPp. Einband etw. berieben/angestoßen/angeschmutzt/gebräunt, Titelei und Nachsatz mit Kleberresten, Seiten altersbedingt leicht gebräunt/fleckig, Seiten 9 und 10 leicht angeschmutzt, Seite 14 leicht angerissen, Seiten 18 bis 21 sind die rechten oberen Ecken abgetrennt, ansonsten gut erh. Versand D: 2,20 EUR

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