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Set of Two French Books L' Illustration, 1941
Located in Austin, TX
A set of 2 volumes including the weekly French newspaper L'Illustration from May-December 1941. Hard bound with leather spine and marbled paper. Published in Paris from 1843-1944, th...
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Vintage 1940s French Books

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Leather, Paper

Books, Sir Winston Spencer Churchill's "War Speeches" First Edition
Located in New York, NY
Sir Winston Spencer Churchill's "War Speeches. Compiled by Randolph S. Churchill" First Edition! First Edition. Leatherbound. Seven volumes. Bound in three-quarter red morocco lea...
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Vintage 1940s English Books

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Leather, Leather, Paper

1940s Diego Rivera Time Magazine
By Diego Rivera
Located in New York, NY
Vintage original 1949 Time magazine featuring Diego Rivera cover: Caption reads: "Diego Rivera (Self-Portrait). Rotten duck is for educated noses (Art)." Interior includes a feat...
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Vintage 1940s Books

1940s Diego Rivera Time Magazine
H 11 in. W 8.5 in. D 0.025 in.
Books, Sir Winston Spencer Churchill's "War Speeches and The Post War Speeches"
Located in New York, NY
Leatherbound. 12 volumes. Bound in full blue morocco leather with all edges gilt, raised bands, and gilt tooling on spines. Very good. Published in London by Cassell & Co. between 19...
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Vintage 1940s English Books

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Leather, Leather, Paper

French Leather Bound Book L' Illustration, 1940
Located in Austin, TX
A hard bound book with red leather spine and marbled paper on the cover including issues of the weekly French newspaper L'Illustration from January to May 1940. Published in Paris fr...
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Vintage 1940s French Books

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Leather, Paper

  • French Leather Bound Book L' Illustration, 1940
  • French Leather Bound Book L' Illustration, 1940
  • French Leather Bound Book L' Illustration, 1940
  • French Leather Bound Book L' Illustration, 1940
H 15.00 in. W 12.00 in. D 1.75 in.
"For Whom the Bell Tolls" by Ernest Hemingway, First Edition, 1940
By Ernest Hemingway
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom the Bell Tolls. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. First Edition, First Printing. Rebound in full morocco leather with a custom archival slipcase. ...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Leather, Paper

Modernism, Modernist Design by Alastair Duncan, 1880-1940
By Alastair Duncan
Located in London, GB
Alastair Duncan. 'Modernism' Modernist design, 1880-1940. Published by the antique collectors club, Woodbridge 1998. A thorough and scholarly overview of the period concentrating ...
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Mid-20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Books

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Classic Country Estates of Lake Forest, 1856-1940, First Edition
By Kim Coventry
Located in valatie, NY
Classic Country Estates of Lake Forest Architecture and Landscape Design 1856-1940 by Kim Coventry. PA, W. W. Norton & Co. Inc, 2003. Stated 1st Ed hardcover with dust jacket. A look...
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Early 2000s American Books

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"Kochert - Imperial Jewellers in Vienna Jewellery Designs, 1810-1940" Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is one of the most important and rare books on jewelry and jewelry design. It offers a faithful illustration of a great documentary source, namely the jewelry designs created be...
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Antique 19th Century Books

Il Mobile Déco Italiano - Italian Art Deco Furniture 1920-1940 Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
276 pages in soft covers with a dust jacket. Text is in Italian and the pages are profusely illustrated with black and white photographs plus 30 colour photographs. The book traces s...
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20th Century Books

Art Nouveau and Art Deco Bookbinding, the French Masterpieces, 1880-1940
By Alastair Duncan
Located in London, GB
First edition, hardback, published by Thames and Hudson, 1989 Covering the creatively fruitful 60 years between 1880 and 1940 this book is the first major study of the Art Nouveau...
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Vintage 1980s British Books

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"Crusade in Europe" Signed by Dwight Eisenhower, First Edition, 1948
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Eisenhower, Dwight D. Crusade in Europe. New York: Doubleday, 1948. State first trade edition, in original dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by General Eisenhower. Presented in custo...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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French Art Book Renaissance de la Peinture Francaise, 1946
Located in Austin, TX
Pour une Renaissance de la Peinture Francaise (for a rebirth of French painting) is a soft cover art book by Jacques Baschet, French art critic and historian. Published in 1946, this...
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Vintage 1940s French Books

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Green Mansions A Romance of the Tropical Forest, First Edition Thus
Located in valatie, NY
Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical Forest by William Henry Hudson. New York: Knopf, 1943. First Edition thus hardcover. With a foreword by John Galsworthy. Illustrated with pa...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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"Les Decorateurs des années 40s" Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
A hard backed book with the original dust jacket which is in good condition. With 303 pages which are profusely illustrated in black and white and color, text is in French. Featuring...
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Vintage 1940s Books

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  • "Les Decorateurs des années 40s" Book
  • "Les Decorateurs des années 40s" Book
  • "Les Decorateurs des années 40s" Book
  • "Les Decorateurs des années 40s" Book
H 12.25 in. W 9.5 in. D 1.25 in.
Iconic Limited Edition Fred Stein Photo of Albert Einstein
Located in New York, NY
Stunning large gelatin silver limited edition photograph; one of the most iconic images of the 20th century. One of only 450 in the edition. “In 1946, when Albert Einstein was in...
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Vintage 1940s Books

Jean Lupoiu Cocktail Recipes Book Rare 1948 Edition
By Jean Lupoiu
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rare Jean Lupoiu cocktail book, early edition from 1948. 135 pages of cocktail recipes, some extremely famous and other to re-discover, a great addition for all barware lovers. In ad...
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Books

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French Encyclopedia- Two Volumes Nouveau Larousse Universel, 1948
Located in Austin, TX
Le Nouveau Larousse Universal is a 2 volumes, A to Z, encyclopedia published by Librairie Larousse, Paris 1948. Hard bound with embossed leather. The dictionaries features multiple e...
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Vintage 1940s French Books

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Leather, Paper

"The Babe Ruth Story" by Babe Ruth, Signed and Inscribed, First Edition, 1948
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Ruth, Babe and Bob Considine. The Babe Ruth Story. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1948. Signed and inscribed first edition. Later edition dust jacket and housed in custom archival cla...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Great Bookstore in Action by Adolph Kroch, Signed First Edition
Located in valatie, NY
A great bookstore in Action by Adolph Kroch. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1940. Second edition hardcover with paper label on spine and cover. 32 pages. The autographed editi...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Paul Gauguin NoaNoa Book
By Paul Gauguin
Located in Meyrin, CH
Paul Gauguin NoaNoa book voyage de Tahiti, 1947.
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Vintage 1940s European Books

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Paper

  • Paul Gauguin NoaNoa Book
  • Paul Gauguin NoaNoa Book
  • Paul Gauguin NoaNoa Book
  • Paul Gauguin NoaNoa Book
H 12.21 in. W 0.79 in. D 9.45 in.
"The Babe Ruth Story" by Babe Ruth and Bob Considine, First Edition, 1948
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Ruth, Babe and Bob Considine. The Babe Ruth Story. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1948. Rebound and presented in a custom archival slipcase. Presented is a first edition of The Bab...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Victory through Air Power, Signed by Alexander de Saversky, First Edition, 1942
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
De Seversky, Alexander. Victory Through Air Power. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1942. Signed first edition, first printing. Original dust jacket. Presented in custom matching slipca...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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French Book Litterature Francaise, Larousse Editions, 1948
Located in Austin, TX
A leather bound book in dark green tone published by Librairie Larousse, Paris 1948. The book is the first volume of the history of the French Literature from the Medevial ages to th...
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Vintage 1940s French Books

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Leather, Paper

The Diary Of A Public Man an Intimate View of the National Administration 1/500
Located in valatie, NY
The Diary Of A Public Man: An Intimate View Of The National Administration, December 28, 1860-March 15, 1861, by Edwin McMasters Stanton. Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Chicago, 1945. 1s...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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"Nineteen Eighty-Four" by George Orwell, First Edition, circa 1949
By George Orwell
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Orwell, George. Nineteen Eeighty-four. London: Secker and Warburg, 1949. First edition - bound in beautiful quarter leather and housed in a custom matching slipcase. This is a first...
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Vintage 1940s British Books

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Leather, Paper

"The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" by Edward Gibbon, Reprint, 1946
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Gibbon, Edward. Edited by J. B. Bury. Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. New York: The Heritage Press, 1946. Three-volume set, Reprint. Three-quarter leather boards and presented ...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Mona Lisa’s Mustache by T.H. Robsjohn Gibbings
By T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings
Located in Stamford, CT
1947 First Edition hardcover Mona Lisa’s Mustache by T.H. Robsjohn Gibbings. Hardcover with as found Mylar covering.
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Books

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"Admiral Halsey's Story," First Edition, Signed and Inscribed by Admiral Halsey
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Halsey, Fleet Admiral William F., U.S.N. and Lt. Comdr. J. Bryan, III, U.S.N.R. Admiral Halsey’s Story. New York: Wittlesley House, 1947. Inscribed and signed first edition. Presente...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Leather, Paper

"Animal Farm" by George Orwell, First American Edition in Dust Jacket, 1946
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Orwell, George. Animal Farm. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1946. First American edition. First issue dust jacket with mylar cover. Presented in custom clamshell. This first Ame...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Winston Churchill: War Speeches, First Editions
By Winston Churchill
Located in New York, NY
The War Speeches: Into Battle, The Unrelenting Struggle, Onwards to Victory, The Dawn of Liberation, Victory, and Secret Session Speeches "We shall not flag or fail. We shall go o...
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Vintage 1940s British Books

Norman Rockwell, Illustrator by Arthur Guptill, First Edition Signed by Rockwell
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Guptill, Arthur. Norman Rockwell: Illustrator. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1946. First edition signed by Rockwell. Original dust jacket and presented in custom clamshell. ...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Piron, A. Playful Works Oeuvres Badines in French Language, Paris, 1947
Located in CH
With frivolous illustrations - Piron, A. Playful works [Oeuvres badines. In French language]. Paris: Paillards de Bourgogne, 1947. 100 p., Ill. 21 × 12 cm. In the publishing cover....
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Books

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"Global Mission" by H. H. Arnold, First Edition, Signed and Inscribed, 1949
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Arnold, H.H., Global Mission. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1949. Signed and inscribed first edition. Presented in original dust jacket with matching custom archival clamshell. This ...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Studio Yearbook: Decorative Art, 1943-1948
By The Studio Publications, London 1
Located in London, GB
Published by The Studio, London. By Rathbone Holme and Kathleen M. Frost. A selection of leading architectural projects, interior designs, furniture and household items present...
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Vintage 1940s British Books

  • Studio Yearbook: Decorative Art, 1943-1948
  • Studio Yearbook: Decorative Art, 1943-1948
  • Studio Yearbook: Decorative Art, 1943-1948
  • Studio Yearbook: Decorative Art, 1943-1948
H 11.82 in. W 9.06 in. D 0.79 in.
Works of Architects Olgyay and Olgyay Modern Hungarian Architecture, 1948
Located in Washington, DC
The Work of Architects Olgyay and Olgyay. Introduction by Marcel Breuer. Dust Jacket designed by Gyorgy Kepes. First US edition 1948. Published by Rheinhold (the Hungarian edition wa...
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Vintage 1940s Hungarian Modern Books

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American Interior Design
By Meyric R. Rogers
Located in London, GB
Published by Bonanza Books, 1978 “The Tradition and Developments of Domestic Design from Colonial Times to the Present" A measured study of the development of the American inte...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

  • American Interior Design
  • American Interior Design
  • American Interior Design
  • American Interior Design
H 11.03 in. W 8.67 in. D 0.79 in.
Auguste Rodin by Philip R Adams, First Edition
Located in valatie, NY
Auguste Rodin by Philip R Adams. Hyperion Press, New York, 1945. First edition hardcover, partial dust jacket. A monograph on the sculpture and drawings of the French artist. With a ...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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  • Auguste Rodin by Philip R Adams, First Edition
  • Auguste Rodin by Philip R Adams, First Edition
  • Auguste Rodin by Philip R Adams, First Edition
  • Auguste Rodin by Philip R Adams, First Edition
H 13.25 in. W 10.5 in. D .25 in.
Bauhaus Book Holders in Grey Lacquered Metal
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Bauhaus metal book holders, manufactured in Germany, circa 1940. In great original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina.
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Vintage 1940s German Mid-Century Modern Books

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Metal

  • Bauhaus Book Holders in Grey Lacquered Metal
  • Bauhaus Book Holders in Grey Lacquered Metal
  • Bauhaus Book Holders in Grey Lacquered Metal
  • Bauhaus Book Holders in Grey Lacquered Metal
H 7.09 in. W 5.52 in. D 5.52 in.
"The Fountainhead", Signed by Ayn Rand, Early Printing, circa 1944
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Early presentation printing of Ayn Rand's "The Fountainhead," inscribed and signed by the author, "To Laura B. Scott - Cordially - Ayn Rand", dated December 16, 1944. Published in In...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Scarce 1947 Paul Laszlo Catalog
By Paul Laszlo
Located in New York, NY
Self-published, 102-page catalog with laminated boards showcasing Paul Laszlo's work in and around Beverly Hills between 1937-1947. The Hungarian born and Vienna-educated Laszlo (190...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Books

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Wire

  • Scarce 1947 Paul Laszlo Catalog
  • Scarce 1947 Paul Laszlo Catalog
  • Scarce 1947 Paul Laszlo Catalog
  • Scarce 1947 Paul Laszlo Catalog
H 6.5 in. W 10.5 in. D 0.5 in.
L'Art Primitif En Suisse, Roman and Gothique, Lucien Mazenod, 1948
Located in CH
L'Art Primitif En Suisse, Roman and Gothique, Lucien Mazenod.
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Vintage 1940s French Romantic Books

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Illustrated Book of The Stanley Charles Nott Collection of Chinese Jades
Located in New York, NY
Illustrated bound book of the Stanley Charles Nott Collection of Chinese Jades, being a richly illustrated and descriptive record of a prominent collection of Chinese antiques, publi...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Books

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Patrick Hamilton, The Slaves of Solitude, First Edition Book
Located in London, GB
Patrick Hamilton -The Slaves of Solitude Published by Constable, London 1947. First edition. Hamilton, cult author of Hangover Square and denizen of seedy pre-war literary Lond...
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Vintage 1940s English Mid-Century Modern Books

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'With Fly, Plug & Bait' Signed Presentation Copy to Publisher, Leather Bound
By Ray Bergman
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
With Fly, Plug & Bait Signed Presentation Copy To Publisher Leather Bound Only One Copy Done for Publisher, Printed Presentation inside and pen signed from Author, includes envel...
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Vintage 1940s American Country Books

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Rodin Editions Jean Marguerat, Edouard Herriot, 1949
Located in CH
Edouard Herriot De L'academie Francaise.
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Antique Decorative Rolled Books
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Antique Rolled Books<br /> $50/each
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Vintage 1940s French Books

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Paper, Cord

Antique Decorative Rolled Books
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Antique Rolled Books<br /> $50/each
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Vintage 1940s French Books

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Paper, Cord

Bundles of Decorative Books
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Bundles of books without covers<br /> $70/each
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Vintage 1940s French Books

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Cord, Paper

Bundles of Decorative Books
H 8 in. W 8 in. D 5 in.
Wood and painted faux books
Located in Hudson, NY
Set of 16 wood faux books in dark green paint with gilt numerals Volumes I-XVI
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Vintage 1940s Books

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Wood

  • Wood and painted faux books
  • Wood and painted faux books
  • Wood and painted faux books
  • Wood and painted faux books
H 11 in. W 28 in. D 7.5 in.
A Collection of 25 Very British Books
Located in Essex, MA
A collection of 25 British hardcover books on a variety of wonderfully, sometimes peculiar British topics, ranging from "The English At the Seaside" and "Life Among the Scots" to "Br...
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Vintage 1940s English Books

Books, Douglass Southall Freeman's "R.E. Lee: A Biography"
Located in New York, NY
4 volumes. Bound in 3/4 blue Morocco with top edges gilt, raised bands, and gilt panels. Published in New York in 1945 by Charles Scribner's Sons.
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Leather, Leather, Paper

Books, Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" Illustrated Throughout
Located in New York, NY
Leatherbound. One volume. Bound in full red morocco with an inlay on front cover, top edges gilt, raised bands, and gilt tooling on covers & spine. Illustrated in color throughout by...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Leather, Leather, Paper

Books, Sir Winston Spencer Churchill's "The Second World War"
By Winston Churchill
Located in New York, NY
Six volumes. Octavo. First Edition! Bound in full blue Morocco, with single gilt-rule to covers, spine gilt motif of the rampant lion and red title labels, raised bands, and with all...
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Vintage 1940s English Books

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Leather, Leather, Paper

Webster's Dictionary with Jade Inset Cover, c. 1940
Located in Chicago, IL
A c. 1940 Webster's Dictionary with stamped leather cover with Chinese carved jade inset cartouche. Pagoda Red Collection # HIE015
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Jade

American Abstract Art of the 1930s and 1940s, First Edition
By J. Donald Nichols
Located in valatie, NY
American abstract art of the 1930s and 1940s. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1998. Stated first edition hardcover with dust jacket. 210 pp. A book on American abstract art from the...
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20th Century American Books

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Almanac For The Year 1940
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
A rare soft backed pamphlet dedicated to Gio Ponti by Fornasetti, being number 19 of a limited edition of only 500. The title page also refers to "the banner of twelve hands", and th...
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20th Century Books

  • Almanac For The Year 1940
  • Almanac For The Year 1940
  • Almanac For The Year 1940
  • Almanac For The Year 1940
H 8 in. W 5.5 in.
"For Whom The Bell Tolls" by Ernest Hemingway, First Edition, circa 1940
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
This is a striking, first edition copy of Hemingway's classic novel surrounding the events of the Spanish Civil War and the exploits of Robert Jordan, an American fighting on behalf ...
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Vintage 1940s Books

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington by Charles Landery, First Edition, circa 1940
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
First UK edition, preceeds all other editions this volume offered in original boards with a matching cloth slipcase which features a photo of Jimmy Stewart as Mr. Smith on the cover....
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Vintage 1940s Books

For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway, Early Printing, 1940
By Ernest Hemingway
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom the Bell Tolls. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. Early Printing. This is an early printing of the Classic Hemingway novel, For Whom the Bell To...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Paper

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