Refine search resultsSkip to search results
Chicago, IL: Popular Publications, Inc., 1938. Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. "The Condor Rides With Death." Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazines, pp. 253-255.
Chicago, IL: Popular Publications, Inc., 1943. Octavo, single issue, cover by Frederick Blakeslee, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. "Bombs From the Murder Wolves." Cook, Mystery, Detective and Espionage Magazines, pp. 253-255.
London: A. & C. Black Limited, . Octavo, pp. [1-64], original white boards, title with illustration pasted to front cover. First edition. Reproduces 32 illustrations from the originals, 8 in color of various scenes from Boulogne. After the war Captain Hardie worked in the South Kensington Museum (later Victoria and Albert Museum) where he was involved in creating a exhibition of posters from the War in 1920. He later headed departments of painting, engraving, illustration, and design where he helped build a world class graphics collection.
Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Vrij Nederland, 1946. Large octavo, pp. [1-72], illustrations by Piet Klaasse, cloth backed boards. First edition. Title translates as WE WERE WITNESSES. Illustrations by Piet Klaasse, poetry text by Van Theun De Vries. Introduction by Jan H. De Groot. 30 dramatic illustrations by Klaasse with poetry by De Vries on the facing page. Klasse's illustrations reflect the War in Holland 1940-45.
New York: Ballantine, 1956. Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. War novel written by Walter Lasly with the anonymous collaboration of Fred Pohl. An uncommon book.
N.p., De Bezige Bij:, 1944. Small octavo, pp. [1-38], illustrated cloth. First edition. Title translates to: A BOOK ABOUT ADOLF THE FIRST AND THE LAST AND HIS HENCHMEN. This is the first Moffenspiegel, published during the Nazi occupation by the underground press (quite illegally). 35 Anti-Nazi cartoons, a number with color, done during the war. This edition published during the war makes no reference to Links. Mof or Moffen was the derogatory word used by the Dutch for the German occupiers. The second edition published in 1945 identified Links as the artist and contained some different material.
London: Metheun & Co., Ltd., nd. . Octavo, cloth. Later printing. Satire of the Germans and the Kaiser at the beginning of WW I. George Morrow was a cartoonist for Punch magazine. A popular book, it went through multiple printings in a two-week period.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., . Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. Sequel to the Guns of Navarone. Made into a feature film.
New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1957. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. The author's second novel. Basis for the WWII action film with Gregory Peck, David Niven and Anthony Quinn.
[New York]: Random House, . Octavo, cloth. First edition, first issue with blue endpapers. A novel of Naval pilots during the Korean War assigned to destroy a heavily fortified bridge. "The interlocking of timing, men and machines, the stupendous quality of jet flight and warfare, the human element -- in emergency, danger and personal lives -- are here in a sharp, short, telling tribute." - Kirkus Review, 1 July, 1953. Michener was reporter during that war assigned to U. S. Navy aircraft carriers offshore Korea. The novel was filmed in 1954 featuring William Holden, Mickey Rooney and Fredric March. One of the officers of the Task Force that Michener was with served as technical advisor for the film.
London, Paris & New York: Raphael Tuck & Sons, nd [c. 1890-93]. Octavo, [1-24], illustrated by J. Willis Grey, cloth backed boards. A wife gets news her husband is killed in action, delays telling her daughter who prays for his safe return, upon finally telling her the child goes and prays again and her father appears at the door, a mistake being made on the battlefield.
Brussel: A.N.U.M. Leuven, nd . Small octavo, pictorial wrappers. Title translates as: THE ABC OF THE NAZI REGIME. Small booklet published after WW II, anti-Nazi alphabet book in Dutch. Illustrated by Herman Vos.
N.p. [Netherlands]. n.d., [c. 1943]. Small octavo, pp. [1-8], stiff pictorial card covers. Anti-Semitic propaganda. Witbaard (White Beard), the King of Kabouterland [Gnome country] arrests Joris, the cheese thief, a large mouse with a big nose, representing the Jews (predating Maus by 40 years). This is an allegorical tale of Jewish persecution, the tale ends with Joris in jail and being told it would be better if he left the land. Scarce, one copy listed in WorldCat.
Amsterdam: Het Hollandsche Uitgevershuis, 1946. Octavo, cloth backed boards. First Dutch edition. Title translates as: WE MAKE HISTORY. Art by Robert Ziller, Dutch text by A.A. van Eijsden, Jr. Portraits of Nazi figures, and other WW II figures and victims. This work was first published in the U.K. in 1940 where he was an expatriate and worked for the British Ministry of Information. Text is largely quotes from many of the illustrated figures. A sobering look.