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TAPIOLA'S BRAVE REGIMENT
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TAPIOLA'S BRAVE REGIMENT

By NATHAN, ROBERT

WIESE, KURT. NATHAN,ROBERT. TAPIOLA'S BRAVE REGIMENT. NY: Alfred Knopf 1941 (1941). 8vo, tan cloth, 137p., Fine in dust wrapper (dw dusty). Stated first edition. The story of a Yorkshire Terrier that wanted to do its part in the war effort. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese with color pictorial endpapers and in b&w. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

$150.00

CHESTRY OAK
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CHESTRY OAK

By SEREDY, KATE

SEREDY, KATE. SEREDY,KATE. THE CHESTRY OAK. NY: Viking Press 1948 (1948). 8vo (6 x 8 1/2"), pictorial cloth, Fine in near fine dust wrapper. 1st edition. This is the story of a young boy from Hungary during WWII who carries an acorn to New York state where he must find a new home with the help of friendly American soldiers. The story also features a dancing black stallion named Midnight. Featuring full page and smaller gravure illustrations by Seredy. Nice copy.

$200.00

YUSSUF THE OSTRICH
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YUSSUF THE OSTRICH

By KELEN, EMERY

KELEN, EMERY. WORLD WAR II. YUSSUF THE OSTRICH by Emery Kelen. NY: Hyperion Press / G.P. Putman (1943). 4to (7 1/2" wide x 11), pictorial boards, slight bit of cover soil else near fine in lightly soiled dust wrapper with a 2 small closed tears. 1st edition. Set in North Africa, this is the story of Yussuf the ostrich who is scorned when he appears to be helping the Nazis. In reality he became a double agent. When he was released from prison by German dachshunds (who were really not Nazis) and saved the Americans, he became a hero. Illustrated with 24 pages of color lithos and 24 pages with b&w lithos (using the Gloeckner process). Rare in nice condition with the dust wrapper.

$400.00

WINGS FOR PER
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WINGS FOR PER

By D'AULAIRE

D'AULAIRE. D'AULAIRE, INGRI & EDGAR. WINGS FOR PER. NY: Doubleday Doran (1944). 4to (9 1/4 x 12 1/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, bump on bottom edge else near Fine in dust wrapper with a few archival mends on verso, small chips on spine ends and one corner. Stated 1st edition. Life during War II and tyranny are related in a picture book starring Per. Illustrated with very beautiful color lithographs.

$150.00

WINGS FOR PER
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WINGS FOR PER

By D'AULAIRE

D'AULAIRE. D'AULAIRE, INGRI & EDGAR. WINGS FOR PER. NY: Doubleday Doran (1944). 4to (9 1/4 x 12 1/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, fine in slightly worn, VG+ dust wrapper. Stated 1st edition. Life during World War II and tyranny are featured in a picture book starring Per. Illustrated with very beautiful color lithographs. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY THE D'AULAIRES. Nice copy.

$300.00

HIROSHIMA NO PIKE
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HIROSHIMA NO PIKE

By MARUKI, TOSHI

MARUKI, TOSHI. WORLD WAR II. HIROSHIMA NO PIKA by Toshi Maruki, NY: Lothrop Lee & Shepard (1980). 9 3/4 x 9 1/4", pictorial boards, Fine in fine dust wrapper. Stated first edition, first printing with 1-10 code. The author tells the story of the bomb being dropped on Hiroshima through the eyes of 7 year old Mii and her parents. Illustrated with lovely, sensitive, almost primitive color illustrations throughout.

$125.00

BROAD STRIPES AND BRIGHT STARS

By GROVER, BEATRICE

GROVER, BEATRICE. PATRIOTISM. BROAD STRIPES AND BRIGHT STARS by Beatrice Grover. NY: Greystone Press (1941). 4to (8 x 9"), pictorial boards, Fine in lightly soiled dust wrapper with a few closed tears. 1st edition. This is a simple picture book about the founding of our country and the meaning of the flag. Printed in blue, every page of text faces a charming full page color lithograph by the author - also done only in red, white and blue.

$60.00

NEW ORDER
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NEW ORDER

By SZYK, ARTHUR

SZYK, ARTHUR. SZYK,ARTHUR. THE NEW ORDER. NY: Putnam 1941. 4to (8 x 10"), cloth, Fine condition in dust wrapper (dw small closed tear on back panel else Fine). 1st edition. Featuring satirical cartoons of the political leaders of World War II. Szyk depicts European dictators and their victims in his characteristic detail - in color and black & white. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY SZYK!

$600.00

KRIEBELTJE DE BOSKABOUTER
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KRIEBELTJE DE BOSKABOUTER

By CLIA

CLIA. WORLD WAR II. KRIEBELTJE DE BOSKABOUTER. no publishing information, Dutch, circa 1943. Oblong 4to (11 x 7 1/2"), pictorial wraps, some soil, VG. An elf named Kriebeltje meets a caterpillar in the forest that has the face of Adolf Hitler. The caterpillar is eventually eaten by an ant. Illustrated with 2 full page color illustrations and several partial page color illustrations by Clia. Rare.

$1200.00

PHILIPS: TIJDENS DE BEZETTING [PHILIPS: DURING THE OCCUPATION]
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PHILIPS: TIJDENS DE BEZETTING [PHILIPS: DURING THE OCCUPATION]

WORLD WAR II. PHILIPS: TIJDENS DE BEZETTING [PHILIPS: DURING THE OCCUPATION]. Eindhoven, Philips Corp. 1945. 8vo (5 3/4 x 8"), pictorial wraps, near Fine. Printed on one side of the paper, each page has a full color illustration depicting events leading to the takeover of the Phillips Corporation by the Nazi occupation of Holland. It presents events during the occupation including one page of concentration camp members at work in the factory. On 9 May 1940, the Philips directors learned that the German invasion of the Netherlands was to take place the following day. Having prepared for this, Anton Philips and his son in law Frans Otten, as well as other Philips family members, fled to the United States. Frits Philips, the son of Anton, was the only Philips family member to stay in the Netherlands and run the factory. He saved the lives of 382 Jews by convincing the Nazis that they were indispensable for the production process at Philips. In 1943 he was sent to a concentration camp for 4 months because a strike at his factory reduced production. For his actions in saving the hundreds of Jews, he was recognized by Yad Vashem in 1995 as a "Righteous Among the Nations". Frits Philips has written the foreward with W.F. Otten.

$850.00

SOLDIERS, SAILORS, FLIERS AND MARINES
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SOLDIERS, SAILORS, FLIERS AND MARINES

By ELTING, MARY

BENDICK, JEANNE. WORLD WAR II. SOLDIERS, SAILORS, FLIERS AND MARINES by Mary Elting and Robert Weaver. NY: Doubleday Doran 1943. 8vo (7 1/4 x 9 1/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, tips rubbed else fine in worn dust wrapper with smallish pieces off corners. Stated First Edition. A picture book to help the young child understand the various branches of the armed services, illustrated in color on very page in art deco style by Jeanne Bendick.

$125.00

BEAR FACTS

By CULBERTSON, POLLY

FENNELL, PAUL. PROPAGANDA. THE BEAR FACTS by Polly Culbertson. Phil: Winston (1948). 8vo, pict. bds, VG+. Stated 1st ed. A thinly veiled allegory set in the late 1940's political scene with the bear representing the menace of communism. Written for children and illus. in color by PAUL FENNELL (Disney artist). Unusual use of American children's literature to make a political point.

$45.00

MEN OF THE SULU SEA

By FOLLETT, HELEN

WALTHER, GENE. WORLD WAR II. MEN OF THE SULU SEA by Helen Follett. NY: Scribner 1945 (1945A). 8vo, cloth, 250p., fine in worn and chipped dw. 1st ed. The story of the Moros, a Philippine guerilla force that helped the U.S. free pow's in WWII. Illus. with photos by Gene Walther.

$30.00