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        Les secrets du rêve Manuscrit autographe et tapuscrit complets EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      s.l.|(Paris): S.n. (Journal des débats), 1944. Fine. S.n. (Journal des débats), s.l. (Paris) s.d. (1944), 13,5x21,5cm & 2 pages in-4, 2 1/2 pages in-8. - Autograph manuscript of the author of 2 and a half pages in-8 published in the issue dated 6 April 1944 the Journal of Debates. Complete manuscript writing very dense, with many erasures, corrections and additions. Literary chronicle of the work of Luc Durtain. Full typescript is attached. Between April 1941 and August 1944, Maurice Blanchot published in the "Chronicle of the intellectual life" of the Journal of Debates 173 articles on recently published books. In a half-page newspaper (about seven pages in-8), the young author of "Thomas the Obscure" his first steps in the field of literary criticism and inaugurates a theoretical work that develop later Many in these essays, "The Share of fire" to "The Infinite Conversation" and "The Writing disaster." From the very first articles, Blanchot demonstrates a sharp analysis far beyond the current literature that motivates writing. Oscillating between classical and modern writers of the first order and minor novelists, he puts in his columns, the foundations of critical thinking which will mark the second half of the twentieth. Transformed by writing and by war, Blanchot breaks, over a thought exerted "on behalf of the other," with violent maurassiennes certainties of his youth. Not without paradox, then it transforms literary criticism philosophical act of intellectual resistance to barbarism at the heart of an "openly marechalist" newspaper: "Burning a book, write, are the two acts between culture which registered its oscillations opposites "(The Book, In Journal of Debates, January 20, 1943). In 2007, Cahiers de la NRF together under the direction of Christophe Bident all literary chronic unpublished volumes with critical analysis of the relevant work of Blanchot "novels, poems, essays give rise to a singular reflection, always safer his own rhetoric, delivered more to echo the impossible or the lure of extinction. (...) Not without contradictions or step aside, and the certainty of a feverish work begins (... ) these articles reveal the genealogy of a critic who has transformed during the chronicle necessity of thought. " (C. Bident). The autograph manuscripts of Maurice Blanchot are of great rarity. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Manuscrit autographe de l'auteur de 2 pages et demie in-8 publiée dans le numéro du 6 Avril 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 des secrets du rêve de Luc Durtain. On joint le tapuscrit complet. Si Blanchot ouvre et conclue cette chronique sur Freud, s'il invoque les autres grands penseurs du rêve, c'est aussi un regard personnel que nous dévoile cette chronique onirique. Déviant sans cesse de son sujet d'étude, le livre de Durtain, Blanchot imagine ainsi une histoire par les rêves : "une chronique n'ayant pour lien apparent que le mouvement des nuits, comme les autobiographies n'ont d'autres loi de composition que la suite des jours. [...] Ce journal extraordinaire que serait l'oeuvre de la durée telle que le sommeil la vit et où l'auteur lui-même, établissant le mémento de sa vie diurne, aurait le sentiment de pénétrer dans une forêt de transposition, dans un palais fermé de miroirs dont nulle clé ne pourrait dissiper l'enchantement. " Car, précédant les nombreuses interprétations de "la nature du rêve" par les penseurs et poètes, c'est une question plus fondamentale que pose cet article, une problématique qui traversera toute l'oeuvre critique et romanesque de Blanchot : "décrire simplement ce que c'est que : réver." 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'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 cœur 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 œuvre 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.

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        Nouvelles et récits Manuscrit autographe et tapuscrit complets EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      s.l.|(Paris): S.n. (Journal des débats), 1944. Fine. S.n. (Journal des débats), s.l. (Paris) s.d. (1944), 13,5x21,5cm & 2 pages in-4, 2 1/2 pages in-8. - Autograph manuscript of the author of two and a half pages in-8 published in the April 20, 1944 of the Debates of the Journal. Complete manuscript writing very dense, with many erasures, corrections and additions. Literary Chronicle of the work of Claude Roy. Complete typescript is attached. Between April 1941 and August 1944, Maurice Blanchot published in the "Chronicle of intellectual life" of the Journal of Debates 173 articles on recently published books. In a half-page newspaper (about seven pages in-8), the young author of "Thomas the Obscure" made his first steps in the field of literary criticism and inaugurates a theoretical work that develop later Many in these essays, "The Fire Part" to "Infinity Maintenance" and "The Writing of the Disaster." From the first articles, Blanchot demonstrated an analysis acuity far beyond literary news that motivates writing. Oscillating between classic and modern, first-class writers and novelists minors, he asks, in his chronicles, the foundations of critical thinking that will mark the second part of the twentieth. Transformed by writing and by war, Blanchot breaks, over a thought exercised "in the name of the other," the violent maurassiennes certainties of his youth. Not without paradox, then transforms literary criticism in philosophical act of intellectual resistance to barbarism at the heart of a newspaper "openly marechalist": "Burn a book, write, are the two acts between which culture entered its oscillations opposites "(The Book, In Journal of Debates, January 20, 1943). In 2007, the Cahiers NRF together under the direction of Christophe Bident all literary chronicles not yet published in volumes with the relevant analysis of the critical work of Blanchot "novels, poems, essays give rise to a singular thought, ever safer of his own rhetoric, delivered more to echo the impossible or the lure of the disappearance. (...) Not without contradictions or step aside, and the certainty of a feverish work begins (... ) these articles reveal the genealogy of a critic who has transformed the occasion of the headlines in need of thought. " (C. Bident). The autograph manuscripts of Maurice Blanchot are of great rarity. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Manuscrit autographe de l'auteur de 2 pages et demie in-8 publiée dans le numéro du 20 Avril 1944 du Journal des Débats. Manuscrit complet à l'écriture très dense, comportant de nombreuses ratures, corrections et ajouts. Chronique littéraire de l'oeuvre de Claude Roy. On joint le tapuscrit complet. Cette critique de La Mer à boire de Claude Roy est tout à la fois une analyse détaillée de chaque nouvelles et un hymne poétique à l'écriture du poète: "Le style de Claude Roy répond à merveille à ce jeu de nuances : il est lui aussi plein d'échos qui s'évanouissent, de mots qui se répercutent: il est libre, discipliné, tout en inventions et fidèle à la réalité qu'il décrit." 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'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 cœur 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 œuvre 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.

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        Theory of Games and Economic Behavior.

      Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1944 - Octavo (235 x 153 mm). Original oatmeal cloth, spine lettered in gilt on a dark red panel, pale red top edge, preserved in a custom made cloth box. A very good copy. List of corrigenda printed on thin paper tipped onto the front free endpaper. Small bookseller's ticket tipped onto the front free endpaper. First edition, first printing, of the groundbreaking text that created the interdisciplinary research field of game theory. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Guignol's band EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: Denoël, 1944. Fine. Denoël, Paris 1944, 12,5x19cm, broché. - First edition, one of 60 numbered copies on Arches paper, leading copy after 15 Holland papere.Agréable copy with all margins. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 60 exemplaires numérotés sur Arches, tirage de tête après 15 Hollande. Agréable exemplaire à toutes marges.

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        Maximes et anecdotes EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Monaco: Incidences, 1944. Fine. Incidences, Monaco 1944, 14,5x20cm, broché. - Original edition of the introduction of Albert Camus, one of 2000 numbered copies on laid Ingres. Bel autograph signed by Albert Camus: "To Mrs Th van Rysselberghe as it has, as Chamfort, science world and since we also like things clear with the respectful but very warm friendship of Albert Camus..." Pleasant specimen. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de l'introduction d'Albert Camus, un des 2000 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé d'Ingres. Bel envoi autographe signé d'Albert Camus : "A Mme Th. van Rysselberghe puisqu'elle a, comme Chamfort, la science du monde et puisque nous aimons également les choses claires. Avec la respectueuse mais très vive amitié d'Albert Camus." Agréable exemplaire.  

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        Guignol's band EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Denoël, 1944. Fine. Denoël, Paris 1944, 12x18cm, relié. - First Edition paper courant.binding half morocco cherry back with five nerves, golden tail date boards marbled paper, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, covers and spine preserved, binding signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine.Envoi signed autograph of the author Francoise Fontaine "... tribute to the beauty (famous)." Illustrated book a copy frontispiece dépliant.Bel nicely established and comprehensive part of its trailer-mounted tab . --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant.Reliure en demi maroquin cerise, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Envoi autographe signé de Louis-Ferdinand Céline à Françoise Fontaine "... hommage à la beauté (réputée)." Ouvrage illustré d'un frontispice dépliant. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi et complet d'une partie de sa bande annonce montée sur onglet.

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        Theory of Games and Economic Behavior

      Princeton: Princeton University Press,, 1944. Octavo (235 x 153 mm). Original oatmeal cloth, spine lettered in gilt on a dark red panel, pale red top edge, preserved in a custom made cloth box. List of corrigenda printed on thin paper tipped onto the front free endpaper. Small bookseller's ticket tipped onto the front free endpaper. A very good copy. First edition, first printing, of the groundbreaking text that created the interdisciplinary research field of game theory.

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        Le premier roman de Joyce Manuscrit autographe et tapuscrit complets EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      s.l.|(Paris): S.n. (Journal des débats), 1944. Fine. S.n. (Journal des débats), s.l. (Paris) s.d. (1944), 13,5x21,5cm & 2 pages in-4, 2 1/2 pages in-8. - Autograph manuscript of the author of 2 and a half pages in-8 published in the issue dated 18 May 1944 of the Journal of Debates. Complete manuscript writing very dense, with many erasures, corrections and additions. Important literary review published on the occasion of the publication of the new edition of the French translation of "Dedalus", the first novel by James Joyce. Full typescript is attached. Between April 1941 and August 1944, Maurice Blanchot published in the "Chronicle of the intellectual life" of the Journal of Debates 173 articles on recently published books. In a half-page newspaper (about seven pages in-8), the young author of "Thomas the Obscure" his first steps in the field of literary criticism and inaugurates a theoretical work that develop later Many in these essays, "The Share of fire" to "The Infinite Conversation" and "The Writing disaster." From the very first articles, Blanchot demonstrates a sharp analysis far beyond the current literature that motivates writing. Oscillating between classical and modern writers of the first order and minor novelists, he puts in his columns, the foundations of critical thinking which will mark the second half of the twentieth. Transformed by writing and by war, Blanchot breaks, over a thought exerted "on behalf of the other," with violent maurassiennes certainties of his youth. Not without paradox, then it transforms literary criticism philosophical act of intellectual resistance to barbarism at the heart of an "openly marechalist" newspaper: "Burning a book, write, are the two acts between culture which registered its oscillations opposites "(The Book, In Journal of Debates, January 20, 1943). In 2007, Cahiers de la NRF together under the direction of Christophe Bident all literary chronic unpublished volumes with critical analysis of the relevant work of Blanchot "novels, poems, essays give rise to a singular reflection, always safer his own rhetoric, delivered more to echo the impossible or the lure of extinction. (...) Not without contradictions or step aside, and the certainty of a feverish work begins (... ) these articles reveal the genealogy of a critic who has transformed during the chronicle necessity of thought. " (C. Bident). The autograph manuscripts of Maurice Blanchot are of great rarity. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Manuscrit autographe de l'auteur de 2 pages et demie in-8 publiée dans le numéro du 18 Mai 1944 du Journal des Débats. Manuscrit complet à l'écriture très dense, comportant de nombreuses ratures, corrections et ajouts. Importante chronique littéraire publiée à l'occasion de la parution de la nouvelle édition de la traduction française de "Dedalus", premier roman de James Joyce. On joint le tapuscrit complet. 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'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 cœur 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 œuvre 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.

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        Guignol's band EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Denoël, 1944. Fine. Denoël, Paris 1944, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition on current paper. Precious autograph signed by the author Micheline Deshayes: ".... Little star grass and grace - the kindest and most beautiful!". Micheline Deshayes girlfriend Lucette Destouches - Celine just married - in fact become a dancer, there is about her criticism of one of his performances at the Grand Theatre de Reims in the 1956 Concert Guide: "The two dancers star high class (...) have earned a great success especially in Preludes Liszt where Micheline Deshayes admire him finish his technique in the service of grace as sensitive as light. " Celine passion for dance and dancers born in 1915 in London music hall, and quickly becomes constitutive of his life as his work. On Elizabeth Craig, his wife from 1926 to 1933, the dedicatee Travel Lucette Almanzor (with whom he married in 1944), and her friend Karen Marie Jensen, the most important in the life of Celine women dancers. Celine appears regularly in his correspondence of the importance of this art form for him: "It is impossible to live without dance" and "dancing all here - Nietzsche (if overrated) was not mistaken - 'I believe in god if he argues that pedant dance at school! " (See specifications of Herne 3 and 5). Since 1933, he composed several ballets he tried in vain to play. As H. Godard, which devotes a chapter of his biography (Gallimard, 2011, p.222-231) points out, the dance is for Celine "an existential need (...) it has the power to alleviate her suffering intimate caused by its so dark vision of man and life. " And he concludes: "Celine dancers help to bear the violence [of the world] (...) as well as those they aroused in him in return." And his pamphlet Bagatelles is he opens the image of communion with the world of "refinement": "In a dancer's leg the world, its waves, its rhythms, its follies, its vows are registered! Never written ...! ... The more nuanced poem in the world! ... (...) The incredible poem, warm and fragile as a leg dancer moving equilibrium is online, Gutman my friend, listens to the utmost secrecy, it is God (...) I do not want to work for the dancers to dance ... All follow the texts of two ballets Celine! Birth of a fairy and Paul Villain, brave Virginia counterweight to the violence. storytelling, dance reappears at the end of the pamphlet with a new ballet. Bagaden Van, the text of which closes the book Way of Reconciliation (? impossible) Celine with the world is through dance that formula the terrible admission of failure of Travel: "We no longer have a lot of music in itself to dance life here." But it is also the dance that ensures the saving function of writing: "The text [ must] be dance, stand still on the verge of death, but do not fall into "(note to one of his translators, cf. H. Godard, p. 226). Small foxing Length of the first board that also has a slight tear in head reattached. Rare and valuable autograph dedication signed by Louis-Ferdinand Céline a dancer who will remain a friend to the end despite the insults of Celine. (References: Henri Godard, Céline, Gallimard, 2011; Jacques Lecarme Images of the League and in tasks Céline In Cohen Albert Cohen in his century: proceedings of the international symposium Cerisy-Hall.) --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Louis-Ferdinand Céline à Micheline Deshayes: ".... Petite étoile en herbe et en grâce ! - la plus aimable et la plus jolie." Micheline Deshayes, amie de Lucette Destouches - que Céline vient d'épouser - deviendra en effet une danseuse étoile, on retrouve à son propos la critique d'une de ses prestations au Grand théâtre de Reims dans le Guide du Concert de 1956: "Les deux danseurs étoiles de grande classe (...) se sont taillés un beau succès en particulier dans les préludes de Liszt où Micheline Deshayes fit admirer le fini de sa technique mise au service d'une grâce aussi sensible que légère".La passion de Céline pour la danse et les danseuses naît en 1915 dans les music-hall londoniens, et devient rapidement constitutive de sa vie comme de son oeuvre. D'Elisabeth Craig, sa compagne de 1926 à 1933, dédicataire du Voyage à Lucette Almanzor (avec laquelle il se marie en 1944), et sa grande amie Karen Marie Jensen, les femmes les plus importantes de la vie de Céline sont des danseuses. Céline témoigne régulièrement dans sa correspondance de l'importance que revêt pour lui cette forme artistique: "il m'est impossible de vivre sans la danse" et "danser tout est là - Nietzsche (si surfait) ne se trompait pas - 'je ne croirai à un dieu que s'il danse s'il raisonne ce cuistre à l'école !" (cf. cahiers de l'Herne n° 3 et 5). Dès 1933, il compose plusieurs ballets qu'il tentera vainement de faire jouer. Comme le souligne H. Godard qui y consacre un chapitre de sa biographie (Gallimard, 2011, p.222-231), la danse constitue pour Céline "un besoin existentiel (...) elle a le pouvoir d'alléger en lui la souffrance intime causée par sa vision si noire de l'homme et de la vie". Et il conclut: "les danseuses aident Céline à supporter les violences [du monde] (...) aussi bien que celles qu'elles suscitaient chez lui en retour."Ainsi son pamphlet, Bagatelles s'ouvre-t-il sur cette image de communion avec le monde, de "raffinement" : "Dans une jambe de danseuse le monde, ses ondes, tous ses rythmes, ses folies, ses voeux sont inscrits ! ... Jamais écrits !... Le plus nuancé poème du monde !... (...) Le poème inouï, chaud et fragile comme une jambe de danseuse en mouvant équilibre est en ligne, Gutman mon ami, aux écoutes du plus grand secret, c'est Dieu !(...) Je ne veux plus travailler que pour les danseuses... Tout pour la danse ! Suivent les textes de deux ballets de Céline : Naissance d'une fée et Voyou Paul, brave Virginie. Contrepoids à la violence de la narration, la danse réapparaît à la fin du pamphlet avec un nouveau ballet : Van Bagaden, dont le texte clôt le livre.Voie de la réconciliation (impossible?) de Céline avec le monde, c'est à travers la danse qu'il formule le terrible constat d'échec du Voyage: "On n'a plus beaucoup de musique en soi pour faire danser la vie, voilà." Mais c'est aussi la danse qui assure la fonction salvatrice de l'écriture : "Le texte [doit] être danse, se tenir toujours au bord de la mort, mais ne pas tomber dedans" (note à un de ses traducteurs, cf. H. Godard, p. 226).Petites rousseurs en pied du premier plat qui comporte également une légère déchirure recollée en tête.Rare et précieux envoi autographe signé de Louis-Ferdinand Céline à une danseuse qui demeurera une amie jusqu'à la fin malgré les avanies de Céline.(références bibliographiques: Henri Godard, Céline, Gallimard, 2011; Jacques Lecarme. Images de la S.D.N ches Céline et chez Cohen In Albert Cohen dans son siècle: actes du colloque international de Cerisy-la Salle )

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        WAG BY WALL

      - POTTER,BEATRIX. WAG BY WALL. Bost.: Horn Book 1944. 12mo, buckram, pict. paste-on, fine in dustwrapper. 1st ed. The original version of this story was first done in 1909 but not published. It was later written into the Fairy Caravan but removed before publication and it was finally re-written by Potter in 1940 and 1943 and published here for the first time, shortly after her death. Illustrated with lovely woodcuts by J.J. LANKES. (See Linder p. 276) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        COQ HARDI du numero 1 à 40 (20 novembre 1944 - 26 décembre 1946)

      20/11/1944 - Editions de Montsouris livre journal , Etat : bon reliure amateur, le numéro 1 est une photocopie couleur, les autres numéros sont des originaux, très bel état des numéros, toutefois le numéro 10 de Paris comporte quelques adhésifs anciens transparents de restauration 32,5*24,5 sp présence des deux numéros 10 (Paris et Clermont-Ferrand)

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        Everbody's Political What's What

      London 1944 - First edition. 1 vols. Inscribed. Inscribed "For Roy Libert's private edification. Ayot St. Lawrence. 17, October, 1944." Publication date was September 15, 1944. Laurence A246 Gilt-stamped peach cloth. Fine with dust wrapper with minor loss to the tips [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Typed letter signed "Hammett" in pencil, to Isadore Gottlieb. (APO Seattle). Dec. 28, 1944

      1944 - One page, 8 1/2 x 11 in Fine condition with envelope. On "Yank" Alaska edition letterhead. Writing to an Army friend in Detroit "Don't let this paper fool you.It only means I'm using Yank's office tonight and I'm going to stop it and take my trade elsewhere if they don't put darker ribbons in their typewriters.Last week I wound up on a four-month--some ten thousand miles in all--romp.Anything you want to know about Alaska and the Aleutians, just ask me. Yes, the Eskimo girls at Nome are often very pretty, usually very good-natured and practically always very diseased. No, there's no sense in trying to rig up a sea otter poaching racket on Amchitka, because, while you could angle it OK there, you couldn't peddle the skins anywere except, perhaps, in the London black market. Yes, Kodiak is a little gem, whether you want to shoot, fish, drink or futz around with dames." Hammett continues for another paragraph with discussion of his future travel plans, closing "I'm going to.get something to eat before I go back to bed--and with a bottle, brother, always with a bottle here! Luck to you, keed." This is the only letter to Gottlieb that was included in Selected Letters of Dashiell Hammett, ed. Layman, 2001. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        World War II African-American Unit Photograph Album - North Africa and Italy

      North Africa and Italy, 1944. Homemade Photograph Album. Very Good. Homemade album of manila file folders and stiff green file dividers bound with two leather thongs. Approximately 9" x 8". 34 photographs are glued on the album pages with an additional 7 photographs laid in. Photographs range in size from 3"x 2" to 3" x 4". The album cover and pages are soiled and worn. Pictures are all in nice shape; some show corner wear, perhaps from being first mounted elsewhere. This album, probably made in country from army supplies, documents a small POL (Class III: petroleum, oil, lubricant) supply unit (probably a squad or platoon) of African-American soldiers that served in the North African and Italian campaigns (in one photo a Tech 4, Sergeant equivalent, is wearing a North African Theater Command patch above his chevron and other photos show pictures of Rome). The photographs include many typical buddy photographs, a group of men posing at their POL point, several men manning machine guns and recoilless anti-tank rocket launchers (bazookas), Italian girlfriends and girlfriends from home, a female Italian partisan fighter, three men shooting craps, an Italian hooker displaying her wares, and two different images of one man displaying his genitals. Quite an unusual and exceptional group of photos; a seldom seen, realistic documentation of junior enlisted life in an overseas African-American army unit.

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        Five weeks after D-Day, Eisenhower is overwhelmed with letters "from people who say they are intimate friends - they've become so since my name got into the papers. But Butcher or Lee tries to answer all except those palpably looking for signature - those they throw into the wastebasket ?"

      [Portsmouth], July 15, [1944]. 8" x 10.5". "Autograph Letter Signed, ""Ike,"" 2 pages, 8"" x 10.5"", [Portsmouth], July 15, [1944], to his wife Mamie Eisenhower, giving her an update on his health and well-being, and commenting on the crush of mail from well-wishers. Light creases and expected mailing folds, else fine condition. Eisenhower writes in full: ""I've been trying to remember whether or not I wrote to you yesterday. Since my notes to you are always in long hand I have no record in which to check. In any event, I have to wait a few minutes on a paper[?] I've just dictated?" so I can send a short message. My health remains good, though I have been useless since I've exercised. This a.m. I had a teletype from Jerry Matjka, saying you were in good health & sprits, and indicating that you had the reports on our current operations. Now you can see only I've been talking lately of 'pressure.' Everything is going well at the moment. I hope we can keep on in the same way. My correspondence is in arrears. I owe a hundred letters ?" but I can't help it. I hear from people who say they are intimate friends ?" they've become so since my name got into the papers. But [Commander] Butcher or [Lieutenant Colonel] Lee tries to answer all except those palpably looking for signature - those they throw into the wastebasket. My gosh ?" here is Marshall with the report. Lots of love, my sweet ?" I miss you terribly! Always yours Ike."" In the letter, Eisenhower makes reference to Harry C. Butcher, his naval aide, as well as Ernest ""Tex"" Lee, one of the general's aides-de-camp. "

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        The Little Prince

      William Heinemann Ltd, London 1944 - The pages are generally very clean and bright for age, slight tanning, some grubby marks, some scattered foxing. Some corners slightly stubbed, turned. Endpapers slight tanning, grubby marks, foxed, water stained. Inscription, in ink, to FFep. Page ends grubby, small stains. Covers, orange cloth, generally clean and bright, some grubby marks, stained to front, a few tiny pieces of reverse jacket stuck to front. Corners slightly bumped, rubbed. Spine slightly bumped, rubbed to ends. Slight bowing to book. D/J, white, unclipped, tatty. Generally grubby, water stained, some foxing. Some edge wear, losses, chipping, creasing, some tears, closed repairs to reverse. Losses to corners. Bottom half, plus small piece to head, missing from spine. Authors name cut from top of rear jacket. Now in clear removable cover. Insides good for age, jacket poor. Overall, good clean bright copy of a very rare book. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Dangling Man

      Vanguard Press 1944 - New York: Vanguard Press, 1944. First edition. Hardcover. 191 pp. Very good, in a very good unclipped jacket. Toned at edges with light soil and occasional faint scratches to boards. Slight sunning/bumping to spine. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. Clean, unmarked text. Jacket sunned at spine with small tears and chips to edges. Damp stain to spine only evident at interior of jacket. First layer rubbed off at folds and a few small areas of spine. This is Saul Bellow's first novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Christmas Carol In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas.

      Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1944. 1st edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good +. Leech, John). Covers show light rubbing and soiling and the corners are lightly bumped. The contents have a little foxing but are otherwise clean and tight. The frontis and 3 other illustrations are hand colored, present, and in good condition. In addition there are black and white plates by Leech. Nice copy of an early edition of this classic.

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        THE ENCHANTED ECHO

      Vancouver: Clarke and Stuart Co., 1944 First Edition of Al Purdy's very uncommon first book; the bulk of the print run of 500 copies having been destroyed by the publisher for non payment. Perhaps 50 to 100 copies were delivered to Purdy, very few of which survive today. A near fine copy in beige stiff card wrappers, yapp edges, printed in black, showing some light use. 8vo. 62 pp.. 1st Edition.

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        Fenelon. Bay Horse 1937 by Sir Galahad III-Filante; Winner of Travers Stakes, Lawrence Realization, Jockey Club Gold Cup, Whitney Stakes, Brooklyn, Empire City, New York, Merchant's & Citizens, Manhattan, Endurance Handicaps and other races, and $152,545. Bred and owned by William Woodward, Esquire. Trained by James E. Fitzsimmons

      [New York: Privately printed by Frank Lowe for William Woodward, 1944. One of a very few copies produced. Hand colored aquatint engraving. Signed in the plate by the artist. Plate size 17 x 19 inches. One of a very few copies produced. Hand colored aquatint engraving. Signed in the plate by the artist. Plate size 17 x 19 inches. Ordeman (2005), p. 109

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        Printed letter signed in full to "Mr. Emil Hills"

      1 page. Large octavo, 266 x 184 mm. Dated Los Angeles, October 3, 1944. On pre-printed stationery with watermark: "Neenah Glacier Bond Rag Content." In English. Printed letter specific to Schoenberg's 70th birthday (September 13, 1944): "For more than a week I tried composing a letter of thanks to those who congratulated me on the occasion of my seventieth birthday... At this age, if one is still capable of giving once in a while a sign of life, everybody might consider this already as a satisfactory accomplishment. I acknowledged this when my piano concerto was premiered and to my astonishment so many were astonished that I still have something to tell..." Signed by Schoenberg, with name of recipient ("Mr. Emil HIlls") and salutation in Schoenberg's autograph. Creased at folds and slightly overall. Together with: A postcard photograph of Schoenberg published by Breitkopf & Härtel reproducing an early portrait. . We have been unable to locate any biographical information on Emil Hills. The first performance of Schoenberg's piano concerto, op. 42, took place in New York on February 6, 1944.

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        Elements of Geometry, Book One

      Random House 1944 - New York: Random House, 1944. Limited edition, one of 500 issued. [16] XLVIII [2] pp. Near fine, in a near fine slipcase. Not issued with a jacket. A touch of edge wear with a small smudge at the bottom of the limitations page. Slipcase has light wear at the corners. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Clef de la poésie

      Gallimard 1944 - - Gallimard, Paris 1944, 14x19,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Jean Paulhan à Raymond Queneau : ". ce petit cadeau de Noël de son ami." enrichi d'une citation de Lie-Tzeu : "Tchoung-Ni, ayant d'abord rêvé qu'il était poisson dans les eaux puis oiseau dans les airs et un peu plus tard oiseau dans l'eau et poisson dans les airs, à son réveil y voyait très juste." Dos légèrement insolé comme généralement. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one copy of the press service. Precious autograph signed by the author Raymond Queneau: ". this little Christmas gift from his friend ." enriched with a quote from Lie-Tzu: "Chung-Ni, having first dreamed that it was fish in the waters and birds in the air and later bird in the water and fish in the air, when he awoke saw very fair . " Back slightly as generally insolated. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        What the Negro Wants

      Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press 1944 - 8vo., tan cloth lettered in white; blue dust jacket printed in white and black; with a touch of edge-wear. First edition, with original contributions by Mary McLeod Bethune, W. E. B. Du Bois, Langston Hughes, Rayford Logan, A. Philip Randolph, Roy Wilkins, Sterling A. Brown, Gordon B. Hancock, Leslie Pinckney Hill, Frederick D. Patterson, George S. Schuyler, Willard S. Townsend, Charles H. Wesley, and Doxey A. Wilkerson. A presentation copy, inscribed by the editor, Howard professor Rayford Logan: "To Honorable Frederic C. Walcott with the sincere appreciation of Rayford W. Logan, October 26, 1944," on the front free endpaper. ---- In addition to representing Connecticut in the U.S. Senate between 1929 and 1935, the recipient Frederic C. Walcott served as commissioner of welfare of Connecticut, a member of the advisory committee of the Human Welfare Group of Yale University, and regent of the Smithsonian Institution. A seminal work with a distinguished provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L'Iran sous les Sassanides (2e Édition)

      Ejnar Munksgaard, Copenhague - 2e Édition revue et augmentée. Publiée sous les auspices de la Société Orientaliste de Copenhague (Orientalsk Samfund). Ejnar Munksgaard, Copenhague, 1944. Imprimé au Danemark. Grand in-8, de 560 pp. & 52 fig.+ 1 grande carte de l'Iran sous les Sassanides dépliante hors texte. Demi chagrin marron, dos à 4 nerfs, auteur et titre frappé sur cuir, or. 1 fleuron décoratif au centre, plat marbré, tranche supérieur rouge [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Biblioteca de Autores Espanoles, desde la formacion del lenguaje hasta nuestros dias (OBRA COMPLETA 74 vols.)

      Atlas. 1944-1954 Madrid. 27 cm. 74 vols. Encuadernación en general en tapa dura, lomo en piel. Algunos tomos en pasta española y tejuelo en lomo. Ordenada e ilustrada por D. Buenaventura Carlos Aribau. Contiene: 1. Obras de Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra ; 2. Obras de Nicolás y de Leandro Fernández de Moratín ; 3. Novelistas anteriores a Cervantes ; 4. Elegías de varones ilustres de Indias compuestas por Juan de Castellanos ; 5. Comedias escogidas de Fray Gabriel Téllez (el maestro Tirso de Molina), juntas en colección e ilustradas por Juan Eugenio Hartzenbusch ; 6. Obras de Fray Luis de Granada, con un prólogo y la vida del autor, por don José Joaquín de Mora [tomo primero] ; 7. Obras de Pedro Calderón de la Barca, colección más completa que todas las anteriores [tomo primero] ; 8. Obras de Fray Luis de Granada, con un prólogo y la vida del autor, por don José Joaquín de Mora [tomo segundo] ; 9. Obras de Pedro Calderón de la Barca, colección más completa que todas las anteriores [tomo segundo] ; 10. Romancero general o Colección de romances castellanos anteriores al siglo XVIII, recogidos, ordenados, clasificados y anotados por Agustín Durán [tomo primero] ; 11. Obras de Fray Luis de Granada [tomo tercero] ; 12. Obras de Pedro Calderón de la Barca, colección más completa que todas las anteriores [tomo tercero] ; 13. Epistolario español ; Colección de cartas de españoles ilustres antiguos y modernos, recogida y ordenada con notas y aclaraciones históricas, críticas y biográficas por Eugenio de Ochoa [tomo primero] ; 14. Obras de don Pedro Calderón de la Barca, colección más completa que todas las anteriores [tomo cuarto] ; 15. Obras escogidas del padre José Francisco de Isla, con una noticia de su vida y escritos por don Pedro Felipe Monlau ; 16. Romancero general o Colección de romances castellanos anteriores al siglo XVIII, recogidos, ordenados, clasificados y anotados por don Agustín Durán [tomo segundo] ; 17. Poemas épicos, colección dispuesta y revisada, con notas biográficas y una advertencia preliminar, por Cayetano Rosell [tomo primero] ; 18. Novelistas posteriores a Cervantes, colección revisada y precedida de una noticia crítico - bibliográfica por Cayetano Rosell [tomo primero] ; 19. Obras completas de Manuel José Quintana ; 20. Comedias de Juan Ruiz Alarcón y Mendoza, colección hecha e ilustrada por Juan Eugenio Hartzenbusch ; 21. Historiadores de sucesos particulares, colección dirigida e ilustrada por don Cayetano Rosell [tomo primero] ; 22. Historiadores primitivos de Indias [tomo primero] ; 23. Obras de don Francisco de Quevedo Villegas, colección completa corregida, ordenada e ilustrada por Aureliano Fernández - Guerra y Orbe [tomo primero]; 24. Comedias escogidas de Frey Lope Félix de Vega Carpio, juntas en colección y ordenadas por Juan Eugenio Hartzenbusch [tomo primero] ; 25. Obras de Diego de Saavedra Fajardo y del licenciado Pedro Fernández Navarrete ; 26. Historiadores primitivos de Indias, colección dirigida e ilustrada por don Enrique de Vedia [tomo segundo] ; 27. Escritores del siglo XVI: San Juan de la Cruz, Fray Pedro Malón de Chaide, Fray Hernando de Zarate [tomo primero] ; 28. Historiadores de sucesos particulares [tomo segundo] ; 29. Poemas épicos, colección dispuesta y revisada, con notas biográficas y una advertencia preliminar, por don cayetano Rosell [tomo segundo] ; 30. Obras del Padre Juan de Mariana, colección dispuesta y revisada, con un discurso preliminar por D. F. P. y M. [tomo primero] ; 31. Obras del Padre Juan de Mariana: Historia de España; Tratado contra los juegos públicos; Del rey y de la institución real; De la alteración de la moneda; De las enfermededades de la compañia ; 32. Poetas líricos de los siglos XVI y XVII, colección ordenada por Alfonso de Castro [tomo primero] ; 33. Novelistas posteriores a Cervantes, con un bosquejo histórico sobre la novela española escrito por D. Eustaquio Fernández de Navarrete [tomo segundo] ; 34. Comedias escogidas de Frey Lope Félix de Vega Carpio, juntas en colección y ordenadas por Juan Eugenio Hartzenbusch [tomo segundo] ; 35. Romancero y cancionero sagrados, colección de poesías cristianas, morales y divinas por don Justo de Sancha ; 36. Curiosidades bibliográficas, colección escogida de obras raras de amenidad y erudición, con apuntes biográficos de los diferentes autores, por Adolfo de Castro ; 37. Escritores del siglo XVI [tomo segundo], obras del maestro Fray Luis de León precedelas su vida, escrita por don Gregorio Mayans y Siscar y un extracto del proceso instruido contra el autor desde el año 1571 al 1576 ; 38. Colección escogida de obras no dramáticas de Fray Lope Félix de Vega Carpio por don Cayetano Rosell ; 39. Comedias escogidas de Agustín Moreto y Cabaña, coleccionadas e ilustradas por Luis Fernández - Guerra y Orbe ; 40. Libros de caballerías, con un discurso preliminar y un catálogo razonado por Pascual de Gayangos ; 41. Comedias escogidas de Frey Lope Félix de Vega Carpio, juntas en colección y ordenadas por Juan Eugenio Hartzenbusch [tomo tercero] ; 42. Poetas líricos de los siglos XVI y XVII, colección ordenada por Alfonso de Castro [tomo segundo] ; 43. Dramáticos contemporáneos a Lope de Vega, colección escogida y ordenada, con un discurso apuntes biográficos y críticos de los autores, noticias bibliográficas y catálogos, por Ramón de Mesonero Romanos [tomo primero] ; 44. La gran conquista de Ultramar que mando escribir el rey Alfonso El Sabio, ilustrada con ontas críticas y un glosario, por Pascual de Gayangos ; 45. Dramáticos contemporáneos a Lope de Vega, colección escogida y ordenada, con un discurso apuntes biográficos y críticos de los autores, noticias bibliográficas y catálogos, por Ramón de Mesonero Romanos [tomo segundo] ; 46. Obras publicadas e inéditas de Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos, colección hecha e ilustrada por Candido Nocedal [tomo primero] ; 47. Dramáticos posteriores a Lope de Vega colección escogida y ordenada, con un discurso apuntes biográficos y críticos de los autores, noticias bibliográficas y catálogos, por Ramón de Mesonero Romanos [tomo primero] ; 48. Obras de Francisco de Quevedo Villegas, colección completa corregida, ordenada e ilustrada por Aureliano Fernández - Guerra y Orbe [tomo segundo] ; 49. Dramáticos posteriores a Lope de Vega colección escogida y ordenada, con un discurso apuntes biográficos y críticos de los autores, noticias bibliográficas y catálogos, por Ramón de Mesonero Romanos [tomo segundo] ; 50. Obras publicadas e inéditas de Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos, colección hecha e ilustrada por Candido Nocedal [tomo segundo] ; 51. Escritores en prosa anteriores al siglo XV, recogidos e ilustrados por Pascual de Gayangos ; 52. Comedias escogidas de Frey Lope Félix de Vega Carpio, juntas en colección y ordenadas por don Juan Eugenio Hartzenbusch [tomo cuarto] ; 53. Escritos de Santa Teresa, añadidos e ilustrados por Vicente de la Fuente [tomo primero] ; 54. Comedias escogidas de Francisco de Rojas Zorrilla, ordenadas en colección por Ramón de Mesonero Romanos ; 55. Escritos de Santa Teresa, añadidos e ilustrados por Vicente de la Fuente [tomo segundo] ; 56. Obras escogidas del Padre Fray Benito Jerónimo Feijoo y Montenegro, con una noticia de su vida y juicio crítico de sus escritos por Vicente de la Fuente ; 57. Poetas castellanos anteriores al siglo XV, colección hecha por Tomás Antonio Sánchez, Pedro José Pidal y Florencio Janer ; 58. Autos sacramentales desde su origen hasta fines del siglo XVII, colección escogida, dispuesta y ordenada por Eduardo González Pedroso ; 59. Obras originales del Conde de Floridablanca, y escritos referentes a su persona, colección hecha e ilustrada por Antonio Ferrer del Río ; 60. Obras escogidas del Padre Pedro de Rivadeneira de la Compañia de Jesús, con una noticia de su vida y juicio crítico de sus escritos, por Vicente de la Fuente ; 61. Poetas líricos del siglo XVIII, colección formada e ilustrada por Leopoldo Augusto de Cueto [tomo primero] ; 62. Epistolario español, colección de cartas de españoles ilustres antiguos y modernos, recogida y ordenada con notas y aclaraciones históricas, críticas y biográficas por Eugenio de Ochoa [tomo segundo] ; 63. Poetas líricos del siglo XVIII, colección formada e ilustrada por Leopoldo Augusto de cueto [tomo segundo] ; 64. Historia del levantamiento, guerra y revolución de España, por el Conde de Toreno, escrita por Leopoldo Augusto de Cueto ; 65. Obras escogidas de filósofos, con un discurso preliminar de Adolfo de Castro ; 66. Crónicas de los Reyes de Castilla desde Don Alfonso el Sabio, hasta los Católicos Don Fernando y Doña Isabel, por Cayetano Rosell [tomo primero] ; 67. Poetas líricos del siglo XVIII, colección formada e ilustrada por Leopoldo Augusto de Cueto [tomo tercero] ; 68. Crónicas de los Reyes de Castilla desde Don Alfonso el Sabio, hasta los Católicos Don Fernando y Doña Isabel, por Cayetano Rosell [tomo segundo] ; 69. Obras de don Francisco de Quevedo Villegas: Poesías, colección ordenada y corregida por Florencio Janer [tomo tercero] ; 70. Crónicas de los Reyes de Castilla desde Don Alfonso el Sabio, hasta los Católicos Don Fernando y Doña Isabel, por Cayetano Rosell [tomo tercero] ; 71. Índices generales, por Isidoro Rosell y Torres ; 72. Obras completas de José de Espronceda, edición, prólogo y notas de Jorge campos ; 73. Obras del P. José de Acosta, estudio preliminar y edición de Francisco Mateos ; 74. Obras completas de Enrique Gil y Carrasco, edición, prólogo y notas de Jorge Campos . Cubierta deslucida. lomo rozado en algunos tomos . (=636843=) ISBN: 84 - 363 - 1076 - 4 Ver imagen

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        What Is Life?

      Cambridge: University Press,, 1944. The Physical Aspect of the Living Cell... Based on Lectures delivered under the auspices of the Institute at Trinity College, Dublin, in February 1943. Octavo. Original green cloth, gilt lettered spine. With the dust jacket. 2 pages of plates, diagrams in the text. Spine rolled, jacket spine dulled, a few nicks and chips but an excellent copy. First edition, first impression, of the text that inspired a generation of biologists, including Watson and Crick, to investigate the fundamental processes of life.

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        By Order of the Alien Property Custodian, the Yamanaka Library on Far Eastern Art, Books on Chinese and Japanese Arts and Crafts, Sale 576

      Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1944, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, First American EditionSize: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, A catalog of items from the reference library of Yamanaka & Company of London and New York, sold June 6 - 7, 1944. Sale No. 576. Printed and bound in USA. Approximately 9.75 x 7 inches. Plain beige wrappers, with black and red lettering to the front wrapper. 105 numbered pages detailing 1037 lots. No illustrations. Exceptionally clean wrappers if somewhat age-toned. Wrappers protected by a new, Mylar heavy-duty over-wrapper. A very clean and attractive copy. A Very Good copy. Very scarce in any condition. The sale included scholarly and important books on Chinese and Japanese art. Please note that the catalog includes prices realized, noted in red ink in the margin at each lot entry, and totaling $35,786.50.

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        Le premier roman de Joyce. Manuscrit autographe et tapuscrit complets

      Autograph manuscript of the author of 2 and a half pages in-8 published in the issue dated 18 May 1944 of the Journal of Debates. Complete manuscript writing very dense, with many erasures, corrections and additions. Important literary review published on the occasion of the publication of the new edition of the French translation of "Dedalus", the first novel by James Joyce. Full typescript is attached. Between April 1941 and August 1944, Maurice Blanchot published in the "Chronicle of the intellectual life" of the Journal of Debates 173 articles on recently published books. In a half-page newspaper (about seven pages in-8), the young author of "Thomas the Obscure" his first steps in the field of literary criticism and inaugurates a theoretical work that develop later Many in these essays, "The Share of fire" to "The Infinite Conversation" and "The Writing disaster." From the very first articles, Blanchot demonstrates a sharp analysis far beyond the current literature that motivates writing. Oscillating between classical and modern writers of the first order and minor novelists, he puts in his columns, the foundations of critical thinking which will mark the second half of the twentieth. Transformed by writing and by war, Blanchot breaks, over a thought exerted "on behalf of the other," with violent maurassiennes certainties of his youth. Not without paradox, then it transforms literary criticism philosophical act of intellectual resistance to barbarism at the heart of an "openly marechalist" newspaper: "Burning a book, write, are the two acts between culture which registered its oscillations opposites "(The Book, In Journal of Debates, January 20, 1943). In 2007, Cahiers de la NRF together under the direction of Christophe Bident all literary chronic unpublished volumes with critical analysis of the relevant work of Blanchot "novels, poems, essays give rise to a singular reflection, always safer his own rhetoric, delivered more to echo the impossible or the lure of extinction. (...) Not without contradictions or step aside, and the certainty of a feverish work begins (... ) these articles reveal the genealogy of a critic who has transformed during the chronicle necessity of thought. " (C. Bident). The autograph manuscripts of Maurice Blanchot are of great rarity. S.n. (Journal des débats) s.l. (Paris) s.d. (1944) 13,5x21,5cm & 2 pages in-4 2 1/2 pages in-8

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        Sonette

      Verona , OFFICINA BODONI, 1944 - Im urtext mit deutscher ubersetzung. Prima edizione di tutti i 150 sonetti con a fronte la relativa versione in prosa di Rudolf Freiherr von Simolin, Hans Rheinfelder e Otto Freiherr von Taube. Biografia di Agiolieri e note di R. Freiherr von Simolin. 4to. pp. 358. . Ottimo (Fine). . Edizione di 165 esemplari numerati. [Mardersteig, 1980]. Rilegato mezza tela, custodia (half-cloth binding, slip-case) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VVV. Number 4. 1944

      New York, NY: VVV, 1944. 86 pages of text followed by [x] pages containing an index and advertisement. Red paperback binding; front cover illustrated by Matta; minor shelfwear to extremities, and hand-lettered on the spine "VVV Surrealist issue #4." Protected in custom stiff archival mylar. A magazine about poetry, plastic arts, anthropology, sociology, psychology. The editorial advisers include Andre Breton, Marcel Duchamp and Max Ernst. The text is clean and unmarked. First edition.. First Edition. Paperback. Very good+ condition. Quarto (4to).

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        Svatojirsky cyklus. 6 numbered & signed Photographs by J. Funke

      Prague: Aventinum 1942-1944 - Original Portfolio (half-buckram), 2°, Limited numbered edition. This copy has got N° 72 Excellent condition, very rare. * Our books are stored in a warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: cs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Printed letter signed in full to "Mr. Emil Hills"

      - We have been unable to locate any biographical information on Emil Hills.The first performance of Schoenberg's piano concerto, op. 42, took place in New York on February 6, 1944. 1 page. Large octavo, 266 x 184 mm. Dated Los Angeles, October 3, 1944. On pre-printed stationery with watermark: "Neenah Glacier Bond Rag Content." In English.Printed letter specific to Schoenberg's 70th birthday (September 13, 1944):"For more than a week I tried composing a letter of thanks to those who congratulated me on the occasion of my seventieth birthday. At this age, if one is still capable of giving once in a while a sign of life, everybody might consider this already as a satisfactory accomplishment. I acknowledged this when my piano concerto was premiered and to my astonishment so many were astonished that I still have something to tell."Signed by Schoenberg, with name of recipient ("Mr. Emil HIlls") and salutation in Schoenberg's autograph.Creased at folds and slightly overall. Together with:A postcard photograph of Schoenberg published by Breitkopf & Härtel reproducing an early portrait. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      n.p., May 1944. 8" x 10.5". "Rare Autograph Letter Signed ?Eleanor Roosevelt? as First Lady, 1p, 8? x 10.5? (visible). [May 1944, no place] To Mr. [Walter Francis] White. Double matted with a photograph of Mrs. Roosevelt and attractively framed to 20? x 17?. In apparent fine condition. In full ?I want to add my words of appreciation & gratitude to this twenty-fifth anniversary of your service in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. What you do for your own people is indirectly done for us all, since, when conditions are bad for the colored they are usually bad for the white as well. You have been patient & courageous & inspired others to unselfish service & I send you my best wishes for many more years of profitable work.? The May 26, 1944, edition of The New York Times headlined ?600 Pay tribute / to Walter White / Willkie and Mrs. Roosevelt Join / in Honoring Him for 25 Years? / Service to Negroes.? In part, ?Wendell Willkie and Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt joined last night with 600 citizens and civic leaders of all parties and faiths in paying tribute to Walter White at a dinner in the Hotel Roosevelt in celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of his service as secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People ... Mr. Willkie gave $5,000 from the Wendell Willkie Trust Fund, established with the proceeds of his book ?One World.? It was his first public appearance since his withdrawal from the contest for the Republican Presidential nomination [he had been his party?s nominee against FDR in 1940]. Mrs. Roosevelt, who brought the President?s greetings to Mr. White, added her praise of the Negro leader, by saying that he always had known how to grasp victory from defeat...? Photocopy of the article is included. Undoubtedly, Mrs. Roosevelt personally presented the letter here offered to White expounding on her praise since she was, ostensibly, speaking at the dinner representing her husband, the President. ?After Walter Francis White (1893-1955) graduated from Atlanta University in 1916, the son of Madeline and George White left his job selling insurance and joined the Atlanta branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the influential civil rights organization he would eventually lead through four decades of the twentieth century. Able to ?pass? as white because he was light-skinned with blue-eyes, and armed with boundless wits and energy, White became the NAACP's foremost undercover investigator of Southern lynchings, and he personally traveled thousands of miles every year between 1918 and 1927, and reported first-hand on forty-one lynchings, eight race riots and at least two major cases of peonage. ""?I Investigate Lynchings,? a 1929 piece by White in H.L. Mencken's ?The American Mercury,? is an overview of this decade of his investigations, reports that had appeared in the NAACP's monthly ?The Crisis,? or were serialized in major African American newspapers like the ?Chicago Defender? and ?Pittsburgh Courier,? and which had reached national audiences through periodicals such as the ?New Republic,? ?American Mercury?,? Nation? and ?Saturday Evening Post?... ?In 1931 White succeeded James Weldon Johnson as the national secretary of the NAACP, and he would later chronicle much of that important organization's mid-century struggles for civil rights in his autobiography and in the posthumously published ?How Far the Promised Land?? (1955). In July 1943, White and NAACP Special Counsel Thurgood Marshall co-authored ?What Caused the Detroit Riot?,? an analysis of the June 1943 race riot that left thirty-four people dead, twenty-five of them black. In 1944 and 1945 During World War II, White visited the European, North African and Pacific theaters of war, sending back to the ?New York Post? and other periodicals accounts of what he saw, including his analyses of the experiences of black servicemen on American military bases, much of which he later described in ?A Rising Wind: A Report on the Negro Soldier in the European Theatre of War? (1945)...? [Georgia Writers Hall of Fame]"

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        [Ford Motor Dealers "Hail and Farewell" Dinner Album]

      (Chicago), (1944). Good +. Oblong red gilt leather string-tied 4to. photo album, 7.25" x 11.25" approx. With 47 5" x 7" B&W photographs mounted recto and verso to 25 leaves, plus several pieces of related scrap. Album good only with extremities heavily worn and leather separating from top board. But contents entirely sound and easily very good or better. Commemorative photo album specially assembled for retiring executive Arthur Hatch (with his name gilt to front cover). The album chronicles the December 14, 1944 retirement party held for Hatch (who was the area manager of the Ford auto dealers Chicago branch) at the Morrison Hotel, Chicago. The event also welcomed W.K Edmunds as his replacement, with the dinner menu and program brochure mounted to the interior. Several photographs showing attendee Henry Ford II. Other images include various attendees posing with Ford engines, a complete dealer parts counter recreated in-situ (top right), plus hardware displays, and the evening's entertainments, which included acrobats and an erotic dancer (top left). A particularly striking pair of photos, in a brash display of period corporate male chauvinism, show an unnamed man holding a shotgun opposite the aforementioned topless female dancer. Also present are images of toasts and other apparent burlesques, posed group shots, images of diners and attendees, etc. A frank auto industry memento.

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        The Little Prince Written and Drawn by A de Saint-Exupery Translated from the French by Katherine Woods

      London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1944., 1944. First UK Edition. Large 8vo. Publisher's pale orange cloth with red and blue pictorial upper board, titles in red and blue to spine. Quite a lovely copy of this classic story.

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        Typed letter signed.

      Pacific Palisades, California, 14. VII. 1944.. 4to. 1 p.. In English, to Mildred Gustafson, on his imprinted stationery: "Your gracious manner of welcoming me as a fellow-citizen moved me deeply. My citizenship is very dear to me, and I think that my kind of Germanism fits very well into the cosmopolitan and democratic universe that is America".

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        Alain Campbell White Letters to Frederick Gamage

      Self Written, Summerville, Littchfield and New York 1944 - Alain Campbell White letters to Frederick Gamage cover the years from April 4, 1935 to September 15, 1944. For this ten year period there are 364 dated letters and 28 incomplete letters (lacking front date page). The letters are an ongoing correspondence between White and Gamage which covers all aspects of problem chess. The letters show a development of mentor (White), encouraging ad occasionally prodding his protégé (Gamage) in developing skills in problem construction. As the letters progress over this ten year period, the reader can observe the relationship develop between the two men, from a formal intercourse to a more comradely banter. White offered suggestions, comments and themes for problems. White¿s vast and profound technical knowledge, his artistic appreciation, his ability in expressing himself, and his enthusiastic and friendly encouragement were the great inspiration of many problems Gamage constructed, and he was lucky enough to be among his host of correspondents. Some of the letters were multiple pages hand typed, but often hand written, some unsigned or just initialed, usually with the location White was residing and the date written. Included with the letters are the limited edition work by Alain White on Gamage Frederick Gamage: An Artist in Chess Problems and Mike Prcic¿s book Frederick Gamage. The letters in the latter work have been reproduced from the original letters offered now. Newman Guttman was one of a few problemists to visit Frederick Gamage. After the passing of Gamage, the letters from Alain White along with Gamage¿s other chess papers were given to Guttman. He, in turn, gave these papers to Edgar Holladay. Holladay came into the possession of what problemists would consider as ¿treasures,¿ one-of-a-kind items from famous and well-known problemists. Robert Moore and Holladay were good friends and these were passed to him by Holladay¿s wife, Rita. Serious buyers may inquire about more information regarding this collection. Condition: The letters have folds for postage, some occasional stains, and occasional edge wear else a very good collection. They are housed in individual archival holders held in a multiple three ring binders. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Towards Zero

      London: Published by The Crime Club by Collins, 1944., 1944. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp160. A clean bright copy in sharp jacket, a little rubbed to head of spine, with a couple of tiny tape mends to verso. Fine. 'Towards Zero' marks the fifth and final appearance of Hercule Poirot's trusty ally Superintendant Battle, who must work hard to solve the murder of Lady Tresillian. Wagstaff & Poole p196. Cooper & Pike; Detective Fiction.

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        La Vie Pittoresque et Sentimentale De L'Armee Francaise Les Africains

      Paris, Guilhot, 1944 / 1945.. Ex. N° 12 Ex. N° 12 von insgesamt 1021 Ex. : "12 Exemplaires, numerotes 4 a 15, sur Velin D'Arches Pur Fil, Avec Plusieurs Aquarelles Originales inedites et du Livre"; 3 der Original-Aquarelle identisch (größeres Format) mit Abbildungen auf S. 32, 33 und 36; Cavalier des Escadrons (Dzuzes ??) ist nicht in den Abbildungen vorhanden, die Bleistiftskizze Vorentwurf zu Abbildung auf S. 33. Vom Autor auf leerem Blatt signiert, Unter Impressum gedruckter Vermerk : Exemplar für Monsieur le Docteur Emile Pauchard 75 S., 4 nn.S., 2 nn.Bl., 76 farbige Textillustrationen, 20 farbige Tafeln, 4 Original-Aquarelle (eines signiert), eine Original-Bleistiftzeichnung (signiert); Beiliegend Rechnung aus dem Jahr 1986 über den Betrag von 350 Schweizer Franken. Originalmappe im Schuber, Blätter lose inliegend, ca. 26,8 x 33 cm.. Schuber berieben und bestossen, stellenweise beschabt. Mappe ebenfalls stellenweise beschabt, Rückdeckel etwas gewölbt und fleckig. Mappe innen etwas fleckig. Etwa 10 Blatt mit altem Feuchtigkeitsfleck im weißen Rand, die Aquarelle und die Bleistiftzeichnung mit einzelnen Fleckchen. Insgesamt noch gutes Exemplar.

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        Actuelles. Chroniques 1944-1948

      First edition, one of 23 numbered copies on Holland paper, head drawing. Very nice copy as published. Gallimard Paris 1950 12x19cm broché sous chemise et étui

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