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        Watchwords. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY

      Skeffington 1944 8vo. First Edition; yellow cloth backstrip lettered in green backstrip lightly sunned else a very good bright clean copy. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR WITH HIS SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. Collects fifty essays by one of the leading military strategists of the post - WWI era. Ironically much of Fuller's thinking and in particular his endorsemen

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        The Razor's Edge

      London: Heinemann 1944 - First English edition with the dropped "a" on page 126. A fine unmarked copy with bright gilt spine lettering and unblemished text & endpapers. The jacket is very nice with price intact & only very light loss at spine ends & light toning of the spine & rear panel edges. See photos. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Rinascita; POI Rinascita. Rassegna di politica e di cultura italiana

      Stabilimento La Poligrafica 1944 18 voll. in 8 grande tutti ben rilegati in mz. tl. coeva con titoli e annate stampigliati in oro al dorso. Diciotto annate consecutive complete?dal giugno 1944 al 1961 della rivista, fondata da Palmiro Togliatti, che fu?l'espressione ideologica del PCI.?La rivista?inaugur? il corso delle sue pubblicazioni con il n? 1 del giugno del 1944, dopo la liberazione di Roma, con il nome 'La Rinascita' che poi divenne nel gennaio del?'45 'Rinascita' con l'aggiunta del sottotitolo 'Rassegna di politica e di cultura italiana'. Il nome rimane invariato fino alla cessazione delle pubblicazioni nel 1989.?La periodicit? fu mensile fino all'aprile del 1962 per divenire poi settimanale quando si affianc? alla rivista anche il supplemento 'Il Contemporaneo'.?Rinascita conserv? l'originaria struttura editoriale sino ai primi anni Sessanta, quando vennero introdotti alcuni cambiamenti per renderla pi? aderente alle trasformazioni che investivano l'Italia in quel decennio. Dopo la morte di Togliatti, nel 1964, alla direzione si alternarono molti dirigenti del Partito: Gian Carlo Pajetta, Luca Pavolini, Alessandro Natta, Gerardo Chiaromonte, Alfredo Reichlin... Sospese la pubblicazione dall'agosto 1989 sino al gennaio 1990, quando usc? con un nuovo formato e una nuova numerazione, sotto la direzione di Alberto Asor Rosa. Togliatti, in due interventi nel primo numero,?firmandosi nel primo Ercoli e nel secondo Togliatti, spiega che i comunisti?rappresentavano l'avanguardia di tutte le forze nazionali, che il vecchio partito di sovversivi si era trasformato nel partito dell'unit? 'della classe operaia, delle forze antifasciste, unit? di tutta la nazione...'. Togliatti affida dunque a Rinascita il compito di costruire l'ideologia del 'partito nuovo' pubblicando fin da subito articoli destinati a definire i caratteri del rinnovato Partito comunista. Oltre ad essere formalmente il direttore, Togliatti era anche personalmente coinvolto nella scelta degli articoli e nel controllo dei loro contenuto. I ledear del partito scrivevano su Rinascita?cos? come un nutrito gruppo di intellettuali, storici, filosofi, giuristi, critici letterari di estrazione non comunista. Tra i collaboratori politici: Pajetta, Pavolini, Natta, Chiaromonte, Coppola, Ferrara, Reichlin, Ledda, Pietro Ingrao, Armando Cossutta, Luciano Lama, Giorgio Amendola, Franco Calamandrei, Luigi Longo, Giorgio Napolitano. La rivista era principalmente caratterizzata da contributi di argomento socio politico ed economico, tuttavia un certo spazio era riservato anche alle arti e?alla rassegna letteraria. Fra gli altri si segnalano interventi sul cinema di Carlo Lizzani, Vittorio De Sica, Virgilio Tosi, interventi sul teatro di Luchino Visconti, sulle biennali?di Guttuso... Fra i critici letterari le principali firme erano Manacorda, Sapegno, Chiarini, Ferretti... ITA

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        SEVEN WHITE GATES

      George Newnes Limited 1944 - 1st 1944. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper. A Lone Pine Story. Red cloth, black titles. Full-page b/w illustrations plus b/w maps to the endpapers. 200 pages. Some light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Top and bottom of spine for 1-2" is faded; also across top edge of front cover. Small name in ink to half-title page. Foxing; mostly to outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped; large closed tear, with creasing to front panel. Pieces of loss to top and tail of spine 1-2". Triangles of loss to corners; chipping along wrapper edges. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le français d'Europe EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Editions Balzac, 1944. Fine. Editions Balzac, Paris 1944, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition for which it was not derived great paper which almost entire drawing was shelled. Back insolated, an ex-dono pen at the top of the half-title page, otherwise good copy under the mediocre quality of the paper war. Rare. --- 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 pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers et dont la quasi intégralité du tirage a été pilonnée. Dos insolé, un ex-dono à la plume en tête de la page de faux-titre, sinon bel exemplaire au regard de la médiocre qualité de ce papier de guerre. Rare.

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        The Corolla 1947, yearbook of the University of Alabama, featuring early photos of Harper Lee, plus the 1948 Corolla and 1944 Bells and Pomegranates from Huntingdon College where Lee studied before transferring to Alabama

      Tuscaloosa, AL / Montgomery, AL: University of Alabama / Huntington College. 1944-1948. Hardcover. Near Fine. Group of 3 yearbooks, including The Corolla 1947 yearbook of the University of Alabama, featuring early photos of Harper Lee. The 1947 Corolla includes a solo shot of Lee as the editor of the student humor magazine 'Rammer Jammer', and also as part of a group shot of the members of the school's Board of Publications. Additionally, there is a photo of her seated behind a typewriter with 3 other students in the Campus Personalities section and her senior portrait in the law undergraduate section. There is also a small photo of her on the Chi Omega sorority page. Finally, there is a large photo of an undergrad smoking a cigarette while looking overwhelmed behind a typewriter that we believe is of Lee. Fine condition. A thick hardcover in its original vinyl covers. This lot also includes the 1948 Corolla as a companion piece, although it does not include any contributions or photos of Lee. This group also includes 1944 Huntington College yearbook which predates Lee by a semester and also does not include any contributions or photos; however, it does set the scene for young Lee's higher education, with photos of Massey dorm where she would eventually bunk. 3 yearbooks, featuring early pictures of one of America's most famous female authors.

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        Le français d'Europe EDITION ORIGINALE SP pas de GP

      Paris: Editions Balzac, 1944. Fine. Editions Balzac, Paris 1944, 12x19cm, broché. - first edition of wich no leading copies exists, one of the review copies service. Pleasant copy under the very poor quality of this paper war. --- 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 pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Agréable exemplaire au regard de la très médiocre qualité de ce papier de guerre.

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        Manuscript Letter & Photo Archive - WWII Nurse with First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANY) Serving in Southeast Asia

      India, 1944. India, Ceylon, 1944-1945. Archive of 33 letters and 12 snapshot photographs by Deirdre Jenkins, an adventurous English woman in the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (F.A.N.Y.) serving in Southeast Asia. Letters are dated from November 1944 to August 1945, mounted or placed within a scrapbook album. Most are on Royal Air Mail stationery, with postally used India or Ceylon postage stamps. Three letters and one photograph have censorship stamps. Photographs vary in size, the largest measuring approximately 9 x 6 cm, the smallest measuring approximately 5 x 5 cm. The lot in very good condition overall, an interesting and personal wartime archive. These letters present a most uncommon glimpse into overseas life with F.A.N.Y., (First Aid Nursing Yeomanry) an all-female nursing unit with specialized training, which during wartime provided the critical service of frontline rescue together with medical aid, much like today's combat medics. The units being independent from the Royal Army, a wide range of roles were required for full camp operations. Miss Jenkins' first letter is penned 16 November 1944 when she was based at Meerut, northeast of New Delhi, in the state of Uttar Pradesh, and worked as a switchboard operator. [Meerut is famously associated with the Indian Rebellion of 1857 against the British East India Company.] Her letter of 22 January 1945 announces that she has moved to Ceylon. There she started and managed a hair salon for the unit, also extending grooming services to the men of the RAF. The letters are addressed to her mother, in London, and as such are rather personal and comments unreserved. She describes in detail the conditions under which the women of F.A.N.Y. lived, in her case for the most part in the isolation of a heavily guarded camp in the jungles of Ceylon. Having the privilege of select guided outings, and the unique opportunity to mingle with the men of the British Army, we learn that on Saturday 16 June 1945, in Calcutta, she married Major John Blackall-Palmer, Indian Army Frontier Force Rifles, MBE, born into a wealthy family of rubber plantation owners in Burma. The Major's service in Burma, since 1937 presents another dimension of interest to the war letters, with mention of battles against the Japanese, and looting the corpses. One of the photographs, evidently taken by Major Blackall-Palmer, shows Japanese troops marching through the Kabaw Valley in the highlands of in northern Burma (Myanmar) February 1945, captioned to verso. In India, four are of the Taj Mahal, one shows workers harvesting a high altitude tea plantation, and one is taken at a public washing basin. Excerpts from the letters : 16 November 1944, Meerut, India. "... I wish very much you could come out here - The animals just walk around the road & hedges. The children are all barefooted and always salam you & salute you when you go by. The women carry colossal things balancing on their heads just as they used to in the Biblical days, and wear the same robes... you only ever see a horse & cart... bullocks & carts... the other day I saw a naked woman to the waist walking along unconcerned & the other side of the road was a dead man stark naked on the way to his burial... We are having a lot of issue with our uniform of which have to pay ourselves... George (the captain) has given me a zanbar skin which he shot himself... it looks very effective on my stone floor - No men are allowed to the bungalows at all but they can come to our mess on personal invitation." 22 January 1945 [Sri Lanka jungle camp] "I have moved to another country. I was indeed very sorry to leave Meerut... things are so awfully cheap in India and so terribly expensive in Ceylon... They don't have tongas in Ceylon, only rickshaws... The country itself is not so poverty stricken...even the children can speak a bit of English..." 3 February 1945 "... Commander Merriman, the head of the F.A.N.Y.s out here told me that as this camp is such a long way from town - we are 12 miles out right in the jungle - She would like to start up a hairdressing salon & has arranged for me to leave the switchboard on Monday for good..." 7 March 1945 "...Last night I went out to a Navy Mess for Dinner & Dance & met a nice Lt. Commander who is only down here from India for a fortnight but that is always the way... lunch with him tomorrow... the Grant Orient Hotel [Colombo]" 10 March 1945 "I am going to ask if I can go to Calcutta - we are only supposed to be at a station for 6 months but you know how the FANY organisation is... awfully slow at everything. Nobody helped with the salon. I did it all myself... If I move again I shall naturally go back to switchboard work or registered clerking... I hate being stuck right out here in the jungle... here you can't move outside the camp unless you have a date who brings transport..." 22 March 1945 "...such stiff rationing... all material [fabric] has now been rationed in Ceylon...There are a lot of rumours again about moving... we will have to be prepared to rough it to that country beginning with ----- there is such a shortage of it in England... " "...there is a lot of dirty work to do and the RAF are the people who help to do it...We had a big explosion in the harbour about 2 days ago - a ship exploded - there is a very strong anti-British Pecha (pasha?) here - we have to be very careful when we go out." 16 April 1945 "... I am going to Kandy next weekend with our C.O. Cpt. Graham Weall - to do their hair for them..." 6 June 1945 [Calcutta] "I am due off to Ceylon tomorrow. John has gone back to Burma & the Japs... what an interesting leave I have had - married - honeymoon - all so unexpected... John has given me a lovely ruby ring he swooped his shirt for it & 14 rps off a Burmese man 85 miles up the Rangoon Rd just after one of the big campaigns had finished. I have got a lot of his loot which he's collected off dead Japs. Jap flag & suicide knife - Jap money etc..." 12 July 1945 "... John is in the Regular Indian Army... when the war is over he does go back to a lower rank but he hopes to be a Col soon... He might give up his army career & go into Rubber plantations. It all depends on what he is offered & the salary etc." 16 July 1945 "John's mother used to own a lot of Rubber Plantations out in Burma - he was born out there. She sold out just in time before the Japs arrived so didn't suffer any financial loss... John is very particular about food & wines etc.... he tells me I have a lot to learn to be a good hostess as I shall be in charge of the servants, ordering the food, running the house, & most important to him the wines & spirits... During our honeymoon I often had to entertain about 9 or 10 jungle types both at lunch & dinner - he was always very kind & helpful... Mount Lavina is very beautiful..." [Voyage to Calcutta, August 1945] "... I am alive & kicking... Travelling first class seems to suit me OK. We have a valet to run our bathwater, another one to deliver our tea... I shall be very interested to know if my letter to you was censored... owing a very rough part of the sea I was sick only once...Elizabeth Arden sends parcels to India for anyone who gives an order... There is tons more I want to tell you - but can't owing to the censoring regulations... I cursed the day I ever packed my civvie clothes with me for the voyage - they are strictly banned - also we are carefully watched - we must be in our cabins by ten pm... these precautions because there are so many males around I suppose..." End Excerpts. Miss Deirdre Jenkins, serving in the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry, identification No. 18547, was a cadet/ensign (ensign being equivalent to second lieutenant in the British Army), initially stationed in Meerut, India, as a switchboard operator, then moved to a camp in the palm jungles of Ceylon with Force 136 which was part of SOE (Special Operations Executive) in Southeast Asia. Perhaps having an ancestral Australian connection, her father was Mr. C. Jenkins whom had a residence in Melbourne, Australia, as well as in Hendon in London. The First Aid Nursing Yeomanry is a British independent all-female registered charity. Formed in 1907 it was active in both nursing and intelligence work during the two World Wars, and served as a first aid link between the field hospitals and the front lines. It was given the yeomanry title as all its members were originally mounted on horseback. And, unlike standard nursing organisations, the FANY saw themselves rescuing the wounded and giving first aid, similar to a modern combat medic. Their founder, Sergeant Major, later Captain, Edward Baker, a veteran of the Sudan Campaign and the Second Boer War, felt that a single rider could get to a wounded soldier faster than a horse-drawn ambulance. Each woman was trained not only in first aid but signalling and drilling in cavalry movements. In September 1938, the FANY Corps was asked to form the initial Motor Driver Companies of the Auxiliary Territorial Service, called the Women's Transport Service. A small part of F.A.N.Y. - highly secret at the time and later famous - served as a parent unit for many women who undertook espionage work for the Special Operations Executive. Recruits were trained in one of four fields: Motor Transport, Wireless Telegraphy, Codes or General. They worked on coding and signals, acting as conductors for agents and providing administration and technical support for the Special Training Schools. Their work was top secret and often highly skilled. Members operated in several theatres of war, including North Africa, Italy, India and the Far East. Thirty-nine of the fifty women sent into France by SOE were FANYs, 13 of whom were captured and murdered by the Gestapo. Many decorations, of both the UK and other countries, were awarded for their service and outstanding courage. Among these, four of the highest UK decorations were the George Cross awarded to Odette Hallowes (who was incarcerated and tortured, but survived the war), to Violette Szabo and Noor Inayat Khan (both perished in captivity and were decorated posthumously). Nancy Wake's awards included the George Medal. Now officially the Princess Royal's Volunteer Corps (renamed in 1999, after being given permission by Anne, Princess Royal to use her title), it is now referred to as FANY (PRVC). The original name has greater recognition, however, and greater prominence even in official publications and on its website.. Very Good.

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        Le souci de sincérité 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-4 published in the issue dated 2 March 1944 the Journal of Debates. Complete manuscript writing very dense, with many erasures, corrections and additions. Literary review published on the occasion of the publication in the new collection Gallimard devoted to "The Young Philosophy" from the book "The concern sincerity" Yvon Belaval complete typescript is attached. In the writings of Blanchot, philosophical criticism acquires its own autonomy which makes it impossible to distinguish between the original thought Belaval and luminous interpretation of offers in a few pages, Maurice Blanchot. "The true man wants to break with loneliness when locked both reflection and weakness. He dreams of a return to "we" primitive, but simply the dream: he delights in his scruples, he speaks only to himself and speaks only of itself, it fails, and enjoys his failures. " No concern for fairness, so Blanchot, but a rigorous intellectual mechanics that do not not fear to overcome the limitations of text designed to develop its philosophical potential. 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-4 publiée dans le numéro du 2 Mars 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, dans la nouvelle collection des éditions Gallimard consacrée à "La Jeune Philosophie" de l'ouvrage "Le souci de sincérité" de Yvon Belaval On joint le tapuscrit complet. Sous la plume de Blanchot, la critique philosophique acquiert une autonomie propre qui rend impossible la distinction entre la pensée originale de Belaval et l'interprétation lumineuse qu'en offre, en quelques pages, Maurice Blanchot. « L'homme sincère veut rompre avec la solitude où l'ont enfermé à la fois la réflexion et la faiblesse. Il rêve d'un retour au "nous" primitif, mais il se contente de le rêver : il s'enchante de ses scrupules, il ne parle qu'à soi-même et ne parle que de soi, il échoue et jouit de ses échecs. » Nul souci de sincérité, donc, chez Blanchot, mais une mécanique intellectuelle rigoureuse qui ne craint pas pas de s'affranchir des limites du texte étudié pour déployer tout son potentiel philosophique. 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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        Le travail de Balzac Manuscrit autographe tapuscrit complets et un feuill EDITION ORIGINALE

      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 ½ pages 4to published in the issue dated 23 March 1944 of the Journal of Debates. Complete manuscript writing very dense, with many erasures, corrections and additions. Full typescript and autograph sheet working papers are joined Maurice Blanchot. In this literary column published on the occasion of the publication of The Life of Balzac by André Billy, Blanchot abandons soon biographer to describe the work of incessant rewriting Balzac. He analyzes Balzac's work through the prism of the struggle between the idea and matter, "the idea that will make sense of all his work (...) is the destructive power of thought. (...) The creation of the novelist (...) is threatened by the power that entails. Its main purpose of his enemy; it is infinitely wary sense that it gives. " There is no doubt that behind this relevant study of the work of Balzac, the author of Last word hints at his own aesthetic approach. Between April 1941 and August 1944, Maurice Blanchot published in the "Chronicle of intellectual life" of the Journal of Debates 173 articles on new 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 he would later develop Many in these essays, "La Part du feu" to "The Infinite Conversation" and "The Scripture of the disaster." From the very first articles, Blanchot demonstrated analytical acuity far beyond current literature that motivates writing. Oscillating between classic and modern, first-class writers and minor novelists, he puts in his columns, the foundations of critical thinking that 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," the 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 two acts from which culture entered its oscillations opposites "(The Book, In Journal of Debates, January 20, 1943). In 2007, Cahiers NRF together under the direction of Christopher Bident all literary chronicles not yet published in volume with the proper analysis of the critical work of Blanchot "novels, poems, essays give rise to a singular reflection, always safer of his own rhetoric, delivered more to the echo of 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 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-4 publié dans le numéro du 23 Mars 1944 du Journal des Débats. Manuscrit complet à l'écriture très dense, comportant de nombreuses ratures, corrections et ajouts. On joint le tapuscrit complet et un feuillet autographe de notes de travail de Maurice Blanchot. Dans cette chronique littéraire publiée à l'occasion de la parution de La vie de Balzac par André Billy, Blanchot délaisse bien vite le biographe pour décrire le travail de réécriture incessant de Balzac. Il analyse ainsi l'œuvre balzacienne  à travers le prisme de cette lutte entre l'idée et la matière : « l'idée qui va donner un sens à toute son œuvre (...) c'est la puissance destructrice de la pensée. (...) La création du romancier (...) est mise en péril par la puissance qui l'engendre. Elle a pour principal ennemi sa raison d'être ; elle est infiniment méfiante du sens qu'elle se donne. » Nul doute que derrière cette pertinente étude du travail de Balzac, l'auteur du Dernier mot laisse deviner sa propre démarche esthétique. 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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        L'art d'André Dhôtel 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 16 March 1944 of the Journal of Debates. Complete manuscript writing very dense, with many erasures, corrections and additions. Literary review published on the occasion of the publication of Gallimard Nowhere Andre Dhôtel. 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 16 Mars 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 chez Gallimard de Nulle part d'André Dhôtel. On joint le tapuscrit complet. Ce second article sur l'oeuvre de Dhôtel (un autre paraitra encore en 1945 dans la revue Paysage Dimanche), témoigne toujours de la grande affection que porte Blanchot à cet "écrivain rare qui mérite la plus grande attention". Avec un art consommé, Blanchot investit l'oeuvre de Dhôtel pour y insuffler son propre univers de lecteur sans pour autant trahir l'oeuvre originale : "Ils [les personnages] ont compris que la meilleure façon de lutter avec les événements, c'est une manière courtoise de s'effacer, de suspendre sa décision, de s'en remettre, avec modestie, à ce pouvoir indéterminé et absent qu'est la fortune." 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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        D'un roman à l'autre 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 20 January 1944 of the Journal of Debates. Complete manuscript writing very dense, with many erasures, corrections and additions. Literary chronicle of literary news of the moment. Full typescript is attached. "The subject is not limited to the plot: it depends both incidents of language, the details of the composition, and most of these images that reveal the meaning of creation; the subject of a novel, it is the world's foremost he is born. " This principle of novelistic art could also apply to chronic it initiates. The topic of "From a novel to another" is so literary news that crosses the thought Blanchotienne it engenders. 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 20 Janvier 1944 du Journal des Débats. Manuscrit complet à l'écriture très dense, comportant de nombreuses ratures, corrections et ajouts. Chronique littéraire sur l'actualité littéraire du moment. On joint le tapuscrit complet. « Le sujet ne se limite pas à l'intrigue : il dépend aussi bien des incidents du langage, des détails de la composition et, plus encore, de ces images qui révèlent le sens de la création ; le sujet d'un roman, c'est avant tout le monde qu'il fait naître. » Ce principe de l'art romanesque pourrait tout aussi bien s'appliquer à la chronique qu'il initie. Le sujet de « D'un roman à l'autre » n'est tant l'actualité littéraire qu'il parcourt que la pensée Blanchotienne qu'elle fait naître. 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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        Rakuyo Kinson Kobo Shuei: Catalogue of Selected Relics from the Ancient Tombs of Chin-ts'un, Loyang

      Kobayashi Shuppan-bu, 1944, Buckram, Book Condition: Very Good Minus, Second Edition. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, This book is written in Japanese, not in English. The first edition was published in 1937. Printed and bound in Japan. Dark green buckram binding with crisp red-stamped archaic image to the front board and with crisp gilt-stamped Japanese characters to the spine. A 1-inch chip at the top of the front board. Some rubbing but overall a fairly clean binding. 11.75 x 9 inches. Gently bumped spine head and tail and with fairly sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. Color frontispiece of a mirror from a Tokyo collection. About 58 pages of text. With CXX monochrome plates. The plates on medium-weight, semi-stiff matte stock. No remainder marks. Tiny sticker from previous bookseller neatly pasted to the pastedown. English title in pencil to the pastedown. Else a very clean copy, and still rather tight. Gently read. A Very Good Minus copy. All in all a desirable copy of an extremely scarce work featuring outstanding specimens from the Ancient Tombs of Chin-ts'un, Loyang.

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        Autótaxi- és bérautóipart ?z? zsidók bejelentési kötelezettsége. 1944. június 19. 51.784/1944.-V. szám. [Required Report of the Jews in the Taxi and Transport Industries. June 19, 1944. No. 51.784/1944.-V.]

      dr. Szebeny József tanácsnok (Budapest székesf?város házinyomdája) (1944), Budapest - Original printed poster. With the coat of arms of Budapest. Issued by the Mayor of the Capital City of Budapest. 32 × 48 cm. Withdrew of the licence of the Jewish taxi drivers and transporters, the taxi and transport companies. Ákos Farkas was the mayor during the most difficult time for the Jewry of Budapest. He decreed numerous anti-semitic edicts and he was very active in the ghettoization of the Jews in Budapest that started in November 1944. As the Red Army approached Budapest, Farkas fled to Germany in late December, 1944. He was captured by the US troops and as war criminal extradited to Hungary in 1946. He was sentence 10 years imprisonment, he died in the prison in 1955. Tanned due to acidic paper. Folded once. Small tears to edges. Overall in good condition. Original printed poster. With the coat of arms of Budapest. Issued by the Mayor of the Capital City of Budapest.

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        Framed Signed Sheet Music

      1944. unbound. Sheet music for "My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time" from the 1944 film "In Society" starring Abbott and Costello. Signed in full by both men atop their likenesses. 12 x 9 inches, no place, no date, circa 1944. Diagonal crease in the upper right corner; very good(-) condition. Float-mounted against a dark blue background. Double-matted in yellow and white and set in a black frame measuring 20 x 16.75 inches.

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        THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE

      Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1944. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. Illustrated by Tresilian, Stuart. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Cream pictorial cloth. The first book in the "Adventure" series. 326 pages. B/w illustrations. Corners bumped, top edge of spine browned. Inscription in ink (dated Dec. 1944) to front endpaper. Contents clean and bright. Pictorial wrapper has 'd' of 7s.6d smaller than the '6' indicating first edition. Wrapper is edge creased and chipped with a little loss at top & tail of spine and corners. [S]

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        No Road Back.

      - Poems. Translations from the German by S. A. de Witt. Illustrations by George Grosz. English and German Text. New York, Samuel Curl 1944. Mit 2 ganzseit. Zeichnungen (Frontispiz und S. 94). XII, 163(1) S. Orig.-Leinen mit illustr. Schutzumschlag. Umschlagzeichnung von Grosz. Erste Ausgabe. - Wilpert/G. 20. - Raabe/Hannich-B. 202.19. - Exilarchiv 4035. - Lang 75 (erwähnt irrtümlicherweise nur die Frontispizzeichnung). - Vortitel mit eigenhändiger Widmung des Verfassers: »Kurt und Elsa Grossmann mit besten Wünschen auf dem (gedruckt: NO ROAD BACK) ahead, Walter Mehring, New York, May 1947«. - Schutzumschlag mit kleinen Randläsuren, eine Innenklappe abgeschnitten, sonst gutes Exemplar. [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.

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        Group of seven photographs, two signed, and one annotated by Sinatra.

      California: c.1944 - 5 "10 × 8" glossy promo photos - 2 of Sinatra and Silvani together, signed and inscribed; one of Sinatra's soft-ball team the Swooners, annotated by Sinatra verso; an unsigned Sinatra promo; and one of Rocky Marciano receiving a foot-rub during a training camp at Grossinger's in '53; together with one "5 × 7" club table photograph of Sinatra, Silvani and "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, perhaps also at Grossinger's, and a smaller format satin-finsh early promo photograph of Sinatra by James Kriegsmann Overall a little used, both of the two "signed and inscribeds" with a small piece torn from a corner, no loss of image or autograph, one of these with a clean closed tear in from the lower margin, no loss, the unsigned "10 × 8" also with a small piece torn from the margin, as also the Marciano, but they remain all about very good. Al Silvani was a childhood friend of Sinatra's, had a moderately successful career as a boxing trainer, at various times looking after Jake La Motta, Henry Armstrong, Carmen Basilio, Fritzie Zivic, Pone Kingpetch, Rocky Graziano, Ingemar Johansson, and Lou Ambers, he worked as Robert De Niro's trainer for Raging Bull; "moonlighted" as one of Sinatra's bodyguards; worked as an actor and stuntman in a number of movies, many of them Sinatra vehicles; and generally hung with the Rat Pack. The two signed photographs - Sinatra inscribes "Sincerely Frank Sinatra" - are inscribed by Silvani to his brother Joe, who boxed for a few years in the mid-20s, compiling a tidy losing record, of 3-9-1 and one no contest, two of the losses and the solitary draw being against "Slapsie" Maxie. Silvani also played for Sinatra's soft-ball team the Swooners, as did Anthony Quinn, and Sammy Cahn; Silvani, Sinatra, Quinn and Cahn all clearly shown in the present photograph which is annotated on the back in Sinatra's hand, "We won the game Sunday 6 to 1 at Gilmore Stadium". An excellent grouping with a close connection to Sinatra's inner circle.

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        Aurélien EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Gallimard, 1944. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1944, 14,5x21cm, broché. - First edition, one of 88 numbered copies on pure vellum wire, deluxe edition after 13 Holland paper. Bel appeared as exemplary. Rare and highly sought. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 88 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin pur fil, tirage de tête après 13 Hollande. Bel exemplaire tel que paru. Rare et très recherché.

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        Felhívás. Budapest Székesf?város Polgármestere. 1944. június 10. 62.239./1944-IV. szám. [Appeal. Mayor of Capital City Budapest. June 10, 1944. No. 62.239./1944-IV.]

      Kintzig János tanácsjegyz? (Budapest székesf?város házinyomdája) (1944), (Budapest) - Original printed poster. With the coat of arms of Budapest. Signed in print by the Deputy Mayor of Capital City of Budapest. 315 × 475 mm. Order of the Deputy Mayor regarding the compulsory report of the stocks and other properties in Jewish possession. The so-called "redistribution of the Jewish properties on social basis" in Hungary has not started until the German occupation in 1944 March. The first statute about deportation was issued on April 7, 1944 and it contained orders regarding the deportees' properties too, that should be confiscated. The second act was on April 16, no. 1600/1944 - referred in this appeal - about the "aryanization of commerce and industry", which stated that the Jews must report their properties over 10.000 Hungarian Peng? (exchange rate on June 30, 1944: 1 USD = 33.51 Peng?), and to deposit it in banks. Any sales and purchase contacts before March 22, 1944 declared vacate to avoid worth saving. The bank-accounts belonging to Jews were blocked, they received new passbooks issued with a printed Star of David on them. The other statute this appeal refers to is the 1290/1944 enacted on May 26, ordains the banks to open their safe-deposits to inspect if there is any hidden "Jewish stocks" and other properties. Dr. Bódy calls the banks to report about all the Jewish possessions that they could find until June 16, 1944. Scarce document of the legal and financial background of the Hungarian Holocaust. [Ref.: Ungváry, K.: ?Nagy jelent?ség? szociálpolitikai akció" - adalékok a zsidó vagyon begy?jtéséhez és elosztásához Magyarországon 1944-ben. In.: Évkönyv / 1956-os Magyar Forradalom Történetének Dokumentációs és Kutató Intézete. 10. Budapest, 2002. pp. 287-321.]. Tanned due to acidic paper. Folded once. Two small tears at upper and lover edges. Overall in fine condition. Original printed poster. With the coat of arms of Budapest. Signed in print by the Deputy Mayor of Capital City of Budapest [Attributes: First Edition]

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        AMERICAN MARINE'S PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM DOCUMENTING HIS DUTY IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC DURING WORLD WAR II, PLUS LOOSE PHOTOS OF GUADALCANAL AND GERMANY AT THE TIME :; 133 Photographs in all

      1944. Original photograph album. Leatherette. Very Good. Compiled by Lieutenant John Shallow, the album contains 59 original images (mostly 3.25" x 4.5", some 3" x 3", and one 8" x 10". The photographs are fitted into red-white-blue photo corners on 10" x 12" leaves of black stock. Bound into an album of padded, faux leather, with a picture of an inn and a horse & carriage on the front. The compiler refers to himself as "Jack" or "Jackie," and he is pictured with wife Madge and small son "Little Billy", and his father "Big Jack". He traveled to the WWII Pacific theatre on the "USS Canberra", the only US warship named for a foreign city. The "Canberra" entered service in 1943 and was later torpedoed in the Aerial Battle of Taiwan-Okinawa in 1944 and returned to the US for repairs. Jack was probably at Guadalcanal just after the Campaign ended (Feb. 3, 1943), when it became a major base for the Allies. ~~ Jack identifies his fellow combatants by their full names and often branches of service and ranks: Walter Grondell, USS Canberra, 1943; Dom Mastone, USNCB "Sea Bees", 1943; Sgt. Donald Redding, 1942; Corporal Russell Landless (with woman "Jerry" "on active duty in Greenland"); Lt. Bob Lambourne (with Evelyn and at graduation from Officers Training, 1943), Oregon, 1943, and also as Private Bob Lambourne ("on maneuvers, 1943"-7 shots); "Corporal David J. Allan, 5th Marines, Battle of Guadalcanal"; Lt. Roger Lindsey, Army Air Corps; Lt. Albert Lindsey USNR; Sgt. Robert Lindsey, USMC; Ensign Leo Doherty, USNR; Bill Fallon, USMC; George Assan, Jr., Seabees; "Charles Allan, USNR; and Barton Allan, USN. ~~ Two pages of photographs (9 images) are labeled "Official Marine pictures-Scenes of Guadalcanal", including shots of the marines landing on the beach, Henderson Field, "Bomber at Henderson Field", "Dead Jap", marine rifles ("They forget Marines are crack shots"), a foxhole, "bridge built over swamp" and a dead soldier ("The End"). There are also several unlabeled but presumably Guadalcanal snapshots-a soldier saluting in front of barracks, two US sailors with a Japanese flag, and three US servicemen in the jungle. Other men-at-war photographs include seven of "Private Bob Lambourne on Maneuvers, 1943", showing him in a tent, at attention with other men, "at ease" with other men, the barracks, etc. ~~ Included in this archive is an envelope of 74 loose photographs of Guadalcanal and Germany during World War II. Some labeled on versos in various hands. The b&w images vary in size. Fourteen photographs show our compiler, John Shallow, in training at Fort Ontario in 1943. There are also 11 shots of identified soldiers not labeled "Fort Ontario", including 2 of Harold, Audrey, and Co. (taken at parks in Brooklyn); a photo labeled "John" taken at Ft. Dix, NJ in November, 1942; an MP, who inscribed his photo "To my pal John Shallow from Jim Woerner"; two shots of duos: "S/Sgt Lester Paccaci and PFC Crowlenski" and "PFC Herbert Baily & Corwlenski"; unidentified man in jeep at Fort Custer, MI, Aug., 1943; four men in helmets with "Dupe/ Not for publication" NS Army Censor/ Harnsberger, 1st Lt. PA" on verso; three men, including Shallow, April 1943, in "Mom Giamquitta's" back yard, inscribed by her to Shallow on the verso, April 1943; Cpl. Dan Miles, June, 1944; and Roy Funk of Utica, in Monticello, Arkansas April, 1943. Also present are 34 photographs of unidentified U.S. servicemen: 21 of various men; 10 with mothers or girlfriends/wives; two men with dog; and one man with child in front of a demolished building. There are also four photographs from Guadalcanal: three of "natives"-"Friendly little fellows" in a large group wearing shorts or sarongs; "Some of the native women...all 5 are my girl friends. Not bad, hum!", showing five bare-breasted women in skirts; and one photo of a small/ naked child, "What do you think of little Jas.(?), 6 years old" holding "some kind of melon. One photograph shows a soldier with a rifle in the jungle. Finally, there are nine small (2 ½" x 3 ¼") photographs apparently taken in Germany: three of airplanes (one ruined plane with swastika); five of buildings (2 ruined, one of which has a horse and carriage in the foreground); one of a soldier in front of German P.O. building; and a photograph of a plane in the sky.

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        Le Français d'Europe

      Editions Balzac, Paris 1944 - Dim: 12x19cm. Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Couverture jaune, plats renforcée aux marges, habile restauration en queue, texte intact, 428p. Size: In 12 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Une route seul soleil EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Toulouse: Comité national des écrivains & Centre des intellectuels, 1944. Fine. Comité national des écrivains & Centre des intellectuels, Toulouse s.d. (1944), 10,5x13,5cm, agrafé. - Edition for which he was not drawn large papers. Precious autograph signed by the author Raymond Queneau: "... poet and freedom of speech ..." Back and dishes slightly and marginally as generally insolated. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Tristan Tzara à Raymond Queneau : "... poète du langage et la liberté..." Dos et plats légèrement et marginalement insolés comme généralement.  

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        Towards Zero

      London: for The Crime Club by Collins,, 1944. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine black. With the dust jacket. Map frontispiece. Boards bowed, cloth a little cockled; a very good copy in the unclipped jacket with spine panel faintly toned and a little marked. First UK edition, first impression. First published in the US earlier the same year. Towards Zero is dedicated to Robert Graves, with the request "that you should sternly restrain your critical faculties ... when reading it. This is a story for your pleasure and not a candidate for Mr. Graves' literary pillory!

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        The Road To Serfdom

      Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1944. First American edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by Friedrich A. Hayek on the front free end paper. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional copy, most rare signed. "Hayek has written one of the most important books of our generation. It restates for our time the issue between liberty and authority with the power and rigor of reasoning that John Stuart Mill stated in his great essay, ‘On Liberty’" (Hazlitt, 82). [I]n my opinion it is a grand book. . . . Morally and philosophically I find myself in agreement with virtually the whole of it: and not only in agreement with it, but in deeply moved agreement" (John Maynard Keynes). The Road To Serfdom placed fourth on the list of the 100 best non-fiction books of the twentieth century by National Review magazine.

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        Group of seven photographs, two signed, and one annotated by Sinatra

      California: , c.1944. 5 "10 × 8" glossy promo photos - 2 of Sinatra and Silvani together, signed and inscribed; one of Sinatra's soft-ball team the Swooners, annotated by Sinatra verso; an unsigned Sinatra promo; and one of Rocky Marciano receiving a foot-rub during a training camp at Grossinger's in '53; together with one "5 × 7" club table photograph of Sinatra, Silvani and "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, perhaps also at Grossinger's, and a smaller format satin-finsh early promo photograph of Sinatra by James Kriegsmann Overall a little used, both of the two "signed and inscribeds" with a small piece torn from a corner, no loss of image or autograph, one of these with a clean closed tear in from the lower margin, no loss, the unsigned "10 × 8" also with a small piece torn from the margin, as also the Marciano, but they remain all about very good. Al Silvani was a childhood friend of Sinatra's, had a moderately successful career as a boxing trainer, at various times looking after Jake La Motta, Henry Armstrong, Carmen Basilio, Fritzie Zivic, Pone Kingpetch, Rocky Graziano, Ingemar Johansson, and Lou Ambers, he worked as Robert De Niro's trainer for Raging Bull; "moonlighted" as one of Sinatra's bodyguards; worked as an actor and stuntman in a number of movies, many of them Sinatra vehicles; and generally hung with the Rat Pack. The two signed photographs - Sinatra inscribes "Sincerely Frank Sinatra" - are inscribed by Silvani to his brother Joe, who boxed for a few years in the mid-20s, compiling a tidy losing record, of 3-9-1 and one no contest, two of the losses and the solitary draw being against "Slapsie" Maxie. Silvani also played for Sinatra's soft-ball team the Swooners, as did Anthony Quinn, and Sammy Cahn; Silvani, Sinatra, Quinn and Cahn all clearly shown in the present photograph which is annotated on the back in Sinatra's hand, "We won the game Sunday 6 to 1 at Gilmore Stadium". An excellent grouping with a close connection to Sinatra's inner circle.

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        Pastoral

      UK: Heinemann, 1944 London, Heinemann, 1944. Hardback first edition and first impression. A near fine copy with some nibbling to the top of the jacket and a short closed tear to the lower spine tip.. 1st Edition. Hardback. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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        Dangling Man - SIGNED

      Vanguard, New York, 1944, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, A First Edition, First Printing, Signed By Author Near fine in a near fine unclipped dust jacket. A remarkably nice copy, signed by the author on the title page. End papers with a little darkening along the gutters, text block a bit soiled, else near fine. Jacket spine slightly faded, corners and spine ends with very tiny chipping. A very small (quarter inch) triangular chip at the top of the rear panel.Accompanied by a custom half black morocco box, raised bands and gilt titles on spine. A beautiful copy of the book in a very handsome case, Book

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        Lettres d'Espagne. 1830 - 1833. Lithographies Originales En Couleurs De Clavé.

      Édition Galatea, Paris 1944 - Frontis - portada - 120 pp. en buen papel de Lana. Ilustrado con 27 litografías a color entre el texto y en lámina. Edición total de 300 ejemplares. (nº188). Buena encuadernación de Cambras a media piel. Corte superior dorado. Size: 35 x 26,5 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De Jean-Paul à Giraudoux 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 ½ pages 8vo published in the issue dated February 3, 1944 of the Journal of Debates. Complete manuscript writing very dense, with many erasures, corrections and additions. Full typescript includes an amendment author's autograph in the title of the article is attached. Literary Chronicle published on the occasion of the publication of the complete edition of the translation of Quintus Fixlein the great German romantic John Paul. Important study in which Blanchot develops many of his theories about the power of literature: "It is a kind of asceticism that allows us to access a more authentic life (...) it is for the writer mystical significance. ". Moreover, he attributes to the writing of Jean-Paul power "extraordinary transmutation. (...) S prose recreates the world by making it the place of universal similarities." Thus, preceding that of Lautréamont, Rimbaud and Nerval, "it is both a means of understanding are power and metamorphosis live, write, it's the same act Poetry is a magical experience.". Between April 1941 and August 1944, Maurice Blanchot published in the "Chronicle of intellectual life" of the Journal of Debates 173 articles on new 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 he would later develop Many in these essays, "La Part du feu" to "The Infinite Conversation" and "The Scripture of the disaster." From the very first articles, Blanchot demonstrated analytical acuity far beyond literary news q "ui motivates its writing. Oscillating between classic and modern, first-class writers and minor novelists, he puts in his columns the foundations of critical thinking that 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," the 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 two acts from which culture entered its oscillations opposites "(The Book, In Journal of Debates, January 20, 1943). In 2007, Cahiers NRF together under the direction of Christopher Bident all literary chronicles not yet published in volume with the proper analysis of the critical work of Blanchot "novels, poems, essays give rise to a singular reflection, always safer of his own rhetoric, delivered more to the echo of 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 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 publié dans le numéro du 3 Février 1944 du Journal des Débats. Manuscrit complet à l'écriture très dense, comportant de nombreuses ratures, corrections et ajouts. On joint le tapuscrit complet comportant une modification autographe de l'auteur dans le titre de l'article. Chronique littéraire publiée à l'occasion de la parution de l'édition complète de la traduction de Quintus Fixlein du grand romantique allemand Jean-Paul. Etude d'importance, dans laquelle Blanchot développe plusieurs de ses théories sur le pouvoir de la littérature  : "Elle est une sorte d'ascèse qui nous permet d'accéder à une vie plus authentique (...) elle a pour l'écrivain une signification mystique.". Plus encore, il attribue à l'écriture de Jean-Paul un pouvoir "extraordinaire de transmutation. (...) Sa prose recrée le monde en en faisant le lieu de la ressemblance universelle". Ainsi, précédant celle de Lautréamont, Rimbaud ou Nerval, "elle est à la fois moyen de connaisssance et pouvoir de métamorphose; vivre, écrire, c'est le même acte. La poésie est une expérience magique." 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 q"ui 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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        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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