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        Masque of Reason, A

      Henry Holt and Company, New York 1945 - Dark blue cloth with spine stamped in gilt. Boards are lightly soiled with evidence of something having dripped the length of back board, but no evidence inside book. Front endpapers are browned, otherwise the book is clean. Bookseller's stamp and pencil notation inside backboard. Inscribed by Frost to Wally and Mary (Stegner) on first endpaper. The Frosts and Stegners remained lifelong friends after meeting at the Bread Loaf Writers Conference in 1938. Barrett A.27.1 ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 23 pp; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Watchful at Night

      FARRAR & RINEHART, NY 1945 - "A Murray Hill Mystery" General shelf wear, worn extremities, rubbed cover, tanned spine, pen marking on front endpaper, and very lightly age-toned pages. DATE PUBLISHED: 1945 EDITION: 185 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Naked City

      New York: Essential Books, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition, first printing. Bound in original course grey cloth with navy blue stamping. Signed by Weegee on the title page, and again with inscription on the dedication page reading [to you the people of New York] "+ especially to Bob + Mike / Best Regards / Weegee / a grown up dead end kid 1945". Weegee's rubber stamp is also present on the dedication page. Very Good. Cloth lightly soiled, bottom front corner lightly frayed. Pages at rear roughly cut and jagged along the top edge. Signed and inscribed by the photographer in the year of publication.

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        Best : Biographische Studien über Radikalismus, Weltanschauung und Vernunft 1903-1989

      Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (Festeinband im Format 17 x 23,5 cm) mit Rücken- und fotoillustriertem Deckeltitel. 693 Seiten, mit Anmerkungen, Quellen- und Literaturverzeichnis, Abkürzungs- und Personenverzeichnis sowie Angaben zum Verfasser. Exemplar in guter Erhaltung - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Großdeutschland vor und im 2.Weltkrieg, Biographie, Biografie von Dr. Werner Best, SS, RSHA Reichssicherheitshauptamt, Ausschaltung der NS-Eliten 1945 ff, Kampf gegen die Siegerjustiz der Alliierten, Judenaktion, Musterprotektorat, Carl Schmitt, völkische Großraumordnung, völkische Neuordnung Europas, seriöser Antisemitismus, militärische Abwehr und Abwehrpolizei, deutscher Sicherheitsdienst, völkisches Rechtsdenken, rassische Generalprävention, Gegnerbekämpfung, Kampf gegen Staatsfeinde und weltanschauliche Gegner, Stellvertreter von Reinhard Heydrich, Gestapo, Reichsbevollmächtigter Dänemark, Best-Verfahren, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut Bitte beachten Sie: Auf Grund der besonderen Versandkostenvorgaben vom ZVAB und Abebooks, kann es bei schwereren oder mehrbändigen Werken zu höheren Portokosten kommen, da der Preis sich nicht am Gewicht, sondern nach der Anzahl der Artikel richtet.

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        Imiona Nurtu; [The Names of the Current]

      Munich: Oficyna Warszawska, 1945. First edition. Bookplate on front pastedown; tiny label removed from rear pastedown, leaving slight glue residue; edges rubbed; an excellent copy of a fragile volume. 8vo, 36pp; original boards. One of 3000 numbered copies, the entire edition. Poems written by Borowski during his incarceration at Dachau and published shortly after his liberation. This was his second book, preceded by an anonymous mimeograph collection of poems. Despite the large size of the edition, it is quite uncommon.

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        Richard Wright's Blues

      [s.l.]: Reprinted from the Antioch Review, Summer 1945 - First separate edition. Publisher's white paper wrappers, lettered in black. About near fine, with some light toning and faint soiling to the wrappers, minor chip to the spine tail, a few faint stains to the otherwise clean pages. Overall, a very clean and attractive copy of this exceedingly scarce publication. This essay was first published in The Antioch Review in the Summer of 1945 and was republished from a newly set text for this separate format. However, as the wrappers only cite the details of the original serial, it is difficult to say whether this publication is also from 1945 or from 1952 (based on the nondescript "52" next to the publisher's slug on the rear wrapper). Regardless, Richard Wright's Blues is a scarce and important text in Ellison's oeuvre, published before (or in the same year) he achieved literary fame for Invisible Man (1952). Only five copies are listed in OCLC's WorldCat. Richard Wright's Blues is Ellison's review of Richard Wright's then recently published autobiography, Black Boy, which tells of the author's childhood in Mississippi and coming of age in Chicago. Throughout the essay, Ellison uses the Blues, itself an artistic expression of the Southern African-American experience, as a focal point to examine Black Boy and to place it within the larger context of the historical expression of the collective African-American experience. As Ellison explains, "The Blues is an impulse to keep the painful details and episodes of a brutal experience alive in one's aching consciousness, to finger its jagged grain, and to transcend it, not by the consolation of philosophy, but by squeezing from it a near-tragic, near-comic lyricism. As a form, the Blues is an autobiographical chronicle of personal catastrophe expressed lyrically." He argues that Black Boy is Wright's expression of the struggle of growing up African-American in the United States. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Original pencil portrait of Alfred Eisensteadt, inscribed, "To Alfred", signed and dated March 1945

      - Pencil on paper. 1 vols. 7-1/4 x 6-1/4 inches. Original Floyd Davis Portrait of Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. A fine sympathetic full-face drawing of the photographer, undoubtedly done from life. Floyd MacMillan Davis (1896-1966) began by doing advertising art, and in the 1930s began illustrating southern rural scenes and people forthe works of William Faulkner, MacKinlay Kantor and others. During WWII he was selected as a War Department artist and painted in various war theatres: many of his paintings were reproduced by LIFE and now hang in the Pentagon. Recipient of numerous awards, he was regarded as one of the great figures of American illustration. Pencil on paper. 1 vols. 7-1/4 x 6-1/4 inches

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        The Forest of the South

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1945. Association Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front end page - "To the Ingenious Josephine, with kindest regards, and kindest remembrances of the Writer's Conference, Caroline Gordon July 1950. With small address label rear paste down of fellow author and longtime Professor of Literature at Indiana University Josephine K. Piercy. Caroline Gordon first attended the Indiana University Writer's Conference, one of the most prestigious in the country, in 1950. Josephine Piercy authored several scholarly literary studies and became the first woman to attain Full Professor in English at IU. REVIEW COPY, with publisher's Review slip laid in. Very Good, shadow from review slip front end page and paste down, small corner bump, in a Very Good dust jacket, spine faded and slight edge wear. A wonderful Association Copy, Caroline Gordon inscibed copies are SCARCE.. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Association Copy.

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        The Bob Bowen Collection of 9 Western Americana Books

      Near Fine. First Edition. Hardcover. Bob Bowen was a native Texan and resident of Amarillo from 1945 until his death in 2013. He was a WWII combat pilot, newpaper reporter, editor, and publisher. He became Director of Public Relations, Advertising, and Other Company Communications for Shamrock Oil and Gas. During Bowen's tenure at Shamrock, the company provided funding for Western Americana and Texana books and pamphlets written by J. Evetts Haley and printed by legendary Texas printer Carl Hertzog. Bowen was a Western Americana enthusiasist and collector for most of his life and he knew Haley, Hertzog, Bugbee, and many other Western writers and artists. This is a collection of 9 signed books that belonged to Bowen. All are signed by the author or printer and several have warm personalized inscriptions to Bowen. All are first printings, many of them limited editions. The books are: Much Oliged by George Autry with an inscription from Autry's daughter to Bowen as Autry had passed away by the time the book was printed. The inscription mentions that Bowen was the only one who could find the original for one of the Bugbee illustrations used in the book. Trails Travelled Tales Told by Hervey Chesley inscribed by Haley who wrote the introduction. Earl Vandale on the Trail of Texas Books by Haley inscribed by Haley. Vandale was the preeminent collector of Texana and is mentioned in Six Score. Then Came Christmas for Mildred Taitt by Haley inscribed by Haley. Charles Schreiner General Merchandise by Haley inscribed by Haley. The Journey of Fray Marcos De Niza by Cleve Hallenbeck inscribed by Carl Hertzog who printed and designed the book and won a major award for doing so. The Red River Valley: Then and Now by A. W. Neville inscribed by Hertzog who designed and printed it. Buckskin Frank Leslie: Gunman of Tombstone by Colin Rickards inscribed by Hertzog who designed and printed it. The El Paso Salt War of 1877 by C. L. Sonnichsen inscribed by Hertzog who designed and printed it. In his inscription Hertzog points out a mistake he made in the type and implies Bowen had seen pre-publication proofs. Hertzog underlined the mistake in the text as well. The photograph for this listing only shows 8 books, but there are 9 and all 9 are signed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

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        Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin signed outstanding Yalta conference presentation piece

      Yalta, 1945. 22.5" x 22.5". "Large framed presentation piece of three significant historical figures, commemorating the Yalta conference in 1945. Includes the signatures of Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin as follows:1) 4.5"" x 3"" cut page, dated ""7th October 1948"", and signed "" W. Churchill"", with folds. 2) 4"" x 2.5' cut page, with White House letterhead, and signed ""Franklin D. Roosevelt""3) 6"" x 2.5"" cut page from an example of a scarce Stalin Prize with U.S.S.R. seal, signed ""J. Stalin"" and by ""Y. Chadaev"", Council of the People's Commissars.Accompanied by three color prints, matted with the corresponding name plaques, and their accompanying matted signatures neatly placed under each individually. Framed to an overall size of 22.5"" x 22.5""While FDR and Churchill signatures are readily obtainable, Stalin remains virtually unobtainable with documents usually selling above $10,000. This partial document comes from The prestigious Stalin Prize, which existed from 1941 to 1954 and was one of the Soviet Union’s highest honors. A stunning presentation piece commemorating the Yalta conference. Beautifully assembled with the scarce signatures of the three key figures from the period, representing the heads of government from the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union represented by President Franklin Roosevelt, Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Premier Joseph Stalin. Includes print color photos taken from the conference. A similar image from the conference showing the three men together is shown below.Matted, framed and glazed to an overall size of 22.5"" x 22.5"", presented in a gilt wood fame."

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        JÄMTLANDS OCH HÄRJEDALENS HISTORIA. Av Nils Ahnlund, Janrik Bromé, Holger Wichman m.fl. 1. - 4. delen, samt arkeologisk inledning. (5 bd.).

      Stockholm 1945-62. Leks. 8vo. Rikt illustrert. Foldekart. Portretter. Orig. røde skinnbd. med topp gullsnitt og alle omsl. medbundet. Ex libris. Nr. 2 av 800 nr. eks. Fint sett.

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        Vintage Official War Office photograph showing Fieldmarshall Montgomery ("Monty") investing the Military Cross to later writer Peter Luke (Hadrian VII). Signed by "Monty".

      London. Very good condition. The photograph protected by a letter from Peter Luke to his father Harry Charles Luke. The photograph signed by Field Marshal Montgomery.. London, (c.1945). Vintage Photograph. 9 cm wide x 16,2 cm high. Very good condition. The photograph protected by a letter from Peter Luke to his father Harry Charles Luke. The photograph signed by Field Marshal Montgomery. Peter Luke (August 12, 1919 ? January 23, 1995) was a British writer, editor, and producer. Peter Ambrose Cyprian Luke was born in St Albans, he was the first son of Harry Luke. He had wanted to be a painter, and went to art school for 2 years before World War II occurred. He was awarded the Military Cross for his efforts. Some time after, he worked under producer Sydney Newman on the British television drama anthology Armchair Theatre, as a story editor. In 1959, he adapted Frederick Rolfe's novel Hadrian the Seventh. He was married to Carola Peyton-Jones (deceased), then Lettice Crawshaw (one daughter, one son deceased; marriage dissolved), and finally June Tobin (two sons, three daughters). He died in Cadiz on January 23, 1995. (Wikipedia) Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, KG, GCB, DSO, PC (17 November 1887 ? 24 March 1976), nicknamed "Monty" and the "Spartan General", was a senior British Army officer who fought in both the First World War and the Second World War. He saw action in the First World War as a junior officer of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment. At Méteren, near the Belgian border at Bailleul, he was shot through the right lung by a sniper, during the First Battle of Ypres. He returned to the Western Front as a general staff officer and took part in the Battle of Arras in April/May 1917. He also took part in the Battle of Passchendaele in late 1917 before finishing the war as chief of staff of the 47th (2nd London) Division. In the inter-war years he commanded the 17th (Service) Battalion, Royal Fusiliers and, later, the 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment before becoming commander of 9th Infantry Brigade and then General Officer Commanding (GOC) 8th Infantry Division. During the Second World War he commanded the British Eighth Army from August 1942 in the Western Desert until the final Allied victory in Tunisia in May 1943. This command included the Second Battle of El Alamein, a turning point in the Western Desert Campaign. He subsequently commanded the British Eighth Army during the Allied invasion of Sicily and the Allied invasion of Italy. He was in command of all Allied ground forces during Operation Overlord from the initial landings until after the Battle of Normandy. He then continued in command of the 21st Army Group for the rest of the campaign in North West Europe. As such he was the principal field commander for the failed airborne attempt to bridge the Rhine at Arnhem, and the Allied Rhine crossing. On 4 May 1945 he took the German surrender at Lüneburg Heath in Northern Germany. After the war he became Commander-in-Chief of the British Army of the Rhine (BAOR) in Germany and then Chief of the Imperial General Staff. (Wikipedia)

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        CANNERY ROW

      New York: The Viking Press, 1945. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Very Good+/Very Good. Small Octavo. First issue jacket and binding. 208(1)pp. Bound in buff cloth with light blue rules lettered in dark blue, top edge blue. A very good+ copy with mild cover edge wear in very good unclipped dust jacket with mild chips.

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        Der Prozess gegen die Hauptkriegsverbrecher vor dem Internationalen

      Militärgerichtshof, Nürnberg, 14. November 1945 - 1. Oktober 1946. 41 Bände in 40 (Band 23/24 ist ein Doppelband) Amtlicher Text.Deutsche Ausgabe. Veröffentlicht in Nürnberg, Deutschland. 1947-1949. Ca. 25.000 S. gr8. m. zahlr. Bildtafeln sowie Faksimile von Original-Dokumenten. Einige Bände enthalten große Faltbeilagen. Bände 2 bis 22 Sitzungprotokolle, Bände 23 bis 42 Beweisurkunden. (div. St.)(teilw. Rücken etwas ausgeblichen) (alle Seiten sauber und ohne Anstreichungen) (Bd. 1 fehlt) (Bände durchgehend gut erhalten) blaues, goldgeprägtes Ln.-2)Bibl. 40 Bde. Bd. 1 fehlt. Bild vom Einband.

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        Three autograph postcards signed ("Djuna" or "D") to her mother, Elizabeth Chappell Barnes

      Nice, Berlin, New York, 1945. 3-1/2 x 5-1/2 in. Some wear and chipping to edges. 3-1/2 x 5-1/2 in. Barnes writes to her mother in the course of her travels in Europe and America ("... am on my way back to Paris via Freiburg" etc.) With another unsent postcard, complaining that her mother never writes.

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        Andes Patagónicos, Viajes de exploración a la Cordillera Patagónica Austral. Segunda edición aumentada y corregida, Ilustraciones y mapas del autor

      TT. GG. Guillermo Kraft, Buenos Aires 1945 - 445 p. ; 27x21 cms., ilustraciones b/n, mapas. Tela editorial. Timbres de anterior propietario. Tierra del Fuego, Chile y Argentina, Descripciones y Viajes (A-244-ID-CM) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le parti pris des choses

      Second edition, one of 525 numbered copies on Chestnut. Boards of the editor realized after the original model of Paul Bonet. Back slightly insolated. Rare. Gallimard Paris 1945 13,5x19cm reliure de l'éditeur

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        THE SMALL RAIN

      Vanguard 1945 - A near fine and tight hardcover copy in a very good jacket/brodart covered. First Edition. SIGNED/INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Author has penned a short poetic inscription: "O western wind, when wilt thou blow, that the small rains down can rain". A very decent copy. No bumped corners to book. Age toning to front free end paper. Jacket is not priced clipped. Jacket has aged toned with small pieces missing to top and bottom of jackets spine with small holes to jackets spine. Please look at pictures. *** WE BOX AND SHIP ALL BOOKS WITH USPS TRACKING. *** WE HAVE BEEN BUYING AND SELLING USED BOOKS FOR OVER 37 YEARS. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Barreaux

      - Edition de minuit et demi, Paris 1945, 13,5x21,5cm, relié. - Prima edizione pubblicata con lo pseudonimo di Robert Chenier, una delle 330 copie numerate su Arches, un pareggio dopo il 25 e il 70 in Giappone Marais. Bound in pieno nero goffrato in pelle, liscia schiena, piccole tracce di restauro sulle mascelle, piatti decorati un insieme di fili d'oro e piazze fredde e piccole che formano le sbarre di una cella di prigione, un verme di questa raccolta di lettere d'oro in poesie superiore del primo piatto "e il nostro bar, Signore, non nascondere il cielo," guardie e contreplats carta effetti moiré, le coperture e gli schienali conservati, testa dorata, elegante vincolante firmato l'era di J. Anthoine-Legrain; caso rivestito in pelle nera goffrata, piatti di carta nera. Bellissimo esemplare ben preparato da J. Anthoine-Legrain. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale publiée sous le pseudonyme de Robert Chénier, un des 330 exemplaires numérotés sur Arches, seul tirage après 25 Japon et 70 Marais. Reliure en pleine peau gaufrée noire, dos lisse, petites traces de restaurations sur les mors, plats ornés d'un jeu de filets dorés et à froid et de petits carrés formant les barreaux d'une cellule de prison, un ver de ce recueil de poèmes en lettres dorées en haut du premier plat "Et nos barreaux, seigneur, ne cachent pas le ciel", gardes et contreplats de papier à effets moirés, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, élégante reliure de l'époque signée de J. Anthoine-Legrain ; étui bordé de peau gauffrée noire, plats de papier noir. Bel exemplaire joliment établi par J. Anthoine-Legrain.

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        LORD OF THE WORLD : A Novel

      Dodd, Mead & Company, New York 1945 - Very Good+ in a Very Good+ price-clipped dust jacket. Edge wear. Spine sunned. First Edition Thus; no additional printings indicated. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Italienische Reisen. Deutsche Künstler und ihr Italienbild 200 Jahre nach Goethe. Eine Auswahl. Buch zur Ausstellung vom 3. Mai bis 30. Juni 1984 Galerie Rose.

      110 Seiten 8 quer, gebundene Ausgabe, grüner Original Ganz-Leineneinband mit Original-Graphik als Vignette auf dem Buchdeckel mit Folienumschlag, ungelesen und wie neu. Dieser Katalog wurde in einer Auflage von 500 numerierten Exemplaren gedruckt. Der Sonderausgabe mit den Nummern 1 bis 33 liegen je eine signierte Originalradierung von Peter Bräuninger und Jan Peter Tripp bei. Die Radierung von Jan Peter Tripp ist vom Künstler eigenhändig koloriert. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer 29. Jan Peter Tripp (* 15. Mai 1945 in Oberstdorf im Allgäu) ist ein berühmter deutscher Maler und Grafiker. Vom 07. Januar bis 30. Januar 2017 können keine Bücher versandt werden. Ab 31. Januar 2017 erfolgt die Auslieferung. From January 7th until January 30th 2017 no books can be sent. As of January 31th 2017 delivery will take place.

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        Far East.

      London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., 1945.. Octavo. Original orange cloth lettered in yellow, top edge stained red. With the dust jacket. Colour frontispiece after a painting by the author, 44 black and white photographs on plate paper, 14 illustrations in the text. Pages nice and clean, spine faded and frayed to joints, boards still bright. A very good copy in the supplied jacket, chipped at head of spine and small tears to foot with tape repairs to verso, minor spotting to front panel, flaps and verso. First edition, first impression, of this travelogue, the fruits of Beaton's work for the Ministry of Information. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Leslie Mars with best wishes from Cecil Beaton 1973.

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        Photograph Album showing members of the African-American 8th Marine Ammunition Company

      Montford Point (Camp Lejeune, North Carolina) and The Pacific, 1945. Album. Very good. This 8.5" x 13" leather USMC Photo-Log contains 115 photographs showing members of the 8th Marine Ammunition Company. Some of the photos show the African-American boot camp at Montford Point), hand-to-hand combat training, bar girls at a cabaret, and Bowen's wife. Most pages contain Bowen's annotations, and many of Marines' photos are identified. 16 Marines signed the album's autograph log. Bowen's Neptunus Rex certificate for crossing the equator is present, and several newspaper clippings about his purple heart ceremony are glued to the last page. Photographs are in nice shape. The album is edge-worn and the leather binding thong has been replaced. Although the Army had a long tradition of illustrious, although segregated, African-American units, the Marine Corps adamantly refused to allow blacks to enlist, and at the onset of World War II, Commandant Thomas Holcomb declared that he would prefer to have a Corps of 5,000 white men than a force of "250,000 Negroes." After Holcomb was forced to accept blacks, they were trained at a segregated base in North Carolina, Montford Point, and organized into Defense Battalions. The overwhelming majority of these black Marines served in areas far behind the combat zone. One exception was the 8th Ammunition Company which was attached to the 5th Marine Division. When the division assaulted Iwo Jima, the 8th Ammunition Company shuttled ammunitions from ships to the beachhead under enemy fire. After the battle ended, the company established itself at the northern end of the beachhead along with Army Air Corps squadrons, and unarmed personnel awaiting evacuation. On 28 March 1945, ten days after the Marines had declared Iwo Jima officially secured, a heavily armed force of 300 Japanese staged a nighttime Banzai attack upon the basecamp. The attack was defeated, however one African-American Marine was killed and two were wounded in furious hand-to-hand fighting. Bowen was shot in the jaw. Truly rare. While any African-American World War Two photograph album is scarce; African-American Marine albums are seldom found, and other photograph albums by African-Americans wounded during the Battle of Iwo Jima are simply non-existent.

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        The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child: Volume 1 - 47 (fehlend Bd. 43).

      Gr.8, ca 400 S., OLwd. m. OU., OU min lädiert, Rücken beschienen, min. gebrauchspurig, minimale Bleistiftanstreichungen, insgesamt gute Exemplare. Fast komplette Reihe dieser wichtigen psychoanalytischen Zeitschrift in 61 Bdn. Mit beiliegendem Abstracts and Index in einem Band der Bände 1-26. - 1945 gründeten Anna Freud, Ernst Kris und Heinz Hartmann "The Psychoanalytic study of the child". Der erste Band enthielt eine Abrechnung mit Melanie Klein.

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        TLS-typed Letter Signed "Last Minute Preparations"

      A Signed Statement on the Last Minute Preparations For the Enola Gay signed by Paul W. Tibbets Written shortly after the dropping of the Atomic Bomb about the Last Minute Preparations made on August 5, 1945. Typical of Tibbets typing were strikeovers and occasional misspellings. He notes that the clouds over Japan were breaking up, the lettering on the nose of the plain which the painter took less than half an hour to complete on the Enola Gay and the loading of the bomb. He gathered the so-called Tinian "joint chiefs" including himself, General Thomas F. Farrell, the Manhattan Project's key ranking officer, Admiral William R. Purnell, Navy Captain William S. "Deak" Parsons, who would be the chief weaponer on the flight: Commander Frederick L. Ashworth, another weaponer, Professor Norman F. Ramsey, who I first met in General [Uzal] Ent's office and Professor Robet Brode. General Farrell sent a message in code to General Groves who in turn passed the word of our scheduled 2:45 A.M. takeoff time to General Marshall. The tension in the Pentagon must have equaled that on Tinian. In the messages that flew back and forth across the Pacific during our period of preparation, there were code names for everything. I was "Yoke", Deak was "Judge", General Farrell was "scale", and General LeMay was "Cannon". The recent atomic test in New Mexico was called "Trinity", atom was "Top", atomic was "Topic" and uranium fission was "Urchin Fashion". At this morning's meetings, Captain Parsons startled us all by expressing concern over our plans to take off with a live atomic explosive in the bomb bay. In the few days since he had arrived on the island, he had witnessed a number of fiery crashes as overloaded B-29's failed to become airborne. Four crashes had occurred the night before with thunderous explosions of bombs, torpedoes, and incendiaries that lit up the sky and cost the lives of all crewman aboard. Deak Parson, who knew just about all there was to know about the workings of our bomb, having participated in its development, was blunt and convincing as he spoke of risks. [note: this is why at the last minute Deak Parsons persuaded it should be done in spite of the close quarters] "If we crack up and the plane catches fire," he said, "there is danger of an atomic explosion that could wife [sic wipe] out half of this island."/Paul W. Tibbets/ [stamped in black] Pilot of the Enola Gay/Hiroshima, Japan 6 Aug. 1945.

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        HEINRICH HIMMLER (1900-45 SM) Reichsführer SS, Reichsinnenminister

      - ORIGINAL-DOKUMENT (4 S. 4°, Randlochung) mit Ort, Datum, eigenhändiger Unterschrift in Tinte signiert Als Reichsminister des Innern, Feldkommandostelle, 22.01.1945 - Vorschlag zur Ernennung von SS-Obersturmbannführer und Oberstleutnant der Schutzpolizei HANS-HEINRICH FRODIEN (1897- ? , u.a. Adjutant Heinrich Himmlers bei der Gestapo ) zum SS-Standartenführer und Oberst der Schutzpolizei. Mit allen persönlichen Daten (Wikipedia kennt diese letzte Beförderung noch nicht!) und Gegenzeichnung mit 2 Inititial-Signaturen des Empfängers, dem Staatsminister und Chef der Präsidialkanzlei OOTO MEISSNER (1880-1953) am 25.I.1945, unter der tatsächlich erfolgten Beförderung am 30.01.1945, FHQ, Der Führer und Reichskanzler gez. Adolf Hitler. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        LA LEGENDE D'ETANA. Poème sumérien, gravé par A. AUCLAIR.

      1945Sans lieu, nom d'éditeur, ni date [20 décembre 1945]. Grand in-quarto (243 X 293) maroquin brun, deux double nerfs au dos, titre doré en long, doublure de veau fauve bordée d'un quadruple filet à froid, contre-garde de moire ocre clair, doubles gardes, plats de la couverture et dos conservés, étui bordé (Jehanne LAEDERICH) ; faux-titre, titre, 3 feuillets non chiffrés (texte), 15 planches, 1 feuillet non chiffré (achevé d'imprimer et justification du tirage). BEAU LIVRE D'ARTISTE entièrement monté sur onglets, composé d'un poème de trois pages et orné de QUINZE GRAVURES SUR BOIS d'A. AUCLAIR. Tirage limité à 15 EXEMPLAIRES numérotés sur vélin d'ARCHES, celui-ci numéro " I ", justifié et signé par Auclair, enrichi d'un ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE signé de son monogramme par l'artiste sur le faux-titre : " A vous en souvenir d'Estelle. AA. 1946 ". BEL EXEMPLAIRE dans une agréable reliure doublée, parfaitement réalisée par le relieur parisien Jehanne LAEDERICH. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        Typed Letter, Signed, to Fred. M. Vinson, Secretary of the U.S. Treasury.

      Washington D.C.: , November 16, 1945. Two pages, (280 x 216 mm), 29 lines, double spaced, approximately 350 words, signed Keynes. Staple removed from top left corner, folded for mailing, one or two light creases; in excellent condition. A typed letter signed, on headed notepaper of the United Kingdom Treasury Delegation, Washington D.C., written to Judge Frederic Vinson, who had taken over British financial matters from Harry Dexter White. Negotiations to finalise the American loan agreement began on September 13, 1945 and were finally concluded on December 6, when Halifax and Vinson signed the Anglo-American Financial Agreement. November 16, 1945. "Dear Mr. Vinson, After you had mentioned last week the high importance you attached to the Bretton Woods Plan being brought before Parliament as soon as possible, I cabled to the Chancellor of the Exchequer to ask him whether his arrangements were now sufficiently clear for me to be able to tell you anything about them. Yesterday I received a reply from him of which the substance is as follows. The Chancellor's present intention is to present the Bretton Woods Agreement to Parliament for approval as soon as possible. The procedure will probably take the form of the presentation of a Bill in which the House is asked to signify its approval of the signing of the Agreement. The Government will recommend to Parliament the approval of the Final Act. But the Chancellor of the Exchequer asks me to let you know that he must expect considerable criticism and opposition from both sides of the House. The Chancellor does not propose to wait until Congress has accepted any financial agreement which we here may reach with your Administration, though the Bill may take the form of authorising the signature to be given by our Government at the appropriate date. This would mean that the approval by Parliament would not necessarily commit us to signing but would put the Government of the U.K. in a position to sign at any convenient moment. Except in the event of our present financial talks breaking down, the Chancellor assumes, of course, that signature will be given before the operative date of the 31st December. It would only be in the event of a break-down in the financial talks that this programme would be interfered with. That, as I remember, was your understanding, namely, that whilst you hoped we would not wait for Congress, you were not expecting any action until our present talks had reached a successful conclusion. The Chancellor also asks me to emphasise to you that in any case the period in which we could hope to bring the Final Act into operation must depend, among other things, on the scale and terms of the assistance we receive from the U.S. Yours sincerely, Keynes The Honourable Fred M. Vinson U.S. Treasury Washington, D.C."

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        Majdanek: rozprawa przed Specjalnym Sadem Karnym w Lublinie (Court Preceedings of the Special Criminal Court in Lublin)

      Biblioteczka Zwiazku Patriotów Polskich w ZSRR, Mockba (Moscow) 1945 - Octavo (7 3/4 x 5 1/8"). 101, [3]pp (Text), [28]pp (Photogravures). Original printed wrappers. Photo-illustrated title page.Court Preceedings of the Polish-Soviet Special Criminal Court established in Lublin in August 1944, in order to investigate the crimes committed by the Germans in the Majdanek extermination camp. Despite the importance of this document, it must be mentioned that the Commission made many erroneous assumptions regarding the duration of the camp or the number of people killed at Majdanek.The total numbers of the victims is still controversial: In this report, 1.5 million victims of different nationalities were counted, however, according to the latest researches, there were 79,000 victims, 59,000 of whom were Jews (See: Kranz, T.: "Bookkeeping of Death and Prisoner Mortality at Majdanek." pp.81-110. In: Silberklang, D. (Ed.): Yad Vashem Studies. Vol. 35:1. Jerusalem, 2007]This work is illustrated with 28 pages of photogravures depicting members of the Commission, Nazi prisoners who used to run the camp, and survivors alike testifying before the Commission. Also includes views of the actual concentration camp, piles of suitcases, Zyklon B poison gas pellets, gas chambers, ovens, and survivors amid corpses.Wrappers sunned and partly water-stained. Text in Polish. Wrappers in overall good- to good, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Nök a pokolban (Women in Hell)

      Published by the author, Kispest 1945 - Octavo (7 7/8 x 5 1/2"). 128pp. Original illustrated wrappers, with black lettering to spine, and red and white lettering to front cover.One of the earliest books ever published on Jewish women in Auschwitz and other concentration camps in Germany and throughout Nazi-occupied Europe.Head and tail of spine chipped. Wrappers sunned and partly creased. Previous owner's name in ink on front free endpaper. Pages slightly and evenly age-toned throughout. Text in Hungarian. Wrappers in overall good- to good, interior in good to good+ condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Selbstbildnis mit Hut. Bleistiftzeichnung zum gleichnamigen Ölgemälde (Abbildung bei G. Jedlicka, Max Gubler, Huber Frauenfeld 1970)

      1945 1945 - Blattgrösse 49x32 cm, hellchamois Papier, links unten signiert, gerahmt, Rückseite des Rahmens mit Kleber des Museums Allerheiligen Schaffhausen, Besitzer Inv. M. G. Kontr. Nr. 146. Gewicht 1000 g [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Futuristic Vacuum Train (1945) // New York-Philadelphia Vacuum Tunnel, Preliminary Design Features and Economic Analysis.

      Carbon copy of original. - 11x8 inches, 36 leaves, including 7 full-page figures. Carbon copy, formerly in the collection of the Library of Congress. I can find no other copies located by the WorldCat/OCLC. Punch bound in an original plastic cover, the front board of which is detached. Very good condition. John B. Prather launched an idea in 1945 for building a high-speed pneumatic passenger/freight train connecting New York City to Philadelphia. His New York-Philadelphia Vacuum Tunnel, Preliminary Design Features and Economic Analysis was exceptionally hearty. The idea is interesting in a removed, lets-not-do-it way because, well, it just doesn't seem to make sense in the long run, at least beyond the building of the thing to show that it could be done. And I don't doubt that could be the case--I just don't know why it was necessary. Mr. Prather's approach seems to be the work of an engineer, or at least he had some help. I doubt though that he had any help from a structural engineer or site geologist--his proposal was to build this tunnel 100' down through bedrock when it could be found, a level hundred-feet below the surface, from NYC to Philadelphia. The tube would accommodate an aluminum-shelled 400'-long train that would be hauling 350 people and 175 tons of freight at speeds of 400-600+ mph, making the run between the two cities in about 20 minutes. Not bad. He figures too that all of the freight could be offloaded in 7.5 minutes. This would make for a very busy train, though Prather doesn't tell us how many runs a day it would be making. This was all preliminary. The 16.2'-wide tunnel would be 456,720 feet long, and would cost $173 million to excavate and $41 million to line with cement--according to the author. The total cost for the ordeal would be about $334 million and would take 6 years, start to finish--that includes all of the tunneling, which would swallow/excavate/face 300' per day. I don't see, really, how this could be so narrow a tunnel--I'm not an engineer but it would seem that wear, heat and the abuse and so on that a massive and dense 400'-long missile going 400+mph would require something that was more than 125% of the width of its trains. There is however precedence for a massive tunnel of something like this size being built in something like this time--the Delaware Aqueduct is 82 miles long and 13 feet wide, and was built during the Second World War (1939-1945) , so, perhaps if enough people and money were thrown at a project like the vacuum tunnel could actually be built (barring geological problems). But it would all be worth it: Prather suggests that the overall revenue from the operation of the train to be $196 million/year with $32 million in yearly operating expenses. Which means that the whole thing could be paid for in three years or thereabouts. So if the things was started in 1946, it would all be finished and paid for by 1956. I've looked at a number of proposals like this over the course of this blog--like almost filling up the Narrows between Staten Island and Manhattan with an airport and seaport, and making a series of transoceanic airports for flights between the continents, and dropping a gigantic shell filled with people from the top/interior of the Eiffel into a narrow hole filled with water, and covering Midtown Manhattan with a rooftop airport, and covering Midtown Manhattan with a glass-ish dome, and so on--and I know that it is good for at least one thing: superb classroom discussion fodder of why something like this does or doesn't make good physical/economic etc. sense. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brideshead Revisited

      Chapman and Hall, UK 1945 - 1st Edition 1945. This is the 1st printing in collaboration with the Chapman and Hall and the Book Society. It was published at the same time as the trade editon and in exactly the same style, colour and fomat except the book is slightly thinner and the wrapper text on the spine is smaller. Book is very good++ and bright. Contents good. Name to endpaper. The wrapper is very good+ with a slightly age toned spine. Edges lightly rubbed, a few small clsoed tears and nicked. A good example. More digital images can be taken upon request. Ref Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vintage Official War Office photograph showing Fieldmarshall Montgomery ("Monty") investing the Military Cross to later writer Peter Luke (Hadrian VII). Signed by "Monty".

      London, (c.) 1945 - Vintage Photograph. 9 cm wide x 16,2 cm high. Very good condition. The photograph protected by a letter from Peter Luke to his father Harry Charles Luke. The photograph signed by Field Marshal Montgomery. Peter Luke (August 12, 1919 – January 23, 1995) was a British writer, editor, and producer. Peter Ambrose Cyprian Luke was born in St Albans, he was the first son of Harry Luke. He had wanted to be a painter, and went to art school for 2 years before World War II occurred. He was awarded the Military Cross for his efforts. Some time after, he worked under producer Sydney Newman on the British television drama anthology Armchair Theatre, as a story editor. In 1959, he adapted Frederick Rolfe's novel Hadrian the Seventh. He was married to Carola Peyton-Jones (deceased), then Lettice Crawshaw (one daughter, one son deceased; marriage dissolved), and finally June Tobin (two sons, three daughters). He died in Cadiz on January 23, 1995. (Wikipedia) Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, KG, GCB, DSO, PC (17 November 1887 – 24 March 1976), nicknamed "Monty" and the "Spartan General", was a senior British Army officer who fought in both the First World War and the Second World War. He saw action in the First World War as a junior officer of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment. At Méteren, near the Belgian border at Bailleul, he was shot through the right lung by a sniper, during the First Battle of Ypres. He returned to the Western Front as a general staff officer and took part in the Battle of Arras in April/May 1917. He also took part in the Battle of Passchendaele in late 1917 before finishing the war as chief of staff of the 47th (2nd London) Division. In the inter-war years he commanded the 17th (Service) Battalion, Royal Fusiliers and, later, the 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment before becoming commander of 9th Infantry Brigade and then General Officer Commanding (GOC) 8th Infantry Division. During the Second World War he commanded the British Eighth Army from August 1942 in the Western Desert until the final Allied victory in Tunisia in May 1943. This command included the Second Battle of El Alamein, a turning point in the Western Desert Campaign. He subsequently commanded the British Eighth Army during the Allied invasion of Sicily and the Allied invasion of Italy. He was in command of all Allied ground forces during Operation Overlord from the initial landings until after the Battle of Normandy. He then continued in command of the 21st Army Group for the rest of the campaign in North West Europe. As such he was the principal field commander for the failed airborne attempt to bridge the Rhine at Arnhem, and the Allied Rhine crossing. On 4 May 1945 he took the German surrender at Lüneburg Heath in Northern Germany. After the war he became Commander-in-Chief of the British Army of the Rhine (BAOR) in Germany and then Chief of the Imperial General Staff. (Wikipedia)

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        L'homme foudroyé

      - Denoël, Paris 1945, 12x19cm, broché. - Edizione dell 'anno dell'originale, una delle 60 copie numerate su Alfa, solo carta di grandi dimensioni dopo 25 filato puro. Dos e piatti marginalmente insolated, piacevole stato interiore. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 60 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa, seuls grands papiers après 25 pur fil. Bel exemplaire.

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        When We Are Young

      Montreal: New Writers Series No. 4, First Statement [1945], 1st edition. () unpaginated. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Octavo. Beige card wrappers. Clean, tight text block with only a very subtle discolouration towards some of the edges, with a small stain on a few of the pages. In blue dust jacket with red and black writing on front cover. Dust jacket is faded at spine, on back and lightly on the top edge of front. Light bumping and a small closed tear to the dust jacket at top of spine. A lovely copy. The first book of poetry by the Canadian poet whose writing career spans almost 70 years. He has published more than 50 volumes of his own verse, and edited or co-edited a dozen volumes of others' poetry. A resident of Toronto all of his life, he has been called that city's "most loved poet"..

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        Cang Lang Nu Xia. Whitecap Swordswoman. Classic Chinese Kungfu Novel Published in 1940s. 2 Volumes

      Shanghai: Lili Press, 1940s 1945 - First edition, first printing. Small slim octavo, 18.2*13.2cm, 2+82+2+82+2p. UNDATED, but presumably in 1940s. Text in CHINESE only. Tanning and moderate foxing, otherwise a good, complete set of 2 volumes. Extremely rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        ONE NATION

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1945. First Edition, Affectionately and very personally INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY STEGNER "For Jinny, with gratitude and (whisper) love. Wally Stegner...Breadloaf, Aug. 26, 1946". Jinny was close to Stegner for many years. Their relationship continued for decades. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. 8vo, publisher’s original beige boards, the spine lettered in brown and orange. 340 pp. A nice copy with some subtle age mellowing. A HANDSOME COPY OF THIS INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION. A LIFE-IN-AMERICA PRIZE BOOK. The Editors of LOOK produced this book as a concerned response to a growing wave of intolerance and prejudice. It includes a photographic survey of racial and religious stresses in wartime America. Mr. Stegner and photographers from the LOOK staff spent slightly more than a year in preparing the survey.

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        Stuart Little. Pictures by Garth Williams

      New York: Harper, 1945. First edition. First edition. Beige cloth, blocked in dark green and orange. This variant binding is not described by Hall. Fine copy in dust jacket with a few tiny edge tears repaired on the reverse. Hall A13.

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        Stuart Little Pictures by Garth Williams

      New York: Harper, 1945. First edition. First edition. Beige cloth, blocked in dark green and orange. This variant binding is not described by Hall. Fine copy in dust jacket with a few tiny edge tears repaired on the reverse. Hall A13.

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        Autograph letter signed. Baghdad, 30. XI. 1945.

      1945. 8vo. 1½ pp. Rare, early autograph letter by the ten-year-old Faisal to Roy (i. e. F. Roy Deeley, a collector of autographs): "Thank you so very much for the snow-storms, I was delighted with them, and it is most kind of you to have taken so much trouble to find them. I hope you will have a very happy Xmas now that the war is over. Are you still working in the same factory, and how old are you now? Will you send me a snap-shot of yourself some time [...]". - A couple of very light, minor stains to the left edge, not affecting the text or signature.

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        Boy Almighty. A novel by Feike Feikema

      Webb Publishing Co, St. Paul 1945 - Long galley proofs, measuring approx. 24" x 6", bound in paper wrappers with cloth top-strip, printed paper label on upper cover; with numerous editorial corrections throughout by Manfred's editor at Webb, Paul C. Hillestad, but also with several longer ones in Manfred's hand, both often changing text resulting in many different readings from the published version. Together with a review copy of the published book, warmly inscribed by the author to Hillestad, noting that "this book and the life it reflects really was the turning point in my life . You were very patient to have sweated it out with me as editor and friend." [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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