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        GIGI CERCA IL SUO BERRETTO

      1945. MUNARI, BRUNO. MUNARI,BRUNO. GIGI CERCA IL SUO BERRETTO [GIGI LOOKS FOR HIS CAP]. Milan: Mondadori (1945). 4to (9 1/2 x 12 1/2"), pictorial boards, Fine in original glassine wrapper (wrapper repaired). 1st edition. Featuring wonderful, bold color lithographed illustrations, each of which has a moveable flap that reveals a new picture below. This is a nice copy of number 7 in Munari's series of innovative picture books with minimal text. Published in the U.S. as "Jimmy Has Lost His Cap.

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        Le spleen de Paris.

      Lausanne, Editions André Gonin, coll. "des Flambeaux", 1945. 1 des 43 ex. sur vergé surfin blanc à la main filigrané Guarro Moliveil, avec une suite sur Japon impérial léger (tirage à 300 ex.). Oeuvre ornée de 22 lithographies originales de Adrien Holy. 147 pp in-8°. En feuillets sous jaquette, emboîtage rigide et étui.

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        Poèmes erotiques inedits. Avec douze lithographies hors texte. Preface de G. H. [ d.i. Georges Hugnet].

      [André Bottin & R. Bonnel], Paris [Nice Nizza] 1945 - Paris [Nice, Nizza], [André Bottin & R. Bonnel], 1945, ca. 29 x 23 cm, 131 Seiten mit 12 ganzseitigen schwarz-weiss Lithographien, lose Lagen [so wie erschienen] im Original- Karton-Umschlag, auf Büttenpapier (mit Wasserzeichen "Pur Fil Marais") gedruckt, teils unaufgeschnitten in den Druckbogen und unbeschnitten. Vereinzelt geringe Gebrauchsspuren, gutes Exemplar. >Cette ouvrage constituant l`édition originale des "Poèmes inédits" de Pierre Louys a été tiré à 190 exemplaires numérotés: 20 exemplaires sur vélin de Rives, numérotés de 1 à 20, comportant une suite en bistre et 1 page autographe inédite de Pierre Louys. 20 exemplaires sur vélin de Rives, numérotés de 21 à 40, comportant une suite en bistre. 150 exemplaires sur vélin du Marais numérotés de 41 à 190. Exemplaire No 96<. Exlibris Peter & Helga Lobkowicz, Palais Lobkowicz, Prague. Sprache: Französisch Vereinzelt geringe Gebrauchsspuren, gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Doubles d'ombre. Poèmes et dessins de Paul Eluard et André Beaudin 1913-1943.

      Paris N.R.F. 1945In-8, 88 pp. broché. couverture illustrée en couleurs à rabats. Dos restauré (quelques manques). Un des 40 exemplaires de tête sur vélin de Rives, accompagné de trois dessins originaux signés à la plume ayant servi à l'illustration. André Beaudin (1895-1979) est un peintre de l'Ecole de Paris, ami d'Eluard qui a préfacé sa première retrospective en 1946 et dont les

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        Lingères légères.

      Pierre Seghers, 1945, 1 volume de 168x228 mm environ, non paginé (26 feuillets), broché. Exemplaire N° 499, un des 685 sur Vélin du Marais. Edition originale avec un portrait de l'auteur par Marcoussis, et un envoi sur la page de faux-titre. Quelques rousseurs, légers manque de papier sur le haut du dos, sinon bon état.Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        Le Romant Comique. Illustré d'eaux-fortes originales en couleurs par Joseph Hémard

      Paris La Tradition 1945Trois volumes in-4 (257 x 202 mm), en feuilles sous couverture rempliée, chemise au dos cartonné rouge, étui gris. Illustrations en couleurs de Joseph HEMARD. Tirage à 525 exemplaires sur grand vélin d'Arches à la forme ; un des 51 contenant une suite en noir de toutes les illustrations, avec remarques, et 3 croquis originaux (N°90). (quelques rares traces légères sur les étuis, piqûres). // Three quarto volumes (257 x 202 mm), loose leaves as issued under folded soft cover, folder with red hardboard spine, grey slipcase. Illustrations in colours by Joseph HEMARD. Limited printing of 525 copies on "grand vélin d'Arches à la forme" (vellum paper) ; one of the 51 containing a suite in black with notes, and 3 original drawings (Nr 90). (some rare light stains on slipcases, spots).

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        Brideshead Revisited the Sacred & Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder

      Chapman & Hall Ltd, London 1945 - Stated Third Edition at title page. Jacket is the main curiosity here. Although the jacket is discoloured, creased, chipped, and torn at edges, with parts missing at top and bottom of the spine, it has not been price clipped and is completely reversible - identical on both sides, printed 10s. 6d. issue price on front flap. Book is bound in red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Book is dusty top edge and has light foxing to paper throughout. Previous owner's inscriptions at front free endpaper, but these are in pencil and can be rubbed out. 304pp Size: 7.5"/5" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        H.M.S BERMUDA ROYAL NAVY Ship's Album

      this is a fascinating album kept by a Ronald George Keats from 18 Villiers Street Walsall in the West Midlands, a pictorial record of his service on the British Royal Navy Cruiser H.M.S. BERMUDA from 27th March 1945 to 19th June 1947 during which time the ship sailed from Glasgow to Scapa Flow, to Malta, Egypt and the Suez Canal, Aden, to Australia to Sydney, Perth, Freemantle, Taiwan, China, Shanghai, Hong Kong, back to Australia and Tasmania, Singapore, Trincomalee Sri Lanka, back through the Suez Canal, the Mediterranean to Gibraltar and home to Plymouth, in May 1945. She arrived in Fremantle on 1 July to take on fuel and stores, before continuing on to Sydney, where she arrived on 7 July. There she undertook exercises with other Royal Navy ships serving in the Far East, including the battleship Anson. Whilst in Sydney, news reached them of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the subsequent surrender of Japan. Bermuda then sailed for the Philippines, arriving on 23 August. She then became part of an operation to recover allied prisoners of war from the previously occupied Japanese territories. On 6 September Bermuda was attacked by Japanese aircraft, apparently unaware of the end of the war, or otherwise unwilling to surrender. Bermuda fought off the attack and was able to continue on her way. She then transported allied prisoners of war to Shanghai for repatriation. Bermuda remained in the Far East as the flagship of the 5th Cruiser Squadron, until 1947, when she returned to the UK for a refit at Chatham Dockyard. She was then placed in reserve: Keat's has kept a full record of the Ships movements with dates on the rear inside cover with well over three hundred photographs, plus letters and ephemera including a Ship's Pennant, and cap band, newspaper clippings, tickets, money, etc, a lot of the ephemeral items are loosely inserted, there are photographs of the effects of the Atomic bomb at Hiroshima, and a page of photographs showing some of the atrocities of the Japanese soldiers with beheadings and mutilated bodies newspaper clippings, a number of which record a large earthquake in Japan also pasted in a envelopes that contain further photographs, many of which are in colour Letter from the ship's Captain on the routine for preparing for the Admiral's inspection of the ship, and much more the album measures 14.5 inches by 11 inches approx. a few photographs are missing from their original spots the album covers are a little worn as are some of the page edges else the album is in good condition HMS Bermuda: (pennant number 52, later C52) was a Crown Colony-class light cruiser of the Royal Navy. She was completed during World War II and served in that conflict. She was named for the British territory of Bermuda, and was the eighth vessel of that name. Bermuda was built by John Brown & Company of Clydebank and launched on 11 September 1941. In the same year, the lead ship of the class, Fiji, was sunk while participating in the evacuation of Crete. A FINE PERSONAL PICTORIAL RECORD OF TWO YEARS AT SEA IN THE FAR EAST ON THE ROYAL NAVY CRUISER H.M.S. BERMUDA

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        Make Way for Ducklings

      The Viking Press, 1945 Very good in a very good dust jacket. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page. Sixth Printing February 1945 stated on the copyright page. A Caldecott winner; the sticker is affixed to the front of the dust jacket. Book has some edegewear and slight tanning of the page edges. Dust jacket has slight chipping at the corners and spine ends. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item.. Inscribed by Author(s). 5th or later Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Une saison en astrologie. D. Galanis illustrateur.

      Paris: A l'Astrolabe, 1945. Livre. Illus. by Démétrius Galanis. Très bon. En Feuilles. Edition originale. Petit In-4. Paris, A l'Astrolabe, 1945. 25,5 x 19,5 cm, petit in-4, 71 (6) pp., 2 eaux-fortes burinées (une petite et une grande) à pleine page en double frontispice, 9 bois originaux (8 dans le texte, 1 tiré sur papier rouge contrecollé en couverture), 20 dessins au trait dont 1 au titre et deux grands culispices, en feuilles sous couverture saumon rempliée, chemise et étui de l'éditeur. Edition originale et premier tirage. Tirage à 610 exemplaires. Celui-ci l'un des 10 de tête sur vieil Arches avec une SUITE des cuivres et des bois sur Japon nacré (n° 10). La suite est présentée sous un portefeuille orné au premier plat du bois de couverture. Rare sur ce papier. Quelques rares rousseurs pâles. (MONOD, 4467).

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        Poèmes de Fresnes.

      Louvain, s.n.d.e., 1945. In-8° carré, en feuilles sous couverture mauve rempliée imprimée en rouge et noir. 76 pp. Edition considérée comme originale et complète des "Poèmes de Fresnes" (25 poèmes). Achevé d'imprimé du 12 novembre 1945.Un des 25 ex. sur vélin de Rives, deuxième papier après cinq Madagascar.Très bon état.

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        La mort de Pan et autres contes.

      L. Carteret, Editeur, 1945, 1 volume de 240x334 mm environ, 116 pages, en feuillets sous chemise rempliée et emboîtage. Exemplaire numéroté (N° 35/200), sur Japon impérial avec 2 suites et 2 gravures supplémentaires. Eaux-fortes originales de A. Coussens. Emboîtage décoloré, intérieur bon état.Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        Petit dictionnaire critique et anecdotique des enseignes de Paris par un batteur de pavé

      Paris, La nouvelle société d'édition, 1945 In-4 (33,5cm x 26cm) de [7ff.], 96pp. Tiré à 342 exemplaires sur pur fil du Marais dont 42 avec un dessin original d'une enseigne. 42 compositions en couleurs de divers artistes dont Joseph Hémard, Grau Sala, Poulbot, Touchet etc... En feuilles, sous couverture rempliée, étui et chemise Un des 42 exemplaires du tirage de tête avec une aquarelle originale de Grau Sala (N°16). Bel exemplaire, étui et chemise en bel état, couverture en très bel état; intérieur en très bel état également, frais.

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        2 autograph letters signed ("Dylan"). 39 Markham Square (London), and Holywell Ford, Oxford, [1945?] and July 22, 1946.

      1945. 8vo. Altogether (2+1=) 3 pp. on 3 ff. To the English journalist and author John Arlott (1914-1991), the first on two poems for a possible broadcast on the BBC, expressing concern about reading both ("[...] they're very much alike in feeling and would give a monotonous effect - even if a reader read one of them and I the other [...] I suggest that only Poem In October is selected [...]", undated), the second inviting Arlott to lunch and admitting he had already told the host, his patron Margaret Taylor, that Arlott would attend, also mentioning that "I hope you get this note before you go Test-wards" (July 22, 1946). - Edges slightly frayed.

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        Cannery Row

      The Viking Press, New York 1945 - First Edition. This copy is AUTHENTICALLY INSCRIBED and SIGNED by John Steinbeck. Beware of forgeries, see our website. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has some wear to the spine and edges. The book is bound in the publisher's yellow cloth with light wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy SIGNED by the author housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Angers après la tourmente, mai-août 1944

      Angers, Petit, 1945, Softcover, First Edition. Near fine copy in the original stiff-card wrappers; edges very slightly dust-dulled and toned. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Physical description; 52 pages illustrations. Notes; No. 71 of 350 copies with a personal dedication (SIGNED) by the artist. Subjects; Chanoine Civrays. Charles Tranchand. Angers. World War II. French art. 52 pages. Text is in French. Inventory No: 229448.

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        Surrealist Diversity 1915-1945. Arp, Baxter, Brauner, Chirico, Delvaux, Dominguez, Ernst, Giacometti, Klee, McWilliam, Magritte, Miro, Onslow-Ford, Paalen, Pedro, Penrose, Picasso, Planells, Man Ray, Rimmington, Tanguy. Exhibition at the Arcade Gallery, London 4th-30th October 1945.

      Arcade Gallery., London 1945 - 8vo. Original paper wrappers. Montage plate by Mesens, selection of texts, 25 item catalogue. Covers rubbed, thumbed. From the library of the English Surrealist writer and bibliophile John Lyle with his bookplate. The first show organised by Mesens between the chaotic closure and re-opening of The London Gallery. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        LES CAMPS D'EXTERMINATION; DOCUMENTS, TEMOIGNAGES, PHOTOGRAPHIES SUR LES CAMPS DE DEPORTES EN ALLEMAGNE

      Paris; Edition Liberation, 1945. Original Wraps. 8vo. 31 pages. 21 cm. First edition. In French. On cover: Temoignages de deportes politiques en Allemagne. 'Testimonies of political deportees in Germany'. 'Extermination Camps: Documents, Testimony, Photographs of the Camps of the deported in Germany. ' Contains 8 pages of photographs, depicting deportations, ovens, those murdered. Testimonies describe the deportations of Jews and resistance members to Drancy and on to Auschwitz. Subjects: Concentration camps - Germany. World War, 1939-1945 - Atrocities. Atrocities. Concentration camps. World War (1939-1945) . Wraps torn at edges and soiled; bumped edges, otherwise fresh and clean. Good condition. (HOLO2-124-9)

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        Croquelune.

      Editions de Savoie 1945. In-4 magnifique reliure demi chagrin à coins de 148 pages au format 24 x 30 cm. Tête dorée. Signet. Dos orné de fleurons dorés & titre doré gravé à froid. Couvertures conservées. Couverture & belles illustrations de Joseph Hémard. Un des 499 exemplaires n° sur pur fil après 42 sur même papier contenant un dessin original. Rarissime édition originale en superbe état.Port gratuit pour la France ( En raison des nouvelles normes postales, les livres dont l'épaisseur dépasse les 3 cm seront expédiés obligatoirement en Colissimo avec un forfait ajouté de 5 € ) Port à la charge de l'Acheteur pour le reste du monde. Pour destinations extra-planétaire s'adresser à la NASA. Membre du Syndicat Lusitanien Amateurs Morues - Vente exclusivement par correspondance ! Le libraire ne reçoit que sur rendez-vous. Il est préférable de téléphoner avant tout déplacement.

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        Großes Konvolut Feldpostbriefe und Karten

      Fast alle aus der Zeit des Zweiten Weltkriegs (nur wenige aus der Zeit davor) - Große Sammlung Feldpost-Dokumente aus der Zeit bis 1945, mit unterschiedlichsten Gebrauchs- und Altersspuren, angegilbt, fleckig, Läsuren, teilweise Fehlstellen (auch mit Textverlust), insgesamt strapaziert; zahlreiche der Dokumente weisen auch nachträgliche Beschriftungen auf (Bleistiftnotizen mit militärhistorischen Daten, in der Regel auf der Rückseite). Wir haben für das Konvolut eine Internetseite mit vielen Bildern und zahlreichen weiteren Details zusammengestellt, die Sie abrufen können unter der Webadresse antiqua.biz/document/feldpost.htm . Aus Platzgründen hier nur einige Absender-/Empfänger-/Adress-Angaben: Wilhelm Alb; /// Artzfeld, Bad Soden a. Taunus, Königsteiner Straße 5; /// Schweinfurt 1.8.1943; Maria Aue, Regensburg; /// Hermann Baars; /// Ernst Bätzel, Leipzig, Lausicker Straße; /// Günter Bamberger, Bad Reichenhall, Reservelazarett / Sparkassenheim; A. Kielenbeck, Achim/Bremen, Grashofstr.; Reservelazarett, z. Zt. Vechta / Oldenburg, Marienstr. 12; Major Schrock, Luftgaupostamt Hamburg /// W. S. Barelmann, Oberlethe über Oldenburg; Emil Barelmann, Oberlethe, Oldenburg Land; /// Rudolf Batzer beim Stab der L.N.S., Halle an der Saale; Lemgo 30.3.1942; Brake (in Lippe) 3.7.1942; /// Waltraut Baunert, Hildesheim; Walter Rolfmayer; /// Gertrud Blume; Immingerode/Eichsfeld, Illertissen/RAD, Calbe an der Milde, Braunschweig/Maschstraße 32c; Duderstadt, Bad Warmbrunn, Münster, Westfalen, Helmstedt, Gelnhausen; /// Hans Bode, Hannover-Herrenhausen, Dangerstr. 3, Quedlinburg, Obergefr. J. Crellnik; /// Karl Bohrmann, Mannheim, Heinrich Schäffer; /// Boms, Hannover-Kleefeld, Fichtestraße 3; Flensburg und Bergen Kreis Celle; /// Siegfried Bornemann, Neuenhaus - Teich 5, Kreis Bentheim i. H.; /// Edith Brand, Hodenhagen Kreis Fallingbostel an der Aller / Heinrich Brand Bauunternehmen, Hodenhagen; Altengrabow; /// Heinz Brodesser / Heinrich Brodesser / Elisabeth Brodesser, Beule Land III Rhl., Pützchenstr. 56 / Pützchen-Chaussee 73; M. Brodesser, Hagen, Hindenburgstr. 34 / G. Staubitz, Pützchen/Bonn, Marktstr. 14; /// Heinz Busche, Fam. Heinrich Busche (u.a. Lehrte bei Hannover, Schmiedestraße 25); Ponitz/Ostholstein (3x), Wuppertal Barmen, Lehrte; /// Hiltrud Busehke, Hannover, Jakobistr. 35 IV.; /// Gerhard Bünsow; Hauschildt, Geschendorf Kr. Segeberg/Hostlein; /// Ursel Buttgereit, Freren; Eitel Buttgereit; Mimi Buttgereit, Soldau/Ostpreußen, Freiheit 18; Fr. Buttgereit, Gelsenkirchen, Hilgenboomstr. 68; E. Hafenkommandantur, Luftnachrichtenstelle, Plantlünne; /// Wilhelm Casper, Wuppertal-E., Ludwigstr. 101 / Karl Naurath; Emil Casper, Idar-Oberstein 2; /// Cloos, Welschbillig Kr. Trier; u.a. Scharfbillig, Diedenhofen; /// Erna Dierks, z. Zt. b. H. Fritz, Hannover-Linden, Bauweg 38; W. Borchers, Hamburg; /// Marie Döbbeler, Meppen/Ems; (H)einrich Döbbeler; Altengrabow bei Magdeburg; /// Günter Döring (M[önchen]Gladbach Wetterwarte); Fast, Braunschweig, Hasenwinkel 8a; /// Kurt Etzold, Zwickau; Auerbach im Vogtland, Lanz, Thierbach/Sachsen; /// Chr. Fach / Martha Fach / Anna Fach, Koldenbüttel (Friedrichstadt/Eider, Schleswig-Holstein); /// Walter Feiler, München; H. Buchholz, Arpke 10 über Lehrte; /// Elfriede Fränkl (Heinz Fränkl), Gießen/Lage, Ringelpfad 20; /// Gertrud Friedrich, Oberkassel bei Bonn; Hans Friedrich; Münster/Westfalen; /// Liesbeth + Karl Glänzel, Weidensdorf über Glauchau/Sachsen; /// Georg Gohsmann, Lüneburg, Wildenbrucher Weg 53; /// Wilhelm Gost, Hannover; /// Uffz. Hans Gottschalk, Jüterbog; u.a. Ria Gietmann, Büderich b. Wesel, Friedrichstraße 27; /// Grewe, Wiesbaden; /// Frieda Groß, Hohleborn 59b, b/Schmalkalden Thüringen; Otto Groß; /// Wilhelm Habichthorst, Bockum-Hövel, Bezirk Münster I, Schillerstraße 28; Heinecke; /// Hedi Hack, München 23, Herzogstraße 18 II; /// Gefr. Walter Hartung; Hartung, Neumünster, Marienstr. 29; /// Haschke, Birnai (Elbe) (Pirna/Elbe?), Post Schreckenstein; /// Hannover, Güntherstr. 21, Hammelspringe/Münder/Deister; Frieda Hecht / Fr. Frieda Lohrberg; /// Jo

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        Croquelune, roman gai.

      Paris-Lyon, Editions de Savoie, 1945, 1 volume in-4 de 285x230 mm environ, 149 pages, broché sous couverture rempliée illustrée. Exemplaire N° 14/541, un des 499 exemplaires sur pur fil Lafuma numérotés de 1 à 499 avec des Illustrations de Joseph Hémard, en noir dans le texte et 4 planches en couleurs hors texte, un envoi de l'auteur sur la première garde blanche. Couverture insolée avec rousseurs et bordures des plats fendillées, et petit manque de papier sur le haut du dos, intérieur bon état. Frédéric Dard (né Frédéric Charles Antoine Dard le 29 juin 1921 à Jallieu (Isère), France 6 juin 2000 à Bonnefontaine, Fribourg, Suisse) est un écrivain principalement connu dans une production extrêmement abondante pour les aventures du commissaire San-Antonio, souvent aidé de son adjoint Bérurier, dont il a écrit cent soixante-quinze aventures depuis 1949.Joseph Hémard est un dessinateur et illustrateur français né le 2 août 1880 aux Mureaux et mort à Paris 14e le 9 août 1961. Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        I'm Crazy" in Collier's, December 22, 1945

      New York: The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company, 1945. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. An issue of Collier's magazine that includes the short story "I'm Crazy" by J.D. Salinger, which is the first appearance of Holden Caulfield in print. 82 p. Folded stapled sheets. Very Good. Mailing label on front cover. Slight roll to spine, a bit of light foxing to front cover. Bottom corner lightly bumped. Salinger would not allow this story, which is an early version of the first two chapters of Catcher in the Rye, to be reprinted.

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        Cannery Row

      New York: The Viking Press, 1945. First edition. Fine/Very Good Near Fine+. In the correct, first issue buff-colored cloth (second issue is canary yellow). A Fine copy of the book with the top-stain faded, otherwise in lovely condition. In a Nearly Fine dust jacket with one very small chip at the base of the spine, otherwise in excellent condition. Famed critic Edmund Wilson said "I believe that it is the one [Steinbeck book] I have most enjoyed reading." Steinbeck's straightforward prose follow the trials and tribulations of the people living along Cannery Row, in Great Depression era Monterrey, California. Indeed, the fame of the novel would help turn Cannery Row into a kind of tourist attraction. Steinbeck had just come home from being a war correspondent, and the experience - along with his failing marriage - scarred him considerably. He began this book as kind of an escape, both for him and his readers. "Some critics have suggested the book was specifically an attempt to escape the harsh realism of the war and infuse some cheerfulness into his reading audience." (Critical Companion to John Steinbeck). Fine in Very Good Near Fine+ dust jacket.

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        Les Fleurs du Mal.

      Cette édition des Fleurs du mal illustrée de 20 lithographies originales de Roger SCHARDNER à été limitée à 150 exemplaires en tirage unique sur papier "Ile de France" spécialement fabriqué à la main. Celui-ci, un des quelques exemplaires d'artiste, avec envoi manuscrit de Roger Schardner. (Complet & Contrôlé) Aux dépens d'un amateur - 1945 - 324 pages. Pages volantes sous couverture bleue rempliée, muette. Chemise avec étiquette de titre au dos, et étui cartonnés (légèrement frottés). Pas de rousseur. Ouvrage en parfait état. Format in-4°(32x25).

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        MONTMARTRE . L'Estampe Moderne.1945

      in 4 en ff, sous chemise et emboîtage, 13 eaux fortes originales de Robert Sterkers, 1 suit, 1 aquarelle, 1 plancge gravée en boir, 1 des 5 ex sur japon ancien,89p

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        Holy Disorders.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1945. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Ownership signature to front free endpaper. An excellent copy in the rubbed and faded jacket with short splits at the folds repaired with tape to the verso. First edition, first impression.

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        A YANK'S MEMORIES OF CALCUTTA.

      np (Houston, TX) nd (1945) - 60 loose photos fitted by corners into photo album pages with printed captions on mounts, oblong 10 x 13, brad bound cloth covers, 60 photo leaves plus introduction page (Introduction by M. Charles Preston), mounting pages stained throughout at forecorners, pp yellowed, but photos nice. Waddel was chief photographer for the Houston Press before joining the army; he was chief photographer for Mountbatten. Photos show both the squalor and majesty of Calcutta, with many of them showing US Servicemen; captions give advice to servicemen about beggars, salesmen and even prostitutes. Scarce item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Stuart Little (Signed)

      Harper & Row / BOMC 1945 - Book Club edition (lacking a print statement, but likely late 1960s/1970s; unpriced dustwrapper clipped where &#145;Book Club Edition&#146; would be stated), signed to the ffep by E. B. White and scarce, thus. Fine: tight and square binding in sharp green boards, lettered in black to the backstrip; a few faint and sporadic spots to the endpapers, else very bright, crisp and clean. The dustwrapper is Very Good: vivid colouring with no fading; small chip to the heel of the spine; rubbing to the spine tips and corners; three closed tears to the top-edge of the front panel; spotting to the verso, showing faintly to the recto; presented in a removable, archival-quality Brodart protective cover. All orders are sent very carefully wrapped in bubble wrap and sturdy cardboard. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Stuart Little

      Published by Harper & Brothers, New York. 1945. 8vo. This is the true first edition first printing with 'first edition', 'I-U' and '10-5' on copyright page. Frontispiece and illustrations are by Garth Williams. This is a lovely copy of the classic children's tale by this popular author. There is some very slight marginal toning to the pages, some light creasing to the first few pages and some very minor marking and rubbing to the boards, otherwise the book is in Fine condition. The front endpapers have been mounted upside-down, and the book is bound in its original pictorial cloth. The book is encased in it's original dustjacket, illustrated by Garth Williams with original price of $2.25 still on the top corner of front flap. The jacket is in Very Good condition, with some browning and edge wear, it is a little frayed with loss to the spine ends and a further hole to the spine and lower panel and splits at the corners.In all this is an attractive copy of a children's classic, which has also been enjoyed by many an adult over the years. Indeed, it is very much for all ages and delights all a wide variety of readers, in much the same way as Winnie the Pooh, Alice in Wonderland and Wind in the Willows. As such, this would make an excellent addition to any collectoion of modern first editions.

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        "Heitere Wein-Legende". Eigenh. Musikmanuskript mit eh. Widmung und U. Baden bei Wien, April 1945.

      1945. Titel und 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Folio. Die Widmung an den Textautor Franz Posch "zur freundlichen Erinnerung". - Ludwig Gruber zählte mit seinen zusammengenommen mehr als 2000 Kompositionen zu den wichtigsten Vermittlern des Wiener Liedes. Zu seinen bekanntesten Werken zählen "Mei Mutterl war a Weanerin" und "Es wird a Wein sein". - Mit Adreßstempel am Titel; etwas gebräunt.

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        Rite écossais ancien accepté

      Imprimeur Paul Zarifian, 1945. Sup:. Cons:. pour la France et ses dépendances. Rituel de Chevalier Rose - Croix. Dix - huitième degré de la Franc - Maçonnerie Ecoss:. (Paris), 1945. In - 4°. m. marocchino rosso con larghe punte, titolo in oro sul piano anteriore. 63, (2) pp. Stampato in rosso e nero su carta greve, testo entro riquadro rosso. Tiratura limitata per i soli iniziati; ristampa del 1845. Rarissimo, sconosciuta al Ferrer Benimeli.

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        1945 Pre "The Goon Show" MANUSCRIPT Material

      This is an important archive of Manuscript material relating to Harry Secombe and Spike Milligan and their pre-The Goon Show history, Spike and Harry famously met during the Second World War, with a very funny first encounter involving a runaway Howitzer Gun in North Africa, then later just after the end of the War in 1945, but before demobilisation Harry joined a Variety Show in Naples Italy called "Over the Page", as a Comedian and Impressionist, and as a Singer, also on the Bill was the "Bill Hall Trio", a Musical Comedy act featuring Bill Hall on Violin, Johnny Mulgrew on Double Bass and Spike Milligan on Guitar, a hand written program was produced for the show, which was presumably later copied and printed for audience members. Included in this archive is THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT HAND WRITTEN AND PAINTED PROGRAMME FOR THE SHOW FULLY SIGNED BY ALL THE CAST MEMBERS WELL OVER FIFTY SIGNATURES, each member of the cast signing their name under the act they appeared in. Harry Secombe appeared in three spots in the show and his signature appears three times, the Bill Hall Trio appeared last on the bill, and they have signed their names, including of course Spike Milligan, The Orchestra appeared first on the Bill with all eleven members signing their name including Johnny Mulgrew of "The Bill Hall Trio", who was playing his Bass in the Orchestra as well, other acts include Bob Wayne with his Hat and Cane, The Egyptian Sand Dance and Somersaults by Bob Hutchinson and Bill !! Light Comedy by Kenneth B. Lovell, and more, also loosely inserted in the program is a piece of paper with a hand written list of the acts in order of appearance from a later performance on 11th February 1946, the main Manuscript Programme is dated December 1945 Naples Italy, for many years the manuscript of the programme was in the hands of Kenneth Lovell who appeared in the show with an act called "The Silent Man with Silly Fingers", and included in the archive is an original letter sent on 31st May 1954 from Harry Secombe to Kenneth thanking him for the offer of accommodation at his home while he was on tour in England, and mentioning the recent birth of his son Andrew. After Kenneth's death, the original programme and posters for the show came into the hands of a Norman Haynes, and in 1992 he sent the posters and programme to Harry Secombe to look at, they let Harry keep the original posters for the show which they didn't want any payment for, and in return Sir Harry sent Norman and his wife a Signed Copy of his Autobiography, a Signed Photograph, and a Signed Copy of his latest Album, returning the programme as well, these items are included in the Archive along with the three Letters of Correspondence and a Compliments Slip from Sir Harry, The Autobiography also gives Harry's account of the "Over The Page" show and early meetings with Spike Milligan, soon after the appearance in the show they started a Comedy Act together, and the rest is history as we say.... A VERY IMPORTANT PIECE OF PRE-GOONS HISTORY DATING TO THE VERY BEGINNINGS OF THE SHOW BUSINESS CAREERS OF HARRY SECOMBE AND SPIKE MILLIGAN. THE MANUSCRIPT PROGRAMME FOR "OVER THE PAGE" IS A UNIQUE AND VERY IMPORTANT PIECE OF BRITISH COMEDY HISTORY. the Archive includes the 1945 Manuscript Signed Programme for the "Over the Page Show" signed by Harry Secombe and Spike Milligan, along with all the other cast members, over fifty signatures in all, the Hand Written list of the Shows itinerary for a production of the show on 11th February 1946, A 1954 signed Letter from Harry Secombe to Kenneth Lovell, Three Signed Letters from Harry Secombe in 1992 about the programme and posters for the show, a Signed Copy of Harry Secombe's Autobiography, A Signed Colour Photograph from Harry Secombe, A Signed copy of Harry Secombe's 1991 Album "Yours Sincerely Harry Secombe", and a Printed Compliment Slip from Sir Harry Secombe, CBE. , some creasing to the photo, and edge bumps to the album cover and books dustjacket, else in good condition.

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        Animal Farm

      Secker & Warburg, London 1945 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Published May 1945" printed on the copyright page. A wonderful copy. An attractive First issue dustjacket that has the publisher's printed price present with minor wear to the edges. The book is in fabulous condition and appears UNREAD. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A superb copy. We buy Orwell First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ANIMAL FARM. A Fairy Story.

      First edition, first printing. Original green cloth with white titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the cloth clean and bright. The contents are complete and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the very lightly rubbed and nicked original dustwrapper which has a couple of tiny closed tears to the extremities. The reverse of the dustwrapper has the Searchlight Books print in red. Not price-clipped (6s. to the front flap). Housed in a purple cloth folding box, with white paper label to the spine, printed in black. A very attractive example, scarce thus.4500 copies printed. Although stated "first published May 1945" on the copyright page, publication was delayed until August due to paper shortages.

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        ANIMAL FARM. A fairy story.

      Secker & Warburg. London. 1945. FIRST EDITION. 1st impression. 8vo. A near to very good copy of the book with the cloth still dark green and the white lettering on the spine still bright and sharp. This is an ex school library copy but the only library stamp is the two line school name in ink on the title page with the number 176 below written by hand. There are a few pages with neat pencil underlining which could be erased quite easily, and a handful of pages with blue and red ink underlines. Inner hinges cracked but holding firm. In the original green, grey and white dustwrapper with some chipping and rubbing to the edges and corners and some loss to the very top and bottom of the spine and a larger piece from the top of the front panel. The wrapper has the red Searchlight Books design printed on the rear. Price still intact on front inner flap. Overall a good copy of this classic work.

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        SAVA ALEPH-BET [GRANDPA'S ALPHABET]

      YEDIDA, SHLOMO. ABC. (HEBREW) SAVA ALEPH-BET [GRANDPA'S ALPHABET] by Shlomo Yedidia. Tel Aviv: Difus Dvar [1945]. Oblong 8 1/4 x 7 1/4", cloth backed pictorial boards, near Fine. Next to a large picture of each letter is an animal or an object formed in the shape of the letter next to it. There is a short story for each letter beneath which is a series of 20 squares with an interesting pictorial history showing how the letter evolved from a pictograph to the current usage. Unusual.

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        Massimo Campigli.  Il Lamento del Gabelliere: 10 black and white Original Lithographs.

      Massimo Campigli. Il Lamento del Gabelliere:10 black and white Original Lithographs. Poems by Raffaele Carrieri. Note Carlo Bo. Edizioni Toninelli, Milano 1945. With 10 Original lithographs by Massimo Campigli in B/W, of which three of them in double-page, that accompany the poem of Carreri Total Edition of 250 copies numbered: 100 with hand-colored lithographs, 125 with B/W lithographs, and 25 out of commerce. The Lithographs were pulled from stone by Piero Fornasetti Atelier in Milan, the lithographic stones were destroyed after the limited prints. A Good copy in good condition. Condition: Beige cardboard hard cover with title in brown worn, corners with scratches and discoloration, spine missed, but front and back cover solid attached to the book. Light splits on the text block, Lithographs in good conditions, some light waves and creases on the paper are visible in almost all the pages, as same some tanning on the edges. In Good Condition Ref: Campigli Catalogo ragionato dell'opera grafica, Meloni/Tavola # 79. PICTURES ON REQUEST

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        SPLENDEUR DE PARIS. PREFACE DE MAURICE GARCON. PARIS. ATELIERS D'IMPRESSION ET DE CARTONNAGE D'ART. 1945.

      19451945IN-FOLIO EN FEUILLES (42,5 X 31,5 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE 3 FEUILLETS (TITRE AVEC JUSTIFICATION AU VERSO, 4 PAGES DE PREFACE) + 20 PHOTOGRAPHIES EN NOIR, SOUS EMBOITAGE CARTONNE CREME, TITRE IMPRIME SUR ETIQUETTE PAPIER D'ORIGINE SUR LE PLAT SUPERIEUR. EDITION ORIGINALE. TIRAGE LIMITE A 700 EXEMPLAIRES NUMEROTES. TRES BEL EXEMPLAIRE, EMBOITAGE NEUF, ETIQUETTES D'ORIGINE CONSERVEES CONTRECOLLEES SUR ET DANS L'EMBOITAGE.

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        Il Mondo. Lettere Scienze Arti Musica (Anni I-II, Nn. 6-37, 16 Giugno 1945-5 Ottobre 1946) - Il Mondo Europeo (Anno III, Nn. 38-48, 1 Marzo-1 Agosto 1947)

      Tipografia Vallecchi (Anni I-II, Nn. 6-37, 16 Giugno 1945-5 Ottobre 1946) - Tipografia della Società Editrice Italiana (Anno III, Nn. 38-48, 1 Marzo-1 Agosto 1947), Firenze - Livorno - I ed. dei 38 fascicoli in-folio del periodico bimensile Il Mondo. Lettere Scienze Arti Musica (Anni I-II, Nn. 6-37, 16 Giugno 1945-5 Ottobre 1946) e, con il nuovo titolo, Il Mondo Europeo (Anno III, Nn. 38-48, 1 Marzo-1 Agosto 1947), pubblicato il 1° e il 3° sabato del mese e, dal N. 38 del 1° Marzo 1947, il 1° e il 15 di ogni mese. La prima sede fu Firenze, (Palazzo Strozzi) e, dal N. 38 del 1° Marzo 1947 la sede si trasferì in via Cerretani 39 rosso, sempre in Firenze. I fascicoli sono rilegati in mezza tela écru con angoli e piatti rifiniti in carta marmorizzata bianco/vermiglione/azzurro (titoli dorati entro tassello in pelle marrone applicato al dorso). Illustrazioni in b/n nel testo (anche pubblicitarie). Comitato Direttivo Anni I-II, Nn. 6-37, 16 Giugno 1945-5 Ottobre 1946: Alessandro Bonsanti, Arturo Loria, Eugenio Montale, Luigi Scaravelli, Giorgio Zampa, Giorgio (Segretario di Redazione). Comitato Direttivo Anno III, Nn. 38-48, 1 Marzo -1 Agosto 1947: Antonio Milo, Vincenzo Spicacci (Roma) e Alessandro Bonsanti, Arturo Loria, Eugenio Montale, Umberto Morra (Firenze). Nell'Anno III, Nn. 38-48, 1 Marzo -1 Agosto 1947, il primo e l'ultimo foglio sono in carta pesca o albicocca con illustrazioni in nero/pesca o albicocca. Stato buono (pagine brunite - alcune pagine con strappi laterali - alcune gore e fioriture nelle pagine). I, 6, 16 Giugno 1945, pp. 16 - I, 10, 18 Agosto 1945, pp. 16, I, 11, 1° Settembre 1945, pp. 16 - I, 12, 15 Settembre 1945, pp. 16 - I, 13, 6 ottobre 1945, pp. 16 - I, 15, 3 Novembre 1945, pp. 16 - I, 17, 1° Dicembre 1945, pp. 16 - I, 18, 15 Dicembre 1945, pp. 16 --- II, 19 (1), 5 Gennaio 1946, pp. 16 - II, 20 (2), 19 Gennaio 1946, pp. 16 - II, 21 (3), 2 Febbraio 1946, pp. 16 - II, 122 (4), 6 Febbraio 1946, pp. 16 - II, 23 (5), 2 Marzo 1946, pp. 12 - II, 24 (6), 16 Marzo 1946, pp. 12 - II, 25 (7) 6 Aprile 1946, pp. 12 - II, 26 (8), 20 Aprle 1946, pp. 12 - II, 27 (9), 4 Maggio 1946, pp. 12 - II, 28 (10), 18 Maggio 1946, pp. 12 - II, 29 (11), 1° Giugno 1946, pp. 12, II, 30 (12), 15 Giugno 1946, pp. 12 - II, 31 (13), 6 Luglio 1946, pp. 12 - II, 32 (14), 20 Luglio 1946, pp. 12 - II, 33 (15), 3 Agosto 1946, pp. 12 - II, 35 (17), 7 Settembre 1946, pp. 12 - II, 36 (18), 21 Settembre 1946, pp. 12 - II, 37 (19), 5 Ottobre 1946, pp. 12 --- III, 38 (1), 1 Marzo 1947, pp. 16 - III, 39 (2), 15 Marzo 1947, pp. 16 - III, 40 (3), 1 Aprile 1947, pp. 16 - III, 41 (4), 15 Aprile 1947, pp. 16 - III, 42 (5), 1 Maggio 1947, pp. 16 - III, 43 (6), 15 Maggio 1947, pp. 16 - III, 44 (7), 1 Giugno 1947, pp. 16 - III, 45 (8), 15 Giugno 1947, pp. 16 - III, 46 (9), 1 Luglio 1947, pp. 16 - III, 47 (10), 15 Luglio 1947, pp. 16 - III, 48 (11), 1 Agosto 1947, pp. 16. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Physiologie du Goût.

      Paris, Editions Litteraires 1945. 2 volumes in-8° brochés, couvertures rempliées, chemises et étui, (infimes rousseurs). Très nombreuses en-tête, in-texte et vignettes en couleurs de Sylvain SAUVAGE. Tirage limité à 800 exemplaires. Un des 100 premiers comportant 1 dessin original signé et l'aquarelle originale ayant servie à l'illustration de l'ouvrage.

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        Finisterre. Con autografi e un ritratto dell'Autore di Giacomo Manzù

      Barbera, -1945. 152x218 mm Edizione speciale di duecento esemplari numerati dal n. 1 al n. 191. Sono stati inoltre tirati 9 esemplari numerati con lettere dell'alfabeto a disposizione dell'Autore. Ns. esemplare n. 21. Firmato dall'Autore

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        Correspondence archive. Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, New York, 1945-1949.

      1945. 3 TLS by Thomas Mann. 27 Aug. 1946; 1 Nov. 1946; 21 March 1948. Together 3 pp. 4to. Includes: 1 ALS by Katia Mann (1883-1980). 29 Aug. 1946. 1 p. 4to. 1 ALS (18 March 1948; draft; 2½ pp. on 2 leaves, 8vo) and 1 TL (16 Oct. 1946; carbon; 1½ pp., 4to) by Doris Dana (1920-2006) to Thomas Mann. 3 ALS by Monika Mann (1910-1992). 3 June 1948; 29 June 1948; 15 Oct. 1948. Together 5 pp. with 3 envelopes. 4 TMs with autogr. corrections by Monika Mann (1910-1992). N. p. o. d. Together 29 pp. 4to. Also includes collection of Thomas Mann ephemera: 1) Ticket stub for a lecture by Thomas Mann at the Hunter College Assembly Hall (New York, 20 Jan. 1945). 2) Printed program "Dinner in Honor of Dr. Thomas Mann. On the Occasion of his Seventieth Birthday. Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. New York. Auspices: The Nation Associates. Monday Evening, June 25, 1945". (8) pp. Printed wrappers. Oblong 4to. 3) Typed seating list for the Dinner in Honor of Thomas Mann. 4 pp. Folio. 4) Receipt for small gift box from The Old Mexico Shop in Santa Fe, NM, for Katia Mann (15 Aug. 1946). 1 p. Oblong 8vo. 5) Autogr. lecture notes by Doris Dana taken at a Thomas Mann lecture given in 1947. 4½ pp. Small 8vo. 6) Two copies of a flyer for the Thomas Mann lecture "Goethe and Democracy" (Hunter College Assembly Hall, New York, 7 May 1949). 7) Autogr. lecture notes by Doris Dana taken at this lecture. 8 pp. 4to and 8vo. Interesting Thomas Mann correspondence and ephemera archive compiled by Doris Dana, the long-time companion of poet, educator, feminist, Nobel laureate and Chilean diplomat Gabriela Mistral (i. e., Lucila de María del Perpetuo Socorro Godoy Alcayaga, 1889-1957), several of whose poems Dana translated and edited. The present collection documents the friendship which Dana entertained with the Mann family in the late 1940s, frequently touching upon her friendship with Gabriela Mistral. In the first correspondence document, written on August 27, 1946, Thomas Mann thanks "Miss Dana" for her "touching letter of August 15th" (not preserved here) and for the "hours we spent with you. - Particularly, I want to express to you, though belatedly, my appreciation of the excellent English translation of the article by Gabriela Mistral. I was deeply moved and surprised about the truly generous warm-heartedness with which this woman comments on my work and existence. Strangely enough: nowadays it is not seldom that people write about me in this tone and style to which I formerly was hardly used. It proves that one only has to persist long enough and people will begin to realize what one means to them." In an autograph letter written two days later, Katia Mann adds her thanks for a set of César Franck records, as well as for "the lovely little Mexican box which arrived two days ago" (receipt included in ephemera coll.). A few months later, Dana sends the Manns an album of Carol Bruce singing Gustav Mahler's "Songs of a Wayfarer" (letter dated. Oct. 16, 1946) and comments on the War Department's plans to translate and reprint her story, "My Soul To Take", in the "'Neue Auslese', a magazine published in Germany and circulated through all four zones of Germany, and Austria, as part of the reeducation program for the occupied areas [...] It is an immense satisfaction and privilege for me to be given a hearing in this way [...] - particularly since it stresses for me the functional aspect of writing [...] Thank you particularly for your appreciation of the article by Gabriela Mistral. To translate such an article was a privilege for me [...], and also a vicarious way of expressing my own feeling on your existence, your work and the things you represent." Mann answered on Nov. 1: "It is amazing that Mahler's musical personality is so completely expressed in these early compositions. The reproduction is excellent, and even the German pronunciation of the singer leaves hardly anything to desire [...] I am working hard on my novel [i. e, Doktor Faustus] which, if I stay well, I hope to finish in the first months of the coming year [...]". After am interval during which Dana has been in contact with the Manns' daughter Monika, Dana resumes the correspondence in March 1948: "I have just received a very warm letter concerning you from Gabriela Mistral [...] As you know, her tribute to you, which I had the honor of translating, appeared in 'The Stature of Thomas Mann.' The letter which she now writes to me expresses a profound appreciation of you + of your work [...] She tells me that she wil be in Los Angeles for a short time at the end of March + asks me if it might be possible for you to see her briefly. Believe me, if it is possible for you to see her I know that it will be a mutually happy meeting - for she is a poet of great genius + strength + magnitude. Monika tells me that you have broken your shoulder recently + suffered badly with it for awhile [...] I am looking forward eagerly to the appearance of the English translation of Dr. Faust. The enthusiastic responses I have heard from my friends who know German, is enough to make me most envious of their knowledge of your language. They say it is by far the best thing you have done. Oh - why have I not learned German! I am impatient to read this new work of yours [...]". Mann replies on March 21st that he immediately wrote to Gabriela Mistral, "asking her to give me a wring [!], when she comes to Los Angeles. I am looking forward to having her as a guest in our home [...] My arm is doing allright, and I think, in a few weeks I may forget about it [...]". - The correspondence with Monika includes three letters; in the first, she asks Dana to "have dinner with me one convenient evening soon - and I wanted to ask you whether it would be possible for you to arrange for me a one week's stay at your country place (from about 15.-23.) [...] It's very important for me!" Characteristically, she states the sender as "Monika Lanyi Mann" - in 1940, the year after their marriage, her husband, the art historian Jenö Lányi, had drowned when a German U-boat sank the ship on which the couple was emigrating to Canada (Monika being among the few survivors). She also misspells Dana's name as "Denah". - Includes four unpublished typed manuscripts by Monika Mann: "Betsy" (5½ pp.), "Circus" (7½ pp.), "Pet Tells his Story" (9½ pp.), and "Racine on the Chief" (5 pp.). They probably were written in 1947/48, when Monika made her first serious attempt at professional writing - much to her parents' chagrin, who did not believe in her talent and feared that uncomfortable family matters might be dragged into the public by their unbeloved daughter. - The collection is supplemented by several ephemera relating to Thomas Mann lectures, at several of which Dana took notes (relating to Nietzsche, Hitler, Roosevelt, the "nobleness of life" that is culture, its association with art and instict, etc.).

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