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        Concert d'Eté.

      P. Flammarion 1945. In-4 en ff, sous chemise et étui. (Plats de la chemise uniformément insolés). Titre et 25 compositions en noir dans le texte d'Aristide MAILLOL. Tirage limité à 515 exemplaires, un des 200 sur pur fil de Lana.

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        La esfinge mestiza crónica menor de México

      Leyenda, México 1945 - Colección Carabela Rústico, sin corte editorial en canto [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        President Harry S. Truman’s Presidential Proclamation Announcing the End of the War in Europe

      Washington, D.C. 1945 - Printed Document Signed as President. Washington, D.C., May 8, 1945. 1 p., 15 x 21 1/2 in. "The Allied armies, through sacrifice and devotion and with God's help, have wrung from Germany a final and unconditional surrender . The victory won in the West must now be won in the East. The whole world must be cleansed of the evil from which half the world has been freed." Complete TranscriptBy the President of the United States, a Proclamation. The Allied armies, through sacrifice and devotion and with God's help, have wrung from Germany a final and unconditional surrender. The western world has been freed of the evil forces which for five years and longer have imprisoned the bodies and broken the lives of millions upon millions of free-born men. They have violated their churches, destroyed their homes, corrupted their children, and murdered their loved ones. Our Armies of Liberation have restored freedom to these suffering peoples, whose spirit and will the oppressors could never enslave. Much remains to be done. The victory won in the West must now be won in the East. The whole world must be cleansed of the evil from which half the world has been freed. United, the peace-loving nations have demonstrated in the West that their arms are stronger by far than the might of dictators or the tyranny of military cliques that once called us soft and weak. The power of our peoples to defend themselves against all enemies will be proved in the Pacific was as it has been proved in Europe. For the triumph of spirit and of arms which we have won, and of its promise to peoples everywhere who join us in the love of freedom, it is fitting that we, as a nation, give thanks to Almighty God, Who has strengthened us and given us the victory.Now, therefore, I, Harry S. Truman, President of the United States of America, do hereby appoint Sunday, May 13, 1945 to be a day of prayer. I call upon the people of the United States, whatever their faith, to unite in offering joyful thanks to God for the victory we have won and to pray that He will support us to the end of our present struggle and guide us into the ways of peace. I also call upon my countrymen to dedicate this day of prayer to the memory of those who have given their lives to make possible our victory. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States of America to be affixed.Historical BackgroundAfter nearly six years of conflict across the European continent, President Truman was pleased to announce that Germany had surrendered to the Allies. Though Japan would fight on for another three months, Truman read this proclamation at a news conference held in his office at the White House at 8:35 A.M. on Tuesday, May 8, 1945. His wife and daughter, members of his Cabinet, high ranking United States and British Army and Navy officials, and Congressional leaders were grouped in chairs around the President's desk. Before reading the proclamation, President Truman said, "This is a solemn but glorious hour. General Eisenhower informs me that the forces of Germany have surrendered to the United Nations. The flags of freedom fly all over Europe. It's celebrating my birthday, too -- today, too." Reporters responded with shouts of "Happy Birthday, Mr. President." May 8, 1945 was President Truman's 61st birthday, his first as President following the death just 26 days earlier, of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. As he was reading the proclamation, Truman stopped after certain passages to comment. After "The victory won in the West must now be won in the East," he said, "I want that emphasized time after time, that we are only half through." After "the tyranny of military cliques that once called us soft and weak," Truman commented, "I would like to know what the Germans think about that now." After proclaiming the day of prayer, he added, "And it's exceedingly fitting that it is Mother's Day, too.

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        Stuart Little

      New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1945. First edition. Illustrated by Garth Williams. 1 vols. 8vo. Grey cloth. Very good plus copy in worn dust jacket (browned, losses at spine panel, back flap separated). First edition. Illustrated by Garth Williams. 1 vols. 8vo. Hall A13

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        La famosa invasione degli orsi in Sicilia

      Milano, Rizzoli, 1945, 8vo cartonato editoriale, sovraccoperta illustrata a colori, originale (con lieve restauro alla base) pp. 150 con numerose illustrazioni in nero e col. (dell'A.). In buono stato di conservazione. In alcune pagine, un precedente possessore ha chiosato in inglese alcune brevi note a penna azzurra, traducendo qualche parola.

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        Animal Farm. A Fairy Story.

      London: Secker & Warburg, 1945. - FIRST EDITION. octavo, pp. 92. Elegantly bound in half green calf over marbled sides, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, top edge gilt, section of blank leaves bound in to give the book a more pleasing thickness. Publisher's original cloth spine bound in at end. A fine copy in an attractive recent leather binding. Winner of the 1946 'Hugo' Award [Fantasy Achievement Award] (Best Novella category). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        So Well Remembered

      Little Brown and Company, 1945. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Little Brown and Company, Boston 1945. First Edition / First Printing. First Edition stated on the copyright page. Cloth boards. Jacket priced at $2.50. Signed by James Hilton at the front endpaper. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Near Fine, tight spine, light shelf wear, light age toning. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, shelf wear, age toning, short tears. In a new removable mylar cover.

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        [2 Photographs of Atomic Bomb Damage in Hiroshima]

      Hiroshima: United States Strategic Bomb Survey, [ca. 1945]. Very good +. Two black-and-white gelatin silver photographs, each measuring 4” x 5” approx. Typed captions to versos. One bearing large ink stamp of the Hiroshima-Matsuyama ferry line. Mild wear. Very good or better. A pair of official United States Strategic Bomb Survey (USSBS) damage prints of Hiroshima taken November 28, 1945. One is an exterior view of the Chugoku Coal Distribution Control Company (designated Building 12 by the Survey); the other captioned as: “Building 300 ft. NWW from GZ [Ground Zero]. No structural damage.” The history of photo documentation in the months just after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki is one of official censorship. General Macarthur’s order in late 1945 explicitly banning photographs of the sites has meant that images of the immediate aftermath are scarce, and these survey photos remain perhaps the best and most accurate sources extant. The largest collection of such photos is at the I.C.P.; individual examples are rarely seen.

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        PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM OF 67 ORIGINAL IMAGES TAKEN BY COL. ROBERT GRAY SWIFT AND COL. JAY D.B. LATTIN OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY SIGNAL CORPS

      1945. Original photograph album. Original Cloth. Very Good. This album contains 67 high-quality b/w photographs, 41 taken by Col. Swift, the remainder taken by Col. Jay D.B. Lattin. Swift's photos are two sizes: the smaller, numbering 34 shots, with images measuring approx. 3 ¼" or 3 ½" by 5 ¼" or 5 ½"; and the larger, numbering 7 shots, measuring approx. 6" x 8 ½". Col. Lattin's photos are approx. 4 ½" x 3 ½" or 5 ¾" x 9 ½". Of the 67 images, 45 depict scenes in Algiers, Algeria (41 taken by Swift, 4 by Lattin). The remaining shots (all Lattin's) include scenes in Marseilles, Montargis, and Toulon. All photographs are labeled in Swift's very precise printing by hand. The album also contains originals, and some copies, of documents relating to Swift's postings April-May, 1945, Also present are two maps: folded map of Paris and the Metro system, and a one-page map of London and its Underground stops, along with a small four-page booklet on the Cumberland Hotel in that city. The physical album measures 11" x 14", post-bound white cloth bordered by red tape, and contains 50 pages. The album was created by Col. Robert Gray Swift, Signal Corps, with a hand-printed cover reading: "Trip to E.T.O./ [Signal Corps insignia]/ Spring-1945/ Algeria/ Col. R.G.Swift". All lettering throughout the album is in Swift's precise, draughtsman-like hand. Col. Swift (a "Lt. Col." in the earlier documents) was serving at the Central Signal Corps School at Camp Crowder, MO, when he and Col. Jay D.B. Lattin, (HQ, Second Service, Command, Governor's Island, NY) were ordered to report to Washington prior to being sent to Paris for 30 days to survey training installations there and to recommend improvements. (Document #1, April 10, 1945). On April 25, Swift receives a document (printed in French and English and accomplished by hand) signed by French General Merlin, (Chief Signal Officer of Ground Air and Naval Forces), "honouring him for his services" and authorizing Swift to wear the French Signal Corps insignia (Document #2). On May 2, 1945, Swift receives orders to go from E.T.O. Headquarters to Algiers for 10 days, along with Col. Hattin and Lt. Col. Paul Gilbert Raymond of the French Army (Document #3). The terms of Document #1 are then extended by 15 days (Document #4, May 16, 1945). On May 27, Swfit is ordered to London for 7 days (Document #5), and on May 30, (Document #6) he receives notification from the E.T.O. office that he is indeed authorized to wear the French insignia bestowed on him in Document #2. ~~ The photographs Swift takes in Algiers include highly evocative glimpses of the native populations in the streets and at the Casbah and public market, well as shots of French and American military personnel. Photos include birds-eye views, the mosque used as an air raid shelter, the King George Hotel (which was "Gen. Eisenhower's North African HQ"), the French Signal School, the Governor General's Palace and its guards, the "harbour", the Church of Notre Dame, ruins of an old Roman temple near the city, and the Christian Martyr's Tomb and its "keeper". Personnel at the French Signal School and French Radio Intercept Station are seen: two "Merlinettes" (i.e. women "pigeoneers" holding their birds), and Lt. Touche and other staff including two "French WACS". Three photographs document "Arab soldiers entertaining their military "guests" at an outdoor feast of pit-roasted lamb and side dishes. Lattin's five views of Algiers include the French Signal School and its staff, along with a mosque and worshippers. Of Col. Lattin's other photos, 6 were taken at the Montargis Signal School and include "German P.W.s", the School buildings and staff officers "at the officers' chateau", and a shot of Swift, Col. Raymond and the School Commandant together. Seven views taken in "Marsailles" (Marseille) include street scenes, Notre Dame church, the waterfront, and candids of the officers, including Le Man and Raymond. Also seen are two views of the waterfront at Toulons showing bombed buildings, and two of a "Mediterranean waterfront" en route from Marseille to Cannes.

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        Lettre de Madrid - Les Combats deTaureau (illus. Yves BRAYER)

      Editions de la Couronne, Paris 1945 - Paris. Editions de la Couronne, 1945. In-4. 89pp. Orné d'un frontispice et 19 dessins hors-texte de Yves Brayer, ainsi que, dans une chemise à part , une suite complémentaire de 16 planches tauromachiques. Tirage à 135 exemplaires. Celui-ci, qui ne porte pas de numéro, est signé par Yves Brayer sur la page de justification. En feuilles sous couvertures rempliées. Infimes déchirures du papier cristal original; papier légèrement bruni, mais très bon état général. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Four Quartets

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company,, [c.1945]. [Comprising:] Burnt Norton, East Coker, The Dry Salvages, Little Gidding. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in black morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, black and white patterned paper, gilt edges. A fine copy. Reprint. Inscribed by the author on the title page "Inscribed for Allen Hawkridge by T. S. Eliot 7. vi. 47.

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        Four Quartets. [Comprising:] Burnt Norton, East Coker, The Dry Salvages, Little Gidding.

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [c.1945] - Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in black morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, black and white patterned paper, gilt edges. A fine copy. Reprint. Inscribed by the author on the title page "Inscribed for Allen Hawkridge by T. S. Eliot 7. vi. 47." [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        SPARKLING CYANIDE (FIRST - COPYRIGHT U.K. EDITION)

      1945. The Crime Club - Collins. 1945. In-12.Carré. Relié, Jaquette. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais. 160 pages. Jaquette abîmée avec manque sur le bord supérieur. 1st EDITION. The Crime Club.

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        Nuestro Tiempo. Revista Semanal de Orientación Tradicional. Ano 1, no. 1 - Ano 2, no. 35 (30 de junio de 1944-25 de mayo de 1945).

      Buenos Aires, 1944 / 1945. - Red half leather, leather corners. Marbled covers and endpapers. (292) pp., thorough illustrated with woodcut prints; 40x29 cm. Whole series complete in one volume. Text in Spanish. Paper sl. browned although in very good/ fine condition, see picture. This (scarce) magazine is edited by 'Father Julio Meinvielle (31 August 1905 - 2 August 1973) an Argentine priest and prolific writer. A leading Roman Catholic Church thinker of his time, he was associated with the far right tendency within Argentine Catholic thinking. As a polemicist he had a strong influence on the development of nacionalismo. Meinvielle studied for his Doctorate in Philosophy and Theology in Rome and soon afterwards became a prolific writer of religious, historical and economic books within the school of Thomism. Meinvielle was a staunch critic of what he perceived as slipping standards in Catholic teaching. On this basis he had a well publicized feud with Jacques Maritain' - source, wikipedia. 2040g [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        "La Pénultième est morte". Poème autographe. S. l.

      1945. 4to. 1 page. The present poem is a tribute to Mallarmé, and shows some some deviations in comparison to the published text in "Poèmes épars (1945-1963)", including the full title "La Pénultième est morte/Tombeau de Mallarmé".

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        A General Account of the Development of Methods of Using Atomic Energy for Military Purposes Under the Auspices of the United States Government (1940-1945)

      Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1945. Printed Wrapper. Quarto. A complete copy of the rare Litho-print issue, of the Smyth Report. (193)pp., Single sheets, stapled, with textured cream-colored wrappers. The following litho-printed on the front: "Released for Publication on__________." As professor Smyth states, the litho-printing was done, under heavy security, in the Adjutant General's Office, in the Pentagon. Perhaps that would explain why the several copies, which have come to market, are missing a leaf or two, or have extra leaves. The PRESENT COPY IS COMPLETE, and includes the VERY SECRET PAGE VI-12, with the following leaves in duplicate: VII-9 and VII-II. Page VI-12 is blank in most copies, because it deals with plutonium production rates; page VI-12 is present in our copy. A very good to fine copy. Housed in a handsome half-leather clamshell box. NOTE: The preface is dated July 1, 1945 and precedes the Princeton University edition of August , 1945. Wayne W. Johnson's copy, director of human resources, with his ink signature on front wrapper.

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        Sur Nietzsche, volonté de chance

      Paris, Gallimard,1945 In-12 (19 x 12,2 cm), broché, couverture imprimée, 284 pp., 2 ff. n. ch.. Edition originale. Lun des 14 ex. sur vélin pur fil Lafuma Navarre (seul grand papier). Restauration à la couverture, petite auréole pâle en pied, intérieur parfait, non coupé. Georges Bataille la parfois dit, il la une fois écrit : Nietzsche est celui qui aurait pu faire quil nécrivît pas. Tant tout ce quil avait lui-même écrit était fait pour quil ne restât rien à écrire, après. A écrire ni à penser. Bataille reste pourtant parmi ceux qui lauront le plus authentiquement continué, et le plus intimement : « A peu dexceptions près, ma compagnie sur terre est celle de Nietzsche », confie-t-il dans ce livre.

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        LE CANTIQUE DES CANTIQUES

      1945. UNIVERSELLES. 15 SEPT 1945. In-4.Carré. En feuillets, Sous emboîtage. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable. XII + 26 pages + 16 planches de gouaches en couleurs numérotées. Lettrines et illustrations en couleurs. Couverture contre pliée. 1 premiere chemise avec le dos déboité. Exemplaire numéroté. Traduction d'Ernest RENAN. Introduction par Jérome THARAUD et Jean THARAUD. Gouaches et ornements de G.-L. JAULMES

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        Five Go to Smuggler's Top. Another Adventure of the Four Children and Timmy the Dog.

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1945 - Octavo. Original light blue boards, spine and front cover lettered in black, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Discreet gift inscription to front free endpaper. Spine gently rolled, very mild toning along extremities, tips very lightly bumped and rubbed, a few small pale spots to rear board. An excellent copy in the bright dust jacket with a toned spine with a shallow chip at the foot and a short nick at the head. Still an excellent copy of this book. Colour frontispiece and illustrations to the text by Eileen Soper. First edition, first impression. The fourth adventure in the Famous Five series, uncommon in the dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        FIVE GO TO SMUGGLERS TOP

      Hodder & Stoughton, LONDON 1945 - BEAUTIFULLY CLEAN COPY (SLIGHT BOOK LEAN) IN AN ARCHIVALLY RESTORED, PRICE CLIPPED, DUST JACKET: REPAIRS TO SPINE ENDS PLUS TOP AND BOTTOM EDGES. UNOBTRUSIVE INK NAME DOODLED TO FRONT JACKET FLAP. SCARCE LITTLE BOOK AND LOOKS A TREAT. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Quelques betes parmi celles qu'on appelle sauvages. Illustrations de Saint-Marc.

      Lyon, Editions Volumetrix, 1945. petit in-4° 24 pp. entierement illustrees en couleurs, album agrafe couverture illustree. Tres bel exemplaire. [BU-1] RARISSIME album coécrit par Frédéric DARD dans un état de fraicheur exceptionnel, tant extérieur qu'intérieur !!

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        Chanson pour Elle

      Paris , , 1945 - 33 puntasecche di soggetto erotico del pittore-incisore Almery Lobel-Riche (23x17; 14,5x14,5 circa) ed un disegno a sanguigna originale firmato e dedicato in antiporta (cm 17x21,5). 4to. pp. 64 in quartini sciolti. . Molto buono (Very Good). Fioriture leggere (Some light yellowing). Edizione originale di 260 es. numerati. . Brossura, custodia (wrappers, slip-case) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph portrait postcard signed. [Stockholm, 1945].

      1945. (Oblong) 8vo. 1 p. With autogr. address. Sending greetings to Mr. Herrn H. J. von Kleist. - Stamp cut out; picture side with printed signature.

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        Commentarios Reales de Los Incas and Historia General del Peru 5 volumes

      Buenos Aires: Emece, 1945. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 2nd Edition. Five volumes, VG, burgundy leather, five compartments, gilt spine titles, Edited by Angel Rosenblat, prologue by Ricardo Rojas, 2nd edn, Spanish text, occasional spotting on fore-edges, wonderful condition of very important historical work. Lovely woodcut designs for chapter heads and tails. Volume five has complete index. While in Spain, Garcilaso wrote his most well-known work, Comentarios Reales de los Incas, published in Lisbon in 1609. It was based on stories and oral histories told by his Inca relatives when he was a child in Cuzco. The Comentarios have two sections and volumes. The first was primarily about Inca life. The second, about the Spanish conquest of Peru, was published in 1617. It was first published in English in London in 1685, translated by Sir Paul Rycaut and titled The Royal Commentaries of Peru.[6] More than a century and a half later, in 1758 when the uprising against colonial oppression led by Tupac Amaru II gained momentum, Charles III of Spain banned the Comentarios from being published in Quechua language in Lima or distributed there for its "dangerous" content. The book was not printed again in the Americas until 1918, but copies continued to be circulated secretly. It was translated and printed in English in 1961 in the United States. Ángel Rosenblat (1902, Wegrów, Poland - 1984, Caracas) was a Venezuelan philologist, essayist and Hispanist of Polish descent. He and his family moved to Argentina when he was six and he spent his whole education there, including at the University of Buenos Aires (where he was teaching when he edited this collection), where his classmates included Amado Alonso, and in its Institute of Philology, where his teachers included Pedro Henríquez Ureña. He is the author of at least seventeen important works. Bio data from Wikipedia. .

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        Ma vie de garçon. Faits et gestes du Vicomte de Nantel. Compositions de Emmanuel Blanche.

      Paris, Aux dépens d'un amateur (impr. Fortin et Jacomet), 1945. In-4, (4)-132-(2) pp., broché, couverture illustrée rempliée (couverture légèrement brunie, sinon bel exemplaire). Tirage limité à 345 exemplaires. EXEMPLAIRE D'ARTISTE, signé, sur vélin avec une SUITE en bistre des hors-texte, et 2 beaux DESSINS ORIGINAUX érotiques, signés par Blanche, en couleurs. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s).* Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *

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        Massimo Campigli. Il Lamento del Gabelliere: DELUXE edition with 10 hand colored Original Lithographs.

      Massimo Campigli. Il Lamento del Gabelliere: 10 hand colored Original Lithographs.Poem by Raffaele Carrieri. Note Carlo Bo. Edizioni Toninelli, Milano 1945. DELUXE Edition Signed by the artist on justification page, with a dedication written in pen from Toninelli. One of 100 copies with 10 lithographs hand colored under Campigli supervision, of which three of them in double-page. Total Edition of 250 copies numbered: 100 with hand-colored lithographs, 125 with B/W lithographs; 25 out of commerce. Good copy of a rare edition. Condition: Hard cover worn, bottom spine detached and worn, stains and discolorations. Inside spine loose, but attached, some splits between pages, lithographs with bright color and not discolorations, the paper with light waves, some with creases. The book showing sign of age but still a good copy of a rare edition, overall in good condition. Ref: Campigli Catalogo ragionato dell'opera grafica, Meloni/Tavola # 79. PICTURES ON REQUEST

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        Il Lamento del Gabelliere: DELUXE edition with 10 hand colored Original Lithographs.

      Edizioni Toninelli, Milano 1945. - Massimo Campigli. Il Lamento del Gabelliere: 10 hand colored Original Lithographs. Poem by Raffaele Carrieri. Note Carlo Bo. Edizioni Toninelli, Milano 1945. DELUXE Edition Signed by the artist on justification page, with a dedication written in pen from Toninelli. One of 100 copies with 10 lithographs hand colored under Campigli supervision, of which three of them in double-page. Total Edition of 250 copies numbered: 100 with hand-colored lithographs, 125 with B/W lithographs; 25 out of commerce. Good copy of a rare edition. Condition: Hard cover worn, bottom spine detached and worn, stains and discolorations. Inside spine loose, but attached, some splits between pages, lithographs with bright color and not discolorations, the paper with light waves, some with creases. The book showing sign of age but still a good copy of a rare edition, overall in good condition. Ref: Campigli Catalogo ragionato dell’opera grafica, Meloni/Tavola # 79. PICTURES ON REQUEST [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus Poster

      Bill Bailey 1945 - It's big. It's bright. 10 feet long and over 6 1/2 feet high, this extra large, two sheet color lithograph circus poster for Ringling Bros & Barnum & Bailey Circus is waiting for the perfect home. Two sheets, each 60" x 76", fitting to 120 x 76". Dated 1945, Bill Bailey, artist. A few tears at one end. All original, no cloth backing. Rare to find this size.

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        Destin de Femme.

      Ã‰ditions Egix, Paris 1945 - 21 pochoir aquatint illustrations by Louis Icart. One of 20 special copies on Velin Blanchet Frà res et Klà ber with 2 extra suites of the illustrations, one in colour and one in black and white (total edition of 295 copies). Each page with a red border. Pp. 154. 33 x 25 cms., loose as issued in the original printed warppers with the extra suites loose wrapped in glacine all housed in the original marbled paper covered chemise and slipcase (the latter are a bit worn but the book and prints are in excellent condition. A tragic story of a woman during the Occupation during WWII published straight after the war.

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS, ABA, ILAB]
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        Destin de femme

      - Editions Egix, Paris 1945, 25,5x33cm, en feuilles sous chemise et étui. - Prima edizione, uno dei 125 esemplari numerati su Rives BFK. Libro illustrato di 21 acquerelli originali di Louis Icart. Un bit della camicia scissione e strofinato mancanza sul bordo della scatola che è un po strofinato. Nizza copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 125 exemplaires numérotés sur B.F.K. de Rives. Ouvrage illustré de 21 aquarelles originales de Louis Icart. Un mors de la chemise fendu et frotté, un manque sur la tranche de l'étui dont un mors est également frotté. Bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Ondes.

      Une maquette préparatoires à la gouache, 21 x 13.5 cm, en couleurs, joint une carte publicitaire imprimée (1945). Deux arlequins "siamois" sont masqués et on ne voit que leurs visages, leurs cous et leurs mains. L'un tient un coquillage, l'autre un miroir en forme de fleur. Ils sont habillés de capes qui cachent leurs corps et ne laissent apparaître qu'une de leur main qui attrape un flacon de Parfum RIVAL. Le fond vert-amande contraste avec le bleu et le rouge profond. Joint un calque, sur lequel une imagerie XIXè représentant une licorne a été collé, à superposer sur la maquette. Raymond SAVIGNAC se forme en autodidacte jusqu'à ce qu'il rencontre CASSANDRE en 1933 ; il devient son élève, et s'associe avec Bernard VILLEMOT. Ses publicités séduisent par des gags visuels et des associations ludiques. Il travaille pour les marques Rival, Air France, Frigeco, Bic, Citroën... RIVAL, célèbre maison de parfums, a été fondée en 1939 par Jean CLAVELIER à Neuilly.

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        Oesterreichische Nachrichten. 1. Jahrgang, Juni bis Dezember 1945 (5 Hefte) / 2. Jahrgang, Januar bis August 1946 (7 Hefte). Organ der Frei-oesterreichischen Bewegung in der Schweiz.

      Frei-oesterreichische Bewegung in der Schweiz [FÖB], Zürich 1945 - Zürich, Frei-oesterreichische Bewegung in der Schweiz [FÖB] 1945-1946. 4°. Bis auf die erste Nummer vollständige Serie, 12 Hefte, von 13 erschienenen, etliche mit teilweise entferntem Adressaten (Britschgi & Pinkus - mit dem gleichfalls der KP angehörigen Melchior Britschgi hatte Theo Pinkus zeitweise zusammengearbeitet, hier noch Froschaugasse 18). Redaktion Willi (Wilhelm) Frank, später Irene Sessler, Georg Rechnitz. Breycha-Vauthier 38; Halfmann 351 und ÖNB Datenbank nur bis 1946 Nr. 3; nicht in DEA, Maas u.a. Beiträge von Anneliese Fritz (Eulau, später Russische Stunde in Wien, hier: Oesterreich und die Juden, auch über Marcel Pellich), Willi Frank, später Mathematiker in Salzburg, Karl Paryla, Ernst Fischer, über Viktor Matejkas Rede in Zürich im Juni 1946, Auszug seines Karl-Kraus-Beitrags im 'Plan', Ferdinand Bruckner, Hans Weigel (u.a. über das Dachaulied 1938 von Jura Soyfer), Karl Schiffer, L. Ajchenrand (übersetzt von Sessler), Ilse Benedikt über drei Monate in Wien (November 1945), Maria Schanda, Franz Stoessl u.a. - Titel jeweils mit kleinem schweizer Archivstempel. Sprache: deu [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Georg Fritsch Antiquariat]
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        Monumenti Toscani. Otto xilografie originali.

      Casa editirce Monslvato., Firenze 1945 - Firenze, Casa editirce Monslvato. 1945. 38,2x27,3 cm. 2 Bl., 8 signierte Originalholzschnitte. Lose in Originalbroschurmappe mit Deckelschild. Eines von 570 numerierten Exemplaren. - Firenze: I. Duomo. - II. Facciata del Duomo e Campanile. - III. Campanile. - IV. Palazzo Vecchio. - V. Ponte Vecchio. - VI. Ponte S. Trinità. - Pisa: VII. Torre pendente. - VIII. Battistero. - Mappenränder stockfleckig. Titelblatt mit Rostspur einer Büroklammer. Obere Ecke durchgehend schwach gestaucht. Einige Tafeln leicht fleckig im Rand. Sprache: Italienisch

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        TOC TOC - CHI E'? APRI LA PORTA; IL VENDITORE DI ANIMALI;. COLLANA "I LIBRI DI MUNARI" N.3 e 6. MILANO ED. MONDADORI, I edizione 1945.

      Mondadori, 1945. 24x32; Volumi ideati e disegnati da Bruno Munari nel periodo da lui dedicato alla sperimentazione didattica raffiguranti persone, animali cose che appaiono e scompaiono con un gioco di cartoncini animati sovrapposti. Cartonati editoriali illustrati a colori ai piatti con dorsi in tela. Buonissimo stato. Cadauno € 600,00 - In blocco € 900,00

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        Il venditore di animali

      Arnoldo Mondadori, 1945. Collana I Libri Munari: 6.

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        Brideshead Revisited : The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder

      London: Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1945. 304 pp. Original pink/red cloth in dust wrapper. Area of fading to spine cloth. Jacket faded & torn on spine with areas of loss at head and foot, also with tears to front of jacket and wear to corners. Dw now protected in a clear plastic sleeve. Old owner's stamp to front pastedown. Internally clean. One of 50 copies handstamped 'Revised Edition,' produced for Waugh between the limited edition of 50 copies and the first edition. VG condition in a Fair/Good dw. . Very Good. Cloth. 1945. 8vo..

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        Stuart Little.

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1945 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in green morocco, titles to spine, two raised bands, multi-coloured pictorial onlay of Stuart Little to the front board, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. Illustrated throughout by Garth Williams. First edition, first printing. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        A Scenic and Recreational Map of Santa Barbara. / A Scenic and Recreational Map of Santa Barbara County.

      12- 1945. - Color pictographic / pictorial map, 13 1/2 x 16 inches on sheet size 16 1/2 x 19 inches. Signed by artist in pencil at lower right. A few creases to upper margin and lower right corner, small spot to upper right margin (outside map area); very good. An attractive pictorial map by W. J. Goodacre of the city of Santa Barbara bordered by vignette illustrations of various missions and houses. Many streets are named with little pictographs representing buildings and places such as the Santa Barbara bowl, the S.P. Depot, many hotels and the riding club. At lower right is pencilled "W.J. Goodacre", likely the artist's signature. An uncommon map. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Angers apre?s la tourmente, mai-aou?t 1944

      Angers, Petit, 1945. 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.

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        TLS-typed Letter Signed "Last Minute Preparations"

      1945. A Signed Statement on the Last Minute PreparationsFor the Enola Gay signed by Paul W. TibbetsWritten 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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