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        Un beau ténébreux

      Librairie José Corti, 1945. - Librairie José Corti, Paris 1945, 12x19cm, broché. - Deuxième édition parue quatre mois après la très rare édition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Très bel exemplaire. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Deuxième édition parue quatre mois après la très rare édition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Très bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Un anno sull'altipiano

      EINAUDI, 1945. collana SAGGI 59 1945 prima edizione, 12mo 217pp - Brossura - Stato libro: MOLTO BUONO lievi rossure al piatto anteriore, lievi sgualciture, firma alla prima bianca, pagine brunite, menda al piatto posteriore catalogo Narrativa italiana - Italian Fiction

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        Reflexions sur le surréalisme. Manuscrit autographe

      1945. - 1945, 22x11,5cm, 8 feuillets foliotés. - Un autografo manoscritto apparso in Arch n ° 8 nel 1945 e la parte del fuoco - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Manuscrit autographe de l'auteur de 16 pages in - 8 publié dans le numéro 8 (août 1945) de L'Arche sous le titre: Quelques réflexions sur le surréalisme. Manuscrit recto - verso complet, à l'écriture très dense, comportant de nombreux ratures, corrections et ajouts.   Quelques réflexions sur le surréalisme constitue le premier texte important que Maurice Blanchot consacre au mouvement d'André Breton. Il réhabilite le surréalisme qui a mis au centre de son activité la question du langage et de l'expérience - aspects qui ne pouvaient laisser indifférent Blanchot - , sans oublier de faire toutefois les constats suivants : il porte en lui une part d'échec et sa « situation [...] reste ambiguë ». Affirmant désormais de plus en plus ses positions esthétiques, Blanchot reconnait pleinement la valeur poétique et expérimentale de l'écriture automatique, pour sa radicalité même : « L'écriture automatique est [...] une machine de guerre contre la réflexion et le langage. Elle est destinée à humilier l'orgueil humain, particulièrement sous la forme que lui a donné la culture traditionnelle. Mais, en réalité, elle est elle - même une aspiration orgueilleuse à un mode de connaissance et elle a ouvert aux mots un nouveau crédit illimité. » Blanchot poursuit sa réflexion et insiste sur les questionnements des écrivains et poètes surréalistes au sujet du discours : « Le surréalisme a été hanté par cette idée : c'est qu'il y avait, qu'il devait y avoir un moment [...] où le langage n'était pas le discours, mais la réalité même, sans toutefois cesser d'être la réalité propre du langage [...]. Les surréalistes ont tiré de cette "découverte" de brillantes conséquences littéraires, mais pour le langage les effets sont plus ambigus et plus variés. En ce domaine, ils semblent encore avant tout des destructeurs. Ils sont déchaînés contre le discours ; ils lui retirent le droit à signifier quelque chose ; comme moyen de [ ?] sociale, de désignation précise, ils le brisent férocement. Le langage paraît un peu seul anéanti ou sacrifié, mais humilié. En réalité, il s'agit de tout autre chose et même du contraire : le langage  disparaît comme instrument, mais c'est qu'il est devenu sujet. De par l'écriture automatique, il a bénéficié de la plus haute promotion [...]. » Le texte sera repris dans La Part du feu (1949), non sans que Blanchot ait pris soin d'atténuer les réserves dont il faisait part dans l'article initial.   Première étude monographique d'importance consacrée par Maurice Blanchot à la question du langage surréaliste.  

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        Campo de Sangre

      México, Ediciones Tezontle 1945 - Primera edición. 516 páginas. Ejemplar dedicado por el autor a Guillermo de Torre: " A Guillermo de Torre, esta aventura en busc de mi orden, con amistad, Max" [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Le sursis - Les chemins de la liberté II

      Gallimard, 1945. - Gallimard, Paris 1945, 13x20,5cm, relié. - Edition, una copia del servizio stampa. Binding per aprire la carta bradel fatto, prima tenuto coperchio piatto, vincolante siglato Thomas Boichot. Bel autografo firmato da Jean - Paul Sartre che interpreta il titolo di scrivere 12 anni di tregua. Bellissimo esemplare piacevolmente stabiliti. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Réédition. Reliure en demi maroquin bordeaux, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés, reliure signée de Goy & Vilaine. Envoi autographe signé de Jean - Paul Sartre à Geneviève Calliat.  

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        111 [CENT-ONZE] DESSINS FAITS A BUCHENWALD, 1944-1945

      1945. 1st edition. Loose sheets as issued, in later custom clamshell box with original portfolio cover mounted on front. 4to. One of 3200 Numbered Copies. 111 plates of drawings, the first 100 relating to Buchenwald, plus 6 portraits, and 5 aquarelles in color. Captions in French, English, and Russian. 26 cm. Title page and preface in French. Boris Taslitzky began painting at the age of fifteen and attended the academie Montparnasse and the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris between 1925 and 1933. In 1933, he joined the Association of Revolutionary Writers and Artists (A. É. AR) where he became general secretary of the section of Painters and Sculptors, and then in 1935, he joined the Communist Party. In 1936, during the presentation of Quatorze Juillet, by Romain Rolland , Taslitzky participated in the exhibition that brought together Picasso , Léger , Matisse , Braque , Jean Lurcat , Laurens and Pinion in the lobby of the Alhambra Theatre. Taslitzky was captured in June 1940, escaped in August and joined the Resistance. He was arrested again in November 1941, sentenced to two years in prison, and then on July 31, 1944 was deported to Buchenwald , where he manages to make some two hundred drawings showing life in the camps. "If I go to hell, I will make sketches. Besides, I have experience, I've been there and I've drawn! ... ", he later said. His mother died at Auschwitz . In 1946, Taslitzky exhibited his works which were inspired by the Resistance and Deportation, winning the Prix Blumenthal. He was later awarded the Military Cross and Military Medal and in 1997 he received the insignia of Chevalier of the Legion of Honour under the Resistance and Deportation. He was both witness and actor in the story of French Resistance and the Holocaust. SUBJECT(S) : Concentration camps -- Pictorial works. Buchenwald (Camp de) Guerre mondiale 1939-1945. Prisonniers et déportés. Camps allemands. Buchenwald. Album. Concentration camps. Pictorial works. Wear to original illustrated cover, which has been mounted on front of box, but no damage to illustration. Moving, early, and important. (holo2-125-44) xx

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        The Berlin Stories

      New Directions, New York 1945 - First American edition. 8vo. INSCRIBED by Isherwood: "Affectionately, from Chris." Signed on endpaper "Harry Brown, Hollywood, 1952"Isherwood's two short novels of life in Berlin in the early 1930s are the source for the film Cabaret. First American editionhere combines the two Berlin novels, originally published by the Hogarth Press as Mr Norris Changes Trains and Goodbye to Berlin, in 1935 and 1939 respectively. Cloth. Very good in chipped and worn unclipped jacket [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Herrenh?user in Brandenburg und der Niederlausitz. 2 B?nde. Leinen im Schuber [Gebundene Ausgabe] Peter - Michael Hahn (Autor), Hellmut Lorenz (Autor) Brandenburg Mark Kunst Architektur Schl?sser Bauten Provinz Baukunst Adelskultur preu?ischer Staat

      Nicolai, 1945. Brandenburg Mark Kunst Architektur Schl?sser Bauten Provinz Baukunst Adelskultur preu?ischer Staat Das Werk "Herrenh?user in Brandenburg und der Niederlausitz" ist eine kommentierte Neuausgabe eines Ansichtswerkes ?ber Schl?sser und Herrenh?user aus der zweiten H?lfte des 19. Jahrhunderts. Die Ver?ffentlichung erfolgt in zwei B?nden, die in einer Kasette geliefert werden. Sehr positiv ist, da? die Herausgeber sich nicht auf einen Nachdruck mit vielleicht einem einleitendem Vorwort beschr?nkt haben, sondern das alte Werk als Aufh?nger f?r eine neue wissenschaftliche Aufarbeitung der betreffenden Bauten genommen haben. Grunds?tzlich werden die farbigen Steindrucke des 19. Jahrhunderts dem Abschnitt ?ber das jeweilige Herrenhaus vorangestellt. Sie werden erg?nzt durch weitere historische Aufnahmen, den heutigen Zustand und Lagepl?ne. Zu jedem Abschnitt ist weiterf?hrendes Schrifttum abgegeben. Die urspr?nglichen Texte des 19. Jahrhunderts werden getrennt im 1. Band dargestellt; sie haben allenfalls historischen Wert. Bezogen auf Brandenburg werden Herrenh?user aus der ganzen Provinz vor der Abtrennung der ?stlichen Gebiete 1945/1991 an Polen dargestellt, so da? die zerst?rte historische Region geistig hier wieder in den Zusammenhang gestellt wird. Zusammenfassung: Es ist ein ?beraus gelungenes Werk ?ber die l?ndliche Baukunst und die Adelskultur aus diesen Kernregionen des preu?ischen Staates. Herrenh?user in Brandenburg und der Niederlausitz. 2 B?nde. [Gebundene Ausgabe] Peter - Michael Hahn (Autor), Hellmut Lorenz

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        Les malheurs des immortels

      Editions de la revue Fontaine, 1945. - Editions de la revue Fontaine, Paris 1945, 16,5x22,5cm, broché. - Seconda edizione, una delle 10 copie numerate in Madagascar, la nostra non numerata ma justifé "Madagascar", edizione di lusso. libro illustrato di 22 collages originali di riproduzioni Max Ernst. Molto bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Deuxième édition, un des 10 exemplaires numérotés sur Madagascar, le nôtre non numéroté mais bien justifé "Madagascar", tirage de tête. Ouvrage illustré de 22 reproductions de collages originaux de Max Ernst. Très bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Dark Corner (Original screenplay for the 1946 film)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1945. Revised Shooting Final script for the 1946 film. Brief notations throughout in holograph pencil. File copy, rubber-stamped on the front wrapper. Based on a story serialized in "Good Housekeeping" (1945) by Leo Rosten, about private investigator Bradford Galt (Stevens) who believes he's being followed by a man in a white suit. The man in the white suit tells Brad that the person who hired him is an old business partner of Brad's, from San Francisco, who has relocated to New York City. The old business partner now works for Hardy Cathcart (Webb), a wealthy art aficionado. Brad believes he is targeted for murder, but as he tries to avoid being killed he becomes implicated in an actual murder. Through it all, Kathleen Stewart (Ball), Brad's secretary, is by his side, the two sharing an attraction to each other. Set in New York City, shot on location there. Tan titled wrappers, noted as SHOOTING FINAL on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 3, dated Oct. 31, 1945. Distribution page present, with receipt removed. Title page present, dated October 31, 1945, noted as Shooting Final, with a credit for screenwriter Dratler. 150 leaves, with last leaf of text a revision page numbered 10. Mimeograph, with blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 11/29/45 and 1/23/46. Pages and wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with two gold brads. Grant, p. 160. Hardy, The BFI Companion to Crime, p. 99. Selby Canon, pp. 38-39. Silver, pp. 87-88. Spicer, p. 408.

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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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        After Action Report XIV Corps M 1 Opertation (Secret)

      1945 - cover loose but present, pages age toned but clean, black and white illustrations, cover chipped and torn at edges, additional postage required, spine chipping DATE PUBLISHED: 1945 EDITION: 154 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Day of Paris: Photographs By Andre Kertesz

      J. J. Augustin 1945 Hardcover. Dust jacket is grubby. Jacket leading corners, edges and spine are worn, creased and nicked. Jacket spine ends and leading corners are chipped. Hardcover leading corners, edges and spine ends are slightly bumped. A few minor marks on boards, page block and in the volume. Binding is intact, contents are clear. AM Used

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        Japanese Woodblocks Prints "Twelve Months of Kyoto" by Tomikichiro Tokuriki

      Kyoto, Uchida Woodblock Printing Co., 1945. Portfolio with 10 (of 12) original coloured woodblock prints In original green/cold portfolio with title-shield, ties, and inside table of contents. In very good/perfect condition. Present: 1. January: Snow Scene at the Byodoin Tempel at Uji. 2. February: The annual festival of the Fushimi Inari. 3. March: Plum blossoms at the Kitano Shrine. 4. April: Arashiyama Park, a famous scenic resort. 5. May: The pagoda of Yasaka near Gion. 6. June: Rainy scene of the "Sen-ke," Japanese tea ceremony founder's house. 7. July: Gorgeous procession of "Yama-hoko" or the floats at the Gion Festival. 8. August: The Bonfire festival of the Daimonji Hill viewed from the Sanjo Bridge. 11. November: The Willow trewe at the gate of the Chion-in Monastery. 12. December; Snow scene at the Golden Pavillion. - - - Not present: 9. September: The old Palace & 10. October: The full-moon night at the gate of the Chion-in Monastery. Tomikichiro Tokuriki (1902-1999)is best known for his shin hanga woodblocks. - Tokuriki was the 13th generation in a family of Kyoto artists. Kyoto was the old capital and always had a flourishing art tradition and of course lively circles of woodblock print artists. The Shin Hanga movement was a revitalization of ancient woodblock practices in a modern context. There was also a parallel Sosoku hanga creative movement in which the artist carved the woodblock and printed the pictures himself. Tokuriki was accomplished in both. Whether for figures or landscapes, he was a master of subtle colors. - Japan was a desolate place in 1945 when this edition was produced. Kyoto was spared the bombing and was pretty much intact. The Kyoto Shin Hanga circle was able to produce some wonderful prints both to sell to the occupation forces and to brighten their own spirits. (Galleries). Tokuriki was born 1n 1902 in Kyoto, studied art in Kyoto, and started his carreer as a painter. In 1929, he switched to woodblock printing. He participated in numerous exhibitions in Japan and abroad, and promoted sosaku-hanga in Kyoto. As you maybe know, the sosaku-hanga movement (creative prints movement) is a twenty century movement of Japanese printers emphasizing the artist's control over the entire process of producing prints (creation of the design, carving, printing, publishing), as opposed to the traditional "division of labor" between publisher, artist and craftman-carver typical of ukiyoe and shin-hanga. Before WWII, he made many prints published by Uchida, Unsodo and Kyoto Hanga-in. After the war, he created Matsukyu Publishing Company to produce and distribute his own prints. A subdivision of this company also publishes self-carved, self-printed pictures by himself and a few other artists . KEYWORDS:maps

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        Szabad Majus Elseje (Free May Day). Title from cover: Szabad Majus I.

      VIII pp. introductory text followed by a 136 pp. compendium of photographs and photomontages, reminiscent of the style of Rodchenko and El Lissitzsky, published under the auspices of the Hungarian Communist Party, the Social Democratic Party and the Free Trade Unions, celebrating the first May Day in war-torn Hungary, strikingly illustrated throughout. Some pp. a bit age-darkened; several pp. with a small fragment of the lower corner detached and repaired with tape. 4to. Wrpps., with another striking image on front cover in black, red and cream, also creased and somewhat damaged at lower corner, but all present. Budapest (Magyar Kommunista Part; Magyar Szocialdemokrata Part; Szakszervezetek Orszagos Tanacsa) 1945.

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        [Photo Album]: Mid-1940s through 1958 Vacation Photos

      1945-1958. Oblong quarto. Measuring 10.5" x 12". String-tied red vinyl album with "Photograph Album" stamped in gilt on the front board. A collection of 338 black and white or color photographs measuring between 1" x 1.5" to 5" x 7", some with captions. Boards detached but present, edgewear on the pages, binding good, photographs near fine. A young North Jersey woman's photo album containing a large number of vacation photographs as well as photos of domestic scenes and parties from 1945-1958 printed in a variety of formats reflecting the changes brought on by color photography throughout the period. The photos begin with a high school graduation and continues with women traveling to various vacation spots, including beaches along the New Jersey shore including Manasquan and Asbury Park, to the Pocono Mountains in nearby Pennsylvania (a pamphlet is included), as well as Miami and Washington DC. The vacations are documented in snapshots, including girls frolicking on the beach, posing in fashionable swim wear, as well as hotel room photos of girls being girls. Also included are photos of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National cemetery and Cypress Gardens in Miami. The women also celebrated each other's adventures in marriage; the creator of the photo album threw a bridal shower for one of her friends pictured here. The group visited a convent, St. Benaventure in Olean, New York to see a relative who was a nun, and another trip took them to see a Franciscan friar in New Hampshire. A copious amount of snapshots depicting a decade of female friendship. .

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        I Remember Mama

      New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1945 - First Edition. Bookplate; Near fine in a very good dust jacket. This copy has been signed by the author and the original New York cast, including most prominently a young Marlon Brando. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Sparkling Cyanide.

      London: for The Crime Club by Collins,, 1945. Octavo. Original red boards, titles to spine in black. With the pictorial dust jacket. Spine gently rolled, ownership signature to front endpaper, in the dust jacket with short closed tears and shallow flakes to ends of spine, mild wear to extremities, soiling to rear panel. A very good copy. First UK edition, first impression. Originally published in the US in the same year under the title Remembered Death.

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        Animal Farm.

      London: Secker and Warburg,, 1945. A Fairy Story. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine in white. With the dust jacket and housed in a custom-made purple cloth slipcase. Corners lightly rubbed, a touch of toning to cloth at ends of spine, light spotting to pages, in the dust jacket with wear to extremities, shallow chipping to ends of spine, rubbing to corners and along flap folds and spine joints, soiling to rear panel. A very good copy. First edition, first impression. Adverts for Searchlight Books printed on verso of jacket.

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        AAN DE GASKAMER ONTSNAPT! : HET SATANSWERK VAN DE S.S.: RELAAS VAN HET LIJDEN IN EN DE BEVRIJDING UIT HET CONCENTRATIEKAMP ?BIRKENAU? BIJ AUSCHWITZ

      Doetinchem: Misset. 1945. Paperback. 1st Edition. Original Illustrated Paper Wrappers depicting concentration camp. 8vo. 44 pages ; 24 cm. In Dutch. The Primary source for information about the death of Anne Frank?s mother Edith Frank (nee Holländer) , published 2 years before Annes? diary. Title Translates into English as, ?Escaped From the Gas Chamber! Satan and the Work of the S. S. A Tale of Suffering and Liberation from the Birkenau Concentration Camp at Auschwitz. ? In this work, Rosa de Winter-Levy tells her story of surviving Auschwitz. Winter-Levy met Anne Frank and the Frank family while they were detained in Westerbork. This diary is the primary source about the death of Edith Frank. Winter-Levy writes, ?'Edith has taken ill, has a high fever. I want her to go to the hospital. Though there is a great fear of being gassed because every week Dr. Mengele goes to the sick-bay to pick out those women who in his opinion are too thin to be left alive. Despite everything, I bring Edith there. She has a fever of 41 degrees and is immediately admitted to the sick-bay barracks. (...) One morning new patients arrive. Suddenly I recognize Edith, she has come from another ward of sick-bay barracks. She is but a mere shadow of herself. A few days later she dies, totally worn out. ? Published two years before the first publication the famous diary. OCLC lists only 6 copies worldwide, only 1 copy outside of the Netherlands (U Chicago) . Some wear. About very good condition. (holo2-130-64) .

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        VEZEN ZA DRÁTY K.L. MAUTHAUSEN

      Praha : J. Zita. 1945. Hardback. 1st Edition Original Boards, with Rare Dust Jacket illustrated by Bohumil Lonek. 8vo. 106 pages ; 28 cm. In Czech. Title translates into English as, ?Prisoner Behind Barbed Wire. Concentration Camp Mauthausen. ? An exceedingly early and rare and significant artistic collaboration of 3 Artists who survived Mauthausen. Habrina?s poems, set to illustrations by Bohumil Lonek, with additional graphic design by the noted modernist designer Zdenek Rossmann. All three were survivors of Mauthausen Concentration Camp. Bohumil was arrested in 1944 and imprisoned in Mauthausen There he created more than a hundred paintings and small watercolors, which are among the most valuable artistic documents of life in a concentration camp in the Czech art. His line drawings and watercolors were exhibited in April 1946 in the Vilímek JR Gallery. His work was also exhibited in 1966 in Pardubice as well as in the Old Town Hall in Prague (Jewish Museum of Czechoslovakia, 2016) . Zdenek Rossmann is hailed as one of the great constructivist graphic designers. OCLC lists just 3 copies worldwide. (National Czech Library, British Libr, Universitat Konstanz) . None in the United States or Israel. Both book and jacket are in very good condition. A Stunning Copy. (HOLO2-130-55) xx .

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        Ann Savage's contract for "Detour"

      Los Angeles: Producers Releasing Corporation, 1945. Ann Savage's signed contract with Poverty Row studio Producers Releasing Corporation [PRC] to star in the cornerstone 1945 film noir. Signed by Savage and PRC's studio business manager. With all specific information added in manual type, initialed in a few places, and rubber stamped PRC PRODUCTIONS just above Savage's signature. A seminal document from a film for which ephemera of any kind is virtually unobtainable, showing that Savage was hired for three weeks to do the film (which is reportedly how long it took to shoot), that her character would be named Vera, that she would receive top billing for the female role, her address in Los Angeles, and her pay rate ($700 per week). 8.5 x 19.25 inches. Folded twice, and in Very Good plus condition, with only a tiny chip at the top left corner to note. National Film Registry. Grant, p. 180. Hardy, The BFI Companion to Crime, pp. 103-104. Selby Masterwork, p. 41. Silver, pp. 97-98. Spicer, p. 73.

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        Framed Inscribed Vintage Photograph

      1945. unbound. 8.5 x 7.25-inch black-and-white vintage photo of a dapper Ellington, leaning into view with a piano in the background -- no place, no date, circa 1945. Inscribed on the right side: "To my friend Buck, good luck, Duke Ellington." Matted in black and set in a black and silver frame measuring 13 x 12 inches. Very good(+) condition.

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        Photograph Album Documenting the Initial Occupation of Nagasaki Following the Japanese Surrender in World War II

      Japan, 1945. Photograph Album. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. The album measures 12" x 15" and contains 56 pages with over 275 corner-mounted, captioned photographs, most of which are 4.5" x 3.25". Six Japanese newspapers are attached to pages at the back of the album and a number of news clippings are laid in. The album and contents are in nice shape. Cowan's family removed his name from the front cover, but it appears in ink inside the front cover and in one of the newspapers. This is an important visual record of the initial occupation of Nagasaki, Isahaya, Kumamoto, and Sasebo by the 2nd Marine Division. The photos begin with embarkation at Garapan Harbor in Saipan and continue with in route convoy images including destroyed and abandoned Japanese ships, and the remains of the Mitsuibishi Shipbuilding Company at Nagasaki harbor. The Nagasaki photos show the destruction caused by the atomic bomb, Japanese soldiers and policemen still in uniform, ragged children, as well as intact buildings including the train station, prison, and street scenes. There are also five photographs of the 1st Bn, 8th Marines at Isahaya Airfield and a number of abandoned Japanese airplanes. The album continues with images of Kumamoto where Catrow was assigned to a Military Police Company. They include more pictures of uniformed Japanese soldiers, unit buildings, inspections, barracks life, and a number of photographs of many civilians engaged in their daily lives. Catrow's unit departed from Sasebo where his photographs concentrate primarily on the harbor and include a damaged Japanese destroyer and U. S. vessels. He has numerous images of the voyage to the United States including a wrestling match, signing Christmas carols, and bunkmates. His arrival at San Diego is well documented as is his temporary stay at Camp Pendleton awaiting discharge. The five newspapers (The Kumamoto Nichinichi Shimsun) mounted at the back of the album are from November 1945 include photographic images taken by Catrow. A tissue copy translation of one of the articles notes that "Catrow-San . . . keeps a sharp eye on the city as he patrols on his jeep, but he casts another 'cultural eye' on what happens around him." Indeed, Catrow was a talented amateur photographer and his album provides unique and historically valuable record of the occupation of Japan following its surrender after the destruction of Nagasaki.

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        [Photo Album]: American Soldier in Northern Africa and Paris in Closing Days of World War II

      Egypt, Paris. [circa 1945]. Oblong quarto. Measuring 9.5" x 12.5". String tied brown leather with intricate stamp of an Egyptian hieroglyph on the front board. Contains 126 sepia toned or black and white gelatin silver photographs measuring between 2" x 3" and 7" x 9.5", without captions, includes several real photo postcards and a few commercially produced images. Very good photo album with rubbing and near fine photographs.A photo album kept by an American soldier while he was stationed in North Africa and France during World War II. From the photos of men in flight jackets, certain insignias, and a few photos of planes it seems safe to say the compiler of the album was in the Air Force during the war possibly on a ground crew. The album begins with a group of men and women on a stage, presumably during a U.S.O. show. One photo shows a group of pretty young women hanging around a sleeping soldier, another shows a band on a stage posing for the camera. The soldier who kept the album was first stationed in Egypt. Here the album shows uniformed men on camels being led by Egyptian guides through the sights of the pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. There are numerous portrait style photographs of the soldier and his comrades posing around the palm tree-lined sights on their tour of duty. The photos of the barracks show men on bicycles, playing instruments, and lounging. A few of the photos show men on the wings of planes presumably fixing or investigating a problem. The tourist sights of Egypt are pictured in better than average snapshot images (especially for a soldier), as well as a few photos that were commercially produced. The Sphinx, the Nile, and the pyramids are all captured in beautiful shots as well as photos of the soldiers posing around the monuments.The people of Egypt and the surrounding area are seen throughout his photos, usually as guides. One photo of bare breasted village women shows them holding baskets on their heads. Others are seen on camelback, at the market, and in the desert. The soldiers are seen around the city and in their barracks, some wearing pith helmets. One photo shows two men posing with African-American soldiers in desert khaki uniforms, another shows a man with a rifle on watch. Two photos towards the end of the album show men standing at attention with a high ranking officer inspecting them. Interspersed with the Egypt tour of duty is his time in France. Here the men are seen around Paris, posing in front of the Eiffel Tower and the Arch de Triumph. An interesting accumulation of a soldier's tour of duty mostly in Egypt with better than usual amateur photography. .

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        AAN DE GASKAMER ONTSNAPT! : HET SATANSWERK VAN DE S.S.: RELAAS VAN HET LIJDEN IN EN DE BEVRIJDING UIT HET CONCENTRATIEKAMP ‘BIRKENAU’ BIJ AUSCHWITZ

      Doetinchem: Misset 1945 - 1st Edition. Original Illustrated Paper Wrappers depicting concentration camp. 8vo. 44 pages ; 24 cm. In Dutch. The Primary source for information about the death of Anne Frank’s mother Edith Frank (nee Holländer) , published 2 years before Annes’ diary. Title Translates into English as, "Escaped From the Gas Chamber! Satan and the Work of the S. S. A Tale of Suffering and Liberation from the Birkenau Concentration Camp at Auschwitz. " In this work, Rosa de Winter-Levy tells her story of surviving Auschwitz. Winter-Levy met Anne Frank and the Frank family while they were detained in Westerbork. This diary is the primary source about the death of Edith Frank. Winter-Levy writes, ‘'Edith has taken ill, has a high fever. I want her to go to the hospital. Though there is a great fear of being gassed because every week Dr. Mengele goes to the sick-bay to pick out those women who in his opinion are too thin to be left alive. Despite everything, I bring Edith there. She has a fever of 41 degrees and is immediately admitted to the sick-bay barracks. (.) One morning new patients arrive. Suddenly I recognize Edith, she has come from another ward of sick-bay barracks. She is but a mere shadow of herself. A few days later she dies, totally worn out. " Published two years before the first publication the famous diary. OCLC lists only 6 copies worldwide, only 1 copy outside of the Netherlands (U Chicago) . Some wear. About very good condition. (holo2-130-64) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Cornered (Original One Sheet Film Poster)

      Los Angeles: RKO Radio Pictures, 1945. Original one sheet poster for the 1945 film noir. An overlooked gem from Dick Powell's second life as a noir icon, an anti-fascist espionage tale with a labyrinthine, Chandler-worthy plot, and an unforgettable standoff at the end. The undisguised, left-leaning overtones throughout contributed significantly to the blacklisting of both producer Adrian Scott and director Dmytryk. 27 x 41 inches (105 x 89 cm). Near Fine, on archival linen. Hardy, The BFI Companion to Crime, p. 89. Neibaur 183. Selby (1984) 76. Silver, p. 74. Spicer, p. 407. Stephens, p. 92.

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        Le Livre et ses Amis. Revue Mensuelle de l'Art du Livre.

      18 parts (all published), illustrated throughout, with papers by Julien Maigret, Andr

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        Le Livre et ses Amis Revue Mensuelle de l'Art du Livre

      18 parts (all published), illustrated throughout, with papers by Julien Maigret, André Warnod, Raymond Escholier, André Blum, Robert Brun, et al., coverage of book sales and new publications. 4to. Original covers with wood-engraved illustrations by Clément Serveau. Paris 1945-1947. Limited edition.

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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.

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        Einbandtitel:] the next call 9. [Hrsg. von HAP Grieshaber.] (Gedruckt auf der Achalm, in Reutlingen, Stuttgart u. Karlsruhe 1957/ 58.) 4°. Mit 46 Blatt farbigen Drucken nach Werken von Werkman, 1 Foto, 1 Faks. u. 31 Blatt tls. farbigen Original-Graphiken. Farbig illustr. O.-Hlw. - Bezugspapier minimal fleckig u. etwas berieben; Name auf Vorsatz.

      - Vgl. Spindler 119.16. Einzige Ausgabe. - Die Auslieferung dieses ungewöhnlich schönen Gedenkbuches für den Drucker und Maler erfolgte in Deutschland über die Buchhandlung Fritz Eggert in Stuttgart, die Auslieferung für die USA übernahm George Wittenborn in New York. - Der Künstler und Grafiker Werkman, eine der herausragenden Persönlichkeiten der niederländischen Avantgarde, wurde am 10. April 1945, ganz kurz vor Kriegsende, von der Gestapo in den Wäldern bei Bakkeveen in Holland ermordet. - Enthält u.a. Wiedergaben von 11 Drucken der "Blauwe Schuit" 1940-44, Flugblätter, Werkstattfoto, sowie im Anhang Briefwechsel Werkmans aus den Jahren 1940-45, zusammengestellt von J. van Loenen Mattinet. Mit Texten von W. Sandberg, Kurt Martin, Grieshaber, Greve und mit originalgrafischen Beiträgen von Grieshaber, Riccarda Gregor, Emil Kiess, Raoul Ubac, Wilhelm Geyer, Walter Renz, Werner Oberle, Fritz Ruoff, sowie Studenten der Kunstakademie Karlsruhe: Gerd Köhler, Otto Mindhoff, Horst Antes, Heinz Schanz, Ursula Schütz, H.M. Erhardt. - Typografisch aufwendig gestalteter Druck auf verschiedenen Papieren.

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        The Pursuit of Love

      Hamish Hamilton, 1945. 1st edition. Hardcover. Lovely modern quarter blue leather over marbled boards, very clean pages, altogether an excellent copy of the author's fifth, semi-autobiographical novel, based on her love for Gaston Palewski, a Free French officer in London during World War Two.

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        [BUCHENWALD] LES HORREURS DES CAMPS DE TORTURE NAZIS: REPORTAGES PHOTOGRAPHIQUES

      Bruxelles; Editions Perce Neige. 1945. Pamphlet. Original Wraps. 8vo. 16 pages. 24 cm. First edition. In French. Buchenwald; 2me année, no 5. 'Special number'. Dated May 1945. Illustrated brochure on the horrors of Buchenwald. Demands vengeance for the dead. Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Pictorial works. Concentration camps - Pictorial works. Concentration camps. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Pictorial works. OCLC lists 6 copies worldwide. Light staining to top half-inch of pages. Good condition. (HOLO2-124-10A) .

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        Les Idylles.

      112, (12) pp. compendium of poems by Theocritus, the 3rd century BC author of bucolic and epic poetry, translated into the French by Emile Chambry, accompanied by 22 vignettes and 16 full-page woodcuts in sanguine by Laurens, engraved on wood by Théo Schmied. Large 4to. Orig. illustrated wrpps. portfolio, with an additional embossed illustration on gold background by Laurens, cloth-backed boards chemise, matching boards slipcase. Paris (Tériade/ Verve) 1945. One of 220 copies, signed in pencil by Laurens on colophon page.

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        Cytology and Cell Physiology [association copy: from the library of Francis Crick]

      Oxford University Press 1945 - 8vo; pp. [xii], 296. BEFORE THE PARADIGM SHIFT: FRANCIS CRICK'S COPY OF AN IMPORTANT PRE-1953 TEXTBOOK. Crick's books occasionally appear on the market, but only very rarely do they pre-date his 1953 discovery, with James Watson, of the structure of DNA. This volume was printed in 1945, and contains a tantalizing account of the nature of the chromosomes and the little that was known then of the structure of DNA. In the chapter 'Nucleus, Chromosomes, and Genes', for example, we find: "This apparently accidental correspondence betwen the spacing of the essental units in these two types of molecule [nucleic acid chain and polypeptide] may, in fact, be the key to the true role of the nucleic acids" (p. 143). This refers to the vital crystallographic work of Astbury and Bell, and effectively sets the stage for Crick and Watson's work of the subsequent 15 years, i.e. the development of the 'Central Dogma'. There is also a section explaining X-ray crystallographic techniques in cell analysis – these, of course, were crucial to the 1953 Nature publication. Near fine condition: blue cloth a little faded along the top edge; internally very good throughout. 1945 reprint of the 1942 first edition. Signed by Crick to the inside front cover (as with all his books that we have seen). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Piraterias y Ataques Navales contra las Isla Canarias.

      Madrid. Instituto Jeronimo Zurita.(1945). 3 vols. in 5. 28 x 20 cm. Original Blue Cloth with gilt back. Slightly blotchy. En la presente obra se aborda el estudio de uno de los capitulos de la Historia Universal mas llenos de dramaticas emociones, y, no obstante, de los menos estudiados y conocidos. La pirateria nace en los albores de la Humandidad, pues sus origenes se confunden con los de la navegacion y el comercio. La pirateria es una de las mas antiquas actividades humanas. Las primeras referencias acerca de ella coinciden con los mas remotos testimonios relativos a los viajes y al comercio. La conocieron los pueblos del oriente mediterraneo, cuna de las primeras civilizaciones; se difundio bajo el imperio romano; adquirio nuevos brios en la Edad Media con los normandos y los arabes, y llego a la cima de su prosperidad en los albores de Edad Moderna. Los descubrimientos geograficos, las nuevas tierras del oro y las especias, la sed de aventuras y la expansion colonizadora, fueron otros tantos moviles que hicieron del siglo XVI el verdadero Siglo de Oro de corsarios y pirates.; - With numerous Illustr. and some folded Maps. - Paper bronzy, four volumes cover hinge inside broken, a few pages relaxed, Binding tight, otherwise in clean condition. Spanish Language. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Freibeuterrei; Marine; Piraterie; Seewesen, Kanaren; Spanien; Spanische Sprache

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        PARFUMS - illustrations de Matisse, Derain, Bérard et Van Dongen

      Michel de Brunhoff, Sainte-Catherine 1945 - PRESENTATION : in-4 en feuilles sous couverture souple illustrée. ILLUSTRATION : 4 illustations pleine page en couleur signées dans la planche par Henri Matisse, André Derain, Christian Bérard et Kees Van Dongen ainsi 18 illustration in-texte. SIGNATURE : Toutes les illustration signées ou monogramées dans la planche. Tirage : 1000 exemplaires numérotés. PAPIER : Papier Vélin à la main pur chiffon d'Auvergne des Moulins du Val de Laga. DIMENSIONS : 35 x 27 cm. ETAT : Très bon état, un fin salissement sur la couverture. AUTRES PHOTOS A LA DEMANDE. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Archive of Press Coverage of the Founding of the United Nations

      1945 - All together, there are 67 ribbon-copy typescript articles that cover the conference start to finish dating from April 25 through June 28 (1945) comprising 268pp and ca. 45,000 words. The reports are housed in a manila binding with a two-hole punch metallic binder. On the front cover in pencil is "A.H. Uhl / PM (1)" **This is a collection of journalist Alexander Uhl's coverage of the San Francisco Conference establishing the United Nations. (Uhl had seen fighting in Spain (covering the war there for Associated Press) and WWII (reporting for the great PM newspaper and for which he was awarded the French Legion of Honor medal.) What we have here is Uhl's very own ribbon-copy typescript of his nearly-daily coverage that were telegrammed back to the PM headquarters in New York City. Many of the reports are written on the back (and sometimes the front) of "Western Union Press Message" stationery. The writing is clear, concise, and filled with sharp observations. **Provenance: the estate of Alexander Uhl 1899-1976) via Gladys Uhl Katcher (1910-2000). Alexander Uhl, a New Yorker (CCNY and Columbia School of Journalism) was a Major League Old-School reporter of a high order. He began 1935 when he began covering the Spanish Civil War for the Associated Press, where he remained until 1938. Uhl went from there to Europe where he covered the war and post-war from 1940 to 1948, and was one of the earliest on-the-ground reporters covering hard action--this for the famous Leftie newspaper PM, which vowed never to take advertising money and to survive on subscription and daily sales. At the time of his reporting on the U.N. Conference Uhl was the foreign editor of PM. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Vers la vallée du Nil.

      Liège: Éditions Dynamo,, 1945. Octavo, pp. 12. Original stitched cream wrappers, titles red and black and multicoloured decoration to front cover. With the glassine jacket. An exceptional copy. First edition, signed limited issue. This is copy number 1, the only copy in the edition printed on Imperial Japon paper, the tête-de-tirage. The whole edition consisted of 49 copies, of which 40 were printed on vélin, 8 on Vélin Chiffon Bleu, and one (the present copy) on japon imperial. The pamphlet was printed in memory of Saint-Exupéry, whose plane had disappeared off the coast of Marseilles on 31 June 1944, and is a short hitherto unpublished account by Saint-Exupéry of his crash on 30 December 1935, when he and his navigator André Prévot were stranded in the Saharan desert for four days near the Nile Delta until they were rescued by a Bedouin. Saint-Exupéry referred to the episode in his autobiographical work Terre des Hommes (Wind, Sand, and Stars in the US), which won him the Grand Prix du Roman de L'Académie française in 1939, and the National Book Award in America. The opening of Le Petit Prince was in part a reference to this experience.

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        Paquín, la revista para niños de 8 a 80 años Colección 372 ejemplares, 1945-1947

      Ediciones Continentales, Mexico, México D.F. 1945 - Paquín, la revista para niños de 8 a 80 años, la primera revista de historietas mexicana, colección de 372 ejemplares, 1945-1947 Extraordinaria y muy rara colección de Revista Paquín,años 1945 al 1947, 372 ejemplares, excelente estado, casi sin leer solo con pocos ejemplares con alguna marca. Muy seguidos. Nº1714 ( año 1944) , al 1749, Falta 1747, (35 ejemplares) nº 1813 nº1867, (año 1945) al 2164 (año 1946) faltan 1896, 1899, 1902, 1906, 1908, 1914, 1920, 1926, 1932, 1938, 1944, 1950, 1956, 1962, 1968, 1974 , 1980, 1986, 1992, 1998, 2004, 2014, 2029, 2034, 2035, 2036, 2042, 2078, 2088, (Total 269 ejemplares) nº 2236 al 2307, faltan 2252, 2270 (66 ejemplares) nº 2628 Incluye Historietas: Siprit por Will Eisner, Quien mal anda mal acaba por Mora, Lady Luck por Klaus Nordling, El Intelectual Amos por André Leblanc, (Intellectual Amos) Dick Tracy por Chester Gould, Felipe Jesus por Javier Preñalosa Calderón, Terry y los Piratas por Milton Caniff (Terry and the Pirates), Don Mitote y Pancho Lanza por Cesar Castañeda y Carlos Inclán, Mamá Cachimba por Al Capp, (Li'l Abner), El Triple Terror por Fred Methot y Res Greenwood, Superman por Shuster y Siegel, Romances y Toros por Cesar Castañeda, El Rey Melón, Mirror Man por Fred Methot y Res Greenwood, El Hombre de Goma por J.Van Leeuwaeck, Payasos y Fieras por Castañeda y Casillas, Mickey Mouse por Walt Disney, , Tigres del Caribe por Levesky, Manón Lescaut por Esquivel, Diavolo por A. Odarit, Nacho Mex y su familia, Ritip y Cacahuate por Jorge Carreño, Broda la Gitana, El Califa Babalá, Genius, Estrella, Sam Dunga y su Chino por Ritip, Don Lupa, Brigada Secreta por Bob Castell, Tizón el Espadachín, Y el amor Venció, Capitan Acero, Ventriloquín, Miss Clap, Coyote Norteño, El duque y el Mago, Epifanio Entrometido por Rafael D. Ramirez, don Lupa, El Talisman de plomo, Amores del Cielo, La voz del Silencio, Cherlito Jolmes, Juanito y algunas más que se me deben de haber pasado. Size: 27X18,5 Cms. 24pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Maschinenschriftlicher Brief mit Unterschrift an Gabriel Talphir (1901-1989).

      Pacific Palisades 23.1.1945. - Pacific Palisades 23.1.1945. 4°. 1/2 S. "Es war ja eigentlich nur eine kleine Bestätigung meines Briefes vom 16. December 1943." Brief an den Publizisten Gabriel Talphir (1901-1989). Dieser Brief ist in den Bibliographien nicht verzeichnet, jedoch der Brief vom 16. December, der an Miriam Talphir gerichtet war. Miriam Talphir hatte um die Erlaubnis gebeten, die Erzählung "Die vertauschten Köpfe" ins Hebräische zu übersetzen. Das Projekt kam jedoch nicht zustande.

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        CANDIDO settimanale diretto ed animato da Giovannino Guareschi - 1945 - 1961 - CONSISTENTE PARTE DI TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO (offriamo 500 numeri su 828 usciti), Milano, Rizzoli, 1945

      Famoso periodico politico satirico magistralmente diretto da Giovannino Guareschi. La vita del giornale attraversa anni cruciali della storia italiana. .La ricostruzione dopo la guerra, le elezioni del 1946 e 1948, la guerra fredda e la situazione politica italiana, con la contrapposizione DC e PCI. Sono anche gli anni dei racconti (molto saggi) con Don Camillo e Peppone, che ebbero e che hanno tuttora un seguito incredibilmente ampio in ogni strato sociale, le vicissitudini di Guareschi ed i processi in tribunale con Luigi Einaudi (articoli sul vino prodotto a Dogliani) e De Gasperi (presunte complicità per bombardamenti su Roma) , che lo portarono in carcere. Ogni numero di Candido è sempre arricchito dalle caricature pungenti di Guareschi (spesso da sole valgono un editoriale o un articolo di fondo) e di Walter Molino, Mosca, Palermo, Angoletta, Giaci Mondaini, Carlo Manzoni ed altri; inoltre sono assai interessanti tante inchieste sociali e politiche, sempre condotte con grande rigore da G.G. Formati dal 1945 al 1951 pp. 4 - 8 e cn, 41 x 57 Dal 1952 al 1959 pp. 32 e cm. 28 x 38 Dal 1960 al 1961 pp. 16 e cm. 34 x 50 Questo lotto, in buone condizioni e a fascicoli sciolti, è destinato ad un appassionato Guareschiano che voglia indagare, divertendosi, e poi completare la collezione. Il prezzo che offriamo oggi lo può permettere.

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        Cannery Row (Uncorrected Proof, copy belonging to Isabel Roberts)

      New York: Viking Press, 1945. First Edition. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. Copy belonging to noted designer Isabel Roberts, with her name in holograph pencil on the first leaf. Roberts was a key creative member of Frank Lloyd Wright's Oak Park Office during the first two decades of the twentieth century. A rare Steinbeck item, the first appearance of this novel in print. Very Good in tall, plain brown perfect bound wrappers, with a dark yellow title label in manual type as issued. Slight lean, small chip at the heel, some splitting at the bottom of the front fold. The label is complete, with a small splash near the bottom right corner. Morrow 171. Goldstone and Payne A22a. Ahearn APG 024a.

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        Day of Paris. George Davis, Editor.

      New York: J. J. Augustin, 1945 - Quarto. Original tan cloth, titles to front cover and spine in black. With the photographic dust jacket. Housed in a black quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. A lovely copy in the little worn dust jacket with a number of small chips. Illustrated with 103 black and white photographs. First edition, first printing. A fine presentation copy, inscribed by the photographer on the front free endpaper, "To Paula Wyss sincerely A. Kertesz Jan. 11. 1946". Day of Paris is one the 20th century's abiding testimonies to the recording power of the lens in the hands of a genius like Kertesz. Its pages reflect over and over again something archetypal in the most quotidian of images. Photojournalism at its finest. A scarce enough book in dust jacket in any case and copies bearing contemporary presentation inscriptions are rare. Parr & Badger I, 200; Roth, p. 114. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Spellbound (Two original photographs of Ingrid Bergman from the Salvidor Dali-designed dream sequence)

      Los Angeles: Selznick International, 1945. Two vintage single weight photographs of Ingrid Bergman from Alfred Hitchcock's 1945 film noir. Taken from a dream sequence design for the film by Salvador Dali, wherein Bergman turns into a statue of the Roman goddess Diana. The sequence was set up, and possibly filmed, but does not appear in the final cut of the film. Shot by still photographer Madison Lacy. With a mimeo snipe on the verso describing the scene, as well as Lacy's stamp, and a French stamp crediting Selznick Studios and the archive of the French film magazine "Cinéma." Both Hitchcock and producer David O. Selznick were less than fond of Dalí's ideas, and Bergman is quoted in David Spoto's Hitchcock biography, "The Dark Side of Genius," as saying that the Dalí sequence ran for almost twenty minutes before much of it, including the Diana portion, was cut by Selznick. The cut footage no longer exists, and only a few of Lacy's production stills have survived. Two of a purported six known shots from the unfilmed (or unused) portion of the dream sequence, shows the actress in a quintessentially sophisticated poses. The images have become quite famous over time, and are used repeatedly in books about Bergman. Lacy's other work includes still photography for Erich von Stroheim's "The Wedding March," as well as promotional work for the films of Busby Berkeley. Both photos 8.5 x 7 inches. One photo an archival mat, the other archivally matted and framed. Very Good to Near Fine. Criterion Collection 136. Grant, p. 601. Hardy, The BFI Companion to Crime, p. 311. Selby Canon, p. 123. Silver, p. 275. Spicer, p. 419.

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        DESTIN DE FEMME.

      Egix, P., 1945 - in-4 en feuilles (25 X 33 cm) couverture rempliée, chemise, étui. 154 pp. (Quelques feuillets légèrement froissés en bordure). Edition originale et premier tirage des 21 eaux-fortes en couleurs de Louis ICART (dont un frontispice et 10 hors-texte. Tirage limité à 325 exemplaires. 1/ 139 numérotés sur vélin blanc (N°176). Texte encadré d'un double filet carmin. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Five Go to Smuggler's Top

      London: Hodder & Stoughton,, 1945. Another Adventure of the Four Children and Timmy the Dog. Octavo. Original light blue boards, spine and front cover lettered in black, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Colour frontispiece and illustrations to the text by Eileen Soper. 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. First edition, first impression. The fourth adventure in the Famous Five series, uncommon in the dust jacket.

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        Chansons pour elle

      Anonyme 1945 - Ouvrage in-4 en feuilles (25,5 x 34 cm.), 59 pages. Couverture rempliée. Chemise et emboîtage. Recueil de Paul Verlaine agréablement illustré de pointes-sèches de Lobel-Riche. Tirage total à 260 exemplaires numéroté, le nôtre (n°165). Emboîtage accidenté, bon état général. Lobel-Riche

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