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        IL VITTORIOSO 1945 01-50

      EDITRICE A.V.E. 1945 - IL VITTORIOSO anno IX - 1945 nn. 1-50 annata completa nn. 2-50 rilegati in volume + n. 1 non rilegato Società Editrice A.V.E. cart. 27,5 x 37 cm b/n e col. Stato di conservazione: OTTIMO! 27,5x37, C., b/n e col.

      [Bookseller: Supergulp di Rem Srl]
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        A l'amitié

      First printing illustrations of André Warnod, one of 625 numbered copies on Johannot.Precious autograph signed and dated by Francis Carco to his friend the painter André montmartrois Dignimont: "At first Dig" Grand Meaulnes "in memory of Alain Fournier, very affectionately.Our copy is enriched with a handwritten precision Francis Carco, who added the name of Guillaume Apollinaire to the list of poets who dedicated this poem.Nice copy. Paris 1945 18x21,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Brideshead Revisited

      London: Chapman and Hall, , 1945. The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder. Octavo. Original grey wrappers printed in black. Housed in green cloth slipcase. Name in ink to half title and ink correction to first page, front wrap with some separation from block, spine with some minor paper loss and glue residue, light fading to spine, front cover lower corner with crease, else a very good copy. First UK edition, uncorrected proof copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Red Pony

      The Viking Press, 1945 First. One of 52 signed and lettered copies, in addition to a stated limitation of 699 signed and numbered copies, this is letter "FF" of the lettered issue, signed by Steinbeck. There were likely 52 lettered copies, since double lettered copies such as this have appeared on the market. 1937, 1937. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED. STEINBECK, John. The Red Pony. New York: Covici-Friede, 1937. Octavo, original pictorial beige cloth, uncut, original numbered cardboard slipcase. Housed in a custom clamshell box. The three interconnected stories in this volume (a fourth was added in the 1945 edition) "examine the nature of life and of death and the relationship of the individual to the whole" (Benson, 288). Without original glassine. Goldstone & Payne A9a. Salinas Public Library, 27. Valentine 78. Interior fine. Cloth with slightest toning. Original slipcase lightly worn, with a small piece of the top edge of the case detached but present. A lovely copy in very nearly fine condition.. Signed by Author(s). Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        FDR’s Blue Glass Sailboat Water Tumbler

      NY/Hyde Park/Campobello, pre 1945. "Blue Glass Water Tumbler depicting three sailboats and 12 seagulls in white. Originally lot 766 in the November 12 to December 3, 1951 Sale at Hammer Galleries in New York City of “Miscellaneous Objects Belonging to the late President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt.” Fine condition.From the FDR Library website: “FDR was always interested in ships and sailing. ‘I love to be on the water,’ he said. Although his love of the sea came from his Delano ancestors who were seafarers, it was his father who taught him how to handle the Half-Moon, the family sailboat, on trips up the Hudson River and in the Bay of Fundy near their Campobello Island summer home. At the age of sixteen, he had his own twenty-one foot knockabout, the New Moon.”Height 3.25”, diameter at base 2.25”, diameter at opening almost 3”. Catalogue description: “766. 12 Tumblers matching #765.” Catalogue description: “765. 14 Blue glass water tumblers, sailboat.” From the catalog: “Affixed to each article is a label ... numbered to correspond with the catalog.” Affixed to the bottom of the tumbler is the circular label, “Collection of President & Mrs. Franklin Delano Roosevelt,” numbered “766” in ink. The circular label also has a “B-127” ink notation.From a letter to Mr. Hammer of Hammer Galleries from Eleanor Roosevelt dated October 25, 1951: “The items which we have consigned to you for sale are all belongings which my husband and I had in our various houses over the years; but, as you know, in this present day one is not able to operate the large households which were part of a bygone era. Inasmuch as we no longer have our house in New York or the large one in Hyde Park, and because we have found it necessary to close down our summer home in Campobello, we have no room for these items. So it is my hope that others will be able to find enjoyment in the possession of these things which have given much enjoyment to my husband, myself and the members of my family.”Photocopies of the appropriate pages of the catalog, including Mrs. Roosevelt’s letter, are present."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Un pauvre type

      Gallimard 1945 - - Gallimard, Paris 1945, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale de la traduction française, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe daté et signé d'Erskine Caldwell : "To the Queneau's with the best wishes of their quest. Erskine Caldwell. Paris. August 1947." Dos légèrement insolé, second plat comportant une petite tache en tête. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition of the French translation, review copy. Precious autograph signed and dated Erskine Caldwell: "To the Queneau s with the best wishes of Their quest Paris August 1947." Back slightly insolated, second flat with a small spot in mind. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Day of Paris

      New York: J. J. Augustin,, 1945. George Davis, Editor. 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 made by the Chelsea Bindery. Illustrated with 103 black and white photographs. A lovely copy in the little worn dust jacket with a number of small chips. 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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Poèmes de Fresnes.

      s.n.d.e.,, Louvain, 1945 - In-8° carré, 76 pp. Edition considérée comme originale et complète des "Poèmes de Fresnes" (25 poèmes). Achevé d'imprimé du 12 novembre 1945.1 des 25 Vélin de Rives (N°25), deuxième papier après 5 Madagascar.Très bon état. Français

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE BLOMET]
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        Zum Andenken und im Sinne unserer teuren Heimgegangenen, unseren lieben Schwestern und allen Freundinnen der Basler Frauen-Mission : zur Hilfe und Anregung.

      Basel, Werner, 1945. - Original-Kartoneinband mit farbigem Deckelbild, quer-Groß-8°, Missionsalbum mit 22 nicht paginierten Blättern (=44 Seiten). Zahlreiche photographische Abbildungen, 6 Karten und ein Verzeichnis der Schwestern. Behandelt die Missionsgebiete China, Borneo, Indien, Goldküste und Kamerun. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Welwitschia Dr. Andreas Eckl]
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        Brideshead Revisited

      Chapman & Hall, London 1945 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful copy SIGNED by Evelyn Waugh on a laid in signature. This First Issue dustjacket has the 10s 6d net printed price present on the front flap. This ORIGINAL sophisticated dustjacket is vibrant in color with NO chips or tears. The book is bound in the publisher's Red Cloth. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the spine and edges. Overall, a wonderful copy SIGNED by the author. We buy Waugh First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Animal Farm

      Secker & Warburg 1945 - First English edition, first printing. Very Good, with fading to spine and a bit at edges. Corners very lightly rubbed. Small bookseller label to rear paste down. Lacks dust jacket. One of only 4,500 copies originally printed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Vieux Carre, Une Promenade dans le Quartier Francais, Nouvelle Orleans, 1945

      New Orleans, 1945. Hardcover. Fine. Cloth backed b/w photo-illustrated boards, bound with bolts; 205 x 235 mm; contains author/photographer portrait, dedication p., table of contents (list of photographs, in French and English), and 29 original photographs (sepia or b/w silver gelatin prints) with tissue-guards and cloth backing. Beautiful New Orleans street scenes and architecture. The table of contents notes that "Most of these pictures were exhibited in a one man show in the Little Gallery of New Orleans in the summer of 1945." A very scarce item, we find none in the marketplace, nor on OCLC. Binding a little worn, but photographs are fine.

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books]
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        ANIMAL FARM. A Fairy Story.

      

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        Ulises

      Buenos Aires: Santiago Rueda, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition. The first Spanish edition of Ulysses, number 66 of 300 copies in two volumes on special paper. There was also a lettered edition on Liverpool Ledger and an ordinary edition in one volume of 2200 copies. Both volumes has been neatly rebacked with most of the original spines laid down, wear to edges of green paper boards, corners worn and bumped, slight browning to page edges, ownership signature to half title; about very good overall. Size: Quarto (4to). Previous owner's signature in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 045813.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        Carmen Jones

      Alfred A. Knopf, NY 1945 - First Trade Edition. Alfred A.Knopf,NY,1945. The book is inscribed by the author : Oscar Hammerstein II on the front free end paper. The book is bound in full orange cloth with gold lettering to the spine and woman's face with a harp and rose stamped on the front cover - both are mildly faded. The board covers show a bit of shelf wear,mostly to the bottom edge. The dark brown top stain is still present and not faded The inner text and photographs are still clean and not marked. The dust jacket is not price clipped and still carries the original publishers price of $2.50. The rear flap carries an authors photograph of a quite young Oscar Hammerstein. The dust jacket has some general edge wear and shallow chipping at the head and foot of the spine and a couple of shallow closed edge tears at the top edge of the rear panel. The front panels bright red color is still bright and not faded.The spine shows a light bit of age toning. Still a very presentable copy of a book published 70 years ago Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: King Bee Books]
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        Paintings in Oil.

      Sydney: The Shepherd Press,, [1945]. With Essays by Douglas Stewart and Norman Lindsay. Quarto. Original green boards, gilt stamp of a female satyr on front cover. With the dust jacket. 14 tipped-in colour plates (with captioned tissue guards), 16 monochrome plates. Front panel of jacket torn (with loss), a couple of closed tears. An excellent copy. First and limited edition, number 512 of 1,000 copies signed by the artist. Scarce in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Leaf by Niggle (Short Story) In a complete issue of Dublin Review, January 1945

      Burns, Oates & Washbourne, Birmingham & Dublin, 1945. First Edition. Fine Condition. This is the very rare Tolkien short story, contained in a complete issue of the Dublin Review where it was first published. This edition precedes the later reprint published in Tree and Leaf. It is often described as providing the underpinnings of Tolkien's writings, helping to create his religious philosophy which is for example reflected in the creation of Orcs and Dwarfs by Valas, together with a suggestion that it is an autobiographical allegorical tale based on the writer's own characteristics, though he himself preferred to believe it a mythical tale. The 16 page story (pp46-61) is contained in a whole 96 page issue of the Dublin Review for January 1945 (issue number 432). Original publishers green printed wrappers, which are in excellent condition, with only minimal age wear, no creasing, chipping or losses. Small ink stamp to head of front cover (see picture). pp59/60 has a small defect to the paper, without loss of text (see picture). Wrappers and paper are bright and clean throughout. Quite probably the rarest of all Tolkien's publications, the print run of the Dublin Review has not been established, but it is likely to be just one or two thousand copies, many of which will not have survived, or at best have been crudely rebound by institutions. Very unusual to find in the original wrappers and in such outstanding condition. See photographs for details. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Britain/UK; 1940s; Literature & Literary. Inventory No: 199963. .

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        A day before the atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, George Patton signs an original drawing rendered by an admirer - with his signed letter of enclosure

      n.p., August 8, 1945. 9" x 12", 8.25" x 10.75". "His bold signature, ""G S Patton Jr.,"" accomplished on a 9"" x 12"" penciled bust portrait of the general sent to him by Long Island woman. Offered together with a Typed Letter Signed, ""G S Patton Jr.,"" 1 page, 8.25"" x 10.75"", ""HEADQUARTERS THIRD UNITED STATES ARMY"", August 8, 1945 to Mrs. Joseph Rodrique of East Rockaway, New York, enclosing her drawing. Drawing bears some light toning from prior matting, minor marginal wear, mounted to a slightly larger sheet; save for a small paperclip mark at the top, the letter is in very fine condition.Patton's letter of enclosure reads, in full: ""I am returning your pencil sketch duly autographed. I very much appreciate your good wishes""A lovely pair of Patton signed items that would make for a terrific display."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Raskens. En soldatfamiljs historia. I (av II).

      Stockholm; Bonniers, 1945. (Romaner i folkupplaga). 19,5x12,5 cm. 240 s. Häftad med tryckt omslag. Fint ex. Dedikation: ''Till Kristina / med tack för mycket -- mycket! / Vilhelm / den 21 okt. 1945''. Mottagaren Kristina Odelberg/Hedenblad (1917-2005) hade under 40-talet och möjligen även senare en kärleksaffär med Moberg, som döpte Kristina i Utvandrarserien efter henne. Kärleksaffären upptäcktes via en svit om 30 böcker som Moberg dedicerat till henne. I exemplaret av Utvandrarna (1949) skriver han: "Till Kristina, min älskade, som lånat sitt namn åt den kvinnliga huvudpersonen i denna bok, med tacksamhet och kärlek från Författaren", ett intyg som upprepas så sent som 1969 i pocketupplagan av Utvandrarserien: " Den 29/3 1969. / Till Kristina -- hon som givit sitt namn åt den kvinnliga huvudpersonen i utvandrarromanen och till Minnet / med innerlig tillgivenhet från Författaren", vilket visar att hon var fullt närvarande i hans tankevärld under hela denna tid och därmed mycket väl kan ha påverkat hans senare litterära produktion. Vad som ytterligare talar för detta är exemplaret av Vår ofödde son, en pjäs från 1945 som behandlar abort-problematik. Detta är den enda av böckerna som Kristina låtit binda in i ett påkostat rött skinnband, med en pärmficka längst bak där hon samlat tidningsartiklar om boken och dess författare. I Kristinas exemplar av den danska utgåvan av samma bok, utgiven 1947, finns en dedikation från översättaren: "Kaera Kristina! / Denne Bog, den til Dels handler om dig, sendes dig til Erindring -- ikke om Forfattaren, men om Oversatteren. / Din Carl Erik''

      [Bookseller: Patrik Andersson Antikvariat]
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        Histoire de la Photographie. (Mit der Anaglyphenbrille!)

      Paris / Baschet 1945 - 451 S. HLn. Sprache: Französisch, Mit zahlr. s/w & farbigen Tafeln. Mit der Anaglyphenbrille! - Rücken leicht verblichen, mit kleinem Einriss (wurde restauriert); Innen: tadelloser Zustand! 2200 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eugen Küpper]
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        Au Large de l'Eden. Illustré d'aquarelles de Y. Creston

      Aux Editions Arc-en-ciel, Collection Du Moulin De Pen-Mur 1945 In - 4 (275 x 240 mm), demi - chagrin marron, coins, dos à quatre nerfs orné mosaïqué, tête dorée, non rogné, couverture et dos conservés (reliure signée Bousquet). Premier tirage des illustrations en couleurs par René - Yves CRESTON. Tirage à 1020 exemplaires ; un des 500 sur vélin de Lana (N° 818). (dos légèrement passé, frottements sur le dos, les coupes et les coins, très rares légères piqûres sur les tranches et le dos de la couverture). / / Quarto (275 x 240 mm), brown three - quarter shagreen, spine tooled with some little mosaic, raised on four bands, top edge gilt, uncut, soft cover and spine preserved (binding signed Bousquet). First printing of the illustrations in colours by René - Yves CRESTON. Limited printing of 1020 copies ; one of the 500 on "vélin de Lana" (Nr 818). (spine a bit faded, rubbings on spine, turns - in and corners, very rare light spots on edges and on spine of the soft cover).

      [Bookseller: Librairie Henri Picard & Fils]
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        Brideshead Revisited

      London: Chapman & Hall Ltd., 1945. Hardcover in good condition. No jacket. 'Revised edition' hand-stamped to title page. Date in Roman numerals MCMXLV. Rear board is marked. Spine and front spine side are slightly sunned. Gilt text on spine foot is partially faded. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are lightly bumped and worn. Page block and pages are lightly marked and tanned. Minor creases on a few pages. Text remains clear throughout. Volume is cocked but binding remains intact. HCW. hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Used.

      [Bookseller: PsychoBabel & Skoob Books]
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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        MASQUE OF REASON

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1945. First edition, ASSOCIATION COPY WARMLY INSCRIBED BY ROBERT FROST TO A FRIEND AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY, SIGNED AND DATED 1945 in the year of publication. 8vo, publisher’s original navy blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In the original dustjacket. [6], 23, [1 blank] pp. A fine copy, the book wonderfully preserved, the navy cloth near pristine, the jacket with only very slight age mellowing and a small chip at tip of the spine. FIRST EDITION AND A FINE AND PLEASING SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY, inscribed by Frost to Virginia Proctor, secretary to Harvard President James Byrant Conant. Though Frost tenure at Harvard was short, his friendship with Mrs. Proctor lasted well beyond his years in Cambridge. It was President Conant who first cited Frost as "The Poet of New England" when Frost was given an honorary degree of Litt.D. in 1937. In 1938 Frost resigned from Amherst and was elected to Harvard's Board of Overseers and that year also saw him placed in the English department at the university. Conant reappointed Frost for the years 1939 through 1942. Though Frost's formal ties with Harvard would end in that year, his association with Virginia Proctor would continue for years following. The inscription on this 1945 publication reads, "To Virginia Proctor / For all her kindness and friendship / Robert Frost / Bread Loaf (VT.) 1945" FIRST EDITION. Published on the occasion of Frost 70th birthday this poem in the form of a verse play was such an extreme departure from Frost’s earlier forms and style that it startled many of his devoted readers. They may have found a challenge in his change of thought and theme, but no loss in the intensity of his feeling or the mastery of his technique.

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        The Short Novels of Dostoevsky [Signed Association Copy]

      New York: Dial Press, 1945. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. A Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing (some marking to the upper portion of the front board, some spotting and soiling to the rear board, some age toning to the cloth edges, front board's upper right corner bumped), in a Very Good dust jacket (sunning to the spine panel, light edge wear with some tiny chips and tears), CONTEMPORARILY SIGNED, PLACED AND DATED BY THOMAS MANN on the front free endpaper as follows: "To Sidney Phillips / Whom I was able to assist, / in my modest way, in the / creation of this beautiful book // Pacif. Palisades // Dec. 8 - 1945 // Thomas Mann. [underscored]"; a collection of Dostoevsky short novels including "The Gambler", "Notes from Underground" (a work which many believe marks the beginning of the modernist movement in literature), "Uncle's Dream", "The Eternal Husband", "The Double", and "The Friend of the Family"." In his Introduction (titled as a "Preface") Mann states, among many other interesting things, that "[i]f Dostoevsky had written nothing else but the six short novels printed here, his name would no doubt still deserve a pre-eminent place in the history of the world's narrative literature." Thomas Mann won the 1929 Nobel Prize in Literature "principally for his great novel, Buddenbrooks, which has won steadily increased recognition as one of the classic works of contemporary literature". Sidney Phillips was an employee and stockholder of Dial Press. A Very Good copy of this notable collection of Dostoevsky works, with an introduction by Thomas Mann, a volume thus joining two great men of Literature. A Very Good ASSOCIATION copy, CONTEMPORARILY SIGNED, INSCRIBED, DATED, AND PLACED BY THOMAS MANN. QUITE SCARCE INDEED.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Heitere Wein-Legende". Eigenh. Musikmanuskript mit eh. Widmung und U.

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Animal Farm - A Fairy Story

      London: Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd.. First Edition - First Impression.. Very good + condition with only minor signs of external wear to the binding. The dustjacket unclipped (very unusual) and besides some minor fraying and rbbing with only two minor tears. The first impression dustjacket with the red "Silverlight Books" advertising inverted/verso ! Extremely rare in this condition.. First Edition - First Impression. London, Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd., 1945. Small Octavo. 92 pages. Hardcover / Original green cloth with white lettering on spine and with the very scarce, original unclipped (!) first impression dustjacket. Very good + condition with only minor signs of external wear to the binding. The dustjacket unclipped (very unusual) and besides some minor fraying and rbbing with only two minor tears. The first impression dustjacket with the red "Silverlight Books" advertising inverted/verso ! Extremely rare in this condition. Animal Farm is an allegorical and dystopian novella by George Orwell, first published in England on 17 August 1945. According to Orwell, the book reflects events leading up to the Russian Revolution of 1917 and then on into the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union. Orwell, a democratic socialist, was a critic of Joseph Stalin and hostile to Moscow-directed Stalinism, an attitude that was critically shaped by his experiences during the Spanish Civil War. The Soviet Union, he believed, had become a brutal dictatorship, built upon a cult of personality and enforced by a reign of terror. In a letter to Yvonne Davet, Orwell described Animal Farm as a satirical tale against Stalin ("un conte satirique contre Staline"), and in his essay "Why I Write" (1946), wrote that Animal Farm was the first book in which he tried, with full consciousness of what he was doing, "to fuse political purpose and artistic purpose into one whole". The original title was Animal Farm: A Fairy Story; U.S. publishers dropped the subtitle when it was published in 1946, and only one of the translations during Orwell's lifetime kept it. Other titular variations include subtitles like "A Satire" and "A Contemporary Satire". Orwell suggested the title Union des républiques socialistes animales for the French translation, which abbreviates to URSA, the Latin for "bear", a symbol of Russia, which also played on the French name of the Soviet Union, Union des républiques socialistes soviétiques. Orwell wrote the book between November 1943 and February 1944, when the UK was in its wartime alliance with the Soviet Union and the British people and intelligentsia held Stalin in high esteem, a phenomenon Orwell hated. The manuscript was initially rejected by a number of British and American publishers, including one of Orwell's own, Victor Gollancz, which delayed its publication. It became a great commercial success when it did appear partly because international relations were transformed as the wartime alliance gave way to the Cold War. (Wikipedia)

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        Stuart Little

      Harper & Brothers Publishers 1945 - New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1945., 1945. "A Realistic Fantasy About A Talking Mouse"WHITE, E.B. Stuart Little. Pictures by Garth Williams. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1945. First edition (stated on copyright page with 10-5 and I-U). Octavo (8 x 5 1/4 inches; 202 x 134 mm.). viii, 131, [1 blank] pp. Five full-page line drawings (including frontispiece) and numerous line-drawings in the text.Publishers gray linen over boards, front cover and spine pictorially decorated in orange and green, pictorial endpapers printed in green. A fine copy in the original first issue color pictorial dust jacket (with $2.00 on front flap). Jacket spine very slightly darkened, minimal wear at top of spine, a few short edge tears, otherwise excellent.E[lwyn] B[rooks] White (1899-1985) first book for children. Stuart Little is a 1945 children's novel widely recognized as a classic in children's literature. Stuart Little was illustrated by the subsequently award-winning artist Garth Williams, also his first work for children. It is a realistic fantasy about a talking mouse, Stuart Little, born to human parents in New York City.Garth Montgomery Williams (1912-1996) was an American artist who came to prominence in the American postwar era as an illustrator of children's books. Many of the books he illustrated have become classics of American children's literature. In Stuart Little, Charlotte’s Web, and in the Little House series of books of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Williams's drawings have become inseparable from how we think of those stories. In that respect. Williams's work belongs in the same class as Sir John Tenniel’s drawings for Alice in Wonderland, or Ernest Shepard’s illustrations for Winnie the Pooh.Hall, A13 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Guide (Tiger Cub Edition), 4th Ed.

      New York 1945 - 13 x 19,3 cm 258 Seiten 400 gr. guter Zustand, Buchblock l÷st sich vom Einband, Einband berieben und besto?en

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        The Open Society and its Enemies

      London: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd,, 1945. Volume I The Spell of Plato. [Volume II The High Tide of Prophecy: Hegel, Marx, and the Aftermath]. 2 volumes, octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spines gilt. Ownership inscription of A. M. McBriar to volume two. Front joint of volume two a little rubbed at head, with the dust jackets; a clean set. First edition, first impression, of the author's influential first book. Popper's classic debut contains within its analysis the seeds of his groundbreaking, if somewhat idiosyncratic, new methodology of inductive reasoning. In The Open Society and Its Enemies he traces, analyses, and refutes theories of historicism, or the idea that history progresses inexorably according to a series of laws. Beginning with Plato, he proceeds to Hegel and Marx, ultimately arguing that historicism is founded on a misunderstanding of scientific principles and that it usually forms the philosophical foundations of totalitarian regimes.

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        Leaf by Niggle. In a complete issue of Dublin Review, January 1945

      Burns, Oates & Washbourne, 1945, Softcover, Book Condition: Fine Condition, First Edition. This is the very rare Tolkien short story, contained in a complete issue of the Dublin Review where it was first published. This edition precedes the later reprint published in Tree and Leaf. It is often described as providing the underpinnings of Tolkien's writings, helping to create his religious philosophy which is for example reflected in the creation of Orcs and Dwarfs by Valas, together with a suggestion that it is an allegorical tale based on the writer's own characteristics. The 16 page story (pp46-61) is contained in a whole 96 page issue of the Dublin Review for January 1945 (issue number 432). Original publishers green printed wrappers, which are in excellent condition, with only minimal age wear, no creasing, chipping or losses. Small ink stamp to head of front cover (see picture). pp59/60 has a small defect to the paper, without loss of text (see picture). Wrappers and paper are bright and clean throughout. Quite probably the rarest of all Tolkien's publications, the print run of the Dublin Review has not been established, but it is likely to be just one or two thousand copies, many of which will not have survived, or at best have been crudely rebound by institutions. Very unusual to find in the original wrappers and in such outstanding condition. See photographs for details. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Britain/UK; 1940s; Literature & Literary. Inventory No: 199963.

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        Thumbelina

      Grosset & Dunlap, NY 1945 - Original gouache illustration of Thumbelina from Arthur Szyk's illustrated edition of Andersen's Fairy Tales, signed and dated by the artist. In the illustration, Thumbelina, nestled in her walnut shell, shrinks away from a fat toad. In the story, the toad's mother had kidnapped Thumbelina as a bride for her son. In the printed version, the image is captioned: "'Croak, croak, croak,' was all her son could say for himself." Compared to the printed version, the gouache is much more delicate, with muted colors and greater sensitivity. The illustration is double-matted in gold and cream and framed in a gold-painted wooden frame. (Illustration measures 6 1/8 by 5 1/4 inches [155x133mm]. Frame measures 19 1/2 by 16 1/2 inches [500x415mm].) Together with: Andersen's Fairy Tales. NY, Grosset & Dunlap, (1945). Octavo. 327pp. Illustrated by Szyk with black & white illustrations throughout and ten colored plates. Part of the Illustrated Junior Library collection. Bound in pictorial boards, with original acetate jacket with "Andersen's Fairy Tales" printed to upper right corner. All edges dyed purple. Fading to dye at top and fore-edge, bookplate removed from inside front cover, and some chipping to edges of acetate jacket, else fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L'idylle vénitienne

      - Paris, Cent Centraux bibliophiles 1945. In-4 en feuillets sous couverture rempliée, double étui en tissu parsemé de roses. Gravures en couleurs de William ABLETT. Ravissante édition de luxe tirée à 130 exemplaires ; tous sur papier japon. Cet exemplaire porte le numéro 9 et est enrichi d'un dessin original au crayon. Très bel exemplaire.

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        Naked City

      Essential Books, New York, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. WEEGEE [Arthur Fellig]. Naked City, New York: Essential Books, 1945. Tall octavo, first edition, pp. 246, gray cloth boards with blue lettering to spine and front, lacking dust jacket, gravure photos, inscribed on the dedication page by Weegee "to Jerry Gerard" and dated 1946. Roth, p. 118; also see Parr & Badger, V.1, p. 145: "This is one of the great documentary photobooks." Condition of this book: Boards darkened, leaves age-toned at edges, overall very good. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Photography; United States; 1940s; True Crime. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53068. .

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        Thumbelina

      NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1945. Szyk, Arthur. Original gouache illustration of Thumbelina from Arthur Szyk's illustrated edition of Andersen's Fairy Tales, signed and dated by the artist. In the illustration, Thumbelina, nestled in her walnut shell, shrinks away from a fat toad. In the story, the toad's mother had kidnapped Thumbelina as a bride for her son. In the printed version, the image is captioned: "'Croak, croak, croak,' was all her son could say for himself." Compared to the printed version, the gouache is much more delicate, with muted colors and greater sensitivity. The illustration is double-matted in gold and cream and framed in a gold-painted wooden frame. (Illustration measures 6 1/8 by 5 1/4 inches [155x133mm]. Frame measures 19 1/2 by 16 1/2 inches [500x415mm].) Together with: Andersen's Fairy Tales. NY, Grosset & Dunlap, (1945). Octavo. 327pp. Illustrated by Szyk with black & white illustrations throughout and ten colored plates. Part of the Illustrated Junior Library collection. Bound in pictorial boards, with original acetate jacket with "Andersen's Fairy Tales" printed to upper right corner. All edges dyed purple. Fading to dye at top and fore-edge, bookplate removed from inside front cover, and some chipping to edges of acetate jacket, else fine.

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        Der Tod des Vergil.

      New York, Pantheon, 1945 Gr.8°, 522 S., OLwd. m. OU., m. Farbkopfschnitt., OU etw. lädiert mit kleiner Fehlstelle (beides fachfrauisch hinterlegt), Buch tadell. EA. Mit ausführlicher Widmung des Autors an die Verlegersgattin Emmy Oprecht auf Vorsatz. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Signierte Bücher Erstausgaben deutscher Literatur

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        Chansons pour elle. Pointes-sèches du peintre-graveur Lobel-Riche

      1945 - en feuilles, 59-[4] pages, Chez l'illustrateur [Paris, presses de Raymond Jacquet ; presse de Manuel Robbe], 1945, in-folio, en feuilles, 59-[4] pages, dont le frontispice, sous couverture imprimée et double emboîtage de l'éditeur, Frontispice, 30 illustrations dans le texte et 1 à pleine page, le tout gravé sur cuivre. Tirage à 260 exemplaires numérotés, réalisé par l'illustrateur lui-même. Exemplaire (n° 29) unique, qui ne correspond à aucun des tirages décrits dans la justification : il comprend, outre un envoi particulier de Lobel-Riche à André Degois, 2 suites des gravures, soit l'état terminé dans le texte et une suite en noir avec remarques ; 2 croquis originaux à la sanguine et au crayon gras noir, aucun d'eux n'ayant servi à l'illustration ; et enfin 2 gravures supplémentaires, de la même inspiration, mais qui ne font pas non plus partie de la suite des illustrations. Rousseurs et brunissures, particulièrement concentrées en tête d'ouvrage. Monod n° 11080 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Cantique Des Cantiques. Traduit Par Lemaistre De Sacy.

      La Tradition, Paris 1945 - 91 págs. en muy buen papel de hilo, impresas a dos tintas. Sumamente ilustrado con bellísimos grabados originales a la talla - dulce a dos tintas. Tirada de 100 ejemplares numerados, con una suite a parte de todos los grabados. Excelente encuadernación. Size: Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rassegna di studi psichiatrici. Diretta da Antonio D'Ormea

      Società Anonima Poligrafica 1945-1968, Siena - Dagli anni '50 la Rivista venne diretta da G.Reale. n.d. p. 24 annate rilegate in 24 tomi in-8

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        Brideshead Revisited - BOOK SOCIETY EDITION

      Chapman and Hall, London 1945 - HARDBACK - The book is in near fine condition, free of any previous owner names or inscription, with clean unfaded boards. Lightly toned pages, free of any foxing, in a near fine or better dust wrapper, that shows as an exceptionally clean example. Free of any restoration. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Animal Farm

      London: Secker & Warburg, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First English edition, first printing. Very Good, with fading to spine and a bit at edges. Corners very lightly rubbed. Small bookseller label to rear paste down. Lacks dust jacket. One of only 4,500 copies originally printed.

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        GRANDE DICIONÀRIO DA LÍNGUA PORTUGUESA.

      - 10ª Edição revista, corrigida, muito aumentada e actualizada segundo as regras do acordo ortográfico luso-brasileiro de 10 de Agosto de 1945 por Augusto Moreno, Cardoso Júnior e José Pedro Machado. Editorial Confluência. Lisboa. 1948-1959. 12 volumes. De 27x19 cm. Encadernação do editor em tela. ?Esta edição constitui até ao momento, a mais importante realização da dicionarística portuguesa. Foi levada a cabo por Augusto Moreno (187 0-1955), José Francisco Cardoso Júnior (1884-1969, que teve também a seu cargo a 'secção lexicográfica' da Grande Enciclopédia Portuguesa e Brasileira) e José Pedro Machado (1914-2005, que tem sido o mais operoso dicionarista português do século XX). Retoma o trabalho de Morais Silva, cuja primeira versão é de 1789, mas adiciona, a informação da maior parte do léxico corrente. Colige 306.949 entradas, e assume-se como um dicionário geral da língua portuguesa, transformando os dois volumes da obra original em doze. Oferece ainda a mais completa análise de acepções e a mais extensa recolha de 'unidades vocabulares compostas', conjuntos locucionais, sintagmas fixos, formas proverbiais, etc. O XII volume compõe-se de uma 'Adenda' onde se reedita o Epítome de Gramática Portuguesa de António de Morais Silva, seguido do texto do Acordo Ortográfico de 1945 e de uma série de vocabulários com destaque para o Vocabulário Onomástico e para uma Adenda de Novos Vocábulos e Sentidos Novos em Vocábulos Registados. A obra esgotou-se com relativa rapidez no mercado livreiro (teve uma tiragem de 5.000 exemplares) e não foi reeditada.? Informação coligida a partir de ?DICIONÁRIOS PORTUGUESES, BREVE HISTÓRIA? por Telmo Verdelho da Universidade de Aveiro. Location/localizacao: 7-2-C-21

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        Typed Letter Signed with holograph additions, on 4to "Kemsley House," London, June 16, 1950. Paired with gelatin silver print photograph showing Fleming holding a pistol, 12mo

      Fleming writes an important association letter to Antony Terry of Kemsley Newspapers, "We had a further meeting at the Foreign Office...at which Seal said that the Foreign Office had gone back completely on its previous promises regarding Berlin. After 1st October rents, secretary, transport, etc., will all have to be paid for in deutsche marks. There are various insignificant concessions in regard to N.A.A.F.I accreditation cards, etc. I made the sternest protest which was seconded notably by 'The Times' and the 'Daily Mail,' but I fear nothing can be done and we shall just have to see how things work out...." Fleming writes the salutation in his own hand and ends the letter, "Yours [well] Ian Fleming." Very boldly signed in ball point pen. Two punch-holes to the left, rust stain from pin in upper left, and creasing at folds, otherwise in good condition. Ian Fleming became Foreign Manager in the Kemsley Newspaper Group in May of 1945, after serving in the British Naval Intelligence during the war. Kemsley owned the "Sunday Times," at which Fleming later became editor. While editor, Fleming ran the "Mercury News Service," the organization wherein he organized the worldwide network of foreign correspondents for the "Sunday Times." Fleming recruited most of the correspondents himself; he hired Antony Terry, a then post-war journalist-spy as a journalist with the "Mercury News Service," working for the "Sunday Times."   James Bond was conceived by Ian Fleming while he ran the "Mercury News Service." According to an article "My Secret Life at the Sunday Times," by Mark Edmonds, "Sunday Times," October 14, 2012, Fleming's "work at The Sunday Times…may have had even greater resonances with the milieu of 007; the job almost certainly blurred into the opaque half-light of the intelligence world. What was Fleming up to? What was the real purpose of the extraordinarily large network of correspondents he masterminded and ran from his office in central London? Perhaps in his work at the paper he saw himself not as Bond, but M, the head of MI6." According to this article, taken from previously "unseen files," Fleming's network, was shown visually on the wall of his office with a map of the "Mercury News Service," "the huge nexus he set up to service the whole Kemsley group of newspapers… nerve centre of Fleming operations… ambitious, grandiose plan for world domination that would have done Ernst Stavro Blofeld himself proud." With reference to the content of this letter, in "Ian Fleming," by Andrew Lycett (page 202), it is stated that "Ian's beloved Mercury, his 'raison d'etre' at Kemsley House, was not functioning as well as it should." In the summer of 1949 he "vented his disappointment about the way the group as a whole was functioning" to his chairman. "The Foreign Department… is so out of touch…." In another letter to Antony Terry also in June of 1950, when Terry had moved from Vienna to Berlin, as mentioned in Lycett's book, Fleming admitted "the economics of Mercury are causing grave concern to the Chairman." Ian then hired Ian Lang, editor of the 'Sunday Graphic' in hopes of the Mercury running more efficiently. Also according to Lycett, "Post-war Germany may have emerged as a particularly important news centre, but it was also Mercury's most expensive bureau. So Fleming approached Sir Ivone Kirkpatrick, the Assistant Under Secretary at the Foreign Office, with a proposal to allow accredited newspapermen there to use the diplomatic mark, which enjoyed a favourable exchange rate." He also worked to obtain a visa for a permanent 'Sunday Times' Moscow correspondent which, after four years of his efforts, he succeeded in securing on November 12, 1950. As noted in his announcement in the paper, it had become the only newspaper with a Moscow correspondent. What Lycett presents in his book specifically addresses the discussion of this letter to Terry. He mentions another meeting with the Foreign Office and the expenses of running the Berlin office. Our letter is an important association piece. Fleming, in his capacity as editor of the "Sunday Times," had employed Terry as a full-time correspondent in Berlin. Antony Terry, who had previously worked as an army intelligence office, proved to be a valuable asset. Simultaneously with his journalism, and with Fleming's tacit approval, Terry worked as an agent for the Secret Intelligence Service in Vienna. An intriguing association piece, and during the period of time leading up to the first James Bond book when ideas about espionage would have been percolating through Fleming's mind.

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