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        La Physiologie du Gout.

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

      [Bookseller: Librairie In-Quarto]
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        Pencil Sketch of two airplanes on a landing field

      N.p., 1945. Pencil on paper, inscribed and signed. 1 vols. 7-1/4 x 6-1/4 inches. Very good. Pleissner, Ogden. Pencil on paper, inscribed and signed. 1 vols. 7-1/4 x 6-1/4 inches. Inscribed to Alfred Eisenstaedt. Inscribed "To Alfred [Eisenstaedt] with best wishes / Ogden Pleissner."

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The tragical history of Doctor Faustus.

      Neuchâtel, Messeiller, 1945. - In-4°, 98p. Edition de luxe au tirage strictement limité à 320 exemplaires illustrés de 6 eaux-fortes originales de Marcel North. Celui-ci un des 11 exemplaires de tête sur Chine (exemplaire n° 4) accompagnés d'un dessin original signé et d'une suite des 6 eaux-fortes, toutes signées par l'artiste. Texte en anglais. Exemplaire à l'état de neuf.Edited from the text of 1604, with introduction and notes by Douglas J. Gillam, with 6 fullpage illustrations by Marcel North. en feuilles, sous couverture imprimée rempliée, chemise et étui. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Le Cabinet d'Amateur]
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        Ross Poldark A Novel of Cornwall 1783-1787 IN FULL MOROCCO

      Ward Lock,, [1945]. 8vo., First Edition; handsomely bound in blue full morocco, back with five raised bands ruled in gilt, second and fourth compartments lettered and ruled in gilt, all other compartments tooled in gilt, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. Lovely copy of the first impression of the first edition of the first novel in the Poldark sequence. SCARCE.

      [Bookseller: Island Books]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        [Photo Album]: "The Travels of Trott " World War II Middle East Two Volumes

      Middle East. 1945-1946. Two volumes. String-tied wooden and leather photo albums measuring 7.5" x 12" and 8" x 12". The two albums contain 521 sepia toned or black and white gelatin silver photographs measuring between 1" x 1" and 8.5" x 6", with captions. Albums are very good with some rubbing and tiny tears with near fine photographs.Two albums kept by Lieutenant Maurice Trott while stationed with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve as a medical officer in Jerusalem during World War II. Trott was a dentist with the No. 644 Squadron RAF and documented his time in the Middle East with the group at the end of World War II and continuing into 1946. The 644 was used for glider towing and supply drops as well as transporting paratroopers. Trott spent his time with the RAF in and around Jerusalem recording his experiences with the local people, military, and sights of the city with fascinating amateur photographs. The images show both the "old" and "modern" city of Jerusalem with photos of "Arabs," women transporting water, camels, and men playing "a game of cric-crac" in a park. There are numerous group photos and portraits of the men Trott served with posing around their tented encampment and the Medical Officer's barracks. One photo shows an RAF briefing which includes a diagram of "friendly" aircraft and "hostile" and states "need to know these to save your own skin." The second album continues with photos of planes with one image captioned, "dawn at dispersal" and another, "prior to take off," showing a squadron awaiting a drop order. Many of these photos are in Jerusalem and Palestine and show medical officers, pilots, and other military personal on duty as well as interacting with locals. One photo of a RAF officer shows him dressed in traditional Middle Eastern garments and reads, "the Sheikh of Aqir or the Dentist who Turned Native." There are also photos of Trott in his surgery performing dental operations on soldiers with captions such as "note the happy patient." One page captioned, "644 Squadron dropping 21st IND Paratroop Company 6th Airborne Division," shows wonderful images of a paratrooper drop as viewed from the ground. Paratroopers with recently deployed parachutes are seen drifting from the sky among the numerous planes that released the men. Their landing is also documented with captions such as, "belly landing" and "safely down." A trip to the Dead Sea is titled, "the lowest place on the Earth's surface. Home at Last!" and features men on beaches enjoying the sea. An image of fresh faced officers in front of a plane reads, "you're doing a grand jarb" and another of a man in a jeep reads, "just back from the desert." One particularly interesting image shows a plane in flight, a "tempest of 6 Squadron," taken while Trott was the passenger in another plane. These along with a number of other photos show the RAF station in Cyprus and the "pilots of the shiny six" the men of No. 6 Squadron RAF, with images of various planes from Mustangs to Lancasters and the men who flew them. One page shows a pilot, Syd Walker, before and after an engine malfunction and a "lucky escape."An extensive and interesting collection of end of war and post war photography in the Middle East which captured the working R.A.F. and its medical crew. .

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        Topsy: The Story of a Golden-Haired Chow

      Pushkin Press, 1945. Reprint edition. Hardcover. Good/ACCEPTABLE. 1945. Reprint edition. 78 pages. Pictorial dust-jacket over cream cloth boards with decorative gilt. Inscription to the free endpaper. Good bright pages. Many images throughout. Minor edge wear with corner bumping and scuffing. Good boards with minimal wear. Bright gilt. Price clipped dust-jacket. Small tears to the edges and corners. Rubbing to the jacket.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child: Volume 1 - 47 (fehlend Bd. 43).

      New York / New Haven, International Universities Press / Quadrangle / Yale University Press, -1992 1945 - Gr.8°, ca 400 S., OLwd. m. OU., OU min lädiert, Rücken beschienen, min. gebrauchspurig, minimale Bleistiftanstreichungen, insgesamt gute Exemplare. Fast komplette Reihe dieser wichtigen psychoanalytischen Zeitschrift in 61 Bdn. Mit beiliegendem «Abstracts and Index» in einem Band der Bände 1-26. - 1945 gründeten Anna Freud, Ernst Kris und Heinz Hartmann ?The Psychoanalytic study of the child? Der erste Band enthielt eine Abrechnung mit Melanie Klein. 65000 gr. Schlagworte: PsychologieZeitschriftenPsychoanalyse [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        L'éternel problème

      - Les Centraux Bibliophiles 1945. In-folio en ff. sous chemise et double emboitage. Quatrains et compositions aquarellées de charles DUBIN. Exemplaire très enrichi de : La décomposition d'une planche en 7 états, deux planches supplémentaires très libres numérotées et signées, d'une aquarelle originale avec annotations de l'artiste, du calque et d'un 1° tirage en noir de cette dernière, de 4 autres aquarelles originales dont deux avec annotations de l'artiste en deux états et une en noir (soit 7 planches), 6 calques, du menu de la soirée de présentation de l'ouvrage, illustré par Charles DUBIN, enrichi de l'aquarelle originale avec annotations, 2 calques et un 1° tirage en noir. Celivre, le dixième édité par la Société des Cent Centraux Bibliophiles a été établi pendant la guerre sous la direction de Raoul Boudeville et tiré à 110 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin de lana. Achevé d'imprimé le 15 octobre 1945, il a été colorié à la main dans les Ateliers de Robert Lecourt Maître enlumineur sous la surveillance de l'auteur. Exemplaire n° 46 imprimé pour Henri Jaudon. Dos de l'emboitage un peu abimé à la charnière, intérieur en très bel état. Bel exemplaire très enrichi.

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        Brown And Yellow Mountain, White Crescent Moon

      1945-02-18. Oil on cardboard. 14-1/2" x 8-1/2". No Binding.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Death Comes As the End.

      London: for the Crime Club by Collins,, 1945. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Ends of spine very slightly faded, a few spots to edges of text block. An excellent copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket with a few short splits and light spots. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        "As We May Think" (The Atlantic Monthly 176 pp 101-108)

      Boston, MA: The Atlantic Monthly Company, 1945. First Edition. Half Leather. Very Good. Vannevar Bush's (1890-1974) article appears in the July 1945 issue. Bush describes his proposed "Memex" system for organizing, storing, retrieving and linking information - a collective memory machine based on the image of the mind. This paper has been credited with originating the idea of hypertext and the World Wide Web. Bound Volume of "The Atlantic Monthly," July - December, 1945. Volume has been bound in a Half-leather binding with a brown leather spine with five raised bands, gold embossed titling, marbled paper boards.

      [Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery ABAA/ILAB]
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        Destin de Femme.

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

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        The Open Society and its Enemies.

       London, Routledge (1945). 2 vols. gr.-8°. 268; 352 pp. OLn. m. goldgepr. Rückentitel. EA.Very rare first edition. - \"The book is a critical introduction to the policy of politics and of history\" (Preface). - Vol. I: The spell of Plato. Vol. II: The high tide of prophecy. - \"Written in political exile in New Zealand during the Second World War and first published in two volumes in 1945, Karl Popper`s The Open Society and Its Enemies is one of the most famous and influential books of the twentieth century. Hailed by Bertrand Russell as a ‘vigorous and profound defence of democracy’, its now legendary attack on the philosophies of Plato, Hegel and Marx prophesied the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and exposed the fatal flaws of socially engineered political systems\" (Routledge). Versand D: 4,00 EUR Philosophie

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        Na Jehlach Techto Dni. [On the Needles of These Days.]

      Prague: Fr. Borovy v Praze, 1945 - Octavo. Original pictorial wrappers, titles to spine in black and to front wrapper in red and black. With the glassine jacket. Spine lightly toned, slight abrasion to front free endpaper, spine panel separating slightly at head of text block; an exceptional copy. 28 heliogravures. First trade edition, first printing of the classic photobook, containing 28 heliogravures with accompanying prose by Czech poet Jindrich Heisler. It was preceded by the 1941 clandestine self-published edition with original tipped-in silver gelatin prints. Scarce in the glassine jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Collection of 62 original silver-gelatin photographs [INCLUDING 4 SELF-PORTRAITS AND 22 REPRODUCED IN ABECEDA DUSEVNIHO PRAZDNA]

      NP 1945 - 62 silver-gelatin photographs by Zdenek Tmej, including four self-portraits, twenty-two images from his 1946 book "Abeceda Dusevniho Prázdna*" (some of which are flopped in the publication), some similars to images chosen for the book, with others taken on May 5, 1945--the first day of the Prague uprising. Except for the four photos taken during the insurrection, all the photographs in this collection offer an extraordinary look inside a German forced labor camp in Breslau, Germany, where Zdenek Tmej was forced to work for the Nazi war effort from 1942 to 1944. "It is remarkable that Zdenek Tmej, a Czech citizen was able to photograph at all, let alone produce such a poetic response to the horrors of the war." (See: Andrew Roth's The Book of 101 Books, pp.124-125.) Armed with a concealed camera, Tmej portrays the experience of captivity through images loaded with furtiveness and despair. The striking photographs depict the everyday life of foreign workers inside the Breslau labor camp: men sleeping among other men, workers sharing their meal or playing cards, anonymous interiors, institutional rooms crowded with men, etc. Nineteen photos depict scenes at the local brothel which was strictly reserved for foreigners: prostitutes flirting and dancing with men, a "family portrait" of the owner with his working girls, a young woman changing clothes in her room, the brothel cook, etc. Photo size slightly varies. Average size is approx. 9" x 12". Some photographs are numbered and have captions in German or French on verso, and all bear a 'Foto Zdenek Tmej' stamp. Later prints, printed from the original negatives ca. 1960. Very minor and sporadic creasing along edges. Photographs in overall very good condition. *From Abeceda Dusevniho Prázdna:Man sleeping on table with briefcases (cover and first book image)Man with broken eyeglasses and head bandageBig hall for veterans with group of menThree men playing cardsGroup of men playing cardsMan eating with spoon and bowlMan reading by candlelight (flopped)Two men sleeping (flopped)Official seated near Hitler portraitHitler portrait & chairsMan in coat and hat (flopped)Man seated with hand mitts and beretThree men and prostituteWoman stroking man's chinFive men and a woman Woman and man dancingMan and woman with cigarette dancing (flopped)Prostitute in transparent dress (flopped)Woman in bathroomWoman in apartment (flopped)Man paying at windowWoman leaning back in chair (flopped). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      No Place (Amsterdam) , No Publisher 1945 - 1st edition. Original paper wrappers, 12mo, 32 pages, chiefly photographic illustrations. 16 cm. "Exhibition of Photographic Images of German Concentration Camps and Destroyed Arnhem. " Catalog for the exhibition, with 24 pages of full-page photos, plus 8 pages of photo descriptions. Text in Dutch. On page 10 is the famous and controversial photo of the Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel in Buchenwald (first published in the "New York Times" on May 6, 1945 with the caption "Crowded Bunks in the Prison Camp at Buchenwald" taken inside Block 56 by Private H. Miller of the Civil Affairs Branch of the U. S. Army Signal Corps on April 16, 1945.) . In the year following the defeat of the Nazis, exhibitions of photos showing the horrors of the Concentration Camps were a way to show the people of Europe what had been done by the Germans and their allies, and, eventually, to build support for the idea of War Crimes trials. "Foto's . Afgestaan door de U. S. I. S. (United States Information Service, Photographic Section, Amsterdam) en Jan Schiet, fotograaf, Amsterdam. " Despite the title, there are no pictures nor text referring to Arnhem in the book—only from the concentration camps. The Arnhem material may have appeared only in the exhibition itself. OCLC lists only 4 copies worldwide, all in the Netherlands (Sept 2015) . Blue wrappers are sunned with some spotting, spine repaired, otherwise Very Good Condition. Rare and important. (holo2-126-33A) xx [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books, LLC]
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        Ross Poldark. A Novel of Cornwall 1783 - 1787. IN FULL MOROCCO

      Ward Lock [1945] 8vo., First Edition; handsomely bound in blue full morocco, back with five raised bands ruled in gilt, second and fourth compartments lettered and ruled in gilt, all other compartments tooled in gilt, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. Lovely copy of the first impression of the first edition of the first novel in the Poldark sequence. SCARCE.

      [Bookseller: Island Books]
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        Adria Illustrierte. Year I, Nos. 7, 9-12, 21, 23, and 7; Year II, Nos. 8, 10-11, and 14 (3 June 1944 through 7 April 1945).

      - Twelve issues (out of an approximate 54 total published), each issue 16 pp., of the short-lived multilingual German propaganda periodical aimed at both the soldiers stationed in the German-occupied Adriatic Coast and the resident civilian population, composed primarily of photo essays and collages with captions in printed in German, Italian, Croatian, and Slovenian, meant to convey that local traditions and a quiet way of life could coexist in the occupied territory even in wartime, with depictions including soldiers, military activities, schoolchildren, art, working women, fishermen, festivals, dancing, and sports and leisure. Illustrated profusely throughout. Folio. Illustrated self-wrpps., loose as issued, currently housed in an archival box. Age-darkening and scattered toning, some bumping to extremities, some issues with tears along spine, Year II, no. 8 with the cover completely loose from rest of issue. Trieste (Adria-Verlag) 1944-1945.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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      [Shanghai 1945, Chang]. Stiff pink wrs., very small folding. map, ca. 6.5 x 9 cm., color map opens to 35.5 x 25.5 cm.,. folds down to fit inside the covers, English text, verso of. map has billets in the Shanghai area. OBSCURE UNUSUAL WORK. This charming work celebrates and pays tribute to the Allied forces and those imprisoned by the Japanese in the Shanghai area. This also includes some A.V.G. ["AMERICAN VOLUNTEER GROUP"] and "FLYING TIGERS" who made their way to Shanghai towards the end of the war. * Mr. Chang writes in his comments inside the front cover "...Ultimate glorious victory over our common enemy, the ruthless invaders. Much of our success is undeniably attributed to the substantial assistance of our Allied nations, in the addition to the versatile leadership of our Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek."[ Jiang Jieshi] * Mr. Chang was a citizen of the Shanghai industrial sector who fell it was his obligation to host a lovely party for all concerned at his expense. * The color folding map shows the city of Shanghai with many red stars, each indicating the "Allies Reception House" where the allies and internees held by the Japanese can come and enjoy refreshments. * The verso of the map is replete with a large number of "List of Billets in the Shanghai Area" that show the building name, units, Chinese restaurants, post office, telegraph office, cafe shops, hospitals, banks, consulates & embassies, apartments, churches, parts, hotels, theaters, with some useful Shanghai dialects [glossary of Shanghainese-English words], Chinese delicious dishes and the like. * A lovely and quite obscure work, celebrating the defeat of the Japanese military in China, with date inside front cover: "August 24, 1945." * OBSCURE AND FASCINATING PIECE OF EPHEMERA ! *** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        ORIGINALENTWURF - Das rote Schaf, an dem alles hängen blieb. Der Bär als Richter. Die Färber des Mondes. Drei finnische Märchen.

      Basel, (ca. 1945). - Quer-4°. 27 kolorierte, teils ganzs. und doppelblattgrosse Orig.-Federzeichnungen und eigenhändiger Text in Tinte. Brosch. mit orig. Deckelill. 3 finnische Märchen, die in dieser Form wohl nicht zu einer Publikation gelangten, bibliographisch für uns nicht nachweisbar. Die lebendigen Szenen ganz im Stil der Schweizer Graphikerin Trudy Wünsche farbenfroh gemalt und immer mit einer Prise Humor und ganz viel Liebenswürdigkeit. Lang de

      [Bookseller: Buch + Kunst + hommagerie Sabine Koitka]
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      No Place (Amsterdam) , No Publisher 1945 - 1st edition. Original paper wrappers, 12mo, 32 pages, chiefly photographic illustrations. 16 cm. "Exhibition of Photographic Images of German Concentration Camps and Destroyed Arnhem. " Catalog for the exhibition, with 24 pages of full-page photos, plus 8 pages of photo descriptions. Text in Dutch. On page 10 is the famous and controversial photo of the Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel in Buchenwald (first published in the "New York Times" on May 6, 1945 with the caption "Crowded Bunks in the Prison Camp at Buchenwald" taken inside Block 56 by Private H. Miller of the Civil Affairs Branch of the U. S. Army Signal Corps on April 16, 1945.) . In the year following the defeat of the Nazis, exhibitions of photos showing the horrors of the Concentration Camps were a way to show the people of Europe what had been done by the Germans and their allies, and, eventually, to build support for the idea of War Crimes trials. "Foto's . Afgestaan door de U. S. I. S. (United States Information Service, Photographic Section, Amsterdam) en Jan Schiet, fotograaf, Amsterdam. " Despite the title, there are no pictures nor text referring to Arnhem in the book—only from the concentration camps. The Arnhem material may have appeared only in the exhibition itself. OCLC lists only 4 copies worldwide, all in the Netherlands (Sept 2015) . Blue wrappers are sunned with some spotting, otherwise Very Good Condition. Rare and important. (holo2-126-33) xx [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books, LLC]
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        Jugend [Bronzeplastik].

      Berlin o.J. [ nach vor 1960 ]. 1945 - 158 x 56 x 31,5 cm (mit Plinthe). Original Bronze-Plastik ( junger, weiblicher Akt ) mit brauner Patina. Ligiertes Monogramm FK auf der Plinthe (Sockel) sowie Gießereistempel " H. Noack, Berlin". Bei dem Kunstwerk handelt es sich um eine fast lebensgroße Aktdarstellung des Schülers von Fritz Schaper. Klitsch, der sowohl von Rodin als auch von Adolf von Hildebrand inspiriert wurde, schuf mit diesem Akt ein klassisch geprägtes Werk, das sowohl durch ausgewogene Proportionen als auch durch eine gewisse Strenge besticht. Als Modell diente die 19jährige Margrit Schlömer. Es handelt sich hierbei um eines der letzten, großen Werke des Künstlers in klassischer Manier. Fritz Klitsch, der auch an die Akademische Hochschule für bildene Künste berufen wurde, erhielt im Jahre seines Todes, 1960, das Große Bundesverdienstkreuz. -- Herr Noack Senior selbst hat die Statue ausführlich in Augenschein genommen und Echtheit sowie obige Daten bestätigt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Brideshead Revisited.

      London: Chapman & Hall Ltd,, 1945. The Sacred & Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder. A Novel. Octavo. Original pink cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine slightly rolled, small chip to head of p. 17; an excellent, bright copy in the jacket with browned spine and some shallow chips and nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Bookplate for T.S. Eliot. Nude with Arms Raised.

      1945. Wood engraving by Severin lettered 'TH. S. ELIOT' either side of full frontal somewhat hirsute nude with arms raised. 92 x 75mm. In a book mount. A very good copy of this striking image, completed by Severin in 1945 when he returned to England after the war. Probably not a commission from the poet: 'I believe it to be one of those erotic plates which he cut without a collector immediately in mind - and having portrayed this particular (naked) woman, who better to advertise his abilities than Eliot?' Chambers, PL Spring, 1993. Rousseau 82.

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        La Grande Peur dans la Montagne

      MERMOD, Lausanne 1945 - « Quelques bergers incrédules montent avec leurs troupeaux sur une montagne maudite. Bientôt le mauvais sort s'abat sur les hommes et sur le village ». Ecrit en 1926, le texte subira quelques changements pour l'édition des oeuvres complètes chez Mermod (source : Dictionnaire des oeuvres). Edition spéciale à tirage limité, ici un des 150 exemplaires sur Guarro Molivell à la main, numérotés de 16 à 165, après 15 exemplaires et 16 hors commerce. Notre exemplaire porte le numéro 153. Le peintre suisse Hans Berger (1882-1977) en est l'illustrateur, avec 18 lithographies originales hors texte et 15 dans le texte. Les pierres lithographiques ont été poncées après tirage. Livre de 270 pages. Couverture souple, rempliée, lettrage en noir sur le 1er plat et sur le dos. Chemise rigide, fond vert et noir, lettrage doré sur le dos. Emboîtement cartonné (environ 510 g), couleur assortie à la chemise. Etat : Bon état. Emboîtement : usures, frottements, ombres de salissures. Chemise rigide : assez bon, quelques ombres de salissures, légers frottements, insolé (= perte de la couleur) tout en haut du dos (environ 2 cm) dorure encore assez fraîches. Couverture souple : bon. Intérieur : bon, page 235 avec petite déchirure sur le côté (2 cm), zone en dehors du texte. Tache sur le coin inférieur de la page 15. Environ 10-12 pages avec taches brunâtres tout en bas de feuille, une des lithographies est impactée (page 135). Une autre litho avec 1 petite tache d'oxydation, en bas de page et hors image (page 55). 29 x 23.5 x 4 cm 1900g. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ABC - Eric Girod]
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        THE WOMAN IN GREEN (Unique Manuscript Screenplay Archive for the 1945 Universal Studios SHERLOCK HOLMES film adaptation based on characters by A. Conan Doyle)

      Los Angeles: Universal Studios, 1945. Doyle, A. Conan. THE WOMAN IN GREEN [here bearing the initial, later discarded, title "Invitation To Death"]. Los Angeles: Universal Studios, 1944. This unique film studio screenplay archive consists of THREE original scripts. 1. Bertram Millhauser's undated First Draft, a complete 103pp brad-bound working script bearing Universal Studios Production Number 7290 and sporting penciled cover annotations: a remarkable original ribbon copy typescript accomplished on ordinary yellow typing paper with 44pp of annotations, emendations, revisions, and marginal production suggestions. This appears to be Executive Producer Howard Benedict's copy with his name penciled on the cover page; Benedict had been the producer for RKO's Saint and Falcon series during the 1930s and served, with a brief hiatus, as Executive Producer of the Universal Sherlock Holmes series from the very first installment to the last. Our belief is that these notations are most likely in Benedict's hand as we have several other Sherlock scripts with Millhauser's hand-corrections with which to compare. In Very Good condition. 2. Dated December 21st, 1944, a 105pp brad-bound mimeographed draft script on studio-supplied ordinary pink paper also stamped with production number 7290. This copy appears to have belonged to Marion Pecht (penciled signature) who, from our experience, likely served as Universal Studios secretary in charge of file copies. The first and last pages have minor tape mends, else Very Good. 3. Dated February 28th, 1945, the complete original studio-mimeographed self-wrapper final post-production dialogue continuity script, bound with two brads at the top bearing the final chosen title of THE WOMAN IN GREEN. Generally in Very Good condition, a few tiny tears and chips. THE WOMAN IN GREEN was the 9th installment in the Universal Studios Sherlock Holmes series starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. It was among the most grim and gruesome of the series; this exact original first draft by Bertram Millhauser was flatly turned down by the Breen Office with a heated objection to the plot device of Moriarty murdering little girls, a problem however which was an easy fix for Millhauser who simply increased the age of the victims. Because of the film's darker tone, Henry Daniell was cast to play a cold and distant Moriarty and bumbling Inspector Lestrade was replaced with Inspector Gregson (played by a more serious Matthew Boulton). Also in keeping with the horror elements, Nigel Bruce's buffoonery was minimized and toned down. The title role went to Hillary Brooke as the seductive yet twisted Lydia Marlowe. THE WOMAN IN GREEN opened in New York on June 15th, 1945. The evil duo of Hillary Brooke and Henry Daniell, combined with a plot featuring paranoid hypnosis and Ripper-like victims with missing fingers, made this one of the more distinctive Sherlock Holmes Universal films. Unique. Please see the other Universal Sherlock scripts we have in stock. . Original Wraps. Very Good.

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        View Through A Forest Road

      1945-08. Oil on canvasboard. 20" x 16". No Binding.

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      J.J. Augustin, New York 1945 - FIRST EDITION, A BEAUTIFUL COPY, of Brodovitch's masterpiece; of profound influence in the history of photography and photobooks. "Although known primarily as a mentor and patron of photographers, due in large part to his position as art director and graphic designer at Harper's Bazaar, Alexey Brodovitch also made a legendary photobook of his own. Ballet, published in 1945 by J J Augustin in New York, has become a photobook legend for two reasons. Firstly, only a few hundred copies were printed, so the book is more talked about than actually seen. Secondly, the volume was extremely radical, both in terms of the images themselves and their incorporation into the design and layout. "The 104 pictures in Ballet had been taken by Brodovitch between 1935 and 1937. He photographed ballet companies visiting New York, including the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo, with whom he worked in Paris in the 1920s. Brodovitch shot the photographs with a 35 mm Contax camera, during both rehearsals and performances, by available light, hand-held, and using shutter speeds as slow as a fifth of a second or more. This resulted in blurred images of the moving dancers and in high-contrast, grainy negatives exhibiting burnt-out areas of flare from the stage lighting. These pictures totally violated the accepted conventions of good photographic technique, which demanded a sharp rendition of the subject and a wide, smooth tonal scale. Far from trying to mitigate these shortcomings, Brodovitch deliberately exaggerated them. He printed on high-contrast paper, bleached areas with the chemical ferricyanide to create more contrast, and enlarged tiny portions of the negative to increase grain - familiar strategies in the 1950s and 60s, but not in the 1940s. "Brodovitch's layout was as radical as his pictures. He divided the book into eleven segments, each corresponding to a ballet. Every section was laid out in a continuous strip, each image bled across its own page, so that a double-page spread can often be read as a single panorama, and the whole section like a strip of movie film. This gives the book a vibrancy and a fluidity that perfectly captures the motion of the dance. Ballet is one of the most successful attempts at suggesting motion in photography, and certainly one of the most cinematic and dynamic photobooks ever published" (Parr/Badger, Vol 1; 240-1). Roth 101. New York: J J Augustin, 1945. Text by Edwin Denby. 104 black and white photographs. Oblong folio (8 3/4 x 11 x 1/4 in), original boards, original French fold dust jacket; custom half-leather box. Handsome bookplate on front free endpaper. Nearly imperceptible crease to corner of two leaves, otherwise fine; rare dust jacket in remarkable condition with just a hint of fraying to corners. A stunning copy, extremely rare in such good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      New York: The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company, 1945. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Includes the short story "I'm Crazy" by J.D. Salinger, which is the first appearance of Holden Caulfield in print. 82 p. Folded stapled sheets. Very Good condition. Mailing label on front cover. A few small stains and small closed tears to covers. A few small dampstains in text, none effecting Salinger's story. Salinger would not allow this story, which is an early version of the first two chapters of Catcher, to be reprinted.

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      (KERTESZ, ANDRE). Kertesz, Andre. George Davis, Editor. DAY OF PARIS: PHOTOGRAPHS BY ANDRE KERTESZ. New York: J.J. Augustin, Publisher, 1945. First Edition. 8vo. Debossed Cloth. Photography Monograph. Very Good -/No Jacket. 148pp, profusely illustrated in b&w. Designed by Alexey Brodovitch and Peter Pollack. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. "Day of Paris" was celebrated photographer Andre Kertesz's first book to be issued in the US. Published just following the allied victory in Europe, it portrays a vital, energetic City of Light seemingly untouched by the ravages of war. A most presentable example of this classic (cited on page 200 of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger's "The Photobook: A History Volume I", pages 138-139 of The Hasselblad Center's "The Open Book", page 229 of "From Fair to Fine: 20th Century Photography Books That Matter", and pages 114-115 of "The Book of 101 Books") lacking its dust jacket showing some light soiling and age-toning to the cloth at the extremities along with some light foxing to the front and rear preliminaries. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 024196

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        Permanent Court of International Justice. Series E 16 books 1922-1945

      1945 - Permanent Court of International Justice. Series E. [First] Annual Report-[Sixteenth] Annual Report. (1922-1945). The Hague. Reprint edition W.S. Hein. 1997. Newly bound in 16 hardcover books. French and English on facing pages. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph portrait postcard signed.

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

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        Animal Farm. A Fairy Story.

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

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        Pêcheur d Islande. Illustrations et décoration de H. Cheffer.

      Paris, Piazza 1945 - . Gr.8°. 267 S. mit zahlr. farbigen Illustrationen und 1 Extra-Suite in schwarz-weiss auf 22 Tafeln. Kopfgoldschnitt. Dunkelrotes Maroquin (5 nerfs) mit goldgepr. grünem Rückenschildchen Rückenfileten und grünen Ledereinlagen, Deckelfileten, goldenes Längen- und Breitengrad-Gitter mit einer Ledereinlage in der Form Islands. Hinterer Deckel mit einer eingelegten Windrose und Deckelfileten. Couverture est conservée. Künstlereinband ohne Signatur. In Schuber mit Lederkanten. Nr. 26 von 175 Exemplaren (26-200) der Vorzugsausgabe sur Hollande van Gelder mit der zusätzlichen Suite. Monod 7334. Sehr schönes und tadellos erhaltenes Exemplar. Très bel exemplaire en parfait état.

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      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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Photo Album - WWII Germany - Rare Photos of Berlin Chancellery Penetration - Operation Backfire

      Berlin, 1945. Berlin, Cuxhaven, 1945. Album of Photographs taken in Berlin by a British soldier following Allied defeat over Germany and featuring several rare views from inside the German leader's Chancellery as it was designed and used by Germany's infamous dictator. Contains 37 snapshot photographs and 7 photographic postcards pertaining to the war: of these, 20 photographs and 7 postcards are from the city of Berlin, 6 illustrate V1 and V2 rockets being examined by British troops during Operation Backfire. Also containing 48 postcards collected while travelling through Germany back to the United Kingdom. Oblong 8vo. string-tied album measuring approximately 34 x 26 cm, black cloth boards, Photographs vary in size, the smallest measuring approximately 10 x 7,5 cm, and the largest 15,5 x 11 cm, mounted onto black cardstock leaves, several are captioned in manuscript. Creasing to extremities of a scant few photographs, otherwise in Very Good Condition, an uncommon visual reminder made at the time of war. An Allied soldier's stellar snapshot survey of the state of Berlin after the Second World War, prior to any restoration, further yields a rare firsthand view of the British reconnaissance of V1 and V2 rockets during Operation Backfire. The soldier is unidentified although a formal group photograph with fellow cadets, taken by a photographer from Southsea, suggests that he may have enrolled in the army with the Royal Hampshire Regiment. Eight original and large format photographs were taken of the New Reich Chancellery, five being showing the interior, just as it was left by the German leader when he took his life. The government chamber, a conference room in essence, features a long table where decisive meetings were held, with regal chairs embellished with empowering symbolism, The dictator's private work study is comfortable, if not opulent, as is the long marble gallery. One photograph was taken of the outside garden portal with its entrance flanked with columns and a horse statue standing guard. These six photographs measure 15,5 x 11 cm. Even more scarce are the six scenes of wrecked V1 and V2 rockets, and general destruction near Cuxhaven, in Luneburg district, Lower Saxony, taken in October 1945 and documenting the work of Operation Backfire. An inside view at the facility shows three rockets under construction. [Operation Backfire was a British post-WW2 operation designed to evaluate the V2 rocket system, to interrogate German personnel specialized in all phases of it, and then to launch several missiles across the North Sea. The tests were undertaken in the months after the fall of Nazi Germany at a gun testing range at Cuxhaven in the British zone of occupation, using 8 complete rockets, all of which were painted black and white. Captured German firing troops and rocket scientists were employed to demonstrate the V2's characteristics to the British.] In the city of Berlin, the former hub of dictatorship, illusions of supremacy, and plans for world domination, the soldier captures striking photogrpahs of the damage to important structures, including the ruined Reichstag (parliament), the Berlin City Palace (Berliner Stadtschloss), the Brandenburg Gate seen at a distance, and the Royal Technical College (Technische Hochschule) in Charlottenburg. Seeing little to no damage, we find the Berlin cathedral, the Olympic Stadium (Olympiastadion), and the statue of Kaiser Wilhelm at Schloss Platz still standing in relatively good condition (Kaiser-Wilhelm-Nationaldenkmal). As the soldier is leaving Berlin, on his way to Cuxhaven, he also photographs a road sign in the city's Russian zone, and a street littered with debris in Hamburg. According to the Report on Operation Backfire, there were three Cuxhaven launches. Backfire Rocket One was prepared for launch on 1 October, but did not function. Backfire Rocket Two was prepared for launch on 2 October and was launched without difficulty. The second Cuxhaven launch took place on 4 October with Backfire Rocket One. A third and final rocket was launched for representatives of the press and Allies on 15 October under the name Operation Clitterhouse. According to one site, there was a fourth launch on 17 October 1945 that reached an altitude of about 80 kilometres (50 mi). . Very Good.

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        Typed Letter Signed, folio, Aleutians, March 18, 1945

      To Prudence Whitfield, wife of Raoul Whitfield, a fellow "Black Mask" writer and one of Hammett's closest friends. Hammett and Prudence (Pru) shared a wealth of correspondence and many are written, signed or addressed in a manner that feed the speculation that they were lovers, even while he was in a relationship with Lillian Hellman. Our letter is addressed to "Pru darling" and signed, "Much love, sweetheart..." and signed with initials SDH. Hammett talks about the letters he had received from her, of which there were many. She apparently wrote daily at that time. He also talks about it being winter in Alaska, saying, "We're a pretty white world." He comments on life in the Army and about writing. "Of my own affairs in the Army there isn't a single God-damned bit of news," but notes that "sitting here at ease in my newspaper hut, putting on a little weight and practically bloated with health, I've no trouble being phlegmatic about it all. This is by no means the worst way of fighting a war that any enlisted man ever found, and if it's got to go on like this I aim to endure it." Hammett then discusses editing Jean Potter's book, "The Flying North." "Jean Potter sent me some chapters of her book on Alaska bush pilots to exercise my editorial pen on, so I'll probably have... fun with that... swell stuff in the book...." Jean Potter was a well-respected author on aviation and Alaska who, in 1945, published "The Flying North," a classic work about flying in Alaska's early days through to World War II. Potter worked for Time, Inc. as well as for "Fortune" magazine which sent her, in 1940, to Alaska. She then went back again in 1943 as a free-lance writer to research her book, "The Flying North." An obituary from January 8, 1997 (SFGate), states that the book was edited by Dashiell Hammett who was serving in the armed forces in Alaska." In "Lillian Hellman: A Life with Foxes and Scoundrels," by Deborah Martinson (page 96), Hellman is quoted as saying, "I'm not at all sure I would have written without Hammett" and further, that she "forever after praised his talent and assistance in her writing career." Also noted is, "As Jean Potter, another young writer he helped, commented, 'He seldom changed anything himself, but asked questions, forcing the writer to look, to make appropriate changes.'" The letter ends with chit chat of what he's been doing, including sleeping "like a log," a comment to Pru's telling him she is not sleeping well. He further states, "I don't want to suggest it's because my conscience is clear...." He also tells her that his "lads are playing basketball at the island gym" and finally, about comments that the war will not be lasting much longer, "There are a lot of dreamers in the world....". Hammett was a veteran of World War I where he contracted Spanish flu and tuberculosis. He subsequently pulled strings in order to join up during World War II after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Hammett spent most of the war in the Aleutian Islands, where he edited a popular Army newspaper "The Adakian," from 1944 to 1945.

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        A wonderful collection of over 900 vintage paperbacks, fastidiously hand-picked from all parts of North America by an avid and knowledgable collector. The collection is still intact and has not been 'robbed' of its outstanding and often signed publications. (Please ask for detailed list). / Lovingly curated, with a particular eye for unusual titles, this collection represents mid 20th century American pop art at its best. From hard-boiled detective stories to alien invasions, from femme fatales to teenage angst, from swashbuckling buccaneers to gritty westerns, these books were collected for two reasons; their excellent, almost new (and in many cases unread) condition, and their lurid, 'one of a kind' cover art and outrageous tag lines. The collection also contains some very scarce copies of highly collectible books, including John D Macdonald's first book, 'The Brass Cupcake' and John Fante's first paperback edition of 'Ask the Dust'. The great paperback publishing

      New York and others: Signet, Popular Library, Pocketbook, Penguin, Pan, Lion, Fawcett Gold Medal, and so on. Very good+ condition with only minor signs of external wear. Price includes free courier shipment worldwide.. New York and others, Signet, Popular Library, Pocketbook, Penguin, Pan, Lion, Fawcett Gold Medal, and so on, 1945 - Small Octavo. 100000 pages and more. Original, illustrated softcover. Very good+ condition with only minor signs of external wear. Price includes free courier shipment worldwide.

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        L'EUROPEO 1945 - 1950 - LE PRIME SEI ANNATE - RARE - DELLA PRESTIGIOSA RIVISTA, Milano, Editoriale Domus, 1945

      1945 : dal n. 01 de 4 nov a n, 9 del 30 diìcembre 1946 : dal n. 01 del 06 gennaio a n. 523 del 29 dicembre 1947 : dal n. 01 del 5 genn al n, 52 de 28 dicembre 1948 : dal n..01 del 4 genn al n. 53 del 31 dicembre 1949 : dal n. 01 del 2 genn al n. 52 de 25 dicembre. 1950 : dal n. 01 del 1 genn al n. 52 del 24 dicembre Volumi con elegante rilregatura editoriale tela di sacco - formato grande giornale, pp. 12 - 16 cadauno. Famoso settimanale diretto da Arrigo Benedetti e con la collaborazione di grandi giornalisti (Gorresio, Cederna, Zincone, Michele Serra, L. Barzini jr., Emanuelli, Radius, D. Bartoli, G. Granzotto, R. Radice, Nino Nutrizio, Sandro De Feo ecc. ecc.) Nelle pagine culturali vennero ospitati racconti e romanzi di grandi scrittori italiani e stranieri (DINO BUZZATI, Hemingway, ecc. ecc.) Assai note le varie inchieste ed il taglio moderno degli articoli, delle inchieste e dei servizi fotografici, ecc. le sei rare annate - in perfette condizioni - sono offerte in bocco a

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