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        All In Line

      Duell Sloan & Pearce, New York 1945 - 4to, unpaginated. Original tan cloth boards, lettered and illustrated in brown to front panel. Lacking the dustwrapper, light sunning to rear board, corners and head of soine a little bumped. Illustrated throughout with the author's drawings. First edition, INSCRIBED AND WITH A LINE DRAWING BY THE AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE IN YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 'To Edith with best wishes, STEINBERG 1945', the signature and date appearing beneath a line drawing of a figure on a departing steamer which houses the inscription. Saul Steinberg [1914-1999] was best known for his drawings and cartoons for The New Yorker, many of which are reproduced here.

      [Bookseller: Neil Pearson Rare Books]
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        Typed Letter Signed

      ("Ray") in black fountain pen ink on Paramount Pictures, Inc., West Coast Studios pictorial letterhead, Hollywood, California, January 17, 1945; 8 1/2" x 11"; 1 page (recto only). Very good. To literary agent H.N. Swanson 8523 Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, 46, Calif. Interesting letter concerning contracts on "Farewell My Lovely" and "The High Window" as well as 20th Century Fox's use of the character Philip Marlowe. Chandler (1888-1959), Chicago-born author of mystery novels, many set in Los Angeles: "The Big Sleep" 1939; "Farewell, My Lovely" 1940; "The Long Goodbye" 1954; a number of his stories were filmed.

      [Bookseller: George Houle Rare Books & Autographs]
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        POT LUCK - Signed

      The Countryman Press, West Hartford, Vermont 1945 - Limited special edition #19/150 copies numbered and signed by the author twice [frontispiece signed as well] 101pp. 6 color illustrations. Bound in 1/4 black morocco and red paper covered boards in full black and red morocco slipcase with double red morocco spine labels. A fine copy with just a hint of sunning to edge of top board. Beautiful book on Duck Hunting. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Antiquarian Shop]
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        Schlesische Landschaft, Dorf- Eiche bei Gleiwitz (Gliwice). Öl auf Leinwand. Gesamt- Größe: 48,2 x 64 cm. Gerahmt mit Keilrahmen und braunem Profil- Holzrahmen der Zeit vor 1945.

       Inhalt: Stimmig gemaltes Ölbild, Schlesien aus der Zeit der Jahrhundertwende, Vordergrund Dorf- Eiche mit Brunnen und Pärchen, im Hintergrund Landschaft mit Stadtbild bei Gleiwitz? Auf der Rückseite montierter Zettel mit Ausfuhrgenehmigung des Museums Gliwice. Zustand: Rahmen minimal bestoßen, neuer Keilrahmen, sonst befindet sich das Ölbild in einem hervorragend, gepflegten Zustand. Versand D: 6,50 EUR Bildende Kunst; CSSR; Sudetenland; Eger; Ölbild; Westböhmen, vor 1945..

      [Bookseller: Galerie-Antiquariat Schlegl]
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        Au château d'Argol

      José Corti 1945 - Paris, José Corti, 1945 In-8 (18,5cm x 12cm) de 182pp. & [1ff.] Deuxième édition. Tiré à 50 exemplaires justifié et paraphé par José Corti, sur papier Vergé Bulky, celui-ci n°XVII (seul grand papier). Broché à couverture bleue, titre imprimé en noir au centre d'un grand médaillon. Bel exemplaire, dos une teinte plus foncé avec de légère marque de frottements, couverture en bel état par ailleurs; intérieur en bel état, non coupé, frais. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE EPPE FRÈRES]
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        Stuart Little

      Harper & Brothers [1945], New York - Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; [10],131pp.; illus. Jacket toned along edges, spine starting to cleanly split down the middle, rear panel a bit soiled, else a Near Fine copy in the jacket, Very Good thus. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        The Death of Virgil. Translated By Jean Starr Untermeyer

      Pantheon Books, New York 1945 - Octavo, pp. 493, [1]. Quarter red cloth over black cloth boards, top edge stained black, in the rare price-intact, dust jacket, with illustration by E. McKnight Kauffer. Inscribed on the front free endpaper to "Katherine [McKenty] Bryan With all good wishes for a splendid summer in spite of this book. Hermann Broch, June 1945". Pantheon Books' Compliments Card with the signature of Kyrill Schabert, one of the founders, loosely inserted. Lightly shaken, upper front corner slightly bumped, spine a tad faded. Still, a nice inscribed copy in the rare dust jacket. Housed in a very good custom-made clamshell box with black-stamped leather spinestrip and marbled sides. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Artgil]
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        View - The Modern Magazine - Marcel Duchamp Number - Series V, No. 1 - March, 1945

      View, Inc., 1945. 1st. Softcover. Very Good/None. 54 pages. Magazine format - Measures: 9" X 12". Illustrated. Features: Full color cover by Marcel Duchamp; 'The Point of View: Testimony 45' by Andre Breton - (Note: due to a printers error, the right side of the middle section of this essay lacked the ink to print part of the text.), 'Lighthouse of the Bride' by Andre Breton, 'Marcel Duchamp in the Arensberg Collection' by James Thrall Soby, 'Magic Circles' by Gabrielle Buffet, 'Rrose Selavy' by Robert Desnos, 'Marcel Duchamp, Anti-Artist' by Harriet & Sidney Janis, 'Les Larves D'Imagie D'Henri Robert Marcel Duchamp' by Frederick J. Kiesler - All paper in fold-outs is intact; 'Duchampiana' - essays by: Man Ray; Mina Loy; Julien Lecy; Henrie Waste; Robert Allerton Parker. Clean, unmarked pages. Record # 613436

      [Bookseller: Monroe Street Books]
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        Carl Rungius, Big Game Painter Fifty Years with Brush & Rifle

      The Countryman Press W. Hartford, CT 1945 - Brick red cloth bound hardback. Blue/green dust slip. Dust slip shows damage & wear on back, edges and corners. Book cover shows wear marks, but good gilt on spine and cover. Some age toning on interior hinges. Deckled pages. Minor foxing on back of frontispiece. #42 of 1275 copies. Tight binding. Nice illustrations, artwork & photos. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ARTEMIS OUTFITTERS]
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        "La Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne" presents: THE EXHIBITION LE THEATRE DE LA MODE IN LONDON. Sponsored by the "Continental Daily Mail" under the auspices of "L'Association Francais d'Action Artistique" in aid of British and French Charities. The Exhibition is presented under the patronage of: The British Ambassador in Paris and Lady Diana Cooper. The French Ambassador in London and Madame Massigli.

      (Paris: Printed by l'Imprimerie de Bobigny, 1945). First edition. Some chipping to spine portion, minor rubbing to wrappers, else very good. Program cover moderately stained. Spiral bound card wrappers, front wrapper with color lithograph by Christian Berard; 30 x 25.5 cm; unpaginated 46 pages advertisements, 84 pages text, 8 pages advertisements; illustrated with 3 tipped in color plates, many halftones from photographs, other illustrations. Program for the exhibit opening on September 12, 1945 at the Princes Galleries, Piccadilly, laid in. This "Review of French Fashion throughout the Years" showcased the emerging energy and inspiration of France's Haute-Couture industry following 5 years of German occupation. Fine fabrics and trimmings were in short supply after the war years and an exhibit in miniature was the perfect response to the reality of post-war shortages. Some 200 wire figurines were created by J. Saint-Martin from designs by Eliane Bonabel with molded features from original sculptures by Rebull. The manequins were dressed in creations by 41 of the leading French dressmakers and posed in theatrical scenes designed by Christian Berard, Beaurepaire, Jean Cocteau, Dignimont, Douking, Geffroy, Grau-Sala, Jean-Denis Malcles, Rebull, Saint-Martin, Touchagues, and Wakhevitch. The Exhibition originally opened at the Louvre and following the London appearance went on the exhibit at many European cities. In 1946 the exhibition was viewed in New York and San Francisco.

      [Bookseller: Chanticleer Books]
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      Arkham House, Sauk City, Wisconsin 1945 - Octavo, cloth. 2065 copies printed. The author's first book, preceded by a 40-page booklet printing four stories. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-29. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 209. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-30. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing and some age tanning to the spine panel. (17309) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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      - P. Raoul Mortier 1945. In-f° plein maroquin orangé à bandes, plats ornés de bandes de papier de couleurs, dos à nerfs, tête dorée, couverture muette conservée. 6 lithographies originales en noir dont 5 H.T. d'Edouard PIGNON. Tirage limité à 225 exemplaires, tous sur vélin d'Arches. Celui-ci est enrichi d'un très beau dessin au crayon gras rouge à double page. Très bel exemplaire dans une agréable reliure postérieure. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie In-Quarto]
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        NAKED CITY

      NY: Essential Books, 1945. First edition, second printing. Weegee. 8vo., 246 pp., 260 photos, pictorial endpapers. Original tan/gray smooth cloth. The dust jacket is worn, soiled and chipped at the edges The inner flap of the jacket has been clipped, removing "Second Printing" Still, this title is rare with the dust jacket. Very good. Certainly, one of the most influential photography books of the twentieth century.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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      - Quito, Ecuador, Presidencia de la República, Londres, Imprenta Española de M. Calero, 1945, XVI tomos encuadernados en 5 gruesos volúmenes (Obra Completa). Presentada en espléndidas encuadernaciones, en plena tela, lomos con títulos dorados y platos con estampa a seco. En el reverso de las tapas superiores de cada volúmen, se encuentra adherida una estampilla grabada, de la Encuadernación Americana Rafael Larrea C. (Quito-Ecuador) .Obra muy ilustrada en cada volumen, con numerosísimos facsímiles, grabados, retratos y fotografías, plena página. Los 5 volúmenes contienen la totalidad de los XVI tomos de que está compuesta la obra, de acuerdo al plan presentado en el prólogo y luego en detallados índices. Cada tomo con su paginación original, por lo que cada volúmen tiene varias series de numeraciones de acuerdo a su orden. En la Presentación de la obra "La Colección Lleva los Siguientes Titulares: Volumen I, Rocafuerte: Perfiles y Posteridad. Volumen II: Rocafuerte y la Historia de México. Volumen III: Rocafuerte y la Democracia de Estados Unidos de Norte América. Volumen IV: Rocafuerte y los Sistemas Políticos de América. Volumen V: Rocafuerte y las Ideas Liberales de América Independiente. Volumen VI: Rocafuerte y la Gran Colombia. Volumen VII: Rocafuerte y el Ideario Religioso del Mundo. Volumen VIII: Rocafuerte y las Ideas Políticas de México. Volumen IX: Rocafuerte y las Doctrinas Penales. Volumen X: Rocafuerte y la República de Cuba. Volumen XI: Rocafuerte y el Periodismo en México. Volumen XII: Rocafuerte y el Periodismo en Inglaterra. Volumen XIII: Rocafuerte y su vida Pública en Ecuador. Volumen XIV: Rocafuerte y Quince Años de Historia de la República de Ecuador. Volumen XV: Rocafuerte: Documentos Políticos. Volumen XVI: Rocafuerte y su Obra Diplomática en Europa. Índice Ampliado Para Información del Lector: Volumen 1: Tomo I: Prólogo de Neptali Zuñiga. Teorías políticas de Rocafuerte. Hombres del Ecuador: Vicente Rocafuerte por Isaac J. Barrera. Testamento. Tomo II: Bosquejo ligerísimo de la Revolución de México por N. Zuñiga. Bosquejo ligerísimo de la Revolución de Mexico desde el Grito de Iguala hasta La Proclamación Imperial de Iturbide. Tomo III: Ideas necesarias por N. Zuñiga. Índice. A todo pueblo americano independiente que quiera ser libre. Tomo IV: Carta de un americano sobre las ventajas de los gobiernos Republicanos Federativos. Carta de un verdadero americano. N. Zuñiga. Cartas. Índices. Volumen 2: Tomo V: Ensayo político por N. Zuñiga. El sistema colombiano, popular, electivo y representativo, es el que mas conviene a la América Independiente. Tomo VI: Rocafuerte y la Gran Colombia por N. Zuñiga. Año de 1829. Copia del expediente sobre suplemento de hecho de la República de Colombia por el Sr. Rocafuerte. Documentos. Tomo VII: Tolerancia religiosa por N. Zuñiga. Ensayo sobre tolerancia religiosa por el ciudadano Vicente Rocafuerte. Carta del ciudadano Vicente Rocafuerte al ciudadano Carlos María Bustamente, en contestación a un artículo inserto en el TV N° 22 del 31 de Agosto en su periódico titulado Voz de la Patria. Observaciones sobre la carta inserta en el Registro Oficial del 4 de Octubre del célebre obispo F. Lechier, sobre la ilicitud de los matrimonios entre católicos y protestantes por el ciudadano Vicente Rocafuerte. Disertación contra la Tolerancia Religiosa por J.B.M. Disertación sobre la Tolerancia de Cultos por un eclesiastico de Durango. Índice. Volumen 3: Tomo VIII: Rocafuerte y las ideas políticas de México por N. Zuñiga. Ventajas del Sistema Republicano. Representativo Popular, Federal. Consideraciones generales por N. Zuñiga. Persecuciones de Vicente Rocafuerte para consideraciones generales, sobre la bondad de un gobierno aplicadas a las actuales circunstancias de la República de México (documentos). Un regalo de Año Nuevo por el Señor Rocafuerte: a consideraciones sobre sus consideraciones. Juicio de imprenta por la denuncia que hace Vicente Rocafuerte: "Un regalo de Año Nuevo por el [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      [Bookseller: R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA]
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        A.A.F. CLOTH MAP ASIATIC SERIES: No. 34 & No. 35. No. 34, SOUTHEAST CHINA & No.

      Washington D.C. 1945, Army Map Service, U.S. Army. Silk map,. folds down to ca. 8.5 x 13.5 cm., opens up to 66 x 53 cm.,. flawless, bright & superb copy, as new condition, as issued. in full color, scale 1:2,000,000. R A R E. SUPERB & PRISTINE SILK MAP FOR AMERICAN FLYERS OVER CHINA A.A.F.= Army Air Force issue, this pair of maps shows all the major parts of China from a bit above 38 degrees at the North and 109 degrees from the West to 123 degrees at the East, and South down to just below 22 degrees, including the South China sea, the last island is one more degree South below Canton, Hong Kong and Macao, with a nice inset of all of Taiwan. This was the basic combat region for the Pacific war against Japan. * USED BY THE FLYING TIGERS: This map and many similar to it were part of the items issued to FLYING TIGER pilots and A.V.G. [AMERICAN VOLUNTEER GROUP pilots. They were often tied around the neck to keep them warm while flying. *** A SINGLE CLOTH MAP PRINTED ON TWO SIDES: Number 34 SOUTHEAST CHINA shows from Nan-Ching at the North down to Tao-chuang-fou [ St. John Island], with Macau, Hong Kong, Canton. Off to the right is all of Formosa [Taiwan] as an inset. The whole Eastern coast of China from Tao-chuang-fou up to just above Shanghai. * The back side shows number 35 NORTHEAST CHINA: from Miao Lieh-tao island Lai-chou Wan at the far East, and Li-ch-eng city, to the Great Wall at extreme West at the Yellow River. Down South to Hankow, Hang-chow area. K'ai feng is about in the center of this map. With an inset of and index to the other maps in this area and series, sea currents, key, guide to symbols. * A detailed map showing a substantial number of small towns, big cities, lakes, rivers, train routes, roads, major highways &c. With seasonal ocean currents noted for possible survival back to land. The map also has an index inset to related other area silk maps. Miles scale, kilometers, nautical miles, legend or key to symbols, roads, towns, cities, rivers & mountains. This map was part of the U. S. Army Air Force & Naval flyers "E & E" survival kit [Escape and Evasion], printed on thick silk parachute cloth. These maps were often worn by fighter and other air crew members as scarves to insure they would be with the downed airman if/when his plane or he had to parachute out into the sea or over land. Each air crew member carried among other survival supplies, a .38 caliber pistol, survival knife, a signal mirror [stainless steel or glass], compass and some basic food rations, fishing kit, water purification tablets, along with minor medical supplies; the whole kit was tucked into the pant pocket of the flight suit. * The majority of these perishable maps have been lost during World War II and few if any others survived the attrition rate of war, time and climate prevented many from ever being brought back home. This map was given to fliers in the Pacific war against Japan, to insure downed fliers had some chance to navigate their way back to friendly forces. These maps are truly RARE and seldom found on the market. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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      Harper & Brothers, New York 1945 - Wear & chipping to DJ with small open tears; Stated first edition, two dollar price on front flap ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 131 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        5 Vintage photograph of Matyas Rakosi

      1945. 06. 17, Budapest 1945 - 10x7cm (each) Vintage photos (mounted on paper) In fine conditon. Photographs of Matyas Rakosi's (1892-1971) speech in Budapest. From the collection of Ferenc Gy. Simon (1930-2008). 10x7cm (each) Vintage photos (mounted on paper) In fine conditon

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        Reflexions sur le surréalisme. Manuscrit autographe

      A manuscript autograph appeared in Arch No. 8 in 1945 and the Fire Part1945 22x11,5cm 8 feuillets foliotés

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Typed Letter Signed "George S. Patton, Jr." on official letterhead

      1945. unbound. 1 page, 10.5 x 8 inches, Headquarters Fifteenth U.S. Army, Office of the Commanding General, A P O 408. In this brief correspondence, Patton acknowledges a letter from a friend, in full: "Many thanks for your letter, I enjoyed hearing from you." Patton commanded the Fifteenth U.S. Army for only two months, holding the command until his fatal car accident on December 8, 1945. As such, anything on Fifteenth letterhead is considered very scarce. Two horizontal folds, near fine condition. United States Army General best known for his leadership of the Third Army in France and Germany following the Allied invasion of Normandy.

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        Abeceda: Dusevniho prazdna [Alphabet of Spiritual Emptiness]. First edition

      Prague: Ceska graficka unie 1945 Paperback, original dust-jacket, illustrated with reproductions of Tmej\'s photographs documenting his experiences during World War II, lex. 8°; 45 b./w. wholepaged photographs, edges of the binding slightly torn, dust-jacket a little bit fragile and torn, interior in excellent condition, sometimes verso stamped, very rare!Photography, WWII.

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        Stielers Hand-Atlas. 254 Haupt- und Nebenkarten in Kupferstich. Zehnte (10.) Auflage. Hundertjahr-Ausgabe. Mit 58 (von 108) Karten [und 6 weiteren Karten aus der internationalen Ausgabe]. Hg. unter Leitung von H. Haack.

      Gotha: Perthes 1945 - 5 Blatt und 64 (statt 108) Blatt Karten. Einfache schmucklose Mappe mit aufmontiertem Titelschild (die Karten lose und nie geheftet, es fehlen die Karten 2, 3, 5, 6, 8-13, 15, 17, 25, 35, 39, 40, 42-52, 54, 56-58, 62, 63, 67, 78-87, 91, 92, 98, 100, 104 und 108, statt dessen sind aus der internationalen Ausgabe die Karten 20 (Greece), 43 (West-Österreich), 47 (West-Deutschland), 64 (Türkei), 93 (USA-Süd) und 110 (Australien Polynesien) dabei, berieben und bestoßen, das Gelenk der Mappe aufgeplatzt, 5 Karten fleckig und 4 Karten mit Knickspuren, 2 Karten mit kleinen Rißen im Falz, sonst gutes und sauberes Exemplar). 2°. Die seltenste Ausgabe des berühmten, klassischen Atlas. Leider fehlen, wie fast stets bei Exemplaren von 1945, ein paar Karten und das Namenverzeichnis. Stecherdaten zwischen 1936 (2 Blätter) und 1945 (4 Blätter), 36 Karten sind aus dem Jahr 1944. Die 6 Karten aus der internationalen Ausgabe stammen aus den Jahren 1935-1938. Zeitbedingt waren Exemplare nicht mehr im Handel sondern wurden wohl nur noch an Funktionäre abgegeben. - Vgl. Espenhorst AS, H 10.20 [S. 93] und Nachtrag (1995) Seite 440f sowie PP Seite 290f. 2850 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dr. Lorenz Kristen]
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        Handbook for School Attendance Officers

      Sir Isaac Pitman, 1945. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; complete with supplement insert, pencilled notes inside, damp stain on back board otherwise good condition. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        View Through A Forest Road

      1945-08 1945 - Oil on canvasboard. 20" x 16".

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        Sonnets From The Portuguese

      The Shakespeare Head Press 1945 - First edition thus. Octavo. 8 pages introduction by A.S. Mott. Text printed in red and black. Bound in full purple morocco with gilt stamped floral roundels and scrolling by Bayntun-Riviere; white silk endpapers, a.e.g; spine with raised bands with elaborate gilt stamped devices. With a watercolor portrait of Browning set under glass on the front cover in the manner of Cosway. Fine. 26 pages. No signatures or bookplates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kvetnova Revoluce (The Prague uprising of May 1945)

      Melantrich, Prague 1945 - Folio. 36 (2)pp. Original color photographic wraps. Stunning collection of photographs taken during the 5 day uprising against Nazi occupation in Prague leading to the German surrender. Some of the photographs show streetfighting scenes, ruins, barricades, and the final victory parade along with the Russian troops. Text in Czech. Wraps in overall good- to good, interior in good to good+ condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        That Hideous Strength.

      London: John Lane, The Bodley Head,, 1945. A Modern Fairy Tale for grown-ups. Octavo. Original black cloth, gilt titles to spine. With dust jacket. Spine a touch faded, tips and spine ends lightly rubbed, a little scattered foxing to front free endpaper and edges; an excellent copy in the jacket with toned spine, shallow chips to spine ends and foot of rear panel, and a couple of short closed tears to extremities. First edition, first printing of the third book in The Martian Chronicles trilogy. With publisher's note that the book is published in compliance with War Economy Standards.

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      London: Secker & Warburg, [1945]. - Green cloth, stamped in white. Cloth sunned along top and bottom edges, as often, spine slightly cocked, but a very good copy for this book, in somewhat worn and soiled dust jacket (printed on the verso of surplus Searchlight stock) with shallow loss at crown of spine and two creased tears at top edge of upper panel showing offset from old repairs. First edition of the most widely known beast- fable in 20th century English letters. Published under wartime manufacturing constraints - albeit in a sizeable first printing of 4500 copies - this title has been difficult to locate collector's condition for some time now. A reprint was called for almost immediately, and the second printing of 10,000 copies was published later the same month. The work's popularity demonstrated, Harcourt ordered a first printing of the American edition consisting of 50,000 copies. MODERN MOVEMENT 93. FENWICK A10a.

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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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        Cannery Row

      Viking Press, New York 1945 - New York: Viking Press, 1945. First edition, first issue in light buff cloth. DJ is exceptionally clean with professionally repaired edges and $2.00 price intact in NF condition, but with one tiny 8 mm hole on back of DJ. The binding is tight and the boards and text are very crisp, in NF condition. Top book edge stained blue. Housed in custom-made clamshell book box. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Voyage of Captain Bellingshausen to the Antarctic Seas 1819-1821.

      The Hakluyt Society, London 1945 - First English Translation. FABIAN GOTTLIEB VON BELLINGSHAUSEN (1778-1852) The Voyage of Captain Bellingshausen to the Antarctic Seas 1819-1821. Translated from the Russian Edited by Frank Debenham. London: printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1945. Two volumes 8vo. xxx, 259, viii, 261- 474. Portrait frontispieces, 26 plates printed recto and verso of 18 leaves, 20 maps, 2 folding in pockets at back, 8 others folding but bound in. [slight spotting]. Original blue decorative gilt lettered cloth. uncut. [ Spence 117 ] Excellent Set.

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

      Barbera, Firenze 1945 - Edizione speciale di duecento esemplari numerati dal n. 1 al n. 191. Sono stati inoltre tirati 9 esemplari numerati con lettere dell'alfabeto a disposizione dell'Autore. Ns. esemplare n. 21. Firmato dall'Autore 69 con una tav.f.t. p. 152x218 mm

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      Santiago Rueda, Buenos Aires 1945 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Maudru

      Julliard 1945 - - Julliard, Paris 1945, 12,5x16,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, tirage de tête. Bel exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, tirage de tête. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Secret Agent X-9 (Original treatment and complete set of continuities for the serial)

      Los Angeles: Universal Pictures, 1945. Original treatment (titled "Characters and Premise") and complete set of continuities for the 1945 13-episode film serial, including a continuity for the trailer, constituting a virtually complete record. Hammett debuted his Nazi-fighting agent in 1934 in comic book form, with artwork by the legendary Alex Raymond. A film adaptation was made by Universal in 1937, and this serial starring Lloyd Bridges was produced in 1945. Neither the film or serial version are noted in the film appendix of Layman's Hammett bibliography. Any original paper relating to serials is extremely uncommon; a complete set such as this rare. Each document in white studio self-wrappers, with the treatement side-stitched and dated January 4, 1945, the trailer and episode continuities top-stitched and dated between June 6, 1945 and August 16, 1945. Treatment is 16 pages, each of the fourteen continuities represent two reels each and run 16-18 pages each, and the trailer continuity is 5 pages. All mimeograph, Very Good plus condition, each with two blank leaves at the rear, a few terminal blanks loose from staples, a couple of short edge tears, all leaves supple and clean. In a custom clamshell box.

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        Les romans de Sartre. Manuscrit autographe

      1945 - - 1945, en feuilles. - Manuscrit autographe de l'auteur de 19 pages et demie in-8 publié dans le numéro d'octobre (n° 10) de L'Arche Manuscrit recto-verso complet, à l'écriture très dense, comportant de nombreux ratures, corrections et ajouts. Depuis les années 1930, Maurice Blanchot consacre régulièrement des articles à Jean-Paul Sartre et notamment à ses romans. La parution des deux premiers volumes de la trilogie Les chemins de la liberté allait donner lieu à la publication presque simultanée d'une assez courte chronique dans Dimanche paysage (n° 19, 21 octobre 1945) et de cette large étude, intitulée « Les Romans de Sartre ». Celle-ci, qui dépasse le cadre circonscrit de l'actualité littéraire, entend analyser ce qui fait la spécificité de ces œuvres, à savoir l'usage de la « thèse » : « On peut se demander pourquoi le roman à thèse a mauvaise réputation. Les griefs semblent aussi nombreux du côté de la thèse que du côté du roman ; l'affirmation théorique se plaint du de l'aventure à laquelle on l'engage et d'où elle tirerait un surcroît de vérité. [.] Dans un roman de ce genre, on reproche aux personnages d'être sans vie mais c'est "l'idée" qui est sans vie : elle ne ressemble qu'à elle-même, elle n'a que son propre sens [.]. » Dès lors, Blanchot salue chez Sartre la rencontre d'exceptionnelles capacités aussi bien philosophiques que littéraires, tout en soulignant qu'elle est également le fruit de son époque : « C'est qu'en vérité les œuvres de fiction sont de plus en plus assiégées par des visées théoriques et que les œuvres théoriques sont de plus en plus un appel à des problèmes qui exigent une expression complète. Existentialistes ou non, romanciers et philosophes poursuivent des expériences et des recherches analogues [.]. » Plus encore, il loue chez Sartre sa faculté à faire de ses romans à la fois une expérience en soi et « le récit d'une expérience », notion essentielle pour Blanchot et qui s'était imposée comme l'un des thèmes centraux de son premier recueil critique, Faux Pas (1943). Et c'est cette même qualité qu'il prête, au passage, à L'Invitée de Simone de Beauvoir, une « œuvre remarquable ». Ainsi, au terme d'une réflexion qui laisse transparaître l'admiration de Blanchot pour le roman sartrien, et particulièrement pour La Nausée composée à la même époque que son Thomas l'Obscur, il conclut : « En somme, ne se pourrait-il pas que le roman fut beaucoup moins l'ennemi de la thèse qu'on ne le dit ? » Le manuscrit, et ses multiples biffures et ajouts, témoigne alors des hésitations de Blanchot pour formuler la fin de sa démonstration, pourtant limpide dans le texte achevé : « Ceci seulement : de respecter le statut de mauvaise foi qui est sa morale, de lui reconnaître un pouvoir de transformation, de cristallisation par la transparence de découverte par l'exposition, qui est sa réalité, et enfin, s'étant formée de sa substance, n'existant que par sa durée, de triompher en disparaissant, selon le mouvement propre de l'art, se reprendre dans l'affirmation et s'accomplir dans l'échec - qui est sa vérité. » Le texte sera repris, avec quelques corrections, dans La Part de Feu (1949). [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Autograph manuscript before publication in Ark No. 10 of October 1945 and the Fire Part [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      1945 - MANUSCRIPT MEMOIRES POIGNANTES AU REALISME SAISISSANT d'un PRISONNIER DE GUERRE aboutissant à Berlin comme travailleur, relatées dans DEUX CAHIERS insérés dans un LIVRE-COFFRET en bois sculpté Dans la Masse par l'Auteur. RECIT JOURNALIER de 231 pages dont 2 dessins, de sa mobilisation en septembre 39, de la débacle, des séjours en divers Camps, de sa vie de Travailleurs en Brasserie à BERLIN, des bombardement incessants des alliés et de sa libération jusqu'à la démobilisation. In-quarto, deux plats sculptés, le premier ouvrant sur charnière représente sculpté dans la masse, un houx, le second fixe deux tulipes dans un médaillon. Dos sculpté dans la masse avec les dates, tomaison, titre et auteur. Le premier plat ouvrant laisse place à un feuillet de contreplaqué fin ouvragé à damier encadrant une photo de groupe et une note sur la patience de Pétain. Petite chaîne métal argenté, probablement chaîne de matricule. 2 cahiers, l'un d'écolier de 81 pages, l'autre façon carnet signé en fin Laval le 21 juin 1940, Valenciennes le 24 juin 1945 folioté page 83 à 231. Diverses coupures de journaux 2 dessins. CAHIER PREMIER - De la mobilisation en septembre 1939 l'auteur nous raconte sa mobilisation au Quartier Niel de Bordeaux, au 2° Train, son départ le 13 septembre, les péripéties, son passage à Bar le Duc, Guise, Charleville, Signy l'Abbaye (voir plan de la Gare et de l'Abattoir p. 19), Mont St Jean, la Débacle, les bombardements, jusqu'au 18 juin 1940 à 3 heures, ou son unité est encerclée et prisonnière "notre randonnée est finie.". Laval le 26 juillet 1940. Début son nouveau périple avec le statut de prisonnier, Caserne SCHNEIDER CAHIER SECOND - Novembre 40. Nouveau Départ, Leipzig, le Camp de Furstenberg de triste renom et s'égrènent les journées de froid, 1941. Avril, Camp de MARIENFELD, puis FALKENSEE, GROTRJANK et travail en usine brasserie, dès novembre, LOVVEN-Böhmisch-Bötzow re-travail en brasserie et premières autorisation de sorties en ville, 1942, 1943 les premiers bombardements alliés, et enfin BERLIN Brasserie Löwen Böhmisch Landsberger Allée. décembre 43, les alertes se multiplient. La vie à Berlin. La Presse Française. plusieurs articles de presse joints, les bombardements sont terribles, stupeur des populations, fin de 43, les bombardement continuent dès les premiers jours de 44 et s'égrènent les jours et heures des attaques février, mars, avril, mai, juin, juillet août novembre fin 44 toujours au même point. 1945, accélération des restrictions et des alertes, mars, il ne restera plus rien de la ville, vagues de 4 ou 5 000 appareils, nuits de fumée, brasserie détruite, stalag détruit, ruines, pauvre capitale bien malade. La confusion, l'armée allemande en résistance, les marches reprennent pour fuir Berlin en mai, contact avec les russes, recensement mi juin, retour en France en train et Marseillaise, les siens. Valenciennes 24 juin 1945 ETONNANT LIVRE OBJET DE PRISONNIER DE GUERRE POUR PROTEGER SES MEMOIRES DURANT CETTE PERIODE DRAMATIQUE Mémoires d'un Prisonnier de Guerre de Bordeaux à Berlin et de 1939 à 1945 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        HAPPY BIRTHDAY SUSANNAH (SIGNED. an Original Drawing)

      By the Artist 1945 - This is an original pencil drawning hand SIGNED by James Montgomery Flagg; Titled: "Happy Birthday -- Susannah! Aug. 18/45 "; and signed by the artist also in pencil at bottom right; paper size: 9 x 11-1/2in; the image is of a famous socialite of the depression era; drawing is of the top torso of subject; very typical of Flagg's style.talent. This portrait is very typical of his rapid portrait studies and incisive caricatures were prized by many prominent sitters (Reed, p. 95); best known for his World War I Uncle Sam recruiting poster, "I Want You"; he was elected to the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame in 1980; overall a little rubbing; a few small invisible marks in the image, the paper is glued to back of cardboard, also the original front matt is glued to the edges of the drawing and coming off at sections; but overall the drawing is in GOOD COND. Even with these flaws a very good opportunity to own an original Flagg drawing; [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Lingères légères.

      Pierre Seghers, Paris 1945 - In-8, (18) ff. broché. Portrait de l?auteur en frontispice gravé par Marcoussis. Edition originale. Un des 35 exemplaires de tête sur vergé Montval. Langue : Français [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        La Mort de Pan.

      - P. L. Carteret 1945. In-4° en ff, sous chemise et étui. 20 ravissantes eaux-fortes en couleurs de COUSSENS. Tirage limité à 200 exemplaires, un des 50 sur vélin d'Arches contenant une suite en noir et une suite en bistre des illustrations. Notre exemplaire est enrichi de 2 gravures supplémentaires en 2 états. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Death Comes As The End

      The Crime Club, Collins, London 1945. First Edition, in original Collins Crime Club orange cloth with black titles to the spine. VG+ clean and bright showing some bumping, neat ink name and address to f.e.p.and edges a little dusty. In superb original 7/6 dustwrapper showing overall slightest wear. The text block is otherwise very clean, bright and tight. Dated 1945 on verso of title page. An exceptional example. This is part of a collection of Collins Crime Club which we are listing. 9151

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        Description Without Place.

      Sewanee, TN: Reprinted from the October Number of The Sewanee Review,, 1945. [Read by the author as the Phi Beta Kappa poem at Harvard University in June, 1945]. Octavo, pp. 7. Original buff printed wrapper, stapled as issued. Light peripheral toning to wrappers. An exemplary copy. First edition, first printing. Distributed as an offprint from The Sewanee Review, and, according to Edelstein "not for sale; number of copies unknown" but clearly a very small print run: Copac records no copies in British and Irish institutional libraries, OCLC lists one copy only (Huntington), and, aside from citing his own copy and that of Stevens's daughter Holly, Edelstein locates only the copy at Yale. Very scarce.

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