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        Cannery Row

      New York: The Viking press, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. In first state buff cloth binding. Near Fine, in a Near Fine dust jacket with price of $2.00 intact. Light shelf lean. Light rubbing at spine ends. Small vintage bookseller ticket to rear paste down. Dust jacket shows light wear at corners and spine ends, with a light crease to the top of the front panel. A very pleasing copy, much nicer than usually encountered.

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        Journey to Ararat.

      Longman., London. 1945 - xii, 375pp, folding map, woodcuts. The first assent and the scientific survey of Mt. Ararat in 1829. Cloth is faded to spine, small neat stamps of Dr Caro Owen Minasian of Isfahan and handwritten name to fep, otherwise clean and tight. 800g Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TERROR BY NIGHT (Unique Manuscript Screenplay Archive for the 1945-6 original Universal film SHERLOCK HOLMES adaptation based on Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Adventure of the Empty House.")

      Universal Studios, Burbank, California 1945 - Doyle, A. Conan (Frank Gruber, screenwriter). TERROR BY NIGHT. Burbank: Universal Studios, 1945-6. This unique film studio screenplay archive consists of FOUR studio scripts: two original writer's draft manuscripts, the final revised shooting script, and the final dialogue and continuity script. In short, a treasure trove of primary material relating to one of the most endearing and enduring film series of the 1940s. The twelve Sherlock Holmes films produced by Universal Pictures during the years 1942-1946 are legend; they are surely the best known screen-adapted adventures of English Literature's most iconic character and Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce are still cherished as the definitive Holmes and Watson. 1. Dated July 2nd, 1945, Frank Gruber's complete 113pp original typed carbon copy manuscript labeled "File Copy" accomplished on onion-skin paper, brad-bound and housed in original drab brown studio covers (production number 7322), with each leaf rubber-stamped "Contract File Copy" in red block letters. The cover is edge-worn but the contents are Very Good indeed. This copy belonged to Tom McKnight (penciled signature so stating) who served as the Universal Studios Sherlock Holmes technical adviser throughout the entire run of the series. 2. Dated September 29th, 1945, Frank Gruber's complete 93pp corrected carbon copy manuscript, cover-titled in pencil, which includes, brad-bound in at the rear, two studio-mimeographed sets of heavily screenwriter-corrected white revision pages dated 10/4/1945 and 10/8/1945. Overall, Very Good. 3. Dated October 1st, 1945, a 93pp studio-mimeographed shooting script consists of both studio-issued white pages and revised blue pages. This copy belonged to Marion Pecht (penciled signature) who appears to have been Universal's secretary in charge of file copies. The studio covers are in excellent condition, just one small chip, contents fine. 4. Dated January 14th, 1946, the complete original studio-mimeographed self-wrapper final post-production dialogue continuity script, bound with two brads at the top. In Very Good condition. Although this film was inspired by Conan Doyle's "Adventure of the Empty House" in its characterization of Colonel Sebastian Moran, and the use of an air gun as a murder weapon, screenwriter Frank Gruber created what essentially was an original story and screenplay. Gruber's prior film credits included "Northern Pursuit" (1943) with Errol Flynn and "Johnny Angel" the 1945 Crime Noir starring George Raft. He was also one of the most prolific pulp magazine short story writers of the era. The producer of TERROR BY NIGHT was Howard Benedict (from RKO's Saint and Falcon series). The director and executive producer was Roy William Neill who is inarguably the guiding force behind the last nine films in the series. TERROR BY NIGHT unapologetically borrowed from both of Alfred Hitchcock's train-set thrillers "The 39 Steps" (1936) and "The Lady Vanishes" (1938) and Roy William Neill's interpretation of these classics perhaps was the reason TERROR BY NIGHT is one of the best films in the series. While some critics pan the final entries in the series, claiming it was all downhill, TERROR BY NIGHT was surely one of the tightest, best-plotted, and most atmospheric of the Universal Sherlocks. TERROR BY NIGHT opened on February 8th, 1946 to excellent reviews (for a change) and the favorable reaction by a thrilled public (as usual). A unique archive, a unique opportunity for the collector. Please check out the other Sherlock Holmes original screenplays we have in stock. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Glass Menagerie

      New York: Random House. (1945). First. First edition. Fine in near fine dustwrapper with two small chips: one at the crown and one on the front panel. A spectacular association copy, Inscribed on the front endpaper to his future publisher James Laughlin: "For Jay who I wanted to do it. Hope there'll be others he will. 10." Author's first play by a commercial publisher, and the first (of four) by Williams to win the New York Drama Critic's Circle. Laughlin would publish under his New Directions imprint nearly all of Williams's other plays, novels, and volumes of poetry, including his next play, A Streetcar Named Desire in 1947. Williams became the start of New Directions and was a lifelong friend of Laughlin. A wonderful inscription and historic association. .

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        L'Espoir Manuscrit et tapuscrit avec corrections autographes EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      s.l. : S.n., 1945. Fine. S.n., s.l. s.d. (1945), 4 feuillets in-8 (21x26,5cm). - Original manuscript and typescript of article to be published in Spain free, unique number of the News Review led by Georges Bataille and Blanchot, which contributed Camus, Cassou, Battle, Grenier, Garcia Lorca, Hemingway and Quero Morales. Manuscript, complete with the exception of the last lines, with many erasures, corrections and underlining in ink. Text marking the major policy reversal Maurice Blanchot who signs a committed text away from its anti-republican convictions prewar. Co-director of the magazine founded by his friend Georges Bataille, Blanchot and his political fate of silence of the immediate post-war "j ['was] silently absent" he wrote about this in order to friendship . Alongside contributions "violently democratic" Camus and Cassou, Hope, while retaining its structure literary criticism, publicly registered Blanchot in this new humanist political consciousness which could be found in his chronicles the beginnings of Debates Journal. By devoting its study in this work from 1937, now a writer target of the purge commission CNE, Blanchot refuses the aegis of the new political forces and assumes its own mutation. So its deeply empathetic gaze towards communism and anarchism nevertheless considers these ideologies in their earliest forms, before the disaster, and at a time when he himself was far from those acquaintances. While affirming the continuing need of revolutionary action, he points out the paradox of Communist thought which denies being realized and, conversely, of anarchism destroying themselves by refusing to compromise ("no army to end the military. (...) live like life should be lived, now or die "). Parallel to the political approach of Camus, Blanchot was aware as early as 1945 Intellectual complexity of any form of political action, but it does not just this observation. Forced to face the world and destroys the world to build, it takes up the challenge of a clear commitment and confronts thought into action, action in conscience: "The party, war, struggle, all this is essential, but the man who, in the party, through war and struggle, looking, looking extremely self, it also is essential. " Through a messianic reading of this major work, it redefines the concept of "hope", "hope now discovers the horizon on which it must be regarded as not to become a new prison. (...) It is the power to choose the destiny that is infinite: the possibility of choosing their conditions have the choice itself does not. (...) And hope to always have the same name, freedom. " The manuscript, heavily crossed out and corrected, bears the mark of Blanchot's involvement in what would become one of its major intellectual and political battles announcing the Manifesto of the positions of 121 and the International Review of project.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Manuscrit et tapuscrit originaux de l'article à paraître dans L'Espagne Libre, unique numéro de la Revue Actualité dirigée par Georges Bataille et Blanchot, à laquelle contribuèrent Camus, Cassou, Bataille, Grenier, Garcia Lorca, Hemingway et Quero Morales. Manuscrit, complet à l'exception des dernières lignes, présentant de nombreuses ratures, corrections et soulignements à l'encre.  Texte majeur marquant le revirement politique de Maurice Blanchot qui signe ici un texte engagé à l'opposé de ses convictions anti-républicaines d'avant-guerre. Co-directeur de cette revue fondée par son ami Georges Bataille, Blanchot sort ainsi de son mutisme politique de l'immédiat après-guerre : « j['étais] silencieusement absent » écrira-t-il à ce propos dans Pour l'amitié. Aux côtés des contributions « violemment démocratiques » de Camus et Cassou, L'Espoir, tout en conservant sa structure de critique littéraire, inscrit officiellement Blanchot dans cette nouvelle ligne politique humaniste dont on a pu trouver les prémices dans ses chroniques du Journal de Débats. En consacrant son étude à cette œuvre de 1937, d'un auteur qui subit les foudres du Comité National des Ecrivains pour s'en être publiquement désolidarisé (avec Camus, Sartre et Mauriac), Blanchot refuse l'égide des nouvelles forces politiques et assume sa propre mutation. Ainsi son regard profondément empathique à l'égard du communisme et de l'anarchisme considère cependant ces idéologies dans leurs formes premières, d'avant la catastrophe, et à une époque où il était lui-même très loin de ces accointances. Tout en affirmant la nécessité permanente de l'action révolutionnaire, il souligne le paradoxe de la pensée communiste qui se nie en se réalisant et, à l'inverse, de l'anarchisme se détruisant en refusant de se compromettre (« pas d'armée pour  en finir avec l'armée. (...) vivre comme la vie doit être vécue, dès maintenant, ou décéder »). Parallèlement à la démarche politique de Camus, Blanchot est conscient, dès 1945, de la complexité intellectuelle de toute forme d'action politique, mais il ne se contente pas de ce constat. Contraint à affronter le monde détruit et le monde à bâtir, il relève le défi d'un engagement lucide et confronte à la pensée en action, l'action en conscience : « Le parti, la guerre, la lutte, tout cela est essentiel, mais l'homme qui, dans le parti, à travers la guerre et la lutte, se cherche, cherche l'extrême de soi, cela aussi est essentiel. » A travers une relecture messianique de cette œuvre majeure, il redéfinit la notion d'« espoir » : « l'espoir découvre maintenant l'horizon sur lequel il doit être regardé pour ne pas devenir une prison nouvelle. (...) c'est le pouvoir de choisir le destin qui est infini : les possibilités de choisir ont leurs conditions, le choix lui-même n'en a pas. (...) Et l'espoir à toujours le même nom, liberté. » Le manuscrit, abondamment raturé et corrigé, porte la marque de l'implication de Blanchot dans ce qui deviendra un de ses combats politiques et intellectuels majeurs annonçant les prises de position du Manifeste des 121 et du projet de Revue Internationale.  

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        The Portable F. Scott Fitzgerald

      New York, NY: The Viking Press, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. The first compilation of writings by F. Scott Fitzgerald, the canonical American author. With two complete novels, The Great Gatsby & Tender is the Night, & nine stories, selected by Dorothy Parker & with an introduction by John O'Hara. This is the first edition, first printing of September 1945 as stated on copyright page, at the top of which is the statement "This edition is produced in full compliance with all War Production Board conservation orders"- such WWII-era regulations having been in effect just after the end of the conflict. This copy is very special beyond its being a first edition/first printing. It is inscribed & signed only a few months after publication by John O'Hara, the writer of the introduction to this volume & a classic American author himself, on the first blank front endpaper: "To Mrs. B/This is something/nobody else can/give you./Affectionately/(signed) John O'Hara/26 November 1945." "Mrs. B" is none other than Lauren Bacall, who had married iconic actor Humphrey Bogart only six months earlier. A most significant rarity, with outstanding cultural & literary provenance. Without dust jacket. Book in relatively good condition, with mild wear to all edges of front, back covers; tiny bumps at all corners of same; small vertical tears esp. at mid-top edge, bottom edge of spine; wear & fraying through edges & corners of same; mild rubbing, fading, spotting & rubbing of covers & spine; all edges of trimmed & dyed text block mildly faded, scratched & soiled. Interior fine with only mild browning to page leaves & esp. front & rear endpapers. Signed & inscribed by John O'Hara, author of introduction, to Lauran Bacall in year of publication.

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        Polska Wschodnia (Eastern Poland) 1939-1941

      Rzym, NP 1945 - Oblong quarto. [4], 15, [1] leaves. Original illustrated wrappers. Illustrated with 15 socioeconomic charts, this scarce Polish pamphlet denounces the Soviet occupation and annexation of Eastern Poland. Immediately after the German invasion of Poland in 1939, which marked the beginning of World War II, the Soviet Union invaded the eastern regions of the Second Polish Republic, which Poles referred to as the "Kresy", and annexed territories totaling 201,015 square kilometers (77,612 sq. mi.) (as sown on chart #1) with a population of 13,299,000 inhabitants including Belorussians, Ukrainians, Poles, Jews, Czechs and others (see charts #2 and 4). Most of these territories remained within the Soviet Union in 1945 as a consequence of European-wide territorial rearrangements configured during the Tehran Conference of 1943. Poland was compensated for this territorial loss with the prewar German eastern territories much of which had been devastated during the war, and had been looted and pillaged by the Red Army. Communist Poland described the territories as the "Recovered Territories". The number of Poles in the Kresy in the year 1939 was around 5.274 million, but after ethnic cleansing in 1939-1945 by the Nazi Germany, Soviet Union and Ukrainian nationalist forces consisted of approximately 1.8 million inhabitants. The post-World War II territory of Poland was significantly smaller than the pre-1939 land areas, shrinking by some 77,000 square kilometers (30,000 sq. mi.)(roughly equaling that of the territories of Belgium and the Netherlands combined). The 15 socioeconomic charts are illustrated by Felix. Wrappers sunned along edges. Upper corners bumped, thus slightly affecting pages throughout. Folding mark at center. Text and captions in Polish. Wrappers in overall fair to good, interior in good+ condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Sonderho.

      1945 - Tempera su legno di cm. 29 x 38, del noto pittore danese Agersnap, raffigurante una marina di Sonderho. Montata su cornice coeva in legno di cm. 36 x 45. Firma in basso a destra e sul retro del quadro.

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        Conflictos del alma infantil. [seguido de:] Psicología del rumor. [y] La importancia del padre en el destino de sus hijos. Prólogo de Marcos Victoria

      Buenos Aires, Editorial Paidos, 1945 [«Biblioteca del Hombre Contemporáneo»]. 4to. mayor; 125 pp., 1 h. Cubiertas originales.

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        L'IDYLLE VENITIENNE

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

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        Contribuïção para a História do Komintern. Traduzido do original espanhol por S. L

      Lisboa, Edição popular de «Organizações Bloco», 1945 [Documentos do Nosso Tempo]. 4to.mayor; 140 pp. Cubiertas originales.

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        Autour du roman Manuscrit autographe et tapuscrit complets EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      s.l.|(Paris): S.n., 1945. Fine. S.n., s.l. (Paris) s.d. (1945), 11,5x22cm & 8 pages in-4, 13 pages in-4. - Autograph manuscript of the author of eight and a half pages in-4 published in the September 1945 issue of the journal L'Arche. Complete manuscript writing very dense, with many erasures, corrections and additions. Literary review published on the occasion of the publication of Well miracles Andre Chamson. Full typescript is attached. Between April 1941 and August 1944, Maurice Blanchot published in the "Chronicle of the intellectual life" of the Journal of Debates 173 articles on recently published books. In a half-page newspaper (about seven pages in-8), the young author of "Thomas the Obscure" his first steps in the field of literary criticism and inaugurates a theoretical work that develop later Many in these essays, "The Share of fire" to "The Infinite Conversation" and "The Writing disaster." From the very first articles, Blanchot demonstrates a sharp analysis far beyond the current literature that motivates writing. Oscillating between classical and modern writers of the first order and minor novelists, he puts in his columns, the foundations of critical thinking which will mark the second half of the twentieth. Transformed by writing and by war, Blanchot breaks, over a thought exerted "on behalf of the other," with violent maurassiennes certainties of his youth. Not without paradox, then it transforms literary criticism philosophical act of intellectual resistance to barbarism at the heart of an "openly marechalist" newspaper: "Burning a book, write, are the two acts between culture which registered its oscillations opposites "(The Book, In Journal of Debates, January 20, 1943). In 2007, Cahiers de la NRF together under the direction of Christophe Bident all literary chronic unpublished volumes with critical analysis of the relevant work of Blanchot "novels, poems, essays give rise to a singular reflection, always safer his own rhetoric, delivered more to echo the impossible or the lure of extinction. (...) Not without contradictions or step aside, and the certainty of a feverish work begins (... ) these articles reveal the genealogy of a critic who has transformed during the chronicle necessity of thought. " (C. Bident). The autograph manuscripts of Maurice Blanchot are of great rarity. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Manuscrit autographe de l'auteur de 8 pages et demie in-4 publiée dans le numéro 9 de Septembre 1945 de la revue L'Arche. Manuscrit complet à l'écriture très dense, comportant de nombreuses ratures, corrections et ajouts. Chronique littéraire publiée à l'occasion de la parution de Le Puits des miracles d'André Chamson et Anne-Marie de Paul Bodin. On joint le tapuscrit complet. Composé un an après sa dernière contribution au Journal des débats, cet article inaugure avec « Quelques réflexions sur le surréalisme » la nouvelle posture critique et politique de Blanchot. Après la longue maturation dont témoignent ses chroniques de guerre, Blanchot, en rejoignant L'Arche « expose sa notoriété montante aux côtés d'une Résistance nationale, républicaine et pacifique. » (cf. Bident MB Partenaire invisible p.238). Mais, à l'instar de quelques autres grands articles de cette période, Autour du roman constitue plus qu'une simple prise de position politique. Sous le voile pudique de la critique romanesque, Blanchot opère une véritable réflexion introspective sur sa mutation intellectuelle, sans faire l'économie de son passé : «  Les monstres sont aussi des monstres pour nous, et nous trouvons représenté par eux, le sens d'une disgrâce que nous avons effleurée » écrit-il à propos du Puits des miracles d'André Chamson. Plus introspective encore est la critique du roman de Paul Bodin, Anne-Marie. A la lecture du compte-rendu, ce roman semble mettre en scène un double cathartique de Blanchot lui-même, un estimé petit professeur malingre et couard qui rencontre un jeune fou ébranlant sa vie et ses convictions. N'est-ce pas Georges Bataille ce « démon » qui  « le regardant du dehors, lui montre ce qu'il est vraiment » ? Le roman de Paul Bodin, conclue Blanchot, s'achève sur une « double lâcheté », celle-là même à laquelle lui-même ne cède pas : « une fuite devant la liberté, un refus de mettre en jeu ses valeurs ». Parallèlement à cette réflexion politique, Blanchot instaure dans cet article essentiel quelques fondements de sa pensée critique. Invoquant tour à tour Stendhal, Racine, Balzac, mais aussi Camus, Sartre et Malraux, il ouvre quelques grandes réflexions sur les enjeux du roman dans ce monde à rebâtir : « Tout cela est vrai, d'une vérité plus générale que les événements historiques. (...) c'est pourquoi ces événements, à leur tour signifient plus qu'eux-mêmes. » « Il n'y a pas de roman important qui ne nous offre une image de notre condition dans son ensemble et qui ne soit une tentative pour en faire apparaitre le sens ou l'absence de sens. » « Ce malaise qui est actuellement inséparable de toute expression artistique, ne nous parait pas un mauvais signe. » « Ce qui compte n'est plus la création d'une œuvre (...) l'art ne se rapporte plus à la réalisation d'un objet durable et beau (...) l'œuvre est pour celui qui l'écrit l'occasion d'un débat vital où il se met en cause...» Enfin, revenant sur La Nausée et L'Etranger, Blanchot oppose le récit d'une conscience à l'épreuve « du phénomène d'être » et celui d' « une conscience qui signifie : je ne pense pas, je ne sens pas, je ne suis pas conscience. » Au sortir de la guerre, artistes et penseurs sont en effet confrontés à ces deux écueils de la pensée menant à l'impuissance ou à la violence. Cependant, comme pour Camus, l'Absurde n'est pas pour Blanchot une limite de la pensée, mais sa nouvelle condition critique. « Au fond du trou, l'espoir est aussi obscur que la détresse. (...) Cet espoir aussi est absurde, et c'est pourquoi il ne peut disparaitre d'un monde où rien ne se justifie. Il est sauvé du naufrage par l'étendue du naufrage.  Un univers de folie ne peut rien contre un espoir fou. Aussi au plus profond de la nuit, l'attente du jour devient-elle la vérité qui échappe à la nuit. »  

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        Le sursis - Les chemins de la liberté EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Gallimard, 1945. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1945, 13x20,5cm, relié. - first edition, a copy of the press service. Binding to open bradel made paper, first kept flat cover, binding signed Thomas Boichot. Bel autograph signed by Jean-Paul Sartre who plays the title to write 12-year reprieve. Beautiful copy pleasantly established. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaire du service de presse. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier à la cuve, premier plat de couverture conservé, reliure signé Thomas Boichot. Bel envoi autographe signé de Jean-Paul Sartre qui se joue du titre pour écrire 12 ans de sursis. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi.  

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        Trois études EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Berger-Levrault, 1945. Fine. Berger-Levrault, Paris 1945, 11,5x19cm, relié. - Original edition on the current paper. Binding half marine morocco, back with five nerves, golden tail date marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats blue paper, preserved covers and backs (back worn), gilded head, elegant binding signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Dated and signed autograph dedication from the author to Jacques Renaud "... my friend ..." Ex-dono dedicatee of the head of the second plate cover, discreet restoration foot first course, tiny tears in feet last layers without damage to the text. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure en demi maroquin marine, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier bleu, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, élégante reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Envoi autographe daté et signé de Charles de Gaulle à Jacques Renaud "... mon camarade..." Ex-dono du dédicataire en tête du second plat de couverture, une discrète restauration en pied premier plat, petites déchirures sans gravité en pieds des derniers feuillets sans aucune atteinte au texte.

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        Esthétique du Mal

      Massachusetts: The Cummington Press,, 1945. Octavo. Original black leather-backed paper boards, title to front board gilt. Illustrations to text throughout printed in purple by Wightman Williams. Spine and tips worn, faint waterstain to foot of contents, small marginal repair to first four leaves. A very good copy. First edition, limited issue. Number 91 of 300 copies, from a total edition of 340.

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        Ecce Homo EDITION ORIGINALE SP pas de GP ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Gallimard, 1945. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1945, 14,5x19,5cm, broché. - Edition of wich no leading copies exists, a review copies. Very nice autograph dedication of the author the architect Jean-Charles Moreux. Two slight traces of minor folds on the boards, otherwise nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers, un des ex du service de presse. Très bel envoi de Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes à l'architecte Jean-Charles Moreux. Deux légères traces de pliures sans gravité sur les plats, sinon agréable exemplaire.

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        KZ: BILDBERICHT AUS FÜNF KONZENTRATIONSLAGERN ["PHOTO REPORT FROM FIVE CONCENTRATION CAMPS."]

      No Place: Alliierten Streitkräfte. 1945. First Edition. Paper Wrappers. Folded in half, tear to rear cover, paper solid. Good; 4to (Large); 30 pages; Published by the Amerikanisches Kriegsinformationsamt. Robinson & Friedman #3587. Wolff I #1580. Grizly Photos on Every Page.This collection of some of the most horrible concentration camp documentary photos you'll see was put together as part of the US Army's denazification and re-educationprogram for the German populace after the war. The photos were takenat 5 liberated camps: Buchenwald, Belsen, Gardelegen, Nordhausen, & Ohrdruf, and often show German civilians or SS men being forced to bury, move or view bodies. 44 black-and-white photographs. Originalstapled wrappers, printed in grey and black; First edition. KZ was used as an abbreviation of Konzentrationslage (concentration camp). "This small but important book was distributed in Germany by the American War Information Unit at the end of the World War II in order to convey to the civilian population the enormity of the crimes committed by the Nazis in the name of the German people. Thus this book, which is not much more than a pamphlet, may represent the single most significant use of photography as a witness in the medium's history" (Parr, M. and Badger, G., The Photobook: A History Vol.II, p.194). It includes 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.) [Parr-Badger I. p. 188; 194., Cornelia Brink - Ikonen der Vernichtung. ?-ffentlicher Gebrauch von Fotografien aus nationalsozialistischen Konzentrationslagern nach 1945. Berlin, 1998. Akademia Verlag.]. First photo publication in postwar Germany. The final images are of General Dwight Eisenhower witnessing the atrocious sights of Ohrdruf. Powerful. Damaged copies sold at auction in 2011 and 2013 for 2500-3500 each. Light wear, folding crease, tears on rear cover, not affecting photos nor text. Paper & binding remain very solid, Very Good- Condition. (HOLO2-13-4) xx .

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        HISTORIA DE LA CIUDAD ARGENTINA

      - Buenos Aires, Imprenta López, 1945, 3 volúmenes. Primera edición. (OBRA COMPLETA). Tomo I, 625 pp. Mapas y planos desplegables. Rústica originales de editor. Tomo II, 522 pp. Tomo III, 562 pp. Mapa desplegable. Un Monumental Estudio acerca del Orígen de las Ciudades y Pueblos Argentinos. Ciudades Aborígenes Precoloniales. Concentración urbana del noroeste. Los poblados agrícolas. La ciudad amurallada. El Pucará. Fuertes, aldeas y habitación. La ciudad territorial. Las fundaciones. Capítulos individuales para cada provincia. Legislación de Indias. El acto de la fundación. El territorio. El rollo. Atributos religiosos y jurídicos. El fuerte. La Guerra contra el Indio. Conquista del territorio Sud y Oeste de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires. Capítulos individuales para cada campaña colonizadora y para cada fuerte. Las fronteras de Mendoza y San Luis. Dominio del Territorio Austral. Las fronteras Noroeste, Norte y Sud de Santa Fe. Contención y sometimiento del Indio Chaqueño. Salta, Santa Fe, Chaco y Formosa. Las fronteras locales. Regimen general del fuerte.Las Reducciones. Entrada de las órdenes religiosas. Régimen general de la reducción indígena. Población. Capítulos individuales para cada una de las provincias y territorios. Colonización. Urbanización consciente dentro del coloniaje. Fundaciones en la Patagonia. Obra fundacional de Sobremonte. Las villas de españoles. Formación urbana espontánea. Las capillas. Tierras del Santo. La posta, el puerto y la estación ferroviaria. Los pueblos de indios. Diversos núcleos. Urbanización argentina consciente. Las ciudades-capitales. Descripción de antecedentes y creación de ciudades desde la época prehispánica hasta las creaciones diversas del período 1853-1939. La formación Urbana. Índice alfabético de nombres de personas. Índice etnográfico de aborígenes. Índice alfabético de fuertes. Índice de nucleos urbanos. Índice de láminas. Obra monumental y abarcadora. Se trata de una obra clásica de consulta para estudiar el desarrollo de ciudades y pueblos de la Argentina. Muy buenas encuadernaciones medio cuero,lomos con títulos dorados, conservando las cubiertas originales.Estado excelente de toda la obra. Muy escasa. Folio. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PIPPI LANGSTRUMP GAR AM BORD

      - LINDGREN,ASTRID. PIPPI LANGSTRUMP GAR AM BORD. Stockholm (Sweden): Raben & Sjogren (1945). 12mo (4 x 6 1/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, tiny bit of wear on corners and and 3 small and inconspicuous margin mends, paper edges slightly toned as in all copies due to wartime restrictions, a bright, clean and better than VG+ copy. First edition of this classic tale about nine year old Pippi who lives alone and does as she pleases. Illustrated by Ingrid Nyman with 8 full page black & whites. The 1st edition in English came out in the U.S. in 1950 but with different illustrations (by Louis Glanzman). This true first in such nice condition is rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Wars I have Seen

      B. T. Batsford, Ltd., London, 1945. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "This book is... the experiences and reflections of a brilliant and resourceful woman, who remained in France during the four years of the German occupation, and wrote it [the book] in longhand under the noses of the Nazis who were often quartered in her house... the resulting book is one of the most remarkable of the war. It is crammed with first-hand anecdotes, human, humorous or tragic, of what the common people of France endured during the dark days of the Occupation, but as the theme advances a sense of exhileraion and defiance seems to grip its pages. The book culminates in the arrival of the Americans..." [Dust Jacket] The book and dust jacket are both in Fine condition. The dust jacket is not price-clipped. There is a protective mylar cover. First English publication. 1ST EDITION, 1ST PRINTING

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        Sur Nietzsche EDITION ORIGINALE Service de presse ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Gallimard, 1945. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1945, 12x19cm, broché. - First edition, one copy of the press service. Signed autograph from the author to Mr. Delepine. Three small patches on the back slightly wrinkled. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé de Georges Bataille à monsieur Delepine. Trois petites taches sur le dos légèrement ridé.

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        As We Remember Joe

      1945. Signed. (KENNEDY, Robert) KENNEDY, John F.As We Remember Joe.Cambridge, MA: Privately printed at the University Press, 1945.First edition, second issue (of only 250 copies), of this tribute to the eldest of the Kennedy brothers, inscribed by Robert Kennedy to his successor as Attorney General, Nicholas Katzenbach: ?"For Nick, Bob Kennedy. Christmas 1965.?" Privately printed for family and friends.John F. Kennedy edited this collection of 20 essays (and also wrote the first, "My Brother Joe") memorializing his eldest brother, Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., who won the Naval Cross and was killed in action in 1944. Privately printed for family and friends.Very faint foxing to preliminaries, minor rust mark to front pastedown, original cloth quite lovely. A very nearly fine inscribed copy.

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        LITTLE FRIEND, LITTLE FRIEND (Signed)

      New York: Dial Press, 1945. First Edition. Hard Cover. near Very Good dust jacket. Octavo. Bound as issued in full cloth with blind embossed stars on the front board and decorative title in yellow on the spine; corners a trifle rubbed; top of boards are very faintly sunned; contents clean and binding sound; notoriously fragile dust jacket has a split along the top half of the front joint and some light chipping at the spine and the top of the back panel; back panel is a bit toned along the top; given its fragility, this jacket is in remarkable condition; inscribed by Jarrell on the front free endpaper to Louise Fitzhugh (her bookplate on the front pastedown). It is probable that this is the Tennessee-born Fitzhugh that authored the classic children's book, Harriet the Spy. A fantastic copy of Jarrell's second book, and first book of war poems. While there was more to Jarrell's career than his war poetry, it is here that he made he made a sizable mark. Robert Fitzgerald argued that Jarrell was "practically the only American poet able to cope with the Second Great War." Little Friend, Little Friend is an important contribution and concludes with the most anthologized of his poems and arguably the most potent written by anyone about the Second World War, "The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner." John Crowe Ransom called it "nearly perfect." Scarce signed. Signed and inscribed by Jarrell on the front free endpaper.

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        An der Barra de Tijuca am Sonntag. Pochoirs auf Papier.

      ca. 1945 - 55 x 67 cm, gerahmt unter Passepartout., 41 x 51 cm, Blatt etwas gebräunt Axel Leskoschek (1889 - 1976). Mit dem Doktordiplom hat er 1917 seine juristische Ausbildung abgeschlossen und danach an der Landeskunstschule in Graz und an der Grafischen Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt in Wien studiert. Seine Holzschnitte zu den "Legenden des hl. Franziskus" 1920 begründen eine Reihe von Illustrationen zur Weltliteratur. Er war 1923 Mitbegründer der Grazer Sezession, politischer Häftling in Wöllersdorf 1936, ging dann in die Schweiz und war später 8 Jahre lang Professor an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Rio de Janeiro. Ab 1948 war er in Wien als Maler, Grafiker und Kunstkritiker tätig. Zahlreiche Holzschnitte, Einbandentwürfe zu Büchern und Öbilder aus Südamerika und Südfrankreich sowie Kupferstiche und Lithographien geben Zeugnis von seinem reichen Schaffen. 6000 gr.

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        Juan Peron (1895-1974), Präsident von Argentinien, in 49 Original-Pressephotographien.

      1945-1955.. Verschiedenen Formate, 7 x 10 bis 21,5 x 30 cm, meist ca. 18 x 24 cm; meist rückseitig gestempelt und mit montiertem Pressetext, Ort und Datum, teils auch mit Herkunftsangabe.. Fotodokumentation der ersten Präsidentschaft Perons. Historisch höchst interessante Fotostrecke, die den Aufstieg und die erste Präsidentschaft (1946-1955) der lateinamerikanischen Führerfigur dokumentiert. Die Fotos entstammen zumeist den grafischen Archiven der argentinischen Tageszeitung "Democracia" oder "La Gaceta" aus Tucuman. - Das erste Foto zeigt Peron am 2. März 1945 als Vizepräsidenten bei seiner Ankunft in der Estacion Retiro und den Empfang durch den Marineminister Konteradmiral Alberto Teisaire und andere hochrangige Militärs. Ein weiteres Foto vom 27. Januar 1946 zeigt Peron bei der Proklamation seiner Präsidentschaftskandidatur mit Vizepräsident Hortensio Quijano in San Luis. Alle übrigen Aufnahmen entstammen der Präsidentschaftszeit Perons, darunter sind 18 Fotos seiner Reise zur 400-Jahr-Feier der ältesten argentinischen Stadt Santiago del Estero (August 1953) sowie der Weiterreise nach Rosario, wo er eine vielbeachtete Rede hielt. Von den übrigen bezeichneten Fotos aus den Jahren 1951 bis 1955 dokumentiert die Mehrzahl Treffen mit Studenten und Universitätsvertretern aus Argentinien, Brasilien und Chile sowie Vertretern diverser Kirchen (Katholische, Evangelische, Orthodoxe u.a.). 15 Fotos sind nicht bezeichnet und zeigen verschiedene Staatsakte, öffentliche Auftritte, Militärparaden und Empfänge Perons. - Einige Fotos mit Falt- oder Knickpsuren am Rand, Markierungen zwecks Abdruck, rückseitig teils etwas fingerfleckig. - Historically very interesting photo gallery documenting the rise and the first presidency (1946-1955) of Juan Peron. The photos are mainly from the graphical archives of the Argentine daily "Democracia" or "La Gaceta" of Tucuman. - The first photo shows Peron on March 2, 1945 as vice president on his arrival in the Estacion Retiro and the receipt by Admiral Alberto Teisaire and other high-ranking military. Another photo from January 27, 1946 shows Peron in the proclamation of his presidential candidacy with Vice President Hortensio Quijano in San Luis. All other photographs are taken from the time of Peron's presidency, including 18 photos of his trip to the 400-year celebration of the oldest Argentine city of Santiago del Estero (august 1953) as well as the onward journey to Rosario, where he gave a highly acclaimed speech. Of the remaining designated Photos from 1951 to 1955, the majority show meetings with students and university representatives from Argentina, Brazil and Chile, as well as representatives of various churches (Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox and others). 15 photos are not designated and show various acts of state, public appearances, military parades and receptions with Peron. - Few photos with creases, occasional fingermarks on back sides.

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        The Collected Prose Works [Signed]

      London: Lindsay Drummond, Ltd., 1945. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/fine. A Very Near Fine copy (modest corner bumping, light pushing at the spine ends, expected age soiling to closed page block edges) of the first edition, first printing of this important publication, in a Fine dust jacket (some light toning to the recto and the verso, tiny edge pushing, light soiling to rear panel edge, a tiny foxing spot to each panel), SIGNED BY BORIS PASTERNAK on the front free endpaper; a collection of selected prose from the great Russian author, winner of the 1958 Nobel Prize in Literature -- which, after his initial acceptance of it, Russian authorities forced him to decline; a diminutive but important publication as the Russian authorities suppressed Pasternak's writing, and, until the publication of this volume, none of Pasternak's work had been published in English translation. This inexpensively-produced World War II era book is rather uncommon, is less common still when in the dust jacket, and is remarkably uncommon when in a condition as nice as is this copy. (The dust jacket to this copy in particular is considerably better than most dust jackets on the few -- unsigned -- jacketed copies of this book that we have seen.) Having an excellent Provenance, this copy comes from the Estate of Martha Graham (of Dance fame). Signed copies of any of Pasternak's works, whether or not in English translation, are extraordinarily scarce, and signed copies of his works in English translation are absolute hen's teeth. (Our most recent search of the auction records reveals only one of his books signed by Pasternak coming to auction in the last 25 years, and that being a Czech translation.) A Very Near Fine copy of an extraordinarily scarce book, Boris Pasternak's debut book in English translation, SIGNED BY BORIS PASTERNAK. RARE.

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        Ms. Brief m. eigenh. U. „HHesse.".

      Montagnola, 9. X. 1945. - Gr.-8vo. 1 S. Mit Briefumschlag. Bleistift. An seinen Freund, den Dozenten Georg Goetz in Kopenhagen. „[ ] Die Diskussion über Werfel und mich, in Bezug auf den Dynamitpreis, gleicht manchen, die schon früher stattfanden. Sie geht mir nicht nahe. In Deutschland wird mein einstiger Verleger Bermann, Schwiegersohn von S. Fischer, wahrscheinlich einen Verlag eröffnen, da möchter er auch meine Bücher wieder drucken, nur sei natürlich nicht daran zu denken, daß je wieder die Ueberweisung von Tantiemen an mich ins Ausland möglich sei. Ich sende Ihnen, statt brieflicher Erzählung, das Rigitagebuch. Nach Jahren völligen Schweigens kam kürzlich ein lieber Brief von Martin Buber, ich hatte damals das Glasp.spiel senden lassen. [ ]"

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        Bureaucracy

      London: William Hodge and Company, Limited, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First British edition. 148 p. Gray cloth with red lettering on spine. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Book itself in excellent condition. Jacket presents well, spine panel a bit darkened, some light toning around edges, small chip at head, price intact (8s 6d.). An extension of Von Mises' critique of socialism, to the more pervasive issues of bureaucracy. Rare in jacket.

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        Stilleben mit roten Blumen. Oel auf Leinwand.

      Um 1945.. Bildgrösse: 100x75 cm. Unten Links signiert. Gerahmt 115x90 cm..

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        A Masque of Reason

      New York, New York: Henry Holt and Company , 1945 Limited Signed Edition of 800 copies, printed at the Sprial Press. Signed by the author on the limitation page. This is an unnumbered copy labeled "Spiral Press". This copy apparently belonged to the printer of this book. Published for Frost's 70th birthday, this play in verse has a cast that includes God, Job, and Job's wife. Bound in 1/4 cloth and dark brown paper over board covers with gilt title label to front cover and spine. Cover boards are clean with no noticeable wear. Interior is clean and unmarked. Binding is square and solid. Housed in a black cardboard slipcase that is shelf worn but fully intact.

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        Le sursis - Les chemins de la liberté

      first edition, a copy of the press service.Binding to open bradel made paper, first kept flat cover, binding signed Thomas Boichot.Bel autograph signed by Jean-Paul Sartre who plays the title to write 12-year reprieve.Beautiful copy pleasantly established. Gallimard Paris 1945 13x20,5cm relié

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        1944. -- rajzai, Fodor József el?szavával

      Független Magyarország (1945), Budapest - First edition. Inscribed. Text in Hungarian. In original illustrated paper, printed in brown and red. One of the first collections of Holocaust publications. Includes 18 drawings by the survivor artist, Péter Áldor (1904-1976). Inscribed to Mihály Borsa (born: Glück; 1906-1986), a Hungarian journalist, jurist and politician, survivor of Dachau. Ink stains on cover, trace of torn on front cover, otherwise a fine copy. In original illustrated paper, printed in brown and red First edition. Inscribed. Text in Hungarian. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Epreuves exorcismes EDITION ORIGINALE Service de presse ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Gallimard, 1945. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1945, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition partly original, one copy of the press service. Precious autograph signed by the author Raymond Queneau: "... that his laughter to exorcise ..." Back insolated with a small tear in the foot, yellowed paper as generally complete copy of his please insert. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition en partie originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Henri Michaux à Raymond Queneau : "... qui a son rire pour exorciser..." Dos insolé comportant une petite déchirure en pied, papier jauni comme généralement, exemplaire complet de son prière d'insérer.

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        Portrait photograph and accompanying letter

      London: , 1945. Vintage silver gelatin print, mounted on card. Stoneman's studio wet-stamp verso. Very good condition, a little marginal oxidisation, light creasing to mount. Size: 11.4 x 15 cm. Card size: 19 x 12.5 cm. Presented in a handmade frame with conservation mount and glass. Signed on the mount in black ink "W. S. Churchill", showing Churchill standing three-quarter length in black formal suit and bow-tie, with right hand resting on the Cabinet desk. Accompanying letter and compliments slip from his aide-de-camp, C. R. Thompson sending it to Sergeant Frank Bessant expressing thanks for his services in the Marine Detachment at 10 Downing Street, studio stamp on reverse. This famous wartime image was taken at about 3pm on 1st April 1941 as Churchill waited for word on Germany's invasion of Yugoslavia. Sensing the historical significance of the sitting, Stoneman not only recorded the date but also the time for posterity. Stalin reputedly kept a copy of this print on his desk in the Kremlin. This photograph was presented to Frank Bessant of the Royal Marines who was later recalled to be one of Churchill's bodyguards, and has remained in the family since then. Stoneman began as a photographer in the 1890s and was still working in his studio in Baker Street at the time of his death in 1958. He was the chief photographer (and ultimately chairman) of J. Russell & Sons, photographers to the National Portrait Gallery's National Photographic Record, founded in 1926. In that capacity he photographed some 7,000 distinguished sitters. He called himself 'the Man's Photographer' on the now controversial grounds that 'Women do not make beautiful photographs. Men have more character in their faces.'

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        The Collected Prose Works [Signed]

      London: Lindsay Drummond, Ltd., 1945. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/fine. A Very Near Fine copy (modest corner bumping, light pushing at the spine ends, expected age soiling to closed page block edges) of the first edition, first printing of this important publication, in a Fine dust jacket (some light toning to the recto and the verso, tiny edge pushing, light soiling to rear panel edge, a tiny foxing spot to each panel), SIGNED BY BORIS PASTERNAK on the front free endpaper; a collection of selected prose from the great Russian author, winner of the 1958 Nobel Prize in Literature -- which, after his initial acceptance of it, Russian authorities forced him to decline; a diminutive but important publication as the Russian authorities suppressed Pasternak's writing, and, until the publication of this volume, none of Pasternak's work had been published in English translation. This inexpensively-produced World War II era book is rather uncommon, is less common still when in the dust jacket, and is remarkably uncommon when in a condition as nice as is this copy. (The dust jacket to this copy in particular is considerably better than most dust jackets on the few -- unsigned -- jacketed copies of this book that we have seen.) Having an excellent Provenance, this copy comes from the Estate of Martha Graham (of Dance fame). Signed copies of any of Pasternak's works, whether or not in English translation, are extraordinarily scarce, and signed copies of his works in English translation are absolute hen's teeth. (Our most recent search of the auction records reveals only one of his books signed by Pasternak coming to auction in the last 25 years, and that being a Czech translation.) A Very Near Fine copy of an extraordinarily scarce book, Boris Pasternak's debut book in English translation, SIGNED BY BORIS PASTERNAK. RARE.

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        The Glass Menagerie

      Random House 1945 - A fine first edition in a fine dust jacket. First Printing stated on the copyright page. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Bedtime Story-books (Complete in 8 Volumes)

      8 vols. Boston: Little, Brown and Company 1945. 8 vols., 8vo (8 1/4 x 7 inches), various paginations. All volumes inscribed by the author. Color pictorial paper-covered boards with cloth backstrip in original dust jackets (lacking one). Dust-jackets with slight toning and rubbing, some wear and occasional tears to spines and tips, interiors bright. First editions thus, a complete set, each book inscribed by the author to the same child, Heather Ann McNeil, with greetings from the characters, his signature, date and a quotation from the story. A charming edition of naturalist Thornton Burgess?s humorous stories for children, originally published in 1943, here enlarged, reset and with color illustrations, jacket, and endpapers by Harrison Cady. Titles include: The Adventures of Buster Bear, inscribed, ?to Heather Ann McNeil with Buster Bear?s best wishes. Thornton W. Burgess. ?When there are things you do not know there?s fun in finding why they?re so.? - Buster Bear 1946 [flourish].? The Adventures of Reddy Fox, inscribed, ?to Heather Ann McNeil with greetings from all the green meadow folk. Thornton W. Burgess. ?The smartest people never show how little or how much they know,? - Reddy Fox 1946 [flourish].? The Adventures of Danny Meadow Mouse, inscribed, ?to Heather Ann McNeil with greetings from one of her smallest friends, Danny Meadow Mouse. Thornton W. Burgess. ?Patient watching much will learn; Thus will useful knowledge earn.? - Danny Meadow Mouse. 1946 [flourish].? The Adventures of Jimmy Skunk, inscribed, ?to Heather Ann McNeil, from Jimmy and his friend and hers, Thornton W. Burgess. ?In time you?ll find a reason why for all that is if you but try,? - Jimmy Skunk. 1946 [flourish].? The Adventures of Bobby Coon, inscribed, ?Love to Heather Ann McNeil from her hollow-tree friend, Bobby Coon, and her story friend, Thornton W. Burgess. ?Good looks were never mean to hide, nor were they mean for foolish pride,? - Bobby Coon. 1946 [flourish].? The Adventures of Peter Cottontail, inscribed, ?Signed specially for Heather Ann McNeil by the author, Thornton W. Burgess. ?Do what you think is best for you and never mind what others do.? - Peter Rabbit. 1946 [flourish].? The Adventures of Grandfather Frog, inscribed, ?This book was signed specially for Heather Ann McNeil by the man who wrote the book. Thornton W. Burgess. ?You?ll find perhaps to your surprise, you may be small yet not be wise,? - Grandfather Frog. 1946 [flourish].? (without dust jacket) The Adventures of Johnny Chuck, inscribed, ?to Heather Ann McNeil with Johnny Chucks love and the author?s. Thornton W. Burgess. ?With eyes open go your way and something new learn everyday.? - Johnny Chuck. 1946 [flourish].?

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        Zeitspiegel. VII. Jahr 1945. 6 Hefte. Österreichisches Wochenblatt / Austrian Weekly / Settimanale antinazista austriaca / Hebdomadaire Autrichien Antifasciste / Rakousk'y Protifasisticky Tydenik.

      (London, Austrian Center) 1945.. 4°. Je meist 8 S. Fünf Hefte mit der Beilage 'Jung-Österreich' in aparter Paginierung. OBr.. Vorhanden sind die Hefte 28 (14.7.) 34 (25.8.) 38-40 und 42 (20.10.) der inhaltsreichen, von 1936 bis 1946 erschienenen Zeitschrift des Exils in Großbritannien. Hier Beiträge von Theodor Kramer, Bruno Frei, Franz Theodor Csokor, Joseph Kalmer, Ernst Sommer über Urzidil, Kurt Blaukopf, Berthold Viertel u.a. Hans Eberhard Goldschmidt mit seinem Artikel 'Grillparzer hat alles vorausgewusst'. Karl Schiffer aus der Schweiz berichtet von einem Besuch bei Attila Hörbiger im Gebirge, wo jener mit seiner Frau, Paula Wessely, bei der Enttarnung von SS Mitgliedern hilft. - Breycha-Vauthier 9; nicht bei Maas.

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        Typed Note, Signed ("W. Stevens") to Allen Tate, on Hartford Accident and Indemnity notepaper, dated 27 August 1945, about arranging a lunch, mentioning Henry Church and Valery

      Hartford, 1945. 1 vols. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches. Fine. 1 vols. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches. Stevens to Tate: "... particularly about Valéry ...". Fine note discussing plans to get together, and mentioning his friend Henry Church: "the truth is that I heard from Mr. Church only this morning, particularly about Valery.".

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

      London: Chapman and Hall Ltd, 1945, 1945. First Edition. Octavo, pp.304. Bound inbfull red morocco, raised bands and gilt to spine, a.e.g. Internally clean and fresh. Original cloth bound in at the rear. A lovely copy in an attractive recent leather binding. Waugh's glorious tale of love, loss, teddy bears, Roman Catholic guilt and the seemingly unending weirdness of the country house set.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        La France et son armée ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Berger-Levrault, 1945. Fine. Berger-Levrault, Paris 1945, 21x28,5cm, broché. - New current paper edition illustrated 113 original photogravures. Frontispiece, a photographic portrait of General De Gaulle by C. Beaton. Autograph signed by the author below the portrait. Two slight marginal tears without missing on the boards, otherwise nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition sur papier courant illustrée de 113 héliogravures originales. En frontispice, un portrait photographique du général De Gaulle par C. Beaton. Envoi autographe signé de Charles de Gaulle en dessous de ce portrait. Deux légères déchirures marginales sans manque sur les plats, sinon agréable exemplaire.

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