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        Ross Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall 1783-1787. The First Poldark Novel

      London Ward, Lock & Co Ltd 1945. G: in Good condition with rubbed and chipped dust jacket. Loss to jacket spine. Eps darkened. Slight foxing. Previous owner inscription to fep First Edition Red hardback cloth cover 190mm x 130mm (7" x 5"). 352pp. First edition. First issue.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Carmen Jones

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

      [Bookseller: King Bee Books]
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        Naked City.

      New York: Essential Books,, 1945. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to front cover and spine in dark blue. With the dust jacket. A unusually sharp copy in the remarkably nice dust jacket, with just a small chip at the top of the spine panel and a few further trivial snags at the tips, a few short closed tears and the odd mark. That said this is a truly exceptional copy, the vivid yellow and red at the spine is bright and fresh, the minor loss is really negligible when compared to the vast majority of other copies. A superb copy and deeply uncommon thus. First edition, first printing. Weegee's first book. His nickname (from the Ouija board) derived from his apparently psychic ability to beat authorities to the crime scene, a feat actually made possible by eavesdropping the emergency services on a portable police-band shortwave radio. He maintained a working darkroom in the trunk of his car in pursuance of this urgent street aesthetic. Naked City was his first book of photographs, and formed the foundation for the 1948 film of the same name.

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        Naked City (Signed)

      Essential Books, New York 1945 - Inscribed and dated (1945) in green ink to his friend Bill Miller. Also inscribed by three other friends of Weegee. A very rare copy. The book is in a good (+/-) condition its age.No DJ. Extremely rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        ANN SAVAGE'S SIGNED CONTRACT FOR 'DETOUR'

      Los Angeles: Producers Releasing Corporation, 1945. Original contract, printed and typed on off-white stock on recto and verso, measuring 8.5" x 19.25"; signed by Ann Savage and PRC's studio business manager on verso. A few horizontal folds smoothed out, with a single tiny chip at upper left corner; Very Good+. Ann Savage's signed contract with Poverty Row studio Producers Releasing Corporation [PRC] to star in the cornerstone 1945 film noir 'Detour.' A seminal document from a film for which ephemera of any kind is virtually unobtainable, showing that Savage was hired for three weeks to do the film (which is reportedly how long it took to shoot), that her character would be named Vera, that she would receive top billing for the female role, her address in Los Angeles, and her pay rate ($700 per week). All specific information added in manual type, initialed in several places, and rubber stamped 'PRC PRODUCTIONS' just above Savage's signature. A remarkable survival. National Film Registry. Grant, p.180. Hardy, The BFI Companion to Crime, pp.103-104. Selby Masterwork, p.41. Silver, pp.97-98. Spicer, p.73.

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        Verve: Revue Artistique et Littéraire, Vol. IV, No. 13

      Paris: Éditions de la Revue Verve, 1945 Folio-size (38 x 27 cm). Green, Matisse-designed paper cover over thin boards; 61 pp.; illus. Our copy complete with the two Matisse lithographs ("De la Couleurs" and "La Chute d'Icare") and the two portraits of Angèle Lamott. Although the text block is still bound, the paper over the spine is perished with chipping to outer edges and corners. Otherwise, all pages are clean and bright. A Good, complete copy of this highly collectible Matisse item.

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        Dali News: Monarch of the Dailies, Vol. I, No. I.

      New York, 1945. Fragile and age-toned; nearly split at fold and with chips at edges and holes at one fold point within, but text and images are good. Folded in eighths, as acquired and held in plastic sleeve.. Salvador Dali. 4-page newspaper; regular news sheet with black type and bw illustrations. Fabulous, humorous, entertaining, cheeky, outrageous, Dali-at-his-best "newspaper" of which at least one volume with two numbers were published. Dali's wife-muse, Gala, figures prominently, of course. The main article (Dali Launches his Winter Offensive) is about the Dali exhibition at the Bignou Gallery in New York, held November 20th to December 29th, the catalogue for which features a caricature of Gala on the cover, as well as images of her in the exhibition. The newspaper also includes many of Dali's exceptional musings and b/w illustrations, with a very enlightening section on the Hieroglyphics of Mustache styles. Everyone should be lucky enough to have this, simply to make everyone smile and laugh! No copies found sold since 2008 ($1300+ at auction). Exceedingly rare.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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        [Bouquet of Flowers]

      1945. Chromolithograph. Printed on wove paper. In good condition with the exception of some faint discoloration to the surface of the paper in the margins. Image size: 25 7/8 x20 3/4 inches. This luxurious chromolithograph of a bouquet of flowers is after a painting by the celebrated Viennese porcelain painter, Joseph Nigg. A celebrated Viennese flower painter, Josef Nigg studied under Johan Drechsler at the Academie des Beaux-Arts in Vienna. Primarily a flower and fruit painter, Nigg was best known for his highly detailed still lifes on porcelain. Between 1800 and 1848 he became one of the foremost decorators at the Vienna porcelain factory, and his delicate paintings are considered some of the finest examples of the Austrian style. Examples of his superb work can be found in some of the best museums in the world, including the Hermitage in St. Petersburg. Known for his luxurious still lifes, Nigg paid close attention to every minute detail of the composition from bloomy roses to dewy peaches. This large chromolithograph is a lovely example of his intricate paintings and effortlessly conveys the luxuriousness and grandeur of his monumental designs. Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs Vol 10, p. 220; Thieme/Becker, Allgemeines Lexicon der bilden Künstler, Vol. 25/26, p. 473.

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        Quatre Ans dans les Bagnes Hitleriens. Buchenwald, Laura, Ellrich, Harzungen, Dora

      Imprimerie Crte Corbeil [August 1945]. 125, [2] p., illus.; 19 cm. "Dessins de Charles Couturiot, ex-Dport politique n. 66132." The experiences of two French survivors of Nazi concentration camps. An early and unusual imprint. OCLC records copies in Amsterdam and Lyon. Good+, an uncut copy in original printed wrappers. Stock#OB521.

      [Bookseller: By The Way Books]
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        SMALL RAIN

      L'ENGLE,MADELEINE. SMALL RAIN. NY: Vanguard (1945). 8vo (5 1/2 x 7 3/4"), cloth, 371p., VG+ in dust wrapper (not price clipped, very worn along front fold, slightly chipped at base of spine and with a triangular piece off top of spine). 1st edition of L'Engle's first book, a young adult novel (she did have a play published in an anthology the previous year). THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY L'ENGLE ON THE TITLE PAGE.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        La Physiologie du Gout.

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

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        Sanguines.

      - P. Dominique Wapler 1945. In-4° en ff, sous chemise et étui de l'éditeur. 20 pointes sèches en noir dont 10 H.T. de LOBEL RICHE. Tirage limité à 325 exemplaires, un des 50 comprenant une suite en noir avec remarques de toutes les planches et un dessin original en couleurs.

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        Pencil Sketch of two airplanes on a landing field

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

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        The tragical history of Doctor Faustus.

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

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        Ross Poldark A Novel of Cornwall 1783-1787 IN FULL MOROCCO

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

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

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

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        [Photo Album]: "The Travels of Trott " World War II Middle East Two Volumes

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

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        Topsy: The Story of a Golden-Haired Chow

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

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        The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child: Volume 1 - 47 (fehlend Bd. 43).

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

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        L'éternel problème

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

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        Brown And Yellow Mountain, White Crescent Moon

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

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        Death Comes As the End.

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

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

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

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        Destin de Femme.

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

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        The Open Society and its Enemies.

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

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

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

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        Collection of 62 original silver-gelatin photographs [INCLUDING 4 SELF-PORTRAITS AND 22 REPRODUCED IN ABECEDA DUSEVNIHO PRAZDNA]

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

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        TENTOONSTELLING VAN FOTOGRAFISCHE OPNAMEN VAN DUITSE CONCENTRATIEKAMPEN EN VERWOEST ARNHEM.

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

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

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

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

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

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        SHANGHAI CITY OF KALEIDOSCOPE THE LEADING METROPOLIS OF THE ORIENT.

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Buch + Kunst + hommagerie Sabine Koitka]
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        TENTOONSTELLING VAN FOTOGRAFISCHE OPNAMEN VAN DUITSE CONCENTRATIEKAMPEN EN VERWOEST ARNHEM.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS]
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        La Grande Peur dans la Montagne

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books ]
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        View Through A Forest Road

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

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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