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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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        Ballet

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

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        I'm Crazy" in Collier's, December 22, 1945

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

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        DAY OF PARIS: PHOTOGRAPHS BY ANDRE KERTESZ

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        Autograph portrait postcard signed.

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Pêcheur d Islande. Illustrations et décoration de H. Cheffer.

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

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        MASQUE OF REASON

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

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        Photo Album - WWII Germany - Rare Photos of Berlin Chancellery Penetration - Operation Backfire

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop]
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        L'EUROPEO 1945 - 1950 - LE PRIME SEI ANNATE - RARE - DELLA PRESTIGIOSA RIVISTA, Milano, Editoriale Domus, 1945

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

      [Bookseller: El Boletin]
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        MS - Typoskript mit eigenhändiger Titulatur und mehreren Korrekturen. - Beilagen.

      - Heidelberg 1945. 7 1/2 Seiten folio. Gelocht. Karl Heinrich Bauer (1890-1973), Chirurg und Onkologe. - - "Wissenschaft und Humanität / von Prof. K. H. Bauer, Rektor der Universität Heidelberg". - Rektoratsrede aus Anlass der "feierlichen Verpflichtung der Studierenden am 20.XI.1945" auf die Humanität als Basis der Wissenschaft. - - ". Wir stehen mitten im Durchbruch zu einer neuen Zeit. Der neue Kurs verlangt zuvörderst klaren Kampf und vollen Einsatz zur geistigen Überwindung dessen, was 12 Jahre lang die deutsche Seele versklavt und den deutschen Namen vor der Geschichte geschändet hat. Bleiben wir uns klar, der Nationalsozialismus ist zwar militärisch besiegt, politisch erledigt, aber geistig ist er noch nicht überwunden ." - - Zusammen mit Karl Jaspers hatte Bauer die Wiedereröffnung der Heidelberg durch die Besatzungsbehörden zum Wintersemester 1945/46 betrieben. - - Beiliegend ein maschinenschriftlicher Brief mit eigenhändiger Unterschrift, Heidelberg 1977, an eine befreundete Medizinerin in Göttingen, mit einer Anekdote von seiner ersten Blinddarmoperation. Ferner beiliegend 3 Portraitphotographien und 3 Photokopien von Erklärungen Bauers zu Vorwürfen aus dem SDS, er sei "Propagandist der Sterilisationspraktiken des 3. Reiches" gewesen (Juli/August 1968). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiq. F.-D. Söhn - Medicusbooks.Com]
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        Naked City

      New York: Essential Books, 1945. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author and dated in 1946 by Weegee. An excellent tight copy that shows some rubbing and wear. Weegee is the pseudonym of criminal photographer Arthur Fellig. The nickname is a phonetic rendering of Ouija, a reference to Fellig's prescient arrivals at scenes only minutes after committed crimes and reported emergencies ("'Unknown Weegee,' on Photographer Who Made the Night Noir," New York Times). The book of photography can be seen as a noirish glance into the urban life of the early Twentieth Century.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        27 WAGONS FULL OF COTTON: And Other One-Act Plays.

      Norfolk, Connecticut:: New Directions. (1945).. First edition. INSCRIBED on front free endpaper, "To Marion Davies / ever / Tennessee Williams." Davies was a Ziegfeld girl in the 1916 Ziegfeld Follies and had a successful film career. Near fine with light edge wear; in about very good dust jacket with small chips and tears (two repaired with tape on verso), and back panel lightly soiled. .

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        La Pénultième est morte". Poème autographe.

      S. l. - 4to. 1 page. The present poem is a tribute to Mallarmé, and shows some some deviations in comparison to the published text in "Poèmes épars (1945-1963)", including the full title "La Pénultième est morte/Tombeau de Mallarmé".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Paris relief - Histoire de Paris des origines à nos joeur,

      - Paris, Edition Chantecler, 1945, Gebundene Ausgabe, Ganzleineneinband, 80 Seiten, 8 ganzseitige Farbtafeln, 100 Bilder, mit Brille, Stadtplan als Beilage, AUFLAGE 500, Einband etwas verfärbt, Gelenk zur Schauseite hin aufgeplatzt, Bindung gelockert, Zustand 3 (P58) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Helmut Weitze]
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        Brideshead Revisited

      The First UK printing published by Chapman and Hall in 1945.The BOOK is in near FINE condition being tight and with very clean boards.Light pushing to the lower spine end.The spine is unfaded and the gilt titling is very bright.Mild dustiness and foxing to the text block but the pages are very clean and the book is free of inscriptions.It is very unusual to find this book in such lovely sharp condition.The fragile paper WRAPPER is the correct first issue and is in VERY GOOD++ or better condition.It has edge wear at the spine tips,folds and the corners.A little loss at the upper spine end.The spine has a mere hint of browning and far less so than usually encountered (The wrapper is renowned for its fragility and tendency to toning).The decorative design and red lettering looks very bright.Small closed tears to the folds and to the lower spine.The wrapper has had NO restoration and remains a lovely example which looks extremely attractive in the removable Brodart archival protector.Waugh's iconic work and increasingly scarce to find as a first printing especially in such collectable condition.A very nice copy and rarely found in such condition.Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

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        Stances et derniers vers. BILLET AUTOGRAPHE DE PIERRE LOUYS

      Paris, Rombaldi, 1945. - Grand in-12 carré, exemplaire hors commerce sur vélin, eau-forte originale d'Edouard Goerg contresignée par l'artiste. Joint un grand billet autographe de Pierre Louÿs (29 x 19 cm, bords fragilisés). Joint également une lettre de Georges C. Serrière, ancien secrétaire et dépositaire des derniers écrits de Pierre Louys, qui devait épouser la veuve du poète. Dans cette lettre datée de 1947, il mentionne ce grand billet autographe. Broché à l'état neuf. Première édition séparée, tirée à 100 exemplaires plus quelques uns réservés aux amis. Emouvant exemplaire enrichi d'une page manuscrite signée de la large écriture tremblante de l'auteur devenu presque aveugle, prélevée par Serrière dans les archives de l'écrivain, et qu'il présente ainsi dans sa lettre : ".Excusez la simplicité de l'autographe du Maître, se rapportant au distique de la page 19, mais cela rehausse un peu cette modeste plaquette". Yves-Gérard Le Dantec, dans sa préface, y fait allusion: "Disons enfin que le distique latin qui figure en exergue de cette sorte de testament poëtique, et qui se lit sur un feuillet séparé du même papier et de la même liasse de manuscrits, n'est qu'une habile adaptation d'une épigramme d'Ausone." Voici ce feuillet manuscrit de Pierre Louÿs:" Si j'ose toucher à un distique immortel / Dum dubitat natura deum feceretne poetam, Factus es, ô Pulcher, paene poeta, deus". [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Der Tod des Vergil.

      New York, Pantheon Books, 1945. 1. Auflage 522 (2) Seiten (1) Blatt Gr.-8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Halbleinen (rote Deckel, schwarzer Rücken mit goldgeprägter Titelei auf rotem Rückenschild), Kopffarbschniit. Vergoldung am Rückentitel fast ganz abgerieben, Vorderdeckel im Rand lichtspurig, Vorsätze etwas gebräunt, Bindung stabil, ansonsten das Buch sauber und frisch, auf dem Vorsatz persönliche Widmung des Autors: \"Für Helene und Werner Richter/ sehr freundschaftlich und/ von Herzen/ Hermann Broch/ Juli 45\". Hermann Broch (* 1. November 1886 in Wien - + 30. Mai 1951 in New Haven/USA) war ein bekannter österreichischer Schriftsteller. Einbandentwurf Stefan Salter, erste deutsche Ausgabe, gegenüber der englischen Erstausgabe, die 6 Monate früher erschien, mit Ergänzungen und Überarbeitungen, im Anhang mit Quellen und Danksagungen, Sternfeld/Tiedemann 80, Deutsches Exilarchiv 1,738, WG² 9. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Bulletin of the SA Arch. Soc No's 1-200, Goodwin Series No's 1-11, Digging Stick Newsletter - complete from 1945-2015

      South African Archaeological Society 1945-2015. ISBN or SBN Number: n/a. Entire series of publications between 1945-2015.Also a separate set of indexes 1945-1998 (of which 3 in photocopy; missing 1996).In addition: 89 issues of the S. A. Archaeological Society's newsletter, The Digging StickA treasure chest of contributions on the whole spectrum of archaeological finds for the past 70 years throughout sub-Saharan Africa, from Pleistocene fossils, through the australopithecine and early homo discoveries, stone-age finds, and including proto-historic and precolonial sites' excavations and historical discoveries at the Cape.A very heavy item of some 50 kgs., The periodicals have been neatly collated in 13 box files for extra protection. All in exceptionally good condition with two minor faults: one issue has marginalia and the two centre pages are adrift; another issue has the back cover loose. All books are shipped from South Africa. We will email with price quote for shipping.

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        CATALOGO ORIGINAL DE MUESTRAS DE BORDADOS, PUNTAS JACQUARD 1945

      1945 - CATALOGO ORIGINAL DE MUESTRAS DE BORDADOS, PUNTAS JACQUARD 1945. MAS DE 1100 REFERENCIAS. UNICO. REF 41 SOT CADIR. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brown And Yellow Mountain, White Crescent Moon

      1945-02-18 1945 - Oil on cardboard. 14-1/2" x 8-1/2".

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        Dark Evening

      1945-10-28. Oil on cardboard. 12" x 9". No Binding.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Stuart Little.

      New York: Harper & Brothers,, 1945. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in green morocco, titles to spine, two raised bands, multi-coloured pictorial onlay of Stuart Little to the front board, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. Illustrated throughout by Garth Williams. A fine copy. First edition, first printing.

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        A fine series of twenty three letters, giving intimate details of his personal health and other events in his life, mainly during the period April 1939 - October 1941, but also during the middle of 1945.

      - After dictation to his secretary, Mrs. Stephens, the letters were typed and Keynes would sign them (with one exception) and at the same time frequently make emendations. The twenty three letters occupy 46 quarto pages, with about 612 typewritten lines, and there are some 27 autograph lines of additional material with numerous minor corrections and revisions. Eighteen of them are signed 'JM Keynes', one initialled 'JMK', one signed on his behalf by his secretary, and the last three 'Keynes' after he became a peer in 1943. Also included are two typed letters, signed and dated June 9th 1949, from Roy Harrod, concerning publication of short extracts of these letters in his then forthcoming (1951) biography, "The Life of John Maynard Keynes."

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        A la feuille de rose Maison Turque Edizione originale

      "Comédie de moeurs ( mauvaises) en un acte en prose représentée pour la première fois à Paris en 1875"Commedia - farsa libertina scritta da Maupassant e messa in scena nello studio di Leloir, con lo scrittore e altri amici nella parte di attori e attrici. La commedia scandalizzò Edmond de Goncourt e divertì invece Flaubert, Tourgueniev e altri importanti personaggi della scena letteraria / artistica parigina. Questa rara edizione di 225 esemplari fu autorizzata nel 1945 dall'unica erede di Maupassant. Questa n.ro 101. In ottavo, brossura cucita,copertina con titoli e decoro al piatto. 3 cromolitografie, una adiacente il frontespizio,doppia: sipario a due alette che si apre su una scena.Una terza a pagina 55. La copertina presenta imperfezioni (stropicciatura sul margine sinistro), ottimo il resto. Raro. Pp. 69

      [Bookseller: Libreria Louisette Libri rari e d'occasi]
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        Maschinenschriftlicher Brief mit Unterschrift an Gabriel Talphir (1901-1989).

      0, Pacific Palisades 23.1.1945. - Pacific Palisades 23.1.1945. 4°. 1/2 S. "Es war ja eigentlich nur eine kleine Bestätigung meines Briefes vom 16. December 1943." Brief an den Publizisten Gabriel Talphir (1901-1989). Dieser Brief ist in den Bibliographien nicht verzeichnet, jedoch der Brief vom 16. December, der an Miriam Talphir gerichtet war. Miriam Talphir hatte um die Erlaubnis gebeten, die Erzählung "Die vertauschten Köpfe" ins Hebräische zu übersetzen. Das Projekt kam jedoch nicht zustande.

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        KRIEBELTJE EN DE STINK STANK-MANNETJES.

      No Place (Netherlands) , No Publisher.. N.D.. Paperback. Original illustrated wrappers, Oblong 8vo, 8 pages. First edition. Illustrations throughout the text with three full page in color, attributed to "CLIA. " The story of Kriebeltje (translates as "Tickle") the wood gnome. Companion volume to the anti-Nazi children?'s book ?"Kriebeltje de Boskabouter. ?" The Royal Dutch library, in their OCLC description, suggests that these 2 publications may be from 1945 or that, instead, they may be underground anti-Nazi publications for children from 1943 (see OCLC) . This b ook opens with group of Nazi fairies, with swastikas and storm trooper helmets, marching around a giant mushroom. For more images from the book, see oudejeugdboeken. Nl/kinderboeken/kriebeltje. Html Subjects: Children ?- WWII. Caricatures and cartoons. Humor. German occupation, 1940-1945. OCLC lists only 3 copies worldwide, all in the Netherlands. Light Wear, Very Good Condition. (r-1-6) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        I'm Crazy" in Collier's, December 22, 1945

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

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Recueil manuscrit de partitions pour trompette et saxophone, piano, accordéon, violon, ?

      Alger, (1945-1946) - Quatre volumes de partitions accompagnés d'un volume de tables, soit 5 volumes grand in-8, comprenant: vols. Chorus 1 et 2 en Si B, pour trompette et saxo ténor; vol. Chorus 2 en Mi B, pour saxo et alto; vol. Chorus 2 en Ut, pour piano, accordéon et violon; et Index chorus 1 et 2. Ensemble relié en demi-veau chocolat, plats et gardes marbrés. Manuscrit à l'encre noire sur papier réglé, avec séparations entre les morceaux et numéros soulignés au crayon rouge. Compilation manuscrite de partitions comprenant environ 700 pièces d'airs populaires, hymnes, marches, fox-trot, etc., réalisée par Félicien Petit, musicien de l'armée en poste à Alger en 1945 et 1946. Les pièces comprennent des hymnes, blues, marches, fox-trotts (très nombreux), javas, mélodies, one-step, quadrilles, slows (nombreux également), valses, tangos. On retrouve la musique de Cole Porter, Charles Trenet, Duke Ellington, Charpentier, de nombreux hymnes nationaux? et des titres tels que "Rum and coca-cola", "Roll out the barrel", "The more I see you", "It had to be you", "Darling, je vous aime beaucoup", "Je chante", ou "J'ai toujours cru qu'un baiser?" Le volume de tables est divisé en deux parties, la première indexée par genre et auteur; la seconde listant les oeuvres par ordre alphabétique des titres. Premier prix de saxo dans les années trente, Félicien Petit fut en poste à Alger en 1945 et 1946, avant de revenir en France où il ouvrit un magasin de musique à Orléans. Il fonda l'école de musique de Saint Jean de Braye, et devint chef d'orchestre de l'Harmonie de 1958 à sa mort en 1978. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le sursis - Les chemins de la liberté II

      Edition, review copy.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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        Day of Paris.

      New York: J. J. Augustin Publisher, 1945. First edition. Quarto, original cloth. Signed by Andre Kertesz on the title page. Edited by George Davis. Very good in a very good dust jacket with a few small chips and wear to the spine extremities. Uncommon signed. The Day of Paris includes 'the best of his humanist documentary imagery' (The Photobook). Designed by Alexey Brodovitch and Peter Pollack. 101 Books, pp.114-15; Auer, p.306; The Open Book, pp.138-39; The Photobook, vol. I, p.200. Alexey Brodovitch "provides a leisurely understated design that allows for double spreads. shrewd juxtapositions, and unexpectedly grand expanses of white space for this small format" (Roth 101).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Bulletin of the SA Arch. Soc No's 1-200, Goodwin Series No's 1-11, Digging Stick Newsletter - complete from 1945-2015

      South African Archaeological Society, 1945-2015. All in exceptionally good condition with two minor faults: one issue has marginalia and the two centre pages are adrift; another issue has the back cover loose.. Entire series of publications between 1945-2015.Also a separate set of indexes 1945-1998 (of which 3 in photocopy; missing 1996).In addition: 89 issues of the S. A. Archaeological Society's newsletter, The Digging StickA treasure chest of contributions on the whole spectrum of archaeological finds for the past 70 years throughout sub-Saharan Africa, from Pleistocene fossils, through the australopithecine and early homo discoveries, stone-age finds, and including proto-historic and precolonial sites' excavations and historical discoveries at the Cape.A very heavy item of some 50 kgs. The periodicals have been neatly collated in 13 box files for extra protection.

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        A Tree Grows In Brooklyn (original set design stills for the 1945 film)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1945. Archive of 86 (of 87) black and white photographs, each measuring 8 x 10 inches, with a two-hole punch at left margin. Original brown card wrapper with typed title: "A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN / SET STILLS / KAZAN (A-439)," pencil annotation "87" to upper right corner. Original metal prong binding removed, archive lacking photograph #8 of 87. Housed in a four-flap card enclosure. Original archive of photographs documenting sets constructed for Elia Kazan's 1945 film adaptation of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. Betty Smith's 1943 novel, the story of a restless Brooklyn girl making her way in the world, was a popular and critical success, a particular favorite of American troops abroad. Kazan sought to capture the spirit of Smith's working-class Brooklyn on a Hollywood sound stage, building detailed replicas of cold-water tenement flats, neighborhood shops and saloons, and public libraries, schools, and hospitals. In 2010, Kazan's film was selected by the Library of Congress for preservation in the United States National Film Registry. A compelling archive, reflecting a visual ideal of old-time Brooklyn still recognizable today, from the collection of Thomas Little, Elia Kazan's Oscar-winning set decorator.

      [Bookseller: Honey & Wax Booksellers]
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        LIPOWA, POLAND: UMGEGEND VON LINDEWIESE.

      - Highly decorative small format shows the landscape by Lipowa in Poland. Lipowa (German Lindewiese) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Nysa, in Silesia. Before 1945 the area was part of Germany. The painting was made by a Polish born painter Arthur Blaschnik (1821 - 1918) Artur Blaschnik was born in Strzelin, a town in Lower Silesian Voivodeship in south-western Poland. In 1843 he was studying painting at the Art Academy in Vienna and from 1844-1849 at the Academy for Applied Arts in Munich. In 1852 he travelled through south Tyrol to Italy, where he painted most of his works. This view is one of Blaschnik’s relatively few original artworks relating to his native Polish region. This view of the landscape around Lipowa was probably made around 1850 and was originally inserted in an album by a German noble Family from Silesia.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        arp : 11 configurations. 11 gravures originales de jean arp publiees par max bill avec un texte monographique de grabrielle buffet-picabia et une introduction de max bill.

      Zürich, Allianz, 1945 4°, Deckel mit Orig.-Holschnitt (Widerholung des 7 Holzschnittes), 16 Bl., 11 ganzs. Orig.-Holzschnitten, Broschur mit Pergmin-OU., Tadell. Erste Ausgabe. - Arntz 105-115. - Bolliger Kat. 9. 436. - Nr. 190 von 200 Exemplaren (Gesamtauflage 220 Exempl.). Im Impressum num. - 8. Publikation des Allianz-Verlags. Zürich. - Biographie von Gabrielle Buffet-Picabia (franz.) Einleitung und Typographie von Max Bill (deutsch). Versand D: 20,00 EUR Illustr. Bücher - Originalgrafik Kunst - 20 Jht.

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        The Open Society and Its Enemies

      London - George Routledge and Sons Ltd 1945 - A uncommon first edition of The Open Society and Its Enemies, in two volumes. A work that is extremely hard to find in an acceptable condition. Here it is better than most though with underlining and marks through the text. A hugely influential work criticising teleological historicism (a theory that states that history unfolds in accordance with universal laws), Popperwas highly critical of the totalitarianism of his day, and also particularly of Marx and Hegel, which warranted a ban of the book in The Soviet Union until 1992. The volumes are entitled The Spell of Plato and The High-Tide of Prophecy: Hegel and Marx. The importance andhigh regard held forthis work is such that it is oftenseen as some of the best nonfiction of the Twentieth Century. Condition: In cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally sound, there are markings to the boards, as well as wear to the extremities, joints and backstrip. Internally, the pages are firmly bound but feature ink inscriptions and markings from correction fluidfrom a previous owner throughout, particularly to endpages, as well as a newspaper cutting adhered to pastedown. The text remains clear. Overall: GOOD ONLY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        THE OPENER OF THE WAY.

      Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1945 - Octavo, cloth. First edition. 2065 copies printed. Signed on the front free endpaper by Bloch. The author's first book, preceded by a 40-page booklet printing four stories. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 4- 19. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-29. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 209. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-30. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. A very sharp copy. (#152822) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        THE SCHENLEY JOURNAL 1945 - SIGNED BY ANDY WARHOL, WITH AN ORIGINAL SIGNED COMPOSITION

      Schenley High School, Pittsburgh 1945 - Quarto (26.75cm); printed sheets, comb-bound into black pebbled card covers with titles printed in red on front wrapper; [108]pp; chiefly illus. This copy bearing Warhol's early signature beside his senior portrait [p.49]. Light edge wear and rubbing to covers, upper half of comb-binding slighlty warped, with lower rings slightly grubby and a faint diagonal crease to lower left corner of rear wrapper and final pages; several signatures throughout (in ink and pencil), with occasional marginalia; Very Good+. Together with an original composition by Warhol: single sheet of white stock measuring 8.5" x 11", bearing four of the artist's fingerprints and his signature (ca.1970's); some trivial wear to extremities, two thin strips of white tape at upper corners, small staple holes at upper left corner, with a closed tear at upper right. Housed together in a custom red cloth case. Well-preserved copy of Andy Warhol's senior class yearbook from Schenley HIgh School (Pittsburgh, PA), where he attended between 1942-1945. His name appears as "Andrew Warhola" next to his senior portrait, though at that time he went by "Andy." The yearbook additionally shows Warhol in the group photograph for Chemistry Laboratory Assistants, and bears the portrait of his cousin, Michael B. Warhola. Deemed by the yearbook editors as being "as genuine as a finger print" - a designation that stayed with Warhol, who would incorporate his own finger prints into various works of art over the coming decades. Provenance: Through the trade, from the estate of former Warhol superstar Brigid Berlin (Polk). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        FALLEN ANGEL

      E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1945., 1945. First edition. The first of two crime novels written by the author. Fine in dust jacket with light professional restoration to the spine ends and fore-corners. This is the story of Eric Stanton, who arrives in a small Northern California town by bus (getting off because he has run out of bus fare), and soon falls for a waitress named Stella, but actually marries a wealthy woman named Emmie Barkley. Eric hopes that with his new-found riches he can attract the woman he truly loves. Murder and mystery thicken the plot. This book is the basis for the classic film of the same name in 1945, and directed by Otto Preminger and starred Alice Faye, Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell, Charles Bickford, Anne Revere, John Carradine, and Bruce Cabot. Scarce title.

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        ANIMAL FARM A fairy story

      Secker & Warburg. London. 1945. FIRST EDITION. 1st impression. 8vo. A near to very good copy of the book with the cloth still dark green and the white lettering on the spine still bright and sharp. This is an ex school library copy but the only library stamp is the two line school name in ink on the title page with the number 152 below written by hand. There are a few pages with neat pencil underlining which could be erased quite easily. Some tape marks to the blank free endpapers. Inner hinges cracked but holding firm. In the original green, grey and white dustwrapper with some chipping and rubbing to the edges and some loss to the top of the rear panel. Correct first issue wrapper with the blue Searchlight Books design printed on the rear. Price still intact on front inner flap. 3 short lines of blue ink writing on the inner rear flap. Overall a good copy of this classic work.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Napoleon's Memoirs. Two ( 2 ) Volumes

      The Golden Cockerel Press, London 1945 - 2 volumes, full two-tone morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe bound in green and red, ruled and with bee designs in gilt, top page edges gilt, in clean, bright condition, very slightly sunned on the spines, number 8 of 50 special editions, signed in both volumes by Somerset De Chair and Oliver Lyttelton and housed in a cream slipcase which is a little spotted. Title pages and binding designs by John Buckland Wright. Contents clean and fresh, with an accompanying typed letter from Somerset de Chair, an attractive example. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SIGNED AND INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH OF JAPANESE SURRENDER. Dated 2 September 1945. With TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY CHESTER NIMITZ.

      1945. Fine. Framed 8" by 10" photographic image with wide margins of the Japanese surrender aboard the Battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay. The photograph is dated 2 September 1945. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY CHESTER W. NIMITZ AS FOLLOWS: TO PAUL C. SMITH / WITH BEST WISHES, WARMEST REGARDS AND GREAT APPRECIATION OF YOUR / CONTRIBUTION TO THE WAR EFFORT THAT MADE POSSIBLE THE ABOVE SCENE / C. W. NIMITZ, FLEET ADMIRAL, U. S. NAVY. To the right of the inscribed photograph is a letter on Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz official U. S. Navy stationery dated 12 October 1964, SIGNED BY C. W. NIMITZ to a third party in which he lauds Paul Smith's autobiography "Personal File". Both the photograph and the letter are included in the same frame, each double matted separately. The handsome frame is of dark wood and measures 16" by 26.5" overall.

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