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        Collection of letters sent to Mrs. M. Baudouy of 49 West 85th Street NYC by Eleanor Roosevelt

      Washington, D.C.: The White House, 1945. With envelopes. 8 TLS from Eleanor Roosevelt with a copy of a TLS from the Under Secretary of State Sumner Welles. Some signed by Grace Tully for FDR or Edith Helm for Eleanor.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        ALBUN BIOGRAFICO TAURINO

      Ediciones Larrisal, Madrid 1945 - Conjunto de 100 fotografías con retratos de toreros y textos de Curro Meloja Encuadernación en cartoné

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Toledo]
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        Naked City

      New York: Essential Books,, 1945. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in grey morocco, titles to spine and front board in silver, wraparound black morocco of New York's skyline, twin rule to turn-ins silver, black endpapers with the original bound in, silver edges. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. A fine copy. First edition, first printing. Weegee's first book. Arthur (Weegee) Fellig is one of the centuries most eccentric artists, famously he would appear at crime scenes before the police. He achieved this by the simple device of spending night after night in the tougher sections of New York listening to the radio traffic on a police radio he had at some time "liberated". Famous as a sensationalist in his day, time has treated him more kindly and the hard eye with which he shaped his pictures gave them qualities like no others.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Gigi cerca il suo berretto.

      (Milano), Mondadori [1945].. 4°. 4 nn.Bll. mit teils aufklappbaren Bild-Elementen. Farbig ill. Orig.-Pappbd. (gebräunt und leicht fleckig, HDeckel mit Klebeschild)., fester Einband. Band 7 der Originalausgabe. - Insgesamt waren 10 Werke geplant, erschienen sind jedoch nur 7. - Bruno Munari (1907-1998) entwickelte auf der Basis von Kunst eine Methode zur Förderung jeglicher Kreativität. Seine Gebrauchsgegenstände, Spiel- und Buchobjekte, seine Multiples und kunsthandwerklichen Einzelstücke haben im 20. Jahrhundert Design-Geschichte gemacht. Seine Objekte überraschen stets durch ihre Mischung aus Raffinesse und Einfachheit. - Ränder etwas gebräunt, leicht fleckig. Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

      [Bookseller: Buch + Kunst + hommagerie Sabine Koitka]
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        Identity documents and ephemera of Sgt Gerald McDowell, U S A F as prisoner of war in Stammlager XVII B [Stalag 17B], Krems, Austria, 1943-1945

      [Krems, Austria, 1945. 4to and smaller. Some toning, overall very good. STALAG 17B Identity documents and ephemera of American Air Force tail gunner Sgt. Gerald McDowell (1923-2002). McDowell and the flight crew of the B17 nicknamed Hell's Belle survived being shot down over Germany in 1943 and were interned at Stalag 17B in Austria. At the war's end, the camp guards marched American prisoners west to meet the U.S. Armored Division at Braunau and avoid the Soviet troops occupying eastern Austria. McDowell wrote a memoir of his war experiences, A Tail Gunner's Tale (1991). Stalag 17 gained notoriety from the 1953 Hollywood film of the same name staring William Holden. Comprising: 1. Camp identification document for Gerald McDowell, no. 100478, with two photographs (side and profile, with chalk board identity number). Old fold (splt repaired on verso). With corresponding stamped metal badge. Illustrated at p. 114 of his book 2. [Broadside:] Kgf.-M.-Stammlager XVII B. Teillager der Luftwaffe. Lagerführung. Gneixendorf, June 11th 1944. Warning ! 1.) Any P.o.W. touching or crossing warning wire during day-time will be fired upon immediately. [...] Stencil printed, signed in ink by "E-" above stencil legend: Hauptmann and 1st Lageroffizier. Old folds. Tipped onto card. Illustrated at p. 90 of his book. Of extreme rarity. 3. BATCH, D.B. [Pencil portrait of Gerald McDowell] Signed and dated lower right, D.B. Batch, P.O.W., 13/1/45, Krems, Austria. 9 x 6 inches. Tipped onto card. Framed. 4. Recipes for "D-Bar Spread", "Chocolate Cream Pudding", "Gallop", and other P.O.W. dishes, using D-Bars, C-Rations, "Jerry" sugar, etc. 5 small cards, closely written on versos of typed prisoner ID fiches (4 x 2 inches). Tipped onto card. Toned. [with:] 5. PHELPER, Ben H. Kriegie Memories [title from cover]. Photographs and handwritten text. [64] pp. [Aurora, Illinois: Printed by Barker printing Co., 1946]. Blue leather grained cloth, upper cover titled in gilt. OCLC: 85169189 (4 copies). Inscribed by the author on the first blank, "Jerry: May you always be free and happy. Good luck, Ben". Rare privately printed account of experiences inside Stalag 17B, by "Luftgangster No. 113204," with photographs of camp life and of the march towards liberation in May 1945. With a dozen annotations by McDowell, usually in red ink, indicating himself or other fellow inmates in the photographs, including a picture in the "Cardboard Playhouse" of McDowell in a dress, captioned in the text "a glamour shot of one of our boy actors ... Some of the lads sure did look good when they made up as a girl." Presentation copy of an astonishing illustrated narrative 6. MCDOWELL, Gerald. E. A Tail Gunner's Tale. [Vantage Press, 1991]. Review copy, as new.

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        Folge von 6 Leinwänden, unbetitelt. Je Leinwand ca. 96 x 70 cm.

      . Leinen. Die Leinwände zeitbedingt minimal gebräunt und teilweise mit leichten Lagerspuren (leichte Reibespuren, minimale Kratzer). - Te Laake war ein deutscher Künstler, der sich im Bereich der Malerei Kinetik und Skulptur betätigte. Er studierte von 1945 -1950 an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Berlin bei Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. Nach seinem Studium arbeitete er als freischaffender Künstler in Düsseldorf und auf Schloss Reinhartshausen. Neben der Tafelmalerei arbeitete er seit 1957 an kinetischen Objekten, bewegten Bildern und Skulputuren mit Uhrwerken. Ausserdem befasste er sich mit Themen der angewandten Kunst; so gestaltete er neben Uhren auch Sammlerporzellane. NUR Abholung im Laden, KEIN VERSAND ! A36./Auflage

      [Bookseller: Buchhaus Stern-Verlag GmbH & Co. KG]
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        Carnegie Hall Program, SIGNED BY IGOR STRAVINSKY, of the New York Philharmonic, under the direction of Igor Stravinsky in an All-Stravinsky program

      New York: Alfred Scott Publisher, 1945. First Edition. 1 vols. 10-1/2 x 7 inches. Original self-wrappers, in fine condition. Carnegie Hall Stravinsky Program, Signed by the Composer Boldly signed by Stravinsky on the front cover under his photograph. It was at this concert that Stravinsky's Symphony in Three Movements, dedicated to the Philharmonic, was first performed.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Framed Signed Vintage Photograph

      1945 - Superb 5.25 x 3.5-inch black-and-white photo of the adoring couple gazing into each others' eyes -- no place, no date, circa 1945. Signed in full by both actors in the lower margin. Float-mounted in a window, matted in off-white, and set in a silver frame measuring 10 x 8 inches. Fine condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Oesterreichische Nachrichten. 1. Jahrgang, Juni bis Dezember 1945 (5 Hefte) / 2. Jahrgang, Januar bis August 1946 (7 Hefte). Organ der Frei-oesterreichischen Bewegung in der Schweiz.

      Frei-oesterreichische Bewegung in der Schweiz [FÖB], Zürich, 1945 - Zürich, Frei-oesterreichische Bewegung in der Schweiz [FÖB] 1945-1946. 4°. Bis auf die erste Nummer vollständige Serie, 12 Hefte, von 13 erschienenen, etliche mit teilweise entferntem Adressaten (Britschgi & Pinkus - mit dem gleichfalls der KP angehörigen Melchior Britschgi hatte Theo Pinkus zeitweise zusammengearbeitet, hier noch Froschaugasse 18). Redaktion Willi (Wilhelm) Frank, später Irene Sessler, Georg Rechnitz. Breycha-Vauthier 38; Halfmann 351 und ÖNB Datenbank nur bis 1946 Nr. 3; nicht in DEA, Maas u.a. Beiträge von Anneliese Fritz (Eulau, später Russische Stunde in Wien, hier: Oesterreich und die Juden, auch über Marcel Pellich), Willi Frank, später Mathematiker in Salzburg, Karl Paryla, Ernst Fischer, über Viktor Matejkas Rede in Zürich im Juni 1946, Auszug seines Karl-Kraus-Beitrags im 'Plan', Ferdinand Bruckner, Hans Weigel (u.a. über das Dachaulied 1938 von Jura Soyfer), Karl Schiffer, L. Ajchenrand (übersetzt von Sessler), Ilse Benedikt über drei Monate in Wien (November 1945), Maria Schanda, Franz Stoessl u.a. - Titel jeweils mit kleinem schweizer Archivstempel. Sprache: deu [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Georg Fritsch Antiquariat]
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        "Seclusion"

      New York: Frank Lowe, 1945. Number 35 of 250 copies. Aquatint etching, hand colored, signed by the artist in pencil. 1 vols. 18-3/4 x 14 inches, on a larger sheet. Faint toning. Fine. One of the fine sporting prints published by Frank Lowe, continuing the series of prints published by the Derrydale Press from 1937 to 1942.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Dylan Thomas")

      Magoda, New Quay, Cardiganshire, Wales, 1945. One half page, on octavo sheet. Horizontal fold for mailing, marginal tear (with signs of old repair, but no loss) touching one word, otherwise very good. Folding cloth case. To G.F. Hench (?), Esq., addressed as "Dear Sir." Thomas grants publication permissions for one of his great war poems, as well as a notable poem about the lead up to war: "Yes, you certainly have my permission to use to [sic] my two poems - 'Among Those Killed in the Dawn Raid' and 'The Hand That Signed' - for your anthology 'Poems for Europe.' The first poem was first printed in Life & Letters Today, but will be included in a new books of poems of mine Dent are to publish this year some time: so I don't know which you give acknowledgement to - Dent or L&L. Yours sincerely, Dylan Thomas." The forthcoming collection he alludes to would be published as DEATHS & ENTRANCES, but it appears that the anthology to which this relates did not come to fruition, at least under the title given.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        El Salmon y Su Pesca en España [Including:] Rios Salmoneros de España [And:] Indicaciones para la Pesca Deportiva en Nuestros Principales Rios Salmoneroso

      Madrid: Direccion General del Turismo, 1945. Illustrated with 13 color plates of flies, 31 colored plans of rivers, and numerous photographs and line illustrations in text. 378, [4] pp. 1 vols. 4to. Burgundy cloth titled in gilt. Tear to cloth along top three inches of front joint, very good. Substantial and well-illustrated volume on salmon fishing in Spain, collecting the 1930 work by Marzales and reports on fishing conditions. Uncommon.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        El Capitán Veneno. Con Un Estudio Preliminar De Mauel De Montoliu. Ilustraciones De José M. Mallol Suzo. Iniciales y Finales De Capítulo Por Teodoro Miciano.

      Asociación De Bibliófilos De Barcelona, Barcelona 1945 - 152pp. y 9 láminas. Todo en muy buen papel de hilo. Perfecta estampación de Oliva de Vilanova a dos tintas. Edición de 100 ejemplares no venal. Ejemplar excelente en rama guardado en caja editorial con la lomera en pergamino. Size: 32 x 25,5 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUÀRIA]
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        The Pursuit of Love

      Hamish Hamilton, 1945, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, 1st Editionthe solid blue first issue original jacket is worn and has small closed tears and fraying. the jacket is not price clipped. there are old tape residue marks beneath the jacket and there are light shadows of these at the front and rear bottom of the jacket. the book has no inscriptions and is well bound if a little cocked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Inventory No: 73ej.

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        Hiroshima Japan August 5th, 1945. Moto-Machi Military Reservation. Photographs taken 1 day before A-Bomb and on August 8th after the A-Bomb was Dropped

      [Japan] 1945 - An 12" X 11" photograph album with 49 photographs of various sizes taken on August 5th and on August 8th 1945, 3 days after the Hiroshima bombing in Japan. The first 37 photographs dated August 5th, 1945 range in size from small to very large and according to the hand written black pen notations were taken at the Moto-Machi Military Reservation, Horse Racing Track, Temples and in downtown Hiroshima. The last 12 photographs were dated August 8th "3-days after the attack". These photos show destruction and a few dead civilians. The note written in black pen on the last photo page states, "Photos taken by Yamahata Confiscated in Tokyo by U.S. Occupation Forces October 45." On August 6th, at 8:45am the American B-29 bomber "Enola Gay" dropped it bomb on Hiroshima killing approximately 70,000 people.

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        Hiroshima Japan August 5th, 1945 Moto-Machi Military Reservation Photographs taken 1 day before A-Bomb and on August 8th after the A-Bomb was Dropped

      [Japan], 1945. Photograph Album. Good. An 12" X 11" photograph album with 49 photographs of various sizes taken on August 5th and on August 8th 1945, 3 days after the Hiroshima bombing in Japan. The first 37 photographs dated August 5th, 1945 range in size from small to very large and according to the hand written black pen notations were taken at the Moto-Machi Military Reservation, Horse Racing Track, Temples and in downtown Hiroshima. The last 12 photographs were dated August 8th "3-days after the attack". These photos show destruction and a few dead civilians. The note written in black pen on the last photo page states, "Photos taken by Yamahata Confiscated in Tokyo by U.S. Occupation Forces October 45." On August 6th, at 8:45am the American B-29 bomber "Enola Gay" dropped it bomb on Hiroshima killing approximately 70,000 people.

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        Fototipia con firma autografa del musicista Pietro Mascagni (Livorno, 1863 - 1945).

      Fotografia a stampa su cartoncino rigido, in formato cm.22,7x15,7, con ritratto a mezzobusto e la dicitura "S.E. Pietro Mascagni - Accademico d'Italia". Al margine in basso, con data Genova, 4 gennaio 1934, è apposta la dedica autografa "All'egregio Prof.Fossati Gino, P.Mascagni". Firma ben chiara.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Pera]
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        "St. Vedast / from Gutter Lane / 31-5-45 / Drawn in a devil of a wind": Original pencil rendering of this blitzed London church and surrounding buildings, including St. Paul's in the background, captioned and dated

      London, 1945. 13-1/2 x 10 inches. . . The name (in another hand) "H.A. Trier" printed in lower right corner. A very fine on-the-spot rendering of this London church

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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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. Bitte warten Sie nach Ihrer Bestellung unsere Vorausrechnung per E-Mail ab oder zahlen Sie per Paypal an info@signiertebuecher.de.

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        Japanese Woodblocks Prints "Twelve Months of Kyoto" by Tomikichiro Tokuriki.

      Kyoto, Uchida Woodblock Printing Co., 1945. Portfolio with 10 (of 12) original coloured woodblock prints In original green/cold portfolio with title-shield, ties, and inside table of contents. In very good/perfect condition. Present: 1. January: Snow Scene at the Byodoin Tempel at Uji. 2. February: The annual festival of the Fushimi Inari. 3. March: Plum blossoms at the Kitano Shrine. 4. April: Arashiyama Park, a famous scenic resort. 5. May: The pagoda of Yasaka near Gion. 6. June: Rainy scene of the "Sen-ke," Japanese tea ceremony founder's house. 7. July: Gorgeous procession of "Yama-hoko" or the floats at the Gion Festival. 8. August: The Bonfire festival of the Daimonji Hill viewed from the Sanjo Bridge. 11. November: The Willow trewe at the gate of the Chion-in Monastery. 12. December; Snow scene at the Golden Pavillion. - - - Not present: 9. September: The old Palace & 10. October: The full-moon night at the gate of the Chion-in Monastery. Tomikichiro Tokuriki (1902-1999)is best known for his shin hanga woodblocks. - Tokuriki was the 13th generation in a family of Kyoto artists. Kyoto was the old capital and always had a flourishing art tradition and of course lively circles of woodblock print artists. The Shin Hanga movement was a revitalization of ancient woodblock practices in a modern context. There was also a parallel Sosoku hanga creative movement in which the artist carved the woodblock and printed the pictures himself. Tokuriki was accomplished in both. Whether for figures or landscapes, he was a master of subtle colors. - Japan was a desolate place in 1945 when this edition was produced. Kyoto was spared the bombing and was pretty much intact. The Kyoto Shin Hanga circle was able to produce some wonderful prints both to sell to the occupation forces and to brighten their own spirits. (Galleries). Tokuriki was born 1n 1902 in Kyoto, studied art in Kyoto, and started his carreer as a painter. In 1929, he switched to woodblock printing. He participated in numerous exhibitions in Japan and abroad, and promoted sosaku-hanga in Kyoto. As you maybe know, the sosaku-hanga movement (creative prints movement) is a twenty century movement of Japanese printers emphasizing the artist's control over the entire process of producing prints (creation of the design, carving, printing, publishing), as opposed to the traditional "division of labor" between publisher, artist and craftman-carver typical of ukiyoe and shin-hanga. Before WWII, he made many prints published by Uchida, Unsodo and Kyoto Hanga-in. After the war, he created Matsukyu Publishing Company to produce and distribute his own prints. A subdivision of this company also publishes self-carved, self-printed pictures by himself and a few other artists .

      [Bookseller: Krul Antiquarian Books]
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        HOW MANY STRADS?

      Chicago: William Lewis, 1945. Hardcover. Very Good. Ltd. ed. numbered. 105 illus. Presentation copy to Harry K. Valentine, a well-known collector of Strads.

      [Bookseller: J.B. Muns, Fine Arts Books ]
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        A scale model of the first atomic bomb to be detonated over Japan, signed by the mission's commander, Colonel Paul W. Tibbets

      n.p., n.d. A scale model, 10" x 3" x 2", of "Little Boy", the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945, boldly signed in blue ink on the metal explanatory plaque affixed to the 5.5" x 17" ebony mount by the mission's commander, Paul Tibbets ("Paul Tibbets"). The ebony mount is topped by a clear Plexiglas bonnet and is in excellent condition. The plaque notes, "Col. Tibbets was solely responsible for the organization, training, and command of the world's first nuclear strike force. On the morning of August 6, 1945 Col. Tibbets flew the Enola Gay into the future by dropping the world's first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        [Archive]: World War II Letters Correspondence

      Island of Tinian. March 1 - September 8, 1945. A collection comprised of 35 letters written while Andrews was in the Service, serving on the Island of Tinian in the Marianas of the South Pacific, just three miles from Saipan. All letters are near fine, some are on Red Cross Stationary, nine retain the original mailed envelopes with the appropriate "Soldier's Mail" notations, as well as censor stamps. All are to Lillian, Andrews sister who resides in their hometown of St. Albans, Vermont, and are all signed "E." These can best be described as "Camp Life" letters written in the aftermath of the Battle of Tinian after which the island became an "important base for further Allied operations in the Pacific campaign." Used as an airfield due to it's proximity to Japan, Tinian was the sight of the loading of the Atomic bombs into the Enola Gay. A complete list of letters with descriptions is available upon request.The writer is a perceptive, decent, caring, young soldier, unsure about his post war life, but well-grounded, honorable, and self-effacing. In a letter dated March 6, 1945 Andrews writes, "We are now running cable underground thru to another switchboard and personally, I'm enjoying the work. We are by ourselves, out in the open fields. Planes fly above our heads and we usually raise our heads to watch their antics." Another letter dated March 26, 1945 reads, "if we could be together tonight we'd have one heck of a long visit but this censorship business puts a ball and chain on my writing. Guess we'll have to wait and visit after the war." On April 2, 1945 he writes, "the war with Germany stands pretty good and I hope those Hammerheads fold up soon. None of us expect to get home until this war with Japan is finished up, but with Germany out things would pick up over here a lot faster. I wish they'd have me do more to help finish off Japan. It's about like being back in the States here now, in a way. No more air raids." A letter from May discusses the prison camps reading, "I've been reading the news of the Nazi prison camps and death traps. It seems almost impossible to believe that a supposedly civilized people could do such destruction of human life." Provides interesting insights into the thoughts and attitudes of a member of "the Greatest Generation". .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Napoleon's Memoirs. Two Volumes

      1945. CHAIR, Somerset de. Napoleon's Memoirs. Two volumes. 422, [2]; 78, [2] pp. Folio, elegantly bound in recent 3/4 dark green morocco. London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1945.A magnificent set of this beautifully printed edition limited to 500 copies. The two volumes constitute the best version of Napoleon's autobiography, which he partially finished while in exile on St. Helena. The account covers his entire life up to the loss at Waterloo. It contains detailed acounts of all the campaigns and their great battles starting with the beginning of his career in Toulon and continuing on through Waterloo, which occupies the entire second volume. A Fine copy.

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        Official History of Operations on the North West Frontier of India 1920-35

      Delhi: Government of India Press, first edition , 1945. viii and 260 pages. 29 plates, 26 maps and panoramas. Later half maroon calf; a few of the maps have been carelessly refolded but none are damaged. 750 copies were printed but this original edition is harder to find than that figure suggests since many copies had not been distributed before Indian Independence. (For other books about the military history of the British in India please search my stock using the keyword india.)

      [Bookseller: Victor Sutcliffe]
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        Les Idylles

      1945. LAURENS, Henri. Les Idylles. By Théocrite. 112, [12] pp. With 16 full-page woodcuts and 22 vignettes. 4to., loose as issued in the original wrappers with an illuminated gold design and cardboard slipcase. Paris: Éditions Verve, Tériade Editeur, [1945]. |~| The elegant illustrations in sanguine were carved on wood by Theo Schmied and are among Laurens' best. One of 200 copies on Arches signed by Laurens, from a total edition of 220. Strachan 335. Skira 195.

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        Zum Andenken und im Sinne unserer teuren Heimgegangenen, unseren lieben Schwestern und allen Freundinnen der Basler Frauen-Mission : zur Hilfe und Anregung.

      Basel, Werner, 1945.. Original-Kartoneinband mit farbigem Deckelbild, quer-Groß-8°, Missionsalbum mit 22 nicht paginierten Blättern (=44 Seiten). Zahlreiche photographische Abbildungen, 6 Karten und ein Verzeichnis der Schwestern. Behandelt die Missionsgebiete China, Borneo, Indien, Goldküste und Kamerun..

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        A l'ombre du romanesque. Manuscrit autographe et tapuscrit complets

      Autograph manuscript of the author of three and a half pages in-4 published in the 23 of November 18, 1945 Landscape Sunday. Complete manuscript writing very dense, with many erasures, corrections and additions. Chronic literary work of André Dhôtel. Full typescript is attached. When the apostle of silence literature novelist speaks of the invisible, it gives a strange apology of a work "intended to save [...] the essence of the novel, his pure life and secret", "exciting into its monotony, as the pace of the most beautiful romantic stories where nothing happens, but where the unexpected is always imminent. " 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. S.n. (Paysage dimanche) s.l. (Paris) s.d. (1945) 11,5x22cm & 2 pages in-4 3 pages 1/2 in-4

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        Les bouches inutiles

      First edition, one of 25 numbered copies on vellum pure wire ours wearing the number 1, the only major papers. Beautiful specimen. Gallimard Paris 1945 12x19cm broché

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        Les impostures de la poésie

      First edition, one of 14 numbered copies on pure wire, pulling head.Pleasant specimen. Gallimard Paris 1945 14x19cm broché

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        Le sang des autres

      First edition, one of 56 numbered on pure wire, only large paper copies. Very nice copy. Gallimard Paris 1945 14,5x20,5cm broché

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        Le mythe de Giraudoux. Manuscrit autographe et tapuscrit complets.

      Autograph manuscript of the author of 3 pages 4to published in Issue 17 of 7 October 1945 the newspaper The Sunday Landscape. Complete manuscript writing very dense, with many erasures, corrections and additions. 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. S.n. (Paysage dimanche) s.l. (Paris) s.d. (1945) 11,5x22cm & 2 pages in-4 3 pages in-4

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        Lettres à un ami allemand

      First Edition, one of 25 numbered copies on pure wire draw head. The book Camus dedicated to his friend René Leynaud. Rare and nice copy. Gallimard Paris 1945 12x19cm broché

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        Naked City.

      Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in grey morocco, titles to spine and front board in silver, wraparound black morocco of New York's skyline, twin rule to turn-ins silver, black endpapers with the original bound in, silver edges. A fine copy. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. First edition, first printing. Weegee's first book. Arthur (Weegee) Fellig is one of the centuries most eccentric artists, famously he would appear at crime scenes before the police. He achieved this by the simple device of spending night after night in the tougher sections of New York listening to the radio traffic on a police radio he had at some time "liberated". Famous as a sensationalist in his day, time has treated him more kindly and the hard eye with which he shaped his pictures gave them qualities like no others. Parr & Badger.

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        Station Plan of Phoenix, Arizona Map

      Tucson, Ariz.: Southern Pacific Company, 1945, revised 1950. Map. Blueline print. 24 x 156 inches. Very detailed map of railroad yard, and every lot in Phoenix along rail lines. Scale: 1 inch = 100 feet.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Què Diuen Els Ocells. Litografies d'Alexandre Coll Acolorides a Mà.

      163pp. y 5 h. Con 16 excelentes láminas coloreadas a mano. Litografías originales. También ilustrado en texto. Muy cuidada estampación a tres tintas. Todo en muy buen papel de hilo. Edición de un total de 390 ejemplares. Perfecto ejemplar con una muy bonita encuadernación firmada por Brugalla. Plena piel fileteada en oro. Lomera con nervios y florornes. Cantos fileteados. Guardas enmarcadas en piel decorada. Corte superior dorado. Size: 31,5 x 25 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUÀRIA]
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        Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

      Simon & Schuster, New York 1945 - First Printing, First Printing with the words "First Printing" printed on the copyright page. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has some wear to the spine and panels. The book is in excellent shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the edges. The pages are clean, with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A sharp copy of this true first edition in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        CANNERY ROW

      New York: The Viking Press, 1945. First Edition. wraps. Owner name written on the verso of the front cover dated 1959; repair to paper at the heel of the spine. Near Fine, and much scarcer than the published book. The scarce Advance Review Copy in original blue wraps printed in black on the front cover with title and author neatly written in ink on the spine.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        19-word handwritten postscript! Pres. Truman thanks a Kansas City lawyer for his letter written 5 days after FDR died commending his Message to Congress

      Typed Letter Signed Harry S Truman as President with handwritten postscript, 1p, 7? x 8.75?. The White House, Washington, May 4, 1945. To Mr. Jerome M. Joffee, Office of City Counselor, Kansas City, Missouri. Light toning, handwriting a tad light. Fine condition.In full, ?I have noted with much interest all that you say in your letter of April seventeenth and want you to know that I appreciate very deeply your very generous expressions of commendation. It is gratifying to know that you were so deeply impressed with my Message to the Congress. Please accept my warm thanks.?Truman has added a handwritten postscript: ?I was most happy to remember the County Budget fight which we had years ago. It did help somewhat.? A copy of Joffee's April 17, 1945 letter is included.Jerome M. Joffee (1895-1953), a former Missouri State Senator, was Legislative Counselor, City of Kansas City, Missouri.

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        Det frie Norge.

      [London, Britische Propaganda], 1941-1945. - Sammlung von 15 Heften. 8° und 12°. Illustr. OUmschl. Je 16 bis 80 SS. mit zahlr. Fotos und einigen Karikaturen.no Erste Ausgabe. - Flugblattzeitschrift der englischen Propaganda für das besetzte Norwegen. Mit Texten von Nordahl Grieg, Terje Wold, Sigrid Undset, Prinz Wilhelm, König Haarkon, Otto Strasser, Ilja Ehrenburg u.a. Enthalten sind auch Listen der durch Deutsche ermordeten Norweger. - Vorhanden sind Nr. 3-7, 10-13, 31, 34-35, 37-38 und 40. - Das letzte Heft mit Gebrauchsspuren, sonst gut erhalten. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Carnegie Hall Program, signed by Stravinsky, of the New York Philharmonic all-Stravinsky program, performed by Joseph Szigeti, Claudio Arrau, and Stravinsky

      New York: Alfred Scott Publisher, 1945. (STRAVINSKY, IGOR) First edition. 10-1/2 x 7 inches. . Original self- wrappers, in fine condition . Boldly signed by Stravinsky on the front cover, which depicts a drawing of Carnegie Hall. In this concert, Stravinsky and Szigeti performed Stravinsky's Duo Concertante (1932) and Arrau performed Stravinsky's Serenade in A

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Animal Farm

      London: Secker and Warburg,, 1945. A Fairy Story. Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in white. With the dust jacket. Ownership signature to front free endpaper. Board edges slightly faded; an excellent copy in the price-clipped jacket, with chips and nicks to extremities and toned spine and rear panel. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE HAPPY ROCK. A Book About Henry Miller

      Berkeley: Printed for Bern Porter by the Packard Press. 1945. First edition. Inscribed presentation copy. Original grey linen-backed boards, black titles and red illustration to the upper board. Portrait of Henry Miller by Abraham Rattner to the title page. A very good copy, the board rubbed and worn to the corners, the contents faintly spotted to the endpapers otherwise clean and bright throughout. One of 3000 copies. Later issue, this copy bound in 1947 and inscribed by Henry Miller on the front free endpaper ?"From Henry Miller / Big Sur / 4.20.50 / to Hugo or his friend / for whomever - / greetings - salut! / ?"Le cacodaimon?" / H.M.?" The recipient is Hugo Manning (1913-1977) correspondent of many writers including Henry Miller, Nancy Cunard, Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot.Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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