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        La Gravure sur Cuivre. Estampes gravees par Robert Cami, Rene Cottet, Albert Decaris, Robert Jeannisson, Kiyoshi Hasegawa ("Bouquet sur fond de dentelle"), and Paul Lemagny

      Editions Jacques-Petit, Angers 1945 - WITH TWO IMPRESSIONS, IN FIRST AND SECOND STATES, OF ONE OF KIYOSHI HASEGAWA'S MOST IMPORTANT PRINTS. *** Etched half-title, 16 pp. plus 12 loose engravings. *** A monograph on engraving followed by short biographies of each of the six artists, accompanied by a suite of large engravings by Cami, Cottet, Decaris, Jeannisson, Hasegawa, and Lemagny. From a total edition of 320 copies, all printed on fine Marais wove paper, this is ONE OF ONLY 60 SETS WITH THE ENGRAVINGS IN TWO STATES: THE FIRST STATE ON RIVES WOVE PAPER, SIGNED IN PENCIL, AND THE SECOND STATE ON MARAIS WOVE PAPER. Hasegawa's engraving, "Anemones et fleurs de champs dans un verre a facettes" (Kyoto 368, also known as "Bouquet sur fond de dentelle"), is considered one of his masterpieces. Folio (38 x 28 cm). Loose as issued in the original folding case. Folding case lightly worn and spotted. CONTENTS FINE AND BRIGHT. ALL OF THE PRINTS IN BRILLIANT CONDITION. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Cole & Contreras / Sylvan Cole Gallery]
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        FIVE GO TO SMUGGLER'S TOP

      Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1945. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good/Good. Illustrated by Soper, Eileen. Very good condition in an almost very good dustwrapper. Blue cloth, black titles. Blue pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis, b/w and two-colour illustrations. Spine bumped. Light spotting to covers. Inscription in ink, name and date in ink and an 'ex-libris' plate to verso of front endpaper. Light foxing else contents clean. Dustwrapper has some slight loss at edges, is torn with tape repairs on verso and also a little grubby to rear panel and spine. [R]

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        The Prisoner of war: The Official Journal of The Prisoners of War Department of The Red Cross and St. John War Organisation [with] British Prisoners of War Relatives Association News Sheet.

      The Prisoner of War Dept., London, 1942-1945 - First edition. Paperback. 28 copies (of 39 issued) in 4 vols. Missing issues: Vol. 1.# 2, 10, 11; Vol. 2.# 14, 17, 18, 21, 23; Vol. 3.# 25, 28, 32; Vol. 4. consists of only 3 issues due to end of the war, all present. Firm, very good with occasional light foxing and rust to staples. One issue has postage stamp, name and address to cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robin Summers]
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        Das Zeitalter der Fische. 1973. [Farbradierung / colored etching].

      0 - Jan Peter Tripp geb. 1945 in Oberstdorf/Allgäu. Vertreter des Fotorealismus. Von Tripp signiertes und beschriftetes Exemplar, bezeichnet e. a. Maße Radierung: 34,5 x 27,5 cm (Blattgröße: 65 x 50 cm). Sehr gutes Exemplar. Titled and signed by Tripp, designated e. a. Measure etching: 34,5 x 27,5 cm (Sheet measure: 65 x 50 cm). Fine copy. Jan Peter Tripp geb. 1945 in Oberstdorf/Allgäu. Vertreter des Fotorealismus. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Sitzungsprotokolle des Verlages Erwin Müller. Typoskripte zusammengefasst und gebunden. Mit einem großformatigen Porträtfoto von Erwin Müller.

      -,, Wien, 1945 - Wien, -, 1945. o. Pag. Halblederband mit gestrichenem Überzugspapier und einmontierten Foto. Die Sitzungsprotokolle beginnen mit 10.7.1945 und werden am 18.12.1945 beendet. - Diese Sitzungsprotokolle bezeugen die Tätigkeit von Otto Basil, Erwin Müller, Edgar Jené, Frau Dr. Löcker, Adelbert Muhr u. v. a. die sich mit den Zeitschriften "Der Plan", den "Stimmen aus Österreich", dem Atlantis Verlag und vielen anderen Vorhaben um die demokratische Gesinnung in Österreich verdient gemacht haben. Wohl ein einzigartiges Dokument gegen die Periode des Nationalsozialismus. - Beleuchtet die Situation der Verleger nach 1945 auf eindrückliche Weise, sowie deren politische, finanzielle, kulturelle Last. - Unikat von schönster Erhaltung, aus dem pers. Besitz von Erwin Müller. Deutsch Halblederband mit gestrichenem Überzugspapier und einmontierten Foto. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        FALLEN ANGEL

      E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., New York 1945 - Octavo, cloth. Mystery novel. Source for a film noir of the same title, directed by Otto Preminger with Alice Faye, Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell, Bruce Cabot and John Carradine. A near fine copy, small label to upper rear paste down, in a very good price clipped dust jacket, shelf wear and rubbing to spine ends, edges and corners. (9699) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Le diable Boiteux

      Librairie Auguste Blaizot 1945 - Ejemplar en magnífic estado. Idioma francés. Illustrations de Robert Beltz gravées sur bois en couleurs par Théo Schmied. Encuadernación de tapa dura de la editorial, en plena piel con estampaciones y gusto modernista. Cantos dorados. Estuche. Il a éte tiré 220 exemplaires sur vélin Lana: Exemplaire Nº 82. Cette édition du Diable Boiteaux conçue et établie par le soins de Monsieur Georges Blaizot, Président-Directeur général de la Librairie Auguste Blaizot, a été achevée d'imprimer, aux dépens de ladite Librairie, pour la typographie et les bois en couleurs, dans lea ateliers de Théo Schmied, avec le concours de G. Rougeaux, chef d'atelier, R. Doré, typographe, le 23 Juin 1945, soixante-dixième anniversaire de la naisance du très regretté Auguste Blaizot. Cet ouvrage est le premier livre ilustré par Robert Beltz [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lettre á Madame C

      Paris: Éditions Grasset. Très bel exemplaire. Intérieur bon état malgré légéres rousseurs éparses. Très belles gardes en papier marbré. Titre et auteur en dorés sur dos á cinq nerfs. Couverture protégée avec jaquette protective en plastique transparente. Exemplaire de 90 copie tiré sur papier Holland (M) réservé á l'auteur et á ses Amis. Dédicacé par l'auteur ("Á madame Victoria Ocampo - a sus piés de Vd- Ce petit rien qu'elle a bien voulu désirer. Paul Valéry"). / Inscribed by Valéry to Victoria Ocampo, an international patron of the arts who later published his work in her magazines Lettres Francais and Sur (which dedicated a special issue to him in 1945), "Á madame Victoria Ocampo - a sus piés de Vd- Ce petit rien qu'elle a bien voulu désirer. Paul Valéry" Ocampo was one of the major disseminators of Valéry's work in the Americas as well as an artist of high stature herself, a fact that has taken many years to achieve general acknowledgement. . Paris, Éditions Grasset, 1928. 19.5 x 14 cm. (6), VII, 7, (7) pages. Relié demi-cuir. Très bel exemplaire. Intérieur bon état malgré légéres rousseurs éparses. Très belles gardes en papier marbré. Titre et auteur en dorés sur dos á cinq nerfs. Couverture protégée avec jaquette protective en plastique transparente. Exemplaire de 90 copie tiré sur papier Holland (M) réservé á l'auteur et á ses Amis. Dédicacé par l'auteur ("Á madame Victoria Ocampo - a sus piés de Vd- Ce petit rien qu'elle a bien voulu désirer. Paul Valéry"). / Inscribed by Valéry to Victoria Ocampo, an international patron of the arts who later published his work in her magazines Lettres Francais and Sur (which dedicated a special issue to him in 1945), "Á madame Victoria Ocampo - a sus piés de Vd- Ce petit rien qu'elle a bien voulu désirer. Paul Valéry" Ocampo was one of the major disseminators of Valéry's work in the Americas as well as an artist of high stature herself, a fact that has taken many years to achieve general acknowledgement. [ Les Amis des Cahiers Vert]. Les croquis (3 portraits de Valéry) sont de Jean Marchand. Jolie lettre de Valéry à Madame Croizat, cantatrice avec qui il travailla et qui s'intéressa avec lui à la diction poétique.[livres-et-autographes]

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        Co. K: Our Story [cover title]: 69 K. 271st Infantry

      [Wolfhagen, Bez. Kassel, Germany]: Company K, 271st Infantry / [Wolfhager Kreisbl]. July, 1945. First. First edition. Thin quarto. 71pp. Illustrated. Map endpapers. Quarter canvas with printed paper over boards. Considerable dampstains on the boards, good or better, internally near fine. Detailed account of a very active rifle company that was part of the Fighting 69th Division. A mixed race company, the Fifth Platoon of the Company, known as "J Platoon" was one of the first all African-American combat rifle companies to serve in the War, and a very combat-active one at that. According to the text: "...every man in the Platoon, including those that didn't make it, got at least one kill..." Includes a roster of each man in the Company with brief biographical details, the section on J Platoon is by John Teare, many of the soldiers in the Platoon (and the Company) were killed or wounded. OCLC locates but three copies, and only one in the U.S. .

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        Just five months after he said ?Nuts!? when asked to surrender to a German officer, Gen. McAuliffe writes that ?the Cactus shoulder insignia truly symbolizes the toughness of the 103d Division, and our beaten German enemy can testify to our thorns ? I am enclosing a Cactus patch of the 103d ??

      "Typed Letter Signed ?A.C. McAuliffe,? 1 page, 6.25? x 9?. On letterhead of the 103d Infantry Division, Office of the Commanding General, with Cactus insignia in color at top center. APO 470, U.S. Army, May 20, 1945. To C.L. Sandquist, South Gate, California. Letter is uniformly rippled with mounting remnants and light scattered stains not materially affecting McAuliffe?s signature. Good condition. In full, ?Thank you for your letter, your news clippings of the 103d Division and the picture of your dog, Pal. Being a dog lover myself, and the proud possessor of a German Dachsund puppy, I can appreciate how lucky you are in having Pal. The cactus, as you know, is a hardy desert plant which does not need much nourishment to survive. We have always felt that the Cactus shoulder insignia truly symbolizes the toughness of the 103d Division, and our beaten German enemy can testify to our thorns. [Germany had surrendered just 13 days earlier on May 7th] I regret that time does not permit my sending you a complete story of the Division. However, we trained in Louisiana and Texas, arrived in France last October, drove through the Vosges Mountains is Alsace, through the Siegfried Line in Germany, and then down through Austria and ten miles into Italy where we made our historic link up with the Fifth Army. In accordance with your request, I am enclosing a Cactus patch of the 103d. My best wishes to you.? The 2.5? diameter colorful Cactus patch in present and in fine condition. The original envelope, 7.75? x 4?, is rippled and bordered in transparent plastic tape which covers part of the General?s signature ?A C McAuliffe / Maj Gen USA? in lower left."

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        Your Place at the Peace Table: What You Can Do to Win a Lasting United Nations Peace

      New York The Gerent Press 1945. 60 pages. "A public relations manual outlining how the 'tested skills and practices of the professional' may be applied to the specific problem of 'selling' the country on a league of nations." - New York Times, 1945. "Sets forth in one compact and comprehensive volume the essence of (Bernays') 25 years' experience in molding the American mind." - from back cover. Moderate wear. Unmarked but for a small bit of faint pencil writing to upper corner of back cover. A quality copy of this significant work. First Edition Stapled 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall; First Edition. Good

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        Szabad Május 1

      Magyar Kommunista Párt, Szociáldemokrata Párt és a Szabad Szakszervezetek közös kiadása, Budapest 1945 - First edition. In original photographically illustrated paper, printed in red and black. VIII, (5), 5-136 p. Edited by Róbert Byssz, using photomontage in the manner of El Lissitzky and Rodchenko. Showing the Soviet-styled celebration of May Day, few weeks after the liberation of Hungary by the Soviet forces. Artistically this book employs many elements common to the great Soviet photo books of the 1930s and is possibly the first postwar expression of that vision. Róbert Byssz is credited with fashioning the book design and assembly of numerous images from Hungarian photojournalists and film stills. One of the most important photobooks of 20th century Hungary, and an important document of the time, published together by the Hungarian Communist Party, the Social Democratic Party and the Free Trade Unions. In original photographically illustrated paper, printed in red and black [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Razor's Edge

      The Blakiston Company 1945 - A SIGNED COPY. A very decent copy. Bumped corners, Spine and all pages very clean and tight. No dust jacket. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: gary kleiman]
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        Fleet Admiral Nimitz signed photograph taken on the battleship USS ?Missouri? as he signed the Instrument of Surrender of Japan ? inscribed to Myron L. Boardman of Prentice Hall, publishers of four Nimitz books about naval action in World War II

      "Photograph Signed ?To Myron L. Boardman ?" with best wishes, / C.W. Nimitz, Fleet Admiral, USN?, on photographic surface in lower blank margin. Black and white, 9? x 7.5? image, overall 13.5? x 10.5?. Ink slightly sunned with very good contrast. Framed to 14.5? x 11.5?. Fine condition.On the morning of September 2, 1945, more than two weeks after accepting the Allies? terms, Japan formally surrendered. The ceremonies, less than half an hour long, took place on board the battleship USS ?Missouri,? anchored with other United States and British ships in Tokyo Bay. In this photograph, as the United States Representative, Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN, signs the Instrument of Surrender. Standing directly behind him are (left-to-right): General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Admiral William F. Halsey, USN, and Rear Admiral Forrest Sherman, USN. Myron L. Boardman (1914-1988) was a publisher at Prentice Hall, publishers of ?Sea Power: A Naval History,? ?Great Sea War: Story of Naval Action in World War II,? ?Triumph In The Atlantic ?" The Naval Struggle against the Axis,? and ?Triumph in the Pacific ?" The Navy's Struggle against Japan,? each co-edited by Fleet Admiral Nimitz."

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        IL MONDO Lettere, scienze, arti, musica. Comitato direttivo: A. Bonsanti, A. Loria, E. Montale, L. Scaravelli.

      Firenze, Vallecchi, 1945-1948. In folio (mm. 420x288), 60 numeri contenuti in cartella (mz. tela mod.) con legacci, tit. oro su tassello al dorso. Di questo periodico quindicinale con ill. in b.n., pp. 16, 12 e 8, offriamo "tutto il pubblicato" dal n. 1 (7 aprile 1945) al n. 37 (5 ottobre 1946) + i primi 23 numeri: dal n. 38 (1 marzo 1947) al n. 60 (1 febbraio 1948) de "Il Mondo Europeo" che assorbi' "Il Mondo" a partire dal n. 38 e proseguì le pubblicazioni fino al 1949. Su questa importante rivista, illustrata da riproduz. di opere di pittori italiani e stranieri, antichi e contemporanei, il grande Montale (del comitato direttivo) pubblicò diverse prose originali. Fra i suoi collaboratori citiamo: Banti, Bo, De Robertis, Cassola, Fortini, Gadda, Luzi, Piovene. Cfr. Righini, "I periodici fiorentini",I, pp. 341-42. Solo i numeri del ?"Mondo?" con fioriture altrim. esempl. ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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        On the theory of quantum mechanics.[London: Harrison & Sons for the Royal Society, 1926].

      First edition, inscribed presentation offprint, of Dirac's paper, which "is justly seen as a major contribution to quantum theory" (Kragh, p. 36). It introduced his quantum mechanical derivation of what is now called Fermi-Dirac statistics, which describes a distribution of particles (now known as fermions, a name coined by Dirac in 1945) in certain systems containing many identical particles that obey the Pauli exclusion principle-meaning that no two of the particles can occupy the same quantum state simultaneously. The paper "will be remembered as the first in which quantum mechanics is brought to bear on statistical mechanics. Recall that the earliest work on quantum statistics, by Bose and by Einstein, predates quantum mechanics. Also, Fermi's introduction of the exclusion principle in statistical problems, though published after the arrival of quantum mechanics, is still executed in the context of the "old" quantum theory. All these contributions were given their quantum mechanical underpinnings by Dirac, who was, in fact, the first to give the correct justification of Planck's law, which started it all" (Pais, p. 6).<br/><br/> Dirac's paper may also be considered the birth of quantum electrodynamics. He applied Schrödinger's wave mechanics (his earlier papers had used exclusively Heisenberg's matrix mechanics) to develop a theory of time-dependent perturbations and applied it to the emission and absorption of radiation. "Radiation theory was the subject of the last section of the important paper "On the theory of quantum mechanics." There Dirac considered a system of atoms subjected to an external perturbation that could vary arbitrarily with the time. Of course, the particular perturbation he had in mind was an incident electromagnetic field, but, characteristically, he stated the problem in the most general way possible" (Kragh, pp. 120-1). <br/><br/> As indicated in the above citation, Dirac and Enrico Fermi discovered Fermi-Dirac statistics independently of one another. Several months before the appearance of Dirac's paper, Fermi had published his own in which he applied Pauli's exclusion principle to his theory of an ideal monatomic gas, rather than for general systems of identical fermions, and in the context of the "old" quantum theory, not quantum mechanics. "When he was asked about it several decades later, [Dirac] remarked: 'I had read Fermi's paper on Fermi statistics and had forgotten it completely. When I wrote my work on the anti-symmetric wave functions, I did not refer to it at all. Then Fermi wrote and told me and I remembered that I had previously read about it' . . . Fermi's letter had the effect that Dirac later on never forgot to mention the priority of his Italian colleague when referring to the statistics obeyed by electrons and the like. In spite of this admitted priority of Fermi it was essentially Dirac's paper that helped the physicists tremendously in understanding the meaning of the new statistical methods" (Mehra & Rechenberg, p. 767). <br/><br/> "Following the publication of Dirac's paper, the new statistics was eagerly taken up and applied to a variety of problems. The first application was made by Dirac's former teacher, Fowler; as an expert in statistical physics, he was greatly interested in the Fermi-Dirac result. Fowler studied a Fermi-Dirac gas under very high pressure, thus beginning a chapter in astrophysics that, a few years later, would be developed into the celebrated theory of white dwarfs by his student Chandrasekhar. In Germany, Pauli and Sommerfeld made other important applications of the new quantum statistics, with which they laid the foundation for the quantum theory of metals in 1927" (Kragh, p. 36). <br/><br/> H. Kragh, <i>Dirac: A Scientific Biography</i>, 1990; J. Mehra & H. Rechenberg, <i>The Historical Development of Quantum Theory</i>, Vol. 5, 2000; A. Pais, "Paul Dirac: Aspects of his life and work," in <i>Paul Dirac: The Man and his Work</i>, ed. P. Goddard, 1998, pp. 1-45.. Offprint from Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 112 (1926). 8vo (253 x 178 mm), pp. 661- 677. Original printed wrappers, light soiling, two small burn-holes in front wrapper (not affecting text). Presentation copy, inscribed by Dirac on the front wrapper: "With the author's compliments."

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        Andes Patagonicos.

      - Viajes de exploracion a la Cordillera Patagonica Austral. Segunda edición aumentada y corregida. Illustraciones y mapas del autor. Buenos Aires 1945. 4:o. Illustrations in the text plus plates and maps, several folding. 455,(2) pp. + plates + maps. Publishers decorated cloth, rubbed. 27,5 x 22 cm.[#\120927] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Folded Leaf

      New York: Harper and Brothers. 1945. First. First edition. Fine in a presentable, about very good dustwrapper with shallow chipping at the extremities and a scrape on the spine. The author's third book, a cheaply produced wartime novel. This copy Inscribed in the year of publication to his longtime colleague, Berton Roueche, with a passage from the novel: "March, 1945. For Berton Roueche with best regards, Bill Maxwell. 'If pursued, the truth withdraws, puts on one false face after another, and finally goes underground where it can only be got at in the complex, agonizing absurdity of dreams.'" A wonderful inscription, and an important association. Dr. Roueche wrote about medicine and public health for The New Yorker in the 1940s and '50s, and was especially known for his narrative of doctors as detectives confronting mysterious illnesses and environmental health issues. His work helped to spawn a genre that has since extended to detective fiction, television, and movies. .

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        KZ - Bildbericht aus fünf Konzentrationslagern

      Amerikanischen Kriegsinformationsamt im Auftrag des Oberbefehlshabers der Alliierten Streitkräfte (1945), N. p. - Contains 44 photographs, taken during the liberation of five concentration camps: Buchenwald, Belsen, Gardelegen, Nordhausen and Ohrdruf. First photo publication in postwar Germany. (28) p. The aim of publishing this brochure by the American Office of War Information and the Psychological Warfare Division was to show the German population the horror of the death camps in Germany. However because of the inefficiency of the distribution most of the pamphlets were given to prisoners of war camps. Despite the large number of the publication only a few copies remained.The photographs of the pamphlet played important role as evidences in the Nuremberg Trials.It includes the famous and controversial photo of the Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel in Buchenwald (first published in the "New York Times" on May 6, 1945 with the caption "Crowded Bunks in the Prison Camp at Buchenwald" taken inside Block 56 by Private H. Miller of the Civil Affairs Branch of the U. S. Army Signal Corps on April 16, 1945.) [Parr-Badger I. p. 188; 194., Cornelia Brink - Ikonen der Vernichtung. Öffentlicher Gebrauch von Fotografien aus nationalsozialistischen Konzentrationslagern nach 1945. Berlin, 1998. Akademia Verlag.]. First photo publication in postwar Germany [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Brennunjals saga.

      . Reykjavik: Helgafell 1945. 437 s. Rent og velholdt eksemplar indbundet ubeskaret med de orig. omslag i smukt privat halvpergament med farvede skindtitelfelter pa ryggen. Bindet signeret Andree & Thomsen..

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        Alexandreis: cao er Alexanders saga mikla eftir hinu forna kvaeoi meistara Philippi Calteri Castellionaei, sem Brandur Jonsson aboti sneri a danska tungu, cao er islenzku, a crettandu öld; utgefin her a prent til skemmtunar Islanzkum almenningi arid 1945, ao frumkvaeoi Halldors Kiljans Laxness.

      . Reykjavik: Heimskringla & Copenhagen: Munksgaard 1945. 150 s. Rent og velholdt eksemplar indbundet ubeskaret med de orig. omslag i smukt privat halvpergament med farvede skindtitelfelter pa ryggen. Bindet signeret Andree & Thomsen..

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        Le chef-d'oeuvre inconnu

      aux dépens de l'illustrateur - sans lieu (Paris), sans date (circa 1945/1950), non paginé (80pp.), 34 X 26 cm. Tiré au total à 95 ex. un des 60 sur Vélin (N°72) après 5 Japon et 30 Arche, calligraphié, illustré, imprimé à la presse à bras et signé par l'artiste. En feuillets sous couverture illustrée à triple rabat, chemise, étui, bien complet du dessin à la mine de plomb et de la suite sur sanguine, notre exemplaire comprend en plusle cuivre correspondant au dessin. Illustrations gentiment érotiques caractéristiques de Courbouleix. Cet ouvrage ne figure pas au catalogue de la BNF. Le Chef-d'oeuvre inconnu est à notre avis une des plus belle nouvelle de notre littérature. Exemplaire en parfait état. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Barbara Lamb

      John Lane The Bodley Head 1945 - This is the best copy of Barbara Lamb that I have ever seen. Clean and bright with no marks or inscriptions.The only fault is the usual one of the spine cover having cracked with some pieces missing, this making the binding a little weak. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTORIA DEL ARTE HISPANOAMERICANO. Tomo I, II y III (obra completa).

      - Barcelona-Buenos Aires, Salvat Editores, 1945. 1ª Edición, 18x25, XVI+710, XVI+930 y XVI+847 págs. con numerosas ilustraciones en cada tomo. Encuadernados en tela editorial. perfecto estado. (55366).

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        Sárga könyv. Adatok a magyar zsidóság háborús szenvedéseib?l. 1941-1945. [Yellow Book. Information About the Suffering of the Hungarian Jews During the War. 1941-1945.]

      Hechaluc (Groszmann Sándor) (1945), Budapest - Cover design and the linocut illustrations by Shraga Weil. Only edition. In original illustrated hard paper. With the original white dust cover. 216 p. One of the earliest book about the Hungarian Holocaust. Published by Hechaluc (Hehalutz), the Zionist resistant movement, whose legendary headquarters was located at the Üvegház (Glasshouse) in Budapest, a former glass-store. During the Holocaust about 3000 people found shelter there and it was the center for producing fake identification documents to save Hungarian Jews from persecution. Shraga Weil (Ferenc Ferdinánd; 1918-2009) was a Hungarian born Israeli painter. He studied at the Academy of Art in Prague and École des Beaux Arts in Paris. During WWII he was active in the Zionist underground movement in Budapest, working in the workshop for forging documents. After the war he sailed for Palestine on an illegal immigrant ship and became a member of Kibbutz Ha'ogen where he lived until his death. In 1959 Weil was awarded the Dizengoff Prize for painting. He created the doors of the main entrance to the Knesset building and the President's residence in Jerusalem. Weil painted the wooden panels in the Israeli Hall at the Kennedy Center. Sándor Groszmann (Alexander Grossmann, Ben Erec; 1909-2003) was a journalist and publisher, one of the main activists of the Hungarian Zionist movement and co-founder of "Hashomer Hatzair" in Hungary. He was one of the leaders at the "Glasshouse". "When the argument arose about whether to absorb more Jews into the 'Glass House' as they might endanger the lives of those already living there, he said: 'For the sake of one hundred thousand Jews it is worth to endanger our own lives'". (Gur, D.; 2007). After the liberation he was the secretary of JDC (American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee) in Budapest and member of the board of the Hungarian Zionist Association and of the "Eretz-Israel" office. In 1949 he left Hungary and after living in Austria and Israel he settled down in Switzerland where he started to publish books and the periodical "Jöv?" (Future). [Bibl.: Gur, D.: Brothers for Resistance and Rescue. The Underground Zionist Youth Movement in Hungary during Word War II. Jerusalem-New York, 2007; Cohen, A.: The Halutz Resistance in Hungary, 1942-1944. New York, 1986.]. In original illustrated hard paper. With the original white dust cover [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Color and Democracy: Colonies and Peace

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. (1945). First. Third printing. A bookplate on the front pastedown and barely visible tape stains on the boards, else just about fine in a very slightly spine-faded, near fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author. An uncommon title, especially signed. .

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        Income From Independent Professional Practice

      New York: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1945. First edition of Milton Friedman's first book, co-authored with fellow Nobel Prize-winning economist, Simon Kuznets. Octavo, original blue cloth, gilt titles to the spine. Signed by Milton Friedman on the title page. In near fine condition. Income From Independent Professional Practice served as his Ph.D. thesis at Columbia. Exceptionally rare, especially signed. Milton Friedman established himself in 1945 with Income from Independent Professional Practice, co-authored with Simon Kuznets. In it he argued that state licensing procedures limited entry into the medical profession, thereby allowing doctors to charge higher fees than they would be able to do if competition were more open.

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        Stuart Little

      Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York 1945 - First Printing, First Printing. This First State dustjacket has the printed price of $2.00 present along with the Harper & Brothers, Publishers statement printed on the bottom of the front flap of the dustjacket. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has minor wear to the edges. The book is in great 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]

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        Verscio. Dorfansicht. Oel auf Malplatte.

      1945 - 1945. Bildgrösse: 33x41 cm. Unten links und unten rechts monogrammiert. Rückseitig signiert und bezeichnet. Gerahmt 48x56 cm. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Coahuila y Texas. Desde la Consumacion de la Independencia hasta el Tratado de Paz de Guadalupe Hidalgo [Two Volumes]

      México: 1945-1946. First edition. Stiff paper wrappers in original glassine dust jackets in silk and muslin clam shell boxes. Fine unopened (uncut) copies, faint edge wear, in original glassine wrappers in fine silk and muslin custom clam shell boxes. Sm. 4to. Illus. with color frontis, 6 additional plates, and 8 maps (7 folding). No. 31 of the limited edition of 100 copies. A trade edition was also printed. Robles "provides rich solid history of Coahuila and Texas from 1821 to 1848. In effect the volumes are also a history of relations between the United States and Mexico in the period of the Texas Revolution and the war between the two countries....This is a major work and will long be considered a standard work of reference," Griffin p.380. "Massive scholarly account," Eberstadt 163-503. "Presents the history of Texas as a Spanish province and state from the Mexican viewpoint, Jenkins Basic Texas Books 1a. Original sales slip from Jenkins Catalogue 162, item 122, laid in loose. Palau 6933. Howes R382. Basic Texas Books 1a. Griffin 4093. Tutorow 2974.

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        President Truman appoints John Snyder as Director of War Mobilization ? called ?Assistant President? by the press

      "Partly Engraved Document Signed ?Harry S. Truman? as President and ?Joseph C. Grew? as Acting Secretary of State, one page, 23? x 19?. Washington, D.C., July 19, 1945. Fine blind embossed 3.5?-diameter Seal of the United States affixed at lower left. Light surface creases. Fine condition.On April 17, 1945, five days after FDR died, President Truman nominated John W. Snyder, Vice President of the First National Bank of St. Louis, as Federal Loan Administrator. They had served together in the same regiment in the Army Reserves after World War I with Truman as Colonel and Snyder as Lieutenant Colonel. It was Truman?s first appointment since taking the oath of office. Snyder succeeded Fred M. Vinson who had recently been appointed Director of War Mobilization and Reconversion. After Henry M. Morgenthau resigned as Secretary of the Treasury in July, an office he had held since 1934, President Truman nominated Vinson to succeed him and Snyder to succeed Vinson as Director of War Mobilization and Reconversion. On July 23, 1945, Vinson and Snyder were sworn in. On April 22, 1946, Chief Justice Harlan F. Stone died. On June 6, 1946, President Truman nominated Fred M. Vinson to be Chief Justice and John W, Snyder to be Secretary of the Treasury. On June 25, 1946, for the third time in 14 months, John W. Snyder succeeded Fred M. Vinson in a government post.In full, ?Know Ye, that reposing special trust and confidence in the Integrity and Ability of John W. Snyder, of Missouri, I have nominated, and, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, do appoint him Director of the War Mobilization and reconversion for a term of two years, and do authorize and empower him to execute and fulfil the duties of that Office according to law, and to have and to hold the said Office, with all the powers and privileges thereunto of right appertaining unto him the said John W. Snyder, subject to the conditions prescribed by law...??The Wall Street Journal? reported on July 17, 1945, datelined ?Washington ?" John W. Snyder, who up to last April was vice president of a bank, is taking over the job that makes him ?Assistant President of the United States.? The Associated Press headlined the appointment in their July 23, 1945, story: ?Snyder Takes Oath Today As ?Assistant President.? In part, ?Officials in a position to know Snyder?s views said today he strongly favors a simpler and more streamlined organization of the government as a whole ... as ?Assistant President,? he will have more to say about government reorganization than any other individual except President Truman himself...?Joseph C. Grew (1880-1965) was the United States Ambassador to Japan from 1932 until the day after Pearl Harbor in 1941. Three times during his last year in Tokyo, Grew sent warnings to Washington that the Japanese were contemplating an attack, specifically naming Pearl Harbor. A U.S. State Department report issued in 1943 confirmed that he had sent a coded cablegram on January 27, 1941, that the Japanese had plans for a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. Grew was the Acting Secretary of State for most of the period from late January 1945 to early August 1945, since Secretary of State Edward Stettinius and his successor James F. Byrnes were away from Washington, D.C. at conferences during most of that time."

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        27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays

      Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions. (1945). First. First edition. Fine in just about fine dustwrapper with a small chip on the rear panel. Advance Review Copy with publication date (January 14, 1946) stamped on the front fly. A surprisingly scarce title in nice condition. .

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        WWII Archive - Royal Marines Training

      England, 1945. Deal, Kent, England, 1945-1946. Archive of Corporal Jeff C. Pollard, a British Navy Officer in training for the Royal Marines amphibious troops, who saw short-term action in the Second World War. Consists of numerous training manuals printed by the War Office, some manuscript notes, and an assortment of accoutrements including his uniform accessories, paulets, badges, a royal marines pendant and a pin, and miscellaneous items from his personal kit. Together with 5 manuscript letters from family and navy colleagues. The lot contained in a period leather valise measuring approximately 35 x 25 x 11 cm (LxWxH) and belonging to a navy colleague W.T. Chalklei. Corporal Jeff C. Pollard, service number is PO/X123042, was attached to the Royal Marines Rifle Regiment P18897. He received training in small various arms, gas weaponry, and tactical procedures. In 1945, beginning as a Lance-Corporal (L/Cpl) he was at the Royal Marine Non-Commissioned Officer School (RMNCO) in Deal, Kent, and was at the Ringwould Camp (between Dover and Deal) in October that year. In 1946 he was at the Royal Marine Depot in Deal. The prefix PO/X followed by a six figure number in the 100000 series, indicates a rank entered for Short Service during World War II. Further research is warranted to ascertain his specific post during the war, which is not revealed in this archive. The archive includes the following: Royal Marines Insignia and Uniform Accessories: From his Royal Navy Youth Entry cadet uniform (Volunteer for Royal Navy Service) • 1 red and black Home Guard WW2 Embroidered RNYE Air Training Arm Badge • 1 red and black Good Conduct two-bar Chevron (issued after 8 years) From his war service • 1 arm badge for the rank of corporal • 1 Paulet with 2 Order of the Bath four-sided "Tria Juncta in Uno" star or pip pins • 1 patented brass button cleaning guard made by The New Pioneer • 1 Royal Marines silver and enamel pre-1953 pendant brooch / badge • 1 Royal Marine Association membership lapel badge / brooch Manuscript Lecture Notes, Printed Lessons and Numerous Training Manuals: Lecture Notes made at an Officer Cadet Training Unit (OCTU) regarding Small Arms, Duties of a Firing Point Officer, etc. 2 weekly charts for tactical training Pocket phone book used for notes on gun firing, etc. 1 Skills at Arms Record Book to record and rate his weaponry ability 7 Small Arms, Gas and Fieldcraft manuals printed at the War Office between 1937-1944 2 Seaman's Pocket-Book printed in 1943 by authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty 3 Leadership training publications: "Infantry Section Leading" (1938), "Notes for instructors" (1943), "Instructors' Class Book T.S. 33" 2 Royal Marines Physical Exercise Tables(manuals), 1943. 1 "Straight Tips for Subs" printed in 1916 1 General Pocket Companion of Information from around the world Assortment of Field Kit and Personal Items: 2 tins of French chalk (talc) 1 squeeze tube of Redfern's Sole Fix (rubber sealant) 1 coarse knot-tying exercise rope tied into a Celtic style knot 2 bobbins sewing thread 2 small bundles thick woven string assorted lead and coloured pencils 2 dip pens 1 vial of black pigment 1 deck of playing cards 5 personal letters 1 autograph manuscript note accompanied by information for civilian education in law This plenteous archive of documents, notes, and marine personalia, provides an unusual gander at the formative years of the United Kingdom's world renowned amphibious Royal Marines training and operations. The Royal Marine Corps, or Royal Marines (RM), is a branch of the British Armed Forces. It is the marine corps and amphibious infantry of the United Kingdom, and forms part of the Naval Service (along with the Royal Navy and associated organisations) under its own command. The Royal Marines were formed in 1755 as marine infantry for the Royal Navy. The first Royal Marines commando unit was formed at Deal in Kent on 14 February 1942 and designated ?'The Royal Marine Commando?'. Before long it was re-designated RM ?'A?' Commando. Col J Picton Phillips was the Commanding Officer. Previously, Commando units were all from the British Army but when the Royal Marines were asked to organise Commando units of their own 6,000 men volunteered. Throughout the Second World War, Royal Marines continued in their traditional role of providing ships detachments and manning a proportion of the guns on Cruisers and Capital Ships. They also provided the crew for the UK's Minor Landing Craft and the Royal Marines Armoured Support Group manned Centaur IV tanks on D Day one of these is still on display at Pegasus Bridge. The Corps underwent a notable change after 1945 however, when the Royal Marines took on the main responsibility for the role and training of the British Commandos. The Royal Marines have an illustrious history, and since their creation in 1942 Royal Marines Commandos have engaged on active operations across the globe, every year, except 1968. Notably they were the first ever military unit to perform an air assault insertion by helicopter, during the Suez Crisis in 1956. . Very Good.

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        President Truman signed Citation, with the accompanying award, the Legion of Merit to a Russian officer, for "a skillful manner which aided extensively in continued successes against enemy resistance "

      "Document signed ""Harry S. Truman"", one page, no date, 8"" x 10.5"", White House stationery. In full: ""Citation for the Legion of Merit, Degree of Legionnaire Major Evdokim Ivanovich Sirorov, as Commanding Officer of the 311th Infantry Division Artillery, Red Army, performed meritorious service from 1 January to 2 May 1945. During the westward offensive in which his division participated, he personally coordinated the fire of his artillery units with the advance of infantry in a skillful manner which aided extensively in continued successes against enemy resistance. He frequently selected positions for the guns in his unit and gave information to his battalion commanders. The superior tactical knowledge and leadership displayed by Major Sidorov reflect high credit upon himself and the military service of his country. (signed) Harry S. Truman"". Also included is the Legion of Merit award certificate of Major Sidorov with the raised seal of the War Office, which is dated April 6, 1946."

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        My Home Is Far Away

      London: William H. Allen. (no date - 1945). First. First English edition. Fine in a near fine dustwrapper with a little foxing and a couple of tiny nicks and tears. An exceptionally scarce wartime novel, the first printing was almost certainly minuscule. .

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        Way of Perfection for the Laity: A detailed explanation of the Discalced Carmelite Third Secular Order Rule

      Browne and Nolan 1945 - First printing hardcover. The book is very good with shelfwear, lightly bumped and rubbed corners and the owner's name inside. The mylar protected dust jacket is good plus with rubbing, edgewear (including a few small tears) and some soiling or heavy rubbing to the back cover. A nice example of a very scarce book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit U.

      [Genf oder Lausanne], 12. Februar 1945.. 1 S. Qu.-16mo.. Die vier Eröffnungstakte von Brahms' 2. Symphonie. - Anfang Januar 1945 stellte der Dirigent bei der Schweizer Gesandtschaft in Berlin einen Visumsantrag. Diesmal ging es um Konzerte in Genf, Lausanne, Zürich und Winterthur. Während die Kantone Genf und Waadt seinen Antrag vorbehaltlos unterstützten, lehnte ihn der Kanton Zürich ab. Auf Drängen der Konzertveranstalter erlaubte die Zürcher Regierung die Auftritte schließlich doch, sodass Furtwängler Anfang Februar 1945 in die Schweiz einreisen konnte. - Musikalische Albumblätter Furtwänglers sind sehr selten.

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        Dos Poemas L&#39;IPPOCAMPO Y L&#39;ONDA

      Buenos Aires, Argentina:: D. Francisco A. Colombo,, 1945.. Edition of 25. 19.8 x 29.7 cm (7.8 x 11.7"); 44 pages. Pamphlet style. Typeset by Emilio Colombo. Illustrated by Raoul Veroni with 3 etchings (one signed; 2 etched vignettes). Printed by Basilio Uribe. Of the edition of 25: 1 unnumbered on Satzuki paper; 24 on Ingres Guarro marked with Greek characters. Dark blue paper wraps. A bilingual edition of two poems by Italian poet Gabriel D'Annunzio with Italian to Spanish translation by Tulio Carella. Gabriel D'Annunzio (1863 - 1938) was a poet, novelist, dramatist, short-story writer, journalist, military hero, and political leader, a leading writer of Italy in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Tulio Carella (1912-1979) was a playwright, journalist, and poet as well as translator. (Last Copy)

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        Rendezvous Submarine: The Story of Charles Parsons and the Guerrilla-Soldiers in the Philippines

      Doubleday, Doran & Company. OTHER:BOOK. Rendezvous Submarine: The Story of Charles Parsons and the Guerrilla-Soldiers in the Philippines. By Travis Ingham. Published by Doubleday, Doran & Company. 1945. Stated First Edition. HB/DJ. Very good book in poor dust jacket. The dust jacket, which was laid into the book in pieces, has been repaired with as much integrity as possible and placed in a protective mylar sleeve. There are several open tears (pieces missing). Photographs available upon request. SIGNED BY Charles Parson across the full title page. Signed "Chick Parsons". The previous owner's name is on the FFEP. About ten consecutive leaves have dog-ears from being bumped. Tips are moderately+ bumped. The spine is straight. The binding is tight. All eight signatures are secure. Hinges are solid. The pages have browned somewhat, but not brittle in any way. In 1929, according to Ingham (1945), he also made another important career decision. He joined the U.S. Navy Reserves as a Lieutenant (jg), and took active duty with the Pacific fleet whenever possible. However, Peter Parsons, his son, states that his father joined the U.S. Navy Reserve in 1932, and was assigned to submarines. By the fall of 1941, Charles Parsons was thirty-nine years old and anticipating an early retirement, as well as spending more time enjoying his hobby of polo. He had previously help organize the Los Tamaros Club in Manila to insure high-quality polo games in Manila. Parsons was proud to be the "only polo-playing stevedore in the world." Then, on the night of December 8, 1941, a fellow reserve officer woke Parsons up and informed him that the entire personnel and equipment of the Luzon Stevedoring Company had been taken into the U.S. Navy. Parsons was immediately sworn into active duty as a full Lieutenant. The Japanese had bombed the Philippines. During the early days of the war, Lieutenant Parsons worked resupplying American submarines which came into Manila Bay, or relocating supplies to Bataan and Corregidor. As the Japanese army approached Manila at the end of 1941, Parsons spent New Year's Eve destroying what was left of the Navy's supplies in Manila, as well as the contents of the warehouses belonging to his various companies. Although recently promoted to Lieutenant Commander, he also burned his Navy uniforms as he was not retreating to Bataan with the rest of the American-Filipino forces. Before World War II broke out in the Philippines, Charles Parsons' wife, sons and Blanche Jurika, his mother-in-law, had not been evacuated with other military dependents, as the Philippines was their home. In early January, they awoke one day to find a Japanese sentry at the gate to their house, along with a sign stating that the house was now the property of the Imperial Japanese government. Since 1940, some Danish ships had been interned in the Philippines, as Denmark had been conquered by Germany. When American entered the war, these ships were seized and registered under the Panamanian flag. Because of this, Charles Parsons had added another title to his list when he agreed to serve as the temporary Panamanian consul until one could be dispatched from Panama. As a result, he had identification papers, with corresponding documents in Manila's government house, identifying him as such. While watching the Japanese sentry, it suddenly occurred to Parsons that he could use this position to obtain diplomatic immunity as a citizen of a neutral country. From that moment on he and his family spoke only Spanish while they were in Japanese-controlled territory. That same day, their home was designated as the Panamanian Consulate by the Japanese and they continued to live there in relative freedom. It is interesting to note that before the war, Parsons had worked with numerous Japanese citizens, some of whom became his friends, who knew of Parsons' position in the U.S. Navy Reserve. At least one of these Japanese acquaintances, "Pete" Yamanuchi, was now a Japanese naval officer. However, none of these Japanese informed on him to the occupying Japanese forces. Ironically, once again, due to his knowledge of the Philippines and his previous business activities, Japanese businessmen offered Parsons a position as manager of several mines, some of them his own. Parsons kindly refused, citing his diplomatic position and other responsibilities as the reason. However, Charles and Katsy Parsons, and Blanche Jurika used their time in Manila to obtain information on the Japanese and their activities, to communicate and even visit with American and Filipino soldiers who had fled to the nearby hills and jungles, and to obtain information on American prisoners held by the Japanese. Charles Parsons often did this dressed as a Filipino in peasant clothes, the disguise enhanced by his deeply tanned skin obtained from years in the tropical sun. However, after the Doolittle Raid on Japan in April 1942, the attitude of the Japanese occupying forces changed toward all Caucasians, even those from non-belligerent nations. Parsons was among those arrested and held for a period of time and tortured, then released because of his Panamanian diplomatic status and permitted to leave with his family in June 1942. Once his family was safely settled in the United States, he volunteered his services to help the Allied forces in the Pacific, reporting to General MacArthur. Parsons? extensive knowledge of the Philippines and its culture plus an established network of trusted contacts made it possible for him to travel throughout the vast archipelago and communicate effectively with Filipino and American guerrillas, escaping enemy detection. During the Japanese occupation, Parsons undertook eight secret submarine missions to the Philippines, as well as several more by air, supplying guerrillas with arms, radio equipment, medicine and other supplies. His first such mission was to Mindanao to and supply and evaluate Lt. Col Wendell Fertig's guerrilla organization. He also organized and maintained extensive intelligence networks and coastwatcher radio stations throughout the country, which transmitted Japanese troop movements to the allied forces. In 1944, Parsons returned to Leyte nine days ahead of MacArthur to help prepare the guerillas for the invasion. Later, he accompanied the first troops into Manila where he arranged supplies for the starving civilians newly liberated from the Santo Tomas Internment Camp. After the war, Parsons resumed his business activities in Manila and assisted in rebuilding the country. This book can easily be sent to international destinations with a 10-14 day delivery in most instances. . 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        OVERTURE.

      Ryerson, Toronto 1945 - Scott (F.R.). OVERTURE. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1945. First edition of the Poet's First Book. 8vo., yellow cloth. A fine, fresh copy in dustwrapper. Almost never seen as such these days. $550.00 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Paul Brown Calendar 1945. Signed, Limited, Numbered 290 of 1000 Copies

      Brooks Brothers 1945 - Exceedingly rare art calendar published by Brooks Brothers. Signed by Paul Brown. Number 290 of 1000 copies. All art is in black and white painted drawings without captions but each is signed by Brown (part of each print, not individually done as the limitation page is. This is an easel style item with five red plastic rings at top and red ribbon ties at bottom frayed and discolored but uneven & present, All twelve months present, occasional light marginal soil, mostly very clean and tidy. Jan & Feb detached & laid in, others ok. A fragile item and is better enjoyed laying flat than standing up as that is how Jan & Feb came loose. Paper is brittle and fragile in the red plastic bands. Remains more than suitable for gift giving or your own special spot in the sporting library. Moderately bowed cover has a jolly hefty man holding a long horn in one hand and a tankard in the other. Jan features a sleighing scene with a single horse trotting along at a good clip pulling two folks in an open sleigh. Feb is an ice hockey scene. In March we enjoy the spring steeplechases as several athletes take a brush jump. April is a gentleman enjoying some fishing. May is flat racing with a pack of thoroughbreds coming round a bend near the rail. June is a couple of chaps playing doubles tennis, one is leaping for the hit. July is a great golf scene as two chaps look to the left and if you aren't careful, you'll miss the guy who is up to his neck in a brook trying to fish out his ball behind them. August shows a western scene as a cowhand attempts to break a youngster who is on his rear legs, September is football time as a player goes airborne over a pile of teammates as the ref runs over to get a closer look at the results. October is Cub (fox) Hunting Scene as a rider on a dark horse takes a stiff 5 panel coupe with a rider on the top. November is bird hunting month as three chaps watch some winged prospects overhead in V formation heading south. December is a frisky four-in-hand pulling a stagecoach down main street with the near grey having a rollicking time on his hind legs. Brooks Brothers currently sells a set of four of four Paul Brown limited edition framed prints for $500. You can have a dozen here. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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