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        Pot Luck

      West Hartford , VT: The Countryman Press, 1945. Special Edition, No. 22 of 150 large-paper deluxe copies, signed by the author. With black and white text illustrations and six color plates by the author; and with an original signed etching as frontispiece. 1 vols. 8vo. Original red boards, black morocco spine. Fine copy in original black paper slipcase. Bookplate of M.L. Biscotti. Six stories of upland game bird shooting, with Clark's splendid illustrations. Biscotti p. 65; Heller 2:625

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder

      Chapman & Hall, London 1945 - ~Recent red cloth gilt rebind, based on original 1945 livery, i.e. similar gilt decoration to spine. No ownership marks. A little perforation to lower corner of short title page (see picture). Size: 304pp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: St Philip's Books, P.B.F.A., B.A.]
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        Brideshead Revisited

      Chapman and Hall, London 1945 - First impression. Rebound in red leather with five raised bands and gilt titles on leather labels to spine. New endpapers, existing endpapers also retained. No dj. P.94 creased but otherwise a very good copy. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Scrivener's Books and Bookbinding]
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        Frank Lloyd Wright ALS matted and framed [43 x 53 cm.]

      Np: Np, 1945. Fine condition, matted and gilt framed -- suitable for hanging. Typed letter, 16 x 23 cm. to Friedrich Bruns, with original envelope, and a portrait of FLW. There are two autograph corrections by Wright in the text and a postscript in the architects hand, reading: "Would you please be so kind as to pass this brochure on to somebody you think capable of translating it properly, inserting between the leaves the translation written on each side of the insert. We expect to pay whatever the work would be worth." Beneath his signature, Wright notes: "Kindly cherish this brochure, it is the only one we have!" and signed his initials.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc. ]
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        Der Tod des Vergil.,

      New York, Pantheon Books, 1945 - 522 (2) Seiten (1) Blatt 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, WG 9. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 790 Gr.-8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Halbleinen (rote Deckel, schwarzer Rücken mit goldgeprägter Titelei auf rotem Rückenschild), Kopffarbschniit. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        PETER RABBIT'S RACE GAME

      POTTER, BEATRIX. (POTTER,BEATRIX). PETER RABBIT'S RACE GAME. Lond: Warne no date ca 1945. Housed in a color pictorial box (20 1/4" wide x 11 1/2") with Potter's characters in color on the cover. Box slightly worn with neat flap strengthening VG+ WITH TWO DIE AND 4 PAINTED LEAD FIGURINES. Featuring a wonderful full color pictorial game board folded in thirds that opens to 28 1/2 x 20". Instructions are on verso of board.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Franklin Delano Roosevelt Funeral ("FDR Funeral 1945") signed by the photographer Ed Clark

      [Published in LIFE] 1945 - Signed and inscribed by the photographer: “FDR Funeral 1945, Edward Clark – Life.” Famed Life photographer Edward Clark took this celebrated picture in 1945 at the funeral of Franklin D. Roosevelt in Atlanta. “The area was in front of the building at the polio clinic where Roosevelt had spent so much time, [Clark] saw Navy bandsman, CPO Graham Jackson, playing away on his accordion while tears streamed down his face” (Clark, Decades). “Ed Clark’s photograph, meanwhile, of an openly weeping Chief Petty Officer (USN) Graham Jackson playing “Goin’ Home” on his accordion as FDR’s flag-draped casket passes by in April 1945 has, through the years, come to symbolize not merely a nation’s grief, but black America’s acknowledgement of Roosevelt’s efforts on behalf of civil rights while he was in office” (Life website). Gelatin silver gelatin print. 8 x 10 inches. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop]
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        Prométhée aux enfers

      First edition, one of 35 numbered copies on paper bubble deluxe edition. Lightly shaded guards without gravity. Rare. Les tirages à part du Palimugre Sceaux s.d. (1945) 12,5x18,5cm en feuilles

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Raskens. En soldatfamiljs historia. I (av II).

      - Stockholm; Bonniers, 1945. (Romaner i folkupplaga). 19,5x12,5 cm. 240 s. Häftad med tryckt omslag. Fint ex. Dedikation: "Till Kristina / med tack för mycket -- mycket! / Vilhelm / den 21 okt. 1945". [?To Kristina with thanks for a lot ? a lot! / Vilhelm the 21st of October 1945?]. Vilhelm Moberg (1898-1973), Swedish journalist, social critic, and one of Sweden?s foremost authors of the 20th century. He was born in Algutsboda in the province of Småland, where his father served as a soldier. Moberg worked in his youth with farming and forestry. After a few years of schooling, he worked as a journalist at different provincial newspapers, in which he also published his first short stories. His breakthrough as an author came in 1927 with the novel ?Raskens. The Story of a Soldier?s Family?, where he depicts the life of the tenant farmers in 19th century Småland. His foremost work, which has been widely translated and is considered one of the finest epic works in Swedish 20th century literature, is ?The Emigrant Novels? (1949-1959). In this tetralogy he describes the Swedish emigration to North America through the story of the farmer Karl Oskar Nilsson and his wife Kristina. Moberg was politically engaged and always fought for individual rights, and for the abolition of the monarchy and the State Church of Sweden. He intervened in affairs of corrupt legal practice and published the bestselling book ?Why I am a Republican? (1955). His political views were inspired by his visits to USA and by the Swiss constitution. Moberg had a love affair with a woman named Kristina, whose name he used for the main character Kristina from Duvemåla of ?The Emigrant Novels? This love affair has remained unknown for over half a century, until a collection of his novels, all inscribed by Moberg to Kristina [Odelberg/Hedenblad (1917-2005)], appeared on the market. Judging from the tone in the inscriptions, the relation between Moberg and Kristina was initially intimate and loving, and gradually devolving into affection. In the early inscriptions from the 1940s Moberg writes, for instance: ?To Kristina, my confidant and beloved!?, and in the play ?Chastity? he writes: ?Vilhelm Moberg?s chastity ? what is left of it is hereby dedicated to Kristina? The later in-scriptions from the 1960s contain phrases like: ?with a devout greeting? and ?from her affectionate Vilhelm? In the copy of ?The Emigrants? (?Utvandrarna?, 1949) Moberg writes: ?To Kristina, my be loved, who has lent her name to the female main character in this book, with gratitude and love from The Author.? In the last inscription, in the pocket edition of ?The Emigrant Novels? from 1969, he returns to the fact that she has given her name to Kristina from Duvemåla, which shows that the thought of her had occupied his mind during all these years, and it is also a sign of her probable influence on his writing from 1945 onwards. What further strengthens this opinion is the copy of ?Our Unborn Son?, a play from 1945, which deals with the issue of abortion. This is the only one of these books that has been bestowed with a fine leather binding, with a pocket at end of the volume where Kristina has collected newspaper cuttings on the book and its author, suggesting that the theme of this novel was essential to her. The book was translated into Danish in 1947, and in the collection there is a copy of the Danish edition which has been inscribed to Kristina by the translator thus: ?? This book, which is partly about you?? [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrik Andersson, Antikvariat.]
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        An der Barra de Tijuca am Sonntag. Pochoirs auf Papier.

      ca. 1945. 55 x 67 cm, gerahmt unter Passepartout., 41 x 51 cm, Blatt etwas gebräunt Preis in CHF: 1100. Axel Leskoschek (1889 - 1976). Mit dem Doktordiplom hat er 1917 seine juristische Ausbildung abgeschlossen und danach an der Landeskunstschule in Graz und an der Grafischen Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt in Wien studiert. Seine Holzschnitte zu den "Legenden des hl. Franziskus" 1920 begründen eine Reihe von Illustrationen zur Weltliteratur. Er war 1923 Mitbegründer der Grazer Sezession, politischer Häftling in Wöllersdorf 1936, ging dann in die Schweiz und war später 8 Jahre lang Professor an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Rio de Janeiro. Ab 1948 war er in Wien als Maler, Grafiker und Kunstkritiker tätig. Zahlreiche Holzschnitte, Einbandentwürfe zu Büchern und Öbilder aus Südamerika und Südfrankreich sowie Kupferstiche und Lithographien geben Zeugnis von seinem reichen Schaffen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        A Map of Interesting Cape Cod

      1945.. Two color (blue and white) pictorial map poster (lithograph), 21 1/2 x 32 1/4 inches on sheet 22 1/2 x 33 inches. Near mint condition. A scarce and lovely poster of Cape Cod, depicting a map of the island with a scroll cartouche at left and decorative border of island activities. Main roads and towns are marked on the map. Marked at lower left "Copyright 1945, Mary E. Murray Newtonville, Mass." .

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        A Proclamation.

      May 8, 1945., Washington, D.C. - Large three-colored broadside of Harry Truman's Proclamation declaring the surrender of Germany. Signed in ink by Harry Truman. Also included at the lower left is the original 1945 Christmas card from the President and Mrs. Truman and at lower right, the original red, white and blue ribbon. These were presented by the President as gifts for friends. Uncommon, especially with the original Christmas card and ribbon. Framed. "On the day before Hitler's suicide, all German troops in Italy laid down their arms. On May 4th, German forces in Holland, Denmark and northwest Germany surrendered to British Field Marshall Montgomery. On the 6th, Donitz authorized General Alfred Jodl to 'conclude an armistice agreement' with General Eisenhower. The Germans wanted a separate peace with the allied troops in the West in order to continue their battle with the Russians in the East. Eisenhower would have none of it. He ordered the Germans to surrender unconditionally the next day. The Germans acquiesced, signing the surrender document on May 7th The cessation of fighting took effect at 11:01 P.M. on May 8th" (Georges Blond). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        SHARIT HA-PLATAH Volume III 1945

      Munich, Germany 1945 - Forward in English and German. Also in German and English, a copy of a letter by S. U. Nahon addressed to Rabbi Kalusner VIII plus 95 pages of names of survivors, their year of birth and city of residence before they were transported to hell and survived it. Pages are slightly browned. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        President Harry Truman deals with Concentration Camp Survivors in Post War Germany, while General Dwight D. Eisenhower deals with the morale of soldiers whose return home is being inexplicably delayed

      [Germany], 1945 - 1947. various. "Typed Letter Signed ?Simon H. Rifkind,? as Adviser to the Theater Commander on Jewish Affiars, 1 page, 8? x 10.5?. Headquarters, U.S. Forces, European Theatre, Office of the Military Government (U.S. Zone), March 8, 1946. To Lt. Gen. Geoffrey Keyes, Commanding General, Seventh U.S. Army. Minor flaws at upper edge. In full, ?Now that my assignment has come to an end, I take the liberty of thanking you and your officers for the cooperation extended to me and the kindness and consideration always shown me. I should like you to know that I have appreciated it highly.? In 1945 and 1946, as an adviser on Jewish affairs for the Army in Europe, Simon H. Rifkind (1901-1995) championed uprooted Holocaust survivors who were then in Germany and Austria and made appeals for more aid to them. That experience led President Harry S. Truman to award him the Medal of Freedom in 1945 and helped lead him to champion the creation of the State of Israel. A prominent New York lawyer whose later clients included Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas, later served as a Federal Court Judge and Chairman of the Board of the American Jewish Committee and the Jewish Theological Seminary. Gen. Keyes typed copy of his ?Address to UNRRA Displaced Persons? Training School,? 5 pages, 8? x 10.5?, October 30, 1946. In part, ?The Commander in Chief of our Armed Forces, President Harry Truman, with the full approval of the American People, set the policy that the United States Zone would be a haven for the oppressed peoples of all nations ... You will learn of the problems and the many almost insurmountable difficulties encountered in caring for the hundreds of thousands of persons of many races and nationalities, speaking many tongues. All however, were victims of the most inhumane campaign the history of the world has ever recorded ... The United States Zone has been made a haven where they could find at least a temporary home and make a start back to a normal peaceful life - - a life free from the gripping fear of the concentration camp and organized brutality ...? Founded in 1943, the purpose of UNRRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration) was to ""plan, co-ordinate, administer or arrange for the administration of measures for the relief of victims of war in any area under the control of any of the United Nations through the provision of food, fuel, clothing, shelter and other basic necessities, medical and other essential services.? Printed ?Proclamation To Polish Displaced Persons in the Third US Army Area from General Keyes,? 1 page, 8? x 10.5?. Not signed. Urging ?non-Jewish Poles in the US Zone of Germany to reexamine the desirability of repatriation in your home land ... Spend this Christmas in Poland!!!? Reports from Warsaw indicated that many Polish Jews intended to join repatriation transports and return to Poland, either to resettle there permanently, or to wait for an opportunity to immigrate legally to Palestine. Dwight D. Eisenhower. File Copy of a letter from Gen. Eisenhower to Gen Keyes, 1 page, 8? x 10.5?. Lightweight paper. Headquarters, U.S. Forces, European Theater, Office of the Commanding General, September 12, 1945. Concerning a survey among ?troops in all theaters.? In part, ?It showed that 43% of the men interviewed reported that their officers had nothing to say concerning the reasons for delay in separating; that 74% of the men reported that reason advanced for this delay was lack of transportation facilities; that 15% reported the nonavailability of replacements as the reason. It is a tribute to the intelligence of the American soldier that despite the large percentage who reported that their officers failed to proffer any reason, they understood the problem involved and accepted the situation at its face value. I realize that many significant events have occurred since this survey was conducted. However, it is evident that prior to the capitulation of Japan ... our officers failed to keep the men informed of the reasons for delays in returning them home. It is imperative that appropriate instructions be issued to all echelons to the effect that both officers and enlisted men will be fully informed of the reasons for any delay in connection with their return home and that no frivolous answer be given to any inquiry on this subject. I believe that if such an indoctrination program is rigidly adhered to and our soldiers fully informed of just what is happening, a high state of morale in the men and officers will be maintained ...? Also included are Gen. Keyes? unsigned typed ?Notes on Talk to Third Army Officers ?" April,1946,? ?Notes of Address to 250 Officers, EM. Civilians of USFA, Yank Theater, Vienna, 21 March 1947,? ?Notes of Talk to Graduating Class? (Regular Army Officers), and an address to ?Third Army War Department Civilian Employees,? 13 pages in all. From the Estate of Lieutenant General Geoffrey Keyes."

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        a Pablo Picasso - inscrit par Paul Eluard

      Genève: Éditions des Trois Collines, 1945 - 8° - 168pp - B/w reproductions (Photo, drawings, prints.). First edition, text in French language. Inscribed "à monsieur F.R. hommage de Paul Eluard" (the book was dedicated to a Czech writer(. full-leather binding with the original wrappers bound-in. In very good condition [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Rite écossais ancien accepté

      Sup:. Cons:. pour la France et ses dépendances. Rituel de Chevalier Rose - Croix. Dix - huitième degré de la Franc - Maçonnerie Ecoss:. (Paris), 1945. In - 4°. m. marocchino rosso con larghe punte, titolo in oro sul piano anteriore. 63, (2) pp. Stampato in rosso e nero su carta greve, testo entro riquadro rosso. Tiratura limitata per i soli iniziati; ristampa del 1845. Rarissimo, sconosciuta al Ferrer Benimeli.

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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.

      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.

      [Bookseller: Georg Fritsch Antiquariat]
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        Prométhée aux enfers

      Les tirages à part du Palimugre 1945 - - Les tirages à part du Palimugre, Sceaux s.d. (1945), 12,5x18,5cm, en feuilles. - Edition originale, un des 35 exemplaires numérotés sur papier bulle, tirage de tête. Gardes légèrement ombrées sans gravité. Rare. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 35 numbered copies on paper bubble deluxe edition. Lightly shaded guards without gravity. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Epreuves, exorcismes

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

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        Na jehlach techto dni. 2. Vydani [= On the Needles of These Days. Second Edition]

      Praha: Fr Borovy 1945 - Obrosch., 64 Seiten mit Fotografien von Jindrich Styrsky (1935), Texte von Jindrich Heisler (1941), Typografie K. Teige, Bindung zerfallen, Deckel vom Buchblock gel st, Deckelkanten etwas berieben, winziger Besitzerstempel auf dem Vorsatz (Jiri Kotalik), ansonsten sehr guter Zustand. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere B cher werden nicht in unserem Geschõft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte, teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: cs [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Making of Scientific Management : Volume 1, Thirteen Pioneers; Volume 2, Management in British Industry; Volume 3, the Hawthorne Investigations

      London: Management Publications Trust, 1945. RARE First Edition, First Printing set of all 3 volumes in Urwick and Brech's classic series. Volume 1, published 1945, Near Fine, small area of discoloration to rear board, in a Very Good dust jacket, chipped at the edges. Volumes 2 and 3 are both lacking dust jackets. Volume 2, published 1946, Very Good, spine faded, prior owner stamp front end page, light foxing to end pages. Volume 2 has 3 fold-out charts, all Fine. Volume 3, published 1948, Very Good, gilt titles at spine rubbed and unreadable, endpages browned, half-title page corner clipped. All 3 volumes are unmarked, except for the stamp in Vol. 2. None of these First Edition, First Printing volumes are currently available in collectible condition, the set is RARE. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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        Rid i natt! Roman fra Värend 1650. Oversatt av Eli Krog.

      Oslo; Gyldendal Norsk Forlag, 1945. originalets titel: Rid i natt! (Stockholm, 1941). 19x13 cm. 323, (1) s. Förlagets pappband med tryckt skyddsomslag. Skyddsomslaget med en liten nagg vid övre framfals och med några små skrynlor vid pärmhörnen. Ryggändar och pärmhörn lätt tilltryckta. Dedikationen på främre försättsblad har avsatt några mindre bläckfläckar på motstående främre innerpärm samt främre omslagsflik. Fin inlaga. Första norska utgåvan. Dedikation: ''Till Kristina -- min älskade -- från förf.'' Mottagaren Kristina Odelberg/Hedenblad (1917-2005) hade under 40-talet och möjligen även senare en kärleksaffär med Moberg, som döpte Kristina i Utvandrarserien efter henne. Kärleksaffären upptäcktes via en svit om 30 böcker som Moberg dedicerat till henne. I exemplaret av Utvandrarna (1949) skriver han: "Till Kristina, min älskade, som lånat sitt namn åt den kvinnliga huvudpersonen i denna bok, med tacksamhet och kärlek från Författaren", ett intyg som upprepas så sent som 1969 i pocketupplagan av Utvandrarserien: " Den 29/3 1969. / Till Kristina -- hon som givit sitt namn åt den kvinnliga huvudpersonen i utvandrarromanen och till Minnet / med innerlig tillgivenhet från Författaren", vilket visar att hon var fullt närvarande i hans tankevärld under hela denna tid och därmed mycket väl kan ha påverkat hans senare litterära produktion. Vad som ytterligare talar för detta är exemplaret av Vår ofödde son, en pjäs från 1945 som behandlar abort-problematik. Detta är den enda av böckerna som Kristina låtit binda in i ett påkostat rött skinnband, med en pärmficka längst bak där hon samlat tidningsartiklar om boken och dess författare. I Kristinas exemplar av den danska utgåvan av samma bok, utgiven 1947, finns en dedikation från översättaren: "Kaera Kristina! / Denne Bog, den til Dels handler om dig, sendes dig til Erindring -- ikke om Forfattaren, men om Oversatteren. / Din Carl Erik''

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        Fernand Leger La Forme Humaine Dans L'Espace INSCRIBED BY LEGER

      Montreal: Les Editions de L'Arbre, 1945. First Edition. Paperback. Very good. Inscribed by Fernand Leger to AH Stump. Spine has some wear and sunning, sunning on rear cover as well Inscribed by Fernand Leger

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        ODD MAN OUT

      Michael Joseph Ltd. [1945], London - Octavo, cloth. Novel of a wounded IRA man. Filmed in 1947 with James Mason, also released as Gang War. Filmed again in 1969 as The Lost Man with Sidney Poitier. Fine in about near fine dust jacket, spine panel a bit age darkened, light shelfwear to head and heel of spine panel and front corners, mild dust soiling to rear panel. A nice copy of a fragile book. (8546) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Sur Nietzsche

      First edition, one copy of the press service.Signed autograph from the author to Mr. Delepine.Three small patches on the back slightly wrinkled. Gallimard Paris 1945 12x19cm broché

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        Epreuves, exorcismes

      Edition partly original, one copy of the press service.Precious autograph signed by the author Raymond Queneau: "... that his laughter to exorcise ..."Back insolated with a small tear in the foot, yellowed paper as generally complete copy of his please insert. Gallimard Paris 1945 12x19cm broché

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        The Open Society And Its Enemies.

      George Routledge & Sons, London 1945 - First editions of the economist's magnum opus. Octavo, 2 volumes. Each volume is near fine in very good dust jackets with light wear. Each volume is signed by Karl Popper. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. One of the most important books of the twentieth century, Karl Popper's The Open Society and Its Enemies is an uncompromising defense of liberal democracy and a powerful attack on the intellectual origins of totalitarianism. Popper was born in 1902 to a Viennese family of Jewish origin. He taught in Austria until 1937, when he emigrated to New Zealand in anticipation of the Nazi annexation of Austria the following year, and he settled in England in 1949. Before the annexation, Popper had written mainly about the philosophy of science, but from 1938 until the end of the Second World War he focused his energies on political philosophy, seeking to diagnose the intellectual origins of German and Soviet totalitarianism. The Open Society and Its Enemies was the result. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        California

      Monterey, CA.: Jo Mora Publications.. 1945.. Color pictographic / pictorial map poster, map 24 3/8 x 18 5/16 inches on sheet 25 x 19 inches. Professionally conserved with paper backing, very good condition. Jo Mora is perhaps the best known and well loved of all the pictorial map makers of the early and mid twentieth century. Mora experimented with printing this map on different types of paper; a few maps were printed on this tan paper before Mora settled on the glossy white paper which is the more common paper for these 1945 maps. This lively and informative map of California has place names, mountains, railroads etc marked and named, with small cartoon-like pictures (pictographs) to indicate the main attractions eg. a movie being made with a couple embracing for Hollywood, a football player for the University of California at Berkeley, and grapes and winemaking at various locations including San Bernadino and Fresno. At the upper right where Nevada would be on the map, there are pictures depicting various aspects of California life and history - all done with a great sense of humor. The frieze starts with "California's Melting Pot" depicting the people of California from historical figures (Sir Francis Drake) to the people of modern California (ending with G.I. Joes and Football Heroes). Below that is "California Transportation Throughout the Ages" from Early Spanish Caravels to "Our state-wide highway system is a mecca for tourists." In the ocean are inset pictures of the Golden Gate Bridge and S.F. Oakland Bay Bridge, and a section of 20 small images of the missions of California. .

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        Collection including letters, speeches, documents, and relics owned by Lieutenant General Geoffrey Keyes relating to his years serving as Commanding General U.S. Forces in Austria and U.S. High Commissioner in Austria ? includes his remarks upon the signing of a 1947 ?Relief Agreement? between the USA and Austria to help the Austrian people economically before Marshall Plan aid would arrive in 1948

      Austria, 1945 - 1948. various. "During World War II, Major General Geoffrey Keyes was Deputy Commanding General Western Task Force [North Africa] under Gen. George S. Patton, Jr. (1942-1943), Deputy Commanding General I Armored Corps [North Africa] under Gen. Patton (1943), Deputy Commanding General 7th Army [Sicily] under Gen. Patton (1943), Commanding General Provisional Corps [Sicily] appointed by Gen. Patton (1943), and Commanding General II Corps [Italy] (1943-1946). Lieutenant General Keyes was Commanding General 7th Army [Germany] (1945-1946), Commanding General 3rd Army [Germany] (1946-1947). and Deputy Commanding General U.S. Forces in Austria under Gen. Mark Clark (1947). He was Commanding General U.S. Forces in Austria and U.S. High Commissioner in Austria from 1947 to 1950. Secretary of State George C. Marshall?s European Recovery Program, developed at a meeting of the participating European states, was established on June 5, 1947. Austria finalized its program at the end of 1947 and received its initial Marshall Plan economic aid in March 1948. Lieutenant General Keyes felt that aid to Austria was needed immediately. Included in this collection is Keyes? typed address, possibly his reading copy, delivered in Vienna on June 25, 1947, in the presence of the leaders of the Austrian government, ?on the occasion of the signature of the Relief Agreement Between the United States and Austria.? He concluded, ?I sincerely trust this assistance from the American people which you are accepting today will bring happiness and relief to the Austrian people and some measure od recovery to Austrian economy.?(1) United States Passport of Geoffrey Keyes signed twice ?Geoffrey Keyes? (Signature of bearer) and on 2.5? x 2.5? ?Photograph of bearer? affixed on page 4, 48p, 3.75? x 6?. ?No. 369 / Passport / Legation / of / The United States of America / at / Vienna Austria.? Completed in manuscript. Issued in Vienna on February 12, 1948. Stamped inside at the British Legation Visa Section in Vienna and the French Legation in Vienna in 1948 and, in 1949, stamped permission to travel in the US, British, French Zones of Germany, and from Vienna to France, Switzerland, and Holland. Never cancelled.(2) Lieutenant General Keyes? uniform shoulder patch of the U.S. Forces Head Quarters, Austria, 2? x 2.75?.(3) Significant Typed Letter Signed ?John J. McCloy? as Assistant Secretary of War, 1p, 7? x 9?. Washington, August 19, 1945. To ?Lt. General Geoffrey Keyes / Commanding General, 2nd Corps / Salzburg, Germany [sic, Austria].? In full, ?I would like to express my thanks to you and the members of your Staff for their thoughtfulness and hospitality during my recent visit to Salzburg. I am sorry that my time was such as not to permit a longer visit with you. I should have liked to see more of the U.S. Zone in Austria, and to discuss in more detail the problems of our occupation there. Immediately upon our return to the United States we have been involved in the Japanese surrender business, and now the end of the long, hard fight has come. For the moment it has obliterated German and Austrian occupational problems but they will be on us again before the ink is dry on the Japanese surrender. My talks with General Clark at Verona has given me a greater insight into his problems. You may rely upon us here in Washington to do everything in our power to help you solve them.? The occupation and annexation of Austria, including Salzburg, into German Third Reich (Anschluss) took place on March 12, 1938. Germany unconditionally surrendered on May 7, 1945. Salzburg became the center of the American-occupied area in Austria. On August 15, 1945, Emperor Hirohito announced Japan's unconditional surrender. McCloy later served as a member of the Warren Commission (1964-1965).(4) Photo album, 14 separate pages, 6.75? x 4.75?. Beige cloth over marbled purple boards. Gilt-lettered on the front cover ?Headquarters Zone Command Austria / Farewell Reception and Luncheon / in Honor of / GENERAL MARK W. CLARK / Kavalier House Salzburg Austria / 5 May 1947.? A 3.25? x 4.5? b&w photograph on each page including two of Keyes with Gen. Clark and other officers, one of Headquarters Zone Command Austria with a statue of Mozart in front, and interior and exterior views of Kavalier House. The Truman Library has the identical photograph album in their collection. This one also includes two loose photographs including an original 5? x 4? b&w with Keyes and Gen. Eisenhower.(5) Unique oval wooden plaque, in color, 9.5? x 6.5? x 0.375?, with a map of Austria, its nine states, major cities, and connecting roads. In the upper left is the emblem of United States Forces Austria (same design as on patch above). Engraved at top: ?MISSION: To reestablish a free, independent and / democratic AUSTRIA with a sound economy, / capable of insuring an adequate standard / of living.?Keyes? typed speeches delivered in Austria:? ?Restitution of Austrian Gold Reserve Vienna, 19 February 1947?? ?V-E Day Message 8 May, 1947?? ?Memorial Day Message? 30 May 1947? ?Flag Day Message 14 June 1947?? ?British-American Ceremony, 15 June 1947?? ?Notes on Talk to Visiting Clergymen Vienna Austria, 30 June ?" 2 July ?47?? ?Opening of the Salzburg Festivals, 27 July, 1947?? ?Fellow Americans? message approaching Christmas season 22 October 1947From the Estate of Lieutenant General Geoffrey Keyes"

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        PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM OF IMAGES TAKEN AND PRESERVED BY A ROYAL-NAVY SEAMAN, INCLUDING THE WAR-ENDING SURRENDER OF THE JAPANESE SOUTHEASTERN ARMY AT RABAUL ABOARD HMS "GLORY," ON 6 SEPTEMBER 1945.; Also present in the album are views of Australia and New Zealand.é

      1945. Original photograph album. Original Cloth. Very Good. Contains 96 photographs (3.25"x2.25" to 9.5" x 7.5" in size), including some silver-gelatin prints. taken by William George Narroway, a British Marine. The photos are mounted with corners onto gray cardstock leaves, and some are captioned. Laid in is Narroway's 4pp-folio service record, printed on linen and accomplished by hand. Housed in an oblong folio, string-tied album of black cloth over padded boards, stamped "Photographs" on the cover. 9.75" x 15" Light wear to spine ends; several photographs are creased. The 96 photographs comprise: eleven (11) of the Japanese Surrender to Australian forces at Rabaul, and subsequent victory celebrations as witnessed by a British Royal Marine, William George Narroway; four (4) photographs of the signing of the Japanese Surrender document on the flight deck of HMS Glory; a slick-paper, conemporary copy of the Instrument of Surrender; three (3) snapshots of the Victory Day march in Melbourne; several large photographs taken aboard ship, showing a marine fighting party pointing guns to the sky, rows of aircraft on deck, military trucks being loaded, and the burials-at-sea of a Glory crew member as well as a POW. HMS Glory is seen from a distance in Auckland Harbour as well as in Sydney Harbour, at Gibraltar and other ports, and in open waters. In Australia, Narroway collected a series of 16 professional photographs of the Jenolan limestone caves, one of HMS Nelson, and nine (9) views of Melbourne, including an aerial view of the city, Bondi Beach, etc. Also present are seven (7) professional views of New Zealand. Narroway took a few snapshots in Hong Kong, followed by photographs of the Victory Parade in London on 8 June 1946. The album concludes with seven (7) personal photographs and a chart of the voyage of HMS Glory. ~~ Narroway was born on 29 May 1922 at Watford, Hertfordshire. He worked as a machine moulder before he enlisted in the Royal Navy on 4 August 1943. Prior to his service on HMS Glory, Narroway served on HMS Raleigh, HMS Drake, HMS Malaya, and HMS Caroline. Upon discharge on 7 November 1946, he was rated an Able Seaman.

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        Rid i natt! Roman fra Värend 1650. Oversatt av Eli Krog.

      - Oslo; Gyldendal Norsk Forlag, 1945. originalets titel: Rid i natt! (Stockholm, 1941). 19x13 cm. 323, (1) s. Förlagets pappband med tryckt skyddsomslag. Skyddsomslaget med en liten nagg vid övre framfals och med några små skrynlor vid pärmhörnen. Ryggändar och pärmhörn lätt tilltryckta. Dedikationen på främre försättsblad har avsatt några mindre bläckfläckar på motstående främre innerpärm samt främre omslagsflik. Fin inlaga. Första norska utgåvan. Dedikation: "Till Kristina -- min älskade -- från förf." [To Kristina ? my beloved ? from the author?]. Vilhelm Moberg (1898-1973), Swedish journalist, social critic, and one of Sweden?s foremost authors of the 20th century. He was born in Algutsboda in the province of Småland, where his father served as a soldier. Moberg worked in his youth with farming and forestry. After a few years of schooling, he worked as a journalist at different provincial newspapers, in which he also published his first short stories. His breakthrough as an author came in 1927 with the novel ?Raskens. The Story of a Soldier?s Family?, where he depicts the life of the tenant farmers in 19th century Småland. His foremost work, which has been widely translated and is considered one of the finest epic works in Swedish 20th century literature, is ?The Emigrant Novels? (1949-1959). In this tetralogy he describes the Swedish emigration to North America through the story of the farmer Karl Oskar Nilsson and his wife Kristina. Moberg was politically engaged and always fought for individual rights, and for the abolition of the monarchy and the State Church of Sweden. He intervened in affairs of corrupt legal practice and published the bestselling book ?Why I am a Republican? (1955). His political views were inspired by his visits to USA and by the Swiss constitution. Moberg had a love affair with a woman named Kristina, whose name he used for the main character Kristina from Duvemåla of ?The Emigrant Novels? This love affair has remained unknown for over half a century, until a collection of his novels, all inscribed by Moberg to Kristina [Odelberg/Hedenblad (1917-2005)], appeared on the market. Judging from the tone in the inscriptions, the relation between Moberg and Kristina was initially intimate and loving, and gradually devolving into affection. In the early inscriptions from the 1940s Moberg writes, for instance: ?To Kristina, my confidant and beloved!?, and in the play ?Chastity? he writes: ?Vilhelm Moberg?s chastity ? what is left of it is hereby dedicated to Kristina? The later in-scriptions from the 1960s contain phrases like: ?with a devout greeting? and ?from her affectionate Vilhelm? In the copy of ?The Emigrants? (?Utvandrarna?, 1949) Moberg writes: ?To Kristina, my be loved, who has lent her name to the female main character in this book, with gratitude and love from The Author.? In the last inscription, in the pocket edition of ?The Emigrant Novels? from 1969, he returns to the fact that she has given her name to Kristina from Duvemåla, which shows that the thought of her had occupied his mind during all these years, and it is also a sign of her probable influence on his writing from 1945 onwards. What further strengthens this opinion is the copy of ?Our Unborn Son?, a play from 1945, which deals with the issue of abortion. This is the only one of these books that has been bestowed with a fine leather binding, with a pocket at end of the volume where Kristina has collected newspaper cuttings on the book and its author, suggesting that the theme of this novel was essential to her. The book was translated into Danish in 1947, and in the collection there is a copy of the Danish edition which has been inscribed to Kristina by the translator thus: ?? This book, which is partly about you?? [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Animal Farm

      London: Secker & Warburg 1945. recently bound in a lovely full dark green morocco with gilt lettering and lines. Top edge gilt, nice clean copy. . Near Fine. Full Morocco. First Edition. 1945. 8vo..

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        The Pursuit of Love

      Hamish Hamilton, 1945, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, 1st Editionthe jacket is a colour facsimile of the true first issue jacket. the jacket that the copy was taken from is rather worn and marked. the book has no inscriptions and is well bound. the boards are shelf rubbed and lightly marked. the binding is excellent Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 15fg.

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        PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM OF IMAGES TAKEN AND PRESERVED BY A ROYAL-NAVY SEAMAN, INCLUDING THE WAR-ENDING SURRENDER OF THE JAPANESE SOUTHEASTERN ARMY AT RABAUL ABOARD HMS "GLORY," ON 6 SEPTEMBER 1945.; Also present in the album are views of Australia and New Zealand.é

      1945. Original photograph album. Original Cloth. Very Good. Contains 96 photographs (3.25"x2.25" to 9.5" x 7.5" in size), including some silver-gelatin prints. taken by William George Narroway, a British Marine. The photos are mounted with corners onto gray cardstock leaves, and some are captioned. Laid in is Narroway's 4pp-folio service record, printed on linen and accomplished by hand. Housed in an oblong folio, string-tied album of black cloth over padded boards, stamped "Photographs" on the cover. 9.75" x 15" Light wear to spine ends; several photographs are creased. The 96 photographs comprise: eleven (11) of the Japanese Surrender to Australian forces at Rabaul, and subsequent victory celebrations as witnessed by a British Royal Marine, William George Narroway; four (4) photographs of the signing of the Japanese Surrender document on the flight deck of HMS Glory; a slick-paper, conemporary copy of the Instrument of Surrender; three (3) snapshots of the Victory Day march in Melbourne; several large photographs taken aboard ship, showing a marine fighting party pointing guns to the sky, rows of aircraft on deck, military trucks being loaded, and the burials-at-sea of a Glory crew member as well as a POW. HMS Glory is seen from a distance in Auckland Harbour as well as in Sydney Harbour, at Gibraltar and other ports, and in open waters. In Australia, Narroway collected a series of 16 professional photographs of the Jenolan limestone caves, one of HMS Nelson, and nine (9) views of Melbourne, including an aerial view of the city, Bondi Beach, etc. Also present are seven (7) professional views of New Zealand. Narroway took a few snapshots in Hong Kong, followed by photographs of the Victory Parade in London on 8 June 1946. The album concludes with seven (7) personal photographs and a chart of the voyage of HMS Glory. ~~ Narroway was born on 29 May 1922 at Watford, Hertfordshire. He worked as a machine moulder before he enlisted in the Royal Navy on 4 August 1943. Prior to his service on HMS Glory, Narroway served on HMS Raleigh, HMS Drake, HMS Malaya, and HMS Caroline. Upon discharge on 7 November 1946, he was rated an Able Seaman.

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        Stuart Little

      1945. first edition. A Realistic Fantasy About A Talking Mouse"WHITE, E.B. Stuart Little. Pictures by Garth Williams. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1945. First edition (stated on copyright page with 10-5 and I-U). Octavo (8 x 5 1/4 inches; 202 x 134 mm.). viii, 131, [1 blank] pp. Five full-page line drawings (including frontispiece) and numerous line-drawings in the text.Publishers gray linen over boards, front cover and spine pictorially decorated in orange and green, pictorial endpapers printed in green. A fine copy in the original first issue color pictorial dust jacket (with $2.00 on front flap). Jacket spine very slightly darkened, minimal wear at top of spine, a few short edge tears, otherwise excellent.E[lwyn] B[rooks] White (1899-1985) first book for children. Stuart Little is a 1945 children's novel widely recognized as a classic in children's literature. Stuart Little was illustrated by the subsequently award-winning artist Garth Williams, also his first work for children. It is a realistic fantasy about a talking mouse, Stuart Little, born to human parents in New York City.Garth Montgomery Williams (1912-1996) was an American artist who came to prominence in the American postwar era as an illustrator of children's books. Many of the books he illustrated have become classics of American children's literature. In Stuart Little, Charlotte?'s Web, and in the Little House series of books of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Williams's drawings have become inseparable from how we think of those stories. In that respect... Williams's work belongs in the same class as Sir John Tenniel?'s drawings for Alice in Wonderland, or Ernest Shepard?'s illustrations for Winnie the Pooh.Hall, A13

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        De corporis humani structura et usu libri III. (Basel), Froben, 1583. 4 Bll., 197 S., 2 Bll., 51 num. Bll. mit 50 ganzseitigen Kupfern, 1 ganzseitigen Holzschnitt-Druckermarke und 2 Titeldruckermarken. Mod. Pp. (leicht fleckig).

      . . Zweiter Druck der ersten Ausgabe, selten. - Hirsch-H. IV, 585. VD 16, P3352. Waller I, 332. DSB XI, 33. Choulant/Frank, History and bibliography of anatomic illustration (1945) S. 216. - Platter is known today for his medical activity and his works on human pathology, especially De corporis humana structura, which made him famous. He was a faithful disciple of Eustachi, Falloppio, and above all, of Vesalius, from whose De humani corporis fabrica much of his own writing on anatomy was derived. From his books and especially from his public autopsies, which he performed in Basel, he soon acquired a reputation as an important anatomist. (DSB). - ... The third book had a seperate title: Liber tertius, coporis humani partium per icones delineatarum explicatio ... and contains fifty etched copperplates, with a page text for each. The engravings are drawn in a free and spirited manner. The bones and the muscles are the best after the manner of the contemporaneous Swiss painters, Christoph Maurer and Tobias Stimmer. The etching was done perhaps by Abel Stimmer. In the book itself no suggestion as to the artist is made, no can we find anything about the artist in the author's autobiography published by Fechter. The illustrations are chiefly after Vesalius. One plate is after Coiter, but none of Valverde's figures have been copied, inasmuch as the plate of the cutaneous veins, which shows at least some resemblance to one of Valverd's plates, represents the body in a different position. Haller thinks that some of the figures are the result of Plater's personal investigations. (Choulant/Frank). - Der erste Druck der ersten Auflage erschien von 1581 - 1583. (Das dritte Buch erschien mit einem 1581 datierten Titelblatt das beim vorliegenden zweiten Druck gegen ein mit 1583 datiertes Titelblatt ausgetauscht wurde). Vereinzelt tauchen Exemplare mit einem Porträt Platters auf (ist aber keiner Bibliographie bekannt, ebenso kennen die meisten Bibliographien nur den vorliegenden 2. Druck der ersten Auflage). - Titel und Bl. 48 bis 50 von Teil 3 mit kleinen Wurmgängen (ohne Text- bzw. Bildverlust), das erste ganzseitige Kupfer knapp beschnitten. Titel und Widmungsbl. mit gelöschtem Stempel. Sonst etw. gebräunt bzw. etw. fleckig.

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

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

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        The Rescue: A Melodrama For Broadcasting Based On Homer's Odyssey

      London: Secker & Warburg 1945. 96 pp. No. 239 of an edition limited to 850 copies. INSCRIBED by the artist Henry Moore to the art dealer J. P. Cochrane and dated 24 March 1948. Blue cloth in dw. Top edge gilt. Printed on handmade paper. With six plates, four in colour, by Henry Moore. A play written in collaboration with Benjamin Britten. Dw slightly marked with slight wear to spine ends. . Near Fine. Cloth. First Edition. 1945. 8vo..

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        Un anno sull'altipiano

      EINAUDI, 1945. 1945 prima edizione, 12mo 217pp - Brossura - Stato libro: MOLTO BUONO lievi rossure al piatto anteriore, lievi sgualciture, firma alla prima bianca, pagine brunite, menda al piatto posteriore catalogo Narrativa italiana - Italian Fiction . collana SAGGI 59.

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        Rose Lourdin. Gravures originales de Maurice Barraud

      H. L. Mermod, Lausanne 1945 - Ouvrage de 48 pages, non reliées, non rognées et comprenant 7 gravures originales de Maurice Barraud, avec monogramme dans chaque composition, en hors-texte. Ce présent ouvrage, édité par H. L. Mermod, à Lausanne, a été achevé d'imprimer, sur les presses d'Albert Kündig, à Genève, le 30 juin 1945. Il a été tiré : 20 exemplaires sur Guarro Molivell, à la main, avec une suite des gravures signées sur chine, exemplaires numérotés de I à XX, ainsi que 100 exemplaires numérotés de 1 à 100. Les cuivres ont été barrés après le tirage. Notre exemplaire porte le numéro V, avec, dessous, l'initiale « M » apposée par Henry-Louis Mermod, écrits à la main et en rouge. C'est donc un des vingt exemplaires offrant une répétition des 7 gravures, toutes signées en dessous par Maurice Barraud (1889-1954). Couverture illustrée sur le 1er plat, rempliée. L'illustration de la couverture est répétée sur le frontispice, elle représente une main pointant vers le bas et tenant délicatement une rose. Composition en rouge. Rhodoïd translucide de protection. Etat : Très bon, avec quelques menus effets de l'ancienneté. Traces de papier collant sur les feuilles vierges solidaires de la couverture. 29 x 23.5 x 1 cm 285g. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Untitled I

      Johannesburg 1945 - Jabulani Ntuli (1898-1988) was a South African self taught artist, who sought to depict his surroundings and Zulu life. This piece is from his early career, when he was working as a gardener and domestic worker. With mountains in the background, Ntuli depicts a circular settlement of huts and a crowd of warriors. Small chip and tear at lower right corner. Pencil drawing with watercolor. Image measures 11" x 15".

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