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        The Folded Leaf

      New York: Harper and Brothers. 1945. First. First edition. Faint stains and some creases on the edges of first few leaves, corners a little bumped, about very good in poor, tattered and chipped dustwrapper. Signed by the author, his third book, a cheaply produced wartime novel. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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'IPPOCAMPO Y L'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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      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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        As we may think

      1945. Bush, Vannevar (1890-1974). As we may think. In The Atlantic Monthly 176, no. 1 (July 1945): 101-8. 262 x 191 mm. Whole volume, bound in blue buckram. Very good. First Edition. Bush's article describes his proposed "Memex" system for organizing, storing, retrieving, and linking information. Inspired by microfilm technology-which in 1945 represented the most advanced means of storing large amounts of information-Bush conceived of the Memex as consisting of a desk equipped with projection screens, buttons and levers, a keyboard, and a storage system designed to provide instant access to microfilmed books, periodicals, documents, photographs, etc. The Memex system would allow pieces of data to be linked into permanent "information trails" dictated by the individual user's needs, which could be called up again and modified at any future date. The Memex thus represented (to Bush's mind) a mechanical analog of the associative faculty of the human brain, one whose function was to support and extend the powers of human memory and association (Nyce and Kahn 1991, 57).In his effort to design a machine that would serve as an analogy to the human memory, Bush's thoughts paralleled those of John von Neumann, who set out the theory of the stored-program computer at almost exactly the same time. Even though both men were thinking and writing about quite different subjects, each was attempting to imagine mechanical ways of processing information that were analogous to the human brain. Von Neumann attempted to model the stored-program computer after an abstract model of the way the brain's information-processing methods were then theoretically understood. He expressed this attempt in his privately circulated First Draft of a Report on the EDVAC (1945), incorporating his own ideas and those of the Moore School group working on EDVAC. Unlike von Neumann's seminal report, Bush's general exposition of the Memex concept, emphasizing the individual relationship between user and machine, had little or no influence when it was originally published. Only after the development of the personal computer and hyperlinks on the World Wide Web was Bush's paper resurrected as a remarkably early expression of ideas that were eventually realized in a different way on the Internet. OOC 519. Minsky 1963, 483.

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        Pitcher, Candlestick and Enameled Pan

      1945. Wool tapestry after the painting. 97 x 120 cm. 38 x 47.5 inches. Picasso Project no. 45-012.

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      1945 - un tapuscrit , reliure cartonnée demi-papier marron imitation cuir in-quarto, dos muet ,papier marbré vert aux plats, titre tapé à la machine en bleu sur rectangle en papier blanc au centre du premier plat, sans illustrations, 295 pages imprimées d'un seul côté, sans date: 1945 environ tapuscrit , non édité.(Noté : à tenir inédit et ne pas communiquer sans autorisation. A. Gernoux).rareté [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Important Truman document written 5 days before FDR's death

      "Manuscript signed ""Best wishes to Erans Finnegan / from Harry Truman,"" 5 pages, page one 8"" x 3, pages two through five 8"" x 12.5"". Buffalo, New York. April 7, 1945. Waterstained, with edge wear, partial separations at folds, and internal tear. Completely legible with bold Truman signature. Good condition. A scarce speech transcript from an address delivered to the Erie County Democratic Committee only five days before he would assume the Presidency upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. The transcript, entitled ""The Job Ahead"", is inscribed at the top of the first page: ""Best wishes to Erans Finnegan from Harry Truman."" Undoubtedly signed in the rare period based on the ""now President U.S."" inscription. The speech looks ahead to the state of the nation at and after World War II and reads in part: ""...Prosperity, like peace, is an elusive state of affairs, which can easily be lost by neglect...America will never again permit the callous indifference, the economic and political inaptitude of the late twenties and early thirties to return to political power. No depression will be allowed to grow, like a Frankenstein monster, ultimately threatening our entire social structure...We hear much about the problem of returning veterans. Well, this time there surely will be no Bonus Army! Already we have created the Veterans' Bill of Rights, which contains a whole program for a modest repayment of our everlasting debt to thos to whom we owe our freedom...Fear has been expressed that when our fighting forces return these new workers might flood the labor market and threaten us with heavy unemployment...According to an official poll, after the war doubt one-fifth of our 18 million women employees will be anxious to return to their homes. These three and a half million women alone may provide sufficient jobs for most veterans seeking brief, about six million people may be expected to leave the nation's labor force when victory comes, while there are only about four million veterans ready to step into their places. Modern scientific discoveries should give rise to new important industries. Therefore, if our high production is maintained, or increased to meet the demands of peace, America may actually experience manpower shortages for some time in certain localities..."""

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      E. Flammarion 1945 - In-4 carré ( 285 X 225 mm ) de 340 pages, broché sous couverture illustrée en couleurs rempliée, chemise et étui de l'éditeur, témoins. Premier tirage des 120 compositions originales d' Albert DUBOUT, dont 18 hors-texte et 1 sur double page, aquarellées au pochoir par Edmond VAIREL. 1 des 550 premiers exemplaires de luxe numérotés sur vélin d'Arches à la forme, bien complet du second état de la fameuse planche double: "Inauguration de la Vespasienne Municipale". Très rare en grand papier. Une des meilleurs interprétations de DUBOUT. Parfait état. illustré-moderne Litterature [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Petit Bestiaire

      Paris: NRF, 1945. First edition. Original printed wrappers; glassine dust jacket. One of 330 unnumbered Copies on Arches pur fil. Eight evocative in-text color etching by Marie Laurencin. In orange cloth chemise and slipcae with printed label. Fine.

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        De profundis

      EDIZIONI DELLA CHIMERA 1945 1 Epistola in carcere at vinculis. Brano di una lettera in lingua inglese scritta dal poeta ad un suo amico Lord Alfred Douglas nell'anno 1897. Officina Bodoni, Verona, 1945. In 8vo, carattere Garamond corpo 16 e 18 tondo e corsivo. Tiratura 125 esemplari. Rilegatura in pergamena. esemplare n.67In buone condizioni.

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        Sparkling Cyanide Signed

      UK: Collins, 1945. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Sparkling Cyanide by Agatha Christie SIGNED First Edition published by Collins 1945. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning, no loose or damaged pages. A VG copy in original first state dust jacket - not price clipped. SIGNED BY AGATHA CHRISTIE on title page.

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        The Prisoner of War. Vol 1, No. 1 to Vol. 4 No. 39 Final Issue. Complete Run of the Official Journal of the Prisoners of War Dept. Of the Red Cross & St. John War Organization May 1942 - July 1945. Articles by Winston S. Churchill - 8 Parts : Vera Lynn

      London: Red Cross & ST John War Organization 1945-1945, 1st edition. (Softcover) Near fine. Large octavo. Illustrated with photos. Original magazine format. Fine condition. Very interesting and rare Prisioner of War journal, complete as issued with very good Churchill content..

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        My Home Is Far Away

      William H. Allen, London 1945 - 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. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      USA Newsweek 1945. Contents: Nash car color ad inside front cover; Commercial Solvents Corp. ad with great Iwo Jima beach landing photo; Chrysler *Fluid Drive* color ad; Only Stalin of first trio is left but Attlee carries on where Churchill left off; Very graphic 6-photo sequence of a 'Jap' being burned to death by a flame-thrower; British Labor landslide stirs the world - the winning issue was not Churchill but new homes and jobs for Britons; Photo of a masked 'squeeler' identifying Gestapo agents hiding in the ranks of the Wehrmacht in Norway; Nice color ad for Martin aircraft; Photo of Dutch people tearing up trolly blocks for desperately needed fuel; Trial of Marshal Petain in France; Amazing coverage of B-25 Mitchell bomber striking the Empire State building - the diagram looks just like what the world witnessed September 11th, 2001; The Big Playhouse - Michigan's cushy prison at Jackson; Japan on the ropes - strikes at Kure naval base cover harbor with blazing ships - B-29s blast forewarned cities; Photo of American troops from Europe massing in Manila; *Super* color centerfold featuring a 1942 yellow Buick convertible; photo of leaflet dropped on Jap cities prior to bombing (with article); Photo of Canadian General Crerar who's army has been dissolved; Kaiser lines up Graham-Paige in march toward reconversion - with Frazer's selling genius added to Western Steel facilities, Combine's one need is capital; Photo of experimental helicopter, the PV-3, in flight; Nice color Imperial whiskey ad; Surplus problem - whether to scrap the Office of War Information's (OWI) profitable magazines abroad; Swiss family air force - survival training; Motorola radio ad; Great color Union Pacific Railroad ad with emphasis upon beautiful Washington state; Unmarked with average wear. Address label atop front cover. A sound copy. First Edition Paperback 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall; First Edition. Good

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        The Air-Conditioned Nightmare

      (New York): New Directions Book. (1945). First. First American edition. Modest foxing on the boards, very good or better in very good first issue dustwrapper with shallow chips at the crown. Inscribed to his second wife June Mansfield by Miller and his third wife, Janina Martha Lepska: "Merry Xmas to June from Henry & Lepska. 1945." Miller appears to have supplied Lepska's signature. Miller married Lepska, a philosophy student who was thirty years his junior, in 1944. She bore him two sons before they divorced in 1952. A handsome copy with a great association. .

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        27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays

      Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions. (Stated 1945, actually 1949). First. Second printing with new Introduction by the author. Fine in just about fine dustwrapper with a couple of tiny chips. Signed by Williams. A surprisingly scarce title in nice condition. .

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        LA LEGENDE D'ETANA. Poème sumérien, gravé par A. AUCLAIR.

      1945 - Sans lieu, nom d'éditeur, ni date [20 décembre 1945]. Grand in-quarto (243 X 293) maroquin brun, deux double nerfs au dos, titre doré en long, doublure de veau fauve bordée d'un quadruple filet à froid, contre-garde de moire ocre clair, doubles gardes, plats de la couverture et dos conservés, étui bordé (Jehanne LAEDERICH) ; faux-titre, titre, 3 feuillets non chiffrés (texte), 15 planches, 1 feuillet non chiffré (achevé d'imprimer et justification du tirage). BEAU LIVRE D'ARTISTE entièrement monté sur onglets, composé d'un poème de trois pages et orné de QUINZE GRAVURES SUR BOIS d'A. AUCLAIR. Tirage limité à 15 EXEMPLAIRES numérotés sur vélin d'ARCHES, celui-ci numéro " I ", justifié et signé par Auclair, enrichi d'un ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE signé de son monogramme par l'artiste sur le faux-titre : " A vous en souvenir d'Estelle. AA. 1946 ". BEL EXEMPLAIRE dans une agréable reliure doublée, parfaitement réalisée par le relieur parisien Jehanne LAEDERICH. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Razor's Edge, a Novel by W. Somerset Maugham

      Philadelphia; Blakiston, 1945, Hardback, 1st Blakiston editionGood copy only in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and edges somewhat worn. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, clean and strong. ; 250 pages; Description: 2 p. L. , 250 p. 19 cm. Form/genre: Fiction. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author to Arthur Dubin. Dated; Hollywood, August 27 1945.

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        Peleliu Landing

      El Paso: Carl Hertzog, 1945. #114/500 copies printed by Hertzog and signed by Lea. 34pp, 10 plates of Lea drawings from the battle. Green Marine herringbone twill over boards. Endpapers show scene from foxhole. Rag paper. Very slight rub on corners. Possbile (?) hinge start. Laid in is an 8-page Life Magazine colour feature, in good condition, of prints from Peleliu. Lea was a Life War Artist and was present during the first 32 hours of the assault. The colors of the feature are still bright. His drawings are said to be an authentic picture of war. Very Good.. Signed by Author. First, Limited. Hard Cover. Illus. by Tom Lea.

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      New York:: Farrar & Rinehart. (1945). First edition. Basis for the 1948 film starring Edward G. Robinson. Cornell George Hopley-Woolrich, better known as Cornell Woolrich, also wrote under the name "William Irish." Very nearly fine in dust jacket with few tiny tears to head of spine, spine ends and corners rubbed, and very faint damp stain to bottom corner rear panel.

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        The Memoirs of a Shy Pornographer

      New York: New Directions. 1945. First. First edition, first impression. Clippings on the rear endpapers else near fine, with tattered remnants of the dustwrapper (lacking the front panel and front flap). Book label of Greenwich Village artist Arthur Sturcke on the title page. Inscribed by Patchen: "for Arthur signed with great admiration & affection on this publication day. Aug. 20, '45. Kenneth." An excellent association, the text on page 101 of this book includes Patchen's dialogue, in a discussion of modern art: "All right, what about Kamrowski? -- or Lee Bell? -- or Jackson Pollack? -- or Arthur Sturcke?" .

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      CERVANTES, Miguel de.- LE JALUX ESTRÉMADURIEN des nouvelles exemplaires de... Édition illustrée d?eaux-fortes et d?ornements typographiques par André Lambert. Préface de Paul Guinard. Presentation des éditions espagnoles et anglaise par A. R. Moñino et Walter Starkie. Valencia, Editorial Castalia. Valencia del Cid. 1945. 2 vols.Folio, holandesa bradel moderna, con los papeles de Velez Celemín. Estuche. Texto francés y castellano. Ilustrado con los aguafuertes de Lámbert, en total 11 a toda plana y 26 pequeñas ilustraciones en texto. Tirada limitada a 150 ejemplares, ejemplar que contiene: el primer estado de un aguafuerte firmado por el artista, los grabados definitivos en texto, una suite de las viñetas en tirada aparte, y un croquis en dibujo original del artista. 

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        Erica and Peter

      Pendle Hill, Wallingford, Pennsylvania: Hildegard Herbster. [circa 1945]. First. First edition. Square octavo. [35]pp. Stapled wrappers with cover illustrations hand-colored. Text and simple line drawings mimeographed on thick leaves similar to elementary school construction paper. Wrappers foxed, a few scattered and small paper defects, still a pleasing very good copy. A collection of simple pedagogical nature stories for young readers, and an activity book by Hildegard "Hillie" Herbster (1908--1998) was a Quaker artist who attended art school in Philadelphia and Germany during the 1930s. During World War II, she was a resident at Pendle Hill where she lived with her young daughter Erika (in the book seen as "Erica"). The gentle narrative of this rare children's book, showing a love and respect of nature, reinforces the pacifist tones of the Quaker belief system during the violent period of the second World War in which it was produced. Rare. OCLC locates no copies. .

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        The Folded Leaf

      New York: Harper and Brothers. 1945. First. First edition. Very near fine in a very good or better dustwrapper with a tiny nick at the foot, and a couple of small tears. The author's third book, a cheaply produced wartime novel. This copy Inscribed: "June, 1979. Douglas Martin from William Maxwell. 'Mother this is Lymie Peters,' Spud said. p.73." .

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        Pierre à feu. Provence noire

      Cannes - Paris: Pierre à Feu - Maeght Editeur, 1945. Edizione di 999 es. numerati e firmati dall'Artist. broch. Ottimo (Fine). 8vo. Couverture et 50 lithographies originales par André Marchand (cm 24x21; 5x19; 6x6). Textes réunis par Jacques Kober et Jacques Gardies (Pierre Emmanuel, Gabriel Audisio, D.H. Lawrence, Raymond Queneau, Antonio Machado, Paul Eluard, Gaston Bachelard, et al.) Les pierres lithographiques ont été rayées par l'artiste. Achevé d'imprimer par Mourlot Frères et l'Imprimerie Union. Exemplaire sur vélin Vidalon (544)

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