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        Le sang des autres

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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Le mythe de Giraudoux. Manuscrit autographe et tapuscrit complets.

      Autograph manuscript of the author of 3 pages 4to published in Issue 17 of 7 October 1945 the newspaper The Sunday Landscape. Complete manuscript writing very dense, with many erasures, corrections and additions. Full typescript is attached. Between April 1941 and August 1944, Maurice Blanchot published in the "Chronicle of the intellectual life" of the Journal of Debates 173 articles on recently published books. In a half-page newspaper (about seven pages in-8), the young author of "Thomas the Obscure" his first steps in the field of literary criticism and inaugurates a theoretical work that develop later Many in these essays, "The Share of fire" to "The Infinite Conversation" and "The Writing disaster." From the very first articles, Blanchot demonstrates a sharp analysis far beyond the current literature that motivates writing. Oscillating between classical and modern writers of the first order and minor novelists, he puts in his columns, the foundations of critical thinking which will mark the second half of the twentieth. Transformed by writing and by war, Blanchot breaks, over a thought exerted "on behalf of the other," with violent maurassiennes certainties of his youth. Not without paradox, then it transforms literary criticism philosophical act of intellectual resistance to barbarism at the heart of an "openly marechalist" newspaper: "Burning a book, write, are the two acts between culture which registered its oscillations opposites "(The Book, In Journal of Debates, January 20, 1943). In 2007, Cahiers de la NRF together under the direction of Christophe Bident all literary chronic unpublished volumes with critical analysis of the relevant work of Blanchot "novels, poems, essays give rise to a singular reflection, always safer his own rhetoric, delivered more to echo the impossible or the lure of extinction. (...) Not without contradictions or step aside, and the certainty of a feverish work begins (... ) these articles reveal the genealogy of a critic who has transformed during the chronicle necessity of thought. " (C. Bident). The autograph manuscripts of Maurice Blanchot are of great rarity. S.n. (Paysage dimanche) s.l. (Paris) s.d. (1945) 11,5x22cm & 2 pages in-4 3 pages in-4

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        Lettres à un ami allemand

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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Naked City.

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Station Plan of Phoenix, Arizona Map

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        CANNERY ROW

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Det frie Norge.

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Frank Albrecht (VDA/ILAB)]
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        Carnegie Hall Program, signed by Stravinsky, of the New York Philharmonic all-Stravinsky program, performed by Joseph Szigeti, Claudio Arrau, and Stravinsky

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

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Animal Farm

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        Normandy to the Baltic

      Field Marshal The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein K.G., G.C.B., D.S.O. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Red hardback bindng with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Colour dustjacket illustrated with war symbols entitledThe Personal Account of the Conquest of Germany. Inside each cover this book has a sleevewhich holds the collection of colour maps and diagrams. There are 46 maps (originally there was 47, one is missing)and 3 diagrams. The bookis illustrated with acolour frontispiece and includes a foreword by the author which includes a copy of a letter from General Eisenhower dated 8th June 1945. Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, KG, GCB, DSO, PC (17 November 188724 March 1976), often referred to as Monty, was a British Army officer. He successfully commanded Allied forces at the Battle of El Alamein, a major turning point in World War II, and troops under his command were largely responsible for the expulsion of Axis forces from North Africa. He was later a prominent commander in Italy and North-West Europe, where he was in command of all Allied ground forces during Operation Overlord until after the Battle of Normandy. Condition: The binding is tight and firm and both covers are firmly attached. The inner hinges are strained but are holding firm. There is mild wear to the extremities including bumpingmainly to the top of the spine but also light bumping to the tailand the corners. The dustjacket is in good condition with slight sun fading to the spine and chipping to the corners. There is a tear in the top and tail of the dustjacket which is shown in the above photographs and there is some light spotting to the inside of the jacket. Internally the book is clean and bright throughout only the occasional handling mark. The two sleeves on the inside covers are intact and all the maps are clean. Map 22 is missing which istitled, 'Operations towards the Closing of the 'Pocket' and the Mortain Counter Attack. '.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        BRIDESHEAD REVISITED The Sacred And Profane Memories Of Captain Charles Ryder

      London: Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1945. First edition, first impression (preceded by the fifty ?"proof?" copies for private distribution by the author). Signed and dated by the author. Publisher?'s original red / pink cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good copy, the cloth clean with some fading of the spine and a little rubbing at the extremities. Previous owner?'s name and date to the top edge of the front pastedown. Complete with supplied correct first state dustwrapper which is lightly chipped at the spine tips with some darkening of the spine and a couple of short tears with associated creasing to the fold corners. Not price-clipped. Signed and dated ?"May 1946?" by the author on the front free endpaper. Signed copies of the first trade edition are rare in commerce.

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        BRIDESHEAD REVISITED The sacred and profane memories of Captain Charles Rider

      Chapman and Hall. London. 1945. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.5 x 5.1 inches). A bright and clean copy Finely bound in full red morocco leather. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edge gilt. A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The Authentic Arabian Horse and his Descendants

      London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd,, 1945. Three Voices Concerning the Horses of Arabia. Tradition, (Nejd, Inner East), Romantic Fable (Islam), The Outside World of the West. Quarto. Original pale blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, Wentworth crest to the front board in gilt, top edge blue. With the dust jacket. 24 colour plates, 233 half-tone plates. Cloth slightly foxed, internally fine. An excellent copy in the bright jacket that has a slightly toned spine. First edition, first impression. Scarce in such a nice jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Vlindertjes

      Amsterdam - P. N. van Kampen, 1945 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A beautifully illustrated poem for children. In Dutch. With full-colour chromolithographic plates throughout. Condition: In a quarter cloth binding with paper covered boards. Externally, sound with shelfwear. Front board expertly restored. Slight damp staining to one corner of front and rear boards. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean with the odd mark. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Battle of Angels. A Play by Tennessee Williams. With a note on the play by Margaret Webster and an account of its production in the City of Boston by the author, This publication being the first number of Pharos. Pharos Number 1 & 2

      [Murray, Utah]: Pharos, [Spring, 1945]. First appearance of the author's first full-length play. 8vo. 122 pp. Gray printed wrappers. Fine. Crandell C67 . Later revised as Orpheus Descending and published by New Directions, 1958

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Samlede dikt I - III.

      Oslo 1945. 382 + 367 + 368 s. Portr. Orig. sjirtryggbd. Ryggtitttel på bd. I noe avskrapet. Kulepennstr. på forsats i bd. I. Håndskrevet, signert dikt av Wildenvey på smusstbl. i bd. I.. Fra boken til Brud og BrudgomJaså du, Adam Hamre/ og jaså da, Eva Lyshaug./ og hører et rykte jamre,/ at dere skal sammen sys au!/ Hymens lenker skal smis./ Det kaller de -paradis!Jeg er kun den trykte vise/ som engang i blant kan nynnes,/ selv om nu paradiset -/ for ramme alvor begyndes!/ Ett visdomsord og godnatt=ord/ like tilhånds på et nattbord!Nuvel, - la meg skrive: Til lykke!/ Som innbunden avstandsvermer/ lot jeg meg tidlig trykke/ inn mellem disse permer/ skyt ikke diktet for glugg;-/ det er en slags brudenugg./ Herman Wildenvey

      [Bookseller: Norlis Antikvariat]
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        Here and Now

      First Statement Press, Montreal 1945 - Bound in stiff card wrappers with printed paper dustjacket. Some browning to the outer edges of front and rear panels. Previous owner's signature to the upper edge of the front endpage, otherwise fine. The author's first book, also the first issue of the First Statement New Writer's Series. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        WHEN WE ARE YOUNG

      Montreal: First Statement Press, 1945 First edition of the author's rare first book. Plain stiff wrappers in printed dustwrapper. 8vo, pp. 16. A fine copy with just a hint of sun at the top edge. Number 4 in the First Statement New Writers Series. Rare.. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Poems for Painters

      New York: View Editions. 1945. First. First edition. Quarto. Wrappers illustrated by Pavel Tchelitchew. This is copy number 24 of 500 copies Signed by the author, (of a total edition of 1500), this copy also Inscribed by the author to Djuna Barnes: "To my only Djuna with love from her one Charles." Near fine in stapled wrappers with some light soiling and modest age-toning. Includes poems for works by Duchamp, Fini, Frances, Tanguy, and Tchelitchew. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        TRES ENSAYOS SOBRE EL ARTE DE LA ENCUADERNACION

      1945 - Materia: Libro sobre el arte de la encuadernación, escrito y con encuadernación de lujo de Emilio Brugalla. Ediciones limitadas. Publicación: Barcelona: José Porter, Editor, 1945. Descripción fisica: fol. (27 c.) 96 p. + XLIX láms. Encuadernación en holandesa piel con papeles pintados por el artista con motivos abstractos en tapas y guardas. Lomo decorado con profusion de hierros dorados. Firmado con hierro dorado por Brugalla en contratapa. Estuche. Conservación: Muy buen estado. Notas: Tirada limitada de 330 ejemplares siendo este el nº 86 PSS2 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA MARGARITA DE DIOS]
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        Ross Poldark A Novel of Cornwall 1783–1787

      London: Ward, Lock & Co.,, 1945. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Bookplate of Eric Quayle. Lightly rubbed, spine a little rolled and shaken, endpapers toned. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with tanned spine panel and a few marks to lower panel. First edition, first impression of the first of the Poldark novels.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        TWO SOLITUDES. SIGNED

      COLLINS, Toronto 1945 - RUST COLOURED CLOTH HAVING SILVER SPINE TITLES. VERY SOLID BINDING. CLEAN INSIDE & OUT WITTH VERY SMALL INSCRIPTION DATED 9/9/45 ON ffep and AUTHOR SIGNED AT TOP OF HALF TITLE PAGE , O/W , NO MARKINGS. RATES NEAR FINE CONDITION. D/J IS FIRST ISSUE, NOT PRICED CLIPPED AND HAS ORIGINAL PRICE OF $3.00 ON FIRST FLAP AT TOP. . IT BEARS A PHOTO OF MacLENNAN ON BACK WITH BRIEF BIOGRAPHY. IT HAS A 1 INCH X 1 1/2 INCH TEAR AT BOTTOM OF SPINE 2 SMALL TEARS AT TOP OF SPINE, A TEAR ALONG FRONT FLAP AND A FEW MINOR CHIPS & TINY TEARS. . THERE ARE NO REVIEWS ON FLAPS . CLASSIC BOOK ON FRENCH & ENGLISH RELATIONS IN CANADA. 370 pp. DIRECT INQUIRIES ALWAYS WELCOMED. SCANS ON REQUEST. THANKS. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Come See Books Livres]
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        THE CASE OF THE GOLDDIGGER'S PURSE (Presentation Copy of the First Edition)

      New York: William Morrow, 1945. Gardner, Erle Stanley. THE CASE OF THE GOLDDIGGER'S PURSE. New York: William Morrow, 1945. First Edition, first printing. A FINE, bright copy in a Very Good ORIGINAL PRICED ($2.00) DUST JACKET. The DJ has some chips to the edges, a chip to the spine panel, and a very small tear to the front fold but otherwise has excellent eye appeal. PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION BY THE AUTHOR in the year of publication: "To Tee/ who is in many ways ahead of her time and therefore has to suffer for it. But times are catching up these days/ so here's luck from your Uncle Erle/ Love/ Erle Stanley Gardner/ June 1945." Tee Rose, a young writer from San Francisco, became a lifelong friend of ESG and she always received Gardner's latest book in the mail -- usually immediately upon its publication. We have in stock quite a few of his presentation copies to her dating from 1934 to the early 1960s. THE CASE OF THE GOLDIGGER'S PURSE plot goes like this: Mason is surprised to hear that someone wants to consult him about a sick goldfish, which leads to a crooked partner, a secret formula, and a gold-digging ingénue accused of murder.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.

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        Poems for Painters

      New York: View Editions. 1945. First. First edition. Quarto. Wrappers illustrated by Pavel Tchelitchew. This is copy number 24 of 500 copies Signed by the author, (of a total edition of 1500), this copy also Inscribed by the author to Djuna Barnes: "To my only Djuna with love from her one Charles." Near fine in stapled wrappers with some light soiling and modest age-toning. Includes poems for works by Duchamp, Fini, Frances, Tanguy, and Tchelitchew. .

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        Arnhem Lift. Diary Of A Glider Pilot

      Pilot Press, 1945. Hardcover. VERY GOOD. First edition & printing. Inside very good on war economy paper. Looks little used. Edges and endpapers tanned. Smudge on title page. Brown cloth with green titling. Very slight fading. Slight bumping. Unclipped dustjacket with some soiling and wear; front mostly good. Main language English. No ISBN shown. Weight 131g. Offers always considered - please contact us.

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        Il canzoniere (1900-1945)

      Einaudi, Roma 1945 - Un volume in 8°piccolo(15,5 x 20,5); legatura editoriale in tela rigida grezza, autore e titolo in oro su tassello al dorso; sovraccoperta editoriale trasparente, con fac-simile di firma del Poeta; pp. 610, (2). Qualche difettino alla sovraccoperta (rarissima a trovarsi), timbro ex-libris al frontespizio, qualche leggera annotazione a lapis all'interno, ma è copia molto buona. Rara prima edizione del secondo Canzoniere del Saba (dopo quello di Trieste del 1921), con poesie della maturità, fortemente voluta dal poeta stesso. Dei vari editori consultati, tra i quali Preda e Carabba, solo Einaudi accettò la pubblicazione. Il risultato non fu gradito all'autore: stampato in tempi di ristrettezze economiche, il Canzoniere aveva una modesta brossura come copertina, e la carta è quella tipica del periodo postbellico, di colore grigio sporco e di cattiva qualità. Per venire incontro alle esigenze dell'autore, Einaudi fece rilegare qualche centinaio di copie (la tiratura era di 2900 esemplari) con legatura più lussuosa e più solida, in tela grezza rigida. Non potè però fare nulla per quel che riguardava la qualità modesta della carta [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Applied Mathematical Research in Germany, with particular Reference to Naval Applications

      London: H.M.S.O.,, (1945). Report No. 79. British Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee. Folio (195 x 255 mm), [iv], 65 pp., stapled roneoed typescript in printed wrappers as issued (2 early leaves bound out of sequence but complete), marked 'Copy No. 438' and stamped 'Restricted' in red, later stamped 'Unclassified' in blue (with, however, one paragraph on p. 2 blacked out), covers discoloured towards edges, considerable fraying around spine, internally very good. First edition, the report of an investigation carried out in Germany during June-July 1945, which included visits to A. Walther at the IPM, Darmstadt, and to the University of Göttingen. Page 63 gives a brief account of "Ing. Zuse's calculating machines", written before direct contact had been established with him. As the war in Europe was drawing to a close, the Allies planned to find out as much information as possible about the work of German scientists and mathematicians, particularly those engaged in rocketry and atomic weapons. This report documents an intelligence mission to Germany by a six-man team of mathematicians in June, July and August 1945. Eight 'targets' were selected for investigation, each of which is the subject of a section in the report (see Table of Contents). Notable among them was the 'Peenemünde Group' working on the trajectories of V2 rockets at Niederhausen near Darmstadt (Section 1, Group 1), and the Mathematisches Reichsinstitut at Oberwolfach, founded in 1944 by Wilhelm Süss, then Rektor of Freiburg University. Pages 63-4 give a brief account of Konrad Zuse's electro-mechanical binary computer (the Z4), evacuated to Göttingen in February 1945. The team was led by the British mathematician John Todd (1911-2007), who would go on to end his distinguished career at Caltech, after doing pioneering work in numerical analysis and playing a key role in the development of some of the first large computers. In 1943 he had founded the Admiralty Computing Service, from which he recruited this team. Fred Hoyle was added for his expertise with radar. 'There is no possibility of "controlling" mathematical research, i.e. preventing work being carried out on "war" subjects. It is abundantly clear from our observations in Germany and from information obtained from U.S.A. (and, to a much less extent, from our experience in U.K.) that almost any top-class mathematician practising in the most abstract fields can very quickly make substantial contributions in the mathematics of technology' (pp. 2-3). Elsewhere Todd recounted how on this mission he earned the title 'The Saviour of Oberwolfach', by preventing Moroccan soldiers from burning the entire mathematical library of Freiburg which Süss had evacuated to the Black Forest for safe-keeping (interview with Don Albers, 'John Todd—Numerical Mathematics Pioneer', The College Mathematics Journal, Volume 38, Number 1, January 2007 , pp. 2-23)

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        Historia De Montserrat.

      Monestir De Montserrat, Barcelona 1945 - 374 p. en muy buen papel de hilo y 47 láminas iluminadas a mano a distintas tintas. Sumamente ilustrado también con xilografías entre texto y grandes grabados plegados. Muy cuidada imprenta, a grandes márgenes. Edición limitada y numerada de sólo 175 ejs. nominados. Precioso libro, con una perfecta encuadernación en pergamino decorado. Cierres en cuero. Size: 4ºmayor [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUÀRIA]
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        Spellbound (Original photograph of Ingrid Bergman from the Salvidor Dali-designed dream sequence)

      Los Angeles: Selznick International, 1945. Vintage single weight photograph of Ingrid Bergman from Alfred Hitchcock's 1945 film noir. Taken from a dream sequence design for the film by Salvador Dali, wherein Bergman turns into a statue of the Roman goddess Diana. The sequence was set up, and possibly filmed, but does not appear in the final cut of the film. Shot by still photographer Madison Lacy. Both Hitchcock and producer David O. Selznick were less than fond of Dalí's ideas, and Bergman is quoted in David Spoto's Hitchcock biography, "The Dark Side of Genius," as saying that the Dalí sequence ran for almost twenty minutes before much of it, including the Diana portion, was cut by Selznick. The cut footage no longer exists, and only a few of Lacy's production stills have survived. This particular example, one of a purported 6 known shots from the unfilmed (or unused) portion of the dream sequence, shows the actress in a quintessentially sophisticated pose. It has become quite famous over time, and has been used repeatedly in books about Ms. Bergman, most recently on the rear cover of the 2008 Taschen book on Bergman in its "Movie Icons" series. Lacy's other work includes still photography for Erich von Stroheim's "The Wedding March," as well as promotional work for the films of Busby Berkeley. 8.5 x 7 inches. In an archival mat. Very Good, with some faint creasing from use, but no pinoles, tears, or loss. Criterion Collection 136. Grant, p. 601. Hardy, The BFI Companion to Crime, p. 311. Selby Canon, p. 123. Silver, p. 275. Spicer, p. 419.

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        Stuart Little

      New York & London: Harper & Brothers,, 1945. Pictures by Garth Williams. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and upper board in green and white, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by Garth Williams. Slight crease down spine, a few small marks to cloth, slight rubbing to ends and corners, otherwise a sound copy in very good condition, with the jacket slightly marked with small chips to corners and some closed tears with tape repairs to verso. First edition, first printing, first issue jacket, inscribed on the half title by White, "Jane and Jack, with love from, Andy (E.B.) White". White's beloved children's tale is rare signed or inscribed.

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        Anatomy for Artists

      NY: American Artist Group, 1945. Book. Illus. by Reginald Marsh. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed By Reginald with an original ink drawing..

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        La delivrance de Paris, 19-26 aout 1944

      Paris: B. Arthaud. (1945). First. First edition. Text in French. Quarto. 128, [4]pp., illustrated with photographs by J. Dortes. Custom bound by Jeanne Bouvier in parchment over boards, with a gilt-tooled and color leather design inlaid on the front board and the Parisian coat of arms inlaid on the back board, handmade endpapers sprinkled in silver, red and blue headbands, gilt top. Modest rubbing and bowing to the boards, very good in very good custom made color paste-paper slip case, presumably also executed by Bouvier. A handsome, unique copy. .

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        Applied Mathematical Research in Germany, with particular Reference to Naval Applications. Report No. 79. British Intelligence Objectives Sub-Committee.

      London: H.M.S.O., (1945) - Folio (195 x 255 mm), [iv], 65 pp., stapled roneoed typescript in printed wrappers as issued (2 early leaves bound out of sequence but complete), marked 'Copy No. 438' and stamped 'Restricted' in red, later stamped 'Unclassified' in blue (with, however, one paragraph on p. 2 blacked out), covers discoloured towards edges, considerable fraying around spine, internally very good. First edition, the report of an investigation carried out in Germany during June-July 1945, which included visits to A. Walther at the IPM, Darmstadt, and to the University of Göttingen. Page 63 gives a brief account of "Ing. Zuse's calculating machines", written before direct contact had been established with him. As the war in Europe was drawing to a close, the Allies planned to find out as much information as possible about the work of German scientists and mathematicians, particularly those engaged in rocketry and atomic weapons. This report documents an intelligence mission to Germany by a six-man team of mathematicians in June, July and August 1945. Eight 'targets' were selected for investigation, each of which is the subject of a section in the report (see Table of Contents). Notable among them was the 'Peenemünde Group' working on the trajectories of V2 rockets at Niederhausen near Darmstadt (Section 1, Group 1), and the Mathematisches Reichsinstitut at Oberwolfach, founded in 1944 by Wilhelm Süss, then Rektor of Freiburg University. Pages 63-4 give a brief account of Konrad Zuse's electro-mechanical binary computer (the Z4), evacuated to Göttingen in February 1945. The team was led by the British mathematician John Todd (1911-2007), who would go on to end his distinguished career at Caltech, after doing pioneering work in numerical analysis and playing a key role in the development of some of the first large computers. In 1943 he had founded the Admiralty Computing Service, from which he recruited this team. Fred Hoyle was added for his expertise with radar. 'There is no possibility of "controlling" mathematical research, i.e. preventing work being carried out on "war" subjects. It is abundantly clear from our observations in Germany and from information obtained from U.S.A. (and, to a much less extent, from our experience in U.K.) that almost any top-class mathematician practising in the most abstract fields can very quickly make substantial contributions in the mathematics of technology' (pp. 2-3). Elsewhere Todd recounted how on this mission he earned the title 'The Saviour of Oberwolfach', by preventing Moroccan soldiers from burning the entire mathematical library of Freiburg which Süss had evacuated to the Black Forest for safe-keeping (interview with Don Albers, 'John Todd—Numerical Mathematics Pioneer', The College Mathematics Journal, Volume 38, Number 1, January 2007 , pp. 2-23) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Une Saison en Enfer. Con dieci eliotipie da acqueforti di Luigi Bartolini.

      De Luigi,, Roma, 1945 - In-8° (235x185mm), pp. XXX, (2), 57, (3), cartonatura editoriale riquadrata. Un'acquaforte originale di Bartolini f.t. firmata a matita. 10 eliotipie a p. pag. da acqueforti originali di Bartolini. Fioriture alla cartonatura, un piccolo restauro al dorso. "Prima edizione romana", tirata a soli 500 esemplari numerati; il nostro è il n° XLI della tiratura di testa di 100 copie siglate con cifre romane e comprendenti un'acquaforte originale di Luigi Bartolini. L'edizione è "uguale all'edizione originale di Bruxelles (Poot, 1875) curata da Arthur Rimbaud medesimo". Raffinata edizione adorna dell'incisione originale di Bartolini di questa celeberrima prosa poetica del grande simbolista, pubblicata all'origine nel 1873 e a proposito della quale Claudel poteva dire che Rimbaud fu "un mistico allo stato selvaggio". I libri del Crepuscolo a cura di Gian Luigi Brignone e Rinaldo Taddei. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sparkling Cyanide

      The Crime Club, 1945 - London, 1945. First Edition. Book near fine, with minor edgewear, slightly shelf-cocked, previous owner inscription on ffep. DJ very good, with slight edgewearm slight fading on spine. DJ price reads "8s 6d." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        BUCHENWALD] LES HORREURS DES CAMPS DE TORTURE NAZIS: REPORTAGES PHOTOGRAPHIQUES

      Bruxelles; Editions Perce Neige 1945 - Original Wraps. 8vo. 16 pages. 24 cm. First edition. In French. Buchenwald; 2me année, no 5. 'Special number'. Dated May 1945. Illustrated brochure on the horrors of Buchenwald. Demands vengeance for the dead. Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Pictorial works. Concentration camps - Pictorial works. Concentration camps. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Pictorial works. OCLC lists 6 copies worldwide. Aged, edges of cover previously strengthened with tape, overall clean and fresh. Good condition. (HOLO2-124-10) xx [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        ALBUM: CONC. CAMP DACHAU

      Dachau, Germany; International Information Office For The Former Concentration Camp Dachau [1945-1947?] - Original Wraps. 16mo. [78] pages. 11 x 15 cm. First edition. Early post-liberation small-format album, with captions in English, French, Polish and German. "International Information Office for the Former Concentration Camp Dachau, an installation of UNRRA Team 306, Branch of UNRRA Documents and Tracing Bureau Munich. " Principally illustrated photo Album of the Dachau Concentration Camp, photographs detail the recent horrors, trials of former SS officers, and the lives of those recently liberated. Issued by the International Information Office, set up in June 1945, to provide for the needs of the liberated, as well as maintaining records of the DP's, and establishing exhibits and memorials at the Dachau Camp. Subjects: Dachau (Concentration camp) - Pictorial works. Dachau (Concentration camp) . Pictorial works. OCLC lists 10 copies. Wraps soiled, lightly aged throughout, overall clean and fresh. Very good condition. (HOLO2-123-60) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        LES CAMPS D'EXTERMINATION; DOCUMENTS, TEMOIGNAGES, PHOTOGRAPHIES SUR LES CAMPS DE DEPORTES EN ALLEMAGNE

      Paris; Edition Liberation 1945 - Original Wraps. 8vo. 31 pages. 21 cm. First edition. In French. On cover: Temoignages de deportes politiques en Allemagne. 'Testimonies of political deportees in Germany'. 'Extermination Camps: Documents, Testimony, Photographs of the Camps of the deported in Germany. ' Contains 8 pages of photographs, depicting deportations, ovens, those murdered. Testimonies describe the deportations of Jews and resistance members to Drancy and on to Auschwitz. Subjects: Concentration camps - Germany. World War, 1939-1945 - Atrocities. Atrocities. Concentration camps. World War (1939-1945) . Wraps torn at edges and soiled; bumped edges, otherwise fresh and clean. Good condition. (HOLO2-124-9) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        [BUCHENWALD] LES HORREURS DES CAMPS DE TORTURE NAZIS: REPORTAGES PHOTOGRAPHIQUES

      Bruxelles; Editions Perce Neige. 1945. Pamphlet. Original Wraps. 8vo. 16 pages. 24 cm. First edition. In French. Buchenwald; 2me année, no 5. 'Special number'. Dated May 1945. Illustrated brochure on the horrors of Buchenwald. Demands vengeance for the dead. Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Pictorial works. Concentration camps - Pictorial works. Concentration camps. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Pictorial works. OCLC lists 6 copies worldwide. Aged, edges of cover previously strengthened with tape, overall clean and fresh. Good condition. (HOLO2-124-10) xx .

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        IN MEMORIAM: EN HOMMAGE AUX DEPORTES MORTS DANS LES CAMPS. RADIODIFFUSION FRANCAISE, 2 NOVEMBRE 1945, PALAIS DE CHAILLOT. PROGRAMME

      L'Édition Artistique). 1945. Pamphlet. Original Wraps. 8vo. [32] pages. 23 cm. First edition. In French. No 303 of 800 copies issued, all numbered. Very scarce artistically produced Memorial Programme booklet for the deportees who perished in the camps. With pastedown illustrations, multi color printing, varying cardstock (thickness and color) , historiated initials, poems and original works; centerfold programme for the commemoration ceremony. Elegantly made book, partially handmade, attractively printed. Full title: ?"In memoriam: En hommage aux déportés morts dans les camps. Radiodiffusion francaise, 2 novembre 1945, Palais de Chaillot. Programme. Articles de Emile Bollaert, Jean Guignebert, Louis Martin-Chauffier et Julien Cain. Poème de Christian Pineau. Hors-texte de Jean-Claude Guignebert et Carliez. ?" Memorial Celebration held at the Theatre National Du Palaise de Chaillot under the patronage of Comité National de Propagande pour la Musique et de l'Association des Deportes et Prisonniers de la Radio. Orchestre National for the memorial conducted by Manuel Rosenthal. The poems and essays details the lives of French survivors from several concentration camps. Subjects: France ?- Memorial Books ?- Deportees ?- Holocaust. OCLC lists only one copy worldwide (Natl Libr France) . Very scarce. Contains previous owners bookstamp on endpage, light wear to wraps, light tear at top of center leaf, otherwise clean and fresh. Very good + condition. (HOLO2-123-59) .

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        ALBUM: CONC. CAMP DACHAU

      Concentration Camp Dachau. [1945-1947?]. Paperback. Original Wraps. 16mo. [78] pages. 11 x 15 cm. First edition. Early post-liberation small-format album, with captions in English, French, Polish and German. "International Information Office for the Former Concentration Camp Dachau, an installation of UNRRA Team 306, Branch of UNRRA Documents and Tracing Bureau Munich. " Principally illustrated photo Album of the Dachau Concentration Camp, photographs detail the recent horrors, trials of former SS officers, and the lives of those recently liberated. Issued by the International Information Office, set up in June 1945, to provide for the needs of the liberated, as well as maintaining records of the DP's, and establishing exhibits and memorials at the Dachau Camp. Subjects: Dachau (Concentration camp) - Pictorial works. Dachau (Concentration camp) . Pictorial works. OCLC lists 10 copies. Wraps soiled, lightly aged throughout, overall clean and fresh. Very good condition. (HOLO2-123-60) .

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        LES CAMPS D'EXTERMINATION; DOCUMENTS, TEMOIGNAGES, PHOTOGRAPHIES SUR LES CAMPS DE DEPORTES EN ALLEMAGNE

      Paris; Edition Liberation. 1945. Pamphlet. Original Wraps. 8vo. 31 pages. 21 cm. First edition. In French. On cover: Temoignages de deportes politiques en Allemagne. 'Testimonies of political deportees in Germany'. 'Extermination Camps: Documents, Testimony, Photographs of the Camps of the deported in Germany. ' Contains 8 pages of photographs, depicting deportations, ovens, those murdered. Testimonies describe the deportations of Jews and resistance members to Drancy and on to Auschwitz. Subjects: Concentration camps - Germany. World War, 1939-1945 - Atrocities. Atrocities. Concentration camps. World War (1939-1945) . Wraps torn at edges and soiled; bumped edges, otherwise fresh and clean. Good condition. (HOLO2-124-9) .

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        ANNALI DI RECANATI. Con le leggi e i costumi degli antichi recanatesi, inoltre Memorie di Loreto opera del Conte

      Tip. Varese,, Varese, 1945 - 2 gr. voll. in-4, pp. LII, 552, (4); (4), 527, (2), bross. edit. Con ritr. dell'A. e altre 5 tavv. f.t. A cura di Romeo Vuoli. E' la prima ediz. a stampa degli annali di Recanati pubblicati dopo un secolo dalla morte del suo autore e dopo il fallimento di precedenti tentativi del 1867, 1871 e 1916. [347]

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