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        Principaux poissons comestibles d'Indochine. 60 espèces de mer et d'eaux douces

      Saigon: Léon Feuillet, 1945. Octavo, [1], 71 pages. Illustrated. Text in French. First edition. Each page is dedicated to a different fish, and headed with an illustration by Tran Thuong-Tin or Trinh Van-Nam. Title page printed in red and with a notice pasted at head of cover-title: "Haut commissariat de France pour l'Indochine. Commissariat fédéral aux affaires économiques. Institut océanographique (Nhatrang-Annam)--Service de la marine marchande (pêches maritimes)." Internally near very good, with just a bit of light foxing. Color-illustrated wrappers worn at spine, and generally soiled, but otherwise near very good. Scarce. [OCLC locates 9 copies, just five in the US].

      [Bookseller: Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink ]
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        Ross Poldark. A Novel of Cornwall 1783–1787

      London: Ward, Lock & Co.,, 1945. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first impression of the first of the Poldark novels.

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

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Original Drawing: The Bread Basket

      [1945] 1945 - A very fine example of Gropper's post-War style, depicting a husband, wife and infant, perhaps in a shtetl or ghetto. A decrepit-looking beggar sits in the background. Undated, but likely ca. 1945-50. Brown crayon on paper, 18" x 15". Professionally matted and handsomely framed in walnut, with original gallery label (Signature Galleries, Chicago) on verso of backing-board. A few trivial spots of foxing, else Fine sight condition. Not viewed out of frame.

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        De profundis

      EDIZIONI DELLA CHIMERA 1945 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. 118 1

      [Bookseller: Libreria Alp-hà srl]
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        The Crack-Up

      New York: printed for New Directions by Peter Beilensen, Mount Vernon, NY,, 1945. With other Uncollected Pieces, Note-Books and Unpublished Letters. Together with Letters to Fitzgerald from Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton, T. S. Eliot, Thomas Wolfe and John Dos Passos. And Essays and Poems by Paul Rosenfeld, Glenway Wescott, John Dos Passos, John Peale Bishop and Edmund Wilson. Edited by Edmund Wilson. Octavo. Publisher's first issue binding of salmon pink cloth-backed boards, pink title label to spine, pink patterned paper sides, top edge dyed pink. Tanned endpapers. An excellent copy in the jacket. First edition, first printing, in the first issue binding that distinguishes it from otherwise undifferentiated later reprints.

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        A Subtreasury of American Humor

      New York: Tudor Publishing Co, 1945. First Edition. Wraps. Very Good/good. Co-edited by husband and wife team E. B. White (1899-1985) and Katharine S. White (1892-1977), Coward McCann published the original edition of this title on November 7, 1941, the Tudor Publishing edition was the second edition produced in hardcover, the Armed Services Edition (in wraps) was issued in 1944. [Hall B5] The only book that the Whites collaborated on, the title went through multiple editions over the years, the last published in an abridged version in 1962. This edition is unique in that it is White's personal copy, with both their names written on the first free endpaper and marked "Ex-libris' by Katharine White and the address "No. Brooklin, Me." Katharine has also noted that "This is the 1st edition of this edition, which is the second in hardcover" -- and she was right!. Pencil edits by Katharine White on pages xiv-xv of the Preface. From the Estate of Joel (1930-1997) & Allene White. First Tudor Publishing Edition. xxxii, 814 pp. 8vo. Wear and scuffing to dust jacket, small losses and tears at edges, now in mylar cover.

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        Age of Thunder

      Harper and Brothers, New York 1945 - First edition. One of fifteen Roman numeral copies, with a page of the manuscript tipped in, and Signed by the author. This is copy number XI, and is additionally Inscribed by Prokosch to his editor Cass Canfield: "For Cass with affectionate regards & gratitude as always, Freddie." Fine, without dustwrapper as issued. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        "THE FUGITIVE" SCREENPLAY BY ... [released as PURSUIT TO ALGIERS]

      [Los Angeles: Universal Pictures], 28 July - 4 August 1945.. [1],113 leaves (modified somewhat by revised inserts). Quarto. Mimeographed typescript, printed on rectos only of white and blue stock. Bradbound in mimeographed wrappers. A few small chips and tears at wrapper edges, lower wrapper recycled from another contemporary script (at the time, due to wartime paper conservation), pencil signature on wrapper and first leaf, otherwise very good, internally fine. An unspecified, but revised pre-production draft of this adaptation of the Holmes/Watson characters to the screen. Inserted revises on blue paper span the period above. The film, directed by Roy William Neill, starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce, involves their protection of the heir of Rovenia after the King of that nation was assassinated. Although well over one hundred and fifty adaptations of Sherlock Holmes to the screen are known, beginning with SHERLOCK HOLMES BAFFLED (1903), the Rathbone-Bruce portrayals have become almost canonical, beginning with THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES (March 1939), and concluding with the twelfth in sequence, DRESSED TO KILL (1946), for which Lee also served as writer. DE WAAL 5157.

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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Ballet Class.

      1945. 1945 - Oil painting.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Signed Photograph with Stalin on the cover of a rare copy of the log of President Truman?s historic 1945 Trip to the Potsdam Conference

      "Rare Book Signed ?Harry S Truman? on the cover, 140 pages, 8.5? x 10.75?. ?Log of the President?s Trip to the Berlin Conference (July 6, 1945 to August 7, 1945)? written and compiled by Lieutenant William R. Rigdon, U.S.N. Soft cover, spiral-bound. Copiously illustrated with photographs. Photo montage on the cover depicts seven individual photographs of the President. Truman has boldly signed, probably as President, beneath the photograph with Stalin. Fine condition.From the Truman Library: ?In the late summer of 1945, President Truman journeyed to Berlin for a conference between the three major allied powers-the United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union. The President and his party sailed from the United States to Antwerp, Belgium aboard the U. S. S. ?Augusta,? a heavy cruiser, and traveled by plane and car to Berlin. This particular trip was different than most other trips the President made, as it took place during wartime. While on board the ship, the President witnessed several military exercises, including radar-tracking demonstrations, target practice ships, and the landing of planes on ships at sea. He also participated in an ?abandon ship? drill.While at this conference, Truman met both Josef Stalin and Winston Churchill for the first time. The three leaders and their advisors settled many issues, including the establishment of a Council of Foreign Ministers to further work on the peace treaties, the governing of Germany during occupation by the Allies, German reparations, the methods for handling war criminals, and the admission of the defeated countries to the United Nations, and other topics.As Truman met with the British and Russians to prepare for peace, preparations were also taking place for the final assault on Japan. Truman received word of the first successful test of the atomic bomb while in Potsdam, and authorized its use against Japan. On his return voyage after the conference, the United States dropped the first atomic bomb over Hiroshima, which gave President Truman great hope that the war would soon be over.?A two-page 15.5? x 10.75? fold-out map charts President Truman?s trip. Historic photographs in the ?Log? include Truman at the destroyed Reichschancellery in Berlin, Truman with Generals Eisenhower and Patton, Truman and Churchill, Truman with Churchill and Stalin, Truman with Attlee and Stalin, and Truman and King George VI ?" 41 photographs in all.Lieutenant William M. Rigdon was Assistant Naval Aide in the White House from 1942-1953."

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        Neujahrs-Spuk.

      1945 - Tuschzeichnung in Vollsicht-Plexiglasrahmen. 1945. Blattgrösse: 21 x 29,7 cm. (Ohne Rahmen 850.--). Vom Künstler mit Bleistift datiert, signiert und beschriftet. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Prater Violet [Rare Uncorrected Proof]

      New York: Random House, 1945. First edition. Wrappers. Very Good. A Very Good copy of the RARE UNCORRECTED PROOF for the first American edition of this Christopher Isherwood novel in the Publisher's original blue paper wrappers with both the Publisher's label and a label showing that the book was considered for selection by the Book of the Month club affixed to the front wrapper (closed tear to the lower label, light pencil note to the front wrapper visible when held at an angle to the light, small spot of residue to the front wrapper -- and a larger one to the rear wrapper where something presumably affixed was removed, wear to the spine, ruffling and short tears at the bottom of the pages caused by their being longer than are the wrappers, two book sale stamps to the first page), with the text appearing only on the rectos and without any table of contents. Measuring approximately 13 1/4 inches high and 7 9/16 inches across, the Proof has been produced by binding up the long Galley sheets, not many of which copies would have been made, and was issued in the period during which far fewer Uncorrected Proofs were issued than are issued today. A highly-regarded work, "Prater Violet" presents Christopher Isherwood's stingingly satirical fictionalized first-person account of his work in the film industry during the 1930s, including his work with director Berthold Viertel on the 1934 British drama film "Little Friend" (itself based on a novel by Ernst Lothar which Isherwood and Margaret Kennedy adapted for the screen). Of "Prater Violet", American author, editor, and film and theater critic Stanley Kaufmann stated "Prater Violet, in my view, is one of the best short novels in English written in this century." A Very Good copy of a RARE UNCORRECTED PROOF OF A MAJOR AUTHOR'S WORK. RARE.

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

      1945-1946, México 1945 - xv, 542 pp.; 540 pp. Sm. 4to. Stiff paper wrappers in original glassine dust jackets in silk and muslin clam shell boxes. 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. Fine unopened (uncut) copies, faint edge wear, in original glassine wrappers in fine silk and muslin custom clam shell boxes. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Le Maître d'Oeuvre de la Reconstruction Française (Du n°1 de la 3e Année : 28 Septembre 1945 au n°49 de la 6e Année : 24 octobre 1950)

      Le Maître d'Oeuvre de la Reconstruction Française 1945 - 1 vol. in-folio reliure demi-toile grise, Contient, de manière suivie, du numéro 1 de la 3e année (28 septembre 1945) au 24 de la 3e Année (27 décembre 1946), puis toujours de manière suivie n°1 de la 4e année (10 janvier 1947) au n°49 de la 6e Année (24 octobre 1950), Le Maître d'Oeuvre de la Reconstruction Française. Rarissime série complète des 73 numéros du 28 septembre 1945 au 24 octobre 1950 (avec de nombreuses modifications dans la parution, tantôt hebdomadaire, tantôt mensuelle, avec un arrêt de la parution entre février et août 47, marqué par un changement de format - passage d'un format in-folio à un format in-plano ). Bon ensemble (à partir du passage au format in plano, les numéros sont reliés aux deux extrémités, ce qui rend la lecture du verso délicate, qq. petites restaurations anciennes, bon état par ailleurs) de cette importante revue, absente de la plupart des grandes bibliothèques mondiales, et dont seuls quelques rares numéros isolés surgissent de temps à autre. Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Day of Paris

      New York: J.J. Augustin, (1945). Attractive book plate and bookstore label to the front pastedown, corners gently bumped, close to near fine in a bright, close to near fine jacket lightly worn at the spine ends and extremities. Very attractive copy of a book that is hard to find in nice condition.. First Edition. Small quarto. Jacket designed by Alexey Brodovitch, and published in the same year and by the same publisher as Brodovitch's Ballet. Captions to the photographs provided by the book's editor, George Davis. Along with Brassai's Paris de Nuit and Moi Ver's Paris, one of the iconic Paris photo books of the 20th century. (Parr / Badger, v1 200; Roth 114-115; Open Book 138-139; Auer 306).

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        Ballet Class

      1945. Oil painting.

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        UNIQUE WORLD WAR II ALBUM WITH MANY PHOTOS OF THE WAR w/many MP Pictures present

      GERMANY: UNIQUE, 1945. Book. Good. Hardcover. TITLE: UNIQUE WORLD WAR II ALBUM WITH MANY PHOTOS OF THE WAR w/many MP Pictures present AUTHOR: SOLDIERS' PICTURE BOOK PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: The book itself appears to have been made in Sovvenia of Germany and there is a Marburg/Lahn under the opening page, the rest of the book is filled in with pictures from the American soldiers during war, work, leisure, vacation, etc. The album itself looks as though it may be much older than World War II. EDITION: First Edition original album CATEGORY: War, Photographs BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: Brown Beige CONDITION: The outside is still in good condition with the spiral rope still being complete with the edge knot a little unknotted. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 13 x 10 (approximately) PAGES: pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: THE ALBUM ITSELF CONTAINS A NICE DEOCRATIVE CUTOUT OF SUNFLOWERS THAT APPEAR TO BE SIGNED AT THE FRONT COVER OF THE BOOK (the sunflower itself may be worth money)!! THERE ARE TWO MAROON PRINT HOLDERS WITH PHOTOS OF SOLDIERS THAT WERE TAKEN AT 23 CLUB OAKLAND'S BRIGHT ENTERTAINMENT SPOT - DANCING DINING COCKTAIL LOUNGE - 2260 SAN PABLO. THERE ARE ABOUT 18 PAGES FULL OF PHOTOS WITH SOME BEING LARGE SIZED PHOTOS OF MPs. ONLY ABOUT 3 OR 4 PAGES ARE BLANK. The book has photos of plane crash investigation, photos of MPs (throughout), photo of victim laying in morgue, photos of 528th MPs, photos of snow scenes (possibly in Germany), photos of soldiers on trip, photo of ship, photo of baseball team, photos of soldiers in full uniform (official), more trip photos, photos of soldiers with ladies (on lake or beach), more photos of trips with girls present, photo of soldier in a bra worn over uniform, many photos of MPs at work, photos of soldiers on trip to Swisland, photo of MPs at Bad Neruheam, plus many more photos of trip, photos of family, photos of girls from the states, photos of sexy girls, photos of soldiers on leave with girls, larger sized photos of MPs at the back of book on the last few pages. A REALLY NICE MEMORABLE BOOK THAT CONTAINS MANY POLAROID LIKE PHOTOS THROUGHOUT!!!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 600 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 006503 .

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        A Lion Is in the Streets

      (New York): McGraw-Hill. (1945). First. First edition. Faint crease to the edges of a couple of pages, still fine in fine, price-clipped dustwrapper with a tiny nick at the corner of the crown. Signed by the author. Laid in is an approximately 5" x 7" black and white photo of James Cagney, Signed by the actor in light green ink. Cagney starred in the 1953 Raoul Walsh film, about a clever and ruthless Southern politician, based in part on Huey Long (Langley's book preceded Warren's All the King's Men, but the latter was filmed first). Cagney's whole family was involved in this film: one brother was the producer, another was the story editor, and his sister had an important supporting role (indeed her character shoots Cagney's character). A very scarce wartime book, seldom found in this condition. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Brideshead Revisited

      Chapman & Hall, London 1945 - Green covers with boots library sticker on front. Titles to spine which shows some shelf wear.304pp. No foxing No marks or inscriptions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Tihuanacu: La Cuna del Hombre Americano Tomo I-II / The Cradle of American Man Volume I-II

      J.J. Augustin, New York, 1945, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good; 9.5 x 12 Hardback in Good condition. Ex-library with minimal marks.Illustrated by Many color and black and white plates; Extensive studies of an early and historic site in Bolivia on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Two volumes in one. Spanish/English text.; 6.5; 246 pp.

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        Blonde Nude Standing with Red Scarf

      (1945). Original oil painting. Oil paint on cardboard, image size 8 by 13 1/2 inches, matted in board frame, 16 by 20 inches. Study of standing female nude with blonde hair, holding a red scarf. Dated "3-4-45" on verso. LPC #346. Lopez #1137. Fine condition. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        So Well Remembered

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company. 1945. First. First edition, preceding the English edition by two years. Fine in a slightly spine-toned, near fine dustwrapper. Signed by James Hilton. Basis for the 1947 film directed by Edward Dmytryk, narrated by Hilton, and featuring John Mills, Martha Scott, and Trevor Howard. A superior copy of the true first edition. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        MACETTE

      - Sans lieu , Sans nom ( COURBOULEIX ) , Sans date ( vers 1945 ) ) . Un volume in-4 en feuilles de 39 pages de texte manuscrit gravé , orné de 15 eaux fortes hors-texte de Léon COURBOULEIX , et tiré à la presse à bras par lui- meme . Un travail de bénédictin dont il est coutumier . Tirage à 95 exemplaires . UN DES 35 EXEMPLAIRES SUR PAPIER D ' ARCHES ( N° 19 ) avec : UN DESSIN ORIGINAL AU CRAYON signé , UNE SUITE des 15 illustrations en noir , UNE SUITE des 15 illustrations en sanguine . 25 x 33 cm . Couverture rempliée au premier plat entierement illustré , chemise rigide et emboitage . [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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

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

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        Naked City

      New York: Essential Books, 1945. First. hardcover. very good(-). Weegee. Illustrated with hundreds of finely printed photo-gravures by the Polish-born news photographer Arthur Felig who was called "Ouija" by New York City cops for his amazing ability to get to crime scenes before the police. 8vo. Rough textured gray-green cloth (water-stained and rubbed; internally very good). New York: Essential Books, 1945. First edition. Inscribed in green ink on the title page: "To Tom Rametta The future Weegee on VJ Day." Weegee drew an arrow from the word 'future' to his printed name on the page.

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        Ballet

      New York: J.J. Augustin. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. FIRST EDITION, AN OUTSTANDING COPY IN THE SCARCE ORIGINAL SLIPCASE, of Brodovitch's masterpiece. "Although known primarily as a mentor and patron of photographers, due in large part to his position as art director and graphic designer at Harper's Bazaar, Alexey Brodovitch also made a legendary photobook of his own. Ballet, published in 1945 by J J Augustin in New York, has become a photobook legend for two reasons. Firstly, only a few hundred copies were printed, so the book is more talked about than actually seen. Secondly, the volume was extremely radical, both in terms of the images themselves and their incorporation into the design and layout... "The 104 pictures in Ballet had been taken by Brodovitch between 1935 and 1937. He photographed ballet companies visiting New York, including the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo, with whom he worked in Paris in the 1920s. Brodovitch shot the photographs with a 35 mm Contax camera, during both rehearsals and performances, by available light, hand-held, and using shutter speeds as slow as a fifth of a second or more. This resulted in blurred images of the moving dancers and in high-contrast, grainy negatives exhibiting burnt-out areas of flare from the stage lighting. These pictures totally violated the accepted conventions of good photographic technique, which demanded a sharp rendition of the subject and a wide, smooth tonal scale. Far from trying to mitigate these shortcomings, Brodovitch deliberately exaggerated them. He printed on high-contrast paper, bleached areas with the chemical ferricyanide to create more contrast, and enlarged tiny portions of the negative to increase grain - familiar strategies in the 1950s and 60s, but not in the 1940s. "Brodovitch's layout was as radical as his pictures. He divided the book into eleven segments, each corresponding to a ballet. Every section was laid out in a continuous strip, each image bled across its own page, so that a double-page spread can often be read as a single panorama, and the whole section like a strip of movie film. This gives the book a vibrancy and a fluidity that perfectly captures the motion of the dance... Ballet is one of the most successful attempts at suggesting motion in photography, and certainly one of the most cinematic and dynamic photobooks ever published" (Parr/Badger, Vol 1; 240-1). Roth 101. New York: J J Augustin, 1945. Text by Edwin Denby. 104 black and white photographs. Oblong folio (8 3/4 x 11 x 1/4 in), original boards, original French fold dust jacket; original slipcase. Housed in custom half-leather box. Slipcase with section missing from spine (label fully intact); book and dust jacket in exceptionally fine condition with only a hint of fraying to dust jacket corners. A beautiful and remarkable copy.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Poèmes érotiques inédits. Avec douze lithographies hors texte. Préface de G. H. [Georges HUGNET].

      Voir nos visuels, Edition originale, Tirage à 190 ex., celui-ci sur vélin du Marais (n°98), Paris [Nice], sn [A. Bottin & R. Bonnel], 131p, 1945. Texte de Louys en fac-simile et en couleur, 12 lithographies libres en pleine page de Belotti. In-4 en feuilles, couv. impr. illustrée, sous papier cristal, intérieur très propre, léger jaunissement en marque. Très bel et rare ex. Envoi soigné.(F19) D'autres Louys en stock.

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        Holy Disorders

      London, Victor Gollancz, Ltd.,, 1945. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine lettering a little dull but an unusually nice copy in the rather tanned dust jacket. First Edition, First Impression. The author's second novel.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Paintings in Oil

      The Shepherd Press, Sydney 1945 - Quarto [33 cm] Decorative green paper covered boards with a gilt stamped vignette on the front cover. With the scarce dust jacket. The book is in very good condition. The boards are just a little bit stained, and the front board is slightly warped. Mildly rubbed and bumped at the extremities. There is a large dark area of foxing on the top edge of the text block. The hinges have been re-enforced. The pages are tanned. The dust jacket is in good condition only. Age-toned. There are multiple losses from the edges. The largest loss measures 4 inches wide by 2 and 1/4 inches deep. There are also numerous closed or thin tears in the edges. The longest tear is 1 and 1/2 inches long. Fourteen reproductions in colour from original oil paintings, and 16 half-tone plates reproduced in black and white; with essays by Douglas Stewart and Norman Lindsay. Number 881 of 1,000. Facsimile signature of Norman Lindsay on the limitation page. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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