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        Rampenlicht: Koepfe der Literatur und des Theaters [INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR TO ACTOR ERNST DEUTSCH]

      Editorial Cosmopolita (1945), Buenos Aires - 8vo. 206pp. Half-cloth with lettering on spine over paper-covered boards in original illustrated dust jacket after a drawing by Arthur Reiss. Inscribed by author in blue ink on free front endpaper: "Ernst Deutsch. Zur Erinnerung an die Aufführungen von "Gespenster" - 31. Mai 1946, "Liebe einer Fremden" - 7. Juni 1946, "Gesellschaft" - 17. Juni 1946 und die "Abel' - Uraufführung am 24. Juni 1946 in der Freien Deutschen Bühne in Buenos Aires, P. Walter Jacob." Ernst Deutsch aka Ernest Dorian (1890-1969) was an Austrian actor, most widely known to English-speaking audiences as Baron Kurtz in the 1949 film-noir, The Third Man. "Rampenlicht: Koepfe der Literatur und des Theaters" (Spotlight: Heads of literature and theater) looks at leading artists in the world of literature and theater. P. Walter Jacob (1905-1977) was a director, actor and conductor. In 1933 he fled from Nazi Germany after he received warning of his impending arrest. After living in Holland and France he ended up in Argentina in 1939 and a year later founded the theater "Freie deutsche Bühne" (Free German Stage) in Buenos Aires. In 1949 he returned to Germany with his wife, Liselott Reger. With contributions by Thomas Mann, G. B. Shaw, Leo Kraus, Fred Heller, Balder Olden, Frank Wedekind, and others. The book also looks at personalities such as Erich Müsam, Sarah Bernhardt, Conrad Veidt, Albert Bassermann, Max Reinhardt, Stefan Zweig, and more. Illustrated with 20 reproduction of portrait sketches by Arthur Reiss of all artists covered in this work. Tail of spine slightly bumped. Tearing, chipping and staining on dj. Pages heavily age toned. Fair to good condition. Unique Exile Literature 'association copy'. Bibliographical reference: Sternfeld/Tiedemann 234. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        15 eigenh. (Bild- bzw. Portrait-)Postkarten mit U.

      Verschiedene Orte, 1921-1945. - Zusammen 15 SS. auf 15 Bll. (Qu.-)8vo. Tls. mit eh. Adresse. Mit 1 eh. adr. Kuvert. Freundschaftliche Korrespondenz mit Josef Wesely. - Der Tenor Leo Slezak - der "zu den berühmtesten Interpreten der Tenor-Rollen Wagners gehörte" (MGG XII, 767) - sang mit Ausnahme eines dreijährigen Gastspiels an der "Met" seit 1901 an der Wiener Hof- bzw. Staatsoper, die ihm 1926 die Ehrenmitgliedschaft verlieh. Als Schauspieler trat Slezak von 1932 an in 42 Filmen auf, darunter in Carl Froehlichs "Es war eine rauschende Ballnacht" mit Zarah Leander und Marika Rökk (1939) und in Josef von Bákys "Münchhausen" mit Hans Albers und Brigitte Horney (1934).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        [Bouquet of Flowers]

      1945. Chromolithograph. Printed on wove paper. In good condition with the exception of some faint discoloration to the surface of the paper in the margins. Image size: 25 7/8 x20 3/4 inches. This luxurious chromolithograph of a bouquet of flowers is after a painting by the celebrated Viennese porcelain painter, Joseph Nigg. A celebrated Viennese flower painter, Josef Nigg studied under Johan Drechsler at the Academie des Beaux-Arts in Vienna. Primarily a flower and fruit painter, Nigg was best known for his highly detailed still lifes on porcelain. Between 1800 and 1848 he became one of the foremost decorators at the Vienna porcelain factory, and his delicate paintings are considered some of the finest examples of the Austrian style. Examples of his superb work can be found in some of the best museums in the world, including the Hermitage in St. Petersburg. Known for his luxurious still lifes, Nigg paid close attention to every minute detail of the composition from bloomy roses to dewy peaches. This large chromolithograph is a lovely example of his intricate paintings and effortlessly conveys the luxuriousness and grandeur of his monumental designs. Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs Vol 10, p. 220; Thieme/Becker, Allgemeines Lexicon der bilden Künstler, Vol. 25/26, p. 473.

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        If He Hollers Let Him Go

      Garden City: Doubleday Doran. 1945. First. First edition. Fine in an attractive, very good dustwrapper with a couple of small internal repairs, and a bit of soiling and rubbing. A better than usual copy of the author's increasingly scarce first book, cheaply produced during wartime, and seldom found in presentable condition. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Open Society And Its Enemies

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

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        Bulletin du Club des Magiciens Bibliophiles

      1945 - Paris, Club des Magiciens Bibliophiles, 1945 - Broché,19 cm x 27 cm, 74 pages - Ills in-texte - Bon état - Collection complète du n°1 (avril 1945) au n°11 (1947). -Tirée à 150 ex. - Très rare. Nous disposons d'un stock important de livres et de revues rares et variés sur ce thème. N'hésitez pas à nous contacter !

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        As We Remember Joe

      Cambridge: Privately Printed. 1945. First. First edition, second issue with the winged device on the title page printed in black. Illustrated with photographs. Fine. Privately printed volume for family and friends memorializing the oldest brother of the future President, a naval pilot who won the Naval Cross and was killed in action during the Second World War. As the second Kennedy brother, J.F.K. inherited the responsibilities and ambitions that had previously been assumed by, and for, his brother Joe. This copy with the ink Signature of Joe and John's younger sister, Eunice Kennedy Shriver ("Eunice"), the late penciled ownership name ("Shriver"), and an unsigned note laid in on her son Anthony Shriver's personalized note card to an unknown recipient: "Bobby, Here's [the] book we talked about in the event u might like to look at it." Eunice Kennedy Shriver co-founded the Special Olympics and was married to Sargent Shriver, the driving force behind the creation of the Peace Corps and founder of the Job Corps. .

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      EDICIONES GAMA, LISBOA 1945 - Ediciones Gama, Lisboa, 1945, V.I: 603 pp, V.II: 413 pp, V.III: 479 pp, encuadernación de lujo, piel roja, lomo con nervios, letras y adornos dorados, perfecto estado. Pertenece a la biblioteca de D. Duarte Pinto Coelho. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: Secker & Warburg, [1945].. Green cloth, stamped in white. A bit of modest foxing to endsheets, soft vertical crease in rear free endsheet, small chip or paper flaw at extreme lower forecorner of front free endsheet, otherwise a very good to near fine copy in dust jacket, the latter with the Searchlight design on the verso (the result of wartime paper conservation) and a few small nicks, smudges and tiny edge tears. First edition of the most widely known beast- fable in 20th century English letters. Published under wartime manufacturing constraints - albeit in a sizeable first printing of 4500 copies - this title has been difficult to locate in this condition for some time now. A reprint was called for almost immediately, and the second printing of 10,000 copies was published later the same month. The work's popularity demonstrated, Harcourt ordered a first printing of the American edition consisting of 50,000 copies. MODERN MOVEMENT 93. FENWICK A10a.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Asger JORN. (Lithographie Originale / original lithograph).

      - Lithographie Originale signée et datée au crayon papier / original lithograph handsigned. Planche: 35,5 x 49,5 cm - illustration: 43.4 x 31.7 cm. Planche extraite d'un portefeuille de 8 lithographies tirées à 160 exemplaires imprimés en 1945 par Jens Christian Sørensen à Copenhague pour ARS-Verlag. Très bel exemplaire (sans encadrement) / Very fine copy (without frame). (Envoi en colissimo suivi sous emballage cartonné). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Frederic Dorbes - TOBEART]
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        TWO SOLITUDES. Signed.

      Duell, Sloan & Pearce, New York 1945 - MacLennan, Hugh. TWO SOLITUDES. Signed. New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1945. First Edition of this 1945 Governor General's Award winning novel, a narrative of English and French Canada, now an established classic in the Canadian canon, Inscribed by author Hugh MacLennan on the front free endpaper. "With best wishes, Hugh MacLennan, May 9, 1945. Montreal." A near fine copy in rust cloth, silver titles to the spine in a near fine Lisbeth Lofgren designed pictorial 'unpriced' rare first issue dustwrapper with 'printed in the USA' at the bottom of the front flap & without reviews, showing some very light use. 8vo. 370 pp. "Published 17 January 1945 and by noon of that day, on which many rave reviews appeared, the entire first printing of 4500 copies was sold out" - Hugh MacLennan: a writer's Life by Elspeth Cameron. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Cent Sonnets Français. Du XVI Siècle Au XX Siècle. Ilustrado Con Diez Aguafuertes y Dieciocho Maderas En Color, Dibujados y Grabados Por Édouard Chimot .

      Ediciones Lauro, Barcelona 1945 - 140pp. =Este ejemplar es uno de los 50 impresos sobre papel de hilo, fabricado especialmente para esta edición, con filigrana Félix, conteniendo dos series de planchas: una, de los grabados tirados en sanguina, y otra, del estado definitivo de todas las planchas; y una punta seca no puesta a la venta, más un dibujo original del pintor. Los grabados están coloreados a mano a varias tintas. =Expléndida encuadernación particular en marroquin verde , muy fileteado en oro. Lomera con nervios y florones. Cantos decorados. Guardas en seda, enmarcadas en piel. Y una pintura original de Fábregas de un dibujo de Chimot, en la tapa superior. == =Notre exemplaire est l'un de 50 imprimés sur un papier de fil, fabriqué spécialement pour cette édition, avec filigrane Félix, en contenant deux séries de plaques : l'une, des gravures jetées à la sanguine, et l'autre, des un état définitif de toutes les plaques; et une pointe sèche non mise à la vente, plus un dessin original du peintre. Toutes les gravures sont illuminées à une main. =Une reliure particulière dans maroquin vert, très un filetage dans un or. Dos avec nerfs et des fleurons. Des bordures dorées. Les gardes de soie, encadrées dans une peau. Et une peinture originale du peintre Fábregas d'un dessin de Chimot, dans le couvercle supérieur. =Édition originale. Size: 29 x 23 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        The Voyage of Captain Bellingshausen to the Antarctic Seas 1819-1821

      London: Hakluyt Society 1945, 1st English Translation. () xxx,259;viii,261-474.. Near fine. Two volumes Octavo in original gilt lettered, decorated blue cloth with plates and folding maps. Bookplate on front pastedowns and signed tipped-in bookplate from the Andrew Taylor collection on front free endpapers. Rosove 33-A1; Spence 117. The first published translation of Bellinghausen's own account of his voyage to the antarctic and around the world. "One of the greatest Antarctic expeditions on record, well worthy of being placed beside that of Cook." Hugh Robert Mill. Edited By Frank Debenham. Series: Hakluyt Society. Second Series No.--XCI And XCII..

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      J.J.Augustin Publisher, United States 1945 -

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        Dizionario illustrato dei Pittori, Disegnatori e Incisori Italiani Moderni (1800-1900).

      Milano, 1945 - Due volumi in 4°, pagg. 922 complessive interamente illustrate con foto in nero e tavole a colori. Legature uso pelle editoriale rossa, titoli oro ai piatti e al dorso. Seconda edizione riveduta da L. Pelandi. Ottimo stato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Biggio]
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        New South Wales. Photographic album presented by the Premier of NSW to Charles P. Skouras, Hollywood mogul.

      1945 - Edward William Searle was an active photographer in Australia for much of the first half of the 20th century. He worked for J. W. Beattie in Hobart during 1911-1915. These photographs, however, do not largely appear in the National Library's vast collection of his work. Premier William McKell (1941-47) has presented this album: "To Mr. Charles P. Skouras, with very best wishes, from Wm. McKell, Premier of NSW Australia. 1/4/1945". Charles P. Skouras was a self-made theater magnate, owning all the theaters in St. Louis at one time, and eventually building an empire of over 650 theaters. Photos include Government House Sydney; Sydney Harbour Bridge; Central Railway Station Sydney; Macquarie St. Sydney; Martin Place Sydney; Hyde Park Sydney; George St. Sydney; Circular Quay Sydney (aerial view); Sydney Harbour; Manly and Sydney Harbour (aerial); Sydney (aerial); The Hawkesbury River; Hawkesbury River (bridge); Stillwater; Bondi Beach Sydney; Life Saving team Sydney; Riders of the Surf; Manly Beach; The South Coast; At Berry South Coast; Timber getting North Coast; The Upper Hawkesbury R (aerial); The Blue Mountains; A Blue Mountains Waterfall; The Three Sisters Blue Mountains; Grand Arch Jenolan; Banana growing North Coast (little girl); A North Coast Butter factory; A Western wheat field (harvesting); Rice growing Luton; Bellingen Valley; Orchards Kurrajong; Cattle at Gloucester; Shearing shed; In the Riverina District; Kookaburras; Kangaroo and Young; Koala; Burringack (???) Dam (aerial); The Australian Alps; Near Mount Kosciusko Muniong Alps; The Manning River.Oblong tall 8vo album (13 x 9 1/2"). 42 photographs on 21 leaves, printed directly on the card pages with hand lettered captions in pencil. Presentation blue morocco binding, with the gilt crest of New South Wales and the title "New South Wales". Photographs very crisp and bright, the binding a bit rubbed, with with slight loss at top of spine. Overall, very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Battle of Angels

      Pharos Numbers 1 & 2, Murray, Utah 1945 - First edition. Small chips and tears to the edges of the yapped wrappers, age-toning at the edges of the wrappers and a short tear on the title page, else near fine, housed in a cloth chemise and red quarter morocco slipcase. The author's first separately published work, a play. Inscribed by Williams to his close friend Paul Bigelow: "To my dear friend Paul with very best wishes, Tennessee Williams." Bigelow assisted in the Broadway production of Williams's *Rose Tattoo* in 1951, and also edited several of Williams's works, including the novel *The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone,* for New Directions. Bigelow, or, "the legendary Paul Bigelow" as he is called in Williams's *Memoirs*, was one of Williams's first openly gay friends. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Josef Scharl

      New York: Nierendorf Editions. 1945. First. First edition. Introduction by Alfred Neumeyer of Mills College, California. Quarto. Small owner's label, else fine. Copy number 33 of 100 numbered copies Signed by the artist and with an original Signed color etching by the artist. .

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        La grande peur dans la montagne. Lithographies originales de Hans Berger.

      Mermord,, Lausanne, 1945 - In-4° (295x230mm), pp. 270, (4), brossura editoriale a risvolti con velina e custodia in cartone marmorizzato (restaurata). 34 litografie originali di Hans Berger, di cui 18 a p. pag., impresse da Frings di Ginevra. Le litografie vennero biffate dopo la stampa. Perfetto esemplare in barbe e a fogli sciolti. Tiratura complessiva di 181 esemplari (n° 97 della tiratura di 150 "sur Guarro Molivell à la main"). Romanzo di ambiente alpino del famoso scrittore svizzero; l'edizione originale è del 1926. Perret, 3576, note. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        Commission of Inquiry concerning the circumstances connected with the attack made by Japanese Aircraft at Darwin on 19th February, 1942

      Canberra: L.F. Johnston, Government Printer, 1945. Foolscap folio, 44 pp. (last blank), quarter crimson crushed morocco by Sangorski with gilt spine lettering. The bombing of Darwin. Official report on the Darwin bombings, here preserved in a fine binding from the collection of Dr. Robert Edwards. The brief for this report was exhaustive, and encompasses the army, navy, air force and civil authorities. Sections include: the degree of preparation for aerial attack; damage and casualties sustained; the degree of co-ordination between existing services in the aftermath; efforts taken to repulse the attack; failure of command; and lessons to be learned for future defence of the nation.

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      J. Ferenczi & Fils 1945 - RO40202965: 251 pages. Envoi manuscrit de l'auteur (à Paul Guth) en page de faux-titre. Gigi. L'enfant malade. La dame du photographe. Flore et Pomone. In-12 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Mors fendus. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 97.2-Dédicace, envoi [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Ecce Homo.

      Gallimard 1945 - - Gallimard, Paris 1945, 14,5x19,5cm, broché. - Edition originale dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers, un des ex du service de presse. Très bel envoi de l'auteur à l'architecte Jean-Charles Moreux. Deux légères traces de pliures sans gravité sur les plats, sinon agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Breve compendio de la sphera y de la arte de navegar con nuevos instrumentos y reglas exemplificado con my subtiles demonstraciones compuesto por Martin Cortes

      - Ingeniería de los vehículos acuáticos. Ingeniería naval. Barcos, buques. Construcción de navíos. Medios de transporte por agua, navíos y barcos. Siglo XVI. (629.5.072.1(02)"15") Aldecoa. Burgos. 1945. 33 cm. 27 p., Sign. [cristus] II-L, M, 1 h., 1 lám. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial estampada. Cortés, Martín 1545-1582. Breve compendio de la sphera y de la arte de navegar. 1 lam. suelta. Reprod. facs. de la ed. de. Sevilla : Antón Alvarez, 1551. Navegación. Obras anteriores a 1800 . Cubierta deslucida. . cortes dorados . 27E [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Signed Vintage Photograph

      1945. unbound. Exceedingly rare black-and-white portrait on a 10.5 x 8.25-inch heavy-stock board, taken by "Starvis & Ewing," official photographers of the British Royal Family. The photo shows Abdullah as King Regent and Field Marshall, war-dated January 1, 1945, boldly signed "Abdullah" in English and Arabic, not personalized as it would be considered demeaning. Authentic signatures of Starvis and Ewing on the lower border attest to the fact that this is an official portrait. Abdullah is extremely rare due to the fact that he was assassinated at age 45. Unevenly trimmed along the bottom edge, but still in very good condition. Cousin and brother-in-law of King Ghazi, brother of King Faisal II, son of King Hussein. Abdullah assumed power upon the death of King Ghazi, serving as Regent for the underage Faisal II. He was overthrown in 1941 in a coup d'etat by pro-German Iraqi leaders but emerged two years later, with the rank of Field Marshall, reinstating the royal family to power in Iraq. In 1945 Abdullah was the honoree at the very first State Dinner hosted by newly sworn-in President Truman. In 1958 Abdullah broke from Nasser's United Arab Republic and was butchered and murdered along with all of the Royal Family. "The people dragged Abdullah's body into the street and tore him apart limb from limb....burning what was left...effectively ending the Iraqi monarchy," -- Time Magazine, July 21, 1958.

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        Eighteen page handwritten letter, signed twice, to his intimate friend revealing a devastating past, his love for his wife and the rationalization of his feelings for both women

      Autograph Letter Twice Signed, 18 pages on 81/2 sheets of lined notebook paper, 8" x 10.5", December 18, 1945, Las Vegas, Nevada. Stapled at upper corner. Neat and bold cursive with folds. Lower half of final leaf excised with some loss of text. Near fine condition.This extraordinary December 1945 letter from Guthrie to his close and often intimate correspondent Charlotte Strauss offers a rare glimpse into his personal life through moving declarations of love for his wife Marjorie, the devastation of his mother?s death ?in the pads and cells of the asylum for the insane? (of the same illness, then unknown to Guthrie, that would cause his own death), the contrast of his blunt honesty set against known infidelities, and his loneliness on the Las Vegas air base awaiting his discharge. As biographer Joe Klein notes, Guthrie?s letters, always compelling, now ?became a dark, convoluted, and frightening maze in which he spent [this] month of December 1945... He mailed several letters each day, one runni

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Portrait photograph of Alicia Markova as Marie Taglioni in PAS DE QUATRE

      [New York, 1945]. (MARKOVA, ALICIA) 25 cm x 18.5 cm. (approximately 9-7/8 x 7-1/4 inches). Half length frontal portrait of the ballerina in costume, with hands folded in her lap. Photographer's blind stamp at lower right, ink notations on verso giving the subject of the photograph, and the number of the print/negative ("xii 2 4"). Provenance: The estate of Saul Mauriber, Van Vechten's assistant and executor of Van Vechten's photography estate and the compiler of PORTRAITS: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF CARL VAN VECHTEN (1978) . Inscribed by the great ballerina - one of Van Vechten's favorite subjects - to Van Vechten's assistant: To Saul / with my very best wishes / always / Alicia Markova / 1945."

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        Rose Lourdin. Gravures originales de Maurice Barraud.

      H.L. Mermod., Lausanne. 1945 - Lausanne. H.L. Mermod. 1945. In-4°. 47 p., 1 p., 4 f. Avec 7 planches. En feuilles, sous chemise. No. 63/100 exemplaires numérotés sur Guarro Molivell à la main (tirage: 120 expl.). - Les cuivres ont été barrés après le tirage. - Très petite déchirure au dos, sinon bel exemplaire. Sprache: Französisch

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        Fernarnd Leger. La Forme Humaine Dans L'Espace

      Les Editions De L'Arbre, Montreal 1945 - Red and black illustrated card covers with the cover title: "F. Legere 1938-44. Les Editions De L'Arbre - Montreal", pp.100 followed by 32 pages containing 38 black & white illustrations. INSCRIBED by Leger: "A. Schapiro / Cordialement / F Leger" on the additional illustrated title-page. Covers a little scuffed, otherwise a very good copy. Text in French. Size: Square Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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

      Montreal: Les Editions de L'Arbre, 1945. First Edition, Inscribed by Fernand Leger to A.H. Stump.  Spine and top rear cover sunned.

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        [Manuscript]: Essay on Rime

      Typed manuscript. Quarto. (46)pp. Leaves typed on rectos only and housed in a contemporary folder. Fine. An original manuscript of Shapiro's 1945 long poem on formal verse, Essay on Rime, written the same year he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his collection of war poems, V-Letter and Other Poems. The manuscript has a few pencil corrections by Shapiro's friend, David Lovett, who was sent the manuscript to read. It also contains the original unpublished version of the acknowledgment page cross out and with an ink note from Shapiro sharing it has been rewritten, along with a few notes as to what was added. Shapiro's meditation on the death of formalism and a critique of modern criticism. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Aventuras Sigilosas. Primera edición.

      La Habana: Ediciones Orígenes, 1945. - 4to. 31 pp. Viñetas de Mariano. Dedicatoria autógrafa del autor a Portocarrero. Encuadernación editorial. Cubiertas remarginadas. Excelente estado.

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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Razor's Edge, a Novel by W. Somerset Maugham

      Philadelphia; Blakiston 1945 - 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. Good copy only in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and edges somewhat worn. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 250 pp. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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