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

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        Jeunesse. 12 eaux-Fortes originales de Marianne Clouzot présentées par Gérard d'Houville.

      P., La Tradition, 1945, 1 vol. in-4 (350 x 265) en feuilles sous couverture rempliée titrée, accompagné d'une suite sur Japon des 12 illustrations sous chemise, le tout sous emboîtage. Emboîtage légèrement poussièreux, pâles rousseurs marginales à quelques planches, très bel exemplaire par ailleurs. - Tiré à 532 exemplaires, 1 des 50 exemplaires sur Arches, numérotés de 100 à 149 (N°132) comportant une suite des 12 planches en sanguine sur Japon nacré, présentées sous passe-partout. Les 12 eaux-fortes en couleurs, ainsi que les 12 sanguines de la suite sont signées au crayon par Marianne Clouzot.

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        IL MONDO (Lettere, scienze, arti) diretto da Bonsanti -1945-1946 - fasc. 1-37 tutto il pubblicato, Roma-Firenze, Vallecchi, 1945

      - formato giornale cm. 29 x 42,giornali con frange, qualche strappetto e traccie d'uso, senza alcuna mancanza nei testi. Importante ed interessante rivista del primo dopoguerra diretta da ALESSANDRO BONSANTI. Del comitato direttivo faceva parte anche EUGENIO MONTALE che sulla rivista pubblicò poi numerosi saggi ed articoli. Tra i vari collaboratori, Anna Banti, Carlo Bo, Bigongiari,De Robertis, Cassola, Fortini, Gadda, Falqui, Loria, Luzi, Landolfi, Manzini, Piovene, Pea, Parronchi, Praz, Ragghianti, Raimondi e tanti altri. Si puo' ragionevolmente affermare che in questa esperienza vennero gettate le solide basi per la "grande stagione" del Mondo di Mario Pannunzio ! Collezione dal numero 1 del 7 aprile 1945 al n. 37 del 5 ottobre 1946 Offriamo questa collezione a fascicoli sciolti.

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        Pipe Night

      NY: Duell, Sloan and Pearce. (1945). An uncommon book by the author of Butterfield 8 and Appointment in Samarra, among others. Inscribed by the author to WEAF radio personality Mary Margaret McBride in the year of publication: "To Mary Margaret/ and how are your/ taste-buds?/ Sincerely/ John O'Hara/ WEAF/ 20 March 1945." Books inscribed by O'Hara are uncommon, although later in his career he did a number of signed limited editions. A fragile book, cheaply produced under wartime conditions, this is a very attractive copy. Some spotting to rear board and fading to spine cloth; near fine in a very good dust jacket with a couple of small, internally tape-mended edge tears. First Edition. Hardcover.

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        Stuart Little

      New York: Harper & Brothers,, 1945. Octavo. Original beige cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front board in green and white, illustrated endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by Garth Williams. Spine ends gently bumped, corners very lightly rubbed, minor stain to fore edge. An excellent copy in a lightly toned jacket with a few light creases along extremities and professional repairs to verso. First edition, first printing. "Although 'Stuart Little' may be listed as a children's book, and children will undoubtedly be the excuse for getting it into the house, it it for all ages, all shapes and sizes of readers who like the light fantastic tone" (Beney, in Saturday Review of Literature, Volume 28, 1945, p. 126).

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        Principles of South African Law, Being a Textbook of the Civil Law of the Union

      Cape Town & Johannesburg, Juta, 1945.. Royal octavo. Pp. lviii, 533. table of cases, appendix, index. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's cloth, spine gilt; endpapers lightly browned, old signature to first free endpaper. In overall fine internal condition. Excellent copy. ~ Second edition. Professor George Wille (1880-1965), read for his B.A.LLB. at Cambridge. Returning to South Africa in 1903, he was a member of the Transvaal Bar for 18 years, where he practiced as an advocate. He became the first full-time professor of law at University of Cape Town in 1920, holding the chair until 1945, and lecturing chiefly on Roman-Dutch law. Many judges in South Africa and Rhodesia studied under him. Wille was one of the best-known legal writers in South Africa. He was known for his liberal outlook and for his support of equal legal rights to South Africa's underprivileged classes. OCLC 9519952.

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        Fleet Admiral Nimitz signed photograph taken on the battleship USS ?Missouri? as he signed the Instrument of Surrender of Japan inscribed to future Navy Commander Henrietta Rebecca Lanier

      Photograph Signed ?C.W. Nimitz, Fleet Admiral, USN?, inscribed by him ?To Lt. Henrietta Rebecca Lanier, USN ?" with best wishes ?" C.W. Nimitz, Fleet Admiral, USN? on photographic surface in lower blank margin. Silver gelatin sepiatone, 8.5? x 6.5? image, overall 13.75? x 11?. Trace of soiling and marginal wear. Placed in 15? x 14? matte. Fine condition.On the morning of September 2, 1945, more than two weeks after accepting the Allies? terms, Japan formally surrendered. The ceremonies, less than half an hour long, took place on board the battleship USS ?Missouri,? anchored with other United States and British ships in Tokyo Bay. In this photograph, as the United States Representative, Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN, signs the Instrument of Surrender. Standing directly behind him are (left-to-right): General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, Admiral William F. Halsey, USN, and Rear Admiral Forrest Sherman, USN.Lieutenant Henrietta Rebecca Lanier (1929-2005) was later pro

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        The Big Sea: An Autobiography [*SIGNED*]

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Near Fine in Near Fine dj. 1945. 3rd printing. Hardcover. NOISBN . [nice clean copy, slight crimping at the spine ends and very minor bumping at the corners; jacket very lightly rubbed, minor wear evident at a couple of corners]. INSCRIBED and SIGNED (in 1948) by the author on the ffep, to noted African-American artist and collector William McBride; the inscription reads "To Bill McBride -- / my first / autobiography, / Sincerely, / Langston Hughes. / Chicago, May 22, 1949." The African-American poet/novelist/activist's first memoir, first published in 1940. (He would produce another volume, "I Wonder as I Wander," in 1956.) This later printing, at the tail end of World War II, occasioned the inclusion on the second front endpaper of "A NOTE REGARDING THE PAPER on which this book is printed," which explained that when this edition was being prepared "at a time when the kind of paper normally used for books simply was not available" due to wartime restrictions, so the publishers had gone ahead with the paper they could get, a goldenrod-colored stock (which is actually quite attractive). A nice association between two major African-American cultural figures; in addition to being a highly-regarded artist, noted for the many murals and posters he produced under WPA aegis in Chicago during the Depression, McBride assembled an outstanding collection of posters, programs and political pamphlets documenting African-American life in the city, which he ultimately donated to the Chicago Public Library. Signed by Author .

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        La passion de notre-seigneur Jésus-Christ selon les quatres évangiles avec une traduction du psaume XXI par P. Claudel et des gravures de Daragnès.

      - En feuilles sous emboitage, 35X28 cm, 1945, 83 pages, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin des papeteries de Rives signés par l'artiste (tirage total 140 exemplaires), 58 bois gravés par Daragnès, imprimé chez l'artiste. Emboitage défraichi, livre en très bon état.

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        The Falcon in San Francisco.

      Hollywood, Calif.: RKO. 1945 - Color poster. Mounted on linen. One sheet. B condition. Director: Joseph H. Lewis. Writing credits: (in alphabetical order) Michael Arlen (characters), Robert E. Kent (screenplay and story), Ben Markson (screenplay). Cast: (in credits order, complete, awaiting verification) Tom Conway, Tom Lawrence, Rita Corday, Joan Marshall.

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        Progressive Conservative Speakers' Handbook

      Ottawa: The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada. Paperback. Original Progressive Conservative Party of Canada Speakers' Handbook for use in the run-up to the Canadian federal election of 1945. Printing date not stated but was most likely 1944, possibly 1945. Unpaginated. Two inches thick. Provides the full spectrum of PC policies and points with which to attack the Liberal and C.C.F. parties. Contents divided into the following sections: Table of Contents; Leadership - with considerable biographical information on PC eader John Bracken; War Policy and Veterans; Agriculture; Labour; Reconstruction and Natural Resources; Transportation; International Problems; Liberal Policy; C.C.F. Policy. The sections on Liberal and C.C.F. policies extensively document the perceived weaknesses of these parties and were no-doubt intended to serve as the arsenal of attack ads and talking points to be used against these parties. Unmarked. Average wear and soiling. Due to wartime restrictions these handbooks were string-bound. Provides a comprehensive snapshot of the Canadian federal political scene prior to the election of 1945, as seen from the PC perspective. A unique and highly-informative WWII-era Canadian federal political memento. . Good. 1944. First Edition.

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        So Well Remembered

      Little, Brown and Company, Boston 1945 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        [Manuscript]: Rooster Crows for Day

      [1945]. Manuscript. Approximately 565 loose sheets comprised of roughly an equal number of typed and holograph pages. All slightly toned with edge wear, very good. Burman's manuscript for his 1945 novel about a Mississippi steamboat captain's journey on the Congo, with a multitude of corrections and revisions throughout. Accompanying the manuscript is an Autograph Note Signed from Burman to his book editor delivering the finished work. Burman, born in Covington, Kentucky in 1896, published numerous novels set in the South, with many centered on life along the Mississippi. His earlier novel, Steamboat Round the Bend, was the basis for the 1935 film of the same name starring Will Rogers. A world traveler and veteran of both World War I and World War II, Burman was among the first correspondents to reach the Free French capital of Brazzaville in independent French Equatorial Africa during WWII, an experience that greatly informed this story. With a supplied copy of the first edition of Rooster Crows for Day (New York: E.P. Dutton 1945). .

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        So Wing The Wind

      Harcourt Brace and Co, New York, NY 1945 - (full book description) Harcourt Brace and Co, New York, NY, 1945. 1st Edition 1st Printing, Fine/VG+, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=6."x8.5", 311pgs. Stated "First Edition" on copyright page. Price clipped, 1/2" DJ tear top rear edge, 1/8" one top fore-edge, o.w. clean, bright and tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Great copy of a scarce First Edition. Dodd was the daugther of the U.S. Ambassador to Germany prior to World War II and a convicted spy for the Soviet Union from before World War II until the height of the Cold War. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      . Privattryk. Trykt hos F.E. Bording 1945. Med 3 traesnit af Povl Christensen. 12 s. Indlagt i blankt omslag og bogaeske. * Sang pa melodien "Mandalay" som "Tak til Ragnhild for 25 Aars tro Tjeneste som Lods for fire mandlige Medlemmer af Familien Bruun" Holst nr. 57. Oplaget er ukendt, men dette eksemplar, er sa vidt vides, det eneste kendte..

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        Franklin D. Roosevelt - Eleanor and FDR?s Two Handled Flaring Footed Vase

      NY/Hyde Park/Campobello, Pre-1945 Early American style small 2 handled flaring footed vase. Originally lot 517 in the November 12 to December 3, 1951 Sale at Hammer Galleries in New York City of ?Miscellaneous Objects Belonging to the late President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt.? Fine condition.Height 4.5?, diameter at base 2.25?, diameter at opening almost 3?. Catalogue description: ?517. Early American style small 2 handled flaring footed vase.? From the catalog: ?Affixed to each article is a label ... numbered to correspond with the catalog.? Affixed to the base of the vase is the circular label, ?Collection of President & Mrs. Franklin Delano Roosevelt,? numbered ?517? in ink. A rectangular ?517? label is affixed near the top.From a letter to Mr. Hammer of Hammer Galleries from Eleanor Roosevelt dated October 25, 1951: ?The items which we have consigned to you for sale are all belongings which my husband and I had in our various houses over the years; but, as you know, in this present day on

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        Death Comes As the End

      London: for the Crime Club by Collins,, 1945. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Edges of boards and ends of spine faded, contents very slightly toned. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed and creased jacket with faded spine panel and a few nicks. First edition, first impression.

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        The Dwarf

      NY:: L. B. Fischer,. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1945. Hardcover. B0007H21B2 . The Nobel laureate's first novel to appear in English. Translated from the Swedish by Alexandra Dick. First American edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Very good in a very good (minor edge wear and age toning) dust jacket. ; 228 pages; Signed by Author .

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        Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

      Viking Press, New York 1945 - First edition, presentation issue. Green cloth with applied illustration and cloth spine label. Slight edgewear, front hinge a little tender, else near fine. One of a very few copies prepared in this binding for the author's use (not to be confused with the limited and slipcased edition). This copy wonderfully Inscribed by the author to Elsie de Wolfe: "The first copy of Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep -- hot off the Press -- for my beloved Elsie with devotion with affection -- oh -- with all my love, Ludwig, King of Bavaria." De Wolfe was an American actress, interior decorator, and author of the influential 1913 book *The House in Good Taste*. According to *The New Yorker*, "Interior Design as a profession was invented by Elsie de Wolfe." Apparently one other copy in this presentation binding is known. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Cannery Row (First Edition, First Issue)

      New York: The Viking Press, 1945. First Edition. First Edition, first issue binding (mustard yellow cloth). & & Very Good plus in a Very Good or better dust jacket. Book is lightly bumped at the spine ends, with equally light shelfwear, and the blue topstain faded. Jacket is complete, with small chips and closed tears at the corners, rubbing along the rear hinge fold, toning at the edges of the rear panel, and a shallow crease at the top front panel. A very presentable copy overall. In a custom blue cloth slipcase.

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      UNIQUE, GERMANY 1945 - 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 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

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        PILOT'S FLIGHT OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS For Army Models C-54B, C-54D, C-54E. Navy Models R5D-2, R5D-3, R5D-4 Airplanes. 01-40NS-1.

      Ross-Gould Co.,, St Louis: 1945 - Image of the C-54 in flight. Numerous diagrams, charts & graphs. Basic manual date of 10 October 1944, with this the revision of 5 June 1945. This C-54 manual offered in company with Tavistock Books ID #35850 [B-29 Manual] & #35851 [P-51 Manual]; price is for all 3 flight manuals. Prior owner signature [numerous times], and the occasional annotation. Very Good. Bound in a black "A.A.F." screw-post binder.

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        PILOT'S FLIGHT OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS For ARMY MODELS B-29 and B-29A AIRPLANES. Prepared by Boeing Aircraft Company. AN 01-20EJA-1. Appendix 1 [Long Range Cruising Table]. Appendix 1A [Cruise Contral Charts]

      Seattle:. 1945.. 11" x 8". [2], 105 - 189, [1 (blank)] pp.. Bound in a black "A.A.F." screw-post binder.. Prior owner signature [numerous times], and the occasional. annotation. Very Good.. This B-29 manual offered in company with Tavistock Books ID #35851 [P-51 Manual] & 35852 [C-54 Manual]; price is for all 3 flight manuals. . Image of the B-29 in flight. Numerous charts & graphs.

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        The Memoirs of a Shy Pornographer

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

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        Out of the Sunless Caves

      New York: The Acorn Press. 1945. First. First edition. Quarto. Mimeographed sheets stapled into paper wrappers with affixed leather label on the front wrap. Label affixed with tape, possibly as issued, small nicks and tears to the wrappers, very good or better. Inscribed by the author in 1945, with a Autograph Poem Signed pasted over most of the inscription. Another Autograph Poem (unsigned) is laid in. This poem is soiled, has a tape repair, and has various notes on the verso. One of 300 copies. Exceptionally scarce, and obviously homemade volume of poetry. Chumbly was an unrelenting modernist, a friend of Kenneth Patchen, and a relatively early magazine publisher of Charles Bukowski. OCLC locates no copies. .

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        When We Were Very Young

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1945. With decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards with pictorial motifs, twin rule to turn-ins, floral endpapers, gilt edges. With black and white illustrations. A fine copy. Forty-third edition. Signed by the author on the title page.

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        Le modèle réduit d'avion (332 numéros)

      M.R.A. 1945 - In-4, (27x21 cm), revue mensuelle brochée, numéros 85 (décembre 1945), 99, 100, 102,111/113/115/117 à 164, 166 à 369 /371/373 à 445/ 473 ; plats légèrement défraîchis, assez bon état. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Na Jehlach Techto Dni (On the Needles of These Days)

      Prague: Fr. Borovy v Praze, 1945. First Trade Edition . Soft cover. Very Good. This is a very rare first trade edition of the classic photobook, \"Na Jehlach Techto Dni (On the Needles of These Days)\" published by Fr. Borovy v Praze, Prague in 1945 that was preceded by the extremely scarce clandestine self-published edition of 1941 with original tipped-in silver gelatin prints. In \"The Photobook: A History\", Parr and Badger write, \"This remains a haunting photobook, 50 years after the war. It is a prime example of one of the photobook\'s great truths--it\'s not necessarily the individual pictures that count, but what you do with them\". Commenting in the book, \"The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century\", Vince Aletti states, \"On the Needles of These Days\" is a Surrealist meditation on war and resistance. the book\'s aura of alienation, repression, and anxiety not only captured the war\'s home front theatre of the absurd, it anticipated the depth of postwar pessimism.\" Containing 28 striking heliogravures with accompanying prose by Czech poet Jindrich Heisler, the book measures approximately 8.5 x 6 inches and is bound in photographically illustrated wrappers. The condition of the book is Very Good+ with offsetting from the gravures to the text pages. The wrappers are in Very Good condition with general wear to the front and rear wraps, along the spine edges, and the tips. This is a collectible copy of a notoriously fragile photobook that is rarely found in collectible condition. Cited in all three reference books on photobooks: The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century by Andrew Roth, The Photobook: A History, by Parr and Badger, and The Open Book by Andrew Roth.

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        Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, 4363rd Concert under the Direction of Artur Rodzinski in an All Gershwin Program Thursday Evening April 18, 1945 [signed by] Oscar Levant, Pianist, Anne Brown, Soprano and Todd Duncan, Baritone, The.

      New York: Alfred Scott Publisher, 1945-6. - First edition. Stapled illustrated wraps. Signed by Anne Brown and Todd Duncan (p.7) over second program section (side by side). Inscribed by Oscar Levant To Haney? (p.6) on his portrait. Square 8vo. pp. 14. About Very Good. Old creases. Program: An American in Paris, Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in F major (Oscar Levant); Porgy and Bess selections: Buzzard Song, It Ain't Necessarily So, I got Plenty of Nuttin' (Todd Duncan); Summertime, My Man's Gone Now (Anne Brown; Bess, You is My Woman Now (Brown and Duncan); Rhapsody in Blue (Levant). Porgy and Bess was first performed in 1935 with Anne Brown and Todd Duncan and Gershwin doing stage direction, this program at Carnegie Hall marked 10 years of performance for Brown and Duncan. Duncan performed as Porgy over 1800 times, Brown moved to Norway the following year and married third husband Thorleif Schjelderup, Norwegian Olympic skier, journalist and philosopher in 1948. Pittsburgh born Levant was a pianist, composer, author, actor and comedian in radio, television and film. A bigger than life trio of signatures for one night. Artur Rodzinski, music director 1943-47 featured on program cover with facsimile signature, rear cover ad for Chesterfield. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Pharos [Numbers 1-4]

      Murray, Utah [and Norfolk]: Pharos [and New Directions]. 1945,1947. First. First edition. Publisher's bound file copy of the complete run of the magazine. Blue cloth, titled on spine in gilt. A small owner name on the front fly, a few spots on the boards, very near fine, internally fine. Three issues (the first is a double issue) bound into a single volume with the original wrappers bound in. Numbers 1 & 2 constitute Tennessee Williams's first separate publication, Battle of Angels; Number 3 is Harry Levin's Toward Stendahl; and Number 4 is Ezra Pound's Confucius: The Unwobbling Pivot & The Great Digest. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Woman in a Raincoat. Original drawing.

      c. 1945. - Pen and ink and ink wash. 13 x 8 inches, signed. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Michael S. Kemp, Bookseller]
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        "I'm Crazy" [story in Collier's, December 22, 1945]

      Springfield, Ohio: The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company. 1945. The complete story "I'm Crazy" in Collier's of December 22, 1945. Folio. A newsstand edition, not obscured by a mailing label, but with a small arrival date stamp near the title. Wrappers lightly rubbed with a touch of waviness at the top and wear at the lower front foredge with a couple of tiny nicks, very good. This issue contains the first print appearance of Salinger's classic literary creation, Holden Caulfield. The story forms the basis for the first two chapters of The Catcher in the Rye including a visit with Mr. Spencer. However, here Caulfield is portrayed as a more repentant figure lamenting his expulsion from school and with an additional sister, Viola. Accompanying the story is a half-page illustration of Caulfield, bags packed, fleeing school wearing not his red hunting cap but rather a more typical fedora. Salinger, who was always protective of his work, never allowed this or many other early stories to be reprinted. Due to this policy, his uncollected magazine appearances are always in demand and this issue, with such a direct connection to his classic novel, even more so. The true first appearance of one of the most enduring characters in American literature. .

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        Animal Farm

      Secker & Warburg 1945 - A fine second edition published in the same month, August, 1945, as the first printing, in a very good dust jacket with the original price of 6s still visible on the front flap of the jacket, small triangular piece is loose at left top of front dj. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. Jacket states second edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Märkische Heimat : Beilage zur Märkischen Zeitung. Konvolut zwölf (!) kompletten Jahrgängen!: 1) 7. Jhr. 1934, Nr.1-12 / 2) 8. Jhg. 1935, Nr.1-12 / 3) 9. Jhg. 1936, Nr. 1-12 / 4) 10. Jhg. 1937, Nr. 1-12 / 5) 11. Jhg. 1938, Nr. 1-12+2 Bl. Inhaltsv. / 6) 12. Jhg. 1939, Nr. 1-12 +1 Bl. Inhaltsv. / 7) 13. Jhg. 1940, Nr. 1-12 / 8) 14. Jhg. 1941, Nr. 1-12+ 1 Bl. Inhaltsv. / 9) 15. Jhg. 1942, Nr. 1-12+Inhaltsv. / 10) 16. Jhg. 1943, Nr. 1-12+Inhaltsv. / 11) 17. Jhg. 1944, Nr. 1-12+Ihnaltsv. / 12) 18. Jhg. 1945, Nr. 1-3.

      Neuruppin 1934 - 1945. - K00870Ueb 1-8 im Format 31,5x23,5 cm mit ca je 4 bis 2 Blatt zweispaltig bedruckt. 9-10 je 1 Blatt 2 fach gefaltet. 11 je ein halbes Blatt einmal gefaltet. 12je 12 Seiten. 9-12 im Format ca 15,5x12 cm. Übliches Zeitungspapier der Zeit. Guter Zustand. 2700

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Animal Farm: A Fairy Story

      Secker & Warburg, London 1945 - Second edition, printed in the same month and year as the first edition (August, 1945). Green cloth, stamped white spine title. Contemporary owner's gift inscription neatly penned on front fly verso, minimal foxing, else near fine in an about very good dustwrapper with extremities worn, short tears and creases. A brilliant, classic anti-utopian short novel, in which a cast of barnyard animals reenact the events of the Russian Revolution and the betrayal of its more humane elements by Stalin. Well-adapted both as a 1955 cartoon and a 1999 cable movie using the latest animal-special effects, though both versions added upbeat endings to Orwell's harrowing vision. A presentable copy. *Connolly 100*. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        arp : 11 configurations. 11 gravures originales de jean arp publiées par max bill avec un texte monographique de grabrielle buffet-picabia et une introduction de max bill.

      - Zürich, Allianz-Verlag, 1945. 27,1 : 26,2 cm. 16 unn. Bl. mit 11 ganzseitigen s/w Original-Holzschnitten von Hans Arp. Orig.-Broschur mit Wiederholung des 7. Holzschnittes auf dem Umschlag in grauer Orig.-Leinenkassette. Erste Ausgabe. - Arntz 105-115. - Bolliger Kat. 9, 436. - Eines der XX römisch nummerierten Exemplare der Vorzugsausgabe in Leinenkassette, jedoch OHNE das ursprünglich beigegebene vom Künstler signierte Holzrelief. Impressum von Bill in Bleistift signiert. - Die nummerierte Gesamtauflage betrug 220 Exemplare. - 8. Publikation des Allianz-Verlags, Zürich. - Einleitung und Typographie von Max Bill. - Die Leinenkassette minimal fleckig und mit kleiner Bereibung an einer Kante, sonst sehr schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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