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        ODD MAN OUT.

      London: Michael Joseph Ltd., [1945] - Octavo, cloth. First edition. Novel about a wounded IRA man. Filmed in 1947 with James Mason, also released as "Gang War." Filmed again in 1969 as "The Lost Man" with Sidney Poitier. A fine copy in about near fine dust jacket with a bit of age-darkening to spine panel, light shelf wear to spine ends and front corners, and mild dust soiling to rear panel. A nice copy of a fragile book. (#125709) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        L'ANCRE DE MISÉRICORDE. Eaux-fortes originales de Pierre FALKÉ.

      1945 - Paris, sans nom d'éditeur [Pierre Falké], 1945. Petit in folio (260 X 340) en feuilles, couverture rempliée entièrement illustrée en couleurs ; (1), faux-titre, frontispice, titre illustré, 243 pages, (1). Dos de la chemise bruni, quelques rousseurs en marge des premier et dernier feuillets blancs. BELLE ÉDITION ILLUSTRÉE. Elle est composée de 79 EAUX-FORTES originales dont couverture à double-page, frontispice, page de titre, 21 hors-texte dont 1 double-page, 55 lettrines et culs-de-lampe. TIRAGE limité à 216 EXEMPLAIRES, celui-ci UN des 35 imprimés et numérotés sur papier de Montval (n°53) contenant une SUITE DES EAUX-FORTES en premier état sur papier d'Auvergne à la main. L'ouvrage a été imprimé aux dépens de Pierre FALKÉ, avec le concours de Roger Lacourière. Les eaux-fortes originales ont été tirées par J. Frélaut, P. Molinié et J. Herrera, sur les presses à bras de Roger Lacourière et coloriées par M. Beaufumé. Exemplaire en BEL ÉTAT. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        VALENCIA ATRACCION. Revista del Fomento del Turismo de Valencia. 408 números. Desde el nº120 del año 1945 al nº 527 del año 1978

      1945 / 1978, Valencia 1945 - 17 Volúmenes cada uno con las revistas de dos años. Cada revista 20 pags c/u aproximadamente 21x31 Cartone, lomo tela con sus cubiertas originales Buen Estado Diferentes artículos, ilustraciones, publicidad, etc.

      [Bookseller: Librería Maestro Gozalbo]
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        Building Plans, Elevations, and Perspective for Duart Manufacturing Co., 6th St. 35; North of Clementina St., San Francisco. Current address 251 or 261 6th St.

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, October 1945. - Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 19" x 30". 6 sheets. Job #218. File #2347. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        PARADES ABOLIES. Impressions Foraines.

      - Paris, Jarach, 1945, 27x35. En feuilles, sous couverture repliée et dans un double emboîtage cartonné rose. Joliement illustré en couleurs par Roger Wild. Tirage à 282 exemplaires, celui-ci l'un des 240 sans suite (70). Bel envoi de l'artiste : "A mon très cher ami, George Lambelet, j'apporte mon Miel et ma fidèle amitié". La dédicace est datée de 1948, tout comme le justificatif de tirage. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        History of Contemporary Japanese Photography [Two volume set]: Volume I: 1840-1945 / Volume II:1945-1970

      Heibonsha; Tokyo, Japan - An exceptionally important, early and rare pair of slipcased and profusely illustrated books documenting the history of Japanese photography. This two volume set was one of the first attempts to chronicle the sometimes turbulent, but always brilliant achievements in photography. Texts are in Japanese, and it is arguable that attention to the overall arc of Japanese achievements in the field were not adequately appreciated outside of Japan until decades later in the 1990s. Both volumes are bound in black cloth with no dustjacket, as issued. Both are encased in photo illustrated printed cardboard boxes, as published. Interiors of each volume are in excellent, pristine condition. Outer boxes show a bit of tanning and a few very minor chips and light spotting, but are otherwise in fine condition. Spine and covers of each are in fine condition, save for some light scratches on the spine of Volume II. Volume I, published in 1971, 516 pp.; Volume II, published 1977, 589 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Exquisite Corpse Booksellers]
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      New York: [Published by the Artist], 1945.. [4]pp. plus eight copper plate engravings and interleaves. Folio (53.5 x 37 cm). Loose sheets laid into wrappers, enclosed in a folding cloth portfolio, stamped in black. Small spot in lower corner of upper portfolio board, some creases to tissue interleaves, else about fine. One of only fifty numbered sets, signed by the artist on the justification, and with each individual print signed and numbered as well. The upper wrapper incorporates yet another engraving (not signed). A sequence of striking engravings (one in color), ranging from 4 x 16 to 14 x 10 inches, printed by the artist on Chatham handmade paper, with the prelims printed on Japanese handmade paper. A fine, early work by the Rumanian-born artist, published contemporary with his studies at Atelier 17 and the New School under Stanley Hayter. The images are strong and angular depictions of crustaceans and shells, and were engraved while Racz summered at Vinalhaven, off the coast of Maine. The somewhat literal depictions of the some of the subjects are none the less made captivating by the style and techniques characteristic of Racz's early influences by Hayter, Picasso and the surrealists, while others are far less literal and assume an almost monstrous appearance.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Mysterium magnum.

      - Traduit pour le Ière fois en français avec deux études sur J. Boehme de N. BERDIAEFF. T.I et II (complet). Aubier (Bibliothèque philosophique), Paris, 1945, 2 vol. pet in-8, br., 592 - 516 p. E.O. de cette traduction. Très bon ex. non coupé [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Chemin des philosophes]
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        Aviators Flight Log Book.

      Washington D.C. Navy Department- Chief of Naval Operations. May 1944 - Sept 1945. - Small 8vo. (7" x 5"). Bound in imprinted cloth over boards. Monthly flying log of ARM3c Frank William Gardiner. Detailing training and combat missions 5/44-9/45. Most flights, including combat missions are noted as being flown in the Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon and occurred in the Pacific Theatre of War. Noted are patrol missions, many designated as "Rocket", sub-hunting, with various notations of bombing activity. Also accompanying the log is a rare propaganda leaflet, the likes of which were dropped in profusion over Japan to worn the citizenry of their impending doom. This leaflet presents Japanese text with a large photograph of a B-29 formation unloading their bombs. Further accompanying these items is a small black and white photograph of an airborne PV2 (presumably Gardiners), which bears the ink inscription on the back reading " Good old Y092". This associates with Gardiners log book entry of his craft noted as PV237092. Red crew name stamp to front pastedown. Flight assignment designation strip laid-down to front free endsheet. Very light soiling to rear cover. A Fine copy of a wartime log with extremely interesting additions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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        The Parthenon.

      [Rhodes: for the author, 1945 or 46] - Quarto. Single leaf folded and sewn into decorated card covers printed in blue and black. Wrappers a little rubbed and toned with creases at the fore-edge affecting the contents. An excellent copy. First edition, sole printing being one of about 25 copies produced for the author at the Government Press in Rhodes as his Christmas card for the winter of 1945. This copy with the author's compliments slip. Dispatch may have been delayed until after Christmas with the consequent doubt over the correct year of publication. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Shakespeare in Harlem

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1945 - Hardcover. PRESENTATION COPY signed by the author "to Gay Dallman, with the good wishes of Langston Hughes New York, July 12, 1947." Elaine Gay Dallman was a poet, bibliophile, and socialite in San Francisco. This is a nice copy of the second printing. Very good in black cloth with orange cloth spine and purple title to front board and spine. Slight fading to spine and bumping to bottom corners. In a very good price clipped dust jacket with green spine panel and black title to spine. The jacket is worn along the edges including a chip to the head of the spine and a short closed tear. There is also a scuffmark to the front panel and the interior of the front flap has light dampstaining. There is no evidence of dampstaining to the boards or to the exterior of the jacket. 125 pages. POE/04291. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Kelmscott Bookshop, ABAA]
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        Day of Paris Photographs by Andre Kertesz

      J. J. Augustin. 1st Edition. Very Good. 1945. Signed by author B007NT1Y1K Very Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: Very Good) Cloth with dust jacket . B007NT1Y1K .

      [Bookseller: Moe's Books]
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        Day of Paris

      J. J. Augustin, New York 1945 - 102 black-and-white photographs. Original tan cloth, spine and upper board lettered in black. Original black-and-white photographically illustrated dust-jacket printed in black. Dust-jacket has soiling to back panel with chips on the spine but with no loss of paper. A very good copy in a good dust-jacket that could easily be restored to excellent condition by a paper restorer. This is a first edition and features 102 of the photographs of Kertez who came to Paris from Budapest in 1925. The dust-jacket is by Alexey Brodovitch. Kertez was one of the most influential photographers to have worked in Paris during the twenties and thirties. A signed presentation copy of this book was available some time ago and the asking price was £2750.00. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Martin Breese Books]
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      London, Victor Gollancz. 1945 - 175pp. Original cloth in dustwrapper. Darkened spine and quite marked dustwrapper, slightly dusty topedges, otherwise a very good copy. First edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Grant's Bookshop]
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        A collection of portrait photographs of speakers inscribed to Dr. Albert Rappaport, founder and director of San Francisco's Town Hall.

      San Francisco, Calif.-1948. 1945 - Collection of 37 photograph portraits inscribed by the subjects, including Lewis Cotlow, Robert LaFollette, Harlan Stetson, William Mandel, Archduke Felix of Austria, Austen West, Aubrey Williams, Fritz Leiber, Jay Allen, Ruth Draper, H.R. Knickerbocker, Ybarra, Walter Duranty, Agnes Macphail, Tibor Eckhardt, Maxime Vollmer, Louis Auspacher, Andre Michalopoulos, Carveth Wells, Richard Wilmer Rowan, Sydney R. Montague, Walter Duranty, Frederick Machetanz John W. Verndercook, et al.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        The Weary Blues

      Knopf, New York 1945 - With an introduction by Carl Van Vechten. Hughes's most famous book, with the original jacket design by Miguel Covarrubias. A later printing (10th - 1945), but nicely inscribed by Hughes to Alain Bosquet, dated New York April 28, 1950. A fine copy in lightly chipped dustwrapper. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        TARRAGONA EN 1811.

      176 Páginas + IX Ilustraciones. Publicaciones De La Agrupacion De Bibliofilos De Tarragona., Tarragona . 1945 - ATENCION : EDICION PRIVADA DE 101 EJEMPLARES NUMERADOS EN PAPEL DE HILO. Este el ejemplar 054/101. LOS LIBROS ORIGINALES DAN MAS PRESTIGIO Y VALOR A SU BIBLIOTECA Size: 4º.ilustrado [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA CLIO]
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      Universal Film S.A., Paris 1945 - Large quarto; single sheet of matte stock (18 X 24.25 inches), folded to make a four-page pressbook, which opens into a poster with printed synopsis; text and illustrations printed in red, black and white. A stunning, Fine example of the French film pressbook for Fritz Lang's 'Scarlet Street,' based on Georges de la Fouchardiere's 1930 novel 'La Chienne' (The Bitch), published in English the same year as 'Poor Sap.' Together with a Fine silver gelatin still from the film, measuring approx. 9.5 X 12 inches.

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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      Gallimard,, Paris, 1945 - Exemplaire N° 195/376. SARTRE, ecrivain et philosophe francais, est ne a Paris, en 1905, et meurt dans la meme ville, en 1980. Il fut l auteur d une oeuvre prolifique. Il est connu aussi pour avoir ete le compagnon de Simone de Beauvoir. Ouvrages celebres : L ETRE ET LE NEANT, LES MOTS, L EXISTENTIALISME EST UN HUMANISME, etc. 239 pp. in-4, Reliure plein velin, dos lisse peint, 1er plat peint, sous emboitage.

      [Bookseller: alphabets]
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      Ed. Orbis. Barcelona, 1945 - . 24,5 cm. 110 pág., 2 h. Ilustr. con 8 aguafuertes a colores y un dibujo, originales de Marta Ribas. Edición de 11 ejemplares, tirados sobre papel japón imperial, conteniendo los estados definitivos de cada plancha, un dibujo inédito y un grabado a punta seca, no puesto a la venta, numerados del I al XI (ej. VIII), de un total de 222 ejemplares. Elegante enc. en plena piel chagrín verde, nervios, florones, ruedas en ambos planos, cantos y contracantos, cortes dorados. Presentado en petaca. Bibliofilia, Literatura francesa. Bibliofília Libros modernos a partir de 1830 francés [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria anticuaria Farré]
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        Zaglada Zydostwa Polskiego: Album Zdjec - Extermination of Polish Jews: Album of Pictures

      Centralna Zydowska Konisja Historyczna W Polsce [c 1945], Lodz - Oblong quarto. [19], 104pp., [15]. Original paper wrappers. Illustrated with 252 contemporary photographs documenting the debasement and destruction of European Jewry with pictures of cities, ghettos and the camps. Text in Polish, Russian, English, French, Yiddish and Hebrew. Wrappers are creased and cracked. Otherwise in good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        OBRAS COMPLETAS ( Edición de 11 Vol.)

      Editorial AGUILAR 1945-1951 - Madrid . Vol I : 1945 1189pag. ; Vol II : 1945 1195pag. ; Vol III : 1945 1200pag. ; Vol IV : 1945 1163pag. ; Vol V : 1946 1217pag. ; Vol VI : 1946 1107pag. ; Vol VII : 1946 1187pag. ; Vol VIII : 1947 1111pag. ; Vol IX : 1951 1065pag. ; Vol X : 1956 970pag. ; Vol XI : con el índice de los 11 Vol. 1958 1128pag. Encuad : Plena piel verde , papel biblia , cinta registradora , cortes bellamente decorados , retratos del autor o de actores en cada volumen . Libros en muy buen estado .

      [Bookseller: montgiber]
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        Day of Paris

      New York: J.J. Augustin. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. FIRST EDITION, complete with 103 evocative black and white Kertész photographs and the rare original dust jacket designed by Alexey Brodovitch. "In 1945, when André Kertész published Day of Paris, his first book in America, he'd been living in New York for nearly a decade. Like so many other exiled European artists, he'd left Paris before the German invasion, so the photographs in his book were all taken in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Arranged in a loose progression from morning to afternoon to night, these pictures of a peaceful, bustling city were particularly poignant, coming as thy did at the end of the war, and their nostalgia was certainly part of their appeal. Though Day of Paris is full of cityscapes... the photographer is always alert to the human heart of the city, and even his pictures of figures passing on the street are engaging... Some of Kertész's most famous photos (the disconcertingly fragmented view through a glass clock face at the Louvre, the surreal suburban scene with viaduct and toylike train) are included here." Alexey Brodovitch "provides a leisurely understated design that allows for double spreads. shrewd juxtapositions, and unexpectedly grand expanses of white space for this small format" (Roth 101). Parr/Badger, Vol I, p.200. New York: J.J. Augustin, 1945. Quarto (242x110mm / 9.5x7in), original cloth, original dust jacket. Cloth with mild discoloration to top of rear board (as often), residue of tape on the front and rear free endpapers; dust jacket with light edgewear and a few patches of browning to spine. An excellent copy of a notoriously difficult book to find in collectible condition.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        The Maze

      New York, Doubleday, Doran and Co., Inc., 1945. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine and front cover gilt on a red ground. With a supplied dust jacket. 12 black and white illustrations and jacket art by Salvador Dalí. Wear to spine tips, label lifted from pastedown, dust jacket lightly toned. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the artist on the half title 'Bon Jour ... Dalí, 1968.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Concert d'eté

      Paris: Flammarion, 1945. 4to. pp. 1 p.l., [149], [1 leaf]. with half-title. Original text woodcuts by Maillol. Sheets loose as issued in original printed wraps, paper slipcase & chemise. One of 200 copies on Lana, of total edition of 305 numbered copies. Front wraps darkened.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        WW II Passover Archive: Four items from U.S. Army Chaplain Max A. Braude's 1945 Seder Service [UNIQUE]

      NP, France 1945 - Collection of four items documenting the April 4th 1945 Passover Seder celebration organized in France for the Jewish soldiers by U.S. Seventh Army Lieutenant Colonel Chaplain Max A. Braude. 1) Braude's typed letter, addressed to "Darling" and dated Friday Afternoon 23 March 1945 enthusiastically recounts the "fun" of planning a Seder under conditions that are in "a constant state of flux.Several days ago we had not as yet received Haggadahs for Passover so yours truly ingeniously decided to photostat the haggadah portion of the abridged prayer book - except that there was no one to do offset printing and so a cut was made which should have been perfect except as you see no one could read Hebrew - so the Hebrew Text is UPSIDE DOWN - yet I think - in fact I am almost certain that it represents (sic) the first Hebrew Printing on the Continent since its liberation." The letter also mentions his sermons for Friday evening services, asks his darling to "keep a little space beside you for me" and concludes with ".above all, my dear, pray as I do that this will be our last Seder apart; and let's make the next one the biggest best that ever was anywhere." 2) 4pp. English/Hebrew text for the Seder service (including the upside-down Hebrew text mentioned in Braude's letter, taken from the "Prayer Book Abridged for the Jews in the Armed Forces of the United States") entitled "Seder Service For The Eve of Passover" with the insignia of the United States Seventh Army (known as the Pyramid of Power, or Seven Steps to Hell). 3) The U.S. Army Jewish chaplain's cloth banner (36" x 23") that hung as wall decoration at the Seder. Dark blue fabric onto which is hand sewn two appliqués of white cloth: the Star of David and the tablets of the Ten Commandments containing roman numerals I-X created in zigzag machine stitching. "CH (Lt. Col.) M. A. Braude 031036" handwritten in pen on the white border at right edge. 4) Vintage silver-gelatin photograph of Braude (third from left) with three officials at the 1945 Seder, standing near the banner, with French and American flags overhead. 4.75" x 3.75"Photograph in fine condition. Letter stained at lower right, not affecting text. Haggadah pages age toned, with small chips at edges and strengthened with Japanese tissue along folds. Banner cloth dotted with small holes, otherwise good condition. A unique and poignant collection, with personal, military and religious significance. Max A. Braude (1913-1982), an Orthodox rabbi, was the highest-ranking American Jewish chaplain during World War II. After the war he worked with displaced persons and later served as director of the World ORT Union and director-general of its international office in Geneva. In his capacity with ORT he headed the overseas operations of the approximately 600 ORT trade schools and other technical and vocational services. These programs operated in Europe and Israel as well as in Muslim countries such as Iran. Braude also served as an ICVA officer, and earlier, was the Assistant to the Director of Training at the U.S. Army Chaplain School. See "After the Holocaust: Rebuilding Jewish Lives in Postwar Germany" by Michael Brenner and Barbara Harshav; JTA Jewish News Archive, citing the Jewish Telegraphic Agency 14 Nov 1962. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        El Pobrecito Hablador. 11 Aguafuertes De Marta Ribas.

      Hora LUEN = Montaner y Simón, Barcelona 1945 - 216pp. en muy buen papel de hilo. 11 láminas, aguafuertes originales. Muy cuidada estampación a dos tintas. Edición de sólo 170 ejemplares. Perfecto ejemplar encuadernado a plena piel. Lomera con nervios y florones. Corte superior dorado. Size: Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        I QUADERNI DELLA CRITICA (di Benedetto Croce) 1945-1951 TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO, Bari, Laterza, 1945

      - 8o. brossura, bs., pp. 100-150 per ciascun fascicolo. Periodico trimestrale che segue idealmente la notissima " CRITICA " attraversando il periodo delicato del dopoguerra e della ricostruzione, con tutti i sussulti sociali, politici e culturali. Vengono ripresi, ampliati e perfezionati molti dei concetti e principi espressi, aperti e discussi negli anni precedenti . L'autorevolezza di Benedetto Croce nei vari campi sociali, filosofici e politici , è una garanzia dell'intera opera. Fasc. 1 (marzo '45). Fasc. 2 (agosto '45). Fasc. 3 (dicembre '45). Fasc. 4 (aprile '46). Fasc. 5 (agosto '46)- Fasc. 6 Novembre '46). Fasc. 7 (marzo '47). Fasc. 8 (luglio '47). Fasc. 9 (Novembre '47). Fasc. 10 (marzo '48). Fasc. 11 (Luglio '47). Fasc. 12 (Novembre '48). Fasc. 13 (Marzo '49). Fasc. 14 (luglio '49). Fasc. 15 (novembre '49) Fasc. 16 (marzo '50). Fasc., 17/18 novembre '50). Fasc. 19/20 (settembre '51) La collezione viene offerta a

      [Bookseller: Ferraguti service s.a.s. - Rivisteria]
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        PORTRAIT DE MOUNET-SULLY. Prose inédite par Jean Cocteau.

      - Paris, François Bernouard, 1945. 19,5x25,5 cm. EDITION ORIGINALE. Ouvrage orné de 16 dessins inédits de Jean Cocteau, coloriés à la main. Broché. Couverture rempliée. Dos quelque peu défraîchi et frotté, sinon ouvrage en bon état. Un des 1650 exemplaires sur papier Crèvecoeur du Marais (n° 878). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        De la Couleur. Verve, Vol. IV, No. 13

      Paris: Editions de la revue Verve. 1945. Lacking the frontispiece (La Chute d'Icare). Contains pp. 57-58, 59-60 with the 2 portraits of Angèle Lamotte on Marais. Silkscreen title page present. Green cover of dancing figure and title page (on Marais) are paper cut-outs designed by Matisse. Duthuit, Catalogue raisonné des ouvrages illustrés, nos. 74 & 104.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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      UNIVERSELLES 1945 - RO30118596: XII + 26 pages + 16 planches de gouaches en couleurs numérotées. Lettrines et illustrations en couleurs. Couverture contre pliée. 1 premiere chemise avec le dos déboité. Exemplaire numéroté. Traduction d'Ernest RENAN. Introduction par Jérome THARAUD et Jean THARAUD. Gouaches et ornements de G.-L. JAULMES In-4 En feuillets. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 200-RELIGION [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: le-livre]
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        Le Romant Comique. Illustré d'eaux-fortes originales en couleurs par Joseph Hémard

      La Tradition, Paris 1945 - Trois volumes in-4 (257 x 202 mm), en feuilles sous couverture rempliée, chemise au dos cartonné rouge, étui gris. Illustrations en couleurs de Joseph HEMARD. Tirage à 525 exemplaires sur grand vélin d'Arches à la forme ; un des 51 contenant une suite en noir de toutes les illustrations, avec remarques, et 3 croquis originaux (N°90). (quelques rares traces légères sur les étuis, piqûres). // Three quarto volumes (257 x 202 mm), loose leaves as issued under folded soft cover, folder with red hardboard spine, grey slipcase. Illustrations in colours by Joseph HEMARD. Limited printing of 525 copies on "grand vélin d'Arches à la forme" (vellum paper) ; one of the 51 containing a suite in black with notes, and 3 original drawings (Nr 90). (some rare light stains on slipcases, spots).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        All Hallows Eve

      London: Faber & Faber. 1945. First. First edition. Edges of the boards very slightly soiled, else fine in very good plus dustwrapper with very shallow loss at the crown, and a small stain on the rear panel. A very nice copy of the author's fragile and uncommon final novel, about a magical attempt to gain control of the souls of the dead in post-war London, and the two little girls that accidentally interfere. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Signed by President Truman and four other world leaders at the UN Conference on International Organization in San Francisco on the day the United Nations was established ? with ticket stub to the ?Final Session? and the rare identification pin bearing the original design of the UN emblem

      Rare Program Cover Signed ?Harry S. Truman? as President, ?E R Stettinius, Jr.? as Secretary of State, ?Halifax? as British Ambassador to the United States, ?J C Smuts? as Prime Minister of South Africa, and ?Faisal? as Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia [later King], all in pencil on the cover, 5.75? x 9?. Placed on a mat with three related items and framed under glass to 20.5? x 14.5?. Fine condition.On June 26, 1945, the Charter of the United Nations was signed in San Francisco. Representatives from 50 nations ?agreed to the present Charter of the United Nations and do hereby establish an international organization to be known as the United Nations.?(1) Cover titled ?Program / Closing Plenary / Session ? The United / Nations Conference / on International / Organization ? San / Francisco, June 26, 1945.? Emblem of the United Nations is at bottom center. Only the ?Addresses? page of the program is present.(2) Printed pa

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        Autograph Letter Signed ("John") to Burgess Meredith and Paulette Goddard, from Cuernavaca, regarding the filming of THE PEARL, and other matters

      Hotel Marik, Cuernavaca, Mexico, "june - (toward the front)", [1945] - UNPUBLISHED letter written from Cuernavaca, while Steinbeck was in Mexico "riding herd" on the shooting of the film version of THE PEARL Dear Buzzy and Paulette: I've forgotten where you live. I've forgotten Milly's [i.e., LEWIS MILESTONE'S] street number too but at least I remember his street. We don't live at the hotel but we get our mail there. I know Paulette knows the place. We have a little house with a big garden about half a mile from the plaza - very pleasant. Will be here until October I guess. We don't start shooting [THE PEARL] until August. I don't suppose there is much chance of your coming down after you finish the Chambermaid [ Meredith's DIARY OF A CHAMBERMAID]. Blumey was asking about you the other night when we were in town. We're getting lots of sun and oddly enough a lot of work done, a thing I can hardly believe. I wonder how your film ["Diary of A Chambermaid"] goes. I have some ideas for the future - too many but perhaps worth discussing some time. Tom grows like a bloody weed. He is so black we will have trouble getting him into a hotel in Georgia. And he is very strong and no intellectual company whatever. Gwyn thrives here. Anyway, we'll see our picture through here and then go on to New York in October and after that we have no plans. . The grapevine has nice things to say about your picture. And Renoir is a great man. I've always wanted to work with him. The rains are just starting here and the fine big clouds all day. It's pretty wonderful. Please give our love to Kendal and Milly. And to yourselves. JOHN" [with:] Telegram from Steinbeck's wife Gwendolyn in New York, to Burgess Meredith in Monterey, Calif., conveying Steinbeck's address in Cuernavaca: "Dear Buzz, John is in Mexico Address Hotel Marik Cuernavaca Mor. Mexico . Gwen in New York." 11 x 8-1/2 inches. One page in ink on recto of a single sheet ruled note paper. Very good. From the Estate of Burgess Meredith

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Brideshead Revisited

      Boston: Little Brown &Company, 1945. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Subtiltled "The Sacred & Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder" this is the first "Roman Catholic" novel by the author. There is a protective mylar cover.

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      Editions du Continent,, Geneva 1945 - First French Edition of 'Uomini e No', (Men and not Men), a novel of resistance against the German occupation of Italy, Inscribed and Signed by the author to Jean-Paul Sartre on the front endpaper. With Cesare Pavese, Vittorini, an acclaimed translator, novelist, (his Conversations In Sicily was published in the United States with an introduction by Ernest Hemingway), editor and anti - fascist, was a pioneer in translating English, French and American authors into Italian. A bright, fresh copy in the original wrappers. Housed in an elegant custom clamshell case, black cloth over marbled paper, red morocco spine label with gilt titles. A significant Association. . [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Bad Boy of Music.

      Doubleday, Doran & Company Inc., Garden City, New York, 1945 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in a somewhat torn dust jacket with splitting to the folds at the spine and further loss at the top of the spine panel. First Edition. With the composer's contemporary signed presentation inscription on the front free endpaper, "To Phil and Connie Schener." Above the presentation Antheil has written a brief musical quotation apparently from his IV Symphony. Antheil will perhaps always be remembered as the man who wrote the score for the seminal dada film "Ballet Mechanique". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Your Place at the Peace Table: What You Can Do to Win a Lasting United Nations Peace

      New York: The Gerent Press. Stapled. 60 pages. "A public relations manual outlining how the 'tested skills and practices of the professional' may be applied to the specific problem of 'selling' the country on a league of nations." - New York Times, 1945. "Sets forth in one compact and comprehensive volume the essence of (Bernays') 25 years' experience in molding the American mind." - from back cover. Moderate wear. Unmarked but for a small bit of faint pencil writing to upper corner of back cover. A quality copy of this significant work. . Good. 1945. First Edition.

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        Masque of Reason

      Holt 1945 - First Edition, First Printing Inscribed and SIGNED by Robert Frost. A beautiful dustjacket with slight wear to the spine and edges. This original dustjacket is vibrant in color. The binding is tight and the pages are clean. There is no marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy SIGNED by the author in collector's condition. We buy SIGNED Robert Frost First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Physiologie du Fonctionnaire. Illustrations en couleurs de G. Pavis.

      Rene Kieffer, a l'Institut Administratif., [Paris 1945 - One of 800 on velin de cuve from a total edition of 900. Handsomely bound by the Studio of Rene KIEFFER: full brown morocco simulating snakeskin, upper and lower covers decorated with gilt oval plaque with birdseye perspective of ring of dancing figures around free-form sculpture, spine smooth, title gilt, top edge gilt. Original covers bound in. Binder's ticket pasted in front blank: Rene Kieffer, Reliure d'Art, 18, rue Seguier, Paris, near fine. Illustrated with 46 pen and watercolor drawings after Georges-Alfred Pavis (1886-1951), reproduced in-texte and hors- texte. The typeface simulates typescript executed "par Mlle Durand Victoire, dame stenographe principale de 1ere classe, collatione avec le concours de Mlle Dupont Alexandrine-Sophie-Desiree, auxiliare temporaire permanente." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Road to Serfdom

      London. George Routledge & Sons, 1945. First Edition, Sixth Printing, printed in July, 1945. In Good condition, in a dust jacket labeled from the fifth impression though price clipped. Clean text. Sound binding. Light foxing to side edge of page block. Boards are bowed outwards and show bumping to corners and side edge. Edge wear to boards and spine ends. The dust jacket has a few tape repairs made from the verso, and shows rubbing, toning and edge wear. An early printing, rare in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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