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        ANIMAL FARM. A fairy story

      Secker & Warburg. London. 1945. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.5 x 5 inches). A fine, clean, fresh copy in recent fine leather binding of full dark green morocco. Boards with gilt ruled borders, spine ruled and lettered in gilt. All edges gilt. All in all a lovely copy of this classic of twentieth century literature.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Animal Farm A Fairy Story

      Secker and Warburg, London 1945 - 1st impression (one of only 4,500 printed), Fenwick A10a, in publisher's original green cloth with white titles to spine all still fresh and bright with only the tips of the spine with any fading and one very light, small blemish to front board. Binding tight, sound and square, Internally clean and fresh with no ffep present (although there is no visible evidence at all of it having been removed) and neat ownership signature to top of half title - pages crisp and appear unread - 'First Published May 1945' to copyright page as required [although not published until August 1945 due to a paper shortage]. Professionally produced quality facsimile dustjacket is in mint condition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: London Rare Books, PBFA]
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        Animal Farm: A Fairy Story

      London: Secker & Warburg. 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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Carl Rungius Big Game Painter Fifty Years with Brush and Rifle

      Countryman Press, The, West Hartford, Vermont - 1945, 1st limited edition. () Near fine. 8p.l.,117pp. Folio in original two tone decorated cloth with 10 tipped in colour plates after paintings by Rungius. Portrait of Rungius by Louis Betts. And illustrations in text from drawings by Rungius and photos. A very nice copy with only a touch of wear at the corners. 64 / 160 copies of the special limited edition signed by the Rungius and Schaldach. Also included as the frontis is an original etching of a moose signed by Rungius. Very scarce in this special edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Little Friend, Little Friend. Poems. [Signed copy].

      Dial Press, 1945, New York. First Edition [of 2,000 copies] of author's second book. Signed. Designed by Meyer Wagman. The Haddon Craftsmen,.Scranton, Pa. - 6 1/8 x 9 1/2", 58pp. dark blue cloth with front cover blindstamped with constellation of stars, spine stamped with orange, geometric (WADwiggins-style) design framing title, etc. & stars stamped in black; printed brown/tan & back & white dj. Dustjacket and book were printed with wartime paper restricts. The dustjacket shows slight chipping, small tears. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY RANDALL JARRELL ON THE FRONT FLYLEAF: To Philip Graham from Randall Jarrell. (Graham was an American Literature Professor at University of Texas). Copies of this title signed are rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Cesta Na Severozapad. [Northwest Passage] [In a Jan Sobota Design Bookbinding].

      Romanova Knihovna PAX. 1945 - A translation by Jiri Pober into Czech of the 1937 Kenneth Roberts novel "Northwest Passage." Size of the binding: 5 1/2 in. x 8 1/8 in. x 2 1/8 in., 498+ pp. (publisher's colophon page); 2 fold-out maps with Czech titling, showing (1) Rogers' 1759 St. Francois route, & (2) North America (but not Mexico), 1765. In a striking carved leather binding by Jan Sobota, with his stamp on the back paste-down endpaper. The full, brown leather binding features a standing figure of a Colonial Ranger with a long rifle, on the front and back covers, the details are carved into the leather, on a hand-tooled, stippled, darker brown background; the spine features two carved leather long-rifles in darker brown, with stamped titling in dark brown, top-edge stained brown, sewn headbands, dark brown, suede-covered endpapers; in a dark brown, leather-textured cloth wrap-around chemise, with a lighter brown, leather title label, and a brown suede lining. In a matching, dark brown, leather-textured cloth-covered slipcase, with lighter brown leather edging to the front ends. The novel, about Major Robert Rogers' (1731-95) expedition, was a source for the 1940 King Vidor film, based on the first part of this book. The color of leather and the designs, chosen by inventive Czech bookbinder Jan Sobota, are meant to evoke a Colonial American bookbinding, the dress and arms of the period of the French & Indian War, and that of Rogers' Rangers, who figure in the story. Weight 3 lbs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Cannery Row

      Viking 1945 - First Edition, First Printing bound in buff cloth, not yellow. A beautiful dustjacket that is rich in color with slight restoration to the edges and spine. This original dustjacket has all the first issue points present. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean, with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this true first edition, seldom seen in such amazing condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Les Chansons de Bilitis, de Pierre Louÿs. Exemplaire Unique illustré par M. W. Julhès [Style GUS BOFA].

      Inédit. Août - Novembre 1945 - Exemplaire unique réalisé aux dépens d’un amateur et entièrement exécuté à la main par l’artiste Maurice W. Julhès qui l’a orné d’aquarelles originales signées de son monogramme [initiale] ou de sa signature. Il a également calligraphié tout le texte. *** En feuilles, sous 3 étuis recouverts de soie fuchsia [dos légèrement passés], emboîtage pour l’ensemble [restauré], format italien 33x25, 147 planches rectos illustrées d’aquarelles originales en couleurs sous 3 chemises. *** 1er étui : titre général de l’œuvre, titre illustré, 6 feuillets calligraphiés recto-verso dont 3 illustrés pour la préface de Pierre Louÿs, avis illustré de l’artiste : « Cet ouvrage entièrement manuscrit et dont l’illustration représente l’œuvre la plus importante de M. W. Julhès constitue l’exemplaire unique original des Chansons de Bilitis », titre illustré avec titre des 3 chapitres [planche 9], titre du premier chapitre illustré « Bucoliques en Pamphylie » [planche 10], planches 11 à 47 entièrement calligraphiées et illustrées , planche 48 « Fin des Bucoliques ». *** 2ème étui : titre du deuxième chapitre illustré "Elégies à Mytilène" [planche 49], planches 50 à 87 entièrement calligraphiées et illustrées , planche 88 "Fin des Elégies à Mytilène". *** 3ème étui : titre du troisième chapitre illustré "Epigrammes dans l’Ile de Chypre" [planche 89], planches 90 à 135 entièrement calligraphiées et illustrées, planche 136 « Fin des Epigrammes dans l’Ile de Chypre », planche 137 « Le Tombeau de Bilitis », planche 138 « Première Epitaphe », planche 139 « Seconde Epitaphe », planche 140 « Dernière Epitaphe », planche 141 « Fin de Bilitis », planches 142 à 144 table des matières 3 planches calligraphiées et décorées, planche 145 verso décoration et signature de l’artiste pour l’œuvre, un feuillet blanc, planche 146 « Ce petit livre d’amour antique est dédié respectueusement aux jeunes filles de la société future P. L »., planche 147 et dernière « Cet ouvrage entièrement manuscrit et dont l’illustration représente la plus importante œuvre de M. W. Julhès constitue l’exemplaire unique des Chansons de Bilitis de Pierre Louÿs » Août - Septembre - Octobre - Novembre 1945. *** Soit 147 feuillets rectos. ********** JULHES [Maurice], signe aussi M. W. Julhès, Maurice William Julhès pour faire plus américain. [Sannois, 1896 – Boulogne, 1985]. Passe par les Arts décos et les Beaux-Arts. Dessinateur humoristique, en peu de temps, inonde la presse d’une production abondante et talentueuse. Monte une auberge dans la vallée du Sausseron où ses amis dessinateurs trouvent gîte et couvert, venant de temps en temps à Paris porter ses œuvres. Sociétaire des Humoristes, expose au Satire. Travaille beaucoup dans les journaux paraissant sous l’Occupation en zone nord, ce qui lui vaut deux ans de suspension à la Libération. D’assez personnel à ces débuts, son style tend à s’approprier celui de Gus Bofa. En 1947, donne vie à Monsieur Lezognard, en gags d’une page publiée par Pierrot. Illustrateur, n’est quasiment publié que dans des ouvrages de bibliophilie à tirage limité, pour Honoré de Balzac (Le Curé d'Azay-le-Rideau), Charles Baudelaire, Arthur Rimbaud, Boris Vian, Paul Verlaine, Marcel Grancher (5 de Campagne, Chez l'Auteur, Cannes, 1960, tirage limité à 600 exemplaires numérotés) et Pierre Louÿs. Nous connaissons, par ailleurs, plusieurs exemplaires uniques entièrement aquarellés par Julhès, dont le célèbre Chansons de Bilitis de Pierre Louÿs (147 planches) que nous présentons ici, et Poésies de Sapho (12 titres de chapitres, 12 textes manuscrits, 12 aquarelles originales en couleurs), lui aussi probablement jamais édité, ce sont des ouvrages confectionnés pour des collectionneurs et bibliophiles exigeants en un unique exemplaire. Maurice Coriem dans sa longue et passionnante préface de Coïncidences parle d'un exemplaire unique et original des Fleurs du Mal de Baudelaire, enlevé par un mécène bibliophile. *** Maurice Julhès a aussi illustré des livres pour enfants. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Day of Paris Photographs by Andre Kertesz

      J. J. Augustin, New York 1945 - Cloth with dust jacket [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Moe's Books]
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        Day of Paris

      J.J. Augustin, New York 1945 - First edition. Hardcover. His first book to be published in the U.S. Produced with the assistance of photo historian Peter Pollock and legendary graphic designer and photographer Alexey Brodovitch. With their help this book has become a high spot of 20th century photography books and a consensus pick on all of the "best of lists.' A bright and clean close to near fine copy in cloth binding with some slight splaying to the binding. No dust jacket. (Parr & Badger v1, 200: Roth 114) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        If He Hollers Let Him Go

      Doubleday Doran, Garden City, NY 1945 - 249 pages. First edition, first printing. His first book about an embittered shipyard foreman who contends with the prejudice of his white, southern fellow workers during World War II, lashing out violently at the countless humiliations he is forced to endure. Fine book in a almost fine dust jacket with very slight wear to corners. A beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fireproof Books]
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      Survey of India, Dehra Dun 1945 - These four volumes provide effectively the complete set. Although a volume 5 was produced it was quickly withdrawn by the Indian Government for political reasons and it is thought that only a handful of original copies survive although photocopies occasionally appear. The four volumes were produced over a long period and span the period of independence, III & IV being produced after 1948 and thus lacking the crown from the Survey of India badge on the front covers. Vol I 18th Century [pub. 1945]: Maps to endpapers, 19 other plates including folding maps (some coloured), xx.400pp, 16pp unnumbered index. An excellent copy in the original green cloth gilt, the upper board gilt blocked with the badge of the Survey of India, very minor wear at extremiites, internally very clean. Vol II 1800-1815 [pub. 1950]: maps to endpapers, 22 other plates (some coloured, some folding maps), xxvii (including addenda & corrigenda for vol I), 478pp. bound as vol 1 [including the imperial crown on the badge despite a post independence date - the Survey is still rather traditional], very minor wear to extremities, internally very clean. Vol III 1815 to 1830 [pub. 1954], maps to endpapers, 22 other plates [some folding maps, some coloured), xxii (including addenda & corrigendas to vols I & II), 534pp. Bound as the previou vols but the badge on the front board has the imperial crown replaced with the current Indian crest joined triple lions, very minor wear to extremities, internally very clean. Vol IV 1830 to 1843 GEORGE EVEREST [pub, 1958] maps to endpapers, 19 other plates (some folding maps, some coloured), xviii including addenda & corrigenda to previous volumes), 493pp.I, a little damage with small loss of cloth surface to extreme top corners of front and back boards, internally very clean. Volumes 1, 2 & 3 have a small ownership signature to the top corner of the front free endpaper - no other ownership markings. The first four volumes were published over a 15 year period: they are seldom found together and the fifth volume was suppressed by the Government of India. The definitive work on the Survey of India and earlier cartographers. In the first volume Surveys are dealt with logically by province and there are informative chapters on surveying instruments. There is a 100pp section of detailed biographies of such important figures in Indian map making as Rennell, Beatson, Dalrymple, Orme, Kelly, Martin, Pearse, Reynolds, Topping, Turner, Wood, and Mackenzie. Chapter V "Beyond the Barriers" deals with early attempts at mapping in the Himalayas, Tibet (a folding map of Ladakh to Lhasa from the Lamas' map of 1733 is included), sources of the Ganges & Gogra, Bogle & Turner, Nepal, Assam, Wels's Expedition 1792-4, Eastern Frontier, Burma. Other chapters include General Narrative, Bengal Surveys (3 chapters, 1579-1777, 1777-94, 1793-1800), Madras Surveys (2 chapters - to 1788 and 1788-1800), Bombay Surveys, Revenue Surveys, Professional Methods of Survey, Maps of India, Maps of Bengal, Maps of Madras & Bombay, Map construction and preservation, The Surveyor Generals, Surveyors. Whereas Vol I has much on Bengal, Madras and Bombay, Vol II extends to include chapters on Upper Provinces and Oudh, the North West Frontier, Himalaya Mountains, etc . There is a good deal here on Lambton and his Survey. There are 80pp of biographical notes on surveyors of the period. Vol III continues the narrative and has additional chapters on Mountain Provinces, North East Frontier, Burma, Again there about 80pp of biogrpahy. Vol IV continues the narrative and the expanding wortk of the surveys (especially the detailed revenue surveys on which the Company was so dependent. It covers the long period of office of George Everest as Surveyor General but there are biographies of other surveyors too, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BATES AND HINDMARCH]
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        As We Remember Joe

      Cambridge, Mass: Privately Printed. University Press, 1945 - Inscribed to George Smathers from Bob Kennedy Christmas 1965 on the front free endpaper First edition, Second Issue. 8vo. Illustrated. Designed and Printed at the University Press, Cambridge. Original burgundy cloth. Fine copy [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Brenendicke licht

      Book League of the Jewish Peoples Fraternal Order, IWO, New York, N.Y. 1945 - Full page illustrations by Marc Chagall. According to the OCLC: 6 Libraries worldwide own it. 253, [1] pages. Added title page romanised: Brenendicke licht. tseykhenungen fun Marc Chagall. The German translation of the title WOULD be Brennende Lichter. Front hinge exposed but book and binding are solid. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Icones plantarum omeiensium (Ewei zhi wu tu zhi.). Volume 2, Numbers 1 and 2.

      Chengdu: The National Szechuan University 1945 - text in English & Chinese. plates 101-200. 37 cm. original worn papers covers with rubbed corners & spine .some staining to corners of pages throughout. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arthur Probsthain]
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        Co. K: Our Story [cover title]: 69 K. 271st Infantry

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Der Tod des Vergil. Signed.

      New York: Pantheon Books, 1945. First edition. - Large octavo. 524 pages. Top right front corner bumped, two-toned cloth lightly soiled, still a very good copy in lovely, near fine pictorial dust jacket. Housed in a handsome blue cloth clamshell box with a gilt lettered black morocco spine label. Text in German. Inscribed by Broch on the front free endpaper in the year of publication. Very scarce signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA]
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        Walensee von Amden aus. Oel auf Leinwand.

      1945 - Um 1945. Bildgrösse: 78x100 cm. Unten rechts signiert. Gerahmt 94x118 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        Fantastic Truman letter! A new find ??regarding my Proclamation?? announcing Germany?s surrender

      TypedLetter Signed ?Harry S Truman? as President with eight word handwritten postscript, 1p, 7? x 8.75?. On pale green White House stationery, May 12, 1945. To Martin A. Lewis, Jr., Jefferson City, Missouri. With original White House envelope. Fine condition.In full, ?My dear Martin; Your kind message regarding my Proclamation is indeed greatly appreciated. My warmest thanks to you!? Truman?s friend, Martin A. Lewis, Jr., had served as Chief of Missouri Parks and Refuges from 1929-1932. Truman handwrites a postscript: ?Why don?t you come in and say hello??Martin A. Lewis, Jr., first met with President Truman at the White House on June 25, 1947. The Presidential Appointments Calendar at the Truman Library records that Lewis met the President in the White House three more times, in 1949, 1950, and 1951. Each meeting was ?off the record? as was usual when the President saw his friends.An ideal accompaniment to President Truman?s

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Walensee von Amden aus. Oel auf Leinwand.

      Um 1945.. Bildgrösse: 78x100 cm. Unten rechts signiert. Gerahmt 94x118 cm..

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        Truman about becoming President after FDR?s death: ?I remember very well the various conversations ? I was always fearful that responsibility would be mine. Now that I have it I will have to meet it?

      Typed Letter Signed ?Harry S Truman? as President, 1p, 7? x 8.75?. The White House, Washington, May 12, 1945. To E.J. Short, Sr., Republic, Missouri. Fine condition. With original stamped postmarked White House envelope, plastic tape at left and right, slit open at top. Fine condition.Reminiscent of the famous letter penned by Truman the next day on his April 12, 1945, letter to an old friend which sold at Christie?s in 2006 for $33,600: ?The world almost fell on top of me last night and I haven?t quite recovered yet.? Here, in Truman reply?s to an old friend?s April 14, 1945, letter, recalling their recent conversations about the possibility of FDR?s death and the great responsibility which Truman would have if that should happen, the President admits ?I was always fearful that responsibility would be mine. Now that I have it I will have to meet it...?In full, ?Dear Ed: You don?t know how very much I appreciated your good letter of the fourteenth. I remember very well

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        Carl Rungius, Big Game Painter: Fifty Years with Brush and Rifle

      West Hartford, VT: The Countryman Press, 1945 - An excellent exposition of the celebrated artist's work, with rich biographical detail and fine reproductions First edition. No. 18 of 160 copies, signed by the author and the artist Carl Rungius. 4to (12-1/2 x 9-3/4 inches). Original etched frontispiece of a moose, signed by the artist in pencil. Illustrated with photographs, and with color and black and white reproductions of Rungius's work. Original grey and brown cloth, gilt device on upper cover, t.e.g., others uncut. Spine slightly faded, else a fine copy in a red quarter morocco slipcase with inner chemise (publisher's card slipcase not present). Biscotti p. 386 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        As the war draws to a close, five-star General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower censors his own letter to his wife Mamie

      [Europe], [1945] Envelope, 8.25? x 3.75?, signed ?Dwight D. Eisenhower? in left portion between typed ?Censored by:? and ?General of the Army, U.S. Army,? back flap imprinted ?Headquarters / U.S. Forces, European Theater / Office of the Commanding General.? Addressed to ?Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower / Wardman Park Hotel / Apartment 208-H / Washington, D.C.? Neatly slit open at top. No postal markings. Fine condition.Throughout the war years, Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower lived in Washington at the Wardman Park Hotel. On January 16, 1944, Gen. Eisenhower arrived in London and assumed command of the European Theater as Commanding General, U.S. Forces, European Theater of Operations. Gen. Eisenhower was promoted to five-star General of the Army on December 20, 1944. On June 27, 1945, the European Theater of Operations of the U.S. Army was redesignated U.S. Forces, European Theater. Eisenhower remained as Commanding General.

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        Glory for Me [By] Mackinlay Kantor - a Novel in Verse

      New York, Coward-Mccann, Inc. , 1945. 1st Edition. Fine cloth copy in a good if slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        Der Ballettänzer Serge Lifar im Gespräch mit einem weiteren Tänzer. Ballet Serge Lifar.

      o. J. (ev. 1945).. Orig.-Kaltnadel-Radierung. Format des Abdrucks ca. 27x19 cm, Blattgröße ca.40,5x30,4 cm.. Pablo Picasso ''Ballet Serge Lifar'' Paris Opera . Von Hand mit Bleistift numeriert: Nr. 86 von 300. Auf dem Stein von Picasso signiert. - Sergei Michailowitsch Lifar (geb. 15. April 1904 in Kiew, gest. 15. Dezember 1986 in Lausanne) war ein russisch-französischer Tänzer und Choreograf. Er gilt als einer der großen Tanzstars der 1930er und 1940er Jahre. Er gehörte zu der Generation von russischen Künstlern, die nicht nur Russland und Frankreich Ruhm brachten, sondern den weiteren Entwicklungsweg des Balletts auf der ganzen Welt bestimmten. Wikipedia. - Auf B.F.K. (Rives?) - Büttenpapier.

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        BRIDESHEAD REVISITED. The Sacred And Profane Memories Of Captain Charles Ryder.

      London: Chapman & Hall Ltd 1945 - First edition, first impression (preceded by the fifty "proof" copies for private distribution by the author). Signed and dated by the author. Publisher’s original red / pink cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good copy, the cloth clean with some fading of the spine and a little rubbing at the extremities. Previous owner’s name and date to the top edge of the front pastedown. Complete with supplied correct first state dustwrapper which is lightly chipped at the spine tips with a darkened to the spine and a couple of short tears with associated creasing to the fold corners. Not price-clipped. Signed and dated "May 1946" by the author on the front free endpaper. Signed copies of the first edition are rare in commerce. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Brideshead Revisited

      Little Brown and Company, Boston, Boston 1945 - Little Brown & Company, 1945. Hardcover. Book Condition: good , Dust Jacket Condition: very good. some light spotting. 1st Edition. please see all pictures for more information and book condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BRIDESHEAD REVISITED. The Sacred And Profane Memories Of Captain Charles Ryder.

      London: Chapman & Hall Ltd 1945 - First edition, first impression (preceded by the fifty "proof" copies for private distribution by the author). Publisher’s original red / pink cloth with gilt titles to the spine. Without the dustwrapper. An excellent very near fine copy, the cloth without fading, the binding square and tight. The contents are clean and without inscriptions or stamps, just a little dusty to the top edge of the text block. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Brenendicke licht

      Book League of the Jewish Peoples Fraternal Order, IWO, New York, N.Y. 1945 - Signed and dated inscription, in Yiddish, by Marc Chagall. Full page illustrations by Marc Chagall. According to the OCLC: 6 Libraries worldwide own it. 253, [1] pages. Added title page romanised: Brenendicke licht. tseykhenungen fun Marc Chagall. The German translation of the title WOULD be Brennende Lichter. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Les impostures de la poésie.

      Gallimard 1945 - - Gallimard, Paris 1945, 14x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 14 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, tirage de tête. Agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Unique ?Resolution of Sorrow? by the House of Representatives on the death of <I>?Franklin Delano Roosevelt illustrious statesman and leader in the Nation and in the World?</I> hand-delivered to his eldest son, Col. James Roosevelt, at The White House ? <I>?Resolved, That the Clerk communicate these resolutions to the Senate and transmit a copy thereof to the family of the late President.?</I>

      House Resolution Signed ?South Trimble? as Clerk, one page, 10? x 15?. [Washington, D.C.], April 14, 1945. Gold embossed 2.5?-diameter paper seal of the House of Representatives affixed at the lower left. The third page of a four page booklet with blank second and fourth pages. On the first page is printed ?Resolution of Sorrow / of the / House of Representatives / of / The United States of America / upon the death of / Franklin Delano Roosevelt / Late President / of the / United States.? President Roosevelt had died in Warm Springs, Georgia, on Thursday afternoon, April 12, 1945.Bound with purple ribbon to the inside of 10.25? x 15? black morocco presentation folder with gilt lettering on the cover exactly matching the text printed on the first page beginning ?Resolution of Sorrow...? Purple silk moiré endpapers with gilt-stamped decoration at perimeter. As a result of the folder being closed, there is toning offset from the decoration at the blank edges of the first and fourth

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      Boston:: Little, Brown ,, 1945. First Edition. Near Fine. SIGNED, INSCRIBED AND DATED BY C. S. FORESTER. A Near Fine hardback Stated First Edition First Printing in a Near Fine Dust Jacket with minimal edge wear, crease spine of Dust Jacket. 8vo. 384 pp.

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        "I&#39;m Crazy" [story in Collier&#39;s, December 22, 1945]

      Springfield, Ohio: The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company. 1945. The complete story "I&#39;m Crazy" in Collier&#39;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&#39;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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      [Murray, Utah & New York]: Pharos 1/2 & New Directions, Spring 1945.. Printed wrappers. First edition, first separate publication (albeit as the entirety of an issue of this irregular serial). An unusually nice copy, with only a minimum of the inevitable sunning and light use at the overlap edges. CRANDELL C67.

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      A Proclamation of German SurrenderSigned by TrumanHarry S. Truman A Proclamation of German Surrender, Signed. One page printed document, signed. Broadside on wove paper. Measures 21 3/8\" x 14 3/8\". ( Matted to an overall size of 24\" x 30\".) Washington, May 8, 1945. Gothic types with roman, heading, title, and incipit, text in two columns, printed in black with gold, red and blue. A multicolored lithograph of President Truman\'s proclamation of May 13, 1945, as a day of prayer following the end of the war in Europe. In full:\"The Allied armies, through sacrifice and devotion and with God\'s help, have wrung from Germany a final and unconditional surrender. The western world has been freed of the evil forces which for five years and longer have imprisoned the bodies and broken the lives of millions upon millions of free-born men. They have violated their churches, destroyed their homes, corrupted their children, and murdered their loved ones. Our Armies of Liberation have restored freedom to these suffering peoples, whose spirit and will the oppressors could never enslave. Much remains to be done. The victory won in the West must now be won in the East. The whole world must be cleansed of the evil from which half the world has been freed. United, the peace-loving nations have demonstrated in the West that their arms are stronger by far than the might of dictators or the tyranny of military cliques that once called us soft and weak. The power of our peoples to defend themselves against all enemies will be proved in the Pacific was as it has been proved in Europe. For the triumph of spirit and of arms which we have won, and of its promise to peoples everywhere who join us in the love of freedom, it is fitting that we, as a nation, give thanks to Almighty God, Who has strengthened us and given us the victory. Now, therefore, I, Harry S. Truman, President of the United States of America, do hereby appoint Sunday, May 13, 1945 to be a day of prayer. I call upon the people of the United States, whatever their faith, to unite in offering joyful thanks to God for the victory we have won and to pray that He will support us to the end of our present struggle and guide us into the ways of peace. I also call upon my countrymen to dedicate this day of prayer to the memory of those who have given their lives to make possible our victory. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States of America to be affixed.\"President Truman read this proclamation at a news conference held in his office at the White House at 8:35 A.M. on Tuesday, May 8, 1945. His wife and daughter, members of his Cabinet, high ranking United States and British Army and Navy officials, and Congressional leaders were grouped in chairs around the President\'s desk. Before reading the proclamation, President Truman said, \"This is a solemn but glorious hour. General Eisenhower informs me that the forces of Germany have surrendered to the United Nations. The flags of freedom fly all over Europe. It\'s celebrating my birthday, too -- today, too.\" Reporters responded with shouts of \"Happy Birthday, Mr. President.\" As he was reading the proclamation, he stopped after certain passages to comment. After \"...The victory won in the West must now be won in the East...\" he said, \"I want that emphasized time after time, that we are only half through.\" After \"...the tyranny of military cliques that once called us soft and weak...\" Truman commented, \"I would like to know what the Germans think about that now.\" After proclaiming the day of prayer, he added, \"And it\'s exceedingly fitting that it is Mother\'s Day, too.\"This is Truman\'s Christmas Gift Print that he gave out to 100 people on Christmas.HBS 66485.$15,000

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        Cannery Row

      Viking Press, 1945. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Viking Press, New York 1945. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Stated First Published in January 1945. Scarce first. First issue with buff cloth boards. Jacket priced at $2.00. Book Condition: Near Fine+, tight spine, clean boards & pages. Bookplate at the front endpaper, very near fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, light chipping. Rubbing at the folds, age toning. Wrapped in a new mylar cover.

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        ODD MAN OUT

      London: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1945., 1945. First edition. Very slight evidence of bookplate removal from front fly-leaf, else fine, bright copy in dust jacket. In the aftermath of a botched hold-up, intended to finance the activities of his IRA cell, a wounded Johnny McQueen takes shelter in the back-alleys of Belfast, a shadowy underworld where sanctuary is freighted at every moment with peril. Meanwhile, a vast police manhunt is launched -- a net that closes steadily, remorselessly in upon him.Basis for the Carol Reed film starring James Mason. A top-notch thriller of a book published during World War II and a difficult title.

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        Cannery Row

      NY, Viking, 1945, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. First issue binding of buff cloth, dust jacket as designed by Arthur Hawkins, Jr., this minor (or not so minor) masterpiece about death and loneliness is masked by its surface layer of good humor, Steinbeck&#39;s best friend, Ed Ricketts, the legendary marine biologist, makes one of his many appearances as a character in Steinbeck&#39;s works, Goldstone & Payne A22b, not recorded by Morrow. A very solid copy.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman]
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