viaLibri Requires Cookies CLICK HERE TO HIDE THIS NOTICE

Displayed below are some selected recent viaLibri matches for books published in 1945

        When We Were Very Young. With decorations by Ernest H. Shepard.

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1945 - 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. A fine copy. With black and white illustrations. Forty-third edition. Signed by the author on the title page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
 1.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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]
 2.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        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.]
 3.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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]
 4.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        LA RUE ROUGE (SCARLET STREET) - ORIGINAL FRENCH PRESSBOOK

      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]
 5.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        LE MUR, LA CHAMBRE, EROSTRATE, INTIMITE, L ENFANCE D UN CHEF.

      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]
 6.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        CARMEN.

      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]
 7.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        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]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
 8.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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]
 9.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        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]
 10.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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]
 11.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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]
 12.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
 13.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA]
 14.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        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]
 15.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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]
 16.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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]
 17.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Franklin Books ]
 18.   Check availability:     ABAA     Link/Print  


        LE CANTIQUE DES CANTIQUES

      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]
 19.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Le Cantique des cantiques

      Editions universelles 1945 - In-4 en feuilles, couverture rempliée, chemise et emboitage, 25 pp + 16 planches couleurs, traduction d'Ernest Renan, préface de Jérôme et Jean Tharaud, très nombreuses illustrations de G.-L. Jaulmes, tirage à 400 ex. sur papier de Rives (seul tirage, et seul papier), ici un des 355 ex. numérotés (n°112) ; menues rousseurs, très bel état. Jaulmes G.-L.

      [Bookseller: Abraxas-libris]
 20.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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]
 21.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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]
 22.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  


        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

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
 23.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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]
 24.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: civilizingbooks]
 25.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        LES HOMMES ET LES AUTRES. (UOMINI E NO). Signed.

      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]
 26.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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]
 27.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
 28.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  


        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]
 29.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
 30.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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]
 31.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  


        Contes d'un buveur de bière

      Paris, Marcel Scheur s.d. [v.1945] - In-4°, demi-maroquin brun à coins, dos à nerfs orné, tête dorée, couv. cons. 281 pp Très bel exemplaire de cette édition au TIRAGE LIMITE à 187 EXEMPLAIRES (un des ex. sur vélin Vidalon) Ouvrage illustré de 25 eaux-fortes en bistre et de nombreux bois dans le texte de LUCIEN BOUCHER

      [Bookseller: Librairie Gastéréa]
 32.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        The Road to Serfdom

      University of Chicago Press, [1945] Foreword by John Chamberlain. 8vo. Blue cloth with gilt spine lettering. xi, 250pp. Very good. Tight-hinged and internally near fine, though mildly edgeworn and with spine a bit sunned. Tight, quite decent fourth printing of this highly influential text by the Nobel Prize-winning Austrian-British liberal economist and philosopher (1899-1992) -- considered one of the great defenses of classical liberalism. How perfect that this copy hails from the library of one of the great liberal Democrats of that time: Adlai E. Stevenson II (1900-65), Illinois governor, U.N. ambassador, two-time presidential candidate whose intellectual bent caused opponent Dwight Eisenhower to call him an "egghead." Stevenson's boldly pencilled ownership signature, which he dates 1945, appears on the front flyleaf. At this time Stevenson was serving as a special assistant to Secretary of State Edward Stettinius on a proposed world organization that the following year resulted in the creation of the United Nations -- nice to think that Hayek's liberal philosophy may have been on Stevenson's mind at this crucial time.

      [Bookseller: Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, AB]
 33.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        An Astonished Eye Looks Out of the Air

      Waldport, Oregon: Untide Press. 1945. First. First edition, first impression. Wrappers with applied title piece. Some tape shadows to the wrappers, one staple pulled through, else a very good copy. The first printing of 1800 copies was rendered unfit for release through a printer's error. All were destroyed except for about 70 copies, which were distributed with the second impression, with no known differentiation. Eventually 23 copies of the 70 copies of the first impression came into Patchen's hand, and he created a limited edition of 11 copies, with a hand-lettered limitation page (where Patchen relates this sequence of events). This is copy number 2 of the 11, and is Signed by the author. Additionally Inscribed by the author: "for Arthur, a good human being whose friend I am proud to be. Kenneth. June 21, 1946." The recipient was Arthur Sturcke, a now little-remembered painter and pacifist who exhibited in the 1930s and 1940s, and who did much to help and support Patchen. Patchen mentions him in his book Memoirs of a Shy Pornographer in a dialogue discussing art and artists: "And what about DeNiro? There is a serious young painter. All right what about Kamrowski? -- Or Lee Bell? Or Jackson Pollock? -- Or Arthur Sturcke?" Beautifully printed small collection of poems printed in a conscientious objectors' camp. Rare. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
 34.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  


        Supplement One: The American Language

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1945. First. First edition. Fine in modestly age-toned, near fine dustwrapper with a short tear at one fold. Nicely Inscribed by the author to an important literary editor: "My venerable colleague Bernard Smith to recall our joint sweating for art and truth. H.L. Mencken. Aug. 20, 1945." Smith was editor-in-chief at Knopf where he was known for editing B. Traven, Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, Langston Hughes, and many others. In 1947 he migrated to Hollywood where he was involved in the production of such films as How the West Was Won, Elmer Gantry, and Cheyenne Autumn. Smith shared a sometimes contentious relationship with the sharp-tongued Mencken, who once called Smith "a Jew, and moreover, a jackass." A significant association. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
 35.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        DOM JOAO VI NO BRASIL 1808-1821

      Livraria José Olympio editora, rio de janeiro 1945 - Coleçao documentos brasileiros n°49 dirigida por Octavio Tarquinio de Sousa Oliveira Lima, da Academia Brasileira DOM JOAO VI NO BRASIL 1808-1821 3 tomes complets Prefacio de Octavio Tarquinio de Sousa vinhetas e capitais de Luis Jardim 2éme édition (2 ediçao) 1945, Rio de Janeiro-éditions Livraria José Olympio editora, In-4(19,5 x 24,5 cm), (14) et 1202 pages paginées à la suite Reliure demi-cuir chagrin havane à coins, dos à 4 nerfs titré or et décoré de fleurons, plats jaspés, têtes de tranche rouge, couvertures et dos conservés, signets Exemplaire n°471 tiré sur papier bouffant crème, tirage total à 530 exemplaires.Justification de tirage avec la signature manuscrite du directeur de la collection sur chaque tome, on y joint deux coupures de presse de l'époque illustré de 3 gravures hors texte et vignettes et lettrines gravées sur bois ouvrage en portugais Etat : des frottements aux reliures aux coiffes et mors, rousseurs éparses, légères oxydation des tranches, reliure solide, agréable ensemble de cette rare édition de référence sur l'indépendance du Brésil Poids : 4,200 kg (frais de port zone Amerique 80 euros) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KPMA Sarl]
 36.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        All Hallows Eve

      Faber & Faber, London 1945 - First edition. Edges of the boards very slightly soiled, else fine in a 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. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
 37.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Mobili Di Ulrich (SIGNED)

      Luigi Alfieri, Milan 1945 - Book condition: good, VERY SCARCE, text in Italian, signed by Ulrich as number 122 of only 175 printed (this edition), 133 b/w photos of furniture designed by Ulrich along with many sketches in color, red cloth boards show significant scuffing to perimeter, gilt lettering on front bright and intact, number stamped on front pastedown, library stamp on front endpaper with small tear at bottom, interior very clean, binding tight, 78 pages, 9.5 X 13.5 inches, * Postage for oversized and international shipping will be calculated by size and weight. AbeBooks shipping quotes are ESTIMATES only. If actual shipping cost is less than the AbeBooks estimate, it is our practice to REFUND the difference to the buyer. * NOAMZ [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Panoply Books]
 38.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


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

      The Hakluyt Society, London. 1945 - 2 vols. 8vo. Pp, xxx, 259; viii, 262-474. Maps and plates - all as called for. Original cloth, gilt. An excellent copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
 39.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  

______________________________________________________________________________


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service     


Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.