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        Betty Babcock's Illustrated Hunting Diary, Recording the Sport of the Season for the Followers of the Meadow Brook Hounds

      New York: Published by Ernest Gee at his Book and Print Shop, n.d. [c. 1945?] - The Meadow Brook Hounds, founded in 1877, was, in its heyday between WWI and WWII, one of the premier American packs, hunting an area of open country and large estates on Long Island's North Shore that--for hunting purposes--has ceased to exist. Living in the area, and a faithful follower of the pack, Betty (Mrs. Richard F.) Babcock, a talented amateur artist, kept a hunting diary in which she recorded the details of each meet, enlivening her pages with a series of captioned drawings, most of them showing members of the field in picturesque difficulties. The form of that diary - a paradigm is reproduced here Ernest Gee's delightful reproduction (FOXHUNTING) Oblong 8vo (10 x 5-1/4 inches). Title-leaf, plus [120]pp. ruled in blue with red printed captions. Original red cloth, gilt letter and devices on upper covers. BEAUTIFUL copy in quarter morocco slipcase and chemise done expressly for the Honorable Duncan Andrews by Moroquain Bookbinders [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Histoire du surréalisme. Histoire du surréalisme II. Documents surréalistes

      1945 - Livre d'occasion 2 vol. in-12 (19,8 x 14,2 et 19 x 14,2 cm), brochés, couvertures imprimées en beige et noir, Histoire du Surréalisme : 358 pp., 9 ff. n. ch. (dont 5 ff. de reproductions sur vélin glacé), Documents Surréalistes : 398 pp., 1 f. n. ch. Condition : Rare réunion des éditions originales en grand papier des deux livres de Maurice Nadeau consacrés à L'histoire du Surréalisme. Histoire du Surréalisme : L'un des 33 ex. sur vélin Charavignes (seul grand papier). Documents Surréalistes : L'un des 155 ex. sur vélin Aravis (seul grand papier). Exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi autographe de Maurice Nadeau au poète Guy de Belleval. Exemplaires brochés à grandes marges. 800g. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        Le Spleen de Paris.

      Lausanne, André Gonin (coll. "Les Flambeaux"), 1945. - In-4°, 147p. Edition de luxe numérotée 1/43 exemplaires sur vergé surfin accompagnés d'une suite des illustrations tirée sur Japon [tirage total 325 ex.]. Illustré de 22 lithographies originales d'Adrien Holy. Signé par l'artiste et par l'éditeur à la justification. A l'état de neuf. en feuilles, sous couverture imprimée rempliée, chemise et étui.

      [Bookseller: Le Cabinet d'Amateur]
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        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]
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        The Folded Leaf

      New York: Harper and Brothers. 1945. First. First edition. Faint stains and some creases on the edges of first few leaves, corners a little bumped, about very good in poor, tattered and chipped dustwrapper. Signed by the author, his third book, a cheaply produced wartime novel. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Belle lettre autographe signée adressée à Jules Lefranc au sujet des desssins à la plume.

      1118 - 1 feuillet d'ephémeride, 118 x 255 mm, encre noire. Lettre autographe signé adressée au peintre vendéen Jules Lefranc, (adresse postale et tampon postal du 30 octobre 1945 au dos). "Cher Monsieur, je fais actuellement une série de dessins à la plume assez extraordinaires et j'ai presque l'intention de les envoyer à Paris. Les dessins à la plume ça n'est pas des peintures et je ne les considères pas comme des peintures. Je n'ai jamais refusé de vendre des dessins à la plume. De faire des dessins à la plume c'est une bonne mise en train avant de peindre. Vous connaissez peut-être Mr Chillard ? Il m'a envoyé un si beau dessin que je lui en ai adressé illico un . Vous avez dû recevoir un dessin pas très intéressant mais j'ai tout de même préféré le couper avec les ciseaux pour ne pas l'abimer en le pliant. S'il vous intéresse vous pouvez le coler (sic) sur quelque chose. J'ai peint quelque chose en 1942 avec du gargil et de la gouache. J'ai quelques gouaches figuratives faites d'après des cartes postales. Je crois qu'elles vous intéresseraient. Je vous envoi avec cette lettre une lettre que m'a adressé un collectionneur. J'aimerai beaucoup voir vos tableaux, votre ange gardien en à de la chance lui, il les voit vos tableaux, tous ceux que vous faites. Quand j'etais druide sur le Mont Beuvray?mais si je me lance sur ce sujet ça ne va pas en finir. Amitiés G. Chaissac, le peint pierres. P.S.j'ai peint sur des pierres."

      [Bookseller: Librairie le pas sage]
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        Day of Paris.

      New York: J. J. Augustin, 1945. Original cloth with dustjacket. Illustrated with 103 black and white photographs. Clean copy with an unusually wellkept jacket. More photos available.. First edition, first printing. Included in Roth 101, Parr & Badger, Open Book

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        St. Vedast / 24-3-45": Original pencil rendering of the blitzed London church and surrounding buildings, captioned and dated

      London, 1945 - The name (in another hand) "H.A. Trier" printed in lower right corner. A very fine on-the-spot rendering of this London church, with faint color notations, suggesting that this was a preliminary study for an oil or watercolor 10 x 13-1/2 inches. .

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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      UK. John Lane Bodley Head 1945 - Hardcover, First Edition. spine damaged, most of outer spine missing, front board looks like it may have re-attached, crease to rear board, some rubs, book bowing a bit. ( see pictures )no inscriptions, lovely illustrations, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cobweb Books]
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        Proclamation The Allied Armies, Through Sacrafice and Devotion and with God's Help, Have Wrung from Germany a Final and Unconditional Surrender.

      Washington 1945 - A Proclamation of German Surrender Signed by Truman Harry 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." Reproduction of the original that Truman gave out to 100 people on Christmas. HBS 66485. $15,000

      [Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, ABAA]
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        1945-1956 Collection of San Francisco Opera Company Inscribed Photographs of Stars and Founder Gaetano Merola to the President of the Opera Association

      San Francisco California: San Francisco Opera Association, 1945. Collection includes: A framed black and white portrait photograph by A. Laviosa of New York with their studio stamp of Gaetano Merola (1881-1953), dynamic founder of this opera company, warmly inscribed below the photograph on the mount to Kenneth Monteagle and his wife Lucille in 1946 in "...remembrance of our pleasant association with appreciation and friendship..."; with a group of 15 framed black and white professional press photographs by various studios, inscribed by each opera star to Monteagle, including: George Cehanovsky, Paul Breisach, Pietro Cimara, Charles Kullman, Giuseppe Valdengo, Herta Glaz, Florence Quartararo, Sara Menkes, Set Svanholm, Kurt Baum and others; with 2 similar additional press photographs, unsigned and unidentified; and 8 older large format studio portraits, perhaps of Mrs. Monteagle and of herself and admirers, with one being a colorized print from Iral Hills Studio 5th Ave. New York; Kenneth Monteagle (1891-1973) was a member of a prominent San Francisco family and former president of both the San Francisco Opera Association and the Symphony Association. (1973 Monterey Peninsula Herald, CA obituary); Merola portrait larger format, with a very large mount-matting, 18 1/4" x 13 1/2" size framed and lacking its glass - right side of photograph with white powder residue, mount cardstock darkened, soiled, inscription clear; most of the opera stars' portrait frames with their glass, most of the signatures and sentiments legible and decipherable, some wear and rubbing to the plain black wooden frames; an interesting collection, a glimpse into the post-Second World War world of opera, at a time of formation, growth and vibrancy for this eminent American opera company and its founder. . Framed. Good.

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      - SANTIAGO RUEDA EDITOR. BUENOS AIRES 1945. 833pp. Prólogo por Jacques Mercanton. Traducción del inglés por J. Salas Subirat. TAPA DURA CON SOBRECUBIERTA ALGO FATIGADA. BUEN ESTADO.

      [Bookseller: Libros del Mundo - Ricardo R. Preti]
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        Preliminary Sketch for 'A Little Fur Family',

      n.p. Ca. 1945(?), n.p. - A preliminary pencil sketch of the Little Fur Child for 'Little Fur Family' which was first published in 1946. On paper. Measures approx. 4½ by 6 inches. Signed by Williams along the bottom of the image. Matted in a mat 11 by 14 inches. This appears to be a final study; the image appears in color unchanged on the page before the title page in the first edition, and again, in reverse, on the page following the final page of text. In fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        Lotto di venti libretti come sopra : Calendario Campionato dal 1945 al 1964 di Serie A e due di B. Omaggio de Il Calcio Illustrato.

      Subject: (Calcio). Rari libretti, in blocco tutti a :

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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      - "Colección completa de las 100 postales de toreros (con biografía al dorso) publicadas por Ediciones Larrisal perfectamente conservadas en su álbum original que además tiene 33 pp. con las biografías de los toreros no retratados+1 h de fe de erratas. PRIMERA EDICIÓN muy rara. Edición numerada (este es el álbum nº 103). Contiene dedicatoria autógrafa al anterior poseedor del biógrafo de los toreros Carlos de Larra "Curro Meloja. 29x15. Ejemplar impecable. Madrid, 1945." Posteriormente se hizo una reedición de este álbum en 1993 aunque ésta, que aquí ofrecemos, es hoy muy difícil de hallar pues se hicieron muy pocos ejemplares y, al ser coleccionables, muchos se quedaron incompletos. LIBROS ANTIGUOS TOROS [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Galgo]
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      Cambridge: Privately Printed, designed and printed at the University Press, 1945. VERY SCARCE. INSCRIBED BY JOHN F. KENNEDY. First edition, first issue with the Wings insignia printed in dark red on the title-page, very limited printing of probably 250 copies such. Extensively illustrated with black and white photographs, letter facsimiles and a colour reproduction of the Navy Cross. 8vo, in the original burgundy cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and gilt lettered within a gilt ruled border within a black cloth box on the upper cover. xi, 75, with printers colophon on verso of page 75. A very handsome copy of this very scarce work, the cloth is fresh and bright, internally solid with fresh paper, hinges fine and well cared for, with an inscription as noted below providing more of an interesting history then being a distraction. With a rare genuine period signature by the future President. BOLDLY INSCRIBED BY THE FUTURE PRESIDENT. VERY SCARCE, THE RAREST OF ALL JOHN F. KENNEDY RELATED BOOKS AND WITH VERY EARLY PUBLISHED WRITINGS BY THE FUTURE PRESIDENT. Privately printed and limited, the work is known in two issue states. This is the first state with the title page printed in black and red. It is estimated that there were roughly 250 copies printed such. The second state was printed with the title page all in black. While 500 copies in total was the official printing record, it is believed that the actual print count was only 360. AS WE REMEMBER JOE was privately printed by the Kennedy family as a memorial to Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., John F.’s elder brother who was killed in action during World War II. It was to provide a remembrance for family, friends and a few important associates. In content, AS WE REMEMBER JOE is a collection of essays or writings by various persons concerning Joe Kennedy. It was only John Kennedy’s second book (after WHY ENGLAND SLEPT in 1940) and it includes a forward by him and his very touching essay, MY BROTHER JOE. It also includes a short essay by his youngest brother Teddy, who was only 12 years old at the time. Teddy had convinced his brother John and sister Eunice to allow him to submit a story about a sailing race in which he accompanied Joe and where Joe, “seized me by the pant and through me into the cold water.”. With all of the youngest Kennedy’s spelling and punctuation errors intact it is a very sweet and touching addition. With the death of Joe Kennedy in 1944 his brother John F. Kennedy assumed the responsibilities and stature expected of an eldest son in the Kennedy family. This change in family position no doubt affected him for the rest of his life, greatly influencing his career in public service and leading 15 years later to the White House.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        Beautiful Signed and Inscribed Photograph, 8vo, n.p., June 1945

      Robeson is shown in costume, full length, in three-quarter profile, on stage as Othello. He writes, "To...Thanks Bill. It's been swell having you with us..." He signs with date, "Paul Robeson, June 1945." The photo has 4 small pin holes in each corner, tape stains to the left corner margins, nothing affecting image or writing.

      [Bookseller: David Schulson Autographs]
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        View: The Modern Magazine. Marcel Duchamp Number, Series V, No. 1

      View Magazine New York City: View Magazine, 1945. Classic magazine of surrealist art and literature edited by Charles Henri Ford. This issue is devoted to Marcel Duchamp who designed the cover featuring a bottle of wine floating in outer space. Includes articles about him and his work, by Breton, Desnos, Buffet, Soby, and others. Well illustrated and includes the famous and beautiful elaborate, die-cut, centerfold triptych designed by Frederick Kiesler showing Duchamp in his studio.. The magzine is in beautiful near fine condition except for a very small dent to the top left corner of the cover which is mirrored throughout the issue but is very minor and not all that noticeable, the magazine itself appears to be unread. Near fine. . Series V. No. 1 .

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        Caresses et Blasphèmes

      Paris: Impr. de J. Haumont (1945). 34pp - Paris: Impr. de J. Haumont (1945). 34pp. Sir Coleridge Arthur Fitzroy Kennard (1885-1948) was educated at Eton and circulated in Oscar Wilde's milieu (his mother financed the Epstein memorial for him at Pere Lachaise). He was also a great friend of Ronald Firbank and Vyvyan Holland and for many years was Firbank's most ardent supporter and literary confidant. One of several publications issued during his lifetime and surely one of the the oddest- it might be argued that the book is in fact a spoof, created by a third party, to denigrate Kennard or bring amusement to others. The poems herein, all in English, are erotic to some extent, a number quite homoerotic: "O! let me calm/ Your fevered blood / Quick! Let me drink,/ Deep in the chasm,/ The growing flood/ Of your vast spasm! One of 380 numbered copies, finely printed on Johannot, cream wrappers lightly worn.Rare. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Elysium Books]
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        Gesammelte Werke in zehn Bänden.

      Zürich, Rascher, 1945-47 - 8°, ca. 5000 S., HLdr. der Zeit, Kopfgoldschnitt, goldgeprägt m. 4 Zierbünden in 2 Schuber, Tadell. (=Reihe: Schweizerische Klassikerausgabe). Hrsg. von Emilie Bosshart, Emanuel Dejung, Lothar Kempter, Hans Stettbacher.Bd.: 1-2: Lienhard und Gertrud; 3: Christoph und Else; 4: Die Fabeln; Dichterisches aus dem Schweizerblatt; Sieben Tage bei Pfarrer Samuel; 5: Politische Schriften bis 1798; 6: Politische Schriften seit 1798; 7: Wirtschaftliche und soziale Schriften; 8: Die Abendstunde eines Einsiedlers; Nachforschungen; Reden an mein Haus; 9: Stanser Brief; Wie Gertrud ihre Kinder lehrt; Geist und Herz; 10: Lenzburger Rede; Körperl. Erziehung; Schwanengesang. 5000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brideshead Revisited - Rebound in Full Leather

      A first edition, first printing published by Chapman and Hall in 1945. A fine book without inscriptions, bound in full red leather with gilt lettering to the spine.A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Fortunately he's a great lover of cats

      1945. Sheet size: 177 × 197 mm. Pen and ink on wove paper. The cat thrower with an overslip. Signed Nicolas Bentley and dated "45". The chairman murmurs sympathetically to another man on the platform, as the prospective Conservative candidate hurls a dead cat back into the riotous crowd. The General Election of 1945 was a surprise defeat for the Conservative party. The cartoons and illustrations of Nicolas Bentley (1907-1978) were part of the warp and weft of English popular culture in the 1950s and 60s. Never savage, though often waspishly accurate and exuding an urbane air of amusement at the foibles of his fellows, Bentley's work was familiar to the public from a wide variety of publications. Between 1952 and 1954 he drew regular cartoons for the weekly Time and Tide, and after that for the daily News Chronicle. Between 1958 and 1962 he drew topical cartoons for the Daily Mail under the title "Watch My Line." He also drew many portraits, in black and white line, of famous people, for various papers, including over sixty for the Sunday Telegraph, which began publication in February 1961.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      The Crime Club - Collins 1945 - RO60065878: 160 pages. Jaquette abîmée avec manque sur le bord supérieur. 1st EDITION. The Crime Club. In-12 Relié. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 420-Langue anglaise. Anglo-saxon. La librairie Le-livre offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 599 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les petits contes de Mr. de Voltaire.

      Paris, Les Editions Nationales, 1945. - In-4°, 234p. Edition de luxe illustrée de 52 eaux-fortes (dont 12 hors texte) de Jean-Louis Viard. Tirage limité à 650 exemplaires. Celui-ci un des 100 exemplaires de tête sur vélin d'Arches numérotés en romain et accompagnés d'une suite des 12 planches hors texte. Introduction d'André Billy. Exemplaire à l'état de neuf. Broché, couverture décorée rempliée, sous chemise et étui. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Cabinet d'Amateur]
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        LA CODORNIZ. Revista de Humor. Del nº 1, 8 de Junio de 1941, al nº 203, 24 de Junio de 1945.

      - Los 203 primeros números de esta longeva revista que se autoproclamaba «La revista más audaz para el lector más inteligente», y posteriormente también «Decana de la prensa humorística». Fue fundada por Miguel Mihura, aunque fue su sucesor en la dirección en el año 1944, el escritor Álvaro de Laiglesia quien le daría el toque personal que caracterizaría a la revista y aumentó el tamaño de la revista a 28x38 . Se editó en Madrid. Encontramos en estos números escritos y dibujos de Wenceslao Fernández Flórez, Edgar Neville, Mihura, Alvaro de la Iglesia, Manzoni, Francisco de Cossío, Ramón Gómez de la Serna, etc. Las portadas son todas de Tono y Herreros al igual que la mayoría de las ilustraciones de los 203 números. Están todos encuadernados en tela de época color granate el algun tomo algo descolorida, el tamaño es de 26x34 y a partir del nº 148 de 28 x38 cm. (54644).

      [Bookseller: Librería J. Cintas]
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        'Brideshead Revisited' First UK Edition

      The author?s best known work - rebound in full leather A first edition, first printing published by Chapman and Hall in 1945. This is the true first edition of this novel and NOT the Book Society edition published simultaneously. A beautifully clean fine copy without inscriptions, no foxing or marks within. Rebound in full black leather complete with marbled end-papers and gilt titling to the spine.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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      Toronto: Ryerson, 1945 Scott (F.R.). OVERTURE. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1945. First edition of the Poet's First Book. 8vo., yellow cloth. A fine, fresh copy in dustwrapper. Almost never seen as such these days. $550.00 . 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        TWO SOLITUDES. Signed

      New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1945 MacLennan, Hugh. TWO SOLITUDES. Signed. New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1945. First Edition of this 1945 Governor General's Award winning novel, a narrative of English and French Canada, now an established classic in the Canadian canon, Inscribed by author Hugh MacLennan on the front free endpaper. "With best wishes, Hugh MacLennan, May 9, 1945. Montreal." A near fine copy in rust cloth, silver titles to the spine in a near fine Lisbeth Lofgren designed pictorial 'unpriced' rare first issue dustwrapper with 'printed in the USA' at the bottom of the front flap & without reviews, showing some very light use. 8vo. 370 pp. "Published 17 January 1945 and by noon of that day, on which many rave reviews appeared, the entire first printing of 4500 copies was sold out" - Hugh MacLennan: a writer's Life by Elspeth Cameron.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        Quatre Ans dans les Bagnes Hitleriens. Buchenwald, Laura, Ellrich, Harzungen, Dora

      Imprimerie Crte Corbeil [August 1945]. 125, [2] p., illus.; 19 cm. "Dessins de Charles Couturiot, ex-Dport politique n. 66132." The experiences of two French survivors of Nazi concentration camps. An early and unusual imprint. OCLC records copies in Amsterdam and Lyon. Good+, an uncut copy in original printed wrappers. Stock#OB521.

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        La famosa invasione degli orsi in Sicilia.

      Subject: (Buzzati). Milano, Rizzoli, 1945, 8vo cartonato editoriale, sovraccoperta illustrata a colori, originale, pp. 150 con num. ill. in nero e col. (dell'A.) (Hard Cover)

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Plant-Hunting in China

      Collins, London 1945 - For extra pictures of the more valuable books, please press the 'Ask Bookseller A Question' button. Packed weight = 00.90kg. Minimum postage applies. A first edition in excellent condition overall. Internally generally very clean and illustrated with diagrams and photographs. Neat inscription on f.e.p. Generally fine boards and spine with one or two marks. Generally very good d\w with some very light shelf wear. Faded spine.230pp. Buying more than one book will save on postage costs. We have split our books into 70 + categories. The Bianco Library website has 1 picture of this book including both medium and large images. This description is to be read in conjunction with these photographs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Jeunesse *

      Ides et Calendes, Neuchâtel & Paris 1.11.1945. - Broché, couverture bicolore décorée rempliée. La véritable première édition de cet ouvrage a été publiée à 21 exemplaires hors commerce en 1938. Première édition dans le commerce. Parmi 17 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur Chine L'un des 7 hors commerce nominatif, avant 70 Guarro Molivell et 1'750 vélin.

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        THE RED PONY

      New York:: Viking Press,, 1945. Near Fine. SIGNED BY JOHN STEINBECK ON HALF TITLE PAGE without personalization. From the library of John Steinbeck with the usual stamp on the ffep "This Book Belongs / To Carol and / John Steinbeck". Also with printed label with the name "John Steinbeck" tipped-in ffep. A Near Fine hardback First Illustrated Edition First Printing with gilt lettering spine, paste-on color illustration of red pony front cover. In original Very Good+ cardboard slipcase with illustration paste-on paper title label. Slipcase with mild stains and wear. 8vo. 131 pp.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        I'M Crazy Collier's December 22, 1945

      New York 1945 - A complete issue of Collier's magazine from December 22, 1945. It includes the story "I'm Crazy" by Salinger. Collier's was the first major magazine to publish Salinger. This is the fourth of the four Salinger stories Collier's published. "I'm Crazy" is Holden Caufield's first ever appearance in print. The story is illustrated and the illustration shows Holden running with his bags after he gets kicked out of school for the third time. This story also features Holden's younger sister Phoebe. Salinger never allowed this story to be reprinted. He reworked the story to create the first two chapters of The Catcher in the Rye (1951). Complete issue of Collier's in Very Good+ condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Eight Gouache Paintings by Winslade

      - [Still life with wine glass, grapes and cigar] Gouache on paper, a detailed and yet expressive sketch (14cm x 10 cm). [Medieval Parade]. Gouache on board, a highly stylised, colourful procession of lords, ladies, servants and jesters following a cook bearing a boar's head. Pencil sketch on reverse shows a humorous impression of castle entrance (13 x 34 cm).Christmas Scenes: [Shepherd with star] Gouache on board (21.5 x 8.5 cm). Slightly marked. [Three shepherds with star] A particularly arresting composition, a fine example of Winslade's talent in evoking landscape; the shepherds, lit by moonlight, look towards Bethlehem. Gouache on board (11 x 28.5 cm). [Greetings for 1945-6] A dove of peace flying towards a golden sun provides an optimistic subject. Gouache on board, with Winslade's distinctive signature (14 x 11cm). [Madonna and child] Gouache on board, (24 x 14.5 cm).Fairytale romance: [Prince and princess I]. Two figures shown in dramatic black and slate grey on a pink background. Gouache on board (24 x 14 cm). [Prince and princess II]. A precise and complete working sketch for the above. Gouache on paper (20.5 x 11cm) Winslade was an accomplished twentieth century illustrator, known only by his surname. His work was frequently commissioned by major publishing houses for popular children's books. Examples can be seen in the Picken series (e.g. Picken's Great Adventure, OUP 1948); Ruthless Roger by Geoffrey Lowis (Methuen & Co, 1946) and The New Forest series (e.g. New Forest Adventure by Stephen Mogridge, Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1953). He was also a cartoonist and draftsman. During the war he served in the R.A.F., and documented his companions in caricature. The following paintings are typical of Winslade's work during the peak of his powers in the 1940s.

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        A. F. S. Letters 1945

      9x11" navy morocco-grain cloth with brown lettering on spine. Issues from 1945 bound together with Roll of Honour & Roster from 1943-1945: ~300 pp with many b/w photographs & illustrations. No dust jacket. Cover lightly soiled with letters faded. Endpapers lightly stained along edges. Most pages fairly clean except tape on fore-edge of some pages. Last page somewhat soiled & torn (repaired with tape).

      [Bookseller: Wonder Book - Member ABAA]
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        Petain__The Old Man of France

      Simon & Schuster. PAPERBACK. illustrated wraps stapled 53 pp inscribed by the author to Anjele et Jacques Bloch-Levesque (20 Aout 1945) cover separated from pages and repaired with tape along spine, tape repair to top corner of rear cover front cover creased interior good. . Good. 1944.

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      [Germany; No Publisher],. 1945. Original Wrappers. 4to. [32] pages. 30 cm. First edition. In German. “German Concentration camps and camp inmates: what the American and British armies encountered, April 1945.” Immediate post-war publication containing dozens of photographs from Dachau and Buchenwald upon liberation. Includes the famous and controversial photo of Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel in Buchenwald (first published in the New York Times on May 6, 1945 with the caption “Crowded Bunks in the Prison Camp at Buchenwald” and taken inside Block 56 by Private H. Miller of the Civil Affairs Branch of the U. S. Army Signal Corps on April 16, 1945.) . Also presents photographs of victims of the gas chambers and atrocities, surviving inmates, including an interned American soldier, German civilians and SS performing the task of handling the bodies of those left in mass graves, general Eisenhower and Patton observing a camp inmate describe the types of tortures undergone, etc. Appears to be a parallel edition to to the slightly more common but similar 28 page work, “KZ – Bildbericht aus fünf Konzentrationslagern, ” which has 19 copies listed on OCLC/Worldcat (this work is held by only 13 libraries) . The more common “KZ…, ” which is a kind of sibling title to this, also from 1945, shows no photos from Dachau but rather depicts Buchenwald, Belsen, Gardelegen, Nordhausen and Ohrdurf. The aim of publishing these photobooks was to show the German population the horror of the death camps in Germany; because it was hardly a book people wanted to keep around, few copies remain today. The photos in these booklets played an important role as evidence in the Nuremberg Trials and became the iconic images of the Holocaust to Millions around the globe. Probably the first publication of war crimes photos in postwar Germany. ( For more info, see: Cornelia Brink, “Ikonen der Vernichtung. Öffentlicher Gebrauch von Fotografien aus nationalsocialistischen Konzentrationslagern nach 1945.” Berlin, 1998. Akademia Verlag. ) Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Pictorial works. World War, 1939-1945 - Atrocities. Concentration camps - Germany. Buchenwald (Concentration camp) Dachau (Concentration camp) . OCLC lists 13 copies worldwide. Understandably, the US Holocaust Memorial Museum keeps their copy in their Rare Book Room. Small institutional sticker in corner of cover, spine rebacked, Light wear, otherwise Very Good Condition. (HOLO2-105-14). .

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      New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1945 A fine copy in a lovely near fine dustwrapper showing light use. Edward G. Robinson starred in the 1948 'noir' movie by the same name. The screenplay was written by Barré Lyndon & Jonathan Latimer. Woolrich also wrote as William Irish. NIGHT was his first book using the Hopley pseudonym. An excellent example.. First Edition.

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      New York: J.J. Augustin Publisher, (1945). Very close to fine in boards in a beautiful example of the fragile jacket with just a tiny bit of loss at the spine ends. Housed in a custom card slipcase with the label from the original rare slipcase pasted on; in a clamshell box.. First Edition. Oblong quarto. 104 gravure plates. Text by Edwin Denby. 500 copies printed. A presentation copy, INSCRIBED by Brodovitch: To - Sara with love / Alexey / N.Y/ Sept. 21/ 1962. Although Brodovitch is best known as a graphic designer and art director, Ballet remains one of the most influential of the great 20th century photobooks, presaging every trend in cinematic book editing, and challenging the notion that the image had to be representational of its subject. (Parr / Badger, v1, 240-241; Roth 110-111; Open Book 136-137; Auer 314).

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        A MOOD APART.

      Duke University,, [Durham, NC]: 1945 - First edition. The first appearance of this poem which was later collected in STEEPLE BUSH (1947). An unrecorded broadside, measuring approximately 7 x 10", with a photo of Frost in the Rare Book Room of the University Library centered at top and the poem printed beneath ( " . . . For any eye is an evil eye / That looks in onto a mood apart"). Flattened creasing where previously folded into quarters, two small pieces of archival tape on verso where tiny tear at intersection of creases, otherwise near fine. Together with "Library Notes," a bulletin issued for the "Friends of Duke University Library." Single sheet folded to make 4 pages; similarly creased where previously folded. The bulletin details Frost's visit to the library and the circumstances under which the library published the broadside: "For the guest-book of the Rare Book Room, Mr. Frost wrote out a valued contribution, a poem not yet published. We have obtained Mr. Frost's permission to print this poem, and it appears beneath the photograph." Rare. [Attributes: First Edition]

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