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        The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

      Edinburgh: Allen and Richard Lane, 1945. Edinburgh: Allen and Richard Lane,, 1945. In Seven Parts. Octavo. Original blue goatskin, spine lettered in gilt, front board stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Frontispiece and 4 plates, all in colour. Boards slightly stained, spine faded, spine ends worn. A very good, bright copy. One of 700 specially bound copies by Henderson and Bisset. The marginal notes are printed in red alongside the text of the poem, and the colour illustrations are by Duncan Grant (1885-1978), a painter and member of the Bloomsbury Group. An attractive and brightly illustrated copy of this classic poem.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Income from Independent Professional Practice

      New York: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1945. New York: National Bureau of Economic Research. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1945. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Light tone, date on rear pastedown, otherwise light wear. "Submitted by Milton Friedman in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Faculty of Political Science, Columbia University" on sticker at bottom of title page; "Milton Friedman Vita" sheet tipped in at rear. Solid hardcover. ; A description of the income structure of the professions of medicine, dentistry, law, accounting, and engineering during 1929-36. "[W] Allen [Wallis] went first to New Deal Washington. Largely through his efforts, I followed in the summer of 1935, working at the National Resources Committee on the design of a large consumer budget study then under way. This was one of the two principal components of my later Theory of the Consumption Function. The other came from my next job - at the National Bureau of Economic Research, where I went in the fall of 1937 to assist Simon Kuznets in his studies of professional income. The end result was our jointly published Incomes from Independent Professional Practice, which also served as my doctoral dissertation at Columbia. That book was finished by 1940, but its publication was delayed until after the war because of controversy among some Bureau directors about our conclusion that the medical profession's monopoly powers had raised substantially the incomes of physicians relative to that of dentists. More important, scientifically, that book introduced the concepts of permanent and transitory income." - Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize Autobiography. Quite uncommon first edition of this early book co-authored by two future Nobel Prize economists. ; Publications of the National Bureau of Economic Research; Vol. 45; xxxiii, 599 pages .

      [Bookseller: Mike's Library]
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        Typed Letter, Signed, With A Unit Shoulder Patch

      On Headquarters Army Ground Forces stationery, Stilwell replies to a young correspondent on 30 January, 1945, â??I had a note from your father the other day, and am sending you a picture and a shoulder patch...the insignia is the old shoulder patch worn by members of the China-Burma-India Theater. The twelve-pointed star on the left represents the Chinese Kuomintang while the one on the right is the Star of India. The red and white shield is for the good old U.S.A.â? The 9 1/2 x 7 1/2â? photograph depicts Stilwell leaning on sandbags in camp, probably on campaign in Asia, and he has signed it â??Joseph W. Stilwell, Gen., U.S.A.â? Small pieces of mounting tape on the verso; excellent condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc. ]
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        The Dwarf [Dvärgen] [Signed / Ingraverat]

      New York: L. B. Fischer, 1945. New York: L. B. Fischer, 1945. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. A Very Good copy of the first American edition (and the first edition in English translation), first printing (book modestly askew, some pushing to the spine ends, and slight rubbing to the spine ends and board corners), in an about Very Good age-toned dust jacket (some wear to the spine extremities, chips to the spine tail where it meets the front and rear panels, small chips to the spine fold corners where they meet the front and rear panels, and short tears to the rear panel's top edge, short tears to the spine panel extremities, some staining to the left spine edge and adjoining right edge of the rear panel), SIGNED BY PAR LAGERKVIST on the title page. Translated from the Swedish by Alexandra Dick, the novel is narrated by a misanthropic Dwarf, 26 inches tall, who believes in an unforgiving God and who himself embodies Evil, serving the ruler of a Renaissance era Italian City-State. In this, one of Lagerkvist's best-known works, the Dwarf and the other characters, illustrate the major evils of the human race. Elected in 1940 as one of the 18 "Immortals" of the Swedish Academy, Lagerkvist was as highly influential writer from his twenties into his seventies, and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1951 "for the artistic vigour and true independence of mind with which he endeavors in his poetry to find answers to the eternal questions confronting mankind". Signed copies of Lagerkvist's works are quite scarce and signed copies in English translation are especially so. One of Lagerkvist's major works, this title is especially scarce when signed in any language. A Very Good copy, SIGNED BY PAR LAGERKVIST. SCARCE.

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        The Open Mind

      London - John Lane The Bodley Head, 1945. London - John Lane The Bodley Head, 1945 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this novel by Georges Bernanos. Bernanos (1888 1948) was a French author, and a soldier in World War I. Of Roman Catholic and monarchist leanings, he was a violent adversary to bourgeois thought. Published during the Second World War, this book is produced in complete conformity with the Authorized Economy Standards. With original dustwrapper. Condition: In a full cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart with minor shelfwear only. Dustwrapper is very smart with just some slight chipping to the spine and lossto one corner. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Bookseller's sticker of Foyles, London, to front pastedown. Overall VERY GOOD with a GOOD dustwrapper.

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        Battle of Angels: A Play

      Murray, Utah: Pharos, Spring 1945. Murray, Utah: Pharos, Spring 1945 First edition, first printing. Signed and dated by Williams in blue ink on the half-title page: "Tennessee Williams / 1976". Publisher's light gray paper wrappers, lettered in red. Very good, with some wear and minor tearing to the extremities, light toning to the spine and wrapper edges, some light creasing to the first few pages, else fine. A clean and attractive copy, signed by the author. Housed in a custom slipcase with chemise. Battle of Angels is Tennessee Williams' first published full-length, published in the first issue of the literary magazine Pharos (Nos. 1 & 2). Written early in the author's career before he had fully developed his understanding of theater, Battle of Angels was a somewhat unsuccessful play. Due in equal parts to controversial subject matter and a subpar production by the Theater Guild in Boston, it was closed shortly after its opening night, which Williams describes as "as black as any I'd experienced." With Boston censorship laws already putting the provocative play into question, the poor performance of the unprepared actors sealed the play's fate. Regardless, Williams launched his career in the theater world by drawing attention with Battle of Angels and went on to produce his most popular plays over the next two decades. Still, the fate of Battle of Angels never sat well with Williams, who vowed in his prologue, "Some day it will be done again. For that occasion I will probably prepare still another version, omitting the present prologue and epilogue. They were a defensive gesture which I wouldn't have made if it were not for the appalling memory of Boston. But I have never written a play that I thought was complete and I don't think I ever will. There is too much to say and not enough time to say it." Williams finally completed Battle of Angels in 1958 with the publication of his revision Orpheus Descending, which he claims he rewrote not "because I have run out of ideas or material for completely new work" but "because I honestly believe that it is finally finished.". Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

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        DER PROZESS GEGEN DIE HAUPTKRIEGSVERBRECHER - [Kplt. in 41 Bänden].

      . Deutsch. Z 2-3; gesamthaft gut bis ordentlich erhalten.. Internationaler Militärgerichtshof (Hrsg.): DER PROZESS GEGEN DIE HAUPTKRIEGSVERBRECHER vor dem internationalen Militärgerichtshof Nürnberg 14. November 1945 - 1. Oktober 1946 (Amtl. Wortlaut in deutscher Sprache). 41 Bände (42 Bde.in 41 Bände gebunden). Amtlicher Text. Deutsche Ausgabe. Veröffentlicht in Nürnberg, Deutschland. 1947-1949. OLeinen, gr.-8°; ca. 25.000 S., m. zahlr. Bildtafeln sowie Faksimiles, einige Faltbeilagen. Einige Einbände etwas angeschmutzt, Rücken ausgeblichen, 5 Bde. auch im Deckelbereich partielle verblichen, aus Raucherhaushalt, sonst gut erhalten ++ Bände 1 bis 22 Sitzungprotokolle, Bände 23 bis 42 Beweisurkunden.

      [Bookseller: vorZeiten-Versandantiquariat (Inh. Dr. H]
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        Original Watercolor Studies for 'A Little Fur Family'

      n.p., Ca. 1945(?) n.p.: n.p., Ca. 1945(?). Fine. Two preliminary paintings for 'Little Fur Family' which was first published in 1946. On paper. Measures approx. 7 by 8½ inches, and each one has additional margin on one side, each with William's signature. While these are separate studies, they seem to be intended as a double spread or a cover as they flow together beautifully. The left hand image is a forest scene with waterfall, and the right image shows the Fur Family with the Little Fur Child playing with his red ball. The images are matted together to form a continuous picture in a mat 16 by 20 inches. Although not used in the first edition of the Little Fur Family, a similar scene was used in the later printings as the cover, after the fur had been discontinued. Images are fine and bright with strong signatures. Accompanied by a copy of a later edition showing the final artwork.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books ]
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        Frank Lloyd Wright Autographed Letter

      Taliesin : , 1945 Taliesin 1945 Autograph letter signed by Frank Lloyd Wright addressed to "Friedrich Bruns: 2330 Rowley Avenue: Madison 5" The letter reads: "My dear Friedrich Bruns: Would you please be so kind as to pass this brochure on to somebody you think capable of translating it properly, inserting [between the] the leaves with the translation written on each side [of the insert]. We expect to pay whatever the work would be worth. Sincerely, Frank Lloyd Wright." Wright also writes below in his hand, "Kindly cherish this brochure it is the only one we have! FLW." Matted and framed with the original hand canceled envelope.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB ]
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        32 offprints C. D. Darlington English biologist geneticist and eugenicist

      Various 1929-1945 - A large group of original offprints by C. D. Darlington English biologist, geneticist and eugenicist. First edition. In original wraps mostly. One inscribed and signed with initials by the author to fellow scientist Franz Schrader Columbia University Zoology Professor, who has added his ownership signature to many copies. Others have the ownership stamp of J. T. Baldwin Jr., . In very good condition mostly. Some of the titles included: A Comparative Study of the chromosome complement in Ribes (1929); * Ring-Formation in Oenothera and other Genera (1929); Polyploids and Polyploidy (1929); Variegation and Albinism in Vicia Faba (1929); Chromosome Behaviour and Structural Hybridity in the Tradescantiae (1929); Section G. Genetics adn Cytology (1930); Studies in Prunus (1930); Meiosis (1931) some splitting to spine, tear to front cover, else good; The Cytological Theory of Inheritance in Oenothera (1931); list of other titles in this collection available for the asking. Please email."Cyril Dean Darlington FRS[1] (19 December 1903 - 26 March 1981) was an English biologist, geneticist and eugenicist, who discovered the mechanics of chromosomal crossover,[2] its role in inheritance, and therefore its importance to evolution." Wikipedia. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Animal Farm.

      Secker & Warburg, London 1945 - First edition. Bound in full green morocco, raised bands, gilt lettering. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Mason Books (ABAC)]
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        AU PAYS DU VOILE BLEU.

      NOUVELLES EDITIONS LATINES 1945 - R320050482: 213 pages - quelques planches photos en noir et blanc - Petit manque sur le coin du 1er plat. In-12 Broché. Etat d'usage. 1er plat abîmé. Dos abîmé. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 843.081-Le roman historique [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A DAY IN FAIRY LAND

      Helsingborgs Litografiska 1945 - Circa 1945. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper. Very large format - 22" x 14". Red spine, pictorial boards. Gorgeous colour pictures of fairies plus colour decorations surrounding text. Corners are worn, with a little chipping to a couple. Tiny spots of surface paper damage to first page. Page edges are browned. Odd margin mark. Pictorial wrapper has been stregthened to edges with 2" wide sticky tape. A few closed tears to wrapper, which is grubby and edge-worn, but complete because of tape repair. Illustrations are beautifully bright. [S] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        La grande peur dans la montagne *

      H.-L. Mermod, Lausanne 1945. - En feuilles 30 x 24, couverture imprimée rempliée, couverture imprimée à rabats (manque deux tiers inférieur du dos. à relier ?). L'un des 15 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur Guarro Molivell à la main, avec suite sur Chine, planche refusée, dessin original et page manuscrite. 34 lithographies originales de Hans Berger, répétées en suite signée, tirées par Frings à Genève. A part le défaut signalé, bel exemplaire de tête de cet illustré qui a la saveur de l'authentique. Nous en avons eu un autre, avec exactement les mêmes caractéristiques, ce qui nous amène à penser que la seconde planche refusée (la première, que nous avons eue deux fois, représente une route tournante à flanc de montagne en premier plan et des maisons dans le fonds) signalée à la justification n'a pas systématiquement été intégrée dans ce tirage de haut luxe. Fut-elle en quelque sorte maudite, ainsi deux fois écartée de l'ouvrage ?A notre avis le dessin joint est plutôt un lavis, signé comme les planches de la suite, certaines ayant parfois été oubliées. Notre original, à peine sépia, représente une chèvre au repos dans l'herbe des hauteurs; une seconde composition originale, non signée et figurant un pan de montagne à la limite de l'abstraction, se trouve au verso.L'impression est due à l'incontournable Kundig, à Genève.Exemplaire courant en demi maroquin sur demande.[Bringolf 33b]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Daniel Davel, tabellion et vignolan aux quatre paroisses de Lavaux *

      Au Verseau, Lausanne 27.12.1945. - En feuilles 36 x 29, couverture décorée rempliée, dos muet renforcé de papier marbré ( d'origine), étui-boîte de pleine toile avec motif frappé (le libraire l'est aussi) or au premier plat, intérieur doublé de papier décoré. 1 dessin original et 12 bois gravés originaux de Henry Bischoff: 4 hors-texte (dont frontispice), vignette de titre, 6 lettrines et un bandeau. Notre volume est signé par les auteurs (la justification n'y mentionne que l'artiste) et enrichi de la suite des quatre bois hors texte du second tirage (les plus purs, graphiquement), signés et justifiés sur Japon. Le dessin original , un lavis en sépia, est une variante de projet du hors texte figurant page 27.Cet ouvrage, réalisé pour célébrer les 20 ans d'activités de l'éditeur, a fait l'objet d'une réimpression en 1946 avec de nouveaux bois gravés, ces derniers ayant été écrasés au cours du premier tirage.Notre exemplaire présente donc l'avantageuse réunion des deux versions de l'iconographie.D'un notaire-vigneron de 19 ans, pas commode selon ces Messieurs de Berne. Édition originale. L'un des 25 exemplaires de tête lettrés (c) sur Arches à la cuve, avant 150 vélin bouffant et 21 Vergé antique.

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        The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child: Volume 1 - 47 (fehlend Bd. 43).

      New York / New Haven, International Universities Press / Quadrangle / Yale University Press, 1945-1992. Gr.8°, ca 400 S., OLwd. m. OU., OU min lädiert, Rücken beschienen, min. gebrauchspurig, minimale Bleistiftanstreichungen, insgesamt gute Exemplare. Preis in CHF: 1500. Fast komplette Reihe dieser wichtigen psychoanalytischen Zeitschrift in 61 Bdn. Mit beiliegendem "Abstracts and Index" in einem Band der Bände 1-26. - 1945 gründeten Anna Freud, Ernst Kris und Heinz Hartmann "The Psychoanalytic study of the child". Der erste Band enthielt eine Abrechnung mit Melanie Klein.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        The Adventures of Chanticleer and Partlet

      London - Cassell and Company Limited, 1945. London - Cassell and Company Limited, 1945 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A pleasingly illustrated edition of this classic German fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. Alternatively called The Pack of Ragamuffins, The Vulgar Crew, A Pack of No-goods, Riffraff, and The Pack of Scoundrels, it tells the story of a cock and a hen who cheat an innkeeper. With many charming colour autolithographs throughout. Very scarce. Condition: In a quarter cloth binding with pictorial paper covered boards. Externally, sound, light rubbing in places and some wear to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Journal Intime

      Paris - Editions Bernard Grasset, 1945. Paris - Editions Bernard Grasset, 1945 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of thoughts and considerations taken from the diaries of author Franz Kafka. In French. His diaries, written in German language between 1910-1923, include casual observations, details of daily life, reflections on philosophical ideas, accounts of dreams, and ideas for stories. Kafkas diaries offer a detailed view of the writer's thoughts and feelings, as well as some of his most famous and quotable statements. Condition: In a half-morocco binding with marbled boards. Externally quite smart, though a little rubbed. Joints starting slightly. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are browned throughout. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Dwarf [Dvärgen] [Signed / Ingraverat]

      New York: L. B. Fischer, 1945. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. A Very Good copy of the first American edition (and the first edition in English translation), first printing (book modestly askew, some pushing to the spine ends, and slight rubbing to the spine ends and board corners), in an about Very Good age-toned dust jacket (some wear to the spine extremities, chips to the spine tail where it meets the front and rear panels, small chips to the spine fold corners where they meet the front and rear panels, and short tears to the rear panel's top edge, short tears to the spine panel extremities, some staining to the left spine edge and adjoining right edge of the rear panel), SIGNED BY PAR LAGERKVIST on the title page. Translated from the Swedish by Alexandra Dick, the novel is narrated by a misanthropic Dwarf, 26 inches tall, who believes in an unforgiving God and who himself embodies Evil, serving the ruler of a Renaissance era Italian City-State. In this, one of Lagerkvist's best-known works, the Dwarf and the other characters, illustrate the major evils of the human race. Elected in 1940 as one of the 18 "Immortals" of the Swedish Academy, Lagerkvist was as highly influential writer from his twenties into his seventies, and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1951 "for the artistic vigour and true independence of mind with which he endeavors in his poetry to find answers to the eternal questions confronting mankind". Signed copies of Lagerkvist's works are quite scarce and signed copies in English translation are especially so. One of Lagerkvist's major works, this title is especially scarce when signed in any language. A Very Good copy, SIGNED BY PAR LAGERKVIST. SCARCE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Què Diuen Els Ocells

      Casiopea, Barcelona 1945 - Litografies d'Alexandre Coll acolorides a ma. Revisió d'Alfred Gallart. Exemplar, estampat sobre paper de fil Guarro, conté l'estat definitiu de totes les litografies, i porta el número 349. En conmmemoració del centenari de Mossèn Jacint Verdaguer.170p. Encuadernacio de luxe. 30x24 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Reus, Paris, Londres]
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        Lettres à un ami allemand.

      Gallimard 1945 - - Gallimard, Paris _1945, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 25 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, tirage de tête. L'ouvrage que Camus dédia à son ami René Leynaud. Rare et agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Cannery Row

      New York: The Viking Press, 1945. New York: The Viking Press, 1945 First edition, first issue. Publisher's buff cloth (subsequently issued in canary yellow cloth), lettered in dark blue; in the original pictorial dust jacket designed by Arthur Hawkins, Jr., with an illustration of Cannery Row by Hawkins to the front panel, titled in yellow. Near fine, with some light wear to the extremities, minor spotting to the endpapers and page edges, bookseller's plate to the rear pastedown, otherwise bright and clean pages; unclipped dust jacket, with some light wear and minor nicks to the extremities, short closed tear and light creasing to the top edge of the rear panel, light pencil notation to the front flap, bright spine and panels. An excellent copy. Cannery Row is a Depression-era novel set in Monterey, California. The plot takes place on a grungy street with "the gathered and scattered, tin and iron and rust and splintered wood, chipped pavement and weedy lots, junk heaps, sardine canneries of corrugated iron, honky tonks, restaurants and whore houses, and little crowded groceries, and laboratories and flophouses." The actual street in Monterey has since been renamed "Cannery Row" in honor of this iconic novel. The plot features an unlikely cast of characters, including a marine biologist, a grocer, a restaurateur, and a group of local vagabonds. Cannery Row is exemplar of Steinbeck's talent for making even the most unsavory characters relatable and endearing; Mack and his group of homeless squatters are described as "gentlemen and philosophers united by a common dislike of a steady job and a mutual feeling for the pleasures of living according to their lights." Much of the inspiration for this novel and its 1954 sequel Sweet Thursday were drawn from the author's own life; Steinbeck was born in Monterey County, grew up knowing fishermen and other laborers, and was close friends with a marine biologist, Ed Ricketts, who worked on the real Cannery Row.. 1st English Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Naked City

      New York: Essential Books, 1945. New York: Essential Books,, 1945. Octavo. Original tan cloth, titles to front board and spine in dark blue, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. Spine gently rolled, light toning to front free endpaper. An excellent copy in a dust jacket with slightly chipped corners and larger chip to head of spine panel with part loss of 'W' in Weegee. First edition, second printing, of Weegee's first book. His nickname (from the Ouija board) was derived from his apparently psychic ability to beat authorities to the crime scene, a feat actually made possible by eavesdropping the emergency services on a portable police-band shortwave radio. He maintained a working darkroom in the trunk of his car in pursuance of this urgent street aesthetic. Naked City formed the foundation for the 1948 film of the same name.

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        Ma vie de garçon. Faits et gestes du Vicomte de Nantel. Compositions de Emmanuel Blanche.

      P., Aux dépens d'un Amateur, 1945, in-4, br. couv. ill. à rabats, (2) ff. - 132 pp. - (2) ff. Couverture insolée, parfait exemplaire par ailleurs. - Frontispice, 13 lettrines, 18 in-textes et 6 hors-textes d'Emmanuel Blanche reproduits et mises en couleurs par Jacomet & Cie. Tiré à 345 ex., 1 des 50 H.C. (N°XII), exemplaire d'artiste signé par l'illustrateur, auquel ont été jointes deux aquarelles originales libres monogrammées E. BL. (280 x 220), dont 1 inspirée du hors-texte en regard de la page 114 et une autre beaucoup plus libre ! Le texte est parfois attribué à Crébillon fils, parfois au Comte de Caylus. Pour l'anecdote, Emmanuel était l'oncle de Francis Blanche.

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        ORIGINALENTWURF - ABC.

      (ca. 1945). - Quer-4¡. 24 kolorierte, ganzs. Orig.-Federzeichnungen und eigenhŠndiger Text in Bleistift und Tinte, auf Transparentpapierbogen. Ohne Umschlag. Das vorliegende Manuskript ist genannt und beschrieben in Kaiser, "Schweizer BilderbŸcher aus hundert Jahren", S. 75: "erstaunt die inhaltliche und formale ModernitŠt in Trudy WŸnsches.ABC. Im Buchstabenbild Q ist die Figur der Frau nicht nur farblich eine Bereicherung der grauschwarzen MŠnnerwelt. Verglichen mit dem 1943 publizierten Quartettbild (Frau Musikas Bilderbuch, ZŸrich 1943), ist die Rolle der Musikerin verbessert; sie ist jetzt Primaria und macht keine Hausmusik, sondern spielt in der ffentlichkeit". Die meisten Buchstaben werden durch Tiere symbolisiert, sei es ein schiessender Jagdfalke, einem GŸrteltierverkŠufer, musizierenden Elefanten, tanzenden Delphinen u.v.m. Lang de

      [Bookseller: Buch + Kunst + hommagerie Sabine Koitka]
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        La Gravure sur Cuivre. Estampes gravees par Robert Cami, Rene Cottet, Albert Decaris, Robert Jeannisson, Kiyoshi Hasegawa ("Bouquet sur fond de dentelle"), and Paul Lemagny

      Angers: Editions Jacques-Petit, 1945 - WITH ONE OF KIYOSHI HASEGAWA'S MOST IMPORTANT PRINTS. *** 12 pp. plus 6 loose engravings. *** A monograph on engraving followed by short biographies of each of the six artists, accompanied by a suite of six large engravings, one each by Cami, Cottet, Decaris, Jeannisson, Hasegawa, and Lemagny. From a total edition of 320 copies, all printed on fine Marais wove paper. Hasegawa's engraving, "Anemones et fleurs de champs dans un verre a facettes" (Kyoto 368, also known as "Bouquet sur fond de dentelle"), is considered one of his masterpieces. Folio (38 x 28 cm). Loose as issued. Missing title-page and justification, but with complete text and all prints. The Cami and Jeannisson prints have a bit of mat burn on the recto and the Lemagny a bit on the verso. The other three prints, including the Hasegawa, are FINE AND BRIGHT. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Cole & Contreras / Sylvan Cole Gallery]
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        CRIMES NAZIS

      Paris; S. N. P., 1945. Paris; S. N. P.. 1945. Original Wraps. 4to (large) . 48 pages. 30 cm. First edition. In French. Rare extremely early (1945) illustrated French Exposition of Nazi Crimes. Catalogue, in magazine format, of Nazi crimes; illustrated throughout; with testimony, articles, and prefatory declarations by P. Teitgen, Bidault, Soustelle, and Frenay, denouncing the Nazi Crimes. Illustrated throughout; emphasizes the crimes of Vichy as well. Publié à l'occasion de l'exposition 'Crimes hitlériens'-Déclarations, articles, souvenirs. Sections as follows: l'allemagne et le nazisme, l'ordre hitlérien (congrès de Nuremberg, charnier de Belsen) Mensonges et pattes de velours, le vol de la terre, la guerre biologique, avec une composition de Paul Colin, pleine page, SS et gestapo, Buchenwald, témoignages de ceux qui "en" sont revenus, camp de femmes , l'homme cobaye, bloc 46, le criminel de guerre. [“Published on the occasion of the exhibition 'Crimes hitlériens' Declarations, articles, memories. Sections as follows: Germany and Nazism, Hitler's order (the Nuremberg Congress, the grave of Belsen) Lies and velvet paws, theft of land, biological warfare, with a composition of Paul Colin, full screen, SS and Gestapo, Buchenwald, testimonies of those who survived, the women's camp, the pig man, block 46, the war criminal. ”]Subjects: Guerre mondiale 1939-1945. Atrocités allemandes. OCLC lists only one copy worldwide (Nanterre) , located in France. Scarce. Lightly aged, light edge wear; good + condition. (HOLO2-117-4) .

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        DDL. Det Danske Luftfartselskab. Danish Air Lines.

      . Litografisk plakat. Andreasen og Lachmann / Anton M. Jensens Bogtrykkeri. 1945. Lysmal 96x59 cm. * Et helt ubeskaret eksemplar med meget friske farver af en af Ib Andersens mest berömte plakater og et af ikonerne i dansk plakatkunst..

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        4 Digte / Poems.

      . Mappe udsendt i Anledning af Aarskiftet 1945. Hvert digt af Sarvig trykt pa eget folioblad. Biografi af Ejler Bille. Kbhvn: Carit Andersen, trykt hos J. Chr. Sörensen [1944]. Med 4 farvelitografier af Henry Heerup, heraf 2 signeret i tryk, samt med 2 orig. farvelitografier trykt som omslag pa karton, foromslaget er signeret i handen. Folio. Oplag 350 numr. og signerede. eksemplarer.<br>Portfolio with 6 original colourlithographs by Heerup, front- and backcover printed on board, frontboard signed by hand. Limited to 350 numbered copies. * Moestrup nos. 16-21..

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        The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. In Severn Parts. With drawings by Duncan Grant

      Privately printed for Allen & Richard Lane, London, 1945. First Edition, limited to 700 copies printed on handmade paper and bound in blue niger morocco, gilt lettered at spine and with a small gilt decoration to upper board. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With a colour frontispiece and four colour plates by Duncan Grant. A little light wear to leather at extremities and some discolouration to backstrip. Very good. Laid-in is a Christmas greetings slip signed by both publishers. Lacking the unprinted glassine wrapper.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        EL ARTE TIPOGRÁFICO EN CATALUÑA DURANTE EL SIGLO XV.

      - Prólogo del Excmo. Sr. D. Agustín G. de Amezúa. Madrid. Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores, Asuntos Culturales, 1945. 34 x 26 cms. 258 págs. 264 Ilus. b/n en el texto. Enc. lomo en pergamino con letras y hierros dorados. Ejemplar 343 de 500. Contiene Ex-libris de anterior poseedor. Arte. (2.3).

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        Gazette of the Allied Commission for Austria Bulletin de la Commission Alliee pour l'Autriche Bjulleten' Sojuzniceskoj Komissii po Avstrii 1) Dec. 1945-Jan 1946 80 Seiten 2) 2) Jan 1946 41 Seiten 3) Feb. 1946 26 Seiten 4) Mars 1946 26 Seiten 5) April 1946 41 Seiten 6) May 1946 56 Seiten 7) June 1946 41 Seiten 8) Juillet 1946 34 Seiten 9) August 1946 28 Seiten 10) September 1946 26 Seiten 11) October 1946 29 Seiten 12) Novembre 1946 26 Seiten 13) Decembre 1946 42 Seiten 14) Jan. 1947 42 Seiten 15) Feb. 1947 33 Seiten 16) Mars 1947 25 Seiten 17) April 1947 25 Seiten 18) May 1947 25 Seiten 19) June 1947 26 Seiten 20) Juillet 1947 26 Seiten 21) August 1947 34 Seiten 22) September 1947 25 Seiten 23) October 1947 26 Seiten 24) Novembre 1947 25 Seiten 25) Decembre 1947 25 Seiten

      Vienna, Wien 1945-1947. 25 Folgen in Halbleinenband der Zeit, 4°, Seitenangaben siehe oben, Exemplar gestempelt; Zustand: gut - sehr gut, Mehrsprachig, franz. / engl. / Russ. / deut..

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        Electron Optics and the Electron Microscope

      New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.; Chapman & Hall, Limited, London, 1945. New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.; Chapman & Hall, Limited, London,, 1945. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board in silver, publisher&#39;s printed bookplate design to front pastedown. With the dust jacket. Diagrams, charts, and illustrations from photographs throughout. Just a little faint mottling to spine, otherwise the cloth is quite sharp and the contents clean and fresh. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with minor fading of the spine panel and a few nicks and short splits, and closed tears to the upper panel and folds repaired with tape to the verso. First edition, first printing of the first comprehensive text on electron microscopes by the team that developed the first commercially viable model. A very attractive copy and rare in the dust jacket. Though the concept of the electron microscope had been developed during the 1920s, researchers faced a number of difficulties in creating a machine that was both practical and powerful. The first commercially available model, the EM1 developed at Imperial College, London, could not exceed the resolution of the most powerful light microscopes, a major stumbling block to its uptake as a scientific tool. In 1938, a team at the University of Toronto which included a co-author of this volume, James Hillier, constructed the first effective, high-resolution model. Vladimir Zworykin, a pioneer of television technology, was then at RCA and in 1939 he convinced them to fund the development of a commercial electron microscope, producing one prototype before hiring Hillier in February 1940. The second design by Hillier, based on the Toronto model, was ready by July of that year and became the basis for RCA&#39;s groundbreaking line of microscopes, which the team continued to improve upon throughout the 1940s. This fascinating and copiously illustrated volume based on their research covers all aspects of electron microscope theory, design, operation, and scientific and commercial applications.

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        Cannery Row. [on just jacket:] A New Novel.

      . London, Toronto: William Heinemann Ltd. 1945. (4) + 136 pp. Publisher's yellow cloth with dustjacket. Except from corners weakly bumped, a nice and clean copy. * 1st English edition..

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        Autograph Letter Signed "Ronald" on a Postcard

      , 1945. 1945. unbound. 3.25 x 5.5 inches, no place, no date, circa 1945. Written on the back of a postcard printed by Warner Bros. Pictures, bearing a black-and-white photo of the handsome young actor with a printed signature across his smoking jacket, in full: "Dear Carrie: Thanks for your letter, you bet I enjoy Julies Journal, sorry to be so negligent in letting you know. Well I will soon be out of Uniform, I leave Monday to be discharged, and could put on a little celebration all my own I&#39;m so happy. Wish me luck. Sincerely Ronald." Near fine condition.

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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?] New York: Published by Ernest Gee at his Book and Print Shop, n.d. [c. 1945?]. (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 . 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

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        Carl Rungius, Big Game Painter

      1945 - CARL RUNGIUS, BIG GAME PAINTER. The Countryman Press, West Hartford, Vermont 1945, copy #580 of the limited edition of 1275 copies,117 pages, folio, illustrated with many of the artist's paintings in full color as well as drawings in B & W and photographs relating to Rungius' career. "Fifty Years with Brush and Rifle.". A lovely copy bright and clean. There are no internal marks or inscriptions. Contained in a slipcase that has intact original labels on front and back, Fine. $600.00

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        Brideshead Revisited

      Boston: Little, Brown, 1945. Boston: Little, Brown,, 1945. The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder. Octavo. Contemporary presentation binding of red quarter morocco, titles to spine gilt, red cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Housed in a red quarter morocco slipcase and chemise. Upper board detached. Spine and edges of boards faded, some light spotting to boards. A very good copy. First US edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by Waugh on the front free endpaper, "Henie Peters, with love from, Evelyn 1946". Henie Peters was the wife of Waugh&#39;s agent A. D. Peters, with whom the author kept up a detailed correspondence, now housed at the Harry Ransom Center, during the five months it took to write Brideshead. Peters spent a great deal of time and effort getting commissions and contracts for Waugh in America. With this novel, Peters&#39;s American partner, the Ann Watkins Agency, secured Waugh&#39;s future with Little, Brown, reportedly "crazy to get Waugh". He certainly tested their enthusiasm : obsessed with perfecting Brideshead, Waugh insisted on revising in proof stage, despite the fact that they had set type from his already revised first trade edition. This copy is likely one of what must have been a small number of the deluxe American Bridesheads Waugh himself had bound, or had Little, Brown prepare for him: his inscription is on a binder&#39;s leaf. We have never handled any other copies of this issue with a Waugh presentation, nor have we seen any other specially bound.

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        Illustrated and Signed First Day Cover

      , 1945. 1945. unbound. Outstanding and historically important signed First Day Cover, postmarked September 28, 1945, the day the war ended in the Pacific, on which Yamashiro has drawn a detailed map outlining the various islands and waterways in the Solomon group and pinpoints what he perceived to be the exact location where he rammed and subsequently sank the U.S. PT-109. Conspicuously drawn are Kolombangara Island and the Vella Gulf which Yamashiro indicates to be the location of the collision course, marking it "PT" and "AMAGIRI", boldly signing his name in full with rank of Captain and dating the incident as having occurred on August 2, 1943. In addition to Yamshiro&#39;s map, this envelope has a hand-colored printed scene of an American marine, tanks, and amphibious vessels engaged in combat, created by known artist Day Lowry. The envelope is further enhanced with the addition of a JFK five-cent U.S. postage stamp applied and cancelled on May 29, 1954, its first day of issue. Very good condition. Japanese naval officer and commander of the destroyer Amagiri which sank the PT-109 commanded by John F. Kennedy in the Pacific during World War II.

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        Zeichnungen. Dessins des annees de guerre 1939 - 1945. Mit einer Einleitung von Otto Basil.

      Wien, Erwin Müller, 1945.. 4°. o. Pag. [18 Bll.] OHpgm. in japan. Bindung.. Nr. 41 von 100 num. Expl., mit der eighd. Signatur Jenes. - R. fachmännisch ergänzt, leichte Gbrsp. - Jene (1904 - 1984) bekennt sich seit seiner ersten Begegnung mit der Philosophie des Surrealismus in den Schriften von Andre Breton, zur Geisteshaltung des Surrealismus.1922 - 1924 studierte er an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste in München. 1924/25 nahm er ein Studium an der Ecole nationale des beaux-arts, der Academie Julian und der Academie de la Grand Chaumiere in Paris auf. Dort lebte er bis zu seiner Rückkehr nach Saarbrücken im Jahr 1928, wo er bis zum Jahr 1935 als frei schaffender Künstler arbeitete. 1935 emigrierte er auf Grund der politischen Entwicklung in Deutschland nach Wien, wo er nach geschiedener erster Ehe Erica Lillegg heiratete. Andre Breton, Paul Celan, Max Ernst und andere Vertreter der surrealistischen Bewegung gehören zu Jenes geistigen Weggefährten in Wien und Paris. Besonders mit Celan verband ihn eine enge Freundschaft. Im Wien der Nachkriegszeit (1945-50) wurde er zum Förderer und Vermittler des Surrealismus; dort organisierte er gemeinsam mit Paul Celan und Arnulf Neuwirth die erste Surrealismus-Ausstellung. Weiterhin war er in Wien als Bildredakteur für die Zeitschrift "Plan" und als Mitherausgeber der "Surrealistischen Publikationen" tätig. Mit Albert Paris Gütersloh wurde er zum Spiritus Rector der Wiener Schule des Phantastischen Realismus. (Zitat)

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        ORIGINALENTWURF - Das rote Schaf, an dem alles hängen blieb. Der Bär als Richter. Die Färber des Mondes. Drei finnische Märchen.

      Basel, (ca. 1945).. Quer-4°. 27 kolorierte, teils ganzs. und doppelblattgrosse Orig.-Federzeichnungen und eigenhändiger Text in Tinte. Brosch. mit orig. Deckelill.,. 3 finnische Märchen, die in dieser Form wohl nicht zu einer Publikation gelangten, bibliographisch für uns nicht nachweisbar. Die lebendigen Szenen ganz im Stil der Schweizer Graphikerin Trudy Wünsche farbenfroh gemalt und immer mit einer Prise Humor und ganz viel Liebenswürdigkeit. Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

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        BATTLE OF ANGELS

      Murray, UT: Pharos, Spring 1945. Murray, UT: Pharos, Spring 1945. First Edition. softcover. Small stain on front cover near spine; upper corner of text bumped. Still a Fine, bright copy, rather uncommon in this condition. Pharos: Numbers 1 & 2. Playwright&#39;s first play and first book, a double number of this periodical in original pale blue-gray wraps with yapped edges printed in red.

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        [Auschwitz].

      [Moskau, um 1945].. Darstellungsgröße: 36 24,5 cm. Signierte Orig.-Lithographie.. Die sehr eindrucksvolle Lithographie zeigt eine Gruppe von KZ'lern in Lagerkleidung vor einem Maschendrahtzaun. - Plaksin (1898-1965) war Schüler Alexander Jakowlews. - Vgl. Slg.Costakis S. 341. - Frisches Exemplar, am Rand mit Passermarken.

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        Le Serpent dans la Galère [INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY BOTH THE AUTHOR AND THE ARTIST]

      Curt Valentin, New York 1945 - 1/425. Folio. 100, [2]pp. Original half grey cloth over illustrated paper covered boards with gold lettering on spine. Fly leaf inscribed and signed by Georges Duthuit and André Masson, and dated September 17, 1945. Illustrated title page. Decorative initials. Collection of war-related poetic essays by French writer, Byzantinist and Matisse scholar Georges Duthuit, splendidly illustrated throughout with 13 striking b/w plates, and 24 in-text illustrations by French artist André Masson, whose work played an important role in the development of both Surrealism and Abstract Expressionism. This volume is one of 425 numbered copies on American chiffon velin, of which this is No.327. Moderate rubbing and sunning along edges of binding. Text in French. Binding in overall good to good+, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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