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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]

      [Bookseller: Good Books In The Woods, IOBA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush, member ABAA]
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        Fernand Léger, la forme humaine dans l'espace [inscribed by Fernand Léger to architect Paul Nelson]

      Montréal: Les Editions de l'arbre, 1945. Livre. Bon. broché. Dédicacé par l'auteur. Edition originale. Grand In-8. Montréal, Les Editions de l'arbre, 1945. 24,5 x 19 cm, grand in-8, 96 (3) pp. - planches hors texte en noir in-fine, broché, couverture illustrée. Edition originale enrichie d'un amical ENVOI autographe signé de Fernand Léger à l'architecte Paul Nelson et à son épouse Francine (née Francine Lecoeur). D'origine américaine, Paul Nelson (1895-1979), élève d'Auguste Perret, fut, de longue date, un ami proche de Fernand Léger. Plusieurs projets lièrent les deux hommes, notamment l'hôpital mémorial France-Etats-Unis de Saint-Lô (1946-1956), conçu par Paul Nelson en étroite collaboration avec Fernand Léger, lequel réalisa une mosaïque pour le péristyle à l'entrée de l'hôpital, en décora les murs extérieurs et choisit les couleurs des chambres et des couloirs. Paul Nelson fut également pressenti pour la construction du musée Fernand Léger à Biot, mais son projet ne fut finalement par retenu. C'est lui, en revanche, qui construisit la maison de Nadia Léger à Gif-sur-Yvette. Le long article de Léger publié dans ce volume ("A propos du corps humain considéré comme un objet") se clôt d'ailleurs sur des questions architecturales : "Il apparaît à certains indices sociaux et artistiques qu'une renaissance de l'art mural est à l'horizon. L'art monumental peut et doit utiliser, en l'amplifiant, cette conception nouvelle. Les jeunes architectes qui vont reconstruire l'Europe détruite devraient regarder de ce côté. Cet art doit se placer dans de grandes architectures. Il est statique par son expression même, il respecte le mur à côté d'une conception dynamique qui, elle, détruit le mur. Il sera la mesure et l'équilibre." Quelques mois seulement après la parution de ce livre Fernand Léger et Paul Nelson, partis tous deux aux Etats-Unis pendant la guerre, revinrent en France où ils se lancèrent ensemble dans le projet de l'hôpital de Saint-Lô, considéré comme le chef-d'oeuvre de Paul Nelson. Très belle association. Couverture défraîchie..

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        Animal Farm

      London: Secker and Warburg,, 1945. A Fairy Story. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in white pigskin, lettered down spine, twin rule to turn-ins, cream endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Le sang des autres.

      Gallimard 1945 - - Gallimard, Paris _1945, 14,5x20,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 56 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Très bel exemplaire. Des femmes écrivains . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 920 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      New York: Knopf, 1945. First Edition, 1st Printing. Hardbacks.. Very good condition./Very good lightly edgeworn dust jacket with a few small closed tears. Sun darkened spine. . A very nice copy. No slip case.

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        Il lamento del Gabelliere. Poesie. Nota di Carlo Bo. Con litografie originali di Massimo Campigli.

      Toninelli 1945 4°; pp.141 non num.9; stampate solo recto. Con 10 belle litografie in nero f.testo, tre delle quali a doppia pagina. Ril. pergamena e cartone edit. con titoli al dorso e al piatto. Bella e rara edizione tirata a complessivi 250 esempl. numerati, di cui 100 con litografie colorate a mano sotto la direzione del Maestro, 125 con le litografie in nero, come il ns. esemplare, e 25 f. commercio. Lievi tracce d'uso al dorso ma ottimo esemplare di questa ricercata edizione. Ediz. originale. Cfr. Gambetti-Vezzosi; Meloni-Tavola nn.89-98; Aeschlimann vol. I.(Vedi riproduz.)

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Prandi s.n.c.]
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        Brideshead Revisited (Book Society Edition)

      Chapman and Hall and The Book Society 1945 - A First Uk printing published by Chapman and Hall in association with the Book Society in 1945.The BOOK is in near FINE condition.Minor lean with lower front corner lightly bumped.The crimson top-stain is still uniformly present.The book is tight,clean and free from inscriptions.The WRAPPER is complete and in near FINE condition.There is some mild rubbing,edge-wear and fading to the spine tips.Mild edge wear to edges of wrapper in places.The spine remarkably has only a hint of browning.The decorative wrapper looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover.The red lettering is still very bright.Scarce Book Society edition and rare to find in such collectable condition.ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Untitled I

      Johannesburg, 1945. unbound. very good. NTULE, Jabulani. Pencil drawing with watercolor. Image measures 11" x 15". Jabulani Ntuli (1898-1988) was a South African self taught artist, who sought to depict his surroundings and Zulu life. This piece is from his early career, when he was working as a gardener and domestic worker. With mountains in the background, Ntuli depicts a circular settlement of huts and a crowd of warriors. Small chip and tear at lower right corner.

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        El Verano De 1945. Colección De 15 Aguafuertes Originales.

      Francesc Melich, Barcelona 1945 - 6 hojas en cartulina de hilo con la descripción de cada plancha y la justificación de tiraje. Y 16 hojas con los 16 aguafuertes originales, portada más 15. Todos sobre papel extra balnco de Guarro Casas. El tiraje está limitado a 20 ejemplares. (nº8) Ejemplar firmado a tinta por el artista y por el estampador. Los aguafuertes están firmados en plancha. Todo guardado en una carpeta original. =Javier Vilató Ruiz, Barcelona, 1921 - 2000, sobrino de Pablo Picasso. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        VRILLE. La peinture et la littérature libres. Publié sous la direction d'Evrard de Rouvre.

      - Mantes, Editions du Petit Mantais, 1945. 31,9 24,6 cm. 100 unn. S. mit zahlr. teils ganzseit. farb. Abb. Orig.-Broschur mit farb. Illustration von Oscar Dominguez. Eines von 750 Exemplaren (insgesamt 1005 Ex.) der gewöhnlichen Auflage der bedeutenden surrealistischen Publikation (= alles was erschienen) mit Texten von Arp, Bataille, Blake, Butor, Chastenet, L. Coutaud, Desnos, Dieterlin, Hugnet, Mabille, Michaux, Prassinos, Rouvre, Savinio u.a. - Abb. nach Arbeiten von Cocteau, Chirico, Dali, M.F. Delanglade (jeu de cartes surréalistes), Delvaux, Dominguez, M. Ernst, J.-C. Fourneau, G. Hugnet, V. Hugo, Picasso, Labisse, P. Roy, G. Schneider, Tanguy, G. Vulliamy u.a. - Umschlag mit winzigen Randmängeln, sonst schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Piazza San Pietro. Fascicolo n.1 del "Concilium Lithographicum" di Velso Mucci.

      4°; fascicolo su carta Masco satinata delle Cartiere di Burgo, una poesia litografata in fac-simile d'autografo con a fronte bella litografia originale di Mino Maccari, entrambe firmate a matita dal poeta e dall'Artista. Cartellina editoriale con 3 linoleum originali sempre di Mino Maccari. Rara e ricercata ediz. originale limitata a soli 80 esemplari numerati. Cfr. Gambetti-Vezzosi "Rarità bibliografiche del Novecento italiano".(vedi riproduz.)

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Prandi s.n.c.]
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        Sieben. Serie in einer Mappe mit Titelblatt. [7 Original-Grafiken / 7 original graphics].

      0 - Friedemann von Stockhausen, geboren 1945 in Karlshafen/Weser. 7 Original-Grafiken aud Büttenpapier (2 Original-Radierungen, 3 Alugrafien, 2 Serigrafien). Jede Grafik von Friedemann von Stockhausen signiert und datiert. Einmalige Auflage für die Griffelkunst Hamburg, 2008. Maße Blätter: 53,5 (bzw. 54,0) x 44,0 cm. Abbildungen in unterschiedlichen Formaten. Sehr gutes, tadelloses Exemplar. 7 Original graphics on handmade paper. Each graphic signed and dated by Friedemann von Stockhausen. Griffelkunst edition, Hamburg 2008. Measure sheets: 53,5 (bzw. 54,0) x 44,0 cm. Images in different measures. Original folder with title page. Mint condition. Friedemann von Stockhausen, geboren 1945 in Karlshafen/Weser.

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        Der Genesende. Oel auf Holzplatte.

      1945 - 1945. Bildgrösse 70x57 cm. Unten links monogramiert. In Silberrahmen 72x58 cm. Rückseitig mit Archivnummer und Bezeichnung.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        THE OPEN SOCIETY AND ITS ENEMIES. Vol. I The Spell of Plato; Vol II The High Tide of Prophecy: Hegel and Marx and the Aftermath

      London:: George Routledge & Sons,, 1945. First Edition. Near Fine. SIGNED "K. R. P." AND INSCRIBED TO THE EMINENT BRITISH ECONOMIST VERA ANSTEY in volume I. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY KARL POPPER TO VERA ANSTEY LAID IN (envelope addressed in Popper's hand). The letter reads in part: "I was very moved by your kind congratulations...Please excuse my belated reply. I was in Copenhagen when you wrote...this at the end of a journey round the world, to re-visit my old friends in New Zealand..." The letter is Fine with the usual folds for mailing. TWO VOLUMES. Complete set. Near Fine hardback First Editions first Printings with bindings intact and no extraneous writing or marking. In Very Good- Dust jackets with chips including spine tips affecting lettering, soil and sun spines. Prices on flaps intact. First state of dj vol. I with "Age of Plato" rather than "Spell of Plato" on the spine and dj front panel. 8vo. vii, [1], 268; v, [1], 352 pp. A Rare Signed work and Association Copy inscribed to a renowned British economist . The Autograph Letter Signed is of further interest as it discusses Dr. Popper's round the world trip in which he visited new Zealand, where he wrote the current volumes.

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        As We May Think

      Boston, Massachusetts: The Atlantic Monthly Company, 1945. First Edition. Wrappers. Very Good. [1]-129,[5] pages. Entire issued offered, The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 176, No. 1. The Subscriber's Issue. Small 4to. A bright copy with some foxing to the last few pages and the top of the first leaf. Spine panel is brittle with several small areas of paper loss. Usual creases near the spine on the front and rear covers. Vannevar Bush's article in this volume, 'As We May Think' (found on pages 101-108) is important in the history of computing as it anticipates hypertext, the internet, and online encyclopedias. 'Bush's article describes his proposed Memex system for organizing, storing, retrieving, and linking information. Inspired by microfilm technology-which in 1945 represented the most advanced means of storing large amounts of information-Bush conceived of the Memex as consisting of a desk equipped with projection screens, buttons and levers, a keyboard, and a storage system designed to provide instant access to microfilmed books, periodicals, documents, photographs, etc. The Memex system would allow pieces of data to be linked into permanent 'information trails' dictated by the individual user's needs, which could be called up again and modified at any future date...Only after the development of the personal computer and hyperlinks on the World Wide Web was Bush's paper resurrected as a remarkably early expression of ideas that were eventually realized in a different way on the Internet.(Origins of Cyberspace 519).' The article is remarkably clairvoyant about the world we live in today hyperlinks, Google, even Wikipedia are all examples of the mechanical world implemented in software via the internet today. A very important paper, so much so that there was a research symposium held at MIT with pioneers such as Tim Berners-Lee and Nicholas Negroponte speaking about this articles impact on their lives and work.

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      Mondadori s.d. (1945). In-4 (mm. 320x240), cartoncino edit. figur. a colori, sguardie pure figurate che rimandano all'illustrazione interna, 8 pp. (con cartoncini sovrapposti ad ante mobili). ?Dove mai l?avrà cacciato? Nell'armadio, dietro la poltrona, nella ghiacciaia, nella cesta della biancheria? Ma no.. sulla sua testa!? Volume n. 7 della celebre collana di libri animati, ideati, disegnati e realizzati da Munari nel suo periodo dedicato alla sperimentazione didattica. Le pagine che compongono i libri sono tutte illustrate a colori, sagomate, sovente di dimensioni via via più piccole mentre procede la storia, che è sempre accompagnata da un essenziale testo. Cfr. Maffei, Munari I Libri, p. 73. - Bruno Munari,Electa, 1986, p. 21. Copertina con aloni, ingialliture e picc. restauri, ma complessivam. un buon esemplare.

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        Paintings in Oil

      Sydney: The Shepherd Press, 1945. Limited edition. Hardcover. Quarto [33 cm] Decorative green paper covered boards with a gilt stamped vignette on the front cover. With the scarce dust jacket. The book is in very good condition. The boards are just a little bit stained, and the front board is slightly warped. Mildly rubbed and bumped at the extremities. There is a large dark area of foxing on the top edge of the text block. The hinges have been re-enforced. The pages are tanned. The dust jacket is in good condition only. Age-toned. There are multiple losses from the edges. The largest loss measures 4 inches wide by 2 and 1/4 inches deep. There are also numerous closed or thin tears in the edges. The longest tear is 1 and 1/2 inches long. Fourteen reproductions in colour from original oil paintings, and 16 half-tone plates reproduced in black and white; with essays by Douglas Stewart and Norman Lindsay. Number 881 of 1,000. Facsimile signature of Norman Lindsay on the limitation page.

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        Josef Scharl

      Nierendorf Editions, New York 1945 - First edition. Introduction by Alfred Neumeyer of Mills College, California. Quarto. Small owner's label, else fine. Copy number 33 of 100 numbered copies Signed by the artist and with an original Signed color etching by the artist. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (First Edition)

      Chicago: Ziff-Davis, 1945. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine in a Very Good, price-clipped example of the rare dust jacket. Jacket is moderately worn, with chipping at the spine ends, a few closed tears, and shelfwear. Basis for the classic 1947 film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz film starring Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, and George Sanders.

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        La grande peur dans la montagne *

      H.-L. Mermod, Lausanne 1945. - Relié demi maroquin caramel 29 x 24, titre et tête dorés, couverture imprimée rempliée. L'un des 150 exemplaires numérotés sur Guarro Molivell à la main. Exemplaire avec l'avantage de ses défauts, plus aisé de consultation grâce à sa reliure, correcte sans plus, un brin massicoté et auquel le dos n'a pas été conservé.Le plus genevois des livres vaudois, intégralement manufacturé au pied du jet d'eau, l'impression ayant été confiée à l'incontournable Kundig.Volume en tirage de tête avec page manuscrite sur demande motivée.[Bringolf 33b]

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        Il lamento del Gabelliere. Poesie. Nota di Carlo Bo., Con litografie originali di Massimo Campigli.

      Toninelli, Milano 1945 - 4°; pp.141 non num.9; stampate solo recto. Con 10 belle litografie in nero f.testo, tre delle quali a doppia pagina. Ril. pergamena e cartone edit. con titoli al dorso e al piatto. Bella e rara edizione tirata a complessivi 250 esempl. numerati, di cui 100 con litografie colorate a mano sotto la direzione del Maestro, 125 con le litografie in nero, come il ns. esemplare, e 25 f. commercio. Lievi tracce d'uso al dorso ma ottimo esemplare di questa ricercata edizione. Ediz. originale. Cfr. Gambetti-Vezzosi; Meloni-Tavola nn.89-98; Aeschlimann vol. I.(Vedi riproduz.)Num. catalogo: 243 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Saint-Pol Roux ou l'espoir *

      P. Seghers, Paris 20.4.1945. - Reliure signée et doublée de J. Antoine Legrain, plein veau prune, titre et décors en filets dorés, tête or, gardes de satin avec contreplats ornés d'un encadrement mosaïqué en coins, couverture implimée conservée, étui bordé. Premier plat légèrement passé, quelques accrocs en bords. Ce petit recueil de choix a paru dans une collection qui porte bien son nom et que nous aurions complète dans un jeu du tirage ordinaire (la tranche des 140) si elle comporte bien six titres. Quelqu'un nous renseignera-t-il à ce sujet ?A figuré à l'Exposition de la Demi-reliure décorée en 1950. Édition originale. L'un des 10 exemplaires de tête numérotés (II) sur Chine, outre 140 Vélin du Marais, seuls tirages.

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        Animal Farm a Fairy Story

      London: Secker & Warburg, 1945. 92pp. Bound in original publishers green cloth, with white title lettering. Cloth slunned on extreme edges. Binding in very good clean condition. Dust jacket rubbed on edges, slight wear loss, dust/dirt marked, prevoius owners mane in ink of fron panel. Generally jacket is complete and in good condition. Internally, prevoius owners small name label on fixed endpaper, paper split on endpaper joints, (not affecting text block). Pages in very good clean condition. A very nice copy.A12. First Edition. Very Good/Near Very Good. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        Renaud et Armide.

      NRF, Paris 1945 - Tragédie en trois actes et en vers, avec les lithographies originales de Christian BERARD. Paris, Gallimard NRF, 1945, in-8, broché, sous chemise cartonnée et coffret, couverture rempliée illustrée, 154 pp. NRF Christian BERARD (1902-1949) est un peintre, illustrateur, scénographe, décorateur et créateur de costumes français. A partir de 1920, il étudia à l'Académie Ranson, où il suivit les cours d'Édouard Vuillard et de Maurice Denis. Bérard expose ses œuvres pour la première fois en 1925 à la galerie Pierre et collabore par la suite avec Jean-Michel Frank, grande figure de l'Art déco, avec lequel il réalise des panneaux peints et des projets de dessin de tapis dont s'inspireront Coco Chanel, Elsa Schiaparelli et Nina Ricci. "Son talent s'exprimera, plus que dans la compagnie des peintres dits du Néo-humanisme, auxquels il fut lié avant 1930, dans la collaboation avec les gens de théâtre, en particulier Louis Jouvet et Boris Kochno, et les poètes parmi lesquels son grand ami Jean Cocteau." Dans ce domaine, il réalisa des costumes et des décors dans une recherche d'adéquation de l'oeuvre et de l'image. Il est le créateur, entre autres, des costumes ou des décors de La Machine infernale (1934), L'École des femmes (1935) La Folle de Chaillot de Jean Giraudoux (1945), Les Bonnes de Jean Genet (1947) et Dom Juan de Molière (1948). Son chef d'oeuvre reste, La Belle et la Bête, film de Jean COCTEAU de 1946. (Bénézit, I, 639). Infimes usures à l'étui. Livres

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chretien]
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        Air de la solitude *

      Mermod, Lausanne 3.1945. - Relié demi maroquin vert, dos à nerfs, titre doré, couverture conservée. Dos insolé. Dans Fernand contre le ciel, voir à ce titre la rare et curieuse plaquette du Verseau, cette fin :Fernand contre le ciel, qui me montre sans rien dire entre deux nuées la tremblante première étoile - et qui la TOUCHE.Bel envoi du poëte à une dame, présumée auditrice d'une lecture de textes de l'auteur, sur ce volume que nous n'avions jamais eu dédicacé.Exemplaire broché tout nu sur demande. Édition originale. L'un des 700 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé chiffon, après 10 Hollande van Gelder avec page manuscrite.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Marins d'eau Douce

      Geneva: Pierre Cailler, 1945. Paperback. Near Fine/Very Good+. Original illustrated wraps, in glassine dust jacket; with 100 hand-colored illustrations. Number 15 from a limited edition of 550 copies, with an original drawing laid-in, plus a suite of 10 additional hand-colored plates at rear. Spine tips and corners gently bumped; with light wrinkle at top corner, throughout text block. Tiny chips here and there in glassine. A nice copy, bright and clean, with unopened text block.

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books]
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      (England, c. 1945-1950). 12mo. (11)pp. An illuminated manuscript by the noted English calligrapher and illuminator Graily Hewitt, who, together with Edward Johnston, led the revival of the art of calligraphy at the turn of the 20th century. The calligraphed text is the hymn "Jerusalem, My Happy Home," the first known record of which appears in a 16th-century manuscript held by the British Museum and was thought to be inspired by the Meditations of St. Augustine. The manuscript opens with the title in red, and features initials in blue, red and gilt, and the gilt. Each page has eight lines, representing a full stanza of the hymn. A pencil note on the endleaf states: "Written out and gilded by Graily Hewitt. Bound by A. V. Hughes," and gives the approximate date. Very fine in quarter brown calf and tan paper-covered boards, with the title hand-lettered to the front cover.

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        Drottning Gåsfot.

      - (La Rôtisserie de la Reine Pédauque). Översättning Hjalmar Söderberg. Illustrationer av Bertil Bull Hedlund. P. A. Norstedt & Söner. Kungl. Boktryckeriet 1945. 314 sid. Numrerad bibliofilupplaga med signerad originaletsning av Bertil Bull Hedlund. Mörkblått originalskinnband med förgylld pärmdekoration. Inre denteller och helt guldsnitt. Omslag medbundna. Nött skyddskassett. 27,5 x 20 cm.[#68607]

      [Bookseller: Antiquaria Bok & Bildantikvariat AB]
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        La domenica del popolo. Settimanale illustrato a colori.

      Subject: (Riviste). Roma, 1945, Anno I, n 1/13 (dall' 11 febbraio al 13 maggio) fascicoli di 8 pp. cadauno ciascuno con belle tavole a colori di Tabet alle copertine. Rarissima rivista, in condizioni perfette, e testimone di un particolare periodo politico.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Les soupirs de Cyprien Morus *

      Trois Collines, Genève-Paris 28.2.1945. - Broché, couverture imprimée rempliée. Peindre avec des mots. Édition originale. Parmi 75 exemplaires de tête sur Marais L'un des 25 exemplaires lettré et nominatifs.

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        Candide or: The Optimist

      Vernon: Peter Pauper Press. hardcover. near fine. Kredel, Fritz.. Tinted illustrations throughout by Fritz Kredel. 156pp. Tall slim 8vo, handsomely rebound in full navy blue morocco; gilt-stamped spine raised bands; inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. mount Vernon NY: Peter Pauper Press, (no date, circa 1945). A near fine copy in a pretty binding.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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