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        Springbrunnen bei Vollmond Signiertes und datiertes farbiges Original-Aquarell,

       1945. rückseitig findet sich eine Waldszene in Original-Tuschezeichnung (Motiv),farbiges Aquarell auf starkem Karton und (rückärtig) schwarze Tuschezeichnung jeweils unter Passepartout, SEHR SCHÖNE ARBEIT von Hans Meid, der auch einem bedeutenden und vielbeschäftigter Buchillustrator war und für bedeutende Autoren, wie A. Schnitzler, Th. Mann, C. Zuckmayer, J. Wassermann, G. Hauptmann etc. und Verlage, wie Rowohlt, Fischer, Insel und Cassirer, gearbeitet hat, DIE EIGENHÄNDIGE SIGNATUR UND DATUM SIND leicht verwaschen aber eindeutig erkennbar Versand D: 5,00 EUR Ku 38253

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat im Baldreit]
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        The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (First Edition)

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

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Building Plans, Elevations, and Perspective for the Residence of Mrs. Kenneth M. Hjul on Roosevelt Way, San Francisco.

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, April 1945.(). Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 18" x 24". 5 sheets. Job #217. File #1827. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

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        Epreuves, exorcismes

      - Gallimard, Paris 1945, 12x19cm, relié. - Edizione in parte originale, una copia del servizio stampa. Binding metà della marina del Marocco blu, colonna vertebrale con cinque nervi, piatti dorati data coda carta marmorizzata, guardie e contreplats carta blu, coperture conservati, testa dorata, vincolante siglato P. Goy & C. Vilaine. autografo Precious firmato da Henri Michaux Rene Laporte. copia completa della sua fascetta pubblicitaria scheda montata. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition en partie originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure en demi maroquin bleu marine, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier bleu, couvertures conservées, tête dorée, reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Précieux envoi autographe signé d'Henri Michaux à René Laporte. Exemplaire complet de son prière d'insérer monté sur onglet.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        Jours de gloire. Histoire de la libération de Paris

      - D. Lambusier, Paris s.d. (1945), 22,5x28,5cm, en feuilles. - edizione originale stampata nel 1050 esemplari numerati su Lana e venduto a beneficio delle opere della Croce Rossa francese per i prigionieri di guerra. Testo di Paul Eluard, Colette, Paul Valéry, André Billy Charles Vildrac Paul Aveline, Alexandre Arnous, Jean-Jacques Bernard, Harold Callender. Prefazione Generale Koenig. Libro illustrato con un cesello incisione e due disegni di Pablo Picasso, un frontespizio John Gabriel Daragnes, quattro incisioni inserto e diciassette disegni di André Dignimont, quattro eaux forte e venticinque disegni in-text Louis Touchagues. Nizza copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 1050 exemplaires numérotés sur Lana et vendue au profit des oeuvres de la Croix-Rouge française pour les prisonniers de guerre.  Texte de Paul Eluard, Colette, Paul Valéry, André Billy, Charles Vildrac, Paul Aveline, Alexandre Arnous, Jean-Jacques Bernard, Harold Callender. Préface du général Koenig. Ouvrage illustré d'une gravure au burin et de deux dessins de Pablo Picasso, d'un frontispice de Jean-Gabriel Daragnès, de quatre eaux-fortes en hors-texte et de dix-sept dessins d'André Dignimont, de quatre eaux-fortes et de vingt-cinq dessins in-texte de Louis Touchagues. Agréable exemplaire.

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        Age of Thunder

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1945 - First edition. Fine in a near fine slipcase. Number 27 of 30 numbered copies, with a page of the manuscript tipped in, and Signed by the author. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Prazsky kalendar 1946. Kulturni ztraty Prahy 1939-1945. Fotografoval Josef Sudek, uvod a text Zdenka Wirtha

      Praha: Prazske nakladatelstvi V. Polacka 1945 - Kalender mit Ringbindung, [4]+53 Seiten, 15 x 21 cm, Rückendeckel fehlt, von außen leicht angestaubt, untere Ecke des Vorderdeckels abgerissen, innen leicht lichtrandig, sauber, insgesamt guter Zustand. Book Language/s: cz

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        Cannery Row.

      New York: The Viking Press, 1945. FIRST EDITION, ADVANCE READING COPY. Octavo (19 x 12cm), pp.[vi]; 208; [1], advertisements; [1], blank. Publisher's blue paper covers, printed in black to upper.Some minor rippling and toning to spine, text block is fresh; appears unread. The classic depression-era novella set in a run-down street of sardine canneries in Monterey, California, being a story of misfits, death and loneliness in the aftermath of World War II.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Ballet Class.

      1945.(). Oil painting.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Ballet

      New York: J.J. Augustin Publisher, 1945. Decorative bookplate to the front pastedown visible between the flaps of the jacket, lightly bumped at the bottom right corner; a fresh and close to fine copy in a bright near fine example of the fragile French-folded jacket with light wear at the spine ends. Among the nicer copies I have seen.. First Edition. Oblong quarto. 104 gravure plates. Text by Edwin Denby. 500 copies printed. Although Brodovitch is best known as a graphic designer and art director, Ballet remains one of the most influential of the great twentieth 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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        SUPERMAN #36 1945-DC COMICS-LOUIS LANE COVER FN-

      DC 1945 - SUPERMAN DC Golden Age comic book. Store Stamp on cover. Condition: FN-

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        The Teachings.

      London: The Sylvan Press,, 1945. Selection from his writings Compiled and introduced by Professor N. Gangulee, formerly of the University of Calcutta. Foreword by His Excellency Dr. V. K. Wellington Koo, the Chinese Ambassador in Great Britain. Small octavo. Original yellow cloth, titles to spine and front in orange. With the dust jacket, supplied. Photographic portrait frontispiece. Cloth mottled particularly around the spine, split to cloth at rear joint, a poor copy. With a supplied dust jacket, sunned to spine, lightly dust soiled and with very small chips to ends and corners. First edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed by the compositor to H. G. Wells (1866-1946), "To My revered Political Guru Mr. H. G. Wells, one of forerunners of the world organisation. September 1945. N. Gangulee." In this small volume the editor Professor Ganguglee translated and compiled for an English audience selections from the writings of Sun Yat-Sen (1866-1925), the revolutionary founding father of the Republic of China. The inscription to Wells as "one of the forerunners of the world organisation" is appropriate. In his utopian fiction and non-fiction Wells had long prophesied the coming of some form of World Organisation - his best-selling book, The Outline of History (1919) claimed to the first transnational history of mankind, and its 24th chapter envisioned a future "United States of the World". He continued this prophetic theme in several books throughout the 20s and 30s, and thus this book's appearance and presentation at the close of the Second World War (just before Wells's death), as the United Nations was being founded, is appropriate. The wording of Wells's The Rights of Man (1940) was closely followed for the 1948 United Nations Declaration of Human Rights. Gulangee's printed dedication in the book here is: "To the Youth of the United Nations for the guidance in understanding the spirit and form of the Chinese Revolution and the Chinese Republic". This book is one of several from the library of H. G. Wells that were sent to his illegitimate daughter Anna-Jane Kennard (1909-2010), the product of his 1908-9 extramarital affair with feminist author Amber Reeves (1887-1981). Well's novel Ann Veronica (1909) is based on his affair with Reeves. Kennard did not know the true identity of her father throughout her childhood and adolescence, but eventually they met. On 6 March 1931 Wells wrote to his daughter: "My dear, I think that you and I have to come to perfectly frank dealings with each other: let us clear up the situation. For 19 years I have been doing my best to ignore your existence because of various humiliating and baffling things that occurred when you were born. Now I have met you, I love you very much." At, or shortly before, Wells's death in 1946, perhaps as a fitting gesture recognising their connection, several boxes of books from the author's library were sent to his daughter, then living in her mother's native New Zealand. This copy has her ink ownership inscription "Kennard" to the rear free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Station Plan of Phoenix, Arizona. Map.

      Tucson, Ariz.: Southern Pacific Company, 1945, revised 1950.(). Map. Blueline print. 24 x 156 inches. Very detailed map of railroad yard, and every lot in Phoenix along rail lines. Scale: 1 inch = 100 feet.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Forbidden Art in the Third Reich. Paintings by German Artists whose Work was banned from Museums and Forbidden to Exhibit. Exhibition catalogue Galerie Nierendorf [wahrscheinlich Oktober 1945], anschließend November 12 through December 9, 1945 at The Institute of Modern Art, Boston [Same cat.]

      1945, 1945 - 22,8 x 14,3 cm, (8) Seiten einschließlich Umschlag, 9 schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, Original-Klammerheftung, ein gutes Exemplar. Es gab zwei Ausgaben, die sich nur durch den zusätzlichen roten Aufdruck auf dem Vorderdeckel zur Bostoner Ausstellung unterschieden. Mit den Arbeiten u. a. von Franz Marc: The red Cow; Schmidt-Rottluff: Head und House with Trees; Max Beckmann: Flower Still Life; Ewald Mataré: The Cow, Bronze; Josef Scharl: The Uniform; Otto Dix: Etching The War; Paul Klee: Tragedy. Barron, Stepahnie, exiles + emigrés, The Flight of European Artists from Hitler, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1997, siehe Seite 283, Abbildung 275. - Walter-Ris, Kunstleidenschaft im Dienst der Moderne, Die Geschichte der Galerie Nierendorf Berlin/New York 1920-1995, darin: vollständiges Faksimile dieses Kataloges siehe Seite 273ff., zwei schwarz-weiss Abbildungen aus der Galerie, die die Hängung zeigen. Zitat: "Als Anfang Mai 1945 der Zweite Weltkrieg beendet war, hatte es Nierendorf trotz aller Widrigkeiten geschafft: die Galerie in New York war fest etabliert, er hatte Klee, Kandinsky, Feininger, Hofer, Scharl, Lehmbruck u. a. in Amerika zur Anerkennung verholfen, ihre Werke wurden von amerikanischen Museen ausgestellt und von neuen Sammlern erworben. Seine erste, vermutlich im Oktober 1945 gezeigte Ausstellung nach Kriegsende, "Forbidden Art in the Third Reich", diente wieder der Bewußtmachung. Doch diesmal ging es darum, was das gerade ausgelöschte Dritte Reich der Kunst im Namen der "Reinhaltung" der deutschen Kultur angetan hatte und was es Kunstliebhabern in aller Welt trotzdem nicht hatte rauben können: die Verbundenheit mit der deutschen modernen Kunst." Zitat Ende. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pitcher, Candlestick and Enameled Pan.

      1945.(). Wool tapestry after the painting. 97 x 120 cm. 38 x 47.5 inches. Picasso Project no. 45-012.

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        Cannery Row

      The Viking Press, New York 1945 - First Printing of the First Edition, second state in canary yellow cloth boards, and in the first issue dust jacket, with the original price of $2.00 listed in the upper corner of inside front flap. The book is in near fine condition, with a bump to upper coner boards, and light wear; and in a very good dust jacket, with a couple short tears, rubbing to covers, and some tanning to spine and along margins of back cover and folds. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        The German Counter-Offensive in the Ardennes; December 1944- Jaunuary 1945; A Study of the Initial Phases

      Whitehall, London: Directorate of Tactical Investigation, War Office, 1945. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Fair/No Jacket. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Original War Office manila file; typewritten with ink stamps and signatures. According to stamps this copy was passed to South African military intelligence in December 1945. The manila file is shelf worn with numerous edge tears and a worn spine/fold, lower half torn. Chapters begin on rectos and only pages with text are numbered (upto 23 plus several pages of appendices). Maps unpaginated. Contents includes descriptions of daily events from 18 to 31 December followed by appendices covering 1st US Army and German Orders of Battle, British XXX Corps Operational Instructions, influence of weather upon air operations and comments by Keitel & Jodl upon the offensive. Includes situation maps 3 to 6 inclusive, ten maps showing Scheduled Convoy Moves and a large colour fold out map (695mm byb405mm) charting the belligerents' movements within theatre. This is the original study compiled by the British War Office regarding German armoured operations in the Ardennes - an important historical document.

      [Bookseller: Rattlesnake Books]
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        I'm Crazy" [story in Collier's, December 22, 1945]

      The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company, Springfield, Ohio 1945 - The complete story "I'm Crazy" in Collier's of December 22, 1945. Folio. A newsstand edition, not obscured by a mailing label, but with a small arrival date stamp near the title. Wrappers lightly rubbed with a touch of waviness at the top and wear at the lower front foredge with a couple of tiny nicks, very good. This issue contains the first print appearance of Salinger's classic literary creation, Holden Caulfield. The story forms the basis for the first two chapters of The Catcher in the Rye including a visit with Mr. Spencer. However, here Caulfield is portrayed as a more repentant figure lamenting his expulsion from school and with an additional sister, Viola. Accompanying the story is a half-page illustration of Caulfield, bags packed, fleeing school wearing not his red hunting cap but rather a more typical fedora. Salinger, who was always protective of his work, never allowed this or many other early stories to be reprinted. Due to this policy, his uncollected magazine appearances are always in demand and this issue, with such a direct connection to his classic novel, even more so. The true first appearance of one of the most enduring characters in American literature.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Stuart Little.

      New York, NY: Harper and Brothers, 1945. [Children's classic]. FIRST EDITION. Crown octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.122 [2]. With 87 in-text illustrations by Garth Williams. In publisher's pale green cloth with darker green and pale orange titles and an illustration to spine and upper board. With original colour illustrated dust-jacket. Green decorated endpapers.Illustrated bookplate of Maxine and Mark Thumim to verso of half-title. Spine and fore-edges lightly toned. Browning to jacket edges and spine. Brittleness to jacket hinges has led to some closed tears along the spine. Chipping to head and tail. Very good overall. The classic story of a talking mouse adopted by a family living in New York. Basis for the highly successful 1999 Sony Pictures movie starring Hugh Laurie Michael J. Fox and Geena Davis.

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        Die Judenfrage im Unterricht

      (noch zu Nr.17345:) . . . selbstständigen Fache stempelt, der geht den Weg der Unnatur. Die Erkenntnisse in der Rassen- und Judenfrage müssen organisch aus dem gesamten Unterricht und Schule heraus wachsen. Rassenkunde und Judenfrage müssen sich durch den Unterricht aller Altersstufen wie ein roter Faden hindurchziehen. Es gibt unter den Unterrichtsfächern unserer Schule keines, aus dem sich nicht für die Judenfrage wertvolle Erkenntnisse in ungeahnter Fülle schöpfen ließen . . . Das Schriftchen "Die Judenfrage im Unterricht" will deutschen Erziehern in schlichter Art den Weg zeigen, wie die Judenfrage natürlich in den Unterricht eingebaut werden kann. Wer den Hauptweg einmal hat, wird selbst tausend Seitenstraßen finden und neue Erkenntnisse aufspüren . . . " Insbesondre schärft Verf. seinen Lesern ein, ihre Schülerinnen - insondre "reifere Mädchen" - im Unterricht eindringlichst vor Anmache durch und Sex mit Juden zu warnen. - Bücher oder Quellenmaterialien aus der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus werden von uns nur zu Zwecken der staatsbürgerlichen Aufklärung, der Abwehr verfassungsfeindlicher Bestrebungen, der wissenschaftlichen / kunst- bzw. militärgeschichtlichen / uniformkundlichen Forschung, der Aufklärung oder Berichterstattung über Vorgänge des Zeitgeschehens angeboten ( 86a StGB). Der Käufer verpflichtet sich mit Abschluß des Kaufvertrags, die von uns bezogenen Bücher nur für derartige Zwecke, jedoch in keiner Weise propagandistisch bzw. zu volksverhetzenden Zwecken im Sinne des o.g. StGB-Paragraphen zu benutzen Abgabe nur gegen entsprechenden glaubhaften Nachweis. - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Stadt der Reichsparteitage, Frankenführer und Gauleiter Julius Streicher, Pädagogik im Nationalsozialismus, Schulerziehung / Schulunterricht im 3.Reich, Judenfrage, Rassenfrage, Nationalsozialistische Lehrerbund NSLB, unverdorbener rassischer Instinkt der den Fremdrassigen wittert, angeborene Abneigung gegen Juden, Abneigung gegen Vertreter der jüdischen Rasse, Vergleich des Eindringens von Insekten in einen Ameisenstaat mit der jüdischen Einwanderung nach Deutschland, Juden in der Münchner Räterepublik, Judenmerkheft als Unterrichtsmittel, im Talmud niedergelegte Judengesetze, abgrundtiefer Hass gegen alle Nichtjuden im Talmud, Golgatha als eine Stätte des Triumphes jüdischen Hasses, Stellung der deutschen Kirchen zum Judentum, inniger Zusammenhang zwischen Judentum und christliche Kirche, Rassenschande, die gottgewollten Geheimnisse und Gesetze von Blut und Rasse, der Jude und die deutsche Frau, Nürnberger Gesetze, Verbot der Ehe zwischen Juden und Deutschen, Strafbarkeit geschlechtlichen Verkehrs zwischen Juden und Deutschen auch wenn er nicht zur Mutterschaft führt, der Mischling dargestellt als bedauernswerte Kreatur, Sünde wider das Blut, die geschändete deutsche Mutter und ihr Fluch, Reinerhaltung des Blutes, Rassenvermischung, Verbastardierung, Schändung nichtjüdischer Frauen im Talmud erlaubt, der Talmud über die Nichtjüdin, Schändung und Entrassung nichtjüdischer Frauen durch Juden, in der nationalsozialistischen Bewegung Schutz der deutschen Frau vor Schande und Entweihung, Sex älterer jüdischer Männer mit deutschen Mädchen, Rassengesetze vor 1945, Antisemitismus, scharfer judenfeindlicher Standpunkt, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut Versand an Institutionen auch gegen Rechnung

      [Bookseller: Galerie für gegenständliche Kunst]
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        Probleme der Lyrik. Vortrag in der Universität Marburg am 21.August 1951.

      48 Seiten 8, Englische Broschur. die Broschur gering berieben, ansonsten sauber und frisch, auf dem Vorsatz von Benn persönlich gewidmet, signiert und datiert (IX/51), mit dieser Schrift wurde Benn erstmals nach 1945 in der deutschen Öffentlichkeit wieder wahrgenommen und bestimmte die Lyrik-Diskussionen für einige Jahre. Gottfried Benn (* 2. Mai 1886 in Mansfeld, Brandenburg - + 7. Juli 1956 in Berlin) war ein deutscher Arzt, berühmter Dichter und Essayist.

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        Four collections of illustrated satirical anti-Nazi epigrams published during the last months of the German occupation of Czechoslovakia: 1. Herrenvolk. 11 epigram pana Jaroslava o teutonských spasitelích sveta [10 epigrams about the Teutonic saviors of the world]. 2. Herrenvolk. 26 epigramu o teutonských spasitelích sveta [26 epigrams about the Teutonic saviors of the world. Written 1939-1945]. 3. Epigramatikuv životní román [The epigrammarian's life story]. 4. Klání a porubání, nevázané myšlenky a řeči vázané [Battle and butchery, unconnected ideas and connected speeches]. Further included is a Christmas greeting card, with a drawing by Fr. Bidlo, published in December 1944

      Czechoslovakia (Jaromer): Václav Vavra; F. R. Ždárský, 1945. Various sizes, from 15 × 20 to 14.5 × 11.2 cm). Original embossed or printed card and paper wrappers; one title rebound preserving original wrapper and flaps; 12 leaves of full-page color plates with text to versos; 35, [4]; [35]; and 48, [3] pp. respectively. Two titles (3 and 4) signed and inscribed by the author. Four curious and scarce volumes of satirical anti-German epigrams, one of them with striking full-page color caricatures, others illustrated by the well-known caricaturist František Bidlo (1895-1945). All books were ostensibly written during the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia and published right after the end of World War II ("in the beginning of the demise of the German master race," according to the colophon). Nos. 3 and 4 even claim to have been published -- obviously at great personal risk to anyone involved -- in late 1944 and in January of 1945, in "The Reich", and one bears an inscription dated July 8, 1944. The epigrams, in turns witty, silly, or plain graphomanic, are often puns on Nazi slogans; a few are partly or completely in German, e.g.: "Kennst Du das Land, wo Neid und Dummheit blüht? / Du kennst es nicht? - Es heisst Sudetengebiet." After annexing the Sudeten region in 1938, Hitler proceeded to invade the Czechoslovak Republic in 1939, establishing the Protectorate that fell only with Germany's capitulation after the war. According to KVK and OCLC, 1. is held by Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Hoover and Yale, 2. only by Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, and 3. and 4. can be found at the Czech National Library and Bayerische Staatsbibliothek.

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        MUSIC HALL. 12 eaux-fortes originales en couleurs de Pierre Ronsin. Préface de Pierre Mac Orlan.

      Au dépens de l'Artiste, Paris 1945 - Une feuille flottante (3 pages écrites) pour la préface de Pierre Mac Orlan, suivie des 12 eaux-fortes en couleurs de Pierre Ronsin, toutes signées en bas à droite par l'artiste et posée sous cache formant marie-louise. Estampe en noir dans le frontispice. Table des 12 planches. Tirage à seulement 106 exemplaires, se décomposant comme suit : 6 exemplaires sur Japon Impérial nacré, comprenant une aquarelle originale et un cuivre gravé, numérotés de I à VI ; 2 exemplaires sur Japon Impérial numérotés de 1 à 2 ; 2 sur Hollande (3 à 4) ; 22 sur Rives teinté (5 à 26) ; 34 sur Rives blanc (27 à 60) ; 12 sur Arches (61 à 72) ; 22 sur Lana (73 à 94) ; 6 exemplaires hors-commerce (A à F). Notre exemplaire est sur papier Lana, il est justifié au crayon 84. Achevé d'imprimer le 24 mai 1945, à Paris sur les presses de l'artiste. Les feuilles des estamples mesurent environ 26 x 19.5 cm, les estampes environ 19 x 13.3 cm. Couverture souple, rempliée (3 rabats), encore habillée d'un papier translucide de protection. Etat : bon, état d'ancienneté. Couverture : assez bon, frottée (surtout en haut et en bas du dos), quelques plis légers, papier de protection fatigué, avec accidents. Estampes : très bon. Intérieur : quelque peu jauni, petit accroc sur toute la grande tranche extérieure (feuilles et supports carton des estampes). 31.5 x 25.5 x 1.8 cm 875g. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Four collections of illustrated satirical anti-Nazi epigrams published during the last months of the German occupation of Czechoslovakia: 1. Herrenvolk. 11 epigram pana Jaroslava o teutonských spasitelích sveta [10 epigrams about the Teutonic saviors of the world]. 2. Herrenvolk. 26 epigramu o teutonských spasitelích sveta [26 epigrams about the Teutonic saviors of the world. Written 1939-1945]. 3. Epigramatikuv ?ivotní román [The epigrammarian's life story]. 4. Klání a porubání, nevázané my?lenky a ?e?i vázané [Battle and butchery, unconnected ideas and connected speeches]. Further included is a Christmas greeting card, with a drawing by Fr. Bidlo, published in December 1944

      Czechoslovakia (Jaromer): Václav Vavra; F. R. ?dárský, 1945. Various sizes, from 15 × 20 to 14.5 × 11.2 cm). Original embossed or printed card and paper wrappers; one title rebound preserving original wrapper and flaps; 12 leaves of full-page color plates with text to versos; 35, [4]; [35]; and 48, [3] pp. respectively. Two titles (3 and 4) signed and inscribed by the author. Four curious and scarce volumes of satirical anti-German epigrams, one of them with striking full-page color caricatures, others illustrated by the well-known caricaturist Franti?ek Bidlo (1895-1945). All books were ostensibly written during the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia and published right after the end of World War II ("in the beginning of the demise of the German master race," according to the colophon). Nos. 3 and 4 even claim to have been published -- obviously at great personal risk to anyone involved -- in late 1944 and in January of 1945, in "The Reich", and one bears an inscription dated July 8, 1944. The epigrams, in turns witty, silly, or plain graphomanic, are often puns on Nazi slogans; a few are partly or completely in German, e.g.: "Kennst Du das Land, wo Neid und Dummheit blüht? / Du kennst es nicht? - Es heisst Sudetengebiet." After annexing the Sudeten region in 1938, Hitler proceeded to invade the Czechoslovak Republic in 1939, establishing the Protectorate that fell only with Germany's capitulation after the war. According to KVK and OCLC, 1. is held by Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Hoover and Yale, 2. only by Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, and 3. and 4. can be found at the Czech National Library and Bayerische Staatsbibliothek.

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        The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child 1945: 5 volumes in 4

      London: Imago Publishing Co. Ltd, 1945, Hardcover, First Edition. Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Physical description; 5 volumes in 4. Subjects; Psychoanalytic study. Children. 1945. Annuals. Inventory No: 242072.

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        The Doll's House; A Dill Pickle; Psychology [Illustrated Typescript of 3 Short Stories]

      NP, NP - NP: NP. F Manuscript. H Half Leather. Very Good. This unique hand-made book is composed of three Katherine Mansfield short stories, with text hand-typed in a small sans serif face, illustrated with seven original paintings and drawings. The short stories are "The Doll's House", "A Dill Pickle", and "Psychology". The typed text averages 36 lines per page. The work is bound in half brown morocco over matching cloth. It is near fine, with only the faintest traces of wear. [6 blank], [45] pages of text and plates, [5 blank], broken up into 3 sections each irregularly paginated as 9 pages. Includes 7 original drawings and paintings, in watercolor, gouache, and ink. Though unsigned, the art demonstrates considerable skill. Some are abstract, some figurative. Two are on red paper, one on gray. The remainder of the work is largely on a cream Crane's laid stock. Though Crane's is based in the US, their cotton- based rag has long been popular in the UK and Europe. There are no identifying marks in the work, and in fact Mansfield's name itself does not appear. A delightful puzzle. We estimate the date to be ca. 1945 to 1955. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Diane Française

      1945 - First trade edition. 8vo., later blue cloth. Paris, Editions Pierre Seghers. Inscribed by the author to the poet Frances Cornford: ?à Mme Frances Cornford, pour la remercier du mal que je lui donne. Aragon? In 1945 Arthur Koestler republished an intemperate article, 'Le Catarrhe français', attacking Aragon, his communist co-surrealists, and their English supporters. He specifically contrasted their politics of the salon with the commitment (to the point of death) shown by John Cornford in the Spanish Civil War. Aragon must have assumed that Frances Cornford (John's mother) was equally hostile. In fact she was a great enthusiast for his work and that year published a translation of one of his poems and this contrite inscription is probably his acknowledgment. An excellent copy, spine slightly faded and marked. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Anthony McAuliffe

      February 18. [1945]. Original V-Mail, one page, 4.25” x 5.25”. Sent by Major General Anthony C. McAuliffe to Mrs. Rex Chandler, 208 Crescent, San Antonio 2, Texas. APO NYC, February 18 [1945]. Horizontal fold for mailing. Fine condition.<br /><br />In full, <I>“Dear Anne: Thanks very much for your note and good wishes. Thanks also for your kindness to Jack. He wrote that he had a wonderful Christmas with you, for which I’m most grateful. The news from Manila has thrilled the world and I’m not surprised to read that 1st Cav & 11th Airborne are doing great work there. Please congratulate Rex for me on his Silver star. I know he’s doing a job. I never climb into one of our marvelous cub airplanes that I don’t think of Rex. He really forced the army to buy them. Love to you, your Mother, Bobby and Anne. Sincerely Tony.”</I> In the upper right: From <I>“Maj Gen A C McAuliffe, 103d Dist, APO 470, NYC. Feb 18.”</I><br /><br />On January 31, 1945, in the Philippines, two regiments of the 11th Airborne Division made an airborne assault, capturing a bridge, and later advanced towards Manila. On February 3rd, the 1st Cavalry Division, commanded by Brig. Gen. Chandler, captured the bridge across Tullahan River leading to the city. They advanced into the Philippine capital that evening beginning the Battle of Manila which ended almost three years of Japanese military occupation in the Philippines and marked Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s promised return.<br /><br />Before the war, Anthony McAuliffe and Rex E. Chandler were Captains, First Field Artillery, stationed at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Chandler was promoted to Brigadier General in early 1945 (referred to in this letter: “Silver star”). Brigadier General McAuliffe was serving as Commander of Division Artillery of the 101st Airborne Division when he parachuted into Normandy on D-Day and when he replied “Nuts!” to a formal German surrender ultimatum six months later on December 22, 1944.<br /><br />From the National Postal Museum of the Smithsonian Institution: “V or Victory mail, was a valuable tool for the military during World War II. The process, which originated in England, was the microfilming of specially designed letter sheets. Instead of using valuable cargo space to ship whole letters overseas, microfilmed copies were sent in their stead and then ‘blown up’ at an overseas destination before being delivered to military personnel mail ensured that thousands of tons of shipping space could be reserved for war materials. The 37 mail bags required to carry 150,000 one-page letters could be replaced by a single mail sack. The weight of that same amount of mail was reduced dramatically from 2,575 pounds to a mere 45. The blue-striped cardboard containers held V-mail letter forms. <br /><br />“The system of microfilming letters was based on the use of special V-mail letter-sheets, which were a combination of letter and envelope. The letter-sheets were constructed and gummed so as to fold into a uniform and distinctively marked envelope. The user wrote the message in the limited space provided, added the name and address of the recipient, folded the form, affixed postage, if necessary, and mailed the letter. V-mail correspondence was then reduced to thumb-nail size on microfilm. The rolls of film were sent to prescribed destinations for developing at a receiving station near the addressee. Finally, individual facsimiles of the letter-sheets were reproduced about one-quarter the original size and the miniature mail was then delivered to the addressee.<br />

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        [Photograph]: African-American Aviator. Circa 1945

      Wichita Falls, Texas: Raley Portraits, 1945. Fine. Portrait photograph of an African-American aviator. Measuring 3" x 5" gelatin silver print. Fine in about fine card frame and name of "Raley Portraits" on both mount and verso of the image. The unidentified aviator is pictured wearing a leather helmet and goggles, white scarf, and leather flight jacket. The patch on the jacket indicates that he served with the Army Airways Communications System (AACS) which began in 1943. While the patch is missing the white border that indicates post-WWII service, we cannot confirm the exact date of the photo. The aviator is unidentified, but with presumably a relatively small number of African-American pilots thus employed, further identification might require only some modest research.

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        Denkmäler der Gemeinschaft. Ein Buch von den Gemeinschaftsarbeiten im Traditionsgau München-Oberbayern * mit O r i g i n a l - S c h u t z u m s c h l a g

      (noch zu Nr.12296:) . . . An die Mädel und Jungmädel des BDM in der HJ des Traditiongaues! Meine Kameradinnen! Die Erziehung zur Gemeinschaft ist eine der vornehmsten Aufgaben, die sich der BDM und die HJ. gestellt haben. So sind wir Kameradinnen geworden! Der tiefste Sinn der Kameradschaft aber ist, ein hohes, gemeinsames Ziel zu haben und an einem großen, gemeinsamen Werk miteinander schaffen zu dürfen. Für die Wintermonate hat unser Gauleiter Adolf Wagner der NSDAP. und allen Volksgenossen im Traditionsgau eine gewaltige Aufgabe gestellt: durch gemeinsames Werken soll in jeder Gemeinde etwas Neues entstehen, das nur geschaffen werden kann durch den Einsatz aller Männer und Frauen, aller Jungen und Mädel. Wir arbeiten freudig mit all unserem Wollen, mit unserem ganzen Können: Werkarbeit, Nadelarbeit, Zeichnen, Malen, Schreibarbeiten, Verständigungsdienst, Festgestaltung - all das sind Möglichkeiten, die unsere Mithilfe unentbehrlich machen. Ich weise hiermit alle dienstältesten Führerinnen des BDM jeder Ortsgruppe der NSDAP an, sich sofort mit ihrem zuständigen Hoheitsträger zusammenzusetzen, um den Einsatz der Einheiten des BDM und der HJ. nach seinem Vorschlag sehr rasch voranzutreiben. Das Ergebnis dieser Verhandlungen, die Art der Mitarbeiter usw. ist umgehend unter Umgehung des Diensweges an die zuständige BDM-Untergaufführerin und von da an an den Obergau, Referat Gemeinschaftsarbeit, zu melden. Mädel und Jungmädel im Traditionsgau! Unser Gauleiter hat uns gerufen: wir folgen! Heil dem Führer! Eure Hilde Königsbauer."- Beispiel für einen "Sonderbefehl": "SS-Oberabschnitt Süd, Abt.IA. Obenstehender Befehl ist gültig auch für die im Bereich des Traditionsgaues München-Oberbayern liegenden SS-Einheiten, und zwar: II./92. SS-Standarte und Teile der I./ und III./SS-Standarte. Desgleichen ist er einschlägig für alle in diesem Gebiet liegenden SS-Sondereinheiten des SS-Oberabschnitts Süd, und zwar: 15. SS-Reiter-Standarte (soweit im Gaugebiet) SS-Nachrichtensturmbann 1 (ohne 3./Nastuba 1) / SS-Pioniersturmbann 1. Der Stabsführer des SS-Oberabschnitts Süd: Zenner, SS-Oberführer". - Erstausgabe in guter Erhaltung (Schutzumschlag etwas gebräunt, minimal angeschmutzt, wenige Einrisse, sonst gut). - Deutsches / Drittes / Großdeutsches Reich, Bauwesen in Bayern vor 1945/Kriegsende, nationalsozialistische Bauten / Baugesinnung, Deutsches Wohnungshilfswerk, Bauen / Baukunst / nationalsozialistischer Bildband, Nationalsozialismus, NS.-Schrifttum, illustrierte Bücher, Architekten im Dritten Reich, nationalsozialistische Baukunst und Bautätigkeit, NSDAP-Gebäude und -einrichtungen, Bauten der Partei, NS-Architektur, nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut Versand an Institutionen auch gegen Rechnung

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        Esthétique du Mal

      Cummington, Mass: Published by Printed At the Cummington Press, 1945. No. XXII of 40 copies (total edition of 340) signed by the Stevens and the illustrator, Wightman Williams, on Van Gelder wove paper. With pen & ink drawings hand colored in pink, green, and yellow by Wightman Williams. Printed from Centaur types. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's quarter black leather and painted paper boards. Spine ends worn as in most copies, some light soiling to boards. In a custom half black morocco slipcase and chemise. Wightman Williams. No. XXII of 40 copies (total edition of 340) signed by the Stevens and the illustrator, Wightman Williams, on Van Gelder wove paper. With pen & ink drawings hand colored in pink, green, and yellow by Wightman Williams. Printed from Centaur types. 1 vols. 8vo. First edition of one of Steven's most successful long-form poems, printed in a deluxe edition by Harry Duncan at his Cummington Press. Stevens was closely involved in the process of designing the book and choosing its materials. He balked at excessive delays in the book's production - the book was not published until November 1945, four months after the July date on the title - though he was ultimately pleased with the results. Edelstein A10

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        Newsmap for the Armed Forces. V-E Day + 14 weeks - 191st Week of U.S. Participation. Monday, 13 August, 1945. Week of 31 July to 7 August.

      New York. Army Information Branch. 08-13- 1945. Volume IV, No. 17 B/F. Poster, two sided, sheet 35 x 47 inches, folded to 9 x 12 inches as issued. Very light creasing, overall very good condition. (Photo is a stock photo of this very large piece). One side is a striking relief style map of Formosa (Taiwan) with inset map at right edge showing the strategic position of the island for the Japanese military effort. The text comments on the island's importance for Japan and the recent buildup of Japanese troops there. The other side of the poster relates the outcome of the Potsdam Conference; at left is a two-color map of Europe and Africa with the European boundaries as of January 1938, at right a map of the Pacific Arena with Hiroshima, target of the U.S. atomic bomb, marked "it is a weapon which could end all war - or all mankind."

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        Epreuves, exorcismes

      Gallimard 1945 - - Gallimard, Paris 1945, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition en partie originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure en demi maroquin bleu marine, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier bleu, couvertures conservées, tête dorée, reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Précieux envoi autographe signé d'Henri Michaux à René Laporte. Exemplaire complet de son prière d'insérer monté sur onglet. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition partly original, one of the review copies service. Binding half navy blue morocco, back with five nerves, golden date tail, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of blue paper, preserved covers, gilded head, binding signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Precious autograph dedication signed by Henri Michaux to René Laporte. Full copy of his prayer to insert mounted on tab. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Surreal Composition.

      Ca. 1945.(). Etching on Japan paper. 31 x 45 cm. Signed in pencil. Matted. From the collection of the Sylvan Cole Gallery.

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        Brideshead Revisited

      London: Chapman and Hall,, 1945. The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in crimson morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, plain green endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

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        The Teachings. Selection from his writings Compiled and introduced by Professor N. Gangulee, formerly of the University of Calcutta. Foreword by His Excellency Dr. V. K. Wellington Koo, the Chinese Ambassador in Great Britain.

      London: The Sylvan Press, 1945 - Small octavo. Original yellow cloth, titles to spine and front in orange. With the dust jacket, supplied. Cloth mottled particularly around the spine, split to cloth at rear joint, a poor copy. With a supplied dust jacket, sunned to spine, lightly dust soiled and with very small chips to ends and corners. Photographic portrait frontispiece. First edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed by the compositor to H. G. Wells (1866-1946), "To My revered Political Guru Mr. H. G. Wells, one of forerunners of the world organisation. September 1945. N. Gangulee." In this small volume the editor Professor Ganguglee translated and compiled for an English audience selections from the writings of Sun Yat-Sen (1866-1925), the revolutionary founding father of the Republic of China. The inscription to Wells as "one of the forerunners of the world organisation" is appropriate. In his utopian fiction and non-fiction Wells had long prophesied the coming of some form of World Organisation - his best-selling book, The Outline of History (1919) claimed to the first transnational history of mankind, and its 24th chapter envisioned a future "United States of the World". He continued this prophetic theme in several books throughout the 20s and 30s, and thus this book's appearance and presentation at the close of the Second World War (just before Wells's death), as the United Nations was being founded, is appropriate. The wording of Wells's The Rights of Man (1940) was closely followed for the 1948 United Nations Declaration of Human Rights. Gulangee's printed dedication in the book here is: "To the Youth of the United Nations for the guidance in understanding the spirit and form of the Chinese Revolution and the Chinese Republic". This book is one of several from the library of H. G. Wells that were sent to his illegitimate daughter Anna-Jane Kennard (1909-2010), the product of his 1908-9 extramarital affair with feminist author Amber Reeves (1887-1981). Well's novel Ann Veronica (1909) is based on his affair with Reeves. Kennard did not know the true identity of her father throughout her childhood and adolescence, but eventually they met. On 6 March 1931 Wells wrote to his daughter: "My dear, I think that you and I have to come to perfectly frank dealings with each other: let us clear up the situation. For 19 years I have been doing my best to ignore your existence because of various humiliating and baffling things that occurred when you were born. Now I have met you, I love you very much." At, or shortly before, Wells's death in 1946, perhaps as a fitting gesture recognising their connection, several boxes of books from the author's library were sent to his daughter, then living in her mother's native New Zealand. This copy has her ink ownership inscription "Kennard" to the rear free endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Cannery Row

      The Viking Press, New York 1945 - First Printing of First Edition, First Issue in light-buff cloth boards, top page edge stained blue [Goldstone-Payne A22.b]. Book in near fine to fine condition, with light wear to board ends, and light age toning to endpapers and page edge; and in near fine dust jacket, with a couple tiny closed tears, mild edge wear, and light soiling. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Inner Sanctum] Complete script archive of the six films from Universal's "Inner Sanctum" film series, 1943-1945

      Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1945. Complete archive of scripts from Universal's acclaimed 1940s horror film series, all working drafts. In 1943, Universal struck a deal with Simon and Schuster, obtaining screen rights to titles from the publisher's Inner Sanctum imprint, all set to star Universal horror star Lon Chaney, Jr. Included are the following draft scripts: "Calling Dr. Death" (1943). Copy belonging to associate producer Ben Pivar, with his ownership name in holograph pencil on the front wrapper. Pivar purchased freelance writer Edward Dein's original screenplay, and selected Reginald Le Borg to direct. The film would set the standard for the series, including the introductory sequence of a crystal ball gazer who warns the audience of impending, albeit cinematic, doom, and the recurrent "stream of consciousness" voiceover. Weird Woman" (1943). Notation in holograph pencil on the front wrapper reads: "Copy from which we mimeod [sic] white final script 11/20/43" Holograph notations in pencil throughout, and nearly every leaf contains stapled revisions. Based on the 1943 story, "Conjure Wife," by Fritz Leiber, Jr. "Dead Man's Eyes" (1944). Draft script. Copy belonging to studio secretary Marion Pecht, with her name in holograph pencil at the top right corner of the front wrapper. Directed by Reginald Le Borg. "The Frozen Ghost" (1945). Draft script. Each page watermarked with "CONTRACT FILE COPY," and notations in holograph pencil on two leaves, making mention of story writer Henry Sucher. "Strange Confession" (1945). Draft script. Remake of "The Man Who Reclaimed His Head" (1934). Director John Hoffman in his directorial debut helped create one of the film series' stronger titles, with slow but deliberate direction and an excellent soundtrack. 'Pillow of Death" (1945). Draft script. "To Central Files" in holograph pencil on the front wrapper, and a credit for screenwriter George Bricker. Directed by Wallace Fox. Weaver US.

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        SÁRGA KÖNYV. ADATOK A MAGYAR ZSIDÓSÁG HÁBORÚS SZENVEDÉSEIBOL. 1941-1945.

      Hechaluc kiadás. Budapest. 1945. (1945) . Original Illustrated Paper Wrappers, Small 8vo, 216 pages. Eredeti borítóval. Includes 9 powerful original linocut illustrations, and cover design, by Shagra Weil. Also includes a bit of music.Title translates as "The Yellow Book. Data on the War Losses of Hungarian Jewry. 1941-1945." One of the earliest book about the Hungarian Holocaust. Published by Hechaluc (Hehalutz), the Zionist resistant movement, whose legendary headquarters was located at the Üvegház (Glasshouse) in Budapest, a former glass-store. During the Holocaust about 3000 people found shelter there and it was the center for producing fake identification documents to save Hungarian Jews from persecution. Shraga Weil (Ferenc Ferdinánd; 1918-2009) was a Hungarian born Israeli painter. He studied at the Academy of Art in Prague and École des Beaux Arts in Paris. During WWII he was active in the Zionist underground movement in Budapest, working in the workshop for forging documents. After the war he sailed for Palestine on an illegal immigrant ship and became a member of Kibbutz Ha'ogen where he lived until his death. In 1959 Weil was awarded the Dizengoff Prize for painting. He created the doors of the main entrance to the Knesset building and the President's residence in Jerusalem. Weil painted the wooden panels in the Israeli Hall at the Kennedy Center. Sándor Groszmann (Alexander Grossmann, Ben Erec; 1909-2003) was a journalist and publisher, one of the main activists of the Hungarian Zionist movement and co-founder of "Hashomer Hatzair" in Hungary. He was one of the leaders at the "Glasshouse". "When the argument arose about whether to absorb more Jews into the 'Glass House' as they might endanger the lives of those already living there, he said: 'For the sake of one hundred thousand Jews it is worth to endanger our own lives'". (Gur, D.; 2007). After the liberation he was the secretary of JDC (American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee) in Budapest and member of the board of the Hungarian Zionist Association and of the "Eretz-Israel" office. In 1949 he left Hungary and after living in Austria and Israel he settled down in Switzerland where he started to publish books and the periodical "Jöv?" (Future). [Bibl.: Gur, D.: Brothers for Resistance and Rescue. The Underground Zionist Youth Movement in Hungary during Word War II. Jerusalem-New York, 2007; Cohen, A.: The Halutz Resistance in Hungary, 1942-1944. New York, 1986.]. Paper aged, Very Good Condition. (holo2-125-27) xx .

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        Verve: revue artistique et littéraire. Vol. IV, no. 13. "De la couleur"

      Paris: Verve, 8 November 1945 - Cover, title page (Duthuit 74) and frontispiece ("La chute d'Icare," Duthuit 104) are all silkscreens. Primarily plates and illustrations (about half in color). 56 + [5] pp. Light boards wrapped in dustjacket. About 35 x 25 cm. This fragile publication is one of the four most sought-after issues of Verve. As usual, it is worn at the extremities; the backstrip of the paper cover has been repaired and strengthened from the inside. An elegant, unobtrusive signature on the title page reads "Spencer Barefoot." Perhaps it is not the same person as a popular singer of the Sixties and Seventies from New Jersey whose real name was Steve Tracy. Laid in: a subscription card to Verve from about 1938, when Esquire-Coronet handled American sales. **Free domestic or international shipping with direct order. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Prints of Paul Klee

      Curt Valentin, New York 1945 - Complete folio of 40 Paul Klee prints, plus string-bound book by Soby (1906-1979, who was an author, critic, connoisseur, collector and patron of the arts), housed in a black cloth chemise. First limited edition of 1,000 unnumbered copies. Condition notes, the prints: 40 individual prints, 8 in color, lt toning, slightly more at edges. Beautifully documents the evolution of Klee's style. Condition notes, book: string spine, paperback with narrow French flaps, xv numbered pages; includes 5 plates, a list of the folio prints, and a catalogue of all of Klee's prints. One instance of pencil marginalia in the book (easily erased). Condition notes, chemise: black cloth over boards with folding flaps inside to enclose the folio, pasters to front and spine; faint label residue to tail, several ghosts, spine paster well-toned, with narrow chips to its leading edge. Ex-library from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, a bookplate with "withdrawn" stamp to inside of chemise, plus the faint label residue the only evidence. This set donated to the Museum by Carl Zigrosser, the Art Prints Curator of the Museum 1941-1963, who helped establish many American artists, was a highly regarded authority in prints that raised the public's awareness for graphics as a serious art form, and who wrote 3 authoritative books on the topic. Photos shown are not exhaustive, but exemplify the quality and variety of the folio. Scarce to find a compete set. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Masque of Reason

      Henry Holt and Company, New York 1945 - First Edition, stated First Printing. Signed and Inscribed by Robert Frost to Jerome Cantor, on the front free endpaper, with a program for the Bread Loaf Little Theatre production for "An Evening of Robert Frost," including a performance of "The Hill Wife" and "A Masque of Reason," with Jerome Cantor as Satan. Book in very good condition, with cloth blistered to front panel and light tanning to pages; in dust jacket with some separation at upper, front flap, mild edge wear, primarily to spine ends and corners, and a couple tiny tears and corresponding creasing at upper front flap; in the end, this copy still maintains visual appeal. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The David Powers collection of John F. Kennedy's speeches and manuscripts.

      c.1945&#150;63 - Together 73 items, autograph and manuscript material as individually described below. The David Powers collection of John F. Kennedy's speeches and manuscripts spans the statesman's political career up to the presidency, from his first primary race in the 11th District in 1946 to the eve of nomination as president in the summer of 1960, encompassing three Congressional campaigns, two runs for the Senate, and a bid for the vice presidency. David Francis Powers (1912&#150;1998) grew up in Charlestown, Mass., the son of Irish immigrants. He served in every one of Kennedy's political campaigns from 1946 to 1960 as one of his most important political operatives. In the White House, as Special Assistant, his duties included preparing briefings and ushering distinguished guests into the Oval office. He was Kennedy's most intimate friend, advisor, and personal "fixer". Kenneth O'Donnell, top aide to both JFK and Lyndon Johnson, once remarked "Outside of Bobby, President Kennedy had one really close friend and that was Dave Powers." Following the assassination (during which he was riding in the following car), Powers remained in the White House until January 1965 when he resigned to assume the post of curator for the planned John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, a position he maintained until 1994. Most of the material in this collection &#150; including reading copies and manuscript drafts &#150; has never been published. Together with related notes and other mementoes kept by Powers, these speeches are among the largest cache of original JFK documents remaining in private hands. Highlights include: &#151; Inaugural Address of John F. Kennedy President of the United States of America (Washington DC, January 20, 1961), printed pamphlet, inscribed by JFK to David Powers: "For Dave from John Kennedy Christmas, 1961"; &#151; "Address of the Honorable John F. Kennedy before the Mass. Federation of Labor, Boston, August 4, 1949", manuscript with holograph corrections personally typed by JFK; &#151; "The Challenge Abroad", a large-type reading copy with extensive deletions in both ink and pencil including emendations in JFK's hand, one of his foreign policy speeches (" there is a real possibility in Formosa that the tail in this case will wag the dog &#150; that, in the event of Chiang's attack upon the mainland and a Communist retaliation upon Formosa, we will be dragged into a war &#150; possibly an atomic war, probably a world war "); &#151; "Africa &#150; The Coming Challenge", a large-type reading copy delivered at Wesleyan University with corrections and emendations in JFK's hand, a speech delivered in 1959 anticipating his formation of the Peace Corps; &#151; Seven similar typed manuscripts for JFK's political speeches in the late 1940s that Powers believed to be the only copies extant. The material in this collection does not, perforce, include anything of significance dating after Kennedy's inauguration. Prior to the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt, presidential papers and effects were understood to be the private property of the president. The Presidential Libraries Act of 1955 encouraged future presidents to donate their historical materials to the government. This was made mandatory by the Presidential Records Act of 1978, which established that records that document the constitutional, statutory, and ceremonial duties of the President are the property of the United States Government, but Kennedy had already acted in the spirit of the 1955 Act by choosing a plot of land in Boston to house the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Powers honoured that commitment by keeping back for his own collection only material dating prior to the presidency. The collection was purchased in the 1990s from David Powers by the rare book dealer Maury A. Bromsen (1919&#150;2005). Bromsen sold the archive to a private collector in around 2003. I Speeches i) Typed manuscript, 14 pp., 4to, no place, c.1945&#150;6, reading copy not formally titled, with holograph underline on first page i [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The David Powers collection of John F. Kennedy's speeches and manuscripts.

      c.1945–63. Together 73 items, autograph and manuscript material as individually described below. The David Powers collection of John F. Kennedy's speeches and manuscripts spans the statesman's political career up to the presidency, from his first primary race in the 11th District in 1946 to the eve of nomination as president in the summer of 1960, encompassing three Congressional campaigns, two runs for the Senate, and a bid for the vice presidency. David Francis Powers (1912–1998) grew up in Charlestown, Mass., the son of Irish immigrants. He served in every one of Kennedy's political campaigns from 1946 to 1960 as one of his most important political operatives. In the White House, as Special Assistant, his duties included preparing briefings and ushering distinguished guests into the Oval office. He was Kennedy's most intimate friend, advisor, and personal "fixer". Kenneth O'Donnell, top aide to both JFK and Lyndon Johnson, once remarked "Outside of Bobby, President Kennedy had one really close friend and that was Dave Powers." Following the assassination (during which he was riding in the following car), Powers remained in the White House until January 1965 when he resigned to assume the post of curator for the planned John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, a position he maintained until 1994. Most of the material in this collection – including reading copies and manuscript drafts – has never been published. Together with related notes and other mementoes kept by Powers, these speeches are among the largest cache of original JFK documents remaining in private hands. Highlights include: — Inaugural Address of John F. Kennedy President of the United States of America (Washington DC, January 20, 1961), printed pamphlet, inscribed by JFK to David Powers: "For Dave from John Kennedy Christmas, 1961"; — "Address of the Honorable John F. Kennedy before the Mass. Federation of Labor, Boston, August 4, 1949", manuscript with holograph corrections personally typed by JFK; — "The Challenge Abroad", a large-type reading copy with extensive deletions in both ink and pencil including emendations in JFK's hand, one of his foreign policy speeches ("… there is a real possibility in Formosa that the tail in this case will wag the dog – that, in the event of Chiang's attack upon the mainland and a Communist retaliation upon Formosa, we will be dragged into a war – possibly an atomic war, probably a world war …"); — "Africa – The Coming Challenge", a large-type reading copy delivered at Wesleyan University with corrections and emendations in JFK's hand, a speech delivered in 1959 anticipating his formation of the Peace Corps; — Seven similar typed manuscripts for JFK's political speeches in the late 1940s that Powers believed to be the only copies extant. The material in this collection does not, perforce, include anything of significance dating after Kennedy's inauguration. Prior to the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt, presidential papers and effects were understood to be the private property of the president. The Presidential Libraries Act of 1955 encouraged future presidents to donate their historical materials to the government. This was made mandatory by the Presidential Records Act of 1978, which established that records that document the constitutional, statutory, and ceremonial duties of the President are the property of the United States Government, but Kennedy had already acted in the spirit of the 1955 Act by choosing a plot of land in Boston to house the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Powers honoured that commitment by keeping back for his own collection only material dating prior to the presidency. The collection was purchased in the 1990s from David Powers by the rare book dealer Maury A. Bromsen (1919–2005). Bromsen sold the archive to a private collector in around 2003. I Speeches i) Typed manuscript, 14 pp., 4to, no place, c.1945–6, reading copy not formally titled, with holograph underline on first page in an unidentified hand. According to Powers, initially entitled "The Interdependence of Man", later altered to "We Must Be Worthy of Our Times". An early version of JFK's standard 1946 stump speech for the 11th District Congressional campaign, evoking his wartime experience in PT 109, concluding "we must be worthy of our times!" ii) John F. Kennedy Independence Day Oration – Some Elements of the American Character … Delivered Before the City Government and Citizens of Boston in Faneuil Hall … July 4, 1946. Boston: City of Boston Printing Department, 1946. Printed pamphlet: 24 pp, 8vo, titled paper wraps, bound with blue cord. ("… the right of the individual against the State is the keystone of our Constitution. Each man is free. He is free in thought. He is free in expression. He is free in worship. To us, who have been reared in the American tradition, these rights have become part of our very being … there are large sections of the world today where these rights are denied as a matter of philosophy and as a matter of government.") iii) Autograph manuscript, in pencil, 19 pp. (18 ff.), no place, no date, but spring 1947 and likely delivered in Massachusetts. A lengthy draft on the history of labour legislation and the issues surrounding the proposed National Labor Relations Act (Taft–Hartley). With 6 additional pp. of typed transcriptions. iv) Typed manuscript, 4 pp., 4to, Miami, 19 Dec. 1947, "Freedom Speech – Miami." With 8pp. 8vo pamphlet for "Rededication Rally Commemorating the Arrival of the Freedom Train Bayfront Park Amphitheatre, December 19, 1947 – 7:45 P.M." A short address written for the arrival of the Freedom Train, a travelling exhibition that included the originals of the Declaration of Independence, United States Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. According to Powers, this is the only copy of this speech extant. v) Typed manuscript, 9 pp. on onionskin paper, 4to, [Boston], 10 Jan. 1948: "Address of the Honorable John F. Kennedy Before the National Guard of Mass. on January 10th, 1948" with numerous corrections and emendations in JFK's hand in both pen and pencil. vi) Typed manuscript, 7 pp., 4to, [Cambridge, Mass.,] 8 Mar. 1949. An untitled address on the function of government in society with 31 holograph corrections in an unknown hand. Together with Typed manuscript, 2 pp., 4to, [Cambridge, Mass.,] 8 Mar. 1949, "Notes by Representative John F. Kennedy" with several pencil holograph corrections likely in the hand of JFK. Also together with a 4pp. 8vo programme for the Harvard Law School Forum meeting at the Rindge Tech Auditorium, Cambridge, Mass., 18 Mar. 1949. An important address delivered during a forum and debate with Norman Thomas, the six-time socialist presidential candidate, and Harvard Business School Professor John Welcher, on the proper place of government in society. JFK argued the middle road between planned socialism and laissez faire economics. vii) Typed manuscript, 4 pp. on onionskin paper 4to, [Boston], 1 June 1949 with several ink and pencil corrections in an unknown hand. Identified by Powers as "Speech Charlestown Navy Yard." A heartfelt address before his constituency concerning efforts to keep the Charlestown Navy Yard in active operation. Powers notes that the speech was personally typed by JFK and this is the only copy extant. viii) Typed manuscript, 4 pp. 4to, West Harwich, Mass., 18 June 1949 – "Address of Congressman John F. Kennedy Before the Postmasters' Convention at West Harwich, Mass. – June 18, 1949." A short address before the assembled postmasters of the state. Of interest is an optional section at the end to be read – if time permitted – requesting support for legislation regarding air mail. According to Powers, this is the only copy extant. ix) Typed manuscript, 5 pp., 4to, Boston, August 4, 1949 with 7 holograph corrections with 11 words in JFK's hand, "Address of the Honorable John F. Kennedy Before the Mass. Federation of Labor, Boston, August 4, 1949." A wide-ranging address to labor leaders in the wake of Taft–Hartley. JFK discusses the prospect of tight credit and unemployment. According to Powers, the speech was personally typed by JFK. x) Typed manuscript, 5 pp., 4to, [Boston, 15 Sept. 1949], no title, with additional Autograph manuscript, on one 4to sheet of JFK's Congressional letterhead, being part of the draft of the typed address. Delivered to the Congress of Industrial Organizations Convention. With additional transcriptions of JFK's corrections to the typescript in the hand of Evelyn Lincoln. An address on several matters important to labor including unemployment, the minimum wage law, and the ramifications of Taft–Hartley. He delivers a warning to labor leaders that they are in danger of losing public support. In particular, he urges the leaders to police their leadership for Communists in an effort to repair their tarnished public image. According to Powers, this is the only copy extant. xi) Typed manuscript, 7 pp., 4to, [no place, likely Boston], 26 Oct. 1949 with numerous pencil corrections by JFK including 24 words in his hand: "The Mass. Civic League October 26, 1949." An address on the problems of organizational reform in Congress. According to Powers, this may be the only copy of this in existence. xii) Typed manuscript, 2 pp., 4to, no place, 21 Nov. 1949 – with several pencil corrections and emendations in JFK's hand on a speech delivered before the "Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation Dinner November 21, 1949." A short introductory set of remarks for the dinner, in which JFK manages to slip in remarks about the expanding role of government in society. According to Powers, the only copy of speech extant. xiii) Autograph manuscript, 2 pp. in pencil (one leaf), 8vo, no place, c.1950. A note discussing inflation, social security, and other matters, likely in preparation for a speech. xiv) Typed manuscript, 8 pp. on onionskin paper, 4to, [Notre Dame, Indiana,]29 Jan. 1950. "Commencement Address of the Honorable John F. Kennedy (D. Mass.) at the University of Notre Dame on January 29th, 1950." With a small doodle at top right of first page. JFK spoke at Notre Dame upon receipt of an honorary degree ("Never before in our history has there been a greater need for men of integrity and courage in public service. Never before in our history has there been a greater need for the people to take up willingly the responsibility for free government …") xv) Partial typed manuscript, 3 pp. [Boston, 22 May 1950] with heavy holograph corrections and emendations by JFK. With additional photocopy of the 2nd page with transcriptions of some of the passages by JFK found on pp. 4 and 5 of the original in the hand of David Powers. A partial draft of a heavily reworked speech for a speech delivered at Commonwealth Pier on National Maritime Day on the history of the merchant marine as well as the need to revitalize the port of Boston. xvi) Typed manuscript, 11 pp. 4to, all typed on the verso of his congressional letterhead, Magnolia, Mass., 25 June 1950, with numerous pencil corrections and emendations in JFK's hand including 56 words: "Address before the Sons of Italy, Magnolia, June 25, 1950." Addressing the Sons of Italy, JFK assesses the post-war political situation in Italy, with a broader discussion on the global struggle against communism. The speech concludes with an early statement on the crisis in Indochina. xvii) Typed manuscript, 4 pp., 4to, [Washington] 22 Feb. 1951: "Statement of the Honorable John F. Kennedy (D., Mass.) Before Joint Senate Committees on February 22, 1951, on Senate Resolution 8"; together with photocopy of published remarks. In 1951 JFK made a trip to Europe evaluating the ability of NATO forces to repel a Soviet invasion. He concluded that NATO military strength was insufficient. He argued that the United States needed to send more troops as well as insist on more manpower from the Europeans. His analysis earned him bipartisan support. xviii) Typed manuscript, 7 pp., [Worcester, Mass., 6 Aug. 1951], draft speech to be delivered before the Massachusetts Federation of Labor Convention, with heavy ink holograph corrections in the hand of JFK and approximately 180 words in his hand. With 4 additional leaves bearing handwritten transcriptions of JFK's corrections by Evelyn Lincoln. One of three drafts in this collection of his address before the Labor Convention, this being the third draft. Together with the other two drafts (see next item), they help illuminate JFK's methods in formulating his speeches. In this case, JFK takes two seemingly disparate themes – military strength and inflation – and effectively illustrates how the issues are interrelated. xix) Autograph manuscript, 4 pp., 4to, [Worcester, Mass., Aug. 1951] together with a Typed manuscript, 7 pp., 4to, Worcester, Mass., 6 Aug. 1951. "Address of the Honorable John F. Kennedy (D., Mass.) Before the Massachusetts Federation of Labor at the Annual Convention in Worcester, August 6, 1951" with numerous corrections and extensive emendations. xx) Typed manuscript, 1 p. on Ritz-Carlton Boston stationery, 8vo (folded 4to sheet), [Boston, November 1951] with Autograph Notes on verso recording bets on various college football games with David Powers and others. JFK's second trip abroad in 1951 was a tour of the Middle East and South East Asia, including India, Indochina, Korea, and Japan. On his return JFK delivered several talks on the subject. A revealing set of notes emphasizing the decline of colonialism and its ramifications for the Cold War. xxi) Typed manuscript, 5 pp., 4to, [New Bedford, Mass., 9 Mar. 1952], untitled, with ink and pencil corrections and emendations by JFK. Together with an Autograph manuscript, 3 pp. on JFK's congressional letterhead, 4to, no place, no date, but c. March 1952, bearing figures in preparation for the speech. Also together with a mimeographed copy of the typed speech. xxii) Autograph manuscript, 10 pp. on yellow lined paper, legal folio [Washington, c. June 1953]. Together with a Typed manuscript, 1 p., 4to with holograph corrections and emendations. Eventually titled "Mutual Security Act of 1951, as Amended, June 30, 1951." With handwritten transcription in the hand on Evelyn Lincoln. With photocopied proof of his speech as delivered on the Senate floor. An early draft of one of JFK's first major foreign policy speeches on the Senate floor in which he proposed criteria for aid to the French in Indochina. xxiii) Typed manuscript, 7 pp., 4to, Boston, 11 Nov. 1955. "Address by Hon. John F. Kennedy U.S. Senator from Mass. United Cerebral Palsy Sixth Annual Convention Friday evening, November 11, 1955" with numerous ink corrections and emendations by JFK. JFK discusses the need for need for increased cooperation between the public and private sectors in combating significant public health issues. xxiv) Typed manuscript, 7 pp., 4to, Boston, 16 Feb. 1956. "Remarks of Senator John F. Kennedy, The National Conference of Christians & Jews, Inc. February 16, 1956 – Boston." With numerous ink and pencil corrections and emendations in JFK's hand. With photocopy of entire speech with additional typed transcriptions of JFK's emendations. JFK addresses an ecumenical conference, stressing the need to avoid exclusion based on religious affiliation. The subject of JFK's Catholicism was being raised as his name began to appear on short lists for the Vice-Presidential nomination. xxv) Typed manuscript, 10 pp., 4to, Chicago, 17 Mar. 1956."Remarks of Senator John F. Kennedy, March 17, 1956, Before the Irish Fellowship Club of Chicago." With numerous ink and pencil corrections, underlines and emendations in JFK's hand including an extensive holograph paragraph on the verso of the second page. An inspiring address given on St. Patrick's Day 1956. JFK implores his predominantly Irish audience to look to their own history as an oppressed people in the context of European colonialism in Africa and Asia. xxvi) Typed manuscript, 17 pp., 4to, no place, [c. Sept.–Oct. 1958]. "The Challenge Abroad", a large-type reading copy with extensive deletions in both ink and pencil including emendations in JFK's hand. Also includes an extensive holograph emendation on the verso of p. 15. One of JFK's foreign policy speeches that he used on numerous occasions between 1958 and 1959. ("… there is a real possibility in Formosa that the tail in this case will wag the dog – that, in the event of Chiang's attack upon the mainland and a Communist retaliation upon Formosa, we will be dragged into a war – possibly an atomic war, probably a world war – at a time and place not of our own choosing, in an argument over two islands not essential to our security, and by an action of Chiang Kai-Shek not initiated with our consent.") xxvii) Typed manuscript, 5 pp., 4to, Swampscott, Mass., 24 Sept. 1958. "Remarks of Senator John F. Kennedy (D. Mass.) National Convention of the Emblem Club, New Ocean House, Swampscott, Massachusetts, Wednesday, 24 Sept. 1958, 7:30 P.M." With several underscores and holograph corrections and emendations by JFK. Speech delivered to the women's auxiliary of the Elks club, discussing the history of women in politics. xxviii) Autograph manuscript, 1 p., 4to, no place, [1 May 1959, but possibly 1958]. An untitled set of remarks honouring Gov. Pat Brown of California on verso of a typescript reading copy of another speech discussing the Democrats and their favourable disposition toward business. With typed transcript. A set of brief remarks likely written just before his appearance during a swing through California. xxix) Typed manuscript, 12 pp., 4to, Washington, 4 May 1959. "India and China", a large-type reading copy delivered before the "Conference on India and the United States – 1959." Sponsored by the Committee for International Economic Growth at the Mayflower Hotel, Washington. David Powers remarked that the speech was also used during the Wisconsin Primary and delivered at the University of Wisconsin on 24 Mar. 1960. xxx) Typed manuscript, 12 pp., 4to, [Seattle, Washington, 20 June 1959]. "The Six Great Challenges of the Sixties", a large-type reading copy with extensive holograph corrections, deletions and emendations by JFK. Another one of JFK's position papers, this encapsulating six problems – or "challenges" – the United States would face in the upcoming decade: population, agriculture, energy and technology, basic living standards, world hunger, and nationalism. xxxi) Typed manuscript, 10 pp., 4to, Lincoln, Nebraska, October 13, 1959. "Africa – The Coming Challenge", a large-type reading copy delivered at Wesleyan University with corrections and emendations in JFK's hand. The verso of p. 10 has ink notes in JFK's hand that have been transcribed by Evelyn Lincoln. JFK makes the case for increased world financial aid to the continent as well as marshalling the intellectual might of the United States to assist the newly-emerging nations of Africa (anticipating his later call for the formation of the Peace Corps). xxxii) Typed manuscript, 19 pp., 4to, Jamestown, North Dakota, 6 Feb. 1960. "Remarks of Senator John F. Kennedy (Dem. -Mass.), Stutsman County Democratic Committee Dinner, Jamestown, North Dakota – Saturday, February 6, 1960." With numerous ink corrections in JFK's hand. Lengthy notes on verso of page 19 not transcribed. JFK on agricultural policy, usually considered his weakest point. xxxiii) Typed manuscript, 17 pp., 4to, Newport, Oregon, 10 Feb. 1960, "Remarks of Senator John F. Kennedy (Dem. -Mass.), Democratic Dinner – Newport, Oregon, Wednesday Evening, February 10, 1960." With numerous pen and pencil corrections in JFK's hand. The deleterious effects of high interest rates on the American economy. xxxiv) Typed manuscript, 13 pp., 4to, Alexandria, Indiana, 7 Apr. 1960. "Remarks of Senator John F. Kennedy, Farm Forum, Alexandria, Indiana, April 7, 1960." Large-type reading copy with several ink lines at margins. Another speech during the primaries on farm issues. According to David Powers, this is likely the only copy extant. xxxv) Typed manuscript, 15 pp., 4to, Lafayette, Indiana, 7 Apr. 1960. Title pasted on top of large-type reading copy: "Remarks of Senator John F. Kennedy (Dem. -Mass.), Lafayette, Indiana – April 7, 1960, Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner." With holograph notes and corrections to text in addition to notes on the verso of pp. 15. xxxvi) Typed manuscript, 9 pp., 4to, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 19 June 1960. Printed title pasted at top of first page, "Remarks of Senator John F. Kennedy (Dem. -Mass.), American Legion State Convention, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Sunday Morning, June 19, 1960." Large-type reading copy with several holograph corrections and emendations by JFK. Final page bears lengthy holograph notes also in JFK's hand. Together with a typed transcription of the holograph notes by Evelyn Lincoln. Subtitled "Defense", a detailed critique of the Eisenhower administration's defence policies highlighting the so-called missile gap. xxxvii) Typed manuscript, 11 pp., 4to, Spring Lake, New Jersey, 22 June 1960. "Remarks of John F. Kennedy (Dem. -Mass.), Essex County Democratic Dinner, Spring Lake, New Jersey, Wednesday, June 22, 1960." With several ink corrections and underlines and extensive holograph notes by JFK on the verso of the last page. With typed transcription of holograph notes by Evelyn Lincoln. Two weeks before the Los Angeles Convention at which he was nominated for President, JFK offers a policy speech on building upon the accomplishments of the New Deal and the Fair Deal. II Additional Material xxxviii) Inaugural Address of John F. Kennedy President of the United States of America (Washington, January 20, 1961) Printed pamphlet: 8p. 4to with original white cloth slipcase. Inscribed on the front blank flyleaf by JFK to David Powers: "For Dave from John Kennedy Christmas, 1961." xxxix) Typed manuscript, 2p. 4to, no place, 29 Mar. 1958. A typed list with several pen and pencil notations in JFK's hand, of Indiana politicians who were to be delegates in the next Democratic National Convention. xl) Autograph notes, in ink with a doodle on the address portion of an 8vo campaign postcard for Norman M. Clapp who was running for Congress in [1958?] for the 3rd district. xli) Autograph note, 1 p., 12mo., no place [c. April 1952] to David Powers: "Here are the letters. There must be many more – When will I receive them. How many did we get in all." According to Powers, he received this soon after JFK announced his candidacy for the Senate on 6 Apr. 1952. xlii) Partial autograph note, 1 p., 8vo, no place, c. June 1952 following a dinner at Dave Powers's home soon after he was married on 21 June 1952: "I want you to know how much I enjoyed the dinner Monday night. You were all very nice to me …" xliii) Autograph note, 1 p., 12mo., no place, no date, c.1956, in pencil, a series of notes including: "1. Call Vogue 2. Cancel for this Sunday and move it up to the next Sunday. Check on planes …" In April 1956, JFK had published an article in Vogue entitled "Brothers, I Presume". xliv) Autograph note, 1 p., 8vo on US Senate Memorandum sheet, no place, no date. A series of informal notes listing names and addresses including a "Dr. Nancy B. Cummings 5420 Conn NW …" Dr. Cummings was a kidney specialist in the Washington area. xlv) Autograph note, 1 p., 16mo., no place, no date. Several informal notes by JFK: "Charles Pineveille Co. Dr. Charles Stacey for his complaint either Charles or George …" Stacey was a noted orthopaedic surgeon. With typed transcript of notes. xlvi) Autograph note, 2 pp. (both sides of a sheet), 12mo. on personal letterhead, no place, no date. An informal set of notes and doodles: " … American Citizen Father Burns Father Burns …" On the verso JFK writes the New York address of Paul de Rosiere, a French business executive who, following the Second World War, managed a consortium of French businessmen whom he led on a tour of the US industrial plants to study ways to accelerate French recovery. In 1950 he came to New York and served seven years with Cartier then joining Harry Winston before returning to Paris in 1962. xlvii) Autograph note, 2 pp., oblong 8vo, no place, no date, but likely before 1952. "Enclosed a sheet which carries several of the changes I have made in the paper you have published. I have not heard from Murphy yet – have you done anything about their care yet? I recd. the stationery. It should last the rest of my life. Do we have any envelopes without the transparent paper – Just standard envelopes …" xlviii) Autograph note, 1 p. on the verso of a blank sheet of his 8vo Congressional letterhead, no place, no date, but c.1946: "Certainly the most experience Democracy in Action Truman – not a bad motto But I have a job to stay in" A testament to JFK's independence as a Congressman and to his ambivalence toward Harry Truman. In 1960 Truman emerged as a major obstacle to JFK's nomination, publicly questioning his youth and Catholicism. xlix) Autograph note, 1 p., oblong 12mo., no place, no date, but likely before 1953 according to Powers. An example illustrating the pressures from the deluge of requests and demands that daily flooded a congressman's office. "This fellow has been very nice to me – but I think this request is a out of line – you can answer that you don't know – just so I have the record." l) Autograph note, 1 p., 12mo., no place, no date. Several notes and doodles including "Boston Office Frank", "Ivan Delaney – pay", and "Lou Harris", the noted pollster who worked very closely with JFK's 1960 presidential campaign. li) Autograph note, 2 pp. (one leaf) 12mo. on a blank receipt from Davies & Son (London) Ltd., [n.p., n.d.] a series of notes including phone numbers, words include "Dr. Graves", "Sorensen", "Sen. Clark", "Lou Harris's" and doodles on the verso. lii) Autograph note, 1p. 16mo., on his personal stationery, [n.p., n.d.] in pencil with transcript including "Bill Bennett Federal Public Commission", "Agriculture program", and "Lehamn Economist." liii) Autograph Note on one trimmed page, oblong 12mo., according to Powers written to Dave to tell "Matty" (an old friend of Dave's, who worked in a Charlestown Irish pub and had recently had a heart attack) "Thank him – tell him to keep up his Courage as he has a lot of friends of which I am one." liv) Harry S Truman, photograph signed "Harry Truman", 10 x 8 in. of a photo of John Kennedy with Rose Kennedy, Harry Truman, and Margaret Truman. Dated "October 17–18, 1952" on verso, but signed by Truman later in life, and sent to Powers when he was attached to the JFK Library in Waltham, Mass. With original envelope bearing Truman's printed franking signature. III Related ephemera lv–lxxiii) A collection of 18 items of ephemera and photographs retained by Powers, primarily from the White House years, but including a few earlier pieces. Of interest are two rare cards from JFK's 1946 campaign for the House that bear JFK's likeness and listing David F. Powers of 88 Ferrin Street as the contact. Also includes an old news clipping kept by JFK of a political cartoon featuring his grandfather, John F. Fitzgerald, and his cronies in the midst of a political scandal. Ephemera includes Powers's invitations to JFK's inauguration and related events including the inaugural concert, parade, and luncheon. Also present are Christmas cards from the Kennedys from 1958 and 1959. Other material includes a signed photograph by astronaut John Glenn, large format photographs of John and Jacqueline Kennedy bearing facsimile signatures, and several images of the White House, as well as JFK in the Oval Office.

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      Bernard Grasset 1945 - 316 pp. Pictorial wrappers, transparent tape adhered to upper and bottom spine and half of tape are now peeled away. Foxing throughout, unopened. 1.5 cm tear on p.230 but not affecting the text. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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