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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        Santana. The Hero Dog of France

      Los Angeles: Phoenix Press, 1945., Los Angeles - Octavo. original red boards lettered in gilt. . Spine and upper edge slightly faded, bookplate front pastedown, else fine. Illustrated by the author. First edition. No. 67 of 500 copies, inscribed and signed, including paw print, by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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      New York: Dial Press 1945 New York: Dial Press, 1945. 1st edition, full black cloth, with printed dust jacket. Specially signed and inscribed by poet John Berryman on the FEP. The inscription by Berryman is to "Mary Jane" (Christenson Heming). The inscription reads "Congratulations! / & love / John" and is dated "7 Apr 1947" in black fountain pen ink. We acquired the book from another source indirectly from Mary's family, with the story that Mary had been one of Berryman's girl friends, and that Berryman had once said (in print, apparently) that she had "the most beautiful breasts in the world." The book JOHN BERRYMAN AND THE THIRTIES: A MEMOIR by Ernest Milton Halliday refers to the love affair of Berryman and Heming. A poignant association by Berryman wanting to give a copy of Jarrell's book (a poet whom he greatly admired) as a special gift for some accomplishment in Mary's life. Berryman and Jarrell had been friends since the early years of their careers. Their first book appearances were together in James Laughlin's FIVE YOUNG AMERICAN POETS (New Directions, 1940) along with three other poets. A few years later Berryman wrote a powerful review of Jarrell's POETRY AND THE AGE (Knopf, 1953) that appeared in THE NEW REPUBLIC (November 2, 1953) and later reprinted in the tribute RANDALL JARRELL: 1914-1965 (Farrar Straus Giroux, 1967) edited by Robert Lowell, et al. Upon his death, Berryman wrote "Jarrell's death hit me very hard . . . we were friends for a very long time." The present offering shows gentle wear and sunning to cloth along edges, the book is otherwise near fine. The worn and torn dust jacket is missing several pieces. Photo images available upon request. A unique copy.

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        Divine Comedy: The Inferno. A Literal Prose Translation... by John A. Carlyle

      New York: Harper, 1945. hardcover. fine. Steel engraved frontispiece portrait. 375 pages + 8 pages of advertisements, thick 12mo, ornately gilt spine, 3/4 red crushed morocco, t.e.g. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1945. A fine copy.

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        Aline *

      Les Oeuvres Françaises, (Paris) 1945. - En feuilles 34 x 27, couverture imprimée rempliée, double emboîtage simili-parchemin, dos de la chemise muet (nous en avons parfois rencontré de bavard). Débuts de fissure et menus défauts à l'étui. L'un des 15 exemplaires hors commerce de tête numérotés sur vélin d'Arches, comme les 133 suivants, outre 140 vélin du Marais. Cette élégante édition illustrée, en typographie Poliphile italique présente la particularité d'une mise en page sur mesure qui l'intègre intimement aux fines compositions de l'artiste, toutes étant in texte.Exemplaire de collaborateur sur le premier papier, nominatif, enrichi d'une épreuve d'essai (annoté) en 1er état de la planche figurant page 27; Aline y passe la main dans sa longue chevelure, libérant des nuées de phéromones, tandis qu'au verso figure le texte imprimé de la page 10 !Cette oeuvre bien sombre (la libraire est parfois gaie) semble avoir fait l'objet du plus grand nombre d'éditions illustrées.[Bringolf 4g]

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        Vieux hôtels de Paris. 24 eaux-fortes de Omer BOUCHERY.

      Colas,, Paris 1945 - Paris, Colas, Lille, Raouste, 1945, in-4, en feuilles, sous étui et emboîtage. Avec un sépia et 23 eaux-fortes d'Omer BOUCHERY. Tirage limité à 300 exemplaires sur vélin à la forme des papeteries Mongolfier. Les textes sont agrémentés de piquantes citations historiques et littéraires. Petites usures. Livres

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        [COLOR LITHOGRAPH] La Chute d'Icare / The Fall of Icarus

      Paris: Verve, 1945. First. unbound. Matisse, Henri. An original full color lithograph after Matisse, signed and dated in the plate. Published in Paris for Verve, and printed by Draeger Freres. Sheet measures 13.75 x 10.375 inches, printed with full margins (minor wear at corners; small defect in the Marais wove paper, visible within the white figure). Paris: Verve, 1945. Very good. Verve was founded in 1937 as a showcase for work by the day's best artists, produced by the finest printers. This piece was printed in Volume 4, number 13, and was a precursor for one of the more famous images in Matisse's Jazz, published in 1947. -- Duthuit 74.

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      New York: Scribner, 1945.. Cloth. Cloth rather sunned, with modest fraying at extremities, otherwise a good, sound copy. First edition. The dedication copy, inscribed by the author on the free endsheet to her daughter and her husband: "To Nancy and Percy from Mama.” The printed dedication is “For Nancy and Percy Wood.” Nancy Tate Wood, Gordon’s only child with poet Allen Tate, was born in 1925, and married Percy H. Wood Jr. in 1944.

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        Portrait photograph of the young Truman Capote

      N.p. Alabama n.d. ca. 1945 N.p. [Alabama?], n.d. [ca. 1945]. (CAPOTE, TRUMAN) 8-1/2 x 7 inches. Color gelatin print. Full-length frontal view of the author, relaxed and smiling in a pinstriped suit with bow tie. Matted in the original folder, and INSCRIBED on the matted in ink: "For Seabon and Addie / With Love from / Truman" Slight soiling to folder . When Capote's mother and father divorced, four-year-old Truman was send to Monroeville, Alabama to live with his mother's siblings, Seabon and Addie Faulk, where he made friends with his neighbor, Harper Lee. A fine association.

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        Lark Rise to Candleford. A Trilogy

      Oxford University Press 1945, 1945. Classic novel of rural Victorian life. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION. Basis for the acclaimed BBC television serial. Publisher's red cloth in titled in burgundy to the spine, in original paper wrapper. The book is extremely bright and clean, and appears to be unread. The jacket is printed on cheap, lightweight wartime paperstock and is often heavily chipped and damaged; this is a superior example with just a couple of short tears, some gentle toning to the spine, and a shallow loss to the crown. A most attactive copy.

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        The Inlet [Redhead ducks descending to open water in a marshland scene]

      New York: Frank Lowe, 1945. No. 1 of 250 copies. 23 x 18 inches. Hand-colored sporting aquatint, signed by the artist ("JD Knap") in pencil at lower right. Some slight toning to sheet, else fine. Framed. Ordeman (2005) p. 76. Provenance: Eugene V. Connett, III; his son, Eugene V. Connett IV . Fine sporting print published by Frank Lowe, successor to the Derrydale Press, who honored the traditions of the press by reserving copy no. 1 for Eugene Connett

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      Jan Forlag. Stockholm. 1945. FIRST HOGFELDT EDITION. Large 8vo (9.2 x 6.6 inches). 10 full page colour plates plus 30 line drawings throughout the text, many full page. Finely bound, by Bumpus of London, in early full deep red morocco. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments lettered in gilt. Double gilt rule on inside of boards. White endpapers. Top edge gilt. Originally issued in stiff paper boards with a full colour illustrated dustwrapper. The illustrated front board and front panel from wrapper are bound in at the end of the book. A couple of minor marks to the boards but overall a near fine copy of this delightful book. Hogfeldt's illustrations are amongst the best interpretations of Carroll's fantastic characters and have a charm and humour all of their own.

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

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

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        Building Plans, Elevation, and Perspective for James J. Noble on 7th St. 80' North of Brannan, San Francisco.[796-8 Brannan or 575 7th St. ]

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, November 1945. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 19" x 27.5". 5 sheets. Job #219. Current address 796-8 Brannan or 575 7th St. File #2389. 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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      Privattryk. Trykt hos F.E. Bording 1945. Med 3 træsnit af Povl Christensen. 12 s. Indlagt i blankt omslag og bogæske.. Sang på melodien "Mandalay" som "Tak til Ragnhild for 25 Aars tro Tjeneste som Lods for fire mandlige Medlemmer af Familien Bruun" Holst nr. 57. Oplaget er ukendt, men dette eksemplar, er så vidt vides, det eneste kendte

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      Forord og udvalg ved Kai Friis Møller. Illustreret af Povl Christensen. København uden år [1945]. 60 sider. I original, lidt slidt kassette. Uopskåret.. Holst 55.Indeholder 28 originale træsnit på indklæbet japanpapir, trykt og signeret af kunstneren.Nr. 13 af 150 nummererede eksemplarer, signeret af kunstneren

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      Kbhvn.: Helhestens Forlag (1945). Illustr. med orig. litografier af Carl-Henning Pedersen. Opl. 300 numr. og sign. ekspl. Orig. dek. kart. With orig. lithographs by Carl-Henning Pedersen. Limited to 300 numb. and signed copies. Publisher's decorated boards

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      Forord og udvalg ved Kai Friis Møller. Fischers Forlag, 1945. 4to. 54+(8) sider, med 26 orig. træsnit på indklæbet japanpapir, trykt og signeret af Povl Christensen. Heftet med orig. omslag og orig. pergamynomslag. Indlagt i en lidt defekt kassette, men ellers meget velholdt.. Sjælden. Poul Holst 55. Et hovedværk i dansk bogillustration.** Nummer 143 af 150 eksemplarer

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        Sequential Analysis of Statistical Data: Theory [with] Sequential Tests of Statistical Significance [with] Sequential Analysis of Statistical Data: Applications.Washington: National Defense Research Committee, 1943-1944. All three first editions, first issue..

      An exceptional set of the three classified reports in which Wald's groundbreaking work was first announced. About Wald's later journal paper from 1945 Kotz and Johnson write in their 'Breakthroughs in Statistics': "Probability theory came of age with the advent of Kolmogorov's axiomatics in 1933 and the subsequent developments in limit theorems and stochastic processes. Statistical inference came of age with the advent of the Neyman-Pearson theory in 1933 and the subsequent formalization of hypothesis testing, estimation, and decision theory. In the present paper, Wald unified the two seemingly dissimilar areas most elegantly. To probabilists, he offered gems of new results in random walks, martingales, stochastic processes, and limit theorems. He also pointed out indirectly how they can seek probability questions from statistical inference and use the latter area as a testing ground for their abstract theorems. To statisticians, he showed that statistical inference is not just the analysis or 'significance' of an existing body of data; it also entails their entry into the very process of experimentation and continual analysis of the data as they come available. The sequential probability ratio test embodies this aspect. Wald also showed them how results from 'pure' mathematics, particularly probability theory, can be adapted to put statistical inference, in general, on stronger footing without losing sight of its practical nature. ... Wald's theoretical results first appeared in a 'restricted' report in September 1943 [first reprt offered], and a companion report on applications by H.A. Freeman appeared in July 1944 [third report offered]. The term restricted meant that the Defense Department considered the results significantly important to the war effort and, therefore, decided not to disseminate them to the general public for a while. Nevertheless, a 10-page synopsis of Wald's results, entitled 'Sequential Tests of Statistical Significance' [second report offered], was allowed to be circulated as a memorandum in April 1944 to a select group of individuals including some statisticians who are well known today: R.E. Bechhofer, J. Berkson, G.W. Brown, J.H. Curtiss, G.B. Dantzig, W.E. Deming, H.F. Dodge, J.L. Doob, B. Epstein, W. Feller, F.E. Grubbs, S. Kullback, J. Neyman, E.G. Olds, H. Scheffé, J.W. Tukey, J. von Neumann, and S.S. Wilks in the United States, and G.A. Barnard, M.S. M.S. Bartlett, R.A. Fisher, J.O. Irwin, E.S. Pearson, E.J.G. Pitman, R.L. Plackett, and F. Yates in Great Britain." <b>Thus, a complete set of the original reports pre-dating Wald's journal paper <i>Sequential Tests of Statistical Hypotheses</i> first published in The Annals of Mathematical Statistics, June 1945</b>.. First report: Small 4to (230 x 180 mm), original printed wrappers. Upper right corner with a slight bump. Previous owners initials to front wrapper W.L.D. Stamped RESTRICTED. IX, (1)179, (3: blank) pp. Second report: 8vo (244 x 153 mm). Original printed wrappers, fine. 10, (2: blank) pp. Third report: Large 4to (285 x 220 mm). Original ring binder containing the six sections in original printed wrappers together with the two appendicies, aslo in wrappers: [S1:VIII,16]; [S2:II,22]; [S3:II,22]; [S4:II,22]; [S5:II,18]; [S6:II,18]; [A1:II,14]; [A2:II,22] pp. In very good condition. Also included is the mimiographed distribution list of the third report: 1 sheet typescript, printed on both sides. All three reports are in the rare original issue with the text: "This document contains information affecting the national defense of the United States within the meaning of the Espionage Act, 50 U.S.C., 31 and 32, as amended. Its transmission or the revelation of its contents in any manner to an unauthorized person is prohibited by law". <b>OCLC lists 8 copies of the first report, 1 of the second (National Institute of Standards and Technology), and the third report is not located in any library</b>

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        Stuart Little

      New York: Harper, 1945. First. hardcover. fine. WILLIAMS, Garth. Black & white illustrations by Garth Williams. 131 pp., slim 8vo, handsomely rebound in 3/4 tan morocco, marbled boards. New York: Harper, (1945). First Edition. Fine.

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        The Crack-Up

      New York: New Directions, 1945. First edition, first printing. Octavo. In very good condition, lacking the dust jacket. Inscribed by Edmund Wilson, who served as editor to this posthumous Fitzgerald work, "To Frangeon L. Jones with the best regards of Edmund Wilson Peterborough Aug. 16, 1964". Laid into the book is the newspaper article from August 17,1964 regarding Edmund Wilson&#39;s presentation of the Edward MacDowell Medal at the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire. The Crack-Up tells the story of Fitzgerald&#39;s sudden descent at the age of thirty-nine from glamorous success to empty despair, and his determined recovery. Contains letters to and from Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton, T.S. Eliot and John Dos Passos. Of course all life is a process of breaking down ...." So begins a collection of essays which can be seen as a reflection of the low point of Fitzgerald&#39;s career. Indeed, the essays were poorly received when first published in Esquire magazine in 1936, and many were critical of his personal revelations. Nonetheless, their popular has resurged and "[t]he essays stand today as a compelling psychological portrait and an illustration of an important Fitzgerald theme." (Tracy Simmons)

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        The Collected Poetry of W. H. Auden

      New York: Random House, 1945. First. hardcover. fine. Illustrated vignette on title. 466pp. 8vo, handsomely rebound in 3/4 dark green morocco, tan leather spine label, gilt stamped and lettered spine with raised bands. New York: Random House, (1945). First Edition. A fine copy.

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        The North Ship

      Fortune Press, 1945 - End-papers and fore-edge very slightly foxed, otherwise a very nice copy in very fragile price-clipped, slightly marked dust-wrapper which has a few minor chips and a closed tear, repaired, at the foot of the upper panel Bloomfield A1(a), estimating that the edition probably did not exceed 500 copies First Edition, variant in pale grey-green cloth

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        Thalassa dans le désert.

      Fontaine 1945 - - Fontaine, Paris _1945, 11,5x14cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 25 ex numérotés Arches, le nôtre non justifié, tirage de tête. Maquette de Mario Prassinos d'après une composition originale de Max Ernst. Une petite déchirure recollée en pied du dos, légères piqûres marginales sur le deuxième plat, agréable état intérieur. Rare. . [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Plakat - Gesellschaft Schweiz-Sowjetunion. Lithographie - Wolfensberger, Zürich.

      1945 1945 - 128 x 90,5 cm, Zustand A Höhepunkt der Schikanen von Bundesanwaltschaft und Bundesrat war das Verbot eines Plakates für die Petition zur Wiederaufnahme diplomatischer Beziehungen mit der Sowjetunion. Der international bekannte Schweizer Maler Hans Erni hatte das einprägsame Plakat mit dem neuen Logo der GSS 1944 zur Unterstützung der Unterschriftensammlung gestaltet:In der oberen Hälfte das GSS-Logo mit der Schweiz und der Sowjetunion auf einer stilisierten Europakarte, wobei von der kleinen Schweiz vier Kreise wie Funkwellen die Sowjetunion umschliessen. In der unteren Hälfte verbinden sich ein dickes und ein dünnes Tau zu einem fotorealistischen Schifferknoten. Der Kunsthistoriker und Essayist Konrad Farner schrieb, auf dem Plakat seien ?die Grössenverhältnisse eindeutig dargestellt, und wiederum sind, indem sich die beiden Seile gleichberechtigt vereinigen, die Möglichkeiten und Notwendigkeiten vor Augen geführt. Im Knoten werden die zwei verschiedenen Qualitäten beider Länder in einer neuen, einheitlichen Qualität vereinigt.? Diese Darstellung und der harmlose Plakattext ?Wir erstreben freundschaftliche und vertrauensvolle Beziehungen zwischen unserm Lande und der Sowjetunion? waren der Schweizerischen Bundesanwaltschaft und dem Bundesrat trotzdem zuviel. Am 27. Februar 1945 beschloss der Bundesrat, gestützt auf Art. 102, Ziffer 8 und 9 der Bundesverfassung, den Anschlag des Plakats in der ganzen Schweiz zu verbieten. Die darin enthaltene ?Propaganda für eine kriegsführende Macht? sei ?aus Gründen der Neutralität unzulässig?.Hans Erni wurde dafür zum Landesverräter gestempelt und von den Behörden observiert. Eine von ihm gestaltete und bereits gedruckte Schweizer Banknotenserie wurde zurückgezogen. 1200 gr.

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        The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus" *

      [Messeiller, Neuchâtel 1945]. - Intégralité des illustrations gravées pour ce "Faust", non signées dans ce dernier, qui ravira un amateur d'art voulant s'épargner la tentation d'une lecture, ou ne pratiquant pas la langue anglaise, ou.dans laquelle l'ouvrage fut publié, ou un troglodyte habitant une case minimaliste, ou ou ou.

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      - nos Séculos XII a XV. Por? 2ª edição dirigida por Torcato de Sousa Soares Professor da Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Coimbra. Livraria Sá da Costa ? Editora. Lisboa. 1945, 46, 47, 49, 50 e 1954. Obra em 11 volumes. De 25x16 cm Com 432, 524, 476, 540, 471, 638, 564, 537, 554, 463 e 525 pags. Encadernações da época com lombadas e cantos em pele de carneira natural com nervos e finos ferros ouro. Location/localizacao: 1-A1-C-14

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