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        La Bête est morte ! La guerre mondiale chez les animaux. [Première partie] Quand la Bête est déchaînée. [Seconde partie] Quand la Bête est terrassée.

      G. P., 1944. Premier et second fascicules, in-4, demi-percaline rouge et cartonnage illustré en couleurs de l'éditeur, 48 & 48 pp. Très bon exemplaire du premier : coins lég. émoussés, second plat griffé, bel état intérieur ; second fascicule terni, charnière fendillée en tête avec un accroc au dos et quelques ternissures marginale internes et une signature au titre. Un monument de la bande dessinée. Edition originale de toute rareté pour le premier fascicule (la truffe du loup ayant été retouchée à la suite d'une plainte de Disney pour plagiat) et seconde édition (novembre 1945) du second volume. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Librairie de L' Avenue]
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        PAINTINGS IN OIL

      - . Fourteen reproductions in colour from original oil paintings, and 16 half-tone plates reproduced in black & white; with Essays by Douglas Stewart and Norman Lindsay. Pp. [42], 14 hand-tipped coloured plates with lettered tissue guards, plus 16 black & white plates and 2 text illustrations; roy. 4to; green textured papered boards with gilt Norman Lindsay vignette on upper board, edges lightly rubbed, the spine slightly soiled; a little light foxing; The Shepherd Press, Sydney, n.d.[1945]. Edition limited to 1,000 numbered copies with the artist's facsimile autograph on limitation page and final text page. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Sandlotter. An original political cartoon

      April, N.p. 1945 - Approximately 12 x 12 inches image area; with margins 17 x 14-1/2 inches. on off white cardboard. Executed in water colour in browns, red, green, yellow and gray. Signed lower right "J. Parrish." Also inscribed and signed in lower right margin by Parrish. Artwork stamped on back "received Tribune Engraving Room 1945 Apr 4PM 7 25". Caricatured among the "Big World Star Diplomats" are Franklin D. Roosevelt (who would die six days after the cartoon's publication) and others. The cartoon was featured on the front page of the Chicago Daily Tribune Friday, April 6, 1945. The conference opened in San Francisco 25 April, 1945 with 46 nations to which were added the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic, the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, the newly liberated Denmark and Argentina, thus delegates of fifty nations in all. The Charter was unanimously approved 25 June, and signed the next day."Copyright 1945 By the Chicago Tribune" printed at foot of illustration in the newspaper. Slight smudging in margins, else fine and bright Signed lower right "J. Parrish." Also inscribed and signed in lower right margin by Parrish. Artwork stamped on back "received Tribune Engraving Room 1945 Apr 4PM 7 25" [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        La famosa invasione degli orsi in sicilia

      Rizzoli, 1945. Prima edizione , disegni in nero e colori dell'autore , rilegato cartonato , formato 21x29 , pagine 154 , privo di sovracoperta, copertine anteriore e posteriore originali incollate su cartone dello stesso colore , carta lievemente ingiallita, pagine margine inferiore sinistro restaurato, pagina 53 piccolo strappo margine inferiore sinistro,pagina 71 piccola mancanza al margine inferiore sinistro, 24491

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        Abeceda dusevniho prazdna [Alphabet of Spiritual Emptiness, first edition]

      Prague: Nakladatelstvi Zadruha 1945 - OBrosch., OUmschlag, [160] unpaginierte Seiten mit 45 SW-Reproduktionen der Fotos von Zdenek Tmej, 8° (21,5 x 24,5 cm), Umschlag an den Rändern berieben, von innen mit Papier unterklebt, Deckel auch mit Papier von innen unterklebt, Seiten altersgemäß leicht gedunkelt, kleines Stück von der unteren Ecke des fliegenden Blattes abgerissen, innen sonst sauber, insgesamt noch sehr guter Zustand. Book Language/s: cz [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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        One and Twenty: Duke Narrative and Verse 1924-1945

      Duke University Press 1945 - Hardcover. Green cloth with gilt lettering. Extremities rubbed. Endpapers and pages darkened. Selected by William Blackburn. Designed and Illustrated by pupils of Clare Leighton. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Booked Up, Inc.]
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        SELVAGGIO E' IL FIUME

      Edizioni Perrella, ROMA 1945 - PRISMA ITALIANO Traduzione dall'inglese e prefazione di A.Martorelli, collana diretta dal Salvatore Rosati, pagine brunite da fattore tempo e con lievissima fioritura, alcune libere a causa della lenta legatura, tra queste le pag.71-73 con strappetti ai bordi, brossura editoriale morbida, con titoli marroni, ingiallita, con lieve fioritura, strappetti ai bordi ed al dorso con presenza di nastro adesivo

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        Le Theatre de La Mode [exhibition catalogue]

      La Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne, Paris & London 1945 - Lavish exhibition catalogue for the first post-war exhibition of Parisian couture which relied on wire mannequins and miniature costumes in an effort to revive the French fashion industry. The French organisers drew upon a stellar roster of contributors which included Jean Cocteau and for this catalogue the photography of Brassai and Doisneau among others. Spiral-bound with a Berard lithograph to the card cover which is rubbed to edges with slight damp marking along the top edge of the front cover and soiling to the lower cover. Internally very good; two staple punctures on the first leaf where a piece of ephemera was formerly attached. The advertisements are printed in colour on high quality coated paper and include contributions from Hermes, Nina Ricci and Schiaparelli followed by a preface by Lelong, title page and contents on buff card. The story of the exhibition profiles the contributors with extensive half-tone photos of exhibits and exhibitors. The exhibition appeared in Paris and London before continuing to New York and San Francisco. This book comes from the collection of June Cashman, longterm costume designer for Yorkshire Television. Please contact Christian White at Modernfirsteditions if you would like more information about this book. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Modernfirsteditions Ltd ABA/ ILAB/ PBFA]
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        The Novels of F. Dostoevsky. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett. The works include: The Brothers Karamasov, The Idiot, The Possessed, Crime and Punishment, The House of the Dead, The Insulted and Injured, A Raw Youth, The Friend of the Family, The Eternal Husband and other Stories, The Gambler and other Stories, White Nights and other Stories, An Honest Thief and other Stories.

      London: Heinemann and Zsolnay Ltd, 1945-50.. 12 volumes, all being early printings of Garnett's English translation, several of which are the first reissues since original publication in the nineteen-teens. Octavo (12 x 19 x 38 cm). Handsomely bound in recent dark red half morocco with gilt titles and decoration to spines, blue cloth boards, top edges gilt. Internally clean, exterior unmarked. An attractive set, now rather difficult to assemble in this format.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        En bas *

      Fontaine, Paris 15.09.1945. - Broché, couverture illustrée. Bords de pages un brin insolés, nom sur garde. Nouvelle de 89 pages avec une petite carte dessinée à la fin du livre pour pouvoir bien se repérer dans l'histoire. Édition originale. L'un des 25 exemplaires HC sur papier vert outre 25 Arches et 750 vélin.

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        NEW MAP OF SHANGHAI: Ahead of Title: Pocket Edition 1945.

      - [Shanghai 1945, Asia Geographical Institute.] Blue cloth, 10 x 14.5 cm., a color folding map opens to 75 x 53.5 cm., English text, very good, no tears or defects. OBSCURE WORK ! FIRST AND ONLY EDITION A very charming period work, issued July 1, 1945, just before the end of World War II. * The map was designed for foreign visitors to the great port city. The title cartouche is at the top left, with insets of "Native City," "Central District," "Western District Extension," "Shanghai Central of Municipal District," "Reference" key to the symbols, and a scale chart in kilometers and statute miles listed, with the 1:24000 scale noted. Red bold large font writing shows the districts: Nan Tao, Chinese City, The Special District and Poo Tung. The snake-like Whangpoo River winds its way through and divides the city, as it flows to the sea. Then Soochow Creek is also shown miandering through the Central District as it flows into the Whang Poo River. * The reference guide shows the symbols to locate banks, buildings, churches, consulates, fire stations, hospitals, markets, oil stations, bus road, railway, police stations, post offices, road completed, roads under construction, schools, stores, theaters and tram ways each have a unique symbol. * Great detail has been taken in citing important places to foreigners in smaller red characters: Quai de France-Bund , N. Szechuen Tiendong Rds, Haiming N.Honan Rds, Marche de Test, and several others. The race course is located in the center of the city, with various parks, gardens, tombs, fields, cemetaries, rifle range, athletic field, gymnasium, football grounds, et al in green. Along the Whang Poo waterfront are located some of the major shipping lines, customs, shipyards, major trading companies, merchants, steamship docks, Standard Oil, wharfs &c. * The inset of the Central District shows every main and many smaller streets, with the location of various points of interest, theaters, YMCA, Salvation Army, police, taylors, merchants, hotels, banks, cafes, famous buildings, stock exchange, native products, power company, Chinese companies, consulates, Christian bookstore, Robert Dollar Building and a host of others. Bus, tram, railways noted. * The map begina at 25 degrees through 34 East to West, and from 31 to 12 degrees North-South, with a nice compass showing North in the lower right corner. * The condition of the map is remarkably nice, and folds down to fit inside the cloth binding, which is certainly small enough to slip into one's pocket. There is a very mild browning to the paper in general due to age, but is NOT brittle, or otherwise weak. This work was printed on quite thick paper which resisted tearing and is quite solid. * A remarkable work, suitable for framing and display. A lovely and graphic color image of Asia's most international and vibrant economic force in all China.

      [Bookseller: RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO., ABAA, ILAB]
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        La famosa invasione degli orsi in sicilia

      Rizzoli, Milano 1945 - Prima edizione , disegni in nero e colori dell'autore , rilegato cartonato , formato 21x29 , pagine 154 , privo di sovracoperta, copertine anteriore e posteriore originali incollate su cartone dello stesso colore , carta lievemente ingiallita, pagine margine inferiore sinistro restaurato, pagina 53 piccolo strappo margine inferiore sinistro,pagina 71 piccola mancanza al margine inferiore sinistro, 24491

      [Bookseller: Antonio Pennasilico]
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        Zoologischer Garten Dresden, um 1910. Privates Album mit 76 montierten und tls. beschrifteten Original-Fotografien (Tieraufnahmen).

       12 Bl. OKart. mit Kordelbindung (Rücken tls. beschädigt)., unbekannter Einband Seltene Bilddokumentation zahlreicher Tiere wie auch der Tierhäuser im Dresdner Zoo vor der Zerstörung 1945. Gewährt vielfältige Einblicke in die Gestaltung der Anlage unter Zoodirektor Gustav Brandes (1910-1934), der die Grundlage für einen modernen Tierpark legte, indem er die bis dahin übliche Tierschau in eine artgerechte Tierhaltung mit naturnaher Umgebung verwandelte. - Abgebildet sind u.a. Giraffen vor dem Giraffenhaus, Flamingos auf der Stelzvogelwiese, der Seelöwen-Felsen mit Seelöwe bzw. Eisbildung, die Reihervoliere von der Brücke aus, Gehege mit Ziegen, Schafen, Antilopen, Büffel, weißem Dammhirsch, Zebra und Kamelen sowie diverse Nahaufnahmen von Tierpflegern, u.a. mit Raubkatzen und Kleinkind. - Beiliegen eine große Original-Fotografie von zwei Giraffen vor dem Giraffenhaus (Vergrößerung eines im Album mont. Motivs, ca. 30 x 22 cm, obere Ecken mit Läsuren) sowie 4 Postkarten \"Gruß aus dem Dresdner Zoo\" (um 1942, gelaufen, ohne Marken). Versand D: 6,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Sander]
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        ALL-FLASH #17-1945-GOLDEN-AGE DC-HIGH GRADE BLACK COVER

      DC 1945 - Great cover on this issue of ALL-FLASH. Condition is really nice on this tough black cover book. Tiny hole in spine. Complete, no restoration. Condition: VF-

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        'Coastal Scene, Morotai'. A well-executed watercolour on paper (an impressive 274 x 397 mm) mounted on cardboard and captioned on the original attached matt (external dimensions 405 x 505 mm). The painting (featuring tents and simply-constructed dwellings nestled among palm trees), is in fine condition; the matt has a thin light tidemark along the bottom left-hand margin

      The artist is unidentified, but he was possibly attached to No. 9 Repair and Salvage Unit RAAF (9 RSU). The Australian War Memorial website states that in 1945 three artists already serving with the RAAF were seconded to the RAAF War History Section as artists - Harold Freedman (1915-1999), Max Newton (1919-1975), and Eric Thake (1904-1982) - but they may be excluded as possibilities. According to the Operations Record Book of 9 RSU (in the National Archives of Australia), an advance party arrived at Morotai on 31 January 1945, with the main party and equipment following in mid-March. The Spitfire Association website adds: '457 Squadron, as part of the 1st Tactical Air Force ... was deployed to Morotai in the Indies in early 1945. Beginning on the 10th February 1945, operations continued at a high intensity for the next three months. Then the Squadron relocated again, commencing operations from the island of Labuan, on the Borneo coast, on the 19th June, primarily in support of the Australian land campaign in British North Borneo. It mounted its last operational sorties on 13 August, two days before the Japanese surrender'. The painting would appear to be contemporary.

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        The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (First Edition, review copy)

      Ziff-Davis, New York 1945 - First Edition. REVIEW COPY, with tipped-in publisher's slip on the front endpaper. Basis for the classic 1947 film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and starring Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, and George Sanders.Very Good plus in a Very Good or better, price-clipped dust jacket. Slight spine lean, light rubbing to the boards. Jacket verso lightly foxed, with a few short closed tears and tiny chips at the extremities, moderate rubbing at the folds. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Sonderho.

      1945. Tempera su legno di cm. 29 x 38, del noto pittore danese Agersnap, raffigurante una marina di Sonderho. Montata su cornice coeva in legno di cm. 36 x 45. Firma in basso a destra e sul retro del quadro.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Cicerone M.T.]
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        Bel-Ami. Lithographies originales de Grau Sala.

      Chez Jean Porson, 1945. 4 volumes in-4, en feuilles sous couverture ill. rempliée, chemise ill. toilée à lacet et étui bordé, 304- 314 pp. 120 lithographies originales en couleurs : 2 pour les couvertures, 2 frontispices, 18 en-têtes à mi-page, 80 dans le texte et 18 culs-de-lampe. Bel exemplaire. Un des plus beaux ouvrages du grand peintre catalan, tiré à 275 exemplaires ; un des 20 de tête sur papier blanc contenant deux suites à part, en noir et en couleurs, de 118 ill. dont 114 comportant une remarque inédite, 4 aquarelles du livre et 4 planches inédites, en double état, utilisées pour le spécimen de l'édition, 3 d'entre elles avec remarque. Spécimen jiont.

      [Bookseller: Librairie de L' Avenue]
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        TUTTE LE OPERE. LE POESIE E LE PROSE vol. II

      MONDADORI, VERONA 1945 - I CLASSICI MONDADORI FONDAZIONE BORLETTI ITALIANO Rilegatura editoriale in tutta tela verde, con titoli d'oro al piatto ed al dorso, con alone bianco ed usura al piede ed alla cima, sovraccoperta con strappi e mancanze ai bordi, pagine con traccia di umidità ai bordi superiori altrimenti in buono stato di condizione

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        A Diabetic Manual for the Mutual Use of Doctor and Patient SIGNED

      Lea & Febiger 1945 - "A Diabetic Manual for the Mutual Use of Doctor and Patient" by Dr. Elliott Joslin, 7th Edition. Published in 1945 Lea and Febiger in Philadelphia. The book measures 5.5'' x 8.25'' and is 238 pages. Signed by the author. The book is in very good plus condition. The corners are bumped. Slight foxing on the title page, fore-edges, and at limited points throughout the book.The boards are slightly stained and sunned, with light shelf wear. The text block is bright, complete and largely clean. Inscribed "With best wishes, Live ever fully, but remember sometime there will be still better methods of treatment". Dated November 20 1945. "Elliott Joslin was the first doctor in the United States to specialize in diabetes and was the founder of today's Joslin Diabetes Center. Dr. Joslin was involved for seven decades in most every aspect of diabetes investigation and treatment, save for the fact that he did not discover insulin. Following the Toronto group's blockbuster discovery of insulin in 1921, and the group's disbanding several years later, Joslin became effectively the Dean of diabetes mellitus. In the mid 1920s, Joslin, in his mid 50s, took the reins as the world spokesman for the "cause of diabetes." He was the first to advocate for teaching patients to care for their own diabetes, an approach now commonly referred to as "DSME" or Diabetes Self-Management Education. He is also a recognized pioneer in glucose management, identifying that tight glucose control leads to fewer and less extreme complications." - Wikipedia Dr. Joslin was a Yale and Harvard graduate, and the Joslin Diabetes Center is affiliated with Harvard Medical School. This will make this book of special interest to any Harvard alumni, medical professionals, or those interested in medical history. The book is an important part of the history of medicine and the fight to make diabetes a livable illness instead of a death sentence. Inventory # (H6-66) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ernestoic Books and Bindery]
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        Mai contenti / L'uomo del camion / Toc Toc Chi e ? Apri la porta / Il prestidigitatore Verde / Le Storie di tre Ucellini / Il Venditore di animali / Gigi cerca il suo Berreto

      Mondadori, Milan 1945 - 7 volumes. 20 pages per volume, cutout & shaped, illustrated in color. All color illustrations of idealized animals designed by Munari during his period dedicated to experimental teaching. Illustrated paper on light boards. Last 3 volumes with cloth back strip. Designer: Bruno Munari. This is the complete collection of Munari's seven animated books, realized by Mondadori in 1945. Although 10 books were announced by the publisher, only 7 were realized. The first six titles are in beautiful condition, the seventh with yellowed covers, otherwise a very fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        New Bats in Old Belfries - Poems

      John Murray, London., 1945 [i.e. 1946]. First edition. Octavo. pp vi, 54. Second, special issue - see Peterson A13b: ''a more lavishly produced large-paper issue... with a white linen binding, blue marbled end-papers, and deckle edges''. Printed on handmade paper and one of ''probably a very small number''. Top edge gilt.Fine in the original tissue dustwrapper which is slightly nicked and creased. Very scarce.

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        Lecture: The Negro in the Post-War World

      [Washington DC]: Howard University, 1945. Very Good. Quarto. Three mimeograph sheets side-stapled, printed rectos only. Very good with old folds, wear at the edges, and a couple small stains. Original program for a lecture given by Alain L. Locke, a professor of philosophy at Howard University on February 20, 1945, titled "The American Negro Status Seen as a Minority Problem." The lecture was based on his pioneering social science anthology When Peoples Meet: A Study of Race and Culture Contacts, co-written with Bernhard Stern, which promoted their theory of cultural pluralism and examined dominant and minority in various countries around the world. The program provides an outline of the lecture, broken down into five parts, and with two holograph notations from a student. OCLC locates no copies.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Night Has a Thousand Eyes

      US: Farrar & Rinehart. New York, Farrar & Rinehart, 1945. Hardback first edition and first impression. Presented with a copy of the 1948 script. Very good condition. Jacket slightly chipped to the top of the spine, with some moderate rubbing and creasing elsewhere. A couple of short tears. Book in decent shape, cloth a little wrinkled and some edge wear. Pastedowns a little toned. Spine tips a touch bumped. Script is in decent shape with some rolling and wear to the edges, paper lightly toned. Staple bound. The script is denoted a Release Dialogue Script, with no indication of the revision save a date of January 14, 1948. 1945, 1948 . Very Good. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1945.

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        France Illustration (1945-1947, n°1 à 108)

      France Illustration 1945 - In-folio (28,5 x 38 cm), dos agrafé, lot bien complet des numéros 1 (6 octobre 1945) à 108 (25 octobre 1947) de la revue France Illustration, y compris les numéros spéciaux, avec les tables des matières d'octobre à décembre 1945, de janvier à juin 1946, et de juillet à décembre 1946 ; quatre couverture détachées, quelques traces et marques d'usage, par ailleurs la plupart des numéros sont proches du neuf. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A.A.F. CLOTH MAP ASIATIC SERIES: No. 34 & No. 35. No. 34, SOUTHEAST CHINA & No.

      Washington D.C. 1945, Army Map Service, U.S. Army. Silk map, folds down to ca. 8.5 x 13.5 cm., opens up to 66 x 53 cm., flawless, bright & superb copy, as new condition, as issued in full color, scale 1:2,000,000. R A R E *** *** *** . . ORIGINAL WORLD WAR 2 SURVIVAL & EVASION MAP . . INCLUDES HONG KONG, MACAO, CANTON, XIAMEN, SHANGHAI, . . FORMOSA [TAIWAN], FOOCHOW, HANGCHOW, HANKOU, CHAOCHOU, . . NANKING AND POINTS NORTH . * A.A.F.= Army Air Force issue, this pair of maps shows all the major parts of China from a bit above 38 degrees at the North and 109 degrees from the West to 123 degrees at the East, and South down to just below 22 degrees, including the South China sea, the last island is one more degree South below Canton, Hong Kong and Macao, with a nice inset of all of Taiwan. This was the basic combat region for the Pacific war against Japan. . * USED BY THE FLYING TIGERS: This map and many similar to it were part of the items issued to FLYING TIGER pilots and A.V.G. [AMERICAN VOLUNTEER GROUP pilots. They were often tied around the neck to keep them warm while flying. . *** A SINGLE CLOTH MAP PRINTED ON TWO SIDES: Number 34 SOUTHEAST CHINA shows from Nan-Ching at the North down to Tao-chuang-fou [ St. John Island], with Macau, Hong Kong, Canton. Off to the right is all of Formosa [Taiwan] as an inset. The whole Eastern coast of China from Tao-chuang-fou up to just above Shanghai. . * The back side shows number 35 NORTHEAST CHINA: from Miao Lieh-tao island Lai-chou Wan at the far East, and Li-ch-eng city, to the Great Wall at extreme West at the Yellow River. Down South to Hankow, Hang-chow area. K'ai feng is about in the center of this map. With an inset of and index to the other maps in this area and series, sea currents, key, guide to symbols. . * A detailed map showing a substantial number of small towns, big cities, lakes, rivers, train routes, roads, major highways &c. With seasonal ocean currents noted for possible survival back to land. The map also has an index inset to related other area silk maps. Miles scale, kilometers, nautical miles, legend or key to symbols, roads, towns, cities, rivers & mountains. This map was part of the U. S. Army Air Force & Naval flyers "E & E" survival kit [Escape and Evasion], printed on thick silk parachute cloth. These maps were often worn by fighter and other air crew members as scarves to insure they would be with the downed airman if/when his plane or he had to parachute out into the sea or over land. Each air crew member carried among other survival supplies, a .38 caliber pistol, survival knife, a signal mirror [stainless steel or glass], compass and some basic food rations, fishing kit, water purification tablets, along with minor medical supplies; the whole kit was tucked into the pant pocket of the flight suit. . * The majority of these perishable maps have been lost during World War II and few if any others survived the attrition rate of war, time and climate prevented many from ever being brought back home. This map was given to fliers in the Pacific war against Japan, to insure downed fliers had some chance to navigate their way back to friendly forces. These maps are truly RARE and seldom found on the market. . * .

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        The Novels of F. Dostoevsky. Translated from the Russian by Constance Garnett. The works include: The Brothers Karamasov, The Idiot, The Possessed, Crime and Punishment, The House of the Dead, The Insulted and Injured, A Raw Youth, The Friend of the Family, The Eternal Husband and other Stories, The Gambler and other Stories, White Nights and other Stories, An Honest Thief and other Stories.

      London: Heinemann and Zsolnay Ltd, 1945-50. 12 volumes, all being early printings of Garnett's English translation, several of which are the first reissues since original publication in the nineteen-teens. Octavo (12 x 19 x 38 cm). Handsomely bound in recent dark red half morocco with gilt titles and decoration to spines, blue cloth boards, top edges gilt.Internally clean, exterior unmarked. An attractive set, now rather difficult to assemble in this format.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Krippen-Skala (KRIPS-R): Feststellung und Unterstützung pädagogischer Qualität in Krippen [Spiralbindung] Melanie Bolz (Autor), Katja Grenner (Autor), Daena Schlecht (Autor), Dr. Wolfgang Tietze (Auto

      Über den Autor: Dr. Wolfgang Tietze (1945) studierte Erziehungswissenschaft, Philosophie, Psychologie und Musikwissenschaft. Er ist Professor für Erziehungswissenschaft mit dem Schwerpunkt Kleinkindpädagogik an der Freien Universität Berlin. Zu seinen Forschungsschwerpunkten gehören Fragen der Feststellung, Entwicklung und Sicherung pädagogischer Qualität in Kindertageseinrichtungen sowie der internationale Vergleich. Dipl.-Päd. Melanie Bolz (1978) studierte Erziehungswissenschaft mit dem Schwerpunkt Kleinkindpädagogik an der Freien Universität Berlin. Sie ist wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin im Bereich Forschung & Entwicklung an der PH Solothurn (Schweiz). Darüber hinaus arbeitet Frau Bolz als Freie Mitarbeiterin für die PädQUIS GmbH. Katja Grenner, Dipl.-Psych., wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin bei PädQUIS GmbH, Kooperationsinstitut der Freien Universität Berlin, Schwerpunkt Qualitätssicherung und -entwicklung in Kindertageseinrichtungen sowie Qualifizierung von Leitungskräften und Multiplikatoren. Dipl.-Päd. Daena Schlecht (1969) studierte Erziehungswissenschaft mit dem Schwerpunkt Kleinkindpädagogik an der Freien Universität Berlin. Sie ist wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin bei der PädQUIS GmbH, einem Kooperationsinstitut der FU Berlin. Arbeitsschwerpunkte sind Feststellung und Entwicklung pädagogischer Qualität. Dipl.-Päd. Beate Wellner (1968) ist ausgebildete Erzieherin, studierte Sonderpädagogik und Erziehungswissenschaft. Sie ist wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin an der Freien Universität Berlin im Arbeitsbereich Kleinkindpädagogik und hat in verschiedenen Forschungsprojekten zur Feststellung und Entwicklung pädagogischer Qualität mitgearbeitet. Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Tietze, Professor für Erziehungswissenschaft, Schwerpunkt Kleinkindpädagogik Freie Universität Berlin Zusatzinfo einige Abb. Sprache deutsch Maße 211 x 306 mm Einbandart Spiralbindung Sozialwissenschaften Pädagogik Vorschulpädagogik Kindertageseinrichtungen Kindertagestätten Kindertageseinrichtung Kindertagesstätte Qualitätsmanagement ISBN-10 3-589-25334-7 / 3589253347 ISBN-13 978-3-589-25334-0 / 9783589253340 Krippen-Skala (KRIPS-R): Feststellung und Unterstützung pädagogischer Qualität in Krippen [Spiralbindung] Melanie Bolz (Autor), Katja Grenner (Autor), Daena Schlecht (Autor), Dr. Wolfgang Tietze (Autor), Beate Wellner (Autor)

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        L'Ancre de miséricorde.

      Paris, aux dépens de Pierre Falké, 1945. In-4 en ff, sous chemise illustrée en couleurs et étui (terni), 242 pp. 79 eaux-fortes originales en couleurs dont 1 frontispice, page de titre, 1 composition à double page, 20 hors-texte et 33 en-têtes, lettrines et culs-de-lampe de Pierre FALKE. Bon exemplaire. Tiré à 201 exemplaires num., celui-ci sur Viladon enrichi du dessin original de la composition à double page et de celui, rehaussé, d'une tête de chapitre avec lettrine.

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        Napoleon's Memoirs. Edited [and translated] by Somerset De Chair

      London, Golden Cockerel Press, 1945. Folio, two volumes, 423 and 80 pages with a frontispiece portrait and title page vignette plus endpaper maps in each volume. Gilt-decorated buckram, top edge gilt, others uncut; slight crease to the cloth near the head of the spine of the first volume, with the cloth on the second volume slightly flecked; an excellent set with the bookplate of Allan Giles on each front pastedown. Number 441 of only 500 copies; the first [and only] edition, prepared from the original manuscript.

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        Come nascono le sciocchezze

      O. E. T. Edizioni Polilibraria, 1945. ITALIANO 0,08 Brossura con evidenti segni di uso e del tempo: ingiallita con piccoli strappi e mancanze lungo i bordi dei piatti e al dorso. Pagine ingiallite ma perfettamente conservate, lievissima fioritura. Firma d'appartenenza a penna datata 1952 al frontespizio. USATO

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        The Voyage of Captain Bellingshausen to the Antarctic Seas 1819-1821. Translated from the Russian. Edited by Frank Debenham .

      London Hakluyt Society 1945 - First English Edition. Hakluyt Society second series, XCI &XCII. 2 volumes, 8vo., 20 maps, frontispiece to each volume, 36 plates, original blue cloth gilt, original cream dustwrappers lettered in black, a fine set. Very rare with dustwrappers. Bellingshausen and his 118 companions belong in the front rank of early Antarctic explorers: they circumnavigated the Antarctic circle (the first since Cook to have done so), confirmed the existence of the South Shetland islands, discovered several new islands at high southern latitudes, and may well have been the first to sight the Antarctic continent itself. This is the first translation of Bellinghausen's original Russian narrative (1831), complete with notes from one of Britain's most experienced Antarctic geographers. Taurus 3; Rosove 33.A1. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Tod des Vergil

      New York: Pantheon Books, 1945. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Top right front corner bumped, two-toned cloth lightly soiled, still a very good copy in lovely, near fine pictorial dust jacket. Housed in a handsome blue cloth clamshell box with a gilt lettered black morocco spine label.. Large octavo. 6.25 x 9 in. 524 pp. Text in German. Inscribed by Broch on the front free endpaper in the year of publication. Very scarce signed.

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        Abeceda dusevniho prazdna [Alphabet of Spiritual Emptiness, first edition]

      Prague: Nakladatelstvi Zadruha A. S. 1945 - Neuerer LWd. mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, Vorderseite des OUmschlags eingebunden, Bindung unten mit LWd.-Streifen verstärkt, [160] unpaginierte Seiten mit 45 SW-Reproduktionen, 8° (21,5 x 24,5 cm), von außen an einer Stelle des Vorderdeckels abgeschürft, Deckelecken unscheinbar berieben, Seiten altersgemäß gedunkelt, eine Seite eingerissen und mit dünnem Papier ausgebessert, insgesamt guter Zustand. || Hardback, rebound, front cover of the original dust-jacket included, Tmej's photographs documenting his experiences during World War II, 8° (21,5 x 24,5 cm), 45 b/w full-page photographs, inside in perfect condition, very rare! More pictures on request. Book Language/s: cz [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays

      New Directions, Norfolk, Connecticut 1945 - First edition. Fine in just about fine dustwrapper with a small chip on the rear panel. Advance Review Copy with publication date (January 14, 1946) stamped on the front fly. A surprisingly scarce title in nice condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Der Prozess gegen die Hauptkriegsverbrecher vor dem Internationalen

      Militärgerichtshof, Nürnberg, 14. November 1945 - 1. Oktober 1946. 41 Bände in 40 (Band 23/24 ist ein Doppelband) Amtlicher Text.Deutsche Ausgabe. Veröffentlicht in Nürnberg, Deutschland. 1947-1949. Ca. 25.000 S. gr8. m. zahlr. Bildtafeln sowie Faksimile von Original-Dokumenten. Einige Bände enthalten große Faltbeilagen. Bände 2 bis 22 Sitzungprotokolle, Bände 23 bis 42 Beweisurkunden. (div. St.)(teilw. Rücken etwas ausgeblichen) (alle Seiten sauber und ohne Anstreichungen) (Bd. 1 fehlt) (Bände durchgehend gut erhalten) blaues, goldgeprägtes Ln.-2)Bibl. 40 Bde. Bd. 1 fehlt. Bild vom Einband.

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        Nieuwe algemeene beschryving van de colonie van Suriname. Behelzende al het merkwaardige van dezelve, met betrekkinge tot de historie, aardryks- en natuurkunde.Harlingen, Volkert van der Plaats junior, 1770. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. With a large folding engraved map, and 3 folding engraved plates. Contemporary half tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.

      - Van Doorne & Van Kempen 1945; JCB 1735; Sabin 24119; Tiele, Bibl. 356. First edition of the Dutch translation of an extensive description of the Dutch colony Surinam, "one of the best books, at the time it was written, in regard to the colonies" (Sabin). It deals with both Surinam's geography (climate, soil, coasts, rivers, towns, forts, etc.) and inhabitants. Many chapters deal with the native inhabitants (Indians) of Surinam and their culture and the slaves, commenting on their origins and way of live. Also included is a chapter on how a planter or slave-owner should treat his slaves, emphasizing humility and sodality. The largest part of the book describes Surinam's flora and fauna, in particular commercial crops like sugarcane, coffee, cacao and cotton. The large engraved map shows the numerous plantations, all numbered and with their names included in the preliminaries. The other engravings depict a Surinam tent-boat, a the working of mills in the sugarcane industry.With bookplate and a library stamp. Only a few tiny spots and a small tear in the half-title, otherwise in very good condition. Binding rubbed along the extremities and somewhat worn along the spine, but structually sound.

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        LE CIEL BLEU. Hebdomadaire littéraire pour tous.

      Bruxelles. LE CIEL BLEU. Dir. Rose Capel. Collection complète en 9 numéros du 22 février au 19 avril 1945 - . In folio (36,5 x 27,5 cm.). Comité de rédaction : P. Colinet, Ch. Dotremont, M. Mariën. Contributions : A. Breton, P. Picasso, L. Carroll, R. Willems, M. Béalu, Scutenaire, Magritte, A. Souris, M. et G. Piqueray, G. Henein, M. Broodhaerts, H. Juin, I. Hamoir, etc. Illustrations. Le n° 4 est en partie fendu. Les numéros 8 et 9 sont imprimés sur papier vert. E.O. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Tapis volant -

      Flammarion 1945 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-8 à l'italienne 8 ff. de texte + 33 planches de dessins Sous chemise cartonnée beige avec titre en rouge sur le premeir plat. Dos lisse toilé muet. Fermeture avec 3 lacets. Intérieur propre. En bon état. TURAGE LIMITE. Celui-ci un des 25 exemplaires de tête sur papier Japon des papeteries Rives, contenant chacun un dessin original de Jean Boullet.

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        Jonques et Sampans.

      Paris Horizons de France 1945 - 4to., 154, [iv]pp., 148 colour illustrations including 16 full-page, in sheets in original wrappers, card chemise and slipcase, a fine example. First edition of this beautifully illustrated work, limited to only 525 copies. The illustrations, printed in a very high quality, offer a sharp-eyed account of Charles Fouqueray's voyages from Singapore to Hong Kong, Macao, and Shanghai. Representing the different shapes of boats in these regions, the watercolours also focus on the local sailors and fishermen in action. Fouqueray's use of a large range of colours to depict the sea's various tints and shades conveys a poetic atmosphere to his illustrations, signed with his orientalist monogramme. A map, at the very beginning of the book, represents part of the Asian coast that was explored and drawn by Fouqueray. The French author Claude Farrère (1876-1957) became known for his novels set in exotic places. After a twenty-five year career in the Army, he decided to concentrate entirely on writing. Winner of the Prix Goncourt in 1905 for his novel Les Civilisés, he was elected chairman of the Academie Française in 1935. Farrère wrote this work on the suggestion of his friend the illustrator Charles Fouqueray, who had sent him watercolours made during a trip in Asia. Charles Fouqueray (1869-1956) studied art at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Paris, where one of his masters was the well-known Academic painter Alexandre Cabanel. First interested in painting, he then specialised in illustration, in particular in news magazines such as Le Monde Illustré and L'llustration. In Jonques et Sampans, these two artists convey, mixing text and illustrations, their personal impressions on the East-Asian navigators, ships and waterways. The introductory chapter, written by sea captain and author of several naval history books Auguste Thomazi, gives a thorough but readable description of the two Chinese boats that compose the title of this work: the junks and sampans. In a very personal and easygoing style, Claude Farrère narrates his memories and thoughts about past experiences related to sailing on the East Asian coast. On the original covee are four Chinese characters. They read, as translated in French by the publisher, L'apparition des voiles and Le clapotis des rames. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        China Proper.

      [Various printers for H.M. Stationery Office], July 1944 - [vol. III July 1945]. 8vo, three volumes. Original green cloth, spines and front covers lettered in gilt; pp. xvi, 542; vii, 370; xiv, 653, highly illustrated with plates, maps (one large and folding, in rear pocket) and plans, spines faded, cloth a little marked, internally good; from Edmonton Public Libraries with according shelfmarks, library book plates and stamps (but never lent out). First edition, a very rarely seen complete set. B. R. 530, 530 and B (Restricted). Geographical Handbook Series. - Probably one of the best-researched set of books on China during the turbulent period, covering all aspects of the vast country under occupation, with revolutionary movements thriving, civil war and uncertainty of the future. Volume I contains information about physical geography, history and peoples, followed by chapters on modern history and administration in the second volume. Economic geography, ports and communications are illustrated and described in the concluding volume. 'A series of intelligence handbooks produced during the First World War had proved valuable both during the conflict and as subsequent reference sources. Early in the Second World War the Director of Naval Intelligence ordered the preparation of a new and improved series to meet the requirements of the day. The Handbooks were designed to provide, in the words of the Preface, "for the use of Commanding Officers, information in a comprehensive and convenient form about countries which they may be called upon to visit, not only in war but in peace-time; secondly, to maintain the high standard of education in the Navy and, by supplying officers with material for lectures ... to ensure for all ranks that visits to a new country shall be both interesting and profitable"' (Cambridge Archive Editions, who reproduce a few titles of the series, online). The series was edited by Kenneth Mason (1887-1976), a geographer-soldier, mountaineer and the first statutory professor of geography at Oxford University. Inspired by Younghusband's Heart of a Continent as a child, he conducted intense surveys of the Himalayas and was awarded an RGS medal in 1927 for his surveys of India and Russian Turkestan as well for his leadership of the Shakshagam Expedition. 'Mason also revitalized the links between geography at Oxford and practical service. These had begun with the RGS's involvement in the establishment of the discipline at Oxford and were fostered by Halford Mackinder and particularly his successor, A. J. Herbertson. Under Mason, with his extensive contacts in the military services, government, the city, and the RGS, the school consolidated its practical focus, linked to regional planning, surveying, exploration, teaching, and colonial service. A notable product was the Admiralty handbooks produced during the war when the school became an intelligence unit' (ODNB). China Proper seems to be amongst the rarest Naval Intelligence Division Georgraphical Handbooks of the Second World War.

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        [Notebook of poetry]

      Unpublished; Handwritten by the Author, 1945. The only copy in existence. Hardcover. VG- (Content clean and tight but with age toning to leaves. Covers rubbed; wearing at outer edges.). Outer Physical Description: Red leatherette covers with a Merkbuch notebook, originally blank, with grid graph paper, inserted into slit in back cover. Notebook is removable, to be replaced with another in the red folio cover. Includes slant pocket inside front cover and upper/lower flaps inside back cover, both for placing receipts, photos, and extraneous pieces of paper. The gilt front lettering is, "Erste osterreichische SPAR-CASSE, WIEN," the oldest savings bank in Austria, founded in 1819. The book measures 16x21 cm and 1 cm in thickness. Internal Physical Description: Inscription page followed by a mix of 33 pp. with writing on only one side, 10 with writing on both sides, and the remaining 15 pages blank until the end of the book. Two pages have been torn out and are not present. Two small pieces of other paper, one hand-written, one typed, are laid in. Content Description - all content is handwritten, presumably by Neris: The front free end paper contains the writing, "Wien 23.11.44, A. Civilyte," although the A could possibly be an F. This notebook was in the personal book collection of American artist Will Barnet and his wife, Elena Civilte Barnet, who was Lithuanian. The book could have belonged to a family member, or it could have been given directly to Elena by Neris. An inscriptionon on the following page is in Lithuanian and appears to be a short poem. The handwriting makes it somewhat difficult to differentiate among the letters m/i/u/n/ and f/p/h/k, etc. It reads, as far as I can guess, as: "Musu dienos-kaip švent kaip žyd jimas vypuios! / Tad skub kim gyventi, nes praeis, nebegri jos! - S. Neris 1945. Geguzes 5d. Wittenwater," which translates loosely as "Our days - how the feast is like flowering! / So let's rush to live, because it's gone, do not stop it! - S. Neris, 1945. May 5th. Wittenwater." (Neris died two months later, in July in Moscow.) The notebook contains other poetry by Neris and by another Lithuanian poet, Henrikas Nagy, as well as some poetry and prose by Rilke, Nietzsche, Neris, and Akhmatova. The works of Rilke and Nietzsche are written in German; the poem by Akhamatova is written in Russian (Cyrillic); and all poems by Neris and Nagy are in Lithuanian. Two of Neris's other poems are Gyvenimas giesme (A Song of Life) and Tokios Tolimos (So Far Away). Some of the pages look as if there is narrative written below the poetry. I am surmising that these may be Neris's comments or critiques of the works. Description of the separate two pieces of paper laid in: One is a half piece of lined tablet paper. On it is a poem, Chanson d'Automne, by P. Verlaine, written in French by hand (probably Neris's), in ink, with a free-hand sketch of a woman and two flowers. The other piece is a half sheet of plain paper, typed, with a hand-written note in the margin, dated 1946. The text of both the poem and the note is in Lithuanian, and the poem it titled, "Lietuvaitei" (For Lithuanians) The poem is dated "Stutthofo Koncentracijos lageris, 1943. VIII. 26 diena," meaning it originally was written August 26, 1943 in the Stutthof Concentration Camp. I cannot find information about Neris in the Stutthof camp, but the Lithuanian poet, Balys Sruoga, was, and his dates correspond with Neris's, so the poem could be his. Family of Neris: Neris married Bernardas Bucas, a sculptor. She had a son, Saul Bucas, who died in 2004. Saul was married to Laima Bucas. Supposedly, Neris had/has 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Her granddaughter, Salome Buca, attended an event on July 7, 2015 honoring the 100th anniversary of Neris's death, held at the Salomeja Neris Museum in Kaunas. Final Note: The initial inscription/poem seems quite poignant (something about passing and not returning...). If this is, indeed what it seems, this could well be one of the last handwritten compendiums by Neris with her own poetry and examples of her favorite poetry by other writers. There is a little flower tucked between two pages of the book. Unique. No other in existence.

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        La domenica del popolo. Settimanale illustrato a colori.

      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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