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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.

      [Bookseller: Antikbuch24]
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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.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Les Autodidactes - Aichelbaum]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già' Naturalistica snc]
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        Plakat - Children in Switzerland - Health and happy holidays.. Offset.

      ca. 1945 102 x 64 cm, Zustand A. AuftraggeberIn: Schweizerische Verkehrszentrale. SVZ. Zürich. - Otto Furter (1905-1998). Kaufmännische Lehre in St. Gallen. Weiterbildung in Paris nach 1926. Diplom in französisch-deutscher Handelskorrespondenz. Anstellung bei der Bank René Meyer. Rückkehr in die Schweiz um 1931. Dann kaufmännischer Angestellter bei Emil Meerkämper in Davos. wo er sich neben dem Fotovertrieb im In- und Ausland und auch um die Sujetauswahl für Postkarten und Kalender kümmerte. Bald begann Furter selber zu fotografieren. die Aufnahmen publizierte Meerkämper unter eigenem Namen. Ab 1943 eigenes Fotogeschäft in Davos mit Verlag für Fotopostkarten. weitergeführt von den Söhnen Walter und Hans. Furters Aufnahmen erscheinen in Zeitungen und Zeitschriften. Bildbänden und Kalendern. Er zählt zu den bedeutenden Fotografen in Graubünden. Sein Vorbild war Albert Steiner. Landschaften. Landarbeit. Porträt. Tourismus. Sport. auch Reportagen. Seine Aufnahmen fanden Verwendung für den Alpenschutz und die Berghilfe. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Plakate - Tourismus

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        Freddy and the Popinjay

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1945. First edition. Illustrated with Drawings by Kurt Wiese. 1 vols. 8vo. Red cloth stamped in black, pictorial endpapers. Near fine copy in the SCARCE DUST JACKET with a small chip from upper panel, slight wear and soiling. Wiese, Kurt. First edition. Illustrated with Drawings by Kurt Wiese. 1 vols. 8vo.

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        To jest Oswiecim [This is Auschwitz]

      Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Literatury Politycznej, [Warszawa] 1945 - First edition. Octavo. Quarter cloth and marbled paper over boards. Ribbon marker. Small paper shelf label on spine, corners rubbed, a near very good copy with the cheap paper lightly toned but stable. Friedman was a Polish Jewish historian. After the fall of Poland and the Nazi occupation of his home city of Lwow, he went into hiding outside the Lwow Ghetto throughout the War. While he survived the war he lost both his wife and daughter. After liberation he was the director of the Central Jewish Historical Committee whose mission was to gather data on Nazi war crimes. He collected testimonies and documentation and also supervised the publication of a number of pioneering studies, including this title, his own work on the concentration camp at Auschwitz. After testifying at the Nuremberg trials, Friedman eventually moved to the U.S. where he taught at Columbia. Exceptionally uncommon. OCLC locates 13 copies, seven of them in the U.S. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Real Life Of Sebastian Knight (In Dust Jacket)

      Norfolk, Connecticutt [1945]: New Directions, 1941. First Edition, Second Issue . Smooth Red Cloth. Fine Book/Very Good Dustjacket. 205 Pp. Colophon States A Total Of 1500 Copies Were Printed. Bound In Smooth Red Cloth [749 Copies Were Bound In A Red Burlap Binding In 1941, The Remaining 751 Copies Were Bound In This Smooth Red Cloth Binding And Issued In April 1945]. First Issue [1941] Paper Labels, Printed Text On Front Label Being 2.7 Cm Wide [It Is Believed That Copies With A 3 Cm Width Print Line Were Issued Only With Some 1945 Bindings]. First Issue Dj With Name Correctly Spelled As Nabokov On Cover And Flaps [ A Variant Dj With Spelling "Nabokoff" Was Apparently Printed First, But, Confusingly, Issued Only On The 1945 Issue In Smooth Red Cloth, Probably When The Publisher Ran Out Of Corrected Jackets]. [For A Bibliographic Description See Vnbiblio]. Bright And Fresh, Spine And Cover Labels White And As New. Jacket Is Nearly Complete, Not Price-Clipped [$2.50] And Only Lightly Worn; It Has A Small Chip At Part Of The Top Of The Spine, Up To 3/8" Deep, Removing The First "T" In The Title; A Curved Chip Up To 3/8" Deep At Bottom Of Spine; There Is A 1/4" Long, 1/8" Deep Chip At The Base Of The Front Panel, And Tiny Chips At Tips; There Is A One Inch Long Closed And Nearly Invisible Tear Along The Front Top Spine Edge, And A 3/16" X 1/8" Chip At The Front Spine Edge About 2" Down From The Top Of The Book, Not Affecting The Lettering Or Design. The Red Cloth Is A Little Discolored Where The Chips Exposed The Cloth. An Attractive Copy. The Unlaminated And Thin Jacket Is Quite Fragile And Has Become Quite Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        Notorious (Original screenplay for the 1946 film)

      Los Angeles: RKO Radio Pictures, 1945. Temporary screenplay for the 1946 film. At 162 pages (the equivalent of nearly 3 hours' running time), this script is much longer than the final edited version, and like many Selznick scripts in the draft stage, is not quite complete (though the camera direction is already quite detailed), ending with the line "Alex, are you mad?" as called for. One of the great Hitchcock films, and one of a handful he made that ventured into more serious dramatic content outside the thriller genre. Though not credited as a screenwriter in the final film, Hitchcock and Hecht holed themselves up in a room in New York City for days developing the inital screenplay draft, this being the immediate result. Nominated for two Academy Awards, including Best Screenplay. Pale blue titled wrappers, noted as Temporary Screenplay on the front wrapper, dated June 11, 1945, with credits for director Hitchcock and screenwriter Hecht. Distribution page present, with receipt intact, rubber stamped Script No. 2578. 162 leaves, mimeograph, with white revision pages dated 6/12/45. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound with three silver brads. Criterion Collection 137. National Film Registry. Hardy, The BFI Companion to Crime. Selby Canon US. Silver US. Spicer US.

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        Scrapbook and Photo Album of Philadelphia Attorney and Artist William J. Conlen

      [Philadelphia]: [no publisher], 1945. Very Good. Small quarto. Blue cloth gilt, entitled Book Shelf Scrap Book. Very good condition, with some yellowing to newspaper clippings and occasional loose items. Contains newspaper clippings, 32 gelatin silver photographs, typed poems and notes, letters to Conlon, and an original pen and ink design for a bookplate for Conlon by designer William Lewis Plack, all apparently compiled by William James Conlen's wife, Jean, and focusing on the years 1932-1939. Much of the material details the Conlen's relationship with the family of Jasper Yeates Brinton, a justice and later President of the international court presiding in Alexandria, with whom Conlen attended the University of Pennyslvania law school.Conlen was also an enthusiastic amateur artist and friends with noted artist Walter E. Baum, and there are original photographs of Baum and Conlen painting in rustic outdoor locations, as well as a newspaper clipping of an article written by Baum. A number of the photographs are taken in Egypt, but the photos primarily detail painting expeditions and family visits outside Philadelphia, in Rockport, Massachusetts and (perhaps) Chicago, as well as a number of undetermined locations. The final set of clippings focuses on relations with Mexico in the mid to late 1930s. Besides being a prominent admiralty lawyer and a skilled amateur painter, Conlen was the author of a number of books and articles, including Philadelphians Abroad and Vignettes of Mexico. The entire work provides an interesting overview of the concerns, work and leisure time of this well-connected Philadelphian, with some emphasis of the Buck's County art scene in the 1930s.

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        Monumenta Palaeographica Vetera. First series. Dated Greek Minuscule Manuscripts to the Year 1200: I, Manuscripts at Jerusalem, Patmos and Athens (1934); II, Manuscripts in Venice, Oxford and London (1934); III, Manuscripts in the Monasteries of Mount Athos and in Milan (1935); IV, Manuscripts in Paris, Part I (1935); V, Manuscripts in Paris, Part II, Oxford, Berlin, Vienna and Jerusalem (1936); VI, Manuscripts in Moscow and Leningrad (1936); VII, Manuscripts in Rome, Part I (1937); VIII, Manuscripts in Rome, Part II (1937); IX, Manuscripts in Rome, Part III, in Messina, in Naples, and in London (1938); X, Manuscripts in Florence, Athens, Grottaferrata and the Meteora (1939); Indices, Volumes I to X (1945). 11-vol. set (Complete)

      The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Boston 1945 - Folio (16 1/4 x 14 1/2") (Portfolios); Quarto (10 1/4 x 7") (Index volume). Vol. 1: 20pp, 6 leaves + inserted 7th leaf (Booklet), 1-77 loose leaves (Plates); Vol. 2: 18pp, 6 leaves (Booklet), 78-151 loose leaves (Plates); Vol. 3: 18pp, 6 leaves (Booklet), 152-225 loose leaves (Plates); Vol. 4: 17, [1]pp, 6 leaves (Booklet), 226-300 loose leaves (Plates); Vol. 5: 20, [2]pp, 7 leaves (Booklet), 301-373 loose leaves (Plates); Vol. 6: 17, [1]pp, 7 leaves (Booklet), 374-452 loose leaves (Plates); Vol. 7: 17, [1]pp, 7 leaves (Booklet), 453-525 loose leaves (Plates); Vol. 8: 16pp, 7 leaves (Booklet), 526-602 loose leaves (Plates); Vol. 9: [8], 6, [2]pp, 7 leaves (Booklet), 603-673 loose leaves (Plates); Vol. 10: 17, [1]pp, 7 leaves (Booklet), 674-757 loose leaves (Plates); Index volume: xxxv, [1], 185, [1]pp. Original half olive cloth over olive paper covered boards, with black lettering to front covers and spines. String ties. (Portfolios). Original olive cloth, with black lettering to spine and front cover (Index volume). Spectacular corpus of 401 dated Greek minuscule manuscripts dating from the year 835 to 1200, splendidly reproduced in facsimile in no less than 757 photogravure plates. Each of the ten portfolios contains about 75 plates and a very concise technical description of each manuscript reproduced in facsimile.A list of 291 identified scribes is given, as well as a detailed list of subjects of the MS, ranging from theological treatises to monastic treatises, from Andrew of Crete to Theophylact of Ohrid, from the Old to the New Testament, from Aristotle to Plato, etc.In the introduction of the last volume (X), the editors mentioned that an 11th and final volume was in preparation, and that, depending on the political events in Europe (WWII was in the making), it should be released in 1941. However, no such volume was published, except for the Index in 1945.Sporadic rubbing and closed tears along edges of portfolio. Ex-library copy, with sticker at upper front joint and tail of spine. - Flaws in vol. 1: Heavy staining to front cover of booklet, which is also detached, but present. Pencil annotations throughout. Leaves of plates 6 and 7 separated from booklet. Plate 7 in booklet is a photocopy. - Flaws in Vol. 2: Page 10 and 15-18 in booklet detached but present. Plate 98 in portfolio has handwritten annotations in pencil. Plate 129 has dark shadowing on its right side. Minor tear in right hand-side of plate 151. - Flaws in Vol. 3: Front cover of booklet stained. Some pages loose. Sporadic annotations in pencil. Some staining on plate 202. Plate 219 with a 1/2" dark line across bottom leaf, with 4 circular stains at top left. - Flaws in Vol. 4: Some discoloration and staining on front cover of booklet, and pencil annotations throughout. Black stain covering part of plates 294-295 description in booklet. - Flaws in Vol. 5: Cover of booklet has slight tear just right of center, at the top. - Flaws in Vol. 6: Pencil annotations throughout booklet and plates. Plate 384 has a segment of an image dated 932 cut out. However, a copy was made from another volume and taped behind the plate so that the missing segment appears.- Flaws in Vol. 7: Sporadic annotations in pencil throughout. Minor staining at lower margin of plates 453 and 454 (not affecting image).- No major flaws in Vol. 8.- Flaws in Vol. 9: Pages 4 and 5 of booklet age-toned.- No major flaws in Vol. 10.- Flaws to the Index volume: Rubbing to head and tail of spine. Spine age-toned. Ink stain at lower margin of pp. 175-175 (not affecting lettering), and annotations in ink to pp. 178-182.Portfolios and interior in overall fair to good+ condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Distant Prospect a Sequel to First Childhood

      First edition. 8vo., original blue cloth, dust jacket. London, Constable.

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        MS - Typoskript mit eigenhändiger Titulatur und mehreren Korrekturen. - Beilagen.

      Heidelberg 1945. 7 1/2 Seiten folio. Gelocht. Karl Heinrich Bauer (1890-1973), Chirurg und Onkologe."Wissenschaft und Humanität / von Prof. K. H. Bauer, Rektor der Universität Heidelberg". - Rektoratsrede aus Anlass der "feierlichen Verpflichtung der Studierenden am 20.XI.1945" auf die Humanität als Basis der Wissenschaft."... Wir stehen mitten im Durchbruch zu einer neuen Zeit. Der neue Kurs verlangt zuvörderst klaren Kampf und vollen Einsatz zur geistigen Überwindung dessen, was 12 Jahre lang die deutsche Seele versklavt und den deutschen Namen vor der Geschichte geschändet hat. Bleiben wir uns klar, der Nationalsozialismus ist zwar militärisch besiegt, politisch erledigt, aber geistig ist er noch nicht überwunden ..."Zusammen mit Karl Jaspers hatte Bauer die Wiedereröffnung der Heidelberg durch die Besatzungsbehörden zum Wintersemester 1945/46 betrieben.Beiliegend ein maschinenschriftlicher Brief mit eigenhändiger Unterschrift, Heidelberg 1977, an eine befreundete Medizinerin in Göttingen, mit einer Anekdote von seiner ersten Blinddarmoperation. Ferner beiliegend 3 Portraitphotographien und 3 Photokopien von Erklärungen Bauers zu Vorwürfen aus dem SDS, er sei "Propagandist der Sterilisationspraktiken des 3. Reiches" gewesen (Juli/August 1968).

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        Cannery Row

      New York: Viking Press, 1945. First Edition. A novel set amidst the sardine fisheries of Monterey, CA, revolving around the lives of those who lived there during the Depression. Basis for the 1982 David Ward film starring Nick Nolte, Debra Winger, and Audra Lindley. GOLDSTONE & PAYNE A22.b, HANNA 3340. Second Issue. Octavo (19cm); yellow cloth, with titling and rule stamped in blue on spine and front panel; blue topstain; dustjacket; 208pp. Hint of darkening to spine, with faint staining along joints and fading to topstain; Near Fine. In later dustjacket, advertising war bonds on rear panel; both corners clipped, spine gently sunned, with light wear, short tears, and small stains to spine on verso; Very Good+.

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        A Masque of Reason

      Henry Holt and Company, New York 1945 - First edition, Number 693 of 800 copies, signed by Frost. Printed at the Spiral Press. 30, [4] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Brown buckram and brown paper over boards, in slightly damaged black paper over boards slipcase First edition, Number 693 of 800 copies, signed by Frost. Printed at the Spiral Press. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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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. .

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        To jest Oswiecim [This is Auschwitz]

      [Warszawa]: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Literatury Politycznej, 1945. Very Good. First edition. Octavo. Quarter cloth and marbled paper over boards. Ribbon marker. Small paper shelf label on spine, corners rubbed, a near very good copy with the cheap paper lightly toned but stable. Friedman was a Polish Jewish historian. After the fall of Poland and the Nazi occupation of his home city of Lwow, he went into hiding outside the Lwow Ghetto throughout the War. While he survived the war he lost both his wife and daughter. After liberation he was the director of the Central Jewish Historical Committee whose mission was to gather data on Nazi war crimes. He collected testimonies and documentation and also supervised the publication of a number of pioneering studies, including this title, his own work on the concentration camp at Auschwitz. After testifying at the Nuremberg trials, Friedman eventually moved to the U.S. where he taught at Columbia. Exceptionally uncommon. OCLC locates 13 copies, seven of them in the U.S.

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        Théâtre complet -

      Ides et Calendes 1945-1953 -, Neûchatel, Paris - 16 In-8 Couverture rempliée illustrée en couleurs.Chaque volume est illustré sur la couverture, le titre et en frontispice d'une composition en couleurs de Christian BÉRARD Exemplaire parfaitement conservé, non coupé. Première édition du théâtre complet de Giraudoux, en partie originale.Un des 32 exemplaires de tête sur Ingres Guarro, celui-ci étant l'un des 7 hors commerce, spécialement imprimé pour LOUIS JOUVET. Chaque volume possède en outre l'ex-libris de ce dernier.Ami de Jean Giraudoux, Louis Jouvet donne la première de "La Guerre de Troie n'aura pas lieu". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Primi chiarimenti

      Partito Liberale Italiano, ROMA 1945 - Fascicoli ITALIANO Copertina in cartoncino stampato con leggere fioriture, legatura spillata, dorso appena brunito, tagli leggermente ingialliti dal tempo, parte della serie ''Fascicoli''

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        Totò il buono

      Milano: Bompiani, , 1945. Brossura, sovracoperta (wrappers, dust jacket). Molto Buono (Very Good). Bella dedica con disegno e firma autografa dell'Artista (Substantial inscription with an original drawing signed by the Artist). Romanzo per ragazzi (che possono leggere anche gli adulti). Illustrato con 22 disegni di Mino Maccari. 8vo. pp. 168. Bella dedica con disegno e firma autografa dell'Artista (Substantial inscription with an original drawing signed by the Artist). Molto Buono (Very Good). Sovracoperta sciupata ai margini con strappetti e mancanze (Some chipping and nicks around top and bottom of dust jacket). .

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        Paintings in oil. Norman Lindsay (deluxe edition)

      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. Sydney : The Shepherd Press, 1945. Quarto, gilt-stamped papered boards in decorated paper dustjacket, colour and black and white plates, in the original slipcase. Some very light handling marks, a fine copy. The deluxe edition, limited to 115 copies signed by the artist. The deluxe edition contains 14 additional reproductions of drawings not present in the standard edition, which was printed in an unsigned edition of 1000 copies. It is also printed on better paper and is in a deluxe binding with different jacket design. Scarce.

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        HOT-REVUE. Revue mensuelle de jazz-hot.

      Lausanne. Editions de l'Echiquier 1945 - -1947. In-4 agrafé. Contributions : Ch. Delaunay, H. Panassié, A. Hodeir, K. Mohr, A. Garsin, M. Gautier, B. Vian, L. Choquart, etc. Nombreuses photos, dessins, chroniques, discographie, etc. Rare collection complète du n° 1, décembre 1945 au n° 17, 1947. E.O. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Am Hof Market in Vienna. Original ink drawing for "The Door Opens" by Ernst Lothar.

      New York: Doubleday, Doran. 1945 - Ink on paper. 15.75 x 12 inches. Ink annotations in the margins. Signed "Garth Williams" in ink on the verso Inventory no. 3.02773.Reproduced full page on p. [87] of the book.Provenance: Estate of the artist. MISSED in Garth William, American Illustrator, A Life by E. & J. Wallace. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Lecture: The Negro in the Post-War World

      Howard University, [Washington DC] 1945 - 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.

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        Esthe-tique Du Mal

      Cummington: The Cummington Press, 1945. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition of this poem by Stevens with illustrations by Williams. One of 300 copies (this being number 235) printed on Pace paper from Italy. Quarter morocco spine over green paper-covered boards. Edelstein A10. With rubbing and wear to the edges of the morocco spine. A very good copy overall. Lacking the scarce glassine wrapper.

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        Returned mail sent to a World War II Marine who was captured on Corregidor and died in a Japanese prison camp

      1945. Very good. Envelope only, no letter. The envelope was addressed to Private First Class Walter Mikucki at the Osaka Yodogawa Bunsho POW Camp in Japan. It has a typed "Prisoner of War Postage Free" free frank in the upper right corner and has received a Chicago "War Savings machine postmark dated Jan 13, 1944. The envelope was opened by a U.S. censor and resealed using censor tape annotated, "Examined by 6587." The address was subsequently obliterated with a red cross and black bands using grease pencil or crayon. It has a circular handstamp in the lower right corner dated Nov 20 1945 with text that appears to read "[LIBER]ATED HQ. USMC., WASH., D.C." Ther is a USMC "pointing finger" return-to-sender hand stamp that point to the return address. Pfc. Mikucki was a member of the 4th Marine Regiment when, as war clouds rumbled in the Pacific, it was sent from China to Corregidor to defend Manila Bay in the Philippines. Shortly after its arrival, Japan launched its sneak attack on Pearl Harbor and allied bases throughout the Pacific. Corregidor was bombed continuously from late December, 1941 until May 5, 1942 when an overwhelming force of Japanese soldiers landed on the island. After tanks were brought ashore the following day, Lt. Gen. Johathan Wainwright realized defeat was imminent and surrendered fearing the thousand or so wounded men and bedraggled defenders would be annihated. Although most of the 4th Marine Regiment had been killed, the remaining men were transported to prison camps in Japan. The Yodogawa Bunsho Camp near Osaka was one of the smallest Japanes prisoner of war camps, and records in the National Archives identify only 12 prisoners that were known to have been held there. Pfc. Mikucki's name is not on that list. Other records show that Mikucki may have been imprisoned at various times at the Itchioke, Chikko, and Umeda Bunsho camps. He died from unknown causes on March 11, 1943. Clearly this information was not provided by the Japanese to the Red Cross as Mikucki's parents sent this letter ten months later. Examples of mail sent to American prisoners held in Japan are very scarce, and this example may be unique for as os 2017, I am unable to find any record of other returned mail for Corregidor Marines who died in Japanese prisoner of war camps in philatelic or ephemera auctions records, for sale in the trade, or held by institutions per OCLC. Also, there is no mention of anything similar in Gruenzner's Postal History of pf American POWs.

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        La grande meute. Eaux-fortes de Trémois.

      S.l., Éditions Archat, 1945, en feuilles, couv. imp., étui, sous emboîtage. - in-folio de 1 frontispice-284-(5) pp. ; 33 eaux-fortes originales de Pierre Yves Trémois, dont 1 frontispice et 24 pl. protégée chacune par une serpente légendée.Tiré à 385 exemplaires. Un des 310 ex. sur vélin de cuve Lana.Le plus célèbre roman de vénerie.

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        LA MODA DI TUTTE LE EPOCHEL.: 3 CARPETAS.

      - 1945 G. G. Görlich, Milano Edizione di centonovanta copie numerate da 167/190 exemplrs. Carpeta nº 1.: IL SETTECENTO. PERIODO LUIGI XV. LUIGI XVI. 28 Tavole oroginali eseguite a mano. Carpeta nº 2.: PERIODO NAPOLEONICO, 1790-1815. 26 Tavole.Ejmplr. 42/190. Carpeta nº 3.: PERIODO RISORGIMENTO E IIº IMPERO, 1844--1878. 26 tavole. Ejemplr. 129/190. 35x25 cm. En petaca cartoné. época. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dirty

      Paris, 1945, in-16, 26-[1] pp, broché, couverture rempliée imprimée d'après un dessin de Mario Prassinos, Édition originale, un des 500 exemplaires numérotés et imprimés sur vélin blanc (après 25 sur vergé d'arches). Seizième cahier de la collection "L'Âge d'Or", publiée sous la direction d'Henri Parisot. Couverture et bords légèrement frottés.

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        Orbe: Revista Latina de Cultura General/Revue Latine de Culture Generale. Year 1, No.1 (July 1945) through Year 2, No. 6 (May 1946) (all published)

      1945. Altogether 6 issues, 112, 80, 80, 80, 80, 80 pp., of the Latin American cultural journal (with articles in French and Spanish), under the editorial direction of Émilie Noulet and Josep Carner, discussing topics such as the paintings of Stefa Brillouin, the poetry of Mallarmé, poems and philosophy, maritime songs, etc., including contributions by Octavio Paz, Max Jacob, and Paul Valéry among others. 8vo. Wrpps., some covers slightly soiled. Mexico 1945-1946.

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        Das Berliner Mietshaus. Band 1 - 3 (komplett) Bd. 1: 1740-1862 / Bd. 2: 1862-1945 / Bd. 3: 1945-1989.

      543 S. : Mit zahlr. Abb. / 584 S. : Mit 755 Abb. / 624 S. : Mit 820 Abb. 30 cm Org.-Broschur Bd. 1: ISBN 3791305247 / Bd. 2: ISBN 3791306960 / Bd. 3: ISBN 3791307193 // Einbände leicht berieben, Rücken ohne Leseknicke, keine Einträge. 1. Band mit Kürzel auf vord. Deckel und kl. Einriß am hint. Deckel.

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        Autograph Letter Signed

      ("Rockwell Kent"), on personal letterhead, Ausable Forks, New York, Tuesday, February 6, 1945. 4to. 2 pages (on one page recto and verso). A triffle soiled, but very good. Kent outlines, in great detail a proposed book. To Mrs. Boedeker: "First of all and most heartily thanks. It was a wonderful day you gave me winding up with your hospitality to my friend, Pedro, and his little secretary. Please convey my thanks to our very lovely and devastatingly charming hostess, Mrs. Boedeker. I hope that we may someday have you two and the Christemsems as our guests here. I send you herewith: Comparisons for 3 charts. Sketches for title page, introduction, dedication. Regarding the arrangement of the pages. and thats all. I must rush this off by the first mail." Kent (1882-1971), American artist known for landscape and figure painting; one of the finest wood engravers of the century.

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        Deutsche Sankt Georg Sportzeitung - 43. Jahrgang - Nr. 21 - Berlin 1943 - Erstes Februarheft

      Vollständige Ausgabe im Original-Verlagseinband (Broschur im Format 24,6 x 34,4 cm) mit fotoillustriertem Deckeltitel. 13 Seiten, mit vielen Fotoabbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier. - Aus dem Inhalt: Wie ist der natürliche, regelmäßige Stand der Vorderbeine des Pferdes? - Hengstparade im Gestüt Zirke - Aus dem Heeresgestüt Janow-Podlaski. - Exemplar in guter Erhaltung - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Kavallerie, Kavallerie-Offizier beim Reitturnier, der deutsche Reiter, deutsche Reitergemeinde, Reiten in Deutschland vor 1945, berittene Soldaten, Pferde-Einsatz bei der Wehrmacht, Reiterzeitschrift im Nationalsozialismus Versand an Institutionen auch gegen Rechnung

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        Historical Records of the Survey of India

      Surveyor General of India, Dehra Dun, India 1945 - 4 volumes All have map endpapers and the Survey of India gilt crests on front cover but they crests from vol 1 and 2 differ from those on vol 3 and 4. Vol 1 & 2 have Vol 1: 18th century. Published in 1845. 400 pp, folding maps, plates, ill, some colored. index. Vol 2: 1800 to 1815 Published 1950. 478 pp, many folding maps (some colored). Vol 1 & 2 have the surveyor of India Royal Gilt crown on front board. Volume 3: 1815 to 1830 533 pp, ill some colored, folding maps. Vol 4:1830 to 1843. Published 1958. 493 pp, ill, maps, folding maps. This is THE definitive work on the Survey of India. There is information on earlier surveyors, early attempts to map the Himalayas. In addition to technical information, there is much narrative about the areas. Little known areas like the North East Frontier, Mountain provinces and the North West Frontier are discussed. Four vg to vg+ volumes. Some corner wear otherwise quite nice. A fifth volume was produced but suppressed by the Indian Government, so these four volumes constitute the entire set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ballet

      New York: J. J. Augustin, 1945. First edition. Oblong hardcover. Reportedly only 500 copies were printed. Text by Edwin Denby. This book was a revelation with it's design and gritty and grainy collection of images of the Ballet Russe. Includes 104 black and white photographs printed in gravure. A close to near fine copy with some creasing to the front free endpaper in an about very good dust jacket that has a small hole and some soiling on the rear panel, some minor wear to the edges, some toning to the front and rear panels and the plain unprinted spine having perished. Still, a very nice copy of this classic. Brodovitch's importance and impact on photography and graphic design can't be overestimated. (Parr & Badger v1, 240-241, Roth 110-111)

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        Ugolki staroi Moskvy.

      

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