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        Napoleon's Memoirs. Volume I: Corsica to Marengo. Volume II: Waterloo Campaign. Edited and translated by Somerset de Chair.

      London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1945 - 2 volumes bound as one, quarto (310 x 185 mm). Late 20th-century red full morocco Cosway-style binding by Bayntun-Riviere, with a miniature portrait of Napoleon (under glass and set into the front cover) surrounded by crossed banners, musket and sword, gilt panelled spine with motifs of the Napoleonic bee and monogram within a laurel wreath, two-line gilt border on sides, back cover with gilt stamp of the arms of the house of Bonaparte, front cover with overall pattern of Napoleonic bees and monogram within a laurel wreath, top edges gilt, untrimmed, richly gilt turn-ins, scarlet watered silk endleaves. An excellent copy. Wood-engraved title page vignettes by John Buckland-Wright, collotype portrait frontispieces, map endpapers by Somerset de Chair bound-in at the end. First Golden Cockerel Press edition, number 61 of 500 numbered sets, beautifully printed in Perpetua types on Arnold mould-made paper. This superbly bound copy incorporates a fine miniature half-length portrait of Napoleon as First Consul, based on the famous full-length portrait by Jean-Baptiste Isabey. Cockalorum 167. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Massimo Campigli Il Lamento del Gabelliere: DELUXE edition with 10 hand colored Original Lithographs

      Massimo Campigli. Il Lamento del Gabelliere: 10 hand colored Original Lithographs.Poem by Raffaele Carrieri. Note Carlo Bo. Edizioni Toninelli, Milano 1945. DELUXE Edition Signed by the artist on justification page, with a dedication written in pen from Toninelli. One of 100 copies with 10 lithographs hand colored under Campigli supervision, of which three of them in double-page. Total Edition of 250 copies numbered: 100 with hand-colored lithographs, 125 with B/W lithographs; 25 out of commerce. Good copy of a rare edition. Condition: Hard cover worn, bottom spine detached and worn, stains and discolorations. Inside spine loose, but attached, some splits between pages, lithographs with bright color and not discolorations, the paper with light waves, some with creases. The book showing sign of age but still a good copy of a rare edition, overall in good condition. Ref: Campigli Catalogo ragionato dell'opera grafica, Meloni/Tavola # 79. PICTURES ON REQUEST

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        Massimo Campigli   Il Lamento del Gabelliere: 10 black and white Original Lithographs

      Massimo Campigli. Il Lamento del Gabelliere:10 black and white Original Lithographs. Poems by Raffaele Carrieri. Note Carlo Bo. Edizioni Toninelli, Milano 1945. With 10 Original lithographs by Massimo Campigli in B/W, of which three of them in double-page, that accompany the poem of Carreri Total Edition of 250 copies numbered: 100 with hand-colored lithographs, 125 with B/W lithographs, and 25 out of commerce. The Lithographs were pulled from stone by Piero Fornasetti Atelier in Milan, the lithographic stones were destroyed after the limited prints. A Good copy in good condition. Condition: Beige cardboard hard cover with title in brown worn, corners with scratches and discoloration, spine missed, but front and back cover solid attached to the book. Light splits on the text block, Lithographs in good conditions, some light waves and creases on the paper are visible in almost all the pages, as same some tanning on the edges. In Good Condition Ref: Campigli Catalogo ragionato dell'opera grafica, Meloni/Tavola # 79. PICTURES ON REQUEST

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        The Radlett Trilogy - The Pursuit of Love/Love in a Cold Climate/Don't Tell Alfred

      Hamish Hamilton, 1945. Hardcover. Very Good. A set of three first edition, first printings published by Hamish Hamilton between 1945-1950. Comprising: 'The Pursuit of Love' - a very good book with some light handling marks to the front cover and a small previous owner's stamp to the extreme of the corner of the front endpaper. In a very good unclipped first issue wrapper with some light browning to the head of the front panel from some internal tape repairs. A couple of very small chips to the edges and a little rubbed to the corners. 'Love in a Cold Climate' - a very good/near fine book with a touch of spotting to the top of the page edges - without inscriptions. In a very good unclipped wrapper with one chip to the head of the spine (not affecting the lettering). No fading to the spine whatsoever. 'Don't Tell Alfred' - a very good+ book with one faint stain to the front board. One small name to the head of the endpaper. In a near fine clipped wrapper. A lovely set of Mitford's trilogy.

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        Emblemes (a k a Emblems) + Hieroglyphikes of the Life of Man

      Beautiful little English Emblem book with 100+ religious, alchemical and symbolic illustrations/engravings in two parts + a letter dated 1945 from Library of Harvard University, The Houghton Library, signed by William A. Jackson (1905-1964), the first librarian for The Houghton Library .Emblemes (a.k.a. emblems) by Fra. Quarles (Francis Quarles) + Hieroglyphikes of the Life of Man London printed for J. Williams at the Crowne in St. Paul's Churchyard 1684 (although the date looks like it could be read either as 1624 or 1634)Size, Binding and Collation: Cute little 12mo volume measuring 6.5"x4" 381 pages + preliminaries, in later, probably early-to-mid 20th century calf. Collation is as follows: blank, title page, Dedication to Edward Benlowes, To the Reader, a latin inscription, first engraving, and main text begins The First Book begining with The Invocation (1-64), The Second Book (65-124), The Third Book (125-188), The Fourth Book (189-248), The Fifth Book (249-311), book plate of The Library of J. Roy W. Barrette (probably 20th century) on past down, two blank pages, "the mind of the frontispiece", "Hieroglyphikes of the Life of Man" title page on page 317, Dedication to Lady Mary Countess of Dorset (319-20), To the Reader (321), first engraving of the Hieroglyphikes on page 322, main text alternating engravings and text 322-381, Finis.Condition: Near Fine pages in Near Fine binding, and very good+ title page. Beautiful solid binding, slight edge-wear to the edges of the boards, but overall clean and solid, text very readable, engravings mostly clear but probably towards the end of the printing run. Slight toning towards the edges of the main title page with a taped repair to the top, not affecting inner engraving, mostly clean pages, near fine, with occasional spotting, nothing serious. Overall a very good solid book from the late 17th century!Included Letter: Interestingly, this volume was apparently at first purchased or acquired then passed on and returned to Miss Mabel Zahn and Charles Sessler by Harvard University's Houghton Library as shown in a letter in the volume written and signed by William A. Jackson who was the first librarian of Houghton Library at Harvard, appointed in 1942 and remained at the post until his death in 1964. According to the letter, the seller or donor (it's not clear whether this was a donation or a sale, to Harvard but I suspect this was a sale) had dated the volume to 1634 but Jackson felt positive the book was printed in 1684 although the engraved title page's year is difficult to read. Jackson speaking for Houghton declined the book and another book, which makes me believe these were a possible transactions from an antiquarian bookseller. So this book has "partial provenance", briefly owned by Harvard University then not!NOTE: The pictures are of the actual item for sale. (The pictures are NOT a stock photo.)

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        Tête de Femme. Original engraving in Valéry and Eluard, Paul, et al. Jours de gloire. Histoire de la libération de Paris. (Georges Bloch's copy)

      Paris: D. Lambusier, [1945]. 4to, one of 50 hors commerce copies on papier de lana from a total edition of 1070 copies, printed for Georges Bloch, frontispiece by Daragnès, etching by Picasso, 3 (of 4) plates by Touchagues and 4 by Dignimont, illustrations, with a duplicate of the final quire, loose as issued in original printed wrapper, slipcase, lacking one plate, one leaf slightly creased, backstrip slightly creased at head and foot. Bloch. 372,; Baer 799.III.c.; Cramer, 41 From the collection of the late Picasso collector, Stanley Seeger.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        UNDERGROUND PRINTING: Nase Pjesme. Svezak II.

      [Dalmatia, Croatia]: Kulturno-umjetnicko odjelo Ministarstva prosvjete Narodne vlade Hrvatske [Cultural-Artistic Department of the Ministry of Education of the National Government of Croatia] . 1945 - 12°, 40 pp. songs with music scores and illustrations, original wrappers, illustrated with linocuts in green and black, stapled (Very Good, slightly stained, tiny reapired tear in the cover). An attractive booklet, printed in Dalmatia just before the end of WWII, includes Partisan music scores, songs and illustrations. The cover was printed in green and black linocut – a technique most commonly used for illustrations by the underground Partisan printing in Yugoslavia. The book was published by the underground Partisan press by the State Anti-fascist Council for the National Liberation of Croatia, in the territory held by the Partisans. As the title says, this is part II. The first part was printed in 1944 in Lika and is according to the literature now lost (Hrvatski biografski leksikon, Natko Devcic). Very Rare – we could not find any references to the book in literature, nor any examples in institutions worldwide.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        This Hunger.

      New York: Gemor Press,, 1945. With five woodblocks by Ian Hugo. Octavo. Original cream paper-covered boards, titles to spine and front cover in purple, illustrations to covers in purple, edges untrimmed. With 5 woodblock prints. Slight bumps to spine ends, a couple small faint marks to covers; an excellent copy. First and limited edition, one of 1,050 copies. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Leo, of the hooded insights .. who reads the unwritten books. With love, Anaïs". The recipient was likely Leo Lerman, editor of Harper's Bazaar at the time, and friend of Nin's, with whom she often had "whimsical and completely free talks". In 1946 Nin respectfully turned down Lerman's request for a short autobiography to use in a profile feature, writing, "I am more interested in human beings than in writing, more interested in lovemaking than in writing, more interested in living than in writing ... I walk into the fire always, and come out more alive. All of which is not for Harper's Bazaar". The illustrator was one of Nin's two husbands, Hugh Parker Guiler; they were married from 1923 until her death in 1977.

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        Skazki [Fairytales]

      Moscow - Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoe Izdatel’stvo Detskoi Literatury, 1945 - First Edition illustrated thus. Illustrated by N. Tyrsy. 66pp [2]. 16.5 x 21.5cm. Original colour illustrated paper wraps. B&W illustrations. Even toning to paper stock, minor soiling, very minor tears, minor nudging to corners. Light even rubbing to wraps, minor even soiling, minor shallow creasing, more pronounced to spine, indiscriminate discolorations, minor lifting to corners. More pictureson request Not only written by one of the outstanding authors of the Soviet Children’s genre but also illustrated by the founder of Leningrad’s school of Illustration. An outstanding little book in a very tight and bright example. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: SEFIREL RARE BOOKS]
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        Der unsterbliche Kasperle oder über die Freiheit des Geistes. Mit 9 Holzschnitten von Hans Orlowski.

      Standort: FL1199-390576 Folio. Weinroter Originalumschlag mit wiederholtem Textholzschnitt (Kasperlekopf) auf vorderem Außendeckel und hinterem Innendeckel. Der Umschlag etwas knitterig, mit kleineren Einrissen (diese teils mit säurefreiem, durchsichtigem Filmoplast hinterlegt) sowie vier Fingerflecken auf hinterem Deckel. Gedruckt bei Eduard Stichnote in Potsdam in der Lutetia Antiqua auf handgeschöpft. schweren Bütten. Lose gefalzte Bogen. 24 (+4) Seiten. Der Schmutzbogen noch mit kleinen Randläsuren, innen dann sauber und unbeschädigt. Vorliegend Exemplar Nummer MXV (von total 1100) mit eigenhändiger Zueignung Orlowskis "Für Herrn Professor Doktor P.O. Rave Neujahr 1945 Hans Orlowski.".

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        Photograph signed

      1945. Signed. (TRUMAN, Harry). Framed photograph signed. [November, 1945.]. Image measures approximately 7-1/2 by 9 inches. Entire framed piece measures approximately 18 by 21 inches. $1850.Handsomely framed black-and-white photograph portrait of President Truman, inscribed underneath “My best to Bob, —, & Peggy McLaughlin, Harry Truman.”The photograph is from November, 1945, seven months into Truman's presidency. Fine condition.

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        Der Tod des Vergil

      Pantheon Books, New York 1945 - Primera Edición. Buen estado general. Good condition. Libros La Teatral es una librería anticuaria establecida en Buenos Aires desde 2009. Desde 2015, ofrece una selección de su stock para el público de otros países en Abebooks. Libros La Teatral is an antiquarian bookshop in Buenos Aires, founded in 2009. Since 2017 we have been offering a fine selection of our stock to a global public via Abebooks. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Brenendicke Licht - Erstausgabe.

      New York, N.Y.: Book League of the Jewish Peoples Fraternal Order, IWO 1945 - weinroter Leineneinband, Rücken an Ober- und Unterkante leicht berieben, Vor- und Rückdeckel innen fachmännisch verstärkt, Seiten sauber und gut erhalten, Drawings by Marc Chagall 252 S., Hebräisch 408g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'AVVENTURA ANNO II 01-33

      S.E.P.I. - SOCIETA' EDITRICE PERIODICI ILLUSTRATI. L'AVVENTURA le più belle storie - i migliori disegnatori anno II - 1945 1-33 - serie completa S.E.P.I. - Società Editrice Periodici Illustrati 1945 spillato 29 x 38 cm b/n e a colori Stato di conservazione: OTTIMO!

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        7 (SEVEN) OFFICIAL BRITISH PRESS PHOTOS FROM THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN BELSEN

      British Information Sevices. 1st Edition Press Photographs on Exposed on Photographic Paper. 8 X 10 inches. These pictures, taken and issued in April 1945, played a major role in opening the public's eyes to the massive atrocities of the Holocaust. From the US Holocaust Memorial Museum:

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books LLC]
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        Småtrollen och den stora översvämningen.

      Helsinki: Söderström & Co.,, 1945. Octavo. Original printed wrappers, staple bound. Black and white illustrations throughout. Title page with contemporary ownership inscription in black ink and additional small note in blue ink. Wrappers lightly toned and creased. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression of the first Moomin book. The characters began to take shape in the 1930s, but it was not until the publication of Småtrollen och den stora översvämningen (The Moomins and the Great Flood) that the Moomins made their first official appearance in text and image.

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        464th BOMBARDMENT GROUP SOLDIER'S UNIFORM And ARCHIVE. 1943 - 1945.

      1943 - 1945. Scrapbook: 47 leaves (1 blank) containing a variety of material, usually to both recto and verso; ~80 total pages utilized, with additional material laid in. Yearbook: 26 unnumbered pages. Several published items included in scrapbook and among loose material, pagination varying from 6 - 92 pp. Illustrations include 21 b/w photographs from Lucchina's army training in Colorado and his unit's headquarters in Pantanella, Italy, ranging in size from 2-1/4" x 1-3/4" to ~3" x 5"; five 10" x 8" b/w photos of aerial photos taken during bombing runs (incl. one duplicate); two target photo charts/ maps, 22-1/4" x 19-3/4"; 10 b/w souvenir RPPCs; 8 half-tone postcards; etc. Sizes vary. Scrapbook 12-3/4" x 10-1/4". Uniform fits an ~5'10" man (33" x 31" trousers, 38L jacket). Occasional chipping and short tears to scrapbook leaves; light general wear and some fold lines to paper material; one leaf of a longer piece of material detached and laid in; very occasional areas where a photograph or other item is missing. Tiny hole to uniform trouser leg, minor soil to one hat, else uniform in exceptionally nice shape. VG or better condition overall.

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        The Raven. Testo originale seguito dalla traduzione di Stéphane Mallarmé e da una interpretazione di Ettore Serra - con due disegni di Edouard Manet. Omaggio a Poe nel centenario della pubblicazione del poema 1845-1945

      Edizioni Prometeo, Roma 1945 - Brossura editoriale. Lievi fioriture, ma ottimo esemplare. Edizione della prima tiratura di 50 esemplari fuori commercio in numerazione romana (nostro n. IL), in carta di Fabriano Umbria . Furono editate anche 312 copie destinate alla vendita in carta Fabriano Miliaflex . Provenienza: Biblioteca Ungaretti: dedica autografa alla prima carta bianca di Ettore Serra a Geanne e Peppino Ungaretti, datata primo aprile 1945. Opera rara. Folio (cm. 38,6), 48 pp., 2 cc.nn. con un disegno del corvo e il ritratto dell Autore. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Ex Libris ALAI-ILAB/LILA member]
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        Death Comes as the End.

      London: for The Crime Club by Collins, 1945 - Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the jacket with slightly faded spine. First edition, first impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Mesalina

      Colección Pompadour, México - Sin fecha, circa 1945; muy buenas condiciones generales. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: El telar de Virginia]
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        Mandragora, siglo XX

      Ediciones Mandragora, Santiago du Chili 1945 - Broché sous couverture illustrée d¿un photomontage. Edition originale de ce recueil de poèmes illustré par Jorge Caceres d¿un dessin, de 5 collages et de 8 photomontages dont un repris en couverture. Tirage unique de 500 exemplaires numérotés et signés. Exemplaire portant un envoi autographe signé de Gomez-Correa à l¿écrivain Manuel Salvat. Enrique Gomez-Correa publie à vingt ans ses premiers poèmes dans la revue moderniste de Huidobro « Total » ; il est le fondateur de la revue « Mandragora » organe du mouvement surréaliste chilien qui aura sept numéros entre 1938 et 1943. Sous son égide, le groupe de Santiago connait une activité intense dans les années quarante. Plus qu¿un simple périodique, « Mandragora » est, à l¿image du groupe parisien, un rassemblement de jeunes artistes qui compte J. Sanchez Pelaèz, Enrique Rosenblatt, Braulio Arenas, Teofilo Cid et le très jeune Jorge Caceres, poète, peintre et photographe qui mourra à vingt-six ans en 1949. Un an avant il avait participé à l¿Exposition Internationale du Surréalisme de Santiago à la Galerie Dedalo, avec Breton, Duchamp, Brauner, Hérold et Matta. Les illustrations qu¿il donne pour le livre de son ami Gomez-Correa « Mandragora, Siglo XX » sont à l¿image de son art, mêlant la photo, le dessin et le collage. Le collage original reproduit à la page 21 figurait dans la collection André Breton (vente Breton 15 avril 2003, n°4198). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chloé et Denis Ozanne]
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        The Cow in India (2 Vols.)

      Calcutta: Khadi Pratisthan, 1945. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. Impressive--and uncommon--2 Vol. study of the role of the cow in Modern India. 1st edition, 1945. Both volumes solid and bright and VG+ in publisher's illustrated grey cloth. Wonderful pictorial image of Gandhi on both front panels with the following observation below his profile: "I commend the volume to the lover of the cow as also to every one who would learn that the slaughter of cattle for food ia a pure economic waste and know how he can turn the cow into a giver of plenty instead of being the giver of scanty who owing to criminal negligence she has become today". Thick 12mos, 1,963 pgs. all told, 163 tables, small folding map, 61 duotone photographs of cows, stone dragging contests, etc. Vol. I: Breeding--Dairy Industries; Vol. II: The Body of the Cow--Its Disease and Treatment.

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        Alices Äventyr I Sagolandet Och Bakom Spegeln [Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass].

      8vo. Original publisher's half terracotta leather over marbled boards with flat spine ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt, top edge gilt, pale marbled endpapers; pp. [x], 11-218 + [i]; with 10 coloured plates on cream stock and numerous delicate line drawings, many full-page; a remarkably fresh copy with light rubbing to joints and boards, internally fresh throughout with slight discoloration to endpapers. First edition of this popular, and charming, interpretation of Carroll's classic illustrated by Högfeldt presented in the very scarce de luxe publisher's leather binding, which we cannot trace elsewhere. The text is in Swedish. This edition is not included, in either the standard or this rare publisher's leather, in Lovett, the exhaustive bibliography devoted to Carroll's 'Alice', which lists over 2,000 different editions of the works. An edition, however, in English (304) bound in red cloth with the dustwrapper, and with 'Stockholm 1945' to the verso of the title-page, is listed.

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        Ross Poldark

      The First UK printing published by Ward Lock and Co. in 1945. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. Light pushing at the spine ends with minor bumping at the corners. The covers remain clean. Some light fading / ghosting to the spine ends and cover edges. Mild toning to the text block but the pages remain clean. Light offsetting to the end papers. A contemporary previous owner's Christmas inscription to the front end paper. An exceptionally sharp copy despite being produced to war economy standards. The fragile paper WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition. Some edge wear, creasing and rubbing in places. Some closed tears in places. Mild chipping to the spine ends and corners with an area of loss to the lower front spine area involving a closed tear. Two small areas of tape reinforcement to the lower edge on the verso. The colouring of the wrapper to the spine has only slightly faded and is lightly toned. Correctly priced at 8/6 net. Slight linear scuff to the central spine area. The period wrapper artwork remains very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. The first title in the successful 'Poldark' series which has been adapted twice with acclaim for TV. Scarce to find in such exceptional condition having been produced cheaply to war economy standards. The nicest copy we have handled. Collectible. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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        [Photo Album] Army Photographer on Guam

      [Guam. 1945]. Quarto. Blue spiral bound album with self-adhesive pages containing approximately 60 black and white photographs. Overall near fine with the photographs neatly arranged in a like new album with only the poster board showing light wear and a touch of toning at the edges. A collection of images taken by Army photographer William S. Dolan from Riverhead, Long Island. Dolan enlisted in the Army in 1942 but failed his physical for being underweight resulting in his assignment to the Army Air Force Western Technical Training Command at Lowry Field in Colorado where he graduated in 1943. He continued to serve stateside until 1945 when he requested a transfer to the infantry eventually being stationed in Guam with the 315th Wing Consolidated Photographic Laboratory. The album starts with about a dozen 7.5" x 9" photos with individual shots of men from his unit, including Dolan, followed by several official-looking photos of the lab, men processing film, and making prints, along with a mimeograph history of the unit. The remainder of the album showcases images of Dolan posing with his gun, on the beach, talking with the other soldiers, one captioned "The Teetotalers" shows a group of men with beers, as well as shots of the island, palm trees, the harbor, a church, a farmer plowing, and native houses. The albums ends with a series of images of Dolan and other men boarding a plane and two curious images of what appears to be indigenous men of New Guinea. [With] Stiff poster board, measuring 20" x 15", hand lettered with "Guam" at the top with a palm tree and cut-outs displaying six photos. The poster board features the most artful of Dolan's shots of Guam with palm trees, the beach, and native homes. A compelling album of images from one Army photographer's time on the island of Gaum. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        LAUTREAMONT DOCUMENTI D'ARTE CONTEMPORANEA

      ROSA E BALLO, 1945. INTERLINGUE 0,44 Pseudoritratto di Lautreamont a cura di S.Dalì al retro frontespizio, in italiano e francese, illustrazioni in nero di Dali, Ernst, Mirò, Ray, e Vallotton, pagine brunite da fattore tempo e con sporadica fioritura, coperta morbida ingiallita, con fioritura e con usura ai bordi ed al dorso, al dorso anche piccolo e lieve alone di umidità USATO

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        ULISES. Traducido por J. Salas Subirat.

      Santiago Rueda, Ed.,, Buenos Aires 1945 - 16.7x25. 2 vols. de xv + 403pp. 2h. y 435pp. 2h. Dedicatoria autógrafa del traductor a Guillermo de Torre, firma de este en ambos tomos, ex-libris de Miguel de Torre, y firma de Jorge Luis Borges (fechada en 1950) en el Tomo I. Ejemplar nº 15 de una tirada de 300 ejemplares e papel especial. José Salas Subirats (Buenos Aires 1890-1975) fue, además de traductor de lo intraducible, poeta, novelista y ensayista. El interés de Borges por la obra maestra de Joyce viene de muy atrás; ya en enero de 1925 en Proa escribe "Soy el primer aventurero hispánico que ha arribado al libro de Joyce." Aunque esta traducción no fue muy bien acogida, Borges sí lo dio unos elogios, juzgando "beneméritas" sus fatigas, y calificando alguna traducción puntual como "recta e inventiva", aunque su conclusión es que la obra es realmente intraducible debido a las diferencias genéricas entre el inglés y el castellano. Un ejemplar de asociación de gran importancia. Holandesa piel. Las cubiertas editoriales han sido profesionalmente restauradas, con lomo nuevo, conservando los tejuelaos y las tapas originales. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Marine-Code 1945 Codeerdeel en Decordeerdeel (2 delen) Confidentieel met lood verzwaard

      - 1945 Netherland Indies Government Printing Works Melbourne Australia. Confidentieel no. 893. Speciale met lood verzwaarde delen die er voor zorgen dat de boekdelen zinken bij een voltreffer op zee. Codeerdeel en Decodeerdeel, samen ongeveer 1200 blz. Maritieme telegrammen en berichten worden omgezet in Marine-code en waren strikt geheim. In dit boek de omzettingen. Boeken hebben koperen hoekpunten. Geheel is compleet, in zeer goede staat en zeer zeldzaam.

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        Bouquet of Flowers]

      1945 - Chromolithograph. Printed on wove paper. In good condition with the exception of some faint discoloration to the surface of the paper in the margins. Image size: 25 7/8 x20 3/4 inches. This luxurious chromolithograph of a bouquet of flowers is after a painting by the celebrated Viennese porcelain painter, Joseph Nigg. A celebrated Viennese flower painter, Josef Nigg studied under Johan Drechsler at the Academie des Beaux-Arts in Vienna. Primarily a flower and fruit painter, Nigg was best known for his highly detailed still lifes on porcelain. Between 1800 and 1848 he became one of the foremost decorators at the Vienna porcelain factory, and his delicate paintings are considered some of the finest examples of the Austrian style. Examples of his superb work can be found in some of the best museums in the world, including the Hermitage in St. Petersburg. Known for his luxurious still lifes, Nigg paid close attention to every minute detail of the composition from bloomy roses to dewy peaches. This large chromolithograph is a lovely example of his intricate paintings and effortlessly conveys the luxuriousness and grandeur of his monumental designs. Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs Vol 10, p. 220; Thieme/Becker, Allgemeines Lexicon der bilden Künstler, Vol. 25/26, p. 473.

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        PILOT'S FLIGHT LOG BOOK.

      1945. 2. (WWII) Gatti, Larry. PILOT'S FLIGHT LOG BOOK. No place, (1945). 36p, 5 1/4"x 7 1/2", immitation leather, vg in protective case. Gatti (1920-1974) served in WWII from 1942-45, enlisting in Queens, NY. He was a 2nd Lieutenant and co-pilot in the 95th Bomb Group, Eighth Air Force. The log is a manuscript record of over 400 flights from his student practice flights & landings at Harris Field, MO, to "1st solo ride" to acrobatics and solo cross country, formation and instrument flying, to Boeing Fortress training at Sioux City. The log continues with B-17 flights to Labrador, Iceland, Scotland and practice in England and then records 35 raids into Germany (Oct. 1944-Mar. 1945), on Cologne, Berlin, Chemnitz, Bremen etc. and names specific targets: synthetic oil plant, Folke Wolfe plant, marshalling yards, bridges and railroads. From the dates and places Gatti would have been participating in both operations "Thunderclap and Clarion" which were designed to paralyze German troop and supply movement near the end of the war. Unfortunately these operations were carried out in heavy civilian areas and led to German accusations of "Terror" bombing. After his combat tour ends, he records flights moving B- 17's & crews near Paris, Brussels & London. Laid in is a Catholic prayer card (in Italian) which we assume he carried with him on flights.

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        A Masque of Reason

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1945. First edition, Number 211 of 800 copies, signed by Frost. Printed at the Spiral Press. 30, [4] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Brown buckram and brown paper over boards. Some darkening of spine, else a near fine copy lacking the publisher's slipcase. First edition, Number 211 of 800 copies, signed by Frost. Printed at the Spiral Press. 30, [4] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Signed. Crane

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        A Masque of Reason by Robert Frost (Limited First Edition)

      NY, Henry Holt [1945]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Signed. 30 p.; 26 cm. Poetic drama; tells the story of Job in dramatic format using blank verse with three characters: Job, Job's wife, and God. "This edition has been limited to eight hundred numbered copies and here signed by the author... This copy is Number 351." "Printed at the Spiral Press, New York February 1945." Crane A27. Very good in tattered & worn slipcase. Stock#OB818.

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        THE OPENER OF THE WAY

      Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1945. First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing and some age tanning to the spine panel. (17309). Octavo, cloth. 2065 copies printed. The author's first book, preceded by a 40-page booklet printing four stories. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-29. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 209. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-30.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        LA CITTA' MODERNA TECNICA URBANISTICA

      HOEPLI, MILANO 1945 - ITALIANO Quest edizione di guerra è la ristampa della I ed. del 1935, con 370 illustrazioni in nero nei testi e fuori testo, pagine brunite ai bordi causa tempo e con rara fioritura, coperta rigida non editoriale, bianca, con titoli neri al dorso e con copertina editoriale applicata al piatto

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        [HAND-ANNOTATED ALBUM CONTAINING EIGHTY-SIX PHOTOGRAPHS FEATURING A SEGREGATED AFRICAN-AMERICAN REGIMENT STATIONED IN ADAK, ALASKA DURING WORLD WAR II]

      [Adak, Ak, 1945. Eighty-six photographs, mostly 2 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches, cornered into album pages. Brad-bound album pages, some loose. Covers lacking, album pages chipped, but photographs in very good condition. A wonderful collection of vernacular photography featuring a segregated African-American regiment in Adak, Alaska on the Aleutian Islands during World War II. Adak Island was an important strategic base for American operations against the encroaching Japanese forces during World War II. Adak Army Airfield was established on Aug. 30, 1942, to provide a forward base from which to attack Japanese forces on neighboring Kiska Island. The first four photos in the album show boxing legend, Joe Louis, who spent a great deal of time during World War II traveling around to various military installments to put on promotional boxing matches in an effort to raise money for the war. Louis is known to have fought Alaskan boxing champion Percy Blatchford in Adak during Blatchford's military service there. The remainder, and great majority of the album is composed of posed photographs of various members of an African-American regiment stationed on Adak Island during World War II. Each photograph is hand-annotated with names identifying the subjects of the photographs, including Joe Figgins, Bill Tucker, Andy Speaks, Harry Butler, Kenny Range, Hadie Owens, Tommie Rucker, Leroy Cook, Bill LaFleur, Henry Duncan, George Williams, and many others. Occasional commentary is added to the notations, including one photo captioned "Catching some Aleutian Sunshine." Sometimes the captions are humorous, as in ""Big Bill Lee - Chicago's Gift to Adak." One photograph clearly shows gravestones with Japanese writing; this photo is captioned "Jap graves." Incidentally, this may be a unique surviving view of the Japanese cemetery on Adak, as the 236 Japanese dead were taken from Adak and reburied in Japan's Chidorigafuchi National Cemetery in 1953. A few photographs show natural features, such as the Bering Sea, and man-made features, such as the "Bay Shore Highway." The last fifteen photos show black soldiers on tractors in a barren landscape; the soldiers are perhaps part of an engineering corps on Adak. A rare glimpse into the African-American soldiering life during World War II, in a rarely-seen setting during the conflict.

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        Die Bischöfe des Heiligen Römischen Reiches / der deutschsprachigen Länder 1198 bis 2001 in 5 Büchern. Ein biographisches Lexikon. Buch 1: Die Bischöfe des Heiligen Römischen Reiches 1198 bis 1448. Buch 2: Die Bischöfe des Heiligen Römischen Reiches 1148 bis 1648. Buch 3: Die Bischöfe des Heiligen Römischen Reiches 1648 bis 1803. Buch 4: Die Bischöfe der deutschsprachigen Länder 1785/1803 bis 1945. Buch 5: Die Bischöfe der deutsprachigen Länder 1945-2001.

      CXCI, 926 XCVI,871 XVI, 666 XIX, 910 589 Seiten. Originalleinenexmeplare mit Original-Schutzumschlägen Sehr gut erhaltene Exemplare. (Schutzumschlag Buch 4 leicht beschädigt) 3428103033

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        Alcoholics Anonymous [First Edition, Eighth Printing]

      New York: Works Publishing, (Alcoholics Anonymous), 1945. First Edition, Eighth Printing. Blue Cloth. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Viii, 400 Pp. Blue Cloth, Gilt. A Tight, Clean Copy, Light Wear, Slight Bumping To Spine Top And Bottom. Hinges Strong. Gilt Lettering On Spine Worn But Readable. No Fraying, Tears, Or Marks. Light Damp Spots On Cover.

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        THE OPENER OF THE WAY

      Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1945. First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Wandrei library label laid in. A sharp copy. (15584). Octavo, cloth. 2065 copies printed. The author's first book, preceded by a 40-page booklet printing four stories. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-29. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 209. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-30.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        UN COEUR SIMPLE Gouaches Originales de Jorge MORIN (Jorl Morin)

      1945 - Nantes (Cholet Farré et Freulon) 1945 1 vol. in-4 en feuilles sous couverture illustrée étui 20 Compositions : : vignette de couverture vignette de titre 9 in-texte 9 gouaches à pleine page chaque exemplaire a été illustré A LA MAIN de GOUACHES ORIGINALES toutes signées au crayon ; A l?encre : « Achevé d?illustrer le 2 juillet 1945 signé JORGE MORIN » TIRAGE A 55 EXEMPLAIRES sur Vélin Pur fil 1/12 (n°9) sur vélin blanc avec une SUITE DE 2 GOUACHES ORIGINALES. Dos jauni petites piqures rousses sur la première gouache Ouvrage RARE! [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        MASSES OUVRIÈRES. Revue mensuelle de la mission ouvrière.

      - années 1945-1975 en 54 vol. in-8 demi-toile./Nous joignons en fasc. br., les années 1976-1978 (3 fasc. mq. en 76 et 1 mq. en 78). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Crack-up

      New York: New Directions, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. First issue with title page printed in red and black, in publisher's decorated paper covered boards with cloth spine, in dust jacket with price of $3.50 intact. Hardcover Near Fine, a bit dust-soiled, rubbed at corners, pages lightly toned; in a Very Good dust jacket with a faded spine. chips at spine ends, corners and rear panel, 2-inch slit and light cup ring to front panel, small puncture at front joint, area of soiling to top edge of rear panel at edge chip.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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