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        A Matter of Life and Death [Stairway to Heaven] (Original photograph from the 1946 film)

      The Archers, London 1946 - Vintage black-and-white photograph from the 1946 film. With the stamp of the production company, The Archers, on the verso, crediting photographer Eric Gray, along with a mimeo snipe describing the scene, in which Peter (David Niven) has a discussion with The Conductor on the steps of the "escalator" that leads to an imaginary other world in which Peter faces trial for his life.Set in England and the Other World, shot in England.8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        The Stardust Road

      Rinehart and Company, New York 1946 - Very light foxing on the boards, text block uniformly lightly toned. Square, tight, bright, and clean. The dust jacket shows shallow chipping at the extremities, else it's vg. Signed on 1st blank page. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Austern & Co. / Brooklyn Books]
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        Little Island

      1946 - [BROWN, Margaret Wise]. MACDONALD, Golden (pseudonym) and WEISGARD, Leonard. The Little Island. Garden City: Doubleday, 1946. Oblong octavo, original half blue cloth and pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers, original dust jacket. $1600.First edition of this award-winning picture book, with text by Margaret Wise Brown and color pictorial boards and 21 full-page color illustrations, signed by the illustrator, Leonard Weisgard.Kingfishers, butterflies and a little kitten explore the secrets of a beautiful island in this lushly illustrated children's book. "Brown was a prolific writer and used several pseudonyms in addition to her own name, signing books as Golden MacDonald, Timothy Hay and Juniper Sage". The passionate energy with which she wrote and the casual way she selected and used pseudonyms reflect her personality as others knew it. The number of her books, as well as their appeal, contributed to her enormous sales; by the end of 1946 [the year in which this title was published]". some 835,000 copies of her books had been sold". Ironically, Brown's productivity may have delayed formal recognition of her talent" (ANB). "Although Weisgard illustrated stories for numerous authors, he was known especially for his association with Margaret Wise Brown". Weisgard was a runner-up for the Caldecott Medal in 1946 for his illustrations to Little Lost Lamb and won the award in 1947 for The Little Island; Brown wrote both books under the pseudonym Golden MacDonald" (Britannica Online). Caldecott label affixed to front panel.Book about-fine with slight edge-wear, dust jacket extremely good with light toning to spine, closed tear to front panel, minor abrasions to rear panel, one tape repair to verso. A lovely signed copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        La Nuit et le moment. Eaux-fortes originales en couleurs de Louis Icart.

      Paris, Georges Buillot, 1946. In-4, en feuilles, 161 pages. 25 eaux-fortes originales en couleurs de Louis Icart, dont un frontispice, 17 hors-texte, 2 in-texte et 5 planches libres. Un fac-similé de Louis Icart. Tirage à 540 exemplaires, dont 15 exemplaires sur différents papiers, comprenant les eaux-fortes dans leur état définitif en couleurs, réservés à l'artiste et à l'éditeur, dénommés "exemplaires d'artiste" et numérotés de I à XV. Exemplaire N°VII. Intérieur frais malgré de rares rousseurs en début d'ouvrage et piqures sur les tranches. Chemise et étui d'éditeur. Petites usures, dos insolé. Notre exemplaire d'artiste contient en plus les deux états des eaux fortes sur Japon réservés aux exemplaires sur Japon (noir et sanguine).

      [Bookseller: Librairie Bertran]
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        Ruffed Grouse [Author's Autograph Manuscript]

      1946. Published: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947. Manuscript in ink on ruled yellow paper, with loose photographs; and carbon copy typescript. 2 vols. 4to. Generally very good (some rust stains; toning to typescript). Custom half green morocco slipcases. Published: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947. Manuscript in ink on ruled yellow paper, with loose photographs; and carbon copy typescript. 2 vols. 4to. The complete manuscript of Knight's notable work on the Ruffed Grouse in America With carbon copy of letter submitting manuscript to agent Lurton Blessingame in the summer of 1946 and extensive editorial correspondence and a file of Knight's carbons and correspondence with friends and scientists around the country on the topic of ruffed grouse. Cf. Bruns, pp 260-261; Biscotti, p. 242; Hampton's Modern Angling Bibliography pp. 174-5

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Memoria anual de la Hermandad de Bienhechores de Santa Maria de Poblet

      Imprenta Monastica, BARCELLONA 1946 - SPAGNOLO Esemplare n. 299, con dedica in prima pagina, numerose tavole fotografiche in nero; lievi segni del tempo

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Ein Psycholog erlebt das KZ.

      Wien, Verlag für Jugend und Volk, (1946). - 130 SS. Bedr. Broschur. 8vo. Erste Ausgabe (= Österreichische Dokumente zur Zeitgeschichte. Hrsg. v. Anton Tesarek. Bd. 1). - An den Rändern etwas gebräunt; Einband etwas berieben und bestoßen. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Snow Goose

      London: Michael Joseph 1946. Signed limited edition. This is copy no. 560 of an edition limited to 750 copies printed on mould-made paper and SIGNED by the author Paul Gallico and the artist Peter Scott on the limitation leaf. 63 pp. Publisher's original yellow cloth with gilt decoration to front cover and gilt lettering to spine. In the original plain paper dust wrapper. Tipped-in colour plates. In-text illustrations. Cloth bright and fresh. A Fine copy. . Fine. Cloth. Signed Limited Edition. 1946. 4to..

      [Bookseller: Fosters' Bookshop]
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        Portrait of Jennie (Original screenplay for the 1948 film | October 29, 1946 draft)

      Los Angeles: Vanguard Films, 1946. First Temporary Draft script for the 1948 film. One of the great melodramas--veering strongly into the realm of fantasy and ghost stories--of the late 1940s. Painstakingly developed by David O. Selznick and then sold to Vanguard Pictures (to whom Selznick International was sold). "Portrait of Jennie" is a romantic fantasy so strange and concept-driven that it has always eluded mass popularity. Joseph Cotten portrays a struggling artist who becomes enamored--and then obsessed--with a little girl named Jennie who inexplicably begins to grow to womanhood over a period of weeks. Blue titled wrappers. 156leaves, mimeograph, with pink and blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 11/29/46 and 12/12/46. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with three gold brads. Weldon (1996), p. 437.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Le trésor du bibliophile. Livres illustrés modernes 1875 à 1945 et souvenirs d'un demi-siècle de bibliophilie de 1887 à 1945

      Paris: Librairie L. Carteret, 1946-1948. 5 volumes grands in-8 brochés, [2] ff., 305 pp.; [2] ff., 261-[1] pp.; 328-[1] pp.; 412-[2] pp.; 207-[2] pp.. Un des 150 exemplaires numérotés sur grand papier vélin marais filigrané. Petites déchirures ou défauts sur les couvertures. . (Catégories : Bibliophilie Bibliographie Livres illustrés )

      [Bookseller: Christophe Hue - Livres anciens]
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        Current Affairs - Austerity Period fortnightly information publication - 122 issues

      The Bureau of Current Affairs 1946 - 'Current Affairs' was originally a War Office publication, circulated only in the Services. From April 20th 1946 it was re-launched for civilian publication. This collection of 122 Ephemeral issues begins with issue #1 of the new format, and includes all but 19 issues of the run. The latest included is # 141, dated 15th September 1951. Also included are three duplicate issues, making 125 issues in total. All are in good condition. Some are occ.foxed, and some of the wire-stitched staples are age-rusting, but all are still complete after 70 years. Extra postage costs will apply for this one-owner collection. Subjects for discussion were Famine, Germany, The Press, New Towns, Housing, Leisure, The Little Shop, Czechoslovakia, the Black Market, Palestine, the Marshall Plan, Health, Employment,and other pressing subjects looking for urgent solutions in a post-war world, ones suitable for Discussion Groups, written by Authors such as Bronowski, Klingender, Nicholson, Maude, etc. Each illustr. with line drawings by leading artists of the day. Find me another ! A treasure trove of subject-material awaiting Researchers. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Moons Bookshop, PBFA]
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        Boomerang! (Original screenplay for the 1947 film)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1946. Revised Final script for the 1947 film "Boomerang!." Brief notation in holograph pencil on one page. Based on a Reader's Digest article (1945) by Fulton Oursler (as Anthony Abbot), in turn based on an actual incident involving a Catholic priest and a mentally unstable homeless man. Henry L. Harvey (Andrews) is a public attorney hired to defend a strange out-of-towner accused of murdering a priest. Producer Louis De Rochemont's innovative documentary-style filmmaking is perhaps at it's best in this film, drawing heavily from his previous film, the 1945 Henry Hathaway noir, "The House on 92nd Street." Set in Connecticut, shot on location there and in New York. Nominated for an Academy Award. Self wrappers. Title page integral with front wrapper, dated September 6, 1946, noted as REVISED Final Script, with credits for screenwriter Murphy and writer Oursler (as Abbot). 162 leaves, with the last leaf of text numbered 155. Mimeograph, with blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 9/18/46 and 9/25/46. Near Fine overall, bound with two gold brads. Grant, p. 87. Selby Canon. Silver, p. 55. Spicer, p. 406.

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        Le Bateau Ivre (illus. Jean Denis MAILLART)

      Paris. Les Editions du Raisin. 1946. In-Folio. 39 pages. 8 magnifiques lithographies hors-texte de l'artiste et illustrateur Jean Denis Maillart. Tirage à 200 exemplaires - celui-ci le no. 26. En feuilles sous couverture imprimée rempliée, chemise cartonnée et étui. Emboîtage et chemise en mauvais état, intérieur impeccable.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Valier ]
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        Mythes de Guerre COPY SIGNED BY Marie Bonaparte

      London, Imago Publishing Co., LTD 1946 - In-8° broché, 180 pages. Bel et très long envoi de la fondatrice de la psychanalyse en France : la Princesse Marie Bonaparte à un couple d'amis : Roger et Isabelle [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: PRISCA]
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        Showdown

      New York: Sheridan House, 1946 - First Edition. Very good in a mediocre, tape-mended dust jacket. Signed by Flynn on the front free endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        LA NUIT ET LE MOMENT. 25 eaux-fortes originales de Louis Icart.

      Editions Georges Guillot, Paris 1946. In-4 en feuilles sous couverture rempliée imprimée, étui-chemise de l'éditeur. 25 eaux-fortes originales, en couleurs par Louis Icart. Tiré à 540 exemplaires, un des 250 exemplaires sur Johannot à la forme comprenant les eaux-fortes dans leur état définitif. Notre exemplaire est enrichi de 5 eaux-fortes libres en couleurs et bien complet du double feuillet "à propos... illustré d'un eaux-forte originale en couleurs à pleine page. L'ouvrage en parfait état, et l'emboitage très beau.

      [Bookseller: Patrice Jeudy - Livres Anciens et Modern]
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        THE LITTLE WHITE HORSE

      London: University of London Press. 1946. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Original blue cloth with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely near fine clean and square copy, the contents without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the near fine lightly rubbed and nicked pictorial dustwrapper which remains very clean and bright. Not price-clipped (6/- net to the front flap, as called for). A beautiful example, entirely without repair or restoration. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Le trésor du bibliophile. Livres illustrés modernes 1875 à 1945 et souvenirs d'un demi-siècle de bibliophilie de 1887 à 1945

      Librairie L. Carteret 1946-1948, Paris - 5 volumes grands in-8 brochés, [2] ff., 305 pp.; [2] ff., 261-[1] pp.; 328-[1] pp.; 412-[2] pp.; 207-[2] pp. Un des 150 exemplaires numérotés sur grand papier vélin marais filigrané. Petites déchirures ou défauts sur les couvertures. . (Catégories : Bibliophilie Bibliographie Livres illustrés ) 5170 g [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Christophe Hüe - Livres anciens]
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        [Les Maîtres de l'estampe française contemporaine :] Maurice Asselin, dix estampes originales présentées par Gaston Diehl

      Paris Rombaldi 1946 in-folio en feuilles Paris, Rombaldi, 1946. Coll. "Les Maîtres de l'estampe française contemporaine" (n° 4). 38,5 x 28,5 cm, in-folio, 2 ff. bl. - 7 ff. n. ch. portant 2 eaux-fortes dans le texte - 10 estampes (4 lithographies en noir, 1 lithographie en couleurs, 4 eaux-fortes, 1 pointe-sèche) toutes numérotées et signées par l'artiste à la mine de plomb et montées sous passe-partout - 3 ff. n. ch. - 3 ff. blancs, en feuilles sous couverture blanche rempliée et imprimée et portefeuille de l'éditeur. Tirage limité à 100 exemplaires sur vélin pur fil de Lana. Celui-ci n° 83. On JOINT une autre gravure de Maurice Asselin (format in-8, signée dans la planche). Bel exemplaire. (MONOD, 584) (2,5 kg) Très bon

      [Bookseller: Julien Mannoni livres anciens]
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        LA REVUE SOCIALISTE, Culture - Doctrine - Action, mai 1946 [n° 1 - tête de collection] - juin 1971 [n° 227]

      , Paris, Librairie Marcel Rivière et Cie 1946 et s., [25x16 cm.], fasc. br., mq 2 fasc. (mq. n° 197 et 213), (qq. couv. fanées, qq. dos abimés), assez bon état.

      [Bookseller: La Mémoire du Droit (Librairie - Edition]
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        Klee: Ten Reproductions in Facsimile of Paintings By Paul Klee

      Basle: Holbein Publishing, 1946. 9 pages of text, 10 tipped-in colour collotypes, all contained in a portfolio, which is formed from cream paper over stiff card boards. Designed by Max Bill, Zurich, English version by Robert Allen and Douglas Cooper. The paper covers are age toned, with some staining to front, bumping, some loss to extermities. the contents are also age toned to edges, plates not affected. Very scarce in any condition. [433]. First Edition. Paper Covered Portfolio. Very Good. 390mm. x 300mm..

      [Bookseller: William Glynn]
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        Typed letter signed. Pacific Palisades, California, 8. I. 1946.

      1946. 4to. 1 p. In English, to Dr. Andor Klay, on his imprinted stationery: "But isn't it a strange and characteristic phenomenon of the mental condition of the German of today that the author feels he must apologize for me because of my letter to Molo and even because of my broadcast during the war? He says that, after all, one cannot expect me to possess the qualities of a political fighter, - and all the while I had imagined to have indeed been something like a political fighter during the last two decades".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        Aminta. Favola boscareccia. (Con 9 litografie originali di Nella Marchesini Malvano).

      Torino, Collezione del Bibliofilo, 1946, - in-4, pp. 152, ben leg. m. marocchino verde, tit. e fregi in oro al dorso, copertine cons. ai piatti. Tiratura di 165 esemplari (n. 1). Edizione illustrata da 9 litografie originali di Nella Marchesini Malvano (moglie del pittore Ugo Malvano, raffinata pittrice ed allieva prediletta di Felice Casorati). La sua opera grafica comprende efficaci disegni a lapis; non risulta abbia realizzato altre litografie. Esemplare di tiratura particolare, di cui il colophon non fa menzione: possiede infatti 4 suites delle litografie: in nero, in seppia, e su cartoncino grigio e verde. Assai bello. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        Nueva Escuela de Arte del Uruguay. Pintura y arte constructivo. Contribución al arte de las tres Américas

      Asociación de Arte Constructivo 1946 - Ejemplar dañado en el lomo de la cobertura o forro original. Tapas en buen estado; en las páginas aparecen algunas manchas de humedad. Texto íntegro. El texto que podemos apreciar en esta publicación, es esencialmente los fundamentos de su estética. El Maestro detalla el significado de sus ideas, las fundamenta en detalle, y de alguna manera permite apreciar que el Arte Todo nos es una manifestación subjetiva y desordenada del impulso creador descontrolado y sin rumbo. Obliga a reflexionar sobre las especificidades de cada orientación artística. La mirada creativa debe tener un conocimiento de los recursos estrictamente estéticos, y tenerlos en cuenta a la hora de efectuar una obra. El cuerpo de la revista contiene: Dieciséis (16) carillas en tipografía manuscrita, con dibujos sintéticos integrados al texto. Veintidós (22) láminas de fotos de murales, y diez (10) cuadros de pintura naturalista hechos por integrantes del Taller Torres García. Casi todas las ilustraciones de los cuadros y de los murales están en blanco y negro. El ejemplar tiene sobre el tema central " La regla Abstracta" dos traducciones al francés y al español. Hoja titulada " Advertencia" Parece ser un agregado luego de terminada la impresión de esta publicación. No está integrada en la encuadernación del ejemplar; parece pegada, impresa en otro papel, y son palabras del propio artista. Abril 1946. El contenido de "Advertencia" resume la actitud de Torre García frente a un medio cultural uruguayo que no tuvo en los primeros años de su regreso, una comprensión positiva. Esta situación adversa, hizo que Torres tuviera una respuesta paradojal ya que, ante ciertas actitudes de adversidad, él tomó más fuerza y entusiasmo, convirtiéndose en el Primer Maestro de la Escuela Constructivista del Uruguay. En dicha Escuela enseñó no solo las claves del Arte Constructivo, sino que también explicó porqué la Pintura Real o Naturalista, era resultado de un proceso de abstracción de la realidad, que debe ser interpretada con elementos plásticos y no ser - por ende - una copia estrictamente imitativa. En esta página, el artista además agrega y reclama la necesidad del estudio de las Culturas de las tres Américas como parte de una verdadera tradición. El destaca en otras obras escritas las coincidencias del Arte Indígena Americano como uno de los ejemplos más evidentes de lo que es para él Arte Constructivo en aras de un Arte Universal. For major safety in your decision of purchase, we send (free of charge) a video demonstration of the conservation status of the book. Pour une plus grande sécurité dans votre décision d'achat, nous envoyons (sur demande et gratuitement) un vidéo de démonstration de l'état de conservation du livre. Para mayor seguridad en su decisión de compra, le enviamos (a solicitud y sin cargo) un video de demostración del estado de conservación del ejemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eduardo Martínez Moreira]
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        Sail on, O Ship. . . IDEALS ARE STRONGRE THAN BATTLESHIPS

      Zionist Organization of America [1946?], 41 East 42nd Street, New York City - The ship depicted on the front wrapper is of the boat Haviva Reik. The image is reproduced here in reverse, so in order to read the boat's name which appears on the bow, use a mirror. The name appears in Hebrew. See Wikipedia for the entry for the history of this boat and its remarkable history. It was named after Haviva Reik (alternately Haviva Reick, Havivah Reich, Chaviva Reiková or Chaviva Reich) (1914¿1944) was one of 32 or 33 parachutists sent by the Jewish Agency and Britain's Special Operations Executive (SOE) on military missions in Nazi-occupied Europe. Reik went to Slovakia in fall 1944 and worked with local Jewish people to resist the German occupation there. She established a camp for Russian prisoners of war who had escaped, and helped organize a Jewish resistance unit.[2] The Germans organized forces to put down the Jewish resistance, and Reik and the other parachutists escaped with about 40 local Jews into the mountains. In November 1944, however, Reik and the other parachutists were captured, killed, and buried in a mass grave. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Francesco di Giorgio Architetto ( 3 Bde. compl.).

      Firenze, Electa, 1946 4°, 307 S., einige Abb.; XI, 313 S., 307 Taf.; LXIII Falttafeln., OLwd. geprägt , Rücken beschienen, min. berieben. Vorsätze min. stockfleckig, gute Exemplare. Text ital. - Francesco di Giorgio (1439-1501) ital. Bildhauer und Maler. Architekt und Architekturtheoretiker. wurde in der Malerei bei Vecchietta ausgebildet. war anfangs in Orvieto und seit 1463 in Siena tätig. wo er mit untergeordneten dekorativen und konstruktiven Arbeiten. namentlich in Festungsbauten. beschäftigt war. Ab 1478 war er mit der Fertigstellung des Palazzo Ducale in Urbino betraut. In dieser Zeit entwarf er auch verschiedene Befestigungen für seinen Auftraggeber Federico da Montefeltro. Im Jahr 1490 erhielt er den Auftrag. das Modell für die Kuppel zum Mailänder Dom anzufertigen. welches auch 1493 von Giovanni Antonio Amadeo ausgeführt wurde. Bei der Belagerung von Neapel im Jahr 1495 soll er die Erfindung der Minen gemacht haben. Seine Bedeutung liegt in seiner außerordentlichen Vielseitigkeit. welche ihn in die erste Reihe der Renaissancekünstler erhebt. wenn er auch keine hervorragende Schöpfung hinterlassen hat. Er starb 1501 in Siena und wurde dort in der Krypta der Basilica dell´Osservanza beigesetzt. Francesco di Giorgio hat neben kleineren Schriften zwei Traktate zur Architektur hinterlassen. die heute Trattato I (vermutlich 1478-1481) und Trattato II (um 1490) genannt werden. Sie sind beide in mehreren handschriftlichen Versionen überliefert und reich illustriert. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Architektur - ArchitektInnen Architektur - Geschichte

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        Le Grazie

      Torino , Collezione del bibliofilo,, 1946 - Carme di Ugo Foscolo con tre litografie originali di Felice Casorati (cm 24,5x34,5). 4to. pp. 68. . Ottimo (Fine). . Edizione originale di 175 es. numerati. [Jentsch, 1993]. Quartini sciolti in brossura (loose as issued in original wrappers) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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        AL'BUM POLITV'JAZNJA = ALBUM OF A POLITICAL PRISONER

      [Munich; None Listed], 1946. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 8 pages [15] leaves of plates. 21 cm. Illustrated. First edition. In Ukrainian and English. Contains 16 stylized color illustrations depicting life and death inside Aushwitz. "The sketches of this life drawn in form of cartoons by the bed-fellows of the author may serve as a reward for those who survived this inferno in the earth. On the other par they may serve for every Ukrainian and for strangers as a document of the fight of Ukrainian people for their higher ideals." (Preface) Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German -- Caricatures and cartoons. Political prisoners -- Ukraine -- Caricatures and cartoons. Political prisoners -- Poland -- Oswiecim -- Caricatures and cartoons. Auschwitz (Concentration camp) -- Caricatures and cartoons. OCLC lists 18 copies worldwide. Some age toning. Wear to back strip along top and bottom edges. Illustrations clear and crisp. Very good condition. (UKR-1-46) xx

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books LLC]
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        Magical Mimics in Oz

      Reilly & Lee 1946 - A fine first edition, first printing in a near dust jacket with the original price of $1.75 still on the front flap. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        LA COMMUNAUTÉ DE PARIS APRÉS LA LIBÉRATION.

      [Paris]: [Consistoire Central Israélite De Paris], 1946. 1st Edition. Original Paper Wrappers. 8vo. 87 pages ; 21 cm. In French. Title translates into English as,

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        KHOCHU ZHYTY! OBRAZKY Z NIMETSKYKH KONTSENTRATSIINYKH TABORIV [I WANT TO LIVE! SKETCHES OF NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMPS]

      Munich; Ukrainian Publishing Association, 1946. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 163 pages. 21 cm. Illustrated. First edition. In Ukrainian. Line drawing illustrations depicting prisoners, and camp labor. Written by Daniel Tchaikovsky, under the pseudonym O. Danskyi. Tchaikovsky was a journalist, member of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists, and supporter of OUN leader Stepan Bandera. He was imprisoned in Auschwitz from 1942 until the camp was liberated in 1945. (Wikipedia) This account of Auschwitz is the first survivor's account to be published in Ukrainian, and is one of the earliest accounts of the horrors Nazi concentration camps. (Preface to the second edition) Subjects: Concentration camps -- Germany. Auschwitz. Previous owners markings on title and half title pages. Previous institutional markings on cover. Some age toning and edgewear. Back strip has tears and previous repair with non-archival tape. Light staining internally along top edge, not affecting text. Good condition. (UKR-1-45)

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        Portraitphotographie (Lore Mex.) mit eigenh. Widmung und U. Mexiko, 14. II. 1946.

      1946. 163:113 mm. "Mexiko, | 14. Februar | 1946. | Der lieben Freundin | Magda [d. i. Magdalena Stern] | zum Andenken an | Egon Erwin Kisch". - Magdalena Stern war eine deutsche Kommunistin, emigrierte 1933 nach Frankreich, wurde dort nach Kriegsausbruch interniert und floh weiter nach Mexiko. Dort war sie lange Sekretärin und Freundin von Anna Seghers (Mitteilung aus der Familie). - Schönes Portrait. - Leicht beschnitten unter Verlust eines Teils des "c" sowie des "h" im Nachnamen "Kisch"; die Verso-Seite mit Montagespuren. - Selten.

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        L'europeo.

      Milano, Editrice l'Europeo (poi Rizzoli), dal 1946 A. II al 1995 A. XLIX, fascicoli sciolti. Disponiamo dei seguenti: 1946: n. 2, 8, 12, 14/17, 19 e 42 - 1947: n. 11, 12, 16 17 - 1948: n. 6, 30,0 32, 43, 45 - 1949: 20,29 - 1951: n. 26, 32, 33, 35, 36 . 1952: dal n. 22 al n. 53 (manca il n. 33). 1955: dal n. 1 al n. 39 - 1962: n. 7 - 1964: n. 4 - 1967: dal n. 9 al n. 52 - Tutte le altre annate sono complete con le seguenti mancanze: 1972: n. 51 e 52 - 1980: n. 44/50 - 1981: n. 14/22 - 1984: n. 1 - 1985: n. 35/48. L'annata 1995 e' disponibili dal n. 1 al n. 8. Il blocco di oltre 2.400 fascicoli, (il 98% circa del pubblicato del periodo) cos?, a :

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        RESISTENCIA DE MATERIALES - 2 tomos

      I.C.A.I., Madrid 1946 - 336 pp. 20,5 x 27,5 cm. *Dos tomos encuadernados. Texto mecanografiado, cada página por una sola cara. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DERBY, rivista mensile IPPICA - VITA MODERNA E SPORTIVA - GOLF - VARIETA' - MODA prime sette annate dal 1946 al 1952 - consistente parte di tutto il publicato, Milano, Derby, 1949

      1946. Elegante rilegatura mezza pergamena con angoli e piatti ricoperti con carta marmorizzata, titoli in oro su tassello ai dorsi (vedi foto nel sito www.ferraguti,it) dimensioni cm. 26 x 32. Tutte le annate sono contenute in un volume, salvo il 1949 in due. ANNO PRIMO - 1946 - dal n. 001 del maggio al n.07 del dicembre ognuno di pagine 56 + pubbllicità . ANNO SECONDO - 1947 - dal n. 008 del gennaio al n. . 17-18 del dicembre NATALE - ognuno di pp. 56 + 100 i doppi + pubblicità . ANNO TERZO - 1948 - dal n, 19 del gennaio al n.27-28 del dicembre NATALE .pp-. 81 cadauno +pubblicità . ANNO QUARTO - 1949 - dal n. 29 del gennaio al n. 33-34 magg-giugno primo volume dal n. 35 del luglio al n. 39-40 del dicembre NATALE secondo volume. ANNO QUINTO - 1950 - dal n. 41 del gennaio al num. 51-52 del dicembre NATALE .- pagine aumentate con + pubblicità . ANNO SESTO - 1951 - dal n. 52 del gennaio al num. 63-64 del dicembre NATALE pagine aumentate con pubblicità . ANNO SETTIMO - 1952 - dal n. 65 del gennaio al n. 11-12 del dicembre NATALE numerazione 75-75. aumentate pag e pubblicità . Si tratta di una rivista "destinata" alla ALTA BORGHESIA - ANCHE SNOB -che andava alle scadenze mondane di IPPICA E GOLF, che insomma frequentava un mondo elegante e di ELITE (e da qui numerosa pubblicità ed articoli anche di moda maschle e femminile, con fotografie anche a colori e molto accattivanti e gestite da grandi professionisti) Notevole la documentazione iconografica con centinaia di fotografia su il mondo dell IPPICA con i piu+ importanti concorsi e corse con campioni rinomati (Cavalli e cavalieri) , GOLF, manifestazioni e sfilate mondane , abiti e modelli ecc. ecc. E' un autorevole "spaccato" di quel mondo "SELEZIONATO" del primo dopoguerra. La rara collezione di queste sette annate è offerta in blocco a

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        Donde las lilas crecen.

      1946. Barcelona, 1946. Helikon. Talleres de la casa S. A. Horta I. E. Bajo la dirección de José Miguel Velloso, editor y al cuidado del maestro impresor Joaquín Horta. 51 p. + Ocho litografías a color y toda plana de Olga Sacharoff. Encuadernación en rama con carpeta editorial original. Tirada de 171 ejemplares, ofertamos el número 77. Muy buen estado.

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        Les dicts de la vigne. Recueillies & illustrés par Julien Pavil. Lithographies originales en couleurs. Préface de Georges ROZET. Historiographe de la Confrérie des Chevaliers du TASTEVIN.

      Paris, B. Arnaud, éditeur, 1946. In-4; 96 pp-(3) ff, en feuilles, couverture imprimée en sépia, chemise de l'éditeur cartonnée avec plats décorés de feuilles de vigne et dos droit en percaline, auteur titre en lettre dorée, la suite des illustrations est dans une chemise identique, étui commun avec les mêmes plats illustrés. Florilège de maximes et de dictons populaires sur le vin et la vigne, classés par mois et joliment illustrés en couleurs par Lucien Pavil (planches hors-texte). Edition originale tirée à 1.000 exemplaires. Un des 75 exemplaires numérotés en chiffres romains sur vélin d'Arches à la forme, contenant une suite en couleurs des 49 lithographies, N° XXXI. BEL EXEMPLAIRE.

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        Les Noces de Poitiers

      Paris, Gallimard, 1946 18,7 x 12 cm, demi-maroquin violine à coins, dos à 4 nerfs, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés, 177 pp. Édition originale. L'un des 13 exemplaires sur vélin pur fil, seul grand papier. Rare. Dos lég. éclairci. Il s'agit du tirage de tête le plus restreint de tous les livres de Georges Simenon.

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        'Horror Coeli'.

      Origineel handschrift. 33,3 x 20,4 cm. Eén blad. Recto en verso. Niet gesigneerd. Gedateerd '24 Sept 44'. Met handgeschreven aanvullingen, doorhalingen en correcties van de auteur. Enkele vouwen.* Intrigerend manuscript van het titelgedicht van Hermans' allereerste dichtbundel die in de handel verscheen. Hermans bracht tussen de regels van het vers meer dan 20 inhoudelijke wijzigingen aan. In de tweede strofe, bijvoorbeeld, heeft hij flink geworsteld met de tweede en vierde regel. Soms ook lijkt hij het juiste woord nog niet gevonden te hebben: in de laatste regel van de zesde strofe is 'vielen' vervangen door 'krampten', maar moet hij in plaats van 'verkwijnend' nog kiezen tussen 'verdorrend' en 'verwelkend'.Behalve in de interpunctie en in het gebruik van hoofd- en kleine letters wijkt dit handschrift op 7 plaatsen sterk af van de in Horror C?li (1946) gepubliceerde versie. Zo luidt de laatste regel van de vierde strofe ('en bij wier juichen alle vreugden falen.') hier nog 'En aan mijn zij door paarse tuinen dwalen. ?'. Twee complete strofen - te zamen 8 regels poëzie, door Hermans in dit manuscript al tussen twee vierkante haken gezet - zijn nimmer in druk verschenen; ze staan dus ook niet in zijn Volledige Werken 9. Gedichten (2011). Dit alles moet tot de conclusie leiden dat dit een van de eerste kladhandschriften van het duistere, surrealistische gedicht is - zo niet het eerste.Hermans schreef 'Horror Coeli' op 24 september 1944, een week nadat hij van uitgever Meulenhoff de exemplaren van de in zijn opdracht gedrukte bundel Kussen door een rag van woorden had ontvangen.

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        THE MUMMY'S TOMB - AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT

      [Wellesley, MA: S.i.], 1946. Four-page autograph manuscript, written in pencil on two leaves (recto and verso) measuring 8.5" x 11". Headed at upper margin of first leaf: "The Mummy's Tomb / by Sylvia Plath / May 17, 1946." Faint horizontal fold at center of each leaf, with occasional light pencil-smudging, else very well preserved. Housed in a custom crimson half-leather clamshell case. Autograph manuscript of Plath's early story 'The Mummy's Tomb,' written at age 13 while she attended Alice L. Phillips Junior High School in Wellesley, MA. An early flash of the author's storytelling brilliance, discussed by Andrew Wilson in his study of Plath's early work: "In February (1946) she started to keep a dream book, noting down her night-time visions of escape...More often than not she suffered from grotesque nightmares: the bad dreams continued all year - visions of dead bodies, of murder, of unspeakable atrocities. In May...she started to write a three-page murder mystery called 'The Mummy's Tomb' about a young girl who is fascinated by ancient Egypt and who one day goes to a museum to do a spot of research. There, she notices the stench of decomposing flesh coming from one of the mummy cases and sees a suspicious-looking janitor. On her return the next day, she witnesses the white-haired janitor preparing to remove the eyes from one of his female victims. The killer spots her and comes towards her, declaiming the unspeakable tortures that he will inflict upon her, but the girl strikes him with her umbrella, ties him up, frees the woman he was about to kill and, at the end, learnes she will receive a reward for the rescue. Gothic stories such as 'The Mummy's Tomb' gave the young Plath an outlet through which she could express some of the toxic feelings that, at the time, astonished and frightened her" (see: Mad Girl's Love Song: Sylvia Plath and Her Life Before Ted, 2013). Another manuscript of the story is held with Plath's papers at the Lilly Library (3pp, typed, with cover sheet - Plath MSS II, Box 8, f.15), though it would appear this one precedes. A curious work of genre fiction, unpublished. Provenance: From the author's estate (cf. Sotheby's, New York, 2 December, 2014 and 6 April, 1982).

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        Collection of 5 TLS, 2 APcD and 1 TPcS (initials). Princeton, NJ & New Haven, CT, 1946-1950.

      1946. 9 pp. altogether. Various formats; 2 cards with autogr. address. Includes 6 typed envelopes. In German, to the emigré musical scholar Viktor Zuckerkandl (1896-1965): "[...] From the clear blue hell two novels dropped into my lap - one is finished, thank God - and thus everything else which I consider more important (epistemology, politics) has been shifted to the background. And apart from this, everything in this world appears to me unimportant and precarious. One can no longer work for eternity, for we have left it behind. And as I am silly enough to be depressed by this fact more than would be adequate, my physical condition is also somewhat un-brilliant. My bouts of tiredness are rather abnormal and I battle them with vitamins, hormones, iron, calcium preparations, sometimes not altogether without success [...]" (29 Nov. 1950). Other letters contain extensive ruminations on the humanities and various novels. An undated carbon copy contains Broch's evaluation of Zuckerkandl's then-current research project with six-line greetings: "Dearest, I hope you approve of the following. MS to follow, if possible (even if it embitters the author - it usually does) with my notes of commentary [...]".

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        The Case of the Borrowed Brunette (Inscribed)

      New York: William Morrow & Co, 1946. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Fine/Fine. Octavo. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY ERLE STANLEY GARDNER ON FEP: "To Eleanor Bertrand / who played 'Della Street' to me when I was stranded in Chicago. Many thanks to a very competent girl / Yours / Erle Stanley Gardner / January 1947." A fine copy in a fine color pictorial dust jacket. 272 pp.

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        Oesterreich. Gedichte. (Geschrieben 1944 - 1945 in England. Gewidmet dem Andenken Stefan Brills).

      Atrium,, Zürich, 1946 - Zürich, Atrium, 1946. 31 + 1 S. OBrosch. m. OSch. EA. WG II 2. Mit eighd. Widmung, dat. 1953. Fried, der diese Gedichte bereits 1944 - 1945 in England geschrieben hatte, widmete diesen Band einem Freund, mit der Bemerkung: "z.B. zu S. 13 [der Gedichtsammlung]: (An Österreich) Daß ich nicht mit der Bahn fahren sondern fliegen könnte, dachte ich nicht. Bin erst Anfang März dieses Jahres zum ersten Mal im Leben geflogen - nach Berlin, nicht nach Wien." - Seltenes Dokument aus Frieds frühem Werk. Deutsch [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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