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        Zeitschrift für Naturforschung, Teil A: Astrophysik, Physik, Physikalische Chemie, Bde. 1 - 18 (1946 - 1968). Auch Einzelbände erhältlich. Also single volumes available. Bd. 14 fehlend (vol. 14 missing)

      Wiesbaden, Dietrichsche Verlagsbuchhandlung (später: Tübingen, Verlag der Zeitschrift für Naturforschung), 1946 - 1968. 1946 unter Mitwirkung Arnold Sommerfelds und Werner Heisenbergs begründete Zeitschrift der Naturwissenschaften, die sich in eine physikalische (Teil A) und eine chemische Sektion (Teil B: Anorganische und organische Chemie) teilte. Zusammen mit der traditionsreichen Zeitschrift "Die Naturwissenschaften" führendes interdisziplinäres Periodikum im physikalisch-chemischen Bereich. Alle Bände in tadellosem Zustand. Vorsatz mit Bibliotheksstempel. Weitere Fotos sowie weitere seltene Fachzeitschriften-Angebote zur Astronomie und Physik auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (Rubrik: Astronomie und Physik). Further photos and other rare journals about astronomy and physics at the homepage of the antiquarian bookstore (Section: Astronomy and Physics). Einzelband (single volume): EUR 60,00.

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      WILLIAMS, GARTH. BROWN,MARGARET WISE. LITTLE FUR FAMILY. NY: Harper Bros 1946. 16mo, 3x5" BOUND IN REAL FUR, and complete with pictorial box with circular cut-out in the bear's stomach through which the fur protrudes. Book is fine, box is lightly browned with some mends and rubbing. First edition. Illustrated by GARTH WILLIAMS with full and partial page color illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        The Little Island.

      Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Co,, 1946. Oblong octavo. Original dark blue cloth-backed pictorial boards, illustrated endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket. Colour illustrations throughout by Leonard Weisgard. An excellent copy in a jacket with a short closed tear on front panel. First edition, first printing, of this beautifully written story by Margaret Wise Brown, writing under her pseudonym, of an island going through the four seasons, "Winter came / and the snow fell softly / like a great quiet secret in the night / cold and still." Winner of the 1947 Caldecott Medal.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The House on the Borderland

      Arkham House, Sauk City, Wisconsin 1946 - First edition (3000 copies printed). Black cloth, gilt lettering. 639 pp. Jacket art by Hannes Bok. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heartwood Rare Books]
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        Traité du pianiste

      La Révolution La Nuit, Paris 1946 - EDITION ORIGINALE du premier livre de l'auteur. Un des 300 numérotés sur papier surglacé. >Bon exemlaire [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie-Galerie Emmanuel Hutin]
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        Le pain dur. Drame en trois actes

      Paris, Gallimard, 1946. de 203 pp broché, couverture imprimée 1946, 1946, in-8, de 203 pp., broché, couverture imprimée, Trente-troisième édition. Exemplaire de l'auteur, portant sur le premier feuillet blanc les mots manuscrits : "Exemplaire de travail. Représentations de l'Atelier. 15 Janvier 1949. P. Claudel". Avec une cinquantaine des corrections, dont deux couvrent la page entière. Ce drame en trois actes, écrit entre 1913 et 1914, n'a été publié qu'en 1918. Bel état

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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      March 11, 1946.. 1946.. Very good. - sc A superb 10 inch high by 8 inch wide black & white photograph BY J. Abresch of NY, depicting the young pianist behind his open piano, his crossed arms resting on its top. The handsome young man is attired in a herringbone jacket over a black shirt with white & black striped tie. Framed from above by the shadow of the piano's open lid, Kapell has inscribed the portrait in the reflected light at the left and right of the image: "To Wilma Shepherd / With best wishes from / William Kapell". Dated "March 11, 1946" in ink by the pianist. The photographer's name is signed in the print at bottom right. There is some slight brownish discoloration to the corners, most likely from mounting. A superb autographed photo.

      [Bookseller: Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.]
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        Les aventures de Patamousse : Tromblon le Brigand.

      Société Parisienne d'Édition / Editions SPE 1946. Fascicule agrafé de 16 pages au format 22 x 31,5 cm. Dos recollé avec brunissures, petits manques et trous. Bord des plats légèrement brunis. Petit manque au coin inférieur gauche du 4ème plat. Intérieur assez frais. Couverture, illustrations et textes par Calvo. Rarissime édition originale, en état général correct. Fascicule extrêmement fragile. Un des Calvo des plus difficiles à trouver.Port gratuit pour la France ( En raison des nouvelles normes postales, les livres dont l'épaisseur dépasse les 3 cm seront expédiés obligatoirement en Colissimo avec un forfait ajouté de 5 € ) Port à la charge de l'Acheteur pour le reste du monde. Pour destinations extra-planétaire s'adresser à la NASA. Membre du Syndicat Lusitanien Amateurs Morues - Vente exclusivement par correspondance ! Le libraire ne reçoit que sur rendez-vous. Il est préférable de téléphoner avant tout déplacement.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Victor Sevilla]
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        Quest for Sita - Of Ravana the Dark Angel and his Paradise at Lanka - Of Hanuman and the Divine Vultures Jatayus and Sampati - Limited Edition with Mervyn Peake Bookplate, 1946

      'This edition, printed on English hand-made paper, is limited to 500 copies for sale'. Half red morocco binding with gilt boxed spine, gilt titles and decoration, top edge gilt and blind ruling to both cloth covered boards. With thirty full page line drawings by Mervyn Peake and the bookplate of Nehemiah Asherton - an ear specialist who treated Peake's wife and children (I believe this is the only bookplate designed by Peake?). Fine binding by Atkinsons of Salisbury with their ticket pasted inside back cover. In fine and clean condition apart from some browning/damp stains at the top of the page to first few leaves and last eight, not affecting text. Otherwise a very good, clean and crisp copy. xii/162pp.

      [Bookseller: Peter Foster Books]
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        Memoirs of Hecate County

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1946. First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 338 pages. Six stories. The book was banned in New York a few months after publication, and copies seized from bookstores and the New York Public Library. The ban was upheld by the United States Supreme Court. First edition (first printing). Top edge a bit faded, else a fine copy (or nearly so) in an unclipped, near fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, with a correction on page 271 in the author's hand.

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      1946 - MORRIS, Wright. The Inhabitants. New York and London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946. Slim quarto, original pale green cloth, original dust jacket. $2500.First edition of this "first work in photofiction," with 52 black-and-white photogravure plates of America at mid-century, an often haunting record of a people known by their imprint on the land."Often called one of the nation's most unrecognized writers," Wright Morris was frequently compared to Faulkner and Cather for his "evocation of an idiosyncratic America" (New York Times). In addition to a legacy of 19 novels, Morris produced five books of photography, a passion first inspired by a 1938 cross-country trip where, in his words, he "saw the American landscape crowded with ruins I wanted to salvage." In 1942, having won the "second Guggenheim Fellowship ever awarded in photography (the first had gone to Edward Weston in 1937)," he photographed a history he felt was disappearing. This groundbreaking "first work in photofiction" wedded Morris' prose and a photographic focus that searched out not merely a nation's people, "but their artifacts-objects (mostly of wood) bearing their imprint." On seeing Morris' images, Thomas Mann wrote him, praising these photographs so vivid with "the harsh beauty of ugliness, the romanticism of the commonplace, the poetry of the unpoetical" (Roth, 122). The Inhabitants would become the first of a trilogy by Morris, followed by The Home Place (1948) and God's Country and My People (1968). Owner inscription to front dust jacket flap.Book fine; light edge-wear and soiling, some chipping and slight abrasions minimally affecting text on spine of extremely good, unrestored dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Hearings Before the Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Pearl Harbor Attack (40 Volumes Complete)

      Washington: Government Printing Office, 1946. 40 volumes, including the final Joint Committee Report. Two volumes (Parts 9 and 10) partially dampstained, not affecting readability, all other volumes are in sound, complete condition with very light wear. Contains numerous folding maps, diagrams and documents. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: The Old Book Shelf]
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        An Interpretation of The Twelve Steps of the Alcoholics Anonymous Program [later called The Little Red Book].

      Coll-Webb Co., Minneapolis, Minnesota 1946 - Half title + TP + [5] = Contents + [6] = Author's Note + [7] = Dedication + Page Nine - Page One Hundred Sixteen, 4?" x 6¾". First Edition, First Printing, Inscribed by Dr. Bob SmithSIGNED by DR. BOB SMITH - First Edition, First Printing of "The Little Red Book"In 1942, Ed Webster, a member of the Nicollet Group of Alcoholics Anonymous in Minneapolis, began teaching classes on "the study and application" of the Twelve Steps of A.A. Classes were attended by the many newcomers who were then joining the group and they were run using a set of manually typed instruction sheets. Eventually, the demand for access to this format became so great, that, in August of 1946, Webster partnered with Barry C. (the first sober member in Minnesota) and they privately printed the most recent revision of the text in book form. The half-title of that first printing read "The Twelve Steps" and the title page pronounced the book to be "An Interpretation of the Twelve Steps of the Alcoholics Anonymous Program." [NOTE: We have much more information on this book, but ABE's restrictions on size prevent it appearing here. Please contact Athena Rare Books directly for more details.]The present copy is a first edition, first printing copy (identifiable not only by the MCMXLVI date on the title page, but also by the 116 pages of content - all later printings were longer) and it has been signed by Dr. Bob Smith on the half-title page in his distinctive hand with blue ink: "Best wishes for / continued success / Dr. Bob" The original publisher's burgundy pebbled cloth binding with no printing whatsoever on the exterior of the book. There is just the most minor of wear to the covers. The front side hinge has been professionally reinforced. Other than Dr. Bob's inscription there is no writing whatsoever in this book. A clean, tight, bright copy of a difficult book to find even without the inscription, but Bob Smith's message of hope and his signature make this a truly rare find and a singular contribution to any substantive collection of A.A. materials. PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Australia Her Natural and Industrial Resources. In the Post-War World.

      London.. Dated in image 1946. Published ca. 1946.. Color pictorial / pictographic map poster, 19 1/4 x 29 1/4 inches (49 x 73.5 cm) on sheet size 19 3/4 x 30 inches (50 x 76cm). Originally folded, now mounted on archival paper, minimising folds. Very good condition. One of a series of maps of the British colonies highlighting their rich resources designed by MacDonald Gill in 1942 for the British Government; the poster was then issued over a period of several years with changing text in the decorative banner at lower right. This particular copy was issued shortly after the end of World War II; the text reads: "IN THE POST-WAR WORLD. Australia has emerged from the World War with increased stature, as a 'Pacific' Power. During the struggle her industrial resources were completely reorganised, and her factories turned out armaments and aircraft of many kinds. Her wool and foodstuffs helped to clothe and feed the armies of the United Nations. She enters the era of peace strongly equipped for further advance." Exquisite pictographs of the natural resources, strong color, textual interest, a striking compass rose: these design features all attest to Gill's graphic genius which had a profound impact on the course of 20th century pictorial mapmaking. Lower left: "Printed in England by Alf Cooke Ltd., Leeds and London. 51-9063." Lower right: "O.P.D. 39/219/6." .

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        Memoria Anual de la Hermandad de Bienhechores de Santa Maria de Poblet Leida en la junta anual de 21-12-45

      TALLERES GRAFICOS REX, 1946. SPAGNOLO 0,15 volume in brossura flessibile, la copertina mostra aloni, bordi stanchi, dorso scurito, presenti numerose illustrazioni in b. e n esemplare n. 20 di unica edizione di 350 copie USATO

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        The Snow Goose

      Michael Joseph 1946, London - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster - ABA ILAB & PBFA]
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        Matthew Flinders' narrative of his voyage in the schooner Francis: 1798.

      London: Golden Cockerel Press Folio (31.7 cm, 12.5"). Frontis., 100, [2] pp.; illus.. 1946 First Golden Cockerel edition of a dramatic New South Wales travelogue, part of that press's "Sea Series." Captain Matthew Flinders, who led the first expedition to circumnavigate Australia, here describes a rescue mission to Preservation Island and the wreck of the Sidney Cove. The account is enhanced by Geoffrey Rawson's notes on Flinders, Bass, the Sidney Cove, etc. Christopher Sandford designed, produced, and published this handsome volume, with the composition and presswork supervised by F.J. Newbery at the Chiswick Press. => The text is illustrated with nine wood engravings done by John Buckland Wright and printed in dark green on pale green paper, as well as with a full-page map. This is numbered copy 414 of only => 750 printed. Publisher's green cloth, front cover with gilt-stamped ship vignette, spine with gilt-stamped title; minimal wear to extremities, faintest light spotting to spine and small area of back cover, otherwise => a clean and beautiful copy of this exciting adventure tale, in elegant dress.

      [Bookseller: Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co]
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        Traité du pianiste

      Paris La Révolution la nuit, 1946. In-8, (16) pp., broché (couverture insolée aux bords). Edition originale, UN DES 10 exemplaires sur papier gris (n° i) (après un exemplaire unique). Bel exemplaire. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s).* Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *

      [Bookseller: Chez les Libraires Associés]
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        L'OCEAN SANS ESPOIR, fresque.

      - Paris, Emile-Paul frres, 1946. Edition originale courante. In-8 broche, 291 pp. Dos, tranches et pages un peu brunis (comme toujours avec le papier de l'epoque, )mais livre en bon etat general. Un bon exemplaire en partie non coupe. Ç Pour Pierre Mac Orlan, mon ami, qui sait si bien donner ˆ lÕIrreel un visage familier. È La dedicace de lÕauteur decrit trs bien cette fresque sans doute obscure, mais envožtante pour les vrais marins ; ceux dont le vecu (la lutte contre le sommeil alors quÕon est de quart ˆ la barre, de nuit), permet de saisir une image comme : Ç Dans son bol de lumire, la rose du compas tente vainement de sÕarracher de son axe pour eparpiller dans la nuit ses savantes pattes de mouche. È (Dominique Le Brun) - Poids livre : 320 g La librairie offre aux clients d'AbeBooks 15% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 12LI0717 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Nuremberg Trials: Allied Opening and Closing Speeches

      1946 - (WORLD WAR II) (NUREMBERG TRIALS). Nuremberg Trials: Opening Speech, Soviet Union; Closing Speech, Britain; Closing Speeches United States, France and Soviet Union. Nuremberg: no publisher, August 1946. Three volumes. Folio (8-1/2 by 13 inches), original half blue linen, manuscript title labels affixed to front covers, mimeographed typescripts. $6500.Dramatic collection of opening speeches and closing arguments made by the Allied prosecutorial teams during the 1946 Nuremberg Trials, including the Opening Statement of the USSR, the final speech by the British prosecutor against Nazi Organizations, the closing statement by the United States against the German General Staff and High Command, the Final Argument for the United States by Thomas Dodd, and final statements against Nazi organizations by France and the USSR. From the working library of Eric Bourne, head of the Reuters team covering the trials, with his owner signatures and annotations in shorthand, almost certainly used by him and his team to file stories and convey the drama and consequences of the Nuremberg Trials to the world.At the Nuremberg Trials the prosecution entered indictments against 24 major war criminals and six criminal organizations: the leadership of the Nazi party, the Schutzstaffel (SS) and Sicherheitsdienst (SD), the Gestapo, the Sturmabteilung (SA) and the "General Staff and High Command," comprising several categories of senior military officers. Volume I records the Opening Statement of the USSR Chief of Counsel, Lieutenant General R.A. Rudenko, "Crimes Against Peace" by Deputy USSR Chief of Counsel, Colonel W.V. Pokrovsky, and "Aggression Against the USSR" by M.D. Zorya. Volume II records the Final Speech by the British prosecutor Maxwell Fyfe, against Nazi Organizations and the Final Argument for the United States of America by Thomas J. Dodd. Volume III records the Closing Statement for the USA by Telford Taylor, et al., against the General Staff and High Command and final statement on the Organizations by R.A. Rudenko on behalf of the USSR and the final statement on the Organizations by Auguste Champetier de Ribes on behalf of France. The closing arguments by the prosecutors at the Trial concluded on August 20, 1946, and the following day the defendants were given a chance to make final statements before the Tribunal. All 21 defendants elected to address the Court. The Tribunal was adjourned for one month while the Judges considered their verdicts. Owner signature of journalist Eric Bourne, head of the Reuters team covering the Nuremberg Trials, to five of the part titles, together with sporadic shorthand notes by Bourne in pen or pencil, plus occasional pencil marks, underlining, and word corrections. It is not clear from Bourne's notes in these three volumes when he made them, or what the shorthand says, though presumably they were all made around the time of the trials and to aid him and his team in filing stories. Bourne later recorded that when Rudolph Hess was brought in for sentencing, he produced a "torrent of gabbled words""having earlier declined to accept the Court's jurisdiction. Bourne recalled getting the entire rant down in shorthand and sending the story to Reuters with ample direct quotes, skipping the other reporters. "Once sure his story was through, he shared his notes with the rest" (Guardian, March 18, 1999).The first volume is slightly browned and dampstained at front, affecting covers and first few leaves, with frayed boards; the other two volumes are lightly rubbed only. A very good, scarce, and important contemporary record of major speeches and arguments from the Nuremberg Trials. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        KZ Mauthausen

      1946 - (HOLOCAUST) WIESENTHAL, Simon. KZ. Mauthausen. Linz and Wien: Ibis-Verlag, 1946. Quarto, original tan paper wrappers printed in red and black. $2000.First edition of Simon Wiesenthal's rare first book, published only one year after his liberation from the brutality of Mauthausen death camp, one of the first published narratives of the Holocaust, with his text in German, a full-page duotone of Mauthausen, red-and-black front wrapper and 25 full-page duotones after striking original drawings and photo-montages by him, in original wrappers.This scarce first edition of KZ. Mauthausen, the first book by Simon Wiesenthal, is one of the first published narratives of the Holocaust. In this work's text and its 26 powerful duotone plates, including 25 after drawings and photo-montages by Wiesenthal, he records the horror of Mauthausen, which "had the highest death rate of all the concentration camps". Of the 335,000 prisoners estimated to have passed through Mauthausen and its satellites, 122,767 were murdered" (Encyclopedia Judaica). Imprisoned in the Janowska camp, Wiesenthal was among those forced on a brutal death march in the face of the advancing Red Army, "with stops at the camps in Plasgow, Gross-Rosen and Buchenwald and ending at Mauthausen in Austria. There Wiesenthal, weighing 97 pounds, was liberated by Americans on May 5, 1945. Almost as soon as he could stand, he began collecting evidence on the atrocities for the War Crimes Section of the United States Army" (New York Times). To Wiesenthal, "the Holocaust was not only a Jewish tragedy, but a human one". he deserves to be remembered for his contribution to the culture of memory and the belief that remembering the dead is sanctifying life" (Segev, Simon Wiesenthal, 7-10). His lifelong work in tracking down Nazis famously led to the capture of Eichman and he also found the man "responsible for arresting Anne Frank and her family in their secret annex in Amsterdam, a feat of sleuthing that buttressed the credibility of Anne's diary in the face of neo-Nazi claims that it was fabricated". Governments, security agencies and lonely survivors turned their eyes to him when no one else had hard information or a sympathetic ear" (New York Times). Text in German. OCLC lists 35 copies worldwide, including the U.S. Holocaust Museum, Stanford, Princeton, Museum of Jewish Heritage, Brandeis, Ben Gurion University, Tel Aviv University and the National Library of Israel. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      1946. Editorial Sudamericana, Buenos Aires 1946, 14x20,5cm, broché. - Editorial Sudamericana, Buenos Aires 1946, 14x20,5cm, broché. - Edizione originale. Bel autografo datata e firmata in francese Victoria Ocampo nel barattolo, tatrice (Jane) Batory, che era il compagno dell'attrice e del teatro donna Andrée Tainsy: "... che ha lavorato per la musica in Argentina così generosamente e calore ... " Dos cancellato. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale.  Bel envoi autographe daté et signé en français de Victoria Ocampo à la cantatrice (Jane) Bathori qui fut la compagne de la tragédienne et femme de théâtre Andrée Tainsy : "... qui a travaillé pour la musique en Argentine avec tant de générosité et de chaleur..." Iconographie. Dos éclairci.

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        Tempo. Settimanale di politica, informazione e cultura.

      Milano, 1946, A. VIII, n.1/50 (annata completa) + 1947, A. XI, n. 1/52 (annata completa) + 1948, A. X, n. 1/52 (annata completa) + 1949, A. XI, n. 1/53 (annata completa) + 1950, A. XII, n. 1/52 (annata completa) + 1951, A. XIII, n. 1/52 (annata completa) + 1952, A. XIV, n.1/53 (annata completa) + 1953 A. XV, n. 1/53 (manca il 35) + 1954, A. XVI, n.1/19, 28, 31, 34 + 1955, A. XVII, n. 15, 21, 26, 34 + 1957, A. XVIX, n. 19 + 1958, A. XX, n. 33 + 1962, A. XXIV, n. 23, 24, 33 + 1963, A. XXV, n. 1/52 (mancano i n. 1/5, 7/9) + 1964, A XXVI, n.1/53 (annata completa) + 1965, A. XXVII,n. 1/52 (annata completa) + 1966, A. XXVIII, n. 1/52 (annata completa) + 1967, A. XXIX, n. 1/52 (annata completa) + 1968, A. XXX, n. 1/53 (annata completa) + 1969, A. XXXI, n. 1/52 (annata completa) + 1970, A. XXXII, n. 1/52 (annata completa) + 1971, A. XXXIII, n. 1/52 (mancano i n. 20/24) + 1972, A. XXXIV, n. 1/51 (annata completa) + 1973, A. XXXV, n. 1/51 (annata completa) + 1974, A. XXXXVI, n. 1/52 (annata completa) + 1975, A. XXXVII, n. 1/52 (annata completa) + 1976, A. XXXVIII, n. 1/52 (annata completa) + 1977, A. XXXIX, n. 1/4. Diciannove annate complete, tre quasi e 30 fascicoli sciolti. Oltre 1100 fascicoli in totale.

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        Crows Can't Count

      Morrow, 1946 A near fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket, housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. The year 1946 is on both the title page and the copyright page, with no mention of later printings. Original price of $2 on front flap of the dust jacket. Small closed tear less than one inch long on the top front of the jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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      Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1946. 1st Edition . Hardcover. See Notes. HISTORY OF THE FIFTEENTH CANADIAN FIELD REGIMENT. ROYAL CANADIAN ARTILLERY 1941 TO 1945. By SPENCER, ROBERT A., CAPT. R.C.A. 1945. Elsevier, Amsterdam, Printed in Holland. FIRST EDITION. Green cloth boards, gilt spine titles, gilt front titles and insignia. Fold out color map of English Channel and Normandy in front, fold-out color map of Holland in back. 4to. 26cm, 302p., colour frontis , 26 plates (81 photos & drawings), 10 text maps, appendices. Text pages are toned due to wartime standard paper; all plates remain clean and bright. There are no markings, tears or folds. This extremely rare book is in collector's condition. A scarce Canadian regimental history published in limited numbers at the end of World War Two. The 15th Field Regiment served in North-West Europe with the 4th Canadian Armoured Division, fighting in Caen, Falaise, the Scheldt, Hochwald and Germany. The book includes a roll of honour, casualty list, honours & awards, and a nominal roll of personnel of the 15th on embarkation for France, July 1944.

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      A colour lithographic poster, reference P.W.8, [1946], printed by Stafford & Co, London, double royal (40" x 25"), laid down on light card, presented in a seemly modern frame. In very good condition, the image bright and sharp, some folds & closed tears evident on close examination! Frank Sherwin was born in 1896 in Derby and trained first at the Derby School of Art and then the Heatherley School of Fine Art in London. He was well known for his railway posters and between 1937 and 1966 he designed around 40 posters for the Big Four railway companies and British Railways. He died in Cookham in Berkshire in 1986 where he had lived for over 45 years. This poster is from a series of three posters designed by Sherwin for the GWR, the other two being Devon (P.W.9) and Somerset (P.W.10). After the war the GWR gave their posters post-war (P.W.) references starting with P.W.1 (Newquay by Alker Trip) and finishing with P.W.33 (Paignton by Relf), just prior to nationalisation at the end of 1947

      [Bookseller: Gerald Baker]
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        James Burnham and the Managerial Revolution.

      London: Socialist Book Centre, 1946 - 16 page pamphlet. Original red and white spotted wrappers printed in black. 2 vertical creases from folding, spine and edges of wrappers faded, contents tanned, closed tears to upper wrapper and pages 3, 5, 7, 9, 11 that were previously repaired with tape, with some residue still visible, and that have been more recently repaired with tissue. A good copy. First separate edition, first impression. Originally published under the title, "Second Thoughts on James Burnham" in Polemic 3. Scarce. Fenwick C.762. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Skull-Face and Others

      Arkham House, Sauk City, Wisconsin 1946 - First edition (3000 copies printed). Black cloth, gilt lettering. 747 pp. Jacket art by Hannes Bok. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heartwood Rare Books]
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        Gormenghast Trilogy [Titus Groan, Gormenghast, Titus Alone]

      Eyre & Spottiswoode, UK 1946 - London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1946-1959. Three volumes. First editions and first impressions. Volume one signed "with best wishes \ Mervyn Peake", it is the first impression rather than the commonly found second impression. Very good to near fine. All volumes with some edge wear, some toning. Spine tips rubbed and bumped. Volume one with 25mm closed tear to top edge, volume three with a couple of closed tear to the top of the spine, the longest with a chip and around 15mm long. In decent shape overall and rare signed. Good shape. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia Books. ABA, ILAB]
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        Titus Groan; Gormenghast; Titus Alone.

      3 volumes. All 1st Edition, 1st impressions including the true first issue dust wrapper for Titus groan. An excellent set in Fine dust wrappers with just a faint dustyness and a little very light spotting on the foredges of the first and last volumes.

      [Bookseller: Michael S Kemp Bookseller]
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        The Gormenghast Trilogy: Titus Groan; Gormenghast & Titus Alone

      Eyre & Spottiswoode London, 1946-1959, London, United Kingdom - First UK Edition's, First Printing's. This are true first edition's, first printing's (first impression's). ¿Titus Groan¿ is a very good plus to near fine book with some very mild bumping to two corners in a near fine first state jacket ,there is no mention of "second impression" on the inner flap, therefore priced correctly at (15s Net), some light chipping to the crown of the spine. ¿Gormenghast¿ is a fine book in a very good unclipped but repriced (18 net) wrapper with a tiny chip to one corner. ¿Titus Alone¿ is near fine book in a near fine unclipped wrapper (21s net). A very attractive set in very good plus to near fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kelleher Rare Books]
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        An Elementary Derivation of the Equivalence of Mass and Energy.

      Haifa, The Hebrew Institute of Technology Haifa, (1946). 4to. Offprint from "Technion Journal. A Yerabook Devoted to the Advancement of Technological Training and Research in Palestine and the Middle East". (4) pp. Clean and fine. First edition in the scarce offprint of an importent paper as it represents Einstein's last and most simple derivation of the energy-mass relation, the famous equivalence expressed in the equation E=mc2.Einstein was never satisfied with his 1905 (and later) derivation(s) of the mass-energy relation. In spite of many strenous efforts he did not succeeded in establishing a general proof of the relation. "That he also always strived for greater generality by narrowing down the range of the postulated premises, can be gathered from the introductory remarks to his last published derivation of 1946 (the paper offered)"(Max Jammer): "The following derivation of the law of equivalence, which has not been published before, has two advantages.Although it makes use of the principle of special relativity, it does not presume the formal machinery of the theory but uses only three kown laws: (1) The law of the conservation of momentum. (2) The expression for the pressure of radiation; that is the momentum of a complex ofradiation moving in a fixed direction. (3) The well known expression for the aberration of light (influenceof the motion of the earth on the apparent location of the fixed stars - Bradley)" (Einstein in the foreword to the offered paper).Weil: 218 - Boni: 253.- Not in Shields. The paper was reprinted in "Out of My Later Years", 1950.

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        Daphnis et Chloé.

      Compositions lithographiques originales de Suzanne Ballivet. 1 frontispice, 16 hors-texte et nombreuses illustrations dans le texte. (Complet & Contrôlé) Édition tirée à 950 exemplaires, celui-ci n° 504 sur grand vélin de Renage. Monte-Carlo, Édition du livre, 1946 - 199 pp. Belle reliure plein maroquin bicolore turquoise/gris signée Devauchelle. Mosaïque, avec filet courbé doré. Emboitage avec liseré. Dos à nerfs légèrement insolé. Tête dorée. Non rogné. Couverture et dos conservés. Rousseurs uniquement sur les gardes. Bon état. Format in-4° (28x23).

      [Bookseller: Livres et Collections P. Commerot]
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        Collection of Skupina Ra Material

      Group of books, manifestos, exhibition catalogs, and original work related to the Czech post-war surrealist group Skupina Ra (Ra Group), approximately 17 items total, several duplicates, including the group's two 1946 anthologies, "A Zatím Co Válka (And While the War)", and Skupina Ra, which contain their manifestos; individual exhibition catalogues by Josef Istler and Bohdan Lacina; examples of book design and illustration by Istler and Václav Tikal; and literary works by other members of the group, especially Ludvík Kundera. Illustrated throughout. Various sizes and formats, mostly 8vo. Most volumes with orig. wrpps. Various cities (Czech Republic) 1946-1987. Some volumes signed and inscribed. Skupina Ra was a group of painters, graphic artists, photographers, poets, writers, and translators that became active in the late 1930s, continued to exist illegally during the German Protectorate, and held public exhibits in the late 1940s before being banned by the Czech Communist goverment in 1948 as a hostile movement. Its core members included Zden k Lorenc, Ludvík Kundera, Josef Istler, Miloš Ko e ek, Bohdan Lacina, Vilém Reichmann, Václav Tikal, and Václav Zykmund. Although Surrealism was forbidden by both the Fascist Protectorate and the Communist goverment, it was a strong influence in Czech post-war art and literature. As of November 2016, most titles appear to be held by very few North American institutions or not at all.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        Parfums et Parfumeurs

      1946 - (LEPAPE, Georges, illustrator) BLAIZOT, Pierre. Parfums et Parfumeurs. (Paris): Éditions a lÉtoile, (1946). Quarto, signatures loose as issued in original printed wrappers, original glassine, original gray suede portfolio and original gray suede slipcase. $1600.Limited first edition, number 309 of 500 copies on Vélin de Rives paper, with eight lovely color plates by Georges Lepape.Blaizot's extensive essay on perfumes and perfume-makers includes chapters on the art of perfume-making, the history of perfumes, the historical relationship between perfume-makers and apothecaries, the symbolism of perfumes, olfactory memories, and "les parfums et l'amour." French illustrator and costume designer Lepape was known for his fashion illustrations, which appeared regularly in Parisian periodicals such as Gazette du Bon Ton, Journal des Dames et des Modes, and Modes and Manieres d'Aujourd'hui, as well as Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, and Vanity Fair. This is one of 500 on Vélin de Rives paper, from a total edition of only 535 copies. Text in French. A few minor scratches to suede. Fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        La Costituente (2 giugno 1946). Raccolta di 22 litografie di Roberto Fasola.

      La Tavolozza, 1946. Album in p. tela di cm. 48,5 x 33,5. Di questo volume sono stati tirati con torchio a mano dal litografo Igino Alessandrini nel giugno 1946 in Roma, 49 esemplari che costituiscono l'edizione unica. Il presente esemplare reca il n. 6. Ogni tavola è numerata e firmata dall'autore a matita. Cop. sciolta.

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        24 (davon 16 eigenh. und 8 ms.) Briefe und (Bild-)Postkarten mit eh. U. Wien, 1946-1967.

      1946. Zusammen 29 SS. 4to und 8vo. Mit 6 Kuverts. Inhaltsreiche Korrespondenz mit Josef Wesely: "Aber, wie Ihnen für Ihre lieben Gaben danken? Sind doch meine neuen Bücher nach wie vor von der Zensur des Unterrichtsministeriums verboten, oder, besser gesagt, dieses Ministerium gibt für sie, solange die Russen im Lande sind, keine Druckgenehmigung, und mein sehr ängstlicher Verleger wagt es nicht, ohne diese Druckgenehmigung ein Buch herauszubringen [...]" (Br. v. 12. XII. 1948). - "Ich bin keine sehr angerührte Natur", schreibt Eichthal unterm 19. III. 1960 in Anbetracht eines mit "Lieselotte Eltz-Hoffmann" unterzeichneten Leserbriefs an den 'Soldat', in dem die Verfasserin den "operettenhaften" Klischeecharakter der Soldaten in Eichthals Romanen kritisiert, "ich weiß, daß ein öffentlich tätiger Schriftsteller auch ungünstige Kritik vertragen muß, und es liegt mir fern, die gekränkte Leberwurst zu spielen. Aber so ein gehässiges Urteil über mein zweiundzwanzig Bände umfassendes Lebenswerk glaube ich doch nicht verdient zu haben [...]". - Rudolf von Eichthal - während des Ersten Weltkriegs Oberst und Generalstabschef in Südtirol, Rußland und auf dem Balkan - war nach Ende des Krieges als Schriftsteller und Musiker tätig. Ab 1920 Mitglied der Staatsoper und des Burgtheaters, wurde Eichthal auch durch zahlreiche Romane und Erzählungen bekannt, insbesondere durch den Roman "Der Kreuzberg" (1928), in dem er das Soldatenleben in der k. u. k. Armee in verklärtem Licht darstellte. Vgl. Kosch IV, 17f. und Giebisch/G. 74. - Die (Bild-)Postkarten mit Namensstempel; einige Postkarten mit Portraitaufnahmen des Schriftstellers.

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        Unser Welt (Our World) Periodical

      1946 - (JUDAICA) (HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS). Unser Welt [Our World]. Partial (nearly complete) run from 1946, Number 1 through 1951, Number 2. Munich and Paris: 1946-51. Folio, earlier numbers (1946, Number 1 through 1948, Number 18) bound in half black cloth and boards; remaining numbers (1948, Number 19 through 1951, Number 2) unbound, folded once as issued. $15,000.Scarce, nearly complete run of the earliest issues of the Zionist newspaper Unser Welt, "Our World," the "National Weekly for Jewry in Europe," published in Munich just after World War II and the Holocaust.Unser Welt was a Zionist-oriented publication with a deep respect for the Revisionist wing of the Zionist movement, with editorial offices in Munich and Paris. Initially, for the first two numbers, the newspaper was called Hamdina ("The State"); this collection contains both Numbers 1 and 2 of Hamdina (all published under that name) along with Number 1 of the newly titled Unser Welt, all from 1946. By the late 1940s, however, Unser Welt's circulation reached several European nations besides Germany, namely Switzerland, France, Austria, Belgium, Sweden and Italy, and its sub-title proclaimed it to be the "National Weekly for Jewry in Europe." The very fact that Unser Welt sought to be the publication of European Jewry spoke volumes about a conscious decision of a number of Jews to remain in the continent where two-thirds of their brethren had been murdered. This collection includes from 1946, both Numbers 1 and 2 of Hamdina, then of Unser Welt, Numbers 1, 5, 8-15, 18, 20-21, 23-30; from 1947, Numbers 31, 33-45a, 48-82; from 1948, Numbers 1-18, all of which are bound together in one folio volume. The collection also gathers, from 1948, Numbers 19-49, 51-62, 65-69; from 1949, Numbers 3-13, 15-17, 20-30, 35-42, 44/45-46, 49; from 1950, Numbers 1-50; and from 1951, Number 2. These are all unbound, folded once as issued. Text in Yiddish, with photographic and line illustrations. A few minor closed tears and mild edge-wear to unbound numbers. Exceptionally good condition. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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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.

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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

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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]

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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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