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        Roses and Buckshot: An Autobiography [WITH AN ORIGINAL INSCRIBED AND SIGNED SELFPORTRAIT]

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. g to vg. Large octavo (8 1/2 x 6"). 224pp. Original illustrated dust-jacket over black cloth, with gold and red lettering to spine and front cover. On front free endpaper features an original signed and inscribed autoportrait in pencil, dated '47. Photographic frontispiece depicting James Montgomery Flagg's portrait head by sculptor Wheeler Williams. Title page in red and black lettering.Illustrated with 31 b/w photographic pages and exploring a career of some fifty-odd years, "Roses and Buckshot" is a captivating autobiography blending "roses" (accolades) and "buckshot" (criticism) of the many elite authors, artists and actors with whom American artist and illustrator James Montgomery Flagg became acquainted with. Best remembered for his political posters (particularly the iconic 1917 Uncle Sam poster: "I Want You for U.S. Army"), Flagg delivers here a wonderfully intimate look into his artistic life and the many famous names who touched it.Dust-jacket with slight discoloration to spine and along edges. Moderate shelf wear to binding. DJ in overall good+, binding in good, interior in very good condition.

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        Pylone (Pylon). Roman. Traduit de l'anglais par R. N. Raimbault aves la collaboration de G. Louis-Rousselet.

      Paris: Gallimard, 1946 - Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine gilt, decoration to spine and pylon designs to boards in red and blue. A little rubbed, wear to head of the spine, which is slightly faded, contents toned. An excellent copy. First French language edition, first impression, originally published in the US in 1935. One of 50 hors commerce copies signed by the author on the title page, out of a total limitation of 1,040 copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        La Nuit et le moment.

      Paris, Georges Guillot, 1946. 1 vol. in-4. En feuilles, couvertures imprimées en rouge, sous emboitage.Ouvrage illustré de vingt-cinq eaux-fortes originales en couleurs de Louis Icart dont un frontispice, 17 hors-texte, deux in-texte et une suite de cinq planches libres en fin de volume. Tirage à 540 exemplaires, celui-ci un des 250 exemplaires sur Johannot à la forme. Louis Icart, né à Toulouse en 1888, fut le seul artiste de la période "Art Déco" à combiner l'élégance du "Rococo", la flamboyance de l'art nouveau et un sens moderne du mouvement et du geste.

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        Williwaw

      New York: E. P. Dutton, 1946, 1946. First edition. Fine copy in a slightly worn dust jacket.. 8vo, original black cloth, blue lettering. Gore Vidal's first book, written when he was 19, a story set on board a supply ship in the Aleutian islands.

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        Journal of the History of Medecine and Allied Sciences. Volumes 1 to 20, 1946 to 1965. (Complet first 20 publishing years).

      New York - Menasha, Wisconsin, Henry Schuman - George Banta Publishing Company 1946 - 1965, 250x180mm,editor's cloth binding. Rating paperlabel sticked on the lower back in few volumes. Library stamps on the title pages of all volumes. All books in very good condition.plates b/w,

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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        Miracle de la rose

      first edition printed in 475 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper. Binding to bradel editor "cartonnage" ecru, the author's name in red on the back. Pleasant copy despite the back very slightly discolored without gravity. L'arbalète Lyon 1946 23,5x28,5cm reliure de l'éditeur

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        A New French Style. Huit modèles de Pierre BALMAIN.

      Paris IMPRIMERIE SEIDO 1946 1Sa nouvelle collection commentée par Alice B. TOLKAS. Croquis de René GRUAU. Paris, Eté 1946, in-8, Imprimerie Seido, couverture rempliée, rempliage gauffré crème, titre bordeaux en lettres capitales italiques, non paginé. Un des exemplaires numérotés sur papier Arjomari offset à grains de rives ivoire. Très belle présentation, élégante et racée, à l'encre noire, qui souligne la tenue irréprochable des modèles de BALMAIN. La souplesse et la vivacité du trait de GRUAU donnent aux vêtements et aux femmes qui les portent beaucoup de caractère, et tout son charme à cet objet publicitaire. Joint l'invitation au dîner donné à l'occasion des "40 années de création Pierre Balmain". Infimes usures et plis à la couverture.

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        Ink & Blood

      1946 - SZYK, Arthur. Ink & Blood. A Book of Drawings. New York: Heritage Press, 1946. Folio, publisher's full black morocco, patterned slipcase. $7500.Signed limited first edition, one of 1000 inscribed copies, this copy inscribed to Clarence Low and signed on the limitation page by Arthur Szyk. The artist has further inscribed and again signed the limitation page "To Clarence Low, the pioneer of "˜Ink and Blood,' with love, Arthur Szyk. New Canaan, 1947." In addition, three separately printed illustrations have been laid in loose, each inscribed to Clarence Low and signed by Szyk.A collection of Szyk's wartime propaganda work, with 74 plates, several printed in color and mounted, the rest printed in duotone. The three additional signed illustrations include one that appears in the book entitled "Tears of Rage," depicting an angry soldier, wearing the Star of David, holding a dying rabbi in his arms, and two of Jewish/Israeli content that do not appear in the book. With a foreword by Struthers Burt. A bit of light rubbing to publisher's morocco. A near-fine presentation copy, most desirable with three splendid additional signed illustrations laid in. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Contact Mercury

      1946 - (BERG, Morris "Moe") NASON, Leonard H. Contact Mercury. Garden City: Doubleday, 1946. Octavo, original brown cloth. $1500.First edition of this espionage novel, the copy belonging to major league baseball player and O.S.S. officer Morris "Moe" Berg, with his ownership stamps and pencil markings, also signed by his sister.Nason's own World War II service in the Office of Strategic Services (O.S.S., forerunner of the CIA) informs this thriller about "a fiendish and almost successful plot against the Allies." "If what you have read about the secret of the atomic bomb has not already scared the pants off you," commented a contemporary New York Times review, "this novel will go a long way toward completing the job." This book's previous owner, Morris "Moe" Berg, was a Major League Baseball player""and, according to Casey Stengel, "the strangest man" in the game. "In his 15 major league seasons, in which he played just 662 games, Berg was a lifetime .243 hitter. He started out as a slick-fielding utility infielder before the Chicago White Sox in 1927 moved him to catcher, where he then found his niche as a substitute backstop, filling that role until he retired in 1939". But he was a brilliant scholar, picking up degrees from Princeton and Columbia Law School and studying philosophy at the Sorbonne. His linguistic skills inspired this observation by a teammate: "˜He can speak seven languages, but he can't hit in any of them." In 1943, Berg became an O.S.S. officer; he would carry out one of its "more ambitious endeavors""a plot to possibly assassinate Werner Heisenberg, the head of Nazi Germany's atom-bomb project". Berg's assessment of the situation was that Germany was not close to having a nuclear bomb, and there was never an attempt to kill Heisenberg" (ESPN). Without original dust jacket. Berg's ownership stamp appears on the front and rear pastedowns and on the half title. In addition, Berg heavily marked in pencil the first third of the text; pages 16 ("lingo "˜Krauts") and 24 ("Germans = Ger-ries") bear marginalia in his hand. Berg's sister Ethel, with whom he lived for the last eight years of his life, signed the book twice on the front free endpaper, recto and verso. Another owner's stamps appear beneath Berg's on the front pastedown.Front paper hinge split, binding sound. Light rubbing to spine and extremities, light soiling to cloth. A very good copy with exceptionally intriguing provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Provas da Historia Genealogica da Casa Real Portuguesa. 26 Bände

      Atlantida-Livraria Editora, Coimbra, 1946-1954. Zusammen ca. 7800 S., unaufgeschnittener kartonierter Verlagseinband, quart, (etwas fleckig) - Wegen des hohen Gewichts betragen die Versandkosten für den Versand innerhalb Deutschlands 11,80 -

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        LA NACIONALITAT CATALANA

      Barcelona. 1946. [s.n]. 105Pág. 35x26. Pell i dorats. una llámina amb l'il.lustració de Enric Prat de la Riba i també una llámina dels Països catalans. Edició clandestina limitada de 175 exemplars(N 89) amb molt valor sentimental. Preciosa Obra de Catalunya. Molt bon estat de l'Obra, únic taca a la estuig(foto).

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (COMPLETE SEVEN VOLUME LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB SET IN SLIPCASE)

      Limited Editions Club, 1946 Complete 7-Volume Set in gilt-stamped half-leather with "declining" column motif by Clarence Pearson Hornung & marbled boards, #906 of 1500 numbered sets, issued unsigned, the set is better than usually found but still shows chipping to the leather at spine tops, the "end" volumes of the set (1 & 7) show a bit more wear along the spine extremities, especially 7 which shows chipping & some loss at the hinge fold, boards are very nice with only slight wear to the corners, the pages are bright clean & unmarked, bindings and hinges tight & firm, in the original hard board slipcase in very nice shape (no splits or tears), an overall Good+ to Very Good set, quite scarce complete in slipcase; 7 lg 8vos; lxviii + 2538pp in continuous pagination, indexed & illus. Extra shipping charge REQUIRED for priority or overseas delivery of this heavy fragile set (extra charge SUBSTANTIAL for overseas shipment). First Edition / Limited. Hard Cover.

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        Ride the Pink Horse

      New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1946. First Edition. Hard Cover in Dust Jacket. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo. SIGNED BY DOROTHY B. HUGHES ON TITLE PAGE without personalization. 248 pp. Bound in gray cloth, spine lettering red, text is age-toned as is usual for this book. A very good copy in pictorial dust jacket with light edgewear and chips; neat owner name on ffep. Source of the 1947 movie starring Robert Montgomery and Wanda Hendrix.

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        Die Protokolle der Weisen von Zion und die jüdische Weltpolitik

      Alfred Ernst Rosenberg (russisch Alfred Woldemarowitsch Rosenberg * 31. Dezember 1892jul./ 12. Januar 1893greg in Reval 16. Oktober 1946 in Nürnberg) war zur Zeit der Weimarer Republik und des Nationalsozialismus Politiker und führender Ideologe der NSDAP. Als Student war er 1917 Zeuge der Revolution in Moskau. Wie die russischen Rechtsextremen interpretierte er diese als Folge einer jüdisch-freimaurerischen Weltverschwörung. Mit dieser Vorstellung prägte er später maßgeblich die Ideologie der NSDAP. Ab 1920 trug Rosenberg mit zahlreichen rassenideologischen Schriften erheblich zur Verschärfung des Antisemitismus in Deutschland bei. Im Zweiten Weltkrieg unternahm er mit seinem Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg (ERR) Beutezüge in ganz Europa, insbesondere zum Raub von Kulturgütern. Als Leiter des Reichsministeriums für die besetzten Ostgebiete (RMfdbO) verfolgte er im Rahmen seiner Ostpolitik das Projekt der Germanisierung der besetzten Ostgebiete bei gleichzeitiger systematischer Vernichtung der Juden. Rosenberg wurde im Nürnberger Hauptprozess als Hauptschuldiger der NS-Kriegsverbrechen angeklagt, in allen vier Anklagepunkten für schuldig befunden, zum Tode verurteilt und hingerichtet. (wikipedia) 160 Seiten in alter Schrift , Einband am Rand gedunkelt , Seiten ebenso, Ränder etwas gefranst und leicht bestossen, sonst für das Alter erstaunlich guter Zustand !

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        Wissenschaftlicher Nachlaß (Ordner mit zahlreichen Orig.dokumenten, Fotos etc. wie unten beschrieben)

      Karlsruhe, 1946 ff. Hans Müller reichte 1946 ein Patent für ein Verfahren ein, durch dessen Anwendung die erprobte Möglichkeit bestand, verbogene und verwundene Profilstähle etc., ohne bedeutenden Verlust an ihrer Festigkeit in ihre einbauungsfähige Form wieder geradezurichten ---- Insbesondere ging es dabei um die Aufarbeitung von Bautrümmern aus dem 2. Weltkrieg wie Brücken, Schienen (Eisenbahn etc.), Stahlhochbauten. Durch die Knappheit neuer Walzstähle gewann dieses Verfahren von Hans Müller große Aufmerksamkeit. Die vorliegende Sammlung dokumentiert ein interessantes Stück Zeitgeschichte mit zahlr. interessanten s/w Fotos zum Wiederaufbau im Nachkriegsdeutschland aus der Sicht eines Stahlbauingenieurs /////////////// Der Ordner beinhaltet u.a. Zeugnis der Industrie Werke Karlsruhe v. Juni 1947 u.a. einige Zeitungsartikel /////////// Patentanmeldung "Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Biegen und Geraderichten von Walzstahl" v. 12. Februar 1946 (4 S.) ///// Schreiben v. Hans Müller und die Dankesschreiben für die Übersendung seiner Schrift "Regenerierung deformierter Profilstähle" (zw. 1959-1960) von der Technischen Hochschule Karlsruhe v. dem OB der Stadt Karlsruhe (signiert Günter Klotz), dem Wirtschaftsministerium Baden-Württemberg unterzeichnet v. Hermann Veit, von Prof.Dr.-Ing. O. Steinhardt TH Karlsruhe (bed. Prof. für Stahlbau an der Uni Karlsruhe), SIGNIERT v. ihm ///////// 3 Blatt des Bad. Landesgewerbeamt über Zusatz-Patent (Kopie) ////////////// Die o.g. Broschüre "Hans Müller - Das hydromechanische Spezialrichtverfahren zur Regenerierung deformierter Profilstähle" (Hg. Industriewerke Karlsruhe Abteilung Stahl- und Brückenbau unter der Militär-Regierung-Liz. US v. 1946, Widmung und signiert v. Hans Müller) ////////// 3 Schreiben div. Prüfanstalten v. 1946 (Staatl.Chem.-technische Prüfungs- und Versuchsanstalt an der TH Karlsruhe Institut für Beton und Eisenbeton an der TH Karlsruhe Orif. Dr. Theodor Pötsch v. Inst. für Mechanik und angewandte Mathematik an der TH (v. ihm Signiert (Anm.: Ab 1928 war er ordentlicher Professor für Mechanik und Angewandte Mathematik an der Technischen Hochschule Karlsruhe, wurde aber 1937 entlassen, da er mit einer Jüdin verheiratet war. Bis 1945 arbeitete er dann bei Leitz in Wetzlar. 1945 war er wieder Professor in Karlsruhe, wo er 1946/47 Rektor war) /////////// es folgen zahlr. auf festem Karton montierte s/w Fotos kl. und größeren Formats (meist 10x15 und 25x18cm) zeitgeschichtlich sehr interessant wie folgt: IWK Karlsruhe (2 Werkhallenbilder), 2 St. Beispiel Brücke davor und danach (Ort unbek.) 1 x IGS Karlsruhe (Eisenträger beim Richten) Köln (Berg voll verbogenen Eisenträgern vor Ruinenlandschaft dasselbe für Nürnberg mit Arbeitern sowie für München (Anlage zum Biegen vor Ort) 3 Fotos in verscheied. Stadien "Murgbrücke Weisenbach" 2 Fotos "Zerstörte Neckarbrücke Obrigheim-Biedersheim 3 gr. Fotos Autobahnbrücke Durlach 2 weitere Fotos einer Halle (d.i. das Maschinentechnische Laboratorium der TH Karlsruhe mit Stahlträgern (Ort evtl. Karlsruhe) /////// gr. Foto Stahlbiegemaschine im Einsatz vor Kriegsruinen (Karlsruhe) IWK Karlsruhe (Fabrikinneres mit Stahlträgern) ein weiteres Foto der Autobahnbrücke Durlach (Großes Format) 3 Fotos betitelt Saarbrücken (Eisenbahnwaggons) //////////////// 5 x dasselbe 8seitige Broschur "Das hydromechanische Spezialrichtverfahren zur Regenerierung deformierter Profilstähle v. Hans Müller (Sonderdruck aus Industrie-Rundschau Nr. 1/1946 //////////////// 2 x Hydromechanisches Spezialrichtverfahren zur Regenerierung deformierter Profilstähle v. Hans Müller (Sonderdruck aus "Technisches Handwerk" Heft 6/1946 ///////////// mehrere Blatt zum Thema "Praktische Voraussetzungen für Massenrichtarbeiten verformter Profilstähle ///////////// mehrere Hefte mit Texten zumThema von Hans Müller 1. Industrie-Rundschau Mai 1948 + VDI Zeitschrift des VDI März 1948 + Technisches Handwerk August 1946 + Industrie-Rundschau Juli 1946 + Zeitungsartikel aus "Der gerade Weg" (Geschäfte und Spekulationen mit Trümmern).....

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        The collected works. Bände 1-25.

      153 bis 619 S. je Band. 8 (18,7 x 12,5 cm). Original-Leinwand mit Schutzumschlag (Entwurf: Enid Marx). Geschlossene Folge der ersten 25 Bände (von 29?) der ersten Werkausgabe, bis auf drei Bände (13-15) alle im Erstdruck der "Collected works": I. Ends and means. 1946 II. Limbo. 1946 III. Verses & a comedy. 1946 IV. Point counter point. 1947 V. The olive tree. 1947 VI. On the margin. 1948 VII. Jesting Pilate. 1948 VIII. Along the road. 1948 IX. Brief candles. 1948 X. Antic hay. 1949 XI. Little Mexican. 1948 XII. Crome yellow. 1949 XIII. Beyond the Mexique Bay. 1950 (2nd printing) XIV. Those barren leaves. 1950 (2nd printing) XV. Eyeless in Gaza. 1950 (2nd printing) XVI. Mortal coils. 1949 XVII. Texts and pretexts. 1949 XVIII. Music at night. 1949 XIX. Do what you will. 1949 XX. Proper studies. 1949 XXI. Two or three graces. 1949 XXII. Brave new world. 1950 XXIII. After many a summer. 1950 XXIV. Ape and essence. 1951 XXV. Time must have a stop. 1953. - Die Vorsätze jeweils mit Besitzvermerk in Bleistift (datiert 1948-1953), die vorderen Innendeckel mit kleinem Buchhandelsetikett "Broese" (Utrecht), innen kaum Gebrauchsspuren. Die Einbände leicht bestoßen, die Schutzumschläge alle vorhanden, aber mit Gebrauchsspuren, bei einzelnen Bänden dabei auch Randausrisse und Fehlstellen. Insgesamt aber schön erhalten und in diesem Umfang selten.

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        CARMEN. Lithographies originale de Clavé

      Porson éditeur, Paris 1946. 1 volume petit in-4 (26 x 21 cm) en feuilles, 160 pages, sous couverture illustrée rempliée, étui et chemise illustrés en lithographie. 39 LITHOGRAPHIES ORIGINALES EN COULEURS PAR ANTONI CLAVÉ DONT 13 EN HORS-TEXTE. Tirage à 275 exemplaires tous sur vélin d'Arches. Celui -ci 1 des 185 exemplaires avec l'état définitif. Très bel exemplaire. Editeur Jean Porson, Paris 1946, first edition by Antoni Clavé: one of 275 copies on Arches paper (total edition). The complete book with text by Prosper Mérimée, 160 pp, illustrated with 39 original color lithographs by Antoni Clavé, of these 13 are full-page. Loose leaves in publisher's wrappers, boards chemise and slipcase. Overall size 10.5 x 8.25 in (26 x 21 cm); the book and the illustrated slipcase both in fine condition. L'ouvrage en excellent état, l'emboitage original illustré en très bel état également. Rare. Références: Passeron p.174; Monod 8060; Rauch 189; The Artist & The Book in France p.328.

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        De Eudaimonia sive de Beatitudine

      Tipografia Pontificia Università Gregoriana, ROMA 1946 - Textus et documenta, Series Philosophica LATINO N. 7 della serie filosofica; brossura editoriale usurata dal tempo

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        Oesterreichische Nachrichten. 1. Jahrgang, Juni bis Dezember 1945 (5 Hefte) / 2. Jahrgang, Januar bis August 1946 (7 Hefte). Organ der Frei-oesterreichischen Bewegung in der Schweiz.

      4. Bis auf die erste Nummer vollständige Serie, 12 Hefte, von 13 erschienenen, etliche mit teilweise entferntem Adressaten (Britschgi & Pinkus - mit dem gleichfalls der KP angehörigen Melchior Britschgi hatte Theo Pinkus zeitweise zusammengearbeitet, hier noch Froschaugasse 18). Redaktion Willi (Wilhelm) Frank, später Irene Sessler, Georg Rechnitz. Breycha-Vauthier 38 Halfmann 351 und ÖNB Datenbank nur bis 1946 Nr. 3 nicht in DEA, Maas u.a. Beiträge von Anneliese Fritz (Eulau, später Russische Stunde in Wien, hier: Oesterreich und die Juden, auch über Marcel Pellich), Willi Frank, später Mathematiker in Salzburg, Karl Paryla, Ernst Fischer, über Viktor Matejkas Rede in Zürich im Juni 1946, Auszug seines Karl-Kraus-Beitrags im 'Plan', Ferdinand Bruckner, Hans Weigel (u.a. über das Dachaulied 1938 von Jura Soyfer), Karl Schiffer, L. Ajchenrand (übersetzt von Sessler), Ilse Benedikt über drei Monate in Wien (November 1945), Maria Schanda, Franz Stoessl u.a. - Titel jeweils mit kleinem schweizer Archivstempel.

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        Konvolut von Memorabilia zum Aufenthalt im Nachkriegs-Deutschland von Willi Tanner 1946 - 1948. (5 Teile)..

      Enthalten sind zwei Photoalben (Gr.8 [24 x 24 cm], HLdr.) mit Aufnahmen.[Album gross 1]: 30 Bl. m. 138 montierten (grösstenteils) Orig.-Photographien (von 6.5 x 6.5 cm bis selten 19 x 21 cm) von Willi Tanner mit Ansichten Berlins (Panoramen, Flughafen Tempelhof, Strassenzüge und -szenen, kriegsbeschädigte Häuser, Trümmerfrauen, alliierte Soldaten, Wannsee, Sportanlass [wohl eine Partie American Football] im Olympiastadion), weiter von Kassel, Nürnberg (u. a. [Innen-]Aufnahmen des dortigen Theater Apollo) u. a. m. - Montiert ist zudem eine gefaltete Speisekarte: Tempelhof / United States Air Force Station / Berlin, Germany, Officers Mess, mit handschriftlichem Vermerk: 1st Saturday Night in Berlin lose liegen bei: 1. Harnack House / Officers Mess / Office of Military Government for Germany (U. S.) / Menu mit dem Angebot vom 24. Dezember 1946 2. Merry Christmas / Mess and Club Section / Menu / Truman Hall OMGUS / Christmas 25. December 1946 / Berlin - Germany, sowie zwei Speisekarten von nicht weiter zu identifizierenden Offiziersmessen (Breakfast, 8. Januar 1947 u. 17. Januar 1947).[Album gross 2]: 30 Bl. mit 204 montierten (grösstenteils) Orig.-Photographien (6 x 9 cm bis meist 12 x 17.5 cm), u. a. von Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Köln, Amsterdam, Antwerpen, Berchtesgaden und dem Konzentrationslager Dachau es folgen mehrere Flugphotographien, dann Aufnahmen von Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary) und Plöckendorf. - Montiert ist zudem eine Quittung Kasino Mess, handschriftlich ergänzt: 1. Aug. 1946 / Frankfurt a. M..Enthalten sind des weiteren 2 kleinere Photoalben (Quer-8 [18 x 24 cm], Kart. mit Fadenbindung). [Album klein 1]: 10 Bl. mit 12 montierten Orig.-Photographien/Postkarten (7.5 x 10.5 cm bis 9 x 14 cm), handschriftlich betitelt: Hitlers House / seen from the Bormanns House Hitlers House / 1945 in the evening time (zwei Photogr.) Panorama [mit] Blatterhof-Hotel, Hitlers House, Bormanns House Dining-Room (zweimal) Wintergarden Eagles Nest / the last party Eagles Nest / parking-lot Eagles Nest / Entrance, Elevadore [sic] (zwei Photogr.) Eagles Nest / 5500 feet.[Album klein 2]: 12 Bl. mit 12 montierten Postkarten (9 x 14 cm): [Brandenburger Tor] [Siegessäule] [Berliner Dom], Berlin bei Nacht - Schloss Berlin - Altes Museum Berlin - Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin - Denkmal Friedrichs des Grossen [Unter den Linden] Berlin - Universität [Wittenbergplatz und Gedächtniskirche] [Reichstag] Potsdam - Schluss Sanssouci. (5 cm Rückenverlust am Kopf.)Es liegt weiter bei: Cedric L. White: Views and Facts of Berlin. As seen through the eyes of the american soldier and intended für the folks and friends at home (o. Angaben ca. 1946, prepared under the direction of 78th Division Special Service Office, gedruckt in Wiesbaden) Kl.8, o. P. (ca. 40 Bl.), durchgeh. Abb., Kart. (mit der losen Faltkarte [29 x 40.5 cm] Map of Berlin, USA Sector, showing Location of Special Service Clubs, American Red Cross Clubs, as well as other recreational Facilities and Points of Interest.- Wilhelm (Willi) Tanner (1915-1996), geboren in St. Gallen, siedelte nach absolvierter Banklehre 1939 nach New York über, worauf er 1942 an der Schweizerischen Gesandtschaft in Washington DC arbeitete war. Vermittelt durch den Schweizerischen Militärattaché erhielt Tanner eine Anstellung als Research Analyst beim Office of Counsel for War Crimes der US Army. In diesem Rahmen war er vom Sommer 1946 bis Ende März 1948 in Nürnberg und Berlin als Dolmetscher im Dokumentations- und Ermittlungsdienst zur Klärung von Kriegsverbrechen deutscher Industrieller (IG Farben, Flick u. a.) tätig. - Die beiden Photoalben enthalten Aufnahmen Tanners, die Alben geringeren Umfangs scheint Tanner (aufgrund der Datierung) in Deutschland erhalten oder gekauft zu haben.

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        NOI EBREI, OGGI POESIE INEDITE

      T.S.RIVA, 1946. ITALIANO 0,05 Coperta morbida con lievi segni di usura, leggermente ingiallita e con lieve firoitura, pagine leggermente brunite dal tempo USATO

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        Typed Contract Signed ("Sinclair Lewis") with The Theatre Guild, Inc , for a radio broadcast of the play version of DODSWORTH

      New York, 1946. Carbon copy on onionskin paper 1-1/2 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Fine. Carbon copy on onionskin paper 1-1/2 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Contract for Radio Broadcast of Dodsworth. Granting Lewis, in exchange for $750 to the Theatre Guild the right to produce a broadcast (sponsored by U.S. Steel Corp) of the play version of Dodsworth. Signed by Lewis as well as the representatives of The Theatre Guild.

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        Blok, Casopis pro Umeni

      Brno 1946 - PUBLISHER: Brno: Blok DATE/EDITION: 1946-1947 BINDING: Hardbound in tan cloth with black lettering on the front cover and spine, 8" x 11", 324 pages followed by 164 pages titled Pouceni o kulturni praci (learn art cultural practice), followed by a revue of art in French then the covers labeled I.1. through I-9-10. DUST JACKET: No jacket BOOK CONDITION: The book is in very good condition with clear lettering on very clean coverts, tight binding and very clean and unmarked interior. Different types of paper were apparently used and some show even foxing to page edges but no brittleness. DESCRIPTION: An important publication for its time, the first significant post war art journal published in Czechoslovakia. Profusely illustrated throughout. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

      [Bookseller: Anton-Heinrich]
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        Le Cygne

      Maeght, Paris 1946 - Affiche lithographique en 6 couleurs imprimée par Mourlot et réalisée pour la première exposition de Georges Braque à la Galerie Maeght. Format 61 X 48 cm, tirage limité à 200 exemplaires. Poster from an edition of 200 prints, 61 X 48 cm. Lithographic print in 6 colors by Mourlot

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        LITTLE FUR FAMILY

      - 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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.

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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]

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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]

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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

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        INSCRIBED AND SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH OF THE BRILLIANT YOUNG AMERICAN CONCERT PIANIST WILLIAM KAPELL

      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.

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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.

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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.

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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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        Inhabitants

      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]

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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.

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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]

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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.

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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. *

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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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