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        BALLISTICS OF THE FUTURE: WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE DYNAMICAL AND PHYSICAL THEORY OF THE ROCKET WEAPONS.

      Haarlem, Holland: The Technical Publishing Company H. Stam,. [1946]. original black cloth stamped in red and gold.. Hairline crack along inner rear hinge which is still holding tight, a. very good copy with fine interior. This edition is quite scarce.. (#135724). First edition. One of the earliest postwar books on rocketry. "This book by two Dutch scientists who witnessed the V-2 firings from Dutch soil ranks with the major works of Oberth and Esnault-Pelterie. It is a rather complete exposition of vector calculus, exterior ballistics. The chapters on V-1 and V-2 are complete to small design detail, such as wiring diagrams of electric equipment." - Ley, Rockets, Missiles, and Space Travel, revised edition, 1957, p. 492. "Deals mainly with methods of calculating trajectories of large rockets and is excellent on this topic. Section on thermodynamics is unreliable and the description of V1 and V2 are most uneven in detail." - Humphries, Rockets and Guided Missiles 16. Ciancone 116.

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        The Silent Speaker

      New York: Viking Press, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +. Inscribed (10/30/74) on half-title page by author. NO DJ Includes TLS (10/15/74) with "Yes" as the entire body of the message which apparently refers to a previous letter inquiring about autographs. Scan of letter available upon request. Text block tight and unmarked.

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        FIRST TERM AT MALORY TOWERS

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1946. First edition, first printing. Publisher's original yellow cloth with green titles and illustration to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine clean, square and tight copy, the binding bright, the contents without inscriptions or stamps. Compete with the fine original dustwrapper which is lightly faded to the spine. Not price-clipped (5s. net to the front flap). A lovely example of the first Malory Towers book, scarce in this condition. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        LA GUERRE-CRIME ET LES CRIMINELS DE GUERRE, RÉFLEXIONS SUR LA JUSTICE PÉNALE INTERNATIONALE, CE QU'ELLE EST ET CE QU'ELLE DEVRAIT ÊTRE.

      

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        Heads Bodies & Legs

      Penguin, (Harmondsworth, Middlesex) 1946 - Small octavo. Single page of text, followed by twelve leaves cut horizontally into three sections. First edition. Cut-figure book illustrated by Richard Chopping, who is perhaps best-known for designing the dust wrappers of Ian Fleming's James Bond novels. A brief narrative introduces the reason for these cut figures, which are the result of an apprentice magician's attempts to "unbewitch" a group of people and creatures that were affected by his absent master's magic. It all went awry, and this book offers one the chance to put things right, or make them even worse. This book was reprinted in 1951 and 1955; the 1946 first printing is a bit more elusive. This is a fine copy in color illustrated wrappers. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        L'Honneur des poètes. Manuscrit autographe.

      A manuscript autograph appeared in the Ark No. 18-19 of 7 August 1946 against dishonor poets Peret.1946 9 feuillets in-8 (20,7 x 13,3 cm) foliotésen feuilles

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        The Stones of the Field

      Carmarthen The Druid Press Ltd 1946. VG : in very good condition with unclipped dust jacket. A little soiling and chipping to jacket with minor loss at tail First Edition Quarter blue cloth over blue boards 190mm x 130mm (7" x 5"). 48pp.

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        ABECEDA DUSEVNIHO PRAZDNA / ALPHABET OF SPIRITUAL EMPTINESS

      Praha: Nakladatelstvi ZADRUHA a.s., 1946 - Sm.8° - unpaginated - B/w photo-gravures. Zdenek Tmej (1920-2004) Czech Photographer. First edition, text in Czech language. Signed and dated by Zdenek Tmej. Bound in grey covers dust-jacket xeroxed. In Very good condition [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L'ARCHITECTURE FRANCAISE. Architecture - Urbanisme - Décoration. Revue mensuelle. Directeur: P.M. Durand - Souffland.

      In - 4 p., 13 voll., mz. tela con ang., tit. oro su tassello al dorso. Di questa rivista mensile illustrata (foto e disegni, piante, sezioni, ecc.) offriamo una raccolta completa, dal n. 58 / 59, mai - juin 1946 (Anno VII), al n. 203 / 204, aout 1959 (Anno XIX). Mancano le copp. di ciascun fascicolo, ma sono presenti tutti gli Indici. A partire dal n. 145 / 146 compare l'interessante rubrica "L'architecture dans le monde". Nel I vol. sono stati inseriti numeri sciolti di annate diverse: n. 25 (nov. 1942), n. 27 (genn. 1943), nn. 41 e 43 (marzo e maggio 1944). Esempl. ben conservato.

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        Entrée des Artistes. Préface de Louis Jouvet. Portrait de Touchagues. Lettre de M. Pagnol

      La Nouvelle Edition (1946), Paris - Published in the series of "Les classiques du cinéma français". Association copy, inscribed by Jeanson to Marcel Idzkowski. 238 p. Henri Jeanson's (1900-1970) book that was adapted to screen by Marc Allégret in 1938 (English title: The Curtain Rises), inscribed to the actor Marcel Idzkowski. In publisher's wrappers. With several photographic plates. Chipped at edges. Overall in very good condition. Published in the series of "Les classiques du cinéma français". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Undzer Churban in Bild. Our Destruction in Pictures

      1946 - HOLOCAUST. Undzer Churban in Bild. Our Destruction in Pictures. Collected and Edited by: Rafael Olevski, Dawid Rosental, Paul Trepman. Under the auspices of the Central Committee of the Liberated Jews in the British Zone. Bergen-Belsen: Published by “Our Voice,” December 1946. Oblong folio, later half black cloth and original pictorial paper wrappers; 38 leaves printed on one side only. $3200.First edition of one of the early defining collections of images of the Holocaust, printed at Bergen-Belsen, with beautiful original front wrapper printed in color and 115 photographic illustrations.“The incentive to produce this collection gave us our deepest desire to show the world the crimes of Germany, to give expression to the throttled cry of pain of the Jews… the desire to bring back to our memories the Jewish settlements which were drowned in torrents of Jewish blood. May the world have this knowledge and ponder on it… When words are too weak and too poor to convey the destruction and extermination of Jewish life, may these pictures, found by accident on arrested S. S. soldiers, speak for themselves of the bestiality which will forever bring shame on human kind” (p. 7). With captions in Yiddish, Hebrew, English, and German. Original paper spine and front wrapper with expert restoration; rebacked with black cloth spine, fragile original fragile wrappers expertly reinforced with stiff paper boards. With only light spotting and rubbing. Interior clean. Very good condition. Rare and important. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        ARIEL. REVISTA DE LES ARTS.

      S/imp. Barcelona i París, 1946 - -1951. 32 cm. 22 núms. dividits en tres volums: (I) 126 pàg. (II) 138 pàg. (III) 76 pàg. i 60 pàg.; i dos suplements de 8 pàg. cadascú. Profus. il lustr amb dibuixos i notacions musicals en el text, i 2 làm. fora del text ( vol. I, p. 76 Grau Sala i p. 32 reproducció sagristia mova de Montserrat pintada per Josep Obiols). Exemplar 9 del tiratge especial numerat en paper de fil. En rama. Ex-libris d'anterior posseïdor. * Excel lent revista d'art que comptava amb les col laboracions dels representants més destacats de la literatura, la pintura i la música catalanes com, per exemple, Josep Carner, Salvador Espriu, Joan Perucho, Carles Riba, Joaquim Sunyer, Ramon de Caprmany, Picasso, Joan Miro, Frederic Mompou, Manuel Valls etc. Alguns dibuixos i composicions són inèdits. Els dos números del suplement es van publicar a agost i setembre de 1948, amb el nom de "Noticiari d'actualitas culturals". A la col lecció que oferim és completa i és força difícil trobar-la amb els darrers números fets a París. Publicaciones periódicas.

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        Les quinze joyes de mariage.

      Paris, Editions du Rameau d´or, Paul Cotinaud, [1946] 8°, 162 S., zahlr. handkolorierte Holzstich-Illustr., m. 1 Orig.-Aquarell (compl.); Suite m. ca. 50 s/w Tafeln., Kart.-Umschlag, darin Broschur m. Transp.-OU m. losen Bogen u. zusätzlicher Suite in Schmuckschuber., Schuber angebrochen u. m. Einriss, min. berieben. Buch: einzelne, wenige Stockflecklein, sonst schönes Exemplar. Text frz. Ein Exemplar der nummerierten Vorzugsausgabe: «Sur vélin d´arches. ornées d´une aquarellle originale et d´une suite en noir». Nr. 19/30. «Imprimé sur les presses de J. Dumoulin. Les aquarelles on été coloriées à la main par Beaufumé». - Henry Lemarié (1911- 1991) est. sans conteste. le miniaturiste français le plus célèbre et le plus apprécié de notre époque. Son oeuvre est la plus recherchée des bibliophiles: en effet. à ses qualités picturales il a su adjoindre une parfaite maîtrise de l`illustration. Authorship of this volume is ascribed. by some scholars. to Antoine de la Sale (born 1388). but this supposition is based only on an acrostic device found on the Rouen manuscript. We cannot be certain whether this sardonic account of the joys of marriage was written by an anti-feminist cleric or one who had really experienced marriage for himself. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Illustr. Bücher - Originalgrafik Geschichte - Mittelalter Literatur Franz. Bibliophile Ausgaben

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        Sänkt sedebetyg. Roman. I-II.

      - Stockholm; Bonniers, 1946. (Romaner i folkupplaga). 19,5x13 cm. 208 & (3, 1 blank), 209-403, (1 blank) s. Två häftade volymer med tryckta omslag. Lätt nötta ryggändar. De överdimensionerade omslagen är något veckade i yttre och nedre marginalerna. Andra volymen med några riss i yttermarginalen på bakre omslaget. S. 346 och 347 i andra volymen med en gulnad ruta efter ilagt bokmärke; på detta är skrivet "Sid. 308, 346". Dedikation i båda delarna: "Till Kristina, min förtrogna och älskade! / författaren" resp. "Till min Käraste! / Författaren". [?To Kristina, my confidant and beloved! / the author?]. Inscribed also in the second volume: ?Till min käraste! / Författaren? [To my dearest! / The Author?]. Vilhelm Moberg (1898-1973), Swedish journalist, social critic, and one of Sweden?s foremost authors of the 20th century. He was born in Algutsboda in the province of Småland, where his father served as a soldier. Moberg worked in his youth with farming and forestry. After a few years of schooling, he worked as a journalist at different provincial newspapers, in which he also published his first short stories. His breakthrough as an author came in 1927 with the novel ?Raskens. The Story of a Soldier?s Family?, where he depicts the life of the tenant farmers in 19th century Småland. His foremost work, which has been widely translated and is considered one of the finest epic works in Swedish 20th century literature, is ?The Emigrant Novels? (1949-1959). In this tetralogy he describes the Swedish emigration to North America through the story of the farmer Karl Oskar Nilsson and his wife Kristina. Moberg was politically engaged and always fought for individual rights, and for the abolition of the monarchy and the State Church of Sweden. He intervened in affairs of corrupt legal practice and published the bestselling book ?Why I am a Republican? (1955). His political views were inspired by his visits to USA and by the Swiss constitution. Moberg had a love affair with a woman named Kristina, whose name he used for the main character Kristina from Duvemåla of ?The Emigrant Novels? This love affair has remained unknown for over half a century, until a collection of his novels, all inscribed by Moberg to Kristina [Odelberg/Hedenblad (1917-2005)], appeared on the market. Judging from the tone in the inscriptions, the relation between Moberg and Kristina was initially intimate and loving, and gradually devolving into affection. In the early inscriptions from the 1940s Moberg writes, for instance: ?To Kristina, my confidant and beloved!?, and in the play ?Chastity? he writes: ?Vilhelm Moberg?s chastity ? what is left of it is hereby dedicated to Kristina? The later in-scriptions from the 1960s contain phrases like: ?with a devout greeting? and ?from her affectionate Vilhelm? In the copy of ?The Emigrants? (?Utvandrarna?, 1949) Moberg writes: ?To Kristina, my be loved, who has lent her name to the female main character in this book, with gratitude and love from The Author.? In the last inscription, in the pocket edition of ?The Emigrant Novels? from 1969, he returns to the fact that she has given her name to Kristina from Duvemåla, which shows that the thought of her had occupied his mind during all these years, and it is also a sign of her probable influence on his writing from 1945 onwards. What further strengthens this opinion is the copy of ?Our Unborn Son?, a play from 1945, which deals with the issue of abortion. This is the only one of these books that has been bestowed with a fine leather binding, with a pocket at end of the volume where Kristina has collected newspaper cuttings on the book and its author, suggesting that the theme of this novel was essential to her. The book was translated into Danish in 1947, and in the collection there is a copy of the Danish edition which has been inscribed to Kristina by the translator thus: ?? This book, which is partly about you?? [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original ticket and invitation letter to Churchill's famous 5 March 1946 "Iron Curtain" speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri

      Fulton, Missouri: Westminster College, 1946. This is an original ticket and letter of invitation to Churchill's famous "Iron Curtain" speech delivered at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri on March 5, 1946. There, Churchill coined the phrase that described the division between the Soviet Union's sphere of influence and the West. This speech incisively framed the Cold War that would dominate the second half of the Twentieth Century: "From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.... I repulse the idea that a new war is inevitable; still more that it is imminent... If we adhere faithfully to the Charter of the United Nations and walk forward in sedate and sober strength seeking no one's land or treasure, seeking to lay no arbitrary control upon the thoughts of men... the high-roads of the future will be clear, not only for us but for all, not only for our time, but for a century to come." Then-President Harry S. Truman traveled with Churchill by special train from Washington D.C. for the twenty four hour overnight journey to Jefferson City, Missouri specifically to introduce Churchill in Fulton. With them was Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy. During the journey, the three men discussed recent Soviet provocations in northern Persia and Turkey. "During the morning of March 5, as the train continued westward along the Missouri river, Churchill completed his speech for Fulton. It was then mimeographed on the train, and a copy shown to Truman" who told Churchill that he “thought it was admirable” and “would do nothing but good, though it would make a stir.” (Gilbert, Vol. VIII, pp.196-197). Upon arriving in Jefferson City shortly before noon on March 5, Churchill, Truman, and Leahy drove to Fulton, where they met and lunched with Dr. Franc L. McCluer, the College president, before the academic procession and delivery of the speech. Though the subject of the speech was of utmost gravity, Churchill began with characteristic wit: “The name ‘WestminsterÂ’ is somehow familiar to me. I seem to have heard of it before.” The speech was broadcast throughout the United States. We have never before offered an original ticket and this is no surprise. In the invitation letter from the Westminster College McCluer specifically stated: "Every seat in the Gymnasium and in the Chapel at the College will be reserved. Seats are non-transferable. Since we have a long waiting list, if for any reason you are unable to use your ticket, please return it to us, or if your plans are changed at the last minute, wire us." Though it is difficult to understand how the holder of this ticket could choose to leave it unused, we can be glad that he did. The ticket is printed on one side in dark blue ink on medium blue heavy card stock and measures 3 x 5 inches. The bottom of the ticked is printed "No. 438" at the bottom center. Typed at the top of the ticket is the name of the recipient, a "Mr. Henry N. Oliver". Condition of the ticket is near fine, clean with unfaded color, marred only by mild creasing to the lower corners. The ticket is protected in a clear, removable, heavy mylar sleeve. The accompanying TLS of 18 February 1946 is printed on Westminster College stationery, measures 9.375 inches by 5.875 inches, with a typed message signed by Westminster College President Dr. Franc L. McCluer. The letter is in fine condition, with two horizontal creases ostensibly from the original mailing, but otherwise clean, bright, and without wear. The letter is protected in a removable, archival mylar sleeve.

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        McSorley's Wonderful Saloon

      London: The Porcupine Press, 1946. First British Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First British edition. 253 p. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering. Very Good. No jacket. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper to the former owner in blue ink: "For V.H. / Kindest regards / and best wishes / Joseph Mitchell / December 1969." A few pages edges irregularly cut, with some occasional creasing. Gilt a bit rubbed. The author's best-known work, quite uncommon signed. Inscribed during Mitchell's long period of writer's block when he wrote nothing for The New Yorker.

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        HEED THE THUNDER - WITH RARE PUBLISHER'S PROMOTIONAL CARD

      New York: Greenberg, 1946. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo; red-orange cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 297pp, [2]. Laid in is a promotional slip from the publisher, with "Famous Novelist's Who Acclaimed Jim Thompson's First Novel 'Now And On Earth'" printed on recto, followed by quotes from Richard Wright, Millen Brand, and Louis Bromfield. Textblock mis-bound into boards upside down, else a sharp, Near Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.50), gently spine-sunned, with light wear to extremities, chip to upper edge of rear panel, and a diagonal tear extending from upper corner of front joint into the front panel; Very Good or better. Thompson's second novel and the second of his three hardcover titles, all of which are now scarce. We've never seen a copy of Thompson's hardcovers with any sort of promotional material, and after asking several of our colleagues, none had seen anything comparable.

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        Heads Bodies & Legs

      (Harmondsworth, Middlesex): Penguin, 1946. Chopping, Richard. Small octavo. Single page of text, followed by twelve leaves cut horizontally into three sections. First edition. Cut-figure book illustrated by Richard Chopping, who is perhaps best-known for designing the dust wrappers of Ian Fleming's James Bond novels. A brief narrative introduces the reason for these cut figures, which are the result of an apprentice magician's attempts to "unbewitch" a group of people and creatures that were affected by his absent master's magic. It all went awry, and this book offers one the chance to put things right, or make them even worse. This book was reprinted in 1951 and 1955; the 1946 first printing is a bit more elusive. This is a fine copy in color illustrated wrappers.

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        The House on The Borderland.

      Sauk City Arkham House 1946. Large 8vo. 640pp. Near fine in publisher's black cloth titled and decorated in gilt to spine, very minor dulling. In a near fine dustwrapper with the bare minimum of edgewear. Sharp, bright and clean, a most superior copy. Incorporating a kind of "Welcome to William Hope Hodgson" approach whereby most of his major works are presented alongside an essay by H.C. Koenig, and an attempt at a bibliography. Hodgson led an extraordinary life; ran away to sea, was the first person to photgraph stalk lightning from a ship in a storm, taught self defense to the Bradford police force, had an altercation with Houdini, wrote a number of blindingly splendid weird tales that influenced everyone from Lovecraft to Gary Gygax, signed up as a relatively senior soldier during the First World War and was finally disintegrated by a shell in Belgium at the age of 41. He was an all round marvel of a chap, and notwithstanding his urge to lapse into faux 17th century narrative prose (something that Lovecraft might have emulated with more success), his weird tales are some of the most atmospheric and exciting around. Probably his most well known creation (outside of a couple of his characters making guest appearances in "Lost") would have to be Thomas Carnacki, psychic detective and "Ghost Finder." whose adventures ran in The Idler magazine in 1910. Everyone should read William Hope Hodgson, thank you for your attention.

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        Don Juan Tenorio : drama. en dos partes

      Trofeo. 1946 Madrid. 34 cm. 162 p, 11 h. de lám. Encuadernación en tapa dura artesanal con lomo en piel con nervios y estampados. Colección 'Colección "El Doncel"'. Zorrilla, José 1817 - 1893. Litografías y viñetas de Carlos Sáenz de Tejada. Texto a 2 colum. Viñetas ilumin. a mano. (=135371=) Ver imagen

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        Les Jonques des Chinois du Siam - Pirogues et Ca-Vom de l'Ouest Cochinchinois - Les Barques de Mer de Rachgia

      Paris, Gauthiers-Villars, Imprimeur-Editeur, 1946. - Réunion de 3 plaquettes in-4, reliure moderne plein cuir bleu, couvertures illustrées conservées. Le premier fascicule comporte 18 pages, est orné de 15 figures (dessins, photos, schémas) et de deux grandes planches dépliantes in fine. Le deuxième fascicule comporte 12 pages, est orné de 7 figures (dessins, schémas) et de 2 grandes planches dépliantes in fine. Le 3e fascicule comporte 14 pages, est orné de 12 figures (dessins, schémas) et d'une grande planche dépliante in fine. Rare réunion des Fascicules 1, 2 et 3 des Documents d'Ethnographie Navale par Jean Poujade, membre de l'Académie de Marine, Attaché au Museum National d' Histoire Naturelle. Publications du Centre de Recherche Culturelle de la Route des Indes. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Tay-Ninh: Janvier-Fevrier 1946

      White Lotus, Saigon 1946 - Tay-Ninh: Janvier-Fevrier 1946 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Senza titolo

      , , . Ottimo (Fine). Gouache (nero e grigio). Cm 63x47. . Ottimo (Fine). . Scultore, ha firmato con Lucio Fontana il Manifesto Blanco nel 1946.

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        Le pain dur. Drame en trois actes

      1946 - de 203 pp. Paris, Gallimard, 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        One Man in His Time

      Pendulum, 1946, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, 1st Edition. Very rare and collectible first edition of the author's debut novel. It was produced in rather small numbers due to it's commercial failure, but later gained desirability following the fame found by the author under his later adopted pseudonym of Hank Janson. Due to a printing error the author's name is written as Frances on both dust jacket and title page, but Francis on front board. The dust jacket has several minor tears, with slight marking, and fading to spine, with minor loss to top and base of spine. Slight marking to front pastedown and edges. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 158 pp. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 003363.

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        Tijdschrift voor filosofie. 8e Jaargang, 1946 tot en met 62ste jaargang 2000 & International Philosophical Bibliography. Répertoire Bibliographique de la Philosophie. Bibliografisch Repertorium van de Wijsbegeerte. 1946 tot en met 1998. & Registers 1939-63 & Registers 1964-88

      Leuven, Hoger Instituut voor Wijsbegeerte, 1946. 2000. 97 volumes blue half cloth, rest wrappers, together 152 volumes. Contributions in English, Dutch, French and German. - (sl. worn, sl. browned) Although very good set, see picture.

      [Bookseller: Boekhandel - Antiquariaat Emile Kerssema]
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        Little House ,Her Story, First BRITISH edition of one of the Rarest and most sought after children's classics in Blue Color Dustjacket of Little Red House with Red Chimney & 2 Fruit Trees to Sides of Front Pathway & Green Lawn & S

      FABER London Printed Great Britain,, 1946 HBDJ, 1946, First British Edition. Stated 1st Published MCMXLVI Copyright Pg, , Cloth. Very Good-/GOOD, AS-IS, Green & Brown cloth with decorative Titling to cover & Replication of DJ Illustration, Stains to Spine Cover ENDS, , spine ends sunned where DW chipped, pictorial endpapers, small gift inscription to fep, DW price clipped, has some minor edge wear with short tears, spine ends chipped , small chip top edge of rear panel, light age browning or foxing, 40pp illustrated throughout in colour, Caldecott Prize Winner. Oblong quarto, 40 PGS,Small chips DJ Ends & tiny hole in Middle ,in Blue Color Dustjacket of Little Red House with Red Chimney & 2 Fruit Trees to Sides of Front Pathway & Green Lawn & Smiling Sunshine with 2 Birds Above within Green Circle, The Little House Stood in the Country, with Trees & Fields Around it, & WITH BIRDS & FLOWERS & CHILDREN For Company, In the Distance Twinkled the Lights of the Big city, & the Little House wondered what it would be Like to Live There. One Day Steam Shovels Dug a Road in Front of Little House. ,. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.

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        [Les Maîtres de l'estampe française contemporaine :] Maurice Asselin, dix estampes originales présentées par Gaston Diehl

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

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        Sampa: sagt Paul.

      Düsseldorf, Selbstverlag/Sampa GmbH, Groß-4°. Original-Halbleinenband. Illustrierter Pappschuber. Unpaginiert. Erste Ausgabe. Mit ganzseitigen, teils doppelblattgroßen Fotografien des 1946 in Zürich geborenen Fotografen Hannes Schmidt, der als Modefotograf für Vogue, Cosmopolitan Elle u.a. arbeitet. Auf 12 Blatt sehr starkem Karton gedruckte Firmenpublikation der Düsseldorfer Sampa Textil GmbH. Einband bestoßen, wenig fleckig, Schuber mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. First edition. With full page and double page photographs in b/w and color by Hannes Schmidt, fashion photographer worked for Vogue, Cosmopolitan a. o. Publication of the Düsseldorf fashion company Sampa, on 12 sheets strong cardboard-book in slipcase. Cover lightly bumped, lightly spotted,slipcase with traces of use. Good copy. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Firmengeschichte / firm history; Firmenschrift / firm publication; Fotografie / Photographie / photography; Modefotografie / Modephotographie / fashion photography

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        Little House ,Her Story, First BRITISH edition of one of the Rarest and most sought after children's classics in Blue Color Dustjacket of Little Red House with Red Chimney & 2 Fruit Trees to Sides of Front Pathway & Green Lawn & S

      FABER London Printed Great Britain,, 1946 HBDJ, 1946, First British Edition. Stated 1st Published MCMXLVI Copyright Pg, , Cloth. Very Good-/GOOD, AS-IS, Green & Brown cloth with decorative Titling to cover & Replication of DJ Illustration, Stains to Spine Cover ENDS, , spine ends sunned where DW chipped, pictorial endpapers, small gift inscription to fep, DW price clipped, has some minor edge wear with short tears, spine ends chipped , small chip top edge of rear panel, light age browning or foxing, 40pp illustrated throughout in colour, Caldecott Prize Winner. Oblong quarto, 40 PGS,Small chips DJ Ends & tiny hole in Middle ,in Blue Color Dustjacket of Little Red House with Red Chimney & 2 Fruit Trees to Sides of Front Pathway & Green Lawn & Smiling Sunshine with 2 Birds Above within Green Circle, The Little House Stood in the Country, with Trees & Fields Around it, & WITH BIRDS & FLOWERS & CHILDREN For Company, In the Distance Twinkled the Lights of the Big city, & the Little House wondered what it would be Like to Live There. One Day Steam Shovels Dug a Road in Front of Little House. ,. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.

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        Past All Dishonor

      1946 - CAIN, James M. Past All Dishonor. H.N. Swanson, [circa 1946]. Quarto, original mimeographed typescript measures 8-1/2 by 11 inches, bound with brads, original black wrappers, 185 leaves with typescript on recto only (paginated at 183), paper label affixed to front wrapper. $1650.Advance mimeographed typewritten draft of Cain’s Civil War crime novel, a favorite of Cain’s for its use of “the old switcheroo,” in manuscript format for submission to Hollywood studios, preceding the 1946 publication of his novel and containing parts changed in the final published edition.Submitted by James M. Cain’s agents at H.N. Swanson to Hollywood studios at the height of his career, this early manuscript of Past All Dishonor contains elements altered in the final published novel. Though it would ultimately be one of the few Cain novels not filmed, the novel, published in 1946, remained one of the writer’s favorite works, expressing a theme that defined his artâ€"the excitement of chasing a dream and the ruin hidden in its capture. Years later Cain recalled the novel with particular pride, particularly its use of “the old switcheroo” that was perfected in this story of Civil War deserter, a prostitute and a train robbery. “This was a very nice situation,” he noted, “and I was able to top it, and that’s always what you try to do… You pull it, you switch it, you top it” (Paris Review). H.N. Swanson, Cain’s literary agency, also represented writers such as Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Raymond Chandler. See Hubin, 62. Interior fine; several tiny closed tears to original fragile wrappers in near-fine condition. A unique and memorable piece of literary and film history. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        [Typescripts]: Tarzan Daily Comic Strips

      [New York: United Feature Syndicate. 1946]. 20 loose carbon typescript sheets, one with a pencil notation, with accompanying United Features Syndicate mailing envelope and cardboard stiffner. Overall near fine with toning to the first two sheets from interaction with the stiffner and light wear to the envelope from being mailed. A group of scripts for the Tarzan daily comic strips written by Richard Van Buren, a time when his father RaeBurn Van Buren acted as art director. The scripts detail 20 weeks worth of Tarzan adventures that ran in the late summer and fall of 1946. A unique artifact from the height of Tarzan's popularity. .

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        Memorandum du Gouvernement de la République Fédérative Populaire de Yougoslavie sur le problème économique de Trieste. [AND:] Annexe au Mémorandum (.). [TWO VOLUMES].

      No Imprint (1946). - Two volumes. Royal quarto. I. Text Volume: Pp. 16, printed on recto only of thick leaves; II. Map Volume: 40 leaves of card-paper, numbered 1-29, tipped-in onto paper stubs, printed with maps, plans, diagrams, and other graphics, many in colour, many double-page. Some maps and overlays printed separately and tipped-in onto card leaves. Divisional title leaves. Original printed card wrappers. In about fine condition. (Wraps of map-volume bit rubbed, creased along extremities.) Excellent set. ~ First and only edition. Very rare. The large Atlas Volume was published as an annex to the Memorandum, and titled: "Annexe au Mémorandum du Gouvernement de la République Fédérative Populaire de Yougoslavie sur le problème économique de Trieste." Trieste (Trst), seaport in Northeast Italy, on an inlet (Gulf of Trieste) of the Adriatic. Part of Austria since 1382, it was annexed by Italy in 1918. In September 1943 the German army has occupied the city. It was liberated by Partisans in 1945 and went under Allied military occupation until 1947. Under the terms of the 1947 Peace Treaty with Italy, a Governor for the Free Territory of Trieste was to be selected and appointed by the United Nations Security Council. Until such appointment was made, the United States, Great Britain, and Yugoslavia were to administer and protect that Territory. In 1954 it was divided between Italy and Yugoslavia. [Descriptive text Copyright Librarium, The Hague]

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        LAFCADIO HEARN. By Vera McWilliams.

      Boston 1946, Houghton. FIRST EDITION. Buff cloth, very good,. dj., index, bibliography, 464p. EX-LIBRIS Vincent Starrett,. with two letters from Vera McWilliams signed & dated 1946.. AN EXCELLENT BIOGRAPHICAL RESOURCE This biographical study utilizes all previous biographies & works, thus rendering a valuable and comprehensive up-to- date study. Color scan of the cover can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        DIANA. Rivista venatoria quindicinale.

      Firenze, Rivista venatoria quindicinale. Undici volumi. In 4to (cm. 28); legature in mezza tela dell?epoca con applicata al piatto una copertina della rivista. Non tutte le copertine sono state conservate al momento della rilegatura. Disponiamo di 11 volumi con le seguenti annate: 1946 - 1947 - 1948 - 1949 - 1950 - 1951 - 1952 (di 24 fascicoli ognuna) - 1966 (24 fascicoli in 4 volumi). Axs

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        A Matter of Life and Death (Original UK Film Program, signed by Michael Powell)

      The Archers / Eagle-Lion, 1946. Original UK Program for the 1946 film, "A Matter of Life and Death" (released in the US as "Stairway to Heaven"), directed by Michael Powell, written for the screen by Emeric Pressburger, and starring David Niven, Kim Hunter, Richard Attenborough, Roger Livesey, and Raymond Massey. SIGNED by director Michael Powell on page 12, just above the photo next to his biographical sketch. While it is certainly arguable that the greatest Powell-Pressburger film is a 10-way tie for first place, "A Matter of Life and Death" is probably the most philosophically ambitious of their masterpieces. David Niven is a British wartime aviator who unwittingly cheats death, and must ultimately argue for his continued existence before a celestial court. In between these two events is a wildly imaginative and surreal tale, told first in Technicolor (on earth), then in Dye-Monochrome black-and-white (in heaven). This oversize program book evokes the spirit of the film beautifully, with clever use of two-color processes (mostly pink and blue) throughout. Includes biographies and large photos of the principal actors, reviews, an essay about the techniques used to shoot the film, and credits for the cast and crew. The credits and promotion are specific to the British (not international or American) distribution of the film through Eagle-Lion and General Distributors. Self-wrappers, 14.5 x 11.5 inches, saddle-stitched. Very Good plus condition with fine shallow creasing at the wrapper extremities.

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        Forty Drawings.

      Cambridge at the University Press. 1946 - First edition. Quarto. pp.[2], 40. Forty black-and-white plates. Introduction by Frank Kendon. Original paper-covered boards. The artist's scarce first book, drawings made while he was in captivity, from 1942 to 1945, in a Japanese prison camp.Presentation copy, inscribed by the artist on the front free endpaper: "For Jean with the artist's best wishes - April 1954 - Ronald Searle".Covers a little marked. Very good indeed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        entre-temps.

      [Ed. du Point du Jour], [Paris], 1946 - Avec une eau-forte et quatre dessins de Henri Laurens. 49(4)S., Orig.-Klappenumschlag - Nr. 42 von 300 Exemplaren, vom Verfasser und vom Illustrator signiert - Frontispiz und Titelblatt gebräunt, Umschlag gebräunt und etwas knittrig, der beschädigte Rücken und einige Falze mit Japanpapier hinterlegt - Erste Ausgabe - FRBNF35873082, (le calligraphe, [4]). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Song of the Thin Man (Original screenplay for the 1947 film, copy belonging to actress Marie Windsor)

      Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1946. Completed script for the 1947 film. Copy belonging to Marie Windsor, who played Helen Amboy in the film, with her ownership name in holograph pencil on the front wrapper. The sixth and final entry in what has been regarded by many the greatest mystery film series ever made, cowritten by noted crime and adventure novelist and screenwriter Steve Fisher, Hammett, and others. Nick and Norah (Powell and Loy) are aboard a gambling cruise ship, where cocktails, jazz musicians, and suspects are waiting around every corner. A singer named Fran Ledue Page (Gloria Grahame) keeps things jumping in the floating club's jazz orchestra, debuting a sultry version of Herb Magidson and Ben Oakland's "You're Not So Easy to Forget." Goldenrod studio wrappers, noted as COMPLETE on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 111, dated 11-18-46, with credits for screenwriters Perrin, O'Hanlon, and Crane. Title page not present. 119 leaves, mimeograph, with white revision pages throughout, dated variously between 10-26-46 and 11-25-46. Pages Near Fine, wrapper about Near Fine bound with two gold brads.

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        Anthem [in The Freeman, Vol III, No I]

      Los Angeles: Pamphleteers, Inc.,, 1946. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. First American edition, first issue; published in a complete issue of "The Freeman" Volume III, Number I. Very Good. Toning and light soiling to wraps. Offsetting to half title page from publisher's card laid in. One of 2,000 copies in the first American issue, which was revised from an 1938 London edition.

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        THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1946. Hardcover. A bit of rubbing and mild softening to the leather on the spine tips, but the leather is still quite supple and bright. The seventh volume is a little more worn with some loss of the leather along the hinges. Near Fine example of a title usually found with much wear. The slipcase, usually lacking, is present Very Good condition, completely intact with just light soiling and wear. Gian Battista Piranesi. Seven quarto (6-5/8" x 10") volumes bound in half black morocco stamped in gold with a design by Clarence Pearson Hornung and printed marbled paper sides. Edited with an introduction and index by J. B. Bury. Copy #158 of 1500 copies illustrated with reproductions of views of Rome etched by Gian Battista Piranesi. Issued unsigned.

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        LA VITA DI CRISTO. La parole, i miracoli, la parole di Cristo. Poema grafico

      Cenobio, 115 pp., Milano 1946 - Author's inscription and signature on half-title page. Includes an original engraving in aquafortis by the author. Number 7 of 250 copies. Fully illustrated in b&w and color. Some folding illustrations. Bookplate at first pages. Spine present but detached. Text in italian. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Story in Prints. First Edition. Volume 1-[4]. December 1, 1946. For the Use of World Export Trade of Silk Fabrics.

      102 numbered sheets, each with a hand-painted sample, ranging from 370 x 300 to 150 x 120 mm., & three smaller hand-painted samples measuring 40 x 40 mm., totaling 408 hand-painted samples. Each volume has 9 preliminary leaves of text. Large folio (533 x 442 mm.), orig. canvas-covered boards, each with titling on the upper cover, sewn as issued. [Tokyo]: Compiled by Boeki-Cho the Board of Trade, Ministry of Commerce & Industry of Japan, [1946]. First edition of this magnificent work containing 408 hand-painted samples on paper of designs for textiles available for production. Following the end of World War II, the Supreme Commander for Allied Powers (SCAP) and the Japanese Board of Trade were eager for Japan to revive industries and to build up foreign exchange reserves through trade. The production of textiles was an immediate avenue to pursue. This set of albums was compiled to display the possible designs available, produced either by screen or stencil or by roller printing. Some of the designs could only be executed by hand while others could be printed by roller. The preliminary leaves detail minimum quantities to be ordered, fastness of colors, variation of colors, prices, delivery, widths and lengths, quality control, shipping methods, production abilities, and instructions on how to order. The names of the designers of each sample are given as well as the names of the principal textile manufacturers of Japan. We learn from the preliminary leaves David Heritch, a textile expert attached to the Foreign Trade Division of SCAP, assisted the designers. The samples are all hand-painted and of the greatest beauty. The 102 large samples, measuring 370 x 150 to 150 x 120 mm., contain the principal design and the smaller samples, three each, depict color variation possibilities. Fine set. One of the small samples has come loose and is attached to the tissue guard sheet, obscuring the image. .

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