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        The Patchwork Book A pilot omnibus for children

      Pilot Press, LONDRA 1946 - INGLESE Rilegatura in tela bordò con titoli in oro al piatto e al dorso. Nella pagina d'occhietto dedica a pennarello nero datata 1946 ma non firmata. Introduzione di Marghanita Laski. Pagine leggermente ingiallite dal tempo e con qualche fioritura .All'interno immagini in bianco e nero.

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        [Photo Album]: World War II Antiaircraft Battalion

      Camp Davis, North Carolina; Europe, 1946. Fair. Small oblong quarto measuring 6" x 10". String-tied stiff black paper. Contains 237 black and white or sepia toned gelatin silver photographs measuring between 1.5" x 1.5" and 5" x 7" with some captions as well as some newspaper clippings and postcards. Front board lacking, page wear, fair only with chips, tears, and loose pages, with near fine photographs.A photo album kept by an unidentified soldier with the 115th and 134th Antiaircraft Battalions, often referred to as AAA, during World War II. The album begins with basic training in 1943 showing photographs of the other recruits in Camp Davis posing around the barracks in uniform, many holding guns and smiling at the camera. Once basic had finished they went on to Fort Bragg, North Carolina for antiaircraft gun training. Men are seen posing on motorcycles and at attention around the barracks. There is a section of photos that show men working in a sandbag trench with large antiaircraft guns as well as tanks. A few photos show planes and aerial views. 1943 saw the United States move to form a "number of high-tech mobile antiaircraft artillery" in response to the Luftwaffe's continued aerial assault throughout Europe. The new units, such as the one seen throughout this album, now combined large 90mm guns along with radar and electronic fire control computers for a more effective offensive.During the last year of the war the battalion was sent to Europe. They spent time in Belgium and Germany, which included the cities of Aachen, Stoblburg, Kassel, Gotha, Bonn, Wetzlar, Heilbronn, Magdenburg, and Laudenbach. These photos show the ruins of cities and men posing around foreign barracks. One photo shows a young man with his hair pulled up like devil horns, another shows a soldier holding the hand of a young child, possibly a refugee, and another shows an Army jeep parked next to a newly dug grave. One page of photos shows a man standing in the ruins of Helsa, Germany, a hamlet near Kassel. The group made their way to Nice, France where they stayed at the U.S.R.R.A., "United States Riviera Rest Area." The rest stations had been set up along the "war-deadened French Riviera" using the luxury hotels that had been abandoned due to hostilities to host "war weary soldiers." The U.S.R.R.A. was often referred to as "heaven" by the various G.I.s and was pronounced "the best thing the U.S. Army ever did." These pictures show the men with young women along the French coast with photos of beaches and palm trees. It also includes a cocktail menu from one of the Army sanctioned lounges simply named "Riveria." The end of the war was marked with an "Organization Day," the program for which is tipped into this album. Held in Wetzlar, Germany on June 11, 1945 it celebrated the 134th AAA Gun Battalion's efforts during the war. The program lists units, actions, and commendations. Also includes is a copy of the commendation sent out by General Timberlake which praised the "performance of duty in the Ardennes, Rhine, and Central German Campaigns."Following a page break, the final pages show a strange collection of German snapshots, which included uniformed German soldiers, most likely collected in various sites around Germany. There are several anti-German articles and poems most likely from the Stars and Stripes publication, as well as numerous postage stamps with Hitler on them. A group of which are used to make a "V" shape, most likely as a sign of "victory." One article reads, "All Germans Guilty," and under a photo of a young German boy it says, "he must be shown."An interesting collection of late World War II photography and articles from a unit that saw considerable action in France and Germany.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Photo Album]: World War II Antiaircraft Battalion

      Camp Davis, North Carolina; Europe 1946 - Small oblong quarto measuring 6" x 10". String-tied stiff black paper. Contains 237 black and white or sepia toned gelatin silver photographs measuring between 1.5" x 1.5" and 5" x 7" with some captions as well as some newspaper clippings and postcards. Front board lacking, page wear, fair only with chips, tears, and loose pages, with near fine photographs.A photo album kept by an unidentified soldier with the 115th and 134th Antiaircraft Battalions, often referred to as AAA, during World War II. The album begins with basic training in 1943 showing photographs of the other recruits in Camp Davis posing around the barracks in uniform, many holding guns and smiling at the camera. Once basic had finished they went on to Fort Bragg, North Carolina for antiaircraft gun training. Men are seen posing on motorcycles and at attention around the barracks. There is a section of photos that show men working in a sandbag trench with large antiaircraft guns as well as tanks. A few photos show planes and aerial views. 1943 saw the United States move to form a "number of high-tech mobile antiaircraft artillery" in response to the Luftwaffe's continued aerial assault throughout Europe. The new units, such as the one seen throughout this album, now combined large 90mm guns along with radar and electronic fire control computers for a more effective offensive.During the last year of the war the battalion was sent to Europe. They spent time in Belgium and Germany, which included the cities of Aachen, Stoblburg, Kassel, Gotha, Bonn, Wetzlar, Heilbronn, Magdenburg, and Laudenbach. These photos show the ruins of cities and men posing around foreign barracks. One photo shows a young man with his hair pulled up like devil horns, another shows a soldier holding the hand of a young child, possibly a refugee, and another shows an Army jeep parked next to a newly dug grave. One page of photos shows a man standing in the ruins of Helsa, Germany, a hamlet near Kassel. The group made their way to Nice, France where they stayed at the U.S.R.R.A., "United States Riviera Rest Area." The rest stations had been set up along the "war-deadened French Riviera" using the luxury hotels that had been abandoned due to hostilities to host "war weary soldiers." The U.S.R.R.A. was often referred to as "heaven" by the various G.I.s and was pronounced "the best thing the U.S. Army ever did." These pictures show the men with young women along the French coast with photos of beaches and palm trees. It also includes a cocktail menu from one of the Army sanctioned lounges simply named "Riveria." The end of the war was marked with an "Organization Day," the program for which is tipped into this album. Held in Wetzlar, Germany on June 11, 1945 it celebrated the 134th AAA Gun Battalion's efforts during the war. The program lists units, actions, and commendations. Also includes is a copy of the commendation sent out by General Timberlake which praised the "performance of duty in the Ardennes, Rhine, and Central German Campaigns."Following a page break, the final pages show a strange collection of German snapshots, which included uniformed German soldiers, most likely collected in various sites around Germany. There are several anti-German articles and poems most likely from the Stars and Stripes publication, as well as numerous postage stamps with Hitler on them. A group of which are used to make a "V" shape, most likely as a sign of "victory." One article reads, "All Germans Guilty," and under a photo of a young German boy it says, "he must be shown."An interesting collection of late World War II photography and articles from a unit that saw considerable action in France and Germany.

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        KOMETJAKTEN (English title: Comet in Moominland).

      Helsinki: Söderström & Co Förlagsaktiebolag. 1946. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Publisher's original colour illustrated card covers. Illustrated by the author throughout. Text in Swedish. Edges untrimmed, as issued. A superb fine copy, the binding square, firm and bright with only a little creasing at the spine tips. The contents are entirely complete, clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. A stunning example of the rarest Moomin book in the series. The second and rarest (by a country mile) of all of the Moomin titles, and the first appearance of several main Moominvalley characters such as Snufkin and the Snork Maiden. 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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        L'Éloge de la Folie.

      A Paris, pour un Groupe de Bibliophiles 1946 - Composé en forme de Déclamation par Érasme de Rotterdam. Pièce qui, représentant au naturel l'Homme tout défiguré par la Sottise, lui apprend agréablement à rentrer dans le bon Sens et dans la Raison. Traduit en français par Monsieur Gueudeville. Avec des figures gravées sur bois, peintes et tirées par Maurice L'Hoir. 57 compositions originales (Complet & Contrôlé). Les Bois en couleurs ont été peints à la main et tirés à la presse à bois par Maurice L'Hoir. Le texte de cette édition est exactement conforme à la première traduction française publiée chez Pierre Vander à Leyde en 1713. Tirage limité à 33 exemplaires. Celui-ci sur B.F.K. de Rives, non numéroté (collaborateur) imprimé spécialement pour M. René-Paul. Contenant 2 SUITES des illustrations (couleurs et monochrome). Enrichi d'un beau dessin original au crayon et à l'aquarelle signé avec envoi au faux titre (représentant peut-être le chansonnier René-Paul sous les traits d'un bouffon). A Paris, pour un Groupe de Bibliophiles - 1946 - 187 pages. Pages volantes sous couverture rempliée au titre imprimé. Chemise en vélin estampée à froid avec dos à nerfs et pièce de titre orange. Étui cartonné à liseré. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format grand in-4°(34x26). Joli ouvrage RARE. Érasme, (1466/1467/1469 ?-1536) est un chanoine régulier de saint Augustin, philosophe, humaniste et théologien des Pays-Bas bourguignons, considéré comme l'une des figures majeures de la culture européenne. Edition illustrée Dédicacé par l'illustrateur

      [Bookseller: Livres et Collections]
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        Jerome Bosch (Hieronymus Bosch)

      Paris Pierre Tisne 1946 - First edition. An attractive book with numerous colour and black and white images of Bosch's work, as well as some pastiches, but probably chiefly of interest for the design / craft binding, which looks to be contemporaneous with the publication date and is a work of some skill and invention; full red leather with surreal inlaid illustrations and lettering intended as a homage to the book's subject. The book is firmly bound, the leather is slightly toned to the spine and there are minor marks and dents. The text block is slightly toned with minor marks, it is free from inscriptions. A tactile, visually appealing book, both internally and externally, which would make an excellent gift for medievalists and surrealists alike. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        North & South

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1946. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine and front board lettered in silver. With the dust jacket. Title page printed in blue and black. Ends and corners a little rubbed, an excellent copy with the jacket rubbed at the extremities, small crease and closed tear to lower edge of front panel, small section of tape residue inside spine panel with some abrasion but not showing externally. First edition, first printing of the author's first book, of which 1,000 copies only were published.

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        The Gentleman's Companion and The South American Gentleman's Companion

      New York: Crown Publishers, 1946. Very Good. 1946, 1951. Signed. Two two-volume sets, with each volume inscribed by the author to the same friends, Dorothy and Wes Pape. Baker's inscriptions in The Gentleman's Companion, both dated Sept. 2, 1946, refer to a deer hunting trip Baker took with the couple. Beneath both is another inscription signed "PPB", likely Baker's wife, Pauline Paulsen Baker. Rear endpaper of volume II shows signatures and addresses from multiple people. Both volumes of The South American Gentleman's Companion are inscribed by Baker to Dorothy, though this time in Java Head in 1951. A Very Good set, in Very Good slip cases. All volumes show fading to cloth at spine. Light spotting to pages and soiling to cloth of volume II of Gentleman's Companion. Half-inch split in cloth to top rear edge of spine to volume I of the South American Gentleman's Companion. Slip cases show rubbing at extremities and toning to paper labels. A very lovely complete set, all signed association copies. Baker traveled the world, collecting exotic food and drink recipes, writing columns for magazines such as Esquire, and Gourmet. His drinking companions included the likes of Ernest Hemingway and William Faulkner.

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        Ravensbrück

      - Editions de la baconnière, Neuchâtel 1946, 14x19cm, broché. - Edition su carta corrente. autografo preziosa firmata e datata Germaine Tillion: "Per la RP Pierre Dumayet, questo breviario tempi difficili." Nizza copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Précieux envoi autographe daté et signé de Germaine Tillion : "Pour le R.P. Pierre Dumayet, ce bréviaire des mauvaises heures."  Bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        rivista Satirica IL MERLO GIALLO 1946/1955

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        LA JEUNE FILLE VERTE. Illustré de quatorze lithographies de Roger Chastel.

      A la voile latine, Monaco, 1946 - A la voile latine, Monaco, 1946 1 volume in-folio (33,5 x 24,5 cm), en feuilles, de 243 pages. 14 lithographies hors-texte en noir. Couverture lithographiée en couleurs par l'artiste. Excellent état. Sans emboîtage. Ce superbe ouvrage a été achevé d'imprimer le 15 novembre 1946 à Paris sur les presses de l'imprimerie E. Desfossés-Néogravure pour la typographie et Desjobert pour les lithographies. Tirage à 300 exemplaires. Celui-ci 1 des 30 exemplaires de tête sur papier à la main du moulin des Clers, comportant une suite des 14 lithographies, plus 2 lithographies refusées, ainsi qu'une suite sur vélin pur fil vert Johannot. La Jeune Fille Verte est le dernier roman de Paul-Jean Toulet, publié pour la première fois en 1920 chez Emile-Paul. C'est le récit d'une éducation sentimentale dans une petite ville du Béarn (Ribamourt). Autour de Sabine de Charite, la charmante, l'acide "jeune fille verte" et de Vitalis Paschal, séduisant clerc de notaire, se nouent et se dénouent les jeux de l'amour et de l'humour. Superbe illustration de Roger Chastel, aux accents cubistes « l'expérience fondamentale de sa période de formation ». Deux années plus tard il illustrera magistralement Bestiaire de Paul Eluard. Roger Chastel est mort en 1981. Bel exemplaire tel que paru du rare tirage de tête sur papier d'Auvergne, avec suites. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PORTFOLIO III

      Black Sun Press, Washington DC 1946 - Portfolio measuring 12 3/8 x 17 1/2 inches. Designed by Caresse Crosby. Less than 1000 copies were printed and published in the spring of 1946. The portfolio includes Bukowski's first separately published work: "20 Tanks from Kasseldown", a prose work printed on both sides of a large sheet (Leaf #8). Other contributors include Kay Boyle, Harry Crosby, Jean Genet, James Hanley, Garcia Lorca, Henry Miller, Waldo Peirce, Selden Rodman, among others. Complete (31 braodsides). Krumhansl 1. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Alphabet and Image [ Complete Set, 8 Volumes ]

      London: Shenval Press , 1946. Complete in 8 volumes. Books measure 9 1/2 x 8 inches. illustrated throughout. Numbers 1-4 ring bound whilst 5-8 are in original wraps complete with the original dust jackets. Covers lightly rubbed, small section of wear on spine of volume six. Bindings in good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice clean set. . Soft Cover. Very Good Plus. 8vo.

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        I SETTE CONTRO TEBE

      TORINO: SEI, 1946. BROSSURA. BUONO. 14 21. SCRITTORI GRECI COMMENTATI PER LE SCUOLE USATO

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        The Heavenly Tenants.

      Harper & Brothers,, NY: 1946 - The author's first children's book. Newbery Honor Book. No indication of printing. INSCRIBED by the author in the year of publication. Some light scuffing to boards, else very good in dark blue cloth with white lettering and design. No dust jacket. ; 57 pages B00FFL6QXY [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hiroshima

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. First edition of Hersey's classic work, which has sold over three million copies. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "For Debbie Keller John Hersey. Bookplate, near fine in a very good dust jacket with light wear. Jacket design by Warren Chappell. Uncommon signed and inscribed. Hiroshima is a book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Hersey. It tells the stories of six survivors of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, covering a period of time immediately prior to and one year after the atomic bomb was dropped on August 6, 1945. "The quietest and the best of all the stories that have been written about the most spectacular explosion in the time of man" (New York Times Book Review). "John Hersey once described himself as a novelist of contemporary history In 1946 he visited Hiroshima, interviewed survivors of the first atomic bomb attack, and published the New Yorker article which changed him profoundly. In Hiroshima Hersey drew from the victims themselves the understanding of history that had eluded him as a war correspondent. The six Hiroshima residents told him how they had lived before the bomb struck, why they were not killed, and precisely how illness, exhaustion, and personal sorrow had qualified their survival" (Contemporary Novelists, 634).

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        Secret Session Speeches. Compiled by Charles Eade.

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd., 1946 - Octavo. Original mid-blue cloth, gilt lettered spine, three vertical gilt rules to front cover. With the dust jacket. Jacket with closed-tears at head of spine and panels, smudge in margin of p. 81. A superior copy: clean, bright and tight. 16 plates from photographs. First UK edition, sole impression, originally published in America a month earlier. Presentation copy from Churchill to his literary agent Emery Reves, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To Emery Reves from Winston S. Churchill - 1947". Secret Sessions Speeches is rarely encountered inscribed, or even signed, and this is a superb association copy. Emery Reves (1904-1981) had been instrumental in promoting Churchill's pre-War international profile by the world-wide syndication of many of his prophetic articles during the late 'thirties. Churchill biographer Jonathan Rose gives the background to their early association: "[At this time] Churchill was trying to disseminate his dissenting views as widely as possible, with the help of an indispensable agent. Emery Reves was a Hungarian Jew who in 1930 launched the Cooperation Press Service. Based in Berlin, he distributed articles by prominent politicians to publications outside their home countries. Within two years he had about a hundred political writers in his stable publishing them in 400 newspapers in 70 nations. 'Naturally the organization was rather profitable,' he recalled On 1 April 1933 Nazi stormtroopers attacked Jewish businesses throughout Germany, and Reves took the night train to Paris, where he opened a new office on the Champs-Eylsees. Reves was keen to recruit Churchill, and Austen Chamberlain set up a meeting on 25 February 1937 in Churchill's London flat at Morpeth Mansions. Having just emerged from his bath, Churchill was as skeptical as he was naked, so Reves handed him a fat folder of Austen's clippings. Promptly telephoning Lord Beaverbrook's office, Churchill was dismayed to learn that 'Chamberlain's articles are much more widely distributed than mine.' In June Churchill and Reves signed a contract, and the latter became the conduit for distributing Churchill's jeremiads against Hitler to Europe, the British Empire and the United States. A senior Foreign Office official urged Reves to stop – for in fact he was enabling Churchill to run around Neville Chamberlain's media blockade, with some assistance from the latter's half-brother. 'He was really in the political doghouse,' Reves remembered. 'Through my service he got on the front pages of the newspapers in twenty-five languages, with up to a fifteen, even twenty million circulation'" (The Literary Churchill: Author, Reader, Actor, Yale 2015, pp. 257-58). Their association blossomed again after the War when Reves negotiated the sale of the US rights for The Second World War, and purchased the international rights himself, selling serialization to twenty-seven newspapers across the globe and securing book rights in eleven European countries. Churchill said of this feat, "I am sure that no one could have done it except Reves, who buzzed around the world for nearly a year making contracts." They subsequently worked closely together on the book itself, Reves having what Martin Gilbert has described as "considerable editorial input". Cohen A227.2.a; see Peden "Sir Richard Hopkins and the "Keynesian Revolution" in Employment Policy, 1929-1945" in The Economic History Review New Series, Vol. 36, No. 2 (May, 1983). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Winston Churchill

      February 20, 1946. Artwork Signed by the artist in Hebrew in white ink, one page, 14.75” x 20.5”. [Palestine], February 20, 1946. Original artwork in black pen and ink depicting Churchill wearing helmet, cigar in mouth, about to look through his binoculars. Creases, folds, and foxed. <I>"Victory”</I> (“Netzachon”) in red Hebrew letters at bottom. Good condition.<br /><br />“Victory” was published in English by Little, Brown & Co. on August 7, 1946. It was the last volume of Churchill’s war speeches, delivered from January through August, 1945.<br />

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        A la Feuille de Rose - Maison Turque

      - Paris [ Nice, André Bottin ], (28 février) 1946. Edition limitée à 200 exemplaires numérotés (ex. n°110). In-8°. 69-(8)pp. + une lithographie couleurs. Broché (couverture rempliée imprimée en rouge, sans taches ni rousseurs hormis de légères salissures sur la première de couverture, exemplaire non coupé). Très bel exemplaire. Format 16,5 x 24,8 cm. L'édition originale de cette pièce ne fut publiée qu'en 1945 (avec 3 lithographies couleurs) à un tirage confidentiel de 255 exemplaires par André Bottin. Le 28 février 1946 il fit imprimer à nouveau 200 exemplaires numérotés sur papier Ingres sous la même couverture mais avec une seule lithographie couleurs. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Bartender's Friend

      Cincinnati, OH: Nick Thomas, 1946. Revised and Expanded. Hardcover. Like New. Revised and expanded. Near Fine. Red leatherette binding, with faint rubbing at spine ends, titles to upper board in gilt. An extremely rare cocktail book, which based on records of copies we've handled in the past, appears to have been first published in 1944, reprinted 1945 and revised and greatly expanded in this version in 1946. The recipes are alphabetical on tabbed pages, divided by heavy blue card stock into two sections entitled "All Cocktails" and "All Mixed Drinks.

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        Crows Can't Count

      New York: Morrow, 1946. 8vo (8" x 5-1/2"). 281pp. Inscribed by author on free endpaper. Text block tight and unmarked. Unclipped DJ in Mylar. Upper panel 3' x 1/8" piece missing on upper fold line, 1/4" chip to lower right corner. 3/8" chips to head/tail of spine, 1" tear between spine and upper cover. Lower panel 3/4" x 3/4" piece missing lower right corner. Near fine / good.

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        The Silent Speaker

      New York: Viking Press, 1946. 8vo (8'1/2" x 5-1/2"). 308pp. Inscribed (10/08/70) by author on half-title. Includes TLS (9/21/70) stating that if book owner sends books with materiel for their return, he will autograph them. Scan of letter available upon request. Text block tight and otherwise unmarked with apparent bindery cutting error which produced damage to tail edge pp. 119-122. Unclipped DJ in Mylar. 1/8" missing head of spine, 3/8" missing from tail. Corners worn through, 3" damage at fold between upper panel and front flap, 1/4" tear to head of lower panel, 3/8" to tail of same. Very good + / good.

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        VERCOQUIN ET LE PLANCTON. ÉDITION ORIGINALE DU PREMIER LIVRE DE L'AUTEUR AVEC ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE. RARISSIME EXEMPLAIRE EN SERVICE DE PRESSE ET SANS MENTION D'ÉDITION.

      Gallimard 1946 - In-8, broché, couverture imprimée. Édition originale en service de presse du premier livre de Boris Vian, dont il n&#146;a pas été tiré de grand papier. Publié dans la collection La plume au vent dirigée par Raymond Queneau, ce roman en forme de farce, mets en place tout l&#146;univers que l&#146;on rencontrera chez Boris Vian, l&#146;absurde et la dérision sous les dents d&#146;un humour carnassier. Ainsi avons-nous rendez-vous avec l&#146;une des figures récurrente de son &#156;uvre, le Major, occupé à sa quête amoureuse dans les « surprises-party » extravagantes des années 1940. Exemplaire offert par l&#146;auteur à l&#146;écrivain Gérard Frasson : Pour Monsieur Gérard / le pilier des Scorpions / Boris Vian Suite à de nombreux désaccords et une promotion de L&#146;écume des jours presque inexistante, Boris Vian quitte les éditions Gallimard pour ne conserver que celles du Scorpion, où il y naquit éditorialement grâce à ses romans noirs scandaleux à la supercherie assumée. Au sein de celle-ci, il rencontre Gérard Frasson, ami de Blaise Cendrars, sorte de Vernon Sullivan réel, auteur de Rien ne va plus et Bluffs, tous deux parus en 1949. Très bel exemplaire conservé tel que paru, il est resté non coupé. De toute rareté dans cette condition. Petites piqûres sur la première de couverture. D&#146;un tirage total, selon les archives Gallimard, de 4 400 exemplaires, seul une partie très réduite d&#146;entre eux furent imprimés sans mention fictive d&#146;édition, dont les rares exemplaires du service de presse, comme c&#146;est le cas ici. Provenance : Gérard Frasson. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Thérèse Desqueyroux. Pointes Sèches de Gérard Cochet.

      Les Documents d'Art, 1946. 4°; pp. 146 a quartini sciolti su carta a mano pour-fil Johannot; con 21 puntesecche originali, una grande di fronte al frontespizio, 20 formato tre quarti tirate nel testo. Bellissima ediz. tirata a complessivi 460 esempl. numerati, questo è uno dei 150 esempl. (es. n.°178) al quale è unito a parte una "suite" delle 21 incisioni, sciolte, con remarque. Il Cochet è stato ottimo pittore ed abilissimo incisore (1888-1969). Brochure edit. con titoli al piatto, edizione originale. Cfr. Monod 7944; Bénézit.(vedi riproduz.)

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        Dipilogicheskaia azbuka [The DP-logical alphabet]

      Munich: self-published, 1946. Small octavo (14.5 × 10 cm). Original staple-stitched self-wrappers; 14 pp. Front wrapper reattached with tape; small owner signature; else still about very good. The first book published by Irina Saburova (pseudonym of Irina Kutitonskaia, 1907-1979) in post-war Germany, as a refugee waiting to resettle to North America. In her "alphabet book" about life as a Displaced Person (DP), Saburova lent expression to the hopelessness and frustration felt by many compatriots with keen sardonic wit: "Capital N, as in 'no documents'. None. One of the main features of the DP. And a small one for niks fershteen, a laconic formula for explaining oneself to foreigners, should they express surprise that the DPs travel without tickets, cross train tracks, catch fish in a stranger's pond, and generally march boldly through a foreign country" (9). Her book also displeased many DPs, who feared that Saburova's frank treatment of their precarious situation, as well as her satirical depiction of the DPs themselves, would displease the Allied powers in Germany. Published without censorship approval, as was generally required of DP publications, and thus semi-illegally. KVK, OCLC show only two copies, at Indiana and Notre Dame.

      [Bookseller: Penka Rare Books, ILAB]
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        Passport to Life

      United Jewish Appeal of Greater New York [1946], 250 West 57th Street, New York, New York - [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Report on the situation of the Jews in Germany, October-December, 1945

      Union O.S.E., Geneva, Switzerland 1946 - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        What Way My Journey Lies

      Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York 1946 - New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce. 1946. F First Edition. H Full Leather. Very Good. Slight wear to extremities (chiefly to spine edges and corners); slight rubbing to covers (leather; chiefly to edges); slight internal browning to edges and endpapers (chiefly to edges). [6], 243 pages. Second and last published book of the noted screen and television writer (born Frank Edgington Fenton in England, 1903; died 1971 in Los Angeles), following the success of "A Place in the Sun"; this novel continues more or less in the post-WWII mode of Steinbeck, John Fante, and others (with a California setting and youth searching their respective fortunes). Bound in full black calf, gilt-stamped and decorated spine and covers (with "Frank Fenton" gilt-stamped in lower right corner of upper cover), spine with partly raised bands, gilt inner dentelles, decorative endpapers (pink/light blue/gray), all edges trimmed. In somewhat worn medium heavy stock slipcase (wear to foredges and extremities). Excellent example of a book bound for the author (but without any indication of the binder present). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arundel Books]
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        Skull-Face and Others

      Sauk City: Arkham House, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. (One of 3,004 copies. Joshi 17.) xxvi, 475, (1) pp. Original black cloth with gilt spine lettering. Near Fine in unclipped ($5.00) about Very Good dust jacket, spine panel sunned, chipped along fore edge and at head, lightly soiled. Literary critic and sci-fi author Basil Davenport's copy with his signature on front flyleaf. A posthumous marriage of the Conan creator's Weird Tales work and revered horror publisher Arkham House, with beautiful Hannes Bok jacket artwork.

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        The Skylark of Space

      Providence: Buffalo Book Company, 1946. 1st edition (preceded only by the novel's appearance as a 3 part serial in Amazing Stories magazine). Smith's first book Just 500 copies were published (Hadley's 1947 edition is a reprint). Near fine in a very good dustjacket. Ref: Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-114, "The archetypal pulp space opera...". Although earlier snippets of science fiction, imaginary voyages, and futuristic military fiction, touched the concept of what is now called space opera, The Skylark of Space is the modern template, the first significant science fiction sub-genre development since H. G. Wells, and one of monumental effect, encompassing among its themes the vast interstellar stage, horrific alien civilizations (the despotic circumstance), and ongoing battles with arch-enemies possessing advanced technologies, laying the baseline for the likes of Asimov's Foundation, Herbert's Dune, Roddenberry's Star Trek, Lucas' Star Wars, and all those that followed (and will follow) in their wake. Near fine / very good.

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus]
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        Air France. North Africa.

      Paris: Air France, ca. 1946.(). Poster. 100 x 62 cm. Framed in wood and plexiglas.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Souvenir menu for the 14 August 1946 luncheon given to celebrate the formal Installation of Winston S. Churchill as Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, signed by 25 luncheon attendees including Churchill, his wife Clementine, his brother Jack, his fist cousin Oswald and Oswald's wife Lena, and his wartime Chancellor of the Exchequer John Anderson

      Dover, 1946. From 1941 to his death in 1965, Winston S. Churchill served as Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports. This menu from the luncheon following his formal Installation on 14 August 1946 is signed in pencil by 25 of the individuals present, including Winston S. Churchill and four members of his family - his wife, Clementine (1885-1977), Churchill's brother John Strange “Jack” Spencer Churchill (1880-1947) who died just six months later, Churchill's first cousin and career naval officer Oswald Moreton Frewen (1887-1958), and Oswald's wife, Lena Frewen (1902-1988). The balance of the signatures are a mix of identified and unidentified local and ministerial officials, ranging from the Sheriff of Kent to John Anderson (1882-1958), Churchill's wartime Chancellor of the Exchequer who Churchill told the King should become wartime Prime Minister if Churchill and Eden were to die during the war (ODNB), and who became 1st Viscount Waverly in 1952 during Churchill's second premiership. The menu measures 8 x 5 inches and is four pages printed in blue on a single folded sheet of heavy ivory card stock. The second page of the menu - amusingly to a modern ear - terminates with a course selection of “Fromage Camembert ou Bleu Danois | Biscuits | Café | Cigarettes”. The third page is a Programme of Music played by a band of the Royal Marines and the final page is a Toast List. The signatures of Clementine, Winston, and John Anderson are on the front cover with fourteen signatures on the Menu page and the final eight signatures on the final page bearing the Toast List, the last signature being Oswald's with the additional notation “cum humilitas.” Condition of the menu is very good, complete with minor wear to the corners and light soiling and spotting. At the top of the front cover in heavy blue ink are the words “Castle Hill”. “Constable of the Castle of Dover” was part of Churchill's appointment as Lord Warden and the reference is certainly to the massive Castle of Dover, founded in 1180 and strategically vital for centuries, commanding the shortest sea crossing between England and the Continent. The Lord Warden is a Royal appointment dating back to the 12th century associated with defense of the realm. The Cinque Ports comprise Dover, Sandwich, New Romney, Hastings, and Hythe, to which Rye and Winchelsea were later added. Although the post was largely ceremonial by the time Churchill was appointed the 158th Lord Warden in 1941, Churchill was then consumed with distinctly non-ceremonial duties as wartime Prime Minister. This explains why the elaborate formal Installation ceremony did not take place until 14 August 1946. As Churchill said in his remarks during the Installation, eliciting laughter from his amused audience: “…I took a keen interest in my duties which at the time were by no means ceremonial…” On 14 August, before the luncheon at which this menu was signed, Churchill rode through cheering crowds, dressed in his elaborate Lord Warden regalia and flashing his famous V sign, to the Court of Shepway for the formal Installation ceremony. Upon Churchill's appointment in 1941 The Times had written: “To this august tradition of Keeper of the Gates of England and Watcher of the English Seas, Mr. Churchill now succeeds. As First Lord in two wars he has fully qualified to preside in this ancient shrine of the seafaring tradition. As the dauntless leader of the Nation in the moment of its greatest peril he can wear the symbolic dignity as no other man can do.” The August 1946 Installation must have been bittersweet for Churchill; although Churchill had done perhaps more during the Second World War to protect the Realm than perhaps any preceding Lord Warden, less than a year earlier, in the General Election of 1945, Churchill had lost his premiership to Labour in the General Election of July 1945. The Lord Warden would remain Leader of the Opposition until his second and final premiership following the General Election of October 1951.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        MON FAUST (signé par la troupe de théatre dont Pierre Fresnay et Danièle Delorme)

      GALLIMARD NRF 1946 - Ouvrage unique de collection ayant appartenu à l'acteur de théâtre Gabriel Jabbour qui interpréta le rôle de Astaroth. Ce livre de 248 pages de Paul Valéry est une &#156;uvre inachevée, toutefois interprétée dès le 14 avril 1962 au théâtre de l'&#156;uvre de Paris. Ce livre présente l'originalité d'être non découpé, d'avoir appartenu à l'un des acteurs et surtout d'avoir été signé par les acteurs de la troupe qui interprétèrent cette pièce lors de la 179ème, le 2 décembre 1962 au théâtre de l'&#140;uvre de Paris. Parmi les signatures (Pierre Fresnay - Faust; Danièle Delorme - Lust; Pierre Dux - Méphistophélès; Rosine Luguet - Goungoune; Jacques-Henri Duval - le serviteur type; Jean Paul Valéry). Livre pour collectionneur. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gillesb]
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        North & South

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1946. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine and front board lettered in silver. With the dust jacket. Title page printed in blue and black. Spine slightly toned, extremities lightly rubbed. An excellent copy in the nicked dust jacket, spine abraded in spots, with loss to ends. First edition, first printing of the author's first book, of which 1,000 copies only were published. This copy was previously owned by James L Dickey III, US Poet Laureate from 1966-8, as indicated by his ink ownership stamp on the front free endpaper. Bishop had herself been Poet Laureate from 1949-50.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        La main coupée

      First Edition, one of 45 numbered copies on pure Lafuma thread, head print.Bound in full morocco burgundy, smooth back, golden tail date, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, gilded head, covers and back preserved, case bordered with burgundy morocco, red felt inside, paper plates, bookbinding signed by Bichon.Rare and beautiful copy pleasantly established. Denoël Paris 1946 12x18,5cm relié sous étui

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Maschinenschriftlicher Brief mit Unterschrift.

      Pacific Palisades, 24. 1. 1946. Mit gedrucktem Briefkopf. 1 Bl. 27 x 18,5 cm. An Mrs. Edda Hankamer am Seton Hill College in Pennsylvania (1895-1982, gest. in Las Vegas; 1925-33 Privatdozentin für Germanistik in Köln, seit 1945 Professur Seton Hall College, 1953 University of Tennessee), Gattin des Germanisten und Publizisten Paul Hankamer, der nach Kriegsende eine Schussverletzung erlitt, der er wenig später erlag (München, 29. Juni 1945). Thomas Mann antwortet auf den Brief mit der Todesnachricht und beklagt, \"dass er glaubte, unserem Lande eine Treue halten zu muessen, die es in diesem Zustand, in dem es geraten ist, keineswegs verdiente. Er hat für diese Treue mit seinem wertvollen Leben bezahlen muessen\". - Desweiteren berichtet er von Überlegungen, in die Schweiz zu reisen - meint aber, \"die Verhältnisse dort waehrend dieser Zeit noch schlimmer und anarchischer werden als sie schon sind\". - Edda Hankamer, die bereits am 1. Oktober 1938 über Rotterdam in die USA emigrierte, ersuchte Mann, ihr bei der Abwicklung des Nachlasses ihres Gatten behilflich zu sein. Thomas Mann weicht höflich aus und ergänzt: \"Immerhin koennte sich die Moeglichkeit bieten einen Dritten damit zu betrauen, und wenn ich hoere, dass einer meiner Soehne, die sich noch in amerikanischen Diensten in Europa aufhalten, wieder nach Muenchen kommt, so will ich ihn gern veranlassen, sich der Sache nach Moeglichkeit anzunehmen\". - Zu dem Literaturwissenschaftler Paul Hankamer vgl. NDB 7, 617. - Gefaltet, unterschiedlich gebräunt, kleine Randläsuren. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        ALL THE KING'S MEN

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1946. First edition. Octavo. Stated first edition on copyright page, with first state dustjacket that presents Sinclair Lewis blurb on rear panel (later states would shift this to rear flap). VG/VG. Some slight rubbing to edges of boards. Dustjacket, now protected in clear mylar overlay, is chipped at extremities and spine ends, with a 1/2" chip at bottom of spine. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Old bookshop sticker on rear pastedown. Slight age-toning throughout; but book interior is clean and tight. WD Consignment. Shelve in: Case #2. Dupont.

      [Bookseller: Second Story Books]
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        The Hollywood Reporter Volume 90, Number 24 Section 2 Monday September 23, 1946

      Hollywood Reporter, Hollywood, California 1946 - Chip to top of spine, creased spine, inside clean and tight, 16th ANNIVERSAY ISSUE, EXTEMLEY RARE. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Halper's Books]
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        La Rapée. Vingt-trois pointes sèches d'André Jacquemin.

      Editions du Pavois, Paris 1946 - Un volume in-4 (34 cm x 27 cm), 84 pp. Vingt-trois pointes sèches d'André Jacquemin. Sept in-texte, huit bandeaux et huit culs-de-lampe. Un des quinze exemplaires marqués H.C. sur papier pur chiffon des papeteries d'Arches, comprenant une suite des gravures. En feuilles sous couverture rempliée et étui de l'éditeur (légers frottements à l'étui). Parfait état intérieur. Pour plus de détails sur cet ouvrage, consultez notre blog Paris-Libris et pour accéder à la totalité de notre offre, consultez notre site Paris-Libris. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: PARIS-LIBRIS]
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        The Novels Of Jane Austen in 2 volumes.

      Oxford At The Clarendon Press 1946 - 2 volumes bound in full red morocco, five raised bands, compartments, gilt lettering to spine, all edges gilt. Complete works, Pride and Prejudice; Sense and Sensibility; Northanger Abbey; Mansfield Park; Persuasion; Emma. The text based on collation of the early editions by R.W. Chapman. India paper ediions. Overall VG, some wear to the front hinge extremities, but the binding still good and firm, Aside from some offsetting to the endpapers, a very attractive and presentable set. 10673 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Holybourne Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        A Guide Book of United States Coins, 1947, 1st edition

      Whitman, Racine 1946 - R. S. Yeoman: A Guide Book of United States Coins, 1947, 1st edition, first printing, tight binding, spine and front board gilt full. A fine example of the first Red Book. Inscription in black ink on front flyleaf reads "Property of Cincinnati Numismatic Association Cincinnati Ohio Nov 22nd 1946" indicating the earlier (1946) print date of the 1947 edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Davis]
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