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        China, A to Z,

      F. Watts(1946). Good+ with no dust jacket

      [Bookseller: Hammonds Books]
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        Paterson (Complete in Five Books)

      New York: New Directions, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Complete in five volumes, all in dust jackets. Very Good condition overall. Flap prices intact except for the last volume. Book 1 Very Good in Good dust jacket: a few small chips missing to edges of jacket, archival mending tissue on verso of jacket, back panel toned, "shelf copy" stamped on back paste down (publisher's stamp?). Book 2 Very Good in Good: spine panel of jacket, bottom edge of front panel, and spine dampstained. Book 3 Very Good in Good: a bit of foxing to cloth of front, a lot of chipping top edge of front panel, piece missing from back panel top with creasing. Book 4 Near Fine in Very Good+: toning to edges of jacket and light shelf wear. Book 5 Very Good in Good+: well-bumped top corners, rubbing and light foxing to jacket, faint stain to front panel, toning to back panel, edge wear to jacket. All jackets are mylar-protected. A nice set. William Carlos Williams' epic poem in five books, each issued in small runs-- 1,000 copies each for the first four; 3,000 for the last.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
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        MR BLANDINGS BUILDS HIS DREAM HOUSE

      New York: Simon and Schuster, [1946]. First edition. A near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket which has age darkening around the edges and spine panel, some light foxing to rear panel. (12899). Octavo, illustrations by William Steig, cloth. Signed inscription by Hodgins dated in 1947 on the upper corner of the front free endpaper. Made into a classic film in 1948 with Cary Grant, Myrna Loy and Melvyn Douglas. Remade in 2007 titled "Are We Done Yet?"

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
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        [EXTRAORDINARY VERNACULAR PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM WITH OVER 265 IMAGES DOCUMENTING AN AMERICAN AIR FORCE OFFICER'S EXPERIENCES IN OCCUPIED JAPAN JUST AFTER WORLD WAR II]

      [Various locations, including Stillwater, Ok., Lubbock, Tx., Guam, and Japanese cities such as Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Kofu, Kobe, and Nikko, 1946. 277 silver-gelatin photographs in corner mounts. Oblong folio. Contemporary red leatherette photograph album, string- tied. A young soldier's record of his experiences in occupied Japan at the end of World War II. The photographer was likely an officer, given his proclivity of shooting the officer's clubs and quarters in various locations. His journey begins with training in Oklahoma and Texas in 1943 and 1944, then includes a brief stay in Guam in February 1946. These locations constitute the first ten photographs. The remaining 267 photographs document numerous aspects of the soldier's life across occupied Japan in 1946. The photographs are occasionally annotated, sometimes taken from elevation or from an aerial viewpoint, and depict a wide variety of subjects, including but not limited to the following: Japanese landscapes, military parades, the "71st Sig Shan Shin Bild 'O' mess," the American Embassy in Tokyo, the the Cabaret Mimatsu and other parts of the Ginza district of the city, the great Buddha of Kamakura, Osaka Palace, the Imperial Hotel and Electric Building in Tokyo, "Kofu-en Jap Operated Hotel," General MacArthur's headquarters, the "Diet Bldg" - home to the Japanese Congress, Koshein Stadium in Kobe, a cable car and tracks in Rokosan, "Mitsui GHQ Officers Club Open House," and numerous shots of Nikko shrines. Two photographs depict a building in Tokyo annotated "After Bombing" and then "Rebuilt." The photographer captures an abundance of Japanese citizens going about their lives on the streets - men, women, and children of all ages traveling, gathered together in commerce, and posing for the camera. He even takes the time to snap photos of a street vendor making the traditional Japanese dish of sukiyaki. Combining these everyday street scenes of Japanese people with the landscapes, buildings, and neighborhoods, this album constitutes a valuable record of literally street-level Japanese history just after World War II in a region rarely recorded in such detail.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        LE TRAGEDIE vol. I

      MILANO: ISTITUTO EDITORIALE ITALIANO, 1946. IED. BROSSURA. BUONO. 17 23. CLASSICI GRECI E LATINI USATO

      [Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBab]
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        Il passero e altri carmi

      CASA EDITRICE ARETHUSA, ASTI 1946 - Scrittori latini e greci commentati INTERLINGUE Commento di Francesco Della Corte. Brossura ingiallita così come tagli e pagine, con macchie dovute a precedente umidità che continuano anche nelle pagine sottostanti, fioritura; dorso e bordi usurati. Piccoli segni a matita in alcune pagine. Angoli di due pagine mancanti ma testo completo e perfettamente leggibile.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        The Unsuspected: A Novel

      Coward-McCann, New York 1946 - Haycraft Queen Cornerstone crime novel which served as the basis of the 1947 film of the same title, directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Joan Caulfield and Claude Rains. HUBIN, p. 13. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's buckram in pictorial dust jacket; [6],217pp.; green pictorial endpapers signed in image "Allen Pope." Some general shelf wear and light chipping to jacket extremities, very shallow loss at spine crown touching text without loss of meaning, white spine lettering a bit toned, as is rear panel, contemporary ownership bookplate to front pastedown, else Near Fine in Very Good jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        The Works: Comprising Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Persuasion, and Minor Works. The Text based on Collation of the Early Editions by R.W. Chapman. With Notes, Indexes and Illustrations from Contemporary Sources.

      Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1946.. FINELY BOUND, Third Edition Thus, later impressions. In five volumes. Octavo (19 x 13cm). Frontispiece illustrations. Smartly bound in recent half brown calf over cloth boards, raised bands to spines, gilt titles and decoration, top edge gilt. Fine condition, inside and out. This fine Oxford edition contains all of Austen's famous novels, as well as extensive appendixes and addenda, including 'Miss Austen's English', 'Modes of Address', 'Carriages and Travel', 'The Topography of Bath', a biographical note on the author, and 'The Mysteries of Udolpho'.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Judaica

      c.1946. Hand bill, in Hebrew, one page, 5.75" X 8", from the National Army Organization in Eretz Israel (Etzel [Irgun]), translated in full: <I>"Announcement, At our last broadcast on 23.6.46 the British intelligence activated a special sabotage mechanism that partly silenced the spokesman's voice. There is no Nazi deed that oppressors will not hesitate to imitate for their war against the Hebrew people. This is what Goebbels did to the B.B.C. broadcast during the last world war. We worn: If the British will continue to disrupt our broadcasting, our response will be swift and decisive. If the voice of truth of fighting Zion will be silenced then also the false voice of the governmental broadcasting station will be silenced."</I> National Army Organization in Eretz Israel (Etzel). Irgun emblem center top. Fine with light toning.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        La Fleur Au Fusil

      Pierre Tremois, Paris 1946 - 171 pages. 28 x 21 cm, Limited edition, One of 16 on Japan Imperial with an extra suite of 16 pochoir plates bound separately (total edition of 736). Plus one "Dessin Original," signed by Galtier-Boissiere & Falke laid-in with the suite of extra plates. Pochoir chapter heads and endings by Pierre Falke. Mostly unopened, very fresh copy, with intact original glassine wrappers. Text and extra suite of plates, fine in reinforced board chemise with leather spine label, wear at front cover joint. and housed in very good slipcase [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        MOTHER WORE TIGHTS.

      N.p. 1946 - Screenplay bound in beige cloth and gilt-stamped brown leather. Quarto. Mimeographed sheets printed on the rectos only; 126 pp. This is the Shooting Final script dated October 15, 1946, with blue inserted revision pages dated November 21, 1946 and December 19, 1946 [the film was in production between mid-October 1946 and mid-January 1947, and had a U.S. release date on August 20, 1947]. Songs in the production include: "M-O-T-H-E-R (A Word That Means The World To Me)" (with music by Theodore Morse and lyrics by Howard Johnson); "Daddy, You&#146;ve Been A Mother To Me" (written by Fred Fisher); "Burlington Bertie From Bow" (written by William Hargreaves); "You Do," "This Is My Favorite City," "We're A Couple Of Broadway Brothers," "There&#146;s Nothing Like A Song," "(Rolling Down Bowling Green) On A Little Two-Seat Tandem," "Fare-Thee-Well, Dear Alma Mater" and "Kokomo, Indiana" (all with music by Josef Myrow and lyrics by Mack Gordon); "Tra-La-La-La" (with music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Mack Gordon); "Lily Of The Valley" (with music by Anatole Friedland and lyrics by L. Wolfe Gilbert); "Swinging Down The Lane" (with music by Isham Jones and lyrics by Gus Kahn); "Stumbling" (written by Zez Confrey); "The Mountain" (written by Señor Wences); "At A Georgia Camp Meeting" (written by Kerry Mills); and "Put Your Arms Around Me, Honey (I Never Knew Any Girl Like You)" (with music by Albert von Tizer and lyrics by Junie McCree). Screenplay by Lamar Trotti, based on the 1944 novel of the same name by Miriam Young. Produced by Lamar Trotti and directed by Walter Lang, the cast included Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Mona Freeman, Connie Marshall, Vanessa Brown, Robert Arthur, Sara Allgood, William Frawley, Ruth Nelson, Anabel Shaw, Stephen Dunne, George Cleveland, Veda Ann Borg, Sig Ruman, Lee Patrick and Señor Wences. This is Dan Dailey&#146;s personal copy of the script. The film won an Academy Award for Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture (Alfred Newman), and was nominated in the following categories: Best Cinematography, Color (Harry Jackson); and Best Music, Original Song (Josef Myrow and Mack Gordon for the song "You Do"). Near fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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

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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

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        The Skylark of Space

      Buffalo Book Company, Providence 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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 &#150; 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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        U.S.A. Trilogy: The 42nd Parallel; Nineteen Nineteen; and The Big Money [3 Volumes]

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1946. Signed Limited Edition. Very Good. Signed. 3 vols. Limited illustrated edition, first thus. One of 365 copies [of which 350 were for sale] signed by John Dos Passos and the illustrator Reginald Marsh. Fine, with a small strip of toning to cloth at spine ends. Top edges with exceptionally bright and fresh gilt, though one volume has a small, faint scuff. In Very Good un-printed dust jackets with title windows; spine panels a bit toned and lightly worn. In Very Good publisher's slip case, with rubbing and glue repairs to joints.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Liberty Book Store]
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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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