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        El Arte Tipografico En Valencia, Mallorca Y Murcia Durente El Siglo Xv ( Limited Numbered Edition #118 Of 500 Copies ) 270 Ilustraciones

      Ministerio De Asuntos Exteriores, Spain 1946 - Original 1946 Limited Numbered Edition #118 Of 500 Copies. Spanish Language Text.Oversized Trade Paperback Original Edition.No Hardcover Edition Printed.Oversized Book May Need Extra Post.Text Has No Writing.Ex-Library Copy With Usual Markings, Stamps, Etc.This Is Not A Facsimile Copy [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas Savage, Bookseller]
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        Framed Display! Top Truman State Department appointment for Dr. Willard Thorp who, seven months later, helped draft the Marshall Plan

      "Partly Printed Document Signed ?Harry S Truman? as President and ?Dean Acheson? as Acting Secretary of State, 1p, 19? x 15? (visible), ornately framed to 28.5? x 24.5? Washington, November 12, 1946. White embossed 3.5?-diameter paper seal affixed at left. In apparent fine condition.In part, ?Know Ye, that reposing special trust and confidence in the Integrity and Ability of Willard L. Thorp, of Connecticut, I do appoint him an Assistant Secretary of State ... during the pleasure of the President of the United States for the time being and until the end of the next session of the Senate of the United States, and no longer...?Willard L. Thorp (1899-1992) was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs from 1945 until he was appointed, by this document, as Assistant Secretary of State, serving until 1952. In 1946, Thorp was a member of the U.S. delegation serving as special adviser on economic matters at the Paris Peace Conference. As President Truman's Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs, Dr. Thorp helped draft the Marshall Plan for aid to rebuild Europe after World War II and negotiated the final agreement with 16 other nations. He was also assigned to carry out the Point Four aid program to under-developed nations, a program Truman announced in his inaugural address. Among his influential posts was that as the United States? alternate delegate to the United Nations General Assembly, serving with Eleanor Roosevelt and John Foster Dulles."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Description d'un combat

      Maeght éditeur 1946 - - Maeght éditeur, Paris 1946, 24x30,5cm, en feuilles sous chemise. - Edition originale de la traduction française établie par Clara Malraux, un des 300 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin, seuls grands papiers après 50 Auvergne. Ouvrage illustré de 16 lithographies originales dont 8 hors-texte de Jean-Michel Atlan. Préface de Bernard Groethuysen. Une petite tache en tête d'un contreplat, agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Free Unions - Unions Libres

      London: Free Unions, 1946. Prima edizione (First Edition). broch. Molto buono (Very Good). 8vo. Published in association with the Surrealist Group in England. Texts by Alfred Jarry, Benjamin Peret, F. J. Brown, Patrick Waldberg, Serge Ninn, Antonio Pedro etc. Illustrations by Lucian Freud, E.L.T. Mesens, Roland Penrose, Robert Baxter, John Banting etc. Cover by Conroy Maddox In una nota in seconda di copertina l'Editore dichiara che il materiale di Free Unions fu raccolto durante il secondo conflitto mondiale e che i problemi dovuti alla guerra ritardarono la pubblicazione fino al 1946. Qualche piccolo strappetto alla copertina (Small lacks to cover)

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        La Celestina. Tragicomedia De Calisto y Melibea. Ilustraciones Originales De José Segrelles. Grabadas al Aguafuerte Por Luís Enríquez De Navarra. Prólogo De José María Pemán.

      Castalia, Valencia 1946 - 260 págs. en papel de hilo superior, estampadas en caracteres góticos y a dos tintas. Más 8 láminas, aguafuertes originales, monocromáticos. También 19 aguafuertes originales en negro entre el texto. Edición de 300 ejemplares. Ejemplar en perfecto estado elegantemente encuadernado a media piel roja. Lomera fileteada en oro. Corte superior dorado. Size: 31 x 25 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA]
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        SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH

      WILLIAMS, William Carlos. Signed Photograph. A 6- by 9-inch reproduced photograph of Williams, removed from the special Oct. 1946 William Carlos Williams issue of the "Briarcliff Quarterly," which was dedicated to Williams and contained numerous works by and about the New Jersey-based poet. [See Wallace C374]. Information below the image states the photograph is by Charles Sheeler at the time of the Dial Award to Williams in 1926, age 43. Inscribed by Williams beneath the image: "To [Nick?], by virtue of a man who wants to do my portrait. William Carlos Williams." Williams used two pens for the inscription- his signature is in a darker ink than the inscription and he was gone back and touched up about four letters in the original inscription. $875.00.

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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        Autograph Note, Signed, to Alfred Eisenstaedt

      n.p., n.d.. 8-3/4 x 6-1/4 inches. Fine . A wonderful note from the founder of Time and Life magazines, publishing magnate Henry R. Luce, to the photographer whose work for Life magazine documented the great events and legendary faces of the mid-twentieth century: "My confidence in LIFE-in our actual ability to do a job in pictorial journalism-began when Alfred Eisenstaedt came back from his first pre-publication assignments. And ever since then Life with Eisie has been a pleasure. Long life to Eisenstaedt and all great photographers. Henry R. Luce Time & Life Bldg. Dec 9, 1946."

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Sleepers Awake

      (New York: Padell / Kenneth Patchen. 1946). First. First edition, black paper edition. A few small tape shadows on the boards from an old glassine protector, else near fine in white buckram without dustwrapper. Numbered and Signed by Patchen on a black label at the rear, as one of 148 copies of the "black label edition." 75 of the copies of this edition were bound in white buckram, with an original painting by the author tipped on to the front board. The additional 73 undecorated copies of the edition were bound in red buckram. This copy is a variant issue, although bound in white buckram, there is no evidence that it ever bore a painting. This is copy number 4. An attractive copy of a rare, if bibliographically confusing issue. Morgan A11a (an apparently unrecorded variant). .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Obras Completas

      6 volumes. 420 pages with plates, tables and figures. (Articles by 17 various authors in the field of anthropology); 571 pages with two foldout maps, tables and figures; 345 pages with seven fold out maps, tables, foldout figure and accordion fold "El Lienzo de Jucutacato"; 399 pages with tables; 330+[25 maps (two folding) and 21 foldout table] pages with tables (four folding) and maps (two folding);551 pages with tables (some folding), plates and figures. Royal octavo (9 1/4" 7 1/4") bound in three quarter leather. Prologue by Silva Herzog. From the library of Professor Robert "Van" Kemper First edition. Miguel Othon de Mendizabal wss an educator and Mexican anthropologist who fought for agrarian reform and the welfare of the indigenous people of Mexico. He studied at the National Preparatory School and later at the National Museum of Archaeology, Ethnography and History. In the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) worked as chief investigator in the Mezquital Valley (Hidalgo state) and then as director of the Institute for Social Research. He worked for the National Polytechnic Institute and head of the Laboratory of Anthropology and later became director of the Institute of Economic Research. During the administration of President Lazaro Cardenas (1934-1940) he served as advisor to the Department of Indian Affairs and director of the Workers' University. His work, scattered in journals, was published in six volumes under the title Collected Works (1946). He also published An Essay on the American native civilizations, The Nahua chronology, The evolution of the indigenous cultures of Mexico and the division of labor, The evolution of northwestern Mexico, Mining and Mexican metallurgy, Four problems of indigenous and Agricultural developments Mezquital Valley, among others. Included is El Lienzo de Jucutacato with the codex in folder.Robert V. Kemper, born in San Diego, California, on November 21, 1945, resided in Dallas, Texas, where he was Professor of Anthropology at Southern Methodist University. He received his Ph.D. in Anthropology in 1971 from the University of California at Berkeley and spent the academic year 1971-1972 there as a National Endowment for the Humanities Post-Doctoral Fellow in Mexican American Studies before joining the SMU faculty. At SMU, he served as Chair of the Department of Anthropology, President of the Faculty Senate, and member of the University Board of Trustees. His research interests included migration and urbanization, history of anthropology, community development, tourism, Mexico, and the United States. His numerous publications include Anthropologists in Cities (1974), Migration and Adaptation: Tzintzuntzan Peasants in Mexico City (1977), Migration Across Frontiers: Mexico and the United States (1979), Chronicling Cultures: Long-Term Field Research in Anthropology (2002), and Urban Life (5th ed., 2010). He has served as President of the Society for Latin American Anthropology and the Society for Urban Anthropology, as well as editor of Human Organization, editor for Social-Cultural Anthropology of the American Anthropologist, and associate editor for Urban Anthropology.ConditionBound in three quarter leather with "Kemper" stamped to spine heal. Some staining to leather else a very good set. Kemper

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        Williwaw

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc.. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1946. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping and wear to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have some beginning toning and a couple of bits of foxing. This copy has been signed and dated by the author on the half title page. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright but does have some light edge wear, nicking and rubbing to the spine end, edges and flap joints. Ther rear cover of the dust jacket has some ground-in dirt. This is the author's first book of fiction (preceded by 1963's Rocking the Boat, a book of essays. Supposedly, the book was written during his stint in the Army, while he was based in the Aleutian Islands on a supply ship when he was just 19 years old. ; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: S. Howlett-West Books]
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        DR. SAM: JOHNSON, DETECTOR. Inscribed

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1946 - First Edition of this Queen's Quorum 100 title Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. 'Cordially inscribed to Mae Carruthers, with the admiration and affection of many years, by Yours to command, Lillian de La Torre, November, 1746'. A fine copy in cinnamon cloth, gilt titles and decorations in a near fine pictorial dustwrapper with the slightest of use and one restored tiny chip to the spine crown. Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights. Barnes, Muder In Print. The most desirable of 1746 inscriptions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The Case of the Walking Corpse [with] the Original Cover Art

      New York: David Lucom. (1946). First. Digest-sized paperback. First paperback edition, and first edition under this title, modest wear, a near fine copy [with] a first draft of the original cover art at full size (5.75" x 7.5"), unsigned on the original art (although signed on the paperback), but by, and from the estate of Glenn Cravath. Cravath created very few pulp covers, but many movie posters. He is best-known for his poster and photoplay artwork for the film King Kong. Great, lurid cover art of a clown with a knife buried in his breast, and a horrified couple looking on. .

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        All the King's Men

      New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co.. 1946. First. First edition. Top corner of the front board a little bumped else fine in bright, near fine, first issue dustwrapper with a short tear, a little rubbing at the spinal extremities and some very subtle fading at the spine. An unusually nice copy of this highspot, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and one of the great American novels. Robert Rossen wrote and directed the excellent film adaptation, which won the Best Picture Oscar, as well as Oscars for Broderick Crawford and Mercedes McCambridge (in her screen debut). Seldom found in this condition, and often offered in a later issue jacket. .

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        Paul Brown Calendar 1946. Signed, Limited, Numbered 924 of 1000 Copies

      Brooks Brothers 1946 - Exceedingly rare art calendar published by Brooks Brothers. Signed by Paul Brown. Number 924 of 1000 copies. All art is in black and white painted drawings without captions but each is signed by Brown (part of each print, not individually done as the limitation page is. Covers are in white/black and red This is an easel style item with five red plastic rings at top and red ribbon ties at bottom frayed and discolored but uneven & present (worn off 5 in piece laid in). Moderately bowed Dk green boards with huntsman holding his short hunting horn up in his right hand while his left is busy with four taught reins and a firm hold on his attractive mount. All twelve months present, each page has three months shown with the present month larger, centered at the bottom of the page. Occasional light marginal soil, mostly very clean and tidy. Pages are fragile but all are affixed. This is a delicate item and is better enjoyed laying flat than standing up. No chips or tears, pages age toned but only lightly. Remains more than suitable for gift giving or your own special spot in the sporting library. Each month features a different sporting scene including a man aloft coming down a mountain on skis in Jan. February brings a dog show as a judge eyes carefully a handsome boxer. In March we see the danger involved in Steeplechasing as a man has separated from his mount over a large hedge and is looking up at the horses coming over the hedge unaware of his presence until they crest the sizable brush jump. April shows a boy and his dog standing on the bank of a pond while the fish he has hooked jumps into the air. May is a ride in the country with a chap on a horse and his young charge on a chubby dappled pony. June shows a golfer fishes in his pocket for a bit of change for the young boy in a boat named "Out of Bounds", he has fetched the golfers ball for him and is looking for his tip. July shows three cowboys with pack mounts along for the trekk crossing a timely stream and filing up on crystal clear water. August is a solo beach fisher flipping his bamboo pole back to get a good cast into the surf. September we are back at school on the football field as classmates look on in the stands at a wild scramble for the ball. October takes us to the hunt field after a long day of sport, the moon is coming up and the huntsman walking amongst his hounds waves a good night to another rider peeling off on a different lane. November shows two friends out on a fine day with their bird dogs, an Irish Setter presenting a pheasant to his owner while a spotted Cocker looks on. December is another outdoor scene, this ont outside of an English Pub enjoying a mug of hot grog and sorting packages. What may be the mounted postal delivery chap is present and en whilst friends afoot sort labeled gifts. Brooks Brothers currently sells a set of four of four Paul Brown limited edition framed prints for $500. You can have a dozen here. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: HORSE BOOKS PLUS LLC]
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        Donald Duck in the Terror of the River (Dell Four Color #108)

      Dell Publishing Company, New York 1946 - Comic Book. Standard Format and Size. First printing of a classic Barks story. FINE. All corners fairly pointed. Binding tight and square. But for 1/4 inch tear to bottom edge of back cover, without tears, creases, bumps or chips. Some wear from handling. But for faint erasure of penciled date to top of front cover, not marked in any way and very clean and bright. All items carefully wrapped and sent boxed. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tree Frog Fine Books and Graphic Arts]
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        Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression 11 Volume Set

      Washington : U.S. G.P.O, 1946-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 11 Volumes. Bound in publishers red cloth. Gilt lettering on spine. Good bindings and covers. Near fine condition. Minimal shelfwear. Dampstain to bottom front board of Opinion and Judgement volume. Clean, unmarked pages. Contains the 8 Volume set, 2 Supplements and Opinion and Judgement volume. Issued alongside the 42 Volume Nuremberg Trial set. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US.

      [Bookseller: SequiturBooks]
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        Eloge de Pierre BONNARD.

      Manuel Bruker Editeur 1946 - In-4 ( 330 X 255 mm ) en feuilles sous couverture grise rempliée. Edition originale, illustrée de 10 superbes lithographies originales 5 hors-texte de Pierre BONNARD comprenant un frontispice, un bandeau, 4 hors-texte, 2 in-texte et 1 cul-de-lampe. Ces lithographies ont été tirées par André CLOT. Tirage limité et unique à 200 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin blanc, celui-ci, 1 des 20 premiers enrichi de la suite des lithographies sur Japon. EXEMPLAIRE IMPRIME pour Monsieur Pierre BONNARD. Très bel exemplaire UNIQUE. estampe lithographie Beaux-arts peinture gravure [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Tiré à Part]
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        Secret session speeches by the Right Hon. Winston S. Churchill / compiled by Charles Eade

      London : Cassell, 1946, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionChurchill's complimentary copy with his card loosely inserted. Together with a loosely inserted and folded, single-page manuscript letter on House of Lords headed-paper relating to Fred Pethick-Lawrence; dated 25/1/48 and signed by Laura (?). Fine cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages; Physical desc.: 96 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., facsims ; 23 cm. Notes: Includes bibliographical references. Contents: The fall of France. June 20, 1940 -- Parliament in the air raids. September 17, 1940 -- The battle of the Atlantic. June 25, 1941 -- The fall of Singapore. April 23, 1942 -- Admiral Darlan and the North Africa landings. December 10, 1942. Subject: Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965. World War, 1939-1945 - Great Britain. World War, 1939-1945 - Personal narratives, British.

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        Miracle de la Rose

      Barbezat 1946 - Lyon, aux éditions Barbezat, 1946 In Quatro Coquille (23 cm x 29 cm), 544 pp. non coupées Reliure de l'éditeur en toile écrue. Titre rouge. Imprimé à la presse à bras. Exemplaire en bon état. Petits chocs en coins (les photographies complètent la description). Édition originale numérotée à 475 exemplaires sur pur fil rives filigrané. Prière d'insérer conservé avec une présentation du texte par Jean-Paul Sartre. Second roman de l'auteur, le plus personnel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sleepers Awake

      Padell / Kenneth Patchen, (New York 1946 - First edition, black paper edition. A few small tape shadows on the boards from an old glassine protector, else near fine in white buckram without dustwrapper. Numbered and Signed by Patchen on a black label at the rear, as one of 148 copies of the "black label edition." 75 of the copies of this edition were bound in white buckram, with an original painting by the author tipped on to the front board. The additional 73 undecorated copies of the edition were bound in red buckram. This copy is a variant issue, although bound in white buckram, there is no evidence that it ever bore a painting. This is copy number 4. An attractive copy of a rare, if bibliographically confusing issue. *Morgan* A11a (an apparently unrecorded variant). See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Heed the Thunder

      1946. Hardcover. Fine. Bowman. First Printing of the First Edition, Red cloth boards with black lettered front panel and spine. Author's second novel. Light edge wear and a thin tear to spine panel jacket, else book and dust jacket in fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        The Cat Jumps

      Collins, 1946. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near fine original orange boards, very clean pages and endpapers, in a near fine, unclipped dustjacket, a small mark above the author's name on the spine. Very scarce copy in the wrapper, and in pretty good condition.

      [Bookseller: Shellhouse Books]
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        Full Production Without War

      Princeton: Princeton University Press. 1946. First. First edition. Spotting on the boards and a small paper remnant adhered to the base of the spine from the jacket, as well as a pencil note from a bookseller dated in 1985 giving the provenance of the book, thus very good in very good dustwrapper with some small chips and tears at the extremities. Inscribed by the author: "To Susan Jenkins affectionately Harold Loeb." Jenkins was the wife of William Slater Brown, designer for the Provincetown Theatre, and a close friend of Eugene O'Neill's. Loeb's inscriptions are scarce. He was an important figure in Paris' expatriate community. He is also remembered in the literary world as the model for Jake Barnes' rival for the affection of Lady Brett Ashley in The Sun Also Rises, wherein his early kindnesses to Hemingway (using his influence with Horace Liveright to get In Our Time published) was repaid by being portrayed as Robert Cohn, the cowardly and especially "Jewish" villain. .

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        Four Quartets (First Edition | Dust Jacket | Variant)

      Faber & Faber, London 1946 - FIRST BRITISH EDITION, first printing. Rare variant. This is printed on paper watermarked "A MILLBOURN & Co / BRITISH HANDMADE". Copyright page reads "First published in this edition Mcmxliv" as called for in the first edition. A very unusual dust jacket that has chain lines as well as watermarks, "GB" over "815" over "LEDGER", is light grey, lettered black and red. Jacket is not price clipped (priced "6s net"). There are general complaints from dealers about the quality of this book because of the war but this copy seems to have been specially printed on quality handmade paper and with quality paper for the dust jacket. A little bit of waviness to the handmade paper (as is common with this stock). Previously owned by Francis Scarfe, critic, novelist, poet and scholar, with his name on the front endpaper. On the rear endpaper is a poem in Spanish(?) and English that is crossed out but sill mostly legible which appears to be signed TS. Jacket is darkened and rubbed at the extremities. There is a one inch archivally repaired tear at the spine and the back panel. This comes with a special provenance. This was acquired by Dorothy Ziern (born 1917 (still alive!)) acquired this book from the Eliot estate at Westminster Place here in St. Louis. It has been in possession of Ziern-Hanon Galleries from this acquision. No previous owner's names, not exlibrary. Overall an GOOD PLUS book in a GOOD dust jacket. Photos available upon request. A good gift for the Bibliographer or Collector. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Landschaft bei Sihlbrugg. Oel auf Leinwand.

      1946 - 1946. Bildgrösse: 65x100 cm. Unten rechts signiert und datiert. Gerahmt 85x120 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Miracle de la Rose

      L'Arbalète, Paris 1946 - Number 370 of 475 in beige cloth on Rives - light wear, faint soiling to boards - internally bright and largely uncut. The first edition of one of Genet's central works - along with Thief's Journal and the great short film Un Chant d'Amour, it exemplifies the qualities most unique and magnetic about Genet - the inversion of ideals, the transcendence of the sordid. An attractive example. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Inventory No: 041346. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Linsey Woolsey

      New York: Oxford University Press. 1946. First. First edition. 32mo. Fine in very near fine dustwrapper. A lovely copy of the author's fourth book. .

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        Le doctorat impromptu

      ERYX, PARIS 1946 - In-8 ( 265 X 205 mm ) de 101 pages, en feuilles sous couverture rempliée, chemise Manque l étui. 8 galantes illustrations, dont une en frontispice, 9 illustrations in texte ainsi qu'une vignette de titre et cul-de-lampe en couleurs par Paul-Emile BECAT.Un des 50 EXEMPLAIRES HORS COMMERCE signé de p.emile BECAT [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Correspondence between bantamweight Packey O?Gatty and late 19th century referee and later ring judge Sam Austin revealing that the Marquis of Queensbury did not write the boxing rules that bear his name

      "Autograph Letter Signed ?Packey O?Gatty,? one page, 8? x 12.5?. New York, May 4, 1946. To Sam Austin, N.Y. State Athletic Commission, New York City. Usual folds, slight nick at upper left edge. On verso, in light pencil, is Austin?s reply, Autograph Letter Signed ?Sam C. Austin,? one page, 8? x 12.5?. Tuesday [May 7, 1946]. With the self-addressed stamped envelope O?Gatty enclosed, addressed by O?Gatty to: ?Packey O?Gatty / 265 Lafayette St. / New York City 12, N.Y.? Postmarked New York, May 9, 1946. O?Gatty has penned in the upper left: ?Sam C. Austin?s reply to me in reference to the Marquis of Queensberry writing the Boxing Rules.? Fine condition. From the Estate of Packey O?Gatty.Bantamweight Packey O?Gatty (1900-1966) boxed professionally from 1915-1928. Born in Italy as Pasquale Agati, Packey O?Gatty was known as the Speed Demon. O?Gatty?s record was 54 (46 KO) ?" 9 (5 KO) with 5 draws. Samuel C. Austin was the sporting editor of the ?Police Gazette? in the 1890s and refereed numerous boxing matches including World Featherweight and Lightweight Championship bouts. He was later a ringside judge.O?Gatty writes, in full, ?Some years back, I presume it was around 1921 ?" down at Feltman?s in Coney Island, sitting having some beer & hot dogs, were Jack MacAuliffe, Tom O?Rourke, Jimmy Twyford, my brother Jimmy O Gatty and me. A discussion came up about the Marquis of Queensberry and his boxing rules. In which MacAuliffe says to O?Rourke, ?Tom, my old pal Charley Mitchell once told me and John L. Sullivan that although the Marquis of Queensbury gets credit with writing the boxing rules, it really was a London sports writer by the name of Charles Chamberlain who actually wrote them?, ?Jack, when I took little George Dixon over to London in 1890 to fight Nunc Wallace for the Bantamweight championship, I was also told by Jim Mace that Charley Chamberlain wrote the Marquis of Queensberry Boxing Rules,? replied Tom O?Rourke. Knowing that you at one time was the Editor of the National Police Gazette, you are in a position to answer this one ?" as I don?t know of a better authority ?" have you ever heard or known it to be true? Thanking you for an early reply. Yours in sports.?On verso, Austin replies. In full, ?When I was in London in 1892 I talked about this with George Atkinson, the boxing editor of ?A Sporting Life? and he told me that when public boxing contests were first permitted in England the British Army boxing rules were used, but these were found to be inadequate to meet the many new angles that arose and it was decided to revise them to meet the new conditions. This was done and the old Army Rules were revised and rewritten by Charles Chamberlain, then the boxing editor of ?London Sportsman? who dedicated them to the Marquis of Queensbury who was an ex-Army boxer and a popular patron of the sport. Hope this answers your question!? In a postscript, Austin adds, ?It may be that Queensbury suggested some of the changes that were incorporated in the revision!?Accompanied by two original newspaper columns about the Marquis of Queensberry Rules."

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        Miracle de la Rose

      Paris: L'Arbalète, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition. Number 370 of 475 in beige cloth on Rives - light wear, faint soiling to boards - internally bright and largely uncut. The first edition of one of Genet's central works - along with Thief's Journal and the great short film Un Chant d'Amour,, it exemplifies the qualities most unique and magnetic about Genet - the inversion of ideals, the transcendence of the sordid. An attractive example. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Inventory No: 041346.

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        Typed Manuscript, Corrected and Signed, of the Author's Unpublished Novel "The Enemy"

      1946. Folio. Typed sheets, both ribbon and carbon bound in half calf and marbled papercovered boards. 118pp. Slight wear, near fine, possibly unfinished. Signed by the author on the front fly. An unpublished manuscript for a novel written in 1946. Like Mills's 1943 first published novel, The Choice, The Enemy is set in Italy. Mills was born in Griffin, Georgia and studied sporadically at the Universities of Virginia, North Carolina, and Florence (Italy), as well as at an Atlanta college. The manuscript shows numerous corrections, deletions, and additions on nearly every page, along with some cutting and pasting by the author. Apparently unpublished though both The Choice and his 1952 novel, The Alexandrians, were bestsellers. We do not know why this novel was not published. .

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        Blue Boy [Inscribed Association Copy]

      NY: Viking. 1946. The first American edition of this novel by Giono, a writer whom Miller had come to admire while in France and whom he had long worked to get published in the U.S. This copy is inscribed by Miller to his muse and former wife, June: "For June/ from/ Henry, Lepska & Val/ Xmas 1947." Lepska was Janina Martha Lepska Miller, Henry's third wife, and Val was their daughter Valentin, who was born in October of 1945 and was named after Lepska's father and Henry's grandfather, who shared the same first name. June and Henry had not been in touch for several years at this point, but she had recently contacted him and was destitute. He arranged for a friend to send her some money (he was still broke in the U.S.; his books had sold well in France and he had a substantial amount of money there but no way, under postwar regulations, to get it out of the country). His renewed contact with June, however, sparked his getting back to work on the Rosy Crucifixion, which he saw as his masterpiece-to-be, but which had been languishing. The part he was about to embark on -- dealing with his time with June and Jean Kronski -- was full of painful memories that Miller would have to relive in order to write it. The contact with June -- with whom he maintained contact thereafter -- allowed him to revisit that time and those experiences, and to finally bring to fruition the long-contemplated work. The cloth is heavily and unevenly faded; corners bumped; a very good copy, lacking the dust jacket. An excellent association copy, representing numerous strands of Miller's life over the prior two decades. First Edition. Hardcover.

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        LES DOUZE PRÉLUDES À L'HISTOIRE DU MONDE.

      - Zürich, Louis Grosclaude - Editions des Gaules, 1946, 26x34. En feuilles, sous couverture rempliée. Ouvrage tiré à 520 exemplaires, celui-ci l'un des 100 sur papier du Marais à la forme avec une suite des bois et un dessin original. Signé de l'auteur et de l'illustrateur. Bel exemplaire. Envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        OUR DESTRUCTION IN PICTURES. UNSERE VERWUSTUNGEN IN BILDERN

      BERGEN-BELSEN: OUR VOICE, 1946.. First edition.. Oblong 4to. (approx 11.5 x 14.5 inches). pp.38. B/w photo illusts. Card covers, some shelf-wear, with loss of fragile pictorial front cover.The rear card cover and the exposed title page is lightly creased, spotted, browned. Black paper covering to staples is chipped to spine, with loss to front edge [see digital photo]. Other than a few fingermarks the contents are bright and clean. Contents are very good.indeed. Collected and edited by the authors under the auspices of the Central Committee of the Liberated Jews in the British Zone. Published with some harrowing photographs, many taken from German archives. Four title pages and photo captions in 4 languages: Yiddish, Hebrew, English and German. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

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        Upper Yosemite Falls, Spring

      [Yosemite National Park], [Negative 1946 - Print 1972]. Silver gelatin image [24.5 cm x 18 cm] is matted and framed [48.5 cm x 40.5 cm] and signed by Adams in pencil in the lower right corner. A beautiful view of Yosemite by the legendary photographer.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        The Man Born to be King

      London: Victor Gollancz,, 1946. A Play-Cycle on the Life of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Written for Broadcasting [and] presented by the British Broadcasting Corporation Dec. 1941?"Oct. 1942. Producer: Val Gielgud. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Boards and spine lightly rubbed at extremities. An excellent copy in the toned, rubbed and edge-chipped jacket. 10th edition. Originally published in 1943. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Sunny from Dorothy, April 46. As a souvenir of the following parts you played broadcast from the 8th Army (B4) Radio Station, Cesena, Italy. 1st-2nd Zealot and pilgrim in Play 8, "Royal Progress" broadcast Sunday 25/3/45 and Wednesday 28/3/45 at 10 pm. Captain of the Temple Guard in Play 9, "The King's Supper" - broadcast Thursday 29/3/45 at 10 pm. Shadrach - 2nd man in Play 11, "King of Sorrows" - broadcast Good Friday 30/3/45 at 10 pm. Joseph of Arimathaea in Play 12, "The King Comes to His Own" - broadcast Easter Sunday 1/4/45 at 10 pm".

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        Little House

      Faber and Faber 1946 - London: Faber and Faber, 1946. First British Edition, First Printing, which was preceded four years earlier by the American edition. In Good condition. Cloth is faded, mottled, spotted, toned and edge worn with some rubbing and fraying at extremities. A few stray marks to cloth. Pages have a light storage odor, and show light toning, thumbing and wear. The letters on the title page appear to have been traced in pencil, then the pencil erased, leaving faint indents. Small closed tear to bottom of title page. Rear hinge starting. First British printing of this desirable and scarce Caldecott Medal winner. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Little White Horse

      London: University of London Press Ltd.,, 1946. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges. Octavo. Original blue cloth, tree and unicorn to upper board and titles to spine gilt, blue topstain, map-illustrated endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket. Colour illustrated plates and vignette illustrations in the text by C. Walter Hodges. Bookseller's ticket of W. de Guerin, Halkett Library, Jersey. Corners a little bumped. A lovely copy in excellent condition, in the jacket with corners rubbed, a small tear and crease to top edge of front panel, and a faint blue mark to spine. First edition, first impression. Awarded the Libary Association's Carnegie Medal 1946.

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        EL ARCHIDUQUE MAXIMILIANO GOBERNADOR DE ESPAÑA. Su viaje a Valladolid en 1548 y su boda con la Infanta María.

      Traducido y anotado por Cesare Malfatti. Ed. Argos. Imp. Nacional de Artes Gráficas, José Fontá y F. Milani. Barcelona, 1946 - . 31,5 cm. III-119 pág., 2 h. Ilustr. con facsímiles, planos y grabados, en el texto. Elegante enc. de Brugalla en tafilete rojo, nervios, lomera cuajada, ruedas en ambos planos, cantos y contracantos, corte superior dorado, escudo estampado en oro en el plano anterior. Presentado en petaca. Edición de 315 ejemplares en papel de hilo, numerados y rubricados por el autor (ej. 85). Ex libris de anterior poseedor. Historia y política. Historia de España. Bibliofília. Brugalla. Libros modernos a partir de 1830 español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care

      New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1946. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Benjamin Spock on the half title page. Near fine in the rare dust jacket which has some chips and tear to the front, spine and rear panel. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Exceptionally scarce, especially in dust jacket and signed. The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care has sold over 50 million copies since its publication in 1946 making it the best-selling book of the twentieth century in America, aside from the Bible" (Maier, 2003). As a practicing pediatrician in the 1930s, Spock noticed that prevailing methods in pediatric care seemed cruel and ignored the emotional needs of the child. He wanted to explore the psychological reasons behind common problems seen during practices like breastfeeding and toilet training, in order to give less arbitrary advice to mothers who came to his practice. He thus became trained in psychoanalysis, emerging as the first pediatrician with a psychoanalytic background. Seeking useful ways to implement Freudian philosophy into child-rearing practices, Spock would try out his advice on patients and their mothers, continuously seeking their response. He contradicted contemporary norms in child care by supporting flexibility instead of rigidity and encouraging love for children by their parents.

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        PANELS FOR THE WALLS OF HEAVEN

      [Berkeley]: Bern Porter, 1946.. Oblong small quarto. Painted boards. A bit of offsetting to endsheets and rubbing to edges of boards, upper forecorner of upper board a bit dust darkened, but a very good copy in remnants of glassine wrapper. First edition, painted issue. One of 150 numbered copies, with a hand-executed colophon signed by the author, with the upper and lower boards painted in color by him. MORGAN A12b.

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