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      NY: THE HOBSON BOOK PRESS, 1946. Book. Good. Hardcover. TITLE: THE DAWN OF DAY OR HOPE FOR TOMORROW 1946 WILLIAM SHELDON BOWDEN AUTHOR: WILLIAM SHELDON BOWDEN PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: THE HOBSON BOOK PRESS, NY 1946 EDITION: First Edition assumed with none stated CATEGORY: Religion, First Edition, Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket COLOR: Maroon CONDITION: The jacket is in fair plus plus condition with the front edge almost separating from the flap. The $2.00 price is still on the front flap. There is a scuff to the front board along the bottom edge. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 151 pages. Good/Fair++ dust jacket condition. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition assumed with none stated. THE HOBSON BOOK PRESS, NY 1946. There is only one other copy of this book found for sale at the time of this research, and it does not have a dust jacket and is priced well over $150+!!!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 950 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 006188 .

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        Don Juan Tenorio. Litografías y Viñetas De Carlos Saenz De Tejada.

      Editorial Trofeo - Colección El Doncel., Madrid 1946 - 162pp. y 11 láminas. También 50 viñetas entre texto. Todo coloreado a mano a varias tintas. =Edición única de 500 ejemplares. Muy elegante encuadernación única en piel café negro, fileteada en oro. Lomera con nervios y florones. Cantos fileteados. Guardas de seda enmarcadas. Corte superior dorado. Y dos preciosas pinturas originales a color, una en cada tapa. Size: Gran Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Don Juan Tenorio : drama. en dos partes

      - Literatura española. Teatro. Melodramas. Comedias de misterio. Siglo XIX. (821.134.2-23"18") (096) Trofeo. Madrid. 1946 34 cm. 162 p, 11 h. de lám. Encuadernación en tapa dura artesanal con lomo en piel con nervios y estampados. Colección 'Colección "El Doncel"'. Zorrilla, José 1817-1893. Litografías y viñetas de Carlos Sáenz de Tejada. Texto a 2 colum. Viñetas ilumin. a mano. 38G [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      1946 - KELLER, Helen. HELEN KELLER TYPED LETTER, SIGNED, 1946 ON PERSONAL LETTERHEAD. 1 folded 8 1/2 x 11" sheet, Helen Keller's personal stationery, addressed (with original stamped envelope) to a Mr. Bachand of Worcester, Massachusetts, and dated November 30, 1946. The letter, which is an entreaty for financial support for the newly formed Committee on the Deaf-Blind of the American Foundation for the Blind, refers to Mr. Bachand as "dear friend," and is signed in ink in Keller's hand. At the time, Keller had been working for the AFB for twenty years (as she reiterartes in the letter). The letter's eloquent appeal contains descriptions of the experience of being without sight or hearing. Note the following paragraph: "All your pleasure would vanish in a dreadful monotony of silent days. Even work, man's Divine heritage -- work that can bind up broken hearts -- would be lost to you. Family and friends might surround you with love, but consolation alone cannot restore usefulness, or bring release from that hardest prison -- a tomb of the mind and a dungeon of the body." The letter is creased but not terribly so. A small two-color brochure (not in Braille) soliciting funds is included, with the Board of Trustees of the Committee printed on the back.

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        1. Jg. (1946) Nr. 1 v. 1. April - 3. Jg. (1948), Nr. 63 v. 15. November.

      Verlag Buch und Bild, Berliner Verlag GmbH Berlin. 1946-1948.. je 12 S. 4°, OBrosch.. Komplette Folge Nrn. 1 bis 63. Das seit dem 15. April 1946 unter sowjetischer Lizenz im Zweifarben-Offsetdruck vierzehntägig erschienene Satire- und Humorblatt 'Frischer Wind' war der Vorgänger des 'Eulenspiegel'. Chefredakteur war zunächst Lex Ende, danach Walter Heynowski. Am 1. Mai 1954 nahm die nun im attraktiveren Vierfarbdruck hergestellte Zeitschrift den Titel 'Eulenspiegel' an, nachdem 1950 die unabhängige, in der Nachkriegszeit sehr erfolgreiche Zeitschrift 'Ulenspiegel' eingestellt worden war. 'Frischer Wind' war sicherlich kein Oppositionsblatt, sondern unterstand - wie alle anderen Medien in der DDR - der Abteilung Agitation des ZK der SED. Dennoch waren seit dem Sommer 1953 verhaltene bürokratiekritische Ansätze zu beobachten. Auch der eine oder andere Parteioffizielle bekam nun mal 'sein Fett' weg. In den ersten Jahrgängen wurde überwiegend die lasche Entnazifizierung in den Westzonen thematisiert. Ausgabe Nr. 1 etwas lichtrandig und mit zarter Knickspur, Nr. 2 Titelumschlag lose, Nr. 22 leicht berieben und Nr. 63 hinterer Umschlag mit kleinem Einriss. Alle Ausgaben papierbedingt gebräunt und ohne Textverlust gelocht. Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden

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        [Facsimile Letter]: June 20th 1946. My dear Friend: One way of describing what is happening in the world today

      [No place - Paris?]: (Les Nouvelles Epitres). 1946. First. First edition. One leaf folded to make four quarto pages. Printed in blue ink, in a facsimile of Wright's hand, and signed in facsimile at the conclusion. On this copy Wright has Signed his name below his facsimile signature as well. The cheap paper is very slightly browned, else fine. A letter exploring the living conditions and struggles of American Negroes faced with the increased mechanization of labor. Rare. OCLC records no copies. The only copy we have seen. .

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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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        uvres complètes

      Editions Du Mouflon Et Pierre Larive, Paris 1946 - STENDHAL - TRAYNIER Jean - GUEZENNEC Lucien .¼uvres complètes.Paris. Editions du Mouflon et Pierre Larive. 1946 / 1954.25 volumes in-4 brochés ( 28,5 / 19 cm ). Couverture rempliée imprimée en rouge et noir.Sous étui cartonné recouvert de papier marbré, liseré crème.Les dos de certains tomes ont le papier plus foncé.Exemplaire n° 306, un des 1000 sur vélin du Marais portant en filigrane « Oeuvres modernes. Illustrés complètes.

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        N'était-ce donc que cela ?

      Editions du Pavois 1946 - - Editions du Pavois, Paris 1946, 19,5x26,5cm, broché. - Edition originale imprimée à 80 exemplaires numérotés sur B.F.K. de Rives.Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur " à Amaury / bien sympathiquement / André Malraux / Sept. 47". Très rare plaquette évoquant les sentiments qui animèrent André Malraux à la lecture des "Sept piliers de la sagesse" de T.E. Lawrence.Quelques rousseurs affectant essentiellement les toutes premières et toutes dernières pages du volume. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      Los Angeles: Pamphleteers, Inc. 725 Venice Boulevard, 1946. First American edition, first issue. 12mo. 98 pp. Original wrappers, printed in black. Fine. Perinn A2b. Provenance: from the Estate of New York architect, ELY JACQUES KAHN . Rand's anti-Collectivist novella was first printed in London in 1938; she revised it for the first American edition (1946), which comprised the entire issue (2000 copies) of "The Freeman" , vol. III, No. 1, and mailed to subscribers. The second issue (1500 copies) has the front cover printed in red and was destined for book stores. This copy has an especially important provenance, being from the library of the famous New York architect ELY JACQUES KAHN, in whose office Rand worked during 1937 while researching the profession of architect for her novel, THE FOUNTAINHEAD (1943). Laid into this copy is an early piece of ephemera bearing on Kahn's career: loosely inserted is the printed page from the 1909 exhibition catalogue of his two architectural drawings for the Salon. He was 23 years old at the time, and would later build over 30 major buildings in New York City. For a stunning illustrated list of his achievements, see ELY JACQUES KAHN, NEW YORK ARCHITECT (NY, Acanthus Press, 1995) His association with Ayn Rand is equally important to her career, and, in particular, her masterwork novel about the architect Howard Roark, THE FOUNTAINHEAD. According to Barbara Branden in her biography THE PASSION OF AYN RAND (1986, pp. 143-144), in 1937 "Ayn decided to spend a few months working in an architect's office, without pay, in order to become familiar with the day-to-day activities of the profession. Through a friend she met the famous New York architect Ely Jacques Kahn and he agreed to her plan ... Ayn spent six months working in Kahn's office as a filing clerk, typist, and general assistant. He was the only one in the office who knew that her real purpose was research for a novel, and he seemed charmed by the adventure of having her there ... It was while working for Kahn that Ayn solved the problem of devising a climax for her novel. One day, she asked Kahn 'What is the biggest technical problem in architecture at the moment?' He told her it was in the field of housing projects, and that the difficulty lay in finding a means of building modern structures at the lowest possible cost ... 'When he said "housing," something clicked for me. I thought that this was both a political issued and an architectural issue, and that it fitted my purposes. I knew that it was a good lead ... Suddenly - like Newton's apple - the total of the climax fell into place ... From then on, it was easy ... ' Ayn's idea for the climax of THE FOUNTAINHEAD was that Howard Roark would dynamite Cortlandt Homes, the housing project he had created." When the galleys for the book came out several years later, Rand asked Kahn to check it for any architectural inaccuracies. Kahn made a couple of corrections, Rand recounted, and, as quoted by Branden, "'I was tremendously pleased - I was really delighted ... I asked if he wanted an acknowledgment for his assistance, and he said no, it was not professionally appropriate, but that he would like me to give a general acknowledgment to the profession because they get so little recognition. And that's why I put the note in the front of the book, I felt I had to."' Rand's note of acknowledgment - which might well have been to the man himself - does indeed follow Ely Jacques Kahn's suggestion, and reads: "I offer my profound gratitude to the great profession of architecture and its heroes who have given us some of the highest expression of man's genius."

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        Paesaggio. 1946 N. 1, 2, 3-4. Tutto il pubblicato

      Edizioni di Paesaggio, Pisa 1946 - Tra i collaboratori: Ponti, Sinisgalli, Mallarmé, Quasimodo, Sereni, Parronchi, Lattuada, Anceschi, Bartolini (poesia "Invito"), Birolli, Apollonio, Saba, Franchi, Micheli. Con litografie originali. Fascicolo 1: Tamburi, Gentilini, Gallo, Savelli. Fascicolo 2: Sassu (2), Rosi, Pulcinelli. Fascicolo 3-4: Maccari (4), Rosi, De Grada (3), per un totale di 16 litografie eseguite escIusivamente per questa rivista Importante iniziativa culturale del primo dopoguerra per "partecipare con severo impegno alla rinascita spirituale d'Italia", come recitavano le presentazioni. 3 fascicoli (Tutto il pubblicato) pp. 72 + 144 + 244

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        THE CASE OF THE BACKWARD MULE (Superb Presentation Copy of the First Edition)

      New York: William Morrow, 1946. Gardner, Erle Stanley. THE CASE OF THE BACKWARD MULE. New York: William Morrow, 1946. First Edition, first printing. A NEAR FINE copy (minor edge-wear, tiny bit of discoloration to the bottom edge) in a beautiful and bright NEAR FINE ORIGINAL PRICED ($2.50) DUST JACKET. SUPERB PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION BY THE AUTHOR in the year of publication relating directly to the Chinatown setting of the novel: "To Tee Rose/ from a guy who thinks she turns in some real writin'/ And may Chow Kok Koh [a character in this mystery] show you that the hill never seems so steep as just before the top/ Love from/ Yours/ Erle." Underneath the inscription, Erle Stanley Gardner has added his full signature followed by the date: June 1946. Tee Rose, a young writer from San Francisco, became a lifelong friend of ESG and she always received Gardner's latest book in the mail -- usually immediately upon publication. We have in stock quite a few of his presentation copies to her dating from 1934 to the early 1960s. THE CASE OF THE BACKWARD MULE is the second and last China-flavored Terry Clane mystery, the previous Terry Clane mystery MURDER UP MY SLEEVE having been published nine years earlier in 1937. Terry Clane is a government secret agent who has harnessed some of the spiritual power of his Far East experiences to deal some very deadly mysteries in San Francisco's Chinatown. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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      Chez l'auteur 1946 - RO40195613: 224 pages dactylographiées. Feuillets regroupés par chapitres grâce à des trombones rouillés ayant laissé quelques traces. Annotations dans le texte (corrections de l'auteur). Avec 1 document dactylographié (et ses copies): appréciation des éditions Flammarion. Issu des archives de Pierre Daguerre. Appréciation du Comité de lecture des éditions Flammarion sur le livre de M. Pierre Daguerre, 'Quand les jours reviendront': 'Oeuvre qui est beaucoup plus politique et sociale que roman proprement dit, malgré l'idylle captivante sur laquelle il est construit. Style d'un classicisme dont la pureté rappelle la grande époque. C'est l'oeuvre d'un 'honnête homme', au sens où on l'entendait au XVIIIe siècle. Le roman traite, dans le cadre d'un grand building parisien, de l'émigration des jeunes, de la gabegie présente, du manque de scrupule de la société actuelle. C'est une oeuvre d'une qualité trop rare pour qu'elle ne soit pas retenue, oeuvre dont toutes les idées sont pleines de justesse.' Editions Flammarion, Nov. 1946. In-4 En feuillets. Etat d'usage. Livré sans Couverture. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 840.091-XX ème siècle [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Lilly May and Dan: Two Children of the South

      Atlanta: Home Mission Board Southern Baptist Convention. (1946). First. First edition. Illustrated by Lois Mailou Jones. Stapled illustrated wrappers. Two small chips on the front wrapper (the larger of which is present but detached), and a small tear, else a very good example of this fragile and rare little book, reportedly the first book illustrated by Lois Mailou Jones. Additionally this copy came from a small group of books we obtained from Jones's own library, and although not marked as such, was her own copy. .

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        Journey Through Shakespeare 1926-1946

      Hollywood [California]: Printed as a Manuscript, By Mary O'Dwyer, 1946. IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. HAND-MADE BOOK - LIMITED TO 50 COPIES. [18], 222 leaves, [31], printed on the recto of each page, bound in a unique gold, textured paper over boards, with black and gilt endpapers, with a gilt bordered red lipsticked broad as a stiffener to the front endpaper, binding and hinges tight. With 6 tipped-in plates as called for, each with a descriptive cover and tissue guard. Two of the plates depict Glagolin's Rotating Stage and his Double Revolving Stage. The only library marking is an ink stamp on the ffp. **Includes a second book "Revelation of a Russian Actor" by Alexandra Mazurova (1944) with an Introduction by Dr. Henry Lanz - Stanford University. Includes photographs of Boris Glagolin, with a 1944 portrait by Myron C. Nutting, from the collection of Miss Mary O'Dwyer. 59pp, in stapled stiff wraps, covers darkened, in Very Good Condition. From Henry Lanz's Introduction in this biography is the following - " The well known columnist, Mr. Lee Shippey, of the Los Angeles Times, October 15, 1942, wrote: "It's great to be an actor. Few writers may be smart enough to become maids, but here is a true story from Beverly Hills. Those grand people, the James Gleasons, employed a gardener, a man past 60. He proved to be a thoroughly good gardener but while he was working one day blood gushed from his throat. The generous Gleasons acted quickly to save his life and succeeded. And then it came out that their gardener was Boris S. Glagolin, former national artist of merits of the U.S.S.R., guest director of the Carnegie Institute, for twenty years leading man of the literary Art Theatre in Petrograd, owner of a Russian motion picture studio which was nationalized in 1918, twice winner of a favorite actor contest. In 1912 he was so prominent that his biography appeared in "Who's Who in the Theatre, published in London. "Glagolin and His Roles" was a book published in Petrograd about that time. During the first ten years of the Soviet regime he was director of the State theatres of the Ukraine and later chief director of the Moscow Theatre of the Revolution". 2 BOOKS FOR ONE PRICE / RUSSIAN THEATRE. SCARCE.. First Edition. Hard Cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ex-Library.

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      THE HOBSON BOOK PRESS, NY 1946 - TITLE: THE DAWN OF DAY OR HOPE FOR TOMORROW 1946 WILLIAM SHELDON BOWDEN AUTHOR: WILLIAM SHELDON BOWDEN PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: THE HOBSON BOOK PRESS, NY 1946 EDITION: First Edition assumed with none stated CATEGORY: Religion, First Edition, Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket COLOR: Maroon CONDITION: The jacket is in fair plus plus condition with the front edge almost separating from the flap. The $2.00 price is still on the front flap. There is a scuff to the front board along the bottom edge. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 151 pages. Good/Fair++ dust jacket condition. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition assumed with none stated. THE HOBSON BOOK PRESS, NY 1946. There is only one other copy of this book found for sale at the time of this research, and it does not have a dust jacket and is priced well over $150+!!!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 950 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 006188 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Gallimard 1946 - - Gallimard, Paris 1946, 25,5x33cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 60 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, tirage de tête après 15 Chine. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      - Paris, 1946. En feuilles : 25x33 cm. Ouvrage orné de 25 gravures de E. M. Burgin. Couverture en papier écru. Chemise-étui de l'éditeur en carton recouvert de papier bordeaux. Petites traces d'usage sur la chemise-étui, sinon ouvrage en bon état. Un des 220 exemplaires numérotés (n° 176). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        POISONS. Avec des gravures de E. M. BURGIN.

      PARIS - DARAGNES 1946 - In-4 broché en feuilles, chemise cartonnée et emboîtage rouge, exemplaire numéroté sur papier pur fil du marais, tirage limité à 220 ex., un frontispice + 24 gravures par E. M. BURGIN, 109 pp. Très bon [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      World Publishing Company, Cleveland and New York 1946 - An anthology of seventy-two stories and poems by American, British, French and Russian authors, including Oliver Onions, Edward F. Benson, Ivan Turgenev, Guy de Maupassant, Lafcadio Hearn, Arthur Conan Doyle, Algernon Blackwood, August Derleth, and many others. Classic dust jacket illustration by Leo Manso. Bleiler: Guide to Supernatural Fiction, 932. When purchased by us, the dust jacket was taped in tissue for protection. The book is near fine with several extremely light tape ghosts to the endpapers, in a near fine, bright dust jacket, also with extremely light tape ghosts to the reverse and the front and rear flaps. A very handsome copy seldom found in such nice condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      The Tuttle Publishing Company, Inc., [1946]., 1946. First edition. Limited to 200 copies of which this is number 110. Inscribed "To Rachel, With love from The Author, Mary Ellen Phinney, Seattle, Wash. 1947." Original blue cloth with title in gilt on the spine, [16], 162 pp., frontis [portrait], preface, illustrated, index of persons and places. Early in the spring of 1862, Allen traveled to St. Louis and enlisted with the American Fur Company and was sent to Fort Benton, Montana via steam boat. His recollections include the establishment of Fort Pease, his trip to the Black Hills in 1865, pioneering on the Yellowstone, his account of the Custer Massacre on the Little Big Horn, a buffalo hunt in 1874, his meetings with various Indian tribes, and of his scouting, trail guide, and trapping days. He scouted for General Nelson Miles along with the noted Yellowstone Kelly. Gilt lettering on spine lightly faded, else very good, tight copy of a modern rarity. Smith 8112 locates only two copies. Not in Eberstadt, Decker, Howes, or Graff.

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        Cows at Robinhood, Maine II.

      Robinhood, Me., ca. 1946. - Watercolor. 21 x 25 inches. Signed.Provenance: Estate of the artist. Born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1919, Jason Schoener came from a family of distinguished American artists. He was the nephew of sculptor/painter William Zorach and his wife, painter Marguerite Zorach. Beginning in 1939, Schoener spent his summers at the Zorach family farm in Georgetown, Me., where he studied art with his Uncle William. After service in the Pacific during WWII, Schoener served as an instructor, department chairman, and dean at California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, CA. Schoener's other teaching assignments included Mills College in Oakland, California, and the Athens Technological Institute in Greece. Meanwhile, Schoener continued to use his Georgetown and then Robinhood homes Me. as a summer studio. Over the span of almost two decades, Schoener had several solo exhibitions at the Midtown Gallery on East 57th Street in New York City. His works are in many museum and private collections, including the Oakland Museum and the Whitney Museum in New York. He died in 1997. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Wisdom from Atlantis *SIGNED BY DR. RUTH B DROWN*

      DeVorss & Co., USA 1946 - Signed 153 pages. Signed and inscribed by author (dated 1952) upon second blank leaf. Prior owner's signature upon same page. Average wear. Binding sound. Dr. Drown ". produced stunning photographs of soft and hard tissue anywhere within the body using only a dried drop of the patient's blood on a piece of blotter paper." - Trevor Constable. A very rare signed item by this incredibly gifted woman. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L'Atlàntida. Primera Edición Crítica Según Dos Manuscritos Autógrafos y Las Ediciones De 1877 y 1878, Preparada Por Eduardo Junyent y Martín De Riquer.

      Ayuntamiento, Barcelona 1946 - XXII pp. - 20 hojas con la reproducción facsimilada del original - 212 pp. y 5 láminas con xiolografías originales de Ollé Pinell, en sepias y tostados. Muy cuidada edición numerada de 200 ejemplares, en muy buen papel de hilo, e impreso a gran papel. Perfecto ejemplar encuadernado a media piel, lomera con nervios y florones . Corte superior dorado. Size: Gran Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Full Production Without War

      Princeton University Press, Princeton 1946 - 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. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Veinte poesías de Becquer. Ilustradas con diez gouaches de Grau Sala. Viñetas de Sanjuán

      Argos, Barcelona 1946 - Folio, 164 p., 10 láminas color. Impresión a dos tintas. Tiraje de 10 ejemplares de colaborador sin numerar. Cubierta original. Papel de hilo, barbas. Media piel, nervios, florones, dorados. Corte superior dorado. Cubierta original. Buen ejemplar. Edición de gran calidad de esta selección de poesías del famoso escritor sevillano, prologada por Carles Soldevila, con el texto bellamente impreso, con grandes márgenes, iniciales a una tinta, y deliciosas viñetas colocadas al principio de cada poema, en página aparte. Acompañan los textos diez maravillosas láminas a todo color, pintadas por el gran artista Grau Sala. Al final, cubierta original a una tinta. Literatura española. Poesía española. Bibliofilia. Spanish literature. Spanish poetry. Bibliophilism.

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        [Photo Album]: Hot Shot Swing Band

      Oblong small quarto. String-tied Japanese-style lacquer-illustrated boards. 38 mounted photographs, black and white, various sizes (between 3.25" x 4.25" and 7" x 5"); laid in are an additional 17 black and white snapshots (mostly 3.74" x 2.25"). Boards detached but present, overall very good, internally near fine. Pictures in the album feature the Hot Shot Swing Band, a jazz band made up of mostly African-American Air Force servicemen, presumably in Japan during the occupation in the late 1940s (two of the service men we could identify both enlisted in 1946). A clipping tipped-in shows the probable owner and compiler of the album, saxophone player, Private Donald L. Turner. The band (piano, sax, bass, drums) shares top billing in the album with (probably) Japanese exotic dancers, several featuring full frontal nudity (most of the laid in pictures depict the dancers nude; the images of dancers that are mounted in the album are mostly just scantily clad). An interesting vernacular album of a young African-American serviceman playing jazz in Japan. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Los Ladrilleros (The Bricklayers).

      Mexico. 1946 - Lithograph. 14 x 11 inches. signed in pencil lower right. Matted. Firmada, S/F, Técnica impresión sobre Piedra Litografica, Medidas 35 x 29 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Autograph Letter Signed, 2 pages, 8vo, Washington, September 24, 1946

      - This letter was written for publication, addressed to the editor of the New English Weekly. Philip Mairet, about Basil Bunting. "Can anyone send news of Basil Bunting? Considered by a small, determined but highly competent group of leaders to be the most interesting Eng. poet of the late 1920s or early '30s - Quaker - conscientious objector in first world war, said by the Chicago 'Poetry' to have been doing ground work in air-force, last seen according to rumour on a Trawler.?" Signed, "Dorothy Pound.". After World War II, when Ezra Pound was incarcerated in a mental hospital after having been indicted for treasonous activities against the United States and in support of Mussolini's fascist regime, Dorothy Pound moved to Washington in 1946 to be near her husband, and thereafter had legal control of his estate. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Schulson Autographs]
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        Lucky To Be A Yankee

      Rudolph Field, New York 1946 - SIGNED BY JOE DiMAGGIO WITH HIS NUMBER FIVE ON HIS PORTRAIT. Jolting Joe tells the story of his early years in baseball. Illustrated with 35 photos. Some chipping and small pieces missing from the top edge of the front panel of the dustjacket. Near fine/vg [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ira Joel Haber - Cinemage Books]
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        "Matthew Flinders' narrative of his voyage in the schooner Francis: 1798 preceded and followed by notes on Flinders, Bass, the wreck of the Sidney Cove, &c., by Geoffrey Rawson with engravings by John Buckland-Wright."

      [London]. 1946. "Edition limited to 750 copies, folio, pp. 100-[102]; full-p. map, frontispiece, title vignette, and 6 handsome wood-engravings printed in green; previous owner's bookplate, else fine in orig. green cloth stamped in gilt, t.e.g. ""This is another book of daring exploration in our Sea Series. I tried to produce these stories of high adventure in an exciting way, and planned to make the book a symphony in green. I even thought of scenting the paper with seaweed, and imagined clients commenting to each other: Strange thing about this book - it seems to bring a breath of the sea! The idea was humorously reported by my friend Robert Harling in Alphabet and Image, and I now hear that some advertisers are using my idea by scenting their paper suitably to obtain particular effects. The printing of John Buckland-Wright's magnificent engravings in green ink on gray-green paper was not entirely successful, as it diminished the essential brilliance obtained only by a contrast of full blacks on whites"" (Christopher Sandford, the printer, in Cockalorum, Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 170)."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946. 1st Hardcover Octavo. 246pp. Numerous full page and in-text illustrations. Grey cloth with red lettering and Longhorn skull stamped to front cover in Jo Mora designed dustjacket and endpapers. An original sketch by Mora of a young buckaroo pulling a toy horse on verso of free front endpaper. Presentation inscription in Mora’s flowery script followed by... “with the best wishes of the author/Jo Mora).” Book is near fine in about very good dustjacket (spine faded to yellow as is common with this book; wear to extremities; chips; short closed tears). The evolution of the cowboy and the strong role he and the entire cattle industry played in the development of American society. Much on the cowboy's working tools, clothes, manners and customs and his constant companion, the Western Horse. "No better exposition anywhere, and here tellingly illustrated, of reatas, spurs, bits, saddles, and other gear." Dobie p. 112. (Grandeau & Shorts Books B12a). Next day shipping. Celebrating our 17th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Carpe Diem Fine Books]
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        HERE LET US FEAST. A Book of Banquets. Subtitled: An epicure's zestful visit to the festive boards of ancient & modern literature. Signed.

      The Viking Press,, New York 1946 - Fisher, M.F.K. HERE LET US FEAST. A Book of Banquets. Subtitled: An epicure's zestful visit to the festive boards of ancient & modern literature. Signed. New York: Viking, 1946. 8vo., 491pp. First Edition. Publisher's blue cloth stamped in gilt on the spine & upper cover. Signed by Fisher on the front free endpaper. A near fine copy in like dustwrapper showing minor use. "For her latest excursion into the art or science of gastronomy is more an anthology of the finest writing on the subject than strictly a text of her own composition. Here are extensive excerpts from such widely diversified writers as Edgar Saltus, Petronius Arbiter, Tobias Smollett, Lucius Apuleius, Ovid, Rabelais, Plato and others. Mrs. Fisher begins her book with the introductory verse to the King James Version of the Bible: 'In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.' And she concludes with long excerpts from gastronomic Americana, ranging from Washington Irving to Ernest Hemingway. Spread thickly in between is a royal feast, indeed!". - New York Times. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        La Révolte Des Anges. Illustré D'eaux-Fortes De Pierre Watrin.

      Calmann Lévy - Maison Quantin, Paris 1946 - 320 págs. en muy buen papel de hilo. Muy cuidada impresión a dos tintas e ilustrado con preciosos aguafuertes originales, iluminados a mano en delicados colores, a plena página y entretexto. =Edición de solo 400 ejemplares. =Muy Buena encuadernación particular a plena piel azul noche , decorada con florones en oro. Size: Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Révolte des Anges. Illustré d'eaux-fortes de Pierre Watrin.

      - Paris, Calmann-Lévy, 1946, 33 x 27 cm., ejemplar en rama con sus cubiertas originales en cartoné y estuche en cartoné (la tapa superior que cierra el estuche está desprendida), 2 h. + 315 págs. con grabados intercaldos + (Suite des eaux-fortes aux deux états de Pierre Watrin:) 59 láminas. (Ejemplar de la tirada de 60 ejemplares numerados en papel de hilo Velin, de una tirada total de 400 ejemplares). GRABADOS

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Antonio Mateos]
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        La Fille Aux Yeux d'Or. Eaux-Fortes Originales De Maurice Leroy.

      La Tradition, Chartres 1946 - 184pp. en muy buen papel de hilo. Elegantemente ilustrado con 19 muy bellas láminas, todas iluminadas a mano a muy suaves colores. Edición numerada de 700 ejemplares. Muy cuidada imprenta a grandes márgenes. Soberbia encuadernación en piel fileteada al oro. Lomera con nervios y florones. Cantos fileteados. Guardas en seda y enmarcadas en piel decorada. Corte superior dorado. Y una deliciosa pintura original en la tapa superior. Size: 4ºmayor [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura Edicion Especial. Monasterio de Montserrat. 1946. 30x22. Pergamino. 459Pag+LXII laminas+3h. Bellissima Edicion de Bibliofilo de la Historia de Montserrat profusamente ilustrada, con una edicion de 275 ejemplares (n° 196). Ref 1.6 Biblioteca

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        POSTER - Plaza de Toros de Vista-Alegre - Bilbao

      Ortega, Valencia 1946 - This is not a book but a wonderfully colourful ORIGINAL 1946 Spanish Bullfighting Poster. Measuring 104cm x 54.5cm, it is by J. Reus and it advertises a bullfighting event in Bilbao for 24 March 1946 starring the matadors Pedro Robredo, Ricardo Baldera de Mejico and Lorenzo Pascual Belmonteno. The poster was printed by Ortega of Valencia and it bears the printer's name at the bottom and also the square stamp of authenticity to the lower right side with a print number of 1572. The brittle poster, whilst all original, has folds and creases, as well as light damage to the top edge. All of this could be rectified by a skilled archivist and, of course, the poster would be best conserved by professional linen-backing. We believe that few of these would have survived so long in anything approaching collectable condition, as they were meant to be pasted up on billboards. Our shop acquired this poster (one of a collection of 5) many years ago from a customer who used to live in Spain. We're now having a clear out of our basement and we have decided to put it on sale internationally. The poster will be sent, well packed, in a sturdy tube. Please note that by selling such a piece of original art, we do not necessarily approve of or support the sport of bullfighting.

      [Bookseller: The Bookshop on the Heath Ltd]
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        Il costume popolare in Italia.

      Milano, Sperling & Kupfer, 1946 - 4°, 152 S. Textteil, 14 s/w u. 200 farb. Tafeln m. ganzs. Abb. (compl.)., OLwd. m. OU., Buchblock etw. verzogen, Vs. im Gelenk 2 cm aufgebrochen, Kopfschnitt min. fleckig, sonst gutes Exemplar. Ex.-Nr. 361/2000. Mit einer Einführung v. Amy A. Bernardy. 200 Trachten werden zuerst im Textteil beschrieben u. im Tafelteil, geordnet nach der Region, abgebildet. Mit Index. Text it., Tafelbeschriftung it./engl./dt. 3500 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Free Unions / Unions Libres. Published in association with the Surrealist Group in England.

      - London, July 1946. 28,5 : 22,5 cm. 48 S. mit 1 mont. Tafel u. zahlr. Illustrationen + Errata-Zettel. Orig.-Umschlag mit Illustration von Conroy Maddox. Eine der seltenen Publikationen zum englischen Surrealismus. - Beiträge von Benjamin Peret, E.Helman, A.Pedro, A.Jarry, F.Fergar, G.Melly, S.Ninn, C.Maddox, F.J.Brown, E.L.T.Mesens, E.Bridgwater, J.B.Brunius, P.Waldberg u.a. - Zeichnungen von John Banting, Robert Baxter, Emmy Dridgwater, J.B.Brunius, Lucian Freud (Tafel), Conroy Maddox, E.L.T.Mesens, Antonio Pedro, Roland Penrose, Valentine Penrose, Edith Rimmington, Philip Sansom and others. - Sehr schönes Exemplar / Very fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Secret session speeches by the Right Hon. Winston S. Churchill / compiled by Charles Eade

      London : Cassell, 1946. 1st Edition. 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. Churchill'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.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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      The Fortune Press 1946, London - 200 pp., bound in an elegant full black morocco, with gilt lettering and top edge gilt [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Stephen Foster - ABA ILAB & ibooknet]
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        Le Miracle de la rose

      1946 - Paris, L'Arbaléte, 1946. 287 x 230 mm. Reliure de l'éditeur en toile écrue. Edition originale tirée à 475 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, tous réservés aux souscripteurs. Bel état.

      [Bookseller: Librairie le pas sage]
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        Six Poems from the Greek of Sekilianos and Seferis. Signed

      Rhodes: Privately Printed, 1946 First edition. Decorated Wrappers. Translations of three poems by both Sekilianos & Seferis. A unique copy. Durrell has inscribed in a contemporary hand on the inside front cover: "For Wallace & Anna, One Very Rare Book. Larry." A fine example showing light use. Custom cloth slipcase & chemise with a gilt lettered spine label. Fewer than 50 copies were published. Few survived. Very rare inscribed. [From a comprehensive TBCL Durrell collection of first editions in superb condition]. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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