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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Libreria anticuaria Farré]
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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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      [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.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        24 Photos. Avec une introduction de Manuel Gasser.

      Bern, Verlag L. M. Kohler, 1946 - 4°, 1 Doppelblatt m. 1 S. Text, 23 lose Taf., Lose Bl. in HLwd.-Mappe m. Deckelbild, Schliessbändchen., Vorderdeckel min. kratzspurig, Hinterdeckel etw. unsauber, Laschen gebräunt; die Tafeln tadellos. EA. Die Photographie «Abstraktion» wurde vom Verlag als Deckelbild auf Mappe aufgezogen. Text franz. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        President Truman appoints his Secretary of the Treasury John W. Snyder as U.S. Governor of both the International Monetary Fund and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

      "Partly Printed Document Signed ?Harry S. Truman? as President, one page, 22.75? x 19?. Washington, D.C., July 5, 1946. Countersigned ?Dean Acheson? as Acting Secretary of State. Completed in calligraphy. Superb 3½-inch diameter Seal of the United States affixed at lower left. Fine condition.In full, ?Know ye, that reposing special trust and confidence in the Integrity, Prudence, and Ability of John W. Snyder, of Missouri, I have nominated, and, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, do appoint him United States Governor of the International Monetary Fund and United States Governor of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development for a term of five years, and do authorize and empower him to execute and fulfil the duties of that Office according to law, and to have and to hold the said Office, with all the powers and privileges thereunto of right appertaining, unto him the said John W. Snyder, subject to the conditions prescribed by law. In testimony whereof, I have caused these Letters to be made Patent, and the Seal of the United States to be hereunto affixed...?The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) were established at the close of World War II to help oversee the reconstruction of Europe and to prevent further conflict by helping poor third world countries develop economically. Countries who are members of the IMF are also members of the IBRD. Currently, each organization has 187 member nations.The IMF was conceived in July 1944 when representatives of 45 countries meeting in the town of Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, agreed on a framework for international economic cooperation, to be established after World War II ended. They believed that such a framework was necessary to avoid a repetition of the disastrous economic policies that had contributed to the Great Depression . The IMF came into formal existence in December 1945, when its first 29 member countries signed its Articles of Agreement. It began operations on March 1, 1947. Today, the IMF works to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.Founded in 1944 to help Europe recover from World War II, the IBRD commenced operations on June 25, 1946. It approved its first loan on May 9, 1947 ($250 million to France for postwar reconstruction). Today, IBDR is the part of the World Bank that works with middle-income and creditworthy poorer countries to promote sustainable, equitable and job-creating growth, reduce poverty and address issues of regional and global importance. Structured something like a cooperative, IBRD is owned and operated for the benefit of its member countries. John Wesley Snyder had a broad background in banking and business. He served as Manager of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation in St. Louis (1937-1940), Executive Vice President and Director, Defense Corporation (1940-1943), Assistant to the Director of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (1940-1944),Vice President of the First National Bank in St. Louis (1943-1945), Federal Loan Administrator (1945), Director, Office of Mobilization and Reconversion (1945-1946), and Secretary of Treasury (1946-1953).Snyder?s close friendship with Harry S. Truman began in 1928 when Truman was a County Judge. They served together in the U.S. Army Reserves after World War I. Harry S. Truman was Colonel of Field Artillery, United States Army Reserve Corps. Lieutenant Colonel John W. Snyder was in Col. Harry Truman?s Missouri Regiment, the 381st Field Artillery, 102nd Division.His task as Secretary of the Treasury was to establish a stable postwar economy. The main points of Secretary Snyder?s program were maintaining confidence in the credit of the Government, reducing the federal debt, and encouraging public thrift through investment in U.S. Savings Bonds. He also developed programs to promote greater efficiency within the Treasury Department, including a streamlining of the Internal Revenue Service, which assured a more impartial administration of tax laws, and a reform of the federal accounting system. Snyder served as Secretary of the Treasury until the end of the Truman Presidency.On January 16, 1953, four days before the end of his term, President Truman wrote Snyder, in part, ?I am sure that no President ever received more dependable advice and assistance than you have given me during the period of almost eight years since I called you back from St. Louis in April, 1945, to join my administration...? A photocopy of this letter is present."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        The Lady in the Lake

      London and Melbourne: Hamish Hamilton. (1946). First. First Australian edition. Page edges browned, some offsetting from the jacket on the front board, else about fine in a very attractive, very good plus dustwrapper with a couple of small chips at the folds, some slight tanning of the spine lettering, and a tiny chip at the foot. Presumably issued in very small numbers, the author's exceptionally scarce fourth novel. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Street

      First edition 1st printing, Good book in light blue pictorial boards, with sun yellowed spine and along edges of boards, slight slant at top of spine, spine ends soft, starting at title page, page edges age yellowed; in a Fair to Good jacket that has rubbing and soiling, especially on back panel, edge and corner wear with several wrinkles and small chips, spine scraped with color loss, closed tear bottom edge front panel, spine sun faded but with all text readable. Inscribed and signed by author on front end page and dated Feb. 6, 1946, a very scarce signature. An important book that is one of the first novels written by an Afro-American woman. Petry?s book caused a sensation when it was published.

      [Bookseller: Squid Ink Books]
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        Ink & Blood: A Book of Drawings

      The Heritage Press, New York, 1946, Full Leather, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First EditionSize: 9¼" by 12½", Collection of Szyk's fantastic cartoon caricatures of Axis leaders, mostly; a few previously published. Limited edition, one of 1000 INSCRIBED copies, this one signed to May L. Luchsinger, a prominent citizen of Monroe, Wisconsin. Contains 74 plates, as called for; mostly in fine gravure, a few in color. Hardcover, full black pebbled leather, gilt titling. Issued in a slipcase, which we do NOT have. Light general wear, minor rubbing & scuffing; paper clip rust stain & minor damage to the inscription page and two adjacent pages; mildly ex-library with small scar to front endsheet, as of label removal, faint blind embossment on title page and at least one plate, image not affected.

      [Bookseller: Bookworks]
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        Prairie Wings. Pen and Camera Flight Studies

      New York: Ducks Unlimited, 1946 - First edition, No. 17 of 225 Deluxe Copies signed by the author and the artist. 4to. Explanatory Sketches by Richard E. Bishop; frontispiece is an original Bishop etching, titled and signed by the artist. 256 pp. Original full pigskin, spine quite sunned and darkened, else fine in original cloth slipcase [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        President Truman Signed Citation to cartoonist Zack Mosley, creator of the ???Smilin??? Jack??? comic strip, awarding him The Air Medal

      "Printed Document Signed ???Harry S. Truman??? as President, 1 page, 8??? x 10???. No date, The White House. Uniformly toned from prior framing. Fine condition. Headed ???Citation to Accompany the Award of / The Air Medal / to / Captain Zack T. Mosley, 2-1-466 / Civil Air Patrol??? In full, ???For meritorious achievement while participating in antisubmarine patrol missions during World War II. The accomplishment of these missions in light commercial type aircraft despite the hazards of unfavorable weather conditions reflects the highest credit upon this valiant member of the Civil Air Patrol. The high degree of competence and exceptional courage he displayed in the voluntary performance of a hazardous and difficult task contributed in large measure to the security of coastal shipping and military supply lines. His patriotic efforts aided materially in the accomplishment of a vital mission of the Army Air Force in the prosecution of the war.â? Accompanied by a 6.5â? x 8.5â? black & white unsigned photograph of Capt. Mosley receiving his medal from two men in uniform. Created by cartoonist Zack Mosley (1906-1993) in 1933, the comic strip â??Smilinâ?? Jackâ? ran in more than 300 newspapers for 40 years. It was the longest running aviation comic strip. Mosley, who also designed posters, insignias and program covers for flying events, started taking flying lessons in 1932 and became a licensed pilot in 1936. He owned nine airplanes, logging over 3000 hours. Mosley was one of the founders of the Civil Air Patrol. In 1976, he was inducted into the Civil Air Patrol Auxiliary-USAF Hall of Honor."

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        Enemy Coast Ahead. With an Introduction by Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris. IN FULL MOROCCO

      Michael Joseph, [1946]8vo., First Edition, with a portrait frontispiece; attractively bound in navy blue full morocco, back gilt with five raised bands , second and fourth compartments lettered and ruled in gilt, all other compartments, tooled and ruled in gilt, original backstrip and front endpaper photograph preserved and mounted on new and separate leaves, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. Gibson's own account of his exploits in Bomber Command and a WWII RAF classic, culminating in his account of the 'Dambusters' raid. It contains a ROH of the pilots and crews who flew with him in 83 Squadron, 106 Squadron and the immortal 617 Squadron. The frontispiece reproduces the well - known studio portrait of Gibson by Gordon Anthony; the front endpapers carry the famous aerial photograph of the breached Mohne dam. All early editions are scarce. Enser, p.65; Mulholland & Jordan, G20.

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        Skull-Face And Others : The Dark Man : Two Books

      Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1946. ........Hardcovers, two books, both are first editions and first printings. "Skull-Face" is vg due to some wear to the ends of the spine, some finger marks on the boards, previous owner name and date (1947) on front free endpaper, a portion of the original dust jacket has been glued to the front free endpaper. the dust jacket is a two piece very nice reproduction showing a bit of corner wear, the page edges are slightly browned. "Dark Man" is close to near fine with a bit of dust to the top edge of the pages, in the original, unclipped dust jacket which is vg to vg+ with edge and corner wear as well as some wear to both ends of the spine. Scans are available upon request. No store stamps. .................. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Terry Nudds]
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      Boston:: Little, Brown ,, 1946. First Edition. Very Good++. SIGNED BY C. S. FORESTER without personalization. A Very Good++ hardback Stated First Edition First Printing with minimal cover edge wear, lower cover corners bumped in a Very Good++ price clipped Dust Jacket with mild edge wear, minimal scuffs. 8vo. 318 pp.

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        Results of the Norwegian Scientific Expedition to Tristan Da Cunha 1937-1938

      Oslo: Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi 1946, 1st Edition. (Wrappers) Vol I, 24, 145, 4, 6, 147, 25, 10, 12, 174pp. vol II, 24, 15, 44, 329pp. Very good. Two volumes Octavo, uncut. Numerous plates from photos, and illustrations in text from photos and drawings Original wrappers; edges slightly ragged. Rare. Scientific results from the natural science expedition to Tristan da Cunha in 1937-38 carried out by team of 12 scientists, doctors, and assistants under the leadership of the botanist Erling Christophersen. A complete set of 13 reports bound in the two volumes. Rare Account of Expedition to Tristan Da Cunha.

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        Poetic handwritten letter from Guthrie to Charlotte Strauss with eight original sketches of a man adrift in a swirl of hearts

      "Autograph Letter Signed, ""Woody"", 8p, front and verso on 4 sheets of unlined paper, with four staples along left blank margin, October 8, 1946, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. To Charlotte Strauss. Small loss at upper left corner of first leaf slightly affecting some words, folds, else near fine condition. Housed in a custom clamshell box. This original eight-page letter written entirely in Woody Guthrie?s hand, signed by him and dated ?10-8-?46,? is vibrant in imagery that captures ?Guthrie?s importance in the American literary tradition... [and] strong impact on songwriters of the next generation, most notably Bob Dylan? (Santelli), featuring Guthrie?s pensive yet whimsical long poem to intimate correspondent Charlotte Strauss, with eight original sketches of a man adrift in a swirl of hearts.In the autumn of 1946, Guthrie and his wife Marjorie shared a house in the Pocono Mountains near Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania with two other families, spending weekends together and allowing Guthrie time alone during the week to work. This eight-page letter to his close friend Charlotte Strauss?"at once elegiac, Whitmanesque and undeniably the voice of Woody Guthrie?"is especially poignant in a cascade of closing poetic stanzas accompanied by his sketches of a man adrift in a swirl of hearts. As the letter?s vivid lyricism makes clear throughout, ?Guthrie?s importance in the American literary tradition cannot be separate from... an uninhibited stream-of-consciousness style [that] would have a strong impact on songwriters of the next generation, most notably Bob Dylan? (Santelli, 88). Here Guthrie writes of autumn?s vibrant colors, bright as any ?on the slopes of Montana? or seen in the ?glows of our Oklahoma sunsets.? Where ?sky lights dance all over every leaf,? he writes, ?I can hear in all of these colors my own first and true song.? This is the eloquence and vision that Guthrie shared with Whitman, both seeking an American voice that would ?roll with the strong cadences and ?varied carols? of the American people? (Santelli, 70).Guthrie?s letter reads: ??"-?sburg, Pennsylvania 10-8-?46 Page One These colors up here in the Poconos make me feel like I?m sinking down and jumping up new. The red is red like paint in a bucket poured, splashed, smeared all together with funny yellow leaves, dull brown ones, bushes dobbed purples and all crazy kinds of shadows, all kinds of sun sprays and sky lights dance all over every leaf. I?m glad I?m here. I?m glad I?m here, glad to eat here, glad to walk here on these ponds and drifts of dead leaves. I doubt if you Pocono folks really ever can know how lucky you are to have these painted leaves all around here you here. ""It might take my mouth and my voice to tell you what you see here. I?m just a roadwalking stranger here, myself. You watch me walk past or through your trees and leaf piles and paid me no mind, gave me no footrace nor wild run. You may have asked yourself what sort of a work can such a man as me do? ""I can tell you about your Poconos because I fought the Kittytannies to sleep with your Alleghehanies [sic]. I sung songs and told stories to your Delaware from her tail down to her mouth. I always done all right for myself. I always tried to do right by you. Most times you done all right by me. When it all worked together we all done allright by one another. ""I feel the same as you feel when I walk along your apple hills here and taste all of these pretty colors. And I sing to your Delaware girls and they taste of every sweet flavor and scent of your leaves. I see leaves that fall and leaves that hold tight, I see girls that do the same. I can just look out across these going hills and sing to every woman in Pennsylvania. [two inch loss to right corner affecting several words in first two lines of text] ""2 [page number circled] 10-8-?46 I know your Sambo Creek b?" [text missing] built Rockwell dams with my bare [text missing] here to make wading pools and pools to strip naked and swim in. I dug your loose shale rock and your mud all full of grassroots, and I saw your bull frog, tadpole, water bug, water spider, saw your little fast water snake this late in October. I found your black crawfish and your little red sandy mud lizards buried away, I guess, for the whole cold season which is going to come any day now. I saw the sharecropper kids walk down your hill trails and heard them ask me could they swim or wade in my pools? I said these pools are not mine, they are yours, go ahead and splash them dry. They asked me could they go over to that tree there and pick up some green walnuts. I said yes, go ahead, and pick all your dress and apron can hold. The boy carried a little dead watersnake on a long stick and they asked me all about the snake. I told them it was justa snake was all I knew. They asked what kind of a snake it was. Then one of the boys said, aww, it?s a dead snake. ""This same little girl taught me how to lift up these flat rocks and rotten logs and how to twist the tails off of little baby lizards. I?ve seen these kids around the place here several times, but they didn?t waste very many words on me up until today. The three of them come every day at a certain hour to carry off our garbage and to feed it to their hogs. I would say from the looks of their faces, eyes, hands and bare feet, that they ought to be fed a whole lot better, lots better stuff, and lots more of it several settings every day. ""When will some of you Pennsylvania writers and singers sing and write about the real people back here in these hills of ours? Yes, I call them our hills already and my name?s not even on any mail box. My name is down on the paper at your unemployment office as a ?character singer? and a ?literary writer?. I guess I sing about characters and write about literature or something.""10-8-?46 3 [page number circled]I can hear the birds of the night calling all around me in my good trees. I can hear birds with names I never will know. I?ll always know you by the sounds of your songs, I guess, and maybe never know you by your name in a book."" I can hear the cricket?s little scratchy fiddle song right here somewhere under my floor. I can hear him rub his legs together and sing out what he believes in. I can hear him sing up and sing loud, and hear him sing like he feels. Makes me wish I could rub my legs together and make music. I?d never have to buy fiddle strings nor bow harps. Never have to buy no guitar strings, no new mouth harp every month or so. I only wish I knew how to talk or to sing cricket lingo. Then I could listen to him all of the time in every country on the map, and be able to understand the cricket in every foreign tongue across the oceans and all around the world. All I can say here tonight is sing on, little cricket, sing on. Stay away from that saloon down yonder on the road where that sign on the old well says, No Singing. ""The weeds, bushes, and vines sway in the breezes here tonight and they scratch on all of my window screens. Scares me so much it keeps me jumping and twisting and turning to look. I?ve not lived in this house but a week or so, not long enough to get used to all its screaks and sounds and noises. So, well, every time I hear some rap, or knock, or stomp, or bell, or rub, or a scrape, or a bump or a bang, my finger nails itch and my hair raises up, my mouth flies open, and I tremble and shake all over, like a scared dog does. Like you?ve seen a scared horse do out along some stormy pasture. ""Sambo Creek is pretty and Sambo Creek is spooky, ghosty and scarey [sic]. Sambo Holler is prettier than its name, but Sambo Holler is a scarey place to a newly come stranger in an old and rambling farm house. I?ve learned to get scared easy and to like it. I?ve learned not to get too scared of anything outside of my own self.""4 [page number outlined] 10-8-?46 I don?t [sic] guess I could change the colors on one little leaf and make it any better to look at. I couldn?t retouch even one limb or twig, or stump or tree trunk and make it look any better to a squirrel or nicer to a chipmunk. ""These are as bright as the flaming Indian bush leaves on the slopes of Montana. These are as fiery and as easy to the eye as all of the glows of our Oklahoma sunsets. All of the colors of Californias [sic] palms and cactus are here somewhere up and down this Sambo Holler. The art museum did not steal all of our best colors. The library didn?t pack all of them down from these mountains. I?ve walked in a hundred studios and galleries and seen most all, but not all, of these wild jumping hills of the Pocono Ridge. I see all of New Mexicos [sic] purple shades and gold hues here. I see the tans and flat greys and browns of Texas here. The blues and greens and tricky clear colors of Colorado I can sing out to in my good old Pocono humps. North Africas [sic] sandy, whitish, dusty colors are all here. The colors up from out of the Mediterranean are all here. You can hear the same mountain sounds, whoops, barks, yells, grunts, hellos and all of the same sounding songs here, if you look with your clean eye. New York Citys [sic] metal and brick colors are here where the sun can get a better shot at them. ""It seems to me that the colors do make a music of their own. They make the birds, bugs, bees, dogs, sheep, cattle, and all of our crawlers and creepers make their own music. It makes me see the deep places of music and it hurts my heart to feel and to hear most of the music of our neon bulbs. Here you can hear the tale and see the story of the hill people, the valley people, the farming people, and the busy city people. I think I can hear in all of these colors my own first and true song. I can see my song splashed out here in front of me. And I can hear it. My first and last song. I can hear your song the same. I can hear them meet and travel and roll down across the grass roots. ""I guess all of these leaves of things are my note books and my songbooks. These must be a good big part of my school books. And here is where I have watched the people and wrote the people down here in my hand.""10-8- ?46 5 [page number circled]And this is the color of the place where we had the child and the next child. Here are all of the colors where the other child died. And I see the colors of places where some got lost, some got hurt, some got knocked down and some got killed here. There are as many of thee to come to mind as I see colors out across yonder. As many hunted here for the same thing I hunt here for. Yes. We did all hunt for the same things here. ""And the things we hunt for are the same every century. The same in every color of every running season. We hunted here in our old centuries for this same thing. We hunt here in our new century for it. We will walk here and talk here, fall here and hug here, kiss here, feel here, and roll with the clouds here in our centuries that are still spun in our webs and laid full of our seeds are born and spun and seeded and hung up again. ""And all we hunt here for is our own self and selves. To see one another better and our own self better. To find health here, food and air and water to grow on, new ground to break and harrow and plant and argue and debate and fight on. These same tree frogs have sung and will sing just about the same music note in each of our come and gone centuries. ""The word we look for here could be called love. It could be called unity. It could be called most anything, any word. It could be called truth or could be called light, spirit, life, new birth, rebirth, or any other sound meaning the same on every tongue. This is our word together which none of us will ever hear or know apart. It drives and herds us to come together and to work for the best good of all of us. ""And this is why you come here and why I come here. To find some one little word, or glance, or look, or breath, that we have not yet found in any other place. But the place is everywhere and the truth of this whole page stands just as true in any holler in any land on earth as it stands for us and our Poconos.""6 [page number circled] 10-8-?46 This ridge and this valley along Sambo Creek are full of the animals and peoples that heard the song of all of our colors here. They grabbed axes, plows, saws, hammers, nails, cement, sand, rocks, gravel, machinery and tools and raised up these houses you see scattered."" Sambo Creek is a pretty little creek. Its [sic] a rocky little creek. It?s an awful cool and clear little creek. Its sounds are keen and high and low like the music the rains play. ""And the only reason why I can walk here and really listen and hear and see all of this is because I listen in love. And my love takes the sounds of the music on to the one that knows me and listens for my music and brings me her own. I done this same sort of passing on when I washed my dishes in the kitchen of the ship in the days when I was a Merchant Mariner. ""And now are my words laid in the ways of a fable? Are they said in the fashion of the proverb? Are they dancing to skin drum poetry or to the plaster cracking on a school wall? A wall or a hall or no place at all. My love will catch all of this and digest it into all of the honey and milk that I can drink. [following in verse stanzas]""Will these apples reach the glory, Or this falling down house, As these letters by me, And by Charlotte of Strauss? I?ll rest a little hour or two Yes, I?ll rest an hour or two And rest here an hour And an hour or two And then, baby, wake up, And come straight for you. I?m oh glad, so glad oh glad So glad I?m so glad Glad oh yes glad glad glad That I took a little Quick rest To rest up my head. A hundred songs I?ve got to send Down to that Delaware River?s bend""10-8-?46 7 [page number circled with lines at sides] Charlotte of Strauss Charlotte of Strauss Charlotte of Strauss Charlotte of Strauss [verse stanzas spaced as shown]A thousand verses Ought to go Down where those Big high maples grow.Seven thousand Ought to runDown that river To the rising sun. A whole big bundleOught to flow Down this Delaware?s rim I know. Several more And then some moreOught to ease downThis River?s shore. How many should go I cant [sic] sayDown to sweet old Bristol?s way.More thanI have ever wrote Ought to go down To join her thoughts. When I can I?ll throw them in The Delaware here And float them down.Watch for the Loose leaves fell from trees Because my songs Sound best on these.Listen for a wild wind Passing you by This is the way my Wild songs fly. Go down where The maples grow And say you?re coming Yes or no. But not no. ?Cause I can?t take no.And I wont [sic] take no. Wont [sic] have no. Dont [sic] want no. Had too many noes [sic] On my river already. [following lines written at an angle] If you do say no You go say it Way back Way back Over in back Of that old dark Hill Yonder Where nobody Cant [sic] hear you And where you Cant [sic] hurt nobody.""8 [page number circled with lines at edges] 10-8-46 C of S [sketches of six hearts and three sketches of a man?s shape outlined, at left and right margins] And dont [sic] say to wait Wait is worse than to Say no. Wait hurts And a no feels good Wait makes you sick A no cures you all over The word wait Works okay In lots of conversation But Not In Our Conversation Because Loving and waiting Are two Different people Love waits When the waiting Is a part of the road But Love dont [sic] wait Till the weather clears up Nor the bills are paid up Nor it Don?t [sic] even wait Till The head clears up I?m the worlds [sic] Worst waiter I hate to wate [sic] Or to wait I hate I hate Waiting And waiting Hates me If I ever waited On anything Or anybody Or any train Or any letter Or any earthy event I?m sorry I done it Sorry I waited I never advised Anybody anywhere To wait On anybody And I ain?t gonna start This late in life So dont [sic] wait On me. The same Woody.? From the estate of Charlotte Strauss, whose revealing and often passionate correspondence with Guthrie began in 1945, intensified as he completed his tour with the Army, and continued over several years. A document of key significance to the life and legacy of Woody Guthrie."

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        The Stardust Road

      New York: Rinehart and Company, Inc.,, 1946. Octavo. Original chartreuse cloth with title in black to spine. With the dust jacket. 6 plates. Cloth a little spotted and soiled, light toning, jacket slightly rubbed, overall very good. First edition. This copy signed by Carmichael, and further inscribed on the verso of the front free endpaper by Walter "Wally" Snow, who produced Carmichael's 1944-5 Radio show "Tonight at Hoagy's." Memories of the early days of jazz, Bix, Pops and Bing.

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        Pauli, Fritz; Eingeleitet Und Bearbeitet Von Hans Kasser; Mit Textbeitragen Von Franz Baschlin, Kurt Sponagel Und Dem Kunstler

      Buchergilde Gutenberg, Zurich, Switzerland, 1946. Softcover Paperback. Very Good Condition. Highly Collectible! Limited frontispiece with title of the work, date, and artist's signature is marked number 30/80. Beautiful illustrations throughout. Onion skin type protective cover has chips along edges. Text is clean, no markings. Interior pages and textblock in Fine condition-the only wear is to the outer cover. Wear to edges. Book is currently being protected in (and ships in) a clear archival sleeve. Ships same day bubble-wrapped AND BOXED w/ standard domestic shipping. Free tracking. Satisfaction 100% Guaranteed. Multiple pictures available, simply request them via email.

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        The Heavenly Tenants

      New York: Harper & Brothers. (1946). First. First edition. Quarto. Pictures by Ilonka Karasz. Some foxing to the page edges, very near fine in very good dustwrapper with two chips on the front panel and some short tears. Author's scarce children's book, illustrated by a New Yorker colleague. This copy with a long Inscription by Maxwell at a later date, to an important editor: "May 7, 1980. Dear Bob, It was the artist's idea to put a salt-box house on a Wisconsin farm, and since the illustrator wanted it done, and also was my friend, I didn't have the heart to ask her to do it over again in the interests of verisimilitude. But the farm is a real farm, ten miles from Portage, and so far as I know unchanged to this day. I don't believe there has been much change in the heavens, either. You will find that same farm in 'Bright Center of Heaven' if you succeed in getting a copy, a thing I would not consider possible for anyone but you. Scarce as hen's teeth. But so is this. W.M." A wonderful inscription in an uncommon book. .

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        THE LONG VOYAGE HOME modern library book

      modern library new york 1946 - NO PRINTING STATED hardback book NEAR FINE, dustjacket VERY GOOD price clipped brodart covered, SIGNED on the FULL title page by author EUGENE O'NEILL with coa that came with book [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Palimpsest.[Black and Moorhead 170]

      Original Etching. 1946 - Soft ground etching printed in colours on japon. Titled and dated 1946 by the artist in pencil 227mm x177mm [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Armorial Valaisan ; Walliser Wappenbuch

      s.l., Archives Cantonales, 1946. - Grand in-4, relié pleine toile écrue, avec titre et écusson en couleurs sur la couverture, XXIII - 304 pages + 40 planches d'illustrations couleurs hors-texte, l'un des 675 exemplaires numérotés de l'édition originale, imprimé chez Orell Füssli à Zurich, excellent état, rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - Imprimé à Chartres, La Tradition, 1946. En feuilles : 19x28,5 cm. Ouvrage orné de 19 eaux-fortes originales de Maurice Leroy. Couverture rempliée. Avec une SUITE des 19 cuivres. Le tout dans une chemise-étui cartonnée. Taches sur la chemise-étui et petites traces d'adhésif sans gravité sur la page de garde, sinon ouvrage en bon état. Un des 150 exemplaires avec suite des 19 cuivres (n° 126). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Animal Farm

      Harcourt Brace & Company, New York, 1946, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, 1st US EditionNear fine in a near fine price clipped dust jacket. Light wear to jacket extremities, some light rubbing to the black portions of the jacket. rear panel slightly soiled, Book

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        U. S. A.

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1946 - 1677 pages. First illustrated edition. Three volume set. One (257) of 350 numbered copies signed by Dos Passos and Marsh on a special page at the beginning of The 42nd Parallel. Three volume deluxe set with beveled edges and the top edges gilt. Fine book in fine dust jackets with glassine windows complete and intact. The only flaw to the set is a small (1/2") piece of the top edge of The Big Money. No slipcase. A beautiful set. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Results of the Norwegian Scientific Expedition to Tristan Da Cunha 1937-1938

      Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi, Oslo - 1946, 1st Edition. (Wrappers) Very good. Vol I, 24, 145, 4, 6, 147, 25, 10, 12, 174pp. vol II, 24, 15, 44, 329pp. Two volumes Octavo, uncut. Numerous plates from photos, and illustrations in text from photos and drawings Original wrappers; edges slightly ragged. Rare. Scientific results from the natural science expedition to Tristan da Cunha in 1937-38 carried out by team of 12 scientists, doctors, and assistants under the leadership of the botanist Erling Christophersen. A complete set of 13 reports bound in the two volumes. Rare Account of Expedition to Tristan Da Cunha [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Le Calligraphe, Paris 1946 - Edition originale illustrée hors texte d'une LITHOGRAPHIE originale en couleurs de Jean DUBUFFET. La planche sur double page est insérée dans le livre. Tirage unique à 306 exemplaires. Un des 296 exemplaires sur papier B.F. K. de Rives. Joint le prospectus de la collection Incidences, dirigée comme la collection Le Calligraphe par René Bertelé. Bel exemplaire. (Webel 100) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      - Paris, Vrille, 1946 (ou 1945), 25x33. Broché, non coupé. Couverture repliée. Illustré de nombreux dessins pleine page. L'un des 750 exemplaires sur Vélin pur fil des Papeterie Bellegarde (302). Bel ouvrage et illustrations magnifiques. Le doute dans la date vient d'une erreur probable d'impression (deux mentions de 1946 et une pour 1945). Envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        L'arme secrète

      Paris: Editions Bordas, 1946. Edizione originale di 10+XXX+300 es. numerati. broch, velina (broch, tissue-paper). Molto buono (Very Good). 4to. Poèmes illustrés par André Masson. Ornés de 6 dessins et d'une lithographie originale d'André Masson tirée par Desjobert et signée par l'Artiste (cm 27,5x20). La totalité des exemplaires portent la signature de l'auteur. Il a été tiré de cet ouvrage: 10 exemplaires sur papier de pur chiffon d'Auvergne à la main avec une suite des dessins + XXX exemplaires h.c. sur vélin pur chiffon BFK de Rives + 300 exemplaires sur vélin pur chiffon BFK de Rives filigrané Achevé d'imprimer sur les presses de Joseph Zichieri, maitre-imprimeur a Paris. Mise en page par André Charles Gervais, typographie exécutée en romain de Caslon de la fonderie Radiguer. Exemplaire sur vélin pur chiffon Rives filigrané au nom de l'éditeur Piccola rottura all'angolo superiore della copertina e della velina (Little cut to the right angle of front cover and tissue-paper) [Saphire, Cramer, 1994]

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      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1946. First. First edition. A couple of dampstains on the rear board, else very good in an attractive, very good dustwrapper with slight toning to the white spine lettering and some small internal repairs. Nicely Inscribed by Hersey at a later date with a quote from the book: "The crux of the matter is whether war ... is justifiable, even when it serves a just purpose." Hersey's report on the bombing of Hiroshima. .

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      NY: Greenberg 1946 - First Edition of this scarce iconic Jim Thompson title, a truly sought after literary collectible in the genre. The book is Fine, really Fine. The dust jacket, elusive and valued, certainly better than Very Good, shows only moderate wear and exhibits chips primarily at spine extremities and upper left of front panel, and the original $2.50 price is unclipped. A worthy example. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A World to Win

      Upton Sinclair, Monrovia 1946 - A World to Win by Upton Sinclair. Signed privately printed first edition in original red cloth.Publisher: Upton Sinclair, Monrovia, (1946). Flat Signed on the first free endpaper. First edition with statement on copyright page: First Published in May 1946. This is a privately published edition by Sinclair in the same year as the Viking Press edition. No other listing for this edition found. Binding is in very good condition, spine with some fading. Contents clean. 624 pages. Protected by Mylar. Inventory #12-249. Price: $1250. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc.,, 1946. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and upper board in blue, black top-stain. With the dust jacket. Lightly rubbed at extremities, endpapers unevenly tanned. An excellent copy in the dust jacket. First edition, first printing of the author's first book.

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        Skull-face and Others

      Sauk City: Arkham House, 1946. First Edition, First Printing. One of 3,000 copies originally printed. In Near Fine condition, in original dust jacket with price of $5.00 intact. Light insecting to bottom of dust jacket flaps, top and bottom edge of page block, with a small associated stain at the top edge of the page block. Previous owner name written on front paste down, obscured by jacket flap. Light edge wear to jacket, faint darkening to spine, otherwise a very lovely copy.

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      Sauk City: Arkham House, 1946.. Large octavo. Gilt black cloth. First edition of this posthumously published selective omnibus of fiction by one of Texas's most popular native writers. One of 3004 copies printed. Neat ink name, dated 1955, otherwise a bright, tight copy, near fine, in very good, bright and fresh Hannes Bok dust jacket (two old inner mends to tears in lightly soiled rear panel). BLEILER, p.104.

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        Dangling Man.

      John Lehmann, London 1946 - First English edition of the author's first book. Octavo, original boards. Signed by the author. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with the lightest of wear. Saul Bellow is the only author to have received three National Book Awards, for The Adventures of Augie March, Herzog, and Mr. Sammler's Planet, in addition to both the Pulitzer and Nobel prizes. The Sunday Times praised these achievements when it revered "Bellow's oeuvre [as] both timeless and ruthlessly contemporary." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Little House

      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.

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        Rockets: Comprising "A Method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes" and "Liquid-Propellant Rocket Development"

      New York: American Rocket Society. (1946). First. First edition of the first book publication of two papers, each published earlier by the Smithsonian Institution, that are the foundation of all jet propulsion and rocket engineering. With a new foreword by the author. Fine in a pleasing, very good dustwrapper with a modest tear on the front panel, and some light wear on the spine. .

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        24 Photos. Mit einer Einleitung von Manuel Gasser.

      Bern, Verlag L. M. Kohler, 1946 - 4°, 1 Doppelblatt m. 1 S. Text, 23 lose Taf., Lose Bl. in HLwd.-Mappe m. Deckelbild, Schliessbändchen., Vorderdeckel min. kratzspurig, Hinterdeckel etw. unsauber, Laschen gebräunt; die Tafeln tadellos. EA. Die Photographie «Abstraktion» wurde vom Verlag als Deckelbild auf Mappe aufgezogen . 1100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pascual Duarte's Family (The Family of Pascual Duarte)

      London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1946. First edition in English of the Nobel Prize-winning author's masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Camilo Jose Cela on the title page. Light rubbing, near fine in a near fine dust jacket with some light wear. Rare signed. The Family of Pascual Duarte is the story of Pascual Duarte -- a Spanish peasant born into a brutal world of poverty, hatred, and depravity -- as told from his prison cell, where he awaits execution for the murders he's committed throughout his lifetime. Despite his savage and cruel impulses, Pascual retains a childlike sense of the world and a groping desire to understand the blows of fate that led him down his bloody path. Originally published in the same year as Camus's The Stranger -- to which it has been compared. "After Don Quixote, probably the most widely read novel in Spanish" (The New York Times).

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