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        ANNALES. HISTOIRE, SCIENCES SOCIALES. The first 64 Volumes: 1 (1946) - 64 (2009). Complete, partly reprinted. Journal. Publ. par l' ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Soiales avec le concours du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique.

      Paris : Armand Colin, 1946 - 2009.. 64 Volumes. 8°, Hardcover/Pappeinband. 64 Volumes!!! Early Volumes are Reprints (ca. 1946-1960), publsihed by Krauss Reprint Co., Lichtenstein from the late 1970s. Formerly from library-collection. Covers partly with Shelf Wear. Pages clean. Good condition. Please ask for shipping-fees. // Schöne Sammlung. Bei den frühen Jahrgängen (ca. 1946-1960) handelt es sich um Nachdrucke der Krauss Reprint Co., Lichtensteinder späten 1970er Jahre. Der Titel wurde aus einer Fachbibliothek ausgesondert und ist noch mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Bucheinbände teilweise mit Lagerspuren. Seiten sauber. Bindungen fest. Guter Zustand. Angaben zu den Versandkosten schicken wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an geschichtswissenschaftlichen Zeitschriften.

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        AMOR Y PSIQUE. Según la versión hecha en el siglo XV por Diego López de Cortegana, Arcediano de Sevilla.

      Prólogo de Carlos Soldevila. Imp. Horta. Edit. Argos. Barcelona, 1946 - . 32 cm. 133 pág., 2 h. Ilustr. con litografías de Pedro Pruna, en el texto. Edición numerada de de 25 ejemplares, de un total de 160, en papel de hilo especial Guarro, con un dibujo original del artista, más una serie completa de las ilustraciones (ej. 6/25). En rama, presentado en funda en media tela y petaca, esta última fatigada. Bibliofília. Literatura clásica. Erótica. Bibliofília Libros modernos a partir de 1830 español

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        Calendar of Twelve Travelers through the Pass of the North

      Carl Hertzog, El Paso 1946 - 1st, sm. folio in tan cloth, no dj. Ltd. #64/365 SIGNED by Lea, president of El Paso Electric Company (who sponsored the book) Eric Will, and (in rear) by Hertzog. Vg-; covers are a little sunned and soiled, and very slightly bowed. There is an owner's name stamp on the blank page before the half-title. Please be aware that shipping this large item will require extra charges above our standard rate. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Memorandum du Gouvernement de la République Fédérative Populaire de Yougoslavie sur le problème économique de Trieste. [AND:] Annexe au Mémorandum (...). [TWO VOLUMES]

      No Imprint (1946).. Two volumes. Royal quarto. I. Text Volume: Pp. 16, printed on recto only of thick leaves; II. Map Volume: 40 leaves of card-paper, numbered 1-29, tipped-in onto paper stubs, printed with maps, plans, diagrams, and other graphics, many in colour, many double-page. Some maps and overlays printed separately and tipped-in onto card leaves. Divisional title leaves. Original printed card wrappers. In about fine condition. (Wraps of map-volume bit rubbed, creased along extremities.) Excellent set. ~ First and only edition. The large Atlas Volume is published as an annex to the Memorandum, and titled: ?Annexe au Mémorandum du Gouvernement de la République Fédérative Populaire de Yougoslavie sur le problème économique de Trieste.? Trieste (Trst), seaport in Northeast Italy, on an inlet (Gulf of Trieste) of the Adriatic. Part of Austria since 1382, it was annexed by Italy in 1918. In September 1943 the German army has occupied the city. It was liberated by Partisans in 1945 and went under Allied military occupation until 1947. Under the terms of the 1947 Peace Treaty with Italy, a Governor for the Free Territory of Trieste was to be selected and appointed by the United Nations Security Council. Until such appointment was made, the United States, Great Britain, and Yugoslavia were to administer and protect that Territory. In 1954 it was divided between Italy and Yugoslavia. Rare. OCLC records only 6 copies worldwide, all of them in the United States. It does not, however, records a single copy of the ?Annexe?. KVK adds 4 copies only: in French Union Catalog; British Library; Italian Union Catalog; National Library of the Netherlands.

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        Pjesme Abaja (Pesnya Abaya)

      1946 - 'Pesnya Abaya' is 1945 drama film, directed by Yakov Aron and Grigori Roshal. Starring K. Kuanishpajev, J. Umursakow, Rachija Koitschbajewa, Shaken Ajmanov and Sergej Koshemukulow. Author of the poster is Vladimir Stenberg, Soviet avant-garde artist and one of Stenberg brothers (Vladimir Stenberg (1899 – 1982) and Georgii Stenberg (1900 – 1933), Soviet artists and designers. The Stenbergs practiced in a range of media, initially active as Constructivist sculptors, subsequently as theater designers, architects, and draftspeople. This poster was especially made for Croatia, probably each country had its own version. Printed in Berlin (East Berlin). Margins are not visible on this picture. Printed information on margins about print: (159) A. Pedersen. BLN. no.55. Saarbrucker str. 22/24.

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        Autograph Postcard Signed

      Autograph Postcard Signed and dated 13 January 1946 to artist Theodore Spicer Simson, granting him permission to produce a medallion of Shaw's wife, who had died three years before. Old glue remnants on the verso, not obscuring the recipient's address, very good. Earlier, Simson had published Men of Letters of the British Isles: Portrait Medallions from the Life (1924) which included G.B.S. In full: "My wife died in 1943. She was sensitive about her personal appearance, and resented the slightest attempt to pass her off as a conventionally pretty woman. The result was that she could not bear any sort of portrait. The photographs I have were forced on her by the passport authorities. Your medallion, which was kindly if not flattering --- a bit sonsie perhaps --- shared the general fate. But there is now no reason why you should not reproduce the medallion ad lib. I, as her executor, have no objection. Both medallions are at your disposal if you can reproduce them and find any market for them. Glad to hear from you again after all the dangers. G. Bernard Shaw." .

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        THE CLOCK STRIKES TWELVE

      Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House,. 1946. Octavo,. cloth.. Touch of tanning to paste-downs, a nearly fine copy in near fine dust. jacket with rubbing to blue background ink at head and tail of spine. panel and front corner tips and mild age-darkening to extremities of. flaps. (#132270). First U.S. edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Wakefield to A. Langley Searles on the front free endpaper: "To / A. Langley Searles -- / From / H. Russell Wakefield -- December 1946." 4040 copies printed. This edition is expanded, adding four stories, "A Fishing Story," "Used Car," "Death of A Poacher" and "Knock! Knock! Who's There?," and introduction, "Why I Write Ghost Stories," not included in the 1940 Jenkins edition. "Wakefield was a consistently competent writer who took up where M. R. James left off in extending the core of the British tradition through the period between the wars." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-200. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1646. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-212.

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        Schriftsteller (1878-1957): Masch. Brief m. eigenh. U. Baden-Baden 24. IX. 1947. 8°. 2/3 S. Auf Briefpapier der von Döblin gegründeten Monatsschrift für Literatur und Kunst "Das goldene Tor".

      . . "Sehr geehrter Herr Hirschfeld! / Ich danke Ihnen für die Einsendung Ihres Rilke-Aufsatzes, den wir noch in diesem Jahrgang bringen werden ..." - Döblin war als einer der ersten deutschen Schriftsteller aus dem Exil nach Deutschland zurückgekehrt und hatte als als Kulturoffizier im Rang eines Oberst und Literaturinspekteur der französischen Militärregierung die literarische Zeitschrift "Das goldene Tor" gegründet. Das erste Heft erscheint im Oktober 1946.- Ein früherer Aufsatz von Curt Hirschfeld über Rilkes erste Freundin: "Die Rilke-Erinnerungen Valery von David-Rhonfelds." war 1928/29 in der Zeitschrift "Die Horen" V, S. 714-20 erschienen. - Minimal knittrig, auf der Rückseite Notizen in Bleistift, sonst sehr gut.

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        Mexico South: The Isthmus of Tehuantepec

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. THE 1946 LIMITED EDITION. #26 OF ONLY 100 COPIES INCLUDING A LAVISH, FULL-PAGE, ORIGINAL DRAWING BY COVARRUBIAS on the occasion of this title's publication. The image (rendered in dark felt-tip) is particularly striking --a vaqueros, machete prominently at his side, taking a breather and jauntily looking straight ahead, a cigarette cupped in his right hand. The drawing is spotless as well. And the book itself has held up nicely too. Solid and VG+ in its duotone cloth, with bright gilt-lettering and design at the spine. Thick octavo, 427 pgs. plus index. Also inlcludes a VG example (with light rubbing at the front panel) of publisher's pictorial slipcase, which is unique to this limited edition. . Limited. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. Illus. by Miguel Covarrubias.

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        Vergel Habitado

      El Autor, Valladolid 1946 - Imprenta Editorial Gráficas Perdiguero.Valladolid. Dedicatoria autógrafa a Franco, en página de cortesía, en Valladolid el 9 de noviembre de 1957. Poesía.139 págs. Cinta punto de lectura. Encuadernado en piel original. Tirada de 500 ejemplares nº 81p [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sämtliche Werke. 8 (in 15) Bände. [Große Stuttgarter Ausgabe. Hrsg. von Friedrich Beissner u.a.]

      Stuttgart: Cotta bzw. Kohlhammer, Cotta bzw. Kohlhamer 1946-1985.. Groß-Oktav, Orig.-Halbleinenbände. Einbände minimal fleckig bzw. angestaubt, innen frisch - Hagen 1 ("Grundlegende hist.-krit. Ausg. mit vollständigem Abdruck aller Werke, Briefe und Dokumente unter Einschluss der verschiedenen Werkfassungen.")

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        Auto-Da-Fé ---- 1st American Edition

      New York: Stein and Day Publishers, 1946. 464 pages, clean, tight, sound book with no wear at all to mention. Hand cut side edge of teh text block; 1/4 black cloth bound volume , red boards, golden titling opn the spine of the book. Red golded top edge of the text block. Dust jacket is price intact, wrapper, with only slightest trace of shelf rubbing on the edges of panels and tips of spine. ------- Generally is excellent condition copy as for the age and rarity of it.. 1st American Edition. Hard Cover in a Dust Jacket. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾ Octavo.

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        Chagall ( SIGNED)

      Museum of Modern Art NY 1946 - A First Edition SIGNED by Marc Chagall while living in High Falls/Rosendale NY after WW2.Flat Signed no inscriptions on FFEP and not price clipped.The Book is in FINE condition and DJ has a closed tear about 1 inch aling spine otherwise FINE [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Lord Weary's Castle

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1946]. First edition of the author's first regularly published book. 8vo. 69 pp. Black cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Near fine copy in dust jacket with some light dampstaining; in black morocco-backed drop box. Provenance: Louis Untermeyer (presentation inscription, bookplate) . AN IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY LOWELL TO LOUIS UNTERMEYER on the front free endpaper: "Louis: from Cal." Untermeyer nominated the book - Lowell's first - for the Pulitzer Prize, which it won partly due to Untermeyer's advocacy

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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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        Le Grazie

      Torino: Collezione del bibliofilo, 1946. Edizione originale di 175 es. numerati. Quartini sciolti in broch (Loose as issued in original broch). Ottimo (Fine). 4to. Carme di Ugo Foscolo con tre litografie originali di Felice Casorati (cm 24,5x34,5)

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        THE DAWN OF DAY OR HOPE FOR TOMORROW 1946 WILLIAM SHELDON BOWDEN

      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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        HELEN KELLER TYPED LETTER, SIGNED, 1946 ON PERSONAL LETTERHEAD

      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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        Station Plan of Fresno, San Joaquin County, California. Map.

      San Francisco, Calif.: Southern Pacific Company. 1946 - Map. Blueline print 24" x 220". Detailed map of Fresno along railroad lines, from Roeding Park to Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe building at California Ave and Belgravia Ave. Scale 1" = 100'.

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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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        Entre-temps.

      Paris, [Le Point du Jour] (collection "Le Calligraphe"), 1946. - In-8°, 49p. Edition originale illustrée d'une eau-forte originale en frontispice et de 4 dessins hors texte d'Henri Laurens. Tirage limité et numéroté 1/324 exemplaires sur vélin du Marais signés par Tzara et par Laurens à la justification (seul tirage après 12 exemplaires de tête sur Auvergne). Peu courant. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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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        Anthem

      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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        QUAND LES JOURS REVIENDRONT, ROMAN (MANUSCRIT DACTYLOGRAPHIE)

      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 DAWN OF DAY OR HOPE FOR TOMORROW 1946 WILLIAM SHELDON BOWDEN

      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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        Vents.

      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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        POISONS.

      - 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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        Circus School

      Chas Scribner's 1946 - We're hereby presenting the finest copy ever to come~to~market of this elusive dj~intact copy of 'Circus School' in the ultra~scarce, glorious, & fully~complete dj signed in pencil on the half~title page published 1946 in the Scribner accompanying 'A' so 1st stated edition! Contained within the (38) fully~hand colored pages are superb animalier sketches as only this sporting master could execute! Suitable for the finest of Americana sporting libraries, institutions etal! Enjoy this biblio masterpiece, indeed! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        AND THE DARKNESS FALLS

      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]

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA]
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        ALLEN-ISHAM GENEALOGY. JIRAH ISHAM ALLEN MONTANA PIONEER, GOVERNMENT SCOUT, GUIDE, INTERPRETER AND FAMOUS HUNTER, DURING FOUR YEARS OF INDIAN WARFARE IN MONTANA AND DAKOTA FROM 1839 TO 1929

      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]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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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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        Kranebet liquore. Fratelli Rossi distillatori. Asiago.

      Arti grafiche Votta, Desenzano. 1946 - Si vende in cornice. Formato: Dimensioni di cm 100x70. Più che buono.

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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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