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        Mr Blandings Builds His Dream House

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1946. 237 p. Illustrated wraps. Advance reading copy of the first edition, first printing. Very Good+/Near Fine condition. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Toning to back cover, light edge wear to covers, else fine. Spine curves a bit due to wraps being glued there (probably jacket was used as wraps, trimmed perhaps?). Flap price intact ($2.75). Includes single-sided, folded card from publisher for reviewers stating that this is an advance copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Les Contes du temps jadis

      1946 - Paris, Blaizot, 1946. Grand in-4 en ff. sous emboîtage. / Large 4to, chemise and slipcase. Charmante version illustrée de 74 lithographies en couleurs, tirée à 207 ex. / A pretty version illustrated with 74 lithographs in colors, print run of 207 copies. * Monod, 9003. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable.

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        Le trésor du bibliophile – livres illustrés modernes 1875 à 1945 et souvenirs d’un demi-siècle de bibliophilie de 1887 à 1945

      L. Carteret 1946 - Paris, Librairie L. Carteret, 1946-48 - 5 vol. brochés, 18 cm x 26 cm, 305 pages + 262 + 329 + 413 + 208 pages – Texte de L. Carteret - Petits manques au dos des vol. 1 et 3, sinon bon état. Language: eng [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Le Trésor du bibliophile. Livres illustrés modernes 1875 à 1945 et Souvenirs d'un demi-siècle de bibliophilie de 1887 à 1945.

      L. Carteret, Paris 1946 - 5 volumes in-8 brochés ( 255x180 mm ).Tome I. 305 pages. Avant propos. Les Bibliophiles. Appendice. Livres illustrés de la période romantique. Autographes et livres dédicacés. Le livre moderne. L'art de la gravure. Complément.Tome II. 261 pages. La reliure et les relieurs. L'art de former une bibliothèque. Différentes bibliographies. Les grandes ventes. Sociétés de bibliophiles. Tome III. 328 pages. Editeurs et Artistes.Tome IV. Tables du Bilan artistique des 70 dernières années.Tome V. Table complémentaire. Aide-mémoire.On joint : Le Trésor du Bibliophile. Romantiques et Modernes 1801 - 1875. Livres illustrés du XIXe siècle, tome troisième. ( 1927 ) 603 pages. Nombreuses illustrations en noir et en couleurs. Bibliophilie

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        [Cover title]: Hara Takashi Diary

      [Tokyo: General Headquarters Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. 1946?]. Carbon typescript, clasp-bound into yellow wrappers re-used from the General Headquarters Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers (SCAP). 84 leaves, printed rectos only. Modest age-toning and a faint spot on the wrappers, very good. Text in English. Undated, some indication that it might be late in 1946, but that is inconclusive. Hara Takashi was Prime Minister of Japan from 1918, following the resignation of Terauchi Masatake in the wake of the Race Riots of 1918, until his assassination in 1921 at the hands of a right wing ultra nationalist. He was the first commoner to become Prime Minister, and during his term of office Japan participated in the Paris Peace Conference and joined the League of Nations as a founding member. His voluminous diaries are considered one of the most accurate and important insights into that period of Japanese political history (including its relations to Imperially-controlled Korea), and equally important in exploring the political climate that eventually led up to the Japanese expansion that resulted in World War II. This appears to be an English transcription and abridgment of the diaries for the years of Takashi's Prime Ministership between 1918 and 1921, prepared for General Douglas MacArthur, the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, presumably for the purpose of providing the Commander of occupied Japan with the aforementioned insights. The covers are re-used from an index of SCAP Directives to the Imperial Japanese Government. The documents indexed end on 30 November 1946, but the covers could have been used at a later date. Takashi realized his massive diary would be of great historical worth, and prior to his assassination at age 65 he made provisions for it to be safeguarded and eventually made public. It was published in Japan in the 1960s over the course of many volumes, but with the exception of only a couple of very small and specific entries, the Hara Diary [hara nikki] has never been published in English. .

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        L'ULTIMA rivista di poesia e metasofia - 1946-1950 - dal n. 1 del 25 gennaio 1946 al n. 60 del 25 dicembre 1950 - TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO DELLA PRIMA SERIE , Firenze, Benedetti poi Vallecchi, 1946

      - 17 x 24,5, brossure a vari colori, pp. 40-50 per numero. Qualche macchiolina ma compplessivamente buona raccolta. Direttore ADOLFO OXILIA. La rivista ha vocazione religiosa ed anche poetica e trae dal titolo la sua ricerca ed appoggio agli ULTIMI che spesso sono protagonisti unitamente ai poveri ed ai diseredati. Molti scritti sono firmati con pseudonimi, ma i collaboratori soliti sono autorevoli e prestigiosi : PRIMO CONTI, BRUNO NARDIN,SIRO PASTORINI, DANIELE ALTIERI, MASSIMO GRILLANDI, GIOVANNI PAPINI (numerosi i suoi scritti e venne sempre più coinvolto nel progetto della riviista anche per la sua conversione), UNGARETTI, LUIGI RONDINO, AUGUSTO HERMET, MARIO GOZZINI,VALERIO TONINI, GLAUCO CAMBON, SILVANO GIANNELLI, GIOVANNI COSTETTI e tanti altri. ANNO PRIMO 1946 -. dal n. 1 al n.12 ANNO SECONDO 1947 - dal n. 123 al n. 23/24. ANNO TERZO 1948 - dal n. 25 al n. 36 ANNO QUARTO 1949 - dal n. 37 al n. 48 ANNO QUINTO - 1950 - dal n. 49 al n. 60 La collezione viene offerta a

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        Vocabulaire esthétique.

      Fontaine 1946 - - Fontaine, Paris 1946, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin supérieur, tirage de tête. Bel envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Georges Hugnet : ". ce vocabulaire esthétique où je fais pénitence." Agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        MATTHEW FLINDERS’ NARRATIVE OF HIS VOYAGE IN THE SCHOONER FRANCIS: 1798. Preceded and Followed by Notes on Flinders, Bass, The Wreck of the Sidney Cove, &c, By Geoffrey Rawson

      London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1946. First Edition. Number 56 of 100 numbered copies designed, produced and published by Chrestopher Sandford at the Golden Cockerel Press, London, on Arnold&#146;s mould-made paper in 16pt. Aldine Bembo type, with Centaur initials, designed by Bruce Rogers, and Lyons capitals, designed by Louis Perrin. Of the 750 copies produced, only 100 are bound in full green morocco as is this copy. With wood engravings by John Buckland Wright, including a full frontispiece illustration and numerous head and tail pieces throughout. One full page map. Small Folio, bound In the publisher&#146;s best full morocco binding, lettered in gilt between two raised bands on the spine, and with a gilt ship motif on the upper and lower covers, edges tooled in gilt, and gilt ruled turn-ins. t.e.g. Housed in an off-white linen covered slipcase. 100 pp., map. A fine copy, very lightly mellowed at the spine panel, the box with some light typical age mellowing. SCARCE AND IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION OF THIS GOLDEN COCKEREL GEM. &#147;The principal feature of this volume is the printing in full of Matthew Flinders&#146; narrative of his voyage in the schooner &#145;Francis&#146; in 1788...Flinders&#146; voyage in the &#145;Francis&#146; was but a minor incident in his long and varied career. He made so many important voyages, encountered so many desperate hazards and adventures, and, as the greatest navigator of his time, made so many important marine surveys... But this first printing of his own carefully written manuscript, as he left it, has its interest and its value in the literature of marine exploration.&#148;<br> &#145;...[T]he voyage and wreck of the &#145;Sydney Cove&#146; were the cause of very important developments in the early history of New South Wales. The voyage itself was a very early attempt to open up overseas trade with the newly-founded settlement. The wreck of the ship and the escape of part of the crew along the coast led to the discoveries of coal. The existence of the wreck was directly responsible for Flinders&#146; voyage in the &#145;Francis&#146;. The mission on which the &#145;Francis&#146; was bound, and the reasons for why Flonders was so anxious to take passage in her are amply explained in the text.&#146;<br> The notes on Flinders, Bass, the wreck of the &#145;Sidney Cove&#146;, etc. are significant and important additions to the body of the work here presented with John Buckland Wright&#146;s superb woodcut illustrations and the fine press work of the Golden Cockerel Press. This is a very pleasing copy of the rare first edition.

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        Nueva Bibliografia Mexicana del Siglo XVI

      Mexico City: Editorial Polis, 1946 xxiv+549 page with 120 facsimile pages. Small folio (13" x 9 1/2") issued in wrappers. Originally written in English by Dr. Wagner, it was published only in Spanish. Translatred by Joaquin Garcia Pimentel and Federico Gomez de Orozco. Limited to 1000 copies of which this is number 285. First edition.This monumental work was ten years in preparation. It contains a description of the books printed in Mexico before 1601 and, in most cases, includes a reproduction of the title page, references to other bibliographies, census of copies in public and private hands, and prices and dates of sale. The author modestly calls this a supplement to the bibliographies of Joaquin Garcia Icazbalceta, José‚ Toribio Medina and Nicolas Leon. Actually it is the most complete and detailed work on printing in Mexico from 1539 to 1600 ever published.Condition:Edge wear to wrappers with some closed tears else a very good copy still unread.

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      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company,. 1946. Octavo,. cloth.. A fine copy in near fine dust jacket with mild rubbing to corners and. spine ends, tiny chip from upper right corner, and mild age-darkening. to white lettering on spine panel. Scarce in this condition. (#126947). First edition. Author&#39;s first novel. "Bardin&#39;s three novels have close affinities with the Hollywood "film noir" of the 1940s, combining eerily mysterious occurrences with an interest in abnormal psychology and dreams, and an almost Gothic sense of the ways in which the past interpenetrates the present." - St. James Guide to Crime & Mystery Writers, p. 47.

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        Bound Group of Eight Manuscript Poems

      N.p.: N.P., (c. 1946). Octavo. (8)ff. A manuscript poetry chapbook hand-made by Robert Frost and inscribed by the poet with the dedication, "A Preview / for Nita and Doc / from / R. F. / After a good Bread Loaf / 1946." "Doc" refers to Frost&#39;s friend Reginald Cook, a Middlebury professor who was the director of the Bread Loaf School of English for many years, beginning in 1946. Frost met Cook in the mid 1920s, and they remained friends until the poet&#39;s death in 1963. Cook kept written records of his conversations with Frost and transcribed his lectures, and published the book Dimensions of Robert Frost in 1958. This collection of poems was presented to Cook and his wife after his first session as director. The eight verses copied in Frost&#39;s hand are "To an Ancient," "Something to Hope For" (published as "Something for Hope"), "One Step Backward Taken," "Why Wait for Science," "But He Meant It" (re-titled "The Broken Drought"), "The Courage to Be New," "A Mood Apart"; and "Bravado." These were indeed a preview of some of Frost&#39;s new poems, all of which would be published in his 1947 collection Steeple Bush. Apart from the changes of title, most of the poems appear in the chapbook exactly as they would in publication. However, in the chapbook, "Courage to Be New" is followed by a four line postscript, and four changes in wording were made to lines in "Something for Hope." These changes reveal slight shifts in sound and sense, showing how Frost continued to edit and refine his work. Very fine in side-stitched self-wrappers.

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        President Harry Truman Seeks Support For His Civil Rights Legislation

      - ÒOur goal should be the protection and security that can be given all our people under a civil rights program designed to meet the needs of our times.ÓHarry S. Truman was the first President of the United States in the 20th century to take action on civil rights because of moral imperative. In 1946, he named a PresidentÕs Committee on Civil Rights, which in late 1947 presented him with a report that was radical for its time. Truman embraced, rather than shyed away from, its contents. Just a few months later, in February 1948, in an election year when his position would surely cost him more votes than he could hope to gain, Truman sent the first Special Message to Congress to deal specifically with civil rights. He wrote Congress that his first goal Òis to secure fully our essential human rights. I am now presenting to the Congress my recommendations for legislation to carry us forward toward that goal.We shall not, however, finally achieve the ideals for which this Nation was founded so long as any American suffers discrimination as a result of his race, or religion, or color, or the land of origin of his forefathers.We cannot be satisfied until all our people have equal opportunities for jobs, for homes, for education, for health, and for political expression, and until all our people have equal protection under the law.Ó A Gallup poll indicated that a majority of the American people opposed TrumanÕs civil rights proposals. This was especially so in the South, where opposition arose that resulted in Strom Thurmond running for President as a Dixiecrat, with the aim of taking enough votes from Truman to make the south the swing bloc and be in a position to dictate civil rights policy. Congress balked at passing the measures Truman sought.On July 26, 1948, after forcing a pro-civil rights platform on a hesitating Democratic National Convention, Truman issued executive orders desegregating the armed forces and ending discrimination in the Federal work force. This was a major victory for civil rights advocates. In the election in November, Truman won but barely avoided finding the Dixiecrats as kingmakers, which would have derailed hopes for civil rights at the time. After his inauguration in 1949, Truman remained dedicated to his civil rights program; but while he could issue executive orders and make discrimination-free appointments (naming the first black Federal judge, William Hastie, that year), he was unable to get Congress to pass civil rights legislation. He began looking for support everywhere he could.Typed Letter Signed as President, Washington, March 20, 1949, to New York State Supreme Court judge Meier Steinbrink, chairman of the Anti-Defamation League of BÕnai BÕrith. That organization had taken a strong civil rights stand and given Truman an award for promoting democracy. ÒI am sincerely grateful to have been selected as the recipient of the AmericaÕs Democratic Legacy Award, given annually by your distinguished organization.I am aware of the vigorous educational program and the practical efforts by your organization to foster an understanding of democratic rights and responsibilities. Your definition of AmericaÕs democratic legacy is admirable. It is indeed a force in the hearts and minds of the people. Our goal should be the protection and security that can be given all our people under a civil rights program designed to meet the needs of our times. Such a program I have placed before Congress.In the effort to have it translated into law, I shall look forward to the support of organizations such as yours.ÓTruman never did manage to get a civil rights program through Congress, though his Supreme Court appointees began making important rulings finding that the Òseparate but equalÓ premise of segregation was a farce and thus chipping away at segregation itself. Shortly before leaving office, TrumanÕs Justice Department filed an amicus brief in Brown vs Board of Education, advocating an end to segregation in schools. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Animal Farm

      Harcourt, Brace and Company 1946 - First Edition, First Printing with "first American edition" printed on the copyright page. A beautiful First Issue dustjacket that is rich in color with light wear to the spine and edges. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has the $1.75 price present on the front flap. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight, with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, an attractive copy of this First American Edition in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LES METAMORPHOSES. Illustrations de Jean-A. MERCIER.

      1946 - Paris, La Frégate, 1946. Grand in-quarto (227 X 285) broché, couverture rempliée, 123 pages ; boîte-écrin demi-maroquin fauve doublé de soie moirée rouille, dos à un nerf surlignant une pièce de titre maroquin vert bronze. PREMIER TIRAGE des SEIZE ILLUSTRATIONS hors-texte couleurs de Jean-Adrien MERCIER. Tirage limité à 2 500 exemplaires, celui-ci imprimé sur Rives, justifié "Hors-Commerce" et signé par l'illustrateur. Exemplaire enrichi d'une SUPERBE AQUARELLE ORIGINALE (275 X 211) signée à l'encre noire par Jean-Adrien MERCIER, au format de l'ouvrage et montée sur onglet. Cette aquarelle a servi à l'illustration intitulée "Actéon changé en cerf" présentée en regard de la page 117 de l'ouvrage. La version définitive comporte quelques variantes, notamment au niveau des coloris. BEL EXEMPLAIRE présenté dans une boîte-écrin réalisée avec soin. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        FORTH, BEAST! Signed.

      Faber & Faber Ltd,, London 1946 - Crowley's Personal Copy. Sm. 8vo., 200pp. A very good copy showing light use. First Edition. Pale blue boards, gilt titled at the spine [mildly faded, the gilt still bright]. Louis Marlow, [Crowley's Literary Executor] satirist, whose criticism of life cuts deep. "This is a book with ingredients both sweet and astringent, written by a man who has thought deeply, acted independently, reflected sagely, and is able to set down in bold, lucid, vivid paragraphs a life-time of rich and impassioned experience." & according to the author, the essays in this book have something to offend everyone. Presentation copy with a lengthy inscription by the author on the half title: "For / Aleister Crowley - With apologies for / the very imperfect / sketch of him / herein attempted. / From / Louis Marlow / And now in April 1946. Deirdre MacAlpine / April 1948". Also - Boldly signed by Crowley on the front pastedown with his phallic signature form, adding four lines of original poetry - "On Louis the immortals / sardonically look / he sought fame as a poet / and found it as a cook!". Penciled notes on the ffe: " Lidoll [sic] Hart / The Revolution in Warfare", & on the verso of the half title: "I want to ask Joad what's his answer to the very serious attack on his integrity on page 98 of this book" Some AC marginalia - one or two author's holographic corrections. With: a very good 2 page als on Crowley's personal stationery with his red 666 seal at the top. Dated September 25, Netherwood, The Ridge, Hastings. "Dear Louis / Peccavi / Mea Maxima Culpa / I ought to be kicked 77 times around circular Route No 2. Ungrateful swine that I am; a hog, a viper. Well, you know, I'm not really though it looks like it". Good content follows - signed: "Thine in sackcloth & ashes / Aleister" [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Paterson [Books 1-5 Complete].

      New York: New Directions. - First Edition, 1946-58. Five volumes complete. All first editions, all in original dustwrappers. Volume I: A Fine, clean copy in a Very Good jacket, one closed tear mended with scotch tape on lower rear near flapfold, not price-clipped. Volume II: A Fine copy in dustwrapper, the extremities and spine of the dustwrapper somewhat toned, not price-clipped. Volume III: A Fine copy in dustwrapper, the jacket toned at extremities with a touch of wear to points, not price-clipped. Volume IV: A Fine copy in a Near Fine dustwrapper, price-clipped, with toning to extremities. Volume V: A Fine copy in a Fine dustwrapper, not price-clipped. Williams's unfinished epic poem about Paterson, New Jersey is considered the crowning achievement of his career as a poet. Assembling the separately published volumes is difficult, especially in jackets. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Outsider.

      London: Hamish Hamilton, 1946 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in black morocco, titles to spine, two raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First UK edition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Six Poems from the Greek of Sekilianos and Seferis. Signed.

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

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        The Inhabitants

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946 - Part one of Morris' groundbreaking photo-fiction trilogy depicts his native Nebraska as a depopulated world of dilapidated ruin and desolation Thomas Mann wrote to Morris: "What these courageous pictures show is the harsh beauty of ugliness, the romanticism of the commonplace, the poetry of the unpoetical." (Roth, 122) With 2 original real photograph cards [c. 1946] laid in, entitled "Kokomo, Col-1942" and "Inhabitant-Utah" in Morris's hand beneath the image (5H. x 4G inches) with Christmas and New Year's notes to "Tony & Jamie" signed by Morris ("Wright") and wife Mary Ellen Verso of "Inhabitant-Utah" contains an autograph note signed ("Wright") to Tony. Morris compliments Tony on a recent painting and apologizes for not seeing his friend more often. Morris is glad to hear Tony enjoys THE INHABITANTS and outlines his plans for new work and maybe some travel: "I start work on a new volume this spring. Right now on a novel. This April we will . give a buzz at your bell. See to it that you are at home!" An unusually fine copy with rare Morris images - he seldom made prints First edition. 4to (11 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches). 52 full-page b/w photographs. Unpaginated. Beige blind-stamped cloth. Near fine in near fine, slightly edgeworn dust jacket. Roth 101, pp. 122-3 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        An Anagram of Ideas on Art, Form and Film (First Edition, inscribed by the publisher to D.S. Savage)

      Alicat Bookshop Press, Yonkers, NY 1946 - First Edition. This copy is INSCRIBED by the publisher Oscar Baradinsky (later Oscar Baron) to his friend the writer D.S. Savage. One of 750 copies, published in the Alicat Bookshop Press' Outcast series. An uncommon and key document in experimental cinema, published the same year Deren released Ritual in Transfigured Time. The Anthology Film Archive in New York, the ground floor of which is named after Ms. Deren as the "godmother of American avant-garde cinema," has published a massive ongoing series documenting Deren's work, from her Socialist origins to feminist filmmaking and theory. Very Good to Near Fine in saddle-stitched wrappers, with some toning to the edges of the front and rear panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Risk, Uncertainty, and Profit

      HOUGHTON MIFFLIN, BOSTON 1946 - General shelf wear, faded spine & edges, rubbed cover, lightly soiled, ex-library markings, and spine has small space where ex-library sticker was removed. DATE PUBLISHED: 1946 EDITION: 381 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fourteen Stories - The Tragic Muse - The Scenic Art - The Complete Plays of Henry James - The Reverberator - The Painter's Eye - The House of Fiction - In the Cage - Parisian Sketches - The Sacred Fount - Watch and Ward - Guy Domville - Roderick Hudson - (J.A. Smith, ed.) Henry James and Robert Louis Stevenson - (Leon Edel, author & ed.) The Psychological Novel 1900-1950 - Selected Letters of Henry James - Literary Biography - Henry James: A Biography (5 Vols.)

      London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1946 - 1972 - Henry James - The Rupert Hart-Davis Series - A. Works by the Author: 1. Fourteen Stories. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1946. First Edition thus, First Printing. 2. The Tragic Muse. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1948. First Edition thus, First Printing. 3. The Scenic Art. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1949. First Edition thus, First Printing. 4. The Complete Plays of Henry James. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1949. First Edition, First Printing. 5. The Reverberator. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1949. First Edition thus, First Printing. 6. The Painter's Eye. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1948. First Edition thus, First Printing. 7. The House of Fiction. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1956. First Edition thus, First Printing. 8. In the Cage. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1958. First Edition thus, First Printing. 9. Parisian Sketches. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1958. First Edition thus, First Printing. 10. The Sacred Fount. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1959. First Edition thus, First Printing. 11. Watch and Ward. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1960. First Edition thus, First Printing. 12. Guy Domville. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1960. First Edition thus, First Printing. 13. Roderick Hudson. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1961. First Edition thus, First Printing. B. Works on the Author: 1. Adam Smith, Janet, Editor. Henry James and Robert Louis Stevenson. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1948. First Edition, First Printing. 2. Edel, Leon. The Psychological Novel 1900-1950. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1955. First Edition, First Printing. 3. Edel, Leon, Editor. Selected Letters of Henry James. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1956. First Edition, First Printing. 4. Edel, Leon. Literary Biography. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. 5. Edel, Leon and Gordon N. Ray, Editors. Henry James & H.G. Wells. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1958. First Edition, First Printing. 6. Edel, Leon. Henry James - A Biography (5 Vols.): The Untried Years 1843-1870, The Conquest of London 1870-1883, The Middle Years 1884-1894, The Treacherous Years 1895-1900, The Master 1901-1916. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1953-1972. First Editions, First Printings. All the books are in near fine condition and in near fine dustwrappers except for the Fourteen Stories, which lacks the dustwrapper. All the books published in London, though The Complete Plays was printed in the USA. Price for the collection: CHF 1'200. Please note that due to size and weight we will have to charge additional postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Sudamericana, Bs. As. 1946. - 1a Edición/////Dedicatoria autógrafa al crítico Bernardo Canal Feijóo ("A Bernardo Canal Feijóo - esta versión "corregida y aumentada" de "Versos al campo"; absurdo título que él se apresuró a señalarme con la lucidez y la cordialidad que le son propias - con toda la estimación y la vieja e invariable amistad de Oliverio Girondo, Dic. 2. 1945"). /Cubierta plastificada; por lo demás buen estado.//26,5x19,5. 45 págs.//Poesía, Libros Firmados, Vanguardias

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

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

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        Matthew Flinders' Narrative of His Voyage in the Schooner Francis: 1798

      London: Printed at The Golden Cockerel Press, 1946. London: Printed at The Golden Cockerel Press, 1946. - "Another Book of Daring Exploration"Printed From the Original Manuscript[GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS]. FLINDERS, Matthew. Matthew Flinders&#146; Narrative of His Voyage in the Schooner Francis: 1798. Preceded and Followed by Notes on Flinders, Bass, the Wreck of the Sidney Cove, &c, by Geoffrey Rawson. With Engravings by John Buckland Wright. [London]: Printed in Great Britain at The Golden Cockerel Press, 1946.Limited to 750 numbered copies (this copy being No. 547). Folio (12 1/4 x 7 7/16 inches; 310 x 189 mm.). 100, [2], [2, blank] pp. Nine wood-engravings by John Buckland Wright (including frontispiece, title vignette, six head-piece vignettes, and printer&#146;s device). Map. Printed in black and green. "Matthew Flinders&#146; Narrative has been designed, produced, and published by Christopher Sandford at the Golden Cockerel Press, London, on Arnold&#146;s mould-made paper in 16pt. Aldine Bembo type, with Centaur initials, designed by Bruce Rogers, and Lyons capitals, designed by Louis Perrin, upon the model Latin inscriptions in 1846" (Colophon). "Bass&#146;s journal of the whaleboat voyage": pp. 29-43.Publisher&#146;s full green buckram. Front cover pictorially stamped in gilt with a schooner designed by John Buckland Wright, spine stamped and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Small red ink stamp on front free endpaper. A near fine copy."The principal feature of this volume is the printing in full of Flinders&#146; 1798, &#145;Narrative of an expedition to Furneaux Islands,&#146; the largest island of which is named Flinders Island. Included are several articles relating to Flinders&#146; interest in Australia, including his earlier explorations of Tasmania with George Bass. An abridgement is given of Flinders&#146; circumnavigation of Australia" (Hill)."Printed from the original manuscript, in the Victoria Public Library, which has title: Narrative of an expedition to Furneaux Islands on the coast of New South Wales" (Hill)."This is another book of daring exploration in our &#145;Sea Series&#146;. I tried to produce these stories of high adventure in an exciting way, and planned to make the book a symphony in green. I even thought of scenting the paper with seaweed, and imagined clients commenting to each other &#145;Strange thing about this book&#151;it seems to bring a breath of the sea!&#146;" (Cockolorum).Cave & Manson 170. Cockalorum 170. Hill I, pp. 106-107.

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      S.L., Le Gerbier, 1946. - In-4, relié en demi-chagrin bleu-nuit à coins, dos lisse, tête dorée, couverture et dos conservés. Edition originale pour tous les textes des auteurs cités. Tirage unique à 340 exemplaires. Un des 262 exemplaires numérotés sur Rives. Recueil de 16 eaux-fortes originales en noir hors-texte gravées par Jean Cocteau, G. Daragnès, Dignimont, Pierre Dubeuil, Valentine Hugo, J.-E. Laboureur, Marie Laurencin, André Lhote, Hermine David, R. Lotiron, Jacques Villon, Henri Matisse, Edouard Goerg, H. de Waroquier, Roger Vieillard, Jacques Maret, en alternance avec 16 écrits inédits. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le pavillon des délices Regrettées

      Lubineau, Paris 1946 - In 12 maroquin vert, motifs mosaïqués, tête et tranches dorées, cadre intérieur, chemise et étui. Illustrations de Sylvain Sauvage, exemplaire du tirage de base dans une pleine reliure décorative signée Robert Cochet. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Etching from Alternance.

      (N.p. Le Gerbier 1946) - One of 340 copies. Color etching measuring 7 3/4 by 6 1/2 inches by Marie Laurencin, a contemporary of Picasso and Braque, depicting an angel with a small guitar in her lap. Although Laurencin was one of a few women artists of the time to experiment with Cubist ideas, her focus on female subjects is often viewed as a response to Cubism's masculine modernism. This etching is from the book Alternance, a collection of works by leading writers and artists after World War II that includes Jean Cocteau, Paul Eluard, and Henri Matisse. Matted and framed in an antique-style carved wooden frame by Heydenryk in New York. The whole measures 14 by 13 inches.

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        L'Apôtre de Marie. Echo des Oeuvres et des Missions de la Société de Marie (Série suivie du numéro 335 de Janvier 1946 au numéro 398 d'août-octobre 1958 )

      L'Apôtre de Marie 1946 - 57 fascicules et 1 vol. in-8 relié demi-percaline verte, L'Apôtre de Marie, 1946 Complet de Janvier 1946 à octobre 1958. Etat satisfaisant (plusieurs fascicules frottés). La Revue "l'Apôtre de Marie", qui fait suite aux 3 tomes de la revue "Le Messager de la Société de Marie", laquelle fut interrompue par les expulsions de 1903, se consacre plus particulièrement à la présentation de l'oeuvre missionnaire des marianistes. "Echo des Oeuvres et des Missions de la Société de Marie" puis "Organes des Missions et des Oeuvres", elle propose un panorama tout à fait remarquable et passionnant des développements de ces missions dans le monde entier : par exemple au Mexique (Durango.), en Europe (Autriche, Espagne, Belgique, Italie, Suisse.), avec une prédilection pour l'Amérique et l'Asie. On remarque ainsi les nombreux articles consacrés aux missions d'Asie, celles de Chine et surtout aux missions du Japon (Urakami, Tokyo, .) ainsi qu'aux missions développées aux Etats-Unis (Dayton, Cleveland, Colombus, Erie, Chicago, Honolulu aux Iles Sandwich futur Hawaï, etc.). Les comptes-rendus de mission, ou les visites pastorales des supérieurs en Asie ou en Amérique sont souvent illustrés et font l'objet d'articles du plus grand intérêt. Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Postman Always Rings Twice (Post-production script for the 1946 film)

      Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], New York 1946 - Post-production Dialogue Cutting Continuity script for the 1946 film noir, the definitive adaptation of James M. Cain's legendary first novel, starring John Garfield and Lana Turner in career defining performances.Card wrappers, noted as "Dialogue Cutting Continuity" on the front wrapper, dated February 27, 1946, credit for film editor George White, and several numeric holograph pencil notations, and with the title in red holograph ink along the top edge. Collates complete, detailing 6 reels, mimeograph. Bound at the top edge with two gold brads. In a custom clamshell box with leather spine titles. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le vieux port.

      Jean Vigneau 1946 - Petit in-folio ( 330 X 250 mm ) de ( 5ff )-105pp.( 4ff ), demi-chagrin anthracite à bandes, dos lisse orné du titre "à la chinoise" au palladium, couverture illustrée conservée. ( Reliure signée de Yves RAMEAU ). PREMIER TIRAGE des 12 lithographies originales en noir à pleine page, de bandeaux vignettes et culs-de-lampes de René ROUVERET. EDITION «dite» ORIGINALE ( édition initiale du texte dans Lhomme Foudroyé en 1945 ). Tiré à 325 ex. numérotés. 1 des 275 sur vélin filigrané Montgolfier dAnnonay. Très bel exemplaire, bien relié de cet ouvrage peu courant. Regionalisme provence marseille [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Le Cimetiere Marin / The Graveyard by the Sea

      Martin Secker & Warburg - 1946. Hardcover. 215/500 copies printed by Hans Mardersteig at the Officina Bodoni, Verona, on paper made by Fratelli Magnani of Pescia. Half calf with blue cloth, gilt titled spine with two raised bands, blue marbled endpapers. Slight edge wear, spine a little sunned, some very light foxing. Keywords: Irish Poetry. Not a first edition copy. . . Signed Copy. Free Shipping Worldwide. Books ship from the US and Ireland . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kennys Bookstore]
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        LE VIEUX PORT.

      - Paris et Marseille, Jean Vigneau, 1946. En feuilles : 25x33cm. Ouvrage orné de 12 lithographies hors-texte et 14 vignettes de René Rouveret. Couverture rempliée. Chemise en carton rose défraîchie, sans l'étui extérieur. Couverture légèrement brunie, sinon ouvrage en très bon état. Un des 325 exemplaires (n° 266). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        3 ms. Briefe mit eigenh. U. und 1 eh. Postkarte mit U.

      Nordwijk aan Zee, Pacific Palisades und Princeton, 1939 bis 1946. - Zusammen 3½ SS. auf 3 Bll. Gr.-4to und qu.-8vo. An den Schriftsteller Friedrich Heydenau (1886-1960), u. a. über dessen "interessanten Roman" (4. Juni o. J.) und seine "Okkulten Erlebnisse", die er für Dr. Scherlag signiert hatte (9. II. 1946): "Herzlich willkommen in diesem Land! Wir sind sehr froh, dass Sie alle Fährnisse hinter sich haben und wohlgeborgen bei Ihrem Bruder sind [.]" (28. I. 1941). - Friedrich Heydenau war 1939 nach Schweden und 1940 in die USA emigriert und sollte 1947 aus New York nach Wien zurückkehren. - Die Briefe auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf; etwas knittrig und angestaubt und mit Randläsuren. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      The Tuttle Publishing Company, Inc., [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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Economics in One Lesson

      Harper & Brothers, 1946-01-01 New York: Harper & Brothers, 1946. 222 p. Navy cloth with gilt lettering on spine. First edition, first printing. Very Good+ hardcover in Good dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Tips and bottom edge worn, light foxing to fore edge. Jacket missing chips at a number of edges (worst at head and tail), rubbed, toning to back panel, price intact ($2.00). The scarce first appearance of a modern classic of libertarian economic thought. It has been hailed by Ron Paul and called a "magnificent job of theoretical exposition" by Ayn Rand.

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        USA Trilogy: The 42nd Parallel; Nineteen Nineteen; and The Big Money [3 Vol] [Scarce Limited Numbered First Edition signed by author]

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1946: Signed. First Thus. Limited Edition, #217 of 365 copies, plus 10 additional for friends and family. Three Volume set in slip case, signed by author John Dos Passos, and the illustrator, Reginald Marsh, on limitation page. The books are in Fine condition, in Very Good dust jackets, and in a rather worn slip case. The books show faint edge wear to the top boards, and a few faint smudges to cloth. The dust jackets show edge wear, with a bit of waviness to the plastic of the spine panels. The slip case is worn, missing the top panel and split along the bottom hinges with some old tape repairs still present. A lovely set, very rare in the dust jackets. Signed, limited. First Illustrated Edition.

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      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1946.. Three volumes. Large octavo. Cream polished buckram, stamped in gilt, gilt leather labels, t.e.g. Illustrations. Pictorial color endsheets. An unusually fine set, in the original plain paper wrappers with diecut spines with film overlays. The box is complete, but worn, with old tape mends to two joints. First illustrated edition, limited issue. Illustrations by Reginald Marsh. One of 365 numbered sets, specially bound, and signed by Dos Passos and Marsh.

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        Stenographische Protokolle über die Sitzungen des Nationalrates der Republik Österreich. 1945-1991.,

      Wien, Staatsdruckerei 1946-1991. - 99 Bde. 4°. HLn. m. goldgeprägt. Rückentit. Bde. 1-9 in Xerox. Lückenlose Folge aller Nationalratssitzungsprotokolle der 2. Republik bis 1991! - Dazu: Beilagen zu den stenographischen Protokollen des Nationalrates der Republik Österreich. 1945-1993. Ebda. 154 Bde. HLn. (Bde. 1-9 in Xerox) - Dazu: "Parlamentskorrespondenz der Beilagen. Anfragen - Beantwortungen" aus diesem Zeitraum. 148 Bde. HLn.-Bde. Gewicht in Gramm: 100000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Stenographische Protokolle über die Sitzungen des Nationalrates der Republik Österreich. 1945-1991.

      Wien, Staatsdruckerei 1946-1991.. 99 Bde. 4°. HLn. m. goldgeprägt. Rückentit. Bde. 1-9 in Xerox.. Lückenlose Folge aller Nationalratssitzungsprotokolle der 2. Republik bis 1991! - Dazu: Beilagen zu den stenographischen Protokollen des Nationalrates der Republik Österreich. 1945-1993. Ebda. 154 Bde. HLn. (Bde. 1-9 in Xerox) - Dazu: "Parlamentskorrespondenz der Beilagen... Anfragen - Beantwortungen" aus diesem Zeitraum. 148 Bde. HLn.-Bde.

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        All the King's Men

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co, 1946: First edition, first printing, in a first issue dust jacket. In Good condition. Name of former owner penned to front free end paper. Tide mark to side edge of page block, which does not extend into the pages. The exterior shows rubbing, dings, and edge wear, as well as areas of discoloration. The dust jacket shows staining, rubbing, creases, chipping and overall wear. It is fragile with significant wear along the folds, as shown in the images posted above.

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