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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]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Yves G. Rittener - YGRbookS]
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        CAMPO NUESTRO

      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

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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]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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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’ 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’s device). Map. Printed in black and green. "Matthew Flinders’ Narrative has been designed, produced, and published by Christopher Sandford at the Golden Cockerel Press, London, on Arnold’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’s journal of the whaleboat voyage": pp. 29-43.Publisher’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’ 1798, ‘Narrative of an expedition to Furneaux Islands,’ the largest island of which is named Flinders Island. Included are several articles relating to Flinders’ interest in Australia, including his earlier explorations of Tasmania with George Bass. An abridgement is given of Flinders’ 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 ‘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!’" (Cockolorum).Cave & Manson 170. Cockalorum 170. Hill I, pp. 106-107.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        ALTERNANCE. 16 écrits inédits de François MAURIAC - Jean GIRAUDOUX - L.-P. FARGUE - Paul ELUARD - H. MONDOR - T. MAULNIER - J. PAULHAN - J. de LACRETELLE - G. MARCEL - A. BEUCLER - J. CASSOU - P. BOST - G. PILLEMENT - P. MAC ORLAN - MAX JACOB - RIBEMONT-DESSAIGNES. 16 eaux-fortes originales en noir de J.-E. LABOUREUR - H. MATISSE - E. GOERG - J. COCTEAU - Marie LAURENCIN - A. LHOTE - H. DAVID - H. de WAROQUIER - J. VILLON - V. HUGO - H.G. DARAGNES - DIGNIMONT - R. LOTIRON - P. DUBREUIL - R. VIEILLARD et J. MARET. -

      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]

      [Bookseller: Livres de A à Z]
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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]

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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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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        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]. - 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]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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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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        U.S.A. THE 42ND PARALLEL [with:] NINETEEN NINETEEN [with]: THE BIG MONEY

      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.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        All the Kings Men

      New York: Harcourt Brace, 1946: First Edition, First Printing. Lacking the dust jacket. In Very Good condition. Light toning to pages, with light bump to top corners. Cloth shows faint mottling, light wear and rubbing, with wear at extremities. Light insecting to edge of page block. Spine cloth is faded, and the gilt stamping to the spine is heavily dulled. A handsome first edition of this Pulitzer Prize winning novel.

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        NIGHTMARE ALLEY

      Rinehart and Company, Inc., (1946)., 1946. First edition. Author's first book. Very lightly foxed on front and rear endpapers, else fine in dust jacket with light professional restoration to spine ends and top edge of rear panel. The source for the troubling 1947 noir film in which Tyrone Power portrayed a charismatic carnival hustler eventually done in by his own arrogance. Stanton Carlisle starts off as a small-time magician in a travelling show. The show's kindhearted mentalist teaches him the art of fortune telling, but Carlisle soon makes a bid for more elaborate cons. He ascends to high society parlors and becomes addicted to the idea of tricking the wealthy. How he ends up selling his act to a skeptical, high-powered industrialist is a study in both psychological savvy and moral deterioration. Cons always rely as much on intuition as on sleight-of-hand, so it's no surprise that Carlisle's downfall comes from his own lack of self-understanding. After manipulating so many people for so long, he ends up as the stooge for the one person who could outthink him: his therapist lover. An exceptional copy.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        La nuit et le moment

      Guillot Georges 1946 - In-4 (23x29 cm), feuilles sous couverture rempliée et sous emboîtage d'origine, 161 pages, un des 250 exemplaires sur Johannot à la forme, exemplaire n°304, 25 Eaux-fortes originales en couleurs, dont 5 en suite libre, gravées par Louis Icart, complet des 25 gravures (à savoir : une tête de chapitre, 1 cul-de-lampe, 18 pleines pages, 5 formant la suite libre des dessins refusés ; très bel état, rousseurs et frottement sur l'emboîtage, dos de l'emboîtage insolé, intérieur très frais, très bon état général. Icart Louis

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        Memoirs of Hecate County

      Doubleday & Company, Garden City, New Jersey 1946 - A tiny (1 mm) closed tear at the top of the rear panel of an otherwise flawless dust jacket, not noticeable. Rear panel very faintly dust marked, hardly noticeable. Extremely rare in this state [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CODEX]
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        Le rocher de Sisyphe Edition originale.

      Paris, Gallimard 1946 - Livre épuisé 17,1 x 11,3 cm, broché, couv. imprimée, 179 pp. Condition : Édition originale. L'un des 13 ex. du tirage de tête imprimés sur vélin pur fil (seul grand papier, le nôtre le n°II). Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur : « pour monsieur Robert Moureau [de Bellefroid], en très particulier et sincère hommage, Roger Caillois ». Parfait état, non rogné. Rare en grand papier. 160g. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        Hail Chant and Water Chant

      Santa Fe, NM: Museum of Navajo Ceremonial Art, 1946. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Signed by Author(s). Book Navajo Religion Series Volume II. With color serigraphs of sand paintings. Signed by the recorder Mary Wheelwright on first free endpaper. Wheelwright and Navajo elder Hasteen Klah founded the Museum of Navajo Ceremonial Art, which eventually became the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian. Dark aquamarine cloth boards with silver stamp are lightly worn on edges. Dust jacket has a few very small/faint chips and creases along edges. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        THE LADY IN THE LAKE

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [1946]., 1946. First edition thus. Photoplay edition issued to coinside with the release of the film starring Robert Montgomery as Marlowe. Former owner's neat bookplate, mostly covered by the front dust jacket flap, else a fine, bright copy in dust jacket with one vertical crease to the spine, otherwise a spectacular copy. There is no fading with this copy. The front and rear dust jacket panels have pictures of Montgomery, Lloyd Nolan, Audrey Totter, and a scene from the film. In addition to Robert Montgomery, Audrey Totter, Lloyd Nolan, Leon Ames, and Jayne Meadows also starred in the film. After a lady is found drowned in the lake, dead bodies begin to pile up, unrelated story lines twist around each other, police corruption is exposed, and the sleazy underbelly of 1940s Los Angeles is revealed.

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        Animal Farm

      NY: Harcourt, Brace & Co, 1946. ADVANCE REVIEW COPY OF THE FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 1 vol., 118pp., original printed gray paper wrappers, hinges fine, small water (cup) stain to front cover, text clean and bright throughout, front wrapper stamped "Review Copy Publication Date Aug. 26 1946, Price $1.75".

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        Obras escogidas (3 vols. en Encuadernación de lujo con el tomo II en otro tono de color) / Obras escogidas (3 vols. en Encuadernacion de lujo con el tomo II en otro tono de color)

      - Literatura española. Poligrafías (misceláneas, antologías, crestomatías, florilegis, curiosidades). Siglo XVI. (821.134.2-82"15") M. Aguilar. Madrid. 1946. 18 cm. 3 vol. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial con cortes dorados y cinta de registro. Vega, Lope de 1562-1635. Obra selecta. Estudio preliminar, biografía, bibliografía, notas y apéndices de Federico Carlos Sainz de Robles. t. 1. Teatro (1723 p.) ; t. II. Poesías líricas ; Poemas ; Prosa ; Novelas (1965 p.) ; t. III. Teatro (1530 p.). Sainz de Robles, Federico Carlos. 1898-1982 . Cubierta deslucida. Firma del anterior propietario. 30E [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LES NECESSITES DE LA VIE ET LES CONSEQUENCES DES REVES précédé d'Exemples.

      - Paris - Bruxelles, Editions Lumière, 1946, 16x21. Broché. Couverture repliée. Illustré de douze (12) dessins à la plume de Magritte. La disposition typographique respecte celle de la première édition (au "Sans Pareil" en 1921). La présente édition est la seconde de ce texte (et selon nous la seule réédition). L'un des 500 exemplaires sur Vélin pur fil (79).Magnifiques illustrations de Magritte. Très bon état. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini [Salvador Dali signed edition]

      Doubleday & Company, 1946. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. New York: Doubleday Doran Limited Editions, 1946. Signed and dated by Salvador Dali on the limitation page; #365 out of 1,000. In Very Good condition, in a Good slip case. The cloth shows light sunning to the spine, light rubbing, a small scuff to the bottom of the front board, and light dots of discoloration along the front gutter. The slip case is very fragile, with splits along the top seams, showing chipping and wear. A lovely copy, signed by Salvador Dali.

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        The Skilled Handwork of the Maori . Being the Oldman Collection of Maori Artifacts Illustrated and Described

      The Polynesian Society, Wellington 1946 - Octavo, 98 plates with descriptive text, bound in recent blue cloth retaining original printed wrappers, fine copy. Second edition. 'Mr. W.O. Oldman of London was for many years a dealer in curios and artefacts fabricated by primitive peoples, and ended by becoming a connoisseur of such matters, with an extremely fine private collection selected from all that passed through his hands. It probably surpasses almost any other collection in quality, if not extent, and the Council of the Polynesian Society, recognizing this, set out to record a large group from the two series?' (Preface). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Animal Farm

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1946: Advance Review Copy, bound in grey printed wraps. The copyright page bears the statement of "First American Edition". In Good overall condition, a bit fragile with age. Stain to front cover that penetrates into the first few pages, getting smaller as it goes deeper. Toning, soiling, creasing to wraps. Chipping to bottom corner of pages, and to spine covering. Markings and erased markings visible on rear, blank page at rear has notes in ink. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini [Salvador Dali signed edition]

      Doubleday & Company, 1946. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. New York: Doubleday Doran Limited Editions, 1946. Signed and dated by Salvador Dali on the limitation page; #365 out of 1,000. In Very Good condition, in a Good slip case. The cloth shows light sunning to the spine, light rubbing, a small scuff to the bottom of the front board, and light dots of discoloration along the front gutter. The slip case is very fragile, with splits along the top seams, showing chipping and wear. A lovely copy, signed by Salvador Dali.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Poradnik Swietlicowy.

      London: Polska YMCA w W. Brytanii, 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945;1946. - Notka wydawnicza: London: Polska YMCA w W. Brytanii, 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945;1946.; Wymiar bloku: 26cm.; Naklad: 0; Uwagi: Oprawa plotno wtorna, zachowane oryginalne okladki, przebarwienia, pieczatki, niektore karty nieco zabrudzone. Poradnik dla pracownikow swietlic zolnierskich (od 1946 pod tytulem Poradnik Swietlicowy. Literatura: Jagielska 1996 poz. 994, Kowalik poz. 2446. Miesiecznik (poczatkowo dwutygodnik) wydawany w Perth od I 1941 do 1959 poczatkowo pod redakcja A. Wojcickiego nastepnie J. Wieczorowej. Klocek nr: 23 i 26 z 1942, 33-40 (nr 38 nr lotniczy) z 1943, 43-46, 48-51 z 1944, 53-64 z 1945 (komplet) i 65-67, 70/71 z 1946 oraz 2 dodatki: Wiadomosci Nauczycielskie no 11-12 oraz Dodatek Ilustrowany "Plastyka polska". Numery ulozone w odwrotnej kolejnosci. Ciekawe, czesc nr tematyczna np. nt. poszczegolnych miast, regionow.; Strony: Nr po 32s.; Kategorie tematyczne: czasopisma polskie, ogolne druki emigracyjne prasoznawstwo / magazines Polish, general emmigration editions/prints press studies/science / Zeitschriften polnische, Allgemein Emigration Zeitungswissenschaft;

      [Bookseller: POLIART Beata Kalke]
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        Zeitschrift für Naturforschung, Teil A: Astrophysik, Physik, Physikalische Chemie, Bde. 1 - 18 (1946 - 1968). Auch Einzelbände erhältlich. Also single volumes available.

      Wiesbaden, Dietrichsche Verlagsbuchhandlung (später: Tübingen, Verlag der Zeitschrift für Naturforschung), 1946 - 1968.. Bände 1 - 18 (1946 - 1968). Braune Halbleinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. Marmorierter Buchdeckel mit Leinenecken bzw. Leinenkanten. 1946 unter Mitwirkung Arnold Sommerfelds und Werner Heisenbergs begründete Zeitschrift der Naturwissenschaften, die sich in eine physikalische (Teil A) und eine chemische Sektion (Teil B: Anorganische und organische Chemie) teilte. Zusammen mit der traditionsreichen Zeitschrift "Die Naturwissenschaften" führendes interdisziplinäres Periodikum im physikalisch-chemischen Bereich.. Alle Bände in tadellosem Zustand. Vorsatz mit Bibliotheksstempel. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats. Einzelband (single volume): EUR 60,00.

      [Bookseller: Das Konversations-Lexikon - Fachantiquar]
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        Ghetto Nasich Dnu. [Das Ghetto unserer Tage].

      Praha, Jaroslav Salivar, 1946.. Gr. 8°. Mit 12 Tafeln von Leo Haas. 12 plates by Leo Haas. 57 S., 1 Bl., kresby a obalka by Lev Haas, Original wrappers designed by Leo Haas. Orig.-Broschur. First Edition. - Seltene Dokumentation des Schriftstellers Mirko Tuma (1921 in Prag geboren) seiner dreieinhalbjährigen Internierung im Konzentrationslager Theresienstadt. Während seiner Gefangenschaft schrieb Mirko Tuma zahlreiche Gedichte und übersetze Shakespeare. - Leo Haas (1901 in Troppau - 1983 in Berlin) war Maler, Grafiker, Zeichner und Karikaturist. Im Spätherbst 1942 wurde er, zusammen mit seiner Ehefrau, in das KZ Theresienstadt verschleppt. Dort schloss er sich der Gruppe der Maler von Theresienstadt aus Prag an. Ihnen gelang es unter anderem, Zeichnungen über die Gräuel in Theresienstadt ins neutrale Ausland zu schmuggeln. Leo Haas war der einzige Maler von Theresienstadt, der überlebte.. Vorderdeckel randrissig und abgegriffen. Rückenbezug fast zur Gänze abgelöst. Hinterdeckel etwas fleckig. Innen gut erhalten und sauber. Wrappers with cracks along the margin and a bit soiled. Spine missing. Inside fine condition.

      [Bookseller: erlesenes · Antiquariat und Buchhandlung]
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        Autograph Letter Signed, in German, two pages on one 4to sheet, Deir Abou Tor, Jerusalem, November 30, 1946

      - Buber writes to the son of his friend Florens Christian Rang (1864-1924), pastor, lawyer and author, identified as a Christian Socialist and whom Buber considered to be a Jurist, philosopher and theologian. In part," I had already heard about you some time ago through Leopold Max. Marxen's live as hard-working settlers in Shave Zin near Naharia. Kratz, who published a series of German poems here over the years lives in Jerusalem.he has a position as a minor official. Benjamin ended in suicide after he had crossed the Franco-Spanish border with a number of others and was told that he would have to return (which later turned out to be false). My help with the highly desirable publication of the literary remains of your father is certainly at the disposal of the editors.As soon as you tell me the time has come, I will have the letters in m possession copied and will send you a copy.In all this time, I have hardly published anything in German, though a series of books in Hebrew, recently also a few things in English. Several volumes are being prepared in English.maybe it will be possible to make a small trip to Germany from Switzerland." He signs in full, "Martin Buber." A cultural Zionist, Buber was active in the Jewish and educational communities of Germany and Israel. He was also a staunch supporter of a binational solution in Palestine, instead of a two-state solution. In 1946, the year of this letter, his Paths in Utopia was published.

      [Bookseller: Schulson Autographs]
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        Lewis H. Hine 1874-1940 [Portfolio of 5 Original Silver Gelatin Photographs on Social Themes]

      Lewis W. Hine Memorial Collection Committee / Photo League [1946], New York - The second such portfolio of original photographs issued by the Lewis W. Hine Memorial Committee of the Photo League (the first was issued in 1942, and included only 4 images). The present portfolio includes several of Hine's most enduring portraits, including (1) Albanian Woman, Ellis Island (1905); (2) Bowery Mission Bread Line, 2 a.m. (1907); (3) Homework, Artificial Flowers, New York City, 1908 (1908); Little Orphan Annie in a Pittsburgh Institution (1909); Stevedore, New York Waterfront (undated). A stunning portfolio of work by one of the great masters of documentary photography of the 20th century, and a noted rarity. The last example recorded in commerce was incomplete (lacking one photograph), appearing at Christie's (New York) in 2001, where it achieved $8,800. The current example complete and fine but for some potential conservation to the portfolio. 5 original gelatin silver photographs, printed posthumously by the Lewis Hine Memorial Collection Committee from the original negatives. Each approximately 6¼" x 4½" (15.9 x 11.4cm) or the reverse. Each photograph mounted on 12" x 10" sheet, in card portfolio with 4-pp letterpress introduction by Marynn Ausubel. Issued in an edition of 50. Exterior of portfolio stained and soiled; faint tidemark at base of introductory sheet; the photographs bright and unsoiled on clean mounts.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        All the Kings Men

      Hardcourt, Brace and Company, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1946: First Edition, First Printing with statement of "First Edition" on the copyright page. Lacking the dust jacket. In Very Good condition. Light toning to pages, with light bump to top corners. Cloth shows faint mottling, light wear and rubbing, with wear at extremities. Light insecting to edge of page block. Spine cloth is faded, and the gilt stamping to the spine is heavily dulled. A handsome first edition of this Pulitzer Prize winning novel.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Original holograph manuscript transcription of his poem Ã’A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in LondonÓ

      N.p.: c. 1946 or later. 8vo, 2 ff. 8 x 5 ins., on ruled paper, written on rectos only. In a quarter dark blue morocco folding box and slipcase. Authorial manuscript of one of the finest poems in English about the Second World War, quite the equal of the finest poems to have come out of WWI and surely ThomasÕs masterpiece along with Ã’Do not go gentle into that good nightÓ written in 1951 on the death of his father. Thomas was deeply influenced by Hopkins, Yeats, and Poe, and his first book of poems Ã’18 PoemsÓ published when he was 20, won great acclaim. Ã’A Refusal to MournÓ was first published in 1946 in Ã’Deaths and EntrancesÓ(6 years before Ã’Do not go gentle into that good nightÓ) and has subsequently been anthologized as often as any of his other poems. The only other example of the manuscript of this poem was an early working draft sold at Christie's New York, Oct. 27, 1995, lot 140, $28,000.

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        THE HORIZONTAL MAN

      Harper & Brothers Publishers, [1946]. - First edition. Author's first novel. Very light evidence of cellophane tape removal to front and rear covers, front and rear endpapers replaced, and light residue to top and bottom edges of verso of dust jacket. The young student, Molly Morrison, confesses to the murder of an English professor at Hollymount College, but Kate Innes doubts her guilt and decides to investigate. Edgar Award Winner for Best First novel of 1946. An exceptional copy of a very scarce book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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