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        Bischof, Werner. 24 Photos.

      L. M. Kohler, Bern. 1946.. 4°.. 23 Tafeln und ein Textblatt in OHln. Mappe, Vorderdeckel mit montierter photogr. Abb (insgesamt 24 Photos). Mit einer Einleitung von Manuel Gasser. 803 photo books from the M.+M. Auer collection, S. 315

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        24 Photos. Einleitung von Manuel Gasser.

      . Bern, Kohler 1946. 30,6 : 23,4 cm. 24 Fototafeln (inkl. mont. Fototafel auf Deckel) u. 2 Bl. Titel, Text u. Inhaltsverz. Lose in Orig.-HLeinenmappe mit Schliessbändern.. Erste und einzige Ausgabe des schönen Photoportfolios des bedeutenden Schweizer Photographen. Enthalten sind Tieraufnahmen, Stillleben, Natur- u. Architekturaufnahmen, Porträts und 1 Aktphoto. - Die Papierlaschen der Mappe mit 2 unterlegten Einrissen u. Hinterdeckel etwas gebräunt, Die Tafeln in tadelloser Erhaltung.

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        Penicillin. Its Practical Application

      London: Butterworth & Co., Ltd., 1946. London: Butterworth & Co., Ltd.,, 1946. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt. Cloth rubbed and dulled, spine toned. A very good copy. First edition, first impression of "the only book that Fleming prepared regarding his discovery of the antibiotic properties of penicillin" (Norman 800). Inscribed by Fleming on the front free endpaper to one of the book's contributors, "To my friend G. B. Mitchell-Heggs, Alexander Fleming". Gordon Barrett Mitchell-Heggs was a physician specialising in dermatology who wrote at least two articles on penicillin: "Penicillin and the General Practitioner" which is the concluding piece in this collection, and "Penicillin in Dermatology". In addition to his membership in the Royal College of Physicians, Mitchell-Heggs served as a lieutenant colonel with the Royal Army Medical Corps in Italy during the Second World War, and was awarded the Order of the British Empire. Inscriptions by Fleming are particularly uncommon, and this is an excellent association.

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        Zeitschrift für philosophische Forschung. Jahrgang 1946 bis 2006. Band 1 bis Band 60.

      Verlag Anton Hain/ Gryphius; 1946 - 2006.. Gebundene Ausgabe. Die angebotenen 60 Jahrgänge sind sauber gebunden und stammen aus einer österreichischen Klosterbibliothek. Interessenten aus dem Ausland wollen bitte VOR Bestellung die genauen Versandkosten erfragen.

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros - Versandantiquariat]
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        THE LITTLE TRAIN

      Eyre & Spottiswode [], 1946. Eyre & Spottiswode [], 1946. First edition. Original yellow pictorial cloth in grey-blue pictorial dustwrapper. A near fine copy, with a gift inscription to the front pastedown and small marks to the hinges where the holding staples have rusted, in a near fine dustwrapper, which is crisp with only minor wear to the spine ends. Illustrated throughout in colour by Dorothy Craigie. Greene's scarce first children's book, published anonymously for fear of damaging his reputation as a 'serious' novelist.

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        The Inhabitants

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946 New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946. First Edition [with "A"]. Signed and inscribed by Morris on the dedication page, as below. Illustrated from Morris' own photographs. 11 x 9 , unpaginated, olive tan cloth stamped in blind on upper cover, lettered in black on spine, pictorial jacket. Jacket has 1" chip at head of spine, worn and rubbed at extremities, small tear on rear panel; small stain spots on book spine, several pages near the beginning have a small stain; contents otherwise fine. About Near Fine better example, in an unclipped jacket which is close to very good. See scans. This, the third novel of the (originally) Nebraskan writer/photographer, was the first in what Scribner's intended to be a series in the form: loosely interconnected poetic prose and verse, illustrated with actual photgraphs by the writer conveying the mood. In this experiment in form, Morris uses his American-zen near-minimalist style to good effect, and his accompanying bleak Rural Heartland photographs finally give me an appreciation of all those non-REM dreams I've had: the bleak can, indeed, be beautiful. Inscribed on the dedication page: "For Augustus - who knows, I'll bet, what it is to be an inhabitant. Wright." Tersely Morrisian; wish I knew more about the recipient. Scarce as signed, presentation. l-48n

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        THE RAZOR'S EDGE (Original 167pp Final Shooting Script for the 1946 Film Adaptation Starring Tyrone Power and Gene Tierney)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century Fox, 1946. Los Angeles: Twentieth Century Fox, 1946. Maugham, W. Somerset (Adapted By Lamar Trotti) "THE RAZOR'S EDGE" Los Angeles: 20th Century Fox, 1946. Original light blue covers, screenplay dated "March 22, 1946," stamped "7th Revised Shooting Final" and "Permanent File," and "Permanent Legal Records," 167 pages, with numerous colored 'script change' pages throughout; a fascinating typed note stapled to the title page reads in full "February 5, 1947 -- Molly Mandaville called me into her office & gave me this mimeographed copy which was made up after picture was finished and includes French dialogue and Hindustani, and these copies were made up at the request of Mr. Zanuck for Mr. Goulding and others. LM." Darryl Zanuck was the legendary producer. Edmund Goulding was the film's director. Based on the famous novel by W. Somerset Maugham novel. The film starred Tyrone Power, Clifton Webb, Gene Tierney, Elsa Lanchester, and Anne Baxter who won the Oscar for 'Best Actress in a Supporting Role." If not a unique survival, certainly very rare.. Signed. Printed Wrappers. Near Fine.

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        CARTES DE LLUNY

      Edicions Aigua Blava - Barcelona. Edicions Aigua Blava. 26 X 19. 1946. Tirada curta de 150 exemplars numerats i signats per l'autor puny i lletra Josep Pla Nº18. L'Obra es en paper de fil mediacevo.estar per estrenar. Ref 20 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Note, Signed, to Alfred Eisenstaedt

      n.p., n.d. - A wonderful note from the founder of Time and Life magazines, publishing magnate Henry R. Luce, to the photographer whose work for Life magazine documented the great events and legendary faces of the mid-twentieth century: "My confidence in LIFE-in our actual ability to do a job in pictorial journalism-began when Alfred Eisenstaedt came back from his first pre-publication assignments. And ever since then Life with Eisie has been a pleasure. Long life to Eisenstaedt and all great photographers. Henry R. Luce Time & Life Bldg. Dec 9, 1946." 8-3/4 x 6-1/4 inches. Fine. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        American Journal of Sociology vols. 52-85

      Chicago 1946-1980 - volumes 52-85, partly bnd., ex library, good. Photos available upon request.

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        L'HOMME ET L'ARCHITECTURE. Technique - Urbanisme.

      In-4 p., mz. tela. Di questa importante rivista bimestrale illustrata, di ca. 55 pp. cad. al fascicolo, offriamo i primi 8 numeri del 1946 (Anno II), da: janvier-février (nn. 1/2) a juillet-aout (nn. 7/8) a cui e? unito il raro numero speciale 11/12/13/14 del 1947, dedicato a "L'unité d'habitation à Marseille" di Le Corbusier, pp. 124. Mancano le copertine di ciascun fascicolo. Ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria La Bottega delle Occasioni]
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        L'Impératrice Eugénie.

      LA TAILLE-DOUCE 1946 - RO80158976: Superbe ouvrage de 246 pages + 14 planches (collationnées) d'aquarelles gravées à L'Eau-Forte, avec serpentes. Exemplaire n°84 / 225, tiré sur papier Lana. Couverture contre-pliée. Emboitage légèrement fendu. Aquarelles de G. BARRET et gravures de R. STERKERS In-4 En feuillets. Bon état. Couv. fraîche. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 96-Livres remarquables par leur illustration, leur papier [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Sagan [Report of the shooting of 50 RAF officers, submitted to the JAG, 1946]

      London: War Crimes Interrogation Unit, 1946. London: War Crimes Interrogation Unit, 1946. JAG ref: MD/JAG/FS/22/2(2A). Very good. 86pp + appendices +map. 34.5cm. Paper covered boards, bolt fasteners. Interior brigh, typescript, b/w photographs tipped in, folding map at rear. Scattered ink notations. A copy of the report submitted to the Judge Advocate General regarding the escape of 76 Allied air officers during the night of 24-25 March, 1944, from Stalag Luft-III. Of these, 50 were recaptured and executed by German camp commandants and the German secret police on orders from Hitler. After news of the executions came to light in Britain, postwar investigations were made by the police arm of the Royal Air Force to apprehend a list of over 30 suspects for interrogation and possible trials. This report includes photographs of the Sagan Memorial, a list of the executed airmen and transcripts of witness testimony. Two copies of the report are held in the British National Archives, a total of 18 were produced for members of the JAG, Wing-Commander Wilfred Bowes of the investigative team and other members of the inquiry. A total of 18 surviving members of the German Luftwaffe, Army and SS were tried specifically for crimes related to the executions at Sagan, of those, 13 were sentenced to death and executed in 1948. The escape provided the story line for Steve McQueen's film "The Great Escape", and has been the subject of several films and documentaries since. There are currently three known survivors of the escape still alive.

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        Sion. Ano 1, marzo 1946 hasta febrero 1947, Numero 1-12. 12 revistas en un libro.

      Lima, Peru.. Roter Halbleinen der Zeit mit Titel auf Deckel, Kanten u. Deckel beschabt, cada revista tiene 20 paginas con algunas paginas adicionales de publicidad local. La portada es de dos colores y dentro del texto hay fotografias, dibujos, cartas, musica y mapas, 4°.. La revista "Sion" se publico bajo de la direccion de Alberto Niego y mas tarde con el jefe de Redaccion Oscar Zwiebach y el administrador Oscar Nathan y el editor Marcos Schneider. Las revistas son en un estado excellente!

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Christine Laist]
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        24 Photos. Mit einer Einleitung von Manuel Gasser.

      Bern, Verlag L. M. Kohler, 1946. 4°, 1 Doppelblatt m. 1 S. Text, 23 lose Taf., Lose Bl. in HLwd.-Mappe m. Deckelbild, Schliessbändchen., Vorderdeckel min. kratzspurig, Hinterdeckel etw. unsauber, Laschen gebräunt; die Tafeln tadellos. Preis in CHF: 770. EA. Die Photographie "Abstraktion" wurde vom Verlag als Deckelbild auf Mappe aufgezogen .

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        The Journal of Symbolic Logic. Vols. 11-12

      New York, Academic Press, 1946-1947.. Large-8°. Two volumes bound in one. 142pp, 162pp. From the library of philosopher Willard Van Orman Quine. These volumes were Quine's working-copies. Quine's ownership signature to front free endpaper. Some marginal calculations in black ink on p. 85 Vol. 11. Quine has corrected two small typos on p.108 Vol. 11, and p.147 Vol. 12. Very good, bound in cloth covered boards.. The volumes include for instance: Rudolf Carnap - Modalities and quantification / Archie Blake - A Boolean derivation of the Moore-Osgood theorem / W.V.O.Quine - Concatenation as a basis for arithmetic / W.V.O.Quine - On Universals / W.V.O.Quine - The Problem of interpreting modal logic / Hao Wang - A note on Quine's principles of quantification / Nelson Goodman and W.V.O.Quine - Steps toward a constructive nominalism etc. etc.

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        The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

      New York: Doubleday & Company Inc , 1946. New York: Doubleday & Company Inc , 1946. Blue cloth covers wilth gilt illustration and titles, gilt upper edges, rough cut fore edges, 442pp, line drawings and colourplates. contained in card slipcase. This is No 664 of a Limited edition of 1000 signed by the artist, Salvador Dali. Benvenuto Cellini was a celebrated Renaissance sculptor and goldsmith in sixteenth-century Florence, Rome and Paris. He was also a murderer, braggart and adventurer, and his notorious autobiography provides a look at both the palaces and prisons of the Italy of Michelangelo and the Medici, and a humourous portrait of both morals and manners of princes and their subjects. The box is chipped and is torn along one upper edge, but the book itself is in excellent condition, just has two owner bookplates on the front endpapers. 1.07kg unpacked weight. Overweight, extra postage may be required outside Australia.. Signed by Illustrator. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Salvador Dali. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        When We are Young

      Montreal: First Statement Press, 1946. Montreal: First Statement Press, 1946. Plain stapled wraps on blue dust jacket with some fading at edges o/w almost fine. No date but 1946. Souster's first book. #4 in the first statement series. Small print run but a surprising number survive.. 1st. Stapled Wraps. VG+/VG+. Octavo.

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        Western Arabia and the Red Sea.

      (Oxford, University Press for the) Naval Intelligence Division, 1946.. 8vo. XIX, (1), 659, (1) pp. With 357 photo illustrations, 47 maps and text-figures (some folding), and folded full-colour map in back cover pocket. Original giltstamped green cloth.. Geographical Handbooks Series (for official use only) B.R. 527 (Restricted). In-depth, profusely illustrated discussion of the Western portion of the Arabian Peninsula, focusing on the Red Sea Coast and Yemen. Produced during WWII for use of the Naval Intelligence Division, "to provide, for the use of Commanding Officers, information in a comprehensive and convenient form about contries which they may be called upon to visit, not only in war but in peace-time". The book's contents are, "however, by no means confined to matters of purely naval interest. For many purposes (e.g. history, administration, resources, communications, etc.) countries must necessarily be treated as a whole, and no attempt is made to limit their treatment exclusively to coastal zones" (1942 preface). - An excellent copy. - OCLC 27033079.

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        Eigenh. Briefentwurf.

      O. O., wohl März 1946.. 1 S. 8vo.. Auf der Verso-Seite eines an ihn gerichteten ms. Briefes eines Anhängers namens George Mammen: "Our India will have need of you. You have had your training. You will give India the benefit of that training. It would be sad only if after the trials and suffering ["of war" durchgestrichen] that our soldiers have been through, they forget the lessons of their eyes, the moment the peril is lifted. But one thing you should remember, under remunerations and national Govt, you won't be pampered. You won't have all those lavish privileges which a foreign Govt. bribe you with at the expense of India. India is destitute. You can serve her only by showing her destitution and poverty. Otherwise you will earn not the gratitude but the execration of your country. [Am oberen Rand:] You will, I know, fully share in this freedom, only to breathe the air of freedom with your countrymen". - Etwas knittrig und lichtrandig und mit einigen kleinen Stecknadeldurchstichen.

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        Die Arbeit des Korrektors (bei Orell-Füssli in Zürich). Zusammengestellt von Hans Hauser.

      1946,. In-4to oblong, 5 Bl. (dekor. Titel, Vorwort) + 93 Bl. mit zahlr. aufmontierten Bl. + Zwischentiteln zu den einzelnen Abteilungen, roter Bibl.-Stempel 'Abt. Institut Orell Füssli ...', mittels drei dekor. Kupfernägeln geheftet in Original-Halbleinenband, auf dem Vorderdeckel eine künstler. Komposition des Titelwortes "Ko rektor" in Silberfarbe montiert auf schwarzem Hintergrund.. Reichhaltige Sammlung von Handschriften und Druck- und Korrektur-Proben. Im Vorwort gibt Hans Hauser Wesentliches über Zweck, Problematik, Sachverständigkeit und Inhalt dieses wertvollen Albums an. Wichtig für die Geschichte des bekannten schweiz. Kunst-Verlages Orell Füssli.Einen Auszug über den Inhalt des Werkes, jedes Blatt mit meist mehreren teils gefalt. und farbigen aufmontierten Original-Blättern: "Nach 29 jähriger Tätigkeit als Korrektor im Art. Institut Orell Füssli in Zürich, entstand in mir das Verlangen, einen Überblick zu geben über die Arbeit, mit denen sich ein solcher zu befassen hat und mit diesem Bekannten und Interessenten die Vielgestaltigkeit derselben vor Augen zu führen. ... (1 ) Die Arbeit eröffne ich mit (40 Bl.) Handschriften ... Diese Schriften sind nicht unleserlich, sondern werden nur gezeigt wegen ihrer Eigenartigkeit. Einige dieser Handschrift-Proben sind äusserst wichtig, so gibt es Autographen von bekannten und berühmten Wissenschaftler und Alpinisten "Edward Whymper, Sept. 1869" (Erstbesteiger des Matterhorns), Prof. J. Rütimeyer, Prof. Alb. Heim, Prof. Meyer v. Knonau, usw., sowie eine Handschrift eines zum Tode Verurteilten. Aus seinem Tagebuch, usw. /(2) Daran anschliessend finden sich (5 Bl. Haus- und 2 Bl. Autor-) Korrekturen, wie sie vom Korrektor auf den Abzügen angebracht werden müssen ... /(3) Im dritten Abschnitt finden sich (19 Bl.) verschiedene Arten wissenschaftlicher Arbeiten wie Mathematik, Algebra, Logarithmik, Neurologie, Vererbungswissenschaft, Tierheilkunde, Botanik, Mikroskopie, Entomologie. ... /(4) Im weiteren folgen (27 Bl.) Abzüge von regelmässig erscheinenden Zeitschriften über Kindererziehung, Kinderzeitschriften, Gesundheitspflege, Strafrecht, Mode und Graphik. ...".Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.

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        Das orientalische Pferd und das Privat-Gestüte Sr. Majestät des Königs von Württemberg. Eine hippologische Monographie für Züchter, Freunde und Kenner von edeln Pferden.

      Stuttgart, Verlag von Adolph Becher 1946. Gr.-8°. 23,5 x 15 cm. Roter Originalleinenband mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel,Deckelbild und Deckelverzierungen. Der Rücken fachmännisch erneuert. Ausgeschiedenes Exemplar der Humboldt Universität mit entsprechenden Stempeln und Signaturen nur im Innenbereich. 3 Blatt Titelei, 216 Seiten und 7 Seiten Subscribenten mit 13 Tafeln Pferderassen und lithographierter Titel. Komplett durchgearbeitet, teils in Kopierstift.. I. Einleitung. II. Geschichte des Pferdes bis zum Mittelalter. III. Das orientalische Pferd. IV. Das arabische Pferd. V. Geschichte derPferdezucht in Europa vom Mittelalter bis auf die neueste Zeit. VI. Das englische Pferd. VII. Die Pferdezucht in Deutschland. VIII. Die Landespferdezucht und die Errichtung des königlichen Privatgestüts in Würtemberg. IX. Ueber den Ursprung und den Fortgang des königlich württembergischen Privatgestüts. X. Gegenwärtiger Bestand des kgl. württ. Privatgestüts. XI. Der königliche Leibstall und Marstall und das Landgestüt in Württemberg. #GeoVit

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        STALAG VI-A

      Paris: Floury, 1946. Paris: Floury, 1946. Glassine is chipped but intact. A portfolio of drawings by the well-known French painter (1902-1986), sketched while he was a prisoner at Stalag 6-A in Hemer, Germany. Hemer is located in the North-Rhine-Westphalia region. A total of 60 plates, four in color. From the listing of plates, this portfolio is missing one titled "Sketch, diverse activities". Introduction is provided by Jacques Verseau. The portfolio was published on January 20, 1946 by G. Bouan in Paris for the bookshop Floury. This is #145/500 examples. A sobering and stark view of life in the Stalag in the early 1940's. The text is in French, some portions are translated into English on laid-in sheets. See photos). . Limited Edition. Color Pictorial Wrappers. Minor Edge and Corner Wear/Original Glassine Wrapper. Large Quarto.

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        Young cherry trees secured against hares. - Jeunes cerisiers garantis contre les lievres. Translations by E.Roditi.

      New York u.a., View Editions u.a., 1946. 8°-gr. Drawings by Arshile Gorky. 28 nn. Bll. OPp. m. farb. OU. (v. Marcel Duchamp). Umschlag berieben u. Rücken unterlegt. Erste Ausgabe.. Exempl. Nr. 386 einer kl. Aufl. m. engl. - franz. Paralletext - Schwarz 327; Ades 15.62

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        Jeune fille a la guitare. 1946. Radierung, zart aquarelliert. Unten rechts in der Platte signiert.

      . 20 : 17 cm auf starkem Velin 32,6 : 26 cm.. Marchesseau 238. - Lichtrand früherer Passepartourierung und rückseitig mit alten Montagespuren, sonst schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        Forty Drawings

      London, Cambridge University Press 1946 - Searle, Ronald. Forty Drawings. London, Cambridge University Press. 1946 1st Edition. Square 4to, 240mm x 290mm. Heavy paper wrapped card covers. Introduction, pp40. Light age tone to covers and page edges, otherwise in excellent near fine order throughout. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le chemin de la mosquée.

      Grasset 1946 - - Grasset, Paris _1946, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, fausse mention de troisième édition, poinçon du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à son ami Maurice Blanchot : ". à qui je ne veux rien dire de ce livre si plein de douleur, mais qui, j'en suis sûr, comprendra". Blanchot fut dès 1933 le principal rédacteur des journaux fondés par Paul Lévy, " Le Rempart" et "aux Ecoutes", aux orientations clairement patriotiques, anti-démocratiques, antiparlementaires, anticapitalistes et dans le même temps centré sur la dénonciation de l’hitlérisme et des persécutions antijuives. L'amitié des deux hommes contribuera avec celle de Lévinas au revirement politique de Blanchot qui refusera progressivement la dérive antisémite et la radicalisation fasciste qui le guettait. En 1940, il prend "officiellement" la direction du journal de Paul Lévy et en novembre le sauve en le prévenant de son arrestation imminente. Paul Lévy prend la fuite au Maroc. C'est lors de cet exil qu'il rédige 'Le chemin de la Mosquée", roman qui s'inspire de son engagement politique des années 20-30 et s'interroge sur leurs conséquences. Un texte douloureux que Blanchot peut en effet "comprendre". Agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        When the Going Was Good

      Duckworth, London 1946 - First Impression Publisher's canary yellow cloth lettered in dark blue, with a color frontispiece of the author by Henry Lamb and a folding map tipped in facing p. 196. Octavo, 318 pages (including the index). Near Fine, with the spine ends crimped and toning to the edges of the boards, in an unusually presentable, Near Fine or better example of the scarce pictorial dust, priced at 15/- net, that seems to have benefited from skillful restoration along the edges, top and bottom. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        HERE LET US FEAST. A Book of Banquets. Subtitled: An epicure's zestful visit to the festive boards of ancient & modern literature. Signed

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

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        Le Corbusier. Oeuvre Complete. 6 Bände (von 8). Mit zahlreichen, vereinzelt farbigen Abbildungen. (Texte Französisch, Englisch und Deutsch).

      Zürich: Editions d'Architecture Erlenbach (1-3) bzw. Editions Girsberger (4-6) 1946 - 1957. Zusammen über 1200 Seiten. Orig.-Leinen mit geprägter Schrift, der Band 1938-46 mit ill. Orig.-Umschlag, Quer-Quart, 23,5 x 29 cm. (leicht berieben und bestoßen, kaum angegilbt, 1938-46 in transparente Folie eingeschlagen, dort Verfärbungen an den Vorsätzen durch entfernten Klebefilm, sonst alle Bände innen sauber, im Ganzen ordentlich erhalten) Vorhanden sind die Bände: 1. Le Corbusier et Pierre Jeanneret 1910-1929. Einführung und Texte von Le Corbusier, 4. Auflage 1946, hrsg. von W. Boesiger und O. Stonorov. - 2. 1929-1934, 4. Aufl. 1947. - 3. 1934-1938, 3. Auflage 1947, hrsg. von Max Bill. - 4. 1938-1946, 3. Aufl. 1955. - 5. 1946-1952, 2. vermehrte Aufl. 1955. - 6. Le Corbusier et son atelier rue de Sevres 35, Oeuvre complete 1953-1957, Erste Ausgabe 1957. - Beiliegend ein Zeitungsartikel aus Rheinischer Merkur 28 / 2009 zur Le Corbusier Ausstellung im Martin-Gropius-Bau Berlin von Andreas Öhler. Aus dem Nachlass des Architekten Helmut Jakoby (1926 - Halle - 2005), einem der bedeutendsten Architekturzeichner des 20. Jahrhunderts.

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        Die Hšhle von Steenfoll. MŠrchen von Wilhelm Hauff, illustriert von R. Suter j. dem l. Vater / Weihnachten 1946.

      [Basel], 1946. - 4¡. 23 nn. kart. Bll. mit 23 lose montierten Orig.-Aquarellen und handschr.Text. Lose in moderner, schwarzer Leinenmappe. Rudolf Suter-Christ hatte Germanistik, Geschichte und Latein an der UniversitŠt Basel studiert und Ÿber Basler Mundart-Dichtung promoviert. Er arbeitete als Mittellehrer und Journalist, unter anderem beim Radio und den damaligen ÇBasler NachrichtenÈ. SpŠter unterrichtete er an der Ingenieurschule beider Basel. Er verfasste Dialekt-Standardwerke, die auf die Bewahrung des traditionellen Basler Dialekts zielten. - Vorliegendes MŠrchen schrieb und malte er als Weihnachtsgeschenk fŸr seinen Vater. - Beiliegend: EigenhŠndiger Brief mit 3 Orig.-Aquarellen des Verfassers an seinen Vater aus dem Urlaub im Tessin. Locarno-Magadino, 22. VIII.56. 4¡. Lose auf Karton montiert. Lang de

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        Circonstancielles 1940-1945.

      Gallimard 1946 - - Gallimard, Paris _1946, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 13 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Dos et plats légèrement et marginalement insolés sans gravité, agréable état intérieur. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Obras dramáticas completas / Edición crítica por Blanca de los Ríos. Con complementos editoriales en el tomo III, por Luis Escolar Bareño

      - Madrid: M. Aguilar, 1946, 1952 y 1958.- 3 Vols. (CXLII,1946 p.; XXXV,1519 p.; 1448 p.): Cada tomo con un retrato del autor ante portada y varias láminas repartidas entre los tres vols.; 8º (18 cm.); Impresión a dos columnas; Papel biblia; Cinta guía de lectura; Plena Piel Ed., tapa anterior con la firma del autor estampada en oro, lomo liso dorado con la efigie del autor estampada en seco, cortes artísticamente pintados.- (Col. Obras Eternas).- El tomo 1º tiene el lomo con la piel algo reseca (aunque tratado debidamente) y el tomo 3º tiene la piel con una tonalidad granate, siendo los otros tomos de color marrón oscuro. Por lo demás se encuentran en muy buen estado.{ español / castellano [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Odyssée (chants V, VI, VII).

      Paris, chez Paul-Emile Colin, 1946. - Gr. in-8°, 105p. Jolie édition au tirage limité à 186 exemplaires illustrés de 32 bois originaux de Paul-Emile Colin. Celui-ci un des 40 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches accompagnés d'un dessin original, d'une suite de tous les bois sur vélin et une suite sur Japon pelure de 5 hors-texte. Exemplaire à l'état de neuf. Broché, sous couverture illustrée remplie, chemise et étui de papier marbré. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE GORMENGHAST TRILOGY Titus Groan, Gormenghast and Titus Alone

      Eyre & Spottiswoode 1946 1950 , 1959. Eyre & Spottiswoode 1946 1950 , 1959. Three volumes. First editions. 8vo. Each volume in original red cloth titled to the spine in gilt, in first issue dustwrappers illustrated by the author. Overall, a very good set, Titus Groan with gilt dulled and front endpaper neatly replaced, otherwise about fine in bright dustwrappers which each have a bit of minor and virtually invisible restoration to the spine tips and corners. Dustwrappers illustrated by Peake.

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        Voitech Trubka. Cirkus Knie. Farblithographie.

      Zürich, Gebr. Maurer 1946.. 128 x 90 cm. Im Stein signiert.. "Das Plakat in der Schweiz", S. 62. - Der vielseitig tätige Künstler schuf zahlreiche Plakate für Theater, Cabaret und Zirkus, wobei der Zirkus Knie zu den bekanntesten Auftraggebern zählte. - Mit dem Terminaufkleber für Baden. - Gefaltet. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage.

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        Economics in One Lesson,

      Harper & Brothers, 1946-01-01. Harper & Brothers, 1946-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1946. 222 pp. 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). Nice condition overall.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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        Plakat - USA baut - Gewerbemuseum Basel 16. März - 14. April 1946. Siebdruck.

      1946. 130 x 90, Tadellos. Ohne Rahmen! Preis in CHF: 990. Numa Rick[enbacher], (1902 - 1973), Gebrauchsgrafikerin, Malerin - Entwürfe für Bildteppiche und Kunst am Bau.

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        Fifth Decennial Digest. Vols. 1-52 (1936-1946) Complete set

      , 1946 1946. [Decennial Digest]. Fifth Decennial Digest. St. Paul, Minn.: West Publishing Co. Vols. 1 to 52 (1936-1946). Ex-library with stamps, volum 51 water staining to rear cover and last twenty pages, else a good solid set. See digital image.

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        The Beast with Five Fingers (Insert film poster)

      Burbank: Warner Brothers, 1946. Burbank: Warner Brothers, 1946. American insert poster for the classic 1946 film noir, "The Beast with Five Fingers," based on the novel by William Fryer, with screenplay by noted science fiction writer Curt Siodmak, and starring Peter Lorre and Robert Alda. 14 x 36 inches. Extremely colorful, easily Near Fine, with two faint horizontal folds, and a tiny stamp and brief penciled notation at the verso.

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        Quest for Sita. Of Ravana the Dark Angel and his Paradise at Lanka, of Hanuman and the Divine Vultures Jatayus and Sampati.

      Faber & Faber 1946 - 285 x 205mm, very dark blue pictorial buckram, spine blocked in red, lettered & ornamented in gilt, upper cover blocked with Sita design in red, pp.xii, 162 + final blank leaf, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Title-page vignette & 30 full-page line-drawings. Limited to 500 copies on English hand-made paper. Limitation slip mounted on front free endpaper. The most handsomely produced of all Peake's illustrated works. His controlled delicacy of line and occasional baroque flourishes of detail are complemented by the exceptional quality of paper used at a time when economy still prevailed. I specialise in Mervyn Peake. Enquiries welcome. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        ROCKETS. Comprising "A Method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes" and "Liquid-Propellant Rocket Development." With a forward for this volume by Dr. Goddard

      New York:: American Rocket Society,, 1946. New York:: American Rocket Society,, 1946. First Edition. Near Fine. A Near Fine hardback First Edition First Printing in a Near Fine Dust Jacket with mild soil, sun spine. 8vo. xii, 69, [10 Plates]; [4], 5-10, [12 Plates]; [4 Biographical Note & Appreciation] pp. Scarce in the original printed Dust Jacket, particularly in this condition.

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        Abracadabra. The Only Magic Weekly in the World. Volumes 1-84

      London: Goodliffe, 1946. 84 volume run. Issues 1 (2nd February 1946) to 2184 (5th December 1984). Hardbacks bound in three different styles. Good in earlier years to very good in the latter volumes. Additional postage will be required outside the UK. (alb).

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        Paulius Augius Augustinavicius; Viktoras Petravicius; Vaclovas Rataiskis - Ratas; Telesforas Valius - 40 Wood-Cuts. Text dreisprachig: Englisch, Französisch, Litauisch. Auflage 300 Stück (= Nr.166) auf Bütten gedruckt,

      Augsburg, Ziburiai, 1946,. 15 Textseiten + 40 Orig.-Holzschnitte, gr.4°, OHalbleinenband, geringfüg. berieben, gutes Exemplar dieses seltenen Werkes..

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        "Thomas Mann und die Krise der bürgerlichen Kultur in Deutschland". Original-Typoskipt.

      (1946). 11 einseitig beschriebene Typoskriptblätter, DIN A4.. Typoskipt mit zahlreichen handschriftlichen Korrekturen und Zusätzen. Der Essay erschien 1946 in Buchform.

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        Journal of the British Institution of Radio Engineers - renamed from vol.25 onwards The Radio and Electronic Engineer: Journal I.E.R.E.: 43 bound volumes, from #6 - #52, lacking only vols #8, #11, #13 & #48.

      The British Institution of Radio Engineers, then the Institution of Electronic and Radio Engineers, 1946 to 1962., London: - 400+pp per vol, illustrated with photographs and diagrams, contents very clean. In varying quarto sizes up to 30 x 21cms, all in the original green buckram gilt, in very fresh bright condition, with occasional minor crimping of spine ends. A fantastic resource and record of electronics research and development. [EXTRA Heavy Item] [n.b.: Viewing by appointment only as this item not held on premises.] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Briefentwurf.

      O. O., 24. III. 1946.. 1 S. 8vo.. Auf der Verso-Seite eines an ihn gerichteten ms. Briefes: "Going to Manselin (about 20) We are soldiers but are all lovers of Indian freedom. | B | I am glad to hear that. For so far you have been instrumental in the suppression of that freedom. What did they do in Jallianwala Bagh? Do you know the meaning? Have you been there? | S | Oh, yes, but those days are past. Those people were water frozen in the well. We have seen the world. Our eyes are opened. | G | I know this. That is how it should be. | S | What would be our future when we fear Indian freedom?". - Etwas knittrig und lichtrandig und mit einigen kleinen Stecknadeldurchstichen.

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