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        Explication de l'étranger

      Sceaux, Aux dépens du Palimugre [Pauvert], 1946, in-16, 31 pp, broché, couverture imprimée en rouge et bleu de l'éditeur, Édition originale de cette jolie plaquette, premier livre édité par Jean-Jacques Pauvert, "tirée à petit nombre.., elle ne sera pas mise dans le commerce". La mention "Hors commerce figure effectivement au dernier feuillet. Bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Lincoln's Gettysburg Speech. Together with two TLs from Bernhardt Wall to Natalie Williams and a copy of the Kingsport Press Addresses of Abraham Lincoln.

      Sierra Madre, CA: Bernhardt Wall, 1946. 34pp. Copy number one of 200 copies, signed by Wall, who etched the entirety of this book, including the text and illustrations, and printed and bound the edition. The book is printed in several colors of ink on a variety of papers and includes numerous illustrations of Lincoln and historical elements around his famous Gettysburg speech. The book is accompanied by two letters from Wall to his close friend Natalie Williams, in their original envelopes. Lincoln's Gettysburg Speech and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln, published by the Kingsport Press in 1929, are referenced in the letters and were included in the envelopes when they were mailed. The first letter, 2ff., dated September 25, 1939, discusses Wall's recent marriage (his second) to a widow, Doris Morey. He talks about his reasons for remarrying and how Doris had helped him in his home and work. He gives his thoughts on the progress of his Following Abraham Lincoln series, and, in a handwritten postscript, he mentions that Dard Hunter had been to visit after MIT had bought his old mill. He closes the letter by gifting a copy of the Kingsport Press Addresses of Abraham Lincoln to Williams, as he was in the process of dispersing his book collection. The book contains a dated gift inscription from Wall to Williams on the front free endpaper. The second letter, 1f., is dated July 5, 1946. Wall gifts copy number one of Lincoln's Gettysburg Speech to Williams and talks about it and its predecessor's unexpected popularity. He goes on to chat about Williams's and his families, writing, "And nearly all of your boys are back from the wars. That's something worth being thankful for, eh? Our boy says he's going to be married in August. He has never told us... The G Is are a queer lot. What the war has done to them cannot be described satisfactorily." Both letters are printed with an etching along with the typewritten text, the first announcing that Wall and his new wife would be at home in Lime Rock, Connecticut after October 1st, and the second acting as a letterhead illustrated with a cowboy on a horse. Aside from fold lines and offsetting on one page from the Kingsport Lincoln, the letters are in fine condition. The two enclosed books are sparkling copies. A fascinating archive from an important miniature book artist. (Lincoln's Gettysburg Address measures 1 7/8 by 1 3/8; 47x35mm. Addresses by Abraham Lincoln measures 7/8 by 5/8; 21x16mm).

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        Titus Groan; Gormenghast; Titus Alone - The Gormenghast Trilogy

      London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1946. 'Titus Groan' A first edition, first printing published by Eyre and Spottiswoode in 1946. A very good book with some spotting to the edges. In a very good (FIRST issue dust wrapper) with some browning to the spine and some light chipping to the spine ends. 'Gormenghast' A first edition, first printing published by Eyre and Spottiswoode in 1950. A near fine book in a very good unclipped wrapper with some light rubbing and wear to the edges and a little light loss to the head of the spine. 'Titus Alone' A first edition, first printing published by Eyre and Spottiswoode in 1959. A near fine book in a near fine unclipped wrapper. Third in the Gormenghast trilogy. A nice set of the Gormenghast trilogy.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        The House on the Borderland and Other Novels

      Arkham House, Sauk City 1946 - First edition. Fine in a very lightly rubbed, fine dustwrapper with a couple of tiny tears, but which is exceptionally bright and fresh. The jacket illustration is by Hannes Bok. A lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        David Ben-Gurion Signed Photograph.

      Black and white photograph of David Ben-Gurion seated with a book on his lap. Signed and dated in Hebrew "David Ben-Gurion 14.5.71." The verso bears a "State of Israel, Government Press Office" stamp. The photograph measures 6 inches by 8 inches. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 14 inches by 16 inches. David Ben-Gurion was the primary founder of the State of Israel and the first Prime Minister of Israel. Ben-Gurion's passion for Zionism, which began early in life, led him to become a major Zionist leader and Executive Head of the World Zionist Organization in 1946. As head of the Jewish Agency from 1935, and later president of the Jewish Agency Executive, he was the de facto leader of the Jewish community in Palestine, and largely led its struggle for an independent Jewish state in Mandatory Palestine. On 14 May 1948, he formally proclaimed the establishment of the State of Israel, and was the first to sign the Israeli Declaration of Independence, which he had helped to write. Ben-Gurion led Israel during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, and united the various Jewish militias into the Israel Defense Forces. Subsequently, he became known as "Israel's founding father."

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        Dernier malheur, dernière chance

      Paris, Fontaine, 1946, in-16, 36-[1], broché, couverture rempliée imprimée d'après un dessin de Mario Prassinos, Edition originale, un des 750 exemplaires numérotés et imprimés sur vélin blanc (après 25 sur Vergé et 25 HC). Achevé d' imprimer le 17 juin 1946, bien que la couverture porte la date de 1945. Trentième cahier de la collection "L'Âge d'Or", publiée sous la direction d'Henri Parisot. Coins légèrement émoussés et bords frottés.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Jazz

      Paris: Imprimerie Moriamé, n.d. , c.1946. Sheet size: 53.5 × 39. cm. Coloured lithographic poster, Light toning, slight marginal browning, but overall very good. Offered floated in black conservation box-style frame with UV glass. Superb period poster advertizing the drum kits of Marcel Faivre, Rue de Montrueil, "specialiste du jazz moderne." Bold red title across the top with a sax overlating the initial "J." Central image of an immaculately dressed drummer in club-striped tie - employing matched grip, it should be noted - smilingly addressing himself to a bright yellow, very stylish and fairly modern kit, perhaps a little let down by the presence of a trap tray with tympani beaters and a couple of cow-bells on the top of the bass drum.

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        A manual of operation for the automatic sequence controlled calculator

      Harvard University Press, Cambridge 1946 - [Aiken, Howard Hathaway (1900-1973) and Grace Murray Hopper (1906–92).] A manual of operation for the Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator by the staff of the Computation Laboratory. [16], 561 [3]pp. 17 numbered plates (including frontispiece), text illustrations. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1946. 268 x 200 mm. Original dark blue cloth, dust-jacket (skillfully repaired). Minor finger-soiling, but very good. From the library of computing pioneer Frank M. Verzuh (1918-2000), with his stamp on the front free endpaper. First Edition, in the Extremely Rare Dust-Jacket. This is the only copy of this work in dust-jacket that we have ever handled. The Harvard Mark I, also known as the IBM Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator, was the brainchild of Howard Aiken, who first conceived of building a powerful, large-scale calculating machine in 1935 while pursuing graduate studies in physics at Harvard University. In 1937, after Aiken had become a professor of applied mathematics at Harvard’s Graduate School of Engineering, he proposed his idea to a number of calculating-machine manufacturers, receiving several rejections before finally convincing IBM to undertake the project. Construction of the Mark I was completed in early 1943, and a year later the machine was dismantled and shipped to Harvard, where it became operational in May 1944. After the Mark I was set up it was immediately commandeered for war work by the United States Navy. Aiken, a commander in the United States Naval Reserve (USNR), was put in charge of the navy’s computation project, and he later joked that he was first naval officer ever to command a computer. One of Aiken’s staff was Lieutenant (later Admiral) Grace M. Hopper, a mathematician who, in her own words, had "never met a digit" until joining the Computation Laboratory; she would go on to become one of the most famous of the postwar computer pioneers, making fundamental contributions to the development of the first compilers. The operating manual for the Mark I calculator—published as Volume 1 of the Annals of the Computation Laboratory of Harvard University—was written largely by Hopper, who was the chief author of chapters 1–3 and the eight appendices following chapter 6. The Mark I was an electromechanical machine, based largely on existing IBM punched-card technology. It was the first programmable calculating machine to actually produce mathematical tables, fulfilling the dream of Charles Babbage originally set out in print in 1822. Aiken saw himself as Babbage’s intellectual successor, and he and Hopper placed the Harvard Mark I in its historical context in an excellent historical introduction to this technical manual. This copy is from the library of Frank M. Verzuh, an early pioneer in the computing field. "Frank M. Verzuh worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1940 until 1960, beginning as a research assistant in the Department of Electrical Engineering, earning his SM degree in 1946 and his SCD in 1952 and becoming the first Assistant Director of the Computation Center in 1956 . . . Before and during World War II he worked under Vannevar Bush on differential analyzers and the Rapid Arithmetic Machine. Together with other leading researchers he attended the renowned Moore School Lectures in 1946. His notes are the only remaining ones for some of those lectures" ("Dr. Frank Matthew Verzuh." IT History Society. N.p., 31 Dec. 2015. Web. Accessed 17 Nov. 2016). Origins of Cyberspace 411. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's historyofscience]
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        La Celestina. Tragicomedia de Calisto y Melibea. Ilustraciones originales de José Segrelles, grabadas al aguafuerte por Luis Enríquez de Navarra. Prólogo de José María Pemán.

      Valencia, Editorial Castalia, 1946 - -24 x 31,5 cm.- , 353 págs. + 3 hs. Ilustrado con 8 láminas con aguafuertes a toda página y con numerosas cabeceras también en aguafuerte, por J. Segrelles Este ejemplar se presenta, en rama, sin cortar, con todas sus barbas. Papel de hilo. Ejemplar h, núm. 173, de una tirada de 300 ejemplares. En su estuche original, con lomo de pergamino y título dorado. (MUY BUEN EJEMPLAR.)

      [Bookseller: Berceo (Libros Antiguos)]
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        erný chlapec. [Brighton Rock.]

      Práce, [Prague] 1946 - First Czech edition. In publisher's photographically illustrated wrappers, designed by O. Treichlinger. 298, (2) p. First Czech edition of Greene's 1938 novel, Brighton Rock. Cover slightly dusted. Small damage to the spine at head. A light brown stain to rear cover. Some gatherings are loose as usual for Czech books of the time. Overall in very good condition. In publisher's photographically illustrated wrappers, designed by O. Treichlinger [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Le Grazie

      Collezione del bibliofilo, Torino. Edition of 175 copies with 3 original lithographs by Felice Casorati. One of the 150 copies with single serie in black of the lithographs. Original soft cover (1946). Excellent conditions. Uncut. Edition 175 specimens containing three original lithographs unsigned by Felice Casorati, exemplary uncut Ottime condizioni

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        Photo Album]: Pictures of My Trip from Philadelphia to Los Angeles, California and Return via Grand Canyon - El Paso, Texas - Carlsbad Caverns - New Orleans October 5th to October 27th 1946

      - Oblong octavo. Flexible brown cloth boards with "Photographs" embossed on the from board. Near fine. 60 photographs. Black and white or sepia. Various sizes but most 3.5" x 2.5" snapshots. A fairly standard but pleasing tourist album of one woman's (identified) journey. Despite the title, the album starts in Los Angeles and documents her trip from there to New Orleans, the vast majority of it in the West. 24 of the images are of the Los Angeles area and include the RKO Studios, a flower nursery, Long Beach, etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Zionist Handbill for the Election of the Members of the Zionist Congress, 1946

      Hungary 1946 - 1 page. Mimeographed copy in blue. Text in Hungarian. 210 × 297 mm. Calling the Jews to buy the Zionist Shekel in order to participate in the election of the delegates of the Twenty-second Zionist Congress in Basle, the first Congress after the Holocaust and the last during the British Mandate. Emphasizes the Zionist aims, the liberation of immigration "Free Aliya" and the birth of the Jewish State. Stating that these would be the most important achievements of the survived European Jewry. Extremely scarce post-Holocaust Zionist document. 1 page. Mimeographed copy in blue. Text in Hungarian.

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        Aus unserer Arbeit - Les PTT au travail - Dal nostro lavoro. Lithographies originales.

      PTT Suisse (1946 ?) - Portefeuille avec 33 lithographies originales. Ex. numéroté sur 180. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La route au tabac. Traduction de Maurice E. Coindreau. Gravures sur cuivre de Denyse de Bravura.

      Paris, Editions du Pré Aux Clercs, 1946. - In-4 en ff., sous double emboitage marron marbré (chemise avec titre doré au dos + étui, fendillé en tête et en queue sur qq cm), couverture illustrée rempliée, 183 pp., illustré par l'artiste de 11 gravures sur cuivre dont la couverture et 10 hors-texte. Tirés aux Ateliers d'Art Paul Haasen à 900 exemplaires. UN DES 10 DE TÊTE imprimés sur papier de Rives, contenant UN CUIVRE, UN DESSIN ORIGINAL signé par l'artiste, une gravure en trois états et une suite en sépia. Belle condition. Réf. bibliographiques : (Monod, 2143).

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Trait d'Union sarl.]
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        Juan Gris. Sa Vie, son Oeuvre, ses Écrits.

      Paris, Gallimard, 1946. 344 S. OBrosch. 4. Aufl. In franz. Sprache. Mit eighd. Widmung Kahnweilers an Hans Bolliger, dat. Zürich 9.7.`54, sowie dessen eighd. Besitzsignatur a. T. Mit 50 Tafeln. - Ebd. m. kl. Fehlstellen entlang der unteren Kante (obere mit Papier althinterlegt), leichte Lichtschatten, leichte Gbrsp. - Kahnweiler, (1884 - 1979), wuchs in Stuttgart auf und ging 1902 für eine kaufmännische Ausbildung nach Paris und London (1905). 1907 entschloß er sich als Galerist, Verleger und Kunsttheoretiker in Paris zu arbeiten. In der Folge übernahm er eine wegweisende Vermittlertätigkeit für zahlreiche avantgardistische Künstler wie Pablo Picasso, Juan Gris [hier!], Georges Braque u. v. a. ... Neben seiner umfangreichen Tätigkeit als Kunstsammler, -händler und Verleger, trat er auch durch sein reiches ästhetisch-essayistisches Schaffen hervor, welches durch Vorlesungen ergänzt wurde u. a. in New York. - Bolliger, (1915 - 2002), trat nach seiner Schulzeit ein Volontariat in der Buchhandlung Dr. Emil Oprecht an. Dort traf er auf zahlreiche Emigranten u. a. Else Lasker-Schüler, die ihn stark beeinflussten. Er arbeitete ebenfalls an der Zentralbibliothek und im Kunsthaus Zürich. 1955 wurde er wegen seiner Kenntnis der Dada-Zeit, des Expressionismus und des Surrealismus, Mitarbeiter im Auktionshaus Gutekunst und Klipstein in Bern, wo er bis 1969 blieb. 1970 eröffnete er in Zürich ein Antiquariat für Bücher und Graphik des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts mit einem weiten Kundenkreis zwischen Japan, Amerika, und Europa. (Zitat) - Legendär sind seine Kataloge und unverzichtbar für jeden auf diesem Gebiet tätigen Antiquar und Sammler: \"Pour Monsieur Bolliger, avec ma sympathie vraie\". Versand D: 7,00 EUR Kunst; Widmungsexemplare

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        Ace Comics - Vol. X-XII (1946-1949)

      Philadelphia: David McKay Company. 1946-1949. Three volumes. Quartos. Green cloth boards with gilt spine lettering. Boards lightly rubbed, touch of toning to the page ends, and one volume with adhesive remnant on the corner of its rear board. Three volumes of bound copies of Ace Comics that include issues 109-144 with the covers bound in. Well-known comic strip appearances by The Phantom by Lee Falk, Jungle Jim by Alex Raymond, Blondie by Chic Young, Prince Valiant by Hal Foster, The Lone Ranger, and The Katzenjammer Kids, as well as more obscure strips such as Tim Tyler, Brick Bradford, Daffydoodles, Barney Google, and Tillie the Toiler. A wonderful collection of consecutive bound issues. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Color and Color Names. Sixty-Four Plates on Color with Fifteen Hundred Thirty-Six Colors

      Los Angeles: Gladys and Gustave Plochere, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. vg. Folio. iv, 8pp. 64 plates. Original blue padded leatherette binder with spiral-bound plates. A color nomenclature incorporating already established names defined in Maerz and Paul's "Dictionary of Color" and Ridgway's "Color Standards and Nomenclature" and selecting new, special names that would conjure a mental image of that special color in the mind of the reader for hundreds of the 1536 colors that were practically nameless. Includes preface, introduction, an abstract on Color Names, a bibliography and an index of all color names. The 64 plates contain 192 hues with eight 1 x 2" silkscreened color tone cards each glued to the plates and six ½ x 3" slits to provide easy access for comparison. Binding with light wear along joints of spine, light age toning along edges of plates. Binding and interior in overall very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller ]
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        Instruments scientifiques du troisème siecle avant l'ère chrétienne à 1946

      Paris, Alain Brieux 48 rue Jacob, Novembre 1983, in-8, 118 pp, broché, Catalogue publié à l'occasion du centenaire de la maison Janvier et des 25 ans de la librairie Alain Brieux.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        The Novels of Jane Austen. The Text Based on Collation of the Early Editions by R. W. Chapman. With notes, indexes and illustrations from Contemporary Sources. [Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, Emma, Persuasion].

      Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1946.. INDIA PAPER EDITION, third edition. Five volumes bound as two. Octavo, pp.[4] xvi, 429 [1]; pp.xiv, 415 [1]; pp.xiv, 567 [1]; pp.xiv, 522; pp.xiv, 310 [2]. With 50 illustrated plates, including a frontispiece to each volume. In recent tan half calf with raised bands, gilt titles to contrasting red and green labels, and marbled boards. Top edges gilt. Very good indeed. This fine edition contains all of Austen's famous novels, as well as extensive appendixes and addenda, including 'Miss Austen's English', 'Modes of Address', 'Carriages and Travel', 'The Topography of Bath', a biographical note on the author, and 'The Mysteries of Udolpho'.

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        THE HARD-BOILED OMNIBUS. EARLY STORIES FROM BLACK MASK

      New York: Simon and Schuster, [1946]., 1946. First edition. First edition. Inked gift inscription by Joseph Shaw on the front fly leaf. Review copy with review card laid-in. Joseph T. "Cap" Shaw (1874–1952) was the editor of Black Mask magazine from 1926 to 1936. Black Mask was the most important pulp magazine published in the United States. It was founded in 1920 by H. L. Mencken and George Jean Nathan, it published traditional thrillers and adventure fiction but is remembered today chiefly for its detective stories. The hard-boiled school of tough private detectives was begun by Carroll John Daly and his character, Race Williams, and continued with Dashiell Hammett, Erle Stanley Gardner, Raymond Chandler, George Harmon Coxe, Frank Gruber, and other prolific writers of fast-paced, violent, cynical, yet romantic crime tales. The magazine achieved preeminence under the editorship of Joseph T. Shaw. Under his

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        Heed the Thunder

      New York: Greenberg: Publisher, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First editon. 297pp. with Author's Note at rear. Original red cloth with black lettering. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket, unclipped ($2.50), slightly chipped along edges and slightly soiled, small nick on spine, front panel faintly creased, spine panel a little sunned. Former owners' family name stamped on front flyleaf, slight transfer to front flap. Slight mustiness, cloth a bit soiled and back cover has a few small circular stains. A nice jacketed copy (better than most surviving examples) of the Oklahoma-born crime author's second novel.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Main Forte (collection "L'âge d'or", dirigée par Henri Parisot)

      Paris, Éditions de la revue Fontaine, 1946, in-8, 123 pp, broché, couverture imprimée, Edition originale, un des 750 exemplaires sur pur fil de renage. Au 125 du boulevard Saint-Germain. - Il était une boulangère. - Et les seins mouraient. - L'Amour des heures. - La haine du poivre. - La dernière du nuit du condamné à mort. - Corps à corps. - La maladie n°9. Ouvrage illustré par Victor Brauner. Mors supérieur émoussé, néanmoins, très bel exemplaire.

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        Angry Penguins Broadsheet.

      Melbourne: Reed & Harris, 1946 - 10 volumes, quarto. Original paper wrappers, titles to front covers in black. Housed in a black solander box. Mildly toned; an excellent set. A complete set of ten issues. The Angry Penguins Broadsheet was an offshoot of the magazine, Angry Penguins, which was devoted to modernist writings. The title came from Harris's poem, Mithridatum of Despair: "We know no mithridatum of despair/as drunks, the angry penguins of the night/straddling the cobbles of the square/tying a shoelace by fogged lamplight." The first magazine was founded in Adelaide in 1940 by Harris and his co-editor, D. B. "Sam" Kerr, and was published irregularly, with only nine issues in total. The art patrons John and Sunday Reed, together with Max Harris, published The Broadsheet, along with the later issues of the Angry Penguins magazine itself.

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        Lincoln's Gettysburg Speech. Together with two TLs from Bernhardt Wall to Natalie Williams and a copy of the Kingsport Press Addresses of Abraham Lincoln

      Bernhardt Wall, Sierra Madre, CA 1946 - 34pp. Copy number one of 200 copies, signed by Wall, who etched the entirety of this book, including the text and illustrations, and printed and bound the edition. The book is printed in several colors of ink on a variety of papers and includes numerous illustrations of Lincoln and historical elements around his famous Gettysburg speech. The book is accompanied by two letters from Wall to his close friend Natalie Williams, in their original envelopes. Lincoln's Gettysburg Speech and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln, published by the Kingsport Press in 1929, are referenced in the letters and were included in the envelopes when they were mailed.The first letter, 2ff., dated September 25, 1939, discusses Wall's recent marriage (his second) to a widow, Doris Morey. He talks about his reasons for remarrying and how Doris had helped him in his home and work. He gives his thoughts on the progress of his Following Abraham Lincoln series, and, in a handwritten postscript, he mentions that Dard Hunter had been to visit after MIT had bought his old mill. He closes the letter by gifting a copy of the Kingsport Press Addresses of Abraham Lincoln to Williams, as he was in the process of dispersing his book collection. The book contains a dated gift inscription from Wall to Williams on the front free endpaper.The second letter, 1f., is dated July 5, 1946. Wall gifts copy number one of Lincoln's Gettysburg Speech to Williams and talks about it and its predecessor's unexpected popularity. He goes on to chat about Williams's and his families, writing, "And nearly all of your boys are back from the wars. That's something worth being thankful for, eh? Our boy says he's going to be married in August. He has never told us. The G Is are a queer lot. What the war has done to them cannot be described satisfactorily."Both letters are printed with an etching along with the typewritten text, the first announcing that Wall and his new wife would be at home in Lime Rock, Connecticut after October 1st, and the second acting as a letterhead illustrated with a cowboy on a horse. Aside from fold lines and offsetting on one page from the Kingsport Lincoln, the letters are in fine condition. The two enclosed books are sparkling copies. A fascinating archive from an important miniature book artist. (Lincoln's Gettysburg Address measures 1 7/8 by 1 3/8; 47x35mm. Addresses by Abraham Lincoln measures 7/8 by 5/8; 21x16mm).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        'Madeleine'. [An extensive collection of titles in the 'Madeleline' sequence. All First UK Editions]. 'MADELEINE'. AN EXTENSIVE ASSEMBLY OF FIRST UK EDITIONS IN DUSTWRAPPERS

      Peter Davies [with] Dent,, 1946-1974. 21 vols., 8vo., First Edition thus, several volumes with frontispieces (a number in colour); cloth, all very good, bright, clean copies in unclipped dustwrapper (one or two wrappers lightly frayed at heads and tails of backstrips). Written under her pseudonyms 'Mrs Robert Henrey' and 'Robert Henrey', the collection comprises (in order of publication): 'The King of Brentford' (1946); 'The Little Madeleine' (1951); 'Paloma' (1951); 'Madeleine Grown Up' (1952); 'An Exile in Soho' (1952); 'Madeleine's Journal' (1953); 'A Month in Paris' (1954); 'This Feminine World' (1956); 'A Daughter for a Fortnight' (1957); 'The Virgin of Aldermanbury' (1958); 'Mistress of Myself' (1959); 'Madeline Young Wife' (1960); 'The Dream Makers' (1961); 'Spring in a Soho Street' (1962); 'Her April Days' (1963); A 'Wednesday at Four' (1964); 'Winter Wild' (1966); 'She Who Pays' (1969); 'Julia' (1971); 'A Girl at Twenty' (1974).

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        Le Signe de Vie. Avec six dessins et une lithographie originale d'Henri Matisse.

      

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        A zatím co válka. (Sborník. Svazek 3.) [And While the War. (Proceedings. Volume 3.)]

      Edice Ra - Rovnost, [Brno] 1946 - Illustrated with 24 full page photographic reproductions. First edition. In publisher's hard paper. With illustrated dust jacket, designed by Vaclav Zykmund. 60, (4) p. First postwar edition of the Czech surrealist RA Group with several full page photographic reproductions. The Ra Group evolved from the circle of the younger surrealist artists around Karel Teige in the pre-war Czechoslovakia. Their first publication - though not yet as "RA" - is considered the 1942 photo book "Roztrhané panenky" (The Dismembered Dolls) by Josef Istler, Milo? Kore?ek, Ludvík Kundera, Vilém Reichmann and Vaclav Zykmund. Their next publication was another book of photographs, the recordings of their private events and happenings, the "Výhru?ný kompas" (The Menacing Compass) in 1944. This brochure "A zatím co válka" (And While the War), is their first post-war publication also the introduction of the group, however not a manifesto, with several illustrations and texts by Ludvík Kundera, Hans Arp, Zden?k Lorenc, Tristan Tzara and Václav Zykmund. It was prepared for their exhibitions within the country, but with its twenty-four, high quality, full page, photographic illustrations (the works by Josef Istler, Milo? Kore?ek, Bohdan Lacina, Otta Mizera, Jaroslav Puchmertl, Vilém Reichmann,Václav Tikal and Václav Zykmund) it was also useful at the International Surrealist Exhibitions in Paris 1947 and in Prague where "RA" exhibited. The Group was soon banned by the Communist authorities and it was dissolved in 1948. With a tiny damage to the tail of the spine. Otherwise in fine condition. In publisher's hard paper. With illustrated dust jacket, designed by Vaclav Zykmund [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Photo Album]: Young Woman in China 1926-1946, Three Volumes

      China 1946 - Three volumes. Octavo measuring 6" x 8.5"; quarto measuring 8" x 10", oblong quarto measuring 8.5" x 11.5". Two of the volumes are string-tied cloth, one with an embroidered dragon illustration on the front board, the other is textured leather over paper boards. Contains 455 black and white or sepia toned gelatin silver photographs measuring between 1" x 1.5" and 6" x 8" with some captions. All volumes near fine with slight edgewear with near fine photographs.A photo album kept by Noelie Frances Gutierrez between 1926 and 1946 while living in China. The albums are a collection of family, school, and later military photos compiled by Noelie during her childhood and early adulthood. All the captions are written in English and it is assumed they were Americans stationed in China or that she moved to America after the war. The photos are not kept in complete chronological order but cover two decades of Noelie's life. A large part of her young life was involved with the Coy Guides, a Chinese version of the Girl Scouts. There are photos of the girls in uniform, picnicking, and camping. The girls are seen in group photos in uniform with the 4th Company of the Coy Guides. Noelie's father, who is seen throughout the albums, was a military man sometimes referred to as "Captain Daddy" by Noelie. There are photos of a military base, a few portrait photographs of Mr. Gutierrez, and one of a uniformed man in a bike taxi. The family photos show Noelie and her family around their family homes. One section of photos shows Noelie's first communion in 1936 with photos of her in her white dress and a procession with a statue of the Virgin Mary. In one album a trip to Shanghai is documented with photos of Noelie standing by the Embankment building and a group posing in a garden. The last few pages of one of the albums contains a collection of photostrip portraits of Noelie's family and friends with some signed and dedicated to her. One photo of a destroyed city street has a stamp on the verso saying it is property of "North China Daily News."The final album shows Noelie, with her family apparently still stationed in China, posed with a young soldier during World War II. The album focuses on war related imagery including barracks, an airstrip, ships in a harbor, and soldiers surrounding the 701st MP, Provost Marshals, HQ 5. A series of sweet portrait photos of Noelie and her soldier beau is featured here with the two of them looking cute and in love. The album shows photos of Noelie posing on a mini-golf course and with friends. Later in the album there are photos of a military medal ceremony with soldiers standing at attention and being presented with accolades. After these there is a section of photos showing a fire with images of men on ladders and with water hoses trying to abate the crisis. Men are seen posing around the barracks with military jeeps, enjoying leisurely activities such as playing games in the yard, and working on equipment. One photo shows a man working at a large desk in an office in the barracks. The men are photographed in candids as well as portraits and in group shots.An interesting collection of a young woman's life in China beginning in the 1920s and going through World War II. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Over to You Ten Stories of Flyers and Flying

      Hamish Hamilton, 1946 Stories about flyers in Royal Air Force in WWII based on Dahl's experiences as an RAF pilot. 1st UK edition. Blue cloth hardcover book in very good condition. Dust jacket in good condition; some wear along edges, corners; small closed tear back cover; price clipped. Dust jacket in protective Mylar cover. Signed by Dahl in blue ink, dated Sept. 1951, Amersham.

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        Gesammelte Werke. Hrsg. von Max Brod. 11 Bände (alles). - Und: Max Brod. Franz Kafka. Eine Biographie. - Zusammen 12 Bände.

      S. Fischer (1946-1974), (Frankfurt am Main) - 8vo. Braune OLwd. m. goldgeprägt. Namenszug Kafkas auf d. Vorderdeckel, dezenter Rückenvergoldung u. schwarzen RSchildern. sowie Orig.-Schutzumschlägen. Lizenzausgabe von Schocken Books New York. - Enthält: Amerika. 1.-8. Tsd. 1953; Der Prozeß, 27.-31. Tsd. 1960; Das Schloß, 14.-16. Tsd. 1962; Erzählungen, 1.-8. Tsd. 1946; Beschreibung eines Kampfes. Novellen. Skizzen. Aphorismen. Aus dem Nachlaß, 1946; Hochzeitsvorbereitungen auf dem Lande und andere Prosa aus dem Nachlaß, 1953; Tagebücher 1910-1923, 1.-5. Tsd.,1951; Briefe 1902-1924, 1858; Briefe an Felice und andere Korrespondenz aus der Verlobungszeit, hrsg. v. Erich Heller u. Jürgen Born, 1967; Briefe an Milena. 1.-6. Tsd. 1952; Briefe an Ottla und die Familie. Hrsg. v. Hartmut Binder u. Klaus Wagenbach, 1974; Max Brod. Franz Kafka. Eine Biographie, 3. erweiterte Aufl. 1954. - Die Umschläge teils m. Randläsuren o. etw. verblichen, zumeist aber wohlerhalten. Teils am Schnitt leicht fleckig, innen sauber u. wohlerhalten. Schöne, wohlerhaltene Bände mit allen Schutzumschlägen. gr.

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        Young Cherry Trees Secured against Hares. Jeunes cerisiers garantis contre les lièvres

      New York, View Editions, 1946, in-8, non paginé, cartonnage de l'éditeur, sous jaquette illustrée ajourée, Traduction d'Édouard Roditi, jaquette d'après une composition de Marcel Duchamp, 2 dessins à pleine page d'Arschile Gorky. Édition bilingue français anglais. Édition originale numérotée (tirage limité à 1000 exemplaires, 25 exemplaires au tirage de tête) du premier ouvrage de poésie publié par Breton lors de son séjour américain. Rare. Bel exemplaire (quelques rousseurs sur la couverture).

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        Daphnis et Chloé.

      Monte-Carlo, Edition du livre 1946 - Compositions lithographiques originales de Suzanne Ballivet. 1 frontispice, 16 hors-texte et nombreuses illustrations dans le texte. (Complet & Contrôlé) Édition tirée à 950 exemplaires, celui-ci n° 504 sur grand vélin de Renage. Monte-Carlo, Édition du livre, 1946 - 199 pp. Superbe reliure plein maroquin bicolore turquoise/gris signée Devauchelle. Mosaïque, avec filet courbé doré. Emboitage avec liseré. Dos à nerfs légèrement insolé. Tête dorée. Non rogné. Couverture et dos conservés. Quelques rousseurs sur les pages de garde uniquement. Parfait état. Format in-4° (28x23). Edition illustrée [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Novels of Jane Austen. The Text Based on Collation of the Early Editions by R. W. Chapman. With notes, indexes and illustrations from Contemporary Sources. [Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, Emma, Persuasion].

      Oxford: at the Clarendon Press, 1946.. INDIA PAPER EDITION, third edition. Five volumes bound as two. Octavo, pp.[4] xvi, 429 [1]; pp.xiv, 415 [1]; pp.xiv, 567 [1]; pp.xiv, 522; pp.xiv, 310 [2]. With 50 illustrated plates, including a frontispiece to each volume. In recent tan half calf with raised bands, gilt titles to contrasting red and green labels, and marbled boards. Top edges gilt. Very good indeed. This fine edition contains all of Austen's famous novels, as well as extensive appendixes and addenda, including 'Miss Austen's English', 'Modes of Address', 'Carriages and Travel', 'The Topography of Bath', a biographical note on the author, and 'The Mysteries of Udolpho'.

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        Correspondance Morandi - Mino Maccari

      1946 - 1957 1946 - The batch contains 3 autograph letters addressed to the painter Mino Maccari: -L.A.S Bologna, June 29, 1949, (28x22cm), perfect state. -L.A.S Bologna, July 14, 1946, (22x30cm), perfect state. -L.A.S Levico, July 12, 1957, (28x18cm) with envelope (14.5x9.5cm) and postmark. Morandi's engraving, always drawn in a limited number of prints (up to a maximum of 75 copies) was supported by the magazine "Il Selvaggio" directed by Mino Maccari. Not only the magazine published many of the artist's etchings, but also the Morandi's name was one of the tops in exhibitions organized by the magazine: the inaugural exhibition (February 1927) of the 'Stanza del Selvaggio', the gallery opened by Maccari in Florence (in this occasion Morandi knew Giuseppe Bottai, who bought two sheets), and the II Esposizione (April 1927). Morandi's success as an engraver was sanctioned with the invitation to introduce a series of bottles at the XVI Venice Biennale (1928): on this occasion the sheets on sale were purchased from the cultural and political elite of Fascism and some museums (The Galleries of Rome, Piacenza and Vienna). The alliance created by Maccari, Longanesi and the secretary of the union of fascist artists, the roman Cipriano Efisio Oppo, with the help of Bottai, allowed Morandi to get the famous engraving chair in January 1930. At the same time with the decrease of his public visibility, Morandi grew in importance as a cultural reference and began to be considered the greatest Italian artist by a group of intellectuals such as Brandi, Longhi, Giulio Carlo Argan, all close to Minister Bottai and protected by him: in 1941, in his critical writing Fronte dell’arte, Bottai pointed to Morandi as the most significant example of the fascist twenty-year art for his ability to re-establish the "weight of the ethical factor in the artistic fact." The object may be located and shipped from Italy, France or UK. Il lotto comprende 3 lettere autografe indirizzate al pittore Mino Maccari: -L.A.S Bologna, 29 giugno del 1949, (28x22cm), perfetto stato. -L.A.S. Bologna, 14 luglio del 1946, (22x30cm), perfetto stato. -L.A.S Levico, 12 luglio del 1957, (28x18cm) con busta (14,5x9.5cm) e timbro postale. Morandi ebbe molti ammiratori, tra cui De Chirico che nella sua pittura ci vede la riscoperta della «metafisica degli oggetti più comuni», in continuità con la tradizione disegnativa dell’arte italiana «in quello che essa contiene di più scheletricamente bello». L’opera incisoria di Morandi, tirata sempre in un numero limitato di stampe (fino a un massimo di 75 esemplari) fu sostenuta dal periodico di fascismo strapaesano "Il Selvaggio" diretto da Mino Maccari. Non solo la rivista pubblicò molte acqueforti morandiane, ma il nome di Morandi fu tra quelli di punta nelle esposizioni organizzate dal periodico: la mostra inaugurale (febbraio 1927) della ‘Stanza del Selvaggio’, la galleria aperta da Maccari a Firenze (in questa occasione Morandi conobbe Giuseppe Bottai, che gli comprò due fogli), e la II Esposizione (aprile 1927). Il successo del Morandi incisore fu sancito con l’invito a presentare una serie di acqueforti alla XVI Biennale di Venezia (1928): in questa occasione i fogli in vendita furono acquistati dall’élite culturale e politica del fascismo e da alcune istituzioni museali (le Gallerie di Roma, Piacenza e Vienna). Il fronte creato tra Maccari, Longanesi e il segretario del sindacato degli artisti fascisti, il romano Cipriano Efisio Oppo, consentì, con l’aiuto di Bottai, di far ottenere a Morandi la cattedra di incisione per chiara fama nel gennaio 1930. Questa nomina fu accolta come una vittoria di Strapaese, che aveva imposto un nome (e i valori) del più puro fascismo delle origini contro le resistenze del mondo accademico. Quando alla I Mostra del Novecento italiano a Milano nel gennaio 1926, Mussolini acquistò la Natura morta di Morandi, questo gesto ebbe il significato di affermare il valore ideologico di un fascismo originario, rurale, lontano dalle [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Oeuvre complète 1938 - 1946. Publié par Willy Boesiger, architecte, Zurich.

      Erlenbach-Zürich, Ed. d?Architecture 1946 - Quer-Gr.8°, 199 S., zahlr., selten farb. Abb. u. Pläne, OLwd. m. Präg., Lwd. min. fleckig bzw. gebräunt, etw. locker im Gelenk; allg. gutes Ex. EA. Texte/Legenden frz., tlw. engl. 1100 gr. Schlagworte: Architektur - ArchitektInnenNeueingänge - Architektur, Design [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        When the Going Was Good

      London: Duckworth, 1946. First Impression. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine+. 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.

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        The Hollow - SIGNED by David Suchet

      London: Collins, 1946. A first edition, first printing published by Collins in 1946. A very good book without inscriptions. SIGNED without dedication by Suchet to the title page. In a very good unclipped wrapper with a browned spine and some wear to the top of the spine. Rare signed in this way

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        THE SPIDER LILY

      Philadelphia: David McKay Company, [1946]. First edition. A very good copy, some spotting to front and back covers in a very good price clipped dust jacket, shelf wear along bottom edge, mild shelf wear to spine ends, small chip to upper front panel, some rubbing along spine fold. An uncommon title and quite scarce signed. (9514). Octavo, cloth. Inscribed presentation copy in the year of publication.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Deutsche Kunstausstellung Dresden.(ab 1972 Kunstausstellung der DDR).

      Dresden 1946-87/88. - Kataloge I.-X. 12 Kataloge (Kat. V in 3 Tln). Mit Tausenden von Abb. Quer-Oktav und Quart. Originalbroschuren bzw. -pappbände. Kompletter Satz aller erschienener Kataloge der wichtigsten Leistungsschau offizieller Kunst. Anfangs noch gesamtdeutsch konzipiert, bildete sie sich zur Documenta der DDR heraus. - 4 ergänzende Schriften zu VIII, IX und X beigegeben. Li67. Abbildung [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        POST WWII CARICATURE - YUGOSLAVIA: [GDE JE HITLER? / WHERE IS HITLER?].

      4°, [54] with a printed title page, index, 51 full page illustrations, printed recto, and a blank page, original tan illustrated wrappers (Very Good, slightly age-toned, tiny tears in margins and in the spine). - Beograd: Borba 1946. This is a very unusual collection of caricatures, published one year after WWII in Yugoslavia, by a Belgrade based newspaper Borba (Fight). It includes caricatures of people, politicians, religious figures and nations, showing their reactions after the collapse of Hitler’s regime. The caricatures, accompanied by Serbian text in Cyrillic, were inspired by the Balkan humour. The illustrations were made by three famous Yugoslavian academic artists, who were also active in the underground press during WWII: Milorad Ciric (1912 - 1994) was a Serbian painter and journalist and caricature illustrator at the Belgrade newspaper Borba. Nikolaj Pirnat (1903 - 1948) was a leading Slovenian Partisan artist. He studied sculpture in Zagreb and Paris, and made a living before the war illustrating children’s books. Early in the war Pirnat was arrested by the Italian fascists and imprisoned at the concentration camp at Gonars, Italy, but was released upon the capitulation of Italy in September 1943. Thereafter he joined the Partisans, drafting many of the movement’s most iconic images. Following the war, he became a professor of illustration at the Art Academy of Ljubljana. Vlado Kristl (1923-2004) was a filmmaker and artist, best known for his animations and short films, who won many international awards. During WWII he was active as a poster maker for the Partisans.

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        THE HARD-BOILED OMNIBUS: EARLY STORIES FROM BLACK MASK

      New York: Simon & Schuster, [1946]. First edition. Slight bump to upper right front corners, spine ends a little bumped, a nearly fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to corner tips and a small crease at upper right front corner. Perhaps just a hint of fade to the orange background of the spine panel, but ever so slight, a superior example of the jacket and an attractive copy. (15917). Octavo, Cloth. 15 stories first published in Black Mask 1929-36, selected by the former editor. Includes Dashiell Hammett, Raoul Whitfield, Raymond Chandler, Paul Cain, George Harmon Coxe and eleven others.

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        The Iceman Cometh. A Play.

      New York: Random House, 1946 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt on a red ground, top edge red. With the dust jacket. Spine very slightly faded; an excellent copy in the jacket, small chip to head of spine, a little rubbing to extremities. First edition, first printing. Rare presentation copy, inscribed by the author to Shirlee Weingarten on the front free endpaper: "To Shirlee Weingarten / with affection and gratitude / for all she has done since the / first typing job - all the kindness / in the many small things that only / the sensitive do, as the sensitive appreciate. / I have a guilty feeling I have not / been sufficiently appreciative at times, or have even / been downright rude & taking it for granted / you should light cigarettes for playwrights! I hope / I didn't. If I did, it wasn't meant." O'Neill had Parkinsons from 1943, and copies thus inscribed (at such painstaking, if barely legible, length) are consequently rare. The recipient seems from the inscription to have been O'Neill's amanuensis, making this a touching and close association. Atkinson A35-I-1.a. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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