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        UNDZER CHURBN IN BILD, OUR DESTRUCTION IN PICTURES.

      Bergen Belsen, Undzer Shtime 1946 - 1st edition. Original cardstock binding, Oblong folio, 38 double-sided leaves. Published under the auspices of the Central Committee of the Liberated Jews in the British Zone. The text is in English, Hebrew, Yiddish and German. Each language has its own title page. Printed on Cardstock. Contains 115 photographs of the destruction of the Jews by the Nazis. Each page contains 3 or 4 pictures. The introduction of the book poignantly describes its purpose: "The incentive to produce this collection gave us our deepest desire to show the world the crimes of Germany, to give expression to the throttled cry of pain of the Jews. The desire to bring back our memories of Jewish Settlements which drowned in torrents of Jewish Blood. May the world have this knowledge and ponder on it. When words are too weakened too poor to convey the destruction and extermination of Jewish life, may these pictures found by accident on arrested SS soldiers, speak for themselves of the bestiality which will forever bring shame on human kind. " Lacks Attached fragile paper front coversheet, as usually found, spine rebacked, very clean and solid, Very Good Condition. (HOLO2-101-36A) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books, LLC]
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        The Gormenghast Series: Titus Groan; Gormenghast; Titus Alone

      1st Editions, 1st Printings. 438; 453; 222pp. Octavo. Three volumes: Titus Groan (1946); Gormenghast (1950); Titus Alone (1959). All three volumes bound in original red publisher's cloth with gold gilt lettering and decorations stamped to the spine. Corners slightly bumped on Titus Groan, with a very light spot of soiling to the top of the text block; Titus Alone has some mild shelf-wear to the bottom edge of the boards. Small gift inscription from previous owner to the ffep of Titus Groan. First state dust jackets on Titus Groan and Titus Alone, not price clipped; presumed first state jacket on Gormenghast, although it has been price clipped. A very moderate amount of sun fading to the jacket spines of Titus Alone and Titus Groan; the back panel of Titus Groan has some age toning and creasing to the top edge. Full page black and white illustration to the frontis of Titus Alone, done by the author; small black and white illustration to the title pages of Titus Groan and Gormenghast. All three volumes internally clean and, overall, in tight and bright condition.A wonderful set of the Gormenghast trilogy --scarce with first state jackets, especially in such good condition. This series follows the title character, Titus Groan, through infancy into young adulthood, as he struggles between his desire for personal freedom and duty towards the earldom of Gormenghast, to which he is the ruling heir. Peake intended to write at least two other works surrounding Gormenghast, but ailing health and his eventual death at age 57 prevented him from doing so. The art on the dust jackets and on the title pages and frontis were illustrated by Peake as well. An attractive and imaginative set.

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Six Full Color Prints Humming Birds. A Portfolio of Six Magnificent Color Prints.

      I. B. Fischer, New York 1946 - Six photoreproductions: 20 x 16 inches each in printed wrapper. The six hummingbirds are: Heliodoxa Jacula, Hylonympha Macrocerca, Thalurania Refulgens, Petasophora Iolata, Heliothrix Purpureiceps, Glaucis Fraseri. "A portfolio of six magnificent color prints reproduced with life-like fidelity to the rare originals by the famous 19th century ornithologist-artist, John Gould. Included are beautiful studies of the Great Forked Tail Humming-bird, Fraser's Barbed Throat, The Violet-Ear, Venezuelan Wood-Nymph, and Purple-Crowned Fairy." (from the Port Folio).

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Donald Duck in the Terror of the River (Dell Four Color #108)

      New York: Dell Publishing Company, 1946. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Fine. Comic Book. Standard Format and Size. First printing of a classic Barks story. FINE. All corners fairly pointed. Binding tight and square. But for 1/4 inch tear to bottom edge of back cover, without tears, creases, bumps or chips. Some wear from handling. But for faint erasure of penciled date to top of front cover, not marked in any way and very clean and bright. All items carefully wrapped and sent boxed.

      [Bookseller: Tree Frog Fine Books and Graphic Arts]
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        The Novels of Jane Austen

      xford- The Clarendon Press, 1946 Book. Fine. Hardcover. A beautifully bound set of the novels of Jane Austen. Complete in five volumes. With 50 plates and facsimiles. In a full morocco binding by Bumpus Ltd. Third edition, third impression. The text based on collation of the early editions, by R W Chapman. Jane Austen was an English novelist known for her six major novels which centre on the lives of the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century, with particular focus on the social and marital complications of a few select families. Her use of irony, realism and social commentary have earned her great literary and historical significance and she is remembered as one of the finest novelists of the English language. An important and scholarly edition of the novels of Jane Austen, containing facsimiles of the original title page with notes and appendices giving a rich insight into the characters of the novels and the real places in which the novels are set, as well as a biographical notes about Austen. Edited by Robert William Chapman, a British scholar and one of the foremost scholars of Austen and Samuel Johnson. Condition: In halfmorocco bindings with cloth covered boards and gilt to spine by Bumpus. Externally, in lovely condition with very light shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright, with just the odd spot to the first and last few pages. Overall: FINE.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Tijdschrift voor filosofie. 8e Jaargang, 1946 tot en met 62ste jaargang 2000 & International Philosophical Bibliography. Répertoire Bibliographique de la Philosophie. Bibliografisch Repertorium van de Wijsbegeerte. 1946 tot en met 1998. & Registers 1939-63 & Registers 1964-88.

      Leuven, Hoger Instituut voor Wijsbegeerte, 1946. 2000. 97 volumes blue half cloth, rest wrappers, together 152 volumes. Contributions in English, Dutch, French and German. - (sl. worn, sl. browned) Although very good set, see picture.

      [Bookseller: Second Hand and Antiquarian Books Emile ]
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        Guides de Bonaparte et Chasseurs à cheval de la Garde. Illustrations de Maurice Toussaint

      Paris: les Éditions militaires illustrées (impr. de Dumoulin et impr. de Fortin et fils), 1946. Hard Cover. 142, [5] p., [8] leaves of plates, illus.; 33 cm. Eight color plates of uniforms; 65 line-engraved illustrations including 21 showing uniforms or accessories. At head of title: Marcel Dupont. This is number 45 of 990 printed. Vg in sturdy brown cloth. Stock#OB938.

      [Bookseller: The Owl at the Bridge]
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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.

      Golden Cockerel Press, London 1946 - No. 78 of 100 special copies. 9 wood engravings printed in green by John Buckland Wright, full page map of Flinders's voyage. Printed on Arnold's mould-made paper in Aldein Bembo type with Bruce Rogers's Centaur initials. 4to., original full green morocco with designs by Buckland Wright blocked in gilt on each cover, spine lettered in gilt, gilt decoration on edges and gilt rules on turn-ins, housed in the original buckram slipcase. Spine faded, slipcase grubby, otherwise a very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS, ABA, ILAB]
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        THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND AND OTHER NOVELS

      Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1946. First edition. Endpapers and page edges a bit tanned, else a fine copy in bright, fine four-color dust jacket designed by Hannes Bok, with three tiny closed tears to the head of the spine panel. (18692). Large octavo, cloth. 3014 copies printed. Collects four novels, THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND, THE BOATS OF THE 'GLEN CARRIG,' THE GHOST PIRATES, and THE NIGHT LAND, with introductory essay by H. C. Koenig and bibliography by A. Langley Searles. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-88; 3-91; and 3-92. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 744-48; I, pp. 143-45; II, pp. 601-04; and III, pp. 1105-10. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-103; 3-105; 3-106; and 3-110. BOATS and HOUSE in Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 96-7. HOUSE is Jones and Newman, Horror: 100 Best Books 29.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Palestine Pamphlet: Terrorist Methods With Mines and Booby Traps

      Chief Engineer Palestine and Transjordan 1946 Original wrappers, 38 pages, [7] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm. some damp staining.

      [Bookseller: Fishburn Books]
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        MEMORIAL - LEZECHER OLAM. EN SOUVENIR DE NOS RABBINS ET MINISTRES OFFICIANTS VICTIMES DE LA BARBARIE NAZIE. MANY PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITS.

      Paris, Consistoire Central Des Israelites De France Et D'algerie.. 1946. Hardback. 1st edition. Original printed boards. 8vo, 62 pages. Commemorating prominent French-speaking rabbis and ministers who were murdered in the Holocaust. Introductions by Chief Rabbi Yeshayahu Schwartz and Leon Meiss, chairman of the Consistoire Central of the Jews of France. Very Good Condition. An Outstanding copy. (KH-5-53) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        First United States Army Report of Operations. 23 February 1945 - 8 May 1945. (Complete Set)

      Washington D. C. : GPO,, 1946-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Matching three volume set featuring black leatherette boards (12.5" H x 9" W) with gilt lettering and seal on cover; some scratches on first volume corner bumps. Original bindings and hinges tight and square; contents clean and unmarked. No dust jackets as issued. Vol. I "Report of Operations" - 95 pp plus 6 folding maps and one Chart and vintage b/w photographs; Vol. II - Annexes 1 thru 8 - 2218pp& 5 folding charts; Vol. III - Annexes 9 thru 14 - 209pp. Rare. Not Ex-Lib. Additional photos available upon request. All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Books and Collectibles]
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        KZ. Mauthausen. Bild und Wort von Dipl-Ing. S. Wiesenthal, ehem. pol. KZ.-Häftling Nr. 127371.

      Linz u. Wien, Ibis 1946. - Erste Ausgabe der ersten Buchveröffentlichung Wiesenthals, zugleich eines der ersten gedruckten Berichte eines KZ-Überlebenden. Als Häftling im Konzentrationslager Mauthausen arbeitete Wiesenthal auf dem Todesblock - unbemerkt von den Nazi-Schergen - an Skizzen und Zeichnungen, die einem Ziel dienen sollten: die Weltöffentlichkeit nach dem Ende der Naziherrschaft und der Befreiung der Konzentrationslager darüber zu informieren, was sich hinter deren Mauern und dem Stacheldraht zugetragen hat. Wiesenthal brauchte für seine Arbeiten nicht viel mehr als einen Bleistiftstummel und etwas Papier. Bildfragmente aus Nazi-Magazinen, wie sie in Papierkörben zu finden waren, baute er nach dem Krieg als optische Zitate in seine Collagen ein, und auch die Texte zu den Bildern entstanden erst im Zuge der Vorbereitungen zur Veröffentlichung des vorliegenden Buches. Infolge der kleinen Auflage war das Werk bald vergriffen und geriet in Vergessenheit, außerdem waren in der Zeit des beginnenden Kalten Krieges Bücher über Nazi-Greuel nicht weiter gefragt. 4°. 57 nn. Bll., zahlr. Illustrationen, ill. OKart., die zweifarbige Umschlaggestaltung u. Illustrationen vom Verfasser. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        SKULL-FACE AND OTHERS

      Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1946. First edition. Top of spine bumped, a fine copy in a bright nearly fine dust jacket with some light rubbing and tiny chip at base of spine panel, light shelf wear and two tiny chips to head of spine panel (at corner folds). (14645). Large octavo, jacket art by Hannes Bok, cloth. The author's first book to be published (posthumously) in the U.S. Story collection which includes works with Conan, Solomon Kane, and Bran Mak Morn and King Kull. Appreciations by E. Hoffman Price and H. P. Lovecraft. The vast majority of material first appeared in Weird Tales magazine. Barron (ed): Horror Literature 3-95. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 853.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        CO S NIMI? : DOKUMENTARNI SVE? DECTVI´ NACISTICKE´ PROPAGANDY O VELEZRA´DNE´ C? INNOSTI POHRANIC? NI´CH NE? MCU° V C? ESKOSLOVENSKU

      Praha (Prague) : Rebcovo Nakladatelstv, 1946. 1st Edition. Original Boards with Original Illustrated Dust Jacket of a Cartoon Wolf and a Skull and Cross Bones with a Swastika on the Moon. 4to. 143 pages ; 31 cm. Includes complete text, with separate title pages in Czech, Russian, English, and French. English title is,

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books LLC]
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        OSVECIM HROB CTYR MILIONU NEVINNÝCH

      Praha : Svaz Osvobozených Politických Veznu,. 1946. Paperback. 1st edition. Original Red Paper Wrappers, 8vo, 31 pages. In Czech. “Preklad z moskevské ‘Pravdy'…. Prelozeno z rustiny. ” Title translates as “Auschwitz: The Grave of Four Million Innocents. ” Published by the Association of Liberated Political Prisoners, Survivors and Victims of Nazism. This is a Soviet-zone, Czech-published translation of the Soviet Investigation into War Crimes which was originally published in Pravda. As such, it reflects the Soviet view which emphasized Soviet rather than Jewish suffering at the hands of the Nazis…. This may be a reason so few copies of this pamphlet survived in Czechsoslovakia. OCLC-Worldcat lists only one copy worldwide (Czech State Research Library in Olomouc) . Underlining on a few pages, touch of spinewear, Otherwise Very Good Condition, a striking copy. (holo2-125-45) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        [Poster]: Saturday Evening Post, July 27, 1946

      (No place - New York?): Saturday Evening Post. 1946. Original poster for the magazine. Stiff card stock. Approximately 22" x 28". Just about fine. Shrink-wrapped onto foam core. Reproduces the cover of the magazine, with an Alajalov illustration of a portly middle-aged couple on the beach, amongst frolicsome and nubile youth. A very nice image, and an exceptionally scarce poster. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Les Miserables

      ALLYN AND BACON, 1946 Un Français abrègement . Histoire de masterpeice Un Français abrègement . Histoire de masterpeice origine ( Copyright 1922) , avec ses notes , Exercices et et une vaste section de vocabulaire .Nombre de pages: 238 ( y compris les notes , des exercices de vocabulaire et Pages ) sont très bien soignés. Manquant une seule page vierge avant, (Note : Retour du livre comprend quatre pages vierges ) .Hardcover Bourgogne avec écriture noire ; shefl très mineures portent sur ​​la couverture ( voir photos) .An abridgement in French. Original masterpeice story (Copyright 1922), complete with Notes, Exercises and and extensive Vocabulary section.Total pages: 238 (including notes, exercises and vocab) Pages are very well cared for. Missing only a single, front blank page (Note: Back of book includes four blank pages).Burgondy hardcover with black writing; very minor shefl wear on cover (see photos).

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        BEDLAM (1946)

      RKO 1946 - Vintage original 81 x 41" (203 x 103 cm.) three sheet poster, USA. Boris Karloff, Anna Lee, Billy House, Richard Fraser, Glen Vernon, Ian Wolfe, Jason Robards, Sr., dir: Mark Robson; RKO. Val Lewton's atmospheric touch, taking place in an 18th-century insane asylum! This is the story of Master George Sims (Karloff), head warden who practices sadistic therapy on the inmates. Along comes a nurse (Lee) who wants to expose his cruel techniques. Sims sets out to break her of helping the inmates. Historically, this film was an early entry in the move to explore subjects of psychology on film, an interest which developed in America at the end of World War II. Poster displays beautifully on linen. A two-inch (5 cm.) tear at very top center fold repaired. Minor touch-up to fold areas with a bit more touch-up to the bottom third fold junction area. A few pin holes at bottom filled in. One crease in linen at bottom right credit area below Val Lewton's name. NEAR FINE

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        How to Sell Your Way Through Life the Psycholgical Principles upon which all True Success is Based and the Art of Selling

      PSYCHOLOGICAL PUBLISHING CO., MARPLE, CHESHIRE 1946 - previous owners signature on front end paper, gilt on spine, pages yellowing but clean, corners bumped DATE PUBLISHED: 1946 EDITION: 355 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Romanzo Nero. Tav. V]

      Roma, Ediz. Villa Giulia, 1946. Litografia mm. 200x272, firmata sulla lastra e a lapis con numerazione dall'A. Tiratura di 80 es. numerati (il ns. es. n. 64) più 10 con lettere da A a L. L'incisione faceva parte di una cartella a cura di Libero de Libero e di Enrico Galassi riportando alla memoria l'episodio di cronaca della prostituta assassinata e fatta a pezzi nella pineta del Tombolo.

      [Bookseller: Taberna Libraria]
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        Il Quaderno dei Tiepolo al Museo Correr di Venezia

      Venezia: Edizioni Daria Guarnati. (1946). First. First edition. Folio. Text in Italian. Illustrated with facsimiles of Tiepolo drawings. Crushed plush velvet gilt. First signature (front fly and title page) detached, else a nice, near fine copy. One of 26 lettered copies for presentation, this is copy letter J presented to Federico Pallavicini, important decorative artist and set designer. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        L'aigle à deux têtes

      First edition, one of 8 numbered copies on Japon imperial paper, the tirage de tête.A fine copy. Gallimard Paris 1946 15x21cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Garden.

      London: Michael Joseph,, 1946. Octavo. Original tan buckram, titles and illustration to front board and spine gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Vignettes by James Broom-Lynne. Spine a little faded otherwise a fine copy. First edition, limited issue, number 259 of 750 copies signed by the author, published the same month as the trade issue (May 1946). A long poetical sequence on the author's favourite subject, "which tries to sum up her own horticultural aesthetic and is in some respects superior to its predecessor The Land" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        ALPHABET AND IMAGE 1-8, SPRING 1946 - DECEMBER 1948

      A complete set of this influential quarterly journal devoted to typography and graphic art. All in original printed wrappers, nos. 1-4 ringbound; nos. 5-8 with the original dust-jackets. Volume 2 has a light crease across one corner, volume 6 a small area of staining to the jacket, volume 8 has a small chip on the top edge of the jacket. Otherwise this is a bright and really strong set complete with all inserts (order forms, news sheets, etc). Robert Harling was born 1910 in Highbury, north London. He was educated in Brighton and London before attending the Central School of Arts and Crafts, also in London. After early experience working for the Daily Mail he became a freelance designer for, among others, the British Post Office and London Transport. In 1935, together with James Shand, founder of the Shenval Press in Hertford, he published the quarterly magazine Typography. Then after the war, he published Alphabet & Image, again with Shand, via the offices of Art and Technics, in Frith Street, Soho.

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        Le miroir de la mer

      - Gallimard, Paris 1946, 12x19cm, broché. - Edizione originale la traduzione in francese, una delle 105 copie numerate sul filo puro, edizione deluxe. Bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale la traduction française, un des 105 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, tirage de tête. Agréable exemplaire.

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        Keep It Crisp (Uncorrected Proof)

      Random House, New York 1946 - Random House's uncommon August 1946 Uncorrected Proof, with its wonderful cover designed only for the Proof copy. Solid and VG in its light-blue wrappers, with light chipping along the panel edges and tips, and one 2 1/2"chip at the rare panel's lower-edge. Still though, very presentable. Quarto, occasional editorial pencil underlining. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        COLLANA ALBI GRANDI AVVENTURE - SERIE GORDON 01-30

      CASA EDITRICE NERBINI 1946-48 - Collana Albi Grandi Avventure Serie "Gordon" AVVENTURE DI GORDON nn. 1-30 albi non rilegati con copertina per la rilegatura serie completa Casa Editrice Nerbini 1946-48 spillato 31,5 x 32,5 cm col. Stato di conservazione: BUONO/OTTIMO! Tutti gli albi eccetto il n. 17 sono privi di graffette. Serie di 30 albi usciti nella Collana Albi Grandi Avventure della Nerbini, fra il 1946 e il 1948. 31,5x31,5, S., col.

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        CO S NIMI? : DOKUMENTARNI SVE? DECTVI NACISTICKE PROPAGANDY O VELEZRA DNE C? INNOSTI POHRANIC? NI CH NE? MCU° V C? ESKOSLOVENSKU

      Praha (Prague) : Rebcovo Nakladatelstv, 1946 - 1st Edition. Original Boards with Original Illustrated Dust Jacket of a Cartoon Wolf and a Skull and Cross Bones with a Swastika on the Moon. 4to. 143 pages ; 31 cm. Includes complete text, with separate title pages in Czech, Russian, English, and French. English title is, "Why We Do Not Want Them: Documentary Testimony of Nazi Propaganda about the Treasonable Activities of Sudeten Germans In Czechoslovakia. " Text outlines the Nazi Propaganda system in Czechoslovakia with a focus on Franz Höller. Includes extensive documentary evidence of Holocaust atrocities including many, many photographs from Nazi Germany, rare photographs of Hitler and his associates, and very gruesome pictures of victims. SUBJECT (S) : Germans -- Czechoslovakia. World War, 1939-1945 -- Czech Republic. Fascism. OCLC lists 11 copies worldwide. Jacket has a few small tears and is slightly worn along top and sides. Inside pages have some wear. Overall both book and dust jacket are in about very good condition. Scarce thus. (Holo2-135-4) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        AUGUST DERLETH: TWENTY YEARS OF WRITING 1926-1946 [cover title]

      [Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House: Publishers, 1946.]. Small octavo, pp. [1-2] 1-20 [21-22: blank] [note: final leaf is a blank], printed wrappers. First edition. Small promotional booklet providing biographical and bibliographical data on Derleth "prepared by the staff of Arkham House: Publishers [i.e. Derleth], to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of August Derleth's initial appearance in print, April 1, 1946." Jaffery 15. A fine copy. Very scarce. (#155537)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Skull-Face and Others

      Sauk City: Arkham House, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. (One of 3,004 copies. Joshi 17.) xxvi, 475, (1) pp. Original black cloth with gilt spine lettering. Near Fine in unclipped ($5.00) about Very Good dust jacket, spine panel sunned, chipped along fore edge and at head, lightly soiled. Literary critic and sci-fi author Basil Davenport's copy with his signature on front flyleaf. A posthumous marriage of the Conan creator's Weird Tales work and revered horror publisher Arkham House, with beautiful Hannes Bok jacket artwork.

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        The Stork Club Bar Book

      New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc., 1946. Fine in gold embossed red leather boards, sans dust jacket as issued.. Correct First Edition; offset printer's error to page 127 of the index. Octavo. Treasury of cocktail recipes, anecdotes, and gossip from the Stork Club, perhaps Manhattan's most storied and glamorous Prohibition era speak-easy turned nightclub. Divided into three sections, Morning, Afternoon, and Evening; the Morning chapter opens with the choice of Manhattan's and Martinis following introductory remarks lamenting the relative sobriety of American businessman compared to previous generations. Written by society columnist Lucius Beebe, designed by Paul Rand.

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        SEPTEMVRIJCETA: POEMA ZA DECA I JUNOŠI / SEPTEMBER: FEAST FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

      Sofia: Septembrijce, May . 1946 - 8°, 54 pp. with illustrations within text, [1], original illustrated blue wrappers (Very good, margins hardly are-toned, cover slightly dusty with scuffed corners). A rare children's poetry book with a strong WWII, Communist, pro-Soviet Union and Georgi Dimitrov propaganda, was written by a famous Bulgarian writer Assen Bossev (Asen Bosev, 1913-1987). The September in the title refers to September 1944, when Bulgaria during WWII left the Axis forces, and joined the Allies and the Soviet Union. In 1946, when this book was published, the Bulgarian Communist leader Georgi Dimitrov, and the president of Yugoslavia, Josip Broz Tito, formed an alliance, which fell apart two years later in 1948, when Yugoslavia also broke contact with the rest of the Communist Eastern Bloc countries. We could only trace one example in the libraries worldwide (National Library in Sofia).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        Oil in Japan's War: Report of the Oil and Chemical Division & Chemicals in Japan's War: Appendix to the Report of the Oil and Chemical Division (2 volumes)

      Washington, D.C.: United States Strategic Bombing Survey, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Two hardcover volumes, each in black pebbly boards with dulled gilt lettering. Spiral comb binding inside. 4to. First printings. Light wear to edges of boards and bump at head of spine of second volume. Interior pages of both books are in fresh, fine condition, bright and unmarred in any way. Charts, graphs, and photos throughout. 133 pp. and 251 pp.

      [Bookseller: Warwick Books]
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        The Wild Flag

      Houghton Mifflin, 1946 A very good first edition in a very good dust jacket, signed by E. B. White on the front free endpaper. Matching year of 1946 on the copyright page and the title page and no mention of later printings. Original price of $2.00 on front flap of dust jacket.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        The Texaco Star. Saudi Arabia Number. 1946.

      New York, Texas Company, 1946. - 24 pp. With photographs. Wrappers. 4to. This special Saudi Arabia number is Vol. XXXIII, No. 4 of this periodical which was published in New York. "This issue of the Texaco Star tells the story of Saudi Arabia oil today" (p. 1). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Sampa: sagt Paul.

      Groß-4. Original-Halbleinenband. Illustrierter Pappschuber. Unpaginiert. Erste Ausgabe. Mit ganzseitigen, teils doppelblattgroßen Fotografien des 1946 in Zürich geborenen Fotografen Hannes Schmidt, der als Modefotograf für Vogue, Cosmopolitan Elle u.a. arbeitet. Auf 12 Blatt sehr starkem Karton gedruckte Firmenpublikation der Düsseldorfer Sampa Textil GmbH. Einband bestoßen, wenig fleckig, Schuber mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. First edition. With full page and double page photographs in b/w and color by Hannes Schmidt, fashion photographer worked for Vogue, Cosmopolitan a. o. Publication of the Düsseldorf fashion company Sampa, on 12 sheets strong cardboard-book in slipcase. Cover lightly bumped, lightly spotted,slipcase with traces of use. Good copy.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        The House on the Borderland and other novels

      Sauk City: Arkham House,, 1946. Octavo. Original black cloth, title and decoration to spine gilt. With the dust jacket designed by Hannes Bok. A really excellent, bright copy in the jacket with a little rubbing and a couple of nicks to extremities. First collected edition, first printing. The volume comprises four of Hodgson's novels, none of which had previously been published in the US in book form: The House On The Borderland, The Boats Of The 'Glen Carrig,' The Ghost Pirates, and The Night Land.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Wilfred Rabbit and Augustus Fox [with] the original artwork

      Slim 4to. London: Harrap, 1946. Slim 4to, [30]pp. printed in color with illustrations on every page and 7 full-page illustrations within the pagination. Original color-printed boards, blue cloth backstrip, a little darkened around the edges. The original artwork, present in two versions (see below). First edition of the book accompanied by a set of all the original watercolors for the book with the text written out calligraphically, and a second set of some 22 watercolors with the text in printed format (as in the final version) -- this latter probably being an early maquette or mock-up for the final version. The first set is likely to be the way Thornhill originally envisioned the book being printed but for whatever reason (perhaps cost) the publisher decided to set the text in type-- hence the mock-up and second set of watercolors. Other books by Thornhill include Puffer, Muffer and Pip-Pip (1943), Wilmot Lamb and his Friends (1946), Bosky Goldfish (1948), The Blue Elephant (1948), and The Winkle Society (1952). Oddly absent from institutions -- only four copies listed on OCLC, none in the US.

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Le rocher de Sisyphe

      First edition, one of 13 numbered copies on pur fil paper, the only large paper copies.A rare and very good copy. Gallimard Paris 1946 11,5x17cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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