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        THE A.A. GRAPEVINE

      New York: A.A. Grapevine, 1946. Original Wraps. Quarto. The National monthly journal of Alcoholics Anonymous. Vol. III, No. 7, December, 1946. 12 pages, printed wraps, stapled; various authors, and one of the early large format issues; in September, 1948 the size was changed to 5 1/2" x 7 1/2", this issue with an article by legendary founder, Bill W., on page 2, entitled "What Is Our A.A. Grapevine." Spine of wrapper starting at fold, but holding. Each monthly issue is filled with interesting articles by members from around the country. A very good copy, now quite scarce.

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        Queen Elizabeth II Two Orig. Autographs 1949 & Autograph Lord Robert Cecil 1947

      5 Certificates 1946 - 1949 issued to a jewish girl Hasal Hyman, London. Liverpul    2 original autographs of Elizabeth II Queen of the UK on Certificate of Merit She was Patron at Liverpool Competitive Musical Festival 1949 as Her Royal Highness The Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh Original autograph of  Lord Robert Cecil on Certificate of Merit on Liverpool competitive musical festival 1947 2 certificates of local examinations of Guildhall School of Music and Drama, 1946 & 1948 Signed by Edric Cundell (Composer, Arranger) Size: 19 x 24 cm. (7.4 x 9.4"); 19.5 x 25 cm. (7.6 x 9.8"); 25 x 20 cm. (9.8 x 7.8") All certificates laid on cardboards Condition - see carefully photos Some age and use wear, discoloring, stains, rubbing, small damages Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is, and has been since her accession in 1952, Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, and Head of the Commonwealth. She is also Queen of 12 countries that have become independent since her accession: Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Belize, Antigua and Barbuda, and Saint Kitts and Nevis.[b] Elizabeth was born in London to the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and was the elder of their two daughters. She was educated privately at home. Her father acceded to the throne on the abdication of his brother Edward VIII in 1936, from which time she was the heir presumptive. She began to undertake public duties during World War II, serving in the Auxiliary Territorial Service. In 1947, she married Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, with whom she has four children: Charles, Anne, Andrew, and Edward. Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood CH PC QC (14 September 1864 - 24 November 1958), known as Lord Robert Cecil from 1868 to 1923,[1] was a lawyer, politician and diplomat in the United Kingdom. He was one of the architects of the League of Nations and a defender of it, whose service to the organisation saw him awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1937. Edric Cundell (Composer, Arranger) Born: January 29, 1893 - London, England Died: March 19, 1961 - Ashwell, Hertfordshire, England Life The English composer and conductor, Edric Cundell, studied the French horn at Trinity College London and joined its teaching staff in 1914. Edric Cundell was active as a horn player and pianist, and also conducted amateur groups. In 1935 he founded the Edric Cundell Chamber Orchestra. In 1938, after a good deal of conducting experience, notably at Glyndebourne, he became Principal of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in succession to the deceased Landon Ronald and conducted many student opera performances. He retired in 1958. In 1949 he was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire. Works Edric Cundell's compositions included: a Symphony in C minor, Op. 24, a Piano Concerto, a Serenade for strings in D major, the symphonic poems The Tragedy of Deirdre and Serbia (the latter scored in the front line while Cundell was serving in the Balkans during the Great War), and three suites, all for orchestra; the Hymn to Providence, for mixed chorus and orchestra and shorter choral pieces; the sonnet for tenor and orchestra Our Dead; an unaccompanied Mass; a Sextet for soprano, tenor, bass, violin, viola and cello; a Piano Quartet and three string quartets, of which the second, in C major, published as Op. 27, won a Daily Telegraph competition in 1933 and the first, in G minor, Op. 18, was praised by Cobbett; a Rhapsody for viola (or cello) and piano, Two Pieces for brass quartet published in 1957; the piano solos April Song and, for young performers, The Water Babies; and songs like Boy Johnny, Vagabond's Song and I Will Make You Brooches. Cundell even figured in the brass band world, as his Blackfriars was the test piece for the 1957 National Championships, although this was admittedly an arrangement by Frank Wright, from, presumably, an orchestral original. The Guildhall School of Music and Drama is an independent music and dramatic arts school which was founded in 1880 in London, England. Students can pursue courses in Music, Opera, Drama and Technical Theatre Arts. The modern Guildhall School is the only major European conservatoire which is both a music school and a drama school, and one which is involved in technical theatre, professional development and music therapy.[3] The School currently numbers almost 900 students, approximately 700 of whom are undergraduate and postgraduate music students and 175 on the Acting and Technical Theatre programmes. In any given year, about 40% of the students are from outside the UK, typically representing over 50 nationalities.[3] The current chairman of Guildhall is David Andrew Graves (Alderman), elected a governor in 2009 he quickly excelled to deputy of the board to chairman by 2012. Guildhall's principal is Professor Barry Ife. He has made the Guildhall School the UK's single largest provider of music education to under 18s by incorporating the Centre for Young Musicians (CYM) and creating new music 'hubs' in Norfolk and Somerset; he has achieved recognition for Guildhall's music outreach and opera programmes through two Queen's Anniversary Prizes (2005 and 2007); and he has realised the School's long-held ambition to build additional facilities at Milton Court (opened September 2013), including performance venues, rehearsal and teaching spaces.[4] Most recently, Professor Ife led the Guildhall School's application for Taught Degree-Awarding Powers, which were granted by the Privy Council in April 2014.[4] The Guildhall School is the lead institution for the Innovative Conservatoire project.  

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        THE LADY IN THE LAKE.

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [1946]., 1946. First edition. First edition thus. Photoplay edition issued to coincide with the release of the film starring Robert Montgomery as Marlowe and directed by him as well. Presentation inscription by Robert Montgomery, "For Jack Cordes, With many thanks and all good wishes. This was my first directorial job. Robert Montgomery, March 1965." Jack Cordes was a long time book collector of mysteries and crime, sci-fi, and genre fiction whose collection was initially disbursed in 2012. He was also big on books-into-film titles as well and was in a position to get books inscribed by some major Hollywood figures. Fine, bright copy in lightly rubbed dust jacket with light wear to foot of spine and corners, and a few small closed tears and nicks to the extremities, else an attractive copy. There is no fading with this copy. The front and rear dust jacket panels have pictures of Montgomery, Lloyd Nolan, Audrey Totter, and a scene from the film. In addition to Robert Montgomery, Audrey Totter, Lloyd Nolan, Leon Ames, and Jayne Meadows also starred in the film. After a lady is found drowned in the lake, dead bodies begin to pile up, unrelated story lines twist around each other, police corruption is exposed, and the sleazy underbelly of 1940s Los Angeles is revealed.

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        British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January/February 1945 Through November/December1946

      British Columbia Telephone Company, British Columbia 1946 - Half-leather binding. Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve as a vital preserve of rare and fascinating British Columbia history. This volume covers topics including: awarding of Distinguished Flying Cross to Flt.-Lieut. Gordon Smith; Excellent photo of Vancouver radiotelephone operators at work; Long Distance Load in '44 set new record - statistics; Radiotelephone saves 3 lives when tug sinks; Annie Gillman - never late for work in 38 years as operator; Telephone Trouble - by Francis Aldham of the Vancouver Daily Province; Forty Miles of Telephone Bills - reprinted from the December 1944 issue of Western Business and Industry; Harold Morse retires; A few lines from the front lines - portions of letters from telphone employees on active service; Large black and white reproduction of B.C. Tel. Victory Bond advertisement featuring Winston Churchill; Expansion Programme will fall short of needs - with drawing of new central office building at Tenth Ave. and Yew St.; Digits control names of new Central Offices; Report shows phone situation still serious - no prospect of relief in near future; Al Miller retires after 36 years of service; Popular chief operator, Edna Green, resigns; Farewell to Don (Mac) McAuley; Photo of the "Kamloops Kid" - Dave Wilkie; Photos of Sports Starlets; A Telephone Man in the Navy - a lengthy letter to the editor from Elect. Lieut. N.J. Dunlop, R.C.N.V.R.; Article - Two Million Wait for Phones in North America, and relevant B.C. Tel advertisement; Cover photo of U.S. Army Bronze Star recipient Staff Sgt. Robert Creech; Photos of the three Stephan sisters who are operators; Photo of war shortage billboard; Voices with smiles - article from the Vancouver Daily Province by Gordon McCallum; Article - $64 question in the telephone business; Plagued by Shortages - article from the National War Finance Committee; article and photo - Pup Flies Atlantic with Flt. Lt. Gordon Heselton; Article on Robert Garnett Tatlow, Vancouver Pioneer; B.C.'s First Emergency Phone Call - Pants torn by Dog; Construction photos of 'Cedar'; War's End Brings Record Long Distance Load; Heading Back to Normal - but still a long way to go; Death removes Ernest F. Helliwell; Radiotelephone service to the rescue; Photo of phone installer Charlie McAndrew, and the billboard which used the photo; Photos of North Vancouver staff and facilities; Secret of wartime 'what-is-it' building on Seymour finally revealed - photos and two-page article; 5 excellent pages of photos and article on the building of the Pacific Communications System, 'One of our Biggest War Jobs'; Daisy Bonde retires; Excellent photo of B.C. Telephone's 'Sky Riders', dangling 350 feet in the air over Rock Creek Canyon; 3 more billboard photos; We are establishing an F.M. Radio Network; We subscribed nearly $2,000,000 to the war effort; Farewell to Miss Mary Lloyd, Ernest Cole and William Silver; Many photos of employees knitting; Trail operators at work; Eighteen Thousand Calls a day - article; New record for telephone calls in 1945; Difficulties of supply situation again stressed in telephone company's annual report; Charlie McAndrew has installed 40,000 photos; Cupid is main cause of our traffic problems - article; Only photo available of Vancouver's first telephone exchange, established in 1885 in Tilley's book store, on the east side of Carrall St.; PNE float; Alma open house; Hastings Hay Ride; Better phone service to central B.C. points - arti [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        FRAGMENTEN UIT HET DAGBOEK VAN ANNE FRANK [Het Achterhuis; The Secret Annex; Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl]

      Amsterdam: Van Loghum Slaterus, 1946. First Edition. Original wrappers. Very Good. THE EXCEEDINGLY RARE FIRST APPEARANCE OF ANY PART OF THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK; PRECEDING THE BOOK EDITION. A BEAUTIFUL COPY IN SCARCE ORIGINAL WRAPPERS. "The diary written by Anne Frank is probably the single most widely read book to come out of the Holocaust... Millions of readers have read the story of the teenage girl's two years in hiding. It has been translated into more than thirty-five languages and published in as many countries. Her diary was also the foundation for a successful drama performed worldwide (The Diary of Anne Frank, 1956) and a film of the same title (1959). Especially in the last twenty years, many schoolchildren and adults alike have had their first exposure to the effects of Adolf Hitler's war through Anne's writing. Anne's diary so captured the attention of the world that her name has become symbolic of the six million Jewish victims of the Shoah…
 "To many, Anne Frank has become a symbol of the strength and optimism of the human spirit in the midst of tragedy. In July 1944 Anne wrote what was to become the most famous line of her diary and the one most often used to symbolize her spirit. 'In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart'… Anne's writing put a human face to the unfathomable statistics of the millions of individuals who suffered and died" (Sarita Cargas, Encyclopedia of Holocaust Literature). On the publication in De Nieuwe Stem: The Diary, although now recognized as such an important historical document, almost never found its way into print. Anne's father, Otto Frank, gained possession of the manuscript after the war. By April 1946, the diary already had been rejected by several publishers and Otto Frank was having doubts about continuing to pursue publication. It was at this time that "he gave one typed copy to a friend, who lent it to Jan Romein, a professor of modern history. Much to Otto Frank's surprise the professor devoted an article to it in a Dutch newspaper, Het Parool... Romein's article appeared on April 3, 1946, hailing the diary as an outstanding example of wartime documentation by a remarkably talented Jewish girl (whose name was not disclosed)... His friends now urged Otto Frank to have Anne's diary published as she herself had wished" (quoted in Jeffrey Shandler, From Diary to Book). Jan Romein was so impressed by the diary that, as one of the editors of the new left-leaning journal De Nieuwe Stem, he was able to arrange for the publication of excerpts from the diary in the journal's sixth issue, appearing in June 1946. These five excerpts (to "Kitty") begin on July 11, 1942, and conclude on April 11, 1944 and "mark the first publication of Anne's writing" (ibid), preceding the book edition, ultimately published in 1947 with a preface by Jan Romein's wife, Anne Romein-Verschoor. In "De Nieuwe Stem," Vol I, Nr. 6 (June, 1946), pp. 431-442. Amsterdam: Van Loghum Slaterus, June 1946. Octavo, original wrappers; custom box. Text in Dutch. Light chipping to wrapper edges; overall a remarkably well-preserved copy.

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        Investigation of the Pearl Harbor Attack

      Washington: Government Printing Office. 1946. First. First edition. Senate Document No. 244 (79th Congress, 2d Session). Octavo. xvi, 580pp., 3 folding maps. Complete as issued in the original publisher's cloth. Ex-library copy with two ink stamps on the front free endpaper, else very good with no other markings. Moderate soiling to the boards, very good. The scarce final report, with the minority views of Homer Ferguson and Owen Brewster. .

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        Shikashu^ Anthology of Contemporary Japan NIHON NO HANA FLOWERS OF JAP

      1946. Fine. ONCHI Koshiro. Shikashu Anthology of Contemporary Japan NIHON NO HANA FLOWERS OF JAPAN. Tokyo: Hongakusha, Showa 21 [1946]. Another Hongakusha work, this one is edited by Onchi Koshiro, and many of the lovely woodcut textual illustrations are by him as well. Other artists include the important Creative Print movement figures Kawakami Sumio, Kawanishi Hide and Maekawa Sempan. The poets include Sato Haruo, Kitahara Hyakushu and Onchi, himself. An important work, near fine in the original woodcut printed wrapper (by Onchi).

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        Le jardin d'Hyacinthe

      First french edition, one copy of the service presse.binding green half morocco, spine with five nerves, when golden tail, flat marbled paper, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, covers and spine preserved, golden head, elegant binding signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine.Precious autograph dedication signed by the author Maurice Blanchot: "... who could read Hyacinthe, I offer here a garden ..."Some small minor foxing mainly affecting the entire boards and the guards copy of his copy of insérer.Bel prayer perfectly established. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Gallimard Paris 1946 12x19cm relié

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        Animal Farm

      New York: Secker & Warburg, 1946. First British edition of Orwell's timeless allegorical novel--a scathing satire on a downtrodden society's blind march towards totalitarianism. Octavo, original green cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some wear to the extremities and a small chip to front panel. "A political fable that partly recounts, in an allegorical mode, the aftermath of the Russian revolution, and partly illustrates a belief in the universal tendency of power to corrupt" (Stringer, 22)." Animal Farm is [OrwellÂ’s] masterpiece" (Connolly 93). Time Magazine chose it as one of the 100 best English-language novels (1923 to 2005); it also featured at number 31 on the Modern Library List of Best 20th-Century Novels. It won a Retrospective Hugo Award in 1996, and is included in the Great Books of the Western World selection.

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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. .

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        FRAGMENTEN UIT HET DAGBOEK VAN ANNE FRANK [Het Achterhuis; The Secret Annex; Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl]

      Amsterdam: Van Loghum Slaterus, 1946. THE EXCEEDINGLY RARE FIRST APPEARANCE OF ANY PART OF THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK; PRECEDING THE BOOK EDITION. A BEAUTIFUL COPY IN SCARCE ORIGINAL WRAPPERS. "The diary written by Anne Frank is probably the single most widely read book to come out of the Holocaust... Millions of readers have read the story of the teenage girl's two years in hiding. It has been translated into more than thirty-five languages and published in as many countries. Her diary was also the foundation for a successful drama performed worldwide (The Diary of Anne Frank, 1956) and a film of the same title (1959). Especially in the last twenty years, many schoolchildren and adults alike have had their first exposure to the effects of Adolf Hitler's war through Anne's writing. Anne's diary so captured the attention of the world that her name has become symbolic of the six million Jewish victims of the Shoah...
"To many, Anne Frank has become a symbol of the strength and optimism of the human spirit in the midst of tragedy. In July 1944 Anne wrote what was to become the most famous line of her diary and the one most often used to symbolize her spirit. 'In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart'... Anne's writing put a human face to the unfathomable statistics of the millions of individuals who suffered and died" (Sarita Cargas, Encyclopedia of Holocaust Literature).On the publication in De Nieuwe Stem:The Diary, although now recognized as such an important historical document, almost never found its way into print. Anne's father, Otto Frank, gained possession of the manuscript after the war. By April 1946, the diary already had been rejected by several publishers and Otto Frank was having doubts about continuing to pursue publication. It was at this time that "he gave one typed copy to a friend, who lent it to Jan Romein, a professor of modern history. Much to Otto Frank's surprise the professor devoted an article to it in a Dutch newspaper, Het Parool... Romein's article appeared on April 3, 1946, hailing the diary as an outstanding example of wartime documentation by a remarkably talented Jewish girl (whose name was not disclosed)... His friends now urged Otto Frank to have Anne's diary published as she herself had wished" (quoted in Jeffrey Shandler, From Diary to Book).Jan Romein was so impressed by the diary that, as one of the editors of the new left-leaning journal De Nieuwe Stem, he was able to arrange for the publication of excerpts from the diary in the journal's sixth issue, appearing in June 1946. These five excerpts (to "Kitty") begin on July 11, 1942, and conclude on April 11, 1944 and "mark the first publication of Anne's writing" (ibid), preceding the book edition, ultimately published in 1947 with a preface by Jan Romein's wife, Anne Romein-Verschoor.In "De Nieuwe Stem," Vol I, Nr. 6 (June, 1946), pp. 431-442. Amsterdam: Van Loghum Slaterus, June 1946. Octavo, original wrappers; custom box. Text in Dutch. Light chipping to wrapper edges; overall a remarkably well-preserved copy. Very Good.

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        MOSHE VOROBEICHIC-RAVIV JUDAICA AVANT-GARDE PHOTO ALBUM "POLIN" (POLAND) 1946

      JUDAICA MOSHE VOROBEICHIK RUSSIAN AVANT-GARDE PHOTO ALBUM "POLIN" POLAND 1946 Poland, by Moshe Vorobeichic-Raviv [Photographer]. Tel-Aviv, [1946]., [3] leaves + 9 plates. 27 x 20 cm. Folder containing 10 photo-prints (HERE 9 PHOTO PRINTS, PHOTO "JEWISH WOMAN" "ISHA IVRIYA" IS MISSING) of Jewish figures in Poland."Photos in this folder were taken during travels around Poland prior to the war. I only intended to 'catch' here and there the interesting and characteristic from a photographic point of view only, hence these photos are not meant to portray all aspects of Polish Jewry". Originally Vorobeichik planned to publish an additional series of photos but the project was not feasible since "there was a shortage of paper and bad printing conditions". The portfolio includes the original cover leaf (the title "Poland" printed in red, on the background of a "Yizkor" prayer commemorating the Namyriv 1648 victims) and a leaf with a poem by Avraham Broides. FOLDER WORN, BROWNED. DAMPED, STAINED. 3 LEAVES BROWND PLATES YELLOW-BROWNED TO MOST OF PLATES DAMPING OR BROWN STAINS TO EDGES NOT AFFECTING PICTURES  Moshé Raviv-Vorobeichic (Vorobeichik) (born Moi Ver; 1904-1995) was a photographer and painter Moi Ver (Moshe Raviv) was born in 1904 in Vilnius, Lithuania as Moses Vorobeichic. He initially studied painting. In his early 20s he matriculated at the Bauhaus, taking courses with Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky, and Josef Albers, and left from there to attend the Ecole Photo One in Paris. In his book Moi Ver: Paris, he produced avant-garde photomontages. Originally published in 1931 by Editions Jeanne Walter with an introduction by Futurist Fernand Léger. In 1932 Raviv was sent by the weekly Vie to Palestine as photo-reporter. Raviv illustrated many books. Raviv was a founder of the Artists' Colony in Safed. He adopted Zionism in 1934 and immigrated to what was then known as Palestine. Moshe Raviv-Vorobeichic (as he called himself in Israel) focus more on painting than photography and lived in Safed until his death in 1995.        

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        Two years Before the Mast

      The World Publishing Company 1946 - Presentation Copy to Laura Lee with the compliments of Paramount Picture (see scanned image) no interior marking, book is tight, The original dust jacket has been replaced with the acetate (mylar) covering which bears the inscription, Book condition is very good with a couple of inconspicuous stains on the fore edge and a couple of chips in the back edge of the acetate (mylar) presentation cover. This was most probably presented by Paramount in a very limited quantity as we have never seen any others on the net. We have no idea what this book is worth. If it does not sell soon at the asking price; we will reduce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        California Sketches with recollections of the Gold Mines (SIGNED)

      Los Angeles: N. A. Kovach, 1946. 1st. Hardcover. Fine in near fine dustjacket (slight fading to spine; short, closed tear). First Edition, 1 of 10 copies from a Limited Edition of 35 numbered copies; this copy unnumbered and with a dash at copy number location. 8vo. (xi) [4] 58pp. Half dark blue morocco & cloth, gilt lettering to spine in printed dustjacket. Introduction by Lyle Wright and SIGNED by him and the artist, John B. Goodman. "... excellent descriptions of San Francisco, Stockton, mining camps, and life in the diggings around the Mokelumne River area." - Kurutz 379a. Kip also observed that once the gold ran out, California would not offer much for settlers - an inaccurate observation as today's California depicts. First book in the California Centennial Series. (Howes K174; Rocq 10081).

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        Rimas. Edicion de alta bibliofilia limitada a 140 ejemplares.Viñetas por Jose Narro.Diez aguafuertes originales en color, al registro, compuestos y grabados por Eduard Chimot.

      José Janés, Barcelona 1946 - cubiertas bien conservadas en cartoné editorial y con estuche papel de hilo barbado, texto impreso a tres tintas, ejemplar numerado, del tiraje de 20 ejemplares impresos sobre papel Royal Annam,conteniendo series de planchas de E. Chimot,una de los grabados de las planchas en negro y el estado en color de todas. . .las planchas. 156 págs.

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        Viaje por Cataluña en 1775. Traduccion e ilustracion en litografia por Paz Fabra

      José Porter, Barcelona 1946 - holandesa con nervios y tejuelo algo rozada, en general buena conservación, conserva cubierta original edicion numerada, litografías de Paz Fabra. . 132 págs.

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        Het Beest is Dood - de Wereldoorlog bij de dieren

      S. Gouda Quint D Brouwer en Zoon Uitgewers, Arnhem / A B G E Uitgewers, Brussel, 1946. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 79 pages complete. RARE Dutch translation of the French original, "La bete est morte!". Two parts in one volume: "Het Beest is Losgebroken" and "Het Beest is Verslagen". The story of World War Two set in an animal world. This is Calvo's most famous work. It earned him such esteem that he was invited to work for Walt Disney. He declined. It was published in France before the end of the war, but after the Occupation. This Dutch version was published in 1946 when wartime memories had yet to have the salve of time. A strong, vivid, colourful copy. The board cover is firm, sound with much wear and handling and storage marking. The edges and corners are much worn. The covers are very scuffed and marked by storage and shelving. The cloth spine is fit and healthy. Inside, the guttering along the frontispage is open but the security of the book is not affected. Taking the time of its publication and its eager readership into account the contents are in robust and vivid repair. The pages are clear, vibrant, expressive, memorable and bold. There is a cheeky 'version' of Marie France with a rabbit's head, breasts free, carrying a rifle with fixed bayonet! A delicious satire that still engrosses and thrills. fk

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        Stanley Reed signs excerpts from the historic desegregation case Morgan vs. Virginia

      no place, [1946]. 4to. "Typed document signed ""Stanley Reed"", 6pp, 4to, being an excerpt of the Court's opinion of Morgan vs. Virginia. In part: ""...Irene Morgan, a Negro passenger on a bus operating between Virginia and Maryland, refused to change her seat upon the order of the bus driver, who by Virginia statute was under a duty to see that segregation was maintained...Mr. Justice Reed deliverd the opinion of the Court...this statute so burdens interstate commerce...the requirements of national uniformity as to be invalid....As no state law can reach beyond its border...the need for national uniformity in the regulations for interstate travel...Reversed."" This case was one of the first to end lawful segregation. Upon Morgan's conviction and an affimation by the Virginia Supreme Court, she appealed to the United States Supreme Court. Thurgood Marshall, who was Morgan's lawyer, argued that since the bus was traveling between Virginia and Maryland and Maryland did not have segregation, Morgan was not required to change her seat. The court decided in favor of Morgan, concluding that uniform laws must exist for interstate commerce and effectively outlawed segregation on interstate passenger carriers. The case foreshadowed the Montgomery Bus Boycott and Brown vs. Board of Education, where Marshall argued before the Supreme Court that segregation was unconstitutional. Very fine."

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        Wissenschaftlicher Nachlaß (Ordner mit zahlreichen Orig.dokumenten, Fotos etc. wie unten beschrieben)

      Karlsruhe, 1946 ff. Hans Müller reichte 1946 ein Patent für ein Verfahren ein, durch dessen Anwendung die erprobte Möglichkeit bestand, verbogene und verwundene Profilstähle etc., ohne bedeutenden Verlust an ihrer Festigkeit in ihre einbauungsfähige Form wieder geradezurichten ---- Insbesondere ging es dabei um die Aufarbeitung von Bautrümmern aus dem 2. Weltkrieg wie Brücken, Schienen (Eisenbahn etc.), Stahlhochbauten. Durch die Knappheit neuer Walzstähle gewann dieses Verfahren von Hans Müller große Aufmerksamkeit. Die vorliegende Sammlung dokumentiert ein interessantes Stück Zeitgeschichte mit zahlr. interessanten s/w Fotos zum Wiederaufbau im Nachkriegsdeutschland aus der Sicht eines Stahlbauingenieurs /////////////// Der Ordner beinhaltet u.a. Zeugnis der Industrie Werke Karlsruhe v. Juni 1947 u.a. einige Zeitungsartikel /////////// Patentanmeldung \"Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Biegen und Geraderichten von Walzstahl\" v. 12. Februar 1946 (4 S.) ///// Schreiben v. Hans Müller und die Dankesschreiben für die Übersendung seiner Schrift \"Regenerierung deformierter Profilstähle\" (zw. 1959-1960) von der Technischen Hochschule Karlsruhe v. dem OB der Stadt Karlsruhe (signiert Günter Klotz), dem Wirtschaftsministerium Baden-Württemberg unterzeichnet v. Hermann Veit, von Prof.Dr.-Ing. O. Steinhardt TH Karlsruhe (bed. Prof. für Stahlbau an der Uni Karlsruhe), SIGNIERT v. ihm ///////// 3 Blatt des Bad. Landesgewerbeamt über Zusatz-Patent (Kopie) ////////////// Die o.g. Broschüre \"Hans Müller - Das hydromechanische Spezialrichtverfahren zur Regenerierung deformierter Profilstähle\" (Hg. Industriewerke Karlsruhe Abteilung Stahl- und Brückenbau unter der Militär-Regierung-Liz. US v. 1946, Widmung und signiert v. Hans Müller) ////////// 3 Schreiben div. Prüfanstalten v. 1946 (Staatl.Chem.-technische Prüfungs- und Versuchsanstalt an der TH Karlsruhe; Institut für Beton und Eisenbeton an der TH Karlsruhe; Orif. Dr. Theodor Pötsch v. Inst. für Mechanik und angewandte Mathematik an der TH (v. ihm Signiert (Anm.: Ab 1928 war er ordentlicher Professor für Mechanik und Angewandte Mathematik an der Technischen Hochschule Karlsruhe, wurde aber 1937 entlassen, da er mit einer Jüdin verheiratet war. Bis 1945 arbeitete er dann bei Leitz in Wetzlar. 1945 war er wieder Professor in Karlsruhe, wo er 1946/47 Rektor war) /////////// es folgen zahlr. auf festem Karton montierte s/w Fotos kl. und größeren Formats (meist 10x15 und 25x18cm) zeitgeschichtlich sehr interessant wie folgt: IWK Karlsruhe (2 Werkhallenbilder), 2 St. Beispiel Brücke davor und danach (Ort unbek.); 1 x IGS Karlsruhe (Eisenträger beim Richten); Köln (Berg voll verbogenen Eisenträgern vor Ruinenlandschaft; dasselbe für Nürnberg mit Arbeitern; sowie für München (Anlage zum Biegen vor Ort); 3 Fotos in verscheied. Stadien \"Murgbrücke Weisenbach\"; 2 Fotos \"Zerstörte Neckarbrücke Obrigheim-Biedersheim; 3 gr. Fotos Autobahnbrücke Durlach; 2 weitere Fotos einer Halle (d.i. das Maschinentechnische Laboratorium der TH Karlsruhe mit Stahlträgern (Ort evtl. Karlsruhe) /////// gr. Foto Stahlbiegemaschine im Einsatz vor Kriegsruinen (Karlsruhe); IWK Karlsruhe (Fabrikinneres mit Stahlträgern); ein weiteres Foto der Autobahnbrücke Durlach (Großes Format); 3 Fotos betitelt Saarbrücken (Eisenbahnwaggons) //////////////// 5 x dasselbe 8seitige Broschur \"Das hydromechanische Spezialrichtverfahren zur Regenerierung deformierter Profilstähle v. Hans Müller (Sonderdruck aus Industrie-Rundschau Nr. 1/1946 //////////////// 2 x Hydromechanisches Spezialrichtverfahren zur Regenerierung deformierter Profilstähle v. Hans Müller (Sonderdruck aus \"Technisches Handwerk\" Heft 6/1946 ///////////// mehrere Blatt zum Thema \"Praktische Voraussetzungen für Massenrichtarbeiten verformter Profilstähle ///////////// mehrere Hefte mit Texten zumThema von Hans Müller 1. Industrie-Rundschau Mai 1948 + VDI Zeitschrift des VDI März 1948 + Technisches Handwerk August 1946 + Industrie-Rundschau Juli 1946 + Zeitungsartikel aus \"Der gerade Weg\" (Geschäfte und Spekulationen mit Trümmern)..... Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society. Volumes 22 - 30

      OCS 1946 - 1957, London - First editions. Quarto. Hardcover. Good: spines discoloured. A scarce run of 9 early volumes of this excellent journal. The Society was founded in London in 1921 by a group of collectors and others interested in oriental ceramics.[3] Since then, many notable art historians and collectors have joined the OCS, have given lectures to the Society and have written articles for publication in the annual Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society (TOCS, currently edited by Dr Stacey Pierson). The Transactions are a highly regarded journal on Asian art. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Lady Chatterley. Version Originale Traduite par Annie Brieire. Illustrations de Andre Collot

      Paris: Deux Rives, 1946. First Edition in French, one of 100 on Marais, from a total issue of 1025. Illustrated with 24 pochoir plates plus an extra suite in black and white by Andre Collot. Translated from the English by Annie Brierre including the preface by Frieda Lawrence and the note on the manuscript by Esther Forbes. 4to; 332pp; 3/4 green morocco, pastepaper boards, spine paneled, author and title gilt, top edge gilt, original wrapper bound in, matching morocco-edged slipcase, slight wear to binding else a fine, fresh copy with the pochoirs bright and the extra suite crisp. Roberts D66.

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        Pheasant Hunting. With a Foreword by Dave Newell

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1946 - First Edition, No. 124 of 350 signed copies on special paper, with an extra color plate. Color plates from paintings, line drawings, and photographs by Lynn Bogue Hunt. x, [2], 227 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Delightful reminiscences and practical advice on taking this "noisy, gaudy, tough, hard-flying game bird"; with excellent illustrations by Hunt (including a photograph of the artist himself). Heller 2:671 Original pale blue boards with design in blind on upper cover, dark blue cloth spine, gilt, in original cream dj and slipcase Color plates from paintings, line drawings, and photographs by Lynn Bogue Hunt. x, [2], 227 pp. 1 vols. 8vo First Edition, No. 124 of 350 signed copies on special paper, with an extra color plate. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        ROCKETS Comprising "A Method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes" and Liquid-Propellant Rocket Development"

      American Rocket Society, NY 1946 - Preface, Foreword & Two Articles by Goddard first published by the Smithsonian Institution. A Method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes (1919) 69 pp.+10 pp. ill's. Liquid- Propellant Rocket Development (1936) 10 pp. +11 pp. ill's. In-text illustrations; plus a biographical note by G. Edward Pendray, 4 pp. Navy cloth, gilt lettering on spine partially faded, VERY GOOD; interior, age-toned, SOUND, CLEAN & UNMARKED. DUST JACKET discolored, slight chipping VERY GOOD. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      1946 - non paginé 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). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Kaputt

      - Denoël, Paris 1946, 13x18,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione della traduzione francese, una delle 120 copie numerate, solo carta di grandi dimensioni. autografo Firmato e datato Curzio Malaparte a perdere Paule d'Ambrosio: "... la testimonianza della miseria e grandezza dell'uomo ..." L'inchiostro della autografo aver sbavato sulla prima pagina successiva. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française, un des 120 exemplaires numérotés, le nôtre un des 20 hors commerce, seuls grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé et daté de Curzio Malaparte à mademoiselle Paule d'Ambrosio : "... ce témoignage de la misère et de la grandeur de l'homme..." L'encre de l'envoi autographe ayant bavé sur la page de garde en regard. Exemplaire complet de son feuillet d'errata.  

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        Camps de Mort [INSCRIBED AND SIGNED]

      Paris: Editions Julien Wolff, 1946. First edition. Softcover. g- to vg. Quarto (10 3/4 X 8 1/4"). 56pp. Original illustrated wrappers. Inside of front cover inscribed and signed by the author to Mr. Georges Reynaud, and dated Paris, May 5, 1947. Photo-illustrated title page. This poignant work is one of the first pictorial history of the most notorious Nazi death camps published after the end of World War II. The Preface is written by Jean Marcel Bruller (1902-1991), the renown French writer and illustrator who co-founded Les Éditions de Minuit with Pierre de Lescure and Yvonne Paraf, and joined the Resistance where his texts were published under the pseudonym Vercors. The 20 primary concentration camps (and subcamps) depicted in this book are: Buchenwald, Nordhausen, Ellrich, Dora, Orhdruf, Vaihingen, Bergen-Belsen, Dachau, Le Struthof, Wobbelin, Ravensbruck, Mauthausen, Hadamar, Neuengamme, Leipzig, Landsberg, Johanngeorgenstadt, Ausschwitz, Maidanek, and Treblinka. The photos featured in this book come from the American Information Services, the Soviet Union embassy in Paris, the British Official Photographs (War Office), les Services Cinématographiques de l'Armée Française (S.C.A.), and l'Association Nationale des Anciens F.T.P. Their graphic imagery sheds a light of understanding on one of the most horrifying and inhuman episodes in history. Folded crease along spine, thus slightly affecting pages throughout. Wrappers foxed, and rubbed along edges. Clear water-staining at upper margin of pages 19 to 56 (not affecting lettering). Text in French. Wrappers in overall good-, interior in good to very good condition.

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        History of Western Philosphy

      George Allen & Unwin, U.K. 1946 - Covers clean, unbumped, unmarked, unworn and unfaded, slight age shelf-soiling to edges. Internally clean, unmarked and w/o creasing or corner turns. Unclipped DW is worn and chipped at spine ends with a 10mm closed tear at spine top and another to rear top o/w NF. The DW has been printed on the reverse of a map (reuse of paper just after the war). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Evidence Surrealiste! Cahiers de Literature. No IV. Textes reunis par Henri Parisot

      Paris: Aux Editions de Quatre Vents, 1946. Trade edition. 8vo. Handsomely bound in 3/4 dark brown morocco and marbled paste-paper boards,gilt fillets, four raised bands on spine, title gilt, top edge gilt, marbled paste-paper doublures, original wrapping and spine bound in, fine. Special issue of this literary journal, entirely devoted to surrealist writing, including short pieces by Edward Lear, Andre Breton, Julien Gracq, Maurice Blanchard, Andre Manon, and others.

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        Souvenirs de la maison des fous -

      Vrille 1946 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-4 Couverture crème avec titre en noir et rouge. Exemplaire sur vélin pur fil. Avec 8 dessins reproduits à pleine page de Gérard Vulliamy, dont 7 portraits. Non coupé. Bel exemplaire. EDITION ORIGINALE de ce premier volume de la collection de poésie Vrille, dirigée par Évrard de Rouvre. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        THE DANCING DETECTIVE.

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, [1946]., 1946. First edition. First edition. Pseudonym of Cornell Woolrich. Light offsetting to front and rear endpapers, else fine in dust jacket, with minor wear to the spine ends. Eight short story thrillers from the author who brought us Phantom Lady and Deadline At Dawn in which he proves his unique ability to let the reader share the agony of the hunted and the terror of the doomed. One short story from this collection, TWO MEN IN A FURNISHED ROOM, is the basis for the 1947 noir filmm, THE GUILTY, that starred Bonita Granville in the role of the twin sisters, and Regis Toomey as the detecive, who must find the murderer of one of the twins.

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        Stanley Reed signs excerpts from the historic desegregation case Morgan vs. Virginia

      no place: , [1946]. no place, [1946]. 4to. "Typed document signed ""Stanley Reed"", 6pp, 4to, being an excerpt of the Court's opinion of Morgan vs. Virginia. In part: ""...Irene Morgan, a Negro passenger on a bus operating between Virginia and Maryland, refused to change her seat upon the order of the bus driver, who by Virginia statute was under a duty to see that segregation was maintained...Mr. Justice Reed deliverd the opinion of the Court...this statute so burdens interstate commerce...the requirements of national uniformity as to be invalid....As no state law can reach beyond its border...the need for national uniformity in the regulations for interstate travel...Reversed."" This case was one of the first to end lawful segregation. Upon Morgan's conviction and an affimation by the Virginia Supreme Court, she appealed to the United States Supreme Court. Thurgood Marshall, who was Morgan's lawyer, argued that since the bus was traveling between Virginia and Maryland and Maryland did not have segregation, Morgan was not required to change her seat. The court decided in favor of Morgan, concluding that uniform laws must exist for interstate commerce and effectively outlawed segregation on interstate passenger carriers. The case foreshadowed the Montgomery Bus Boycott and Brown vs. Board of Education, where Marshall argued before the Supreme Court that segregation was unconstitutional. Very fine."

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        Concerto for Orchestra. [Full score]

      London - New York - Sydney - Toronto - Cape Town: Boosey & Hawkes [PN B. & H. 9009], [1946]. Tall folio. Publisher's printed wrappers. 1f. (recto title, verso note on first performance and instrumentation list), 147, [i] (publisher's list of "Concertos and Concert Pieces for Solo Instruments and Orchestra"). With "No. 374" printed at lower left of final page; "Works by Béla Bartók in the Catalogues of Boosey & Hawkes" within a ruled border to verso of lower wrapper; "301" printed at lower right. Colour bookplate of William Boyer with image of Spanish-style guitar to title. Boosey & Hawkes watermark to many leaves. With a printed note to the head of the first page of music stating that the Concerto was written for the Koussevitzky Music foundation in memory of Mrs. Natalie Koussevitzky. Wrappers slightly worn; spine reinforced with dark green cloth tape. Minor wear; occasional markings in pencil. First Edition. Scarce. Szabolcsi 116. Fuld pp. 179-180. First performed on December 1, 1944 in New York at Carnegie Hall with Serge Koussevitzky conducting the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

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        Collection "POMME D'API" (The First 18 of 24 Vols.)

      Editions Des Artistes, Paris 1946 - A charming set of French children's miniatures, wonderfully illustrated in rich color by Elisabeth Ivanovsky. Published out of Paris between 1941 and 1946, this set (known as "collection 'POMME D'API'") includes the first 18 volumes (of 24 complete). All 18 volumes are in crisp, pristine condition in their stapled, pictorial wrappers. 64mos, also includes the publisher's original slipcase, with 2 of the reinforcing panels loose. A lovely set from the 1940s, beautifully printed and illustrated. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Amsterdam: tijdens de hongerwinter

      Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Contact / De Bezige Bij. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. (1946). First Printing. Hard Cover. Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over gray boards, gilt lettering on spine and cover. Illustrated with approximately 150 photographs taken during the winter of 1944-1945 by leading members of the Underground Camera group, including Dutch greats Cas Oorthuys and Emmy Andriese, as well as Ad Windig, Charles Breyer, Krun Taconis, and others. What emerges from this book - beyond the harrowing wartime shots of starvation and destruction - are the beginnings in photo literature of a new way of seeing the world. Forced by necessity to shoot under the most extreme conditions, the photographers are formulating a new aesthetic forged from the immediacy of circumstance. [Parr / Badger, v1, 196]. . The volume is in very good shape, tight and square, with some offsetting. Many pages have typed captions, in English, taped on to blank spaces in the margins, explaining the photographs, clearly prepared by one who witnessed the events depicted. The unclipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, is faded, with several closed tears and some loss at the head and heel. VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD. . B&W Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. Unpaginated pp .

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        Kaputt

      First edition of the French translation, one of 120 numbered copies, only large paper.Signed autograph and dated Curzio Malaparte to miss Paule d'Ambrosio: "... the testimony of the misery and greatness of man ..."The ink of the autograph having drooled on the front page next. Denoël Paris 1946 13x18,5cm broché

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        Seamus Heaney - photographed for his 70th birthday at his Dublin Home.

      Extra Large Original Photograph on archival paper. 31 cm x 43 cm (Image only) / Framed 62,5 cm x 73 cm. From the private library of irish photographer John Minihan. Titled and signed by John Minihan below the image. Unusual, large print of this stunning and intimate photograph of Irelands beloved poet. Beautifully framed. John Minihan is an Irish photographer, born in Dublin in 1946 and raised in Athy, County Kildare. At the age of 12 he was brought to live in London, and went on to become an apprentice photographer with the Daily Mail. At the age of 15 he won the Evening Standard amateur photography competition. At 21 he became the youngest staff photographer for the Evening Standard. For thirty years he remained in London, returning every year to his hometown of Athy to record the people and their daily lives. The work of Minihan in Athy makes up a large part of his canon. Minihan began taking photos in Athy when he was 16. The photos are an attempt to document the lives of the ordinary people of the town in their day to day business and also in times of joy and sadness, notably during the wake of a woman called Katy Tyrrell. In between documenting Athy on visits home, Minihan continued his career on Fleet Street, which included the iconic snap of the 19-year-old Lady Diana Spencer in the garden of the nursery at which she worked, the morning sun to her back, her legs in silhouette through her skirt. Diana had just been announced as the Prince of Wales's love interest and photographers raced to take her photo, Minihan having the fortune to turn up first. Over the years Minihan developed a close relationship with many writers and his photographs of Samuel Beckett show a particular affinity between the two men. Minihans photos of Beckett are some of his best known, one in particular is described as one of the greatest photos of the twentieth century. William S. Burroughs once referred to Minihan as "a painless photographer". Minihan is perhaps best known for his photographs of Samuel Beckett. Minihan first expressed a desire to photograph Beckett in 1969, following Becketts winning of the Nobel Prize for literature, having noticed that all the available photos of Beckett were of a poor quality'We were running a story but discovered there were only two very vague images of Beckett taken many years before. It was like he didn't exist - that was the moment I decided I wanted to meet this man and take his photograph.' Minihan first encountered Beckett in London in 1980, while Beckett was working on a production of one of his own plays, Endgame. Minihan met Beckett in the Hyde Park hotel and showed him some of his photos of Athy to break the ice. The two met on a number of occasions over the next few years, but it was not until 1985 that they met in Paris. They arranged to meet in the restaurant of the Hotel PLM, a regular haunt of Beckett. At ten to five, with the light fading, Minihan took the photo that would go on to be called by some as the photograph of the twentieth century. John Calder credited Minihan with capturing,'the introspective, infinitely sad gaze of a man looking into the abyss of the world's woes'. Among his numerous photographic publications are Photographs: Samuel Beckett (1995) Shadows from the Pale, Portrait of an Irish Town (1996) and An Unweaving of Rainbows, Images of Irish Writers, 1996. He is currently a freelance photographer specialising in 'the arts'. His book of photographs of Samuel Beckett was published in 1995. His photographs of Athy have been exhibited throughout the world. He was given the freedom of Athy in 1990. Minihan currently lives and works in West Cork. Minihan's many exhibitions in museums and galleries around the world include the Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, 1984 Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris 1986 the National Portrait Gallery, London 1987/8 and the October Gallery, London 1990 as well as the Guinness Hop Store, Dublin 1991. (Wikipedia)

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        Signed Photograph of “Enola Gay” Pilot Paul Tibbets, Bombardier Tom Ferebee, and Navigator Theodore Van Kirk

      n.p., n.d.. 10" x 8". "Photograph Signed “Paul W. Tibbets,” “Thomas W. Ferebee,” and “Theodore J. ‘Dutch’ Van Kirk” Black & white, 10” x 8”. Reproduction of a newspaper photograph, circa February 1946, hence a bit grainy. Fine condition.Paul W. Tibbets was the pilot, Thomas W. Ferebee the bombardier, and Theodore J. “Dutch” Van Kirk the navigator on “Enola Gay,” the B-29 superfortress that dropped the first atomic bomb over Hiroshima, Japan, on August 6, 1945, hastening the end of World War II."

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        Lady Chatterley. Version Originale Traduite par Annie Brieire. Illustrations de Andre Collot

      Paris: Deux Rives, 1946. First Edition in French, one of 100 on Marais, from a total issue of 1025. Illustrated with 24 pochoir plates plus an extra suite in black and white by Andre Collot. Translated from the English by Annie Brierre including the preface by Frieda Lawrence and the note on the manuscript by Esther Forbes. 4to; 332pp; 3/4 green morocco, pastepaper boards, spine paneled, author and title gilt, top edge gilt, original wrapper bound in, matching morocco-edged slipcase, slight wear to binding else a fine, fresh copy with the pochoirs bright and the extra suite crisp. Roberts D66.

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        CONCERNING THE SPIRITUAL IN ART. First Complete English Translation with Four Full Colour Page Reproductions, Wodcuts and Half Tones. With a card signed by Hilla Rebay.

      New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 1946. 153 pages of text. The black hardcover binding has minor shelfwear and minor darkening of the spine gilt; protected in archival mylar. The front cover has an inset color illustration. Illustrated in color and black-and-white. Published for the Museum of Non-objective Painting. Edited by Hilla R. With a small card, upon which is printed "Compliments of The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum" and is then signed "Hilla R." Minimal toning to the page edges. The text is clean and unmarked. First edition in English.. Signed. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Morts sans sépulture

      First edition, one of 60 numbered copies on vélin du Marais, tirage de tête.Two small marginal traces of fol to foot of spine and first cover, otherwise a very good copy. Marguerat Lausanne 1946 14,5x21,5cm broché

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