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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.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA EPOPEYA]
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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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        The Brasher Doubloon (The High Window)

      Tower Books 1946 - Published in New York by Tower Books in 1946. Copyright page states "Second Printing." Originally published as "The High Window." Book near fine, with minor edgewearedges of pages slightly browned. DJ near fine with slight rubbing at spine ends and corners, price-clipped, spine and edges of flaps tanned, tape on inside of spine ends to reinforce minor tears. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        So it's you, Ethel! How many times must I tell you not to phone me during working hours?": Original cartoon drawing, pen and wash on board, signed and dated lower left, captioned in lower margin

      Published in "Punch", London 1946 - 1 vols. Image 12 x 8-1/2 inches. Cartoon Original by Martin. A traditional admonition, this time addressed to his wife by a burglar. Martin, a Londoner, was a contributor to a number of English magazines, including Punch, in the 1930s-40s. 1 vols. Image 12 x 8-1/2 inches

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        DOKTOR YOHANAN LEVI: DEVARIM SHE-NEEMRU BE-AZKARAH BE-UNIVERSIAH HA-IVRIT BEYOM 13 BE-KISLEV TASHAV (18.11.45)

      Yerushalayim, Ha-Universitah Ha-`ivrit,. 1946. Paperback. First edition. Original paper wrappers, in later pamphlet protector. 8vo. 21 pages; 23 cm. Written in Hebrew with additional title pages in English at back. English title: “H. Lewy: Memorial addresses by J. L. Magnes, M. Schwabe, and G. Scholem. ” Includes a list of LewyÂ’s scientific publications in many languages at the back. Dr. Hans (Yohanan) Lewy was a prolific scholar of classical philology and Jewish Hellenism with a particular focus on Philo. Though he died at only 44, he had an extensive academic career. Judah Leon Magnes “was a prominent Reform rabbi in both the United States and Mandatory Palestine. He is best remembered as a leader in the pacifist movement of the World War I period, his advocacy of a binational Jewish-Arab state in Palestine, and as one of the most widely recognized voices of 20th century American Reform Judaism” (Wikipedia, 2016) . Moshe Schwabe “was a German-Israeli classical scholar and epigraphists” (Wikipedia, 2016) . Gershom Scholem was a German-Israeli philosopher, “widely regarded as the founder of the modern, academic study of Kabbalah, ” became “the first Professor of Jewish Mysticism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem” (Wikipedia, 2016) . He was close friends with Walter Benjamin and Leo Strauss and published works including Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism (1941) , Sabbatai Zevi, the Mystical Messiah (1957) , and On Kabbalah and its Symbolism (1965) . Includes black-and-white headshot of Lewy. SUBJECT(S) : Hans Lewy. OCLC lists no holdings worldwide. Slight browning of original paper wrappers. Several library markings including stamps and stickers. Minimal pencil markings that do not obscure text. Good + condition. A Very Rare Gershom Scholem imprint (zion-12-14) .

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        The Hollow.

      London: for The Crime Club by Collins,, 1946. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine in black. Spine gently rolled, light fading to spine ends and onto rear panel, slight rubbing to extremities, an excellent unusually bright copy. First UK edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author to Sir Leonard Woolley on the front free endpaper, "Len, with best wishes, from, Agatha, Xmas 1946". Sir Leonard and his wife Katharine were good friends of Christie and her second husband, the archaeologist Sir Max Mallowan. Mallowan's archaeological career began as an assistant to Woolley at the excavations at Ur in southern Iraq, and through this friendship and tutelage Christie met Woolley's wife Katharine, on whom the character of Louise Leidner in Murder in Mesopotamia is purportedly based. Published in the US in the same year.

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        Concerto for Orchestra. [Full score]

      Boosey & Hawkes [PN B. & H. 9009], London - New York - Sydney - Toronto - Cape Town 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. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        L'HOMME DE CRISTAL - POEMES - ILLUSTRATIONS DE L'AUTEUR - EXEMPLAIRE N°I / 29 HORS COMMERCE SUR VELIN PUR FIL JOHANNOT.

      LA TABLE RONDE 1946 - R300148704: 168 pages - 13 gravures en couleurs et en noir et blanc hors texte (collationnées) - ouvrage sous chemise cartonné rigide brut en bon état et sous emboitage cartonné rigide brut en bon état - 7 photos disponibles . ILLUSTRATIONS DE L'AUTEUR - EXEMPLAIRE N°I / 29 HORS COMMERCE SUR VELIN PUR FIL JOHANNOT - Max Jacob, né le 12 juillet 1876 à Quimper et mort le 5 mars 1944 à Drancy est un poète moderniste et romancier français de la première moitié du XXE siècle précurseur de Dada puis du surréalisme sans y adhérer. Il bouleverse de son vers libre et burlesque la poésie française dès 1917. In-4 En feuillets. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Non coupé Classification Dewey : 96-Livres remarquables par leur illustration, leur papier [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Come, Tell Me How You Live (Archaeologists in Syria). An engaging record of an archaeological expedition to the Near East before the war (WWII).

      Dodd, Mead, New York 1946 - Handsomely bound in finely woven blue cloth stamped brightly in gilt on the spine. Light rubbing to the extremities; corners lightly bumped and tiny nibbles at the bottom center of the of the fore-edges. With numerous photos of Syrian life decorating the endpapers. Clean and tight throughout. In an original dust jacket, heavily worn and chipped and separated along the front fold. The price of $3.00 is at the top of the front inside flap. Several large pieces missing at the top of the spine ends and along the top of the front panel edge, not affecting any of the title lettering. Small chips at the bottom of the spine ends and the corners. Light soiling to the rear panel. Unaccountably scarce, especially in an original jacket. Christie writes as the memoir opens: "This book is an answer. It is the answer to a question that is asked me very often. ‘So you dig in Syria, do you? Do tell me all about it. How do you live? In a tent?’ etc, etc," adding a little later: "This is not a profound book It is, in fact, small beer – a very little book, full of everyday doings and happenings." Its opening pages see her describing her travails attempting to find a suitable outfit for her travels: "‘Of course, Modom, we are not being asked for that kind of thing just now! We have some very charming little suits here - OS [outsize] in the darker colours.’ Oh, loathsome OS! How humiliating to be OS! How even more humiliating to be recognised at once as OS!" writes Christie, cheerily. More than 70 years ago, Christie recorded her arrival at Palmyra, her usually light tone giving way to one of genuine emotion. "After seven hours of heat and monotony and a lonely world – Palmyra! That, I think, is the charm of Palmyra – its slender creamy beauty rising up fantastically in the middle of hot sand," she writes. "It is lovely and fantastic and unbelievable, with all the theatrical implausibility of a dream. Courts and temples and ruined columns I have never been able to decide what I really think of Palmyra. It has always for me the dreamlike quality of that first vision. My aching head and eyes made it more than ever seem a feverish delusion! It isn’t - it can’t be – real." Going to the "holy shrine of Sheikh Adi situated in the Kurdish hills near Mosul", described last year as "hell on earth" in a Guardian piece, she writes that "there can be, I think, no spot in the world so beautiful or so peaceful". "You wind up far into the hills through oak trees and pomegranates, following a mountain stream. The air is fresh and clear and pure," records the novelist. "And then, suddenly, you come to the white spires of the shrine. All is calm and gentle and peaceful there. There are trees, a courtyard, running water. Gentle-faced custodians bring you refreshments and you sit in perfect peace, sipping tea." (The Guardian) First Edition with matching dates of 1946 on the title and copyright pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Animal Farm

      118 pages. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5 1/4") bound in black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. First American edition.Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic. His work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and commitment to democratic socialism. Commonly ranked as one of the most influential English writers of the 20th century, and as one of the most important chroniclers of English culture of his generation, Orwell wrote literary criticism, poetry, fiction, and polemical journalism. He is best known for the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) and the allegorical novella Animal Farm (1945). His book Homage to Catalonia (1938), an account of his experiences in the Spanish Civil War, is widely acclaimed, as are his numerous essays on politics, literature, language, and culture. In 2008, The Times ranked him second on a list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945". Orwell's work continues to influence popular and political culture, and the term Orwellian — descriptive of totalitarian or authoritarian social practices — has entered the language together with several of his neologisms, including cold war, Big Brother, thought police, Room 101, doublethink, and thought crime.Animal Farm is an allegorical and dystopian novel, published in England on 17 August 1945. According to Orwell, the book reflects events leading up to the Russian Revolution of 1917 and then on into the Stalin era in the Soviet Union. Orwell, a democratic socialist, was a critic of Joseph Stalin and hostile to Moscow-directed Stalinism, an attitude that was critically shaped by his experiences during the Spanish Civil War. The Soviet Union, he believed, had become a brutal dictatorship, built upon a cult of personality and enforced by a reign of terror. In a letter to Yvonne Davet, Orwell described Animal Farm as a satirical tale against Stalin "un conte satirique contre Staline", and in his essay "Why I Write" (1946), he wrote that Animal Farm was the first book in which he had tried, with full consciousness of what he was doing, "to fuse political purpose and artistic purpose into one whole". The original title was Animal Farm: A Fairy Story, though the subtitle was dropped by U.S. publishers for its 1946 publication and subsequently all but one of the translations during Orwell's lifetime omitted it. Other variations in the title include: A Satire and A Contemporary Satire. Orwell suggested the title Union des républiques socialistes animales for the French translation, which recalled the French name of the Soviet Union, Union des républiques socialistes soviétiques, and which abbreviates to URSA, the Latin for "bear", a symbol of Russia. Orwell wrote the book from November 1943 – February 1944, when the wartime alliance with the Soviet Union was at its height and Stalin was regarded highly by the British people and intelligentsia, a circumstance that Orwell hated. It was initially rejected by a number of British and American publishers, including one of Orwell's own, Victor Gollancz. Its publication was thus delayed, though it became a great commercial success when it did finally appear partly because the Cold War so quickly followed World War II. Time magazine chose the book as one of the 100 best English-language novels (1923 to 2005);[8] 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 also included in the Great Books of the Western World selection.Condition:Spine ends and points rubbed. In a price clipped jacket with light edge wear with a few small closed edge tears else a very good copy in like jacket.

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        Nuremberg Trials: Allied Opening and Closing Speeches

      1946. (WORLD WAR II) (NUREMBERG TRIALS). Nuremberg Trials: Opening Speech, Soviet Union; Closing Speech, Britain; Closing Speeches United States, France and Soviet Union. Nuremberg: no publisher, August 1946. Three volumes. Folio (8-1/2 by 13 inches), original half blue linen, manuscript title labels affixed to front covers, mimeographed typescripts. $6500.Dramatic collection of opening speeches and closing arguments made by the Allied prosecutorial teams during the 1946 Nuremberg Trials, including the Opening Statement of the USSR, the final speech by the British prosecutor against Nazi Organizations, the closing statement by the United States against the German General Staff and High Command, the Final Argument for the United States by Thomas Dodd, and final statements against Nazi organizations by France and the USSR. From the working library of Eric Bourne, head of the Reuters team covering the trials, with his owner signatures and annotations in shorthand, almost certainly used by him and his team to file stories and convey the drama and consequences of the Nuremberg Trials to the world.At the Nuremberg Trials the prosecution entered indictments against 24 major war criminals and six criminal organizations: the leadership of the Nazi party, the Schutzstaffel (SS) and Sicherheitsdienst (SD), the Gestapo, the Sturmabteilung (SA) and the ""General Staff and High Command,"" comprising several categories of senior military officers. Volume I records the Opening Statement of the USSR Chief of Counsel, Lieutenant General R.A. Rudenko, ""Crimes Against Peace"" by Deputy USSR Chief of Counsel, Colonel W.V. Pokrovsky, and ""Aggression Against the USSR"" by M.D. Zorya. Volume II records the Final Speech by the British prosecutor Maxwell Fyfe, against Nazi Organizations and the Final Argument for the United States of America by Thomas J. Dodd. Volume III records the Closing Statement for the USA by Telford Taylor, et al., against the General Staff and High Command and final statement on the Organizations by R.A. Rudenko on behalf of the USSR and the final statement on the Organizations by Auguste Champetier de Ribes on behalf of France. The closing arguments by the prosecutors at the Trial concluded on August 20, 1946, and the following day the defendants were given a chance to make final statements before the Tribunal. All 21 defendants elected to address the Court. The Tribunal was adjourned for one month while the Judges considered their verdicts. Owner signature of journalist Eric Bourne, head of the Reuters team covering the Nuremberg Trials, to five of the part titles, together with sporadic shorthand notes by Bourne in pen or pencil, plus occasional pencil marks, underlining, and word corrections. It is not clear from Bourne's notes in these three volumes when he made them, or what the shorthand says, though presumably they were all made around the time of the trials and to aid him and his team in filing stories. Bourne later recorded that when Rudolph Hess was brought in for sentencing, he produced a ""torrent of gabbled words""—having earlier declined to accept the Court's jurisdiction. Bourne recalled getting the entire rant down in shorthand and sending the story to Reuters with ample direct quotes, skipping the other reporters. ""Once sure his story was through, he shared his notes with the rest"" (Guardian, March 18, 1999).The first volume is slightly browned and dampstained at front, affecting covers and first few leaves, with frayed boards; the other two volumes are lightly rubbed only. A very good, scarce, and important contemporary record of major speeches and arguments from the Nuremberg Trials.

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        MALADIE DE FAMINE: RECHERCHES CLINIQUES SUR LA FAMINE EXÉCUTÉE DANS LE GHETTO DE VARSOVIE EN 1942

      Varsovie, American Joint Distribution Committee, 1946 - 1st Edition. Original Paper Wrappers. 8vo. 264 pages ; 24 cm. In French. Title translates into English as, "Famine: Clinical Research on the Famine Executed in the Warsaw Ghetto in 1942." French study published shortly after the Holocaust on Nazi use of famine by the ghettoization policies. This printed report contains the research on the effects of starvation on children and adults that was conducted by several Jewish physicians employed in the Berson and Bauman Jewish Children's Hospital on Sliska Street in Warsaw, a hospital located in the small ghetto between 1940 and 1942. It takes the form of a series of articles by individual doctors who conducted their research independently. The report, which includes horrific photographs and testimonies, was smuggled out of the ghetto in 1942 or 1943. All of the participating physicians, with the exception of the editor Professor Emil Apfelbaum, perished during the war. Paper browning and a few tears on paper wrappers. The US Holocaust Museum keeps their copy in their Rare Book Room. Overall good+ condition. (HOLO2-130-48) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Les Maladies des Plantes cultivées à Madagascar

      Paul Lechevalier, Paris 1946 - 545, (3), 1 portrait, 7 col plates, 230 text figs, 41 b/w plates. . HB. Bound in buckram, gilt title to spine. Book plate of the mycologist J. Nash-Wortham. Fine copy. Together with the original watercolours by Marc Rabarijaona for the seven colour plates in this work and the corresponding annotated printed proofs, with colour separations for some of the plates. All presented in a specially made Solander box. Gilbert Bouriquet (1903-1975) was a French agronomist, who in 1929 established the Laboratory of Plant Pathology in Tananarive (Antananarivo), Madagascar. He was awarded Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur, du mérite, des Palmes académiques. The colour illustratons, of which the original watercolours are included here, are by Marc Rabarijaona, and the Avertissement (Foreword) thanks, '. Notre dévoué collaborateur Marc Rabarijaona pour la minutie avec laquelle il a reproduit nos dessins et exécuté les aquarelles qui illustrent cet ouvrage'. Marc Rabarijaona was an illustrator at the Laboratoire de phytopathologie de l'Institut Pasteur de Madagascar, and afterwards at l'Institut de Botanique appliquée de Tsimbazaza.A publisher's note states that the type setting of this work was completed in 1939, when the author corrected the proofs, but on the outbreak of war he was sent to Madagascar, where he remained for some years away from France. The book therefore was not printed until 1946. Title page is dated 1946, but the colophon at the rear states 'Achevé d'imprimer le 17 Avril 1947'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        KHOCHU ZHYTY! OBRAZKY Z NIMETSKYKH KONTSENTRATSIINYKH TABORIV [I WANT TO LIVE! SKETCHES OF NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMPS]

      Munich; Ukrainian Publishing Association 1946 - Original Wrappers. 8vo. 163 pages. 21 cm. Illustrated. First edition. In Ukrainian. Line drawing illustrations depicting prisoners, and camp labor. Written by Daniel Tchaikovsky, under the pseudonym O. Danskyi. Tchaikovsky was a journalist, member of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists, and supporter of OUN leader Stepan Bandera. He was imprisoned in Auschwitz from 1942 until the camp was liberated in 1945. (Wikipedia) This account of Auschwitz is the first survivor's account to be published in Ukrainian, and is one of the earliest accounts of the horrors Nazi concentration camps. (Preface to the second edition) Subjects: Concentration camps -- Germany. Auschwitz. Some age toning and edgewear. Repair to spine. Missing page 161. Otherwise fine. (UKR-1-45A) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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 - 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) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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