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        Dark Carnival

      Arkham House, 1947 A near fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket, which still has the original $3 price on the front flap. Very slight wrinkle to side of pages 22 and 23. Signed by Bradbury on the title page. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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        Méditations sur le Royal et Ancien Jeu de Golf

      - Privately printed by the author, Paris, 1947. Decorative illustrated wrappers depicting a pipe-smoking, whiskey drinking man sitting in an armchair in the middle of a golf course, players beyond; housed in the original buff-coloured slipcase; large 8vo, (278x214mm.) A limited edition of 1000 copies of which this is number 775. Twenty six numbered humourous illustrations on heavy card, unbound as designed and each leaf printed on one side only. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Arcane 17

      Editions du Sagittaire 1947 - - Editions du Sagittaire, Paris 1947, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition en partie originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé d'André Breton au professeur Georges Blin sur la page de faux-titre. Légères piqûres en pied du dos, traces de papier adhésif en pied de la page de faux-titre ainsi qu'en tête et en pied de la dernière garde. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition partly original, one copy of the service of wich no leading copies exists. Signed autograph of J. Ajuriaguerra Professor Georges Blin. illustrated book of 11 drawings of Henri Michaux made under the influence of mescaline. Back slightly insolated, small spots on the first flat, nice interior state. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        DI VORSHVANDENE VELT = THE VANISHED WORLD

      New York: Forward Association. 1947. First Edition. Oblong 4to; 575 pages; First edition. Original Publisher's Cloth. Oblong 4to. 575, [7] pages. illus. 20 x 27 cm. In Yiddish and English throughout. A defining work on the lost Jewish communities of Europe. Others have come out in the last 2 decades, but this was the first (many, though by no means all, photos are by Vishniak) . Documenting Jewish life in Eastern Europe with over 600 photos (and text in English and Yiddish) , this work was an early post-war portrayal of these communities within the obvious context that they were gone forever, some with almost no trace of their thousand year histories remaining. Abramovitch himself was a refugee from this world--he was a leader of the Mensheviks in exile who worked at the Jewish Daily Forward and was also active in the Bund. Published as a memorial to these extinct communities, the book is bound in attractive heavy red linen with gilt spine and cover lettering in English and Yiddish, with a paper label (with a woodcut design) on the front. Bit of discoloration to covers, faint shadow from spine label, otherwise Very good condition. Excellent copy, much better than usually seen. (HOLO2-75-11) .

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        Dreams That Money Can Buy

      NY: Films International, 1947. Paperback. Green wraps slightly darkened at the edges, otherwise a nice copy of this promotional booklet for Richter's film with a cover design by Max Ernst from his book La Semaine de bonte. One of the most influential members of the cinematic avant garde, Richter In this film made the bold attempt to introduce this work to a wider audience Using the framing story of a man who discovers how to craft and sell dreams to a series of anxious clients, Richter allotted each dream (seven in all) to artists who included Max Ernst, Fernand Leger, Man Ray, Marcel Duchamp and Alexander Calder. Some chose to reprise their work in cinematic form - Ernst recreates a sequence from his collage novel La Semaine de Bonte - and Richter uses music by composers ranging from Darius Milhaud and John Cage to Duke Ellington. Very good.

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        Portrait photograph of Claude Marchant

      New York, 1947. Frontal portrait of the dancer in Caribbean costume, seated on stool. 1 vols. 25 cm x 17 cm. (approximately 9-7/8 x 6-5/8 inches). Photographer's blind stamp lower right, atelier stamp on rear, docketed in ink with the subject, date, and the print refrence ("xx cc 0"). Frontal portrait of the dancer in Caribbean costume, seated on stool. 1 vols. 25 cm x 17 cm. (approximately 9-7/8 x 6-5/8 inches). Rare image of the Caribbean-born dancer / choreographer, former member of the Katherine Dunham dance troupe, around the time of the staging of the first Calypso musical on Broadway, CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL choreographed by Marchant himself. Marchant, no doubt had danced in the previous show choreographed by Dunham, CARIB SONG (1945), with lyrics by Trinidadian author William Archer. No image of Marchant exists in the Library of Congress. This print is inscribed to Mauriber. Provenance: The estate of Saul Mauriber, Van Vechten's assistant and executor of Van Vechten's photography estate and the compiler of PORTRAITS: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF CARL VAN VECHTEN (1978)

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        Félicia ou mes fredaines. Illustré de vingt eaux - fortes originales en couleurs par Louis Icart

      Georges Guillot 1947 In - 4, en feuilles sous couverture rempliée, chemise et étui roses imprimés éditeur. Illustré de 20 eaux - fortes originales en couleurs par Louis ICART. Tirage limité à 530 exemplaires, un des 350 sur Arches blanc (N° 258). (quelques rares rousseurs légères). / / Quarto, loose leaves as issued under folded cover, editor decorated pink folder and slipcase. Illustrated with 20 original etchings in colours by Louis ICART. Limited printing of 530 copies, one of the 350 on white Arches paper (Nr 258). (some rare light foxing).

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        Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle.

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott,, 1947. Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine and upper board in dark blue. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by Richard Bennett Spine ends and bottom edge of rear board slightly bumped, mild toning to endpapers. An excellent copy in a jacket with minor wear to ends of the lightly faded spine panel and a short closed tear to lower front corner. A very good copy. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For John Charles Gregory III, Love Betty MacDonald." The first title in the series about a woman who lives in an upside down house, who has a magic chest full of cures for the bad habits of the children who live in her neighbourhood.

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        The Snake Pit (Original screenplay for the 1948 film)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1947. Final draft script for the 1948 film. Based on the 1946 semi-autobiographical novel of the same name by Mary Jane Ward. The story of a woman who suffers a psychological breakdown, and who we then follow through her long recovery at a mental institution. Filming was preceded by three months of intense research by director Litvak in an attempt to accurately portray practices used by mental institutions of the day, including hydrotherapy and electric shock treatments. The film had such an effect on audiences that it is said to have led to psychiatric facility reforms in many states. Winner of an Academy Award for Best Sound Recording and nominated for five others, including Best Picture. Blue titled wrappers, noted as FINAL on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 8 and production No. 155, dated July 1, 1947. Title page present, dated July 1, 1947, noted as Final Script. 160 leaves with last leaf numbered 159, mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus bound internally with three gold brads.

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        We The Living

      Cassell & Co., Ltd, 1947. EIGHTH EDITION PRESENTATION COPY. 1 vol., inscribed and dated on the front blank endleaf by Rand "To Eugene D. Williams - - with sincere admiration - Ayn Rand July 21, 1951". Bound in the publisher's original blue/gray cloth, head and foot of spine ever so slightly rubbed, inner and outer hinges fine, some light offsetting to front blank otherwise VERY GOOD. "We the Living" is Ayn Rand's first novel. Published in 1936, the story is set in Soviet Russia, from which Rand had fled to America ten years earlier. The immigrant Rand was startled by the failure of American intellectuals and politicians to uphold the American ideals of individualism and freedom, and she was horrified by the widespread acceptance, even sympathy, that greeted the spread of communism, socialism and fascism in Europe. Rand resolved to expose the "noble ideal" of collectivism, through the story of three young people whose lives are sacrificed by an all-powerful state. Originally titled "Airtight," this unvarnished account details the methods by which the spirits of its best citizens are suffocated by the collectivist state. The initial American publication of "We the Living" was not a commercial success. Macmillan did not expect the novel to sell and did little marketing. Initial sales were slow and although they picked up later, Macmillan destroyed the plates before the first printing of 3000 copies sold out. Eighteen months after its release, the novel was out of print. Rand's royalties from the first American edition amounted to $100. An edition revised by Rand was published in 1959, following the success of Atlas Shrugged (1957).

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        La peste

      Gallimard 1947 - - Gallimard, Paris 1947, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 215 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil. Agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 215 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper. Nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Rocket Ship Galileo

      Charles Scribners Sons, New York 1947 - Black cloth lettered and decorated in green. Wrapped in pictorial dust jacket with $2.00 price present. Heinlein's first regularly published book.Scuff to spine. Shallow chipping to extremities. Short tears to edges. Still a bright attractive copy in collectible condition. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        All The King's Men

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. c1946. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. A Near Fine first printing of the first edition in original boards with only minor rubbing. In Very Good, price-clipped and slightly chipped dust-jacket. An attractive presentation; Though regarded as one of the best poets of his generation, Warren was better known as a novelist and received tremendous recognition for his tale of Wille Stark in All The King's Men, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1947 .

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        The Pearl (Uncorrected Proof)

      New York: Viking Press, 1947. First Edition. UNCORRECTED PROOF, preceding the First Edition. A rare Steinbeck item, the first appearance of this novel in print. This is the variant printed in gray-blue wrappers, perfect bound with red cloth, with a yellow title label in manual type affixed with cello tape to the front wrapper. Affixed just below the title label is the publisher's publication blurb. In a custom clamshell box. Very Good plus in tall wrappers as described above. Some corner creasing to the bottom right corner of the first few leaves, tape used for title labels darkened. Morrow 211. Goldstone and Payne A25a. Ahearn APG 027a.

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        A Masque of Mercy

      Henry Holt and Company, 1947. Hardcover. Near Fine. Henry Holt and Company, New York 1947. Limited First Edition. Limited to 751 copies. Number 457/751. Cloth boards. Signed by Robert Frost on the Limitation Page. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic by the Publisher. Book Condition: Near Fine, clean boards, tight spine. Soft shelf wear, a few light spots.

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        Kiss of Death (Original screenplay for the 1947 film)

      Los Angeles, CA: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1947. Final draft script for the 1947 film. Brief notation in holograph pencil on the verso of the last page. Based on the 1947 novel by Eleazar Lipsky, Nick Bianco (Mature) is a jewel thief who gets nabbed in the heist, and sent to jail. Despite advice from an attorney, Nick refuses to rat on his partners. While in jail, his wife commits suicide and his daughters are put in an orphanage. He finally decides to give up his old partner, and is paroled, and remarries to start a new life. But, the old partner is not far behind. Set in New York, shot there on location. Nominated for two Academy Awards. Blue studio wrappers, noted as FINAL on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 17, and dated Feb. 27, 1947. Distribution page present, with receipt removed. Title page present, noted as Final Script, dated February 27, 1947, with credits for screenwriters Hecht and Lederer. 147 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 145. Mimeograph, with blue revision pages throughout, dated 3/14/47, and white revision pages throughout, dated 3/31/47. The white revision pages are brittle and have been encapsulated in protective sleeves, and bound in. Pages and wrapper Very Good plus, bound internally with two gold brads. Grant, p. 354. Hardy, The BFI Companion to Crime, pp. 194-195; The Gangster Film, p. 114. Selby Canon, p. 75. Silver, pp. 170-171. Spicer, pp. 162-163.

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        Tales of the South Pacific

      Macmillan, 1947 A very good first edition in a very good first issue dust jacket, with the original price of $3.00 printed vertically on the front flap. First Printing stated on copyright page and 1947 on title page. Bookplate on front free endpaper. Half inch deep chip on top of spine of dust jacket. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Queen of the North Edinburgh The Auld Reekie of History & Romance

      London and Edinburgh.: Tourist and Holidays Board) and the Scottish Tourist Board.. 1947.. Color poster / pictorial / pictographic map, 36 x 23.5 inches (91.5 x 51.5 cm) on sheet 40 x 25 inches. Creasing and light wear to margins, now mimised by professional linen backing. Bright and clean. Very detailed pictorial map of the central area of Edinburgh with the Castle, Parliament House and the Palace of Holyroodhouse along its horizontal central axis. There are pictographs of notable people and places; the vast majority of the buildings are named. There are pictorial borders with crests, thistles and additional notable places along the upper and lower edges. The artist, Kerry Lee, has drawn himself and his dog in at the lower right corner of the central map area. .

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        The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby Filmed by Ealing Studios.

      Ealing Studios, London 1947 - Large format paperback programme produced by Ealing Studios to accompany the 1947 film starring Cedric Hardwicke, Stanley Holloway et al, colourfully illustrated by Ardizzone to the whole of the cover and throughout, staples rusted otherwise very bright a

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        Chronik der Familie des Besitzers der Gastwirtschaft »Gerichtskretscham« in Schollwitz, Kreis Bolkenhain, Bezirk Liegnitz und weiterer benachbarter Familien von 1881 - 1947

      Ohne Ort, ohne Verlag 1947. Ganzleinen, 8°, 593 S., Beschreibung des ländlichen Lebens im Raum Schweidnitz, Waldenburg in Niederschlesien, Die Chronik wurde rückblickend vom Sohn des Gastwirtes von Weihnachten 1881 bis 27.1.1933 bzw. 22.4.1933. Ab 11.05.1947 gibt es aktuelle Nachträge. Das Buch ist handschriftlich in gut lesbarer Sütterlinschrift, teilweise mit mundartlichen Ausdrücken, geschrieben Stempel auf dem Vorsatzblatt, sonst guter Zustand Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Economie & Interet.

      Paris: Imprimerie National, 1947. First edition. Octavo, 2 volumes, original wrappers as issued. Inscribed by Maurice Allais on the title page of volume one. From the library of fellow Nobel Prize-winning economist Kenneth Arrow, with his name in each volume. In near fine condition with light shelfwear, minor mending to the first few pages of volume one. A nice association linking these two Nobel Prize winning-economists and giants of twentieth century economics. In ?conomie & Int?r?t, Maurice Allais introduced the first overlapping generations model (later popularized by Paul Samuelson in 1958), introduced the golden rule of optimal growth (later popularized by Edmund Phelps) or described the transaction demand for money rule (later found in William Baumol's work). In 1988 Maurice Allais became the first French citizen to receive the Nobel Prize in economics. He won it for his contribution to the understanding of market behavior and the efficient use of resources. Allais also showed that his insights could be applied to help set efficient prices for state-owned monopolies, of which France had many. Allais's work paralleled, and sometimes preceded, similar work done by English-speaking economists Sir John Hicks and Paul Samuelson. He also proved a result in growth theory in 1947 that had been credited to Edmund Phelps. Allais did not get credit as early as his English counterparts because his work was in French. "Had Allais' earliest writings been in English," commented Paul Samuelson, "a generation of economic theory would have taken a different course.

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        Dark Carnival

      Arkham House, 1947 A very good first edition in a very good dust jacket, signed and dated by Bradbury on the front free endpaper. Year 1947 on title page and copyright page. Book has bumped corners, former owner's bookplate on front pastedown, some offsetting along front hinge, and small blemish on front cover. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Curious George Takes a Job

      Houghton Mifflin and the Junior Literary Guild, 1947 A very good first edition in a good slightly chipped dust jacket. The year 1947 on the title page and the original $2.50 price present on the front flap of the dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.

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        Pierre a Feu. Les Miroirs Profonds.

      Pierre a Feu. Les Miroirs Profonds. Jacques Kober. Paris: Maeght, 1947 Limited edition of 999 numbered copies, of which this numbered copy is one of 950 in Velin Superior paper. A collection of verses and essays Illustrated by Matisse with: One original lithograph in color on cover wrappers, one original lithograph, one wood engraving, and 14 heliogravures. Text by: Louis Aragon, Paul Eluard, René Char, Georges Hugnet, Roger Caillois, Jean Lescure, Andre Marchand, Jacques Kober, and others. Condition: Good. Text block loose with some splits between pages. A light bump on the top right corner near the spine, runs through all the book. Wrappers with the color lithograph with a 3" circa tear on the top near the spine, and a light stain.

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        Louis MacNeice Collection with signed carbon typescript of The Dark Tower and first edition of his book

      London 1947 - Louis MacNeice signed carbon typescript (ND, circa 1947) of The Dark Tower (8 x 13 inches light tissue carbon copy paper. 4 inch vertical tear on page 2 and about 4 pages with minor corners folding otherwise very good condition. COMBINED WITH a first edition book The Dark Tower and Other Radio Scripts, 45 pp. London: Faber & Faber, [1947], 204 pp., gray cloth, a near fine copy in very good, price-clipped red dust jacket; jacket has a few small tears and nicks at extremities of both panels, two-inch tear on lower spine (mended on verso), otherwise quite fresh and bright. Book and typescript housed in a red cloth pictorial clamshell box. The Dark Tower is a radio play by Louis MacNeice. It was first broadcast on the BBC Home Service on 21 January 1946. It is MacNeice's most well-known radio play. The Dark Tower is one of the most acclaimed creative works written and produced for BBC Radio. Louis MacNeice (Irish/British poet, 1907-1963). He attended Oxford, where he majored in classics and philosophy. In 1930, he married Giovanna Ezra and accepted a post as classics lecturer at the University of Birmingham, a position he held until 1936, when he went on to teach Greek at Bedford College for Women, University of London. In 1941, he joined the British Broadcasting Company as a staff writer and producer. Like many modern English poets, MacNeice found an audience for his work through British radio. He was part of the generation of "thirties poets" which included W. H. Auden, Stephen Spender and Cecil Day-Lewis; nicknamed "MacSpaunday" Although he chose to live the majority of his adult life in London, MacNeice frequently returned to the landscapes of his childhood, and he took great pride in his Irish heritage. His poetry is characterized by its familiar, sometimes humorous tone and its integration of contemporary ideas and images.This collection is on consignment with LDRB. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        What I Remember. With an introduction by G. M. Trevelyan.

      Cambridge University Press 1947 - 8vo, xii, 54pp, with a frontispiece and seven leaves of photographs, publisher's cloth [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sanctuaires du Moyen-âge à Paris. 23 eaux-fortes de Omer Bouchery.

      P., chez Henri Colas, Lille, chez Emile Raoust, 1947, 1 vol. in-4° carré (290 x 264) en feuilles sous couverture rempliée illustrée, chemise et étui cartonné éditeur, de 150 pp. Etui légèrement défraichi, très bel exemplaire par ailleurs. - 23 eaux-fortes in et hors-texte d'Omer Bouchery. Tiré à 250 exemplaires, 1 des 30 exemplaires de tête sur vélin de Montval comprenant une suite en sanguine des gravures sur Japon mince, avec d'importantes remarques en noir, une suite de 10 eaux-fortes sur Japon : Images sur des textes sacrés, une aquarelle originale, et un dessin original (N°18 signé par l'artiste au justificatif). L'Aquarelle signée (250 x 205) représente le portail de l'église Saint-Merry, Le dessin original signé (260 x 190) représente l'église Saint-Séverin. Nous joignons un jeu partiel d'épreuves corrigées comportant 3 pages de titre différentes, et 28 pp. fortement annotées. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Vigiliae Christianae. A Review of Early Christian Life and Language (35 vols./ 35 Bände) - Vol. 1 (1947) - 35 (1981).

      North-Holland; 1947 - 1981. - Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Einbandkanten sind leicht bestossen; der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 35 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; mehrsprachige Beiträge; Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 30000

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        The Victim.

      The Vanguard Press, New York 1947 - First edition of the author's second novel. Octavo, original black cloth. Signed twice by the author. Signed "good wishes Saul Bellow" on the title page and again on a notecard on the front free endpaper. Light rubbing, near fine in the original dust jacket with a few small chips to the spine and overall wear. Looking back at his first two novels later in his career, Bellow "distanced himself from them by calling Dangling Man his M.A. and The Victim his Ph.D." Like many of his works, the protagonist is a young Jewish man. In a New York heat wave he is accosted in the park by a stranger who accuses him of ruining his life. "The best novel to come out of America-or England-for a generation" (The New York Review of Books). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        (Printing plate for title page of) The Pearl

      New York: The Viking Press, 1947. Very Good. Original printer's plate used for the title page of The Pearl. Metal sheet measuring 3 3/4 x 6 inches. Near Fine, with some light scuffing to front. A very unique Steinbeck item.

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        BILLY BUNTER OF GREYFRIARS SCHOOL

      London: Charles Skilton Ltd. 1947. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Publisher?s original green cloth boards with blue titles to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with a colour frontispiece and black and white illustrations by R.J. MacDonald. A superb near fine copy, the binding clean and square, the contents without inscriptions or stamps. There is a little spotting to the top edge of the text block otherwise, clean, bright and tight throughout. Complete with rubbed and nicked original dustwrapper which has a few marks and some very light creasing. Not price-clipped (7s 6d net to the front flap). A very attractive example of a notoriously difficult title to obtain in collectable condition. The scarce first edition in dustwrapper of the first Billy Bunter book. An attractive variant in green cloth, this title is much more commonly found in grey patterned paper covered boards. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Le bataillon du ciel

      Julliard 1947 - - Julliard, Paris 1947, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 110 exemplaires numérotés sur chiffon d'Annonay, seuls grands papiers. Rare exemplaire à toutes marges. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 110 numbered copies on cloth Annonay, only large paper. Rare copy wide-margined. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Gradraus. Radierungen, Text und Druck vom Autor.

      - 24(4) nn Seiten, der Rücken ist offen. Fadenheftung. Druck auf festem Bütten. Einband: Somfriede Scholl. Die zehn Originalradierungen unterhalb der Abbildung jeweils mit handschriftlichem Titel. Die Textseiten ganzseitig. Alle Seiten nur einseitig bedruckt. Exemplar Nr. 3/5. Vom Künstler im Impressum signiert. 1947-1952 Akademie der bildenden Künste München, Meisterschüler. Auszeichnungen: El Greco; Madaglia dóro comune di Mapello; primp premio Agazzi 2000. Sehr selten. Kleinstauflage. Very rare. Only 5 copies. Numbered (3/5) and signed by Scholl. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 blindgeprägter Ledereinband mit 4 durchgezogenen Lederbünden, [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        La peste

      First edition, one of 215 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper. Nice copy. Gallimard Paris 1947 12x19cm broché

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        Aquarell: Die Stadt und die Brücke von Mostar.

       1947 Bildmaß: 36 x 42,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt unter Glas gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 48 x 61,5 cm ) Gezeigt wird die Brücke von Mostar, links unten mit M. H. monogrammiert und mit 21.8. (19)47 datiert. >>> Max Heilmann ( *1869 in Schmiedeberg - 1956 ), studierte in Breslau und an der Kunstschule in Weimar, zeigte Gemälde und Radierungen in den Berliner Großen Kunstausstellungen, im Münchner Glaspalast, in Düsseldorf und Hannover. - Literatur: Thieme-Becker, Band XVI, Seite 276.<<< Guter Zustand, Aus dem Nachlaß des Künstlers stammend. ( Das Aquarell müsste aber neu eingerahmt und unter ein neues Passepartout gelegt werden ). ( Bitte beachten: Hier kein Versand möglich wegen Bruchgefahr - bitte Selbstabholung in meinem Ladengeschäft ). ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Heilmann, Max Heilmann, Aquarell, Mostar, Google

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Tristeta. Pròleg d'Antoni Vilanova. Gravats a La Punta Seca De Jaume Pla.

      Barcelona, Rosa Vera, 1947. - 27 x 20,5 cm. 143 S., 4 (3 w.) Bl. Mit 14 Textkupfern von Jaume Pla und 1 Original-Kupferplatte. Lagen lose in Original-Halbleinenkassette. Eins von 137 (GA 155) nummerierten Exemplaren. Hier mit einer zusätzlichen Kupferplatte: "Especial, contemiendo el cobre de la ilustracion del capitulo VI" (handschriftlich im Druckvermerk). - Kanten und Ecken der Kassette etwas berieben, teilweise angeplatzt. One of 137 (total 155) numbered copies, here with extra original copper-plate. - With 14 engraved text-illustrations. Loose sheets in original half cloth box (edges rubbed, box partly burst). - A very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Manfred Nosbuesch Berlin]
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        Scott-King's Modern Europe.

      London: Chapman & Hall,, 1947. 2 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge blue. With the illustrated dust jackets. Dust jacket illustration and coloured frontispiece by John Piper. Spines slightly toned. Excellent copies in bright jackets with a few minor nicks and chips to extremities. Two copies, first editions, first impressions. Both presentation copies, inscribed by the author to Anthony Powell. The first, in blue biro, in a scrawling hand: "For Tony, the host of Bats with deep respect from Evelyn" and with a half-page caricature drawing by the author, of a woman with curly hair and a veil and a man (self portrait?) in evening dress. The second copy is inscribed, conservatively and somewhat sheepishly: "Dear Tony, I am conscious of having abused your hospitality by defacing a copy of this story. I accordingly inscribe this with simple esteem & gratitude. Evelyn Easter Tuesday 1955." Each copy with Powell's bookplate to the front pastedown. An exceptional association linking two of the great novelists of the twentieth century.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE MONOCLED MONSTER

      Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, [1947]., London - First edition. Former owner's stamped name and address on front fly leaf, inked notation on front fly leaf, inked comment by former owner at top of rear fly leaf, "reread by HKM - July 1975," else a near fine copy in dust jacket with light restoration to the spine ends and corners. Imagine being in a coma for seven years and awakening to reality, what a shock! While much has happened in the world during that time period there may also be some startling changes in your personal affairs as well. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        Tales of the South Pacific

      MacMillan, New York 1947 - Rust/orange cloth titled on spine in blue. Stated first printing. PO name to ffep, spine ends slightly softened, touch of bowing to boards. Pages mildly toned. DJ in mylar has losses to spine ends. $3.00 price at bottom of flap. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: curtis paul books, inc.]
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        J zyk polski w obozie koncentracyjnym (The Polish language of the concentration camp)

      K. U. L., Lublin 1947 - Large octavo. 46, [2]pp. Original printed wrappers. Written by W adys aw Kuraszkiewicz (1905-1997), a renown Polish linguist who was interned at Auschwitz during the Nazi-occupation of Poland, this rare and unusual work relates to the linguistic dehumanization of concentration camp inmates. "J zyk polski w obozie koncentracyjnym" contains numerous examples of Polish terms and slang specially created and used between inmates during the tragic and exceptional circumstances which they endured. Wrappers sunned and partly foxed along edges. Text in Polish. Wrappers in overall good, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        1st Infantry Division Report on "Operation Elephant", Palestine, 1947.

      Printed and reproduced by Survey of Palestine, April, 1947. Foolscap quarto. Original printed light card wraps. Cartoon vignette to the title page, three folding maps, folding itinerary, plans and tables to the text. Just a little rubbed on the wraps, slight scuff at the tail of the spine, but overal very good. First and only edition, this copy 196 of just 200; extremely uncommon, no copy traced on either Copac or OCLC, a single copy located in the Stockwell papers at the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives. Secret report giving a highly detailed account of the operations connected with the implementation of martial law in Tel Aviv, Petah Tiqva, and Ramat Gan in March 1947; "As a result of the constant activity of the Jewish illegal para-military organisations, culminating in the kidnapping of Judge Windham and Major Collins, the Government decided to clear the field for concerted action against the dissident groups, by the evacuation of civilian and military families and the placing of essential civilians into cantonments Â… the imposition of Martial Law and the withdrawal of Civil Government from the area Â…" (p.4) "Aptly-named" in view of its scale, Elephant "required a larger and more formal organisation" than the simultaneous operations in the Jewish sector of Jerusalem (Charters, The British Army and Jewish Insurgency in Palestine, 1945-47, p.122). In Jerusalem 129 people were detained and a mine factory uncovered, in Tel Aviv the security forces carried out four major searches, making over 50 arrests, some 24 of those being members of Irgun and Lechi; "Although martial law did not eliminate terrorism - incidents occurred even in the controlled areas - the arrests were apparently a major blow to the insurgents; during the next quarter of 1947 the rate of insurgent operations declined by more than 50 per cent" (p.123).

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        Bright November

      London: The Fortune Press,, [1947]. Poems. Octavo. Rebound in near-contemporary red boards, titles to spine gilt, edges uncut. With the dust jacket. Slight smudge to p. 8, otherwise an excellent copy in the price-clipped jacket that has toned edges. First edition, first impression of the author's first published book.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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