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        Dark Carnival

      Sauk City, WI: Arkham House,, 1947. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Ends of spine bumped, pages toned in the dust jacket with shallow chipping to ends of spine, light rubbing along edges, small chip to rear panel lower edge. A very good copy. First edition, first printing of the author's first book, issued in an edition of only 3000. Signed by Bradbury on the front free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Streetcar Named Desire

      New York: New Directions, 1947 First edition, first printing. Publisher's lavender cloth, lettered in black; in lavender pictorial dust jacket designed by Alvin Lustig, with an illustration to the front panel of a male stick figure dancing with two female stick figures, lettered in black and white. Near fine, with light toning and some light wear to the extremities, else fine; unclipped dust jacket, with some minor toning to the spine, some creasing and a few small nicks to the edges of the panels, short closed tear to the top edge of the front panel, otherwise bright and fresh panels. Overall, a clean and attractive copy, without the usual toning that renders it white. A Streetcar Named Desire is the Pulitzer Prize winning play about the mental breakdown of the charming, yet troubled Southern belle Blanche DuBois, who runs away from her past by traveling to visit her sister Stella on a streetcar named "Desire." Despite its shockingly gritty language and somewhat controversial subject matter, A Streetcar Named Desire was a critical and commercial success. The play was first produced on Broadway on December 3, 1947, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. It was directed by Elia Kazan and starred Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter, Jessica Tandy, and Karl Malden. In 1951, A Streetcar Named Desire was adapted into a film, also directed by Kazan and starring Brando, Hunter, and Malden along with Vivien Leigh.. Illus. by Lustig, Alvin. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        The Beautiful Changes and Other Poems

      New York: Reynal and Hitchcock. (1947). First. First edition. A soiled, good only copy lacking the dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author to New York bookseller Robert Wilson in 1961. The author's first book, one of 750 copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Les Lepreuses With 26 lithographs by Van Dongen

      Paris : Published by NRF , 1947 One of 354 numbered copies in Rives BFK, illustrated with 26 original lithographs by Van Dongen, most in text. Lithographs printed by Mourlot. Front cover lithograph in very good condition, well preserved in the original chemise, the original slipcase is available but in bad condition. Inside the book is in very good condition. More pictures on request.

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)]
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        Les Amies et Filles

      Manuel Bruker, Paris 1947 - In-4 en feuilles sous chemise illustrée, 75 pp. complet des 13 lithographies réalisées par Paul Colin. Tirage à 150 exemplaires sur vélin blanc. bel exemplaire peu courant.

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Bacchanal]
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        Doktor Faustus. Das Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian Leverkühn, erzählt von einem Freunde.

      Stockholm, Bermann-Fischer, 1947.. 8°. 772 S., 1 S., 1 w. Bl. Brauner OLn.-Bd. mit goldgepr. Rückentitel und Deckelvingette.. =Stockholmer Gesamtausgabe. - Wilpert-G. 100. - Bürgin I, 76A. - Erstausgabe, erschien gleichzeitig mit der New Yorker Ausgabe. - Mit handschriftlicher Signatur von Thomas Mann auf dem Vorsatz. - (Rücken schwach verblasst und am Kopf mit winzigem Anriss).

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Walt Disney's Uncle Remus Stories

      1947. Same old Uncle Remus, Disney-fiedDISNEY, Walt, Studios. Walt Disney's Uncle Remus Stories. Retold by Marion Palmer from the original "Uncle Remus" Stories by Joel Chandler Harris. Pictures by Al Dempster and Bill Justice. Adapted from the Characters and Backgrounds created by Walt Disney Motion Picture "Song of the South" and other Walt Disney adaptations of the original "Uncle Remus" stories. New York: Simon and Schuster, [1947]. First printing. Thin folio ( 12 3/4 x 10 inches: 323 x 253 mm.). [5]-92 pp. Color printed title-page and two full-page color illustrations. Four double-page and thirty-four smaller color illustrations, numerous black and white illustrations throughout the text.Publisher's color pictorial boards with just the lightest wear to the spine ends, otherwise fine. Original color pictorial dust jacket also fine."The Artist -Walt Disney is beloved among children the world over through the characters he has created - Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Dumbo, and the rest. In this book, as in his motion picture Song of the South, he has recreated in irresistible Disney fashion an animal group that has kept children, and adults too, laughing down through two generations. Here are the same old Uncle Remus characters in the same old trials and triumphs - but now visualized as never before. Faithful to the original inspired conceptions of Joel Chandler Harris, Walt Disney has given these talking animals a new dimension, showing them in energetic life against the backgrounds of the old South, and bringing to readers young and old a wealth of classic fun.""The Stories -Joel Chandler Harris, born in Georgia in 1848, grew up to become a newspaper man of notable accomplishments. But he is remembered today mainly for the stories he told through the imaginary old Negro character Uncle Remus. Today, sixty-odd years after Uncle Remus first spoke in book form, the stories have every bit of the old charm - the wit, liveliness, and wisdom of the storyteller, and the liveliness and shrewd characterizations of the animals themselves. Helen Palmer, in presenting the original stories in somewhat simpler form, gives old Uncle Remus a new appeal and a far wider audience." (Rear Flap)

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        Beautiful Changes and Other Poems

      New York, New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947 The First Edition, First Printing of the author's first book of poetry. Inscribed on the front free end paper in ink: " Merry Christmas to RAB - Hope you like them. Dick Wilbur -1947." The American poet and translator twice won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (1957 and 1989). He was appointed the second Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1987. Bound in beige full cloth cover boards with black gilt on back strap, with little shelf wear. Dust jacket is shelf worn with some loss at head, tail and mid section of spine panel, and at corners, price intact on flap, in mylar sleeve. Interior pages are clean and unmarked, with some age toning along margins that does not impinge on text. Binding is square and solid.

      [Bookseller: Boomerang Booksellers]
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        VIGILIAE CHRISTIANAE - A review of early Christian life and language., Volumes 1(1947) - 47(1993), bound in 40 volumes.

      North Holland Publishing, Amsterdam / Brill, Leiden 1947-1993. - Bibliotheksexemplar mit Rückenschild und Stempeln (entwidmet), Einbände etwas berieben und bestoßen, die frühen Jahrgänge papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, vereinzelt Anstreichungen, ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar, Beiträge teils in englischer, teils in französischer, teils in deutscher Sprache / bound in library-hardcover, binding slightly rubbed and bumped, partly pencil underlinings, in the early volumes paper a bit browned, ex-library copy with back-label and stamps, otherwise fine, text partly English, partly French, partly German, Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 41000 sauber und fachmännisch eingebunden in Bibliotheks-Halbleinen / -Leinen, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hagena & Schulte GbR]
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        El Estudiante De Salamanca. Ilustrado Por Manuel Humbert.

      Argos, Barcelona 1947 - 145 páginas y 10 láminas, impresionantes litografías originales a varias tintas. Edición de sólo 400 ejemplares numerados. Muy cuidada estampación sobre papel de hilo de fabricación especial. Original encuadernación en piel grabada, a distintos grises, fileteada en rojo. Lomera con nervios y florones . Corte superior dorado y una pintura original en la tapa superior. Size: Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUÀRIA]
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        Auf einem Sofa ausgestreckt schlafender kleiner Junge.

      . Bleistift, auf bräunlichem Velin, verso ältere Zuschreibung an Franz Horny sowie Inventarnummer "Inv 452" 14,5:23,2 cm. - Verso: Fragment einer männlichen Porträtskizze, möglicherweise ein Selbstbildnis. Bleistift. Provenienz: vermutl. Sammlung Hans Geller, Dresden, wegen der Inventarnummer verso. Vergleichsliteratur zur Porträtskizze verso: H. Geller, Ernste Künstler fröhliche Menschen. München, 1947, Abb. 8: Porträt A. Zimmermann von J. Führich.. In der Romantik ist ein zunehmendes Interesse an der Persönlichkeit des Kindes zu bemerken (vgl. Ausst. Katalog: Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld. Mainz/München, 1995, Nr. 5: Beinchen von Ferdinand Olivier, 1816/17. In Zimmermanns malerischem und zeichnerischem Oeuvre sind Bildnisse seiner Kinder, zwei Knaben und ein Mädchen, die zwischen 1838 und 1842 geboren wurden, mehrfach anzutreffen. Es ist davon auszugehen, daß unsere Zeichnung um 1840 entstanden ist. Zimmermann besuchte die Akademie in Dresden von 1818-1825 bei F. Hartmann (1774-1842) und J.C. Rößler (1775-1845). Anschließend reiste er mit Carl Peschel (1798-1879) nach Rom, wo er 5 Jahre blieb und vermutlich Kontakte zum Kreis der Nazarener unterhielt. 1929 unternahm er mit Josef von Führich (1800-1876) eine Reise nach Neapel. 1830-1835 lebte er in Dresden, bis 1846 in Münster und Düsseldorf. 1837 heiratete er seine langjährige Verlobte Amalie Geller und holte sie nach Düsseldorf. Wegen bedrängender finanziellerBis zu seinem Tode lebte er dann in Breslau. Dort fand er die Unterstützung vom Fürstbischof Heinrich II.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Société de la Reliure Originale. Catalogue de l'exposition. La reliure originale

      Paris: Aulard for the Bibliothèque national, 1947 - Landmark catalogue of the Society's first exhibition, for which its president André Rodocanachi was mainly responsible, and at which a large number of contemporary bindings were exhibited (BOOKBINDING) 4to (22.5 x 16.5 cm). Illustrated with black and white plates. BOUND BY PIERRE-LUCIEN MARTIN FOR JACQUES MILLOT in light-gray box calf, large brown suede panel laid into covers, front cover inlaid with grey and white calf forming the cypher of the Société de la Reliure Originale, smooth spine with longitudinal lettering, signed and dated on back turn-in, and Millot's name tooled on front turn-in, original wrappers preserved. Matching chemise and slipcase [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Soci?t? de la Reliure Originale. Catalogue de l'exposition. La reliure originale

      Paris: Aulard for the Bibliothèque national, 1947. Illustrated with black and white plates. 1 vols. 4to (22.5 x 16.5 cm). BOUND BY PIERRE-LUCIEN MARTIN FOR JACQUES MILLOT in light-gray box calf, large brown suede panel laid into covers, front cover inlaid with grey and white calf forming the cypher of the Société de la Reliure Originale, smooth spine with longitudinal lettering, signed and dated on back turn-in, and Millot's name tooled on front turn-in, original wrappers preserved. Matching chemise and slipcase. Landmark Exhibition Catalogue Landmark catalogue of the Society's first exhibition, for which its president André Rodocanachi was mainly responsible, and at which a large number of contemporary bindings were exhibited.

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        Portrait de Madame Vreni Bonizzi. Holzschnitt und Orig.-Druckstock. 1947. Unten rechts in Bleistift signiert u. datiert: „Aldo Patocchi 47", links bezeichnet: „1a copia".

      - 31,9 : 24 cm auf Karton 42 : 33 cm. A.P. Catalogue raisonné de l’oeuvre gravé, 96. - Der Stock auf der Kante handschr. bezeichnet: „Legno inciso da Aldo Patocchi nel 1947". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        DE LA SIERRA BRAVIA. RECUERDOS DE CAZA MAYOR

      Imprenta S. Aguirre, Madrid 1947 - Folio, 1 h. retrato, grab., port. 52 h. 39 lám. Ilust. Texto a dos tintas. Edición de 600 ejs. Numerados y firmados por el autor. Ej. 411. Edición de bibliofilo Rústica con tapas tela editorial estampadas.

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Toledo]
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        "Up and Away"

      New York: Frank Lowe, 1947. Number 143 of 250 copies. Aquatint etching, hand colored, signed by the artist in pencil. 1 vols. 18-3/4 x 14 inches, on a larger sheet. Faint toning. Fine. One of the fine sporting prints published by Frank Lowe, continuing the series of prints published by the Derrydale Press from 1937 to 1942.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Mother of Us All. Music by Virgil Thompson Text by Gertrude Stein. and with the Scenario by Maurice Grosser

      New York: Music Press, Inc, 1947. NO. 16 OF 55 COPIES SIGNED BY THE COMPOSER, and with 3 portrait photographs by Van Vechten, matted and laid into separate envelope. Illustrated with full-page portraits of Stein and Thomson from photographs by CARL VAN VECHTEN. 157, [3] pp. 1 vols. Small folio (31 cm.). Original gray cloth with cover design by Robert J. Pontabry, printed in yellow and black. Fine copy. With 3 Van Vechten Portraits Laid In The fine Van Vechten portraits are of Gertrude Stein, Virgil Thomson, and two of the original cast members.

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        The Mother of Us All (an opera) [limited/numbered edition, *SIGNED* by the composer; with three original photographs by Carl Van Vechten]

      New York: Music Press, Inc.. Very Good. [1947]. First Edition. Hardcover. (grey decorated cloth, no dust jacket) [moderate exterior soiling, corners bumped, light stain across bottom of front cover, spine somewhat darkened]. (two B&W photographs) This opera, first performed at Columbia University in May 1947, was inspired by the life and career of Susan B. Anthony, and includes a wide range of historical characters, among them Daniel Webster, Anthony Comstock, Ulysses S. Grant and Lillian Russell. This is No. 47 of 55 copies (of which only 50 were for sale) which were "printed on special paper, cloth bound and numbered ... and are signed [on the limitation page] by Virgil Thomson." (The regular trade edition was 1,000 copies in wrappers.) Included (but transferred from another copy of the book) are the three original portrait photographs by Carl Van Vechten which were originally issued with each of the numbered copies. Each photograph is approx. 5x7 inches, and is mounted on a 9x12 piece of thin textured card stock; each has a printed label on the verso bearing Van Vechten's original signature. The three photographs, contained in their original envelope, are: Gertrude Stein; Virgil Thomson; and Dorothy Dow (as Susan B. Anthony) and William Horne (as Jo the Loiterer), as they appeared in the original production. [NOTE that the original photo of Stein (in profile) is different from the shot of Stein (in front of an American flag) that's reproduced as part of a dual frontispiece in the book itself; the two portraits of Thomson are identical.] Signed by One Author .

      [Bookseller: ReadInk]
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        A Streetcar Named Desire

      New York: New Directions, 1947. First edition. Fine/Fine. A lovely copy of this theater and film highspot. A Fine copy of the book in like dust jacket. One small nick to the upper board and a short half-inch closed tear at the top of the front panel, but neither defect pushing this copy below Fine. Completely untoned and unfaded and exceptionally scarce as such. With a signed promo photo of Vivien Leigh laid in. Leigh won the Oscar for Best Actress for her role as Blanche in the 1951 film adaptation by Elia Kazan starring her, Marlon Brando and Kim Hunter. Exceptionally scarce in this condition. Fine in Fine. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Corrected Typescript Signed of his novel, The Homunculus

      Underwood, 55 Broad St., Stroudsburg, Monroe Co., Pa, 1947. [3], 177 leaves, with numerous autograph corrections in ink. Signed on title-leaf. 1 vols. 4to. Contemporary black buckram, title in gilt on spine. Fine. Author's Corrected Typescript, Signed on Title David H. Keller, M.D. (1880-1966), was born in Philadelphia and educated at the University of Pennsylvania. After practicing medicine for more than a decade, he became an neuropsychiatrist in 1914, and subsequently practiced in state hospitals in Louisiana, Tennessee, and again in Pennsylvania. Keller served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps in both World Wars, and retired with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. A prolific writer "better known for his sf ? than for his fantasy and horror, which is in fact superior" (Mike Ashley in the Encyclopedia of Fantasy), Keller was a frequent contributor to Weird Tales as well as to numerous early fan publications; some of his works were first published in France, and his bibliography is complex. Keller's first work in the field of fantasy and science fiction appeared in 1928; his first published novel was The Devil and the Doctor (1940). The Homunculus was published by Prime Press of Philadelphia in 1949. This typescript is signed "David H. Keller M.D." on the title leaf and bears more than 100 authorial corrections, sometimes extensive. These are chiefly in ink with an occasional pencilled or typed alteration.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        A La Recherche Du Temp Perdu (3 volumes)

      Gallimard 1947 - 3 volume set. color illustrations 23 cm. Hardcover in slip case. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages.655, 764, 724 pp., 77 color plates. t. 1. Du cote de chez Swann. A l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs.--t. 2. Le cote de Guermantes. Sodome et Gomorrhe.--t. 3. La prisonniere. Albertine disparue. Le temps retrouve. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        Truman appoints Bernard Baruch?s younger brother Herman as U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands ? he resigns two years later because he didn?t want to spend another cold winter in Holland

      Partly Printed Document Signed ?Harry S. Truman? as President, 1p, 22.5? x 18.25?. Mounted on board of same size. Countersigned ?Dean Acheson? as Secretary of State. Washington, D.C., March 13, 1947. Eagle vignette at top center. Seal of the United States, 3.5?-diameter, affixed at lower left. Surface ripples, partial mid-horizontal fold. Boldly signed. Very Good condition.In part, ?To Herman B. Baruch, of New York, Greeting: Reposing special trust and confidence in your Integrity, Prudence, and Ability, I have nominated and by and with the consent of the Senate do appoint you Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to The Netherlands...?Herman Benjamin Baruch (1872-1953) was the younger brother of financier and presidential adviser Bernard M. Baruch. Appointed U.S. Ambassador to Portugal by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 9, 1945, on September 5, 1945, Herman Baruch visited President Truman in the White House shortly before he returned to his post in Lisbon. On his daily list of appointments for that day, Truman handwrote next to Baruch?s name: "Flatterer. Wants to be ambassador to France. Conniver like his Brother." By this document, President Truman appointed him to a nation bordering France. After an exchange of letters between Baruch and the President, the White House announced, on August 19, 1949, Baruch?s resignation as Ambassador. The 77-year-old diplomat later said he did not want to spend another winter in the Netherlands.

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        LIBRO DE ORO CON MEMORATIVE DE LAS VISITAS DE LOS PRESIDENTES HARRY S. TRUMAN A MEXICO

      Policia Auxiliar Del D. F. Mexico 1947 - Cloth boards lightly soiled, slight edge; Text in English and Spanish. Laid-in handout from Chattanooga public school superintendent presenting this as a prize for participation in the "Mexican Scrapbook Contest. " Includes numerous b/w photos of Pres. Truman's 1947 visit to Mexico. Includes full text of speeches by Truman and Mexican President Aleman. International delivery upon request. Very Good wear, cover pastedown chipped. Binding is sturdy and straight, inner pages unmarked. Unpaginated, approximately 125pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Corrected Typescript Signed of his novel, The Homunculus

      Underwood, 55 Broad St., Stroudsburg, Monroe Co., Pa, 1947. [3], 177 leaves, with numerous autograph corrections in ink. Signed on title-leaf. 1 vols. 4to. Contemporary black buckram, title in gilt on spine. Fine. [3], 177 leaves, with numerous autograph corrections in ink. Signed on title-leaf. 1 vols. 4to. Author's Corrected Typescript, Signed on Title. David H. Keller, M.D. (1880-1966), was born in Philadelphia and educated at the University of Pennsylvania. After practicing medicine for more than a decade, he became an neuropsychiatrist in 1914, and subsequently practiced in state hospitals in Louisiana, Tennessee, and again in Pennsylvania. Keller served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps in both World Wars, and retired with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. A prolific writer "better known for his sf ... than for his fantasy and horror, which is in fact superior" (Mike Ashley in the Encyclopedia of Fantasy), Keller was a frequent contributor to Weird Tales as well as to numerous early fan publications; some of his works were first published in France, and his bibliography is complex. Keller's first work in the field of fantasy and science fiction appeared in 1928; his first published novel was The Devil and the Doctor (1940). The Homunculus was published by Prime Press of Philadelphia in 1949. This typescript is signed "David H. Keller M.D." on the title leaf and bears more than 100 authorial corrections, sometimes extensive. These are chiefly in ink with an occasional pencilled or typed alteration.

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        Addams and Evil

      New York: Simon and Shuster, 1947. 4to, 112 pp., unpaginated. Signed and inscribed with an original watercolor of Lurch as Santa Claus: ?'New York 1947 / For Daise Terry / Merry Christmas / Chas Addams?". Blue decorative boards, lightly worn and faded at extremities, in unclipped illustrated dust-jacket with a few short closed tears and chips and one 3 inch closed tear to lower upper panel, otherwise very good and preserved in mylar. First edition, first printing of the second anthology of AddamsÕ cartoons, a great presentation copy inscribed to Daise Terry, office manager at the New Yorker and an early advocate for Addams at the magazine (Ben Yagoda, About Town: The New Yorker and the World it Made, 2000). Full-page presentation watercolors of this kind are extremely scarce.

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        Negro City Directory - Dallas, Texas 1947-1948

      Dallas Times Herald, 1947, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust JacketFantastic and extremely rare book from Dallas of the 1940's. It contains many ads of local black-owned businesses, and profiles of colleges, churches, and prominent individuals. It also includes an alphabetical listing of black residents that is far more comprehensive than the regular phone book. Each listing includes address and occupation (when available), as well as listing each member of the household and their relationship to the head of household.Size: 4mo - over 9 3/4" - 12" tall. 356 pp. Pages are tight and clean. . Bumped and rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 pounds. Category: History; History::Black History; History::Texas History; United States; Genealogy & Local History. Inventory No: 104255.

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        The Labours of Hercules

      London: Published for the Crime Club by Collins,, 1947. Octavo. Original red cloth, black lettered spine. With the dust jacket. A few nicks and chips to extremities of jacket, light creases to spine and back panel. A very good copy. First edition, first impression. Tipped-in is an attractive autograph note signed by Agatha Christie ("A. C.") beginning "So [many?] books!!" and listing a number of her titles: "Appointment with Death, Murder on the Nile, The A. B. C. Murders, Cards on the Table, Murder in Mesopotamia, Sad Cypress, Three Act Tragedy, Lord Edgware Dies etc!" Undated but the latest publication would be Sad Cypress (1940). "The collection consists of an account of each of the twelve cases Poirot has decided to take on before his planned retirement, in emulation of his heroic namesake... [it is] very successful with Poirot on excellent form" (Wagstaff & Poole, Agatha Christie: A Reader's Companion, p. 198).

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        Ocima: Svet Kolem Nas

      1947. HAK, Miroslav. Ocima: Svet Kolem Nas. 15 pp. Introduction by Lubomir Linhart. Illustrated with 46 full-page reproductions of Hák's photographs. 4to., original wrappers with photo reproduction on front and back cover. [Praha]: Ceskoslovenske Filmove Nakladatelstvi, 1947.First edition. A fine copy of this scarce and important Czech photobook with an introduction by Linhart in Czech and English.Birgus, Tschechische Avantgarde-Fotografie 1918-1948, page 285.

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        Braque Le Patron

      1947. BRAQUE, Georges. Braque Le Patron. By Jean Paulhan. Folio, original lithographed wrappers, preserved in the original cloth-backed cardboard box. Paris: Trois Collines, 1947. |~||~||~||~||~| A fine copy of the deluxe issue of this classic text on Braque. For this issue Braque made two lithographs; one appears as the front cover and is repeated, loose inside, and the other decorates the first page of the text. This is one of sixty-five copies, from a total edition of 90 copies. Braque and Paulhan signed the colophon. Dora Vallier, Braque: The Complete Graphics Catalogue Raisonne 28.

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        Twelve Million Black Voices

      1947. HEARTFIELD, John. Twelve Million Black Voices. By Richard Wright. 152 pp. 8vo., bound in publisher's cloth and dust-wrapper designed by John Heartfield. London: Lindsay Drummond, 1947. A fine copy of one of the books for which bindings and wrappers were designed by Heartfield for Lindsay Drummond. These books published during and shortly after the war were, of necessity, printed in small quantities, and very few have survived in any condition, let alone with the fragile dust-wrappers. Despite the wear and some minor loss, an acceptable copy. Siepmann, Montage: John Heartfield vom Club Dada zur Arbeiter-Illustrierter Zeitung A205.

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        Under the Volcano

      Very Good Reynal & Hitchcock. J Book Condition: Hardcover Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Under the Volcano FIRST EDITION Malcolm Lowry 1ST PRINTING 1947 Rare Book

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        NOT NOW BUT NOW

      New York: Viking Press, 1947 Fisher, M. F. K. NOT NOW BUT NOW. New York: The Viking Press, 1947. First Edition. 8vo., 256pp. publisher's green wove cloth stamped in blind on the front cover & lettered in gilt on spine. Red topstain. A fine fresh superb copy in like dustwrapper illustrated by Leo Manson [one short closed tear on the back panel]. The finest copy we've seen in 20 years. Fisher's first novel had a smaller press run & true fine copies are virtually impossible to find. "Fisher depicts with startlingly sharp strokes the discrepancy between the inner and outer Jennie, creating a remarkable character that illuminates Fisher's evident skill at fiction writing." - Publishers Weekly. "Her eye is so acute and her voice is so true, she invariably bewitches us." - Newsweek. A swagger premium copy.. First Edition.

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        The Butterfield Overland Mail, 1857-1869

      The Arthur H. Clark Co., Glendale, CA 1947 - The first two volumes of a three-volume set. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Top edges gilt, others uncut. 412 pages. Frontispiece in each volume. Index. Clean books with little wear. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        BIBLIOTECA DE LOS ECONOMISTAS ESPAÑOLES XVI, XVII, XVIII

      Talleres Tipograficos de Fidel Rodriguez - Barcelona. 1947. XII+162Pág+4h. Pasta española, nervios, dorados y ruedas. 36X26. Tirada limitada y nominal de 200 ejemplares, obra destinada a D. Epifanio de Fortuny, Barón de Esponellá, contiene propio Exlibris. Obra de alta bibliofilia. Ref 2.7 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed.

      Rome, 10. III. 1947. - Large 4to. 1 p. To the Italian painter Carlo Alberto Petrucci, about drawings for an exhibition in Stockholm.

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        The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

      London: George G. Harrap. (1947). First. First English edition. A little foxing to the endpapers, else fine in fine dustwrapper. Memorably filmed in 1947 by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and featuring Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, and George Sanders. Later a popular television series with Edward Mulhare and Hope Lange. Jacket art by Jack Matthew. .

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        PLATERO Y YO

      Editorial Gustavo Gili, Barcelona 1947 - Ilustrado con litografias de José Mompou.De la coleccion " La Cometa". Se ha hecho de este libro un tiraje de 200 ejemplares numerados, siendo el nuestro, el nº. 188, en papel de hilo Guarro. Encuadernacion original, en rustica y las hojas en pliegos, todo ello con su estuche ( petaca). Size: 31 X 24

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