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        Sade mon prochain EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Seuil, 1947. Fine. Seuil, Paris 1947, 14,5x19,5cm, broché. - Original, one of 105 numbered copies on vellum aravis only major paper edition. Rare and nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 105 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin aravis, seuls grands papiers. Rare et agréable exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Fêtes foraines de Paris

      1947. relié. Bon état. Editions Droin Labastie, Paris, 1947. Grand in/4 en feuilles, couverture rempliée illustrée en couleur, sous chemise et étui de feutrine noire, lithographies originales de Grau Sala, 95 p. Un des 215 exemplaires numérotés. Monod 8506.

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        Notes sur le rire EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Nagel, 1947. Fine. Nagel, Paris 1947, 12x19cm, broché. - Original, one of 100 numbered copies on vellum Marais, only large paper edition. Beautiful copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin du Marais, seuls grands papiers. Bel exemplaire.

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        The Fountainhead

      London: Cassell and Company Limited,, 1947. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine titles gilt. With the dust jacket. Small ownership ink stamp to front free endpaper. Front board faintly bowed and with a few discoloured spots. An excellent copy in a rubbed jacket with a few tiny chips and nicks. First UK edition, first impression. Originally published in the US in 1943.

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      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947. First Edition. First Printing. About Fine in a Very Good+ dustjacket. Some imperceptible offset to the endpages, and the faintest bit of rubbing to the lower edge of the front panel, else Fine, with the Scribner's 'A' present on the copyright page. Second issue dustjacket is priceclipped, with the rubber stamped price of $2.50 beneath the clip. Some pinpoint rubbing to the cornertips and spine ends, a few small rubbed spots to the front panel and two very faint scrapes on the rear panel, along with a tiny, faint dampstain at the lower edge of the front panel (visible only on the verso). Aside from a faint crease at the spine panel, the jacket has retained its color quite nicely, displaying none of the usual heavy toning. Overall a presentable copy of Heinlein's first book and first juvenile novel - an incredibly important debut.

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        Loukios ou l'âne. Bois originaux de Henri Laurens.

      Paris: Tériade. 1947 - 4to. 210 x 290 mm. Original chemise and slipcase are damaged. Interior very good.With wood-engraved frontispiece and 66 illustrations (23) full-page, some printed in gold, some gilt decorations by Henri Laurens. 88 pp., 4 leaves. Loose quires as issued in orig. paper sleeve and boards folder, front cover of sleeve with wood-engraving by Laurens in grey and gold. One of 250 numbered copies on Arches signed by Laurens, of a total limited edition of 270. hommage à Tériade, p. 113. Monod 7471; Rauch 126. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Streetcar Named Desire

      1947 - Signed Trade. (BRANDO, Marlon; TANDY, Jessica; HUNTER, Kim; MALDEN, Karl) WILLIAMS, Tennessee.A Streetcar Named Desire.New York: New Directions, (1947).First edition of Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, a rare association copy containing signatures and inscriptions of lead actors Marlon Brando, Jessica Tandy, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden, along with eight additional members of the Broadway cast: Gee Gee James, Peg Hillias, Edna Thomas, Richard Carlyle, Nick Dennis, Ann Dere, Richard Garrick, and Henry Barnard (replacing Vito Christi).Critically praised as "superb" and "fascinating," Streetcar Named Desire brought Williams his second New York Drama Critics' Circle Award—and a Pulitzer Prize. Williams himself considered this his best play (Devlin, 50). Elia Kazan directed the original production that opened in New Haven on October 30, 1947 before moving to Broadway on December 3. This exceptional association copy is inscribed on the half title above a taped photogravure of Brando, who starred as Stanley Kowalski, "To Elaine, Regards Marlon Brando," with "To Elaine, Jessica Tandy," who played Blanch DuBois. Title page verso with inscriptions and signatures: "Hi Toledo, Gee Gee James" (Negro Woman), "Only the best always, Edna Thomas" (Mexican Woman). "Karl Malden [Mitch] Thank you," [signed] Nick Dennis (Pablo Gonzales), and "Best love, honey, Peg [Hillias]" (Eunice Hubbell). Cast page with inscribed, "Remember Ann Dere?" (Nurse), and the signatures of: Kim Hunter (Stella Kowalski), Dick Carlyle (Tamale Vendor), Richard Garrick (Doctor), and Henry Barnard (who replaced Vido Christi as A Young Collector). Among Streetcar's major achievements was a depiction of the working class that set it apart from standard social commentary. "No one dared approach this new thing without caution. They had just witnessed something unprecedented" (Sam Staggs).Crandell A5.I.a.Text fresh, only light edge-wear to bright boards. A rare inscribed about-fine association copy of this famed classic of the American theater. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Foundations of Economic Analysis (Harvard Economic Studies, Vol. 80)

      Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good. Fading to cloth at spine, rubbing at corners and spine ends, light marks to cloth with faint cup ring stain to front board. Pages lightly toned, with a few faint stains at prelims. Carl Kaysen's copy, with name and date written on front free end paper. A distinguished professor and policy advisor to John F. Kennedy nicknamed "Vice President in charge of the rest of the world" during the Cuban Missile Crisis, Kaysen worked with Samuelson at MIT on Project Charles, an air-defense study. He was also the father of Susanna Kaysen, author of Girl, Interrupted. Laid in is a signed post card from Samuelson.

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      Paris: Les éditions du scorpion, 1947. Fine. Les éditions du scorpion, Paris 1947, 11,5x18cm, relié. - First edition of wich no leading copy exists.binding half navy morocco, spine with five nerves, when golden tail, flat marbled paper, guards and contreplats blue paper wrappers preserved, gilded head, elegant binding signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine.Rare autograph dedication signed by Boris Vian on it at René Lalou. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en demi maroquin marine, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier bleu, couvertures conservées, tête dorée, élégante reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Rare envoi autographe signé de Boris Vian sur ce texte à René Lalou.

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      Newnes 1947 - First edition. 8vo. Buff boards lettered in red. Pictorial dustwrapper with illustration by Bertram Prance. A near fine book in a very good+ dustwrapper. The wrapper is price clipped and has some rubbing to the spine ends, although virtually no loss. An attractive example of this uncommon book. Grey Walls map on the endpapers and black line drawings by Bertram Prance. Number 4 in the Lone Pine Adventure series. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Photo Album - A British Commonwealth Forces Officer's Account of the Aftermath of WWII - Occupation Souvenir of Japan

      Japan, 1947. Japan, 1947. Uniquely commemorative photograph album containing snapshot views of Hiroshima, Etajima, Bepuu, of war scenes and civilian life, taken by a member of the British Commonwealth Occupation Force serving in Japan. from July 1947. Contains 197 gelatin silver photographs neatly mounted with corners onto taupe cardstock leaves, with occasional manuscript captions. 8vo. purpose made album, navy blue satin boards skilfully illustrated and titled with embroidery to front, measuring approximately 31 x 23 x 3,5 cm. Photographs measure approximately 8 x 5,5 cm. Minor wear to extremities of boards, otherwise in Very Good Condition, bright and captivating images. A well balanced visual chronicle illustrating Japan's post war era of restoration, reformation and Westernization, a British Commonwealth Occupation Force officer has captured indigenous celebrations, undamaged Japanese monuments and gardens, quaint villages and tiered rice fields. Striking views also draw attention to Second World War devastation including the Hiroshima bombing, subsequent collaborative rebuilding efforts, and oil works - the coveted resource and cornerstone of control in industry and war. The author of these photographs is unknown. For most of the occupation period the large majority of the BCOF's personnel were Australian, although the force was also composed of British, Indian and New Zealand men. The album spans several months, possibly a year as some of the soldiers are wearing the summer uniform wand others are in the more elaborate uniform for colder months. All men all wearing the white belts, braces and gators, representing a peacetime uniform. The album begins with views of the BCOF Headquarters at Etajima still smouldering from a fire that consumed it on 26 July 1947. [One year earlier, in April 1946, HQ BCOF had moved from Kure to the island of Eta Jima.] Also in Etajima City, in Hiroshima Bay, we find several photographs of Japanese citizens enjoying a grand festivity with a parade of floats and entertainers. The troops held a march of recognition of the Independence of India, 15 August 1947, which was the officially partitioning of British India into the two new independent dominions of India and Pakistan. Photographs of the Hiroshima destruction include the Ruin of Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall. [The ruin serves as a memorial to the people who were killed in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on 6 August 1945. Over 70,000 people were killed instantly, and another 70,000 suffered fatal injuries from the radiation. Now known as the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, the Atomic Bomb Dome or Genbaku Domu, it is part of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996.] Several views are taken at Beppu on the nearby island of Kyushu, the soldier evidently being granted a sojourn to visit its famous "onsen" or hot springs and grand carved statues. Here also lay abandoned carcasses of wartime aircraft and a half sunken iron vessel. Terraced rice fields, mountain views, and city scenes are captured, including what appears to be Nagarekawa-dori - an important shopping street. A rail journey also takes he and a comrade to Mount Fuji. The official British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF), composed of Australian, British, Indian and New Zealand personnel, was deployed on February 21, 1946. While U.S. forces were responsible for the overall occupation, BCOF was responsible for supervising demilitarization and the disposal of Japan's war industries. BCOF was also responsible for occupation of several western prefectures and had its headquarters at Kure. At its peak, the force numbered about 40,000 personnel. The major task of the BCOF force being conducted was the destruction of the Japanese war machine. A vast quantity of equipment and warlike stores of all kinds existed in the BCOF area, troops having located caves and tunnels containing large quantities of explosives, ammunition and poison gases. Japanese military equipment and stores were disposed of, destroyed, or whenever possible re-purposed by the Japanese Home Ministry in the rehabilitation of Japanese industry and civilian life. In 1947, the BCOF began to decrease its activities in Japan. By September 1947 it had been suggested to incorporate the three Australian MP units (23,24 Independent Provost Platoons and 34th Australian Infantry Brigade Provost Company) into one organic Provost unit. The units were already operating together under the same command, it was a logical step which soon came to fruition. By this stage of the Occupation, India had withdrawn its contingent, including Indian Military Police. The occupation force officially wound up in 1951. . Very Good.

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      1947. DAVIES, Valentine. MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET. NY: Harcourt, Brace, [1947]. 8vo., cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. As stated on the dust jacket flap: "This is a twentieth-century Christmas Carol" and the basis for the 1947 movie classic, starring Natalie Wood, George Seaton, and Maureen O'Hara. The true first edition, like this copy, is somewhat scarce. A fine copy in a fine ($1.75 price is present) d/j. Hard to image a better condition copy! $875.00.

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        Mr. Decadent. [Travels of Lao Ts'an] A Chinese Novel. Also Entitled "Mr. Derelict"

      Nanking: Indepedent Press [Du Li Chu Ban She], 1947 - First edition, first printing. Small octavo, 18.2*12.9cm, 319p. Text in Chinese and English. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        All My Sons

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock. 1947. First. First edition, first printing. Celery cloth boards (also issued in gray cloth, no priority). Fine in with some expert restoration to the extremities of the dustwrapper, else fine. Miller's first play (after a novel and nonfiction book) and the basis for the 1948 film noir starring Burt Lancaster and Edward G. Robinson. Scarce title. .

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        Repli. DELUXE Edition with one extra suite of lithographs

      Paris: Editions du Belier, 1947 Tall octavo, in the original illustrated pochoir covers, uncut and unopened. Housed in original paper-covered slipcase and chemise. First edition, one of 35 deluxe copies (total edition 370 copies printed), signed by Matisse and Rouveyre on the limitation page. Unbound as issued, with two original color linocuts, four original black-and-white woodcuts, and 12 original black-and-white lithographs by Matisse, with one extra suite of the 12 original lithographs in China paper. The lithographs were printed by Mourlot Freres, the linocuts and typography by Fequet and Baudier, and the pochoir stencil-format wrappers by Nervet after Matisse's cut-outs. In the original French language. A unique and beautiful signed portfolio of this scarce Matisse production.

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        Vor ofødte søn. Skuespil i fire akter.

      Köpenhamn; Nyt Nordisk Forlag / Arnold Busck, 1947. Originalets titel: Vår ofödde son (Stockholm, 1945). Översättning av Carl Erik Soya. 21,5x16 cm. 120 s. Häftad med tryckt omslag. Det överdimensionerade omslaget är något veckat i yttre och nedre marginalerna. Ryggen är delvis loss i limningen och är något skrynklad. Rygghuvudet är aningen nött, kort reva i nedre framfals och några riss i yttermarginalerna. Fin inlaga. Dedikation: ''Kaera Kristina! / Denne Bog, den til Dels handler om dig, sendes dig til Erindring -- ikke om Forfattaren, men om Oversatteren. / Din Carl Erik''. Mottagaren Kristina Odelberg/Hedenblad (1917-2005) hade under 40-talet och möjligen även senare en kärleksaffär med Moberg, som döpte Kristina i Utvandrarserien efter henne. Kärleksaffären upptäcktes via en svit om 30 böcker som Moberg dedicerat till henne. I exemplaret av Utvandrarna (1949) skriver han: "Till Kristina, min älskade, som lånat sitt namn åt den kvinnliga huvudpersonen i denna bok, med tacksamhet och kärlek från Författaren", ett intyg som upprepas så sent som 1969 i pocketupplagan av Utvandrarserien: " Den 29/3 1969. / Till Kristina -- hon som givit sitt namn åt den kvinnliga huvudpersonen i utvandrarromanen och till Minnet / med innerlig tillgivenhet från Författaren", vilket visar att hon var fullt närvarande i hans tankevärld under hela denna tid och därmed mycket väl kan ha påverkat hans senare litterära produktion. Vad som ytterligare talar för detta är exemplaret av Vår ofödde son, en pjäs från 1945 som behandlar abort-problematik. Detta är den enda av böckerna som Kristina låtit binda in i ett påkostat rött skinnband, med en pärmficka längst bak där hon samlat tidningsartiklar om boken och dess författare. I Kristinas exemplar av den danska utgåvan av samma bok, utgiven 1947, finns en dedikation från översättaren: "Kaera Kristina! / Denne Bog, den til Dels handler om dig, sendes dig til Erindring -- ikke om Forfattaren, men om Oversatteren. / Din Carl Erik''

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      Works Publishing Inc., New York 1947 - Very Good in a Good dust jacket. Chips and tears to jacket. Ink stamp to front pastedown. Small stain to page edges. Blemish to boards at front panel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Zeitschrift für angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik. ZAMM. Ingenieurwissenschaftliche Forschungsarbeiten.

      Berlin, Akademie-Verlag, 1947-1999.. Bände 25/27 - 79 in 70 Bänden 4°. Halbeleineneinbände und Leineneinbände.. ISSN: 0946-8463, 0044-2267. Titel rückseitig gestempelt und Buchrücken mit Bibliotheks-Signatur-Schild. Bände 35-37 und 50 als Fotokopie ergänzt. Die ersten 18 Bände Johnson Reprint.

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        History of United States Naval Operations in WW II (Complete Set - 15 volumes).

      LITTLE BROWN ATLANTIC, Boston 1947 - All first editions, except Vol. XII ("reprinted Dec. 1958", one month after 1st ed.) +++ 23 cm. Hardcover and dust jackets. Strong bindings; FINE CLOTH COVERS and VG DJs (backed diligently and perfectly by white tape). Clean, unmarked pages. Blue cloth spines NEAR FINE, some gilt lettering a bit faded. 13 DJs protected by mylar. Some wear/tear to djs at spine and corners. Some volumes with owner¿s name on fep. Five djs unclipped, ten price clipped. Vol. X through XV have an additional set of informative inside parts of DJs pasted in on end papers (cf. photo # 3). +++ Contents: v. 1. The Battle of the Atlantic, September 1939-May 1943. +++ v. 2. Operations in North African waters, October 1942-June 1943.+++ v. 3. The Rising Sun in the Pacific, 1931-April 1942. +++ v. 4. Coral Sea, Midway and submarine actions, May 1942-August 1942. +++ v. 5. The struggle for Guadalcanal, August 1942-February 1943. +++ v. 6. Breaking the Bismarcks barrier, 22 July 1942-1 May 1944. +++ v. 7. Aleutians, Gilberts and Marshalls, June 1942-April 1944. +++ v. 8. New Guinea and the Marianas, March 1944-August 1944. +++ v. 9. Sicily, Salerno, Anzio, January 1943-June 1944. +++ v. 10. The Atlantic battle won, May 1943-May 1945. +++ v. 11. The invasion of France and Germany, 1944-1945. +++ v. 12. Leyte, June 1944-January 1945. +++ v. 13. The liberation of the Philippines. +++ v. 14. Victory in the Pacific, 1945. +++ v. 15. Supplement and general index. +++ From non-smoking household. +++ Need further photos and/or information? Just use the «Ask Bookseller» button and we'll be pleased to help. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Streetcar Named Desire

      New Directions, 1947. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. New Directions, New York 1947. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1947 with no additional printings. Pink cloth boards. Jacket priced at $2.75. Signed by Tennessee Williams on a tipped in page after the endpaper. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, tight spine. Light shelf wear, sunning at the spine, age toning, light spots. Dust Jacket Condition: Good, chipping, sunning at the spine. Light spots, age toning at the flaps. Wrapped in a new mylar cover.

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        Liza of Lambeth. Jubilee Edition.

      London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1947 - Octavo. Original quarter vellum, black morocco label, pink patterned paper boards ruled in gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, title page printed in red and black. With the dust jacket. Contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper. A few light spots to endpapers. An excellent copy in a rubbed and chipped jacket with toned spine panel split along front joint. Signed limited edition. Number 40 of 1,000 copies signed by the author. With a preface written especially for this edition. Originally published in 1897. Loren and Frances Rothschild Collection V, 8; Stott A1f. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        A superb collection of original production and publicity stills from nearly every major Marilyn Monroe film, a terrific accumulation!

      n.p., 1947 - 1963. 8" x 10". "A remarkable collection of thirty black and white photographs, most 8"" x 10"", many of which are titled production stills chronicling the vast majority of Marilyn Monroe's film career. Pin and staple holes, some creases, and other surface abrasions; condition ranges from good to fine. The collection forms a wonderful look back at Marylyn Monroe decade and a half screen career and includes some of her earliest film appearances including stills for ""Dangerous Years"" (1947), ""Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay!"" (1948), ""Ladies of the Chorus"" (1948), ""Love Happy"" (1949), ""All About Eve"" (1950), ""The Asphalt Jungle"" (1950), ""The Fireball"" (1950), ""Right Cross"" (1950), ""A Ticket to Tomahawk"" (1950), ""As Young as You Feel"" (1951), ""Home Town Story"" (1951), ""Let's Make it Legal"" (1951), ""Love Nest"" (1951), ""Clash by Night"" (1952), ""Don't Bother to Knock"" (1952), ""Monkey Business"" (1952), ""Full House"" (1952), ""We're Not Married!"" (1952), ""Gentlemen Prefer Blondes"" (1953), ""How to Marry a Millionaire"" (1953), ""Niagara"" (1953), ""River of No Return"" (1954), ""There's No Business Like Show Business"" (1954), ""The Seven Year Itch"" (1955), ""Bus Stop"" (1956), ""The Prince and the Showgirl"" (1957), ""Some Like It Hot"" (1959), ""Let's Make Love"" (1960), and ""The Misfits"" (1961). The collection also includes a still from the 1963 20th Century Fox career retrospective narrated by Rock Hudson, ""Marilyn""."

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        Theory of Games and Economic Behavior

      Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1947. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Second Edition. Near Fine, in a very scarce dust jacket. Light rubbing at bottom edge. Front hinge shows half-inch of webbing at top. The dust jacket is Good, with rubbing and several short tears, wear at corners and spine ends, and tape repairs to verso with browning visible at top of rear panel. The second edition was published three years after the first. A rare, early jacketed copy of Neumann and Morgenstern's groundbreaking text, which is considered to have established game theory as a field of research.

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        Ars Hispaniae: historia universal del arte hispánico

      Plus Ultra. 1947 Madrid. 28 cm. 22 v. il. col. y n. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial estampada. Por Martín Almagro. et al. Bibliografía e índices. v. 1. Arte prehistórico, colonizaciones púnica y griega, el arte ibérico, el arte de las tribus célticas (371 p.) v. 2. Arte romano, arte paleocristiano, arte visigodo, arte asturiano (441 p.) v. 3. El arte árabe español hasta los almohades, arte mozárabe (421 p.) v. 4. Arte almohade, arte nazarí, arte mudéjar (428 p.) v. 5. Arquitectura y escultura románica (399 p.) v. 6. Pintura e imaginería románica (404 p.) v. 7. Arquitectura gótica (402 p.) v. 8. Escultura gótica (409 p.) v. 9. Pintura gótica (420 p.) v. 10. Cerámica y vidrio (420 p.) v. 11. Arquitectura del siglo XVI (401 p.) v. 12. Pintura del Renacimiento (364 p.) v. 13. Escultura del siglo XVI (395 p.) v. 14. Arquitectura de los siglos XVII y XVIII (377 p.) v. 15. Pintura del siglo XVII (426 p.) v. 16. Escultura del siglo XVII (361 p.) v. 17. Escultura del siglo XVIII ; Francisco Goya (423 p.) v. 18. Miniatura, grabado, encuadernación (373 p.) v. 19. Arte del siglo XIX (419 p.) v. 20. Artes decorativas en la España cristiana : (siglos XI - XIX) (437 p.) v. 21. Arte en América y Filipinas (449 p.) v. 22. Arte del siglo XX (430 p.). Historia. Almagro Basch, Martín. 1911 - 1984 . (=198359=) Ver imagen

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        La peste EDITION ORIGINALE

      Paris: Gallimard, 1947. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1947, 12x19cm, broché sous chemise et étui. - First edition, one of 215 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper. Beautiful copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 215 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil. Très bel exemplaire, tel que paru, présenté sous chemise en demi maroquin noir et étui bordé de maroquin noir, doublé de feutrine.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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      New York: Holt, 1947. - Cloth backed gilt decorated boards. Fine in lightly smudged and corner worn slipcase. First edition, limited issue. One of 751 numbered copies, specially printed and bound and signed by the author. CRANE A30.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        Tropique du Cancer. Lithographies en couleurs de Timar.

      P., Deux-Rives, 1947, 1 vol. in-4 (240 x 190) en feuilles sous couverture illustrée rempliée, chemise et étui cartonnés, de 396 pp. - (1) f. (achevé d'imprimer). Très bel exemplaire. - Précédé d'un texte de Henri Fluchère intitulé " Le lyrisme de Henry Miller ".Couverture, vignette en page de titre, 16 entêtes, 16 lettrines et 9 culs-de-lampe en Bistre, 24 hors-textes en couleurs de Timar, reproduits en lithographie par Maurice Beaudet.Tiré à 876 exemplaires, tous sur Chiffon du Marais, 1 des 750 du tirage ordinaire (N°116), avec signature à l'encre de l'artiste au bas de la page de justificatif de tirage.Exemplaire unique dans lequel a été joint :- 1 suite en noir de tous les hors-textes - 2 aquarelles originales pour 2 hors-textes (pp. 58 et 202)- 1 encre originale pour l'entête de la page 221- 1 crayonné original pour le hors-texte de la page 308 Emeric Timar (Budapest 1898 - Paris, vers 1950), est un illustrateur, graveur et peintre hongrois (Ec. Hong.). Fixé à Paris depuis 1925, cet artiste fut l'élève et le collaborateur du peintre et graveur Jacques Villon. (Bénézit).

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie Aurore (SLAM-ILAB)]
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        Into the Night Life. [Excerpt from "Black Sping". Berkeley/ California, privately published from Henry Miller and Bezalel Schatz 1947.] Folio (37 : 30 cm). 43 Bl., mitgezählt 2 w.Bl. fliegender Vorsatz zu Beginn u. 1 w.Bl. fliegender Vorsatz am Schluß. Durchgehend illustriert mit den farbigen Serigraphien von Bezalel Schatz, sowie mit dem Text in Faksimile der Handschrift von Henry Miller. Illustrierter blauer O.-Lw., auf dem vorderen Einbanddeckel mit montiertem kleinen roten Filzstück u. mit Rückentitel in schwarzen Lettern. - Einbandecken gering bestoßen, obere Kante am Vorderdeckel etwas gestaucht, sonst wohlerhaltenes und sauberes Exemplar. - 1 Beigabe.

      . . Shifreen/ Jackson A 60a. Eines von ca. 200 Exemplaren der ersten Ausgabe mit blauem Ersteinband mit schwarzem Rückentitel (Gesamtauflage: 800). Auf Blatt 41 verso eigenhändig von Henry Miller signiert. Bei unserem Exemplar handelt es sich vermutlich um ein spezielles, von Miller ausgewähltes Exemplar zu Geschenkzwecken, denn es fehlen die von Shifreen/ Jackson geforderte Numerierung und das "Limitation statement", sowie die Signatur von Bezalel Schatz. Ansonsten hat das vorliegende Exemplar alle Merkmale der Erstausgabe wie sie bei Shifreen/ Jackson beschrieben sind. - Etwa 200 Exemplare wurden 1947 gebunden, rund 400 der ursprünglichen Sätze wurden in Millers Schrank gelagert und von Würmern befallen bzw. zum Teil zerstört - von Henry Miller auch als "Ratten und Würmern" beschrieben. In den Jahren 1971 und 1977 wurden weitere Exemplare aufgebunden und in den Handel gegeben. - "This book represents a departure in book-making; the first of its kind, as far as we know. Two hundred and forty stencils were made in order to reproduce the contents oft the eighty pages [...]. The text was conceived, designed and organized by Bezalel Schatz [...]. Schatz controlled the printing to insure perfection. The result is a book that is a work of art in its own" (Into the Night Life. Promotional Publication). - Beigegeben: Werbebroschüre für "Into the Night Life", Big Sur/ California 1950. 4°. 28 unpag. S. (Auflage: 500 Exemplare; vgl. dazu Shifreen/ Jackson A 79).

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        Cinq Sonnets de Pétrarque avec une eau-forte de Picasso et les explications du traducteur,

      Paris: A la Fontaine de Vaucluse, 1947. ARAGON, Louis (translator) -- Francesco PETRARCA (1304-1374). 4° (329 x 248mm.), Lacking the one etched and aquatint plate by Pablo Picasso, but with a light counter proof that is visible. LIMITED TO 110 COPIES, THIS NUMBER 10 of 100 COPIES each with a different proverb in Aragon's hand, this copy inscribed: "10 Tout blé la nuit semble farine" Aragon prepared the translations as a homage to Elsa Triolet, the Russian writer he met in 1928. Cramer 47.

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        Le Surréalisme en 1947

      [Paris]: Maeght, 1947. First edition. Duchamp, Marcel. 139, [1] p., 1 l; 241 x 207 mm. (9 1/2 x 8 1/16 in.) First edition. One of 999 numbered deluxe copies. Original wrappers, in fine condition, in the chemise with Duchamp's original Ready-made painted latex foam breast adhered to a piece of black velvet, and publisher's slipcase,with the "Prière de toucher" label. In the catalogue there also are five color lithographs, by Victor Brauner, Max Ernst, Jacques Herold, Wifredo Lam and Joan Miro, five etchings, one in color by Hans Bellmer, Marcel Jean, Maria, Yves Tanguy and Dorothy Tanning, two woodcuts by Jean Arp, and twelve lithographs in black, by Brigogni, Calder, Capacci, E. Van Damme, J. De Diego, Donati, D. Hare, J. Lamba, Matta, K. Sage, Tanguy, Toyen. With the inserted 4-page leaflet catalogue of the exhibition in the order of display. The breast multiple has been treated by a professional conservator, and, although hardened, is in very good condition, the catalogue in fine condition, the cardboard slipcase with only slight wear. Duchamp and his collaborator Enrico Donati ordered 999 falsies to be used for the multiple, but it seems that far fewer copies of the catalogue actually had the object affixed, (some remained in Donati's estate and have from time-to-time been sold to substitute for damaged or missing examples). Complete original examples are rare.

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      1947 - Sabadell. Encuadernación de piel artesanal de relieve. 1947. 29X22. Obra original con sus correpondientes firmas de todos los Clubs de Futbol Deportivos y Aficionados de Sabadell dedicado al que fue el entrenador del C. E. Sabadell, Antonio Sangüesa, temporada 1947/48. muy raro ejemplar y único. Ref 5.4 Biblioteca Fut. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Batouala. Illustré de dix-huit gouaches de P.-E. Bécat gravées par Louis Maccard

      Georges Guillot, Paris 1947 - In-4 (29 x 23,7 cm), en feuilles sous couverture illustrée rempliée, chemise et étui éditeur. Illustré de 18 planches en couleurs par Paul-Emile BECAT, gravées sur cuivre par Louis Maccard. Tirage limité à 445 exemplaires, un des 50 sur Arches à la forme comprenant une suite des 18 gravures en noir (N° 42). (petits frottements sur l'étui, piqûres légères sur le premier plat de la couverture et traces sur le second plat, une page de la préface brunie). // Quarto (29 x 23,7 cm), loose leaves under illustrated folded cover, editor folder and slipcase. Illustrated with 18 coloured plates by Paul-Emile BECAT, copper-engraved by Louis Maccard. Limited printing of 445 copies, one of the 50 on "Arches à la forme" paper containing a suite of the 18 engravings in black (Nr 42). (small rubbings on slipcase, light spots on top cover and stains on lower cover, a page of the Preface has uniform browning).

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        Field Guide to Birds of the West Indies

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947. Hardcover. Very Good. First thus. (Bond published Birds of the West Indies in 1936; first printing of this particular title.) 257 p. Russet cloth with black lettering, map endpapers. Near Fine in dust jacket with price of $3.75 intact. Former owner's inkless emboss on title page. Jacket chipped (especially at head and tail) and rubbed along edges, tape on verso of spine panel. Looking at this field guide, birdwatcher Ian Fleming used the humble ornithologist's name for his spy protagonist in Casino Royale and immortalized it.

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        The Slaves of Solitude. A Novel

      London: Constable,, 1947. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. A superb copy in the very lightly rubbed jacket. First edition, first impression. A fine association copy with the author's signed presentation inscription on the front free endpaper, "To Martha with love from Henderson, 14th May, 1947". Henderson was one of Hamilton's many nicknames, and the recipient was Martha Smith, secretary to Hamilton's good friend and publisher Michael Sadleir, director of Constable and the dedicatee of the last volume in the London trilogy An unusually appropriate inscription, as the protagonist of this book is the secretary for a publishing firm. Rare thus.

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        Lettre autographe signée.

      Domaine de Rozès, 14. XI. 1947. - 2 pages in-4to. Raoul Dufy a reçu des châtaignes, il aimerait rendre visite à Mme Alfred Martin sur la route du retour pour la remercier: "[.] Je vais voir avec le chauffeur qui doit nous ramener si la visite que nous voudrions vous faire est possible [.]". Puis il prend des nouvelles de sa santé, quant à la sienne elle "est bien meilleur, je viens de faire ici un très profitable séjour au grand air dans le silence et le repos d'un très beau domaine situé dans un magnifique paysage [.]". Sur la route du retour à Perpignan, il essayera de faire son possible pour lui rendre visite chez elle à Mazamet.

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      1947. DAVIES, Valentine. MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET. NY: Harcourt, Brace, [1947]. 8vo., cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. As stated on the dust jacket flap: "This is a twentieth-century Christmas Carol" and the basis for the 1947 movie classic, starring Natalie Wood, George Seaton, and Maureen O'Hara. The true first edition, like this copy, is somewhat scarce. A fine copy in a fine ($1.75 price is present) d/j. Hard to image a better condition copy! $875.00.

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        50 Photographs

      Duell Sloan & Pearce, New York 1947 - FIRST EDITION, one of only 1500 copies initialed by Weston. In the rare original dust jacket in exceptionally good condition. With essays by Robinson Jeffers, Merle Armitage, and Donald Bear. Illustrated with folio reproductions of fifty of Weston's photographs. "Though [50 Photographs] includes all of Weston's genres--landscapes, nudes, still lifes, and portraits--it is an unusual selection, more edgy than iconic. The overall effect. is to make visible the real legacy of Weston's work, the way it influenced so much of what would come after. The 50 photographs are followed by a portrait of Weston himself, taken by his son Cole in Point Lobos in 1946, in which the old man is shown wedged between boulders: alert, watchful, mobile, and as sound as stone" (David Levi-Strauss inThe Book of 101 Books). Roth 128. Open Book 150. New York: Duell Sloan & Pearce, 1947. Folio, original cloth, original dust jacket. Owner bookplate and stamp on front free endpaper; owner stamp also on rear pastedown and at bottom of limitation page. Cloth very clean; dust jacket with light edgewear. An excellent copy in the rare dust jacket - one of the finest examples we've seen of the notoriously fragile jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Querelle De Brest

      Paris 1947 - The 1947 true 1st edition, with the "scandalous" Jean Cocteau homoerotic illustrations. #375 of 460 "exemplaires sur velin a la forme, numerotes en chiffres arabes de 1 a 460". Solid and VG in its light-green printed wrappers, with decorative bordering at the front panel. Very light staining along the fore-edge and to the front pastedown, otherwise very clean, with no writng or markings of any kind to the text or the Cocteau illustrations. ALSO INCLUDES PUBLISHER'S GLASSINE DUSTJACKET, which shows a bit of chipping but is 98% intact. Thick, tall quarto, 305 pgs., deckled edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - MILLER, Henry. INTO THE NIGHT LIFE. Color Illustrations by Bezalel Schatz. Printed Entirely in Serigraph and Silkscreen. Berkeley, Ca.: 1947. Folio: decorative cloth in slipcase. Signed, Limited Edition of 800 numbered copies, of which 300 were reported to have been destroyed. Signed by Miller & Schatz. The text was taken from Black Spring and was written out entirely in holograph by Miller for this edition. Very Good; little dampstaining edges of slipcase. $1000.00. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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