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      [Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBab]
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        Bright November.

      London The Fortune Press 1947 - Thin 8vo., publisher's black boards, spine lettered in gilt; dust jacket, price-clipped (as usual), with publisher's "10/6" sticker affixed to front flap, spine panel and folds slightly sunned. An excellent copy of the first edition of the author's scarce first published work, in the first issue binding. "Throughout his career, Amis has been a poet devoted to use of traditional formal devices in poetry; his poems rhyme and scan, and he makes good use of terza rima and challenging forms likes the villanelle. Sometimes critics claim membership for him in "The Movement," a postwar trend in English poetry, that might best be defined as anti-Modernist, anti-Romantic, dedicated to claity of thought and feeling and a return to the main lines of English verse." (Understanding Kingsley Amis, Merritt Moseley, 1993). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        Ocima: Svet Kolem Nas

      [Prague, Czechoslovakia]: Ceskoslovenske Filmove Nakladatelstvi, 1947. Slight creases, rubbing and browning to wrappers (chiefly to spine edges); slight internal browning to edges. 15, [6] pages + plates. Text in Czech and English; title page in Czech only. Intriguing compilation of landscapes, portrait studies (including nudes) and experimental shots by the Czech photographer, writer and editor (born 1911). Introductory essay by Lubomir Linhart; dedicatory poem by Jiri Kolar (in Czech only); uncredited biographical sketch. EXTREMELY RARE in any condition.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good -. Illus. by Hak, Miroslav (photographer); 46 b/w Photographs / Plates. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall (square).

      [Bookseller: Arundel Books of Seattle]
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        10 Original-Lithographien. 1947.

      Schwenningen Lovis-Presse 1947 - Folio. 10 Blatt. Papp-Mappe. Inhalt: 1.: Weiblicher Ganzkörper-Akt von hinten, w. 2.: Zwei Personen lesend. 3.: Lesender. 4.: Lesender. 5.: Weibliches Portrait. 6.: Weiblicher seitlicher Oberkörper-Akt auf einem Sofa. 7.: Weiblicher sitzender Akt von hintem mit Hund. 8.: Sitzende mit Hund. 9.: Zeitungsleser. 10.: Weibliches (?) Portrait. - Alle signiert! Teils als Probedruck bezeichnet, einzelne mit Nummerierung 2/20 bzw. 8/33. - Teils ganz minimal fingerfleckig. - Das erste Werk des Lovis-Presse in Schwenningen. - 2 Blatt verso tragen den Stempel des Herausgebers Dr. Lovis Gremliza. - Die Würzburger Künstlerin Gertraud Rostosky (1876-1959) hatte vor allem in den 20er Jahren auf dem Gut zur neuen Welt einen illustren Künstler-Freundeskreis mit Erich Heckel, Rilke u.v.a. Ausserdem war sie die geliebte Muse von Max Dauthendey. - Äußerst selten! [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Osthoff]
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        Feu central.

      - Paris. K éditeur. 1947. 1 volume in-4, broché, double couverture à rabat imprimée, ajourée, avec une composition de Tanguy.101 pp., [6] pp. Édition en partie originale, illustrée de 4 compositions hors-texte d'Yves TANGUY reproduites en phototypie. 1 des 200 exemplaires sur vélin Crèvecoeur, second papier après 30 pur fil. Déchirure sans gravité à la couverture. Bel exemplaire. 106 HL [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Pierre PREVOST]
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        You Touched Me! - A Romantic Comedy in Three Acts, Suggested by a short story of the same name by D.H. Lawrence.

      Samuel French, New York. 1947 - First edition, the much scarcer cloth issue. Octavo. pp [iv], 114. Photographs. The cast of the first production, in 1945, of this obscure play included a young Montgomery Clift. Windham provided a note on his collaboration with Williams in the programme: "Our shared laughter was perhaps the strongest bond between us. To the often-asked question, 'How did you and Tennessee collaborate?' I can best answer that we did it by departing as little as possible from our nonworking pleasure in each other's company, in each other's sense of humor, improvising dialogue, viva voce, in that small room, laughing at our inventions, taking turns typing on my portable typewriter, and going down to the pool to swim."Slight bruise at head of spine, otherwise fine in very good, price-clipped dustwrapper a little darkened at spine and rubbed at edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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      VIGLONGO, TORINO 1947 - ITALIANO Compendio comprendente 150 tavole in nero su pagine distaccate dal dorso, lievemente ingiallite ai bordi ormai logorati. Lievi macchie di fioritura alla carta di guardia anteriore ed all'ultima pagina. Sovraccoperta con alette strappata. Coperta propria del volume in mezza legatura con piatti goffrati e dorso in tela blu e titoli d'oro. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,99 euro.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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      New York: Forward Association(1947). 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. (HOLO2-75-11A)

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        BASHA'AR mikra'a LeYaldey Israel BaGola. Alef [= In the Gate. An Anthology for Jewish Children in the Diaspora. [book] 1]

      The Jewish Agency for Eretz Israel, Divison for the Immigration of Jewish Children and Youth, Munich, Germany 1947 - Apparently meant to be used by Jewish children who survived the holocaust in Europe and were still languishing in Displaced Persons Camps in blood soaked Europe. Illustrated. Pages are a bit yellowed. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Ars Hispaniae. Historia universal del arte hispánico (Tomos I al XXI)

      Plus Ultra. 1947-1977. - Arte. Bellas Artes. Deportes.(7) Plus Ultra. Madrid. 1947-1977. 28 cm. 21 vols. con lám. y grab. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial. Varios autores . Cubierta deslucida. LB301 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Alcaná Libros]
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        A Soul for Sale

      London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd, 1947. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Fine in a very good or better dustwrapper with a tear near the crown and a rubbed spot on the spine. A nice copy of a scarce poetry title.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Dark Carnival

      Sauk City: Arkham House, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Near Fine with light shelf wear and light rubbing to lettering on spine, small vintage bookseller ticket to rear paste down, pages lightly toned and page block lightly soiled at fore edge. In a Near Fine dust jacket with publisher's price intact, light edge wear and light rubbing along the folds, light rubbing to rear panel.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        Air France. Réseau aérien mondial.

      Paris: Air France, 1947.(). Lithographic poster. 62 x 100 cm. Framed in wood and plexiglas. 163/P/10-47. Available unframed for $750.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Toward New Skies [poster].

      Paris: Air France, 1947.(). Poster. 100 x 62 cm.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Europe. Air France.

      Paris: Air France, 1947.(). Lithograph Poster. 100 x 62 cm. Signed iin the plate. Framed in plexiglas.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        KLM. Royal Dutch Airlines.

      Rotterdam: KLM, 1947.(). Color poster. Framed in wood and plexiglas. Torn corners.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        New York. Far East. KLM. Royal Dutch Airlines.

      Rotterdam: KLM, ca. 1947.(). Color poster. Framed in wood and plexiglas. Torn corner lower left.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Séjour à Venise. Quatre Lettres Du Président De Brosses.

      Editions Textes Prétextes, Paris 1947 - In-4° en feuilles sous emboîtage d'éditeur. 76 pages. Illustré par Albert MARQUET de 31 gravures à l¹eau-forte dont 5 en couleurs et d'une couverture également en couleurs.Tirage limité à 290 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci un des 240 sur Vélin. Très légères rousseurs rn marge d'une page, sinon bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        Le Surréalisme en 1947.

      Paris: Maeght Editeur, 1947.(). Number 271 of 999 copies with 24 hors texte original graphics. 205 x 235 mm. 140 pages; Wrappers in board slipcase. One of 999 numbered copies in original wrappers with a reproduction of an object by Duchamp. With 24 original graphics by Ernst, Miró, Lam, Man Ray, Bellmer, Arp, Tanguy, Matta, Calder, et al. This copy has a reproduction of the foam rubber breast on the cover, as issued. The colophon states that the cover is "un objet de Marcel Duchamp en collaboration avec Ernrico Donati, ou sa reproduction photographique." Cramer, Miró Illustrated Books, No. 11. D-B, V, No. 46. Loosely inserted: An original color etching by Miró, Dupin no. 74, numbered 35/50. This was a 1951 New Year's card from Aimé Maeght.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        The Directors of A.D Gallery Take Pleasure in Presenting Paul Rand in an Exhibition of his Designs, on View from March 31 through May 29, 1947

      New York: A-D, 1947 - First edition. 16mo; booklet and 24 loose sheets in string-tied portfolio designed by Rand. A very good copy. Scarce. An early exhibition by A.D/PM acknowledging the work of Rand who had, since the war, changed the face of American graphic art. They didn't go overboard with the catalog which is in almost miniature format with monochrome reproductions of his recent work. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Trevian Books, ABAA]
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        Present Indicative.

      1947 - Frontispiece and 30 illustrations. Later edition. 8vo., original red cloth, black label to spine. New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company. With an ALS loosely inserted from the author to Maurice Chevalier, gushingly thanking him for his letter in a mixture of English and French. Inscribed on the front free endpaper, 'For Maurice with profound admiration and affection, Noël. London 1918 Paris - 1920 New York 1948 (Xmas 1939!)'. Back cover slightly spotted. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        Campaign of the Fourteenth Army, 1943-44 [1944-45].

      [Rawalpindi: 51 Printing Section RPE [Royal Pakistan Engineers], E-in-C's [Engineer-in-Chief's] Branch, GHQ,, 1947]. Octavo, pp. 16 and 42. Original green pebble-grain cloth, Fourteenth Army badge to front board in black. 21 maps with dispositions in colour (5 folding). A little wear to extremities of binding, a few marks to covers, some maps with slightly crude inked annotations and tape adhesions on verso (a few with subsequent tears). First edition. Extremely uncommon brief account - "confined to the action and movements of the major formations, and to the plans on which these were based" - which was "presented" by Slim as CIGS "for use by the Pakistan Armed Forces." This copy with the ownership inscription (dated "18/5/57") and stamp of the "Officers Mess 5/1 Punjab Regt" (front free endpaper); the Punjab Regiment, the senior regiment in the Pakistan Army, was formed in 1956. Copac cites Imperial War Museum only among British and Irish institutional libraries; OCLC adds three locations (Michigan, Texas and US Army Heritage).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Essays of Michel de Montaigne

      New York: Doubleday Doran Limited Editions, 1947. Signed Limited Illustrated Editi. Very Good. Signed. Signed by Salvador Dali on the limitation page; this copy is #155 out of 1,000. Near Fine with toning to the spine cloth, previous owner name to front paste down, light streaking to end sheets. In Very Good publisher's slipcase, a bit rubbed at extremities and surfaces, and a scratch to the rear panel. A lovely copy, signed by the illustrator.

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        The Diary of Samuel Marchbanks

      Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, Toronto, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. Signed by Author. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 204 pp. Text is free of previous owner's markings. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust jacket is in good shape and in protective plastic. Dust Jacket un-clipped. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing . Embossed cloth, covers and spine, beautifully preserved. Light general shelf wear to covers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Fiction; Canada; 1940s; #99343; Canadian Literature. Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 44800. .

      [Bookseller: Ayerego Books (IOBA)]
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        TLS to Sonia Brownell

      Np, London 1947 - 1p. TLS, 150 x 200mm, typed on recto only, printed address and telephone number to head. Faint folds from original posting (envelope not present), a single small stain to lower third (not affecting text) TLS, DATED 3 FEBRUARY 1947, TO SONIA BROWNELL FROM HER THEN LOVER AND FUTURE HUSBAND GEORGE ORWELL, ON ORWELL'S PERSONAL STATIONERY. The letter reads: 'Dear Sonia, This is to introduce Mr. Francois la Duchene, who is very anxious to do some journalism and who I think might be useful to you. As you see by his name he is French, but actually he is bi-lingual. He is interested in contemporary French literature and I think he would like to write something about Claudel, but perhaps you could have a talk with him. Yours, Geo. Orwell [sgd.] GEORGE ORWELL' In 1945 Sonia Brownell had been taken on as an editorial assistant at Horizon, the literary magazine launched by Cyril Connolly in 1940 as a defiant gesture against the onset of barbarism. It had thrived. Brownell soon established herself as one of the figures in the Horizon workforce, taking over much of the editorial control ceded by Connolly when he began to devote more time to his own writing. Towards the end of 1945 Sonia and George Orwell attended the same dinner party. He was smitten, but she wasn't much impressed: a typically English cold fish. But her job at Horizon had brought her into the orbit of his writing: his intellect was attractive, and so was the fact that he was, in her experience, 'the only intellectual who could mend a fuse or an iron.' Their affair was desultory. Orwell left London for Jura in the Scottish Hebrides in 1946: it was good for his productivity -- he wrote Nineteen Eighty Four there -- but bad for his already fragile health. He failed to persuade Sonia to join him there, and the couple had little further contact until 1949, when Sonia visited the now mortally ill Orwell in the Cotswolds sanatorium to which his tuberculosis had confined him. On 13 October the couple were married at Orwell's bedside. Orwell died in January the following year. This letter is dated 3 February 1947, and is typed on Orwell's own stationery, bearing his address ('27B Canonbury Square Islington N1') and telephone number ('Canonbury 3751'). That it is written to Sonia at all bears witness to the clout she wielded in the Horizon offices, but Orwell's letter of introduction came to nothing: Francois Duchene -- a distinguished journalist who, between 1969 and 1974 was to become the Director of the International Institute of Strategic Studies -- never had anything published by Horizon. A routine, everyday letter of introduction, then, but the identities of the correspondents make it an extremely rare one. The Orwell archive at UCL contains two letters from Orwell to Sonia: one written to her from Jura and dated 12 April 1947; the second dated 24 May 1949 and written from the sanatorium in Cranham Lodge where Orwell had been confined since January. (The couple announced their engagement in September that year). We can find no record of a letter between the two having been sold at auction, and this is the earliest letter of the three we've located.

      [Bookseller: Neil Pearson Rare Books]
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        Harry Truman

      October 30, 1947. Typed Letter Signed “Harry S. Truman” as President, one page, 8” x 10.5”. The White House, Washington, October 30, 1947. To Honorable James E. Webb, Director, Bureau of the Budget, Washington, D.C. Plastic tape stain, 0.5” x .75”, in blank lower right where a 5” x 3” Autograph Note Signed “HST” to Webb was affixed â€

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      POLITECHNIQUE 1947 - - Ouvrage rarissime de ce grand savant à qui l'on doit le Théorème de CHASLE entre autres. - 1947, cours Ronéotypé manuscrit, Ecole Polytechnique. - In-quarto demi chagrin, dos à cinq nerfs ornés de filets dorés, titre et auteur aux fers dorés. - 664 pages (dont Analyse des 27 Leçons p. 639) ornées de nombreuses illustrations, dessins et figures, dans le texte. Michel Chasles, né le 15 novembre 1793 à Épernon, mort le 18 décembre 1880 à Paris, est un mathématicien français. On lui doit d'importants travaux en géométrie projective, où il montra toute la richesse de la notion de rapport anharmonique, ainsi qu'en analyse harmonique, avec la représentation de certains potentiels. Michel Chasles est l'un des 72 savants dont le nom est inscrit sur le premier étage de la tour Eiffel. Il est le 11e, sur la face tournée vers le Nord. Il entra en 1812 à l'Ecole polytechnique et en sortit en 1811. Successivement ingénieur, agent de change, professeur, il ne cesse de cultiver les sciences mathématiques et surtout la géométrie, qu'il a enrichie d'une foule de théorèmes nouveaux et importants. D'abord on le voit s'occuper de la transformation du cercle et de la sphère en ellipse et en ellipsoïde, par la réduction, en un rapport constant, de leurs ordonnées comptées à partir d'un diamètre ou d'un plan diamétral. Il arrive, par cette méthode, à étendre les résultats acquis par ses devanciers, sur l'enveloppe de la sphère tangente à trois autres, au cas où il s'agirait d'ellipsoïdes semblables seulement placés. Il se consacre ensuite à des recherches sur les sections coniques confocales, sur les perspectives stéréographiques. A partir de 1830, il collabore activement à la Correspondance mathématique et physique de Belgique. En 1837 paraît, sous les auspices de l'Académie royale des Sciences de Bruxelles, son Aperçu historique sur l'origine et le développement des méthodes en géométrie, suivi de deux mémoires sur la dualité et l'homographie. Jusqu'en 1852, il ne cesse de produire des travaux originaux sur les courbes et les surfaces, les lignes géodésiques. Alors il compose sa géométrie supérieure. Elle met le comble à sa renommée et le place au nombre des mathématiciens originaux des temps modernes. En 1865, la Société royale de Londres lui décerne la médaille de Copley, la plus haute récompense honorifique que l'Angleterre puisse donner au savant le plus méritant de l'univers. On lui doit aussi le THEOREME DE CHASLE, qui établit que toute fonction harmonique, c'est-à-dire toute fonction qui est une solution de l'équation de Laplace, peut se représenter par un potentiel de simple couche sur l'une quelconque de ses surfaces équipotentielles. Mots clés : [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Tintin:Le Sceptre d'Ottokar,édition originale

      1947 - Dos,plats,coins,gouttière,coiffes très bien conservés,4e plat B1,édition originale de 1947,dos rouge,titre en rouge sur page de titre,mention"Casterman-Tournai-Paris"au 1er plat,très bel état exemplaire tiré seulement à 35460 exemplaires. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Bibliofolie]
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        Colloqui con Goethe

      FIRENZE: SANSONI EDITORE, 1947. Rilegato. BUONO. 13,5 20,5. Mnemosyne USATO

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        Saggio di Lingua Etrusca

      Sansoni Editore - Firenze, Sancasciano Val di Pesa (FI) 1947 - INTERLINGUE Buono stato, coperta in cartoncino, bordo e punte consumati, tracce di sporco, margine di testa del piatto inferiore brunito, tagli con barbe, pagine in buono stato. Edizione di 700 esemplari numerati. Copia 548. Lingue: Italiano, Etrusco. La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Pierre A Feu

      Maeght Editeur, Paris 1947 - 88 pages. 24 x 21 cm. Limited edition, one of 950, this copy unnumbered. Cover in five colors, one of two original lithographs and 14 portrait heliogravures. Front cover lithograph printed by Mourlot. Text by Rene Char and a host of others. Text in French. Bright, fresh copy. Orig. illustrated stiff wrappers. Near fine [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        [Photo Album]: "Indian Celebration"

      Mesa, Arizona, 1947. Near Fine. Oblong quarto measuring 9" x 12". String-tied brown leather over stiff paper boards with "photographs" stamped in gilt on the front board. Contains 35 black and white silver gelatin photographs measuring around 3.5" x 5" with some captions. Near fine album with fine photographs.A photo album detailing an "Indian Celebration" in Mesa Arizona in 1947. The album beings with a cut out from the program of a Native American in traditional dress with "Indian Celebration Dec. 4-5-6-7 Mesa Arizona" underneath. Following this is a clipping which reads, "Husky Mark Vest of the Maricopa tribe, standing well over six feet, will be one of the hundreds of performers to be seen each night through Sunday at the first National Indian Celebration in Mesa." The rest of the album features photographs from the events including a parade through town, dancing, music, and people in traditional Native American dress. Other pages include clippings from the program from the events and local newspapers one of which shows a "Hopi dance chanter and a Hopi dancer;" another reads "Indian Squaws from Ute, Navajo, and Laguna Tribes." One photograph portrait of a man reads "Kolachaftewa, chief of the Hopi Buffalo clan" and another shows Tony Whitecloud the "founder of the modern Hoop Dance."A modest but interesting collection of photographs following a Native American cultural event in the 1940s.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        In a Yellow Wood [inscribed First Edition]

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1947. First Edition [stated] 1st Printing. Black Cloth, Gilt. Near Fine Book/Very Good Dustjacket. 216 Pp. Black Cloth, Gilt. A Near Fine Book, Gilt Still Brilliant, Immaculate, No Marks Or Stains Or Wear. Dj Priced $2.75, Unfaded, Not Price-Clipped, Light Edge Wear With A 1/4" Squarish Chip At Top Of Front Panel, A Few Very Short Edge Tears And A Few Minute Losses, Some Internal Tape Reinforcements. Inscribed In 1947 To Elizabeth Ann Mcmurray, A Bookstore Owner, Writer And Later An Editor, "With All Friendly Wishes + Thanks" And Signed By Gore [Vidal].

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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      CARL WINTER, 1947. LATINO 0,11 Pagine brunite da fattore tempo e qualità della carta, molte ancora intonse, brossura editoriale morbida, ingiallita, con titoli neri al piatto anteriore entro cornice nera lavorata, al dorso titoli manoscritti USATO

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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 Fabulous Clipjoint

      New York: E.P. Dutton and Company, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 224 p.Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Foxing to blue front cover cloth, very slight bowing to boards. Jacket worn at head and tail, tiny chip on spine, some rubbing and creasing, faint small dampstain visible on verso only, price intact ($2.50). Winner of the third Edgar Award for Best First Novel in 1948.

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        Querner, Curt. - "Gasse in Börnchen im Winter".

      - Zeichnung / Bleistiftzeichnung, 1947. Von Curt Querner. 32,2 x 24,8 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Nicht bei Dittrich. Rechts unten in Bleistift datiert. - Papier vorallem im Randbereich altersbedingt leicht gedunkelt. Wenige Lagerspuren. Insgesamt guter Erhaltungszustand. Curt Querner (1904 Börnchen bei Freital - 1976 Kreischa). Deutscher Maler. Bedeutender Vertreter des Spätexpressionismus und der Neuen Sachlichkeit. Nach einer Schlosserlehre Arbeit als Fabrikschlosser. 1926-30 Studium an der Dresdner Kunstakademie. Mitglied der Künstlergruppe Asso. 1933 erstmalige Ausstellung in der Kunsthandlung Kuehl in Dresden. Freundschaft mit dem Freitaler Maler Hellmuth Heinz. 1971 Käthe-Kollwitz-Preis. 1972 Nationalpreis der DDR. Sprache: Deutsch

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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      Sauk City, Wis: Arkham House, 1947. First edition. Octavo. Hardcover in dust jacket. Bradbury's first book. Dust jacket designed by George Barrows. VG/VG-. Interior age-toned, with some foxing to endpapers. Boards rubbed at extremities. Binding tight. Jacket rubbed, with chipping to corners, and two large chips at spine ends. Shelve in Case #2. Dupont.

      [Bookseller: Second Story Books]
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        Fuß-Ball - Der Sport von heute (Fussball)

      Höfan Spiele, München 1947 - Scarce late 1940's German football (soccer) board game. 22 painted pewter figures (20 soccer players & two goalkeepers), dice and printed turquoise board resting in original box (13" x 10 1/2") with color illustrated lid. Board printed in black on both sides. Manufacturers printed game instructions in German mounted on inside of lid, as issued. Height of figures is 1 1/2". Age wear and some staining on box. One corner on bottom part of box split, all corners on lid split but still firmly holding. Board separated in middle but complete. Parts of paint on players with tiny abrasions. Box and board in fair, players and dice in overall very good condition. Scarce 1947/48 soccer board game by Höfan Spiele, München. Complete as issued. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Station Plan of Phoenix, Arizona, West. Map.

      Tucson, Ariz.: Southern Pacific Company, 1947, revised 1950.(). Map. Blackline print. 24 x 164 inches. Very detailed map of West Phoenix, from Ninth Avenue to Thirty-Fifth Avenue, including names of plot owners and businesses. Scale: 1 inch = 100 feet.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Dark Carnival

      Arkham House 1947 - First Printing of the First Edition. Black cloth boards, spine lettered in gilt, pictorial jacket, with the publisher's printed $3.00 price in upper corner of inside front flap. Author's first book. 1 of just over 3000 copies printed [Bleiler, Guide to Supernatural Fiction 254; Currey, p. 55]. Book in fine condition; in near fine dust jacket, with mild creases chiefly to jacket edges, rubbing and light wear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        Paris. Air France.

      Paris: Air France, 1947.(). Color lithograph. Poster. 100 x 62 cm. Framed in wood and plexiglas. Printed by SANP. Paris. 170-P/1/47.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Steeple Bush

      Henry Holt and Company, New York 1947 - First Printing of the First Edition. Inscribed and signed by Robert Frost to poet, teacher, and Friend: "To Samuel [French] Morse / from his fellow in the art / Robert Frost / in great hopes for us all" Light rubbing to board ends, slight tanning to jacket spine, trace of shelf wear, else book and dust jacket in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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