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        The Vanished World of Eastern European Jewry

      New York: Forward Association, 1947. New York: Forward Association, 1947. First edition. Cloth. Very Good. New York: Forward Association, 1947. 575pp + index. Illustrated text and captions in English and Yiddish. Original oblong red cloth, pictorial label. Very Good condition.& & FIRST EDITION of the earliest and most comprehensive graphic pictorial history of life in Eastern Europe at the beginning of the Nazi era. Contains over 500 photographs including many first appearances of images by famed photographer Roman Vishniac. & From the introduction: “In presenting this book to our readers we intend to give them the picture of the Jewish World in Eastern Europe as it existed during the 1920’s and 1930’s, previous to the Second World War. This world does not exist any longer… It is a vanished world, the world of Eastern European Jewry, that world in which for centuries the greatest concentration of Jewish people in history lived and worked…”&

      [Bookseller: Historicana]
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      Paris: ?itions Jeanne Bucher, [1947].. Paris: Éditions Jeanne Bucher, [1947].. Small folio. Original printed wrappers. Heavily illustrated with photographs. A very good copy in chipped glassine wrapper and slipcase. First edition, deluxe issue. One of only fifty numbered copies signed by Lipchitz, and accompanied by an original etching, numbered and signed by him in the margin.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Scott-King's Modern Europe

      London - Chapman and Hall, 1947. London - Chapman and Hall, 1947 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A smart first edition of Waugh's Scott-King's Modern Europe. Featuring original illustrated dustwrapper, and coloured illustrated frontispiece by John Piper. Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh's, known as Evelyn Waugh,other works include his early satires Decline and Fall and A Handful of Dust. Waugh is widely recognised as one of the great prose stylists of the 20th century. Condition: In original cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, dustwrapper is bright, with minor fading to the spine, very light chipping and slight loss. Cloth isalso bright with minor damp staining. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean. Overall:VERY GOODwith aGOOD ONLYdustwrapper..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Teton Mountains: Their History and Tradition With an Account of the Early Fur Trade, Trappers, Missionaries, Mountain Men and Explorers Who Blazed the Trails Around the Inspiring Peaks by Nolie Mumey

      The Artcraft Press, 1947. The Artcraft Press. Hardcover. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. very minor wear to corners of spine, clean text, minor pencil notations concerning book inside front cover and on FFEP, custom slipcase has some small smudges on the sides 462 p. Beautiful book, #544 of 700 signed copies, in a custom slipcase with a Plasti-Kleer protective cover, untrimmed pages. . Very Good. 1947.

      [Bookseller: Earthlight Books]
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        Insect Natural History

      London - Collins, 1947. London - Collins, 1947 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of Insect Natural History by ImmsFirst EditionBound in green cloth with a clipped dustwrapperAugustus Daniel Imms (1880 - 1949) was an English educator, research institution administrator and entomologist. Imms studied science at Mason University College, Birmingham, and while his father wished him to become an industrial chemist, he took to biology. He studied under T. W. Bridge, then Professor of Zoology, and produced two scientific papers on fishes (1904, 1905). His contemporaries included B. Fantham, T. Goodey and R. H. Whitehouse. He graduated B. Sc. London with a second-class honours in zoology in 1903. After spending two years under Bridge at Birmingham, the award of an 1851 Exhibition Science Scholarship in 1905 helped him go to Cambridge where he joined Christ's College under A. E. Shipley. In 1911, Imms received an offer from the Government of India to become Forest Entomologist at Dehra Dun to succeed E. P. Stebbing. He studied lac cultivation in the Central Provinces and the pests of coniferous forests. He considered the six years in India as a better option that staying on in Cambridge and acquiring a myopic impression that Cambridge is the centre of the universe. In 1913 he left India for health reasons and accepted a post of reader in Agricultural Entomology under Professor S. J. Hickson at Manchester. In the years 1914-18, Imms was rejected by various recruiting boards. He wrote to Rothamsted Experimental Station to set up an entomology department and in 1918 it was established with him as chief entomologist. Condition: The binding is generally firm but pages 21-4 have detached. There appears to be very little wear to the extremities. The dustwrapper has been sealed to the boards in a protective plastic wrapper. There is some wear to the dustwrapper including some discolouration, a small chip and a small closed tear. Internally the pages are bright and clean with a small ink inscription to the front free end paper. There are a few marks to the end papers. Overall the condition of the book is very good with a very good dustwrapper..

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        Le Chateau (Das Schloss). Traduit de l'allemand par Alexandre Vialatte.

      Paris, Gallimard, 1947.. 8°. 255 p., cartonnage de l'editeur noir orne d'un decor polychrome d'apres la maquette originale de Mario Prassinos. Un des 1990 ex. numerote sur alfa des papeteries Navarre: No. 1789. Orig.-Pappband entworfen von Mario Prassionos. - Mario Prassinos (1916 in Konstantinopel-1985 in Paris) gehört zu den bedeutenden Vertretern der Abstrakten Malerei nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg. Er stand in Kontakt mit Man Ray und den Surrealisten Andre Breton, Paul Eluard, Rene Char und Benjamin Peret, Max Ernst etc. Zwischen 1943 und 1945 begegnete er Albert Camus und Jean-Paul Sartre, von dem er "Le Mur" illustrierte.. Bestzustand. Superbe condition.

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        Studies of the Renal Circulation

      Oxford - Blackwell, 1947. Oxford - Blackwell, 1947 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The first edition of this study of the circulation of the kidneys. Illustrated throughout with many monochrome photographs. This is the fuller account, promised in The Lancet of August 17, 1946, of the authors' discoveries, together with relevant anatomical data, explanations of various pathological findings, and a contribution to ideas on hypertension. The book is profusely illustrated, and will interest anatomists, physiologists, pathologists, radiologists and clinicians. Condition: In a maroon cloth binding. Externally generally smart, though with some marks and light bumping. Internally, firmly bound. Institutional ink stamps to pastedowns. Ink inscription to recto of front free-endpaper. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        A Street Car Named Desire

      - (New York): New Directions, (1947). First Edition. 8vo. In price-clipped dust-jacket by Lustig with very light wear. A lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Prozeß gegen die Hauptkriegsverbrecher vor dem Internationalen Militärgerichtshof. Nürnberg 14. November 1945 - 1. Oktober 1946. 42 Bände in 41.

      Nürnberg o.V. 1947. Rücken leicht gebleicht, z.T. gebräunt, g.e. Olnbde.m.Präg. Format: Gr.-8°. Gemäß den Weisungen des Internationalen Militärgerichtshofes vom Sekretariat des Gerichtshofes unter der Autorität des Obersten Kontrollrats für Deutschland veröffentlicht. Die Verhandlungsprotokolle und Materialien des Nürnberger Prozesses gegen die deutschen Hauptkriegsverbrecher wurden auf Anordnung des gerichtsführenden internationalen Militärtribunals unmittelbar nach dem Abschluß der Verhandlungen in zweiundvierzig Bänden publiziert. Mit der sofortigen Veröffentlichung des Prozeßprotokolls suchte der Gerichtshof der Bedeutung Rechnung zu tragen, "die ein authentischer Text des gegen die deutschen Hauptkriegsverbrecher geführten Prozeßverfahrens für die Geschichte besitzt". Als erste umfassende Bilanz der nationalsozialistischen Verbrechen ist die Dokumentation mit ihrem erdrückenden Beweismaterial ein Zeitzeugnis ersten Ranges. Gemäß den Weisungen des Internationalen Militärgerichtshofes vom Sekretariat des Gerichtshofes unter der Autorität des Obersten Kontrollrats für Deutschland veröffentlicht; 1947-49

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        Der Prozess gegen die Hauptkriegsverbrecher vor dem Internationalen Militärgerichtshof,

      . Nürnberg, 1947-1949, Band I - XLII ( in 41 Bänden), Ganzleineneinband, jeder Band ca. 400 - 600 Seiten, Es fehlt Band 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31, 40, 41, 42, Bände angestaubt, Zustand 2-3 (S1).

      [Bookseller: Helmut Weitze Militärische Antiquitäten ]
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        Scott-King's Modern Europe

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1947. London: Chapman & Hall,, 1947. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in a blue cloth folding case. Spine faded, spine titles dulled, lightly rubbed at extremities, some spotting to edges of text block and contents. An excellent copy in the price-clipped and lightly rubbed jacket with some nicks and spots and toned spine panel. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Angie, with love from Evelyn, Christmas 1947". The recipient was Angela Laycock, wife of Sir Robert Laycock, for whom Waugh had served as person assistant during the defense of Crete in May and June 1941. Laycock and Waugh were on the last ship to leave the island, and Waugh would later incorporate their experiences into Officers and Gentlemen.

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        Cat Jeoffrey

      London - The CriticPress, 1947. London - The CriticPress, 1947 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce copy of 'Cat Jeoffrey from Rejoice in the Lamb', a charming children'sstory by Christopher Smart. Includes a bookplate to the verso of the front board. With twenty-five illustrations by Stanley W. Odell. Condition: In an illustratedpaper binding. Externally, a trifle rubbed with some wear to the edges of the boards. Internally, firmly bound, generally bright with some light marginal age toning and clean with just the odd spot. Overall Condition: GOOD ONLY..

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        Psyche - Eine Zeitschrift für Psychologisch und Medizinische Menschenkunde Jg. I- XLV (1947 - 1991).. Ab 1961 nur noch "Psyche".

      Heidelberg / Stuttgart, Lambert Schneider / Klett, 1947-1991. 8°, je ca. 500 S., I-XII in einem Bd. XIII- XXVI in 2 Bdn.(blaues Leinen); XXVII- XXXVI in 2 Bdn. (weisses Leinen); XXXVII-XLIV lose Hefte m. Orig.-Verlagsdeckel (weisses Leinen); XLV lose Hefte., Rücken beschienen, min. gebrauchspurig, minimale Bleistiftanstreichungen. insgesamt gute Exemplare. Preis in CHF: 1200. Komplette Reihe der Jge. I -XLV dieser wichtigen Psychlogischen Zeitschrift in 61 Bdn. Mit Gesamtinhaltsverzeichnis von JG. I-XIX (1947-1965) in einem Band beiliegend.- 1947 wurde von Alexander Mitscherlich, Felix Schottlaender und Hans Kunz die "Psyche" gegründet. Wie der ursprüngliche Untertitel ("Ein Jahrbuch für die Tiefenpsychologie und Menschenkunde in Forschung und Praxis") nahelegt, war die Zeitschrift zunächst als schulenübergreifendes Organ konzipiert. Erst seit 1966 heißt die Psyche im Untertitel "Zeitschrift für Psychoanalyse und ihre Anwendungen".

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      [Berkeley: Bern Porter], 1947.. [Berkeley: Bern Porter], 1947.. Pictorial boards. Illustrated by Mary Fabilli. Small personal name stamp on endsheet, with acquisition date (month of publication). Extremities slightly shelfworn, as usual, otherwise very good, in an imperfect dust jacket, lacking lower portion of spine panel, and with piece missing from lower edge of rear panel. First edition, trade issue, of the poet's first book. One of 250 copies, from a total of 350 copies. Signed by the author on the title-page.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Photograph of the swearing-in of Secretary of State George C. Marshall signed on a detached lower matte by President Truman who has dated and inscribed it at the White House to Treasury Secretary John W. Snyder

      Washington, DC: , January 21, 1947 On a 7.5î x 2î matte, identical to the matte to which the photograph has been affixed, President Truman has boldly inscribed, signed, and dated: ìTo Hon. John W. Snyder with best wishes / Harry S Truman / The White House, 1/21/47î as President. On January 21, 1947, in the White House, Gen. George C. Marshall was sworn in as Trumanís Secretary of State by Chief Justice Fred Vinson. John W. Snyderís close friendship with Harry S. Truman began in 1928 when Truman was a County Judge. They served together in the U.S. Army Reserves after World War I. Harry S. Truman was Colonel of Field Artillery, United States Army Reserve Corps. Lieutenant Colonel John W. Snyder was in Harry Truman's Missouri Regiment, the 381st Field Artillery, 102nd Division. Snyder had a broad background in banking and business when he was appointed by President Truman as Federal Loan Administrator (1945), Director, Office of Mobilization and Reconversion (1945-1946), and Secretary of the Treasury (1946-1953). Of the 76 Secretaries of the Treasury, from Alexander Hamilton to Jack Lew, only six served longer than John W. Snyder. Photograph, 13.75î x 10.5î. Pictured from left: Sen. Arthur H. Vandenberg, Admiral William D. Leahy, Rear Admiral James H. Foskett, General Harry H. Vaughan, Secretary of the Treasury John W. Snyder, Attorney General Tom C. Clark, new Secretary of State George C. Marshall, President Harry S. Truman, General Walter Bedell Smith, Secretary of Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson, Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson, Secretary of the Interior Julius A. Krug, outgoing Secretary of State James F. Byrnes, and Secretary of Labor Lewis B. Schwellenbach. Only the man third from the right taking a photograph with his small camera is unidentified. A printed identification has been affixed to the photograph at the lower center. The signature has evidently been neatly removed from the lower mount of this or an identical photograph; these photographs are in the collection of Truman Library Photographs and are depicted at Present is a 10î x 8î reproduction photograph of the original signed photograph.

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        THE WAYWARD BUS *Signed*

      New York: The Viking Press, 1947. New York: The Viking Press, 1947. pp: [x] [2]3-312. Light brown cloth covered boards (slightly lighter than the first edition), stamped in gilt with a blind stamp of bus to bottom half of the top board, top edge unstained, fore-edge rough cut. Very good with moderate overall wear and previous owner's signature on the free endpaper. The jacket has moderate chipping along the edges which is a bit more pronounced at the spine ends. This copy has been signed by Steinbeck on the title page. The folds have exactly the same information as the first edition.. Signed by Author. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 8¾" Tall.

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        La Gnose Valentinienne et Le Témoignage de Saint Irénée [Études de Philosophie Médiévale XXXVI]

      Published by Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin 6, Place de La Sorbonne 1947. . Published by Librairie Philosophique J. Vrin 6, Place de La Sorbonne 1947. Publisher's original plain grey card wrap covers [softback], black title and author lettering to the spine, front and rear panels. 8vo. 10'' x 6½''. Contains 668 [ii] printed pages of French text, Errata, Addenda leaf loosely laid-in. A little darkening of the card down the spine and across the top front cover, contents in very near Fine condition and without any markings or notes. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        22 offprints, mimeographs, etc. on molecular biology and bacterial genetics, with two others.

      1947-1968 1947 - Jacob, Francois (1920- ); Monod, Jacques (1910-75); Lwoff, Andre (1902-94); & Brenner, Sydney (1927- ). Group of 22 offprints, mimeographs, etc. on molecular biology and bacterial genetics, together with 2 related papers by other authors. Various sizes. 1947-1968. Together in one volume, cloth, "Institut Pasteur" in gilt on the spine. Overall good to very good; see detailed condition descriptions below. From the library of G. G. and Elinor Meynell, authors of Theory and Practice in Experimental Biology (1970), with their address label on the front endpaper and ownership signatures on several of the offprints.First / First Separate Editions. Jacob, Monod and Lwoff, all colleagues at the Institut Pasteur, received the 1965 Nobel Prize in physiology / medicine for their discoveries concerning genetic control of enzyme and virus synthesis-discoveries that "opened up a new field of research that deserved to be called 'molecular biology'" (Magill, The Nobel Prize Winners: Physiology or Medicine, II, p. 921). Their work answered the fundamental question of how the hereditary information contained in DNA can be translated into the chemical processes that synthesize cellular proteins (this question had been posed most succinctly and explicitly in Francis Crick's theoretical paper "On protein synthesis" [1957], which laid the groundwork for over a decade's worth of research in this area). Brenner, another key figure in this field, worked with Jacob and Matthew Meselson on providing experimental evidence for messenger RNA; he was awarded a share of the 2002 Nobel Prize for his discoveries concerning genetic regulation of organ development and programmed cell death.The collection we are offering here focuses largely on the Nobel Prize-winning work done by the Institut Pasteur group-Lwoff, Jacob and Monod-in the 1950s and 1960s. The work can be divided into four sections: (1) lysogeny and bacterial conjugation (2) expression of the genetic material via messenger RNA (3) the regulation of the genetic activity of bacterial cells by operons(4) the organization of bacterial genetic material. In the following paragraphs we will attempt to highlight the more important papers in this remarkable collection; however, all the papers here touch upon these central questions of molecular biology.Lysogeny, defined as the hereditary ability to produce the bacteriophage virus, is a peculiar type of infection in which the phage becomes part of the genetic material of a bacterial cell; in this non-infective form (prophage) it can then be inherited by succeeding generations of cells, becoming virulent only when some environmental stimulus causes the bacterium to produce and release phage. "Lysogeny brought a model for the interrelation between a virus and a cell. And also a model for the possible mode of action of carcinogenic agents, which could disturb something in this balance" (Judson, p. 368). Lwoff studied this phenomenon intensively in the late 1940s and early 1950s, successfully demonstrating the genetic nature of lysogeny (which was disputed by several scientists, including Delbruck) and discovering how it is induced. In 1953 he published an important review of the subject ("Lysogeny," Bacteriological Review 17; see no. 2 below). Lysogeny was also studied by Jacob and Elie Wollman, whose paper, "Induction of phage development in lysogenic bacteria" (CSH Symposia on Quant. Biol. 18 [1953]; see no. 5 below) summarizes what had been learned about lysogeny as of that date.Lwoff's work on lysogeny inspired Jacob and Wollman to investigate the phenomenon of bacterial conjugation (the transfer of genetic information from a male donor bacterium to a female recipient, resulting in genetic recombination) to see if they could discover where in the bacterium's genetic material the prophage was located. In 1955, working with a highly recombinant strain of E. coli (K12) discovered by William Hayes, Jacob and Wollman performed what came to be known as their "coitu [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's historyofscience]
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        21 offprints Nobel Prize winner G. W. Beadle Genetics

      various, 1931-1947 - *George Wells Beadle 1903-1989. Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1958 with E.L. Tatum and J. LederbergTitles included: A Gene in Maize for Supernumerary Cell Divisions Following Meiosis (1931); Genes and the Chemistry of the Organism (1947); Genetics and Metabolism in Neurospora (1945); Biochemical Genetics (1945); The Genetic Control of Biochemical Reactions (1945); Physiological Aspects of Genetics (1939) Karl Sax stamp; Teosinte and the Origin of Maize (1939) front wrapper corner creased; Development of Eye Colors in Drosophila: Fat Bodies and Malpighian Tubes in Relation to Diffusible Substances (1937) F. B. Hutt stamp; Crossing-Over in Attached-X Triploids of Drosophila Melanogaster (1934); Studies of Crossing-Over in Heterozygous Translocations in Drosophila melanogaster (1933); Further Studies of Asynaptic Maize (1933); Polumitotic Maize and the Precocity Hypothesis of Chromosome Conjugation (1933); Genes in Maize and Pollen Sterility (1932); The Relation of Crossing Over to Chromosome Association in Zea-Euchlaena Hybrids (1932); A Gene in Zea mays for Failure of Cytokinesis During Meiosis (1932); A Possible Influence of the Spindle Fibre on Crossing-Over in Drosophila (1932); Studies of Euchiaena and its Hybrids with Zea 1. Chromosome Behavior in Euchlaena mexicana and its Hybrids with Zea mays (1932) some creasing; A Gene for sticky chromosomes in Zea mays (1932); Genetical and Cytological Studies of Mendelian Asynapsis in Zea mays. (1930); Crossing Over Near the Spindle Attachment of the X Chromosome in Attached-X Triploids of Drosophila Melanogaster (1935); The Gene and Biochemistry (1946). All in very good or better condition. All original in original wrappers. First edition. Most likely impossible these days to acquire this large of a collection of original offprints from G.W. Beadle. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      London - C and J Temple Ltd., 1947. London - C and J Temple Ltd., 1947 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A signed, illustrated edition of Gaskell's well-loved novel Cranford which was first published in 1851 as a serial in the magazine Household Words, which was edited by Charles Dickens. With signature of illustrator Arthur Wragg to title page. With engraved illustrations throughout. First edition thus. Arthur Wragg (1903 - 1976) was a British illustrator. His stark poster-like artwork often dealt with themes of social alienation and spiritual emptiness. All his work was done for publication, rather than in 'fine art' media such as paintings or series of prints. As a result, he has been neglected in comparison with contemporaries such as Graham Sutherland and John Piper, but Wragg's choice of medium was an ideological one. As a socialist and pacifist, Wragg wanted his art to speak directly to common people rather than to art-lovers. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (1810 - 1865), often referred to simply as Mrs Gaskell, was a British novelist and short story writer during the Victorian era. Her novels offer a detailed portrait of the lives of many strata of society, including the very poor, and as such are of interest to social historians as well as lovers of literature. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, generally smart but with some bumping and fading to extremities and the very slight marks to front board. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean with only the odd spot, mostly to endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Titi Lucreti Cari

      Oxford - Clarendon Press, 1947. Oxford - Clarendon Press, 1947 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce set of the works of Titus Lucretius Carus, with commentary by Cyril Bailey. Though the title is in Latin, the text is in English. Titus Lucretius Carus (ca. 99 BC ca. 55 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher. His only known work is the epic philosophical poem De rerum natura about the beliefs of Epicureanism, and which is translated into English as On the Nature of Things or On the Nature of the Universe. Complete in three volumes. Condition: In blue cloth bindings. Externally smart, with just some minor shelfwear. Library bookplates to front pastedowns. Institutional ink stamps throughout. Internally firmly bound. Pages are bright, with just some light marginal age-toning. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        Edward Weston: 50 (Fifty Photographs)

      Duell Sloan & Pearce, 1947. Duell Sloan & Pearce. Good. 1947. Signed by Author B0042P8IIU Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: Very Good) Black boards, 32 cm, 16 pages. + 51 black & white plates (one portrait of Weston by Cole Weston.) Bibliography. Initialed in ink by Weston and stamped 922 in red ink from the edition of fifteen hundred copies. Designed by Merle Armitage. Introduction by Merle Armitage, Robinson Jeffers and Donald Bear. An 'as is' copy in dustjacket. Jacket has numerous tears, chips and water stains and is covered in a protective Mylar sleeve. Considerable rubbing to top and bottom edges of boards, some mild water staining to front boards, front hinge slightly loose, tape residue on front endpapers. The initialed (EW) strip, originally tipped in, has been covered with a piece of clear scotch tape (now yellowed) which has left a slight residue on the preceding page. . B0042P8IIU .

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      Newnes , 1947. 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.

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        Les Raisins de la Colère. Traduit de l'américain par M.-E. Coindreau & Marcel Duhamel.

      P., NRF Gallimard, Collection "Du monde entier", 1947, in-8, br., 494 pp. - (1) f. Bords de la couverture très légèrement insolés, très bel exemplaire non coupé. - Edition originale de cette traduction française et première apparition sous ce titre, 1 des 105 ex. num. sur vélin pur fil Lafuma-Navarre (N°LXXIV), premier papier. Ce roman, que Steinbeck considérait comme son meilleur, fut d'abord édité à Bruxelles, chez De Kogge, sous le titre " Les grappes d'amertume ", s.d. (ca 1942), traduit par Karin de Hatker avec texte définitif d'Albert Debaty. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Portraits et dessins par Antonin Artaud.- Exposition a Paris, Galerie Pierre [Loeb] du 4 au 20 juillet 1947.

      P., Galerie Pierrre, 1947.. 13,5 x 10,5 cm, 12 p. Broche. Excellent etat.. Edition originale, tirage limite a 265 ex., un des 250 num. sur offset blanc (apres 15 sur japon). Deux corrections manuscrites dans le texte. C'est apres l'exposition Van Gogh a l'Orangerie, en janvier 1947, qu'Antonin Artaud decide d'ecrire son essai sur le peintre. Une suggestion de Pierre Loeb serait indirectement a l'origine de ce projet, suggestion induite par l'idee que nul mieux qu'un poete ayant fait l'experience de neuf annees d'internement en asile psychiatrique ne saurait comprendre la peinture d'un artiste considere lui-meme comme un alienie. . Emballages soignes, expedition rapide. Photographies originales du livre visibles sur librairie-solstices .

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        Tagebuch mit Marion.

      Zürich, Atlantis, 1947. 8°, 218 S., Brosch. m. OU u. Transp.-OU, Schiefgelesen, Transparent-OU m. Läsur im Aussengelenk vorne, OUs an den Kapitalen etw. randrissig. Preis in CHF: 495. EA. Mit Signatur des Autors a. Schmutztitel.

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        Essays of Michel de Montaigne

      Doubleday & Company, 1947. Doubleday & Company. Very Good. 1947. Signed by author B000LUPRD4 Very Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: No Jacket) Blue cloth boards with gold-gilt trim to front; in heavy cardboard slipcase, 26 cm, 472 pp, color and black & white Salvador Dali illustrations throughout. Limited to 1,000 copies (#215); SIGNED by Dali. Book in strong very good condition; slipcase has chipping all around the edges. . B000LUPRD4 .

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        Dark Carnival

      Arkham House, Sauk City, WI 1947 - Edition limited to 3000 copies. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. 313 pages. Signed by the author. Has some wear to binding, mainly to head of spine. Small stain to bottom edges near spine. A solid copy of an uncommon book. The dust jacket is a reproduction from Facsimile Dust Jackets. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Wort und Wahrheit Monatsschrift für Religion und Kultur. KONVOLUT : 1. Jahrgang (1946) Heft: 2, 3, 8, 9 2. Jahrgang (1947) komplett gebunden /// 3. Jahrgang (1948) Nr: 1, 2, 9, 10, 11, 12 // 4. Jahrgang: (1949) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 // 5. Jahrgang: (1950) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, // 6. Jahrgang: (1951) Nr: komplett gebunden // 7. Jahrgang: (1952) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 // 8. Jahrgang: (1953) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 8, 10, 11, 12 // 9. Jahrgang (1954) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 , 8, 10, 11// 10. Jahrgang: (1955) Nr: 1, 7, 8 // 11. Jahrgang (1956) Nr: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 // 13. Jahrgang: (1958) Nr: 1, 3, 5, 6/7, 8/9, 10, 11, 12 // 15. Jahrgang: (1960) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6/7, 8/9, 10, 11, 12 // 16. Jahrgang: (1961) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6/7, 8/9, 10, 11, 12 // 17. Jahrgang:(1962) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6/7, 8/9, 10, 11, 12 // 18. Jahrgang: (1963) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6/7, 8/9, 10, 11, 12 // 19. Jahrgang: (1964) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6/7, 8/9, 10, 11 // 20. Jahrgang: (1965) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6/7, 8/9, 10, 11, 12 // 21. Jahrgang (1966) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6/7, 8/9, 10, 11, 12 // 22. Jahrgang (1967) Nr: 3, 4, 5, 6/7, 8/9, 10, 11, 12 // 23. Jahrgang (1968) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 / 24. Jahrgang (1969) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 / 25. Jahrgang (1970) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5//27. Jahrgang: (1972) Nr: 6 / 28. Jahrgang (1973) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6

      Wien Herder Verlag 1947-1973. original Broschuren, teils gebunden 8°, später gr.-8°, teils gestempelt.

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      [Munich?] : Prometheus 1947 - Original Wrappers. 8vo. 90 pages. 21 cm. First Edition. In Ukrainian. Translated by Igor Shevchenko under the pseudonym John Chernyatynskyy. Includes a black and white portrait of George Orwell. In the introduction for this edition, Orwell explains his experiences during the Spanish Civil war and his connection to what he describes as “the negative impact of Soviet myth in Western socialist movement. € Shevchenko first read the book in English while living in a displaced persons camp. He chose to publish it under the title “Kolghosp Tvaryn” which directly referenced collectivized farms instead of choosing the more direct translation of “Ferma Tvaryn. € “Shevchenko wrote to Orwell in London, and, working with him by letter, published Animal Farm in Ukrainian. In March 1947, Shevchenko printed around 5, 000 copies to distribute among the Ukrainian refugees in the displaced persons camps of postwar Germany and Austria. But only 2, 000 books were given out; U. S. Soldiers, suspecting the books of being anti-Stalin propaganda, confiscated the rest and handed them over to Soviet authorities to be destroyed. € (Chalupa, “Orwell and the Refugees. €) Subjects: English fiction -- 20th century -- Translations into Ukrainian. OCLC lists one copy worldwide. (British National Library) Some age toning and rubbing. Wrappers detached with tear along backstrip. Institutional stamp (M. Y. H. Youth of CDWU. ) on half-title page. Number stamped on half-title and cover. Numbered label and hand written number on cover near top edge. Good condition. (UKR-1-24c) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Du côté de chez Ramuz *

      Ides & Calendes, Neuchâtel 24.9.1947. - Broché, couverture imprimée rempliée. Portrait de l'auteur par Théodore Strawinsky en frontispice, lithographié sur Marais par Paul Attinger. Strawinsky avait précédemment illustré "Le cirque" au Verseau en 1936 & "Noces et autres histoires" en 1943, également chez Ides & Calendes.On connaît également une belle et grande pointe-sèche de l'artiste figurant l'écrivain, à tirage restreint, datant des années 30 - L'un des plus beau de Ramuz avec celui de Vallet à notre sens (et goût).Revenant au livre, signalons un exemplaire du tirage courant sur humble demande et du tirage de tête sur sollicitation motivée.A mi-chemin celui ci conviendrait aux autres. Édition originale. L'un des 85 exemplaires numérotés sur Marais, outre 36 Chine et 895 vergé.

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        Femmes *

      Sans nom ni lieu di date ni rien. - Relié plein maroquin marron, plats décorés d'un encadrement de grappes de raisin et de feuilles de vigne, dos à nerfs, titre et tête dorés. Légères décharges sur gardes. Portrait de l'auteur en frontispice par Félix Vallotton. Scoop bibliophilique, cette probable publication clandestine semble ne figurer dans aucune des collections ni bibliographies importantes consacrées au poète.La justification de cette réimpression tente de résumer, de façon quelque peu confuse, l'historique de l'originale et celle de la deuxième édition, dite de Londres. Après de longues et patientes investigations, parmi deux exemplaires retrouvés, le plus grand numéro, composté en rouge, comportait le chiffre "269", ce qui équivaut en quelque sorte à un parfait symbole.Le portrait de Vallotton est référencé en tant que dessin dans l'ouvrage iconographique que François Ruchon consacra à l'auteur chez l'éditeur Cailler, préfigurant celui de l'Album Pléiade; ici tiré avec une cuvette, nous serions tenté d'y voir une estampe, un vernis mou par exemple à cause de l'apparence lithographique et du foulage. Mais c'est plus probablement de procédé voisin l'héliogravure qu'il s'agit.La couverture, assez quelconque, n'a pas été conservée, elle possédait peut-être juste l'avantage d'un fleuron central qui aurait été un vague indice d'investigation.(Verlaine, Documents iconographiques - P.Cailler, 1947. LXII)

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        Escales d?Asie

      Laborey, Paris, 1947. In / 4 en feuilles, couverture illustrée en couleur rempliée sous coffret, 45 illustrations in - texte en couleur dont 10 hors - texte (1 à double page), 1 carte, 134 p Un des 450 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin du Marais. Petits accidents sur le coffret. Monod 4487. relié Bon état

      [Bookseller: Livres Anciens Lucas Philippe]
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        Apoèmes Avec un gris-gris par Antonin Artaud

      1947 - Livre épuisé 21,5 x 16,2 cm, broché, couv. imprimée, 53 pp., 5 ff. n. ch. Condition : Edition originale. L'un des 1000 exemplaires sur vélin fontaine (après 25 ex. sur pur chiffon à la main). Exemplaire enrichi d'un très bel envoi d'Henri Pichette rédigé à l'encre rouge et bleue : "pour Raymond Queneau / les machins poètes ! les trucs ! voyons les couilles oh polies oh lissées oh policées ! les glands de poetes ! / cette soupe émeri Henri Pichette". Belle provenance. 200g. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Bulldog Drummond Stands Fast

      London: Hodde & Stoughton, [1947]. London: Hodde & Stoughton, [1947]. First edition. 8vo. . Blue cloth. Fine . "For Ronnie ' One Drummond to another!' Gerard Fairlie 1947." Colman played the part twice in the movies

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Under the Volcano

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock,, 1947. Octavo. Original grey cloth, spine and front cover lettered in red. With the printed dust jacket. First US edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To my sister Priscilla with devotion from her brother Malcolm." Former silent screen star Priscilla Bonner (1899–1996) was not Lowry's sister by birth, but the elder sister of Lowry's wife, Margerie, the dedicatee of the book and widely credited with shaping its final form. The book was published simultaneously in Britain and America: it "was poorly received in Britain and soon remaindered, but was hailed as a work of genius in North America, becoming a best-seller" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Under the Volcano: A Novel

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947. First Edition, Second Printing.. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947. First Edition, Second Printing.. Hardcover with original dustjacket. 1st US edition, 2nd printing, very scarce in the original Dustjacket. Condition: The Binding is in very good condition. There is slight bumping to the corners and spine ends, lean to the spine, and rubbing to the cloth. The pages are clean and in near fine condition. There is a small owner's inscription to ffep. The edges of the textblock are lightly soiled. The Dustjacket is original, and in Good Plus condition. There are with chips to spine and corners. It is now in a clear protective sleeve. This very powerful semi-autobiographical novel by Malcolm Lowry, made into a film, tells the story of an alcoholic British Consul in Mexico, set on the Day of the Dead. A rare and special copy of this highly important work. Bookseller ref 44. .

      [Bookseller: Dendera]
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        Admiral Halsey's Story

      Whittlesey House (McGraw-Hill), New York 1947 - xvii, 310 p. SIGNED by Admiral Halsey on a 3" x 5" sheet taped to the front free endpaper. Navy blue cloth with brown stamped lettering to cover and spine. Boards are lightly scuffed; binding is just a bit loose, but no tears or breaks. Text is clean and unmarked. Previous owner's name on the half-title. A decent copy. Very scarce. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ex Libris Books]
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        Steeple Bush

      Henry Holt and Company, 1947. Henry Holt and Company, 1947. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Henry Holt and Company, New York 1947. Second Printing of the First Edition. Stated Second Printing June 1947. Cloth boards. Signed by Robert Frost on the title page in 1947. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Near Fine, clean boards & pages, tight spine, mild age toning. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. Original jacket priced at $2.50, shelf wear, light chipping, age toning.

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        Humanisme et terreur, essai sur le problème communiste.

      Gallimard 1947 - - Gallimard, Paris _1947, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 14 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Infimes piqûres sans gravité sur le dos, bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Scott-King's Modern Europe.

      London: Chapman & Hall, 1947 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in a blue cloth folding case. Spine faded, spine titles dulled, lightly rubbed at extremities, some spotting to edges of text block and contents. An excellent copy in the price-clipped and lightly rubbed jacket with some nicks and spots and toned spine panel. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Angie, with love from Evelyn, Christmas 1947". The recipient was Angela Laycock, wife of Sir Robert Laycock, for whom Waugh had served as person assistant during the defense of Crete in May and June 1941. Laycock and Waugh were on the last ship to leave the island, and Waugh would later incorporate their experiences into Officers and Gentlemen. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      EDICIONES SELECTAS SELA, Talleres gráficos de la "Sociedad Editoria Latino-Americana" Calle Independencia, 3210. Buenos Aires. 1947 - Antiguedad. Estado aceptable teniendo en cuenta que el libro cuenta con una antiguedad de casi 70 años. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        East Side, West Side (First Edition, Inscribed to Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings)

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947 New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. INSCRIBED by Davenport to fellow author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings: "For dear Marjorie / with my gratitude for much said and unsaid, and my love / Marcia / New York / October 1947." Jacket is lightly worn at the extremities, with a single vertical crease at the spine panel. Basis for the 1949 film noir directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Barbara Stanwyck, James Mason, Van Heflin, Ava Gardner and Cyd Charisse. A superb association between two significant writers of the 1940s.

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      Buenos Aires. July 1937 through November 1947. - Whole numbers 34 through 74, 95 through 128, and 141 through 158. Bound up in sixteen volumes, wrappers bound in, for James Laughlin. Occasional sunning or dust marking to bindings, occasional text blocks tanned, as usual, but very good or better. Edited by Victoria Ocampo, at various times in association with Jorge Luis Borges, Waldo Frank, Ortega y Gasset, Alfonso Reyes and others. Perhaps the most important Latin American periodical of its times. Eventually 371 numbers were published through 1992 (though many were multiple numbers in later years). Borges was a frequent contributor - as associate editor, as reviewer, and as contributor of original fiction (as well as H. Bustos Domecq); several of his major books appeared under the SUR imprint. Other contributors to SUR during the course of its life included L. Hughes, Huxley, Gropius, Michaux, Masters, Reyes, Heidegger, Maritain, Benda, Mistral, Gide, Breton, Eluard, Berdayev, Malraux, Jimenez, Steinbeck, Amado, G. Greene, J. Stafford, Eliot, Camus, Koestler, Shaw, et al. Significant attention was paid to contemporary writing and film, and to understanding movements, including Surrealism.

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        Dietrich, Adolf. Begegnung mit Adolf Dietrich.

      Bodensee-Verlag, Amriswil. 1947.. 8°. OKart. mit OU unp.. Auflage 550 nummerierte und vom Künstler im Druckvermerk in Tinte signierte Exemplare. Mit einer lose beiliegenden, in Bleistift signierten Original-Lithographie. Einmalige Ausgabe zum 70. Geburtstag des Künstlers in der Offizin H. Tschudy, St.Gallen gedruckt

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