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        Picasso. The Recent Years 1939-1946

      New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,, 1947. Quarto. Original light grey cloth with black spine, titles to front board and spine gilt. With the original card slipcase. Illustrated with 135 monochrome plates. Small stain to front pastedown, bookplate to back pastedown, slipcase rubbed to edges, squashed and repaired to verso with sellotape. First edition, first printing. Limited edition of 350 numbered copies signed by Picasso. A retrospective of Picasso's paintings during World War II that could not be shown during those years.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        I, The Jury

      New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1947. First edition. Octavo, original black cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some rubbing and wear. Signed by the author, "A big hello! Mickey Spillane". With the release of "I The Jury" Mickey Spillane introduced the world to detective Mike Hammer. Since its release, it has never went out of print, and Spillane's novels have sold over 100 million copies. Adopted to film in 1953, and by that time it had sold 3.5 million copies.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Building Plans and Elevation for Structure on South Side of Harrison 71' 6" East of 1st, San Francisco. Current address: One Rincon Hill.San Francisco's most recognized high-rise

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, November 1947. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 20" x 30". 6 sheets. Job #220. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Second Diary of a Diplomatic Correspondent [Inscribed to Jacqueline Kennedy]

      London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd, 1947. Edition and publication date not indicated, but a letter from the author, which accompanies the book, indicates 1947 as the year the book was printed. The book shows just a trace of wear, the jacket has some chipping and rubbing. This copy either belonged to or was intended for Jacqueline Kennedy, while in the White House, because of the author's association, as a journalist, with her husband and father-in-law, Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. during the World War II era in Great Britain. A typed, signed letter from the author, addressed to "Her Excellency, Mrs. John Kennedy" is laid in at the front of the book. It is dated May 18, 1961, several months after President Kennedy was inaugurated and a month in advance of a June trip abroad for the President and First Lady. Bilainkin requests an opportunity to show Mrs. Kennedy where he met with her husband in 1945 and he also suggests lunch with the First Lady at a place where he dined with a young JFK. He recalls his dealings with JFK and his father and marks text on the jacket and Index that he feels Mrs. Kennedy may find of interest. On the front free endpaper, Bilainkin has written the following inscription: "For the First Lady of the United States of America, from an old admirer and all-weather friend of the Kennedy clan. George Bilainkin, May 1961." There is no indication in the book that Bilainkin's gift was actually in the possession of Jacqueline Kennedy, but if it found its way to her out of the checkpoints where her mail was received and sorted, then it's possible the book may even have been shown to the President. Regardless of Bilainkin's success or failure at putting this book into the hands of Jacqueline Kennedy in 1961, the book did eventually make its way into a Washington, D.C. area estate. And it remains an interesting association copy from an admirer and acquaintance of the Kennedys. . SIGNED. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

      [Bookseller: Whiting Books]
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        THE SCARF

      New York: The Dial Press,. 1947. boards.. The inevitable tanning to the pulpy paper stock (mild in this case),. a fine copy in fine dust jacket with a hint of dust soiling to rear. panel. A sharp copy; among the finest extant copies. (#148090). First edition. The author's second book and first novel. The first person narrative of a psychotic killer.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Organic Chemistry - General Theory Part (¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿ ¿¿¿¿¿¿-¿¿¿¿¿¿¿ ¿¿¿¿¿ ¿¿¿¿¿¿)

      PUBLISHING HOUSE ARGIRI Papazisi, Athens 1947 - 1/4 black buckram binding leather spine cover with guilt embossed title and raised bands binding tight and square, text clean all in fine condition delicately annotated by hand by the author with several handwritten notes included Greek language very rare [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: H&G Antiquarian Books]
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        Sanctuaires du Moyen-Âge à Paris -

      Raoust 1947 -, Lille - 1 In-4 Sous étui et chemise cartonnés. Couverture rempliée. Intérieur propre et frais. Illustré de 23 eaux-fortes d'Omer BOUCHERY reproduisant les plus vieilles églises de Paris depuis le XII° siècle jusqu'à la Renaissance. Exemplaire contenant une aquarelle (Eglise de Saint-Germain-des-Prés) et un dessin (église Saint-Severin) par Omer BOUCHERY. Très bon état TIRAGE LIMITE à 250 exemplaires, tous numérotés et signés par l'artiste, un des 30 exemplaires sur vélin de Montval (n°17). Comprend une suite en sanguine des gravures sur japon mince, une suite de 10 eaux-fortes en noir.

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        Three Came to Ville Marie

      Francis Aldor, London 1947 - 1st UK Edition and 1st impression of this award winning novel [Governor Generals Award for English Language Fiction] by the Canadian poet and author who died in the year this UK edition was published. Publisher's original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine in fine condition all fresh and bright. Internally also fresh and clean with no inscriptions and just some uneven fading to the endpapers from contact with the jacket flaps. Appears to be unread. Unpriceclipped dustjacket remains very bright with minimal edge wear at fold and spine ends and one closed tear at the top of the rear panel of about half an inch or so in length. Also here with this copy is the original publicity wrap around for the novel. A very remarkable copy for its age and a very very scarce item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dark Carnival

      Arkham House 1947 - SIGNED limited edition. Author signed on the title page. Colophon page states this is a limited edition and one of 3,000 copies (however ther known to be 3,112 in total). First Edition, thus. Book is fine in a near fine wrappers. Comes housed in a custom slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        HISTORIA DE LAS CAMPAÑAS DE MARRUECOS. 4 TOMOS (COMPLETO)

      - .- .- .- M.- Estado Mayor Central del Ejército. Impr, del Servicio Geográfico.- .- 1947-1981.- Folio.- .- .- .- Sólida holandesa nueva con puntas, nervios e hilos de oro.- Conserva las cubiertas originales. Buen estado (Escasos puntos de óx en los dos primeros tomos).- TOMO I: Antecedentes (hasta mediados del siglo XIX).- Guerra hispano-marroquí de 1859-1860.- Conflicto en el Campo exterior de Melilla en 1893-1894.-LXXV lámns fuera de texto.Varios planos a toda pág. 7 mapas plegados en carpeta aparte. 608 pp. TOMO II: Campaña del Rif de 1909.-Campaña del Kert (1911-1912) y Acción Militar y Política posterior en el Territorio de Melilla (1912-1919).- Campañas de Yebala (1913-1919).- 37 mapas plegados (algunos de gran tamaño) fuera de texto. 40 lámns por ambas caras, fuera de texto. 944 pp. TOMO III:Campañas de 1919 a 1923.- 46 mapas plegados y 16 lámns fuera de texto. 723 pp. TOMO IV:Campañas 1923-1927 y Apéndices. 16 mapas plegados y 6 lámns fuera de texto. 267 ppATENCIÓN: EN EL PAGO CONTRA REEMBOLSO EL PRECIO DEL ENVÍO SE INCREMENTARÁ EN 3.00 EUROS [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Trastienda]
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        Mémoires d'une Chanteuse (Memoiren einer Sängerin)

      Trois Cents Disciples d'Esculape, Paris 1947 - 1/279. Large quarto. 166, [14]pp. 3/4 olive morocco over marbled paper covered boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine. Raised bands. Top edge gilt. Original printed wrappers bound in. Color frontispiece. Title page in red and black lettering. Wilhelmine Schröder-Devrient, was a German operatic soprano. As a singer, she combined a rare quality of tone with dramatic intensity of expression, which was as remarkable on the concert platform as in opera. After her death, a two-volume work entitled Memoiren einer Sängerin (Memoirs of a [female] singer), purporting to be her erotic memoirs, was published in two instalments in 1868 and 1875. The first volume is a plausible account of her sex life, though various discrepancies with known facts have led many to doubt its complete veracity. The erotic adventures contained in the second volume, however seem to descend into complete sexual fantasy. These include the author indulging in lesbian sadomasochism, group sex, sodomy, bestiality, scatology, necrophilia, prostitution, and vampirism: all before she had reached the age of 27. Whether true or not, this work is Germany's most famous work of erotic literature, many times reprinted, and translated into English as Pauline the Prima Donna. This striking limited edition contains the two parts of Wilhelmine Schröder-Devrient's memoirs, and is superbly illustrated throughout with 15 delightful etchings, with an additional suite of 6 refused etchings by French artist Polvexio. Each plate is protected with a tissue-guard. Minor shelf wear and moderate rubbing along edges of binding. Spine slightly sunned. Minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Text in French. Binding and interior in overall good+ to very good condition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        THE LOG. STALAG LUFT III BELARIA SAGAN

      Cheltenham: Published by the author, 1947. Book. Illus. by Flying Officer Terence Entract. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 201pp; numerous b/w illustrations. "[dedicated] to the memory of those fifty-one brother officers murdered by the Germans after escaping in 1944..." (Foreword.) In blue cloth/boards, with col. coat of arms on the front cover. Minor wear to extremities, but overall a very nice copy of an extremely scarce account of POW life in WWII..

      [Bookseller: Old Authors Bookshop]
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        Correspondance de j boucher de perthes 1788 1868 temoin de dix regnes

      Editions claire, 1947. in12 broché

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        32 Tetes Sous Le Meme Bonnet (Inscribed)

      France: Edite Aux Depens De Quelques Bibliophiles, 1947. First edition. Paperback. Good. Oversized 8vo. Little known and early work of drawings by Mitelberg, a French political cartoonist. Text in French by Ferrary and Roman. This copy INSCRIBED by Mitelberg and dated in 1946. A fragile production. This copy in good condition overall with small chips and wear to covers. One of twelve hundred hand numbered copies. Despite the ample limitation, we could find only two copies in world institutional holdings.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        The Fabulous Clipjoint

      New York: E. P. Dutton, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good -. First edition of the crime writer's first book and winner of the first EDGAR AWARD for best first mystery novel. Minor crimping to spine ends. Spine lettering a bit dulled with age. Overall a very nice copy of this book. Price intact dustwrapper has some chipping at top of spine area, small creases and wear to edges. Bit of light staining to top of front panel. Vibrant colors. A solid copy of an important debut.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        The BINAC. A product of the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corp.N.P.: Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corp., 1949.

      Rare sales brochure for Eckert and Mauchly's BINAC, the first operational stored-program computer in the United States.<br/><br/> &#10087;Origins of Cyberspace 1145. <br/><br/> J. Presper Eckert, together with his partner John Mauchly, invented and constructed the first general-purpose digital computer (the ENIAC) during World War II. After the war he and Mauchly founded the first commercial computer company in the United States, the Electronic Control Co., soon renamed the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation. While developing the UNIVAC for the U. S. Census Bureau, Eckert and Mauchly contracted with the Northrop Aircraft Company in southern California to develop and construct a BINary Automatic Computer (BINAC). The contract was signed in October 1947, with Northrop providing $80,000 up front; another $20,000 was due upon delivery of the machine. "Had it been finished on time [i.e., by May 15, 1948] it would have been in contention with the British computers at Manchester and Cambridge as the first working electronic stored-program computer. In reality it ran its first program in the late summer of 1949 and, as a consequence, became the first operational computer in America but not in the world" (Williams, pp. 361-2). With both input and output in base 8 (a compact way of representing binary values), the BINAC's design made it very difficult to use; in addition BINAC's complex and delicate machinery suffered in the delivery from Philadelphia to California, so much so that it was never able to function effectively as a production machine. Only one BINAC was ever made. <br/><br/> "The BIN in BINAC stood for "binary" and this was significant in at least two respects. First, the design called for a serial machine which would be capable of performing high-speed arithmetic on binary numbers with no provision to store characters or decimal digits. Secondly, BINAC was really two machines in one; every part of the machine was constructed as a pair of systems to check each operation. Any instruction would be executed once by each unit, the result compared between the units and, if identical, the next instruction in sequence would be initiated. If any discrepancy was found between the two halves of the machine, it halted. <br/><br/> "Besides the innovative approach of using two parallel machines to check each other and the one large tank design of the mercury delay-lines [which provided the machine's memory], the BINAC was the first to employ magnetic tape as a secondary memory and auxiliary input device" (<i>ibid</i>. p. 362). <br/><br/> Published the year BINAC was delivered, the flyer contains the computer's statistics, a brief outline of its elements and general characteristics, coding instructions, and a conversion table comparing decimal, coded decimal, binary, and octal numbers. A full-page illustration shows the various components of the system. The document was likely produced for distribution when the machine was being demonstrated to interested parties. It may be the only document extant that gives the complete instruction set (sixteen instructions) for BINAC. Few copies of this brochure would have been distributed, as only one machine was sold, and Eckert-Mauchly rapidly turned their attention to building UNIVAC. <br/><br/> Williams, A History of Computing Technology, 1985.. Reproduced typescript, stapled, 8 sheets, including full page illustration. Very fine condition, scarce

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        We called it Music

      New York: Henry Holt and Company,, 1947. A Generation of Jazz. Narration by Thomas Sugrue. Octavo. Original cream linen, title in violet to the spine, with the dust jacket. 8 plates. Spine bumped head and tail, light toning, else very good in shattered jacket, splits at the spine, old tape repair to the verso of the upper panel with consequent staining to recto. First edition, first impression. Freewheeling autobiography of the Chicago School guitarist, banjo-player, pianist, band-leader and raconteur, this copy inscribed over the "signature" Satcho in typically dry fashion by Condon to Louisiana trombone legend Kid Ory on the front free endpaper; "Dear Ory. This copy is somewhat battered from being dragged about the country in a flannel banjo case, kicked under tables of basement dives, and spotted with licorice gin cigarette burns. (You know how rowdy the crowds in Zibart&#39;s [legendary Nashville book and music store] are, especially when it comes to their last copy.) See you at Eddie&#39;s, Your&#39;n Satcho". The mention of Condon&#39;s own club is a nice touch. Eddie would sign and inscribe, but this is a particularly wonderful association.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A l'intérieur de la vue 8 poèmes visibles *

      P. Seghers, Paris , Paris 12.1947. - Broché 21 x 14, couverture tricolore à rabats. D'une remarquable fraîcheur 39 collages de Max Ernst, en partie colorés, tirés par Mourlot. Très bel exemplaire, quasi neuf, de cet ouvrage devenu rare, soigneusement imprimé en trois couleurs, d'après le recueil originel uniquement constitué des images par l'artiste en 1931, les poèmes lisibles rejoignant les visibles pour cette publication. Il s'agit donc d'un de ces nombreux livres inversés, il serait amusant d'essayer de les réunir en un thème de collection et d'étudier l'épiphénomène, l'iconographie précédant le texte. De la livisibilité. Édition originale. L'un des 600 exemplaires numérotés sur Alma Marais, après 10 Marais.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        RINCONETE Y CORTADILLO. Litografías de Francisco Domingo. Nota preliminar de Jorge Rubió y Balaguer

      Seix Barral, Barcelona 1947 - Gran folio, 85 p., 8 láminas. Ejemplar núm. 75 de una tirada de 150 ejemplares en papel de hilo, barbas. Encuadernación en pleno pergamino, lomo adornado con dorados, ruedas doradas en ambas contracubiertas. Corte superior dorado. Magnífica edición impresa con márgenes generosos y acompañada de las ocho láminas con las austeras litografías de Domingo, de la primera de las Novelas Ejemplares que se publicó suelta en España. Tal como recuerda J. Rubió en el proemio, la presente edición es la tercera que se publica ilustrada, pues la primera salió en esta misma editorial barcelonesa, en 1897, con dibujos del gran Alexandre de Riquer, la segunda apareció en Madrid, en 1916, editada por el Círculo de Bellas Artes, con ilustraciones de Azpiazu, Simonet, Esteve, y otros, y el presente ejemplar figura a continuación, como la tercera edición ilustrada de importancia (ha habido otras dos, de menor interés). Muy buen ejemplar. Literatura española. Novela española. Cervantismo. Bibliofilia. Spanish literature. Spanish novel. Cervantes, Miguel de. Bibliophilism.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Studio]
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        The Corolla, 1947 and 1948 [Her College Yearbook - Two Volumes]

      Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama. 1947-1948. Two volumes of the yearbook of the University of Alabama, where Harper Lee studied law between 1945 and 1949. The 1947 Corolla shows Lee as editor of the humor magazine Rammer Jammer; sitting on the Board of Publications; voted one of the "campus personalities"; pictured as a student of law; and as a member of Chi Omega and of Triangle, an honor society of seniors who guide freshmen. In all, at least a half dozen pictures of Lee. Wear to the edges, rubbing to the joints; near fine. The 1948 Corolla pictures Lee only as a campus personality: before completing her degree requirements, Lee left law school for New York City, where she worked as an airline reservations clerk (and wrote To Kill A Mockingbird). From Lee's campus newspaper, as quoted in the book Harper Lee by Kerry Madden: "[Lee] is a traditional and impressive figure as she strides down the corridor of New Hall at all hours attired in men's green striped pajamas. Quite frequently she passes out candy to unsuspecting freshman; when she emerges from their rooms they have subscribed to the Rammer Jammer." Check marks in text; board edges worn; very good. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        L'oeuvre Complète De Léon Bloy (1846-1917)

      François Bernouard, Paris 1947 - Les notes et variantes de cette édition sont assumées par M. J. Bollery. On compte 23 volumes brochés, non coupés, à l'état de neuf. Exemplaire n° 738, un des 1650 sur papier Alfa véritable, après 5 ex sur Isle de France et 100 ex. sur crèvecoeur pur chiffon.édiités de 1947 à 1949._____1er volume: Le salut par les Juifs suivii de Les dernières colonnes de l'église et de La Méduse-Astruc. 2 : Je m'accuse.suivi de Léon Bloy devant les Cochons, fragments sur Barbey d'Aurevilly, les funérailles du naturalisme.3 et 4/ Le désespéré.5: Histoire désobligeante puis La Résurrection de Villiers de l'Isle-Adam .6 et 7: La femme pauvre et Le Pal.8: La chevalière de la mort suivi de nombreux inédits.9: Celle qui pleure .10 et 11: Lettres inédites aux Montchal( 1884- 1890).12 à 23: Le Mendiant ingrat (Journal de Léon Bloy)____________Ceci constitue la seule édition complète des oeuvres de Léon Bloy en Parfait état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        NURSERY RHYMES.

      - Pp. [vi]+66+[4](blank, colophon), the title, one decorative initial and publisher's device at colophon printed in red; tall cr. 4to; blue cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt; the fore and bottom edges uncut, partly unopened; dust wrapper, the backstrip browned, edges slightly chipped; The Dropmore Press, London, 1947. Edition limited to 550 numbered copies. *An essay on the history and meaning of nursery rhymes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nursery Rhymes. 550 COPIES WERE PRINTED

      Dropmore Press, 1947. Roy. 8vo., First Edition, on hand-made laid paper, with title and first page of text in pink and black; decorative cloth gilt, gilt back, gilt dentelles, uncut, yapped edges, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter browned at backstrip. EDITION LIMITED TO 550 NUMBERED COPIES (THIS COPY NO. 127). Published as the fourth volume in the series &#39;Dropmore Essays&#39;. Scarce in the elusive dustwrapper, especially in this condition. Cross & Hulme A45(a). . Catalogs: vita sackville-west.

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        Prologue Winter 1947

      Reed College / Abbott, Kerns & Bell Oregon: Reed College / Abbott, Kerns & Bell, 1947. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Winter 1947 issue of this student literary journal published at Reed College. This issue is notable for containing the first three published poems by Philip Whalen (entitled IV, VIII and XVIII). Very good condition in oblong stapled wrappers. Light dampstaining to a couple of pages. Only three copies located in institutional holdings.

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        Dream of Love.

      1947. 1947 - Lithograph. 12.5 x 17 inches. Edition of 30. Signed in pencil. Fine/Looney, no. 252. From the collection of the Sylvan Cole Gallery.

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        Marlborough. His Life and Times

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.,, 1947. 2 volumes, octavo. Original purple cloth, titles to spines and crests to upper boards gilt, top edge dyed purple. Cloth rubbed at extremities with a few short splits at the ends of the spines, spines and edges of boards faded, hinges cracked, small pieces of tape to pastedowns, spotting and partial tanning to endpapers, a little spotting to edges of text block and occasionally to contents. A very good set. First printing of Cohen&#39;s "Second British edition", the first two-volume edition. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper of volume I, "Inscribed by Winston Churchill, 1948" and initialled and dated by him on the front free endpaper of volume II. With three typed notes on Chartwell stationery signed by Churchill&#39;s personal secretary "Jo" Sturdee (Nina, Lady Onslow), discussing the books he had requested be signed, and remarking on Churchill&#39;s recent trip to Marrakech, where he had been working on the proofs of The Second World War: "We all much enjoyed ourselves in the land of sunshine and plenty and found everything a bit dim on our return". The recipient of these volumes was Sergeant R. E. Golding, a Detective Sergeant in the Special Political Branch of New Scotland Yard, who was Churchill&#39;s close protection officer from March 1946 until August 1947. During World War Two Golding had been an RAF Navigating Officer. Golding recorded his memories of Churchill in various issues of Finest Hour, Journal of the International Churchill Society, 1981-2, recounting his introduction to the great man; "I went to 28 Hyde Park Gate, Churchill&#39;s London home. I was introduced. At the time I still affected a rather outsize Air Force moustache. The senior officer said, "Mr. Churchill, this is Detective Sergeant Golding. We are seconding him to your staff and he&#39;ll be responsible for looking after you. Golding has recently returned from the RAF." I made a slight bow and said, "How do you do, sir." Churchill was about to leave the house and had his coat on. The butler was handing him his black Homburg and silver-mounted walking stick. WSC looked me right in the eye, a stare familiar to everyone who worked for him. Finally he asked: "Did you fly?"; "Yes, sir."; "Hmmph." I followed him out." Churchill was later to commend Golding&#39;s "intelligence and efficiency". An attractive association.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        CONTES MERAVELLOSOS

      Fidel Rodríguez, Barcelona 1947 - 4º mayor, 153 p., todas ilustradas con dibujos a todo color, doble serie de láminas, en blanco y negro y pintadas, viñetas color. Ejemplar 36 de una tirada de 75 ejemplares, en papel hilo guarro, todos pintados a mano. Encuadernación en otomán de seda rosa, con letras y adornos dorados en planos. Corte superior dorado Estuche cartoné decorado. Precioso ejemplar de estos poéticos y fantasiosos cuentos, bellamente ilustrados por su famosa autora, con hermosísimas láminas en su estado inicial, y pintadas a mano a todo color, y delicadas y sugestivas viñetas, también en color. Buen ejemplar. Literatura catalana. Cuentos catalanes. Bibliofilia. Catalan literature. Catalan tales. Bibliophilism.

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        NICHOLAS AND THE FAST MOVING DIESEL

      London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, [1947].. FIRST EDITION (1947), written and illustrated by Ardizzone, slim folio, 335 x 225 mm, 13 x 9¼ inches, original publisher&#39;s pictorial colour illustrated boards, 35 pages. 40 colour illustrations in chalk and line, text in cursive script by the artist. Head and tail very slightly worn, corners just very slightly rubbed, endpapers very slightly age-browned, 5 mm (¼") closed tear to 1 lower margin (repaired). Contents very nice. DUSTWRAPPER: faint foxing all over, 5 mm (¼") missing at head of spine, 10 mm (½") chip to top edge of upper panel next to spine, several small closed edge tears, corners slightly chipped. Otherwise a very good copy in slightly chipped dustwrapper (not price clipped). In his first Preliminary Hand-List of Ardizzone&#39;s books Brian Alderson dated this work (1947), but he has revised this to (1948) in his recent full length Bibliogrqphy, pages 54 and 59, No.23.1. The book was reissued in 1959 in smaller format. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        A Tree Grows In Brookly (Inscribed Copy)

      New York and London: Harper and Brothers, 1947. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. First illustrated edition of Smith&#39;s classic novel. Drawings by Richard Bergere. Published four years after the original edition. A sharp very good plus copy in very good priced dustwrapper with some dampstaining to lower one inch of dustwrapper spine. An uncommon edition in and of itself, this being a special copy INSCRIBED by Smith to Helen Strauss, her literary agent. Books signed or inscribed by Smith are uncommon and association copies are rare.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        Shakespeare in Harlem: Poems

      Alfred A. Knopf, 1947-01-01. First Edition, 3rd Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947: First Edition, Third Printing as stated on the copyright page. Signed by Langston Hughes on the first page, inscribed to the previous owner. In Very Good condition. Clean text. Sound binding. Pages are lightly age toned. Exterior shows light bumping to the bottom of the spine. The dust jacket shows light edge wear with light loss. Light tanning to the rear panel. A lovely copy, well preserved. Rare signed.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Se questo è un uomo

      De Silva 1947 Prima edizione , Collana Biblioteca Leone Ginzburg ( documenti per la storia contemporanea ) 5 , rilegato, brossura, sovracoperta, formato 13x19,5 , pagine 197 , sovracoperta con rinforzi all'interno nei margini inferioriu e superiori , ex libris in antiporta - buone condizioni - 19317

      [Bookseller: Pennasilico]
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        Three Academic Pieces: The Realm of Resemblance, Someone Puts a Pineapple Together, Of Ideal Time and Choice (Signed Limited Edition)

      Cummington, MA: The Cummington Press, 1947. First Limited Edition. One of 52 copies (of which this Roman numeral XX) SIGNED by the author at the rear. Fine condition. Hand-colored paper-covered boards, cloth spine with titles in blue, and hand-colored woodcut initials by Wightman Williams. & & Originally read at Harvard University in 1947, this volume represents a continuation of Stevens&#39; constant theme of connecting imagination and reality. A lovely example of the smallest limitation of this edition, lacking the scarce dust jacket and slipcase. Housed in a custom clamshell box. Edelstein A12.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Whispering City: A Study in Suspense - Adapted By Horace Brown from the Quebec Productions&#39; Film, Based on an Original Story By George Zuckerman and Michael Lennox ( Movie Tie-In / aka: Crime City )

      Pickering, Ontario: Global Publishing Company / Streamline Books, 1947, 1st (and only) Edition, 1st Printing, 1947. -----------paperback, a Fair to Good copy only, overall wear and rubbing, a bit of very shallow chipping, browning to paper, some corners of some pages are turned, rare, movie tie-in edition to the Canadian movie Whispering City which was released as Crime City in the USA, Horace Brown was not a prolific author and later served 12 years as a city councillor in Toronto, there are only a handful of copies known with NO COPIES listed in WORLDCAT (The National Library of Canada does NOT have a copy either !), a very rare piece of Canadian publishing as this is only one of three publications by Global / Streamline -a company which was started by Horace Brown, the only copy I have ever seen and I can safely say, will likely ever see, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Good. Illus. by Uncredited Cover Art.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup (Member of IOBA )]
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        The Book Collector. Edited by Philip Gaskell, John Hayward, Nicholas Barker, and others. Vol. 1-53 [with indexes]. The Collector Ltd. 1952-2004. 213 Issues (including the Bernard Quaritch special issue), fully illustrated throughout, orig. printed wrappers. [Sold with:] BOOK HANDBOOK. An Illustrated Guide to Old and Rare Books. Edited by R. Horrox, John Haward, and others

      The Dropmore Press Ltd. 1947-52. 12 Issues [all published], illustrs., orig. printed wrappers. Bibliographical and bibliophilic periodical. The first volume under the present title was published in 1952, but it was the successor of &apos;The Book Handbook&apos;. Since its inception BC has maintained a exceptionally high standard of both writing and illustration. As its name suggests, its primary concern is with bibliophily, and regular features have included accounts of collectors, collections, collectable books of many kinds, and a very important series of articles on bookbindings, as well as articles on many other topics. The Linear extends to 10 feet 16 inches.

      [Bookseller: Forest Books]
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        Land of Israel Earth

      (Jerusalem: Tarshish Books / Goldbergs Press). [circa 1947]. First. First separate edition, reprinted from The Palestine Stories. Translated from the Hebrew by I.M. Lask. Thin octavo. Boards a bit soiled else near fine. Inscribed in Hebrew by Agnon (we believe to an unpublished American playwright named Stanley Levenson). One of only 40 copies printed. Books inscribed by the 1966 Nobel Laureate, the first Israeli to win the Prize and one of the central figures of modern Hebrew literature, are very uncommon. In addition the book is rare -- OCLC locates a single copy, at the National Library of Israel. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A Street Car Named Desire

      New York: New Directions. (1947). First. First edition. Very good plus in pink boards with a little rubbing to the corners, a little rubbing to the head of the spine, and a small chip to the tail of the spine, lacking the dustwrapper. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Portfolio: An Intercontinental Quarterly, Spring 1947 (Volume II, Portfolio V)

      (Washington, DC / Paris): Black Sun Press. 1947. First. First edition. Portfolio with 32 loose sheets in paper folder. Edited by Henry Miller, Romare Bearden, Sam Rosenberg, and Harry T. Moore. Folder very good with dampstain, tears, and chips, and split at the fold. Interior sheets show minor signs of toning with the occasional tiny chip or subtle dampstain. Complete set with table of contents and contributors page. Includes works by Harry Thornton Moore, Harry Goode, Conrad Moricand, Edwin J. Becker, Leo Tolstoy, Anais Nin, Emanuel Carnevali, Albert Cossery, Georg Mann, Rene Batigne, Harry Crosby, Merle Hoyleman, Selden Rodman, Mason Jordan Mason, Charles Olson, Rene Belance, Vera Inber, George Leite, Modigliani, Max Ernst, Roberto Fasola, William Calfee, Jim Poe, Scipione, Justin N. Locke, Mirko, Man Ray, Carmelo and Meraud Guevara. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A Streetcar Named Desire

      (NY): New Directions, (1947). First edition. This is Williams's most famous play, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama the year it was published. Legend has it that the audience applauded for half an hour after the debut performance ended. Williams also wrote the screenplay for the 1951 film, which garnered fame equal to (and perhaps surpassing) that of the original play with defining performances by Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh. However, many of the more sensitive aspects of the play, such as Blanche's rape and references to homosexuality, were altered or omitted in order to comply with the film industry's censorship codes. A fine copy in printed boards with a tiny nick at the top of the spine and some light rubbing. There is no fading to the spine of the book. The dust wrapper is slightly faded on the spine and has two short, closed tears, else a fine example of a book that is notoriously difficult to find in such a state.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers ]
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        Heavenly City, Earthly City

      (Berkeley: Bern Porter). 1947. First. First edition. Drawings by Mary Fabilli. Fine in fine dustwrapper with two tiny tears. A beautiful, fresh copy of this uncommon first book by one of the most important poets of his era. This copy signed by the publisher Bern Porter. Of a total edition of 350 copies this is one of 250 copies in white boards (the additional 100 were in green boards and were signed by Duncan). .

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

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. (1947). First. First edition. Boards a trifle rubbed, still fine in a very good dustwrapper with a couple of short tears and a few shallow chips, mostly at the spine ends. Signed by the author. Basis for the 1948 film Sitting Pretty directed by Walter Lang, and starring Clifton Webb, Robert Young, and Maureen O'Hara. Webb received an Academy Award-nomination for best actor for his performance in the title role, and the film spawned a series of sequels. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        CARTEL-POSTER-AFFICHE BURRIANA 1947 FALLAS DE SAN JOSE

      ORTEGA 1947 - Lang: Español 0 BURRIANA Tamaño del cartel: 65 x 99 cm. El cartel está en buenas condiciones.

      [Bookseller: Original Poster]
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        Prologue Winter 1947

      Oregon: Reed College / Abbott, Kerns & Bell, 1947. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Winter 1947 issue of this student literary journal published at Reed College. This issue is notable for containing the first three published poems by Philip Whalen (entitled IV, VIII and XVIII). Very good condition in oblong stapled wrappers. Light dampstaining to a couple of pages. Only three copies located in institutional holdings.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        Outlines of the Geography, Life and Customs of Newfoundland-Labrador (The Eastern Part of the Labrador Peninsula) Based upon Observations Made During the Finland-Labrador Expedition in 1937, and the Tanner Labrador Expedition in 1939, and upon Information Available in the Literature and Cartography

      Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1947, 1st UK Edition. () 436;1p.l.[437]-909pp. Near fine. Tall octavo. Original green gilt stamped cloth. 342 illustrations and maps, both intext and full page. Memorial bookplate on front pastedown of Volume 1 and with no other markings. A most attractive set with almost no wear. A.B. 17407; O&#39;Dea 2566. This extensive history was originally published in 1944 in Helsinki in wrappers. This first UK edition is an exact reprint..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        I, the Jury

      Dutton 1947 - First Edition, First Printing. An ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket that has some wear to spine and edges. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight and the the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a collectable copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION. We buy Spillane First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Five on Kirrin Island Again

      Hodder, London 1947 - red leatherette binding, tiny corner bumps, neatly inscribed and dated on the first blank endpaper, a Fine copy in a Fine unclipped dustwrapper, a couple of fox spots on back panel (see images), a few minor spots on the verso of the dustwrapper, the tiniest of rubs, a beautiful copy [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Schutte]
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