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      London: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1947. First UK edition, first impression; pp. 643. Original dust jacket good, with some general wear and rubbing, a little scuffed and creased to head/tail of the spine, small rubbed area to front panel, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Original black cloth binding, very good, gilt bright. Contents clean and tight, very small signature to the front paste-down, minimal spotting to first few pages and page edges. A very good copy. Given the fragile nature of the dust jacket, this copy is remarkably good.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Large 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Loe Books]
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        Campions and Columbine

      Merivale Editions, [n.d.]. . Linocut, 11½ x 8 inches, no. 187 of 500 printed, signed by Bawden. Loosely held in the original printed card folder, fine. Originally commissioned in 1947, this edition was printed at the Rampant Lions Press directly from the block.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Ponte Vecchio

      1947Acquaforte stampata su carta di Cina, rame di mm. 315x228, foglio di mm.455x325. L'inc. è tratta dalla serie "Quattordici acqueforti" presentate da Giovanni Poggi e pubblicate a Firenze per Aldo Gonnelli nel 1947. Si componeva di 75 es. stampati su carta di Cina da 1 a 75 e 125 su carta avorio, numerati da 76 a 150. Il ns. è il n. 29/75 numerato e firmato dall'artista.

      [Bookseller: Taberna Libraria]
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        A Masque of Mercy. Signed limited edition

      New York Henry Holt and Company 1947. VG : in very good condition with slip case Limited Edition 181/751 Quarter blue buckram with olive boards and slip case 260mm x 180mm (10" x 7"). 46pp. Signed by author on limitation page.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Ode a Charles Fourier

      Editions de la Revue Fontaine Paris: Editions de la Revue Fontaine, 1947. First edition. Paperback. Fine. Small quarto. Illustrations by Frederick Kiesler. Attractive artist book with text in French by Breton. A lovely fine copy in illustrated wrappers. Housed in a custom clamshell box. A superior copy.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A. ]
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        Historia Del Real Monasterio De Poblet. Disertaciones Curiosas Sobre La Antigüedad De Su Fundación, Catálogo De Abades y Memorias Cronológicas De Sus Gobiernos.

      Orbis, Barcelona 1947 - 6 muy gruesos vols. en papel de hilo. Decorado con xilografías a color de Julián Nadal. Edición de sólo 375 ejs. numerados. El vol. VI es de Joaquín Guitert y Fontseré, que acabó la obra. Magnífico ejemplar muy bien encuadernado a media y tela. Lomeras con nervios, florones y tejuelos. Corte superior dorado. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dreams That Money Can Buy

      New York: Films International of New York, 1947. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo. The classic illustrated film brochure for Hans Richter's surrealist experimental film. Cover collage by Max Ernst. With a stellar cast of contributors including Marcel Duchamp, Fernand Leger, Man Ray and many other surrealist luminaries. A clean near fine example. This is one of the variant yellow copies (vs the more typical green).

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        Trial of the Major War Criminals Before the International Military Tribunal (Nuremberg 14 November 1945 - 1 October 19476 Blue series 42 volumes complete)

      William Hein & Co Pub, 1947, 1995. Hardbacks.. As new condition./No dust jacket, as issued.. Book is as described - all defects and marks are noted.& A very nice set

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Co]
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        The Age of Anxiety

      New York: Random House, 1947. First edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First edition. A fine book in a near fine dust jacket. Stated first edition. Slight darkening to the jacket spine and toning to the rear panel. Owner name on the front free endpaper. Set in a wartime bar in New York, Auden's book-length poem won the the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1948. It was the inspiration for a symphony by Leonard Bernstein and a 1950 ballet by Jerome Robbins. Signed by Auden on the title page. (Signed as Wystan Auden) Rare signed. This book is from the collection of the late, noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens. Signed by the author.

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        Tino Costa. Il.lustrat Amb 26 Dibuixos I 12 Aiguaforts Originals Compostos I Gravats Per Francesc Domingo

      Josep Janés = Edouard Chimot, Barcelona 1947 - 268pp. en papel especial de hilo y 24 láminas, 2 series, en negro y en sanguina, en grueso papel de hilo, aguafuertes originales a distintas tintas, uno de ellos iluminado a mano a varias tintas. También ilustrado con 26 dibujos entretexto, y otra lámina, punta seca original, con el retrato del autor. =Edición de sólo 146 ejs. El nuestro de la tirada de 20, para colaborador. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Foundations of Economic Analysis

      Harvard University Press, 1947-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1947. First Edition, First Printing with no subsequent printings listed on the copyright page. In original dust jacket with price of $7.50 intact. In Near Fine condition, in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Clean text. Sound binding. Previous owner name on front free end paper, light offsetting to gutters at paste downs. Page corners very lightly bumped at front. Light offsetting to a page from an old news clipping once laid in. Cloth shows very light wear at corners, and a faint scratch to front board. The dust jacket shows sunning to the spine and rear panel, with a few nicks to head and foot, faint scuffing to rear panel. In general, the dust jacket and book are in very nice shape. A lovely copy, rare in dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        CONVIVIUM - 1947 - 1969 - rivista bimestrale di lettere filosofia e storia NUOVA SERIE, Torino, Società Editrice Internazionale, 1947

      cm. 17,5 x 25, brossura, macchioline ma in complesso buone condizioni, pp. 100 circa per ogni fascicolo. Importante rivista culturale diretta da Carlo Calcaterra, con valenti collaboratori., ANNO XVI - 1947 - COMPLETO (1-6) ANNO XX - 1952 - fasc. 1,5 ANNO XXII - 1954 - fasc. 1 ANNO XXVI . 1958 - fasc. 1,4 ANNO XXVII - 1959 - COMPLETO (1-6) ANNO XXX - 1962 - fasc. 1,2,3,4 ANNO XXXI - 1963 - fasc. 2 ANNO XXXII . 1964 - COMPLETO (1-6) ANNO XXXIII . 1965 - COMPLETO (1-6) ANNO XXXIV - 1966 - fasc. 6 ANNO XXXV - 1967 - COMPLETO (1-6) ANNO XXXVI - 1968 - COMPLETO (1-6) ANNO XXXVII- 1969 - fasc. 2,4,5,6 LA RIVISTA CESSO' NEL 1970 Offriamo questo lotto di sette annate complete + 10 fascicoli in blocco (per ora non divisibili) a euro

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        House of Incest

      [New York]: Gemor Press, [1947]. First American edition. Hardcover. 52pp. Duodecimo [20.5 cm] Orange cloth with title and author in black under an illustration of a bird with a green colored eye. Very good. Light rubbing to corners. Minor sunning to backstrip. Signed by the author in ink on the front free endsheet. Additionally signed by Larry McMurtry in pencil and Poet Ralph Pomeroy in ink (Pomeroy has also dated this the year of publication) on the front free endsheet. Ex-libris Larry McMurtry. An interesting association copy that contains signatures of three influential writers of the twentieth century.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Scott-Kings's Modern Europe ( Frontispiece SIGNED by John Piper)

      Chapman and Hall 1947 - A First UK printing published by Chapman and Hall in 1947.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD ++ or better condition.The only faults being a light bump to the front upper corner and some light marks on the front board.The gilt titling and navy top-stain are still present.Mild toning to the end papers.The WRAPPER is in near FINE condition.It is price-clipped.Tiny closed tear to front upper edge.Light foxing to rear panel and flaps as usually encountered.The JOHN PIPER designed wrapper artwork looks stunning in the removable Brodart archival protector.The wrapper artwork is recreated as the frontispiece.This frontispiece has been SIGNED in black ink by JOHN PIPER.A wonderful copy and the only copy that we have handled signed by John Piper.Scarce. ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ensayo De Bibliografía Navarra. Desde La Creación De La Imprenta En Pamplona Hasta El Año 1910.

      Diputación Foral De Navarra, Pamplona 1947 - 270 - 787 - 663 - 680 - 431 - 749 - 610 - 598 - y - 810 páginas. perfecto ejemplar encuadernado a media piel y tela, conservando las cubiertas originales. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Inspector Calls

      Heinemann, 1947. First UK edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good +. An Inspector Calls - J. B. Priestley - First Edition. & & William Heinemann, London, 1947& & A signed letter by J.B.Priestley & envelope laid in (26/03/47)& & Textblock clean , edges clean . & & Original DJ has small loss to bottom & top of spine (see photo) price 6s net

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        Adam et Eve *

      Editions des Trois Collines, Genève 1947. - Broché 26 x 21, couverture imprimée rempliée, double emboîtage titré au dos. L'un des 410 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches à la cuve. Lithographies originales en noir de Gimmi. Un gentil p'tit illustré, bien sage.[Bringolf 42e]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Clue Sinister

      MacDonald, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/ACCEPTABLE. 1947. First Edition. 223 pages. Hard cover with a dust jacket. Clean pages with no markings or annotations.Tanned end papers and light spotting to the page edges. Mild edge wear to the boards and spine ends. Moderate creasing and edge wear to the dust jacket, with some loss to the edges, mainly around the spine.The dust jacket is unclipped.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        Opere Complete per Clavicembalo [Complete Works for Harpsichord] COMPLETE SET

      Milano: G. Ricordi & C., 1947. Folio, green buckram (NOT ex-library). Very Good. Rebound in cloth, 11 vols in 10 including Supplement, vols 1 & 2 bound together, but spine says vol. 3 in error. Paper lightly browned but not brittle. Binding solid. No markings. Very scarce as a complete set. Extra shipping charges for international deliveries may apply. Please inquire. Professional booksellers since 1994. Satisfaction guaranteed.

      [Bookseller: Blue Whale Books, Inc.]
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        André Gide de profil *

      Lacourière, Paris 1947. - Eau-forte originale 16 x 12, signée et justifiée sur 33 exemplaires à l'encre noire sur vergé japon 33 (!) x 25 ? tampon au verso, outre quelques épreuves d'avant tirage. Parmi d'autre portraits du littérateur par l'artiste, icelui comportant doublement le numéro de l'infini - Qu'on nous lise dans "OR ANGE" pour comprendre. De la collection de Pierre Cailler.[Lioré & Cailler 1116]

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        Le Theatre Complet. Illustrated by Maurice Brianchon. Eight Volumes.

      Neuchatel & Ides et Calendes [1947], Paris - First Edition, one of 3500 copies on verge ivoire paper, from a total issue of 3624. 8vo, handsomely rebound in 3/4 bordeaux morocco with marbled pastepaper over boards, gilt fillets, four raised bands on spine, author and title in gilt on spine, teg, marbled pastepaper guards, original wrappers and spine bound in. This is the complete dramatic works of Gide, illustrated throughout with color lithographs in-texte by Maurice Brianchon. A handsome set of this major 20th century author's works. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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      New York: Macmillan, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper and very scarce as such. Michener's first book and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. This copy with the typical browning to the paper though not as bad as usually found. The endpapers and pastedowns at front and rear have some foxing that does not enter the text. The dustwrapper has the $3.00 price horizontally at the bottom of the front flap and is quite bright with just a little edgewear at the corners and spine tips and no tears, chips, or creases of any significance. You are not likely to find a better copy, and anyone who tries to sell you a Fine/Fine copy should be court-martialed.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Tales of the South Pacific

      New York: Macmillan, 1947. First Edition. Dustjacket is the variant with $3.00 price printed horizontally at base of front flap (no priority per Ahearn APG). Michener's first work of fiction, basis for the long-running Broadway musical and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1947. APG 003a. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); rust-orange cloth boards, lettered in blue on spine; dustjacket; 326pp. Usual slight tanning to text, else an unusually crisp, straight copy, free of significant wear or defects; in the original, unclipped dustwrapper, slightly rubbed and creased overall and with brief (1/4") loss at base of front panel near spine (not affecting text); Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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      New York: Macmillan and Co., Ltd., 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. This copy with the typical browning to the paper though not as bad as usually found. The front endpaper has a small squiggle in red ink and a name written in red pencil. Near Fine, lacking a dustwrapper. Michener's first book and winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        A Streetcar Named Desire

      New Directions, 1947-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. New York: New Directions, 1947. First Edition, First Printing. In original dust jacket with proper price of $2.75 intact. In Good condition, in a Fair dust jacket. Clean pages, sound binding. The pages are lightly age toned. Previous owner name inked onto front free end paper. The boards show wear and sunning, edge wear. The dust jacket shows sunning, soiling, chipping, loss and wear. Loss at the top of the spine panel, and a flap splitting at the bottom of the spine panel. The jacket is fragile along the folds. Rare with the jacket. Presents well.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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      Toronto: Clarke Irwin, 1947, 1949., 1949 Two Volumes In The Publisher's Printed Card Slipcase Commemorating The First Edition Of The Diary Of Samuel Marchbanks. THE DIARY, a First Edition, second impression, as is called for and THE TABLE TALK a First Edition, first issue. Ex-Libris Hugo McPherson. Both fine copies in fine dustwrappers. A very scarce set. McPherson - Noted English professor, and Hawthorne Scholar, headed the Communication Department at McGill. His interesting light pencil notes throughout. A rarely seen publishing effort in the original slipcase.. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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      [New York: Marguerite and Louis Henry Cohn], Christmas 1947.. 6,[2]pp. Small octavo. Sewn printed wrappers. Decorated title-page. Fine, in original envelope. Enclosed in an extravagant full dark blue morocco slipcase, gilt extra, with silk lined folding insert. First edition. Copy #10 of sixty numbered copies (and some out-of-series copies) privately printed at the Ward Ritchie Press as the Cohns' Christmas greeting for the year. The first ten copies - of which this example must be counted - were reserved for Steinbeck, and the remaining fifty for distribution by the Cohns. The text of a 1938 extended letter by Steinbeck. GOLDSTONE & PAYNE A26a.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        La Légende d'Ulenspiegel, illustrée de vingt pointes sèches originales par Nicolas Eekman

      Editions H? Reims: Editions Hébé, 1947. Livre. Illus. by Nicolas Eekman. Bon. En Feuilles. Édition limitée. Reims, Editions Hébé, 1947. 2 volumes, 33 x 26 cm, 206, 228 pp. - 20 gravures hors texte en noir (comprises dans la pagination), en feuilles sous couvertures crème rempliées et imprimées, chemises et étuis de l'éditeur. Tirage à 335 exemplaires. Celui-ci l'un des 26 sur Auvergne, deuxième papier après 9 sur Japon, comportant une SUITE des 20 pointès-sèches, présentée sous portefeuille imprimé (n° 19). Rousseurs. (MONOD, 3189) (prévoir des frais de port pour 4,5 kg).

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Nineteen Stories

      London: William Heinemann Ltd,, 1947. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Small nick to edge of lower board, upper board bowed, a little spotting to edges of text block. An excellent copy in the rubbed and toned jacket with some spots, marks, nicks, and short splits. First edition, first impression, in the second issue jacket without reviews on the front panel.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Die Zeichen der Zeit. Evangelische Monatsschrift. 10 Jahrgänge 1947-48; 1953-54; 1956-59; 1963; 1965 (alle bis auf 1959 vollständig),,

      Berlin, Evangelische Verlagsanstalt 1947-1965. - Mit Beiträgen von: Gerhard Brennecke, Heinrich Vogel, Walter Feuerich, Kurt Druschke, August Knorr, Helmut Echternach, Christine Bourbeck, Harald Kruska, Karl Barth, Hans Urner, Wulf Thiel, Kurt Aland, Joachim Beckmann, Walter Grundmann, u. v. a. - Papier leicht gebräunt. Rücken einiger Einzelhefte etwas angeplatzt. Einbände berieben. Schuber an Ecken und Kanten etwas berieben, einige mit kleineren Einrissen, alle zudem etwas gebogen. Heftklammern mitunter etwas angerostet. Jahrgang 1954: Heft 1 an einer Ecke mit größerem Knick. Jahrgang 59: Hier fehlen Heft 7 & 8. Der Schuber weist zudem einen Wasserfleck auf. Sonst guter Zustand. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 10000 Gr. 8° (23,5 x 16 cm), Orig.-Pappeinbände im Orig.-Leinenschubern.

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        Album of Original Wine Bottle Labels

      c. 1947. Small quarto-sized album, with collection of sixty-six original wine labels pasted down. A handsome, interesting, and high quality collection of labels from throughout Europe during the World War Two years. Some highlights include a lovely woodcut for a 1943 Toscano Valpolicella, A Boubee Freres Bourdeaux, and a nice run of Veltliners. Some pencil text to the pages adjacent to many labels, in German, indicating purchase and drinking notes. In near fine condition.

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        THE STORY OF JAPANESE RAW SILK. [Told in Forty-Seven Original Photographs]

      Tokyo:: Japanese Government Raw Silk Bureau,, 1947. Very Good++. Very Good++ album with original color patterned silk covered boards, string tied on the left as issued. Cover edge wear. The album contains forty-seven 4.3" by 6.3" original black & white photographs mounted one to a page on thick boards using corner mounts (photographs removable). Each page numbered and with corresponding numbered figure legend in English. The photographs themselves are Fine though there is some foxing to a few of the mounting boards. Note is made on the title page of a "foreword and explanation". The explanations appear to be the figure legends. There are no remnants or other evidence of missing pages. The 47 photographs trace the story of Japanese silk from "Silkworm Moths hatching and drying their wings" through "Silkworms spinning Cocoons" & "Making a skein [of silk]" finally to "Raw silk being loaded on ship for export". A unique production presented to General Daniel Noce, Chief of the Civil Affairs Division under General MacArthur with his name on the title page. No copies are located in OCLC or Via Libri. The album dates from circa 1947-1948 and likely was given to General Noce for his efforts in promoting Japanese economic development through trade. The story told through images is an important window into the state of Japanese industry and technology in the immediate post-war period. Oblong. 10.6" by 14.2". 47 Numbered Photographs. Rare.

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        Lucienne et le boucher.

      Grasset 1947 - - Grasset, Paris _1947, 13,5x20,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 28 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, le nôtre non numéroté mais bien justifié "pur fil", tirage de tête. Deux légères déchirures en pied du dos au niveau des témoins, bel exemplaire à toutes marges. Quelques tirages de têtes. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Personal 'Thank You' Letter Written and Signed by C.S. Lewis 1947

      1947. Partially typewritten and mostly handwritten 'thank you' note to Miss Joan Hunt of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, signed by C.S. Lewis. Excellent condition. Standard sized envelope addressed by Lewis and postmarked Oxford Dec 15, 1947. Note paper measures 2.25 inches by 8 inches, and reads; Dec.15, 1947. Magdalen College,Oxford. Dear Thank you very much for your kind and encouraging letter. (followed by the handwritten) Yours is one of the nicest I've had. The rime, the river, and the gaggle of geese will remain long in my mind. Do you really call them gaggles in Canada or were you making a conscious archaism! No matter. yours sincerely, C.S.Lewis The identity of Miss Hunt is unknown at this time, but perhaps she had sent Lewis a letter in verse that included 'a river and a gaggle of geese' (?) that seemed to amuse him and have him question the use of the word 'gaggle'. The envelope has been roughly opened along the top and the note paper has been folded once in half. Other photos available if required..

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        Edmund Campion. Jesuit and Martyr

      London: Hollis and Carter,, 1947. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, red top-stain. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece and 8 plates. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. Lower edge bumped, cloth a little dulled and spotted, spine slightly faded, spine titles dulled. A very good copy in the price-clipped, rubbed, toned, and spotted jacket with a few nicks and short closed tears. Second edition, with a new introduction by the author. Inscribed by Waugh on the half-title, "With happy & grateful memories of Dundee, from Evelyn Waugh. Oct 26, 1949". At the outbreak of the Second World War Waugh joined the marine infantry brigade and, after seeing action on the Libyan coast in April 1941, returned to Britain and spent about a year on active duty in Scotland before breaking his leg and obtaining temporary leave to begin writing Brideshead Revisited.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Miracle on 34th Street

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company,, 1947. Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine in silver, Santa Claus design to upper board in blind. With the dust jacket. An exceptional, fresh copy in the bright dust jacket with a couple of tiny nicks at the end of the spine panel and a short closed tear at the fold of the front flap. First edition, first printing and a beautiful copy. This novella was written by screenwriter Valentine Davies to accompany the release of the film version, which starred Maureen O'Hara and won Academy Awards for best writing (for an original story) and best screenplay.

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        Saül - Philoctète *

      Ides & Calendes, Neuchâtel & Paris 13.7.1947. - Broché 23 x 17, couverture illustrée imprimée rempliée. Tranches insolées. Bel exemplaire de tête au royal chiffre inaugural, son prestige encore rehaussé d'un envoi autographe signé de l'auteur au faux-titre.Une postface de Richard Heyd, directeur éditorial et proche de Gide, donne quelques éclaircissements sur l'historique littéraire de ces deux pièces.Les compositions tricolores de l'artiste, de format carré sur deux tiers de pages, ont un petit air de famille avec celles de Maurice Denis pour "Le voyage d'Urien", peut-être dû au format et aux tons pastels. Édition définitive. Parmi 21 exemplaires de tête sur vergé Guarro Molivell, , le premier des 6 numérotés (I) et nominatifs hors commerce, avant 53 Marais et 3'550 vergé ivoire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

      London: William Heinemann, Ltd,, 1947. Octavo (200 × 148 mm). Contemporary orange morocco by Zaehnsdorf, spines gilt in compartments, boards bordered in gilt with arabesque cornerpieces, gilt roundel to each board, the upper board depicting Alice and the lower board the Cheshire Cat, marbled endpapers, turn-ins and top edge gilt Colour frontispiece and 12 plates. Spine toned, corners a little rubbed. An excellent copy. A handsomely bound copy of the Rackham Alice, originally published in 1907.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Earthlight Books]
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        Put moei zhizni: Vospominania Mitropolita Evlogia

      YMCA Paris 1947 - First edition of the memories of the Metropolitan Evlogia; whole leather binding without title; original wrappers bound in the book; 677 pages plus illustrations; binding excellent, book very good with very few usage signs; [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Magnus]
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        LE JOUEUR. Illustrations de GRAU SALA.

      - (480) Exemplaire enrichi d'un dessin original de l'artiste exécuté en page de faux-titre accompagné d'un envoi: A madame Si. [?] hommage de l'illustrateur Signature Paris 49. AUTEUR: Fedor DOSTOIEVSKI. Traduction de Sylvie LUNEAU. TITRE: LE JOUEUR. Illustrations de GRAU SALA. LIEU: ÉDITEUR, DATE: Paris: FERNAND HAZAN, 1947. Edition tirée sur vélin des papeteries Johannot. Celui-ci , un des 125 exemplaire contenant une suite des iillustrations, numérotés de 1 à 126, portant le N°94. COLLATION: 236 pages, 1 ff. (Complet) FORMAT: Petit In-4 (16.5 x 25.5 cm) RELIURE: Volume broché, sous une couverture rempliée. Accompagné d'un double emboitage (chemise + étui de feutrine respectivement jaune et marron). ILLUSTRATIONS: Illustré moderne orné de belles compositions du peintre espagnol GRAU SALA, soit 1 frontispice et 17 en-têtes de Emile GRAU SALA, gravés sur bois par A. Marliat, et imprimés en couleurs + Suite. ÉTAT: Couverture partiellement volante, un brin roussie. Assemblage des cahiers brochés fendu en deux parties. Infimes rousseurs, la plupart en marge du texte. Traces au niveau du double emboitage. POIDS: 1.340 Kg [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gribaudo Vandamme]
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        Bend Sinister

      New York: Henry Holt and Company,, 1947. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled, spine titles dulled, minor bubbling to upper board, spotting to endpapers, edges of text block, and early leaves. A very good copy in the rubbed and somewhat dulled jacket with some nicks at the ends of the spine panel. First edition, first printing.

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