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        Misty of Chincoteague ( SIGNED )

      Chicago: Rand McNally and Company, 1947. Book. Illus. by Wesley Dennis. Near Fine +. Cloth. Inscribed by Author(s). First Edition. Uniquely SIGNED and INSCRIBED to two children by author Marguerite Henry directly on the half title page, and she also signed for the horse "Misty" with a drawing of a horseshoe under the line "Misty's autograph" on the facing blank page underneath a glossy b/w photo of a white horse she pasted onto the page. First edition, first printing, as indicated by "Edition of 1947" followed by the letter "A" on the copyright page. First-issue color-illustrated dust jacket with publisher's original $2.50 price on front flap. Blue cloth binding with yellow lettering on spine and front cover and yellow illustration on front cover. Color-illustrated endpapers. Color-illustrated title page. One color illustration and many b/w illustrations throughout. 173 text pages. All illustrations by Wesley Dennis. NEAR FINE + book in NEAR FINE - dust jacket. Book is in Fine condition except for a slightly rubbed bottom front corner tip and a small ripple in the cloth on the surface of the front board (possibly a manufacturing defect as it does not look like a stain). Also, just slight shelf wear at the spine ends. Otherwise, very bright and clean, tight and square, with no sunning whatsoever. No bumping to the edges or corners. Strong, secure hinges with no cracking. Practically flawless interior with bright, clean, unmarked pages appearing possibly unread. No previous owner signature or bookplate. Dust jacket has moderate wear to the folds. Slight wear to the spine ends and corner tips. Spine has just a slight touch of sunning, one small closed horizontal tear in the center of the spine and light foxing/brown-spotting along the lower half of the spine continuing onto the front panel near the fold. Otherwise, very bright and clean with vibrant colors with no age-toning. No creasing, no edge tears, no staining and nearly no surface wear to the front and rear panels. Jacket is protected in a new archival mylar cover..

      [Bookseller: Odysseus Books]
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        Estampas de La Revolucion Mexicana

      La Estampa Mexicana 1947 - La Estampa Mexicana. Mexico, 1947 . Soft cover. Portfolio Condition: Very Good condition. First Edition. 16 1/4 X 11. Portfolio includes 85 original engravings from TGP artist such as:Leopoldo Mendez, Alfredo Zalce, Ignacio Aguirre, Luis Arenal, Pablo O´higgins, Jesus Escobedo , Castro Pacheco, Francisco Mora. Only 500 were made , this is number 174. Prignitz 628 - 712. La Estampa Mexicana. Mexico, 1947 . Condicion: Muy buen estado. Primera edicion. 86 cms X 56 cms. El Portafolio incluye 85 grabados originales de artistas del Taller de Grafica Popular: Leopoldo Mendez, Alfredo Zalce, Ignacio Aguirre, Luis Arenal, Pablo O´higgins, Jesus Escobedo , Castro Pacheco, Francisco Mora. Solo se elboraron 500 Portafolios, este es numero 174. Prignitz 628 - 712. Bookseller Inventory #0160. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Isa Galeria]
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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) (S1)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht - Preis inkl. MwSt.]
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        Der Prozess gegen die Hauptkriegsverbrecher vor dem Internationalen Militärgerichtshof,

      1947 - 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) (S1) Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 700

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        Hybris Colpa e castigo nell'espressione poetica e letteraria degli scrittori della Grecia antica da Omero a Cleante


      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Report to the General Assembly by the United Nations Special Committee on Palestine.

      London H.M.S.O. August 1947 - Sextodecimo (24.5 x 15.4 cm); iv, 98 pp., original printed paper wrappers with small marginal tears. The United Nations Special Committee on Palestine (UNSCOP) was created on 15 May 1947 in response to a request by the United Kingdom government, for the General Assembly to make recommendations concerning the future government of Palestine. The British government had also recommended the establishment of a special committee to prepare a report for the General Assembly. The General Assembly adopted the recommendation to set up the UNSCOP to investigate the cause of the conflict in Palestine, and, if possible, devise a solution. UNSCOP was made up of representatives of 11 nations (Australia, Canada, Czechoslovakia, Guatemala, India, Iran, Netherlands, Peru, Sweden, Urugay and Yugoslavia). The request came following the failure of the predecessor commission: the Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry on Palestine and the Morrison Grady plan. The submitted report supported the termination of the British Mandate in Palestine, and contained a majority proposal for a Plan of Partition of Palestine into two independent states with Economic Union (see p. 72) as well as a minority proposal for a Plan for one Federal union with Jerusalem as its capital (see p.88). On 29 November 1947 the General Assembly adopted Resolution 181, based on the UNSCOP majority plan (with slight modifications to the proposed recommendations, including modifications to the border lines of the two future states – the Jewish and the Arab). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Mightiest Machine

      Providence: The Hadley Publishing Company, 1947. First Edition 1st Printing. Maroon Pebbled Cloth, Gilt. Near Fine Book/Very Good Dustjacket. Jacket and Illustrations By Robert Pailthorpe. 228 Pp. Red-Maroon Pebbled Cloth, Gilt. One Of Only 1200 Copies, This One Of Only About 900 Issued With The Original Hadley Dustjacket; The Other Jackets Were Damaged While In Storage. Campbell's First Book And One Of Only Four Books From This Specialty Science Fiction Publisher Of The Late 1940'S. The Book Is Near Fine, And Signed By Campbell On The Title Page. Dustjacket Is Clean Except For Just A Little Dust, Lightly Worn At Edges, With Some Minor Losses At Corners And A 1/4" V-Chip At Bottom Of Rear Panel, 1`/2" Tear At Center Of Rear Spine Edge.

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        Typed Letter Signed as Attorney General

      Washington, D.C., 1947. unbound. Extensive typed letter signed "Tom C. Clark" as attorney general, written to Sen. Wallace H. White Jr., concerning immigration quotas and proposed changes to naturalization laws. He also quotes from Truman's recent State of the Union speech, and comments on 10 different pending immigration bills. Five pages, 4to (paper clip impression), on "Office of the Attorney General" letterhead, Washington, D.C., January 14, 1947. "...There is no requirement that applicants for permanent residence be skilled workers but a first preference within that quota is authorized by section 6(a) of the 1924 act for immigrants who are skilled in agriculture from countries the annual quota of which is more than 300. Certain ministers of religious denominations and professors of colleges, academies, seminaries, or universities are granted nonquota status under section 4 of the 1924 act...Aliens over sixteen years of age who are physically capable of reading must be able to read the English language or some other language or dialect...

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      - New Haven 1947,51,58, Harvard. Blue cloth, very good, 3 vol. set, complete, appendices, bibliography, index, profusely illustrated, many figures, drawings, 23 x 31 cm., vols. 1, 2 very good, vol. 3, as new in dj. FIRST & ONLY EDITION RARE CONTENTS: Full description of the three volume set: Volume 1: The District of Chiu-Chen during the Han Dynasty: General Considerations and plates. * Vol. 2: The District of Chiu-Chen during the Han Dynasty: description & comparative study of the finds. * Vol. 3: The Ancient Dwelling Site of Dong-So'n [Thanh-Hoa, Annam], General Description & plates. * An excellent archaeological work and account of the Han tombs & kilns excavated in Thanh-hoa and a general discussion of their contents. Covers the folk-ways of modern Annam Abundant references supplied, throwing a long overdue light on early Chinese culture in northern Annam. It represents the Southern most outpost of early Chinese colonialism. * Very impressive study, covers his three archaeological expeditions in 1934-39, sponsored by Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient & the Yenching Inst. A keen look at ancient Chinese civilization: arts, handicrafts, beliefs and customs. By and large, the most important study of Sino culture in N. Vietnam and S. China ! * Volume 1 & 2 published by Harvard University Press, volume 3 published in Bruges, 1958. The expedition was conducted between the years 1934 and 1939 under the auspices of the Ecole Francaise d'Extreme-Orient, the Museums of Paris & the Harvard Yenching Institute. Always rare as a complete set. * CONDITION: Please inquire about any individual edition you may be interested. We can then state more details about condition. *

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        Exhibition catalogue of ceramics by Marguerite Mahood, 1947 (with handmade card by the artist)

      Exhibition of earthenware figures, lustre and filigree ware by Marguerite Mahood : David Jones' Art Gallery March 27th to April 16th 1947.Sydney : David Jones' Art Gallery, 1947. Duodecimo, illustrated wrappers (detached), [24] pp, illustrated with 3 full-page b/w plates and listing 261 works with prices; loosely inserted are a group of press cuttings relating to Mahood dating from the 1940s-70s; a typed letter signed in full by Mahood, dated 20 April 1978, encouraging a friend's writing; and an exquisite handmade season's greetings card by Marguerite Mahood, featuring a linocut design titled Australian Ringtail Possums, dating to December 1964 and with a handwritten message from the artist to a young student of Philosophy at the University of Melbourne, in very good condition. Melbourne artist Marguerite Mahood's oeuvre - which from the early 1930s until 1956 consisted almost exclusively of ceramic works - has in recent years achieved a resurgence in interest after decades of critical ambivalence. Mahood was one of only a small number of Australian professional women artists active prior to the 1950s.A single copy of the David Jones' Art Gallery catalogue - which dates to Mahood's most creative and successful period - is recorded in Australian collections (State Library of Queensland).

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        The Australian Artist. In four parts: Drawing, Personality in Art, What is Art Worth and 'Today's Art - And Tommorow'

      Melbourne: Victorian Artists Society, 1947. Dynamic publication of the Victorian Artists Society featuring a wide range of reviews and editorials which provide an excellent insight into the Australian art scene of the 1940s. Four volumes, small staple-bound quartos in illustrated wrappers, black & white plates and line drawings throughout; covers are thumbed with occasional stains; a good set nonetheless.

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        Utah Historical Quarterly Vol. XV, XVI, XVII (Three volumes in two)

      Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Historical Society, 1947. 270; 540 [1] pp. Octavo [23 cm] A mismatched set. Volume 15 has red cloth over the spine and boards, and volumes 16 and 17 are bound with a red cloth spine and and red and silver printed stiff card wraps. Very good condition. The extremities are lightly rubbed, and the pages are tanned. The Exploration of the Colorado River in 1869. The Exploration of the Colorado River and the High Plateaus of Utah in 1871-72. From the introduction- "More than three-quarters of a century has passed since Major John Wesley Powell's parties began their exploration of the Colorado River country, yet the records of the Powell exploration have a freshness, an immediately contemporary interest, that few records in the annals of American exploration still possess. Roads, even superhighways, have been built into the most parched of the West's deserts, and over or through its most formidable mountain barriers, but one who would know the Colorado country must still penetrate it as Powell and his men did in 1869 and 1871-72, by taking to boats or resorting to pack trains.

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        Escales d'Asie.

      Paris, Laborey, 1947. 4to. Contemporary tan crushed morocco, top edge gilt, lime-green reversed goat endpapers, illustrated front wrapper bound in, morocco-lined slip-case; pp. 134, [18, the final 3 blank], title printed in green and black and with hand-coloured vignette, one map of Arabia with hand-coloured vignette, numerous hand-coloured illustrations (one double-page size); apart from light rubbing to slip-case, a very fine copy. First edition, number 333 of 450 copies printed of an extremely rare and beautifully produced work describing the Arabian coast and the Persian Gulf. Frédéric-Charles Bargone, who published mainly under the pseudonym Claude Farrère, was a French novelist and traveller who had been in the French Navy up to 1919. The artist Charles Dominique Fouqueray, official Navy painter since 1908, participated in two Asian voyages, in 1921 and 1924. His rich pictorial material resulting from the Arabian part of these voyages is published here for the first time with the text commissioned for this edition. Both artist and writer where perfectly suited for a book on the coastal scenery and navigation of these waters, as well as traditional sailing and ship building techniques.The section on the Gulf starts on p. 89, taking up the rest of the volume, and includes a little excursion up the Tigris. There are not many books with artistic illustrations of the places on the Western coast of the Gulf. It is also unusual that the book is entirely illustrated in original watercolour over very faintly printed grey and black outlines and shades, and not, as one would expect from a French mid-century book, pochoir-coloured.

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        Heavenly City, Earthly City

      Bern Porter), (Berkeley 1947 - First edition. Attractive, stamped name on the front pastedown and a touch of wear to the fragile papercovered boards else near fine in a very good plus dustwrapper with a couple of small chips on the thin spine. The uncommon first book by one of the most important poets of his era. 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). [Attributes: First Edition]

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      [ Berkeley: Bern Porter], 1947. Pictorial boards. Illustrated by Mary Fabilli. Small nick at crown of spine and bump to one corner, but a very good copy in chipped dust jacket wanting the spine panel. First edition, trade issue, of the poet's first book. One of 250 copies, from a total of 350 copies. This was a publisher's review copy, with publication date, price, publisher's address etc. penned on front endsheet.

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        Rufous Redtail

      THE VIKING PRESS, NEW YORK 1947 - Jaques, Francis Lee (illustrator) edges of dj torn and creasing, pages clean, black and white illustrations DATE PUBLISHED: 1947 EDITION: 157 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Einstein His Life and Times

      Translated from the German by George Rosen, edited and revised by Shuichi Kusaka. Illustrations. First edition. 8vo., cloth, gilt equation to upper cover, fore and lower edges untrimmed. New York, Alfred A. Knopf.

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      New York: UJA. First edition. Original paper wrappers. 4to. [203] pages. 29cm. In English. Massive report written on November 21, 1947 and dealing with matters related to Jewish settlement in Palestine and the Jewish refugees coming from Europe to America and elsewhere. Section II on the ADJC, includes sections on:

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        Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam Engravings By George Buday

      Frederick Muller, 1947. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 24mo - over 5" - 5.75" tall; a fair reading copy; moderate rubbing to cover edges;. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.

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        50 Photographs

      Duell Sloan & Pearce, New York 1947 - Quarto. 9.5 x 12.25 in. Illustrated with 50 black-and-white reproductions of Weston's photographs. Limited edition of 1,500 copies, this being #151. Initialled by Weston (EW) on colophon. Very good in black cloth backed boards, rubbed along extremities, fading to white lettering on spine, lower board has been professionally rebacked. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA]
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        Le francais du jour Etude de vocabulaire - Phrasèologie - Conversation

      società editrice internazionale, TORINO 1947 - INTERLINGUE Brossura in cartoncino flessibile. Copertina brunita. Pagine in discreto stato von bruniture, così ai tagli, e numerosi segni di penna. Lingue presenti francese e italiano. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1947].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. The author's first book, preceded by a pamphlet printing a convention speech. The importance of this book cannot be overstated. It is the first published novel by a major, perhaps the most important, science fiction writer of postwar America. Heinlein began publishing SF in 1939 during the golden age of ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION. After World War II, he expanded the market for SF genre material, publishing his fiction in upscale magazines of the period (THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, BOY'S LIFE, and others). In 1947 he introduced a generation of postwar young readers to this literary genre with the first of a series of juvenile novels which were published as hardcover books by the renowned mainstream publisher Charles Scribner's Sons, and later by G. P. Putnam. Their circulation was wide and they could be found in the children's section of most public libraries of the day. This title is "... the first U.S. juvenile SF novel to reflect the new levels of characterization, style and scientific plausibility now expected in the field ... it was the first in a series that represents the most important contribution any single writer has made to children's SF ..." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Science Fiction Encyclopedia (1994), pp. 554-7. "A pioneering novel that began American mainstream science fiction for children and combined young protagonists, gadgetry, current science, and adventure in such a way that even today the book retains interest." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-515. George Pal's 1950 film Destination Moon is loosely based on this novel. Heinlein co-authored the screenplay and served as a technical advisor to the production, along with German rocket expert Hermann Oberth. Destination Moon, the first of Pal's many SF films, "has great historical importance: its commercial success initiated the SF film boom of the 1950s, after a decade that had contained almost no SF cinema at all. It has interest in hindsight, too, in the partial accuracy with which it anticipated the actual Moon landing of 1969. To this day, Destination Moon stands as a film obvious made by people who knew about science ..." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Science Fiction Encyclopedia (1993), p. 324. Private owner's bookplate with name in ink affixed to half title page. Light damp stain at the bottom right edge of the front cover and another at the lower left rear corner of the rear cover, a very good copy in very good first state dust jacket (printed price of $2.00) with a damp stain on the inner surface along the lower edges with no show through on the outer surface and mild rubbing along the front flap fold. (#155347)

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        Folwark zwierzecy. Z angielskiego tlumaczyla Teresa Jelenska

      Wydawnictwo Swiatowego Zwiazku Polakow z Zagranicy [Swiatpol] (Printed by F. C. Charters, Ltd.), Londyn [London] 1947 - With four illustrated plates. Cover and illustrations by Wojciech Jastrzebowski. First Polish edition. Emigré edition. In publisher's illustrated wrappers, printed in green and black. Stapled. 94, (2) p., and 4 illustrated plates. The first Polish edition of George Orwell's 1945 masterpiece, the Animal Farm. Published by the League of Poles Abroad, and translated by Teresa Jelenska a Polish émigré who translated several of Orwell texts into Polish. Her correspondence with Orwell has been recently uncovered in a Paris archive and proves Orwell's assistance in the accurate translation. Staples rusted, the cover and the first and last leaves are marked. Humble ownership vignette to the inner rear panel. Otherwise a clean and firm copy. Overall in fine condition. In publisher's illustrated wrappers, printed in green and black. Stapled [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Piraterías y ataques navales contra las Islas Canarias ( 5 Vols.) Tomo I - Tomo II Primera Parte - Tomo II Segunda Parte - Tomo III Primera Parte - Tomo III Segunda Parte

      Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas - Instituto Jerónimo Zurita, Madrid 1947 - Idioma español. Ejemplar en muy buen estado. Cinco volúmenes. Encuadernación de tapa dura, en plena tela. Ilustrado. Paginación: XX+718 pp. +- 561 pp. + (559- 981 pp.)+ 552 p. + (553-1231 pp.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Antonio Azorín]
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        Ocima: Svet Kolem Nas

      Prague: Ceskoslovenske Filmore Nakladatelstvi, 1947. Softcover. vg. 8vo. Original pictorial wraps protected by modern mylar. 15 pages of text, 46 pages of full-page b/w reproductions of photographs by Czech artist Miroslav Hak, taken between 1935-1945. Introduction in English and Czech by Lubomir Linhart. Minor creasing on wraps. Very good condition. Scarce.

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        A unique collection of 11 Larry Doby themed items ranging from signed photographs to autographed baseball cards

      Various, Various. various. "Larry Doby was the first African American player in the American League, breaking the baseball color-barrier along with Jackie Robinson when Doby signed with the Cleveland Indians in 1947. Doby had many milestones throughout his 13-year career being a 7-time all-star, winner of the 1948 World Series, and carrying the Indians to a record 111 while securing the AL Pennant in 1954. Included in this lot is a 1946-1966 Exhibits card, signed in blue pen, and four 8"" x 10"" color photographs of Doby, all signed in blue marker. Also included are four First Day cachet envelopes with three of them commemorating the 40th anniversary of Jackie Robinson, who was the first African American player in the MLB. Each of these are signed in blue pen. The final piece of this lot is a pin from the late 1940s congratulating Doby on his debut performance with the Cleveland Indians. A 4"" red and white ribbon hangs of this flag, as well as a baseball and bat pendant."

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        Essays of Michel de Montaigne

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

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      Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Translated by Charles Cotton. Selected and Illustrated by Salvador Dali. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1947. This is #346 of 1,000 copies signed by Salvador Dali. Brilliant pairing of Montaigne's 16th century inquiries into the nature of reality with Dali's surrealist exploration of the irrational dream world underlying the real. Octavo. Original blue cloth binding, with gilt stamping. Lacking the rare glassine wrapper and the publisher's slipcase. The spine is very lightly sun faded; else near fine.

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        History and Bibliography of American Newspapers 1690-1820

      Worcester MA: American Antiquarian Society. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Light tone, endpapers foxed from dj flaps, otherwise light wear; Dust Jackets with spines cut to reveal Volume number, spine chip to Vol I, tone, light chipping, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcovers. ; Two of two volumes, complete set. Signed association copy: "To Ralph A Brown, with the kind regards of the author Clarence S Brigham, June 6, 1947." Ralph Adams Brown is a historian known for his biography of John Adams and editor of the Kennikat Press. Laid in is a review slip from the New York Times Book Review with Brown's name and "500 words" typed on reverse, and a copy of the Publisher's Weekly containing a review of this work by R W G Vail. A nice inscribed set of this definitive work on American newspapers by the Director of the American Antiquarian Society, uncommon in dust jacket. ; 1508 pages; Signed by Author .

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      LES BELLES LETTRES, Paris 1947 - COLLECTION DES UNIVERSITES DE FRANCE INTERLINGUE Due volumi, il primo edito nel 1947 il secondo nel 1948, a cura di H.Bardon, in francese con testo latino a fronte, pagine ingiallite causa tempo, comunque in buonissimo stato di conservazione e con bordi non rifilati, brossure editoriali morbide, con usura ai bordi e scolorita al dorso il vol. 1, scolorita, con usura ai bordi e strappi con piccola mancanza al dorso al vol. 2

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        Under the Volcano

      Reynal & Hitchcock, New York 1947 - First edition HARDCOVER with scarce first state DUSTJACKET. TRUE FIRST US EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, meeting all first edition points, as follows: First edition is not stated; dated 1947 to copyright page with no additional printings; first state dustjacket with 4 reviews on rear panel & printed with "Advance critical acclaim" - with blurbs by Kazin, Warren, Aiken, & Spender; title on dustjacket is in yellow, author's name is in red; bound in publisher's original pale grey cloth, with red lettering to front board & spine. The US first edition precedes the UK first edition (Jonathan Cape, London), which was also published in 1947. Malcolm Lowry's masterwork classic, an expressionistic novel of the final, desperate day of a former British consul drinking himself to death in Mexico. Printed in the USA by The Cornwall Press. A book that is notorious for its poor condition, this copy is VG/FAIR. The book shows a faint trace of toning to top edge of binding (mainly to spine), otherwise a VG nice clean tight solid hardcover copy. The FAIR dustjacket has several minor faults, as follows: Price-clipped, edgewear with many closed tears & chips to both front & rear panels plus spine (with several old tape repairs from the inside), large chip (1x2cm) to base of spine, browning to rear inner flap, & general handling wear with creasing, otherwise a clean & complete copy of the scarce & fragile dustjacket. Photographs available upon request. The dustjacket is now protected in a removable clear Bro-dart cover. 375pp. RARE first edition in first state dustjacket. Size: 21 x 14.5cm [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Théorie des Nombres Tome III: Analyse Diophantine et Applications aux Cuboïdes Rationnels

      Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1947. First edition of this volume. 135 pages. 1 vols. 8vo. Original wrappers. Some darkening of wrappers, short tear on spine, light browning of text , else very good. First edition of this volume. 135 pages. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed to Sponsor Dannie Heineman. Inscribed by the author on the endpaper to Dannie Heineman in gratitude for having facilitated "mon sejour à l'exil pendant les années 1940-1946 pour rediger ces recherches." The author was associated with the Sofina and University of Bruxelles and during the war at the New School of Social Research, New York, returning to Bruxelles in 1946. Volume I was published in 1922 and volume II in 1926, but WW II delayed the publication of this cotinuation.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Song of the co-fathers Celebrating Battle of Sedan and host's birthday

      Akron, Ohio. Very Good. 1947. Hardcover. 7 x 9 inch leaf cut down from unknown hotel stationary, titled "song of the co-fathers." it reads, "we are the two co-fathers/ still merry, quick and gay/ a doublefeast quite funny/ we celebrate today/ the name of this wonderful twin feast/ to well known to everyone/ in akron as well as in deutschland/ the name is just day of sedan/ we solumnize the fun here/ by dinner and much wine/ in good old german fashion/ and i'll say that it's fine/ tall ... and nice, pretty lucy/ helped minister the ceremony/ we thank them and wish them long living/ in happiness and ..../ In Werner's hand, in green pen "to the tune of mein Hut der hat drei Ecken Drei Ecken hat mein Hut. To celebrate my birthday at my home on Sept. 2nd on Sept. 1st Labor Day. E.P. Werner" ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Boo]
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        Les Mains Libres, dessins de Man Ray illustrés par les poèmes de Paul Éluard

      Gallimard, Nrf, Paris, 1947, in-8, 126-[23] pp, broché, couverture imprimée rempliée, Édition originale, un des exemplaires numérotés et imprimés sur papier plumex des papeteries Téka. 67 illustrations à pleine page.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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      New York: Scribner, 1947. Small quarto. Cloth. Illustrations by the author. Binding a trace foxed around joints, pastedowns a bit tanned toward gutters, but a very good copy in slightly tanned and frayed pictorial dust jacket. First edition. Inscribed by the author in 1952 (as "Ross"), with a characteristic landscape drawing in ink and color pencil on the front free endsheet. ADAMS HERD 2007. ADAMS SIX GUNS 1941.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Tales of the South Pacific

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947. First edition of Michener's first book, with the statement of "First Printing" on the copyright page and the date 1947 on the title page. Octavo, original cloth. In 1940 Michener began a nine-year association, interrupted by World War II, with the Macmillan publishing firm as a social-science editor. In October 1942 Michener enlisted in the U.S. Navy reserve, was commissioned the following February, served for a year at desk assignments in Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia, and in April 1944 was sent to the Pacific theater of operations. He was partly an aviator inspector but mostly a publications officer. His visits to some 50 islands inspired his Tales of the South Pacific (1947). Originally scheduled for publication in 1946, the book did not actually see print until the next year, when Macmillan issued it with a new, tipped-in title page dated 1947, as here. Although the book won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction, it remained little known until South Pacific, the 1949 musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, made him famous and rich. Then he began to write full time" (ANB). Contemporary name to the inside panel, near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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        Song of the co-fathers. Celebrating Battle of Sedan and host's birthday.

      Akron, Ohio. Very Good. 1947. Hardcover. 7 x 9 inch leaf cut down from unknown hotel stationary, titled "song of the co-fathers." it reads, "we are the two co-fathers/ still merry, quick and gay/ a doublefeast quite funny/ we celebrate today/ the name of this wonderful twin feast/ to well known to everyone/ in akron as well as in deutschland/ the name is just day of sedan/ we solumnize the fun here/ by dinner and much wine/ in good old german fashion/ and i'll say that it's fine/ tall ... and nice, pretty lucy/ helped minister the ceremony/ we thank them and wish them long living/ in happiness and ..../ In Werner's hand, in green pen "to the tune of mein Hut der hat drei Ecken Drei Ecken hat mein Hut. To celebrate my birthday at my home on Sept. 2nd on Sept. 1st Labor Day. E.P. Werner" ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Boo]
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        Carnegie Hall Program, INSCRIBED BY MARIA JERITZA, soprano. Performance date March 11, 1947

      New York: Alfred Scott Publisher, 1947. First Edition. 1 vols. 10-1/2 x 7 inches. Original self-wrappers, inscribed in ink above portrait "To Mr. Arthur Knorr with best wishes Maria Jeritza," fine. First Edition. 1 vols. 10-1/2 x 7 inches.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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