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        Give My Regards to Broadway [Off to Buffalo] (Original screenplay for the 1948 film)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1947. Final script for the 1948 film. With a single note on the verso of the last page in holograph blue ink. Shot under the name "Off to Buffalo" as is presented here. Vaudeville is a fading form of entertainment and prospects are grim for the Norwick family, a juggling act struggling to find work. They are forced to find normal jobs and one daughter elopes with her boyfriend, leaving Albert's son forced to make a decision as to whether play professional baseball or join his father on a 16 week tour out west. Set in New York City. Blue titled wrappers, noted as Final on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 152 and production No. 154, dated March 21, 1947. Distribution page present, with receipt removed. Title page present, dated March 21, 1947, noted as Final Script, with credits for screenwriters Samuel Hoffenstein, and Elizabeth Reinhardt. 131 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 129. Mimeograph. Pages Very Good with dampstaining, wrapper Very Good with dampstaining bound internally with two gold brads. Hirschhorn p. 293.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Ronsard Poesies. Illustrations de Charles Picart Le Doux

      Paris-Nice: Editions Sodac, 1947. One of 30 copies on velin pur fil de Marais (watermark: shield & "pur fil de Marais"), from a total edition of 300. This copy with Original Pen Drawing "Ete" [Summer] by Picard le Doux mounted in forward, with an extra suite of the 30 woodengravings. Handsomely bound in 3/4 blue morocco and pastepaper boards; spine panneled, title gilt; top edge gilt, some scuffing to edges still a handsome copy. Illustrated by Picart Le Doux with woodengravings colored by Gerard Angioline. In addition to woodengravings of which the four of the Seasons are hors-texte, Picart Le Doux designed the capital letters printed in color. As an artist Picart Le Doux was a skilled decorator and appliedssome of his talents along with Lurcat to the design of tapestry cartoons resulting in a renaissance of this ancient aret on the looms of Aubusson and other traditional centers.

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc. ]
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        ADDAMS AND EVIL (SIGNED BOOK WITH A DRAWING)

      Simon And Schuster 1947 - Later Printing: A large very clean book (11.25¿ x 8¿) SIGNED with a spectacular, large example of an original FULL LENGTH SKETCH OF WEDNESDAY ADDAMS in her classic pose, hands behind her back, and long stringy hair. Addams signed and dated the artwork in his classic signature of ¿Chas Addams / New York 1958¿, along with his neat inscription of ¿To Audrena for Bob Guy¿. In slightly rubbed boards, with the scarce original lightly rubbed/chipped dust jacket with fantastic artwork. Scarce signed book with an original drawing. Will come with a PSA/DNA certificate of authenticity! In 1935 Addams was hired by The New Yorker as a regular cartoonist. The pay was modest¿just $35 per cartoon¿but the magazine allowed him to explore his voice and imagination as well as hone the dark humor that would come to define his work. His famous, ¿creepy and kooky¿ Addams Family, later adapted for television and film productions. He demonstrated an appreciation for the macabre at an early age. He had a deep fascination for coffins and skeletons, as well as a good practical joke. ¿We had a dumbwaiter in our house,¿ he later recounted, ¿and I¿d get inside on the ground floor, and then very quietly I¿d haul myself up to grandmother¿s floor, and then I¿d knock on the door, and when she came to open the door, I¿d jump out and scare the wits out of her.¿ Addams¿s mind went to dark, ghoulish places few cartoonists would allow themselves to venture. His popularity extended to some of the biggest names in Hollywood. Cary Grant wanted to meet the man who called himself ¿A Defrocked Ghoul,¿ as did Alfred Hitchcock, who once showed up at Addams¿s New York home unannounced to see the cartoonist in the flesh. The ¿Addams family¿ cartoons delighted in turning upside down our assumptions about normality and its relationship to good and evil. Charles Addams tapped into the vein of American gothic that has a touch of paranoia about it, seeing behind every comforting façade the uncomfortable truth about the duality of human nature. But where Gothic literature usually combined these themes with romance, Addams made the horror hilarious: disturbing, but at the same time friendly, identifiable, and acceptable. The book includes page after page of Adams¿ fantastic artwork and represents an album of cartoons, most of which appeared in the New Yorker magazine throughout the 1940¿s. Extremely rare in the original dust jacket in any condition, and scarce signed with one of his iconic drawings. A perfect gift for a Horror collector! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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        Ancient Egyptian Onomastica. Text & Plates (complete set in 3 volumes)

      London, Oxford University Press, 1947. 3 vols. Original cloth (hardcovers) with dustjackets. 2 text volumes xxiv,70,216,iv,324 pp.; 25.5x18 cm. and plate volume (8)pp. and 27 plates, some fold-out; 38x28.5 cm. Text in English. - (d.j. sl. dam., corners plate vol. sl. bumped, ex-libris stamp on endpapers, sl. browned) Although very good and clean set, see picture.

      [Bookseller: Boekhandel - Antiquariaat Emile Kerssema]
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        LIBRO DE ORO CON MEMORATIVE DE LAS VISITAS DE LOS PRESIDENTES HARRY S. TRUMAN A MEXICO

      Policia Auxiliar Del D. F. Mexico, 1947, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First. Text in English and Spanish. Laid-in handout from Chattanooga public school superintendent presenting this as a prize for participation in the "Mexican Scrapbook Contest. " Includes numerous b/w photos of Pres. Truman's 1947 visit to Mexico. Includes full text of speeches by Truman and Mexican President Aleman. International delivery upon request. Cloth boards lightly soiled, slight edge wear, cover pastedown chipped. Binding is sturdy and straight, inner pages unmarked. Unpaginated, approximately 125pp. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: History; World History; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 35728.

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        Edward Weston: Fifty (50) Photographs

      New York: Duell, Sloan And Pearce, 1947. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good DJ. B/W Photographs By Edward Weston. Signed by Author(s). 1st Printing A Book Of Photographs By Weston, With Short Essays By Armitage, Bear, Jeffers And Weston. One Of A Stated Edition Of 1500 Copies, This Copy Numbered Only "Personal" In Blue Ink, With Pasted Ink Initials "Ew" Below, Above Weston's Name (As Usual). Contents Immaculate, No Foxing; Covers Rubbed Along Entire Bottom Edge, And At Points At Two Upper Tips, No Fraying. In The Scarce Dj, Printed In Grey And Black, Edges Worn And Torn, Long Closed Tear On Rear Panel, Tears At Corners, And With Interior Drafting Tape Reinforcements, But Almost Complete With Just Tiny Losses At Corners,, $15 Price At Bottom Of Front Flap. This Copy Was Probably One Of Armitage's Copies; It Was Last Owned By Pasquale Giovanni Napolitano, A Good Friend And Frequent Illustrator Of Armitage's Books, Who Also Collected All Of Armitage's Books. Napolitano's Work Was Photographed By Brett And Chandler Weston, And Napolitano Visited Weston In Carmel.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        Fall Guy (Set of 20 still photographs from the 1947 film noir)

      Hacienda Heights, CA: Monogram Pictures, 1947. Set of 20 still photographs from the 1947 film noir, based on one of pulp writer Cornell Woolrich's most famous short stories, "Cocaine." One of the key films noir produced by the Poverty Row studio Monogram in the late 1940s, and one of the strangest of the many great Woolrich-based noirs of the 1940s. The film makes fairly explicit use of Woolrich's plotline, referring to cocaine (only recently made illegal in 1947) as "dope," used here in one of Woolrich's patented "blackout" scenarios, with the dope serving as a substitute for the usual culprit, alcohol. 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). Near Fine. Okuda 515.

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        Dialogo de las Sombras

      Sociedad de Bibliofilos Argentinos, Buenos Aires 1947 - 80 pp. Printed by Francisco A. Colombo, on Perusia de Fabriano paper, with Garamond type. Title in blue, red and black, sectional headings and page numbers in red. The works of Colombo Press are "veritable jewels of the printer's craft" (Annick Sanjurjo, Contemporary Latin American artists: exhibitions at the Organization of American States 1941-1964, p. 350). This copy numbered 6 (of 100) printed for Maury A. Bromsen, a book dealer and Latin American scholar. Dialogo, about Anatole France, first appeared on 3 January 1909 as a signed article in the newspaper "La Nacion" following France's publication of "Ile des Pingouins." Emilio Becher (1882-1921) was an editor of the Buenos Aires Herald, Libre Palabra, El Heraldo, Diario Nuevo y El País, and in 1906 joined La Nacion, where he remained until his death on February 25, 1921. El Arte del Libro 88. Colombo: l'art du livre 167. Colombo Fine Printing 161. A near fine copy with small chip to top of spine, in original glassine wrapper in very good lightly rubbed quarter cloth chemise and slipcase. Loose quires in printed wrappers in a brown quarter cloth chemise and slipcase [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Under the Volcano

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1947), 1947. First edition, advance proof copy. Some slight wear and paper repairs on the spine; fine copy.. 8vo, original printed tan wrappers, 375 pages. From the inventory of Burton Weiss, Bookseller.

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        Under the Volcano (Proof Copy)

      Reynal & Hitchcock, New York 1947 - The 1947 uncorrected proof of Malcolm Lowry's masterpiece, in its original beige wrappers. Solid and VG-, with very light creasing and soiling to the panels, mild darkening along the spine and panel edges and one 2" chip at the rear panel's upper left corner. Small former owner name and date as well at the half-title. Still though, tight, sturdy and presentable. 12mo, 375 pgs. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        Naturalist Photo Album

      N.p.: N.p., 1947. Some wear from handling, glue spots from pasting evident on some images, overall very good in screw-bound canvas covered boards.. Unique photo album. Screw-bound folio. One hundred tipped-in black and white silver gelatin prints by noted naturalist Lewis Walker. Published ephemera relating to some of the images laid in. One article in the November 1945 issue of "Natural History" is SIGNED by Walker and inscribed to friends. Photograph sizes vary; some are as large as 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, some are 7 x 5 inch prints, but many are 8 x 10 inch prints; a few in unusual sizes. Mostly ornithological in nature, but also some photographs of insects, the Hawaiian mongoose, and waterfalls, many photographed nocturnally. Walker was a pioneer of nocturnal images of birds. The quality of the photographs, both day time and nocturnal, are uniformly exceptional and the album is artfully arranged. Walker published a book on owls in 1974 and was widely published in National Geographic and other nature journals.

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        L'espèce humaine

      Edition for which he was not drawn large paper, copy with good coverage.Binding to bradel half morocco old red, smooth back, when the tail, and contreplats guards lined glossy, wrappers and back preserved and bound in, gilded head, signed binding Goy P. & C. Vilaine."There is no human species, there is a human species. This is because we are men like them that the SS will ultimately powerless before us.".This fundamental work on the experience of Nazi Camps was the third and last publication of the ephemeral publishing house founded by Marguerite Duras and Robert Antelme, her husband from 1940 to 1946.Unnoticed in this first release confidential, only a few copies were sold, it was put on sale the following year under new covers by Robert Marin, the book suffer the concurrency of the many writings on the subject have appeared immediately after the war. Yet as related by F. Lebelley "at a time when stories abound, the special power of that book, a first sobriety, upsets as a founding text book writer who also took recognizes Duras. , "the wide literature." Robert Antelme never write else. Despite the accolades and honors, the human species will only work of a lifetime. " (in Duras, or the weight of a feather.)Thanks to the intervention of Albert Camus, the book reappears ten years later in 1957 by Gallimard and then knows wider dissemination.Therefore, this book is part of literary history as one of the most important writings facing the painful but necessary reflection on the concentration camps and the human condition. It is after him that writers such as Jorge Semprun his friend will start a new approach to writing the impossible camps.In 1947 Antelme announced in his foreword "just coming back, we reduced our memory with us, our whole living experience and we felt a frantic desire to tell it as it is. And in the early days, however, it seemed impossible to bridge the distance that we found between language and we had this experience [...] How resign ourselves to not try to explain how we had come here? yet we were there. And yet it was impossible. Just start telling us that we were suffocating. To ourselves, what we had to say then we began to seem unimaginable. "Rare and important issue, absent from most libraries Domestic and international, including the BNF. La cité universelle Paris 1947 14,5x18,5cm relié

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        Dialogo de las Sombras

      Buenos Aires: Sociedad de Bibliofilos Argentinos, 1947. First edition. Loose quires in printed wrappers in a brown quarter cloth chemise and slipcase. A near fine copy with small chip to top of spine, in original glassine wrapper in very good lightly rubbed quarter cloth chemise and slipcase.. 80 pp. Printed by Francisco A. Colombo, on Perusia de Fabriano paper, with Garamond type. Title in blue, red and black, sectional headings and page numbers in red. The works of Colombo Press are "veritable jewels of the printer's craft" (Annick Sanjurjo, Contemporary Latin American artists: exhibitions at the Organization of American States 1941-1964, p. 350). This copy numbered 6 (of 100) printed for Maury A. Bromsen, a book dealer and Latin American scholar. Dialogo, about Anatole France, first appeared on 3 January 1909 as a signed article in the newspaper "La Nacion" following France's publication of "Ile des Pingouins." Emilio Becher (1882-1921) was an editor of the Buenos Aires Herald, Libre Palabra, El Heraldo, Diario Nuevo y El País, and in 1906 joined La Nacion, where he remained until his death on February 25, 1921. El Arte del Libro 88. Colombo: l'art du livre 167. Colombo Fine Printing 161.

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        Der Fchonen Magelone

      1947 - cover has raised leather ribbed spine, lightly rubbed corners edges, text tanned but unmarked, PO's name address stamped on fep/rep and inner boards front/back, fore edges few tears DATE PUBLISHED: 1947 EDITION: 78 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        ALS to Well Known New Zealand Ficton Writer Lady Anderson

      London 1947 - London, 20 September 1947. Manuscript Signed Letter by the Right Honourable Montgomery of Alamein, to well known fiction writer Lady Anderson, mentioning an unpublished book by Anderson which precedes her formal writing career. 8vo. Single-leaf measuring approximately 14 x 18cm (5.5 x 7 inches). Very good condition, and accompanied by the original postally used envelope. Graciously confirming receipt of what appears to be an unpublished book by a well known female author, and perhaps the first she had written, this letter is penned and signed by Bernard Law Montgomery (1887-1976), 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, and British Army Field Marshal nicknamed "Monty" and the "Spartan General" whose illustrious military career spanned both World Wars, during which time he earned numerous honours and awards. The recipient is Barbara Anderson, Lady Anderson (1926-2013) née Barbara Lillian Romaine, an internationally recognized fiction writer from New Zealand, and later, the wife of Sir Neil Dudley Anderson, Chief of New Zealand Defence Staff. Only a few months to this letter being written, Barbara had graduated with a BSc from Otago University. She subsequently worked as a medical technologist and teacher, though her passion had always been in writing. She finally pursued her formal writing career in her sixties, publishing a volume of short stories, for the first time, in 1989. The book mentioned in this letter does not appear on common lists of her published works, and pre-dates her writing career by approximately thirty years. The letter reads as follows: "Dear Lady Anderson, I have just got back from Germany and found your book 'Lend Me Your Ears'. Thank you so very much. Yrs. ever Montgomery of Alamein" [signed]

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        DREAMS THAT MONEY CAN BUY [wrapper title]

      New York: Films International, 1947. Small quarto. Pictorial green wrappers after a design by Max Ernst. Extensively illustrated. A very near fine copy. First edition of this record of this remarkable surrealist anthology film, produced and edited by Hans Richter, and including participation by Kenneth MacPherson, Alexander Calder, Paul Bowles, Marcel Duchamp, John Cage, Max Ernst, Leger, Man Ray, Julien Levy, et al. MILLER F68.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Dialogo de las Sombras

      Buenos Aires: Sociedad de Bibliofilos Argentinos, 1947. First edition. Loose quires in printed wrappers in a brown quarter cloth chemise and slipcase. A near fine copy with small chip to top of spine, in original glassine wrapper in very good lightly rubbed quarter cloth chemise and slipcase.. 80 pp. Printed by Francisco A. Colombo, on Perusia de Fabriano paper, with Garamond type. Title in blue, red and black, sectional headings and page numbers in red. The works of Colombo Press are "veritable jewels of the printer's craft" (Annick Sanjurjo, Contemporary Latin American artists: exhibitions at the Organization of American States 1941-1964, p. 350). This copy numbered 6 (of 100) printed for Maury A. Bromsen, a book dealer and Latin American scholar. Dialogo, about Anatole France, first appeared on 3 January 1909 as a signed article in the newspaper "La Nacion" following France's publication of "Ile des Pingouins." Emilio Becher (1882-1921) was an editor of the Buenos Aires Herald, Libre Palabra, El Heraldo, Diario Nuevo y El País, and in 1906 joined La Nacion, where he remained until his death on February 25, 1921. El Arte del Libro 88. Colombo: l'art du livre 167. Colombo Fine Printing 161.

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        APACHE LAND

      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.

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        LADY IN THE LAKE (1947)

      MGM 1947 - Vintage original 28 x 22" (70 x 55 cm.) half sheet poster style A, USA. Robert Montgomery, Audrey Totter, Lloyd Nolan, Leon Ames, Jayne Meadows, dir: Robert Montgomery; MGM. Montgomery directed and starred in this fine adaptation of the Raymond Chandler novel. It is perhaps the one film which truly captures the original spirit of a Chandler book. Montgomery was able to direct and act by ingeniously having his character be off camera much of the time, appearing to the audience by reflection in mirrors and by characters' reactions to him, thus giving Audrey Totter (in a performance as one of the all-time femmes fatales) an opportunity to play most of her role directly to the camera. The MGM art department was a bit creative in their poster campaign highlighting the murder mystery theme and using color layout atypical of their mid-1940s efforts, though the half sheet style A does use the odd yellow background of the time. This is a scarce poster, seldom seen, with much better design than the much-more common one sheet. One of the finest in the film noir genre. Poster is folded, there is a separation at the very bottom center fold, light corner and edge wear, no pin holes. ABOUT FINE

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        Wine in Peace and War...with Illustrations by Rex Whistler.

      8vo. Original white boards, decorations by Rex Whistler on both covers; pp. 77; 2 full-page coloured decorations by Rex Whistler; the paste-down endpapers brown-spotted as always, though less so than usual, a very good copy. First edition. A short history of the Mayfair wine merchants Saccone & Speed. Waugh's payment for writing the book included two dozen bottles of Roederer 1928.

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        Kriath Kodesh [call to Yeshiva students]

      1947. (JUDAICA—ZIONISM). Kriath Kodesh [Call to Yeshiva Students]. (Jerusalem): Kislev, 1947-48. Broadside (measures 10 by 13-1/2 inches), printed on recto. $1800.1947 Jerusalem Orthodox broadside against “the Zionists who wish to uproot the Torah,” illustrative of the conflicts among Zionists and other factions in Jerusalem just prior to the creation of the state of Israel.This broadside states that it is the scholars of Torah who are the Neturei Karta, “the protectors of the city.” “The forces which were contending over the nature of the new society were divided into three broad groupsÂ… Socialist Zionists, known as the HistadrutÂ… middle-class elements [anti-Socialist Revisionists]Â… and the Orthodox, who could not imagine a Jewish presence in the land which did not exemplify the values and practices of the religious tradition” (Encyclopaedia Judaica). These three factions came to maturity as the Zionist settlement in Palestine increased tenfold, from roughly 60,000 in 1919 to 600,000 in the 1940s. This broadside goes on to claim, “Whomever has any relationship with the Zionists-even enlisting in the Haganah-becomes a partner in actions against Judaism.” “[Orthodox elements] were dedicated to the building of an institutional power base for religious Jews, so that they could compete as equals with the other groups and provide equal opportunity in the new country for those who shared the Orthodox religious faith. This body of opinion was deeply concerned that the total temper of the Jewish community should not be secularized. They did not want to become a religious ghetto in a non-religious Jewish society, and they believed that it was their duty to bring religion even to those who opposed itÂ… The struggle between the Socialist and the middle-class elements in IsraelÂ’s society has been muted in the generation of statehood, for a mixed economy now prevails. The conflict over religion and its relationship to public life has, if anything, become sharper within the sovereign parliamentary life of the Jewish state” (Encyclopaedia Judaica). Text in Hebrew. Faint fold lines. Fine condition. Scarce.

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        Twelve Etchings

      Perls Galeries, New York 1947 - 4 pages in text. Folio, 45 x 36 cm. Foreword by Rosamund Frost. With 12 superb color etchings, individually matted. Folio (18 x 14 inches), loose in portfolio. Printed by Ernest D. Roth, limited to fifty prints each, and the plates have been destroyed. Binding designed by Frank J. Chiarella. Portfolio containing Looking Glass * Black Bird * Bearded Bird Men * Psychic Levels * Dragon Fighters * Aspects of Mind * The Fisherman * Red Horse and Pyramid * Night Hermit * Flying Fish * Three Deep Sea Fish * Constellations. Each signed, dated, and numbered 24/50 in pencil. Various sizes with trimmed margins. Tschacbasov's prints are rarely seen on the art market. They are fine examples of American color printmaking of the 1940s. From 1936-1943 he has five one-man exhibitions at ACA Gallery in New York City -- his circle of friends at the time include Philip Evergood, Milton Avery, Stuart Davis, William Gropper, the Soyer brothers, Robert Gwathmey, Marsden Hartley and Max Weber. In 1943 his painting style changes from social criticism to more personal and symbolic themes as registered in this work. Matted prints loose as issued. Near fine in worn clam shell box with front cover gilt lettering on leather panel [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Peste

      Gallimard, Paris 1947 - First edition. Copy XXV of 35 copies on vélin de Hollande (second paper, after 15 on Japon Impérial). Binding by Semet and Plumelle, olive green goatskin, blind-tooled with an all-over pattern of diagonals, gilt edges, red goatskin doublures and watered silk endsheets, wrappers and spine preserved, chemise and slipcase. Fine condition. Camus' classic allegory of the struggle of humanity, against superstition, escapism and despair. A sober yet distinctive binding, perfectly executed. "La Peste represents the liberation of Camus from existentialism into something nearer the collective revolutionary heroism of La Condition Humaine" (Connolly). Connolly, Modem Movement 95. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Juliette Greco. Vintage Photographie / Vintage Photograph.

      (Paris), Rémy Duval, (1947). 30,3 x 24 cm. Die Photographie zeigt die 20jährige Juliette Greco in der Ausstellung \"Exposition Internationale du Surréalisme\" von 1947 in der Galerie Maeght, Paris. Rückseitig mit Atelierstempel: Rémy Duval. Rémy Duval fertigte die \"Brust-Photographie\" für Marcel Duchamp für den Ausstellungskatalog der Surrealismus Ausstellung in der Galerie Maeght an. Rechter Blattrand mit 2 kleinen Einrissen. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 2,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Vinke]
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        Photo archive of Iranian life

      , 1947. 1947. COLDRICK, William Percival. Large photo archive of Iranian life, with emphasis on British oil interests. Abadan: 1947-50. Over 400 original silver gelatin prints in various sizes, with original manuscript notebook, seven maps and plans, and 22 contemporary publications relating to the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. Includes some duplicate images, some mounted and some displayed in an album. $2500.Large archive of over 400 vintage photographs of life in Abadan, taken by W.P. Coldrick, British chemist and lecturer with the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company, together with a collection of internal publications and company pamphlets.

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        SEALSKIN TROUSERS AND OTHER STORIES

      London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1947. FIRST EDITION AND A VERY LIMITED EDITION of only 50 numbered copies SIGNED by both the author and the illustrator. The illustrations from the artist's original woodblocks, printed on hand-made paper by Hague and Gill. With handsome woodcuts throughout by Joan Hassall. Tall 8vo, in the original Sangorski & Sutcliffe signed binding of half turquoise morocco over marbled boards, the spine gilt lettered between raised bands ruled in blind, t.e.g., others untrimmed. 127 pp. A fine and lovely copy of this rare issue, the text block is pristine and perfect, the binding attractive and beautifully preserved with only the lightest of age. FIRST EDITION AND A RARE ISSUE OF ONLY 50 COPIES, SIGNED BY BOTH ARTIST AND AUTHOR AND PRINTED ON THE FINEST OF PAPER. Dame Joan Hassell is one of the most celebrated female woodblock engravers of the 20th century. In 1972 she became the first woman to be elected the Master of the Art Workers Guild and in 1987 was awarded the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth. Unlike the trade issue, this beautifully produced edition was hand printed directly from her original woodblocks. Linklater's diverse short stories provide her with a medium to display a number of differing styles.

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        L'eau et les rêves. Essai sur l'imagination de la matière

      1947. José Corti, Paris 1947, 12x18,5cm, broché. - José Corti, Paris 1947, 12x18,5cm, broché. - Nuova edizione per la quale non è stato redatto grandi giornali. autografo firmato di Marcel Béalu Xavier Regnauld: "... i sogni di un filosofo champagne ..." [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé de Marcel Béalu à Xavier Regnauld : "... les rêveries d'un philosophe champenois..."  

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        Plakat - Qui. Lithographie.

      Zürich, Wolfensberger, 1947 128 x 90,5 cm, Zustand B Herausgeber: Comité des Syndicats pro AVS. (Gewerkschaftliches Aktions-Komitee pro AHV). Plakat für die welsche Region. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Plakate - Künstlerplakate

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        Contes pour enfants pas sages

      Editions du Pré aux clarcs 1947 - - Editions du Pré aux clarcs, Paris 1947, 25,5x22cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure de l'éditeur en plein cartonnage, dos muet de toile verte, plats illustrés. Envoi autographe signé de Jacques Prévert à Jacques Michot : ". avec son portrait quand il était plus petit." enrichi d'un dessin représentant un enfant jouant avec un cerceau et un bâton. Ouvrage illustré de dessins d'Elsa Henriquez. Infimes piqûres sans gravité sur le premier plat, un coin supérieur émoussé. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition printed 1500 copies numbered on "pur-fil" paper ours unjustified. Binding of the full editor cardboard back mute green cloth, illustrated boards. Signed autograph Jacques Prévert to Jacques Michot: ". with his portrait when he was little ." enriched with a drawing representing a child playing with a hoop and a stick. Illustrated book of drawings Elsa Henriquez. Tiny bites without gravity on the first board. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Rocket Ship Galileo

      Scribners, 1947 First edition of the author's first book, in the first issue dust jacket with the price of $2.00 still present on the front flap. Very good in a very good dust jacket. Scribers "A" and seal on the copyright page.

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        Ritratto del Sor Pietro, guardiacaccia a cavallo. Lo chalet di Madama Bertthod in Val Ferret (in quattro colori, su tre legni).

      1947. tre legni originali per xilografia,di cui due incisi sui due lati, di cm. 21 x 25, in pero di testa. Firma in basso.

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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. Gr. 8° (23,5 x 16 cm), Orig.-Pappeinbände im Orig.-Leinenschubern. 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. Versand D: 5,50 EUR Die Zeichen der Zeit. Evangelische Monatsschrift. 10 Jahrgänge 1947-48; 1953-54; 1956-59; 1963; 1965, Periodika und Zeitschriften Christentum Theologie

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        Le Surréalisme en 1947. Exposition internationale du Surréalisme présentée par André Breton et Marcel Duchamp.

      P., Pierre à Feu, Maeght éditeur, 27 juin 1947. - 24 x 20,5 cm, 142 p., ill. Broché, couv. ill., catalogue 4 p. joint. Edition originale. Couverture originale de Marcel Duchamp (sein & prière de toucher) en reproduction photographique par Rémy Duval. L'exemplaire est bien complet des ff. du rare catalogue donnant la liste des 133 oeuvres exposées, la description détaillée de la salle de superstition (Kiesler), des alvéoles et des vitrines de librairie. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Offprint of] "Recent and Prospective Developments in Large Digital Calculating Machines"

      [London] Royal Naval Scientific Service 1947 - 10-page stapled offprint. Ownership ink stamp of Gunnar Hägg and date ink stamp "Dec 1947" to first leaf. Upper staple lacking, a little minor creasing and toning. An excellent copy. Scarce early computing offprint describing ENIAC and the IBM/Harvard Mark I. Only the third of Hartree's computer publications, this offprint appeared shortly before the more well-known Cambridge University Press pamphlet Calculating Machines: Recent & Prospective Developments. The only two pieces published prior to this were an article in the journal Nature and a shorter article in the Journal of Scientific Instruments (published July 1947, the same month as the present). In addition to his contributions to ballistics and quantum theory, British mathematician Douglas Hartree (1897-1958) was also a leader in efforts to automate scientific calculations. He was "involved in the development of the digital electronic computer, which emerged from wartime attempts to automate calculation further. In 1946 Hartree's advice was sought in the application of the United States army's ENIAC (electronic numerical integrator and computer) to the production of ballistic tables" (ODNB). The present paper begins with a short history of mechanical and electrical calculating, describes the functioning of the Mark I and ENIAC, and notes some prospective developments, including the construction of the EDVAC and ACE computers and the principle of the acoustic line delay. The original owner of this offprint was the prominent Swedish chemist Gunnar Hägg. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        QUELQUES VERS: POEMES SATURNIENS - FETES GALANTES - LA BONNE CHANSON - ROMANCES SANS PAROLES

      - 1947 L. P. & Torn, Barcelona 2 vol. Ex. I/XIX. Dessin inédit de l'artiste. Une planche lithogr. + 1originale. Préface de François Coppée. Lithographies de J. M. Mallol Suazo. Il.en b/n. 153; 84 lam. 33x26 cm. Enc. rustique. Avec estoig.Paper de fil Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. (llibre de bibliofil)

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        Horn of Plenty: Story of Louis Armstrong

      Allen, Towne & Heath, New York 1947 - Copyright date is 1947, 1st printing, green cloth over boards with gold lettring and design on the spine, light bump to head and toe of the spine, no tears or bent pages, previous owners name on the inside fly leaf, D/j no bent flaps, not price clipped, one small tear on the back topright on the groove, shelf wear to the edges and the spine is moderate, bright, clean text with a tight binding, a solid collectible book of one of Americas most loved muscians. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        All My Sons

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good with toning and light foxing to cloth, bruising to spine ends, previous owner name to front free end paper, pages toned. In a Very Good dust jacket with price intact, light rubbing and edge wear with chipping at the corners and spine ends. The author's elusive first published play, preceded by a non-fiction book and a novel.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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