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        The Open Society and Its Enemies, Vol 1 The Spell of Plato; Vol 2 The High Tide of Prophecy, Hegel and Marx

      Routledge Kegan Paul, London 1947 - 2 vol set, VII, 268; V, 352 pp, both volumes are stated 1947 second printing, "produced in complete conformity with the authorized economy standards", very good original black cloth hardcover in good+ unclipped dust jacket (several rubbing through along the spine, mended by clear tape), clean text 8vo - over 7? - 9? tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DARK PASSAGE (1947)

      Warner Brothers 1947 - Vintage original 41 x 27" (103 x 68 cm.) one sheet poster, USA. Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Agnes Moorehead, Bruce Bennett, Tom d'Andrea; dir.: Delmer Daves. A much darker journey into the film noir realm for Bogart and Bacall than their early, wildly successful BIG SLEEP, this time from a lurid David Goodis novel of a man (Bogart) wrongly convicted of the murder of his wife, rescued by a concerned courtroom spectator (Bacall) and who must change his notorious face through back-door plastic surgery in order to find the real killer. One of the truly great films of this now-revered genre, as well as one of the best period films set in and depicting San Francisco. Bogart hid is face from camera for more than half of the film, something which did not please WB head Jack Warner! The film fell off at the box office as it was released right at the time that the Bogart's received negative press because of their support for the Committee for the First Amendment during the heated House Un-American Activities Committee hearings. Beautiful, rich color, rare on this poster which has been mounted on linen. There has been just minimal fold and corner touch-up, minor crease at bottom left corner and a few scuffs in white background addressed. NEAR FINE

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        Antonin Raymond: Architectural Details

      1947 -

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        Le Surréalisme en 1947

      [Paris]: Maeght, 1947. 139, [1] p., 1 l; 241 x 207 mm. (9 1/2 x 8 1/16 in.) First edition. One of 999 numbered deluxe copies. Original wrappers, in fine condition, in the chemise with Duchamp's original Ready-made painted latex foam breast adhered to a piece of black velvet, and publisher's slipcase,with the "Prière de toucher" label. In the catalogue there also are five color lithographs, by Victor Brauner, Max Ernst, Jacques Herold, Wifredo Lam and Joan Miro, five etchings, one in color by Hans Bellmer, Marcel Jean, Maria, Yves Tanguy and Dorothy Tanning, two woodcuts by Jean Arp, and twelve lithographs in black, by Brigogni, Calder, Capacci, E. Van Damme, J. De Diego, Donati, D. Hare, J. Lamba, Matta, K. Sage, Tanguy, Toyen. With the inserted 4-page leaflet catalogue of the exhibition in the order of display. The breast multiple has been treated by a professional conservator, and, although hardened, is in very good condition, the catalogue in fine condition, the cardboard slipcase with only slight wear. Duchamp and his collaborator Enrico Donati ordered 999 falsies to be used for the multiple, but it seems that far fewer copies of the catalogue actually had the object affixed, (some remained in Donati's estate and have from time-to-time been sold to substitute for damaged or missing examples). Complete original examples are rare.

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        Le Surrealisme En 1947

      Paris: Maeght. 1947. Limited Edition. Softcover. Wraps in dust jacket, one of 950 numbered copies from an edition from 999, with a cover by Marcel Duchamp and Enrico Donati, a photograph of a female brease, molded in rubber by Duchamp. The catalog for the exhibition, Exposition Internationasle du Surrealisme, the first post war Surrealist exhibition in Europe. It was organized by Duchamp and Andre Breton. This limited edition contains 44 plates, many illustrations and 20+n lithographs, etchings and woodcuts, including 6 in color. Among the contributors to the limited edition are Brauner, Lam, Bellmer, Tanning, Arp, Calder, ToyernMatta, Ernst, Sage and more. The book is fine but the printed dust jacket shows chips at head of spine (not affecting type) rubbing at edges and wrinkles. The printed glassine dust jacket has been folded and in storage for several decades. It has a 2" chip to the head of the spine and an old fold across the center. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 140 pp .

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        Cantici

      De Agostini - Edizioni La Via,, Novara, 1947 - Cm. 32, pp. (12) 243 (9). Con molte illustrazioni nel testo ed a piena pagina da disegni di Mario Sironi. Bella legatura d'amatore in pieno marocchino azzurro con titoli impressi in oro al dorso ed al piatto anteriore. Taglio di testa dorato, sguardie in seta con decorate da greche in oro. Entro custodia in cart. rigido marmorizzato. Esemplare in perfetto stato di conservazione. Edizione stampata su carta vergata in tiratura limitata; il presente n. LXV della tiratura di 100 esemplari interamente stampati su carta azzurra. Prestigiosa edizione; si tratta dell'unico libro illustrato da Mario Sironi. Cfr. Jentsch n. 548; Cfr. anche in Benzi-Sironi "Sironi illustratore" (pp. 233) la lunga recensione dedicata alla presente opera in cui si evidenzia il potere ispiratorio che i versi di Iacopone ebbero su Sironi. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Signed Yearbook

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. The Retrospect yearbook, dating from Armstrong's senior year at Blume High School in Wapakoneta, Ohio in 1947, hardcover, 8 x 11, 88 pages. Armstrong's senior portrait is at the top of page 12, and signed in ink under his activities, "Neil Armstrong." Among the activities he participated in during his three years at school are "Band (2,3,4) Vice-President 4," and "Student Council 3,4." Armstrong is pictured an addition six times in the yearbook, two in the band (one with the other officers), two for Student Council (one with the other officers), and two with the Senior Hiâ??Y, whose information reads, in part: "Clean Livingâ??self-discipline in everyday life, Clean Speechâ??decency in conversation, Clean Scholarshipâ??honesty in school, Clean Sportmanshipâ??fairness in athletics." In fine condition, with inside pages detached from covers, loose front hinge, expected handling wear, and light wear and soiling to covers. <br><br><br />Twenty-two years before his name would be etched into the history books, young Mr. Armstrong was associated with less-stellarâ??but no less noteworthyâ??pursuits such as band and student council. At age 16, he graduated 11th in his class of 78 students. His dedication to such creeds as those endorse by the Senior Hiâ??Y, including "clean living," "self-discipline," and "decency," would go on to serve him well in lifeâ??especially in the Apollo 11 moon landing and the demands of a post-NASA life as a living legend. Extremely uncommon in such early material!

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        Se questo è un uomo

      1947. AUTORE Primo Levi TITOLO Se questo è un uomo LINGUA italiano LUOGO (editore/traduttore) Torino - Francesco de Silva ANNO DI PUBBLICAZIONE/EDIZIONE 1947, I Edizione FORMATO 22,5x19,5 TIPO COPERTINA brossura N° PAGINE 198 ILLUSTRAZIONI non presenti. DESCRIZIONE LIBRO Il famoso romanzo di Primo Levi sulla sua deportazione da parte dei nazisti nel campo di concentramento di Auschwitz sino alla liberazione da parte dei russi Il volume è in perfette condizioni, dorso restaurato copertina come foto, l'interno risulta ben marginato pagine leggermente ingiallite

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        The Prints of Paul Klee. The Museum of Modern Art New York. "Colophon: This second edition of the prints of Paul Klee was printed in the summer of 1947, in an edition of two thousand copies, by the Meriden Gravure Company, Meriden, Connecticut, and the Golden Eagle Press, Mount Vernon, New York. The eight color plates were reproduced in stencil by Esther Gentle, New York".

      1947 - 2. Auflage, 32,5 x 24,3 cm, (8) Seiten, 5 Abbildungen im Textheft, 40 lose in Original-Klappkassette einliegenden Tafeln, 8 davon in Farbe. Illustrierte Original-Fadenheftung des Heftes und Original-Leinenkassette, montiertes Titelschildchen auf dem Vorderdeckel. Die Kassette an allen vier Ecken beschädigt, bestossen und gestaucht, Randeinrisse, schwarze Stoffbänder zum Verschliessen brüchig und verkürzt; innen ein sehr gutes Exemplar. Bolliger 1, 424. - Freitag 4870. - Harvard list p. 106 (1. Auflage). - Hopfengart, Klee-Bibliographie 1989, Seite 256. - Grohmann, Muller-Applebaum 201. - Lucas p. 159. - Riggs p. 173. - Bolliger: "Querschnitt in 40 Tafeln durch das graphische Werk Paul Klees. Im Text-Anhang eine 1945 von Lily Klee, der Frau des Künstlers, angelegte Liste mit 112 graphischen Werken und einer Mappe mit 42 Lithographien, die als Basis für spätere Forschungen dienen sollte [.]". - Erstausgabe erschien 1945 bei Curt Valentin, New York. - Mit folgenden Grafik-Blättern: #1 Virgin in the Tree/Jungfrau im Baum 1903 Etching. #2 Two Men meet, each believing the other to be of a higher rank/Zwei Männer, einander in hoeherer Stellung vermutend, begegnen sich 1903 Etching. #3 Comedian/Komiker 1904 Etching. #4 Crown Mania/Kronennarr 1904 Etching. #5 The Hero with the Wing/Der Held mit dem Fluegel 1904 Etching. #6 Head of Menace/Drohendes Haupt 1905 Etching. #7 Two Nudes 1907 Etching. #8 Pergola/Gartenlaube 1910 Etching. #9 Railroad Station/Bahnhof 1911 Etching. #10 River View/Blick auf einen Fluss 1912. Lithograph. #11 St. George/St. Georg 1912 Lithograph. #12 At the Window/Am Fenster 1912 Lithograph. #13 Garden of Passion/Garten der Leidenschaft 1913 Etching. #14 Little World/Kleinwelt 1914 Etching. #15 Little Castle in the Air/Luftschloesschen 1915 Etching. #16 Destruction and Hope/Zerstoerung und Hoffnung Lithograph and watercolor (farbig). #17 Comedy of Brids/Vogelkomoedie 1918 Lithgraph. #18 Three Heads/Drei Koepfe 1919 Lithograph. #19 Insects/Insekten 1919 Color lithograph (farbig). #20 Blowing Out a Candle/Ausgeloeschtes Licht 1919 Lithograph. #21 Flower Table/Blumentisch 1920 Lithograph and watercolor (farbig). #22 Giant Aphis/Riesenblattlaus 1920 Lithograph. #23 Fulfillment Angel/Engel bringt das Gewuenschte 1920 Lithograph. #24 Saint of Inner Light/Heilige vom Innern Licht 1921 Color Lithograph (farbig). #25 Queen of Hearts/Herzkoenigin 1921 Lithograph. #26 In the Spirit of Hoffmann/Im Geiste Hoffmanns 1921 Lithograph. #27 Tightrope Walker/Seiltaenzer 1921 Color Lithograph (farbig). #28 Lugano 1922 Lithograph. #29 The Witch with the Comb/Die Hexe mit dem Kamm 1922 Lithograph. #30 Lantern Party/Laternenfest 1922 Color lithograph (farbig). # 31 Buffoonery/Narretei 1922 Lithograph. #32 Vulgar Comedy/Vulgaere Komoedie 1922 Lithograph. #33 The One in Love/Der Verliebte 1923 Color lithograph (farbig). #34 Ass/Esel 1925 Lithograph. #35 Singer of the Comic Opera/Saengerin der Komischen Oper 1925 Color lithograph (farbig). #36 Juggler in April/Gaukler im April 1928 Etching. #37 Height/Hoehe 1928 Etching. #38 Old Man Figuring/Rechnender Greis 1929 Etching. #39 Not Ending 1930 Etching. #40 L Homme approximatif 1931 Etching. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Madame Bovary. Moeurs de province. Eaux-fortes originales de Michel Ciry.

      Paris Jean Porson 1947 - 1951 3 volumes in-4 dont 1 de gravures, En feuille sous couverture rempliée, double emboîtage. Ouvrage illustré de 115 eaux-fortes originales in et H.T. de Michel Ciry. Tirage limité à 170 exemplaires numérotés sur grand vélin teinté d'Arches. Un des 35 exemplaires contenant la suite des 150 gravures en état définitif avec remarques, un cuivre et son dessin original.

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        Psychologie de l'art : Le musée imaginaire

      1947. Skira, Genève 1947, 23x29,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - Skira, Genève 1947, 23x29,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - Edizione originale di cui non è stato redatto grandi giornali. autografo preziosa firmata dall'autore colonnello Rémy. André Malraux recuperato questa copia con un dedicatario precedente ha cancellato il nome, ma non la sua firma, per mettere questo nuovo e prezioso autografo firmato Liberazione Mate Compagno della Liberazione: "Per Remy, in memoria di collaborazioni varia, anche se amichevole. André Malraux. febbraio 48. " ricca iconografia. Insolated leggermente indietro, anche se copia completa della giacca. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur au colonel Rémy. André Malraux a recupéré cet exemplaire auprès d'un précédent dédicataire dont il a effacé le nom, mais pas sa signature, pour inscrire ce nouvel et précieux envoi autographe signé de Compagnon de la Libération à Compagnon de la Libération : "Pour Rémy, en souvenir de collaborations variées, bien amicalement. André Malraux. Février 48." Riche iconographie. Dos légèrement insolé, exemplaire bien complet de sa jaquette.

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        The Doll's House. With Pictures by Dana Saintsbury. THE AUTHOR'S FIRST CHILDREN'S BOOK IN SIGNED SANGORSKI MOROCCO

      Michael Joseph, 1947. 8vo., First Edition, with coloured frontispiece, title in red and black, and 3 coloured plates, free endpapers very lightly browning at edges; elegantly bound in blue full crushed morocco BY SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE, sides with gilt frame border, back with five raised bands ruled in gilt, second and third compartments ruled and lettered in gilt, all other compartmnents ruled in gilt, gilt edges, doublures framed in gilt, backstrip very lightly sunned else a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. THE BINDING IS SIGNED ON FRONT LOWER DOUBLURE. The author's first book for children; this original edition is far scarcer than its later US counterpart with illustrations by Tasha Tudor. A BEAUTIFUL COPY IN A NOTABLE SIGNED BINDING. VERY SCARCE.

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        ESSAYS OF MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE (Signed)

      Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Co., Inc, 1947. Hard Cover. Near Fine binding. Signed. This edition limited to 1000 numbered copies signed by Salvador Dali, of which this is #720. In the publisher's blue cloth with no marks of any kind in the book; lacking the publisher's slipcase. Mylar has been cucstom cut to protect the binding. Near Fine binding.

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        Rue de la Gaîté. - Voyage en Bourgogne. - Précis de cuisine pour les jours heureux

      Edition, a 30 numbered copies on Rives BFK variously enriched, ours one of 14 hors commerce, deluxe edition after 4 more BFK Rives with, in addition, an original drawing Lucien Coutaud. Book illustrated with 4 original etchings by Lucien Coutaud. Our copy, as it is stated in the justification of the draw is full of his suite in black color and its sequel, here in pink. Back of the slightly faded shirt, slotted head case. Rare copy and pleasant. Les 13 épis Paris 1947 23x28,5cm en feuilles sous chemise et étui

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        L'espèce humaine

      The first edition, of which there were no large paper copies - this copy with the right covers.Small tears, not serious, to the margins of covers and to foot and head of spine."There are no human beings, there is just humankind. It's because we are people just like them that the SS will be forever powerless before us." This fundamental work on the experience of the Nazi concentration camps was the third and last book published by the fleeting publishing house established by Marguerite Duras and Robert Antelme, her husband from 1940 to 1946.This first - unadvertised - appearance of the work sank without trace, selling barely a few copies. It was reissued the following year with a different cover by Robert Marin, but nonetheless suffered stiff competition from a number of other works on the subject that appeared immediately after the war. Nevertheless, as F. Lebelley notes, "at a time when there were many such accounts around, the power of this book - possessed of a singular sobriety - hit you with the force of a seminal text." The book is the work of an author who, according to Duras, "dove right into literature. This was Antelme's only book. Despite the praise and the prizes, L'Espèce humaine will remain the only work he'll ever write" (in: Duras, ou le poids d'une plume). The work was re-published, thanks to Albert Camus' efforts, ten years later (in 1957) by Gallimard and enjoyed a much wider circulation. Since then, the book has entered the history of literature as one of the most important works dealing with the painful necessity of thinking about the concentration camps and the human condition. It was thanks to this book that writers such as Antelme's friend Jorge Semprun could begin a new approach to the impossible task of writing about the camps. From 1947 onwards, Antelme noted in his foreword to the book: "we only just came back, bringing with us our memories, our experience still so fresh, and were filled with a frenetic desire to tell it as it was. But, from the very beginning, it seemed to us impossible to bridge the gap we faced between the words we had and this experience...How to keep ourselves from trying to explain how we'd found ourselves there? We were there still; and yet it proved impossible. Hardly had we begun our account, we found ourselves suffocating. What we had to say started to seem unimaginable then, even to ourselves."A rare and important copy, not in most national and international libraries, most notably the French National Library. La cité universelle Paris 1947 14,5x19,5cm broché

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        Psychologie de l'art : Le musée imaginaire

      first edition of which he was not drawn large papers.Precious autograph signed by the author Colonel Rémy.André Malraux recuperated this copy with a previous dedicatee he erased the name, but not his signature, to put this new and valuable autograph signed Liberation Mate Companion of Liberation: "For Remy, in memory of collaborations varied, although friendly. André Malraux. February 48. "rich iconography.Insolated back slightly, although full copy of his jacket. Skira Genève 1947 23x29,5cm reliure de l'éditeur

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        Hunter's Paradise (SIGNED)

      Privately published by the author, Cleveland 1947 - Salmon paper-covered-boards with spine & cover titles in gilt; thin 8vo; 35pp; illustrated with pictorial endpapers, title-page drawing plus 7 text drawings, all tinted brown. A trip for hunting duck, dove and guinea fowl in pre-Castro Cuba with host, Miguel Garcia, "Fatty", the personification of Cuban hospitality, and a raconteur par excellence." Quite scarce, as the OCLC locates the sole copy at Western Reserve Historical Society. This copy is mildly soiled on front panel and unevenly sunned on front and rear covers. Internally, the text block is clean with a signed presentation on front blank page. Biscotti p 455 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Liza of Lambeth

      

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        La haine de la poésie

      New edition, first for some part, one of 20 numbered copies on vélin de Rives, the only large paper copies.A very fine copy. Les éditions de minuit Paris 1947 14,5x19cm broché

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        Birds of the West Indies - from the Tunnicliffe library

      Macmillan, 1947 A first edition, first printing of the revised edition of this book, originally published in 1936 by Macmillan. A very good book without inscriptions. This copy hails from the library of Charles Tunnicliffe, noted nature artist. Tunnicliffe has hand coloured three plates (pages 126, 129 and 203). There is also an enlarged copy of one of the coloured plates. In a very good clipped (top and bottom of front flap) wrapper with an internal repair to the head of the spine and an external repair to the foot. Some rubbing to edges and a little loss to the extremi- ties.

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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 imprimée à 1500 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil. Reliure de l'éditeur en plein cartonnage, dos muet de toile verte, plats illustrés. Envoi autographe signé de Jacques Prévert à Max-Philippe Delatte. Ouvrage illustré de dessins d'Elsa Henriquez. Agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition printed 1500 copies numbered on "pur-fil" paper. Binding of the editor in full cardboard back of silent green cloth, illustrated boards. Signed autograph of Jacques Prévert Max-Philippe Delatte. Illustrated book of drawings by Elsa Henriquez. Nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Queen of the North. Edinburgh. The Auld Reekie of History & Romance.

      London and Edinburgh. The Travel Association (Tourist Division of the British Tourist and Holidays Board) and the Scottish Tourist Board. 1947. Color poster / pictorial / pictographic map, 36 x 23.5 inches (91.5 x 51.5 cm) on sheet 40 x 25 inches. Creasing and light wear to margins, now mimised by professional linen backing. Bright and clean. Very detailed pictorial map of the central area of Edinburgh with the Castle, Parliament House and the Palace of Holyroodhouse along its horizontal central axis. There are pictographs of notable people and places; the vast majority of the buildings are named. There are pictorial borders with crests, thistles and additional notable places along the upper and lower edges. The artist, Kerry Lee, has drawn himself and his dog in at the lower right corner of the central map area.

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        Le mythe de la roche percée. Poéme. Trois Eaux-Fortes d`Yves Tanguy. Paris. Editions Hémisphères 1947. 25,5 x 20 cm. 30 Seiten und 3 Blatt mit den Originalradierungen. Rote Originalbroschur.

      Editions Hémisphères, 1947.Originalausgabe. Wittrock 14 A, B, C - Raabe/Hannich-Bode 86/38. Nr III von 100 römisch nummerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe mit den 3 ganzseitigen Originalradierungen von Yves Tanguy, jeweils nummeriert und von Tanguy voll signiert. Die Ausgabe wurde in den USA gedruckt, die Radierungen im Atelier von Stanley William Hayter in New York. Schönes Exemplar.

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        L'espèce humaine

      The first edition, of which there were no large paper copies - this copy with the right covers.With a very rare autograph inscription signed by Robert Antelme to Francis Ambrière. "There are no human beings, there is just humankind. It's because we are people just like them that the SS will be forever powerless before us." This fundamental work on the experience of the Nazi concentration camps was the third and last book published by the fleeting publishing house established by Marguerite Duras and Robert Antelme, her husband from 1940 to 1946.This first - unadvertised - appearance of the work sank without trace, selling barely a few copies. It was reissued the following year with a different cover by Robert Marin, but nonetheless suffered stiff competition from a number of other works on the subject that appeared immediately after the war. Nevertheless, as F. Lebelley notes, "at a time when there were many such accounts around, the power of this book - possessed of a singular sobriety - hit you with the force of a seminal text." The book is the work of an author who, according to Duras, "dove right into literature. This was Antelme's only book. Despite the praise and the prizes, L'Espèce humaine will remain the only work he'll ever write" (in: Duras, ou le poids d'une plume). The work was re-published, thanks to Albert Camus' efforts, ten years later (in 1957) by Gallimard and enjoyed a much wider circulation. Since then, the book has entered the history of literature as one of the most important works dealing with the painful necessity of thinking about the concentration camps and the human condition. It was thanks to this book that writers such as Antelme's friend Jorge Semprun could begin a new approach to the impossible task of writing about the camps. From 1947 onwards, Antelme noted in his foreword to the book: "we only just came back, bringing with us our memories, our experience still so fresh, and were filled with a frenetic desire to tell it as it was. But, from the very beginning, it seemed to us impossible to bridge the gap we faced between the words we had and this experienceHow to keep ourselves from trying to explain how we'd found ourselves there? We were there still; and yet it proved impossible. Hardly had we begun our account, we found ourselves suffocating. What we had to say started to seem unimaginable then, even to ourselves."Spine slightly cracked with small stains to head and foot, miniscule lack to top corner of upper cover and one small insignificant tear, a good copy.A rare and important copy, not in most national and international libraries, most notably the French National Library La cité universelle Paris 1947 14,5x18,5cm broché

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        La peste

      First edition, one of 215 numbered copies on pur fil paperA very good copy. Gallimard Paris 1947 12x19cm broché

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        La difficulté d'être

      The first edition, an advance copy. A fine inscription from Jean Cocteau to Jean-Paul Sartre :  "son ami de tout cœur [your true friend]. Despite not being of the same generation, and despite everything that could have separated them, Jean Cocteau and Jean-Paul Sartre were friendly in the late 40s and early 50s. When Sartre died, Jean Marais evoked their regular telephone calls and dinners with endless, wonderful discussions. The two also worked together for recognition for Jean Genet and in July 1948 published an open letter together in Combat, addressed to the President of France, Vincent Auriol, urging the release from prison of the poet-thug. A few years later, Cocteau would help Sartre set up a committee of support for Henri Martin, a Communist protesting against the war in Indochina, sentenced to five years in prison for distributing pamphlets. Cocteau also took part in the staging of Sartre's Dirty Hands at the Théâtre Antoine in 1948.In giving the high priest of Existentialism an inscribed copy of The Difficulty of Being, the indefatigable dandy was giving him one of his most intimate pieces. In this work, Sartre's political engagement is evoked in poetic terms: "but why does he insist on visible engagement? The invisible engages so much morePoets engage themselves without any goal other than to lose themselves."Rare testimony of the links between two major figures of the 20th century intellectual and literary world.  Paul Morihien Paris 1947 11,5x17cm broché sous chemise-étui

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        Typed letter signed to Austrian conductor, composer and musicologist [Dr.] Kurt List (1913-1970)...

      1 page. Quarto, 278 x 215 mm. Dated Los Angeles, March 2, 1947. Carbon copy, with original autograph signature in ink. With Schoenberg's name and address handstamped to upper left corner. In English. Schoenberg responds to a letter from List with questions about music criticism. He discusses his current projects: the books Structural Functions of Harmony and [Fundamentals of] Musical Composition, and a volume of "texts" to be published in German. He accepts List's offer to have his Kol Nidre, op. 39, distributed by New Music, despite doubts that the publisher is capable of the necessary promotional work and gives some instructions involving Nathan Broder from Schirmer and Schoenberg's brother-in-law, Felix Greissle, then at Edward B. Marx Music Corporation, New York: "Problems of music criticism have become so remote to me in the past 14 years that I could answer your questions only in the most superficial manner and totally in the negative... I am so busy with finishing my two books... I ought ... to mail the manuscripts for a volume of my 'Texts' to Germany, or rather to Vienna... I did not respond to your offer for my 'Kol Nidre' to be distributed on royalties by New Music... Frankly: I doubt that New Music can handle this successfully because it requires propagenda to get conductors to perform it like another cantata--which they also do not perform." In a postscript, Schoenberg regrets List did not publish his letter about Wilhelm Furtwängler "at the crucial time; he was a friend of mine and would have enjoyed it." Manuscript annotation in red crayon to lower left corner: "copy." Creased at folds; some minor stains from carbon; small tears to lower edge. The two books mentioned in the letter were both published posthumously: Structural Functions of Harmony in 1954, and Fundamentals of Musical Composition in 1967. The "other cantata" mentioned in the letter is possibly "Der neue Klassizismus" from Drei Satiren, op. 28. The reference to Furtwängler points to his denazification trial. Nathan Broder (1905-1967) was involved editorially with New York publishers G. Schirmer and W. W. Norton, and taught at Columbia University (1946-62). Felix Greissle (1894-1982) was a student of Schoenberg in Vienna. His sister Gertrud became Schoenberg's second wife....

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        L'écume des jours

      Gallimard. First edition of which there were no large paper copies.Spine skillfully repaired, a small tear, not serious, to center of upper cover. Gallimard Paris 1947 12x19cm broché

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        Contes pour enfants pas sages

      First edition printed 1500 copies numbered on "pur-fil" paper.Binding of the editor in full cardboard back of silent green cloth, illustrated boards.Signed autograph of Jacques Prévert Max-Philippe Delatte.Illustrated book of drawings by Elsa Henriquez.Nice copy. Editions du Pré aux clarcs Paris 1947 25,5x22cm reliure de l'éditeur

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        General Map of Railroads in Japan. JAPAN - RAILROADS)

      Tokyo. Japan Travel Bureau. 01- 1947. Very large color map 30 x 42 inches folding into decorative paper sleeve 10 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches . Near mint condition. At center is a railroad map of the islands of Honshu and Shikoku, with tiny inset maps of Ube and Vicinity, Toyama and Vicinity, and Shiogama and Vicinity, and a Key in the lower left corner. Surrounding the central map, moving from top right, are maps of Kyushu; Principal Railroads (overview of country); Hokkaido; Tokyo and Vicinity (with Key); Nagoya and Vicinity; Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe and Suburbs; North Kyushu. Different colors and styles distinguish the many lines shown. Text at bottom of map states Compiled by Minister of Transportation; Drawn and Printed by Geographic-Science Library; Published by Japan Travel Bureau; January 1947. Some text in Japanese. A most attractive and highly detailed map published early in the Occupation;Uncommon; WorldCat lists only one library holding the item.

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        The Magic Beano Book 1947 Annual

      UK: DC Thomson, 1947. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Dudley D Watkins. The Magic Beano Book 1947 Annual DC Thomson. No inscriptions, no loose or damaged pages. Full spine and bright boards. A VG copy.

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        Portraits de famille

      J.B. Janin. First edition, one of 4 numbered copies on Hollande, tirage de tête.Spine very slightly sunned on head and foot, otherwise a good copy.About Colette, Paul Verlaine, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Réjane, Max Jacob, Stéphane Mallarmé, Paul Valéry... J.B. Janin Paris 1947 12x19cm broché

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        50 Photographs

      1st Edition New York: Duell Sloan & Pearce, 1947. FIRST EDITION, one of only 1500 copies initialed by Weston. In the rare original dust jacket in exceptionally good condition. With essays by Robinson Jeffers, Merle Armitage, and Donald Bear. Illustrated with folio reproductions of fifty of Weston's photographs. "Though [50 Photographs] includes all of Weston's genres--landscapes, nudes, still lifes, and portraits--it is an unusual selection, more edgy than iconic... The overall effect... is to make visible the real legacy of Weston's work, the way it influenced so much of what would come after. The 50 photographs are followed by a portrait of Weston himself, taken by his son Cole in Point Lobos in 1946, in which the old man is shown wedged between boulders: alert, watchful, mobile, and as sound as stone" (David Levi-Strauss in The Book of 101 Books). Roth 128. Open Book 150. ??New York: Duell Sloan & Pearce, 1947. Folio, original cloth, original dust jacket. Owner bookplate and stamp on front free endpaper; owner stamp also on rear pastedown and at bottom of limitation page. Cloth very clean; dust jacket with light edgewear. An excellent copy in the rare dust jacket - one of the finest examples we've seen of the notoriously fragile jacket. Very Good / Very Good.

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        PAPERMAKING IN INDO-CHINA.

      Chillicothe: Mountain House Press, 1947. 7 3/4 x 11 1/2. 102 pages3 leaves. The pagination includes two paper specimens and 15 plates of photographs. Red morocco spine, decorated boards, vellum tips by Peter Franck (stamp-signed on rear pastedown). Large bookplate removed from inside front cover, leaving glue residue. Light wear to extremities.Very good copy. Hunter studied these Tonkin papermaking villages in 1935, before the Japanese invasion. His monograph provides an important record of a now-perished art. Also of interest are Hunter's "travelogue" and his observations on local social/political conditions. Printed on Hunter's handmade Lime Rock Mill.Typographical ornaments for chapter headings were designed, cut and cast by DH, Jr. The binding paper, made by Hunter, is coated with black India ink and printed with gold Buddhas (a 17th c. Chinese woodcut) with red halos and green lotus. No. 51 of 182 signed copies.

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        A l'intérieur de la vue. 8 poèmes visibles

      With seven color plates by Paul Eluard and 32 black and white reproductions of collages by Max Ernst. One of 610 numbered copies on alma Marais, the only printing.Two small traces of insignificant sunning to head and foot of spine. Pierre Seghers Paris 1947 14,5x21cm broché

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        La Peste

      1st Edition Paris: Gallimard, 1947. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY CAMUS; one of 2000 copies of Alfa Navarre. Inscribed on half-title: "au Reverend Père Dubarle / avec la confiance / Albert Camus". Dubarle was a prominent critic who wrote several studies of Camus's work. "When The Plague was first published in 1947, the majority of French critics greeted it as an allegorical presentation, not only of la condition humaine in general, but also of the particular experience of the German occupation... Yet it would be an extremely limiting interpretation to see in The Plague only the description of a single historical experience. The struggle against plague and occupation are part of a wider struggle, not only against the physical evil inherent in the world, but also against the evil which men, by their blindness and indifference as well as by their cruelty, do to one another" (Philip Thody). La Peste, Camus's second novel, is perhaps his most effective demonstration of two of the central themes of his work, namely personal morality and the "man in revolt".Paris: Gallimard, 1947. Octavo, original wrappers; glassine; custom box. Book slightly cocked with a little bit of toning to spine; pages a little toned (as usual). An extremely well-preserved copy in original wrappers. Rare inscribed. Fine / Fine.

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        Terra do Pecado : Romance

      Lisboa: Editorial Minerva, s.d. ( 1947)331, (2)p.; 19cm.-B1ª edição do livro de estreia de José Saramago, hoje raríssimo e muito procurado.Exemplar estimado embora com picos de acidez nas margem da capa de brochura e rubrica no anterrosto.

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        BEHOLD THIS WOMAN

      D. Appleton-Century Company, Inc., New York and London 1947 - Octavo, cloth. A near fine copy in a very good plus dust jacket, touch of rubbing to corners and spine ends, some foxing to rear panel. (10341) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        BILLIE HOLIDAY / NEW ORLEANS (1947)

      United Artists 1947 - Two (2) vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 36 cm.) lobby cards nos. 3 and 4, USA. Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Arturo De Cordova, dir: Arthur Lubin; United Artists. Card no. 4 is the only lobby card ever made to show the great Billie Holiday (who, in this film, plays the role of a maid who falls in love with trumpeter Armstrong) -- she is the woman in the red hat to Armstrong's left. And the great Louis is also in card no. 3. A bit of scattered staining and slight signs of use, VERY GOOD+.

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        Proces des grands criminels de guerre devant le tribunal militaire international, Nuremberg, 14 Novembre 1945 -1er Octobre 1946 - Band 12-22, 24, 27-42.

      Allemagne, Edite a Nuremberg 1947-1949. 1.Auflage, ca. 600-800 Seiten pro Band, gemischtsprachig (französisch, englisch, deutsch). , Leinen- Hardcover/Pappeinband mit Schutzumschlag, Schutzumschlag etwas berieben, einzelne Bände mit kl. Beschädigungen (eingerissen SU, bestossen,...), insgesamt guter und sauberer Zustand. --------------------------------------- Mitschriften der Zeugenaussagen und Dokumente zum ersten der Nürnberger Prozessen. Im Nürnberger Prozess gegen die Hauptkriegsverbrecher beziehungsweise Nürnberger Hauptkriegsverbrecherprozess wurden nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg deutsche Politiker, Militärs und NS-Funktionäre erstmals für die Planung, Vorbereitung, Einleitung und Durchführung eines Angriffskrieges, Verbrechen an der Zivilbevölkerung und an Kriegsgefangenen sowie für den Massenmord in den Vernichtungslagern strafrechtlich zur Verantwortung gezogen. Von den zwanzig Angeklagten wurden siebzehn verurteilt, darunter elf zum Tode, drei Angeklagte wurden freigesprochen. Dieser Prozess war der erste der dreizehn Nürnberger Prozesse. Die Verhandlung fand vor einem eigens von den Siegermächten eingerichteten Ad-hoc-Strafgerichtshof, dem Internationalen Militärgerichtshof (IMG; englisch International Military Tribunal, IMT), statt. Er dauerte vom 20. November 1945 bis zum 1. Oktober 1946 und fand im Justizpalast an der Fürther Straße in der Stadt Nürnberg statt. Die Angeklagten und zahlreiche Zeugen wurden im angrenzenden Zellengefängnis Nürnberg inhaftiert.

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        Amsterdam tijdens den hongerwinter / Amsterdam During the 'Hungerwinter'

      Amsterdam: Contact / De Bezige Bij 1947 - First Edition. Quarto. Pictures taken during the winter of 1944-1945 by leading members of the Underground Camera group, including Dutch greats Cas Oorthuys and Emmy Andriese. What emerges from this book - beyond the harrowing wartime shots of starvation and destruction - are the beginnings in photo literature of a new way of seeing the world. Forced by necessity to shoot under the most extreme conditions, the photographers are formulating a new aesthetic forged from the immediacy of circumstance. (Parr / Badger, v1, 196). Uniform offsetting to the endpapers, top corners tapped, else near fine in an almost near fine jacket, a little chipped and torn at the spine ends, darkened a bit along the spine. Rare book, especially outside Amsterdam. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Biographie nationale du pays de Luxembourg depuis ses origines jusqu'a nos jours. Collection présentée par Jules Mersch.

      Luxembourg, Buck, -75 1947 - 22 Hefte in 11 Bänden. 24,5 x 16,5 cm. Originalbroschur. Bd. 11 lediglich in Fotokopie. Ordentliches Exemplar dieses unersetzbaren Standardwerkes. Ein anderes Exemplar in Halbleder ist im Laden verfügbar.

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        Histoire de la conquète des isles Moluques par les Espagnols, par les Portugais, & par les Hollandois.Amsterdam, Jacques Desbordes, 1706. 3 volumes. 12mo. With 3 engraved frontispieces, engraved portrait of the dedicatee and 32 engraved folding plates, maps and views. Contemporary sheepskin parchment.

      - Lach & Van Kley III, pp. 1148, 1303, 1399; Palau 16091; Sabin 1947. First edition of the French translation of Conquista de las Islas Molucas by Bartolomé Leonardo de Argensola (1562-1631). Argensola elaborately describes the conquest of the isles and the wars the Spaniards waged against the Dutch, the Portuguese, the English and the natives, starting with the first Portuguese discoveries of the isles. Even though the main goal is to glorify the Spanish navy overseas, Argensola gives a detailed history of the isles and enumerates the different fruits, spices and animals, along with the different customs and costumes of the people who live there. The engravings show ground plans, native scenes and many coastal views."The most detailed account of events in the Moluccas from the beginning of European commerce there to Pedro de Acuña&#146;s expedition " (Lach & van Kley, 1399)With engraved bookplate. Browning throughout the text and some of the plates. One corner torn off (vol. 3, N5) affecting part of the text. Otherwise a very good copy. Binding also in very good condition.

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        Tragedien om Hamlet - Prins af Danmark. Illustreret af Povl Christensen. Fordansket af V. Østerberg.

      Carit Andersens Forlag, København 1947. 4°. 165 sider. Indbundet ubeskåret med orig. omslag og smudsomslag i et smukt helbind af teglrødt gedeskind med enkel rygtitel i sorte versaler samt grafitsnit (Ole Olsen), I foret kassette med matchende skindforstærkninger. Poul Holst 83. Et af 1200 nummererede eksemplarer.

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        2 Original Gouaches from His 1947 Book "A Tale of Two Glimps"

      1947. Near Fine. A pair of original gouaches from Ludwig Bemelmans' 1947 book "A Tale of Two Glimps". The book essentially is a fun, early plug for color television and was published by CBS. The 2 gouaches point out the contrast between the old-fashioned, unhappy world of the "glimp" living in black-and-white and the gay, vibrant world of the modern "glimp", living it up in rich color. The dimensions of the 2 pieces are exactly the same, 17 3/4" wide X 12" tall. They're both very bright and clean and they both come with not unattractive white wooden frames from which they can be easily removed. Even though Bemelmans did not sign either of the gouaches, it's obvious that they're his work (matching the reproductions in the book identically) and that they're original. The woman whose family these came from was a close friend of Bemelmans and accompanying the 2 gouaches is another book of his signed very warmly to her -and with original artwork-on the front free endpaper. (This, along with our copy of the 1st edition of "A Tale of Two Glimps", is included with the purchase of the gouaches). The woman's name was Cipe Pineles and she was a very interesting figure in her own right. As a pioneering female graphic artist --and an art director at Mademoiselle, Charm and Seventeen-- she became close with a number of artists (some of whom she was able to employ), including people like Andy Warhol, Ben Shahn, Paul Strand, Leo Lionni, etc., as well as Ludwig Bemelmans. These gouaches are crisp and very attractive and have wonderful provenance.

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