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        Mädchen mit Mondsichel. Farbiger Holzschnitt.

      1947 - Signiert "Nachlass Otto Pankok / Hulda Pankok". Zimmermann WH 198. Kräftiger Druck in grauviolett und schwarz auf chamoisfarbenem Papier. - Otto Pankok begann im Alter von 20 Jahren sein Studium an der Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. Nach Kriegsdienst im 1. Weltkrieg ließ er sich 1919 in Düsseldorf nieder und trat der Künstlergruppe Junges Rheinland bei, der auch Otto Dix angehörte. 1921 heiratete er die Journalistin Hulda Droste. 1931 begann seine Freundschaft mit den „Zigeunern" in der damaligen „wilden Siedlung" im Düsseldorfer Heinefeld, im heutigen Stadtteil Unterrath gelegen. Sinti blieben ein künstlerisches Thema, das ihn bis an sein Lebensende immer wieder fesselte, und bei denen er viel Zeit verbrachte. 1947 vergleicht Pankok in seinem Vorwort zu "Zigeuner" den heute als Porajmos bezeichneten Völkermord an Roma mit dem Holocaust und benennt das Ineinandergreifen von Internierung, Deportation und Ermordung bei beiden Opfergruppen. - In der unteren Ecke mit kleinem Wasserrand. Gerahmt. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 53 x 46 cm (Darstellungsmaß). Ca. 62 x 49 cm (Blattmaß).

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Les biens de ce monde

      First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on vélin de Rives, the only large paper copies.A rare and good copy with edges preserved. Albin Michel Paris 1947 14x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Goodnight Moon

      U.S.A.: Harper & Brothers, 1947. First edition, with 1947 Harper & Brothers on title page. Well-kept copy of this color illustrated classic. Pictorial hardcover with green cloth spine, no dustjacket. The book has some light edge rubbing and a horizontal closed tear to the spine near the center, good hinges, firm text block, very clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. Oblong 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Resource Books, LLC]
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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Theory of Games and Economic Behavior

      Princeton University Press 1947 - Second Edition. Near Fine, in a very scarce dust jacket. Light rubbing at bottom edge. Front hinge shows half-inch of webbing at top. The dust jacket is Good, with rubbing and several short tears, wear at corners and spine ends, and tape repairs to verso with browning visible at top of rear panel. The second edition was published three years after the first. A rare, early jacketed copy of Neumann and Morgenstern's groundbreaking text, which is considered to have established game theory as a field of research. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Head and Face Masks in Navaho Ceremonialism

      The St. Michaels Press, St. Michaels, AZ 1947 - 8vo., Lt. brown bds., title stamped on fb.and spine in gold. Few very small areas of mottling to bds and spine. Hinges tight. Sl. rubbing to edges. PO name on ffep, otherwis eps. clean. Text completely unmarked. DJ compl. intact. Sl. soiling to ft. and back panels while flaps are clean. Faint water mark along medial aspect of very top edge of ft. panel, varying from 1mm to 4mm high and 30 mm in length. Lim. ed., #485/500. 13 b&w illus. and 14 colored plates. pp. xiv, 122. Dj. in archival cover. This monograph is considered a classic of Navaho ethnology. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Ancient Na-Khi Kingdom of Southwest China, complete in 2 volumes

      Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1947. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Complete set in 2 volumes. 1947, First Edition. Hardcover, large 8vos., original navy cloth. Total of 554 pp. Both volumes profusely illustrated with b&w photos. 4 folding maps present and housed in envelope at rear of the second volume. Fine, sharp, clean copies, in Very Good dust jackets. Both DJs are price-clipped and lightly faded; stubborn, small price-sticker on front panel of both DJs. A rare and important survey of Dr. Rock's explorations of this remote Chinese land. Complete set in 2 volumes.

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        A l'intérieur de la vue. 8 poèmes visibles

      Edition illustrated with 7 colored plates by Paul Eluard and 32 reproductions of Max Ernst's collages, one of 610 numbered copies on alma Marais, the only printing.Spine and covers marginally sunned, internally good.  Pierre Seghers Paris 1947 14,5x21cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Miracle on 34th Street

      Harcourt Brace &Company, New York 1947 - Near fine in a near fine unclipped dust jacket. True first edition (stated), with "Double Your Enjoyment." ad for the movie on the rear jacket panel. Tiny closed tear, almost imperceptible, at the top of the rear panel. Otherwise, both volume and jacket without flaw. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Graham, Bookseller, ABAA, IOBA]
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        Mains Libres

      1947. Signed. (MAN RAY) ELUARD, Paul. Les Mains Libres. (Montrouge): Gallimard, (1947). Square octavo, original cream paper wrappers. $1500.Limited second edition, number 2081 of 2375 copies, with RayÂ’s surrealistic line-cut illustrations, inscribed on the title page within Man RayÂ’s original drawing of a hand and eyes: “For Doris & Philip, Man Ray, Paris 1956.”Ray and Eluard collaborated on several books of poems, starting with Facile in 1935. First published in 1937, this is their second and more voluminous production. “The cohesion between text and [illustration]Â… suggests analogies with musical orchestration of theme and variation” (Hubert, 73-74). RayÂ’s original drawing in this copy employs the hand and eye motifs common throughout. Interior fine. Spine with expert repair. An extremely good copy, inscribed and embellished.

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        Ursule Mirouët

      1947. Paris, Editions Monceau 1947. 2 volumes in-8 en feuillets sous couvertures rempliées, double étui. 199 + 175 pages illustrées en couleurs de pochoirs par A E MARTY. Tirage lmité numéroté 250 exemplaires sur vélin à la forme. Un des quarante premiers exemplaires (N° XI) numérotés de I à LX et contenant un dessin original en couleurs de A.E MARTY.Très bel exemplaire. Très bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Artgil]
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        The Farmers' Club: June 26 1947 - Facsimile of Drawings and Poems of George Wharton Pepper

      The Farmers Club Pub, 1947. Limited Edition. Blue leather book shaped box.. Excellent condition.. 11 Color Illustrations by George Wharton Pepper. Keepsake of the exclusive Farmers Club of Philadelphia. 11 cards each featuring a humorous poem and illustration of one of its members, including George D. Widener, C. Jared Ingersoll, Pierre S. Du Pont. This copy belonged to Morris Cheston with his name stamped on front.

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Co]
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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        Fêtes foraines de Paris

      1947. Editions Droin Labastie, Paris, 1947. Grand in/4 en feuilles, couverture rempliée illustrée en couleur, sous chemise et étui de feutrine noire, lithographies originales de Grau Sala, 95 p. Un des 215 exemplaires numérotés. Monod 8506. relié Bon état

      [Bookseller: Livres Anciens Lucas Philippe]
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        Lucienne et le boucher

      First edition, one of 28 numbered copies on pur fil, this one unnumbered but justified "pur fil", tirage de tête.Two slight tears to foot of spine (to edges), a very good copy with edges preserved. Grasset Paris 1947 13,5x20,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Le Surréalisme en 1947. Exposition Internationale de Surréalisme présentée par André Breton et Marcel Duchamp. Pierre a feu.

      Maeght Editeur., Paris 1947 - 8vo, Original paper cover with a design by Marcel Duchamp a photograph of the famous rubber breast used for the limited edition. Rubbed at edges, upper cover crease, paper uniformly yellowed throughout. the trade issue after 999 copies of the limited edition. With the folding sheet catalogue loosely inserted. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        Soviet Russia Since the War

      1947. First Edition . Signed. (CHAPLIN, Charlie) JOHNSON, Hewlett (Dean of Canterbury). Soviet Russia Since the War. New York: Boni & Gaer, 1947. Octavo, original taupe cloth, original dust jacket. $1800.First edition of Soviet Russia Since the War, inscribed ""To —— from Hewlett Johnson / Dean of Canterb. / Los Angeles / Dec — 49"" and signed immediately below the inscription, ""Charles Chaplin.""Dean of Canterbury from 1931 to 1963, Hewlett Johnson's steadfast championing of Communism, which he considered the best alternative to Fascism, brought him under the surveillance of MI5 and eventually earned him the nickname ""The 'Red' Dean of Canterbury."" By 1947, Johnson was already well-traveled, having served as chaplain in a camp for German POWs in World War I, visited China in 1932, and gone to Spain in 1937 during the Civil War. In 1945 he was in Moscow during the V.E. Day celebrations and in June of that year met Stalin at the Kremlin where he was awarded the ""Order of the Red Banner of Labour."" He had written his first book, The Socialist Sixth of the World (1939), at the urging of publisher Victor Gollanz, who asked him to explain Russian Communism to the British public.Charlie Chaplin did not call himself a communist, but rather a ""peacemonger."" He is known to have attended functions given by Soviet diplomats in Los Angeles, and the FBI maintained a file on him. Though he publicly protested Senator McCarthy's actions against suspected Communist Party members and was subpoenaed to appear before the House Un-American Activities Committee, he was never called to testify. Chaplin and Johnson apparently met no later than November of 1945 when both attended a talk by Linus Pauling on ""Atomic Energy and World Government"" for the Hollywood chapter of the Independent Citizen's Committee for the Arts, Sciences, and Professions. In My Autobiography (1964), Chaplin wrote: ""There is a strong sense of frankness and sincerity about the English clergy that is a reflection of England at its best. It is men like Dr. Hewlett JohnsonÂ… that give vitality to the English Church."" Book fine, some chipping to edges and spine of extremely good dust jacket.

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        The Game Fish Cyclopedia. Designed for the Sportsmen of America by The House of Seagram Fine Whiskies Since 1851.

      Seagram-Distillers. 1947. Color poster, pictorial / pictographic map, 30 x 40 inches. Paper loss at lower left corner (not entering image); wear and short chips to edges, few tiny spots at upper left corner. A stunning poster, graphically striking and filled with information of the fish of the United States and their habitat. 53 fish are pictured around a map of the United States, with numbers to indicate their distribution. The brightly colored map is illustrated with pictographs of fishermen, boats and sea creatures. The "collaborators" on the map were, respectively, the author of "North American Game Fishes," the author of "Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast from Alaska to the Equator," and the Fishing Editor of "Field and Stream."

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        L'automne à Pékin

      - Les éditions du scorpion, Paris 1947, 11,5x18cm, relié. - Edizione originale per il quale non è stato derivato grande papiers.Reliure metà navy marocco, colonna vertebrale con cinque nervi, quando la coda d'oro, carta marmorizzata piatto, guardie e contreplats involucri di carta blu conservati, testa dorata, elegante vincolante firmato P. Goy & C. Vilaine.Rare dedica autografa firmata da Boris Vian su di esso a René Lalou. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Reliure en demi maroquin marine, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier bleu, couvertures conservées, tête dorée, élégante reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Rare envoi autographe signé de Boris Vian sur ce texte à René Lalou.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        La difficulté d'être

      - Paul Morihien, Paris 1947, 11,5x17cm, broché sous chemise-étui. - Prima edizione, una copia del servizio stampa. autografo prezioso firmato da Jean Cocteau a Jean-Paul Sartre: "... il suo amico con tutto il cuore ..." Senza essere della stessa generazione e nonostante tutto ciò che li potrebbe opporsi, Jean Cocteau e Jean-Paul Sartre frequentati regolarmente alla fine del 1940 e l'inizio del 1950; la morte del filosofo Jean Marais si ricorderà chiamate regolari telefonici, ma anche infinite cene e meraviglioso discussione. Dopoguerra, Cocteau sembrava davvero avere il cuore a dimenticare alcuni dei suoi compromessi occupazione e gli amici per le posizioni impegnato come Sartre potrebbe opportunamente contribuire. Cocteau è stato anche un curioso che non poteva non essere interessato al sorgere di una personalità complessa. Così i due uomini lavoravano insieme con il riconoscimento di Jean Genet e hanno pubblicato nel mese di luglio 1948 a combattere una lettera aperta al Presidente della Repubblica, Vincent Auriol, per la scarcerazione del poeta-hooligan . Pochi anni dopo, Sartre Cocteau contribuiscono a creare un Comitato di sostegno Henri Martin, avversario comunista nella guerra in Indocina condannato a 5 anni di reclusione per aver distribuito volantini. Cocteau partecipano anche alla messa in scena di Dirty Hands, il gioco di Sartre ha debuttato nel 1948 al Théâtre Antoine. Offrendo il papa dell'esistenzialismo una copia autografata della difficoltà di essere dandy infaticabile lo sottopose una delle sue opere più intime. Nel libro, ricorda Sartre, notando anche con l'impegno politico, "sollevò una grande lepre." Raro esempio di legami tra le due grandi figure della scena letteraria e intellettuale del XX secolo. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Jean Cocteau à Jean-Paul Sartre : « son ami de tout c

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        HAGADAH SHEL PESAH: IM ME'AH VA-HAMISHAH ASAR PERUSHIM HA-NIKRA'AH BA-SHEM MIGDAL EDER ... : VE-HOSAFTI ... HIDUSHIM NEHUTSIM U-KETSARIM BA-SHEM HEMDAT YISRA'EL [DISPLACED PERSONS HAGADAH SHEL PESAH]

      Germanyah; Defus Shemu'el Friedman, 1947. Original Wraps. 12mo. 116 pages. 20 cm. She'erit Hapleita (surviving remnant) edition of a hagadah first published in Vilna by Rom, in 1891 or 1892. In Hebrew. Photostat reprint of Haggadah commentary Migdal Eder compiled by Rabbi Israel David Miller, published in Germany for a Displaced Persons readership. Haggadah with 115 commentaries, from Maimonides, Rashi; many Hasidic commentaries, including one from the Ba'al ha-Tanya, founder of Habad, Dubno Maggid, Gaon of Vilna, and many others. Verso dedication from Friedman to those martyred in the holocaust. Subjects: Displaced Persons

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        Soviet Russia Since the War

      , 1947. 1947. First Edition . Signed. (CHAPLIN, Charlie) JOHNSON, Hewlett (Dean of Canterbury). Soviet Russia Since the War. New York: Boni & Gaer, 1947. Octavo, original taupe cloth, original dust jacket. $1800.First edition of Soviet Russia Since the War, inscribed ""To

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        Under the Volcano

      1947. First Edition . LOWRY, Malcolm. Under the Volcano. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1947). Octavo, original cloth, original dust jacket. $2800.First edition, first printing, of Lowry's finest novel, one of the 20th century's ""few authentic masterpieces.""Hailed as ""masterpiece… one of the towering novels of the 20th century,"" Lowry's tour-de-force is the tragic narrative of the final, desperate day of a former British Consul drinking himself to death in Mexico (New York Times). ""As with all tragic heroes (and this novel is genuine tragedy) the Consul sums up the flaws which are latent or actual in all of us: like Marlowe's Faustus, he excites pity and terror… By the end of the century Under the Volcano may be seen as one of its few authentic masterpieces"" (Burgess, 99 Novels, 38). Yet the novel was nearly refused publication. After publisher Jonathan Cape rejected a fourth draft in 1945, Lowry wrote a long defense of it, arguing that the book's seeming incoherence was part of its poetic quality, and that passages of drug-induced narration by the Consul symbolized ""the universal drunkenness of mankind during the war, and during the period immediately preceding it."" Impressed, Cape agreed to publish the novel with no changes, to great critical success. ""To describe his perennial theme, Lowry once borrowed the words of the critic Edmund Wilson: 'the forces in man which cause him to be terrified of himself'"" (Lacayo, Time: All Time 100 Novels). Basis for the John Huston film with Albert Finney (who was nominated for an Oscar). First edition, first printing with no edition or printings on copyright page. First-issue dust jacket with $3.00 on front flap; ""Advance critical acclaim"" and four advance reviews from Alfred Kazan, Robert Penn Warren, Conrad Aiken and Stephen Spender on back panel. Published the same year as the English edition, no priority established. Book fine, some expert archival restoration to scarce, bright fresh dust jacket.

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        Photograph signed

      Photograph signed ("W. Somerset Maugham"), in black ink, on the mount of a striking portrait of Maugham from the chest up with him leaning his cheek on his right hand. Signed in full. The photograph is stamped "Pirie MacDonald, Photographer-of-Men, New York." The image measures approximately 6" x 9" and is affixed to MacDonald's original mounting board which measures 11" x 14". On the back of the board is imprinted an array of information of MacDonald's awards and accomplishments and address. A further affixed label indicates this photograph of Maugham was taken in 1935 and signed by him in 1947. An excellent and rare "soft focus" image. Very good.

      [Bookseller: George Houle Rare Books & Autographs]
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        THE INDIAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE 1857

      Bombay: Phoenix Publications. 1947. First Edition Thus; First Printing. Hardcover. Book condition is Very Good; with a Good- dust jacket. Chips and tears, staining, to jacket, some tape repair from jacket interior. Creasing to flaps. Crease at spine and bump to front panel. Text is clean and unmarked. Illustrated, decorated end papers, frontispiece of the author. This is the incredibly scarce first Authorized and Public Edition published in India of this work widely considered to be a major work in Indian history and nationalist writing. 545 pages plus Glossary and ads. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Evolving Lens Bookseller]
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        Jazz

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        Notes sur le rire

      First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on vélin du Marais paper, seuls grands papiers.Autograph inscription from Marcel Pagnol to André Prunier in pencil on half-title.A good copy.  Nagel Paris 1947 12x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Midnite Show. Original painting, oil on canvas, 30 ¼  x 24 inches, signed lower right with the artist's initials, as was his custom

      , (No date) An arresting image of Harlequin standing alone on stage in the glare of a bright circular spotlight. A painting of a "Jester", dating from 1947, is in the Tennessee Williams collection at the Humanities Research Center in Austin, Texas. Provenance: The Family of Edmund J. Perret, Rye, New York. Edmund Perret was a personal friend of Tennessee Williams, and their relationship is documented in Lyle Leverich's book Tom: The Unknown Tennessee Williams. Aside from the painting's obvious homoerotic considerations, the theatrical context enhances the psychology of the picture with the figure, standing alone in the spotlight, perhaps reflecting something of the playwright's own vulnerability.

      [Bookseller: James S. Jaffe Rare Books LLC]
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        Brighton Rock. A Gun For Sale. [Two volumes. Signed]

      Heinemann. London 1947 - Two volumes. First impressions from the Uniform Edition, both copies dedicated and signed by Greene in black ink, both copies dedicated to Sussex author Geoffrey Cotterell. Both dedications dated March 1947. However, on 'A Gun for Sale' Greene has clearly prepared the dedication in advance, leaving a space for the name of the recipient into which Cotterell's name has been inserted, written in blue ink. 'Brighton Rock' bears a contemporaneous inscription to Cotterell in black ink, uniformly executed. Both copies may be regarded as artefacts of the many months of work that Greene undertook prior to the filming of Brighton Rock in the summer of 1947. The Boulting Brothers began shooting on location in Brighton in June during the hottest summer on record. However, Greene had been travelling from London to Brighton since January to write and reconnoitre, but perhaps more importantly to build relationships and goodwill. His novel had angered many in Brighton, who thought it damaging for tourism and for trade; in 1938 the Brighton Gazette had described the novel as being: "A gross libel on Brighton which gives a totally wrong and damaging impression of the place and its public officials." That sentiment persisted post-war. If Boulting's unit was to film on location, goodwill and co-operation was essential: roads would need to be closed, permits and permissions obtained, so in the early months of 1947 Greene and others sought to build the relationships, co-operation and goodwill necessary for the project to succeed. The first two titles of the Uniform Edition had been recently published and it's likely that Greene prepared signed and dated copies such as this example of 'A Gun for Sale', leaving room for the name of the recipient to be entered into the dedication as required. These two volumes are testament to that endeavour. Collett's London booksellers label to the front pastedown on both volumes. Very good condition, backstrips sunned, dustwrappers slightly edge-worn and faded, otherwise no faults. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Cornell]
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        A Collection of Derrière le miroir issues: DLM: nos 4, 25/26, 48/49, 71/72, & 85/86

      Paris: Maeght Editeur, 1947-1956. Bound volume of five issues comprising DLM Nos. 4, 25/26, 48/49, 71/72, & 85/86. Each with illustrations by Georges Braque including 12 color lithographs, several double page. (Folio) 37x27 cm (14 x10 ") brown cloth. Five of the Braque issues of this famous art periodical, presented in a single volume.

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        GEORGICA - LES GÉORGIQUES Illustrées d?eaux-fortes par DUNOYER DE SEGFONZAC. Traduites par Michel de Marolles. Paris, chez l?Artiste (Imprimérie Nationale), 1947

      Imprimérie Nationale, 1947. 3 volumi in-folio grande (457x354 mm.), di cui il terzo per le suites aggiunte.i. Tre volumi con copertine d'editore conservate. in solida stupenda artistica legatura d'amatore, firmata da Semet et Plumelle, in pieno marocchino verde, ornato con losanghe impresse a secco sui piatti e ai dorsi, piccoli fregi e titoli oro ai dorsi, sguardie in marocchino bruno, tagli dorati. Conservati in eleganti astucci originali in carta marmorizzata e marocchino. Volumi adorni di 119 bellissime acquaforti originali, delle quali 99 a piena pag. fuori testo, di grande finezza naturalistica ed artistica, di Dunoyer de Segonzac (1884-1974, pittore, illustratore, incisore, paesaggista), uno dei più fertili e amati peintres-graveurs attivi a metà ?900. Il testo latino è accompagnato della traduzione francese a fronte. Stupenda opera impressa su ottima carta forte "vélin d'Arches", tirata a 250 esemplari numerati. Il presente è il n. 26 dei 50 primi esemplari, corredati di una suite aggiunta delle 119 incisioni, e delle prove di 25 altre incisioni che non vennero utilizzate nella tiratura definitiva. Perfetta conservazione, come nuovo. E' uno dei capolavori tra i ''livres d'artiste'' del ventesimo secolo.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        WHAT IS AMERICAN JEWRY'S RESPONSIBILITY IN 1948 THROUGH UNITED JEWISH APPEAL : A WORK BOOK FOR ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE UNITED JEWISH APPEAL.

      New York: UJA. 1947. Paperback. 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: “The Displaced persons Countries, ” “Eastern European Countries, ” Western European Countries” and then Shanghai, Central and South America, and “Special Passover Relief. ” Section IV, on the United Service for New Americans, includes subsections on “Who are the Newcomers? , ” “Resettlement from New York, ” “European Jewish Children’s Aid, ” “Physicians and Dentist Unit, ” “Location Service, ” “Central Refugee Index, ” and many others. “In January 1939, the United Jewish Appeal for Refugees and Overseas Needs was established, combining the efforts of American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, led by Rabbi Jonah Wise; the United Palestine Appeal, led by Rabbi Abba Hillel Silver; and the National Coordinating Committee Fund led by William Rosenwald. The three founders emphasized that the funds needed to support Jews in Europe and Palestine would be triple to quadruple the amount raised in the previous year. While the organizations would raise funds together, the Joint Distribution Committee would assist Jews in Europe, the United Palestine Appeal would aid the Jewish community in Palestine, including refugees from Europe arriving there and the National Coordinating Committee Fund would assist refugees arriving in the United States” (Wikipedia, 2016) . OCLC lists 3 copies worldwide (Harvard, JHU, NLI) , none in the US outside the East Coast. Wrappers are edgeworn and chipped. Minor soiling to some pages with no damage to text. Overall Good Condition. (ZION-10-13) .

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        La Peste

      Paris: Gallimard, 1947 First edition, "service de presse" review copy. Original printed wrappers in parchment cover. Areas of slight darkening to spine and along upper wrapper joint, small scattered spots of rubbing on cover, tiny chipping around extremities - but make no mistake, this is a nice near fine copy of a fragile book - housed in collector's red buckram slipcase.*************** Presentation copy by Camus on half title– "à Georgette Le Corre qui a coupé la [La peste] et à la Peste avec la sympathie Albert Camus"******** "To Georgette Le Corre Who cut the [The plague] and the Plague With sympathy Albert Camus"********* We have not been able to identify Ms. Le Corre. We have tried voraciously – going so far as to contact the assistant to Camus' daughter and they could not find a shred of information in their archives. **** Camus appears to be using wordplay with "coupe" and "la Peste". He writes "qui a coupe (La Peste title print)" AND "et la Peste". With "coupe" having various uses - to literally cut, slang for editing, or to reduce - this person could have helped him edit the book/formulate the story in some manner and also have had a hand in a real life "plague". ***** Perhaps this person had a medical background(there were small outbreaks in Olan during Camus's life) or if he is referring to the plague as the Nazis(general agreement amongst scholars that they are the pestilence described in the book), she could have been involved in anti-occupation actions. The fact that Camus purposefully wrote "and to the Plague" again, shows a pun usage for "cutting" and "plague." This person is yet unidentified, but the evidence suggests that she had some impact in his life.

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        L'Après Midi et le Monologue d'un Faune.

      1947. Casa Editrice Il Balcone, Milano, 1947. Volume curato da Massimo Carrà e stampato da Mario Strada. In folio, pp. (18) 64, (8), con 5 litografie su zinco indedite di Carlo Carrà (cm 16 x 23 circa il foglio), firmate in bs. a sn. "C. Carrà 947", fogli sciolti in dieci quartini sciolti in cartella editoriale in cartonato beige con plancetta con titoli al piatto, carta filigranata con sigla "AAF". Le litografie di Carrà sono: "Fauno con flauto", "Fauno e fanciulla", "Venere" conosciuta anche come "Nudo", "Fanciulle", "Fauno". Al colophon si legge che di questo libro sono stati stampati su carta a mano filigranata centodieci esemplari numerati, di cui i primi due indicati con le lettere "A" e "B", con cinque litografie colorate e firmate a mano da Carlo Carrà, novantotto numerati da 3 a 100, e dieci numerati da CI a CX. Questi ultimi esemplari sono fuori commercio. A tiratura ultimata le pietre delle litografie sono state distrutte". Il nostro esemplare, in edizione originale, è il numero 43 con numerazione romana. Esemplare con usuali tracce alla brossura, molto buono lo stato di conservazione di tutti i fascicoli contenuti e delle litografie.

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        Portraits de famille

      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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        Dark Carnival ( Author's 1st Book )

      Arkham House, NY 1947 - HARDBACK NODJ , 1947, Limited 1st edition, STATED 3,000 copies, 1st Printing, former Owner Inscription , minor rub Cvr , Small black Cloth Titled on Spine cvr light wear FADE titles, Interior Small Stain on top Inner Hinges & some pgs thru 1st half of book & on back Cvr Light small stain, GOOD+/GOOD, AS-IS, NOJACKET, 313 pgs [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'homme & les choses

      First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on vélin Johannot, tirage de tête.A very good copy of this text about Francis Ponge. Seghers Paris 1947 11,5x17,5cm broché

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        Dark Carnival ( Author's 1st Book )

      Arkham House, NY, 1947. HARDBACK NODJ , 1947, Limited 1st edition, STATED 3,000 copies, 1st Printing, former Owner Inscription , minor rub Cvr , Small black Cloth Titled on Spine cvr light wear FADE titles, Interior Small Stain on top Inner Hinges some pgs thru 1st half of book & on back Cvr Light small stain, GOOD+/VG-, AS-IS, NOJACKET, 313 pgs. First Edition. Hard Cover.

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        L'écume des jours

      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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        Les bandes

      First edition, one of 50 numbered copies on Arches paper, ours specially printed for André Dignimont illustrator of the book, deluxe edition after 5 Japan variously enriched. Illustrated book, frontispiece, original dry-point André Dignimont. Precious autograph signed by Pierre Mac Orlan: "A Dignimont, artist, friend to the old Dig, his friend Pierre Mac Orlan.. Beautiful copy exceptionally enriched in 6 states of the frontispiece. Les éditions de la Belle page Paris 1947 14,5x23cm broché

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        Midnite Show.Original painting, oil on canvas, 30 ¼ x 24 inches, signed lower right with the artist's initials, as was his custom

      (No date) - An arresting image of Harlequin standing alone on stage in the glare of a bright circular spotlight. A painting of a "Jester", dating from 1947, is in the Tennessee Williams collection at the Humanities Research Center in Austin, Texas.Provenance: The Family of Edmund J. Perret, Rye, New York.Edmund Perret was a personal friend of Tennessee Williams, and their relationship is documented in Lyle Leverich's bookTom: The Unknown Tennessee Williams. Aside from the painting's obvious homoerotic considerations, the theatrical context enhances the psychology of the picture with the figure, standing alone in the spotlight, perhaps reflecting something of the playwright's own vulnerability.

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        Cahier d'un retour au pays natal

      First edition on ordinary paper.With an autograph inscription from Aimé Césaire to Albert Béguin.A very good copy. Bordas Paris 1947 12x19cm broché

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        Neve a Clavière (1947) Olio/cartone, cm 50x64 olio su cartone. Opera firmata e intitolata al retro. Autentica di Enrico Paulucci in data 8/1/1980 Già Galleria e Libreria d'Arte La Bussola, Torino (etichetta al retro).

      1947.

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        Het Achterhuis

      Amsterdam: Uitgeverij, Contact,, 1947. Dagboekbrieven van 12 Juni 1942 ? 1 Augusten 1944. Octavo. Original speckled grey boards, titles to front board reversed out of a brown ground and to spine in brown. Portrait frontispiece, two photographic plates, a plan and two facsimiles of Frank's handwriting. A little rubbed, joints started at ends, front free endpaper verso separating from text block at head, text toned as usual, a good copy. First edition, first impression; the true first edition of one of the genuinely emblematic books of the 20th century. Anne's dispassionate recording of life in the concealed attic room of her family's Amsterdam home during the Nazi occupation have led to her achieving a rather narrowly "iconic" status, a figurehead for the experience of Europe's Jews, so for Ilya Ehrenburg she could represent "one voice [that] speaks for six million," and her book was included in New York Public Library's Books of the Century Exhibition, being one of eighteen titles in the section dedicated to "War, Holocaust, Totalitarianism." But her achievement is both wider and far more profound than this, as Roger Rosenblatt wrote in his piece on her for Time Magazine's Time 100: The Most Important People of the Century: "The passions the book ignites suggest that everyone owns Anne Frank, that she has risen above the Holocaust, Judaism, girlhood and even goodness and become a totemic figure of the modern world - the moral individual mind beset by the machinery of destruction, insisting on the right to live and question and hope for the future of human beings ? The reason for her immortality was basically literary. She was an extraordinarily good writer, for any age, and the quality of her work seemed a direct result of a ruthlessly honest disposition" (Time, 14 June 1999).

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