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French Art Book Renaissance de la Peinture Francaise, 1946
Pour une Renaissance de la Peinture Francaise (for a rebirth of French painting) is a soft cover art book by Jacques Baschet, French art critic and historian. Published in 1946, this...
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Vintage 1940s French Books

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French Encyclopedia- Two Volumes Nouveau Larousse Universel, 1948
Le Nouveau Larousse Universal is a 2 volumes, A to Z, encyclopedia published by Librairie Larousse, Paris 1948. Hard bound with embossed leather. The dictionaries features multiple e...
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Vintage 1940s French Books

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Leather, Paper

Books, Sir Winston Spencer Churchill's "War Speeches and The Post War Speeches"
Leatherbound. 12 volumes. Bound in full blue morocco leather with all edges gilt, raised bands, and gilt tooling on spines. Very good. Published in London by Cassell & Co. between 19...
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Vintage 1940s English Books

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Leather, Leather, Paper

Green Mansions A Romance of the Tropical Forest, First Edition Thus
Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical Forest by William Henry Hudson. New York: Knopf, 1943. First Edition thus hardcover. With a foreword by John Galsworthy. Illustrated with pa...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Books, Sir Winston Spencer Churchill's "War Speeches" First Edition
Sir Winston Spencer Churchill's "War Speeches. Compiled by Randolph S. Churchill" First Edition! First Edition. Leatherbound. Seven volumes. Bound in three-quarter red morocco lea...
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Vintage 1940s English Books

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Leather, Leather, Paper

French Book Litterature Francaise, Larousse Editions, 1948
A leather bound book in dark green tone published by Librairie Larousse, Paris 1948. The book is the first volume of the history of the French Literature from the Medevial ages to th...
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Vintage 1940s French Books

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Leather, Paper

Scarce 1947 Paul Laszlo Catalog
By Paul Laszlo
Located in New York, NY
Self-published, 102-page catalog with laminated boards showcasing Paul Laszlo's work in and around Beverly Hills between 1937-1947. The Hungarian born and Vienna-educated Laszlo (190...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Books

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Great Bookstore in Action by Adolph Kroch, Signed First Edition
A great bookstore in Action by Adolph Kroch. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1940. Second edition hardcover with paper label on spine and cover. 32 pages. The autographed editi...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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The Second World War, Signed by Winston Churchill, First Editions, 6 Volumes
By Winston Churchill
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Churchill, Winston, The Second World War. London, 1948: Cassell & Co. Ltd. First editions, 6 vols. Signed by Churchill. All in original dust jackets with a custom slipcase. Presen...
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Vintage 1940s English Books

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Bauhaus Book Holders in Grey Lacquered Metal
Bauhaus metal book holders, manufactured in Germany, circa 1940. In great original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina.
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Vintage 1940s German Mid-Century Modern Books

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"The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" by Edward Gibbon, Reprint, 1946
Gibbon, Edward. Edited by J. B. Bury. Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. New York: The Heritage Press, 1946. Three-volume set, Reprint. Three-quarter leather boards and presented ...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, First Edition, circa 1949
By George Orwell
Located in Colorado Springs, CO
Orwell, George. Nineteen Eeighty-four. London: Secker and Warburg, 1949. First edition - bound in beautiful quarter leather and housed in a custom matching slipcase. This is a fir...
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Vintage 1940s British Books

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Leather, Paper

French Leather Bound Book L' Illustration, 1940
A hard bound book with red leather spine and marbled paper on the cover including issues of the weekly French newspaper L'Illustration from January to May 1940. Published in Paris fr...
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Vintage 1940s French Books

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Leather, Paper

"Les Decorateurs des années 40s" Book
A hard backed book with the original dust jacket which is in good condition. With 303 pages which are profusely illustrated in black and white and color, text is in French. Featuring...
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The Diary Of A Public Man an Intimate View of the National Administration 1/500
The Diary Of A Public Man: An Intimate View Of The National Administration, December 28, 1860-March 15, 1861, by Edwin McMasters Stanton. Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Chicago, 1945. 1s...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Set of Two French Books L' Illustration, 1941
A set of 2 volumes including the weekly French newspaper L'Illustration from May-December 1941. Hard bound with leather spine and marbled paper. Published in Paris from 1843-1944, th...
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Vintage 1940s French Books

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Leather, Paper

Paul Gauguin NoaNoa Book
By Paul Gauguin
Located in Meyrin, CH
Paul Gauguin NoaNoa book voyage de Tahiti, 1947.
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Vintage 1940s European Books

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Victory through Air Power, Signed by Alexander de Saversky, First Edition, 1942
De Seversky, Alexander. Victory Through Air Power. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1942. Signed first edition, first printing. Original dust jacket. Presented in custom matching slipca...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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"Admiral Halsey's Story," First Edition, Signed and Inscribed by Admiral Halsey
Halsey, Fleet Admiral William F., U.S.N. and Lt. Comdr. J. Bryan, III, U.S.N.R. Admiral Halsey’s Story. New York: Wittlesley House, 1947. Inscribed and signed first edition. Presente...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Leather, Paper

Crusade in Europe, Signed by Dwight D. Eisenhower, First Edition, 1948
Eisenhower, Dwight D. Crusade in Europe: A personal account of World War II. New York: Doubleday & Co., 1948. First edition signed by Eisenhower. Original dust jacket and housed in a...
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Vintage 1940s Books

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Leather, Paper

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Rendered Into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald
Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Rendered Into English Verse By Edward Fitzgerald. New York: Random House, 1947. 1st Ed thus hardcover with original slip-case. "A complete reprint of the fi...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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L'Art Primitif En Suisse, Roman and Gothique, Lucien Mazenod, 1948
L'Art Primitif En Suisse, Roman and Gothique, Lucien Mazenod.
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Vintage 1940s French Romantic Books

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Norman Rockwell, Illustrator by Arthur Guptill, First Edition Signed by Rockwell
Guptill, Arthur. Norman Rockwell: Illustrator. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1946. First edition signed by Rockwell. Original dust jacket and presented in custom clamshell. ...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Animal Farm by George Orwell, First American Edition in Dust Jacket, 1946
Orwell, George. Animal Farm. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1946. First American edition. First issue dust jacket with mylar cover. Presented in custom clamshell. This first A...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Global Mission by H. H. Arnold, First Edition, Signed and Inscribed, 1949
Arnold, H.H., Global Mission. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1949. Signed and inscribed first edition. Presented in original dust jacket with matching custom archival clamshell. This ...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Peter Paul Rubens Masterpieces, Meisterwerke der Malerei by Georg Pudelko, 1942
By Peter Paul Rubens
Located in London, GB
Goldmann Verlag, Leipzig, 1942 A Flemish painter, Peter Paul Rubens’ Baroque style emphasized movement, sensuality and color. Although he was raised as a Catholic and painted Coun...
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Vintage 1940s Spanish Baroque Books

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Michelangelo Buonarroti, 8 Mounted Color Plates, Roberto Hoesch, Milano, 1942
By Michelangelo Buonarroti
Located in London, GB
Published by Roberto Hoesch, Milano, 1942.
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Vintage 1940s Italian Baroque Books

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Rodin Editions Jean Marguerat, Edouard Herriot, 1949
Edouard Herriot De L'academie Francaise.
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Vintage 1940s French Mid-Century Modern Books

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Jean Lupoiu Cocktail Recipes Book Rare 1948 Edition
By Jean Lupoiu
Located in Atlanta, GA
Rare Jean Lupoiu cocktail book, early edition from 1948. 135 pages of cocktail recipes, some extremely famous and other to re-discover, a great addition for all barware lovers. In ad...
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Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Books

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Picasso and Brassai, Les Sculptures de Picasso 1949
Les Sculptures de Picasso. Photographs by Brassai. Text in French by Daniel Henry Kahnweiler. Published by Les Editions du Chêne, Paris 1949 An important collaboration between Pica...
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Vintage 1940s French Books

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Auguste Rodin by Philip R Adams, First Edition
Auguste Rodin by Philip R Adams. Hyperion Press, New York, 1945. First edition hardcover, partial dust jacket. A monograph on the sculpture and drawings of the French artist. With a ...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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Patrick Hamilton, The Slaves of Solitude, First Edition Book
Patrick Hamilton -The Slaves of Solitude Published by Constable, London 1947. First edition. Hamilton, cult author of Hangover Square and denizen of seedy pre-war literary Lond...
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Vintage 1940s English Mid-Century Modern Books

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Winston Churchill: War Speeches, First Editions
By Winston Churchill
Located in New York, NY
The War Speeches: Into Battle, The Unrelenting Struggle, Onwards to Victory, The Dawn of Liberation, Victory, and Secret Session Speeches "We shall not flag or fail. We shall go o...
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Vintage 1940s British Books

Iconic Limited Edition Fred Stein Photo of Albert Einstein
Stunning large gelatin silver limited edition photograph; one of the most iconic images of the 20th century. One of only 450 in the edition. “In 1946, when Albert Einstein was in...
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Vintage 1940s Books

Gio Ponti Midcentury Brass with Glass Magazine Stand Holder or Rack, Italy SALE
By Gio Ponti
Located in London, GB
Gio Ponti style midcentury brass with glass magazine stand holder or rack, Italy, circa 1940 Beautiful and elegant style, green glass Made in Italy Giovanni "Gio" Ponti (18 Nov...
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Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Magazine Racks and Stands

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American Interior Design
By Meyric R. Rogers
Located in London, GB
Published by Bonanza Books, 1978 “The Tradition and Developments of Domestic Design from Colonial Times to the Present" A measured study of the development of the American inte...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

Works of Architects Olgyay and Olgyay Modern Hungarian Architecture, 1948
The Work of Architects Olgyay and Olgyay. Introduction by Marcel Breuer. Dust Jacket designed by Gyorgy Kepes. First US edition 1948. Published by Rheinhold (the Hungarian edition wa...
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Vintage 1940s Hungarian Modern Books

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Illustrated Book of The Stanley Charles Nott Collection of Chinese Jades
Illustrated bound book of the Stanley Charles Nott Collection of Chinese Jades, being a richly illustrated and descriptive record of a prominent collection of Chinese antiques, publi...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Books

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"The Fountainhead", Early Printing, Inscribed and Signed by Ayn Rand, circa 1944
Early presentation printing of Ayn Rand's "The Fountainhead," inscribed and signed by the author, "To Laura B. Scott - Cordially - Ayn Rand", dated December 16, 1944. Published in In...
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Vintage 1940s Books

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The Book of Pottery and Porcelain in 2 Volumes
By Warren E. Cox
Located in valatie, NY
The Book of Pottery and Porcelain in 2 volumes by Warren COX. NY: Crown Publishers, 1949. 7th Ed hardcovers no slip case. 1158 pages. With over 3000 illustrations and foldout map. On...
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Vintage 1940s American Books

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1940s Diego Rivera Time Magazine
By Diego Rivera
Located in New York, NY
Vintage original 1949 Time magazine featuring Diego Rivera cover: Caption reads: "Diego Rivera (Self-Portrait). Rotten duck is for educated noses (Art)." Interior includes a feat...
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Vintage 1940s Books

Fishing Book, Golden Days by Romilly Fedden
Vintage fishing book, golden days by Romilly Fedden A good 1949 (2nd edition) angling book by Romilly Fedden entitled 'Golden Days' and printed in Great Britain by The bowering Press...
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Vintage 1940s English Books

Studio Yearbook: Decorative Art, 1943-1948
By The Studio Publications, London 1
Located in London, GB
Published by The Studio, London. By Rathbone Holme and Kathleen M. Frost. A selection of leading architectural projects, interior designs, furniture and household items present...
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Vintage 1940s British Books

'With Fly, Plug & Bait' Signed Presentation Copy to Publisher, Leather Bound
By Ray Bergman
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
With Fly, Plug & Bait Signed Presentation Copy To Publisher Leather Bound Only One Copy Done for Publisher, Printed Presentation inside and pen signed from Author, includes envel...
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Vintage 1940s American Country Books

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