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1 BEMELMANS, Ludwig. best of times : An Account of Europe Revisited, with 50 color and 110 blackillustrations by the author
Simon and Schuster,, New York, 1948, 
BEMELMANS, Ludwig. The best of times : An Account of Europe Revisited, with50 color and 110 black illustrations by the author. New York : Simon and S chuster, (1948). Pp (13),18-188. Illustrated. Folio, reddish cloth, black lettering and line drawing to front board, black lettering to spine. The author was forced to spend two nights at their stopover in Gander, Newfoundand(pp.22-26). Includes a large coloured two-page spread and a smaller three- quarter page black and white illustration, both entitled "Gander, Newfoundland." Wear to spine and corners, browning to inner hinge gutters, else good. Excess shipping charges may be necessary to cover postage costs. 10.00

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2 BEMELMANS, Ludwig Eye of God. 1st US in dj
Viking Press, New York, 1949, 
BEMELMANS, Ludwig. The Eye of God. N.Y.: The Viking Press, 1949. Pp. (4),v-vi,(2),3-312,(2). 8vo, beige ill. cloth. Vg in unclipped dj (small chips tohead and tail of spine, light wear to corners and front fold, slightly rub bed). 20.00

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3 BEMELMANS, Ludwig My War with the United States. Second American Printing in dustjacket
Viking Press, New York, 1949, 
BEMELMANS, Ludwig. My War with the United States. New York : The Viking Press, (July) 1937. Second Printing. Pp (10),9-151,(7). Illustrated. 8vo, beige illustrated cloth, spine lettering in black, top edge dyed red. "Ludwig Bemelmans, as these words are written, is somewhere in Ecuador, winding slowly on horseback toward the head-waters of the Amazon. When he reaches the coast some weeks from now, he will board a small tramp steamer named the Comedian and sail for the Galapagos Islands. What he will do after that, no one, not even himself, has the faintest idea. When Ludwig Bemelmans first came to America he worked as a busboy in a Chinese restaurant. Some years later he was the proprietor of the Hapsburg, one of the ftnest restaurants in New York. Recently he has devoted ail the time he could spare from his wife and his daughter to writing and illustrating. Hansi and The Golden Basket are two books from his pen whose charming individuality has endeared them togrown- ups as well as to the children for whom they were made. The studio of Jascha Heifetz and the stage decor for Noah stand to his credit, as do articles, stories, and illustrations in Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Town and Country, Fortune, and Story." (from the dj). "The chapters of this book were translated from the pages of my German diary which I kept during my service in the United States army." (from the Foreword). Contents : Foreword; Please Don't Shoot; Tile Operation; Summer Sprouts; The Good Prisoners; Mad Maitre d'Hotel; To the Left; Tirol in Buffalo; David; The Mess in Order; The Buttermachine; Night on Guard; A Trip to Mississipi; Leave of Absence; The Widow from Scranton; Polish Kate's; The Army Is Like a Mother; Bayonet School. Ludwig Bemelmans (April 27, 1898 October 1, 1962) was an Austria-Hungary-born American writer and illustrator of children's books. He is known best for the Madeline picture books. Very good in chipped, browned, price-clipped dustjacket. 22.00

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