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        Alcoholics Anonymous

      New York: Works Publishing, Inc, 1947. First Edition, Eleventh Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, eleventh printing. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Cloth lightly rubbed, with areas where color has been touched-up. Dulling to gilt on spine. Light waviness to several early pages, several corners creased, but unmarked. An early printing of this A. A. cornerstone.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Le Testament.

      - P. L'Artisan du Livre 1947. Grand in-8° demi-maroquin bleu à bandes, dos à nerfs, tête dorée, couverture conservée, étui bordé. 133 gravures en noir dont 27 H.T. de Gus BOFA reproduites en héliogravures. Typographie en noir et bleu. Tirage limité à 300 exemplaires sur vélin. Très bel exemplaire enrichi d'une lettre signée Gus BOFA à GALTIER-BOISSIERE. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Librairie In-Quarto]
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        Collection of Five Photographs of the Ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto

      1947 - Original, vintage, black and white photographs. Size: ca. 170 × 110 mm. A collection of five photographs of the ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto, taken during Herman Gilman's visit in 1947. Three of the images are showing him and Józef Gitler-Barski among the ruins of the Ghetto, one image an unidentified woman among the rubble and one of a ruins of probably the wall of the ghetto (a copy of this image could be found in the collection of Yad Vashem; Archival Signature: 1605/81, Item ID: 10347). Herman Gilman (1899-1996) was the head of the Combined Jewish Appeal in Boston and a representative of the JDC (American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee). Józef Gitler-Barski (1898-1990) was the general secretary of the JDC in Poland. Two of them with printing proofs in pencil on verso (size and title), one with trace of mounting. Overall all the images are in fine condition. Original, vintage, black and white photographs. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        A Streetcar Named Desire.

      New York: New Directions, 1947. First edition. Octavo, original illustrated boards. Signed by Tennessee Williams on the front free endpaper. Light of rubbing to the bottom cloth, near fine in an excellent dust jacket which has had some professional restoration to the extremities. A Streetcar Named Desire received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1948. The play opened on Broadway on December 3, 1947, and closed on December 17, 1949, in the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. The Broadway production was directed by Elia Kazan and starred Marlon Brando, Jessica Tandy, Kim Hunter, and Karl Malden. "No one dared approach this new thing without caution. They had just witnessed something unprecedented on the stage, a high-pitched, jagged, alarming--and comical!--drama structure" (Sam Staggs). It is often regarded among the finest of American plays of the 20th century.

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        La difficulté d'être

      Paul Morihien 1947 - - Paul Morihien, Paris 1947, 11,5x17cm, broché sous chemise-étui. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Jean Cocteau à Jean-Paul Sartre : ". son ami de tout coeur." Sans être de la même génération et en dépit de tout ce qui pouvait les opposer, Jean Cocteau et Jean-Paul Sartre se fréquentèrent régulièrement à la fin des années 1940 et au début des années 1950 ; à la mort du philosophe, Jean Marais se souviendra des coups de fil réguliers mais aussi des dîners aux interminables et merveilleuses discussions. Après-guerre, Cocteau semblait en effet avoir à cœur de faire oublier certaines de ses compromissions de l'Occupation et des amis aux positions aussi engagées que celles de Sartre pouvaient opportunément y contribuer. Cocteau était aussi un curieux qui ne pouvait manquer de s'intéresser à l'ascension d'une personnalité si complexe. C'est ainsi que les deux hommes oeuvrèrent de concert à la reconnaissance de Jean Genet et qu'ils publièrent en juillet 1948 dans Combat une lettre ouverte au Président de la République, Vincent Auriol, en faveur de la libération de prison du poète-voyou. Quelques années plus tard, Cocteau aidera Sartre à créer un Comité de soutien à Henri Martin, opposant communiste à la guerre d'Indochine condamné à 5 ans d'emprisonnement pour distribution de tracts. Cocteau participera également à la mise en scène des Mains sales, pièce de Sartre créée en 1948 au Théâtre Antoine. En offrant au pape de l'existentialisme un exemplaire dédicacé de La Difficulté d'être, l'infatigable dandy lui soumet l'une de ses œuvres les plus intimes. Dans l'ouvrage, il évoque Sartre, soulignant même qu'avec l'engagement politique, il « a levé un gros lièvre ». Rare témoignage des liens entre deux figures majeures de la scène intellectuelle et littéraire du XXe siècle. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, review copy. Precious autograph signed by Jean Cocteau to Jean-Paul Sartre: ". his friend wholeheartedly ." Without being of the same generation and despite everything that could oppose them, Jean Cocteau and Jean-Paul Sartre frequented regularly in the late 1940s and early 1950s; the death of the philosopher Jean Marais will remember regular phone calls but also endless dinners and wonderful discussion. Postwar, Cocteau seemed indeed to have heart to forget some of his compromises Occupancy and friends to positions as committed as Sartre could appropriately contribute. Cocteau was also a curious who could not fail to be interested in the rise of a complex personality. Thus the two men worked along with the recognition of Jean Genet and they published in July 1948 in Combat an open letter to President of the Republic, Vincent Auriol, for the release from prison of the poet-hooligan . A few years later, Sartre Cocteau help to create a Support Committee Henri Martin, Communist opponent in the war in Indochina sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for distributing leaflets. Cocteau also participate in the staging of Dirty Hands, Sartre's play premiered in 1948 at the Théâtre Antoine. By offering the pope of existentialism an autographed copy of the difficulty of being the indefatigable dandy subjected him one of his most intimate works. In the book, he recalls Sartre, noting also with political commitment, it "lifted a large hare." Rare example of the links between the two major figures of literary and intellectual scene of the twentieth century. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Wayward Pressman.

      Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,, 1947. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine in green, top edge green. With the dust jacket. Extremities slightly rubbed and bumped, minor wear to corners and spine ends, light mottling to front board, margins of text block toned. A very good copy in a price-clipped jacket with slightly toned spine panel, lightly nicked and chipped extremities, splits along front fold and rear fold loose. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Liebling on the front free endpaper: "For Alfred Byers, A. J. Liebling".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        MDR - Monatsschrift für Deutsches Recht 1947-1997 (51 BÜCHER)

      Monatsschrift für Deutsches Recht Verlaggesellschaft, Hamburg 1947 - Gewebe (Rot). Zustand: Gut bis Sehr Gut gering gebräunt (Innen); Einband Außen hat geringe Gebrauchsspuren; 90000 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gebrauchtbücherlogistik H.J. Lauterbach]
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        A Streetcar Named Desire.

      New York: New Directions, 1947. First edition. Octavo, original illustrated boards. Signed by Tennesse Williams and six of the principal members of the original broadway cast. In addition to Williams, it is signed by Marlon Brando, Jessica Tandy, Gee Gee James, Peg Hillias, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden. From the collection of Herbert Adrian Rehner, with his signature, dated 1948, on the front free endpaper. Rehner was a college classmate of one of Karl Malden's younger brothers, and the two made numerous trips to New York in the 1940s. It was during this time they were introduced to the actors that director Elia Kazan had assembled for the Broadway debut of Williams' play. Rehner was a frequent dinner guest of Williams' during this period. Some rubbing to the bottom cloth and extremities in a near fine dust jacket with some of the usual sunning to the spine. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A unique item. A Streetcar Named Desire received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1948. The play opened on Broadway on December 3, 1947, and closed on December 17, 1949, in the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. The Broadway production was directed by Elia Kazan and starred Marlon Brando, Jessica Tandy, Kim Hunter, and Karl Malden. "No one dared approach this new thing without caution. They had just witnessed something unprecedented on the stage, a high-pitched, jagged, alarming--and comical!--drama structure" (Sam Staggs). It is often regarded among the finest of American plays of the 20th century.

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        Murphy. Roman.

      Paris, Bordas 1947 - 20,5 x 13,8 cm, 208 p., Or - Br., sur la page du titre Bordas est indiqué en tant qu' éditeur, tandique la couverture mentionne Les éditions du minuit, Première édition en francais [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat A. Wempe]
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        Black Narcissus (Complete set of British front-of-house cards for the 1947 film)

      London: The Archers, 1947. Complete set of 8 UK color front-of-house cards from the first-run screening of the 1947 film. Each with the contemporary rubber stamp of Girosign, Ltd., on the verso. Front-of-house cards served the same purpose in the UK as lobby cards in the US, but were generally only produced for films shot in color. A very popular format, used in the UK starting in the 1920s and running well into the 1980s. They are distinctive in that their color separation is much finer and the colors more vibrant than what is found in US lobby cards from the same period, and they are produced on a thinner stock. A stone classic from the Powell-Pressburger canon, based on the 1939 novel by Rumer Godden. A visually stunning melodrama, one of the great duo's masterpieces, about the spirtual and melodramatic goings-on at a convent in the Himalayas. 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). Near Fine.

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        Too Many Women

      New York: Viking Press, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Inscribed (8/25/73) on the half-title by author. NO DJ. Includes returned fan letter (8/9/73, in envelope) asking if he will sign her book with "yes - RS" on her original. Scan of letter available upon request. Text block tight and unmarked.

      [Bookseller: Liberty Book Store IOBA FABA]
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        McElligot's Pool

      Random House 1947 - This appears to be the ONLY true first printing on the market. The key first issue point is the absence of a price in the diagonal text at the bottom of the back flap of the jacket. See Younger Guide to Seuss First Editions for details. Also, first issue book with fish with open mouth on front cover and seven lines on copyright page. Also, this book is inscribed by Dr. Seuss on the verso of the front free endpaper. The book is very good and the jacket is good only, with tape repair along front edge and most of spine worn off. But still, the very rare correct first issue dust jacket, a stopper for most Seuss collectors. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        ARIZONA HIGHWAYS. VOLUME XXIII, NUMBERS 1 THROUGH 12, 1947.

      Arizona Highways, 1947., 1947. First edition. Quarto. Red buckram, titles stamped in gold gilt on front cover and spine, illustrated. Full page colored pen and ink drawing on front fly leaf by Ross Santee and addressed to Louis P. Merrill. Louis P. Merrill was a noted Texas ranchman and the author of "Aristocrats of the Cow Country," which first appeared in THE CATTLEMAN magazine in 1946, and was quickly adopted as a collector's guide for libraries and collectors interested in the historical development of the range/cattle industry. Santee has also colored over some original sketches and signed them as by Ross Santee. They appear in the October issue on pages 4, 26, 28, 30, and 33. The Arizona scene is gloriously reflected throughout the entire edition with colorful photographs, artwork, pottery, places to visit, historical discoveries, ranching, and a strong taste of Arizona and its people. Fine, bright, tight copy.

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        HAWKSHAW THE DETECTIVE - BLACK & WHITE ORIGINAL CARTOON STRIP

      New York: United Feature Syndicate, Inc., 1947., 1947. Original black and white cartoon artwork that measures 16" x 20" approximately. Matted and framed to measure 21 1/2" x 28 1/2." Hawkshaw and Watso are detective and sidekick in the manner of Holmes and Watson. Fine condition.

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        Tap Roots (Original screenplay for the 1948 film, Van Heflin's copy)

      Universal City, CA: Universal-International Pictures, 1947. Final Shooting Script for the 1949 film. Copy belonging to actor Van Heflin, with his name in holograph ink on the front wrapper. Brief notations throughout in holograph pencil. Based on James H. Street's 1942 novel. Keith Alexander (Heflin) is a newspaperman covering the Civil War in the Deep South. He falls in love with Morna (Hayward), whose fiancee, Clay (Connor), is away at war on the Confederate side, even though Morna's family would like to remain neutral. Clay plans to attack the would-be neutral citizens, and Morna is left to defend her family and thwart her fiancee's attack. Set in Mississippi, shot on location in Tennessee and North Carolina. Red studio wrappers, noted as FINAL SHOOTING SCRIPT on the front wrapper, dated May 8, 1947. Title page present, undated, with a credit for screenwriter LeMay. 146 leaves, with the last leaf of text numbered 146. Mimeograph, with blue and pink revision pages throughout, dated variously between 5/22/47 and 7/18/47. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with three gold brads. Blottner, pp. 269-271.

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        A Streetcar Named Desire.

      New York: New Directions,, 1947. Octavo. Original purple paper boards, titles and pictorial decoration designed by Alvin Luster to spine and front board in black and white. With the dust jacket. Housed in a custom black cloth slipcase. Head of spine a little bumped, a hint of rubbing to board edges; an exceptional copy in the unclipped jacket with sunned spine and some nicks and a short closed tear to spine ends. First edition, first printing. The winner of the 1947 Pulitzer Prize, and the basis for the 1951 film of the same name directed by Elia Kazan, and starring Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh, Karl Malden and Kim Hunter.

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        Van Gogh, le suicidé de la société.

      - Paris, K éditeur, 1947. In-16 carré, 71-(3) pp., broché, couverture verte illustrée à rabats Edition originale, UN DES 630 exemplaires numérotés sur Marais Crèvecoeur (seul grand papier). Bel exemplaire. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). * Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. Langue : Français

      [Bookseller: Chez les libraires associés]
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        ALBUM OF ROLLING STOCKS USED BY JAPANESE GOVERNMENT RAILWAYS.

      Liaison Office, Osaka Railway Division, NP (Osaka, Japan?) 1947 - 4to. 66 pp. Light brown paper boards; black lettered title on front board. Text, primarily in the form of charts, includes types and measurements of main locomotives used for passenger and freight trains, gasoline cars, electric locomotives and cars, passenger cars and freight cars. Mounted on the pages are 89 original black and white photos, each measuring 4 x 6 in., of the rolling stock, including a picture of the "Dixie Limited, an express train for exclusive use of the Allied Forces, running between Tokyo and Hakata." A very good copy. During World War II, many Japanese companies were consolidated as part of the war effort. With Japan's defeat and occupation by allied forces, the various conglomerates that had bee created were broken up by order of the Supreme Commander Allied Powers. This included the Japanese railway companies, though railroads remained a vital means of transportation not only for locals but for the occupying forces. No listings found on OCLC. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bartleby's Books, ABAA]
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        The physics of rockets [pt. 2: Physics of rockets: Liquid-propellant rockets; pt. 3: Physics of rockets: Dynamics of long-range rockets]. 3 offprints

      1947 - Seifert, Howard S.; Mills, Mark M. (1917-58) and Summerfield, Martin. The physics of rockets [pt. 2: Physics of rockets: Liquid-propellant rockets; pt. 3: Physics of rockets: Dynamics of long-range rockets]. 3 offprints from American Journal of Physics 15, no. 1 (Jan.-Feb. 1947); no. 2 (Mar.-Apr. 1947); no. 3 (May-June 1947). 1-21; 121-140; 255-272pp. Text illustrations. 267 x 199 mm. Original printed wrappers; boxed. Fine. From the library of Theodore von Kármán (1881-1963), with his characteristic docketing on the front wrappers; Presentation Inscription in Summerfield’s hand to von Kármán, signed by all three authors, on the front wrapper of the first part: "To Dr. Theodore von Kármán In appreciation of your guidance and our long association. Martin Summerfield Mark Mills Howard S. Seifert." Dittoed typescript presentation slip stapled to front wrapper of the third part. First Separate Editions. The first comprehensive study of the physics rocketry published in the United States after World War II, written by three members of Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The three-part paper, published two years after the end of the war, reflects the advances in rocket science made available to the United States after the collapse of Nazi Germany, which during the war had developed the first long-range guided rockets (the V-1 and V-2) and used them as weapons in the last months of the conflict. The paper also discusses the work on liquid- and solid-propellant rocket systems done at Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory under the guidance of the lab’s director, Theodore von Kármán, to whom these offprints were presented. Topics covered here include the dynamics of rocket jets, the theory of solid-propellant operation, fundamental of liquid-propellant rocket motors, sounding rockets and escape from the earth, and rockets utilizing nuclear energy. This set of offprints is from the library of aeronautics pioneer Theodore von Kármán, who in addition to directing the JPL at Caltech was also the founder of the Aerojet Engineering Corporation, one of the industrial giants of the jet age. "At Caltech, Karman and his students laid the foundations for aerodynamic design leading to supersonic flight" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). Ley, Rockets, Missiles and Space Travel (1951), p. 415. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        PAINTINGS OF THE BALLET. An Inscribed First Edition, Original Drawings, Illustrated Letters and a Signed Photograph of Alicia Markova.

      London: Collins. 1947. First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy. Original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, the binding clean and square with a little bumping to the spine tips and corners. The contents are entirely complete and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the heavily worn, chipped and repaired dustwrapper (not price-clipped). Inscribed in red ink on the front free endpaper "For Colette / wishing her every happiness always / from Theyre / Février 1950". Further signed in full across the middle of the rear endpaper. Together with a two page autograph letter from the artist to Colette written in black and red ink discussing his recent trip to Switzerland and featuring a beautifully painted tiger to remind her "of the way I used to pounce on the very best of the Patisserie at Tea Time!". With three further drawings, a painted sketch of a ballerina on the reverse of an autograph postcard; A self portrait sketch in red ink of the artist chained and imprisoned, on the reverse of a post office notice stating his parcel was opened and found to contain matches, which is a serious offence and punishable by fine or imprisonment, although in this instance they feel this warning will suffice; a double sided sketch on course brown paper, a townscape (Basel and the boats) in black crayon and on the reverse a tiger head in black and white pastel, signed and titled "zoo de Bale, Switzerland" in pencil. Also included is a photograph of the prima ballerina assoluta Alicia Markova signed by her in blue ink to the bottom. An excellent and interesting group of items relating to the notable artist and illustrator best known for his Ballet paintings, the splendid art-deco "Speedbird" logo for Imperial Airways and numerous dustjacket designs such as Ernest Hemingway's Farewell To Arms. . Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Les Chants de Maldoror et Oeuvres complètes. Précédé d'un essai de Julien Gracq : Lautréamont toujours [envoi autographe signé de Julien Gracq à Thierry Maulnier]

      Paris: La Jeune Parque, 1947. Livre. Bon. broché. Dédicacé par l'auteur. Edition en partie originale. Grand In-16. Paris, La Jeune Parque, 1947. 17,5 x 11,5 cm, grand in-16, 313 (6) pp., broché. Edition originale de la longue préface de Julien Gracq. Exemplaire du service de presse enrichi d'un ENVOI autographe signé et daté (15 avril 1947) de Julien Gracq à Thierry Maulnier (Jacques Talagrand, 1908-1988) : "à l'archicube Thierry Maulnier, en toute sympathie". Intéressante association faisant référence à leur fréquentation commune des bancs de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure. Couverture un peu défraîchie, quelques rousseurs aux tranches..

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        ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH IN INDO-CHINA.

      New Haven 1947,51,58, Harvard. Blue cloth, very good, 3 vol.. set, complete, appendices, bibliography, index, profusely. illustrated, many figures, drawings, 23 x 31 cm., vols. 1, 2. very good, vol. 3, as new in dj. FIRST & ONLY EDITION RARE. A MAJOR CONTRIBUTION TO VIETNAMESE ART WORKS CONTENTS: Full description of the three volume set: Volume 1: The District of Chiu-Chen during the Han Dynasty: General Considerations and plates. * Vol. 2: The District of Chiu-Chen during the Han Dynasty: description & comparative study of the finds. * Vol. 3: The Ancient Dwelling Site of Dong-So'n [Thanh-Hoa, Annam], General Description & plates. * An excellent archaeological work and account of the Han tombs & kilns excavated in Thanh-hoa and a general discussion of their contents. Covers the folk-ways of modern Annam Abundant references supplied, throwing a long overdue light on early Chinese culture in northern Annam. It represents the Southern most outpost of early Chinese colonialism. * Very impressive study, covers his three archaeological expeditions in 1934-39, sponsored by Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient & the Yenching Inst. A keen look at ancient Chinese civilization: arts, handicrafts, beliefs and customs. By and large, the most important study of Sino culture in N. Vietnam and S. China ! * Volume 1 & 2 published by Harvard University Press, volume 3 published in Bruges, 1958. The expedition was conducted between the years 1934 and 1939 under the auspices of the Ecole Francaise d'Extreme-Orient, the Museums of Paris & the Harvard Yenching Institute. Always rare as a complete set. * CONDITION: Please inquire about any individual edition you may be interested. We can then state more details about condition. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        Under the Volcano

      Reynal & Hitchcock, N. Y. 1947 - First edition copy with all first edition points: unstated first, no add'l printings, in first issue DJ (Advance critical acclaim, 4 reviews rear panel, yellow title, red author's name. ) Gray cloth titled in red. Board edges are rubbed and frayed and toned/mildly dampstained. Spine ends have been repaired. Text block edges are toned and there is a very mild wave to the pages. First issue DJ in mylar with $3.00 price has been professionally repaired, but is mildly chipped. Firm binding, unmarked copy, housed in a clamshell box. ; Prev. Owners neat bookplate on fly-leaf. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 375 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Brute Force (Collection of 5 original photographs from the 1947 film)

      Los Angeles: Mark Hellinger Productions / Universal Pictures, 1947. Collection of 6 vintage photographs from the 1947 film. 5 are studio still photographs, and one is a reference photograph. Criterion Collection 383. 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). Near Fine. Grant, p. 98. Hardy, The BFI Companion to Crime, pp. 63-64. Selby Masterwork, p. 29. Silver, pp. 59-60. Spicer, p. 406.

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        The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (Original French Film Program)

      Ealing Studios, 1947. Original British program for the 1947 film, "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby," directed by Alberto Cavalcanti, based on the novel by Charles Dickens, and starring Sir Cedric Hardwicke and Sally Ann Howes. This Dickens adaptation has gone down in critical history as being truly one of the most Dickensian, with a dark mood and attention to the author's lowdown characters throughout. A colorful program, with original four-color illustrations throughout by Edward Ardizzone. Card wrappers with a full front panel illustration and design by Ardizzone. Saddle-stitched, 16 pages. 10.75 x 8.5 inches. Near Fine. A scarce and very expressive piece from Ealing Studios at the height of its glory.

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        Senza titolo

      Paris: Maeght, , 1947. Ottimo (Fine). Litografia originale stampata da Mourlot in 950 copie non numerate e non firmate per Pierre a Feu "Les miroirs Profonds" del 1947. Cm 24 x 20,5. Questo esemplare è stato firmato da Matisse a matita. Cm 24 x 20,5. Ottimo (Fine). .

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        MESONS, THE PION & THE MUON: "On the Disintegration of Negative Mesons," "The Decay of Negative Mesotrons in Matter," "Mechanism of Capture of Slow Mesons," and "On the Two-Meson Hypothesis" (Physical Review; Volume 71 No. 3, pp. 209-210; Volume 72 No. 5, pp. 314-315, 320-321; Volume 72 No. 6, pp. 506-509) -- 3 Volumes

      The American Physical Society, Lancaster, PA 1947 - The first meson was discovered in 1936. For many years physicists believed this to be the pi meson (now pion) predicted by Yukawa in 1935. Then in 1947, a series of four papers led to the realization that there are in fact two mesons (the pion and the muon) and the one that had been discovered in 1936 is the muon. In the first paper in early 1947, three Italian physicists, Conversi, Pancini and Piccioni, noted unusual results in the decay of cosmic ray mesons. A few months later, Fermi, Teller, Weisskopf, and John Wheeler concluded from these results that the interaction of mesons was much weaker than predicted by theory. Shortly thereafter, Marshak and Bethe built on these findings to propose the two-meson hypothesis. Note: Three of the authors (Fermi, Wheeler and Bethe) became Nobel Laureates. 145-214, 281-326, 439-539 pp. 4to. Green paper wraps that are quite clean inside and out, very minor age toning to spines. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        L`Apocalypse. Traduit du Grec et préfacé par Alain Guillermou. Avant-propos de Louis Réau. Illustré de ... gravures par Georges A. de Pogédaïff.

       Paris, Coulouma (Druck) 1947-50. 4 Bde. gr.-4°. 89 (7); 79 (9); 97 (9); 93 (9) S. MIt 88 tlw. ganzseit. Orig.-Radierungen. Auf Bütten, in Lagen. 4 OKart. u. OHLn.-Einbanddecken. In OSchubern EAvgl. Vollmer III, 605f.; Bénézit II, 6 - Eines von 199 Expl. Jeder Band mit eh., mehrzeil. Widmung des Künstlers im Kolophon. Auf Velin-Bütten. Zweifarb. Textdruck in Rot u. Schwarz. Deuxième volume avec préface de Pierre Mornand. 3me: Loys Masson; 4me: Daniel-Rops; Der russische Maler Pogédaïff (Pozhedaev Georgiy Anatolevich), (1897 Kursk - 1971) , russisch-französischer Bildnis-, Landschafts- Stillebenmaler und Illustrator, studierte an der Akademie in Moskau, war in Sankt Petersburg, Moskau, Berlin und Paris tätig. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Kunst, Illustrierte Bücher

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Yellow Tulips

      1947-04. Oil on canvas. 12" x 16". No Binding.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        DER SPIEGEL. Das deutsche Nachrichten-Magazin (später Nachrichtenmagazin) Jahrgang 1 - 57 / 1947 - 2007. (Jg.1-3 in Nachdruck, sonst alles Or.-Hefte, gebunden, ab 1959 - 2007 in den roten Or.-Leinenbänden bzw. in Or.-Heften) Mit Registerbänden. 1948 - 1950, 1953 -1998. Hrsg. von Rudolf Augstein.

      Hannover / Hmbg., Spiegel, 1947-, 2007. In sehr guten priv. Einbäden, (siehe Foto) ab 1959 in \"Spiegel\"-Originaleinbänden, Rest in Or.-Heften. 4to. (Der Preis schließt den Transport innerhalb Deutschlands, 34 Bananenkisten, ein.) *Gutes, wohl erhaltenes Exemplar. Vollständiges Exemplar der einzigen Deutschen Zeitschrift, die bis zum heutigen Tage besteht! Woche für Woche, Jahr für Jahr : Nachrichten, Berichte, Hintergründe aus Politik, Wirtschaft und Kultur von der Nachkriegszeit, dem Wirtschaftsaufschwung. vom \"Mauerbau\" bis zum \"Fall der Mauer\"... Wahlkämpfe der bewegten Jahre 1965 - 1970 mit der ganzen Berichterstattung aus den Dt. Universitäten über die Studentenbewegung, die Regierung Brandt / Schmidt. Die Zeit des \"Kalten Krieges\" mit den Regierungen Kennedy, Chruschtschow bis Gorbatschow. Eine fast schon zur Sentimentalität treibende Informationsflut aus der Vergangenheit \"unserer\" Tage, Wochen, Jahre! //..// Gebundene Reprints: 1947, 1948, 1949. Jahr 1950+1958 in roten, hellen, schwarzen Halbleinenbänden; bis zum Jahr 1999 in einheitl. Or.-Spiegeleinbänden; Rest in Or. Heften. Ein Teil der Register - Hefte im \"vom Spiegel-Verlag autorisierten Nachdruck\"!! Lieferung der Reihe in ca. 1-2 Wochen nach der Bestellung. Falls gewünscht, wird die Reihe bis zum Tag der Auslieferung ergänzt und gebunden. // Europäisches \"Umland\": Transport nach Absprache, mit eigenem Wagen: 4.500,-+ ca. €200 - € 400,--, je nach Entfernung // Versand D: 6,00 EUR Spiegel. Nachrichtenmagazin - verkauf, Spiegel-Magazin-shop, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Karel Marel]
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        Zeitschrift für angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik. ZAMM. Ingenieurwissenschaftliche Forschungsarbeiten.

      Berlin, Akademie-Verlag, 1947-1999. - ISSN: 0946-8463, 0044-2267. Titel rückseitig gestempelt und Buchrücken mit Bibliotheks-Signatur-Schild. Bände 35-37 und 50 als Fotokopie ergänzt. Die ersten 18 Bände Johnson Reprint. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 105000 4°. Halbeleineneinbände und Leineneinbände.

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        Romanistisches Jahrbuch.

      Hamburg, Heitmann (später Berlin, Walter de Gruyter), 1947/48 - 1990. - ISSN: 0080-3898. Bei den ersten 10 Bänden sind die Buchrücken etwas fleckig und an den Gelenken ist der Einbandbezug leicht eingerissen. Titel rückseitig gestempelt und Buchrücken mit Bibliotheks-Signatur-Schild. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 800 8°. Halbleineneinbände und Leineneinbände. Bände 1-21 und 24-41 + Register zu den Bände 1-25 in 40 Bänden.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Trageser]
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        New York. Far East. KLM. Royal Dutch Airlines.

      Rotterdam: KLM, ca. 1947. - Color poster. Framed in wood and plexiglas. Torn corner lower left.

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        PAPERMAKING IN INDO-CHINA.

      Chillicothe 1947, Hunter. Quarter red morocco leather over. boards, vellum corner-tips, 102p., 18 b.w. photos,two bamboo. paper samples tipped in, beautiful hand bound by Peter Frank. in quarter red crushed morocco, patterned end papers. RARE. An account of papermaking in Viet-Nam prior to the beginning of the war with the French. During the war, the hand made papermaking industry was virtually destroyed. This work is the recorded record of what that industry produced. Cottage based, this indigenous industry utilized Daphne bark. Very fascinating account of a now dead craft tradition. ** LIMITED EDITION NOTE: Note in a copy of this book which sold in a 1985 auction, contained a Hunter letter stating that the actual number of copies he did amounted to only 155 copies, rather than the projected 182 which were planned. Owing to the lack of ample paper samples, the total number was therefore reduced down. The last page of this work shows the colophon, hand numbered and signed in ink by Dard Hunter. * BIZZARE BUT TRUE STORY WHILE HUNTER RESEARCHED THIS BOOK: This book is printed on hand-made deckle edge paper, made in 1932 at Lime Rock, Connecticut by Dart Hunter. This extraordinary work covers the author's experiences during travels to Yen-Tha and Lang-Buoi. On the way his vehicle struck a young Tonkinese girl, knocking her from the roadway and killing her. This accident had a major effect on Hunter, who felt guilty for the girls lost life in his pursuit of the ancient paper-making villages of Tonkin, Indo-China [Old Vietnam]. The work was actually written in 1935, upon his return. Owing to the war with Japan, the book was postponed. * THE BINDING: The book was beautifully hand-bound by Peter Frank, in one quarter crushed red morocco, the boards were covered with Hunter's own hand-made paper, printed with gilt Buddha's, each of which shows a different Mudra with red Mandalas. The central Buddha decoration is also gilt Buddha, but done in large size, and is seated upon a green Lotus. This Buddhist theme was done after an ancient Chinese woodcut print. The book is 20 x 30 cm. in size. * There were two variations to this title. The first was hand bound by Peter Frank and did NOT come with a slipcase. The slip cased version was done later from the remaining unbound sheets and were hand-bound by Gray Parrott in his typical style of slipcase, which matched the red morocco leather binding. All copies had vellum corners, the other variant point, was the type of paper used, which was either complete in cream paper, or two-thirds cream with white for the b.w. plates paper; the preferred is the entire work in cream, and that is what we have here. * DARD HUNTER: Dard Hunter [1883-1966] came from a family of printers and publishers who began their work in Ohio in 1812. All of Dard Hunter's works are rare and costly; they were issued in very small and numbered editions, limited to the small number of paper samples and specimens, all copies were then personally signed by Dard Hunter. * ORIGIN OF PAPER: "It is recorded in ancient Chinese literature that paper was invented in 105 A.D., in Lei-Yang, Hunan Province in China by the eunuch Ts'ai Lun, a member of the Imperial Guard." See page 41 for this citation. * FASCINATING FOOT NOTE: There are photos of the three Daphne papermaking plants reproduced from the treatise by Dr. N. Wallich, Calcutta, 1820. * CONDITION: The book is bound as issued, with velum corners, the spine has a some darkened areas and minor rubbing to the head and tail, otherwise the contents are clean, bright as issued. * This is DARD HUNTER'S Rarest and most extraordinary of all his books. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Figuren einer Komödie. 24 Lithographien. Gedruckt von Marliani. [24 signierte Originallithografien/ 24 signed original lithographs].

      [Düsseldorf], Marliani, [1947]. 4°. 31 cm. Unpaginiert. 26 Blätter (13 Doppelblätter). Original-Kartonmappe. Nummer 57 einer sehr kleinen Auflage nummerierter Exemplaren. Jede Lithografie von Pudlich signiert. Mit 3-zeiliger signierter und datierter Widmung von Ma (Maria) Pudlich an den Architekten Helmut Hentrich. Maße Blätter: 30,8 x 21,5 (30,8 x 43,0) cm. Maße Platten: 25,0 x 16,0 cm. Umschlag mit winzigem Einriss. Sehr guter Zustand. Number 57 of a small edition. With 24 original lithographs signed by Robert Pudlich. Original cardboard folder with loose sheets. Measure sheets: 30,8 x 21,5 (30,8 x 43,0) cm. Measure plate: 25,0 x 16,0 cm. Folder with little tear. Fine condition. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Original-Lithografie / Original-Lithographie / original lithograph; Signatur, signiert / signature, signed copy; Vorzugsausgabe / limited edition; Widmungsexemplar / presentation copy

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lenzen GbR]
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        Analytica Chimica Acta. International Journal dealing with every Branch of Analytical Chemistry / Revue Internationale Consacrée a tous les Domaines de la Chimie Analytique / Internationale Zeitschrift für alle Gebite der analytischen Chemie.

      Amsterdam u.a., Elsevier, 1947-1970. Bände 1 - 52 in 47 Bänden. 8°. Graue Halbleieneneinbbände. ISSN: 0003-2670. Titel rückseitig gestempelt, ansonsten gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH IN INDO-CHINA.

      New Haven 1947,51,58. Blue cloth, very good, 3 vol. set,very. good, complete, appendices, bibliography, index & profusely. illustrated, many figures, drawings, large 23 x 31 cm.. FIRST & ONLY EDITION==RARE AUTHOR'S SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY. A MAJOR CONTRIBUTION TO VIETNAMESE ART WORKS CONTENTS: Full description of the three volume set: Volume 1: The District of Chiu-Chen during the Han Dynasty: General Considerations and plates. * Vol. 2: The District of Chiu-Chen during the Han Dynasty: description & comparative study of the finds. * Vol. 3: The Ancient Dwelling Site of Dong-So'n [Thanh-Hoa, Annam], General Description & plates. * An excellent archaeological work and account of the Han tombs & kilns excavated in Thanh-hoa and a general discussion of their contents. Covers the folk-ways of modern Annam Abundant references supplied, throwing a long overdue light on early Chinese culture in northern Annam. It represents the Southern most outpost of early Chinese colonialism. * Very impressive study, covers his three archaeological expeditions in 1934-39, sponsored by Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient & the Yenching Inst. A keen look at ancient Chinese civilization: arts, handicrafts, beliefs and customs. By and large, the most important study of Sino culture in N. Vietnam and S. China ! * Volume 1 & 2 published by Harvard University Press, volume 3 published in Bruges, 1958. The expedition was conducted between the years 1934 and 1939 under the auspices of the Ecole Francaise d'Extreme-Orient, the Museums of Paris & the Harvard Yenching Institute. Always rare as a complete set. * CONDITION: Please inquire about any individual edition you may be interested. We can then state more details about condition. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        A Masque of Mercy

      New York: Henry Holt, 1947. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. This book is clean, tight, square with sharp corners and unmarked. There is some rubbing at the fore edge (top inch) of the rear board. It was limited to 751 copies and this is The Printers Copy. The author has signed the limitation page. It has 46, bright, clear pages in a one-quarter binding with gilt lined green cloth stamped with gilt titles on the spine. The boards are covered in tan paper with gilt titles stamped in a black box ont he front.

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        I, the Jury

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc,, 1947. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine and front board in red. With the pictorial dust jacket. An excellent copy in a rubbed jacket with chip to foot of spine panel repaired with tape and several other tape repairs to the verso. First edition, first printing, of the author's first novel, a Mike Hammer investigation.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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