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        ROCKET SHIP GALILEO

      Charles Scribner's Sons [1947], New York - Octavo, cloth. The importance of this book cannot be overstated, as it is the first published novel (in book form), by one of the major, if not the most, important science fiction writer of post-war America. Heinlein established himself in the field of science fiction during the golden age of Astounding Science Fiction (starting in 1939), he would later introduce a generation of baby boomer children to this literary genre. After World War II, Heinlein's career expanded the reach of the genre by being published in the 'slick' magazines of the period (Saturday Evening Post and others) and he also began a series of juvenile novels to be published by the mainstream firm of Charles Scribner's Sons. Their reach was wide, especially into the library marketplace were many young children would encounter them. This title is ".the first US juvenile sf novel to reflect the new levels of characterization, style and scientific plausibility now expected in the field", ".it was the first in a series that represents the most important contribution any single writer has made to children's SF." Clute and Nicholls: The Science Fiction Encyclopedia (1994), p. 554-557. "A pioneering novel that began American mainstream science fiction for children and combined young protagonists, gadgetry, current science, and adventure in such a way that even today the book retains interest." Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 5-62. George Pal's 1950 film Destination Moon is loosely based on ROCKET SHIP GALILEO. Heinlein co-authored the screenplay and served as a technical advisor to the production, along with German rocket expert Hermann Oberth. Destination Moon, the first of Pal's many sf films, "has great historical importance: its commercial success initiated the sf film boom of the 1950s, after a decade that had contained almost no sf cinema at all. It has interest in hindsight, too, in the partial accuracy with which it anticipated the actual Moon landing of 1969. To this day, Destination Moon stands as a film obvious made by people who knew about science." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Science Fiction Encyclopedia (1994), p. 324. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket, touch of rubbing to extremities, touch of shelf wear to head of spine panel, small abrasion to front panel. Printed price of $2.00 to jacket flap. (11841) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Sonno inquieto.

      1947 - Piccola incisione allegorica ad opera di Dario Wolf, firmata a matita dall’autore. L’uomo e la fanciulla, la civetta e la mezzaluna formano un’unica massa. Anche qui notiamo l’ossessione dell’artista per la resa delle mani, lo sguardo spiritato dell’uomo, quello vigilante della civetta. Scheda bibliografica tratta da "Dario Wolf 1901-1971", catalogo della mostra tenuta a Trento nel 1973, a cura di Bruno Passamani, scheda n. 19 (citata e non riprodotta). Si vende in cornice. Formato: Acquaforte maniera nera in acciaio di dimensioni 18,5x13 cm. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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        All My Sons

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock. 1947. First. First edition, first printing. Celery cloth boards (also issued in gray cloth, no priority). Fine in with some expert restoration to the extremities of the dustwrapper, else fine. Miller's first play (after a novel and nonfiction book) and the basis for the 1948 film noir starring Burt Lancaster and Edward G. Robinson. Scarce title. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Call Me Ishmael

      NY: Grove Press. (1947)[1958]. Copy #8 of 100 numbered copies of the limited edition of Olson's long essay on Moby Dick, which was first published in 1947 and then reissued by Grove Press in the late 1950s, after Olson's tenure at Black Mountain. Olson was one of the leading figures in the literary avant garde that arose out of Black Mountain College -- one of the most influential cultural centers of postwar America -- where he was an instructor and rector from 1951 until 1956. Inauthentic Olson signature (inked through) on the title page; ownership signature of another author in pencil on the front flyleaf. Erasure to colophon; edge-sunning to boards; near fine, without dust jacket. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

      London: George G. Harrap. (1947). First. First English edition. A little foxing to the endpapers, else fine in fine dustwrapper. Memorably filmed in 1947 by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and featuring Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, and George Sanders. Later a popular television series with Edward Mulhare and Hope Lange. Jacket art by Jack Matthew. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        ON WRITING

      Hanover: Daniel Oliver Associates, 1947 First edition. Limited to 150 copies, 50 of which were numbered and signed by Nin with and original drypoint by designer Bill Miller and meant for distribution among the DOA; this copy one of the unnumbered issue inscribed by Nin on the half-title page. "For Robert from Anais." Stapled wraps. Front wrapper toned with touch of soiling; rear wrapper with edge toning. Very Good condition.Inscribed by Author. First Edition. Illus. by Bill Miller. 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall. Limited Edition. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

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        Signed Truman postmarked and addressed White House envelope ? a suitable and rare Presidential franking

      "White House envelope signed ?Harry S Truman,? 6.75? x 4.75?. Addressed in calligraphy to ?Mr. Robert G. Simmons/The White House/Washington, D.C.,? noted ?First day cover? in lower left. Postmarked ?New York, N.Y./May/19/10:00 AM/1947/Centenary International Philatelic Ex. Sta.? Light rippling. Narrow plastic tape mounting strip along top edge. Fine condition."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        The Harder They Fall

      New York: Random House. (1947). First. First edition. A small, faint stain on the top edge, still fine in a very near fine dustwrapper with a bit of rubbing and a couple of small and unnecessary internal repairs. Signed by the author. A scathing indictment of the manipulation of professional boxers, no less relevant today than it was fifty years ago. Basis for the powerful Mark Robson film in which Humphrey Bogart, in his final role, plays a cynical press agent who comes to realize the extent to which prizefighters are pawns of their managers and racketeers. A very nice, signed copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Bullfighting Posters

      [Mexico: n.p.], 1947-1981. Uniformly near fine condition overall; some individual pieces may have slight edgewear; an exceedingly bright and compelling collection.. Collection of 60 Mexican bullfighting posters / broadsides, mostly dating from the 1960s and 1970s, ranging in size from 15 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches to 25 x 18 inches. An excellent study in late 20th century art and advertising, the images combine the traditional bullfighting imagery of Spain with the vibrant commercial graphics of 1970s Mexico. Illustrations by artists John Fulton, Reynaldo Torres, R. Basso, and D. Cardenas, among others. Includes advertisements for fights at the Plaza Monumental, El Toreo de Tijuana, and La Plaza de los Toros, and announcements for performances by El Cordobes, Alfredo Leal, and Mario Mareno Cantinflas.

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        MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1947. First edition. Fine/Fine. A Fine copy of this Christmas classic. Book Fine and without fault. The dust jacket is also Fine, just ever so slightly toned at the extremities. Davies' unforgettable tale of the "real" Kris Kringle accepting a job as Macy's holiday Santa. Everything is fine until he becomes embroiled in a law suit and has to prove that he really is Santa Claus or risk being confined in a mental institution. Davies released the book version in conjunction with the 1947 movie adaptation by George Seaton starring Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Natalie Wood and Edmund Gwenn. The movie was critically acclaimed, winning three Oscars, including one for Davies for "Best Writing, Original Story." Fine in Fine. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Rare handwritten letter! Neil Armstrong looks forward to attending his 65th High School reunion which is being scheduled so he can attend ? ?I have no schedule conflicts at present for your reunion dates, so pick any one you want?? ? with his signed reunion dinner reservation

      "(1) Rare Autograph Letter Signed ?N.A.? 1p, 9? x 6?. [Ft. Myers, Florida, February 10, 2012], With original envelope, 9.25? x 4?, postmarked Ft. Myers, Florida, February 10, 2012. To Doris Weber. Fine condition.In full, ?Hi Punky, I am in Florida for February. Sorry I am late getting back to you ?" I have no schedule conflicts at present for your reunion dates, so pick any one you want. Look forward to seeing you! N.A.? The envelope is addressed by Neil Armstrong to ?Mrs. Doris Weber / 106 Willipie St., / Wapakoneta, OH 45895.? Marked ?Apt. 2? in another hand. Postmarked Ft. Myers, Florida, February 10, 2012. Neil Armstrong has penned his return home address in the upper left ?Box 436 / Lebanon, OH / 45036.? Torn open at top edge, tear through ?Box 436.? (2) Printed Reservation Form Signed ?Neil Armstrong,? 1p, 8.5? x 2.75?. With original envelope, 9.5? x 4?, postmarked Cincinnati. Ohio, April 17, 2012. Fine condition.Printed form filled in by Armstrong in ink: ?Neil Armstrong / ?Please circle (1) $28.00 (2) $56.00. / Guests are welcome. If you are unable to attend, please send us a note telling us about / yourself and your family. Hope to see you! Elizabeth, Janis & Doris.? Armstrong circled ?Please circle (1) $28.00?The envelope is addressed to ?Doris Weber / 106 Willipie St., Apt. 2 / Wapakoneta, OH 45895.? Armstrong?s return address is printed in the upper left: ?P.O. Box 436 / Lebanon, Ohio 45036.? Postmarked Cincinnati, Ohio, April 17, 2012.All of Neil Armstrong?s handwriting is in the block letters he always used when handwriting letters, including his name. Neil Armstrong attended Blume High School in Wapakoneta, Ohio, graduating in 1947."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Street Car Named Desire

      New Directions 1947 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Tennessee Williams on a laid in signature. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL First Issue dustjacket has light wear to the spine and edges. The book is in wonderful condition with light wear to the spine ends and to the corners. Otherwise, the binding is tight, the boards are sharp, and the pages are clean. There is no writing, marks or underlining to the pages. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDIITION SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Williams First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        A Streetcar Named Desire

      New York: New Directions,, 1947. Octavo. Original purple paper boards, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front board in black and white. With the dust jacket. Extremities a little rubbed, mild fading to spine and upper edges of boards, bottom corners of boards lightly bumped. An excellent copy in a jacket that is faded to spine and upper edges and with some minor chipping and a few short closed tears, two of which neatly repaired on the verso. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Antologia Lírica De Montserrat.

      Montserrat Borrat = Editorial Estel, Barcelona 1947 - Precioso frontis grabado y coloreado a mano, y con una muy bella orla agregada solo en este ejemplar, pintada a mano.159pp. en muy buen papel de hilo y 19 láminas, aguafuertes originales de distintos artistas, iluminados a mano a varias tintas. Edición total de solo 450 ejemplares, el nuestro especialmente coloreado. Preciosa obra. Perfecto ejemplar con una muy bonita encuadernación en piel. Lomera con nervios y grabada en seco.Cantos fileteados. Y tapas adornadas con sendos dibujos originales con un toque de color. Guardas en pergamino y enmarcadas en piel. Corte superior dorado. Size: Gran Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA]
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        Documents on British Foreign Policy, 1919-1939. Second [2nd] Series. I-VII. [SEVEN VOLUMES]

      London, His Majesty's Stationary Office, 1947-58.. Seven volumes. Royal octavo. Pp. xxxvii, 603; xxxiv, 525; xxvi, 617; xxxi, 565; lxxxix, 908; lxxxiv, 996; lxxxvi, 808. Hardcover, uniformly bound in the original publisher's grey cloth, spines gilt, with dust-jackets; each volume placed in the original, labelled, cardboard case. In a very fine condition. Excellent set, practically unused. ~ Second impression.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Tales of the South Pacific

      New York: Macmillian. SIGNED with personal Inscription. First Edition Third printing. 8 ½ inches tall. 326 pages. Rust brown cloth covered boards with black line decorations and spine titles. Bindings square and tight. Text toned as is typical of this issue. Light shelf wear.---- Dust jacket is poor with loss on all edges and more-so on spine. Now protected in Mylar sleeve.------Inscription was made In Miami: February 3, 1958 to a member of the Sea Bees who had met Michener in the Pacific. The recipient was working in a restaurant on Miami Beach frequented by Michener. They struck up a conversation and the next day had the book signed. There is also a small newspaper article taped inside.------According the nephew, the book resided for many years in a case in a VFW which perhaps accounts for the poor handling of the Dust jacket. Additionally, the nephew told me that his uncle was mentioned in the book (not by name) I can't confirm this. . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1947.

      [Bookseller: Blind-Horse-Books]
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        Catálogo Munumental de España: La ciudad de Barcelona. (2 vol.)

      Instituto Diego Velázquez 1947 - 7 De coleccionista-muy bueno. / Collector's item-very good. Slighy marks of wear on the leather cover boards. Marks of humidity on the first interior page. Otherwise, book spine and interior in very good conditions. Product description: Published in 1947, these two volumes offer a recopilation of some of the major architectonic monuments of Barcelona. The publication covers the perior from the foundation of the city, the Roman city, until the 19th and early 20th century. The book includes two volumes -text and reproductions, and forms part of the collection. El libro se presenta en dos volúmenes, texto "Catálogo Monumental de España".

      [Bookseller: KOWASA]
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        The Blue Ghost: A Photographic Log and Personal Narrative of the Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Lexington in Combat Operation

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1947. Near fine in an almost near fine jacket with wear to the spinal extremities, and a small tear to the top of the rear panel.. First Edition. Small quarto. A fine association copy, INSCRIBED by Steichen to the book's designer, Lt. Richard Garrison: "To Dick / For doing such a fine job / designing this book -- this is / an affirmation of my grateful appreciation / for this first collaboration in our stint / together in the Navy. / Steichen." A moving photographic chronicle of Steichen's time on the U.S.S. Lexington, otherwise known as the Blue Ghost.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Wort und Wahrheit Monatsschrift für Religion und Kultur. KONVOLUT : 1. Jahrgang (1946) Heft: 2, 3, 8, 9 2. Jahrgang (1947) komplett gebunden /// 3. Jahrgang (1948) Nr: 1, 2, 9, 10, 11, 12 // 4. Jahrgang: (1949) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 // 5. Jahrgang: (1950) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, // 6. Jahrgang: (1951) Nr: komplett gebunden // 7. Jahrgang: (1952) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 // 8. Jahrgang: (1953) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 8, 10, 11, 12 // 9. Jahrgang (1954) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 , 8, 10, 11// 10. Jahrgang: (1955) Nr: 1, 7, 8 // 11. Jahrgang (1956) Nr: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 // 13. Jahrgang: (1958) Nr: 1, 3, 5, 6/7, 8/9, 10, 11, 12 // 15. Jahrgang: (1960) Nr: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6/7, 8/9, 10, 11, 12 //

      Herder Verlag 1947-1973, Wien - original Broschuren, teils gebunden 8°, später gr.-8°, teils gestempelt de 33000 Buch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bernd]
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        TONGUES OF THE MONTE

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, [post- 1947].. Pictorial cloth. Spine slightly cocked, cloth a bit faded. Internally clean. About very good in imperfect dust jacket (large portion of spine panel lacking). An exceptional association copy of this 5th printing of the Little, Brown edition, with a full-page presentation inscription from Dobie to man of letters and social activist John Howard Griffin: "...Legions of devils & quite a few angels - most of them unaware - have prevented my getting this off to you sooner. Now I send it with affectionate good wishes while I look forward to what the Mexican earth says to you, or, rather tells you something to say ... A fine letter on Censorship you wrote." The inscription is dated in Austin, 25 February 1962, in the year following the appearance in book form of Griffin's most widely known work, BLACK LIKE ME, an account of his six-weeks of travel in 1959 in the South after having his skin chemically darkened. In the wake of the publication of the periodical and book forms of his narrative, Griffin came under considerable attack, both in Texas and elsewhere, for his exposure of deeply ingrained racial inequities, his life was threatened, and he was hanged in effigy in his Texas hometown. As a consequence, for a period he moved, with his wife and four children, to Mexico for safety. As two of the most prominent Progressives in Texas, Dobie and Griffin were, for the many years of their friendship, allied in the waging of a number of significant battles for social justice and intellectual integrity, including almost legendary battles against censorship in Texas. This book, which many consider Dobie's best, is an account of the northern regions of Mexico, much of it based on his own experiences, and his gift of it to Griffin, then in refuge there, renders it a particularly evocative association copy. McVICKER A4 a(3).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        The Victim - SIGNED

      Vanguard, New York, 1947, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, A First Edition, First Printing, Signed By AuthorNear fine in a near fine unclipped dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. Jacket spine a bit faded and toned, else both volume and jacket near fine in all respects, Book

      [Bookseller: James Graham, Bookseller]
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        Finnegan's Wake

      NY: Viking Press, 1947. 1st edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Finnegan's Wake was Joyce's last work and has received increased and growing accolades over the years. As comic prose, the structure is formed around convoluted, complex word puns with references to intellectual, scientific, and literary sources. Stream of consciousness, literary allusions, and free dream association develop an unique language. To further complicate the reading, the sentence fragment at the end of the book is the beginning of the sentence that begins the book as a fragment. Owner book plate. This a 1st US edition, 5th printing.

      [Bookseller: civilizingbooks]
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        Europe. Air France

      Paris: Air France, 1947. Lithograph Poster. 100 x 62 cm. Signed iin the plate. Framed in plexiglas.

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        Fragment av brev fra Sigrid Stray til Chr. Gierløff. Datert 8. juli 1947.

      4to. På brevpapir fra Chr. Stray og Sigrid Stray. Maskinskrevet. 18 linjer.. Omhandler tydeligvis forberedelsene til rettssaken mot Hamsun. "Jeg tror nok det kan la seg ordne å få istand en generalprøve på den måte De skriver om i Deres brev. (...) Jeg har tenkt på om Max Tau og hans kone, Tove Tau, kunne være med. De var begge flyktninger under krigen, men er meget sympatisk innstilt overfor Hamsun, og ser på rettsoppgjøret på en rolig måte." Hendelsen omtales i Thorkild Hansen "Prosessen mot Hamsun" s. 548-549

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        APACHE LAND

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947., 1947. First edition. Pen & ink drawing by the author along with a presentation inscription also by the author. 8vo. Pictorial cloth, vii (3), 216 pp., foreword, over 100 drawings by the author. Fine, bright, tight copy in internally reinforced, price-clipped dust jacket. Santee lived on the Apache Reservation, ran wild horses with them and made many close friends among them. The result is an intimate knowledge of and a deep affection for the Apache and his country. Sharp copy. HERD 2007. 50 GREAT SANTEE 11. SIX GUNS 1941.

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        Five on Kirrin Island Again

      London: Hodder, 1947. red leatherette binding, tiny corner bumps, neatly inscribed and dated on the first blank endpaper, a Fine copy in a Fine unclipped dustwrapper, a couple of fox spots on back panel (see images), a few minor spots on the verso of the dustwrapper, the tiniest of rubs, a beautiful copy. 1st Edition. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Eileen Soper.

      [Bookseller: David Schutte]
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        Belvedere

      Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis 1947 - First edition. Boards a trifle rubbed, still fine in a very good dustwrapper with a couple of short tears and a few shallow chips, mostly at the spine ends. Signed by the author. Basis for the 1948 film *Sitting Pretty* directed by Walter Lang, and starring Clifton Webb, Robert Young, and Maureen O'Hara. Webb received an Academy Award-nomination for best actor for his performance in the title role, and the film spawned a series of sequels. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Democracy's Negroes: A Book of Facts Concerning the Activities of Negroes in World War II

      Boston: The House of Edinboro, Publishers. (1947). First. First edition. 315pp., illustrated. Fine in very good or better dustwrapper with modest chipping near the crown. Inscribed by the author to the highest ranking African-American officer to serve in the Second World War: "To Brigadier Gen. B.O. Davis, A great leader. Arthur F. Furr, Author. Flag Day. June 14, 1954." Furr served in WWI, and afterwards co-wrote The American Negro Soldier with the Red Hand of France, a good regimental history of the 372nd Colored Infantry Regiment. About as good an association as can be imagined -- Davis is mentioned extensively, and pictured, in the chapter about the Air Corp. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Tino Costa. Il.lustrat Amb 26 Dibuixos I 12 Aiguaforts Originals Compostos I Gravats Per Francesc Domingo.

      Josep Janés = Edouard Chimot, Barcelona 1947 - 268pp. en papel especial de hilo y 12 láminas, en grueso papel de hilo, aguafuertes originales a distintas tintas, uno de ellos iluminado a mano a varias tintas. También ilustrado con 26 dibujos entretexto , todos iluminados a mano a varias tintas. =Edición de sólo 146 ejs. El nuestro de la tirada de 82. Magnífica encuadernación a plena piel fileteada en oro. Lomera con nervios y oros. Guardas en pergamino enmarcadas en piel decorada. Cantos fileteados. Corte superior dorado. Pintura original incrustada en la tapa superior. Size: 29 x 23 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE VICTIM

      New York:: Vanguard Press. (1947). First edition. His second novel, one that deals with anti-semitism. Anthony Burgess picked it as one of his "Ninety-Nine Novels: the Best in English since 1939," calling Bellow's later, bigger novels "brilliant but shrill in comparison with this quiet early masterpeice." Faint, unavoidable offset to front pastedown and very light rubbing to corners, otherwise close to fine in price-clipped dust jacket with white spine lettering a little tanned and a few tiny chips on corners and spine ends. Tasteful bookplate of biographer Scott Donaldson and his wife on back pastedown under flap.

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        A Masque of Mercy

      Henry Holt and Company, New York 1947 - SIGNED/LIMITED EDITION of 751 copies printed authentically SIGNED by Robert Frost. This is copy number 25 with the ORIGINAL publisher's slipcase. The book is in great shape with some rubbing to the spine. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy SIGNED by the author in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Cantici del Beato frate Iacopone da Todi. Le Laude

      Novara: Edizioni La Via, 1947. Edizione originale di 219 + C + 15 es. numerati. Quartini sciolti in camicia e custodia (loose as issued in original chemise and slip-case). Ottimo (Fine). 4to. Illustrato da tavole e fregi di Mario Sironi, creati appositamente per questa edizione (77 Illustrazioni a piena pagina dai disegni e 71 fregi nel testo). Prefazione di Padre Emidio da Ascoli Unico libro illustrato da Mario Sironi. Cura editoriale e direzione artistica dell'opera di Giampiero Giani. Esemplare n. 113 [Jentsch, 1993]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        A MASQUE OF MERCY

      NY: Henry Holt, 1947. Limited edition of 751 numbered copies signed by Frost on the limitation page. Copy #223. 4to. Printed at The Spiral Press. Glassine dustwrap. Slipcase. The slipcase has two small rubs on the paper covering; otherwise, it is in Fine condition. The dustwrap has a two inch tear on the spine fold and a chip at the spine topedge, a one inch tear on the rear panel topedge and minor edgewear; the tears have internal tape reinforcement; it is in Very Good condition. The book is tight and bright; it is in Fine condition.Signed by Author. Hardcover. The images are of the actual book described and not stock photos.

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Biblioteca Hispano Americana Setentrional o Catalogo y Noticias de los Literatos que o nacidos o educados, o florecientes en la America Septentrional Espanola, han dado a luz algun escrito, o lo han dejado preparado para la prensa. 1521 - 1850

      Ediciones Fuente Cultural, Mexico City 1947 - Two volumes, 19.5 x 15 cm, pp Five volumes in two, plus supplements. Five hundred numbered copies were done of this edition, in 5 volumes, and "ademas se tiraron algunos ejemplares en papel biblia." of which our copy is one of these. This set of Beristain, the last published, incorporates all the additions and emendations made by Leon, Icazbalceta, Medina, etc., right up through Henry Wagner. In addition, reference sections, e.g. on "marcos de fuego," and Genaro Estrada's "160 Notas Bibliograficas," and several very useful indices not contained in the original. In short, the best edition of Beristain, who, in turn, is absolutely essential for studying colonial Mexico. Every author is located biographically, with his works enumerated. Is is true that the entries are not up to the modern critical standards -- the work was written over many years ending only at his death in 1817, though additions have been made in this edition up to 1850 . Not at all common on the market. Fine copies in publisher's blind-stamped cloth. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: PLAZA BOOKS ABAA]
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        Five on Kirrin Again

      Hodder Stoughton 1947 - London, blue cloth. F/F This title has first editions with red, green and blue cloth as do some of the other early titles.As far as I know there is no precedence. The wrapper shows price ,has a short closed tear on back panel with very light rubbing on front flap fold, no soiling or staining,totally original .These early famous five titles are rare in collectable condition as they were mostly read many times, a wonderful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        FIVE ON KIRRIN ISLAND AGAIN

      Hodder & Stoughton 1947 - Lovely copy of this book, in a very slightly chipped dust wrapper. The scarcer edition with the red leatherette style cloth. Now quite elusive in its original wrapper. Thrills galore on Kirrin! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Green Meadow Books]
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        Cefalû

      London: Editions Poetry,, 1947. Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Contents browned. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with faded spine panel. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Labours of Hercules Signed

      UK: Collins, 1947. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good+. The Labours of Hercules by Agatha Christie Signed First Edition Collins 1947. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning, a VG copy in original dust jacket, notched and generally worn, correctly priced 8/6. SIGNED BY AGATHA CHRISTIE to title page without inscription.

      [Bookseller: Brought to Book Ltd]
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        A Streetcar Named Desire.

      New Directions, (1947)., New York: - Pink boards; virtually as new in dust jacket, unfaded and with no wear. One of the fabled Norman Unger copies, purchased new by Williams's friend Unger, then wrapped and stored for 30 years. Cover and jacket design by Alvin Lustig. Crandell A 5.1.a. First edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books (ABAA)]
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