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        L'automne à Pékin

      First edition, of which there were no large paper copiesElegant half navy-blue morocco over marbled paper boards by PGoy & CVilaine, spine in six compartments, gilt date to foot of spine, pastedowns and endpapers of blue paper, covers preserved, top edge giltRare autograph inscription on this work from Boris Vian to René Lalou. Les éditions du scorpion Paris 1947 11,5x18cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Creative Illustration

      New York: Viking Press. 1947. First. First edition, first printing. Small folio. Some spotting and foxing to the boards, a faint stain on the rear board, and the rear free endpaper creased, thus about very good in an attractive, very good dustwrapper with a faint corresponding stain on the rear panel, and some light foxing on the spine. Despite the litany of small flaws, a bright and attractive copy of an important work on illustration by an artist notable in his own right. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Kingsblood Royal.

      New York: Random House, [1947]. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. One of an unknown number of copies signed by Lewis on a specially printed bookplate issued by Kroch's Bookstores in Chicago. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket (a few tiny nicks). Highly uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Robert Dagg Rare Books]
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        Calculating Machines: Recent & Prospective Developments

      Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1947 - Octavo. Original cream wrappers printed in brown. 2 plates from photographs, equations and charts within the text. Near-contemporary ownership inscription to the title. Wrappers a little toned, a couple of tiny dents to the upper wrapper. A fresh and attractive copy in excellent condition. First edition, first impression and a lovely copy of "the first booklet on electronic computers separately published by a conventional publisher, and also one of the earliest discussions of how these machines could be used in scientific calculations" (Origins of Cyberspace 649). In addition to his significant contributions to ballistics and quantum theory, British mathematician Douglas Hartree (1897-1958) was also a leader in efforts to automate scientific calculations. He was "involved in the development of the digital electronic computer, which emerged from wartime attempts to automate calculation further. In 1946 Hartree's advice was sought in the application of the United States army's ENIAC (electronic numerical integrator and computer) to the production of ballistic tables" (ODNB). This booklet was based on his experience with ENIAC, and describes in detail the machine's operation, its memory capacity, how problems are encoded for it to process, and what types of mathematical questions it is currently addressing. It also offers hints of future applications, such as research in fluid dynamics, statistics, number theory, and economics, where the burden of manual calculation was previously too great to allow in-depth analysis. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Typed letter signed in dark blue ink to "Mrs. Koster" mentioning the composer's opera Albert Herring

      1947. Albert Herring was first performed at Glyndebourne on June 20, 1947, with the composer conducting.Britten, a composer, conductor, and pianist, was a dominant force in English art music of the 20th century. "Notable among his musical and professional achievements are the revival of English opera, initiated by the success of Peter Grimes in 1945." Philip Brett et al in Grove Music Online.. 1 page. Folio (ca. 254 x 203 mm). Dated July 30, 1966. On stationery with "The Red House, Aldeburgh, Suffolk" printed at head. Britten thanks Mrs. Koster for sending him the program of a performance of Albert Herring at the New England Conservatory. He is glad she is enjoying her teaching at the Conservatory, and sends "best wishes from myself and Peter Pears.""I was very touched that the performers should all sign the programme for me, and I would be very glad if you would thank them warmly. I am glad that your account of the performance was so favourable, because it cannot be easy for people who live so far from East Suffolk to catch its spirit. The arrival into the garden sounds something very special!"Slightly worn; creased at folds; very small perforation and short tear to blank upper margin, not affecting text.

      [Bookseller: J & J Lubrano Music Antiquarians LLC ]
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        Dark Carnival.[limited3000]

      Sauk City: Arkham House,. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1947. 1st. Hardcover. 12mo, original black cloth; light edge wear, dust jacket (occasional small chipping to edges and flap joints, stress to front panel joint, 1/2 inch; 10 mm. Chip at foot of spine - just touching lettering). Minor discoloration to endpapers, unobtrusive small dampstain to on front edges. Very Good/Very Good+ copy. Bradbury's first book. Jaffery 27. (Science Fiction & Horror) weird: : fantastic: : horror ; 0 .

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        DARK OF THE MOON: POEMS OF FANTASY AND THE MACABRE

      Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1947.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Errata slip tipped onto copyright page. 2634 copies printed. "The single most vital volume in any collection of supernatural verse. Lengthy, rich, and representative; 64 poets, 210 poems ... A milestone volume ... an influence upon the emerging Small Press poets (late 1960s-1980s)." - Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 6-15. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 8-48. A fine copy in fine first state dust jacket (printed in green and black and priced "$3.00" on front flap) with a touch of wear to corner tips and spine ends and a tiny 5 mm closed tear at bottom edge of front panel, and some soiling and tanning to rear panel. (#155028)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        THE SCARF

      The Dial Press, New York 1947 - Octavo, boards. First edition. A presentation copy with a nice signed inscription by Bloch on the front free endpaper: "For / Ida Binder Daniels / in memory of all / the wonderful years / we spent together / with love, / Bob Bloch / 1947." The author's second book and first novel. The first person narrative of a serial killer. Mild wear to boards ar spine ends, light age-darkening to text block (less than usual for this book), a nearly fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with light wear along lower front flap fold and some age-darkening, mostly to flap edges. Superior condition for this book. (#138726) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Monatsschrift für Deutsches Recht

      Otto Meissners Verlag, 1947 bis 1997. - ungezählte Seiten Seiten etwas gedunkelt, N.a.V., Stempeldruck auf Vorder oder Hinterseiten, alle Ausgaben gut erhalten, komplett ab dem Jahrgang 1947 bis einschließlich 1997, Alle Exemplare etwas gedunkelt. Beispielbild von einem Exemplar die anderen sehen ähnlich aus. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 45000 1. Jahrgang 1947 bis einschließlich Jahrgang 1997.

      [Bookseller: Buecherhof]
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        DARK OF THE MOON: POEMS OF FANTASY AND THE MACABRE

      Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1947.. Octavo,cloth. First edition. Errata slip tipped onto copyright page. 2634 copies printed. "The single most vital volume in any collection of supernatural verse. Lengthy, rich, and representative; 64 poets, 210 poems ... A milestone volume ... an influence upon the emerging Small Press poets (late 1960s-1980s)." - Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 6-15. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 8-48. A fine copy in fine first state dust jacket (printed in green and black and priced "$3.00" on front flap) with a touch of wear to corner tips and spine ends and a tiny 5 mm closed tear at bottom edge of front panel, and some soiling and tanning to rear panel. (#155028)

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        Bloodhounds and How to Train Them

      Orange Judd Publishing Company, New York 1947 - WARMLY INSCRIBED BY LEON WHITNEY IN YEAR-OF-PUBLICATION on the front free endpaper. A crisp, very sharp copy to boot of the 1947 1st edition. Clean and Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, Near Fine example of the uncommon pictorial dustjacket, with just a touch of rubbing --and very light creasing-- at the front panel. Octavo, dozens of black-and-white plates thruout and publisher's charming dog-related ads at the rear. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        ADMIRAL HALSEY'S STORY Signed by William F Halsey

      New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1947. xx, 310 pages of text including an index. Hardcover binding with minor bumping to the top corners. The unclipped dustjacket has a few tiny chips, tears and creases, with minor rubbing and shelfwear; protected in archival mylar. Signed "W. F. Halsey" on the half-title page with no further inscription. Illustrated. The text is clean and unmarked. Includes a mimeographed letter from the author describing the book. First edition.. Signed. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition/Very good condition (DJ). Octavo (8vo).

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA)]
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        Three Academic Pieces; The Realm of Resemblance, Someone Puts a Pineapple Together, Of Ideal Time and Choice

      (Cummington, Massachusetts): The Cummington Press, 1947. First edition. Boards. Typical fading to edges; spine slightly darkened and with a short, neat separation near base; very good, without the plain white dust jacket.. Small 8vo, 37pp; original pale blue-green boards printed in black on the spine and with yellow design on front board. One of 92 copies on Beauvais Arches with handcolored initials, out of the total edition of 246 copies. Edelstein A12.

      [Bookseller: Locus Solus Rare Books]
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        Noé -

      La Table Ronde 1947 -, Paris - 1 volume. Fort in-12. 355 pp. Sous étui et chemise cartonnés demi-toile verte. Ornée d?un portrait de l?auteur gravé par Gilbert Poilliot d?après Lucien Jacques. Très bel état. EDITION ORIGINALE. Celui-ci un des 108 exemplaires sur vélin pur fil Johannot, celui-ci un des 8 hors commerce (noté H. C. VIII). On joint UNE LETTRE AUTOGRAPHE SIGNEE DE GIONO à Salvat concernant l?intitulé de ce livre (une page in-12), ainsi qu?une carte postale adressée à Salvat et Fraigneau, La Table ronde, contenant notamment une phrase autographe et la signature de Giono. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KOEGUI]
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        The Wayward Bus

      The Viking Press, New York 1947 - First Edition, First Printing authentically SIGNED & INSCRIBED by STEINBECK on the front free endpaper to to Anna Janise Horvath. This ORIGINAL price clipped dustjacket is rich in color with minor wear to the edges. The book is in great shape with light wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely SIGNED by the author in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Toi et Moi [ Livre dédicacé par l'auteur et l'illustrateur ]

      Exemplaire sur Marais avec double justification, sur Marais numéroté et nominatif, pointes sèches de P.E. Bécat, 1 vol. grand in-8 en feuillet sous chemise, chemise cartonnée et étui, Les Heures Claires, 1947, 151 pp. et tables, avec la suite des gravures avec remarques (sur divers papiers) Rare exemplaire de collaborateur, dédicacé par Bécat en justification ("Avec les souvenirs amicaux de P.-Emile Bécat") et en faux-titre par Paul Géraldy ("Pour Henriette Estrade, avec les compliments, la sympathie, le souvenir et les voeux de bonheur de Paul Géraldy"). On y a joint la suite avec remarques. Etat très satisfaisant (dos passé lég. frotté, bon exemplaire par ailleurs). Français

      [Bookseller: Librairie Du Cardinal]
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        ENCYCLOPÉDIE DE L'URBANISME. 1er tome, facicules 1 a 12. 2me tome, fascicules 13 a 24. Ouvrage international poru l'enseignement et la pratique de l'aménagement du territoire, de l'urbanisme et l'architecture.

      Vincent Fréal et Cie Éditeurs, 1947-1958., Paris - 32.5x25.5. Ilustraciones y planos en negro. Algo de óxido. Restos de cinta adhesiva en una de las carpetas. Carpetas reforzadas. Texto en francés. La obra completa son 3 volúmenes, 27 fascículos (así que, en realidad, el vol. 3, que falta, sólo incluye 3 fascículos). No falta ninguna lámina de las carpetas que se ofrecen.

      [Bookseller: Carmen Alonso Libros]
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        Trans-Atlantic Passenger Ships Past and Present

      GEORGE DEAN CO, BOSTON 1947 - General shelf wear, faded spine, lightly soiled, otherwise, good. DATE PUBLISHED: 1947 EDITION: FIRST ED 350 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        STEEPLE BUSH

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1947.. Octavo, decorated boards with buckram shelf back. First edition. One of 751 numbered copies signed by Frost. A fine copy with original unprinted glassine dust jacket and paper slipcase. (#67274)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The Military General Service Medal 1793 - 1814

      - c. 1947. Marble boards [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: St Marys Books And Prints Wisden Dealers]
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        The Gallery

      Harper & Brothers 1947 - Signed by author in the year of publication on front flyleaf in blue ink: "Let the buyer beware! John Horne Burns Hartford 7 Aug 47." First edition. 342 pp. Black cloth with gilt and blue stamping. Fine in About Very Good dust jacket. Typical toning to pages. Jacket chipped at extremities with some small tears repaired with tape on verso and creases, spine-sunned, small stain from sticker, price intact ($3.00). A very rare signature on the gay American writer's first novel, a widely-acclaimed novel of World War II. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Michel Leiris. The Prints of Joan Miro. English Translation by Walter Pach.

      New York, Curt Valentin, 1947 - 16 S. m. Abb. und 2 farb. (Color Stencils) und 40 s/w lose Blätter. Eins von 1400 Exemplaren der Normalausgabe (Gesamt 1500 Ex.). OLn.Mappe lt. gebräunt und lt. berieben. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Sprache: Englisch OLn.Mappe mit Deckel- und Rückenschild. 4°. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Vinke]
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        Operation Lifeline: History and Development of the Naval Air Transport Service (Signed)

      Chicago: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, 1947. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Hardcover in blue pebbled boards with gilt insignia on front. No dust jacket, as issued. Deluxe edition limited to 1000 copies, of which this is number 967. SIGNED by James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy; Admiral of the Fleet Chester W. Nimitz, chief of naval operations; Vice Admiral A.W. Radford, deputy chief of Naval Operations (Air); and Rear Admiral J.W. Reeves, Jr., commander of Naval Air Transport Services. Laid in is a blue card that explains the autographed limited edition. Book is crisp and clean with just a touch of wear; binding is solid and gilt edges are undisturbed. Photo illustrations throughout including several color photos. Map endpapers depict the routes of the service. An exemplary copy. Folio. 171 pp. Heavy--will require additional postage if shipped outside the U.S.

      [Bookseller: Warwick Books]
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        Fools Die On Friday

      William Morrow and Co 1947 - First edition. Book near fine, dust jacket very good. Tape at top of inside of front hinge of dj. Book is from Paisano Productions, the TV company owned by Gardner that produced the Perry Mason TV shows (stamp of Paisano Productions on front free end paper). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Naturalist Photo Album

      N.p.: N.p., 1947. Some wear from handling, glue spots from pasting evident on some images, overall very good in screw-bound canvas covered boards.. Unique photo album. Screw-bound folio. One hundred tipped-in black and white silver gelatin prints by noted naturalist Lewis Walker. Published ephemera relating to some of the images laid in. One article in the November 1945 issue of "Natural History" is SIGNED by Walker and inscribed to friends. Photograph sizes vary; some are as large as 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, some are 7 x 5 inch prints, but many are 8 x 10 inch prints; a few in unusual sizes. Mostly ornithological in nature, but also some photographs of insects, the Hawaiian mongoose, and waterfalls, many photographed nocturnally. Walker was a pioneer of nocturnal images of birds. The quality of the photographs, both day time and nocturnal, are uniformly exceptional and the album is artfully arranged. Walker published a book on owls in 1974 and was widely published in National Geographic and other nature journals.

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        Autograph letter signed 'Evelyn Waugh'. On headed notepaper Grand Hotel Oslo [1947]

      Author - A Handwritten and signed letter from Evelyn Waugh to Mr Some 1p., 210 x 150mm., on paper headed Grand Hotel, Oslo, [1947], thanking him for sending a book about Munch "which I shall keep as a treasured souvenir of Oslo", single centre fold. Waugh spent 4 nights in Oslo in 1947, typically his opinion of the city was not as genial as he makes out in this letter, although his mention of Munch could be a wry allusion to his real feelings. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: finecopy Ltd PBFA]
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        SPORTING NEWS COMPLETE YEAR 1947

      1947 - Complete year of 53 issues of THE SPORTING NEWS (The Baseball Paper of the World) January 1 thru December 31 documents the week by week history of professional baseball, news, stories, features, editorials, anecdotes, gossip, box scores and synopsis of every major league game and statistics. Condition: N/A

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        Dreams That Money Can Buy

      Films International, NY 1947 - Green wraps slightly darkened at the edges, otherwise a nice copy of this promotional booklet for Richter's film with a cover design by Max Ernst from his book La Semaine de bonte. One of the most influential members of the cinematic avant garde, Richter In this film made the bold attempt to introduce this work to a wider audience Using the framing story of a man who discovers how to craft and sell dreams to a series of anxious clients, Richter allotted each dream (seven in all) to artists who included Max Ernst, Fernand Leger, Man Ray, Marcel Duchamp and Alexander Calder. Some chose to reprise their work in cinematic form - Ernst recreates a sequence from his collage novel La Semaine de Bonte - and Richter uses music by composers ranging from Darius Milhaud and John Cage to Duke Ellington [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Mallory Bookseller, ABAA]
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        A Soul for Sale

      London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1947. First. First edition. Fine in a very good or better dustwrapper with a tear near the crown and a rubbed spot on the spine. A nice copy of a scarce poetry title. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        PRIVATELY PUBLISHED POETRY ABOUT THE INTERNMENT DURING WWII: Vojna vihra. Kitice iz internacije. Niti za slavo niti za denar. [Maelstrom of War. Rimes from Internment. Not for glory, nor for money ]

      Nova Stifta, Slovenia: [by the author] . 1947 - 12°, [1] blank page, [1] mimeographed title page, signed by the author, 45 mimeographed text printed recto, original card cover with title printed in blue, blue linen spine (Very Good, slightly age-toned, first pages slightly water-stained, small tears in endpapers, cover and spine slightly scuffed on edges). A seemingly unrecorded booklet with Slovenian poetry, talks about WWII and internment in the work camp at Padua. This mimeographed booklet was published privately by the author Fran Fajdiga from Nova _tifta in Slovenia. The author talks in rimes about his difficult daily life in the work camp in Padua, and in other poems he talks about war situations between the Partisans, Germans and collaborators. The book seems to be unrecorded and was probably published in a very small quantity by the author. Fajdiga apperas in the records as a publisher of local postcards. As mentioned in his poetry he was about 60 years old in 1947 and was an amateur poet.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        Manuscrit autographe de "Correspondance de Paul Roulier-Davenel recueillie par Sacha Guitry" [ensemble] placards avec notes manuscrites. [ensemble] coupures de presse

      Autograph manuscript signed by Sacha Guitry the final chapter of "Correspondence of Paul Roulier-Davenel collected by Sacha Guitry."Paged from 166 to 170, it is an addition to the manuscript S.n s.l. 194739 feuillets

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Creative Illustration

      Viking Press, New York 1947 - First edition, first printing. Small folio. Some spotting and foxing to the boards, a faint stain on the rear board, and the rear free endpaper creased, thus about very good in an attractive, very good dustwrapper with a faint corresponding stain on the rear panel, and some light foxing on the spine. Despite the litany of small flaws, a bright and attractive copy of an important work on illustration by an artist notable in his own right. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        A Streetcar Named Desire

      New York: New Directions / Laughlin, 1947. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 1947, First Edition, first printing of Williams' most famous and lasting play. Hardcover in dust jacket -- lavender/purple boards and matching jacket designed by Alvin Lustig. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. A sharp, square, clean copy with only minimal shelfwear to the spine ends and corners. The DJ sunned along the spine (as usual), but the title is bold and the coloring still retains a faint purple hue; mild sunning along the top edge of the front and rear panels as well, another common flaw; two 1/2-inch closed snags to the edges of the rear panel; light wear to corners; original price of 2.75 is present. A lovely edition, pairing Williams' poetic and symbolic play with book production by a fellow master of his medium, Alvin Lustig.

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        Sommerlicher Blumenstrauß im Zinnkrug.

       Großes Ölgemälde der 1947 geborenen Künstlerin, rechts unten mit *E.Gagel* signiert, undatiert. Bildmaß: 80 x 69 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt und aufwendig gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 101 x 89 cm ). Von insgesamt guter Erhaltung. ( Bitte beachten: Bei großformatigen Ölgemälden ist leider kein Versand möglich - hier nur Selbstabholung in meinem Geschäft bzw. selbst organisierter Abtransport ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available )( Please notice: No shipment possible ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Gagel, Blumen, Blumenstrauß, Ölgemälde, Zinnkrug, Eleonore Gagel, Guinther, Eleonore Guinther, Google

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Contes pour enfants pas sages

      - Editions du Pré aux clarcs, Paris 1947, 25,5x22cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - Prima edizione a stampa 1500 copie numerate sul nostro filo puri ingiustificati. Il legame di piena editor di cartone posteriore panno verde muto, piatti illustrati. Firmato autografo Jacques Prévert a Jacques Michot: "... con il suo ritratto quando era piccolo ..." arricchita con un disegno che rappresenta un bambino che gioca con un cerchio e un bastone. libro illustrato di disegni Elsa Henriquez. punture minuscoli senza gravità sul primo piatto. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Reliure de l'éditeur en plein cartonnage, dos muet de toile verte, plats illustrés. Envoi autographe signé de Jacques Prévert à Jacques Michot : "... avec son portrait quand il était plus petit..." enrichi d'un dessin représentant un enfant jouant avec un cerceau et un bâton. Ouvrage illustré de dessins d'Elsa Henriquez. Infimes piqûres sans gravité sur le premier plat, un coin supérieur émoussé.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        Fifty Photographs.

      New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce,, 1947. [additional contributions from:] Merle Armitage, Robinson Jeffers, Donald Bear. Quarto. Original silver lettered black cloth spine, black bevelled boards lettered in grey, black and grey endpapers. With the dust jacket. 50 monochrome plates from photographs by Edward Weston. Some surface wear to boards and extremities. An excellent copy in the somewhat rubbed, worn and creased jacket, a little bumped at head of spine and with tape reinforcement to the verso at extremities and spine. First and limited edition, number 1,228 of 1,500 copies initialled by Edward Weston. "Though it includes all of Weston's genres - landscapes, nudes, still lifes, and portraits - it is an unusual selection [made by the photographer himself], more edgy than iconic … The overall effect … is to make visible the real legacy of Weston's work, the way it influenced so much of what would come after" (Roth).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Ancient Na-Khi [Nakhi] Kingdom of Southwest China, 2 Volumes, Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series

      Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1947 - First edition, first printing. Octavo, 26*18cm, wt:2.5kg, 554p. Complete set of 2 volumes. Illustrated with 266 photos and 4 color fold-out maps in rear pocket. Ex-library with usual markings, some general wear on covers, otherwise a good set with clean pages and intact maps. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        [Cizek, Franz- Students, Inscribed by Both] Der Kleine Engel in Osterreich

      Vienna: Amandus, 1947. First edition. 4to. Color pictorial paper covered card boards. 34pp. Full-page color lithograph illustrations by E. and M. Prouza, the 14 year-old students who illustrated this work under the direction of Franz Cizek School. Inscribed in four lines by the sisters on front free endsheet and signed, "Edith Prouza and Martha Prouza, Wien, 28. VI 1948." Slight wear to corners, else near fine. Most scarce with this remarkable presentation inscription by the two juvenile sisters under the famed direction of Franz Cizek.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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