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        La vie est sans pitié

      First edition printed in 101 numbered copies on grand vélin Arches.Illustrated cover by Pablo Picasso.Spine slightly sunned, otherwise a good copy.  S.n. (Pierre Bettencourt) Saint-Maurice d'Etelan 1948 14,5x23cm broché

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        Soleil cou coupé

      - K éditeur, Paris 1948, 16,5x22cm, relié. - Prima edizione, uno dei 100 esemplari numerati su alfa Marais riservata alla stampa. Associazione a bradel metà marocco nocciola, liscio indietro, quando la coda d'oro, marmo piatto, risguardi e contreplats sabbia, risguardi e contreplats serbatoio di carta, roulotte conservati e incollati su una guardia, firmato vincolante P. & C. Goy Vilaine. Raro e poetica dedica autografa firmata dall'autore Maurice Saillet patafisico. Un chiaro piatti bagnatura intera, una traccia di piega in copertina, foxing principalmente piatti interessano così come i primi strati. Copia piacevolmente stabilito. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa du Marais réservés au service de presse. Reliure à la bradel en demi maroquin noisette, dos lisse, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier sable, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, bande annonce conservée et encollée sur une garde, reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Rare et poétique envoi autographe signé de Aimé Césaire au pataphysicien Maurice Saillet. Une claire mouillure en pied des plats, une trace de pliure sur le premier plat, rousseurs affectant essentiellement les plats ainsi que les tous premiers feuillets. Exemplaire agréablement établi.

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        science Fiction & Horror) 8 Vols. (wrappers). The Arkham House Sampler.

      Arkham House 1948-1949, Sauk City: - (Science Fiction & Horror) 8 Vols. (wrappers). (Arkham House, publisher). The Arkham House Sampler. Sauk City: Arkham House, 1948-1949. Vol. 1, nos. 1-4; Vol. 2, nos. 1-4, Winter 1948 - Autumn 1949 (all published). 8vo, original printed stapled wrappers. Front wrapper of Vol. 1, no.1, Winter 1948 repaired, some light creasing to wrappers of Vol. 1, no. 1; wrappers of other nos. Showing scattered small abrasions, staple rust and other small stains; internally generally clean. Housed in two immculate black cloth clam shell boxes. Jaffery 30 and 37, Ray Bradbury, David H. Keller, H. P. Lovecraft, Jules Verne and others. All issues 100 pages except Autumn 1949, 128 pages. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Les mains sales

      First edition, one of 60 numbered copies on pur fil paper, the tirage de tête after 15 on HollandeA very good copy. Gallimard Paris 1948 12x19cm broché

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        The Second World War: The Gathering Storm; Their Finest Hour; The Grand Alliance; The Hinge of Fate; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy

      London: Cassell & Company, 1948-54. First editions of Churchill's World War II masterpiece. Six volumes. Octavo, original black cloth, patterned endpapers. Each are near fine in very good to near fine dust jackets. "Winston Churchill himself affirmed that ?this is not history: this is my case" (Holmes, 285). Churchill was re-elected to the post of Prime Minister in 1951. "The Second World War is a great work of literature, combining narrative, historical imagination and moral precept in a form that bears comparison with that of the original master chronicler, Thucydides. It was wholly appropriate that in 1953 Churchill was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature" (Keegan). Named by Modern Library as one of the 100 best non-fiction books of the twentieth century. It placed number one on the 100 best non-fiction books of the twentieth century by National Review magazine.

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        Road Through the Wall, The

      New York Farrar, Straus 1948 First Edition of the author's first book. Small 8vo: [8],271,[1]pp. Publisher's coarsely woven tangerine cloth, spine lettered in white, pictorial dust jacket priced $2.75. Near Fine or better (lightly shelf-worn; pages toned, as usual; edges spotted) in a bright, about Fine jacket (flap edges slightly dust-soiled and browned). Near Fine+ This, Jackson's neglected first novel, "deserves much more interest than it has hitherto received, not least because it anticipated the most prominent themes and settings of the wave of suburban-related fiction that appeared during the post-war period by several years. Jackson evoked the self-absorption and casual cruelty of the middle-class suburbs in a manner that would seldom be bettered, particularly because her focus is mostly upon the children of the neighbourhood, who in their petty rivalries, snobbishness and strict hierarchy, are mirror images of their self-satisfied parents." (The Literary Encyclopedia) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        The Steady-State Theory of the Expanding Universe," [Bondi & Gold] in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 108, No. 3, pp. 252-270, 1948. WITH "A New Model for the Expanding Universe," [Hoyle] in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 108, No. 5, pp. 372-382, 1938

      RARE FIRST EDITIONS, EACH IN ORIGINAL WRAPS, OF THE FIRST PUBLISHED PAPERS PRESENTING THE 'STEADY-STATE' MODEL OF THE UNIVERSE. BONDI, GOLD, & HOYLE (WORKING INDEPENDENTLY) HERE PROPOSE THE MOST WELL-DEVELOPED AND LONG-LIVED STEADY-STATE THEORIES OF THE UNIVERSE. Bondi, Gold, and Hoyle's arguments have enough in common that they are often thought of as one, the largest difference being that "Hoyle was less insistent that the perfect cosmological principle was a fundamental axiom. He preferred to have theory follow from a modification he proposed to Einstein's relativistic universe, adding the creation of matter" (AIP Web Portal). The steady state theory argues that the universe looks the same from every spot within it and at every time, further stating that the universe has no beginning or end - and that it is constantly expanding, able to maintain a constant average density because alongside the expansion, matter is continually created forming new stars and galaxies. Bondi and Gold offered their new cosmology as an alternative to the Big Bang theory, calling it 'steady state' in reference to the fact that the universe would have the same physical appearance no matter when or where it was observed. Beginning with a "fundamental discussion of the conditions under which the laws of physics known on Earth can with some faith be applied to the Universe as a whole. [Bondi and Gold] write: 'As the physical laws cannot be assumed to be independent of the structure of the universe, and as conversely the structure of the universe depends upon the physical laws, it follows that there may be a stable position. We shall pursue the possibility that the universe is in such a stable, self-perpetuating state (…). We regard the reasons for pursuing this possibility as very compelling, for it is only in such a universe that there is any basis for the assumption that the laws of physics are constant; and without such an assumption our knowledge, derived virtually at one instant of time, must be quite inadequate for an interpretation of the universe )…)" (Bondi and Gold, 1948, 254). "Bondi and Gold based their theory on the "perfect cosmological principle" that states that the universe is isotropic (unchanging) both across space and time. Hoyle's theory was built on Einstein's field equations of general relativity, but with a "creation tensor" substituted for Einstein's cosmological constant. Both theories required the spontaneous creation of matter. Hoyle's theory was rigorously mathematical, while Bondi and Gold's theory was qualitative.Hoyle's theory was the survivor, and it evolved over a period of 50 years to adapt to the results of new experiments. He defended it often and in one of these occasions coined the term "big bang" to ridicule Lemaître's theory" (History of Science, The Wenner Collection). Although the steady-state theory was eventually disproved by the discovery of the cosmic microwave background in the 1960s, "Steady state was of enormous importance in the history of astronomy, because it turned cosmology into a serious, observational part of science, by making predictions different from those of an evolutionary universe, for which Hoyle coined the name big bang. The predictions included numbers, sizes, colors, and brightnesses of galaxies at large distances compared to those near us" (DSB). CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Royal Astronomical Society. Two issues in original wraps (No. 3 and No. 5). 4to. (9.5 x 6.25 inches; 238 x 156mm). No. 3, continuously paginated pp. 211-305. No. 5, continuously paginated pp. 354-423. Two pristine issues with original wrappers in custom clamshell case, gilt-lettered at the spine. Fine condition.

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        HISTADRUT FOTO NEWS JANUARY 1948, MAY 1948 [THE MONTH OF STATEHOOD!], SEPTEMBER 1948, OCTOBER 1948, NOVEMBER 1948, DECEMBER 1948, MARCH 1949, APRIL 1949, MAY 1949, JUNE 1949, JULY 1949, AUGUST 1949, SEPTEMBER 1949, OCTOBER 1949, DECEMBER 1949, JANUARY 1950, MARCH 1950, MAY 1950, JUNE 1950 (19 ISSUES TOTAL)

      New York, National Committee For Labor Israel. 1948-1950 - First edition. Original illustrated blue and white paper wrappers with black-and-white photographs. 4to. About 15 pages each; 28 cm. Statehood-era run of this important Zionist photographic periodical, including the issue from the month when Statehood was declared (May 1948), filled with hundreds of black-and-white photographs, tables, maps, and articles. Covers topics such as "Report on Latin America, " "Youth that Saved a Nation, " and "Way of the Mediator. " The Histadrut "was founded in December 1929 in Haifa to look out for the interests of Jewish workers.The Histadrut became one of the most powerful institutions in the state of Israel, a mainstay of the Labour Zionist movement and, aside from being a trade union, its state-building role made it the owner of a number of businesses and factories and, for a time, the largest employer in the country. Until Israel began moving away from a socialist economy, the Histadrut, along with the government, owned most of the economy" (Wikipedia 2017) . "Newspaper headlines report the sensational side of events in Palestine, but rarely the important things that happen daily. The Jewish State is being built by men and women with a single mind and single purpose, men and women of the Histadrut who stick to their task in fields and factories, who reluctantly take the gun in hand to ward off the enemy. HISTADRUT FOTO-NEWS will bring to American Jewry the story of Palestine in its proper perspective. Its heroes will be workers. Its drama will be the life of the pioneers who build not only new physical wonders but social and spiritual patterns that suit the rebirth of an ancient, civilized people. " SUBJECT(S) : Labor and laboring classes, Israel, Periodicals. OCLC lists 15 holdings worldwide. Overall, very good condition. Minimal pencil markings that do not affect text. Slight rubbing and mild edgewear. Some issues have more significant edgewear and pencil markings. (HOLO2-134-29) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Drole De Menage : textes de dessins de Jean Cocteau (Inscribed and with a unique drawing signed by Jean Cocteau to the half-title)

      The First French Printing published by Paul Morihien in 1948. First edition, trade issue, limited to 2000 copies, text in French with a total edition of 2720 copies. Quarto, pictorial wrappers, 56 pages, illustrated reproducing drawings, in color, by Jean Cocteau. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition with a little loss at the spine ends. Some toning to the stiff card cover edges with a small mark to the lower front leading edge. The binding remains tight. Toning to the page edges but the text and illustrations remain fresh and clean. Covers protected within a loose mylar cover. Inscribed and with a unique drawing signed by Jean Cocteau to the half-title: ' A Carmen (?), son vieil ami, de tout coeur, Jean x 1959'. A nonsense tale, by Jean Cocteau, for children, about the marriage of the Sun and the Moon, and their mischievous children, who are taught lessons by a dog. Cocteau's Only Children's Title. Scarce with such attributes.

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        Lettre à un ami allemand

      Later edition, first in parts, as augmented with a previously unpublished preface; false mention of the 18th edition. Autograph inscription signed by Albert Camus to the painter Helyett Djian.Small insignificant marginal stain to foot of upper cover. Gallimard Paris 1948 12x19cm broché

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        The Laying of the Foundation Stone of the New Chamber of the House of Commons by the Speaker 26th May 1948.

      London: printed for H.M. Stationery Office by the Curwen Press Ltd.,, 1948. Foolscap folio. Original sage green buckram, title gilt to the spine and front board, Palace of Westminster portcullis centre-tool gilt the lower. Pocket mounted inside the lower board with envelope containing 10 original silver gelatin press photographs. Very slightly rubbed, pale toning, light foxing to the endpapers, overall very good. First and only edition, this one of the "twenty-four copies ? printed on hand-made paper for presentation to His Majesty the King, the Library of the House of Commons and those who took part in the ceremony" and signed by the speaker, Douglas Clifton Brown verso of the front free endpaper. Copac shows just five locations in the UK: BL, Oxford, Cambridge, Guildhall, and Chartwell; OCLC adds Houghton Library, Harvard, Universities of Toronto and Alberta, and Milwaukee Public Library Service. The exact details of publication seem somewhat muddied, Cohen explains that "the normal edition of the work , for distribution to the Members of Parliament, was in wrappers. By order of the Speaker, however, 24 copies were printed and bound in full green morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe for presentation ? I have also examined a cloth-bound copy. A folder of loose photographs of the occasion (reproduced by collotype at the Chiswick Press) was attached to the inside back cover". Which is much the same as Woods's account of the piece. This cataloguer has previously handled two copies of the "normal edition" which were in green buckram, rather than wraps, and if anything were a little more elaborately gilt than the present copy. The laid paper of this "limited edition" - watermark of a hand surmounted by a quatrefoil - is clearly superior than than the wove of the other issue, and the photographs rather than being reproduced in collotype are original press photographs with the relevant agency wet stamps verso, together with the Ministry of Works docketing; 4 are credited to the Ministry of Works itself, two to the Graphic Photo Union, and one each to the Times, the Westminster Press, Reuter, and Planet News Ltd. The text reprints Churchill's speech as Leader of the Opposition: "The House of Commons is a living and deathless entity; it survived, unflinching, the tests and hazards of war; it preserved our constitutional liberties under our ancient monarchy in a manner which has given a sense of stability, not only in this island, but as an example to nations in many lands". He features in all but two of the images.

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        The Steady-State Theory of the Expanding Universe.

      London: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 1948. First edition, the extremely rare offprint, of the first published paper to propound the 'steady-state' model of the universe, according to which the universe is expanding but unchanging, with no beginning or end, and in which matter is continually being created throughout space so that its average density remains constant. Bondi and Gold's Cambridge colleague Fred Hoyle published his own formulation of steady-state theory four months later in the same journal ('A New Model for the Expanding Universe,' MNRAS, Vol. 108, No. 5, pp. 372-382). Bondi, Gold and Hoyle were led to steady state theory because of well-known problems associated with the then current evolving models of the expanding universe: such models predicted a cosmic age that was problematic (less than the known age of some stars), and they disliked Lema tre's idea of a universe with an explosive beginning. Although the steady-state theory was eventually disproved by the discovery of the cosmic microwave background in the 1960s, "Steady state was of enormous importance in the history of astronomy, because it turned cosmology into a serious, observational part of science, by making predictions different from those of an evolutionary universe, for which Hoyle coined the name big bang. The predictions included numbers, sizes, colors, and brightnesses of galaxies at large distances compared to those near us" (DSB, under Gold). In 2014 an unpublished manuscript was discovered, probably dating from early 1931, in which Einstein himself considered the possibility of a universe that expands but remains essentially unchanged, his 'cosmological constant' being responsible for the continuous creation of matter from empty space (O'Raifeartaigh et al). We have located only one other copy of this offprint, at the Royal Society in London (no copy on OCLC). No copies in auction records. "To the extent that there existed a standard cosmology in the late 1940s, it was the evolutionary universe based on Einstein's field equations of 1917, either in the big bang version or the ever-expanding but no-bang Lemaître-Eddington version. In their discussions of 1946 and 1947, Hoyle, Gold, and Bondi agreed that an evolutionary universe governed by general relativity was unsatisfactory in whatever version. They concluded that an unchanging yet expanding universe was preferable, and for this reason they postulated continual creation of matter to occur throughout space at such a rate that it compensated for the expansion and left the average density of matter constant (the idea came from Gold). In early 1948, Gold and Bondi and, independently, Hoyle worked out their two formulations of the steady state universe. The theory presented in the 1948 Bondi-Gold paper was deductively founded on what they called the perfect cosmological principle, the postulate that the universe is uniform not only spatially but temporally as well: it has always looked the same. This principle, they claimed, was a fundamental axiom from which physical results should be deduced; if theoretical extrapolations from experiments conflicted with the principle, such as did the law of energy conservation, they had to be rejected. Bondi and Gold consequently denied that the universe could be described by the energy-conserving theory of general relativity. Moreover, they objected that relativistic cosmology was "utterly unsatisfactory" because it covered so many models and was based on so many free parameters that as a whole it could not be falsified observationally. In spite of the qualitative and philosophical flavor of their paper, Bondi and Gold could prove that their theory led to a number of definite predictions, including a specific rate of matter creation of about 10-43 g/s/cm3. It also followed from their theory that the metric of the steady state universe had to be of the De Sitter type, a flat space expanding exponentially" (DSB, under Bondi). "There is a charming story, not taken seriously by all historians, about how steady state theory began. The idea came in 1947, Hoyle claimed, when he and his fellow scientists Hermann Bondi and Tommy Gold went to a movie. The three knew each other from shared research on radar during World War II. Hoyle was versatile, undisciplined and intuitive; Bondi had a sharp and orderly mathematical mind; Gold's daring physical imagination opened new perspectives. The movie was a ghost story that ended the same way it started. This got the three scientists thinking about a universe that was unchanging yet dynamic. According to Hoyle, "One tends to think of unchanging situations as being necessarily static. What the ghost-story film did sharply for all three of us was to remove this wrong notion. One can have unchanging situations that are dynamic, as for instance a smoothly flowing river." But how could the universe always look the same if it was always expanding? It did not take them long to see a possible answer--matter was continuously being created. Thus new stars and galaxies could form to fill the space left behind as the old ones moved apart. "To many philosophical minds, the steady-state universe proposed by Hoyle, Bondi and Gold had a major advantage over the big-bang expanding universe. In their universe the overall density was kept always the same by the continuous creation of matter. In the big-bang universe with its radically changing density, various physical laws might not apply the same way at all times. It would be impossible to extrapolate with confidence from the present back to the super-dense origin of the universe. "Steady-state theory also had an observational advantage over big-bang theory in 1948. The rate of expansion then observed, when calculated backward to an initial big bang, gave an age for the universe of only a few billion years--well below the known age of the solar system! That was certainly an embarrassment for the big bang theory. For some time cosmologists had measured ideas against a "cosmological principle," which asserted that the large-scale properties of the universe are independent of the location of the observer. In other words, any theory that put we humans at some special place (like the center of the universe) could be rejected out of hand. Bondi and Gold insisted that the universe is not only homogenous in space but also in time--it looks the same at any place and at any time. They grandly called this the "perfect cosmological principle," and insisted that theory should be deduced from the axiom that we are not at any special place in either space or time. "Hoyle was less insistent that the perfect cosmological principle was a fundamental axiom. He preferred to have theory follow from a modification he proposed to Einstein's relativistic universe, adding the creation of matter. The two different steady-state theories had enough in common, however, to be considered one for most purposes. "Much of the later development of steady-state theory came in response to criticism. In Great Britain, especially, scientists gave considerable attention to elaborating the theory. Their arguments were largely of a philosophical nature, with little appeal to observation. "The cosmological debate acquired religious and political aspects. Pope Pious XII announced in 1952 that big-bang cosmology affirmed the notion of a transcendental creator and was in harmony with Christian dogma. Steady-state theory, denying any beginning or end to time, was in some minds loosely associated with atheism. Gamow even suggested steady-state theory was attached to the Communist Party line, although in fact Soviet astronomers rejected both steady-state and big-bang cosmologies as "idealistic" and unsound. Hoyle himself associated steady state theory with personal freedom and anti-communism. "Astronomers in the United States found the steady-state theory attractive, but they took a pragmatic approach. The rival claims of big-bang and steady-state theory must be settled by observational tests. One test involved the ages of galaxies. In a steady state, with continuous creation of matter, there would be a mixture of young and old galaxies throughout the universe. In a big bang, with only an initial creation, galaxies would age with time. And astronomers could look back in time by looking at more distant galaxies, for observing a galaxy a billion light-years away meant seeing it in light that had left it a billion years ago. Observations reported in 1948 purported to find that more distant galaxies were indeed older. Score one for the big bang. Bondi and Gold reviewed the data carefully, and in 1954 they showed that the reported effect was spurious. Score one for steady state. The age test might be able to distinguish between the rival theories in principle, but in practice it could not. "Another possible test involved the rate of expansion of the universe. In a big bang, the expansion rate would slow; in a steady state universe it would remain constant. Data from the Mount Wilson Observatory seemed to favor the big bang, but not certainly enough to constitute a crucial test. "Meanwhile there was a solution to the embarrassing calculation that put the age of a big-bang universe less than the age of the solar system. Walter Baade showed that estimates of the distances to galaxies had mixed together two different types of stars. As a result, the size of the universe had been underestimated by about a factor of two. If galaxies were twice as distant as previously thought, then calculation with the observed rate of expansion gave an age of the universe twice as great as previously calculated -- safely greater than the age of the solar system. "The most serious challenge to steady-state theory came from the new science of radio astronomy. Fundamental knowledge in the techniques of detecting faint radio astronomy signals advanced greatly during World War II, especially with research on radar and especially in England. After the war, research programs at Cambridge, at Manchester, and at Sydney, Australia, built radio telescopes to detect signals from outer space. They dominated radio astronomy for the next decade. "The program at Cambridge was led by Martin Ryle, who in 1974 would receive the Nobel Prize in physics for his overall contributions to radio astronomy. In 1951 Ryle believed that radio sources were located within our galaxy, and hence were of no cosmological interest. But over the next few years he became convinced that most of the radio sources he was detecting were extragalactic. His observations, then, could be used to test cosmological models. Ryle argued that his survey of almost 2,000 radio sources, completed in 1955, contradicted steady-state theory, because more distant/older sources seemed to be distributed differently from nearby ones. But he overstated the significance of his initial data. Only after more years of work would radio observations argue strongly against steady-state theory" (American Institute of Physics, http://history.aip.org/history/exhibits/cosmology/ideas/bigbang.htm). Both Bondi (1919-2005) and Gold (1920-2004) were born into Jewish families in Vienna but left Austria shortly before the Anschluss. Bondi was admitted as a foreign student at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he arrived in the fall of 1937; Gold became an undergraduate student at Trinity in the following year. In 1940 the British government, concerned about possible fifth columnists, interned many Austrian and German émigrés as enemy aliens. Thus it was that Bondi and Gold, who did not previously know each other, met as internees in a camp in Quebec, Canada, where they soon became close friends. The slightly more senior camp resident Max Perutz organized an informal "school," at which the young students could teach each other. Bondi's extraordinary mathematical skills and Gold's outstanding physical insights soon became obvious and complementary. Bondi and Gold did not return to England until 1942. Hoyle (1915-2001) entered Emmanuel College, Cambridge in 1933 and went on to do graduate work in theoretical physics under Rudolf Peierls and Paul Dirac. In 1939 he secured a fellowship at St. John's College, Cambridge. In 1940, the Admiralty (the British government department responsible for the Royal Navy) recruited Hoyle for theoretical research on radar. As director of the theory division at the radar establishment, Hoyle recruited Bondi in June 1942 and, on Bondi's advice, in October 1942 Hoyle brought in Thomas Gold. Bondi, Gold, and Hoyle shared a small rented house close to their place of work, spending their evenings and weekends debating problems in astrophysics. All three returned to Cambridge in 1945, and from 1947 they started to work together on cosmology. O'Raifeartaigh et al, 'Einstein's steady-state theory: an abandoned model of the cosmos,' European Physical Journal 39, 353-367. For a very detailed account of the Bondi & Gold and Hoyle papers, see Kragh, Cosmology and Controversy (1996), pp. 162-201. The Einstein manuscript on a steady-state universe is 'Zum kosmologischen Problem,' Albert Einstein Archive Online, Archive No. 2-112, http://alberteinstein.info/vufind1/Record/EAR000034354 Offprint from: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. 108, No. 3, 1948. 8vo, pp. 252-270. Stapled as issued in self-wrappers.

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        The Laying of the Foundation Stone of the New Chamber of the House of Commons by the Speaker 26th May 1948.

      London: printed for H.M. Stationery Office by the Curwen Press Ltd., 1948 - Foolscap folio. Original sage green buckram, title gilt to the spine and front board, Palace of Westminster portcullis centre-tool gilt the lower. Very slightly rubbed, pale toning, light foxing to the endpapers, overall very good. Pocket mounted inside the lower board with envelope containing 10 original silver gelatin press photographs. First and only edition, this one of the "twenty-four copies printed on hand-made paper for presentation to His Majesty the King, the Library of the House of Commons and those who took part in the ceremony" and signed by the speaker, Douglas Clifton Brown verso of the front free endpaper. Copac shows just five locations in the UK: BL, Oxford, Cambridge, Guildhall, and Chartwell; OCLC adds Houghton Library, Harvard, Universities of Toronto and Alberta, and Milwaukee Public Library Service. The exact details of publication seem somewhat muddied, Cohen explains that "the normal edition of the work , for distribution to the Members of Parliament, was in wrappers. By order of the Speaker, however, 24 copies were printed and bound in full green morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe for presentation I have also examined a cloth-bound copy. A folder of loose photographs of the occasion (reproduced by collotype at the Chiswick Press) was attached to the inside back cover". Which is much the same as Woods's account of the piece. This cataloguer has previously handled two copies of the "normal edition" which were in green buckram, rather than wraps, and if anything were a little more elaborately gilt than the present copy. The laid paper of this "limited edition" - watermark of a hand surmounted by a quatrefoil - is clearly superior than than the wove of the other issue, and the photographs rather than being reproduced in collotype are original press photographs with the relevant agency wet stamps verso, together with the Ministry of Works docketing; 4 are credited to the Ministry of Works itself, two to the Graphic Photo Union, and one each to the Times, the Westminster Press, Reuter, and Planet News Ltd. The text reprints Churchill's speech as Leader of the Opposition: "The House of Commons is a living and deathless entity; it survived, unflinching, the tests and hazards of war; it preserved our constitutional liberties under our ancient monarchy in a manner which has given a sense of stability, not only in this island, but as an example to nations in many lands". He features in all but two of the images. Cohen D132; Woods D(b)70/2. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Paradis terrestre

      First edition of 125 copies justified by the author on Rives.Illustrated with 12 original lithographs that Jean Effel heightened in watercolour, captioned and signed in pencil.Ex-libris on endpaper.Slipcase partly cracked.A rare and good copy. Les éditions Jean Effel Paris 1948 25,5x32cm en feuilles sous chemise et étui

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        Crusade in Europe.

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,, 1948. Octavo. Original dark beige cloth, title gilt to spine on black ground, facsimile signature in black to front board, fore edge untrimmed, map endpapers. 16 plates, 4 double-page maps, 38 full-page maps to the text. Spine rubbed, the lettering intact, and gently rubbed, a couple of small stains to rear board. A very good copy in the price-clipped dust jacket with chipped and nicked extremities, slightly soiled rear panel, and old tape-repair to two closed tears verso. First edition, first printing, trade issue. Presentation copy, inscribed by Eisenhower to his wartime chief of intelligence, Major-General Sir Kenneth Strong: "For Ken Strong, indispensable member of AFHQ and of SHAEF. With best wishes and lasting regard from his devoted friend, Ike Eisenhower" on the half-title. Before the war Strong was a military attaché in Berlin and became acquainted with several senior officers in the German high command. "But the turning-point in his career was his appointment as General Dwight Eisenhower's chief of intelligence in March 1943 ? He became a firm friend and confidant of Eisenhower and of his chief of staff, Walter Bedell Smith?a friendship which lasted for life" (ODNB). At Allied Force Headquarters, Algiers, Strong helped plan the Sicily landings and Italian armistice negotiations. Following the Cairo conference in November 1943 he was blocked from joining Eisenhower at Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force in London, officially so as not to denude allied headquarters, but Strong believed that his close relationship with the Americans was viewed with suspicion by Montgomery and the War Office. After Eisenhower appealed personally to Churchill, Strong was cleared to travel to London in May 1944, joining his old friend as chief of intelligence and helping plan the allied invasion of Normandy. He was later instrumental in organising the German surrender at Rheims on 7 May 1945 and the final surrender at Berlin the following day. After the war he became director-general of the political intelligence department at the Foreign Office, and later at the Ministry of Defence following reorganisation in 1964, retiring two years later.

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        [1948] Iÿ

      Edizione a cura della Galleria Palazzo Vecchio di Firen- ze e della Galleria San Carlo di Milano, 1989, 1948. Acquaforte acquatinta, mm.380x310 alla battuta su grande foglio di mm. 600x800, firmata a matita in basso a destra 'Corneille '88', titolo al centro '1948', es. 23/125. Carta filigranata (firma dell'artista). L'incisione appartiene ad una cartella edita a cura della Galleria Palazzo Vecchio di Firenze e della Galleria San Carlo di Milano, nel 1989

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        La terre et les rêveries du repos

      First edition on ordinary paper.Handsome autograph inscription from Gaston Bachelard : "A Raymond Queneau avec mes souhaits d'un jonastique bonheur."Spine sunned with two small and clear dampstains to foot.José Corti Paris 1948 12x19cm broché

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        The Witness for the Prosecution

      Dodd, Mead & Company (1948), New York - 1st edition (no comparable British edition). 8vo, original gray cloth with red decoration on front cover, and red lettered spine, in the very scarce dust jacket which has a large chip at the bottom of the spine extending into the rear panel, as well as small chip and tear along fold to front flap. Book is very good, dust jacket good as described. Still very scarce in dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Jankel Adler

      

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        K Numéro 1&2

      First edition of this issue about Antonin Artaud, one of 50 numbered copies on chiffon du Marais, the only large paper copies.Texts by Antonin Artaud, Georges Braque, René Char, Charles Dullin, Jacques Audiberti, Camille Bryen, André Pieyre de Mandiargues, Arthur Adamov...A good and rare copy.  K éditeur Paris 1948 13,5x19,5cm broché

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        Le grand objet extérieur

      First edition, one of 5 copies lettered on Johannot, this one with letter A, tirage de tête.With an autograph inscription from Michel Fardoulis-Lagrange.A rare and very good copy retaining the numbered and signed lithograph by Raoul Ubac. Vrille Paris 1948 14x19,5cm broché

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        L'état de siège

      - Gallimard, Paris 1948, 12x19cm, relié. - Prima edizione, una delle copie della stampa. Firmato autografo dell'autore Henry Gouhier. Carta ingiallita come generalmente insolated indietro, pieno di copie dell'inserto preghiera. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé de Albert Camus à Henri Gouhier. Papier jauni comme généralement, dos insolé, exemplaire complet de son prière d'insérer.

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        Le roi pêcheur

      - José Corti, Paris 1948 & 1990-1991, 12,5x19cm & 15x21cm, broché & trois feuillets. - Prima edizione, uno dei 60 ex numerato sul filo puro, unico grande carta con 45 Marais. Ci uniamo con i nostri tre lettere autografe copia firmata dall'autore sul teatro del "Re Pescatore" e una pagina rispettivamente, datato 26 luglio 1990, del 28 dicembre 1990 e il 2 agosto 1991 (Saint Florent vecchio). Le lettere, indirizzate alla gestione del Teatro Celestino, riguardano la riproduzione nel teatro del Re Pescatore, pezzo unico Gracq, scritto nel 1942-1943. Nella prima lettera, l'autore è d'accordo sulle condizioni del teatro sui suoi diritti alle prestazioni, ma si è detto "ostile a lasciare esclusivamente alla Francia richiesta da Celestino Theatre fino al 31 dicembre 1993 " Nella seconda lettera, ha chiesto una copia del contratto ha firmato con il signor Lucet, allora direttore del Teatro Celestino. Nella terza lettera, Gracq richiedere una modifica del presente contratto periodo di autorizzazione clausola di esclusiva, e fornisce indicazioni pratiche sul pagamento delle tasse. Buffer data di somministrazione. Note scritte a mano in un'altra mano a margine delle ultime due lettere (Segretario). Importante corrispondenza scritta a mano sui primi spettacoli teatrali del gioco dopo il fallimento dello stabilimento nel 1949 insieme eccezionale. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 60 ex numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers avec 45 Marais. Nous joignons à notre exemplaire trois lettres autographes signées de l'auteur à propos des représentations théâtrales du "Roi Pêcheur" d'une page chacune et datées respectivement du 26 juillet 1990, du 28 décembre 1990, et du 2 août 1991 (Saint Florent le Vieil). Les lettres, adressées à l'administration du Théâtre des Célestins, portent sur la représentation au théâtre du Roi Pêcheur, seule et unique pièce de Julien Gracq, rédigée en 1942-1943.Dans la première lettre, l'auteur donne son accord quant aux conditions posées par le Théâtre concernant ses droits sur les représentations, mais se dit "hostile à l'autorisation en exclusivité pour la France entière demandée par le Théâtre des Célestins jusqu'au 31 décembre 1993." Dans la deuxième lettre, il demande une copie du contrat qu'il a signé avec M. Lucet, alors directeur du Théâtre des Célestins. Dans la troisième, Julien Gracq demande une modification de ce contrat sur la clause de durée d'autorisation en exclusivité, et fournit des indications pratiques quant au paiement de ses droits.Tampons à date de l'administration.Notes manuscrites d'une autre écriture en marge des deux dernières lettres (secrétaire). Importante correspondance manuscrite portant sur les premières représentations théâtrales de cette pièce depuis l'échec de la création en 1949. Exceptionnel ensemble.

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        André Breton

      - José Corti, Paris 1948, 12x19cm, broché. - Edizione originale sulla carta corrente. l'invio autografo firmato e datato Gracq professor Georges iscriversi: "... questo gemello che sembra Libro illustrato con un ritratto di André Breton di Hans Bellmer. carta ingiallita generalmente come, tuttavia bella copia per quanto riguarda la scarsa qualità e la fragilità della carta. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition postérieure de quelques mois à l'originale. Envoi autographe daté et signé de Julien Gracq au professeur Georges Blin : "... ce jumeau qui se présente à ma porte comme l'aîné." Ouvrage illustré d'un portrait d'André Breton par Hans Bellmer. Papier jauni comme généralement, sinon agréable exemplaire au regard de la médiocre qualité et de la fragilité de ce papier.

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        Five Go Off To Camp.

      8vo. Original light blue linson boards lettered in black to spine, pictorial endpapers, preserved in pictorial dustwrapper; pp. [vi] + 192; illustrated throughout in black and white with occasional accenting in printed red and blue; externally very clean and fresh with barely any of the usual sun-lightening (through jacket) to spine; internally crisp with some speckling to upper and fore-edges of book block; the unclipped dustwrapper (6/-) in exceptionally bright, and attractive, condition with just a little even age-toning, very slight dusting to lower panel, one tiny nick, and a very short, and unobtrusive, closed tear (10mm) to tail of spine; scarce in this condition. First edition of the seventh title in the Famous Five adventure series.

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        Genius Loci and Other Tales.

      Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1948 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket designed by Wakefield. Corners very gently bumped, but otherwise a fine copy in the jacket. First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author, "For H. Walker Taylor Jr., regards and compliments of Clark Ashton Smith, Pacific Grove, Cal. Oct. 4th, 1958". The recipient was H. Walker Taylor Jr. (1932-2015), a Californian who sailed in the US Navy on a ship called the Caliente out of Oakland during the 50s and fought in the Korean War. He was also an avid collector of poetry. The Stanford University Cecil Green Library holds a series of photographs by Taylor documenting their day together. This Arkham classic, one of 3,047 copies printed, is very scarce inscribed, and lovely with the Wakefield-illustrated jacket in such condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Window Flowers. Symbolical Silhouettes for the Chinese New Year

      Peiping: At the Lotus Court, 1948. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition. Original green cloth with slightly age toned inset illustration, scattered very minor foxing, otherwise bright and unmarked internally. Though not called for, with four additional silhouettes laid in. Index bound upside down. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Inventory No: 046144.

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        La Bohémienne De Madrid. Traduction De Louis Viardot. Lithographies Originales De Martí Bas .

      Éditions Du Moustié, Paris 1948 - 142 págs. Sumamente ilustrado con preciosas litografías originales a todo color, en lámina y entre el texto. Muy cuidada edición limitada de sólo 230 ejemplares. El nuestro de los 10 ejemplares en papel especial de Lana (nº2) con doble suite: 20 láminas en negro y las mismas 20 en sanguina. Y solo en nuestro ejemplar, excepcionalmente, un gouache original del pintor, firmado. Muy bien encuadernado por Cambras a media piel. Lomera con tres nervios. Corte superior dorado. Size: 34 x 27 Cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cheaper by the Dozen

      Thomas Y. Crowell Co. [1948], New York - Octavo, 237pp. A fine copy in a good dust jacket chipped at the spine head and across the top of the front panel. Signed by Frank Gilbreth on the front fly leaf. Uncommon thus of this book made into a great movie with Clifton Webb and Jane Wyman and later by Steve Martin. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Le roi pêcheur

      First Edition, one of 60 numbered on "pur-fil" paper only leading copies with 45 Marais. We join with our three autograph letters signed copy of the author about the theater "Fisher King" of each page and dated respectively 26 July 1990, of 28 December 1990 and 2 August 1991 (Saint Florent old). Letters addressed to the administration of Theatre Celestine, affect the representation in the theater of the Fisher King, single piece Gracq, written in 1942-1943. In the first letter, the author agrees on the conditions laid down by the theater on its rights in performances, but said he was "hostile to authority exclusively for France requested by Celestine Theatre until 31 December 1993. " In the second letter, he requested a copy of the contract he signed with Mr. Lucet, then director of Theatre Celestine. In the third letter, Gracq request a modification of this contract clause authorization contemporary exclusively, and provides practical guidance on the payment of fees. Buffers date of administration. Handwritten notes in another hand in the margin of the last two letters (secretary). Important handwritten correspondence on the first theatrical performances of the play since the failure of the establishment in 1949. Exceptional together. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! José Corti Paris 1948 & 1990-1991 12,5x19cm & 15x21cm broché & trois feuillets

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        André Breton

      first edition on the current paper.autograph dedication of the author autograph signed and dated Gracq Professor Georges Blin: "... this twin who looksBook illustrated with a portrait of André Breton by Hans Bellmer.Yellowed paper generally like, otherwise nice copy with regard to the poor quality and the fragility of the paper. José Corti Paris 1948 12x19cm broché

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        The Steady-State Theory of the Expanding Universe," [Bondi & Gold] in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 108, No. 3, pp. 252-270, 1948. WITH "A New Model for the Expanding Universe," [Hoyle] in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 108, No. 5, pp. 372-382, 1938

      Royal Astronomical Society, London 1948 - RARE FIRST EDITIONS, EACH IN ORIGINAL WRAPS, OF THE FIRST PUBLISHED PAPERS PRESENTING THE 'STEADY-STATE' MODEL OF THE UNIVERSE. BONDI, GOLD, & HOYLE (WORKING INDEPENDENTLY) HERE PROPOSE THE MOST WELL-DEVELOPED AND LONG-LIVED STEADY-STATE THEORIES OF THE UNIVERSE. Bondi, Gold, and Hoyle's arguments have enough in common that they are often thought of as one, the largest difference being that "Hoyle was less insistent that the perfect cosmological principle was a fundamental axiom. He preferred to have theory follow from a modification he proposed to Einstein's relativistic universe, adding the creation of matter" (AIP Web Portal).The steady state theory argues that the universe looks the same from every spot within it and at every time, further stating that the universe has no beginning or end - and that it is constantly expanding, able to maintain a constant average density because alongside the expansion, matter is continually created forming new stars and galaxies. Bondi and Gold offered their new cosmology as an alternative to the Big Bang theory, calling it 'steady state' in reference to the fact that the universe would have the same physical appearance no matter when or where it was observed. Beginning with a "fundamental discussion of the conditions under which the laws of physics known on Earth can with some faith be applied to the Universe as a whole. [Bondi and Gold] write: 'As the physical laws cannot be assumed to be independent of the structure of the universe, and as conversely the structure of the universe depends upon the physical laws, it follows that there may be a stable position. We shall pursue the possibility that the universe is in such a stable, self-perpetuating state (?). We regard the reasons for pursuing this possibility as very compelling, for it is only in such a universe that there is any basis for the assumption that the laws of physics are constant; and without such an assumption our knowledge, derived virtually at one instant of time, must be quite inadequate for an interpretation of the universe )?)" (Bondi and Gold, 1948, 254). "Bondi and Gold based their theory on the "perfect cosmological principle" that states that the universe is isotropic (unchanging) both across space and time. Hoyle's theory was built on Einstein's field equations of general relativity, but with a "creation tensor" substituted for Einstein's cosmological constant. Both theories required the spontaneous creation of matter. Hoyle's theory was rigorously mathematical, while Bondi and Gold's theory was qualitative.Hoyle's theory was the survivor, and it evolved over a period of 50 years to adapt to the results of new experiments. He defended it often and in one of these occasions coined the term "big bang" to ridicule Lemaître's theory" (History of Science, The Wenner Collection). Although the steady-state theory was eventually disproved by the discovery of the cosmic microwave background in the 1960s, "Steady state was of enormous importance in the history of astronomy, because it turned cosmology into a serious, observational part of science, by making predictions different from those of an evolutionary universe, for which Hoyle coined the name big bang. The predictions included numbers, sizes, colors, and brightnesses of galaxies at large distances compared to those near us" (DSB). CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Royal Astronomical Society. Two issues in original wraps (No. 3 and No. 5). 4to. (9.5 x 6.25 inches; 238 x 156mm). No. 3, continuously paginated pp. 211-305. No. 5, continuously paginated pp. 354-423. Two absolutely pristine issues with original wrappers in custom clamshell case, gilt-lettered at the spine. Fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Seid ihr alle da ? Kasperle-Bilder von Horst Janssen. Mit Versen von Rolf Italiaander.

      Hermann Laatzen Verlag, Hamburg 1948 - EA. - die erste Buchveröffentlichung von Horst Janssen. Im Druckvermerk mit der Angabe: "Horst Janssen, geboren 1929, zeichnete die Kasperlebilder im Sommer 1947 als Schüler der Graphikklasse Mahlau an der Landeskunstschule Hamburg"., 8 nn. Bll. (22,8 x 16,3 cm), farb. ill. OKarton (Softcover). Mit farb. ill. Titel, 11 farbigen Textillustrationen und 2 farbigen Einbandillustrationen von Horst Janssen. Einband gering berieben und etwas gebräunt; Vorderdeckel mit kleiner Knickspur in der oberen Ecke und winziger Knickspur in der unteren Ecke; leichte Stoßspur am unteren Kapital - auch die Blätter hier durchgehend mit leichter Stoßspur. Durchaus ein gutes Exemplar des empfindlichen Bandes. Doderer/Müller 1218 (Janssen u. Italiaander); Doderer II, 34 (Italiaander). 1100 Gramm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Psychologie de l'art : La création artistique

      1948. Skira, Genève 1948, 23x29,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - Skira, Genève 1948, 23x29,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - Edizione originale di cui non è stato redatto grandi giornali. autografo prezioso firmato Compagno della Liberazione al Compagno della Liberazione "Per Rémy amicizia con André Malraux." ricca iconografia. Insolated leggermente indietro, anche se copia completa della giacca. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Compagnon de la Libération à Compagnon de la Libération : "Pour Rémy avec l'amitié d'André Malraux". Riche iconographie. Dos légèrement insolé, exemplaire bien complet de sa jaquette.

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        Le Chemin de la Croix. Illustré par André Collot de gravures sur cuivre à l'eau-forte et de bois gravés.

      Paris Editions du Jaquemart 1948 - In-4, Reliure plein maroquin noir, dos lisse, plats décorés d'une croix mosaïquée de veau gris et d'une autre croix parallèle constituée d'un large filet à froid. Doublures et gardes de box rouge décorées d'un semis de croix dorées, doubles gardes de papier or à motif répété de vitraux, tranches dorées sur témoins, couverture conservée, étui doublé et bordé. (P. Lefort). Tirage limité à 164 exemplaires numérotés, 1 des 135 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches contenant une suite du deuxième état des eaux-fortes avec remarques, ici n° 21. Ouvrage illustré de 15 eaux-fortes H.T. dont le frontispice, 19 bois gravés dont 14 en lettrines tirées en or. Un grand livre dans une très belle composition typographique où alternent pour chaque station un feuillet de texte et son eau-forte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poèmes

      Gallimard, 1948. broché Première édition collective. Service de presse. Envoi a. s. : A mon très cher Ami, Julien Gracq, détenteur de la pierre à émerveiller. André Breton. Sans commentaire...

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        La Lampe dans l'horloge

      First edition, one of the copies, not justified, alfa paper. This copy, under illustrated green cover, retains its frontispiece by Toyen,and a photograph from the author by Elise Breton to the centre of the book.Handsome autograph inscription from André Breton to André Rolland de Renéville on half title.A very good copy.Provenance : the library of André Rolland de Renéville. Robert Marin Paris 1948 11x17cm broché

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        Autograph signature. In: Arthur Keith: A New Theory Of Human Evolution.

      London, Watts & Co., (1948). - X, 451 pp. Contemp. cloth. 8vo. "E. Schrödinger 1949". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Equilibriad.

      8vo (223 x 148 mm). Original quarter brown buckram over marbled paper-covered boards with the very rare glassine dust wrapper printed with the title and price on the front flap; pp. 45, [1] with five full-page plates after drawings by Lucien Freud; two closed tears to the glassine dust wrapper, small nicks to the top edge of the same but a rare survival nevertheless. Limited edition of 750 numbered copies signed by the author. This copy numbered 172.

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        Psychologie de l'art : La création artistique

      first edition of which he was not drawn large papers. Precious autograph signed Companion of the Liberation to Companion of the Liberation "For Rémy friendship with André Malraux." rich iconography. Insolated back slightly, although full copy of his jacket. Skira Genève 1948 23x29,5cm reliure de l'éditeur

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