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        Le roi pêcheur

      First edition on ordinary paper.Half black shagreen Bradel binding by Goy & Vilaine, spine titled in palladium, covers and spine preserved, top edge palladium.Autograph inscription signed by Julien Gracq to Professor Georges Blin : "... cette plongée dans les "âges bruns"...[...this foray into the "brown ages"]"Yellowing.A very good copy in a handsome binding.  José Corti Paris 1948 12x19cm relié

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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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      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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        Portrait photograph of Crandall Diehl in Anthony Tudor's ballet, SHADOW OF THE WIND

      New York, 1948. Half length portrait of the dancer in Jo Mielziner costume. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 24.5 cm x 17 cm. (approximately 9-5/8 x 6-3/4 inches). Photographer's blind stamp lower left, atelier stamp on rear, docketed in ink with the subject, date, and the negative reference ("vi ee 10"). Half length portrait of the dancer in Jo Mielziner costume. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 24.5 cm x 17 cm. (approximately 9-5/8 x 6-3/4 inches). Fine image of the dancer, and rare -- the Library of Congress collection of Van Vechten portrait contains no image of Diehl. Inscribed to Mauriber on image. Provenance: The estate of Saul Mauriber, Van Vechten's assistant and executor of Van Vechten's photography estate and the compiler of PORTRAITS: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF CARL VAN VECHTEN (1978)

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        Portrait photograph of Eric Braun in Anthony Tudor's ballet, SHADOW OF THE WIND

      New York, 1948. Half length portrait of the dancer in Jo Mielziner costume. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 23.7 cm x 17.5 cm. (approximately 9-3/8 x 6-7/8 inches). Atelier stamp on rear, docketed in ink with the subject, date, and the print reference ("vii ee 2"). Half length portrait of the dancer in Jo Mielziner costume. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 23.7 cm x 17.5 cm. (approximately 9-3/8 x 6-7/8 inches). Rare image of this important dancer (Balanchine, Tudor, et al) for the American Ballet Theater. There are no portraits of Braun at all in the entire Van Vechten collection of the Library of Congress. This print is inscribed by Braun to Mauriber. Provenance: The estate of Saul Mauriber, Van Vechten's assistant and executor of Van Vechten's photography estate and the compiler of PORTRAITS: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF CARL VAN VECHTEN (1978)

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        Portrait photograph of Ruth Ann Koesun in Anthony Tudor's ballet, SHADOW OF THE WIND

      New York, 1948. Half length frontal portrait of the ballerina in costume. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 24.2 cm x 17.5 cm. (approximately 9-1/2 x 7 inches). Atelier stamp on rear, and docketed in nk wth the subject of the photograph, date, and the number of the print/negative ("vii ee 0"). Half length frontal portrait of the ballerina in costume. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 24.2 cm x 17.5 cm. (approximately 9-1/2 x 7 inches). A very scarce image of Koesun, one of the stars of the American Ballet Theater in the 40s and 50s. There are no images of Koesun in the Van Vechten collection of the Library of Congress. Inscribed to Mauriber. Provenance: The estate of Saul Mauriber, Van Vechten's assistant and executor of Van Vechten's photography estate and the compiler of PORTRAITS: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF CARL VAN VECHTEN (1978)

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        ALS. Beverly Hills, 22. II. 1948.

      1948. Large 4to. 1 p. To the writer and librarian Karl Wache (identified by a contemporary note): "I am happy to grant permission for reprinting a ballad by Franz Werfel [...]". - On stationery with printed letterhead; Austrian censorship stamp. Slight edge defects.

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        Alphabet for Adults


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        De l'essence de la vérité

      First edition of the French translation of which there were no large paper copies.With an autograph inscription from Martin Heidegger.Light scuffing on the spine. E. Nauwelaerts & J. Vrin Louvain & Paris 1948 12x19cm broché

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        Le Berger d`Ecosse. Suivi de Les Passagers. La Pierre Philosophale. Mit 5 Originalradierungen von Wols. Paris. Les Presses du Livre francais 1948. 25 x 17 cm. 39 Seiten. Illustrierte Originalbroschur.

      Les Presses du Livre francais, 1948. Originalausgabe. Wols, das druckgraphische Werk 37-41 - Will Grohmann 6. Nr. 22 von 100 ( gesamt 120) Exemplaren auf Papier vergé-ingres. Die fünf ganzseitigen Originalradierungen von Wols wurden bei Visat in Paris gedruckt. Die Platten wurden nach dem Druck zerstört. Eines der seltensten von Wols illustrierten Bücher. Gutes Exemplar.

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      First edition, one of 900 numbered copies on crèvecoeur du Marais paper, the only printing, with 15 on China and 10 hors commerce.With 4 original drypoint illusrations by Wols. Covers and spine slightly, but insignificantly, sunned, a good copy. Seghers Paris 1948 12,5x19,5cm broché

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        2 autograph letters signed ("HMPechstein" and "Max Pechstein"). Berlin, 31. III. 1948 und 15. III. 1952.

      1948. Large 4to. Altogether 3 pp. on 2 ff. Comprehensive letters to the German artist Irmgard Hasenbach-Tavolato (née Seeling, 1899-1978), on the loss of his work (1948) and an exhibition (1952): "At least life is saved, although everything else is lost. What hurts me most, is the loss of my work, whole periods from 1905 onwards were smashed, a vast number of drawings irretrievably lost [...]" (Berlin, 31. III. 1948). - "Luckily all this fuss is now behind me. It proved very difficult to assemble all the necessary pictures for the exhibition, for most of my work has been lost. During the three weeks of the exhibition there were more than 6000 visitors, but nothing sold, not a single sheet - the people need their money for the bare necessities of life [...]" (15. III. 1952).

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      First edition, one of 200 numbered copies on vellum Alfa paperma Marais, only large paper.Binding half morocco ...Bel nice copy drawn. Les presses de la cité Paris 1948 14,5x22,5cm relié

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        A l'agité du bocal

      First edition, one of 150 copies on B.F.K. de Rives.A good copy. Pierre Lanauve de Tartas Paris 1948 14x20cm en feuilles

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      - Marc Barbezat, Décines 1948, 22,5x28,5cm, broché sous étui souple de l'éditeur. - Edizione originale stampata in 1000 copie numerate puro filo Lana. Copertura fotografica di Dushan Stanimirovitch. Bel copia completa del suo rodoide e la sua custodia morbida per l'editor. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 1000 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil Lana. Couverture photographique de Douchan Stanimirovitch. Bel exemplaire complet de son rhodoïd ainsi que de l'étui souple de l'éditeur.

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        Mémoires sur la deuxième guerre mondiale

      First edition in French, one of 320 numbered copies on pur fil paper, the tirage de têteA small tear to foot of a lower coverA fine and rare copy. Plon Paris 1948-1954 14x23cm 10 volumes brochés

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        The Second World War (6 volumes)

      Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston: 1948-53 - An outstanding set, with little or no fading to dust jackets. Vol. 1, The Gathering Storm; vol. 2, Their Finest Hour; vol. 3, The Grand Alliance; vol. 4, The Hinge of Fate; vol. 5, Closing the Ring; vol. 6, Triumph and Tragedy. Internally clean and bright, with no markings of any kind; price of $6.00 on dust jackets, volumes 1, 2 and 5 are price clipped. The true first edition, published several months before the British first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Second World War.

      London: Cassell and Co. Ltd, 1948-54. ALL FIRST EDITIONS. 6 volumes; Octavo. Finely bound in dark blue half morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt decoration to spines; matching cloth boards; top edges gilt. With several maps. A very elegant set.'This is not history; this is my case.' The author's most famous work, and the books that brought most readers to Churchill. Woods A123(b). Langworth 264. See also Cohen.

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        Into Battle The Unrelenting Struggle The End of the Beginning Onwards to Victory The Dawn of Liberation Victory Secret Session Speeches and Post War Speeches The Sinews of Peace


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        The Second World War, 6 vols

      8vo. 6 vols.; original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, in original dust-jackets, top edges red; illustrated with maps and diagrams. First edition. First edition of all six volumes.

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        La lampe dans l'horloge

      Robert Marin.                 First edition, one of the numbered copies on alfa mousse paper, this one not justified. Wrappers in chemise and case.With an exceptional and important presentation inscription from André Breton to Jean-Paul Sartre.Case with almond-colored paper boards and chemise, red morocco title-piece and label with "exemplaire de J. P. Sartre [J.P. Sartre's copy]". This inscription from the Pope of Surrealism to the master of Existentialism - of whose rare meetings, most notably in New York, there remain barely any traces in their biographies - is all the more surprising since Sartre had just published a vitriolic article on Breton in Qu'est-ce que la littérature? [What is literature?]: "The theoretical accord between Surrealism and the Communist Party against the bourgeoisie does not in fact go beyond the formal; it is the formal idea of negativity that unites them... Negativity subsists, no matter what anyone says, outside of history: it is, at the same time, of the instant and everlasting - it is the ultimate end of both literature and art. Somewhere, Breton approves of the ... "sacred mission" of the proletariat. But in the end, this class - imagined as a legion of exterminating angels - is in reality nothing more for authors than a religious myth that plays a role (for the salving of their consciences) analogous to that played by the myth of 'the People' in 1848 for well-intentioned writers."André Breton did not reply to Sartre's criticisms, nor even the ones formulated a year later by Simone de Beauvoir in The Second Sex.This little work, as much political as it is poetical, is nonetheless a part of the common cause of these two intellectuals within the extremely ephemeral Rassemblement Démocratique Révolutionnaire. Founded in 1947 by Sartre, it very quickly floundered despite the active engagement of Breton. 1948 was therefore the only intellectual meeting of these two great "Masters of Thought" of the second half of the 20th century, whose personalities - intransigent and exclusionary - did not allow for a lasting philosophical union.    Robert Marin Paris 1948 11x17cm broché sous chemise et étui

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        A Map and History of Peiping; formerly known as Peking... MAP WITH EXPLANATORY BOOKLET, SLIPCASE, & BUSINESS CARD FOR PEIYAN PRESS....

      Tientsin-Peiping. Peiyang Press. 1936. Tenth Printing 1948. Color lithograph pictorial / pictographic map, 31 3/4 x 28 inches (81 x 71 cm) on sheet 34 1/4 x 29 1/2 inches. Originally folded with a 3 inch split along upper horizontal fold, now archivally mounted on linen, very good condition. COMPLETE WITH paper slipcase with decorative cover title (light wear) 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, booklet (very good condition) 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches, and one-fold paper business card for the Peiyang Press. This highly decorative and sought-after map by Frank Dorn was published in several editions, all with a copyright date of 1936 on the map. The slipcase for this copy identifies it as the Tenth Printing - May 1948. The decorative border includes a history of the city to 1936, and at lower left and right a wedding and a funeral procession. The map is full of pictographs of the city, its buildings and its people, with a light-hearted and fond touch. Of particular interest is the pictorial business card of the Press, advertising in the centrefold the Frank Dorn map and "Artistic Photos of Peiping" by W.F. Yien. Copies of the first and third editions (with dating of 1936) are listed at various WorldCat libraries, but we have been unable to find a record of the 1948 edition. A stunning map, well documented with its accompanying pieces, presented here archivally mounted on linen and ready to be displayed....

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        Pinakotheke tes Technes tou Hellenikou Iaou. Architektonike ton Kosmikon Mnemeion. I. Archontika Kastorias. II. Spitia tes Zagoras (all published). At head of title: Ekdoseis Syllagou Hellenike Laike Techne

      2 vols., (14, 16) pp. introductory material including brief text, lists, and maps, and altogether 125 fine plates after photographs, plans, elevations, and watercolor renderings (some in fine color) showing traditional Greek architecture and details. Folio. Wrpps. Athens (Choregia Ethnikou Hidrymatos) 1948-1949.

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        The Second World War

      1st Edition London: Cassell & Co. 1948. FIRST ENGLISH EDITIONS OF CHURCHILL'S MASTERPIECE, SIGNED TWICE BY CHURCHILL. Signed "Winston S. Churchill / 1950" on the half-title of volume I and on the flyleaf of volume II. With sheet of Churchill's Chartwell letterhead with typed message "Returned with Mr. Churchill's Compliments" and dated "15 May, 1950" laid in. With original owner (and presumed recipient) John L. Armstrong's signature on volumes I-V (and dated with the corresponding date of publication in four volumes).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 & Co., Ltd., (1948-54). Octavo, original cloth, original dust jackets. Six volumes. Books near-fine, dust jackets with toning and edgewear to spines. Very Good / Very Good.

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      Napoli. Ente Proviciale per il Turismo. 1948. Color lithographic poster, 39 x 25 inches. Professionally conserved with Japanese paper: paper loss to 3 x 5 inch area of upper left corner (now filled), a few additional smaller chips along left edge (all filled), faint toning from removed adhesive tape in corners (barely visible), mended 4 3/4 inch tear to middle of right edge, mended short tears along left and right edge. Despite these faults, a brilliantly colored and striking image, eminently displayable. A stunning coastal view of Naples, Italy, by Mario Puppo. The poster is dated 1942 in the image, but dated 1948 at the lower edge. "Saiga gia Barabino & Graeve - Genova" printed at lower right corner. "Esente da Bollo Disciplina affissioni D. L. 8-11-47 N. 1417" printed at lower left, "Affisione Autorizzata dalla Questura di Genova - Agosto 1948" printed mid lower edge.

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        Sens et non-sens

      Nagel. First edition on ordinary paper.With an autograph inscription from Maurice Merleau-Ponty to the professor Georges Blin and his wife.Back slightly yellowed. Nagel Paris 1948 12x19cm broché

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        Lettre à un ami allemand

      Gallimard. 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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      Gallimard. First edition collective, one of 1040 numbered copies on Héliona, the only large paper copies after 20 pur fil.Publisher's paper boards with an original design by Mario Prassinos.Autograph inscription from Jean Cocteau to Henry Azan enriched by a drawing of a young man's profile.Spine slightly sunned, not serious, as usual.  Gallimard Paris 1948 11,5x18cm reliure de l'éditeur

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        L'état de siège

      Gallimard. First edition, an advance (service de presse) copy. Autograph inscription signed by Albert Camus to Henri Gouhier.Paper yellowed as usual, spine sunned, retaining its advertising slip. Gallimard Paris 1948 12x19cm relié

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        Edgar Jené

      Agathon. Edition originale imprimée à 700 exemplaires numérotés.Ouvrage illustré de reproductions d'oeuvre d'Edgar Jené.Envoi autographe daté et signé d'Edgar Jené au grand résistant Gilbert Grandval : "A monsieur Grandval haut commissaire de la France en Sarre - avec la joie de retrouver mon pays libre - hommage respectueux.Agréable exemplaire.  Agathon Wien 1948 16,5x23,5cm broché

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        Le grand objet extérieur

      Vrille. 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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        A L`interieur de la vue. 8 poèmes visibles. Paris. Pierre Seghers 1948. 21 x 14 cm. 132 Seiten mit 39 Reproduktionen nach Collagen von Max Ernst. Illustrierte Originalbroschur.

      Pierre Seghers, 1948.Erstausgabe. Hugues/Poupard 20 -- Max Ernst, illustrierte Bücher, Sammlung Bolliger 42 -- Andel, Avant-Garde Page Design 432. Einesvon 600 Exemplaren auf "Alma Marais". Paul Eluard "illustrierte" 1946 die Collagen von Max Ernst aus der Zeit von 1931/32 mit seinen 8 sichtbaren Gedichten und es entstand eines der bezauberndsten illustrierten Bücher nicht nur von Max Ernst, sondern des Surrealismus überhaupt. Tadelloses Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Günter Linke]
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        The Heart of the Matter - SIGNED by the Author

      Heinemann, 1948 A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1948. A first edition thus - signed by the author on the half-title. Greene signed a small number of copies for The Book Society as part of an arrangement to promote sales. A very good copy in a very good unclipped wrapper which is lightly rubbed, chipped and creased dustwrapper.[removed][removed]

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        The Ides of March.

      London: Longmans, 1948. First. hardcover. poor. 12mo, blue cloth; rubbed, spine dulled. London: Longmans Green, 1948. First English Edition. Although the book is in only fair condition, it bears a wonderful inscription on the title page: " For Lois Antrobus from her devoted father Thornton Wilder Antrobus 'Don't you know he'd die, if he didn't think you were perfect'. The Skin of Our Teeth, Westport, Conn., August, 1948." The quote is from "The Skin of Our Teeth", and Wilder, who acted in the play, presented this book to the actress who played his daughter.

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