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        Obras de San Agustín. Edición bilingüe [13 TOMOS EN PLENA PIEL].

      Madrid, Biblioteca de Autores de Cristianos / BAC, 1948-55. - En 13 tomos de -13 x 20-, con una media de 1000 págs. cada tomo. Enc. edit. en plena piel. (MUY BUEN EJEMPLAR.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Berceo (Libros Antiguos)]
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        Rue des solitaires - Miserere 23. [Street of the lonely]

      Paris: Editions de l'Etoile filante, 1948. Intaglio. Chapon/Rouault, 76; Wofsy, 130. Edition of 450. 366 x 509 mm.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        THERMIK. Monatsschrift für den internationalen Segelflugsport und Modellflugsport. Die ersten 8 Jahrgänge: 1948 - 1955. Gebunden, Vollständig,

      Göttingen : Thermik-Verlag, 1948-1955. - 8 Jahrgänge in 8 Bänden. 8 Jahrgänge!!! Vollständige Sammlung vom 1. Jahgang (1948) bis zum 8. Jahrgang (1955). Anfangs wurde die Zeitschrift unter dem Nebentitel "Rundschreiben über den internationalen Segelflugsport" veröffentlicht. Sie gilt als erste deutsche Luftfahrtzeitschrift, die nach dem 2. Weltkrieg veröffentlicht wurde. Jeder Jahrgang ist in einem Buch gebunden. Jahgang 1 noch in einfacher Halbleinen-Broschur, Folgebände im festen Ganzleinen, Buchforate variierten noch in dieser Frühphase. Bis auf Jahrgang 1 enthalten alle Bände die illustrierten Original-Heftumschläge sowie ein Gesamtinhaltsverzeichnis. Aus ehemaligem Bibliotheksbestand, mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Einbände berieben und etwas fleckig. Seiten nachgedunkelt, aber sauber. Bindung bei allen Bänden fest. Guter Zustand. mbx zqx [Segelflug, Modellflug, Segelflugzeuge, Modellflugzeuge, BRD, Deutschland, Nachkriegszeit, 1940er, 1950er Jahre, Sammeln, Sammlung] Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 4560 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiq. Bookfarm/ Sebastian Seckfort]
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        WITHOUT SORCERY .

      [Philadelphia]: Prime Press, 1948 - Octavo, cloth. First edition. According to Prime Press partner Oswald Train, 100 copies of this limited issue signed by Sturgeon and artist L. Robert Tschirky were produced. This is one of the twelve publisher's copies which were signed by Sturgeon and Tschirky on the front free endpaper but have no handwritten statement of limitation. Sturgeon's first book, preceded by a promotional pamphlet printing "It," one of the thirteen stories included in this collection of short fiction. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1102. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 4- 148. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-192. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1558. A fine copy with gatherings unopened in the publisher's unprinted mylar dust jacket and fine paper box. A stunning, as new copy. (#110614) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        THE CARNELIAN CUBE

      New York: The Gnome Press, Publishers,. 1948. Octavo,. cloth.. Touch of tanning to page edges, spine panel just a bit faded, a near. fine copy in very good plus dust jacket with some mild spotting to. flaps, fold edges and spine panel, some rubbing to corners, and touch. of shelf wear to spine ends. (#126835). First edition. The first Gnome Press book. A fine association copy, being the publisher's file copy, with "Gnome Press File Copy [signed] Martin Greenberg" on front paste-down, and also a presentation copy with signed inscription by both de Camp and Pratt to Greenberg: "To Marty in gratitude/ & hope/ Fletcher Pratt / L. Sprague de Camp." Copies of this book signed by both authors are uncommon. In 333. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 490. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 234.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Refus Global

      Mithra-Mythe Éditeur, Saint-Hilaire 1948 - Petit in-4. Non paginé, sous couverture illustrée de Jean-Paul Riopelle. Complet. Exemplaire no. 215/350/400. "Copyright Maurice Perron, Saint-Hilaire est, 1948". Très bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Bonheur d'occasion (LILA/ILAB)]
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        Portrait photograph of Truman Capote

      [New York], 30 march, 1948 - One of a famous series taken Van Vechten of the 23-year-old Capote posing in slacks and t-shirt, in front of a theatrical backdrop of marionettes. Just after the publication of his first book, OTHER VOICES, OTHER ROOMS (1948) (CAPOTE, TRUMAN) 8-3/4 x 6-3/4 inches. Vintage silver print docketed on verso by Van Vechten, "Truman Capote / V ee 21 / March 30 - '48"; and with the studio stamp "Photograph by Carl Van Vechten/146 Central Park West/Cannot be reproduced without permission". Fine

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Poèmes

      Paris, NRF. Gallimard, 1948. 11 x 17,5 cm, 160 páginas. 1.060 ejemplares numerados. Éste, impreso en papel Alfa. Cartoné editorial con diseño de Mario Prassinos. Dibujo original de Jean Cocteau (1950), firmado y con dedicatoria.  

      [Bookseller: Elena Gallego - Arte y Grafía.com]
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        Joan of Arc (re-written for the film from her book "The Saint and The Devil"): [Original Poster for the Bantam Books Paperback Movie Tie-In Edition]

      New York: Bantam Books. 1948. First. Color poster for the first Bantam Books paperback edition issued to coincide with the release of the motion picture starring Ingrid Bergman. Approximately 22" x 28". Fine. Boldly printed, the poster reproduces the front wrap of the paperback with a large image of Bergman from the 1948 film directed by Victor Fleming. Very uncommon. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Space Cadet

      Scribners 1948 - First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author on a laid in signature. An attractive dustjacket that is vibrant in color without the ubiquitous chipping found on most copies. This original dustjacket has light wear to the folds and edges. Otherwise, a beautiful dustjacket with no chips or tears. The book is in good condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with rubbing to the panels. The pages have light staining to the edges and the front end paper has rubbing. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a collectable copy of this true first edition. We buy high end science fiction titles. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        SPACE CADET

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1948 - Octavo, illustrated by Clifford Geary, cloth. Heinlein's second young adult SF novel. Influenced by the author's experience at the U.S. Naval Academy. Previous owners bookplate along with his personal ink stamp to front free end paper, several scratches to rear cover, otherwise a fine copy in a fine dust jacket with small (7mm) closed tear to upper left front panel at spine fold and touch of rubbing to spine ends, title lettering on spine panel shows a touch of age tanning. A very attractive copy. (11610) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Space Cadet

      Scribner, scribners 1948 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful dustjacket that is rich in color with light wear to the edges. This original First Printing dustjacket has the price present on the front flap. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector’s condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        SPACE CADET

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1948 - Octavo, illustrated by Clifford Geary, cloth. Heinlein's second young adult SF novel. Influenced by the author's experience at the U.S. Naval Academy. Former owners' juvenile bookplate, dated 1948, affixed to front free end paper, some fading of cloth along rear edge, a nearly fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with mild rubbing to flap folds and corner tips, head of spine panel has a light rubbing and a small nick, spine lettering is a little age tanned. A nice copy. (14066) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Who Goes There?

      Shasta Publishers 1948 - First book edition. This volume reprints 7 Campbell stories that appeared originally in pulp magazines in the 1930s. The book is fine, square and tight with no markings of any kind save for Campbell's signature on the ffep. The jacket, featuring stunning Hannes Bok artwork, has not been clipped and shows minor wear to the spine ends and the extremities, as well as minor fading to the spine. The front and back are bright and crisp. The title story in the collection is legendary as the basis for the 1951 film The Thing from Another World and also the 1982 John Carpenter remake, a film that is much better, in my opinion, than many people seem to think. Plus, tipped in is the original invoice for a shop in Toronto that ordered 5 copies and, after discount, paid a whopping 9 bucks for them. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sellers & Newel Books]
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        WHO GOES THERE?: SEVEN TALES OF SCIENCE FICTION

      Shasta Publishers, Chicago 1948 - Octavo, illustration by Hannes Bok, cloth. One of an undetermined number of subscriber copies signed on the front free end paper. Classic story collection whose stories were first published in Astounding Science Fiction (1934-38) under the Don A. Stuart pseudonym. "These short stories are much better than the author's novel-length space operas, and constitute a fascinating body of work." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-13. The title story has been filmed twice, the first in 1951 as "The Thing From Another World", one of the classic Science Fiction films of the 1950s (with James Arness in the title role). Filmed again in 1982 as "The Thing" by John Carpenter. Wrap around jacket by Hannes Bok. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket showing some slight dust soiling to light background of jacket, light rubbing to corners and lower spine panel, tiny closed tear to upper front panel. (9898) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Martinique charmeuse de serpents

      Paris: Sagittaire, 1948. Prima edizione di 625 esemplari. broch. Ottimo (Fine). 16mo. Avec textes et illustrations d'André Masson. Con una litografia originale dell'Artista stampata in rosso con il monogramma AM su pietra (cm 10x3) Prima edizione di 625 esemplari di cui 12+95 con una litografia originale di A. Masson non firmata (First edition of 635 copies, only 12+95 with an original unsigned etching). Uno dei 95 esemplari di testa con la litografia originale di Masson (es. n. 37) [Saphire, Cramer, 1994; Galati, 1980; VUZ n.3, aprile 2002]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Frankfurt am Main. Ein Bildwerk mit dreißig Handabzügen von Originalphotos von Dr. Paul Wolff & Tritschler, Alfred Ehrhardt, Franz Lieck und Theodor Kisselbach. Hrsg. von der Photographia zu Wetzlar.

      Wetzlar, Photograhia (1948).. 4°. 4 S. (Text von Willy Zschietzmann). 30 Orig.-Photographien auf Karton montiert (16 x 32cm). Lose in Orig.-Halbleinenkassette mit goldgepr. Deckel- und Rückentitel (etwas berieben).,. Erste Ausgabe. Eines von nur ca. 50 Exemplaren, mit Vorkriegsaufnahmen der Stadt Frankfurt am Main aus dem Atelier von Paul Wolff. - Alle Kartons sind rückseitig betitelt und mit Archiv-Nummern versehen. - Tafeln leicht verzogen, insgesamt jedoch schönes Exemplar. - Paul Wolff Bibliographie, S. 26. Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

      [Bookseller: Buch + Kunst + hommagerie Sabine Koitka]
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        Passport Document Signed Two Times

      HEPBURN'S CONGO PASSPORT FILMING AFRICAN QUEEN("Katharine Houghton Hepburn") in black fountain pen ink on her U.S. Passport, issued May 6, 1948. 3 3/4" x 6 1/8". Signed on page 3 in black ink and signed on her black and white photograph in black ink. Very good.Bearing immigration stamps from New York to London, South Hampton, Dover, Paris, Rome, Liverpool, Uganda, Belgian Congo and Kenya.Katharine Hepburn carried this passport while filming "The African Queen" and while performing in the play "The Millionairess" in London.Provenance: from the estate of Katharine Hepburn.Hepburn (1907-2003), born May 12, 1907, Hartford, Connecticut; died June 29, 2003, Saybrook, Connecticut; dramatic American stage and screen actress; four-time Academy Award winner "Morning Glory" 1933; "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" 1967; "The Lion in Winter" 1968; "On Golden Pond" 1981 and nominated 8 other times.

      [Bookseller: George Houle Rare Books & Autographs]
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        Murder in the Cathedral

      Faber and Faber, London; (1948) - Inscribed by the author on the title page, 88pp., bound in red cloth spine lettering gilt, some minor finger soiling to covers, off-setting to free endpapers. A very good copy in chipped dust jacket with piece torn away along upper edge near head. Size: Octavo

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
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        Cry, the Beloved Country (Review copy)

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948. First edition. Fine/Fine. A Fine copy of Paton's famous first novel. Review slip from the publisher laid in. Book Fine, bright and unread. In a Fine example of the fragile dust jacket with the spine just slightly faded. Nonetheless, a lovely copy and scarce in this condition. "Cry, the Beloved Country" follows the story of Stephen Kumalo, a black priest who goes to Johannesburg to help his sister -- and find his brother. The book is a critique of South African society, released just a year before Apartheid was instituted. It was adapted into two films, including one in 1995 that would star James Earl Jones and Richard Harris. "Cry, the Beloved Country" was enormously successful - it would become a worldwide bestseller with upwards of 15 million copies in over twenty languages. It was also a selection of Oprah's Book Club. "The finest novel I have ever read about the tragic plight of black-skinned people in a white man's world is "Cry, the Beloved Country" by Alan Paton." (Contemporary New York Times review). Fine in Fine. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        A Mathematical Theory of Communication

      New York: American Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1948. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. First Edition. 752 pages. Blue cloth binding with gilt spine lettering. Ex-libris "Thomas A. Prugh" with his name stamped on front pastedown endpaper. In The Bell System Technical Journal, Volume 27, 1948 (entire volume with four individual issues offered). Shannon's article is in 2 parts, found on pp 379-423 and 623-656. Original issue front wrappers are bound in (rear wrappers are not). The first issue has owner name inked on cover. Next three issues have a date stamp inked on cover, and previous owner markings inked out. An "AS 72" stamp in several places, including first page of first half of Shannon article. Otherwise very occasional markings in the text. Cloth. Claude Shannon is credited with founding the field of information theory. Previous to the work done in this paper, the noise found on transmission lines was treated fundamentally differently. The previous solution was to "shout louder" so that the signal could be heard over the noise. With the introduction of the "bit" or binary digit, and the practical introduction of coding theory by Hamming and others, the start of modern transmission technologies were born. Without Shannon's work, the internet as we know it would not exist. "What began as a study of transmission over telegraph lines [ by Nyquist and Hartley ... ] was developed by Shannon into a general theory of communication applicable to telegraph, telephone, radio, television, and computing machines - in fact, to any system, physical or biological, in which information is being transferred or manipulated through time or space" (Aspray, 1985, pp. 119-22) Shannon's paper was also responsible for introducting the term 'bit' (for binary digit) into the published literature, and for giving the term it's current meaning..." (Origins of Cyberspace 880) The previous owner Thomas A. Prugh was awarded 4 patents in the electronics and telecommunications areas, several of which were assigned to the US Army. In this fundamentally important paper, Shannon laid the foundation for much of today's interconnected world.

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Iron Curtain *SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR*

      New York E.P. Dutton 1948. No Jacket; 280 pages. Inscribed upon front free endpaper to Roman Fast and signed by Igor Gouzenko in June of 1949. Gouzenko was the Soviet embassy cipher clerk whose defection in 1945 marked the beginning of the Cold War. His revelations resulted in major investigations and dozens of arrests. Above-average wear to red boards. Binding intact. Unmarked. What appears to be a clipping from the dust jacket of a Second Printing copy is neatly affixed at half-title page. Said clipping provides major contemporary media reviews of this work. A treasure for your Espionage or Cold War collection. Signed Third Printing Hard Cover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; Third Printing. Fair

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        "Dan Viet Nam le peuple Vietnamien. [Vols. 1-3, all published.]"

      Hanoi: Vien Dong-Phuong Bac-co Xuat Ban. 1948-49. "3 volumes, 4to, text alternately in Vietnamese and French; table of alphabets, 3 maps (2 folding), 2 plates with 15 photographic illustrations on rectos and versos, 7 folding plans including one of the Imperial Palace, large folding table, tables and illustrations in the text, text occasionally in double column; original printed wrappers; some toning of the text, as well as some browning and wear, but generally a good, sound set. An early Vietnamese scientific periodical, emphasizing archaeology, ethnography, philology, and history. It began publication with no. 1 in May, 1948, and ceased with no. 3 in Aug. 1949. Issued under the auspices of École francais d'Extreme-Orient."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        To Say if You Love Someone

      Prairie City: Decker Press. (1948). An unrecorded variant of this uncommon title. Gray cloth with the same design as that of the apparently first issue yellow cloth, in a purple and pink floral dust jacket with red and blue lettering, a $2 "Gift Edition" price, and different jacket copy. Near fine in a very good dust jacket rubbed along the folds. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Hassebrauk, Ernst. - "Rosen im Sektglas".

      . Radierung / Kaltnadel, mit Plattenton auf Büttenpapier, 1948. Von Ernst Hassebrauk. 20,0 x 20,0 cm (Darstellung / Platte) / 40 x 32,5 cm (Blatt). Lau 162. Außerhalb der Platte unten rechts in Bleistift von der Witwe signiert "p.m. Ernst Hassebrauk" und verso betitelt. - Sehr seltenes Blatt! - Marginale Mängel. Insgesamt sehr gut erhalten. Ernst Hassebrauk (1905 Dresden - 1974 Dresden). Oft fälschlich auch Ernst Hassebrauck. Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1925-27 Studium an der Kunstakademie Dresden. 1927-32 Studium der Philosophie und Kunstgeschichte an der Universität Leipzig. Parallel Studium an der Leipziger Kunstakademie bei Willi Geiger. 1947 Proffesur an der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig (HGB). 1949 Entlassung aus dem Lehramt im Zusammenhang mit der Formalismusdebatte. 1958-60 Arbeit an den Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen in Dresden. Pflegte einen in seiner vitalen Farbigkeit und üppigen Strichführung neobarock anmutenden expressiven Realismus. Zahlreiche Ausstellungen und Publikationen..

      [Bookseller: Galerie Himmel]
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        "A Fugue in Time" by Edward Paul Abbey in: The Indiana Student Writes 1947-1948, a Collection of Short Stories and Narrative Sketches written in English courses by students at State Teachers College Indiana, Pennsylvania

      Indiana, PA: English Department, State Teachers College Indiana Pennsylvania. 1948. First printing. Paperback. Very Good. Published December, 1948. 8vo, pictorial pale green stapled wraps, 65pp., illustrated. Very good, light wear, previous owner's name on top of front cover. Very RARE, only one copy recorded in OCLC (at IUP, which used to be the State Teachers College). The Edward Abbey story, "A Fugue in Time," is either his first or second adult story published (another pamphlet, published by ISTC, 'The Indiana GI Writes,' also contained a story of Abbey's, but James Calahan (the author of the best biography of Abbey), in his essay 'My People' on Abbey's roots in Western Pennsylvania, calls our piece Abbey's first published adult story. Abbey, who was enrolled in ISTC for all of two semesters, took English courses from Rhodes Stabley, who supplies a preface to this pamphlet. Calahan refers to the story as 'a rather Joycean stream of consciousness experiment.' One of the rarest known publications by the controversial novelist and anarchical environmentalist.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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