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        Spanien. Marokko. Acht Originallithographien von Hans Falk und Tagebuchblätter von Charlotte Falk. Einführung von Alfred Höfliger.,

      Zürich, Art. Institut Orell Füssli, 1948 - 22 S., 3 Bll., 8 sign. (davon 1 farb.) Lithographien auf Tafeln. Nr. 35 von 100 Ex. (GA 125). - Umschlag mit kleinen Läsuren Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1550 Gr.-Fol., lose Bll. in OKartondecke in Schmutzumschlag mit OLithographie [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        Hvorfor betale tiende til snudebillen[?]

      Original farvelitograferet plakat udsendt af Statens Skadedyrlaboratorium, Springforbi. Trykt hos Nornotryk A/S for Statens Annonce og Reklame Bureau, uden år (ca. 1948). Ca. 100 x 62 cm. Signeret i trykket. Ganske let gulnet i kanten. En kant med et ganske lille hak. Lille rift på 4 cm foroven

      [Bookseller: Mandøes Antikvariat]
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        To Be or not to Bop …

      New York: Leo B. Workman,, 1948. Octavo. Wire-stitched in the original yellow textured card pictorial wraps. Author portrait to the title page and 10 pages of illustrations including full-page portraits of Bird, Diz and Monk. A little rubbed and with a few splash marks, middle bifolium loose, but overall very good. Third printing with an additional three paragraphs noting recent and upcoming record releases, and new names on the scene. This copy inscribed by the author on the title page to jazz historian Rudi Blesh; "To Rudi Blesh, good luck, a friend and fan, Sincerely Nard Griffin". Extremely uncommon - just 7 copies on OCLC, edition unspecified - one of the earliest detailed appreciations of Bop and its personnel, the title later appropriated by Gillespie for his autobiography. Odd that Griffin should be inscribing to Blesh who was very much a traditionalist, favoured journalist of "the Mouldy Figs." An unusual and attractive piece.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Blue Melody (From Cosmopolitan, September 1948)

      Hearst Magazines 1948 - Magazine is good plus with shelfwear, some creasing, 1/2" to 1" tears to the top and bottom of the spine, bumped corners, a few small tears to the covers, a small piece missing from the edge of the front cover and the mailing label attached to the front cover. A good example of a very scarce resource. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: MyFirstEditions]
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        The Heart of the Matter

      London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1948-01-01 London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1948. 297 p. First edition, first printing. (This, the British edition precedes all others.) Very Good+ condition in Very Good dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Former owners' name and stamp on front end paper, light wear to bottom edge and toning of pages with age. Jacket has some chipping at head, edge wear, light soiling and rubbing, but spine panel shows very little fading (which is uncommonly nice), price intact, and presents well. A nice example of a dust jacket that is hard to find in presentable shape.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Ides Of March

      London: Longmans, Green & Company. Near Fine. 1948. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. A Near Fine First edition copy, blue boards with cream endpapers, laid paper, few areas of soiling/foxing. Signed and dated (London, Dec. 1948) by Thornton Wilder on the title page. Lacking the scarce dust-wrapper. The former British Owner, Diana Daly signed the first blank page as Diana Daly of Dunsandle. Dunsandle was the Daly family's ancestral home in Ireland. Ms. Daly was Lady in Waiting to Queen Mary and lived in Grace and Favor at Kensington Palace. Wilder was in England at the time, working as a consultant to Olivier on a production of the "Skin of our Teeth". An attractive association copy; Wilder's epistolary novel of Julius Caesar's last days, "a fantasia on certain events and persons of the last days of the Roman republic." .

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why]
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        La Femme que j'ai assassinée (Original French Film Poster)

      1948 - Original French "affiche" poster the 1948 film, "La Femme que j'ai assassinée," based a story by Charles Exbrayat and starring Charles Vanel. Near Fine condition, 47 x 63 inches, on linen.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Quand on parle d'amour, ou le Vrai dialogue sentimental. Illustrations de Jean-Gabriel Domergue.

      Paris, Société Parisienne d'Edition et de Librairie, " Collection du Lierre ", 1948. - In-4, 161-[2] p., en feuilles sous couverture imprimée en rouge et rempliée et coffret rose cartonné à motifs de l'éditeur, titre contrecollé au dos (dos de l'emboîtage uniformément passé, plats insolés aux bords mais la couverture et l'ouvrage sont très frais). Ouvrage orné de 10 belles planches hors-texte en lithographies aquarellées à la main (comprises dans la pagination) et de 26 illustrations dans le texte en un ou deux tons en têtes de chapitres, culs-de-lampe en rouge. Tirage limité à 350 ex., un des quelques exemplaires hors-commerce, portant la signature de l'éditeur. Enrichi d'un prospectus composé de 4 pages, d'une planche en couleurs supplémentaire et d'un feuillet de souscription. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Livres de A à Z]
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        Le Cheval Troyen, avec des pointes sèches de Christiane Alanore,

      chez Georges Visat,, Paris, 1948 - in-8 ( 210 x 165 mm), 53 p. avec 20 pointes sèches de Christiane Alanore, protégées par des serpentes, ouvrage en feuilles sous couverture illustrée, chemise cartonnée et étuis, bordés de toile verte, bon état. Edition originale dont le tirage a été limité à 225 exemplaires + 25 exemplaires nominatifs, hors commerce, sur vélin d'Arches. Exemplaire nominatif, signé en bas de la justification du tirage par E. Queneau et Chr. Alanore, avec en plus sur le faux-titre un envoi de Raymond Queneau.

      [Bookseller: Nicole Perray]
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        Other Voices, Other Rooms

      Random House, New York 1948 - 1st edition/1st printing. Stated First Printing of this author's first book, and signed by the Truman Capote on the half-title page (just his name; no inscription). This book is bound in beige cloth with unfaded red lettering on the spine. It is very clean, without handwriting or markings other than the author's signature, and very firmly bound. It has some slight shelfwear to the cloth at the very edges of the spine ends, and the lower front corner is lightly bumped. The dustjacket is clean, crisp and price intact ($2.75). It has some light edge wear, 2 completely closed short edge tears, a few small surface rubs, and the spine is very slightly darkened, extending onto a small area of Capote's shirt sleeve nearest the spine (otherwise his picture on the back panel is fine). Altogether a very handsome example of this scarce book and its dustjacket, and particularly scarce signed. ; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The City and the Pillar.

      E.P. Dutton, New York 1948 - First edition of this landmark novel. Octavo, original black cloth. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a bright near fine dust jacket with a small chip to the crown but does not show the fading endemic to the spine panel. A very sharp copy. Stylistically influenced by Hemingway, this work, "is distinguished by its honesty and lack of self-pity; the central figure is unexceptional in every respect but his sexual choices" (Stringer, 690). "One of the best novels of its kind. . . . It isn't sentimental, and it is frank without trying to be sensational and shocking" (Christopher Isherwood). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Other Voices, Other Rooms

      Random House, New York 1948 - 8vo., 229 pp. Fine in publishers' beige boards with red and black lettering to spine. Dustwrapper is very slightly nicked on the bottom front. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper "for Mr. & Mrs. William Schimpf from Truman Capote". From the noted library of Frederick B. Adams, with his Rockwell Kent bookplate on the front pastedown. First edition of author's first book. Shipped in a box, not a padded envelope. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dubliners Books]
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        The City and the Pilllar.

      E.P. Dutton, New York 1948 - First edition of this landmark novel. Octavo, original black cloth. Signed by Gore Vidal on the title page. Fine in a bright dust jacket with a few small chips but does not show the fading to the spine panel. Stylistically influenced by Hemingway, this work, "is distinguished by its honesty and lack of self-pity; the central figure is unexceptional in every respect but his sexual choices" (Stringer, 690). "One of the best novels of its kind. . . . It isn't sentimental, and it is frank without trying to be sensational and shocking" (Christopher Isherwood). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Typed Letter Signed

      1948. Book. Fine. No Binding. Signed by Author(s). Framed Piece. Fine (our Top grade)/Fine Frame. Framed Signed Letter. Signed by Author of letter/artist. The letter is one typed page, on embossed letterhead, dated September 16, 1948, addressed to the publisher, Donald M. Grant. Typed single space and signed "J. Allen St. John." This letter concerns the use of J. Allen St. John's illustrations for BUCCANNEERS OF VENUS by Otis Adelbert Kline. St. John says, "Regarding the right to use my cover and illustrations of BUCCUNNEERS OF VENUS, the written permission should, no doubt, be in precise form." St. John goes on to say, "I am a bit coy as to the date of my birth." and he goes on to give a short autobiography, including where he studied art, where he taught, and who he worked for, "Have illustrated for many agencies-A. G. McClurg & Co. (Tarzan, Martian, and Westerns) . Framed under UV protective glass, employing a two-window (opening) black mat with a white core and a burgany fillet with white core. The second window contains a color reproduction of the cover art for St. John's pulp magazine cover illustrating Otis Adelbert Kline's BUCCANNEERS OF VENUS, which Donald M. Grant used as the dust jacket cover art for his edition of Otis Adelbert Kline's book, THE PORTS OF PERIL. Brown hardwood frame with burgandy highlights and black bead, under UV protective glass. Letter's matted size: 6 1/4 x 9 1/2 inches. Illustration's image size: 7 7/8 x 9 1/2 inches. Frame size. 24 x 18 1/2 inches. Fine (our highest grade) in fine frame..

      [Bookseller: Barry R. Levin Science Fiction & Fantasy]
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        The Sky and the Forest.

      London: Michael Joseph, 1948 - Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in silver, top edge stained red. With the dust jacket. Boards just beginning to fade, an excellent copy in lightly rubbed dust jacket. First edition, first impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper "Judith Nelson with best wishes from C. S. Forester." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Slaves of Sleep

      Chicago Shasta Publishers 1948 - First Edition in Dust Jacket, Signed by the Author HUBBARD, L. Ron. Slaves of Sleep. Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1948. First edition, one of 250 subscriber copies signed by author. Signed by the author on front free endpaper. Octavo (7 1/2 x 5 inches; 191 x 127 mm). [10], [1]-206, [2, about the author], [6, blank] pp. Original grey cloth over boards. Spine lettered in gilt. In original not price-clipped pictorial dust jacket designed by Hannes Bok. Jacket lightly browned along edges and spine. A fine copy in an about fine dust jacket. From the library of collector, Jack Cordes. "Slaves of Sleep is a magic carpet into adventure that outdoes the Arabian Nights in romance, fabulous pageantry, dazzling color, and thrilling action. But more-this book is an invitation to an experience so unusual that the reader will be stunned from this prosaic world, and will take pause to wonder." (from the front flap) HBS 65713. $2,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, ABAA]
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        And Jacob Called the Name of That Place Bethel. A History of Bethel( Formerly Methodist) United Church. South Augusta, Ontario. 1878 - 1948

      Ontario: Bethel United Church, 1948. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. A good solid book, rich red boards with the insignia of the United Church of Canada emblazoned on the front, boards are very slightly bowed. po's name on ffep, no other marks. Covers the history of John Wesley, the Wesleyan Church in Canada, the founding of the Bethel Church, it's incumbents, organists , congregations and memorials up to and including 1948. Lots of photos. A desirable book for the enthusiast. All DJs are archival mylar protected. Selling books since 1980 and online since 1999.

      [Bookseller: The Bookworm]
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        Visages, précédé de Portraits officiels, illustré par WOLS

      Seghers, Paris 1948 - 46 pages, 19,5 X 12,5 cm Edition originale, un des 900 ex. sur Crêve-cœur du Marais, seul papier après 15 Chine, le nôtre N° 749. Illustré de quatre eaux fortes par Wols. Très bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: D'un livre l'autre]
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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: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Les mains sales.

      Gallimard 1948 - - Gallimard, Paris 1948, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 210 ex numérotés sur alfa, après seulement 15 Hollande et 60 pur fil. Un infime manque angulaire sur le premier plat, quelques petites piqûres marginales sans gravité. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Wall and Other Stories. Translated by Lloyd Alexander

      New York: New Directions, 1948 - First American edition of Sartre's first and most famous collection (LE MUR, 1939) whose widely anthologized title-story "The Wall," became practically synonymous in America and England with the post-war movement known as "existentialism" First American Edition, one of 25 copies signed by the author. "Twenty- five of this edition on specially made paper have been signed by the author". 8vo. [ii], 270 pp. Japan vellum spine and patterned boards. Spine a bit sunned, covers a little scuffed and edges slightly rubbed, but a good, sound copy otherwise; without slipcase [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Le roi pêcheur.

      José Corti 1948 - - José Corti, Paris 1948 & 1990-1991, 12,5x19cm & 15x21cm, broché & trois feuillets. - 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 lettre, 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Ides Of March

      Longmans, Green & Company, London 1948 - A Near Fine First edition copy, blue boards with cream endpapers, laid paper, few areas of soiling/foxing. Signed and dated (London, Dec. 1948) by Thornton Wilder on the title page. Lacking the scarce dust-wrapper. The former British Owner, Diana Daly signed the first blank page as Diana Daly of Dunsandle. Dunsandle was the Daly family's ancestral home in Ireland. Ms. Daly was Lady in Waiting to Queen Mary and lived in Grace and Favor at Kensington Palace. Wilder was in England at the time, working as a consultant to Olivier on a production of the "Skin of our Teeth". An attractive association copy; Wilder's epistolary novel of Julius Caesar's last days, "a fantasia on certain events and persons of the last days of the Roman republic." First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why - ABAA/ILAB]
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        GEOGRAPHIE ANIMALE.

      - Lausanne, Gonin, 1948, 28x36. Chemise cartonnée reliée en demi parchemin, plats recouverts de papier bleu. Dans un emboîtage cartonné bleu. Illustré de 18 lithographies. L'un des 245 exemplaires après 25 sur Chine. Bon état (quelques légères marque claires sur l'emboîtage, sans gravité). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        Géographie Animale. Dix-huit lithographies originales avec textes inédits.

      André Gonin, Lausanne, 1948 - En feuilles dans un étui sous emboîtage. Texte sous couverture rempliée. Etui en demi-parchemin et papier bleu. Emboîtage avec papier bleu.Les lithographies ont été tirées dans les ateliers des Arts graphiques J.-E. Wolfensberger à Zurich, sous la direction personnelle de l?artiste. Imprimé sur vélin pur fil à la forme des papeteries du Marais, par le maître imprimeur André Kundig.Un des 245 exemplaires numérotés de 26 à 270, emplaire n°33, comprenant une suite des états sur Chine. Bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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        Selected Short Stories of Thomas Hardy

      The Story Classics, Allentown, PA 1948 - First edition. Illustrated by Walter Emerson Baum, with an appended essay by the artist. Two-part cloth binding, fine in a lightly worn, very good or better slipcase as issued. This copy nicely Inscribed by Baum at the end of his essay: "With all good wishes this book goes forward to my dear friend William J. Conlen. Walter Emerson Baum. July 27 1948, Sellersville, Pa." Also laid into the book is a closely written Autograph Postcard Signed ("Walter") from Baum to Conlen, sending the book, acknowledging receipt of vignettes of Mexico, acknowledging that "Mrs. Baum and I will read your book when we start on our next sketching tour," and recounting what he is and isn't doing in the studio: "I've been doing odds & ends in the studio so far. Was it Rembrandt or someone else who procrastinated until he could not look his friends in the face? Well I am him all over in that respect." Book shown without slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Seven Storey Mountain.

      NY Harcourt, Brace (1948) - First edition. One of an indeterminate, but relatively small number of copies bound in white cloth, lettered in black on the spine. Merton's bibliographer notes that the entire first printing consisted of 6000 copies. A nearly fine copy of Merton's autobiography, in d/w which light soiling to back panel, and some color restoration to spine ends. (Dell'Isola A7.a). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        L'Ingenu Amor. Edició Definitiva Il.lustrada Amb Cinc Gravats Sobre Boix a Tot Color Per Antoni Ollé I Pinell I Amb Cinc Motius Ornamentals Del Mateix Gravador. Exemplar Acompanyat De 81 Lámines a Part , descomposició Dels Gravats Del Llibre En Els .(*)

      Lluís Sibils, Barcelona 1948 - .(*)seus colors i estats succesius de les planxes. 125pp. más la suite aparte de los grabados. Todo en muy buen papel de hilo. De una edición total de 191 ejemplares, el nuestro único ejemplar con las 81 láminas de más. Un volumen con caja de resguardo editorial y las láminas en caja con formato libro a medio pergamino. Lomera con nervios y un tejuelo. Size: 2 Vols. a Gran Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA]
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        Of Flight and Life

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1948. Reprint. A little rubbing, else about fine in near fine dustwrapper with a rubbed spot along the top of the spine. Lindbergh's own copy, with his ownership stamp ("C.A. Lindbergh") on the front fly, and his ownership Signature ("Charles A. Lindbergh") on the half-title. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Of Flight and Life - SIGNED

      Scribners, New York 1948 - Very good or better in a like dust jacket, light rubbing and tiny chipping to the corners and spine ends, rear panel slightly soiled. Inscribed and SIGNED on the half title page by both Anne and Charles Lindbergh to Anne's Aunt Agnes: "(in Anne's hand) For Aunt Agnes/from Anne/(in Charles' hand) and Charles/ August, 1948". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Graham, Bookseller, ABAA, IOBA]
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        BIG STICK AND SOFTY WERE ASSISTANT-SECRETARIES OF THE NAVY. [Being a Self Published Scrap Book of Correspondence, Articles, Autographed Letters, Illustrations Etc. Pertaining to Both Presidents Roosevelt]

      Albany, N.Y. Self published by J.E. Boos 1948 - A UNIQUE AND VERY PERSONAL COLLECTION, containing SIGNED correspondences from Theodore Roosevelt Jr., governors of New York, Eleanor Roosevelt and other political leaders and, extracted magazine articles and many illustrations from various sources. Extracted articles are extensively illustrated by Frederick Remington and others, also included are an abundance of illustrations from drawings and photographs either extracted or reprinted from other sources. 8vo, (230x167mm, all articles, letters, programs, photographs and etc. are professionally bound together in blue cloth covered boards, the spine lettered in gilt. 119 leaves including blanks, and including photographs of Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt and many other illuminaries. A very well preserved and unique item. A fascinating collection of materials. Includes: A superb typed letter SIGNED CONCERNING THE NOMINATION PROCESS FOR PRESIDENT BY THEODORE ROOSEVELT Jr. on Doubleday, Doran stationary addressed to compiler of this work, John Boos and dated 1936; A typed letter SIGNED AND WITH MANUSCRIPT NOTATIONS by Eleanor Roosevelt addressed to Hon. George Graves on New York State Democratic Committee stationary dated 1928 concerning a political appointment; A typed letter on State of New York Executive Chamber stationary SIGNED by William Loeb Jr. (Teddy’s secretary while President) dated 1899; A 1929 typed letter SIGNED from soon to be Governor Herbert Lehman to Franklin Roosevelt on State of New York stationary; a typed letter on State of Michigan stationary to Franklin Roosevelt from Governor Fred W. Green, SIGNED and dated 1930; Theodore Roosevelt’s article PHASES OF STATE LEGISLATION extracted complete from THE CENTURY, Vol. 29, Iss. 6, April 1885; A menu from the dinner of the Democratic State Committee, Wednesday, April 15th 1936 at the Hotel Ten Eyck in Albany; Theodore Roosevelt’s story THE HOME RANCH extracted complete from THE CENTURY, Vol. 35, issue 5, March 1888, which is extensively illustrated by Frederick Remington; Also RANCH LIFE IN THE FAR WEST from THE CENTURY Vol. 35, number 4, February 1888, also illustrated by Remington and FRONTIER TYPES and RANCHMAN’S RIFLE ON GRAG AND PRAIRIE and SHERIFF’S WORK ON A RANCH each extracted complete from unidentified issues of THE CENTURY; Theodore Roosevelt’s MAD ANTHONY WAYNE’S VICTORY from an unknown issue of HARPER’S NEW MONTHLY; THEODORE ROOSEVELT. A CHARACTER SKETCH by Ray Stannard Baker, extracted from an unidentified magazine; The handout of the First Reformed Church of Albany for the Commemorative Service for Theodore Roosevelt, January 12, 1919. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        Two (hithero unpublished) Poems

      The Gotham Book Mart, New York 1948 - First edition. Stapled printed wrappers. Fine in wrappers. One of 415 numbered copies printed at the Banyan Press. Inscribed by Carl Van Vechten in 1949. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        THE NAKED AND THE DEAD

      Rinehart, New York 1948 - First Edition. First Printing, with the Rinehart logo on the copyright page as called for. Thick 8vo., 731pp. A fine, fresh extraordinary premium copy in dust jacket. The ersatz black cloth binding with a couple of very minor rubs, the DJ with only the barest signs of use. Rarely encountered in true collectible condition, this copy sets a high bar for condition. Mailer's important first book. A Burgess 99 Novel & WWII Classic. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The Naked and the Dead

      Rinehart and Company, New York 1948 - Advance Reading Copy in self-wrappers. Slight split at the bottom of the rear wrapper, else a near fine copy that is tight, sound, and relatively square. A much nicer than usual copy of this fragile advance state of the author's first book, now very seldom encountered. A stunning debut novel that ranks among the best American war novels ever written. *Burgess 99*. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Naked And The Dead

      Rinehart and Company, New York 1948 - SIGNED BY NORMAN MAILER. IN ADDITION THERE IS A SMALL WHITE INDEX CARD WHICH MAILER HAS WRITTEN "NOBODY COULD SLEEP. CHEERS NORMAN MAILER. AND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE CARD HE HAS WRITTEN FIRST SENTENCE OF THE NAKED AND THE DEAD. Mailer's first novel, an epic work about World War II. This is a later printing, as it is lacking the Rinehart colophon on the copyright page. The dustjacket is also a later printing and includes critical blurbs on the flaps and includes the photo of a very young Mailer on the back panel. The dustjacket has a small bit chipping and is priced clipped. There is also a faint soft corner crease to the front endsheet which is lightly mirrored to a few of the first pages and the corner crease is also on the back endsheet and is mirrored to a few of last pages, which makes me think that this happend in the binding. A notoriously fragile book in vg+ condition. Vg+/vg+ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ira Joel Haber - Cinemage Books]
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        The Naked and the Dead

      Rinehart, New York 1948 - First edition. Light dampstaining to the bottom corners and edges of all pages, not affecting the text, thus very good in very good, internally tape repaired dustwrapper with edgewear. Inscribed by the author. The author's first book, a stunning debut which ranks among the best American war novels ever written. *Burgess 99*. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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