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        The Heart of the Matter.

      The Viking Press, New York 1948 - First American edition of what many consider the author's masterpiece. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author, "For Bob Goldstein from Graham Greene Nothing under $200,000." Light wear, else near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light wear. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. The Heart of the Matter tells the story of a good man enmeshed in love, intrigue, and evil in a West African coastal town. Scobie is bound by strict integrity to his role as assistant police commissioner and by severe responsibility to his wife, Louise, for whom he cares with a fatal pity. When Scobie falls in love with the young widow Helen, he finds vital passion again yielding to pity, integrity giving way to deceit and dishonor—a vortex leading directly to murder. As Scobie's world crumbles, his personal crisis develops the foundation of a story by turns suspenseful, fascinating, and, finally, tragic. ''Graham Greene was in a class by himself.He will be read and remembered as the ultimate chronicler of twentieth-century man's consciousness and anxiety" (William Golding). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Orley Farm . . . With Illustrations by J. E. Millais

      Chapman and Hall. Chapman and Hall. First edition, parts issue.. Wrappers a little worn, soiled and stained; the wrapper on the first part is the most worn; very good set, enclosed in a chemise and quarter morocco slipcase.. Sadleir, Trollope, 13; NCBEL III, 882. The advertisements in this copy agree completely with Sadleir's description and add one small yellow slip not noted in Sadleir. 20 monthly parts, 8vo, original tan wrappers printed in red and black. 40 plates (two in each part). Orley Farm skillfully combines tragedy and humor and introduces one of Trollope?s more endearing characters, Sir Peregrine Orme. Trollope commented, as recorded in Gerould's Guide to Trollope (Princeton University Press, 1948), that ?Most of those among my friends who are competent to form an opinion on the subject, say that this is the best I have written.? Orley Farm was the first novel by Trollope to be issued in parts.

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        The Second World War

      - London, Toronto, Melbourne, Sydney and Wellington - Cassell and Co, 1948. - London, Toronto, Melbourne, Sydney and Wellington - Cassell and Co, 1948 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A complete set of Churchill's most famous work. First edition, first impression. The Second World War is a history of the period from the end of the First World War to July 1945, written by Winston Churchill. It was largely responsible for his being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953. Churchill labelled the moral of the work as follows: In War: Resolution, In Defeat: Defiance, In Victory: Magnanimity, In Peace: Goodwill. When Churchill assumed office in 1940, he fully intended to write a history of the war then beginning. He said several times: I will leave judgements on this matter to history but I will be one of the historians. To circumvent the rules against the use of official documents, he took the precaution throughout the war of having a weekly summary of correspondence, minutes, memorandum and other documents printed in galleys and headed Prime Minister's personal minutes. These were then stored at his home for future use. As well, Churchill actually wrote or dictated a number of letters and memoranda with the specific intention of placing his views on the record for later use as a historian. These arrangements became a source of controversy when The Second World War began appearing in 1948. Churchill was not an academic historian, he was a politician, and was in fact Leader of the Opposition, still intending to return to office, so his access to Cabinet, military and diplomatic records, which was denied to other historians, was questioned. Churchill's privileged access to documents and his unrivalled personal knowledge gave him an advantage over all other historians of the Second World War for many years. With many folding maps, and several illustrationsthroughout the text. Theseworks had enormouspopularity in both Britain and the United States. While Churchill's name appears on the book's cover as the author, he did not write the book alone: it was put together by young researchers. The Second World War, particularly the period between 1940 and 1942 when Britain was fighting with only the support of the Empire and a few Allies, was the climax of Churchill's career and his personal account of the inside story of those days is unique and invaluable. Four of the volumes feature their original unclipped dustwrapper. Complete in six volumes. Condition: In original cloth bindings with four original unclipped dustwrappers. Externally, dustwrappers are bright, although with chipping, closed tears, and occasional loss. Cloth has some damp staining. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean, aside from a few instances of light marks to the textblock edges, and the odd handling mark. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEEDwithFAIR dustwrappers.

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        The Prime Minister

      Chapman & Hall. Chapman & Hall. First edition in book form, preceded by the parts issue.. Edges of the cloth and hinges skillfully repaired on volume 1; others slightly worn; very good copy.. Sadleir, Trollope, 45; Wolff 6791 (parts issue in cloth); NCBEL III, 884. 4 vols, 8vo, original reddish-brown cloth, black decorative stamping and gilt lettering. The penultimate Palliser novel and the first attempt by Trollope at the portrait of a statesman: ?I had never yet drawn the completed picture of such a statesman as my imagination had conceived . . . ? - Trollope as quoted in A Guide to Trollope by Gerould, (Princeton, 1948).

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        Histoires de bêtes

      Gilbert Droin éditeur, Paris, 1948. Petit In / 4 reliure de Blaizot, demi - maroquin à coins havane et filets dorés sous étui, dos à nerfs, couvertures conservées, illustrations en eaux - fortes de Michel Ciry, frontispice, ex - libris sur papier Japon, 127 p. Rousseurs sur les tranches. Belle reliure pour un ouvrage soigné. relié Bon état

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        August Strindbergs brev. I-XXII.

      Stockholm, Bonniers, 1948-2001. 22 volymer. Volym 1-15 i förlagets halvklotband med svarta ryggar och volym 16-22 i förlagets svarta helklotband. Samtliga volymer utan skyddsomslag. Band 7 och 10 i avvikande ljusare färg. Vol. 1 med tillskrift, vol. 14 med namnteckning.. Bilden återger två av de tjugotvå volymerna i sviten

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        The Second World War.

      . 1st edit. 6 vols. London 1948-54. With maps. Bound in dark blue full morroco with 5 raised bands and all edges gilt. Spine and ornamental border gilt..

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        Proceedings of a Symposium on Large-Scale Digital Calculating Machinery

      Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1948. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth, light wear at the corners, in a jacket showing wear at the edges with slight loss at the corners, a large chip at the head of the spine and a small hole on the spine. Still attractive overall - scarce in the jacket. The first meeting of its sort - sponsored by Harvard and the US Navy. Size: Quarto (4to). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Computers & Internet; Science & Technology. Inventory No: 044300.

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        Serge Sandrier. 4°. Lose Bogen OKart.-Umschl.

      Paris, Gilbert Droin, (1948).. in OHlwd.-Decke in OPp.-Schuber. 30 nn. Bll. mit 10 Orig.-Radierungen von Mariette Lydis auf Tafeln.. Erste Ausgabe. - Nr. 68 von 250 Exemplaren (Gesamtaufl. 262). - Reizvoller Pressendruck der aus dem lateinamerikanischen Exil nach Paris zurückgekehrten gebürtigen Österreicherin. - Nicht im Dt.Exilarchiv etc. - Tadelloses Exemplar auf Rives-Bütten. - Selten. - Beiliegt: Subskriptionseinladung zum Buch. 4°. Doppelblatt mit 1 beiliegenden Orig.-Radierung. Ebda., 1948. - Etwas gestaucht.

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        The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks (Inscribed first edition)

      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1948. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1948. First edition. about Fine/Very Good +. Warmly inscribed by the author: "To my very good friend and associate, Ernst Lampe. Cordial-ly yours, Dave Embury." A lovely just about Fine copy of the book with a ding to the front lower corner, otherwise clean and square. In a sharp, Very Good + dust jacket with a lightly faded spine and minor wear at the extremities. & & Embury at 62 years old and a senior tax partner at a prestigious Manhattan law firm, turned his interest in cocktails into one of the essential connoisseur reference guides. Now, along with Thomas' "Bar-Tender's Guide" and "The Savoy Cocktail Book" and a handful of others, this book is one of the most sought after mixology books, and one of the most difficult to find in the first edition. No copy appears in the auction record and we can find no copy of the first edition, with or without a jacket (let alone inscribed) on the market. Copies of the second edition from 1952 also appear scarce, so booksellers are hawking copies of the third edition, 1958, for a few hundred bucks. Here's your chance for the real deal. about Fine in Very Good +. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Freiheitskampfer Der Jugend HELMUTH HUBENER Vorbild Opfer Verpflichtung

      Richard Hermes Verlag, Hamburg, German 1948 - According to the OCLC, worldwide only one library owns this item. 19 S. : Ill. ; 21 cm. In German. Hubener, Helmuth G. [Komitee Ehemaliger Polit. Gefangener, Vereinigung d. Verfolgten d. Naziregimes (VVN), Hamburg]. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Loved One. An Anglo-American Tragedy

      London: Chapman & Hall, [1948]. London: Chapman & Hall,, [1948]. Illustrated by Stuart Boyle. [Together with] The Loved One [in] Horizon, volume XVII, Number 98, February 1948. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Journal issue in original wrappers printed in orange and black. Housed together in a green quarter morocco solander case. Book volume: spine a little faded, a little faint toning to top edges of contents. An excellent copy. Journal issue: Wrappers a little rubbed and toned with some spots and marks, spine chipped. Very good condition. First edition, first impression. Number 132 of 250 copies signed by the author and illustrator on the limitation leaf. Together with the issue of the journal Horizon in which The Loved One appeared in full, inscribed by Waugh on the wrapper, "Angie, with love from Evelyn". Also included is a postcard depicting a sculpture in Vigeland Park in Oslo of a man flinging babies from his limbs. Waugh has inscribed the verso "This is the way to treat them, E. W." The recipient was Angela Laycock, wife of Sir Robert Laycock, for whom Waugh had served as person assistant during the defense of Crete in May and June 1941. Laycock and Waugh were on the last ship to leave the island, and Waugh would later incorporate their experiences into Officers and Gentlemen.

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        Mutter und Kind. Lithographie in Rötel. 1948. Unten rechts in Bleistift signiert.

      . 48,5 : 31,5 cm auf weissem Velin 56,9 : 40,9 cm.. Arntz 144: "Nicht mehr mit Sicherheit feststellbare kleine Auflage signierter Exemplare". - Unten links im Stein spiegelverkehrt monogrammiert und datiert: CA 48. - Oberkante minimal gebräunt und gering wellig.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        Géographie animale. Dix-huit lithographies originales avec textes inédits de Jean Lurçat.

      André Gonin, Lausanne 1948 - FIRST EDITION of this signular bestiary, a tour de force of modern illustration. Illustrated with 18 powerful and wildly imaginative full-page hors-texte original color lithographs by Jean Lurçat (who is also the author of the text). From a total edition of 280 numbered copies, this is one of 245 printed on fine Marais wove paper. SIGNED by Lurçat and Gonin (the editor). Folio. Loose as issued in wraps, parchment-backed chemise, and board slipcase. FINE AND BRIGHT, with no defects. Rauch 161, The Artist & The Book 171a ("These boldly conceived and printed color lithographs represent Lurçat at his most decorative.") [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Intruder in the Dust

      RANDOM HOUSE, NEW YORK 1948 - General wear and rubbed cover. Tight binding. Bookplate on fep. No markings. Blue and gold gilt on cover and spine. Small tears on dust jacket. DATE PUBLISHED: 1948 EDITION: FIRST PRINTING 247 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Shipwreck: A Poetic Drama (Signed Copy)

      Sydney: The Shepherd Press, 1948. The Shepherd Press, Sydney, 1948. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Norman Lindsay. Signed by Author. Signed by Douglas Stewart and Norman Lindsay Special Limited Edition of 100 copies of which this is number 39. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Previous owner's book-plate laid in. Edges browned slightly. Illustrator: Norman Lindsay. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Australia; 1940s; Australian Literature; Literature & Literary. Signed by Author. Inventory No: 14763. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

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        Modern Love; Poems

      London: Rupert Hart-Davies; Derek Verschoyle, 1948 & 1954. London: Rupert Hart-Davies; Derek Verschoyle,, 1948 & 1954. 2 works, octavo. Modern Love: original dark blue boards, spine lettered in gilt. Poems: original pale blue boards, spine and front board lettered in black. Both works with the dust jacket. Loosely inserted autograph letter. Modern Love: a small bump to the head and foot of the front board, a few markings on the rear board, in the jacket that has a few slight nicks to extremities, and spine a tad darkened. An excellent copy. Poems: contents toned, an excellent copy in the lightly soiled jacket that has a darkened spine, a few nicks and small chips to extremities, and marked front panel. Two noteworthy works, associating the erstwhile lovers, Cyril Connelly (1903–1974), writer and literary reviewer, and Diana Witherby (1915-2006), poet and writer, with whom he had an adulterous affair. Modern Love is inscribed by Cyril to Diana on the front free endpaper: "? from C." Poems (first edition, first impression) includes a loosely inserted autograph letter from Diana to her brother Tony, in which she confides that she has been collecting Cyril's essays from the New Statesman for a book. The front free endpaper of Poems is inscribed by the author thus: "To darling Tony, with all love from Diana. Feb/1955.

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        Chasse et gibier de montagne. Illustrations de Xavier de Poret

      Paris: Durel, 1948. Paris: Durel, 1948. Livre. Illus. by Xavier de Poret. Très bon. En Feuilles. Edition originale. In-4. Paris, Durel, 1948. 28 x 22,5 cm, in-4, 185 (1) pp. - 12 ff. n. ch. (dont documentation photographique) - 8 planches hors texte encartées - 51 illustrations dans le texte, certaines à pleine page, en feuilles sous couverture blanche rempliée, imprimée et illustrée en couleurs, chemise et étui de l'éditeur; Edition originale. Tirage à 2225 exemplaires. Celui-ci l'un des 25 exemplaires hors commerce parmi les 375 exemplaires de tête sur vélin des papeteries de Rives (n° XX). Rare sur grand papier. Chemise et étui un peu fendillés sinon un très bel exemplaire, non coupé. (THIEBAUD-MOUCHON, 1116 : "un des plus beaux livres sur la chasse en montagne") (2,5 kg).

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        Le Traité de droit public d'Ibn Taimiya. Traduction annotée de la Siyâsa sar'iya

      Institut Français de Damas, Beyrouth 1948 - In-8° de XLVIII (Introduction) & 223 pp. (Traduction, Notes, Index, Table des matières). Demi chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs, plats marbrés, pièce de titre et auteur gravés or intérieur frais en excellent état, nerfs frottés, coiffe supérieure légèrement frotté [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA RECHERCHE AERONAUTIQUE (Aerospace Research), 49 Volumes/Jahrgänge: 1948 - 1996. Bulletin bimestriel de l'Office National d'Etudes et de Recherches Aeronautique.

      Montrouge Cedex : Gauthier-Villars, 1948 - 1996.. 46 Bände und mehrere Einzelhefte Bibliothekseinband. 49 Jahrgänge!!! Fest eingebunden. Der Titel stammt aus einer aufgelösten Spezialbibliothek für Luft- und Raumfahrt und ist mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen versehen. Frühe Ausgaben in französischer Sprache. Ab 1983 handelt es sich um Bände der englischsprachigen "English Edition", dann ab 1994 französisch-englische "International Edition". Folgende Jahrgänge sind nicht eingebundene Einzelhefte: 1975, 1981 und 1988. Dort fehlen die Ausgaben: 5/1975 und 3/1981. Einbände berieben und etwas angestaubt. Seiten sauber. Bindungen der frühen Bände sind fragil, Band 1948 mit gebrochener Bindung. Guter Zustand. Mehr Fotos und Angaben zu den Versandkosten schicken wir Ihnen gern auf Anfrage. Bitte beachten Sie unser reichhaltiges Angebot an antiquarischen Zeitschriften. // From library-stock. Vol. 1948-1982: French edition. Vol. 1983-1993: English edition. Vol. 1994-1996: International edition, biligual. The following volumes are not bound in hard-covers: 975, 1981 und 1988. Following issues of those volumes are missing: 5/1975 und 3/1981. Covers with light shelf wear. Pages clean. Binding of volume 1948 with damage. Still in good condition. More pictures on demand. Please ask for shipping-fees. zqx mbx jqx

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        Les Mains Sales - Pièce en sept tableaux.

      P., NRF Gallimard, 1948, in-12, br., 260 pp. - 2 ff. Quelques rousseurs en tranches, très bel exemplaire. - Edition originale, 1 des 210 ex. num. sur Alfa mousse (N°LXXXVII), troisième papier après 15 Hollande et 60 vélin pur fil. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        GENIUS LOCI AND OTHER TALES

      Sauk City: Arkham House, 1948.. Sauk City: Arkham House, 1948.. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in Dust Jacket. Octavo, original black cloth titled in gilt on spine panel. 256 pp. 3,047 copies printed. A very fine copy in a stunning very fine dust wrapper with artwork by Frank Wakefield. A sharp, crisp copy, the nicest we have ever seen. ¶ Collects 15 weird and supernatural tales, mostly reprinted from the pages of WEIRD TALES magazine.

      [Bookseller: Thompson Rare Books]
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        Architectural Students Association Journal

      Cheadle, später London 1948-50. 16 illustr. Einzelh. der Jge. 1, 2, 3 (kpl.), 1943-45 sowie Nrn. 2-8, OU, tls. Ringheftung, Abb., Umschläge tls. angestaubt guter Zustand, Für keine dt. Kunstbibliothek nachweisbar; nicht bei Prause. - Hrsgeg. Zunächst von J.S.E. Bolland, später von einem Komitee der Vereinigung. Anfangs vierteljährlich erschienen, ab 1948 unregelmäßig. Hauptziel war Verbesserung der Ausbildung und Förderung internat. Kontakte. Beiträge u.a. von J.Huxley, W.Gropius und Whyman.

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        CRUSADE IN EUROPE (Signed, Limited Edition in Slipcase)

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1948. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1948. Signed, Limited Edition, numbered 961 of 1426 copies.. Hard Cover. Octavo. A beautiful copy of this scarce limited and signed edition in publisher issued slipcase; the book is remarkably bright with mylar wrapper; slipcase is in Good or better condition with wear to the paper at the extremities, primarily the corners at the opening. Additional images can be made available upon request. Signed by Eisenhower on the facsimile of the D-Day Order.

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        Armut, Reichtum, Mensch und Tier. Ein Drama.

      München, Weismann 1948.. 128 S. OBrosch. Erste Ausgabe - WG 12 - Äußerst selten, da Jahnn diese Ausgabe zurückzog und durch eine zweite Fassung (jetzt 98 Seiten - WG 9) ersetzte..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hans K. Matussek & Sohn oHG]
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        Beckert, Fritz. - "Großerkmannsdorf".

      . Aquarell über schwarzer Kreide, weiß gehöht, 1948. Von Fritz Beckert. 29,5 x 45,0 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). In der Darstellung links unten in schwarzer Kreide signiert, betitelt und datiert. - Papier altersbedingt etwas gebräunt. Blattrand mit den originalen Reißzwecklöchlein und Montagespuren. Eselsohr unten links. Verso Reste einer ehemaligen Montierung und leichte Papierschädigungen. Guter Gesamtzustand. Fritz Beckert (1877 Leipzig - 1962 Dresden). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. 1894-96 Studium an der Leipziger Akademie. Schüler von Friedrich Preller d.J. und Gotthard Kuehl an der Dresdner Akademie. 1908 Habilitation in Architekturmalerei an der Technischen Hochschule Dresden (TU). 1908-45 Professor an der TU Dresden. Mitbegründer der Künstlergruppe "Die Elbier". Seine Werke finden sich u. a. in der Nationalgalerie Berlin und in der Gemäldegalerie Neue Meister Dresden..

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        Passover Kibbutz Haggadah Hagada shel Pesach

      [undated. 1930s or 1940s but no later than 1948], Eretz Israel - The references see scans, to the gates of Eretz Israel being closed to the persecuted Jews indicates that this hagada was published in the 1930s or 1940s when the British controlled Mandatory Palestine. In 1948 the British were finally kicked out and Israel gained its independence. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Remembrance Rock

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1948] - INSCRIBED, "For Oliver R. Barrett, who as friend, reader, counselor, followed the zigzag beginnings and varied further progressions of this work - with appreciation and more than thanks. Carl Sandburg, 1948." Sandburg thanks Barrett in his acknowledgment, "For reading the manuscript as it progressed and for . encouragement and suggestions ." Later printing. 8vo. 1067 pp. Blue cloth, light wear, in pictorial dust jacket, edgeworn, spine browned [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        THE ROCKING CHAIR AND OTHER POEMS. Signed

      Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1948. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1948 Klein, A.M. THE ROCKING CHAIR AND OTHER POEMS. Signed. Toronto: Ryerson Press. First Edition of Canadian poet A. M. Klein's 1948 Governor General’s Award winning book of poetry, considered by critics to be his finest, Inscribed by him on the front free endpaper: "For Dr. F. Cyril James, (Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University) For the peripatetic home - a rocking chair. With all good wishes, Sincerely, A.M. Klein, Aug. 26, 1948". 8vo. 56 pp. A near fine copy in yellow paper covered boards, black titles to the spine, in a bright, fresh very good indeed dustwrapper with some light use, a few tiny closed tears and some minor fade at the spine. $950. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        Fables choisies. Illustrees par Hans Fischer.

      . Lausanne, Andre Gonin 1948. 28 : 20,8 cm. 125,(5) S. mit 87 Orig.-Lithographien von Hans Fischer. Orig.-Umschlag in HPergament-Chemise u. Schuber.. Eines von 250 nummerierten Exemplaren auf Velin du Marais (GA 325 Ex.). - Druckvermerk vom Künstler und Verleger signiert. - Dieses Ex. mit 7 Blatt Illustrationen vor der Schrift auf China, von Hans Fischer in Bleistift betitelt. - 10. und letzter Band der Collection des Flambeaux. - Sehr schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        LE GRANT TESTAMENT DE FRANÇOYS VILLON illustré et gravé par Schem.

      A Paris, aux dépens de l'artiste, s.d. (1948) - Curiosa : Le grant testament de Francoys Villon illustré par Schem (Raoul Serres). Exemplaire de tête avec dessin original et suite. Françoys VILLON - SCHEM (Raoul SERRES) illustrateur LE GRANT TESTAMENT DE FRANÇOYS VILLON illustré et gravé par Schem. A Paris, aux dépens de l'artiste, s.d. (1948) 1 volume in-4 (33 x 25 cm), en feuilles, 136-(1) pages. Emboîtage de l'éditeur (légèrement passé et frotté). Livre en très bon état. Dos de la couverture illustrée rempliée légèrement et partiellement bruni, petite fente à un mors, sans gravité. 1 eau-forte en couverture, 54 (55 en réalité) gravures au total tirées sur les presses des Ateliers d'Art Desjobert. Typographie en deux tons de l'imprimerie La Ruche. ÉDITION DE BIBLIOPHILE IMPRIMÉE A 320 EXEMPLAIRES SEULEMENT. CELUI-CI UN DES 46 EXEMPLAIRES SUR GRAND VÉLIN DE RIVES AVEC UN DESSIN ORIGINAL ET UNE SUITE AVEC REMARQUE (18 estampes à mi-page avec remarque au bas). Belle et ample illustration libre de SCHEM alias Raoul Serres. Raoul Serres (1881-1971) signait ses oeuvres érotiques du pseudonyme Schem. Son illustration à caractère pornographique des œuvres du Marquis de Sade fait scandale en 1936, il adopte alors le pseudonyme « Schem » pour ses dessins licencieux. Les oeuvres de cet artiste au trait très assuré et imaginatif sont aujourd'hui très recherchées. Le testament facétieux et satirique, où Villon qui n’a rien parle comme un homme très riche et imagine les legs les plus comiques aux gens qu’il déteste, ne commence qu’au vers 793. Une première partie, souvent appelée les Regrets, exprime un jugement sur lui-même (il est seul, pauvre, prématurément vieilli) et sur son passé, une méditation poignante sur la vie et la mort. Ce volume contient Les Lais et le Testament et les Ballades. La pagination annoncée à la justification semble erronée, le volume apparaît complet tel que présenté. BON EXEMPLAIRE AVEC UN JOLI DESSIN ORIGINAL REHAUSSÉ AU CRAYON DE COULEURS. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Archiv des Völkerrechts. Herausgegeben von Walter Schätzel, Hans Wehberg, Hans-Jürgen Schlochauer, Philip Kunig, Walter Rudolf, u. a. Bände 1-36.,

      Tübingen: Verlag J. C. B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck) 1948-1998. - "Das Archiv des Völkerrechts ist eine im Jahre 1948 gegründete Vierteljahresschrift. In Abhandlungen, Berichten und Buchbesprechungen behandelt sie die Entwicklung des internationalen Rechts in seiner ganzen Breite. Das AVR ist ein Forum der deutschsprachigen Völkerrechtswissenschaft und sucht den internationalen Dialog des Faches. Die Beiträge reflektieren dogmatische und theoretische Grundfragen des Völkerrechts ebenso wie die Entwicklung der internationalen Rechtsprechung. Die behandelten Rechtsgebiete reichen vom überlieferten Kernbestand des zwischenstaatlichen Völkerrechts und des Rechts der bewaffneten Konflikte über das Recht internationaler Organisationen, die Menschenrechte, das Umweltvölkerrecht und Welthandelsrecht bis hin zu Fragen des internationalen Verwaltungsrechts. Das AVR erscheint vierteljährlich und veröffentlicht Beiträge in deutscher, englischer und französischer Sprache." (Quelle: mohr-de) - Bände 1-23 fest gebunden; Bände 24-36 in Einzellieferungen, wobei bei Band 34 die Hefte 1 & 3 und bei Band 36 die Hefte 2 & 4 fehlen. - Einbände teils leicht berieben und etwas angestaubt. Papier der ersten 10 Bände etwas gebräunt. Bände durchgehend mit wenigen Anstreichungen, meist in schwarzem Kugelschreiber. Die Broschuren hin und wieder mit handschriftlichen Notizen auf den Vorderdeckeln. - Insgesamt gut erhaltene Exemplare. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 28600 Gr. 8° (23,5 x 15,5 cm). 12 Orig.-Leinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. 11 Private Halbleinenbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. 42 Orig.-Broschuren. [Softcover / Paperback]. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Individualism and Economic Order

      Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1948. Chicago: University of Chicago Press,, 1948. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy with light browning to front endpaper, in an excellent jacket with slight tanning to spine, front flap, and rear cover, and a few minor nicks to spine ends. First edition, first printing, preceding the UK edition by a year. A collection of 12 essays, most having already appeared in various journals. While the essays cover a range of subjects, including economics, ethics, and methodology, they are all concerned with the overarching theme of free markets versus planned economies, a theme Hayek previously discussed in The Road to Serfdom (1944).

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        The Three Roads (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1948. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1948. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page (as Kenneth Millar). & & Fine in a lightly rubbed, Very Good plus dust jacket. Attractive bookplate to the front pastedown, mostly hidden by the front flap. Jacket shows some nicking at the spine ends and light rubbing overall.

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        Typed Letter Signed

      1948 - ("Harry Truman") 1 page with integral leaf, 8 3/4" x 7", The White House, December 10, 1948. To Edward D. McKim, in Omaha, Nebraska. A warm letter to a close personal friend about his dental problem and facing a situation with Eddie. Truman has added a six word autograph postscript. Together with stamped and postmarked envelope. Very good. McKim (1895-1969) served as Senior Administrative Assistant to President Truman in 1945; was Vice President of the Mutual Benefit Health & Accident Insurance Co. Truman (1884-1972), born May 8, 1884, Lamar, Missouri; died December 26, 1972, Kansas City, Missouri; 33rd President of the United States 1945-1953; noted for the sign on his desk stating "The buck stops here"

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        Architecture of Social Concern in Regions of Mild Climate

      Gerth Todtmann, 1948-01-01. Gerth Todtmann, 1948-01-01. Hardcover. Good.

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        Tribute to Walter De La Mare on his Seventy-Fifth Birthday

      London: Faber & Faber 1948 - Full crushed morocco, 8.75 inches tall. Very finely bound at the Minstead Bindery. With gilt title and floral pattern with birds and green onlays, dentelles and all edges gilt. With gilt tooled sleeve and elaborate felt lined slip case with wooden head and tail. Colour frontispiece. All in pristine condition. An owners incription at the rear with his communication with Faber and Faber tipped in. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        THE GREAT GATSBY

      [Los Angeles]: Paramount Pictures, Inc., 25 February - 8 November 1948.. [Los Angeles]: Paramount Pictures, Inc., 25 February - 8 November 1948.. [3],130 leaves. Quarto. Mimeographed typescript, printed on rectos only of white, light blue and dark blue stock. Punched and bradbound. A few minor corner creases, a couple of erasures and a small ink script number on cover leaf, but a very good copy. A "Final White Script" of Hume and Maibaum's adaptation to the screen of Fitzgerald's novel by way of Owen Davis's dramatization. Subsequent dated revises on two shades of blue paper mark further revisions, including a November rewrite of seven of the last eight pages. This version is the first sound, and the first surviving rendering of THE GREAT GATSBY to the screen, as the 1926 silent Famous Players production is a lost film. Elliott Nugent directed this production, and it starred Alan Ladd as Jay Gatsby, Betty Field and Barry Sullivan as Daisy and Tom Buchanan, MacDonald Carey as Nick Carraway, Ruth Hussey as Jordan Baker, Shelly Winters as Myrtle Wilson, et al. This adaptation, and particularly Alan Ladd's performance, have been praised for the dominance of mood and noirish elements over reliance on a manufactured reconstruction of '20s glitter in the portrayal of Gatsby. The release time of the finished film was 92 minutes, and this script, at 130 pages, suggests that there were likely significant cuts and differences between this draft and the final film, which saw release in July of 1949. An uncommon and important screenplay. BRUCCOLI 7.8.

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        Arabian Days. An Autobiography

      London: Robert Hale Limited, 1948. London: Robert Hale Limited,, 1948. Octavo. Original blue cloth, title gilt to spine, three-quarter profile portrait in gilt to the upper board. Portrait frontispiece and 48 plates. Somewhat rubbed, light browning, but overall very good. First edition, second impression, two months after the first. This copy inscribed on the front free endpaper; "Inscribed for R.J.G. Candlish with the best wishes of the author H.St.J. B. Philby, 21/8/51", and with Candlish's ownership inscription as a member of the British Military Mission to Saudi Arabia.

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        ALBUM DE HABANERAS

      Editorial Barna, S. A.; I. G. Seix y Barral Hnos - Barcelona. 1948. 36x26. Tela. 93Pág+2h. Raríssimo Album de habaneras, una recopilación de música y letra sobre el auge de este genero músical entre pescadores y artesanos de la comarca del Ampurdán. Muy apreciada Obra. Ref 30 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Road Through the Wall, The

      New York: Farrar, Straus, 1948. New York: Farrar, Straus, 1948. First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine+/Fine-. 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). 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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        Gamiani.

      Ohne weitere Angaben (par un groupe de bibliophiles), [um 1948].. 4°. 132 S. mit kalligraphiertem Text, 32 lithographierten Illustrationen im Text und 12 Lithographien auf Tafeln. Dazu eine Extra-Suite der Lithografien mit Randglossen sowie eine neue Suite mit 12 sehr freizügigen Lithographien und 2 Lithographien auf Doppeltafeln. Als ungebundene Lagen im brosch. illustr. Orig.-Umschlag mit Fronttitel und Passepartout-Ausschnitt, der eine der 12 Lithographien zeigt. In Orig.-Pappdecke mit schwarzem Holzrücken und Pappschuber.. Eins von 25 numerierten 'Exemplaires d'Artiste' (Gesamtauflage 325 Exemplare, "strictement limites"). Die Lithographien, gedruckt in Schwarz und Orange, sind in ihrer Thematik sehr unterschiedlich: mal harmlos, nur dekorativ, andere Mal explizit erotisch. Die Extra-Suite mit zusätzlich erotischen Randglossen in einem doppelblatt-grossen betitelten Umschlag. Die zweite zusätzliche Folge ist durchgängig eindeutig pornografisch mit eigenständigen neuen Motiven, 2 davon sind doppelblattgroß. In der Darstellung erinnern die Illustrationen an die Plakatkunst der 40er Jahre. In seiner plakativen und plastischen Art sehr ungewöhnliche Gamiani-Ausgabe. Selten. Schuber stärker berieben, an den Kanten teils gerissen; Decke etwas berieben; Orig.-Umschlag leicht angestaubt. Innen bis auf ganz vereinzelte leichte Fingerflecken gutes Exemplar. Dutel 1656. ------------------ [Musset]. Gamiani. Sans lieu ni date (par un groupe de bibliophiles), vers 1948. 132 pp. avec texte calligraphie et 32 illustrations erotiques dans le texte et 12 lithographies libres en noir et sanguine hors texte. Avec une extra-suite de lithographies avec remarques. Plus une autre suite avec 14 planches de lithographies fortes libres dont deux sur double page. Couverture rempliee a fenetre imprimee en couleurs avec titre, chemise et emboitage d'editeur. Un de 25 exemplaires d'artiste numerote (en total 325 ex.) Emboitage frottee, anges en partie fendu. Chemise un peu frottee, couverture un peu poussiereuse, sinon bel exemplaire. Dutel 1656. ----------------- English description available on request.

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        Crusade in Europe (Special Limited Edition) With numerous maps and illustrations throughout.

      Doubleday & Company, Garden City, New York 1948 - Handsomely bound in heavy woven oatmeal buckram cloth and stamped brightly in gilt on the spine. With a few stray scuff marks in the black background. With bevelled edges; very clean and tight throughout. Top edges gilt; on heavy deckle-edged paper. This is the special limited edition: "This edition is limited to 1,426 copies, of which 1,401 are for sale. This is number 901.The "Facsimile of the D-Day Order of the Day" is not present. With spreading map endpapers: "Festung Europa, June 6, 1944" (front); and "The Mediterranean Under Axis Domination" (rear). A very handsome copy of the limited edition, unsigned by Eisenhower. "Five-star General Dwight D. Eisenhower was arguably the single most important military figure of World War II. For many historians, his memoirs of this eventful period of U.S. history have become the single most important record of the war. Crusade in Europe tells the complete story of the war as Eisenhower planned and lived it. Through his eyes, the enormous scope and drama of the war—strategy, battles, moments of fateful decision—become fully illuminated in all their fateful glory. Yet this is also a warm and richly human account. Ike recalls the long months of waiting, planning, and working toward victory in Europe. His personal record of the tense first hours after he had issued the order to attack—and there was no turning back—leaves no doubt of Eisenhower's travail and reveals this great man in ways that no biographer has ever surpassed." (Good Reads) Limited Edition & stated "First Edition" preceding the trade edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Remembrance Rock

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1948] New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1948]. Limited numbered ed., no. 13 of 25 author copies not for sale (of 1000 copies total). 2 vols., Tall 8vo. [x], 532; [iv], 533-1067 pp. Blue buckram with paper spine labels, labels slightly faded, else fine, lacking slipcase . Sandburg's first attempt at a novel, telling the story of America from the days of the Pilgrims through the Civil War INSCRIBED to Lincoln collector Oliver Barrett's son and daughter-in-law, and, presumably, his grandchildren, "Roger and Neil Barrett and in due course of time for Vicky and Holly-with ancient and affectionate regards this 1948 A.D. Carl Sandburg"

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        Das Gedächtnis. Eine quantenphysikalische Untersuchung.

      Wien, Deuticke 1948.. Mit einer Einleitung von Otto Pötzl. 8°. XV, 40 S. mit 19 graph. Schaubildern. OKart.. Sehr seltene erste Ausgabe der ersten Veröffentlichung. - Heinz v. Förster (1911-2002) war ein österreichischer Physiker, Professor für Biophysik und langjähriger Direktor des Biological Computer Laboratory in Illinois. Er gilt als Mitbegründer der kybernetischen Wissenschaft und ist philosophisch dem radikalen Konstruktivismus zuzuordnen. (wikipedia). - Umschlag geringf. fingerfl., gutes Exemplar.

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        Im Kampf um Deutschland. Band 1: Reden und Aufsätze Band II: Reden und Aufsätze. Herausgegeben vom Zentralsekretariat der SED.

      Berlin, Dietz Verlag, 1948.. 1. Auflage Band 1: 374 (1) Seiten Band 2: 343 Seiten 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Halbleinen. die Bände lichtschattig, die Seiten papierbedingt gebräunt, Vorsätze am Innengelenk angeplatzt, Vorsätze vom Vorbesitzer gestempelt, ansonsten sauber und frisch, auf dem Vorsatz von Band 1 vom späteren DDR-Ministerpräsidenten gewidmet , datiert und signiert: " für Genossen / W..... G........, /dem verdienten Vor-/ käpfer für den Frieden/ zum 3. Welttreffen der/ Jugend am 12.8.51/ in Berlin/ O. Grotewohl ". Otto Grotewohl (* 11. März 1894 in Braunschweig - + 21. September 1964 in Berlin) war ein deutscher Politiker (SPD, ab 1946 SED). Er war von 1949 bis 1964 Ministerpräsident der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik. Bitte warten Sie nach Ihrer Bestellung unsere Vorausrechnung per E-Mail ab oder zahlen Sie per Paypal an info@signiertebuecher.de.

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        Elisabeth von der Wartburg : Roman.

      Wuppertal : Abendland-Verl., 1948.. 272 S. ; 8° Halbleineneinband ohne Schutzumschlag. Nachgedunkelt, Gebrauchsspuren. VERSANDKOSTENFREI bei Standardversand innerhalb Deutschlands!

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