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        Oeuvres completes

      Monte Carlo, Editions du Livre; Lausanne, Henri Kaeser (Editions du grande-chene), 1948. Ca. 2350 S. 22x16 cm (8°). 8 Bände mit Almanach. Orig.-Broschur. Nr. 203 von 3150 Exemplaren. Erste Gesamtausgabe. Umschlag an den Rändern teilweise leicht gebräunt, innen neuwertig. Schöne Ausgabe.

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        CURTIS'S BOTANICAL MAGAZINE VOL. 165, 1948 - VOL. 174, 1962-63 (10 VOLUME SEQUENTIAL RUN, ALL BOUND UNIFORMLY)

      London: The Royal Horticultural Society, 1948-1963. London: The Royal Horticultural Society, 1948-1963. Hardcover. Very Good +. Each volume with 30 to 40 entries- each entry with color plates ( some fold out ) and written description- unpaginated. 6 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. Green cloth binding, gold lettering on black leather labels. Condition of each volume is VERY GOOD+: very light wear to covers and spines, light chipping to green finish on covers and esp. spine- heavier on some volumes, spines lightly darkened, pages very clean, bindings very tight. NOTE: this is a print run of the magazine from 1948-1963, all bound uniformly, all in excellent shape- with the exception of the cover finish, appearing as if unread.

      [Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller]
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        Der Traum vom Traume. Mit 30 Abbildungen und einer Vorbemerkung von O. Basel. Mit 8 Orig.-Lithographien von Edgar Jene, 4 Abb. im Text und 18 ganzseit. Abb. auf Tafeln.

      Wien, Agathon Verlag, 1948.. Gr.-8°, , Broschiert. Erste Ausgabe. - Nr. 302 von 700 Exemplaren. - Die Monographie über den bedeutenden Surrealisten ist Celans Erstveröffentlichung. Insgesamt schön erhaltenes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Universität München]
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        Edgar Jene. Der Traum vom Traume. Mit 8 ORIGINAL - LITHOGRAPHIEN von Edgar Jenes. Mit 30 Abbildungen [von Edgar Jene] und einer Vorbemerkung von Otto Basil.

      Wien, Agathon, 1948.. 1. Aufl. Gr.- 8°. 12 S. (Text von Paul Celan mit 3 Textillustrationen u. 1 Tafel) UND 9 Blatt (1 Blatt mit den Titeln der Lithographien u. 8 Tafeln mit den Originallithos) und 18 weiteren Tafeln (Kunstdruckpapier mit Fotos von Werken des Künstlers) und 1 Bl. (Impressum). OKart. mit Titel in Blau a. Deckel.. Erstausgabe (WG 4) dieses frühen Werks von Celan in kleiner Auflage. - Im Impressum heißt es: "Dieses Buch erscheint in einer Auflage von 700 Exemplaren. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer ". - Unser Exemplar (Belegexemplar, da praktisch druckfrisch?) ist nicht nummeriert. - Erstveröffentlichung des ersten eigenständigen Textes von Celan. Davor (WG 1-3) erschienen nur Übersetzungen. - Celans einfühlsamer Text endet mit den bescheidenen Worten: "Ich habe versucht, einiges zu berichten, das mir in der Tiefsee einer Seele erschien. Edgar Jenes Bilder wissen mehr. Paul Celan". - Auf dem Deckel des Buches ein Hauch von Verfärbung durch Licht (kaum zu sehen), sonst bestens und ohne Gebrauchsspuren, also praktisch DRUCKFRISCH. - Um Enttäuschungen zu vermeiden: es ist kein dickes Buch, eher ein Heft. - Die Werte sind, wie oft im Leben, im Inneren verborgen!

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        Of Flight and Life.

      New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948.. 1 st ed. 56 p., 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Leinen. Dieser Titel wird im Katalog der Leipziger Antiquariatsmesse 2014 angeboten und ist deshalb für den Verlauf gesperrt bis zum 13.03.2014 11 Uhr. - mit Schutzumschlag, dieser mit kleinen Randbereibungen, das Buch selbst sauber und frisch, auf dem Vortitel vom amerikanschen Flieger signiert und datiert ( August 1948) , beiliegend ein Echtheitszertifikat des deutschen Sohnes von Lindberg, David Hesshaimer; für einen Vorbesitzer. Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr. (* 4. Februar 1902 in Detroit, Michigan - + 26. August 1974 in Kipahulu, Maui, Hawaii), war ein US-amerikanischer Pilot und Träger der Medal of Honor. Ihm gelang am 20./21. Mai 1927 die erste Alleinüberquerung des Atlantiks von New York nach Paris ohne Zwischenlandung, wodurch er zu einer der bekanntesten Personen der Luftfahrt wurde. (Die erste Nonstop-Atlantiküberquerung von Amerika nach Europa mit einem Flugzeug war bereits 1919 durch Alcock und Brown erfolgt.) Bitte warten Sie nach Ihrer Bestellung unsere Vorausrechnung per E-Mail ab oder zahlen Sie per Paypal an info@signiertebuecher.de.

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        Potsdam wie wir es liebten. Zehn Original-Fotografien als Portfolio (cplt.)

      Aschau, Max Baur, Einzige Auflage, ohne Jahr [1948], 10 Fotografien, Fotografien 14 x 19 und 19 x 14 cm, Mappe mit Fotografien, Sprache: deutsch. . Mappe aus dem Jahr 1948 mit zehn Gelatinesilberabzügen Potsdam wie wir es liebten, lose in dreiflügeliger hellbrauner OriginalElefantenhautMappe mit Titelvignette Potsdam wie wir es liebten auf dem Vorderdeckel, die Mappe zeigt leichtere Benutzungsspuren, ist aber ansehnlich und nirgends beschädigt. Abgebildet sind: 1. Putte an der Fahnentreppe am Stadtschloss (nicht bezeichnet und nicht signiert), 9 x 7,5; 2. Garnisonskirche, 19 x 14, bezeichnet und signiert; 3. Teehaus, 14 x 19, bezeichnet und signiert; 4. Alter Markt, 14 x 19, bezeichnet und signiert; 5. Stadtschloss, 14 x 19, bezeichnet und signiert; 6. Lustgarten, 19 x 14, bezeichnet und signiert; 7. HeiliggeistKirche, 14 x 19, bezeichnet und signiert; 8. Sanssouci mit Magnolie, 14 x 19, bezeichnet und signiert; 9. Historische Mühle, 14 x 19, bezeichnet und signiert; 10. Blick vom Flatowturm, 19 x 14, bezeichnet und signiert. Alle Abzüge sind auf eine Unterlage montiert, Format der Pappe 26,5 x 22 cm. Alle Fotos von Max Baur auf der Unterlage unterhalb der Fotos links bezeichnet und rechts mit vollem Namen signiert. Bilddaten können auf Wunsch zugeschickt werden

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bernhard]
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        Les Chants de Maldoror

      La Boetie, Brüssel 1948.. Softcover 190 S., zahlr. Illustr. von Rene Magritte, kart., unbeschnitten, 18,5 x 25 cm.. Exemplar 275. Einband von Buchblock teilweise gelöst u. etwas bestoßen.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Buchholz OHG (Antiquariat)]
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        Cahiers de Georges Braque 1917-1947.

      . Paris, Maeght editeur 1948. 38,6 : 28,5 cm. 100 unn. S. Faksimile nach 94 Zeichnungen mit Text von Braque. Orig.-Umschlag mit Orig.-Lithographie von Braque in Dunkelviolett, Blau u. Schwarz.. Vallier 37 (mit falschen Angaben zur Umschlaglithographie). - Zweite Auflage. - Eines von 750 Exemplaren auf velin du Marais von insgesamt 845 von Mourlot freres, Paris, gedruckten Ex. - Sehr schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        Les Chants de Maldoror.

      Bruxelles: Editions "La Boetie", 1948.. 190 pages avec des nombreux dessins en texte, 12 planches et gravure de titre de Magritte. In-8, broche. Avec l'etat definitif des gravures. Exemplaire numerotee (no. 2449 de 4000).. Dechire un peu sur dos, autrement tres bien.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Im Seefeld]
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        Raissa Oumansoff Maritain: Chagall ou l'orage enchante. Inscribed with a sketch by Chagall, depicting a pensive artist figure.

      Geneva & Paris, Trois Collines, 1948.. Small 4to. Plates and illustrations. Original green printed wrappers. With one enclosure (s. b.).. The inscription reads, "Pour Jacques, Marc Chagall, 1949". - Wrappers chipped at head and tail of spine; together with a second uninscribed copy.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        La Vie Familiale et Sociale des Indiens Nambikwara.

      Paris, Musee de l'homme, 1948.. Original thesis (printed). 28 x 18 cm. 130 pages. Original Softcover (Brochure). Broche. Bon etat general. Tres bon exemplaire. Interieur tres propre. / Offprint from the Journal de la Societe des Americanistes, 37 (1948): 1-132 very good in publisher's printed wraps, wear to spine, missing a three-inch rectangular chip at top left front of cover; lacking rear wrap. Levi-Strauss's first book, his dissertation (thesis). Inscribed on upper wrap by Levi-Strauss. Extremely Rare !. Les Nambikwara ont ete observes par Claude Levi-Strauss lors de son expedition de 1938. Il en fit le sujet de sa these complementaire de doctorat en 1948 (La vie familiale et sociale des indiens Nambikwara. Levi-Strauss reprendra ces observations dans Tristes Tropiques publie en 1955 et fera ainsi largement connaitre les Nambikwara. Ils se distinguent par une culture materielle reduite au minimum, ignorant meme le hamac. Leurs voisins Paressi les appellent d'ailleurs "ceux qui dorment a meme le sol". Leur activite est dependante du cycle saisonnier. Durant la saison seche ils se divisent en bandes de quelques familles et vivent de la chasse et de la cueillette, les femmes agrementant le repas de quelques baies sauvages, racines et, au besoin, de lezards et de sauterelles. Durant la saison des pluies quelques bandes se reunissent au sein de villages provisoires ou ils pratiquent l'agriculture (mais, manioc, tabac, arachides, etc.) et la peche. Aujourd'hui (2008), certains groupes habitent des maisons construites en feuille de palme et s'allongent sur des lits en bois ou sur des couvertures. Lors de son sejour, Levi-Strauss comprend qu'il assiste en direct a l'agonie d'un peuple. Il decrit "une societe humaine reduite a sa plus simple expression, diminuee", des "pouilleux" qui vont nus comme des vers. [wikipedia].

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        Le Bestiaire Fabuleux.

      Paris, Maurice Darantiere, [1948].. 96 nn. S. 14 mehrfarbige Gouachen von Jean Lurcat und 14 Calligramme von Jules Dominique Morniroli nach Patrice de la Tour du Pin. Fol., lose Bogen in Umschlag, in OLeinen-Mappe im Leinenschuber.. Monod 6883. - Druck rot und schwarz. Eines von 150 num. Exemplaren. - An den Rändern stellenweise wenig stockfleckig, einige Seiten mit Abklatsch..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        Gedenkausgabe der Werke, Briefe und Gespräche. Herausgegeben von Ernst Beutler (u.a.). "Artemis-Goethe".

      Zürich, Artemis-Verlag, 1948-1971.. 24 Bände und 3 Ergänzungsbände (komplett!). Zus.27 Bände mit ca 27 ooo S. Mit einigen Bildtafeln (zeitgenöss. Porträts, Farbenlehre usw.) 8vo (18 x 10,5 cm). Rotbraune Orig.-Ganzlederbände mit grünem goldgeprägtem Rückenschild, Kopfgoldschnitt u. Lesebändchen. Büttenvorsätze. Jeder Band im Einzel-Pappschuber.. Eine der schönsten Goethe-Gesamtausgaben, hier im Vorzugseinband aus marokkanischem Ziegenleder mit Goldschnitt durchweg von verlagsneuer Erhaltung (aber seit ca 20 Jahren völlig vergriffen!). Material und Ausstattung in gediegener Schweizer Qualität: u.a. feinstes griffiges Papier und Vorsätze. - Umfaßt Goethes Werke, einschließlich der Schriften zur Literatur und Kunst, der naturwissenschaftlichen Schriften (2 Bde) sowie 4 Bände Briefe (einschließlich des Briefwechsels Goethe-Schiller) und 3 Bände "Gespräche" (einschließlich Eckermann). Jeweils 1 Ergänzungsband: Tagebücher, Briefe aus dem Elternhaus und der Register-Band für die gesamte Ausgabe (587 S.). Jeder Band von einem Fachgelehrten (u.a. Staiger, Beutler, Strich, May) herausgegeben mit teils umfangreicher Einführung (bis zu 100 S.) zu den jeweiligen Werken bzw. Schriften, Briefen usw.- 4 Bände der Reihe mit leicht abweichendem Rückenschild (geringfügig länger, zusätzlich zum Titel mit der Reihen-Bandzahl versehen), alle anderen Bände mit der Einzelband-Beschriftung (ohne Bandnummerierung, s.Abb.). "Der Artemis-Goethe wird nicht nur in die deutschsprachige Verlagsgeschichte, sondern auch in die Literaturgeschichte eingehen als eine allzeit bleibende Leistung um den größten deutschen Dichter" (Verlagsprospekt).

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        L'Apres-midi d'un Faune - Eines Faunen Nachmittag. Deutsche Nachdichtung von Edwin Maria Landau. Avec cinq eaux-fortes de Maurice Barraud.

      . Zürich, Chiron-Presse 1948. Folio (39,5 : 30 cm). 1 w.Bl., 10 Bl., 14 Bl. mit 1 Radierung auf Titel u. 5 ganzseit. Radierungen, jeweils in Bleistift signiert. Orig.-Umschlag u. Orig.-Hpergamentchemise in Schuber.. Erster Druck der Chiron-Presse in insgesamt 178 Exemplaren. Hier Ex. 24 von 130 auf Guarro Molivell, die von 21 bis 150 numer. wurden. - Die schönen Radierungen wurden von Reynold Disteli abgezogen. Impressum vom Übersetzer signiert. - Nicht mehr im Werkverzeichnis von Caillier/Darel. - Vord. Umschlag mit kleinem Randeinriss im Unterrand, ganz wenige winzige Stockflecken am Bund des vord. Vorsatzblatts u. Vortitels, am Rücken des Umschlags u. an der Aussenkante der Chemise. Der Schuber stellenweise etwas berieben, stärker stockfl. u. leicht gebräunt. - Sehr schönes, sauberes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        Derriere le Miroir 14-15

      Maeght editeur, Paris 1948 - There are eight original colour lithographs by Miro, pulled by Mourlot. Bought at the Maeght Gallery decades ago and kept in storage since, the cover and contents are in mint condition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: JMHunt]
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        FISHES OF THE WESTERN NORTH ATLANTIC - PART ONE TO SIX

      1948: Sears Foundation for Marine Research. 1948: Sears Foundation for Marine Research, 1948. Board. Good. 6 parts with b/w. illustrations throughout. Original cloth bds. Vol.1 lacking dw Vol.2 dw. torn with considerable loss. The remaining dw’s have minor wear o/w. a vg. 6 parts with b/w. illustrations throughout. Original cloth bds. Vol.1 lacking dw Vol.2 dw. torn with considerable loss. The remaining dw’s have minor wear o/w.

      [Bookseller: The Calypso Online Fish Bookshop]
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        Bird Dogs (LIMITED EDITION)

      Barnes, New York 1948 - Crimson cloth with gilt spine titles and cover rule with decoration in black; 8vo; 204pp; marbled end papers; top edge gilt others untrimmed; illustrated with color frontispiece plus 3 other color plates after paintings and drawings by Fred McCaleb plus b/w photos; clear plastic slipcase with titles and decorations in red; limited to 250 numbered (#159) copies signed by author and artist. With emphasis on setters, pointers, spaniels and retrievers plus additional chapters on the odd breed, field training and trials plus proper dog care. This copy is in near-fine condition with the usual light sunning to the spine. Hard-to-find, especially with the scarce slipcase which small closed tear to the bottom edge. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Foley Sporting Books]
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        The Golden Cockerel Mabinogion

      London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1948. London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1948. 266pp, [2]. Half morocco and cloth (in the modern style), smooth back, title in gilt to spine, gilt device to centre of upper cover, t.e.g. Spine slightly darkened, cloth slightly soiled, corners bumped, internally quite bright and clean. Number four hundred and fifty-two of five hundred and fifty. Attractive woodcuts by Braby. Cockalorum 176; Cave and Manson 176. First Thus. Half Morocco and Cloth. Good+/No Jacket. Illus. by Braby, Dorothea. Folio.

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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        The Second World War

      London, Cassell and Co. Ltd, 1948-54., 1948. ALL FIRST EDITIONS. 6 volumes; 8vo. Finely bound in navy blue half morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt decoration to spines; matching cloth boards; top edges gilt. With several maps. A very elegant set. 'This is not history; this is my case.' The author's most famous work, and the books that brought most readers to Churchill. Woods A123(b). Langworth 264. See also Cohen

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Second World War / Winston S. Churchill [complete in 6 volumes]

      London : Cassell (1948-1954), 1948. 1st Edition. Near fine cloth copies in very good if somewhat edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust wrappers. Lacking dust wrapper for volume 5. Edge tear with minor loss to the dust wrapper of vol. 2. Internally, bright and clean with just some light marginal foxing scattered through prelim. pages, mainly to vol. 1. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance: From the library of Raymond W. Smith, with an inscription on the half title page of vol. 1. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. Near fine cloth copies in very good if somewhat edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust wrappers. Lacking dust wrapper for volume 5. Edge tear with minor loss to the dust wrapper of vol. 2. Internally, bright and clean with just some light marginal foxing scattered through prelim. pages, mainly to vol. 1. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance: From the library of Raymond W. Smith, with an inscription on the half title page of vol. 1. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.

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        The Melbourne Invitation Committee extends a most cordial Invitation to the esteemed International Olympic Committee to celebrate the XVI Olympiad in Melbourne, Australia, in 1956 [first page of text]

      Melbourne, Melbourne Invitation Committee, [1948] - 345 x 270 mm, [ii], xiv, 63 pages with 60 plates plus 4 folding plates (3 in colour). Full cream-coloured roan with the colour enamel coat-of-arms of the City of Melbourne mounted on the front cover; a very fine copy with the original clear celluloid dustwrapper (with a few trifling tears) housed in a slipcase (possibly not original). This lavish publication is essentially a photographic introduction to Melbourne. The centrepiece of any collection of published Australian Olympic memorabilia. Use [Ask Bookseller a Question] option below to confirm availability.

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian ANZAAB/ILAB]
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        Proceedings of a Symposium on Large-Scale Digital Calculating Machinery

      Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. 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. .

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        MANUAL DEL LIBRERO HISPANO-AMERICANO. Bibliografía general española e hispano-americana desde la invención de la imprenta hasta nuestros tiempos, con el valor comercial de los impresos descritos.

      Libr. A. Palau, Barcelona 1948 - 29 vols. 4ºM: 28 vols. (A-Z) y 1 vol. de índice (A-Carvino) enc. plena piel, tehuelos y dorados en lomos. 1948-1990

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        LOSSES. Signed

      New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1948 Jarrell, Randel. LOSSES. New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1948. Inscribed and Signed By the Author. 8vo.,[viii], 68pp. Black cloth. A near fine copy in [p/c] dustwrapper showing light use. Inscribed: "To Guy [T.G. Steffan] and Esther from Randall and Mackie ----". Jarrell was at the University of Texas prior to this time, where he met his wife, Mackie. Guy Steffan was a fellow professor and literary scholar. Stated 1st. Superb copy.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite

      The Golden Cockerel Press, London 1948 - 36pp, publishers crimson morocco, two raised bands, title in gilt to spine, with large central devices to upper and lower covers, single gilt rule to inner edge, t.e.g. Couple of very minor imperfections to leather covering upper cover, internally bright and clean. Limited edition of one hundred copies, this being number ninety-six, signed by Lucas to limitation leaf. Housed in publishers original slipcase. Binding is by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Cockalorum 177; Cave and Manson 177.1 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Plague

      London: Hamish Hamilton, 1948. First British edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First British edition. This is the first British edition (and first English language edition) of Camus' breakthrough novel of a plague that paralyzes the North African city of Oran. A powerful and graphic novel. A fine book that has been rebound in beautiful quarter blue Morroco leather with a gilt title and raised gold bands on the spine. A very collectible item. This book is from the collection of the late, noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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        MENU FOR THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES RESTAURANT, AUTOGRAPHED BY RICHARD NIXON].

      Washington. April 15, 1948. - [2]pp. Old folds, light wear. Very good. Menu for the House of Representatives Restaurant in the U.S. Capitol, inscribed by Richard Nixon: "With best wishes to the newlyweds! Tom & Kay Hussey. I think you're both very lucky! Richard Nixon." On the back, next to the bill of fare, he has written, "Not as good as Green Island!" Nixon served as a Congressman from California from 1947 to 1950. A fun and interesting Presidential autograph.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Economics: An Introductory Analysis

      New York: McGraw-Hill, 1948. First edition reprint of the original 1948 first edition of this influential text by the father of modern economics. Octavo, original boards. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page, "Paul A. Samuelson MIT, 2007". Its fundamental impact on the opinions and approaches of today's most influential economists is extraordinary. Upon publication this text immediately became the authority for the principles of economics courses. The book continues to be the standard-bearer for principles courses, and continues to be a clear, accurate, and interesting introduction to modern economics principles. The New York Times considered Samuelson to be the "foremost academic economist of the 20th century".Paul Samuelson is one of the developers of both neo-Keynesian and neoclassical economics, the latter of which still dominates mainstream economics. He was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for having written considerable parts of economic theory, and he is one of the ten Nobel Prize winning economists still signing the Economist's statement opposing the Bush tax cuts. One of Samuelson's many novel contributions was that he generalized and applied mathematical methods developed for the study of thermodynamics to the field of economics. His inspiration for doing so came, in part, from his mentor, polymath Edwin Bisdwell Wilson who was a former Yale student of the founder of chemical thermodynamics, Willard Gibbs. Samuelson, therefore, is a successful example of interdisciplinarity, and he combined these ideas in his magnum opus Foundations of Economic Analysis (1947).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB ]
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        Tarry Flynn.

      London: The Pilot Press Ltd, 1948 - Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Spine a little rolled, light spotting to edges. An excellent copy in the chipped and marked dust jacket. First edition, first impression of the autobiographical novel about the life of an Irish farmer and poet. One of Kavanagh's scarcest books in dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Interest and Usury Intro by Joseph A. Schumpeter

      DENNIS DOBSON LTD, LONDON 1948 - dust jacket soiled down spine, small tear. book in good condition, front and back cover staining DATE PUBLISHED: 1948 EDITION: 233 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Five go Off to Camp

      Hodder and Stoughton, London 1948 - HARDBACK - first edition - A very good book with clean blue boards, with just a touch of foxing to the page block. The book is tightly bound. Internally the book is clean and free of any previous owner names or Inscriptions. The dust wrapper is in very good or better condition. There is very light chipping to the spine tips and to the front and rear flap corners. The lettering to the spine is bright, and overall, the dust wrapper is surprisingly clean. The dust wrapper has been neatly price clipped. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: West Hull Rare Books - P.B.F.A.]
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        ELEGIES DE GUERRA. LITOGRAFIAS DE T. MICIANO. 1ª edición. Pòrtic de J. Estelrich

      Mª Montserrat Borrat, Barcelona 1948 - Folio mayor, retrato del autor, 94 p., 11 litografias a dos tintas. Ejemplar nº 64 de un tiraje de 185 ejemplares. Papel de hilo, barbas. Media piel, nervios, lomo adornado con dorados. Corte superior dorado. Buen ejemplar. Magnífica impresión, en gran papel, de estos versos amargos, pero con una gran dosis de esperanza, escritos por el poeta durante la guerra civil y en la inmediata postguerra. Acompañados de dramáticas litografías en tonos oscuros de T. Miciano. Literatura catalana. Poesía catalana. Bibliofilia. Guerra civil española. Catalan literature. Catalan poetry. Bibliophilism. Spanish civil war.

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        Building Plans, Elevations, and Perspective for Structure on Mississippi St. North of 17th, San Francisco. (Current address either 55 or 99 Mississippi)

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, May 1948. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 18" x 30". 4 sheets. Job #221. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

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        The Second World War

      London, Cassell & Co. Ltd.,, 1948?54. [The Gathering Storm; Their Finest Hour; The Grand Alliance; The Hinge of Fate; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy]. 6 volumes, octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spines gilt, top edges stained red. With the dust jackets. With diagrams and tables throughout the text. Some fading and wear to jackets. A very good set. Second, revised editions of vols I and II, first editions, first impressions of the rest, inscribed on the first blank in volume I "Inscribed by Winston Churchill 1950". Volume I was entirely re-set following Sir Winston's "acerbic" comments concerning the readability of the first issue; Cassell accepted revisions on just these two volumes of the series. Churchill's masterpiece, his monumental history of World War II.

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        Raskolnikov och Sonja.

      Sketch for cover illustration to Vol. II of Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment, signed ''TB'' at lower left corner. 16x13,5 cm. Different techniques, for instance pencil and watercolour. Pinholes in margins. Two small sketches of heads on the verso. The book has been published twice with Billman's woodcuts, in 1948 and in 1980. After the first publication he continued to make sketches for this novel, which had made a great impression on him, and the second publication contained several new woodcuts, as well as a coloured woodcut for each of the two covers. In lower margin of this sketch he has made some comments in pencil, for instance: ''Handen för lång! Flytta den!!'' [The hand is too long! Move it!!] The sketch has another athmosphere and is more colourful than the printed version. The Swedish woodcut artist, book illustrator and fresco painter Torsten Billman (1909-1989) grew up in Kullavik on the Swedish west coast, went to sea at 17 as an ordinary seaman, and again at 18 as a stoker; an occupation which he kept for a couple of forming years, combining the hard labour under deck with visits to seaports of the Mediterranean and the Far East. During the 30s he studied book illustration and wood engraving in Gothenburg, and returned to the Gothenburg art school in the 70s, then as an appreciated teacher. An avid reader, he found much inspiration in the works of Strindberg, Balzac, 19th century Russian literature, Harry Martinson, and Gunnar Ekelöf; and it is the illustrations for Balzac's Cousin Pons, Dostoyevski's Crime and Punishment and Martinson's Nomad on which his reputation as a book illustrator chiefly rests

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        Dance of the Apprentices

      Glasgow, William Maclellan,, 1948. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. With illustrations by Harry Keir. Boards a little faded in a lightly toned and edgeworn dust jacket, an excellent copy. First edition, first impression, of this social-realist classic. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper "February 26th 1953. To Monsieur Maurice Chevalier A great and a human artist with respect and affection Edward Gaitens.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        MURDER CAN BE FUN

      New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1948 Inscribed by Brown on the front endpaper to Harry Altshuler; "To Harry, Fred Brown, 10-8-48." Harry Altshuler was Brown's literary agent. From Altshuler's library with his usual small date labels at the base of the spine panel and the top right corner of the rear panel. Very good plus in very good dust jacket with mildly faded spine panel and mild wear. A nice associational copy.. Inscribed. First edition, first printing. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        Towboat River

      Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York 1948 - Rosskam's photo-documentary of maritime culture on the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. The work is highly reminiscent of Rosskam's photographs for the FSA in the thirties, and the book is in fact dedicated to Rosskam and Shahn's old boss at the FSA, Roy Stryker. Not the prettiest copy around, but a wonderful long inscription and a terrific association. Quarto (27cm). Brown cloth boards lettered in silver; 295pp; illus. Inscribed on front endpaper to Ben and Bernarda Shahn: "For Bernarda - because she comes from the river country; For Ben - because he might like some of the language; For both - because they understand what this book tried to do," signed "Ed Rosskam" and dated May 1953. A shaken copy, covers dusted and spine faded; Good or better, lacking dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ghosts Along the Mississippi The Magic of the Old Houses of Louisiana

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1948 - First edition. Folio. One hundred photographs by the author. Owner's name neatly penned on half-title, front hinge cracked, spine ends and corners a bit worn, tipped-in paper on front fly removed leaving small strip of paper, else very good in a very good dustwrapper with crease across center of dustwrapper, extremities modestly worn. Lovely copy of this Scarce first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      J. B. Lippincott Company Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1948. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. A collection of seven noir suspense stories. Lovely fine copy in fine price intact dustwrapper with just some insignificant wear at crest of spine. Superior copy.

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        Rendezvous In Black

      New York: Rinehart & Company, 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Slightest wear to spine ends else a beautiful fine copy of this first edition in near fine price intact dustwrapper with hint of fade to spin and minor wear to edges. A fresh, sharp copy. The final title in Woolrich's acclaimed "Black" series.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        Inscription and Signature

      1948. unbound. 1 page, 10.75 x 7.75 inches, no place, February 21, 1948. Signed "Franco" by the Spanish Dictator -- a note of affection to the Ambassador of Argentina written on verso of an illustrated book page depicting a medieval soldier on horseback riding over the remains of slaughtered civilians, in full: "Al Ambajidor de la Republica Argentina en Espana Pedro Radio con toto afecto." Folds; unevenly trimmed. Very good(-) condition.

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        [SIGNED by August Pabst] THE PABST BREWING COMPANY: THE HISTORY OF AN AMERICAN BUSINESS

      Washington Square: New York University Press, 1948. - First Edition. This copy inscribed in 1981 to Tom McGowan, former president and CEO of Pabst Brewing, by August Uihlem Pabst. A detailed history of the Pabst Brewing Company. Blue cloth with gilt, printed dust jacket, llustrations, tables, footnotes, appendices, bibliography, chronology, index, 451 pp, one tiny spot to dj, else a perfect copy, FINE/near FINE. HB

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