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        Proceedings of a Symposium on Large-scale Digital Calculating Machinery. Jointly Sponsored by The Navy Department Bureau of Ordnance and Harvard University at The Computation Laboratory 7-10 January 1947.

      Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1948 - Quarto. Original navy cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt. Extremities slightly rubbed, spine faded, rear board a little marked, contents evenly browned, overall a bright and very good copy. Photographic frontispiece, numerous photographs and figures to the text. Ownership signature of Raymond John Seeger to front free endpaper. First edition, first printing, of volume 16 of The Annals of the Computational Laboratory of Harvard University, owned by one of the conference contributors. It was the first of two symposia organised by the head of Harvard's Computation Laboratory, Howard Aiken, and was at the time the world's largest computing conference, with over 300 delegates in attendance (a smaller conference with around 85 delegates was held at MIT in 1945). Discussion focused on the practical application of new computing technology to a variety of fields such as economics, physics, aeronautics, and physiology. Several leading contemporary academics, including Alan Turing, were in attendance, and Aiken was at that time considered to be "the leading champion in the US of electromechanical program-controlled computation" (Sommaruga & Strahm, p. 71). This copy belonged to American theoretical physicist Seeger, who was the chief of the Mechanical Division at the Bureau of Ordnance from 1942 to 1946. He recommended acquisition by the Navy of one of the first computers to be used for experimental mathematics and fluid mechanics. His paper, "On Computational Techniques for Certain Problems in Fluid Dynamics", was delivered as part of the fifth session on 9 January 1947. See Giovanni Sommaruga & Thomas Strahm (eds.), Turing's Revolution: The Impact of His Ideas about Computability. Basel: Birkhäuser, 2016. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Galerie Apollinaire - Sculpture in Stone, Wood and Ivory

      London, Galerie Apollinaire 1948 - 27x0.1x23 cm Very relevant and rare catalogue of the exhibition held in Galerie Apollinairein London on April and May 1948. First exhibition of the Russian - South African artist Lippy Lipshitz in Great Britain. In this occasion, he exhibited 25 carvings, numbered and titled in the catalogue, and all well received between critics and art lovers of the time. Intoduction in english. Perfect conditions. Un catalogue rare et important de l'exposition qui s'est tenue à la Galerie Apollinaire de Londres en Avril et Mai 1948. Il s'agit de la première exposition de l'artiste Russo-Sud Africain Lippy Lipshitz en Grande Bretagne. A cette occasion, il a exposé 25 sculptures, numérotées et nommées dans le catalogue. Toutes très bien accueillies par la critique et les amateurs d'art de l'époque. Introduction en anglais. Dans des conditions parfaites.

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        Y & X DRAWINGS BY CORRADO CAGLI POEMS BY CHARLES OLSON

      [ Washington]: Black Sun Press, 1948. Oblong folio, folded to twelve panels. Small area of slight toning to upper outer panel, otherwise a very good copy, without the envelope. First edition of Olson's third separate publication, variant on white paper. One of an unknown number of copies denoted as a "review" copy in place of being numbered, from an issue of four hundred copies, from a total edition of five hundred numbered copies. Uncommon. BUTTERICK & GLOVER A3.

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        Batman #48-1,000 secrets of the batcave-DC Golden-Age COMIC BOOK

      DC 1948 - -1,000 secrets of the Batcave. -Penguin story. -Tight copy. Complete, no restoration. Condition: VG

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        Gedenkausgabe der Werke, Briefe und Gespräche - 28. August 1949 - Herausgegeben von Ernst Beutler - 24 Bände, orig. Ganzlederausgabe (Ziegenleder), Dünndruck, erste Auflage, sehr gepflegt

      Artemis 1948 - Die Ausgabe wurde gefördert durch die Goethestiftung für Kunst und Wissenschaft in Zürich. Satz und Druck Buchdruckerei Benziger & Co. AG, Einsiedeln (u.a.); Einbandentwürfe Honegger-Lavater, Zürich; Druck der Tafeln Kunstanstalt BrüggerAG, Meiringen. Weinrotes Ziegenleder, nur gefärbt, grünes Lederrückenschild mit goldenem Titelaufdruck und goldenen Zierlinien, Kopfgoldschnitt, Lesebändchen, Pergaminumschläge, orig. Kartonschuber. Das Leder wurde fachmännisch gepflegt. Erste Auflage, 1948-1954. Sehr schöne Sammelexemplare. Size: 8° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose

      Random House 1948 - First edition (with wine red covers, star-burst dust jacket, and all points matching Younger Guide's First Edition, first state, with eight lines of text on the copyright page), inscribed by the author on the lower corner of the verso of the front free endpaper. Very good condition, in a very good dust jacket with chips at top and bottom of spine but original price of 200/200 still present on front flap. Housed in a fine custom-made collector's cloth slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        [JUDAICA] Der umḳum fun Bialisṭoḳer Yidnṭum (1939-1945)

      Melborn : Aroysgegebn durkhn "Bialisṭoḳer Tsenṭr" in Oysṭralye, 1948. Also titled: The Annihilation of Bialystok Jewry. St. Kilda, Vic. : The "Bialystoker Centre", 1948. First edition. Octavo, original black lettered blue cloth (rubbed, spine sunned), separate title pages in Yiddish and English, 335 pp, contents clean and sound, edges with mild flecking, a good copy. Text in Yiddish. Rare. "Some 60,000 to 70,000 Jews lived in Bialystok prior to the Holocaust. Only a few hundred survived. Rafael Rajzner was one of them. As an eyewitness, Rajzner spent the post-war years penning his memoirs - his account of the destruction of Bialystok Jewry. He started writing in Italy and then emigrated to Melbourne, Australia, where his Yiddish memoir, The Annihilation of Bialystok Jewry, was published by the Bialystoker Centre (Australia) in 1948." (Courtesy of JewishGen) A second Yiddish edition was published in 2003 (Amherst, Massachusetts : National Yiddish Book Center), and Rajzner's work was also recently translated into English as The Stories our parents found too painful to tell (Melbourne : AMCL Publications, 2007). Copies of the first Yiddish edition are held in four Australian libraries (Deakin University Library; Monash University Library; University of Melbourne Library; National Library of Australia).

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        Cahier de Georges BRAQUE 1917-1947.

      Maeght Editeur 1948 - Petit in-folio ( 390 X 280 mm ) de 54 feuillets non chiffrés dont 5 blancs, sous couverture illustrée en couleurs rempliée. Non rogné. Edition originale. La couverture est une lithographie originale en couleurs. L'ouvrage est illustrée de 94 compositions de Georges BRAQUE imprimées en lithographie par Mourlot Frères. Tiré à 845 exemplaires, 1 des 750 sur vélin du Marais. TRES BEL EXEMPLAIRE. Beaux-arts Lithographie Gravure Peinture Littérature [Attributes: First Edition]

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        All-American Comics #94 1948- Green Lantern- Harelquin- DC Golden Age

      DC 1948 - HARLEQUIN and GREEN LANTERN cover DR MID-NITE, BLACK PIRATE -There were only 4 HARLEQUIN covers in this series -Writing on cover, centerfold detached -Rare Condition: VG-

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        Le Prince mise en français par Amelot de la Houssaie. Gravures au burin de C.P. Josso

      La Tradition, Paris 1948 - Elegante legatura in mz. marocchino verde con angoli. Nervi, ricchi fregi e titolo in oro al dorso. Taglio superiore dorato. Copertine e dorso editoriali conservati all interno. Tra le incisioni, oltre ai due bei panorami di Fiorenza , un bella veduta di Siena in testa al primo capitolo e a seguire altre raffigurazioni di soggetto storico-tradizionale (tra le quali un ritratto del Machiavelli) e, in fine, una immagine dell Italia. Eccellente esemplare in barbe, in ottimo stato di conservazioni con nitide e freschissime incisioni, di una edizione rara stampata in soli 435 esemplari numerati e in 5 fuori commercio su velina d Arches riservati all Autore e ai collaboratori (il ns. appartiene ai 5 esemplari d artista con firma C.P. Josso). 4to (cm. 31,2), 153(1), 2 cc.nn. con frontespizio figurato, numerose incisioni su rame n.t. protette da velina (sette a piena pagina, di cui due vedute di Firenze in antiporta).

      [Bookseller: Libreria Ex Libris ALAI-ILAB/LILA member]
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        Le Prince mise en français par Amelot de la Houssaie. Gravures au burin de C.P. Josso

      La Tradition, 1948. 4to (cm. 31,2), 153(1), 2 cc.nn. con frontespizio figurato, numerose incisioni su rame n.t. protette da velina (sette a piena pagina, di cui due vedute di Firenze in antiporta). Elegante legatura in mz. marocchino verde con angoli. Nervi, ricchi fregi e titolo in oro al dorso. Taglio superiore dorato. Copertine e dorso editoriali conservati all’interno. Tra le incisioni, oltre ai due bei panorami di ‘Fiorenza’, un bella veduta di Siena in testa al primo capitolo e a seguire altre raffigurazioni di soggetto storico-tradizionale (tra le quali un ritratto del Machiavelli) e, in fine, una immagine dell’Italia. Eccellente esemplare in barbe, in ottimo stato di conservazioni con nitide e freschissime incisioni, di una edizione rara stampata in soli 435 esemplari numerati e in 5 fuori commercio su velina d’Arches riservati all’Autore e ai collaboratori (il ns. appartiene ai 5 esemplari d’artista con firma C.P. Josso).

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        Max Beckmann. Mit 81 Bildtafeln, 5 Farbtafeln und 8 Abbildungen im Text.

      4, 82 S. Text mit einigen Textabbildungen und 81 Bildtafeln, Orig.-Halblederband mit farbig illustr. Orig.-Umschlag und Orig.-Leinenkassette. Erste Ausgabe.- Eines von 100 nummerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe mit den eingebundenen und von Max Beckmann signierten Orig.-Lithographien "Frau mit Fisch" und "Komposition 1948".- Mit einem ersten Werkverzeichnis der Gemälde mit 660 Nummern.- Umschlageinrisse hinterlegt, schönes Exemplar.

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        All Top #10 1948-Fox--Rulah-Jo-Jo-Phantom Lady Good Girl Art

      Fox 1948 - -Phantom Lady. -Rulah and Jo-Jo appear -Jack Kamen style art -Spicy Good Girl Art -Spine wear, small split at top and bottom spine. Complete, no restoration. Condition: VG-

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        Maclean's Magazine, May 1, 1948 - A.J. Casson Cover Art

      Maclean-Hunter, 1948. A.J. Casson cover art features robin hunting for worms amongst trilliums. 80 pages. Additional features include: Nostalgic colour ad for new KB International Trucks inside front cover - ad features photo insert of Jule Chartrand and Frank Bell - Champion Canadian truck drivers; Four-photo full-page ad for Ipana toothpaste features Eileen Cochrane of Montreal and her seven-year-old son Michael; Editorial - Are the Communists entitled to Liberty?; 2-colour full-page ad for DeSoto cars; Top Man in Totem Poles - Marius Barbeau is hot on the trail of that strange beast - the Canadian; Wives Have It So Easy, by James Bannerman; Nightmare Pills - Pierre Berton on Sleeping Pills; Fiction by Arthur Gordon - Listen to Your Heart; Can we Prevent Race Suicide?, by Arnold Toynbee; Newsboy - James Joseph Murph (Murph) has been selling papers outside the Canadian National Railways Building on the northwest corner of King and Yonge, Toronto's busiest intersection, for 58 years - with photo; Fiction - Double or Nothing by Henry Norton; Are Fishing Laws Bunk? - what use are limits when we make our rivers unfit homes for fish?; Nice full-page colour ad for Old English Rubbing (Floor) Wax; What's Wrong with Work?, by Gwethalyn Graham; The Old Man - Lionel Barrymore; You, Too, Can fly, by Eva-Lis Wuorio; Fiction by Arthur Mayse - Someday You'll Thank Me; Leper Colony on Bentinck Island in BC; Black and white Fargo truck ad; Nice two-colour Plymouth car ad; Full-page black and white Austin Motor company ad; Half-page colour photos Pepsi ad shows ping pong players; Lovely full-page colour Lifesavers ad; Dawes Black Horse Brewery ad honours weathermen; Great full-page colour ad for Pontiac cars; Very attractive Gene De Nunzio-illustrated ad for Wabasso Cottons inside back cover shows mother and daughter and their print dresses; Carling Breweries ad on back cover illustrates the main flyways of North American waterfowl; plus many more wonderful ads. Pages yellowed with age. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy of this wonderful A.J. Casson collectible. Magazine

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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 Invitation Committee, Melbourne 1948 - [1948]. 345 x 270 mm, [ii], xiv, 63 pages with 60 plates plus 4 folding plates (3 in colour). Full cream-coloured leather 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, and still in the original box (in excellent condition apart from a few split corners and edges). The book is essentially a photographic introduction to Melbourne. It is offered together with a companion publication of the same vintage, with the first page of text commencing 'Hereby the Melbourne Invitation Committee renews with cordiality its invitation . . .' (quarto, light blue cloth with a gold foil pictorial titling-label on the front cover; 43 pages with illustrations and a map). Loosely inserted in an endpocket are two tourist publications, printed in 1947 for the Victorian Railways Commissioners: 'Melbourne and Suburbs' (a folding map) and 'Melbourne. A City of Unrivalled Loveliness'. Also included are two copies of the booklet containing the French translation of the text (octavo, 16 pages) and two copies of the suitably oversized 'With Compliments' slip (200 x 125 mm). All of these additional items are in mint condition. A retained duplicate typed letter from an unidentified Lord Mayor (possibly of Adelaide) to the Lord Mayor of Melbourne, dated 14 July 1948, thanking him for the material, suggests the level at which this lavish prospectus was circulated. The centrepiece of any collection of published Australian Olympic memorabilia. Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Human Heredity 1969-2002

      Halbleinen Ausgetragene Bibliotheksexemplare, Vol. 19-54. Vol. 1-18 (1948/19501968) were published under the journal's former title "Acta Genetica et Statistica Medica". , Preise inkl. Mwst. , Preis inkl. MwSt. .

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        THE HEART OF THE MATTER

      Heinemann 1948 - First edition. Original blue cloth with silver titles, in red dustwrapper lettered in white. A near fine copy with foxing to the page edges in a near fine dustwrapper, which just shows minor wear to the spine ends and corners, but is crisp and bright and unusually has an unfaded spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nous deux encore.

      Paris, J. Lambert & cie, impr. Union, 1948. - 18,5 x 12 cm, 26 p. Broché, couv. impr. à rabats. Edition originale, tirage limité à 750 ex. num. sur vélin du Marais Crévecoeur. Un des très rares écrits autobiographiques de Michaux, ce très beau texte évoque la disparition tragique de sa femme Marie Louise, gravement brûlée à leur domicile en 1948, et morte dans d'horribles souffrances après un mois d'agonie. Regrettant la publication de ce récit intime, Michaux s'attacha à retirer de la circulation les exemplaires parus. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        BRETON André

      Jehan Mayoux, Ussel - Première édition séparée de ce poème écrit en 1948, illustrée hors-texte d'une EAU-FORTE originale de TOYEN, signée et justifiée en guise de colophon. Tirage unique à 120 exemplaires plus 3 d'artiste dont celui-ci. >>Ce poème fut publié en pré-originale dans le numéro 3 de Néon en mai 1948, orné d'un encadrement composé par Jindrich Heisler. Jehan Mayoux plus tard reprit ce texte et le publia pour envoyer ses voeux, tout comme il le fit en 1973 pour AUJOURD'HUI de Benjamin Péret illustré par Yves Tanguy, composé exactement comme la plaquette de Breton. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Grandma Moses: My Life's History.

      Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York 1948 - Signed by Author. Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. This is copy number 131 of 270 copies of this special autographed edition, half red gilt stamped leather and decorated paper over boards, top edges gilt, xi + 140 pp. + 8 pp. facsimile reproductions of some of her letters, edited by Otto Kallir, color reproductions of 16 of her paintings (at the end of the book), 12 b & w photographs. A three-quarter inch by three-quarter inch piece of paper tape at top edge of back board that goes very slightly over top edge onto inside back board (no idea why it is there, but we did not want to try to remove it), very minor tiny tear at top edge of front free and paper at the gutter. In a very good slipcase that is lightly soiled with some small spots of wear along edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 7 oz. Category: Art & Design; Autobiography/Biography/Memoirs; Folk Art, Folk Tales; Books; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 006613. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Gedenkausgabe der Werke, Briefe und Gespräche - 28. August 1949 - Herausgegeben von Ernst Beutler - 24 Bände, orig. Ganzlederausgabe (Ziegenleder), Dünndruck, erste Auflage, sehr gepflegt

      Die Ausgabe wurde gefördert durch die Goethestiftung für Kunst und Wissenschaft in Zürich. Satz und Druck Buchdruckerei Benziger & Co. AG, Einsiedeln (u.a.) Einbandentwürfe Honegger-Lavater, Zürich Druck der Tafeln Kunstanstalt BrüggerAG, Meiringen. Weinrotes Ziegenleder, nur gefärbt, grünes Lederrückenschild mit goldenem Titelaufdruck und goldenen Zierlinien, Kopfgoldschnitt, Lesebändchen, Pergaminumschläge, orig. Kartonschuber. Das Leder wurde fachmännisch gepflegt. Erste Auflage, 1948-1954. Sehr schöne Sammelexemplare.

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        THE CARNELIAN CUBE

      New York: The Gnome Press, Publishers, 1948. First edition. A near fine copy, touch of edge tanning to pages, slight color fade to spine in a very good plus dust jacket, some mild spotting to flaps, fold edges and spine panel, some rubbing to corners, touch of shelf wear to spine ends. (10751). Octavo, cloth. The first Gnome Press book. Excellent association copy as not only is it the publisher file copy, noted on the front paste-down: "Gnome Press File Copy [signed] Martin Greenberg.", it is also a presentation copy signed by both authors: "To Marty in gratitude / & hope / Fletcher Pratt / L. Sprague de Camp". Copies signed by both author's are quite uncommon if not scarce. Bleiler: The Guide to Supernatural Fiction #490.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        WITHOUT SORCERY

      [Philadelphia]: Prime Press, 1948. First edition. This is an excellent fine bright copy in the publishers paper slipcase which is rubbed at the corners and edges. (9594). Octavo, cloth. This is one of the limited edition copies produced, this copy corresponds to Currey's variant (b), it is signed by Sturgeon and the illustrator L. Robet Tschirky on the front free end paper, no number statement. The author's first book. Collection of 13 stories including the classics "It" and "Microcosmic God". Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-173. Barron (ed.): Horror Literature 3-192.

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        Skylark Three

      Reading: Fantasy Press, 1948. First Edition. Blue Cloth. Very Good +/Near Fine. A. J. DONNELL. Presentation Copy. 1st Printing First Edition. First Binding Of Blue Boards With Gold Lettering, Spine Slightly Faded, In A Bright But Slightly Dusty Near Fine Dj With Light Wear At Corners And Top Edge, And 3/4" Closed Tears At Top Of The Rear Panel, 1/4" Closed Tear At Bottom, Gold Lettering On Spine Faded To A Very Light Yellow. One Of An Unknown But Very Small Number Of Presentation Copies With A Special, Unnumbered, Inserted Presentation Plate (Different From The Plate Inserted In The Signed, Numbered Copies) Signed By The Author, This Copy With A Personal Inscription From Doc Smith (This Unnumbered Plate Not Described In Currey 1988 For This Book, But Similar To Presentation Copies Of Others Of His Books).

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        HAGADAH SHEL PESAH =HAGADAH: PASSOVER SEDER SERVICE. [RED INK COVER]

      Minkhn/Munich: Yatsa Le-Or al Yede Ha-Vaad Le-Hotsa'at Sefarim Etsel Va'ad Ha-Hatsalah/Vaad Hatzala 1948 - 1st edition. Original Printed Paper Wrappers. 16mo. 84 pages. 16 cm. Yaari no. 2362. The Scarce Pictorial Variant with red-ink cover and 21 pages of DP Passover- and DP Passover-preparation photos. The first traditional English language hagadah published in Munich after the war. English and Hebrew in parallel columns. Includes 21 pages of photographs of Vaad Hatzalah on frontis and pages 65-84, showing Jewish Displaced Persons and and their supporters preparing for and enjoying Passover after liberation from the Nazis. Front wraps and verso photograph printed in red ink, title page printed in green ink, rear photographs printed in blue ink. "a. Y. Ha-va'ad le-hotsa'at sefarim etsel Va'ad ha-hatslah, ha-Rav Naftali Barukh, ha-Rav Avi'ezer Burshtin" - title page. "Passover, 1948, marks the third Seder Service after the redemption from the bondage of the Nazi tyranny. " (from page 1) . Subjects: Haggadah; English; 1948. Vaad Hatzala – Munich – Haggadot. Haggadot - Texts. Seder - Liturgy - Texts. Judaism - Holocaust survivors--Germany--Pictorial works. OCLC lists three copies of all variants (JTSA, Natl Libr Israel, USHMM) , with the USHMM copy held in their Rare Book Room. Bit of staining to cover with small closed tear, just touching edge of fronts photo, otherwise Very good condition. Scarce (HOLO2-121-57A) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Einundzwanzig Zeichnungen der späten Jahre. Die einführenden Worte schrieb Carl Georg Heise, Hamburg. Die Faksimile-Lichtdrucke wurden in der Graphischen Anstalt Ganymed, Berlin, das Textheft bei Brüder Hartmann, Berlin, gedruckt. Den Einbandentwurf fertigte Prof. O.H.W. Hadank. Bei der Auswahl der Zeichnungen wirkte Dr. Hans Kollwitz mit.

      Berlin, Verlag Gebr. Mann, 1948 - Sehr gut erhalten. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1950 Fol., Halbleinenmappe, Textheft mit Fadenheftung, 21 Lichtdrucke.

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        Slaves of Sleep

      Shasta Publishers, Chicago 1948 - 207 Pp. Grey Cloth, Gilt. The Subscriber's Issue, One Of Approximately 250 Signed By The Author, Of A Total Issue Of 3500, Signed Clearly And Neatly By Hubbard On The Front Endpaper. A Clean, Bright, Attractive, Slightly-Used And Attractive Copy. Book Has Slight Rubbing At Edges Without Fraying Or Loss Of Cloth; A Little Bumping To Top And Bottom Of Spine, And Two Small Bumps Along Top Edge. Gilt Lettering On Spine Is Bright, Endpapers Are Clean, Signature Very Clear, Pages And Edges Are White. Dustjacket Is Clean But Has Wear Along Top Edge, Two 1/4" Closed Tears Along Top Flap Fold (With A Tiny Chip) And Along Rear Spine Edge, And Slight Age-Darkening Of Spine. Virtually No Chipping And Scarce Thus. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Locusts Have No King

      London: W.H. Allen, (1948). London: W.H. Allen. (1948). First. First English edition. Slight soiling to one page corner, boards a bit splayed, modest foxing to the endpapers, a very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper with some soiling, and tiny nicks and tears. Powell's acerbic and witty novels are periodically rediscovered, as they seem to have recently been. The English edition of this title is very uncommon. .

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        Vie d'une prostituée

      First edition, published under pseudonym, one of 25 numbered copies on Ingres rose, the tirage de tête along with 25 Ingres gris.A small glued tear to foot of spine, slightly faded, a rare and good copy of wich the fragile covers aren't faded.  A mes dépens s.l. s.d. (1948) 12x15,5cm broché

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        Apollo and Daphne

      N.p. [Boston?], 1948. Pen-and-ink on paper. 1 vols. 12-1/2 x 9-1/2 inches (paper size). Framed. Pen-and-ink on paper. 1 vols. 12-1/2 x 9-1/2 inches (paper size). Edouard Sandoz (1881-1971), noted Swiss sculptor, was also an illustrator. Here he turns his exceptional skill as a draughtsman to the classical myth of Apollo and Daphne, and captures the dramatic moment when Daphne, in the arms of the god, is transformed into a tree. On a typed label pasted to the rear of the drawing is the following manuscript remark: "Made and given to me by Edouard Sandoz Boston 1949 (He was illustrating books at Harvard). Sandra S."

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Pisan Cantos

      (New York): New Directions. 1948. First. First edition. Fine in chipped, good only dustwrapper. The jacket is notoriously brittle, this copy is worn but sound and without restoration. Connolly 100. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Shipwreck. A poetic Drama.

      With 23 black and white drawings and 5 colour plates by Norman Lindsay. Sydney: The Shepherd Press, 1948. Quarto, gilt-lettered imitation leather, original glassine wrapper, Lindsay illustrations throughout. The deluxe edition, limited to 100 copies, signed by Stewart and Lindsay. An excellent copy.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        Revue Verve Vol.VI, Nos 21 et 22. Henri Matisse a Vence.

      Editions de la Revue Verve, Paris 1948 - Boards in lithographic cover with yellow and black design by Matisse. The frontispiece is another original lithograph after Matisse. 24 full page color illustrations and black and white line drawings of flowers. Dust jacket with slightest wear to spine ends and an unobtrusive scratch. 35,5 x 27 cm. A clean and bright copy, almost fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Concept Books]
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        The Road Through The Wall.

      New York: Farrar, Straus and Co., 1948 - Octavo. Original orange cloth, title to spine white. With the dust jacket. Slight rubbing to ends and corners, leaves toned, but an excellent copy with the dust jacket not price-clipped ($2.75) and notably unfaded, and only slightly rubbed at the extremities and faintly dust soiled, also a patch of tape residue across spine panel and two ink date stamps, one to front flap and one to verso. First edition, first printing, of Shirley Jackson's first novel. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        L'album photographique de Christian Boltanski 1948-1956.

      Edition Hossmann & Sonnabend Press. - Title page, colophon page and 32 original black and white photographs by Annette Messager each mounted onto sheets of white card. Text (captions) in French, and complete with two loose 4-page leaflets, providing a translation into English and German. Published in an edition of 500 copies, this is one of 60 deluxe copies, signed and numbered by Boltanski on the colophon page. [Ref. J. Flay: Christian Boltanski, Catalogue of the books, printed matter, ephemera, no. 27, pp. 70-73; Bob Calle - Christian Boltanski, Livres d'artiste 1969-2007, pp. 24-25]. Housed in the original metal box, with handwritten titles in black felt tip pen on the lid. This appears to be an ex-display copy with pinholes in upper corners of each card, and remnants of old mounting glue to verso of cards. Title rubbed on lid. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Tim Byers Art Books]
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        Sail Away

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket price-clipped and . tattered, with chipping at head and tail of spine affecting lettering.. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Brown cloth binding. An uncommon 1940s adventure novel for young readers in the elusive dust jacket. Siblings Hay and Khaki Channing, their bull terrier Rumpus, and friend Jimmy Flynn set sail in a sloop after the Channing parents are attacked by gangsters. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 243 pages .

      [Bookseller: Old Saratoga Books]
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        The Second World War

      London: Cassell and Company, 1948. Full leather. Very good. London: Cassell and Company, 1948. Full leather. Six volumes. Octavo. First Edition. The Second World War, by Winston Spencer Churchill. Illustrated with maps and diagrams. Bound by Sotheran in full red morocco, single gilt rule to boards and spine, gilt titles, raised bands, all edges gilt, leather turn-ins.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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        WHO GOES THERE? SEVEN TALES OF SCIENCE FICTION

      Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1948.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. One of an undetermined number of subscriber copies signed on the front free endpaper. Classic collection of stories first published under Campbell's pseudonym, Don A. Stuart, in ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION between 1934 and 1938. "These short stories are much better than the author's novel-length space operas, and constitute a fascinating body of work." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-13. The title story has been filmed twice, the first in 1951 as "The Thing From Another World", one of the classic Science Fiction films of the 1950s (with James Arness in the title role), and by John Carpenter in 1982 as "The Thing." See Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-211. See Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 2003-07. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with some rubbing to corner tips and spine ends with the rubbing at the lower spine end and lower corner tips touched up with a blue ink marker, and light tanning to the spine panel. (#155247)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Langage. (Gérard SCHNEIDER)

      Lydia Conti, Paris 1948 - Paris, Lydia Conti, 1948, in-folio sous chemise et étui cartonnés, 65 pp., (36 x 27 cm). Edition à 122 exemplaire sur papier de Rives (après 12 exemplaires sur japon et avant 10 exemplaires de collaborateurs) agrémentée de 12 lithographies en couleurs dont 10 hors-texte et 2 in-texte par Gérard SCHNEIDER, tirées par Jean Pons, artisan à Paris. Signature manuscrite du poète et de l' illustrateur au bas de la page de justification. "Langage" est un recueil de poèmes de R. Ganzo publié pour la première fois à la NRF en 1947. La présente édition a été achevée d' imprimer le 15 mai 1948, dans l' atelier de Paul Vibert à Grosrouvre. Très bon état / Very good condition (envoi en colissimo recommandé sous emballage cartonné) (L'ouvrage est visible à Paris sur rendez-vous). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Frederic Dorbes - TOBEART]
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        WHO GOES THERE?: SEVEN TALES OF SCIENCE FICTION

      Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1948. First edition. A fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with some rubbing to corner tips and spine ends, the rubbing to the base of the spine panel and lower corner tips have been touched up with blue ink marker, slight age tanning to the spine panel. (16945). Octavo, illustrated by Hannes Bok, cloth. One of an undetermined number of subscriber copies signed on the front free endpaper. Classic story collection whose stories were first published in Astounding Science Fiction (1934-38) under the Don A. Stuart pseudonym. "These short stories are much better than the author's novel-length space operas, and constitute a fascinating body of work." Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-13. The title story has been filmed twice, the first in 1951 as "The Thing From Another World", one of the classic Science Fiction films of the 1950s (with James Arness in the title role). Filmed again in 1982 as "The Thing" by John Carpenter. Wrap around jacket by Hannes Bok. See Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 2003-07.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Sub-Mariner Comics #26-NAMORA cover-BLONDE PHANTOM story-1948-Timely

      Timely 1948 - -NAMORA cover -One of the few TIMELY comics without a red back ground on the cover. -BLONDE PHANTOM story. -Gorgeous tight copy with very few defects. Small 1/8" split at top spine, a couple small creases on top opening edge of cover. No missing pages or restoration. Condition: FN/VF

      [Bookseller: DTA Collectibles]
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