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        L'état de siège

      First edition, one of 35 copies hors commerce, numbered on Alfa paper.Bel autograph signed by Albert Camus and written using two inks: "A Mr. Albert Blain since loves freedom with the memory of sympathy Albert Camus and the state of siege that is nothing other than the small dramatic comment to a large "free man, you will always cherish the sea!"Some small minor foxing mainly affecting the margins of some leaves and guards, a vertical fold trace on the second course.Yellowed paper as generally insolated back, full copy of its blurb. Gallimard Paris 1948 12x19cm broché

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        La vie familiale et sociale des indiens Nambikwara

      1948. Société des américanistes & Musée de l'homme, Paris 1948, 18x27,5cm, broché. - Société des américanistes & Musée de l'homme, Paris 1948, 18x27,5cm, broché. - Edizione stampato piccolo numero della ristampa del giornale della società di Americanistica e per il quale non è stato redatto grandi giornali. autografo firmato Rare omaggio a Claude Lévi-Strauss in vista della prima piastra di copertura. Dos e coperte restaurati, carta ingiallita. Molto raro buon libro completo delle sue lastre fotografiche in 7-fine. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à petit nombre de ce tiré à part du Journal de la société des américanistes et pour lequel il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Rare hommage autographe signé de Claude Levi-Strauss en tête du premier plat de couverture. Dos et couvertures restaurés, papier jauni. Très rare ouvrage bien complet de ses 7 planches photographiques in-fine.

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        Les mains sales. -

      Gallimard 1948 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-12. 259 pp. Reliure demi-chagrin noir à coins. Dos à nerfs. Couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée P. Goy et C. Vilaine. Intérieur très propre. Petites piqures sur tranche. Parfait état. EDITION ORIGINALE. Un des 210 exemplaires numérotés sur Alfa mousse après 15 sur Hollande et 60 sur vélin pur fil Lafuma Navarre. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        André Breton

      First edition, one of 50 numbered copies on pur fil paper, the only large paper copies after 20 on Marais. Frontispiece portrait of André Breton by Hans Bellmer.Two tiny, skillful repairs to foot of spine, a good copy. José Corti Paris 1948 12x19cm broché

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        The Naked and the Dead

      New York: Rinehart & Company, 1948. First Edition. Fine/Fine. An absolutely stunning copy of the book. Fine in a Fine dust jacket; a pristine copy and exceptionally uncommon in anything approaching this condition. Mailer's first novel, a masterful saga of the Second World War. Mailer wrote the novel while studying in Paris, and based much of it on his own experiences serving in the Pacific: "The army gave me but one lesson over and over again: when it came to taking care of myself, I had little to offer next to the practical sense of an illiterate sharecropper." The book was not only well reviewed - but extremely popular - and spent over 60 weeks on the New York Times' bestseller list. It would also mark the beginning of an illustrious career for one of America's foremost authors. The Naked and the Dead appears on Modern Library's list of the 100 best English language novels of the 20th century. "…it bears witness to a new and significant talent among American novelists." (Contemporary New York Times review) Raoul Walsh directed the 1958 film of the same name starring Aldo Ray, Cliff Robertson and Raymond Massey. Fine in Fine dust jacket.

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        Of Flight and Life

      , 1948. 1948. First Edition . Signed. LINDBERGH, Charles A. Of Flight and Life. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948. Slim octavo, original blue cloth, original dust jacket. $2800.First edition of this prophetic discourse on weapons of mass destruction by the famed aviator, inscribed on the half title by him in the year of publication, ""To J

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        Schreinprozession zum Domjubiläum.

      Photographie Silbergelantinabzug 1948 - 30 x 40 cm. Sehr eindruckvolle Photographie der Schreinprozession zum Kölner Domjubiläum; 700 Jahrfeier am 15. August 1948. Es handelt sich um einen Abzug der 1950er Jahre. Rückseitig der Archivierungstempel schmölz + huth Köln, Am Südpark. ** Photos auf Wunsch im JPG-Format erhältlich.**

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        A LA PINTURA

      - 1948 Losada, Buenos Aires DEDICATÓRIA con dibujo del autor. Poema del color y la linea, 1945-1948. Ilustrado. 227 p. 23x16 cm. Enc. rústica. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. (Poetas de España y América) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        La terre et les rêveries du repos

      First edition on ordinary paper.Handsome autograph inscription from Gaston Bachelard : "A Raymond Queneau avec mes souhaits d'un jonastique bonheur."Spine sunned with two small and clear dampstains to foot.José Corti Paris 1948 12x19cm broché

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        A MASQUE OF REASON

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1948. 1st edition, Uncorrected Proof, original gray green paperwraps (as issued). The present volume combines the complete text of Frost's A MASQUE OF REASON, A MASQUE OF MERCY, and STEEPLE BUSH representing the "First English Edition" of all three titles. There was no US equivalent. (Crane A34.) Uncorrected proof copies seldom appear for any of Frost's titles, scarce thus. Minimal aging to paper wrappers, and front cover tender at spine. Else a remarkably nice copy of a very scarce Frost "A" item.

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        The Second World War.

      London: Cassell and Co. Ltd, 1948-54. ALL FIRST EDITIONS. 6 volumes; Octavo. Finely bound in dark blue half morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt decoration to spines, gilt rule to lettered panels; matching cloth boards; top edges gilt. With several maps.Internally clean, edges lightly spotted, binding unmarked. A handsome 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.

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        Les Quinze Joyes de Mariage

      Paris, Edition Jardin Du Luxembourg 1948 - 30.8x3.5x21.2 cm Edition tirée à 649 exemplaires comprenant 15 xylographies originales pleine page dans un style médiéval, réalisés par l'illustrateur français René Ben Sussan (1895-1988), coloré par Edmond Vairel. Préface par Robert Brun. The 15 Joys of Marriage ( Les 15 joies du mariage) est une satire française qui date de la fin du XIVe siècle ou du début du XVe siècle, qui prèsente une image humoristique des déceptions et des tromperies du mariage. La satire se veut misogyne et est liée à une analyse impitoyable de la part de maris, dans la vie de tous les jours. Le livre est dans son étui original, légèrement usé. L'exemplaire est ébarbé. Le volume est dans d'excellentes conditions et comprend de très belles impressions sur papier. Edition of 649 copies including 15 original full page xilographs in medioeval style, bythe french illustrator René Ben Sussan (1895-1988), coloured by Edmond Vairel. Preface by Robert Brun.The 15 Joys of Marriageis an anonymous late 14th or early 15th century French prose satire, that presents an humorous picture of the disappointments and deceits of marriage. The misogynist satire is allied to a pitiless analysis of husbands figure in everyday life. Includes original slipcase, very worn. Copy with beards. Volume in excellent conditions, including the incredibily fresh prints on paper.

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        Le trésor du bibliophile livres illustrés modernes 1875 à 1945 et souvenirs d‘un demi-siècle de bibliophilie de 1887 à 1945. 5 in 3 Bänden.

      Paris, L. Carteret, 1946-1948. - Erstausgabe. - Einbände (bes. Rückenkanten) beschabt. Eine Rückenkante geklebt. Schwach gebräunt, sonst innen sauberes Exemplar. - Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 5000 4°. Mit zahlr. Abbildungen. Zus. über 1500 S., HLdr.-Bde. d. Zt. a. 5 Bünden m. goldgepr. Rückentiteln u. den eingeb. OUmschlägen. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Cumberland-Salem Counties Telephone Directory September 1943

      NEW JERSEY BELL TELEPHONE CO, NEWARK, NJ 1948 - cover and pages age toned, some creasing to cover, great condition considering age DATE PUBLISHED: 1948 EDITION: 68 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Cry, the Beloved Country

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

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        Southern Arabia a journey through the Mahra country march and april 1947.

      London, 1948. - Colour-printed map (46 x 40 cm). Map showing W. Thesiger’s journey through the Mahra country. Not in Al Ankary; Al-Qasimi.

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        La vie familiale et sociale des indiens Nambikwara

      Société des américanistes|& Musée de l'homme 1948 - - Société des américanistes & Musée de l'homme, Paris 1948, 18x27,5cm, broché. - Edition originale imprimée à petit nombre de ce tiré à part du Journal de la société des américanistes et pour lequel il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Rare hommage autographe signé de Claude Levi-Strauss en tête du premier plat de couverture. Dos et couvertures restaurés, papier jauni. Très rare ouvrage bien complet de ses 7 planches photographiques in-fine. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition printed small number of the reprint of the Journal of the Society of Americanists and of wich no leading copies exists. Rare autograph signed tribute to Claude Levi-Strauss ahead of the first cover plate. spine and restored blankets, yellowed paper. Very rare good comprehensive book of his photographic plates in 7-fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Fables choisies.

      [Paris?], Debresse, 1948. - 15, (1) S. Bedruckte Originalbroschur. 8vo. Erste Ausgabe der ersten Veröffentlichung, Nr. 172 von 300 numerierten Exemplaren. - Mit eigenh. Widmung (dat. Stockholm, 23. VIII. 1948) an den schwedischen Lyriker, Kritiker und Übersetzer Erik Lindegren (1910-68). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism (The Big Book)

      New York: Works Publishing, 1948. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, twelfth printing. viii, 400pp. Original navy cloth with gilt spine lettering. Near Fine in Good+ matching twelfth printing dust jacket. Offsetting from tape on paste downs, book is otherwise in great shape. Jacket rubbed, chipped at top of front panel, closed tear along bottom edge, back panel has tape stains and some other stains and wear, faint droplet stain to unfaded spine panel. An early printing of the A.A. cornerstone in its uncommon jacket.

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        New Zealand Her Natural and Industrial Resources. The New Era.

      London. H.M. Stationery Office. Signed in image 1943. Published circa 1948. Color pictographic / pictorial map, 29 x 19 1/4 inches on sheet size 30 x 20 inches, two folds as issued. Two tiny tears in lower margin, mounted on archival paperVery good condition. One of a series of maps of the colonies highlighting their rich resources which was designed by MacDonald Gill in 1943 for the British Government; the poster was then issued over a period of several years with changing text in the text block at lower right. This particular copy was issued following World War II; the text at lower right reads:"THE NEW ERA. The demands of war caused New Zealand to expand her industries and develop new ones. Their conversion to peaceful purposes and the continued production of vital foodstuffs will be used by New Zealand for two purposes - to maintain her own high standard of living and social security and also to contribute to the well-being of the world at large."Exquisite pictographs of the natural resources, strong color, textual interest, a striking compass rose: these design features all attest to Gill's graphic genius which had a profound impact on the course of 20th century pictorial mapmaking. "Printed for H.M. Stationery Office by Fosh & Cross Ltd. 51-9316" at lower left edge of poster. "O.P.D. 39/219/6" at lower right edge.

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        Fine Portrait Photograph, signed 'Mohun' and dated, (Maharaja, 1885 or 1886-1967, 9th Rana Prime Minster of Nepal)

      1948 - showing him full length, full face, in Field Marshal's uniform and cloak, and wearing the Prime Minister's tall head-dress which includes the famous 3-inch emerald, 11" x 8¼", no place,

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        Soleil cou coupé

      First edition, one of 100 numbered advance (service de presse) copies on alfa du Marais paper. Half brown morocco Bradel binding over marbled paper boards by P. Goy & C. Vilaine, gilt date to foot of spine, yellow paper endpapers and pastedowns , advertising band preserved and mounted on guards. A rare and poetic autograph inscription from Aimé Césaire to the Pataphysician Maurice Saillet.Light dampstain to foot of covers, a trace of folding to upper cover, foxing to covers and the first few leaves. A nicely bound copy. K éditeur Paris 1948 16,5x22cm relié

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        The Carnelian Cube

      The Gnome Press 1948 - New York: The Gnome Press, 1948. First Edition (stated). SIGNED by both authors on front free endpaper with dedication in Pratt's hand to Julius Unger, a noted SF dealer, publisher, and member of First Fandom. Octavo (8.25" x 5.5"); 230p. Original dustjacket with $3.00 price; book in blue cloth with red lettering. Jacket chipped at head and tail of spine with a few small tears along edges and some general toning. Boards square with light bumping to corners and some fading to top edge. Binding is sound and pages are unmarked. Not an ex-library copy. Initial release of The Gnome Press. [AB-155] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Heart of the Matter

      Heinemann, 1948 A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1948. A very good+ book without inscriptions. Foxing to the page edges. In a dust wrapper which has benefitted from some professional repairs to the spine and corners. unfaded spine with bright white lettering. Creasing and wear to the extremities.

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        Le roi pêcheur

      First edition on ordinary paper.Half black shagreen Bradel binding by Goy & Vilaine, spine titled in palladium, covers and spine preserved, top edge palladium.Autograph inscription signed by Julien Gracq to Professor Georges Blin : "... cette plongée dans les "âges bruns"...[...this foray into the "brown ages"]"Yellowing.A very good copy in a handsome binding.  José Corti Paris 1948 12x19cm relié

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        Alternative to Serfdom

      1948. First Edition . Signed. CLARK, John Maurice. Alternative to Serfdom. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1948. Octavo, original navy cloth, original dust jacket. $1500.First edition of the renowned economistÂ’s response to HayekÂ’s Road to Serfdom (1944), inscribed “To Caryl Haskins, With the authorÂ’s best regards, John M. Clark,” in scarce dust jacket.“One of the great economists of this centuryÂ…. Clark was an economistÂ’s economist” (New York Times). In Alternative to Serfdom, published in the wake of WWII, Clark “deals pragmatically with the problems of freedom and responsibility in American economic policy. His alternative to serfdom is the balance of competing groups and institutions” (Foreign Affairs). This important work, “based on a 1947 series of lectures at the University of Michigan, was meant as a response to HayekÂ’s Road to Serfdom (1944), particularly in presenting a more positive role for the state.” ClarkÂ’s ability “to extend his theoretical insights and empirical studies into the realm of practical policy remains a model for the development of the discipline and its practitioners” (ANB). “First Edition” stated on copyright page. Recipient Caryl Haskins is very likely the preeminent biophysicist and president of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, who also founded Haskins Laboratories and was a trustee emeritus of the National Geographic Society.Book fine; light soiling, slight edge-wear to seams minimally affecting a word on spine of extremely good dust jacket.

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        Hymne de Paix: hand-written music score and text

      Hand Written 1948 - Dedicated: "A Son Excellence, le Docteur Evatt, President de l'O.N.ll, Palais de Chailloit, Paris", original music hand-done score and text (see attached photos), signed by 11 December 1948 by Delrieu and Royer, in half-leather folder marked on front "Alice de Nairac". See picture for accompanying dedication to Dr H.V. Evatt, Australian Labor Party leader in the 1950s. Size: Large Format - between A4 and A3. Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Music Sheets & Scores; France; French Language; Music. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 28937. For further info on this title, click on the "Ask Bookseller a Question" button directly underneath this listing. We will reply within 24 hours. Otherwise you can order right now (inclusive of shipping options) from the "Add to Basket" button to the right. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Parler seul. Poème. Lithographie de Joan Miró

      Maeght, Paris 1948 - Miró. - T.Tzara. Parler seul. Poème. Paris , Maeght, 1948-50. Fol. Mit 72 meist farbigen Lithographien von Joan Miró, davon 19 ganzseitig. Lose Bogen in collagierter Chemise mit farb. Lith., Mappe und Schuber, jeweils mit farb. Lithographie. Cramer 17. Rauch 378. Mourlot 102, 104 u. 107. Boston 206, mit Farbtafel. Kornfeld u. Klipstein 141, 95. Strachan 339, Abb. S. 123. Katalog Musée. Ville de Paris 410. - Eines von 200 ( gesamt 253 ) num. Exemplaren auf Malacca -Velin, Druckvermerk von Künstler und Verfasser signiert. - Chemise mit leichter Lichtspur, sehr guter Zustand [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Le roi pêcheur

      First Edition, one of 60 numbered on "pur-fil" paper only leading copies with 45 Marais. We join with our three autograph letters signed copy of the author about the theater "Fisher King" of each page and dated respectively 26 July 1990, of 28 December 1990 and 2 August 1991 (Saint Florent old). Letters addressed to the administration of Theatre Celestine, affect the representation in the theater of the Fisher King, single piece Gracq, written in 1942-1943. In the first letter, the author agrees on the conditions laid down by the theater on its rights in performances, but said he was "hostile to authority exclusively for France requested by Celestine Theatre until 31 December 1993. " In the second letter, he requested a copy of the contract he signed with Mr. Lucet, then director of Theatre Celestine. In the third letter, Gracq request a modification of this contract clause authorization contemporary exclusively, and provides practical guidance on the payment of fees. Buffers date of administration. Handwritten notes in another hand in the margin of the last two letters (secretary). Important handwritten correspondence on the first theatrical performances of the play since the failure of the establishment in 1949. Exceptional together. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! José Corti Paris 1948 & 1990-1991 12,5x19cm & 15x21cm broché & trois feuillets

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        Mémoires sur la deuxième guerre mondiale

      - Plon, Paris 1948-1954, 14x23cm, 10 volumes brochés. - Edition originale de la traduction française, un des 320 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, tirage de tête. Rare et très bel exemplaire. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française, un des 320 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, tirage de tête. Un petit accroc en pied d'un second plat. Rare et très bel exemplaire.

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        Intruder in the Dust

      1948. First Edition . FAULKNER, William. Intruder in the Dust. New York: Random House, (1948). Octavo, original black cloth, original dust jacket. $2200.First edition of FaulknerÂ’s first novel published since 1940—“his stirring, very great chronicle” (New York Times).“For sheer virtuosity in prose Faulkner has no American rival since Melville and JamesÂ… There is no author I can think of since Chekhov who knows so deeply, and transmits so justly, the people he records in his legendsÂ… none of it has escaped the authorÂ’s scrupulous memory, nor eluded his stirring, very great chronicle” (New York Times). Intruder in the Dust was published eight years after FaulknerÂ’s novel The Hamlet and only one year before Faulkner was awarded the Nobel Prize. With “First Printing” on copyright page. Petersen A26.2. Bookplate.Book with light rubbing to spine and discoloration to head of spine. Dust jacket with slight soiling and only light rubbing to extremities. A near-fine copy.

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        Eigenh. Widmung mit U. in: Parrot, Louis. Paul Eluard. Une préface et une étude par Louis Parrot, un choix de poèmes, des manuscrits, des dessins, une bibliographie, des portraits. Nouvelle édition complétée.

      (Paris), Editions Pierre Seghers, (1948). - 231, (1) S. Bedruckte Originalbroschur. Kl.-4to. Die Widmung an Karin Bergqvist (1924-2012), ab 1950 Gattin des schwedischen Lyrikers und Übersetzers Erik Lindegren (1910-68) und später Leiterin des Stockholmer Moderna Museet. - Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt, der Einband etwas fleckig. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Declaration of Israel's Independence

      , 1948. 1948. First Edition . [BEN-GURION, David]. ""The Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel."" IN: Israel's Provisional Government Official Bulletin No. 1. WITH: Official Bulletins No. 2-3. Tel Aviv: 5 Iyar 5708 [May 14, 1948]-22 Iyar 5708 [May 31, 1948]. Three quarto sheets, folded in half, plus one extra half sheet, each leaf measuring 8 by 13 inches; pp. 14. Housed in a custom chemise and clamshell box. $15,000.First printing of Israel

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        HISTADRUT FOTO NEWS JANUARY 1948, MAY 1948 [THE MONTH OF STATEHOOD!], SEPTEMBER 1948, OCTOBER 1948, NOVEMBER 1948, DECEMBER 1948, MARCH 1949, APRIL 1949, MAY 1949, JUNE 1949, JULY 1949, AUGUST 1949, SEPTEMBER 1949, OCTOBER 1949, DECEMBER 1949, JANUARY 1950, MARCH 1950, MAY 1950, JUNE 1950 (19 ISSUES TOTAL)

      New York, National Committee For Labor Israel.. 1948-1950. Paperback. First edition. Original illustrated blue and white paper wrappers with black-and-white photographs. 4to. About 15 pages each; 28 cm. Statehood-era run of this important Zionist photographic periodical, including the issue from the month when Statehood was declared (May 1948), filled with hundreds of black-and-white photographs, tables, maps, and articles. Covers topics such as “Report on Latin America, ” “Youth that Saved a Nation, ” and “Way of the Mediator. ” The Histadrut “was founded in December 1929 in Haifa to look out for the interests of Jewish workers...The Histadrut became one of the most powerful institutions in the state of Israel, a mainstay of the Labour Zionist movement and, aside from being a trade union, its state-building role made it the owner of a number of businesses and factories and, for a time, the largest employer in the country. Until Israel began moving away from a socialist economy, the Histadrut, along with the government, owned most of the economy” (Wikipedia 2017) . “Newspaper headlines report the sensational side of events in Palestine, but rarely the important things that happen daily. The Jewish State is being built by men and women with a single mind and single purpose, men and women of the Histadrut who stick to their task in fields and factories, who reluctantly take the gun in hand to ward off the enemy. HISTADRUT FOTO-NEWS will bring to American Jewry the story of Palestine in its proper perspective. Its heroes will be workers. Its drama will be the life of the pioneers who build not only new physical wonders but social and spiritual patterns that suit the rebirth of an ancient, civilized people. ” SUBJECT(S) : Labor and laboring classes, Israel, Periodicals. OCLC lists 15 holdings worldwide. Overall, very good condition. Minimal pencil markings that do not affect text. Slight rubbing and mild edgewear. Some issues have more significant edgewear and pencil markings. (HOLO2-134-29) .

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        Hernando de Bengoechea ou l'âme d'un poète

      - Amiot-Dumont, Paris 1948, 14x21,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 50 copie numerate sul filo pergamena puro solo grandi giornali. buffer di stampa bibliofilo come ex libris in cima alla pagina di occhietto. piacevoli esemplare - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 50 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Tampon imprimé de bibliophile en guise d'ex-libris en tête de la page de faux-titre. Agréable exemplaire

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        Loved One

      1948. First Edition . Signed. WAUGH, Evelyn. The Loved One. An Anglo-American Tragedy. (London): Chapman & Hall, [1948]. Octavo, original green cloth, top edge gilt, uncut, original printed glassine. $2000.Signed limited large-paper first book edition, number 173 of only 250 copies signed by Evelyn Waugh and illustrator Stuart Boyle, in extremely rare printed glassine dust jacket.“In 1947 Waugh visited Hollywood to discuss the proposed film of Brideshead Revisited. No film was ever made because he refused to alter the story as the producers wished, largely that they might satisfy the standards set by the very powerful Catholic Legion of Decency. But the visit was not barren. With time on his hands he became fascinated with Californian burial practices, and the result was The Loved One (1948) which, for all its macabre setting, was a highly successful light novel based on Forest Lawn” (DNB). Waugh wrote in his diary: “I found a deep mine of literary gold in the cemetery of Forest Lawn and the work of the morticians and intend to get to work immediately on a novelette staged there.” He did extensive research for the novel, which included touring Forest Lawn and reading and annotating Embalming Techniques, a book by Forest Lawn founder, Dr. Hubert Eaton. The Loved One was critically acclaimed in Great Britain, as well as in the States, though The New Yorker refused to publish it when approached, claiming the themes had already been handled by other authors including Sinclair Lewis and Nathaniel West. The Loved One was adapted for the screen in 1965 by British filmmaker Tony Richardson and the screenplay was written by American satirical novelist Terry Southern and British author Christopher Isherwood. This is the first book edition; the work was first published in its entirety by Cyril Connolly in the February 1948 issue of the periodical Horizon. Book very nearly fine, rare dust jacket exceptional and fine. A beautiful signed copy.

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        The Second World War, full set of six U S first editions

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1948. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is a superb full, six-volume, jacketed set of first editions, quite scarce thus. The Second World War is Churchill's history of the epic 20th Century struggle that was so indelibly stamped by his leadership. Seldom, if ever, has history endowed a statesman with both singular ability to make history, and singular ability to write it. As with so much of what Churchill wrote, The Second World War is not "history" in the strictly academic, objectivist sense, but rather Churchill's perspective on history. In his March 1948 introduction to the first volume, Churchill himself made the disclaimer, "I do not describe it as history... it is a contribution to history..." Nonetheless the compelling fact remains, as stated by Churchill himself, "I am perhaps the only man who has passed through both the two supreme cataclysms of recorded history in high Cabinet office... I was for more than five years in this second struggle with Germany the Head of His Majesty's government. I write, therefore, from a different standpoint and with more authority than was possible in my earlier books." Certainly The Second World War may be regarded as an intensely personal and inherently biased history. Nonetheless, Churchill's work remains seminal, iconic, and a vital part of the historical record. The six-volume epic has been called "indispensable reading for anyone who seeks a true understanding of the war that made us what we are today." This U.S. first edition is not only considerably scarcer today than its British counterpart, but is also the true first edition. The first U.S. volume, The Gathering Storm, was published in June 1948, while the British first edition was not published until October 1948. The sixth and final U.S. first edition volume, Triumph and Tragedy, was published during Churchill's second and final Premiership in November 1953. A Book-of-the-Month Club (BOMC) edition was published virtually simultaneously with the U.S. first edition and is quite similar in appearance (often causing confusion for disappointed collectors who think they are buying first editions). Note these are not the common BOMC look-alikes, but correct first trade editions in all respects: the dust jackets are unclipped and bear the correct, first printing $6.00 price. All top edges are stained dark yellow-orange. Title and copyright pages bear correct first printing indications. All volumes bear the distinctive red and yellow head and foot bands. There are no BOMC indentations on the rear covers. First edition sets typically suffer considerable sunning, wear, and soiling, with the dust jacket spines particularly prone to fading. This set is a noteworthy exception, featuring truly fine volumes in extraordinarily bright, near fine dust jackets. The jackets are complete, with only minor wear to extremities, the most notable being at the Volume I & II spine heads. Shelf presentation is exceptional, the jackets improbably bright with perfect unfaded color. Of particular note and interest, five of the jackets – those for Volumes II–VI – each bear an intriguing month-day-year inked date stamp on the lower rear flap. One of the date stamps is the day of publication, while the other four vary from 4 to 14 days prior to publication. All six dust jackets are protected beneath removable, archival quality clear covers. The volumes are likewise exceptional, the bindings square, clean, bright, and tight with unfaded color, and vivid gilt. We note only one small corner bump in the set. The books could be unread. The contents are uniformly clean with no spotting. Previous ownership marks are modest – a small Chicago bookseller sticker to the Volume V lower rear pastedown and identical decorative bookplates affixed to the Volume II and Volume III front pastedowns. Please note that this large set may require additional postage. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A240.1(I-VI).a, Woods/ICS A123(aa), Langworth p.258.

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        Second World War

      1948. First Edition . CHURCHILL, Winston. The Second World War: The Gathering Storm; Their Finest Hour; The Grand Alliance; The Hinge of Fate; Closing the Ring; Triumph and Tragedy. London: Cassell, (1948-54). Six volumes. Octavo, modern full navy morocco gilt, raised bands, spine compartments gilt-stamped with Churchill lion emblems, all edges gilt. $3500.First English editions of ChurchillÂ’s WWII masterpiece, part history and part memoir, written after he lost reelection as Prime Minister, handsomely bound.The six volumes of Churchill's masterpiece were published separately between 1948 and 1954. With the Second World War, Churchill ""pulled himself back from humiliating defeat in 1945, using all his skills as a writer and politician to make his fortune, secure his reputation, and win a second term in Downing Street"" (Reynolds, xxiii). ""Winston himself affirmed that 'this is not history: this is my case"" (Holmes, 285). Churchill was re-elected to the post of Prime Minister in 1951. ""The Second World War is a great work of literature, combining narrative, historical imagination and moral precept in a form that bears comparison with that of the original master chronicler, Thucydides. It was wholly appropriate that in 1953 Churchill was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature"" (Keegan, 175). Although preceded by the American editions, the English editions are generally preferred for their profusion of diagrams, maps, and facsimile documents. Cohen A240.4. Woods A123b. Langworth, 254. A fine set, handsomely bound.

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        THE SECOND WORLD WAR. Volume One: The Gathering Storm.

      London: Cassell and Co. Ltd. 1948.. First UK edition, first printing. First UK edition, first printing. PublisherÂ’s original black cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. 640pp. Folding map. A better than very good copy, the binding square and firm, the contents with a little spotting to the text block edge otherwise clean throughout. Complete with the original lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which is a little toned to the spine. Not price-clipped (25s net to the front flap). Inscribed by the author in blue ink on the half title “Inscribed by / Winston S. Churchill [underlined] / 1948”. The inscription has bled a little, resulting in light ghosting to the title page. An excellent signed first edition of the first volume in ChurchillÂ’s history of The Second World War which was published in six individual volumes between 1948 and 1954. [Woods A123(b)]. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Deuxieme Guerre Mondiale: L'orage Approche

      , 1948. 1948. First Edition . Signed. CHURCHILL, Winston S. La Deuxième Guerre Mondiale: L

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