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        A une courtisane

      aux dépens de quelques amateurs. Edition illustrée de 18 burins originaux in-texte de Tavy Notton, un des 130 exemplaires numérotés sur Auvergne, le nôtre un des quelques hors commerce.Quelques piqûres sur les gardes.Il s'agit d'une supercherie littéraire de Pascal Pia. aux dépens de quelques amateurs Paris 1949 17,5x25,5cm en feuilles sous chemise et étui

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Face to Face

      Silver Leaf Books, Johannesburg 1949 - First Impression of the Noble laureate's first book. Small 8vo: 164,[4]pp. Publisher's French blue cloth, spine stamped with silver foil; illustrated dust jacket, by Ernest Ullman, priced 12s/6d. Fine and unread, very tight, clean and crisp; Fine jacket, tips of spine panel and flap folds very lightly rubbed. An excellent example, and scarce such. A collection of 16 short stories probing the psychological consequences of a racially divided society, published the year after the first Nationalist Government (the party of apartheid) came to power in South Africa. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        Flagrant délit. Rimbaud devant la conjuration de l'imposture et du truquage

      Thésée 1949 - - Thésée, Paris 1949, 19x24cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers. Signature manuscrite d'André Breton en dessous de la justification du tirage. Couverture illustrée d'une lithographie du Douanier Rousseau. Agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on Holland paper, the only major paper. Handwritten signature of André Breton under the justification of the draw. Illustrated cover of a lithograph of Henri Rousseau. Nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Nineteen Eighty-Four. A Novel.

      London: Secker & Warburg,, 1949. Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in red, top edge red. With the green dust jacket. Spine gently rolled, a little faint foxing to contents; an excellent copy in the bright jacket with a few minor creases and couple of tiny chips to extremities. First edition, first impression. Copies of the first impression were issued either in green or dark red dust jackets. To judge from surviving examples, this was done in proportions of about two green to one red, but there is no priority between them.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        SEQUENZE - QUADERNI DI CINEMA - 1949-1951 - TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO fascicoli dal n. 1 al n.13/14.- rilegati in unico volume tutta tela verde con copertine conservate., Parma, Fresching - Maccari Cesare, 1950

      1949. 17 x 24. brossura, bs..Collezione in eccellenti condizioni, come viene evidenziato nella bella foto inserita nel sito www.ferraguti.it Straordinaria collezione fine anni '40, che analizza a fondo i vari settori della cultura cinematografica italiana e straniera. Il direttore era Luigi Malerba con il valido contributo del segretario Giuseppe Calzolari. Ogni fascicolo è arricchito da foto e disegni (anche di Maccari che ha illustrato anche alcune copertine). Tra i collaboratori, oltre ai curatori dei vari volumi monografici, firme assai autorevoli quali Sadoul, SALVATORE QUASIMODO, Lamberto Sechi, C. Alvaro, Antonioni, Pasinetti, Luchino Visconti, Marcel Carnè, Laurence Olivier, Luigi Chiarini, Von Stroheim, Corrado Terzi; poi vari registi del cinema europeo, ed ancora Massimo Mila, Roberto Paolella, Diego Fabbri, Antonio Covi, A. Arnoux, Cesare Zavattini, Bruno Barilli, Ungaretti, Pancrazi, Soldati ecc. ecc. Collezione completa dal fasc. 1 del settembre 1949 al fasc. 13/14 del gennaio-giugno 1951, come da dettaglio. Ogni volume è monografico. Fasc. 1 sett. '49 - Il colore del film (Guido Aristarco) pp.48 " 2 ott. '49 - I registi parlano del film (Malerba Luigi) pp. 48 " 3 nov. '49 - Il cinema sovietico - 1a parte (Glauco Viazzi) pp. 50 " 4 dic. '49 - Il cinema italiano del dopoguerra (Aristarco) pp. 50 " 5-6 g-feb '50 - Il film comico (Mario Verdone) pp. 80 " 7 marzo '50 - Cinema e cattolicesimo pp. 50 " 8 apr. '50 - Nascita del cinema (Antonio Marchi) pp. 50 " 9 magg '50 - Letterato al cinema (Attilio Bertolucci) " 10 -11 giu-lug '50 - Il divismo (Fausto Montesanti) pp. 80 ". 12 ago '50 - Il cinema sovietico - 2a parte (Glauco Viazzi) pp. 50 " " 13-14 genn-giugno 1951 - Il cinema educativo (Mario Verdone) pp. 60 Ultimo uscito COLLEZIONE DI TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO

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        Nineteen Eighty-Four [1984] - in the rare maroon wrapper

      Secker and Warburg, 1949 A first edition, first printing published by Secker and Warburg in 1949. A fine book with top stain still intact and a lovely green colour to the boards. In a very good/near fine unclipped wrapper. With some light rubbing to the edges. The spine still has an element of red in it. There is a very small chip to the foot of the spine and one closed tear to the front panel. Rare to find with only minimal fade to the spine. A lovely copy of the first printing. Rare maroon wrapper.[removed][removed]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Sämtliche Werke. Jubiläumsausgabe in zwanzig Bänden. Auf Grund des von Ludwig Boumann, Friedrich Förster, Eduard Gans (...) und Johannes Schulze besorgten Originaldruckes im Faksimileverfahren neu herausgegeben von Hermann Glockner.

      Stuttgart / Bad Cannstatt, Frommann-Holzboog ca. 1949-1964. 22 Bände (20 Bände Werke und Bände 21 u. 22 \"Hegel\" von Hermann Glockner). 8°, Original-Leinen, Bibliotheksexemplar mit Rückenschild und Stempeln (entwidmet), Einbände teils etwas fleckig und leicht berieben, Band 7 mit Bleistiftanstreichungen, eine Lage in Band 14 in der Falz etwas angelockert, ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar, Versand D: 4,90 EUR

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        Death of a Salesman

      Viking, 1949. First Edition (first printing). The second major play by the author of ALL MY SONS and THE CRUCIBLE, the iconic story of Willy Lomon -- a not-very-good traveling salesman who is forced to face reality at sixty-three years old. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Author, the New York Drama Circle Critics Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama -- almost unprecedented acclaim for the Broadway smash hit and basis for the film. Fine/Fine but for incidental rubbing to the rear dust jacket panel -- a very clean copy. . 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bill Leone, Bookseller ABAA]
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        Red Planet

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1949 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Robert Heinlein on the title page. This First Issue dustjacket has the publisher's printed price present on the front flap with light wear to the spine. The book is bound in the publisher's ORIGINAL black cloth with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy SIGNED by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Birthday Party And Other Stories.

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1949. - FIRST EDITION THE DEDICATION COPY. 1 vol., inscribed by Milne on the front blank endleaf "My darlings own copy of her own book. A. A. M. April. 1949", bound in the publisher's original green cloth. Head and foot of spine fine with only the faintest of rubbing, inner and outer hinges fine, back corners square and sharp, very mild offsetting to blank endleaves, overall a VERY GOOD copy. The printed dedication page reads "To Daphne Whose party it is With my love." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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        CÉRÉMONIE DU MÉMORIAL: SOUVENIR ÉTERNEL! : A NOS MARTYRS 1940-1944

      Bordeaux [France]: S. I. P. , 1949 - Original Wraps. 8vo. 11, [1] pages. 25 cm. First edition. In French. 'Memorial Ceremony; Eternal Memory! For the Martyrs 1940-1944'. With two full page illustrations: "wall memorial in Bordeaux, for those who perished 1940-1944; " and "photograph of the minute of silence held during the memorial ceremony. " Contains an introduction, and the content of memorial speech given by Rabbi Joseph Cohen to survivors of the Bordeaux Jewish community. Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - France - Bordeaux - Sermons. Slight toning. Mild edgewear. Very minimal markings. Very good + condition. Rare early Bordeaux Holocaust imprint. (HOLO2-117-3A) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books, LLC]
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        Portrait photograph of Mary Martin

      New York, 1949. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Bust portrait of the actress with face turned to camera, chin in hand. 1 vols. 33 x 26 cm. (approximately 13 x 10 inches). Fine. Docketed in pencil on verso, giving the name of the sitter, and reference to negative and print ("XX - FF- 16"). Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Bust portrait of the actress with face turned to camera, chin in hand. 1 vols. 33 x 26 cm. (approximately 13 x 10 inches). Superb character portrait of the great entertainer, and by far the best of the portraits from the session of Oct 23, 1935 in Van Vechten's studio, of which the Library of Congress has 12 examples -- but not this.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Archive of signed books and correspondence from William Plomer

      Published by Jonathan Cape 1949-1975, London - , 8 books and other ephemera signed by William Plomer to Menina Russell King, secretary to Jonathan Cape. Double Lives, an Autobiography (new edition, traveller's library, 1950), signed by the author on title page, contains Christmas card signed "William" and letter from William Plomer to Menina Russell King. At Home, Memoirs (1958), inscribed to Menina Russell King "Who used to be at home at 30 Bedford Square, with W P's best wishes, March 1958", also containing a Christmas Card signed "William". A Shot in the Dark (1955) signed by the author on the title page, containing a postcard from William Plomer to Mrs Russell King. Four Countries (1949), inscribed on the front free endpaper "For Menina Mesquita [maiden name], with best wishes from William Plomer 19 Jan 1949". Celebrations, (1972), inscribed for Menina Russell-King on front free endpaper "with gratitude for her unfailing considerateness and with W P's best wishes, 22 March 1972 (the day before publication)", also contains a postcard and Christmas card from Plomer to Russell King and newspaper clipping from The Times (Robert Nye) reviewing this book dated 13.4.72. The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast- Alan Aldridge with verses by William Plomer (1973), winner of the third Whitbread Literary Award, inscribed on the front free endpaper "with all good wishes and thanks from the librettist, William Plomer, August 1973". This contains an invitation to "The Butterfly Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast (fancy dress optional)" and a postcard from Plomer to Menina Russell King received 7.2.73. The Planes of Bedford Square, (1971), signed copy of the poem. Collected Poems (1973) includes a newspaper article about the book and William Plomer dated 9th December 1973. The Autobiography of William Plomer (1975). Order of Service for the Memorial Service of William Charles Franklyn Plomer, Wednesday, November 7th, 1973, at which John Betjeman read some of his poems and Laurens Van Der Post gave the address. Newspaper clippings about the funeral from national newspapers. Newspaper clippings about "The Butterfly Ball" winning the Whitbread Award and a publicity newsnote from 24th October 1973 talking about the award. Personal letter from Charles Erdman to Menina Russell King expressing his sadness at the death of William Plomer. In the letter Erdman mentions 27 years of devoted friendship to Plomer and "The Butterfly Ball", which was published shortly before his death. One new edition, the rest First Editions , all books are in good condition, one cloth cover is slightly faded, one dust wrapper is torn, The Butterfly Ball appears unused in very good condition, , all books have dustwrappers apart from "The Butterfly Ball", most are in good or very condition , coloured cloth bindings with the execption of "The Butterfly Ball" which is a glossy pictorial hardcover, , 17.5 cm x 12 cm to 28.5 cm x 22 cm. Hardbacks SIGNED by author ISBN: [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keoghs Books]
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        Plakat - Knie -Zirkusplakat. Mehrfarbige Lithographie.

      1949 127 x 90 cm, Guter Zustand A Hans Schoellhorn (1892 - 1982). Maler Zeichner Illustrator. Winterthur. schuf dieses dekorative Plakat (Seehund mit einem Fisch jonglierend. dahinter ein Affe im Frack) für den schweizer Zirkus Knie für den er noch weitere Werbemittel gestaltete. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Plakate - Zirkus

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        Sichuan History (7 volumes)(Chinese Edition)(Old-Used) SI CHUAN TONG SHI ( GONG 7 CE )

      Sichuan People s Publishing House. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover. Publisher: Sichuan People s Publishing House. book of self-Qin. until 1949 under the founding of the PRC. The book is more than 440 million words. more than a thousand illustrations. divided into 7 volumes. Volume 1. Qin. Han Three Kingdoms Volume 2. Volume 3. Sui Northern and Southern Dynasties. Volume 4. Five Dynasties and the Song. Yuan and Ming Volume 5. 6 clear volume. Volume 7. Republic of China. Sichuan History is an academic monograph. but also a culturally appropriate work... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        Modern Arms and Free Men, A Discussion of the Role of Science in Preserving Democracy (SIGNED)

      Simon and Schuster , 1949. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Red cloth hardcover with black panels with gold lettering on spine and front board; no jacket; inscribed and signed by author. Very good plus condition : spine very slightly faded and spine panel very slightly rubbed. New plastic protective jacket..

      [Bookseller: The Old Sage Bookshop]
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        Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart : allgemeine Enzyklopadie der Musik / unter Mitarbeit zahlreicher Musikforscher des In- und Auslandes herausgegeben von Friedrich Blume - Complete in 14 volumes

      Kassel ; Basel : Barenreiter (1949-1951) - Very good copies all in the original gilt-blocked, fine-ribbed cloth. Spine bands and panel edges slightly rubbed and dust-toned only, as with age. Remains a particularly well-preserved set overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Physical description; 14 v. (plates) : ill., facsims., music, ports. ; 28cm. Notesbibl; index. Subjects; Music - History and criticism - Dictionaries. Language; German. 1 Kg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        A Season In Hell- Une Saison En Enfer

      John Lehmann, 1949. Hardcover. Good/Acceptable. 1949. 69 pages. Blue and brown pictorial dust jacket over black cloth boards with gilt lettering. Translated by Norman Cameron. Pages are lightly tanned and thumbed at the edges, with some foxing. Binding has remained firm. Boards are mildly rub worn, with some light shelf wear to spine, edges and corners, corners are bumped. Slight crushing to spine ends.With some tanning to spine and edges. Light wear to dust jacket with tears, nicks and creases to spine, edge and corners. With some tanning to spine and edges.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        Drei alte Männer, Gespräche,

      Wiesbaden, Limes Verlag, 1949. 1. Auflage, 1. - 3. Tsd., 48 Seiten, 8°, heller OPp ORDENTLICHES EXEMPLAR der EA WG² Nr. 33, das Papier altersgemäß gebräunt. Mit einer eigenhändigen 3-zeiligen Widmung des Autors an den Bildhauer Prof. Dr. Richard Scheibe (1879 - 1964), der unter anderem das Ehrendenkmal der Opfer des 20 Juli im Hof des Bendlerblocks 1953 in Berlin schuf Versand D: 5,00 EUR Li 47579, WIDMUNGSEXEMPLAR, i

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat im Baldreit]
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        Detective Story (First Edition)

      New York: Random House, 1949. First Edition. First Edition. A play that became the basis for the blistering and important 1951 film noir, directed by William Wyler and starring a young and very angry Kirk Douglas. Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket. A collector's copy, with spine coloring a deep red, one of only a handful of such copies we have encountered. A touch of rubbing along the jacket hinge folds, otherwise an extremely bright, fresh example. Extremely scarce in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Face to Face

      Johannesburg - Silver Leaf Books, 1949 Book. VERY GOOD with a. Hardcover. First edition.. A signed first edition of Nadine Gordimer's 'Face to Face' - a collection of short stories by the author. Scarce signed and with dustwrapper. There are sixteen stories featured in the book, including 'Ah, Woe is Me', 'La Vie Boheme', and 'The Talisman'. Nadine Gordimer wasa South African writer and political activist. This is Gordimer's first work. Signed on the title page. Condition: In a blue cloth binding with a clipped dustwrapper. Externally generally smart with slight discolouration to head of spine and light shelfwear. Ink signature to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper sound with loss to head of the spine, chipping, edgewear and closed tears and folds. Internally firmly bound with bright and clean pages throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD with a GOODONLY dustwrapper..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Il messaggio dalla Camera Oscura.

      Il segreto dell'Arte fotografica rivelato attraverso la storia del gusto e i capolavori fotografici del mondo. Prima edizione. Torino, Chiantore, 1949, - in-4 gr., pp.444, leg. cart. edit. e sovracop. figurata con fascetta gialla, numerose riproduzioni fotogr. n.t. e f.t. Epocale trattato di storia ed estetica fotografica, che ripercorre la storia della fotografia partendo dalla scoperta di Nièpce e Daguerre fino agli anni "50. Le 323 fotografie che la illustrano appartengono ai maestri della fotografia ed a Mollino stesso, attraverso le opere di 132 fotografi (da Avedon, Brassaï e Blumenfeld a Moholy-Nagy, lo stesso Mollino, Eugene Smith, Stieglitz e Steichen) e di 9 grandi pittori (da Ingres a Picasso), l'autore traccia una storia della fotografia e dell'evoluzione del gusto nel tempo, evidenziando con specifici capitoli il lavoro di alcuni fotografi (Nadar e Hill, Atget, Alvarez Bravo e Man Ray) e realizzando così un suo personale "Musée imaginaire" della fotografia. Prima edizione di quest'opera del famoso architetto-designer torinese (1905-1973), di rilevanza capitale per il rinnovamento della cultura fotografica italiana, finalmente aperta alla riflessione e alle opere dei più innovativi autori stranieri. Splendido volume, importante e oramai non comune, in perfetto stato (piccoli strappi alla fascetta ed alla sovracop.). Carlo Mollino (1905-1973) famoso architetto - designer torinese. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        MEDECINE DE FRANCE du N° 1 1949 au N° 144 1963 (sauf N° 124)

      Paris: Olivier Perin Éditeur , 1949-1963 - 4° - 143 Issues 45pp - B/w reproductions. Medicine of France. Monthly magazine of French medical, literary and artistic thought. 143 single issues, text in French language. Original wrappers. In Fine condition [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: °ART...on paper - 20th Century Art Books]
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        La Banlieue de Paris. Texte de Blaise Cendrars sur 130 Photos de Robert Doisneau

      54-[1] p. de texte et 135 p. Paris, Pierre Seghers [Lausanne, Imprimerie héliographia], 1949, in-4, 54-[1] p. de texte et 135 p. de reproductions photographiques en héliogravure, [4] p. de table, cartonnage éditeur sous jaquette illustrée d'origine, chemise et étui modernes, Première édition du premier livre de Doisneau, accompagné du texte de Cendrars, présentant la banlieue de Paris après la Seconde Guerre Mondiale. Ses lignes sont dominées par un regard désabusé sur un "monde fadé" et ses "paquets de grands immeubles en redan construits avec un matériau préfabriqué qui ressemble à du carton-pâte ou à du papier mâché (j'entends bien du papier hygiénique mâché après usage!)." Le regard de Doisneau, alors encore peu connu, lui permet de tempérer ses sentiments : "les photos terre à terre de Robert Doisneau, qui ne cligne jamais des yeux, me rappellent à l'ordre. Il ne faut pas exagérer. La réalité suffit. Il ne faut pas en 'rajouter'". La célèbre édition de Seghers a été publiée en collaboration avec la Guilde du Livre de Lausanne ; l'éditeur parisien disposa de 3000 exemplaires, sur les 7000 qui furent mis en vente en octobre 1949, et les dota pour le marché français d'une page de titre et, surtout, d'une jaquette : les exemplaires de l'édition Seghers qui ont conservé leur jaquette sont très recherchés. Restauration discrète et soignée de la jaquette. http://wp.unil.ch/livre-photo/guilde-du-livre/les-albums-sur-paris/la-banlieue-de-paris/

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        8 letters and 3 postcards, partly autograph, each signed. Vienna, 1949 to 1951.

      1949. 4to (letters) and 8vo (postcards). Altogether 18 pp. Includes 7 envelopes. With 2 postcards from Angermayer's wife Olga. Touching last letters from Vienna, where the writer ultimately died.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        Die Kabinettsprotokolle der Bundesregierung. Bände 1-18 (1949-1965).

      8, Original-Leinen mit Original-Schutzumschlägen, Schutzumschläge teils etwas fleckig, berieben und vereinzelt mit kleinen Randeinrissen, vereinzelt Schnitt oder Stehkanten etwas fleckig, ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar

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        Le calepin du mendiant

      - Pierre Cailler, Genève 1949, 13x20cm, broché. - Prima edizione, uno dei 30 esemplari numerati sul filo puro, edizione deluxe. Guardia leggermente e parzialmente ombreggiato minore, bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 30 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, tirage de tête. Gardes légèrement et partiellement ombrées sans gravité, agréable exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Boontje's Uitleenbibliotheek,

      De R.K. Boek-Centrale, Gent 1949 - paperback; 16mo Size up to 6 3/4" tall (Sextodecimo) 92 pages De novelle werd in Leesclub Boekuil door de auteur L.P. Boon voorgelezen tijdens het vijfde winterseizoen 1949-1950. Het werd gedrukt in opdracht van Leesclub Boekuil in een oplage van 400 exemplaren in december 1949. Bandontwerp en illustratie van Jozef Cantré, ISBN: geen / none , . [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Hero & Leander.

      London: Golden Cockerel Press,, 1949. Translated from the Greek by F. L. Lucas. Octavo. Original red and yellow buckram, titles gilt to spine, illustrative design by Buckland-Wright to front board in yellow and red, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With the original glassine jacket. Etchings by John Buckland-Wright. Spine slightly sunned, but a superb copy in excellent condition with fragile glassine only a little chipped at the ends and corners, and creased along the middle (presumably from having been folded and stored). First edition thus, number 438 of 400 copies (numbered 101-500) from a limited edition of 500, Lucas's translation of 6th century Greek poet Musaeus's famous poem finely printed by the Golden Cockerel Press with etched illustrations by John Buckland-Wright, designed by Christopher Sandford. Very scarce in the glassine.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Reviews of Modern Physics, Volume 21, Number 3 July, 1949

      American Physical Society/American Institute of Physics 1949 - Quarto, about 200pp (p.343-540 of volume). Scuffing to the front panel, and serious wear to the spine, but clean and bright internally despite a few dog-eared pages. This copy bears the name stamp of C. L. Farrand (Clair L. Farrand), inventor of the cone radio loudspeaker and owner of hundreds of patents, and the ownership signature of Morton J. Saunders, who helped to develop the first fiber optic cable while working at Bell Labs in Atlanta. Overall, a good copy in orange wraps. This curious volume celebrates Albert Einstein on his 70th birthday, and contains contributions from some pivotal figures in the history of modern physics, including Richard Feynman, Robert A. Millikan, Max Born, Louis de Broglie, Max von Laue, Hideki Yukawa, Georges Lemaitre, George Gamow, and about two dozen others of similar stature. One article, "Hydrodynamic Forces on a Rough Wall," was written by Hans Albert Einstein, son of the celebrated physicist and an accomplished scientist in his own right. A scarce volume in the original wraps, and, while in regrettable external condition, the contents are clean. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cleveland Book Company]
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        Märklin Kataloge D49 bis D56

      Gebundene Sammmlung von Originalkatalogen der Jahre 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955 und 1956.Zusätzlich "die elektrische Miniatureisenbahn Spur 00 753 und Signalbuch 446 Umschlagseiten teilweise gestempelt. Für das Alter sehr gut erhalten. Lediglich D49 Einbandseite eingerissen, mit Löchern und Verfärbungen. 2. Seite ebenfalls in Mitleidenschaft gezogen.

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        Nineteen Eighty-Four

      Secker & Warburg, 1949. Hardcover. Good/Good. 1949. First Edition. 312 pages. Pictorial green jacket over green boards. 1st edition,first printing. Coming in the original price clipped dustjacket by Michael Kennard. Missing the ffep. Minor spotting to front pastedown and to page ends. Well preserved text with mild age toning only. Some sunning to spine and browning to board edges of the green cloth. A neat, square copy with firm binding. The price clipped jacket has some loss to spine ends but all titling is intact. Mild chipping and creasing to jacket edges. Overall, this is a robust copy of Orwell's great dystopian novel.

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        Primo convegno giuliano del Folclore. A cura dell'ENAV.

      Dattilo, Trieste 1949 - In 8 g., pp. 200 circa+10 del depliant. Rilegat. in brossura, copertina del depliant applicata al piatto. Dattilo. Dal Sito Web dell'Istituto Giuliano del Folclore si legge 'Del primo convegno abbiamo poco, solo una fotocopia del depliant di presentazione, per cui conosciamo solo gli argomenti trattati ed i nomi dei relatori, i maggiori studiosi del tempo, come Alberto Catalan, Marcello Fraulini, Lina Galli, Loris Premuda, Silvio Rutteri, Gianni Pinguentini, lo stesso (Mario Pini) Livio Grassi e altri'. Il documento si presenta in ottime condizioni e comprende gli interventi di tutti i Relatori che figurano nel depliant con l'eccezione di Lina Galli, Carlo Riccobon e Silvio Rutteri. Rispetto a quanto riportato nel depliant inoltre l'intervento di Gianni Pinguenti compare nel dattilo con un titolo diverso 'Xilografie e stampe del folclore triestino'.

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        The Little Sister

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first impression. 249 pp. Original first issue reddish orange cloth with blue lettering. Fine in Very Good dust jacket with spine panel sunned, chipped at ends and worn along edges, and a bit creased down middle. Teeny hole in front flap below price ($2.50). A very nice copy of the fifth Philip Marlowe novel in its surreal jacket designed by Boris Artzybasheff.

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        South with Shackleton

      London: Sampson Low, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition. Signed and warmly inscribed by the author to a previous owner "with love and best wishes." Near Fine with light rubbing to cloth at tips, stray ink mark to bottom edge of page block, pages lightly thumbed, previous owner name (Pat Marshall) in small pencil to half title page. In a Near Fine dust jacket with light rubbing, light edge wear with light fraying at spine ends. Scarcely seen in dust jacket, and very uncommon signed. Leonard Duncan Albert Hussey served as meteorologist and banjo player on Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Arctic Expedition 1914-1917. Before the Endurance sank, Shackleton sent a party to retrieve Hussey's banjo from the ship. Such was the importance of its "vital mental medicine," as Shackleton called it, to the men's morale. Hussey accompanied Shackleton on his last voyage to Antarctica and was with him when he died.

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        Bezalel Schatz : Exhibition of Oil Paintings.

      San Francisco Museum of Art. 1949 - . Plaquette in-4 agrafée sous chemise cartonnée bleue. Catalogue de l'exposition de peintures de Bezalel Schatz qui a eu lieu du 16 août au 11 sept. 1949. Foreword by H. Miller. Texte en anglais. E.O. Exemplaire accompagné d'une sérigraphie originale numérotée et signée par Bezalel Schatz. Sympathique envoi autographe d'Henry Miller. Bezalel (Lilik) Schatz (1912-1978) était le fils du peintre israelien Boris Schatz (1867-1932). Il étudie à l'Académie de Grand Chaumière à Paris, puis part aux Etats-Unis jusqu'n 1951. Il y rencontre H. Miller qui dira de lui " Bezalel est un incorrigible optimiste, le plus grand optimiste que je n'ai jamais rencontré ". Cette rare plaquette est le résultat de cette amitié. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Salzburg, 8. April 1949. - 1 S. 4to. Gelocht und gefaltet. Mit eh. Anmerkung des Empfängers. An Direktor Oberer vom Zürcher Schauspielhaus über die Bezahlung seiner Monatsgage und die Übernahme seiner Reisekosten.: „[.] Ich wäre Ihnen dankbar, wenn Sie mir [.] die Termine meiner notwendigen Anwesenheit schicken würden. Da ich diese zu einer Besorgung des [.] benötige, was auch ein bis zwei Tage beansprucht. Die Geldangelegenheit wollen wir zumindest so regeln. Daß ich die halbe Monatsgage also 700 Franken erhalte. Dies scheint mir eine der hauptsächlichsten Grundlagen meines Wiederkommens [.]".

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        Oeuvres de Musset

      Au Moulin de Pen-Mur, 1949 - Au Moulin de Pen-Mur, 1948-1949 [imprimé sur les presses de Viglino] 12 volumes petits in-4 (21,5 x 15,5 cm) de 250/350 pages chacun environ (collationné complet), 156 compositions hors-texte mises en couleurs au pochoir d'après les dessins de Brunelleschi. Reliure de l'époque plein maroquin noir à gros grain doublé de box rose et vert. Les premiers volumes sont doublés de box vert pistache tandis que les six derniers volumes sont doublés de box rose. Plats décorés de filets dorés formant encadrement avec fer volute dans les angles, dos lisses avec le nom de l'auteur, le titre et le nom de l'illustrateur dorés, tête dorée, doublure de box bord à bord, couvertures et dos des brochures originales conservés à l'état neuf. Emboîtages bordés de maroquin noir, plats de papier décoré (un fond d'emboîtage refait). Somptueux ensemble de reliure de grand luxe exécuté par J. Lesage (reliures signées à l'or dans la marge inférieure des doublures). TIRAGE A 1.400 EXEMPLAIRES. CELUI-CI, 1 DES 200 SUR VÉLIN CHIFFON O. C. F. DES PAPETERIES DE FRANCE.NOTRE EXEMPLAIRE EST ENRICHI D'UNE SUITE DES 156 COMPOSITIONS EN COULEURS, D'UN DESSIN ORIGINAL A LA MINE DE PLOMB AYANT SERVI A L'ILLUSTRATION SIGNÉ PAR BRUNELLESCHI ET DE L'ESSAI DE COLORIS A L'AQUARELLE PAR L'ARTISTE SUR TIRAGE EN NOIR. Cet ensemble est contenu dans une très jolie boîte de papier japonais décoré or sur fond noir, avec ruban, exécutée par un relieur. Quelques compositions de la suite en couleurs ont un faux-titre ou une courte citation imprimée au verso. Les illustrations ont été rehaussées au pochoir par Renson Fils et la décoration typographique est de Roger-Schardner. Cet ensemble complet en 12 volumes contient : Poésie : 1. Contes d’Espagne et d’Italie, Poésies diverses, Poésies complémentaires ; 2. Un spectacle dans un fauteuil, Namouna, Poésies posthumes, 3. Poésies nouvelles ; Prose : 1. Contes & nouvelles ; 2. Contes & nouvelles ; 3. Romans & nouvelles ; 4. La confession d’un enfant du siècle ; 5. Littérature & critique ; Théâtre : 1. Lorenzaccio, André del sarto, Les caprices de Marianne ; 2. La nuit vénitienne, On ne Badine pas avec l’amour, Barberine, Le chandelier, Il ne faut jurer de rien ; 3. Fantasio, Caprice, Il faut qu’une porte soit ouverte ou fermée, Louison, On ne saurait penser a tout, Carmosine ; 4. Bettine, La matinée de Don Juan, Faire sans dire, La quittance du diable, L`âne et le ruisseau, La servante du roi, Les derniers moments, Faustine, Le songe d`Auguste. Soit 3 volumes de Poésies, 5 volumes de Proses et 4 volumes de Théâtre.Si cette édition des Œuvres de Musset n'est pas rare sur le marché, les exemplaires reliés avec autant de luxe en maroquin doublé et décoré ne doivent guère se compter que sur les doigts d'une seule main. L'illustration profuse de Brunelleschi (156 compositions hors-texte) oscille entre érotisme et légèreté pour la plupart des compositions : la femme est magnifiée. Umberto Brunelleschi (1879-1949) meurt au moment où s'achève cette monumentale édition. Cet ensemble de compositions représente donc tout à la fois l'achèvement et l'apogée de sa carrière d'illustrateur du livre depuis près de 50 ans (il commence en 1900). Dans ce Musset on retrouve les influences florentines et celles des maîtres galants qui correspondent si bien à l'oeuvre du poète français. Le Dictionnaire des relieurs français ayant exercé de 1800 à 1988 de Fléty donne uniquement une relieuse sous ce nom de Lesage, son prénom n'est pas même indiqué. Elle exerçait 34, rue du Cotentin à Paris entre 1948 et 1965 environ. SOMPTUEUX ENSEMBLE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Banlieue de Paris. Texte de Blaise Cendrars. Sur 130 photos de Robert Doisneau. Lausanne / Paris u.a., La Guilde du Livre, 1949; 18,0 x 21,0 cm. 130 Schwarzweiss-Aufnahmen in Tiefdruck auf Tafeln, 140 Seiten. Original-Leinen. - Einband leicht angestaubt, sonst schönes, sauberes, vollständiges Ex. - Nummeriertes Ex. (No. 1249 / 4300). - Text in Französisch. - Siehe die ABBILDUNG.

      - ***** Cendrars, Blaise (text) and Robert DOISNEAU (photographs): La Banlieue de Paris. Lausanne / Paris a.o., La Guilde du Livre, 1949; 18,0 x 21,0 cm. 130 B/W photographs in rotogravure on plates; pp. 140. Original cloth. - Cloth slightly dusty, else excellent. - Numbered copy (No. 1249 / 4300). - Text in French. - Please note IMAGE. Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1600 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: FOTO-Antiquariat Joachim und Silvia FAHL]
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        Shane

      Houghton Mifflin Company 1949 - First edition, first printing with 1949 on title page. A Near Fine copy in Very Good dust jacket with publisher's price of $2.50 intact. Faint staining along bottom edge of cloth, with a small piece of paper stuck to cloth at rear board. Dust jacket spine sunned, some edge wear, light dampstaining to back panel and verso. The first appearance of the celebrated Western, extremely rare in nice condition with its proper jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        13 eigenh. Briefe und (Bild-)Postkarten.

      Wien, 1939-1949. - Zusammen 15 SS. 8vo. Mit 3 eh. adr. Kuverts. An Josef Wesely: "[.] abermals innigen Dank für Ihre liebe Sendung, das Fleisch ist wirklich recht gut, dünn geschnitten eignet es sich vorzüglich zum Belegen von Brötchen [.] Habe viel Verdruß mit den Verlegern besonders der Papiernot wegen [.]" (Br. v. 27. XI. o. J.). - "Es sind halt jetzt überall die traurigsten Verhältnisse. Da sitzt man und schreibt seine Bücher und freut sich der Anerkennung lieber Freunde und wenn ein Honorar kommt, kann man sich darum nicht einmal Hemd und Strümpfe kaufen [.]" (Karte v. 27. I. 1948). - Der in Wien geborene Schriftsteller studierte Philosophie, Germanistik, Geschichte und Geographie und war seit 1898 als Lehrer in Iglau, seit 1900 in Brünn und von 1904-22 in Wien tätig. Zehn Jahre lang leitete er die Jugendzeitschrift "Gaudeamus", war schriftstellerisch tätig und gab mit der autobiographischen Novellensammlung "Mein Frühling" (1900) sein literarisches Debüt, sein erfolgreichster Roman, "Wachtmeister Pummer", erschien 1918. Vgl. Kosch V, 1. - Der Br. v. 22. VI. 1948 (?) mit montierter Zeichnung (Tusche und Farbstift). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        MGG, Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart, Allgemeine Enzyklopädie der Musik, in 16 Bänden, Original Halbleder-Ausgabe

      Hrsg. Friedrich Blume MGG Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart Allgemeine Enzyklopädie der Musik Original Halbleder-Ausgabe ! komplett in 16 Bänden (Band 1-14: A-Z, Band 15 + 16: Supplementbände) Bärenreiter Verlag, Kassel u. Basel 1949/1951-1979 ca. 400 Tafeln, 3500 Abbildungen, 800 Notenbeispiele, Tabellen, zusammen ca. 17 000 Seiten Format: ca. 21 x28 cm, dunkelgrüne Halbleder-Bände mit goldgeprägten Rücken Exlibris wurden geschwärzt (siehe Foto) keine Einrisse an den Buchrücken, keine Stockflecken ! Top erhalten ! Klasse Exemplar für Musikliebhaber / Musikinteressierte! (Versand erfolgt in 2 Paketen, Selbstabholung gegen Barzahlung kostenlos)

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        Le Deuxième Sexe (The Second Sex).

      Gallimard, Paris 1949 - Volume 1: 1 blank leaf + half title with a list of her works on the verso + TP + Dedication page + half title + [11]-395 + [397] = half title + [399] = Index + [400] = Printing Information; Volume 2: 1 blank leaf + half title with a list of her works on the verso + TP + Quote page + Introduction page + Half title + [13]-577 + [579] = half title + [581] = Index + [583] = Printing Information, Octavo. First Edition. One of 2,000 numbered copies (from an edition of 2,150) on alfama Marais paper - Volume 1 is numbered 624 and Volume 2 is numbered 482. Beauvoir's landmark work on feminism appeared at a crucial turning point immediately following the Second World War, wherein she offered a profound and scathing analysis of patriarchal society and what it means to be a woman in Western society. One of her most important pieces of writing, The Second Sex, was translated into more than a dozen languages and played a pivotal role in the transition from the 'old feminism' of the woman suffrage movements and the 'new feminism' (the so-called "second wave") that has dominated gender politics ever since - setting the agenda for women's rights throughout the nineteen fifties and well beyond. " if nevertheless we admit, provisionally, that women do exist, then we must face the question "what is a woman"? To state the question is, to me, to suggest, at once, a preliminary answer. The fact that I ask it is in itself significant. A man would never set out to write a book on the peculiar situation of the human male. But if I wish to define myself, I must first of all say: 'I am a woman'; on this truth must be based all further discussion. A man never begins by presenting himself as an individual of a certain sex; it goes without saying that he is a man In actuality the relation of the two sexes is not quite like that of two electrical poles, for man represents both the positive and the neutral, as is indicated by the common use of man to designate human beings in general; whereas woman represents only the negative, defined by limiting criteria, without reciprocity. In the midst of an abstract discussion it is vexing to hear a man say: 'You think thus and so because you are a woman'; but I know that my only defense is to reply: 'I think thus and so because it is true,' thereby removing my subjective self from the argument. It would be out of the question to reply: 'And you think the contrary because you are a man', for it is understood that the fact of being a man is no peculiarity. A man is in the right in being a man; it is the woman who is in the wrong. It amounts to this: just as for the ancients there was an absolute vertical with reference to which the oblique was defined, so there is an absolute human type, the masculine. Woman has ovaries, a uterus: these peculiarities imprison her in her subjectivity, circumscribe her within the limits of her own nature. It is often said that she thinks with her glands. Man superbly ignores the fact that his anatomy also includes glands, such as the testicles, and that they secrete hormones. He thinks of his body as a direct and normal connection with the world, which he believes he apprehends objectively, whereas he regards the body of woman as a hindrance, a prison, weighed down by everything peculiar to it Thus humanity is male and man defines woman not in herself but as relative to him; she is not regarded as an autonomous being." the publisher's original cloth with the colorful, modern design supplied by Mario Prassinos. There is some minor wear to exterior and very light discolorations to the lover front edge of Volume 1 and to the lower edge of the spine of Volume 2. The title page of Volume 1 and the Dedication page that follows have a very light water stain (2" wide) in the upper left corner. Otherwise, this is a lovely copy of an extremely important and influential work in the history of ideas in the late 20th century. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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