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        TALES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1949 - Tenth printing of Michener's first book, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author to the actor who created the role of Capt. George Brackett in the original Rodgers and Hammerstein Broadway musical: "To Martin Wolfson,/In a character that does/not appear in this book, you/catch the precise & wonderful/spirit of what I was trying to/do. I have been deeply impressed/by your art & your sympathetic/understanding. It's been great/fun knowing you & watching your/performances./Your admirer, /James A. Michener." Michener's inscription takes up most of the front endpaper, but just above it is another inscription to Wolfson that we surmise is by the actor William Tabbert who played Lieutenant Joe Cable in the original production and who shared several scenes with Wolfson: "To Martin/In appreciation of his/splendid performance which/added much strength and/reality to the whole production/from his friend/Bill." SOUTH PACIFIC, the musical, won its own Pulitzer Prize, a New York Drama Critics Circle Award, and nine Tony Awards. Its memorable hits include "Some Enchanted Evening," "Bali Ha'I,"There is Nothing Like a Dame," "I'm in Love With a Wonderful Guy," and "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Out-a My Hair." It is rare to find copies of this book inscribed by Michener to original cast members of this historic American musical. Some light spotting to the cloth. Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper, with a great inscription [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Enchiridion de Statibus perfectionis. Vol. I Documenta ecclesiae sodalibus instituendis

      OFFICIUM LIBRI CATHOLICI, 1949. LATINO 1,2 Volume I della collana. Mezzalegatura con titoli al dorso color oro. Pagine lievemente brunite ai bordi. USATO

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        Autograph letter signed. With Viva Zapata Screenplay

      1949 - (ZANUCK, Daryl) STEINBECK, John. Autograph letter signed. Pacific Grove, California: November 4, 1949. WITH: Viva Zapata! Screenplay. WITH: John Steinbeck and Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation". Legal Department. New York: Twentieth Century-Fox Film, 1949, 1951. Three items. Single original leaf (8-1/2 by 11 inches) of onionskin letterhead in manuscript on the recto. WITH: Quarto (8-1/2 by 11 inches), mimeograph manuscript in typescript on rectos only, original printed yellow wrappers, bound with brads as issued. WITH: Ten leaves of facsimile (8-1/2 by 11 inches) loose. Together housed in a custom folding chemise and slipcase. $8000.November 4, 1949 autograph letter signed by Steinbeck to film producer Daryl Zanuck, reporting Steinbeck's optimism at the progress of his original screenplay for the film Viva Zapata!, Steinbeck's letter in this rare collection with a May 16, 1951 original final shooting screenplay for the film, which premiered in 1952 starring Marlon Brando and directed by Elia Kazan, with Steinbeck's Oscar-nominated script hailed as a "towering achievement". unquestionably his finest work in the genre," housed together with ten loose leaves of facsimile documenting Steinbeck's legal contracts on the film with Twentieth Century-Fox Film, in a handsome custom folding chemise and half morocco slipcase."Steinbeck's towering achievement in film is most embodied by Viva Zapata!, a film Robert Morseberger regards as 'unquestionably his finest work in the genre". When Viva Zapata! finally appeared on the screen in 1952, it was the culmination not only of 20 years of study, but also Steinbeck's apprenticeship in writing for Hollywood".Unlike F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner or Ernest Hemingway". Steinbeck had great successes on the big screen". Over the course of his career, Steinbeck was three times nominated for the screenwriting Academy Award, while his films, more generally, garnered 25 Academy Award nominations, ultimately winning four". On the film's release, with Marlon Brando in the lead, Viva Zapata! electrified audiences. It earned Steinbeck an Academy Award nomination for best story and screenplay; Marlon Brando earned an Oscar nomination for best actor, while Anthony Quinn actually won the Oscar for best supporting actor. Indeed, Morseberger ranks Viva Zapata! as one of the four 'most memorable films". placing it in the elite company of High Noon, Singin' in the Rain, and The Quiet Man" (Price, "Champion of the Common Man," in Bloom, John Steinbeck, 47-48). The very scarce autograph letter in this collection, entirely in Steinbeck's hand, is dated three years before the film's 1952 premiere and many years after he began work on the screenplay. The letter""included with the "shooting final" screenplay of Viva Zapata! in the original wrappers of Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation""captures his near elation at this turning point in the project that consumed so many years of his life. Steinbeck, who "had been reading about Emiliano Zapata since the early 1930s," here writes Fox producer Daryl Zanuck with evident relief about his screenplay (Railsback and Meyer, 411). The letter is on a single leaf of onionskin personal letterhead with his Pacific Grove address: "John Steinbeck, 147 Eleventh Street, Pacific Grove, California." It reads: "November 4, 49, Dear Daryl: It was a brilliant thing to send me Jules Buck. He is a hell of a man. We work well together, are going very fast and I think a good script is coming out of it. I am extremely pleased. Just a note, John Steinbeck." Together with Steinbeck's letter and the screenplay are ten loose facsimile leaves, the file copies of legal agreements between Steinbeck and Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, including a four-page, "Modification Agreement" dated "November 23, 1949" and a six-page "Assignment," with the date of "February 5, 1951." "The idea for a screenplay on the life of the Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata came to Steinbeck in the [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Farewell to Arms (Latvian)

      1949 - HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Ardievas Ierociem (Farewell to Arms). (Örebro, Sweden): Parnass, (1949). Octavo, original paper wrappers, uncut and unopened. $3500.First Latvian edition of A Farewell to Arms, Hemingway's own copy, warmly and humorously inscribed on the half title, "For Fraser Bragg Drew, from his friend Ernest Hemingway (Read this for home-work) EH."Hemingway inscribed this volume to his friend Professor Fraser Drew. As a young teacher, Drew wrote a letter to which Hemingway responded with uncharacteristic kindness, signing six of Drew's books and presenting him with six more "as an act of contrition" for taking so long to return the books. Hemingway then invited Drew to visit, and on April 8, 1955, one year after Hemingway won the Nobel Prize, they spent a long afternoon discussing literature, later recounted by Drew in his article "Unedited Notes on a Visit to Finca Vigia" (in Bruccoli, Conversations With Ernest Hemingway, 89-98). At the end of Drew's visit Hemingway said "Let's go up to the house and sign those books of yours." Hemingway inscribed all the books Drew had brought with him and presented him with many others from his own collection, many of which were foreign translations; this volume is undoubtedly from that visit. A Farewell to Arms first published in 1929; this first Latvian edition was translated by Dzintars Sodums. Grissom, 714. Bookplate of Fraser Drew.Interior fine, only light wear to paper wrappers. A near-fine volume with a wonderful Hemingway inscription. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Typed letter signed

      1949 - WEIZMANN, Chaim. Typed letter signed. [Jerusalem]: March 19, 1949. Original letter, one leaf of presidential stationary, measuring 6-1/2 by 9 inches, typewritten on recto. $9000.Extraordinary letter typewritten in Hebrew and signed by Israel's first president, Chaim Weizmann. Written and signed in Hebrew.The letter, written in Hebrew on the official stationery of the president of Israel, reads: "State of Israel. Office of the President. 18 Adar 5709. March 19, 1949. Dr. Chaim Weizmann. [To] Member of Knesset Dr. Zerah Wahrhaftig. Tel Aviv. Dear Member of Knesset. I thank you from the bottom of my heart for your best wishes. The Zionist Organization and the People of Israel have blessed me with a high and lofty position and a great honor. This honor, though, is a weighty one at my age and in view of the state of my health. I pray in my heart that I may be worthy of the position, and that history will keep me from any quarrels and internal strife, which, most unfortunately, are frequent in postwar countries. With great appreciation, [signed] Chaim Weizmann. President of Israel. Copy: Secretariat of the Knesset."Chaim Weizmann's importance in bringing about the establishment of the state of Israel cannot be overestimated. He was one of Israel's most important statesmen, having used his skills in diplomacy to convince British Prime Minister Balfour of the importance of Palestine as a Jewish homeland, which resulted in the Balfour Declaration. "The Declaration, which was Weizmann's primary achievement, was a turning point in modern Jewish history. The idea of restoring Jewish political nationhood had passed from fantasy into the world of politics. A leading diplomatic historian has described Weizmann's role as "˜the greatest act of diplomatic statesmanship of the First World War". The spectacular nature of his achievement had made him the central figure in the public life of the Jewish people; he was recognized as such by Jews and non-Jews alike. His position in international life even conveyed a premonition of Jewish sovereignty. Heads of state, ministers, and high officials, behaved toward him as though he were already president of a sovereign nation equal in status to their own. He and they knew that this was not strictly true; but something in his presence and in their own historic imagination forbade them to break the spell." In addition, "President Truman, in direct response to Weizmann's letter, had authorized the recognition of Israel by the United States," immediately after it had declared its independence on May 14, 1948, ensuring that many others in the United Nations would do so. Due to these, and numerous other diplomatic achievements on behalf of Israel, "in February 1949, the first elected parliament of Israel, meeting specially in Jerusalem, elevated Weizmann from the presidency of the Provisional State Council to the title of president of the State of Israel." (Encyclopedia Judaica). Weizmann official assumed office on February 17, 1949. This letter, composed scarcely one month later, was printed so soon after the founding of the state of Israel that the official stationery lacks the familiar official emblem of the state of Israel (a menorah and olive branches) that would adorn all later stationery. Unfortunately, the concerns about his health that Weizmann voices in this letter would prove to be well-founded; he passed away in 1952, before the completion of his term of office. Weizmann wrote this letter to one of the Knesset's most distinguished statesmen and intellectuals. Legal and religious scholar Rabbi Dr. Zerah Wahrhaftig emigrated to Israel in 1947, and very quickly became a political leader. He was one of the original signers of the Israeli Declaration of Independence, served in the Knesset from the founding of the State of Israel until 1981, served as Minister of Religions in the Prime Minister's cabinet, led the National Religious Party, was a lecturer at Hebrew University, and helped to found Bar Il [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        "Etude de personnages".

      1949Dessin à l'encre de Chine signé en bas à droite, (1950), 15 x 22.3 cm. Jacques VILLON (1875-1963) est un peintre, graveur et dessinateur français qui se rallia au cubisme, et travailla comme illustrateur pour des revues comme "L'Assiette au beurre", "Cocorico", "Frou-Frou", "Le Cri de Paris"... (Osterwalder, I, 1094).

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chrétien]
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        The Sheltering Sky.

      New York: New Directions,, 1949. Octavo. Original buff cloth, title to spine black on blue ground. With the dust jacket. Faint mark to fore edge; an excellent copy in the jacket with some loss to head of spine, short closed tear to centre of spine panel, nick and short closed tear to foot of spine. First US edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the half-title, "Paul Bowles. Tangier, April 1985." American-born Bowles moved to Tangier in 1947, where he lived until his death in 1999. Tangier was the setting of this, his first novel, a key title in the development of Beat literature. It was first published in September 1949 in the UK, after Doubleday rejected the manuscript; the first US edition followed a month later. Norman Mailer commented that with this title, Bowles "opened the world of Hip. He let in the murder, the drugs, the incest, the death of the Square ... the call of the orgy, the end of civilization". Uncommon inscribed, with just two copies appearing at auction.

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        TEATRO COMICO DI BURATTINI

      - PUPPETS. TEATRO COMICO DI BURATTINI DI ZIO ROLLI (pseud. of Gero Rolf). Published in 1949 by Arnoldo Mondadori. Oblong folio ( 14" wide x 9 3/4 high), 45ff, pictorial wraps, Fine and unused in dust wrapper that when removed unfolds into a giant poster (repaired at folds). First edition. Illustrated with bold primary colors, the book includes pages to create 27 puppets operated by hand including Punch, as well as 7 plays and accessories needed to create a puppet theatre (stage, backdrops, tickets, etc.). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Le Cantique des Cantiques . Illustrations de André -E. Marty. Gravés sur bois par Angiolini.

      P., Fernand Hazan, 1949, In-4, en feuillles, sous chemise et étui de l'éditeur, 83 pp. Tirée à 587 exemplaires numérotés, sur vélin pur Chiffon d'Arches. Avec 36 compositions en couleurs dont 9 hors-texte.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Pages Volantes]
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        L'Été de la Saint-Martin. Esquisse.

      Paris (Imp. à Villiers-le-Bel), La Tour du Guet, (1949) ; in-16 (170 x 110 mm), br. ; 63, (1) pp., couverture en rouge et noir. EDITION ORIGINALE enrichie de 16 AQUARELLES ORIGINALES de Jean-Pierre Rémon, toutes signées, accompagnées d'un chaleureux ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE SIGNÉ "Pour Guillaume de Laroche, cet exemplaire unique, car peint à la main, retrouvé avec beaucoup d'émotion chez un homme sensible ; Mon livre ne pouvait pas rencontrer meilleures mains... Fidèlement. J.P. Rémon Barneville-Carteret 21.7.90". Artiste peintre, Jean-Pierre Rémon a exposé dans le Cotentin et depuis 1993 à Chamonix, où il vit l'hiver et où il a rencontré un grand succès ; il a également illustré une cinquantaine de livres et publié lui-même une quinzaine d'ouvrages. Bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Clagahé]
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        Sequenze Quaderni di Cinema Year I, No 1 (September 1949) through Year II, No 13-14 (January-June 1951) (all published)

      A complete run of 14 issues in 11 volumes of the Italian film journal, under the editorial direction of Luigi Malerba, featuring in-depth analysis of various aspects of Italian and foreign film, each issue with its own editor and focused on delving into a specific topic including color film, Soviet film, post-war Italian film, comedy, the birth of film, and film and Catholicism. Scattered illustrations. 8vo. Orig. illustrated wrpps. Parma 1949-1951. Highly respected writers and film critics contributed to this journal during its two years of publication, including Cesare Maccari, Giuseppe Calzolari, Massimo Mila, Roberto Paolella, Diego Fabbri, Guido Aristarco, Glauco Viazzi, Mario Verdone, Antonio Marchi, Attilio Bertolucci, Salvatore Quasimodo, Michelangelo Antonioni, Charlie Chaplin, Walt Disney, Georges Sadoul, Gabrielle d'Annunzio, Alberto Moravia, Frank Capra, Mary Pickford, Samuel Goldwyn, and many others. Scarce; as of November 2016, WorldCat locates three holdings in North American institutions.

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        Lettres ouvertes à un Mythe ou les enfantillages d'un amoureux transi.

      Chez L'auteur / Genève 1949. In-8 broché en feuilles. Infime tirage sur Auvergne. Etat superbe de fraicheur. Rarissime édition originale.Port gratuit pour la France ( En raison des nouvelles normes postales, les livres dont l'épaisseur dépasse les 3 cm seront expédiés obligatoirement en Colissimo avec un forfait ajouté de 5 € ) Port à la charge de l'Acheteur pour le reste du monde. Pour destinations extra-planétaire s'adresser à la NASA. Membre du Syndicat Lusitanien Amateurs Morues - Vente exclusivement par correspondance ! Le libraire ne reçoit que sur rendez-vous. Il est préférable de téléphoner avant tout déplacement.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Victor Sevilla]
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        Autograph letter signed and autogr. quotation signed. Los Angeles, 15. V. 1949.

      1949. Altogether (1+1 =) 2 pp. on 2 ff. Oblong small 8vo (letter) and 8vo. With autogr. envelope. To the writer Eaghor Kostetzky, i.e. Ivan Merzliakov (1913-1983), apologizing for having inscribed the accompanying album leaf so oddly, which is only due to his attempt not to damage the printed portrait that was included. - Together with an article of Kostetzky's about Schönberg (carbon copy) and the facsimile of the final page of a thank-you letter from Schönberg. Letter and envelope mounted on backing paper.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        SEQUENZE - QUADERNI DI CINEMA - 1949-1951 - TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO fascicoli sciolti dal n. 1 al n.13/14.-, Parma, Fresching - Maccari Cesare, 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 (questo quaderno non è al momento presente ma lo stiamo ricercando) " 13-14 genn-giugno 1951 - Il cinema educativo (Mario Verdone) pp. 60 Ultimo uscito COLLEZIONE DI TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO

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        Dafür kämpfte der deutsche Soldat.

      Dürer-Verlag, Buenos Aires 1949 - 31 Seiten. illustrierte OKart., 24,5 cm. Mit sieben Abbildungen nach Werken von Wolfgang Willrich. - Umschlag gering lichtrandig und etwas fleckig, Rücken am Kopf minimal rissig, eselsohrig, sonst und insgesamt gutes Exemplar. 100 Gramm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Tautenhahn]
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        60 jours de prison

      L'Elan 1949 - - L'Elan, Paris 1949, 15x20cm, 2 volumes brochés sous chemise et étui. - Edition originale, un des 75 exemplaires sur B.F.K. de Rives, le nôtre imprimé spécialement pour Jacques Mazet, magistrat à Paris. Envoi autographe signé de Sacha Guitry à Jacques Mazet sur la première garde du premier volume qui est partiellement ombrée. Agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 75 copies on B.F.K. de Rives, this one printed especially for Jacques Mazet, magistrate in Paris. With an autograph inscription from Sacha Guitry to Jacques Mazet onfirst volume, upper cover, wich is partly faded. A good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Face to Face

      Johannesburg: Silver Leaf Books, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 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.

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        LES AMOURS DE PSYCHÉ ET DE CUPIDON. Pointes sèches de Louis Icart.

      Éditions de la Cité, Paris 1949. 1 fort volume in-4 (33 x 25 cm), en feuilles, couv. rempliée,chemise et étui recouvert de papier végétal rose de l'éditeur. Tirage à 165 exemplaires (20 Arches avec 2 suites + 30 Arches avec 1 suite + 100 Rives + 15 Lana h.c.). Celui-ci l' 1 des 30 numérotés sur vélin d'Arches avec LA SUITE COMPLÈTE DES GRAVURES EN DEUXIÈME ÉTAT TIRÉES EN SÉPIA sur papier de Rives. La plus belle et l'une des plus rares illustration originale de Louis Icart, ici en tirage de luxe avec suite. Bel exemplaire dans sa codition d'origine.

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        Framed Signed Check

      Sherman Oaks, CA, 1949. unbound. This 3 x 8.25-inch check, drawn on his account at the Security-First National Bank of Los Angeles, is made out to a Beverly Hills stationery company with Gable's bold signature in blue ink on the bottom right. Cancellation holes on the right-center portion of the check do not affect the signature. Set in a cream-colored matte with a handsome 8.75 x 7-inch black-and-white photograph of a smiling Gable in a pinstripe suit, inside a custom-made black and silver frame measuring 19 x 15 inches. Sherman Oaks, California, October 18, 1949. Near fine condition.

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        Critique des critiques

      1949. Nagel, Paris 1949, 12x19cm, broché. - Nagel, Paris 1949, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé américain, seuls grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé de Marcel Pagnol à madame Goguay Degrenan. Bel exemplaire. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé américain, seuls grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé de Marcel Pagnol à madame Goguay Degrenan. Bel exemplaire.

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        The Moving Target

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First edition. Fine/about Fine. A Fine copy of the first Lew Archer novel. A slight bend in four leaves, otherwise in pristine condition with a deep red topstain. In a just about Fine dust jacket with two little nicks at the base of the spine, otherwise in exceptional condition and completely unfaded. For a jacket that is usually found faded and the worse for wear, this is a superior copy. A Haycraft Queen cornerstone. Fine in about Fine dust jacket.

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        Individualism and Economic Order

      London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd., , 1949. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt, with the price-clipped dust jacket. Dust jacket with a short tear at the head of the front flap, extremities lightly rubbed and a little soiled, leaf edges spotted; a very good copy. First UK Edition, first Impression. A collection of essays pursuing and expanding on themes developed in Hayek's landmark work, The Road to Serfdom.

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        Settimanale di politica e letteratura (poi: Settimanale politico, economico e letterario). Direttore Mario PANNUNZIO.

      Roma. Tutto il pubblicato (tranne le mancanze sotto specificate): Anni I-XVIII (19 febbraio 1949 al n. 10 dell'8 marzo 1966, ultimo pubblicato), - formato giornale, in 17 contenitori costituiti da camicia ed astuccio, entrambi in m. tela, con legacci e tit. oro ai dorsi (le ultime 2 annate in un solo contenitore). Alla completezza del periodico mancano 7 numeri (n. 30 del 1951, n. 1 del 1952, n. 44 del 1954, nn. 1 e 52 del 1961, nn. 6 e 8 del febbr. 1965), mentre 2 numeri sono molto sciupati (n. 52 del 1951 e n. 10 del 1966). Rara collezione di questo notissimo ebdomadario illustrato di 12 pp. (poi aumentate fino a 16, 20 o 24), nato il 19 febbr.1949. ''Giornale liberale, laico, antifascista, indipendente'', tratta di letteratura, politica, economia, arte, spettacolo, costume ed attualità. Con Pannunzio collaborarono i più bei nomi della cultura italiana di quegli anni: Arpino, Angioletti, Arbasino, Bonsanti, Bilenchi, Comisso (nei nn. 32-35 del 1959 il suo romanzo ''La donna del lago''), Flaiano, Jemolo, Landolfi (nel n. 52 del 1956 e nei nn. 1-4 del 1957 il romanzo breve ''Ottavio l'impositore''), Moravia, Monelli, Musatti, Ottieri, Raimondi, Rea, Salvemini, Sinisgalli, Siciliano, Soldati, Silone, Soavi, Tobino, Tecchi, Vigolo ed altri giornalisti che si formarono alla scuola di Pannunzio. Tutti i numeri hanno delle illustrazioni ed in molti vi figurano disegni satirici e caricaturali di Arrigo Bartoli e soprattutto di Mino Maccari, il quale diede al settimanale l'impronta della propria originalissima arte. In ottimo stato. Cat. Periodici Bibl. Basso n. 2393. Cat. Periodici Bibl. Firenze, p. 401. Cat. Per. Bibl. Lombarde IV, p. 134. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Groumandugi. Réflexions & souvenirs d'un gourmand provençal.

      Marseille, chez l'auteur, 1949. Grand in-4, (8)-xvi-(2)-197-(12) pp., tiré sur pur chiffon d'Auvergne. Premier tirage des illustrations de Louis Jou : couverture en couleurs, 4 grands encadrements en noir, et très nombreux bois dans le texte. À cela s'ajoutent 8 reproductions à pleine page d'illustrations diverses (menus, schémas, etc.). Quelques rousseurs. Envoi de l'auteur à Maurice Cloche. Broché sous chemise, chemise et étui cartonnés recouvert d'une toile imprimée bleue à décor végétal. Édition originale de cet excellent livre de gastronomie. Préface de Charles Maurras. Maurice Cloche, né le 17 juin 1907 à Commercy et mort le 20 mars 1990 à Bordeaux, est un réalisateur, scénariste, producteur et photographe français.

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        Music, Movement and the Young Child

      Australasian Publishing Company, 1949. Hardcover. Good/Good. 1949. First Edition. 196 pages. Cream jacket with blue cloth boards. Light foxing to frontispiece and title page and also to text block edge but pages are generally clean. Page 118 is creased at fore-edge due to printing error. Small blue mark to front endpaper. Spine and board edges are mildly worn and sunned. Corners bumped. Jacket is sunned with minor water damage to front corner and small pencil markings to back cover. Price is crossed out with pen on front inside flap. Slight dulling to spine with small tears to corners and top of spine. Jacket spine also has a few scuffs.

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        THE GOLDEN APPLES along with an AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED (ANS)

      New York: Harcourt Brace, (1949). First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine, lacking the dustwrapper. INSCRIBED by the author for William Archibald "with best wishes" and SIGNED by her "at Upper Grand View on May 26, 1956." Archibald, from Trinidad, wrote the book and lyrics for two musicals: CARIB SONG in 1945 and THE CRYSTAL HEART in 1960. The latter starred Mildred Dunnock and earned some praise from the critics including this comment by Harold Hobson of the 1957 London production: "I would rather have written this failure than successes like THE KING AND I and SOUTH PACIFIC." More to the point, Welty in the early 1950s corresponded with Archibald in the hopes that he would create a musical from her novel THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM, a project that never materialized. Laid into the book is a Christmas card from Welty to Archibald showing a Santa on the deck of a ferry named "Miss Noel." Inside the card Welty has written: "Variety tells me you went to Europe for beginning CRYSTAL HEART, so who knows when the Miss Noel will catch up with you. This is to say hello, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and fabulous success with the London opening [it closed after only four performances]. I'll be reading about it in the papers. All the best for 1957 from Eudora." Welty has also added a one-line note to Bean, Baldwin Bergersen, Archibald's companion and musical collaborator. Archibald's loose bookplate laid in with the adhesive stain from it on the front pastedown.

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        [Les Maîtres de l'estampe française contemporaine :] Maurice Savin, dix estampes originales présentées par Pierre Mac Orlan

      Paris Rombaldi 1949 in-folio en feuilles Paris, Rombaldi, 1949. Coll. "Les Maîtres de l'estampe française contemporaine" (n° 8). 38,5 x 28,5 cm, in-folio, 2 ff. bl. - 7 ff. n. ch. portant 2 eaux-fortes dans le texte - 10 estampes (2 lithographies au crayon, 3 lithograpohies au lavis, 2 lithographie en couleurs, 3 eaux-fortes) toutes numérotées et signées par l'artiste à la mine de plomb et montées sous passe-partout - 3 ff. n. ch. - 3 ff. blancs, en feuilles sous couverture blanche rempliée et imprimée et portefeuille de l'éditeur. Tirage limité à 100 exemplaires sur vélin pur fil de Lana. Celui-ci n° 93. On JOINT la carte de voeux de la Société des Peintres-Graveurs pour 1973 ornée au premier plat d'une lithographie en couleurs de Maurice Savin. Bel exemplaire. (MONOD, 10190) (2,5 kg) Très bon

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        Schweizerisches Archiv für Volkskunde / Archives suisses des Traditions populaires. 3. Jhg. 1899 bis 46. Jhg. 1949 fast kmpl.; es fehlen die Jhge. 16, 17 u. 20 sowie 10 Einzel-Nummern [= 34 vollst. Jhge. u. 7 unvollst. Jhge.]. Vierteljahrsschrift. Mit Gesamt-Register.

      Zürich, Druck von Emil Cotti`s Wwe.; ab 7. Jhg. Juchli & Beck; ab 10. Jhg. Basel, Verlag der Schweiz. Ges. für Volkskunde, 1899-1949. - Je Jhg. ca. 250-350 S., oft mit Textabb u. Taf. (tls. eingefaltet oder farbig), tlw. auch Noten, Gr.-8°, Illus. O-Karton (Hefte) Fast komplett die ersten 46 Jhge. mit den nützlichen Register-Bänden, welche 1949 veröffentlicht wurden u. ein "Gesamtregister für die Bände 1-45 des [vorl. Archivs], 1-38 der Schweizer Volkskunde u. 33-38 von Folklore Suisse" enthalten (erstellt von Robert Wildhaber) sowie ein Orts- u. Verfasser-Register. Die Hrsg. wechselten über die Jahre, beteiligt waren neben Hoffmann-Krayer (1864-1936), dem Begründer der Gesellschaft, auch: Jules Jeanjaquet, Maxime Reymond, Arthur Rossat, Jean Roux, Hanns Bächtold-Stäubli, Paul Geiger, R.-O. Frick, J.-B. Bertrand, Rob. Wildhaber. - Es fehlen neben den ersten beiden die Jhge. 16 (1912), 17 (1913) u. 20 (1916) sowie Jhg. 14 (1910), Nr. 2 u. 4 / 18 (1914), Nr. 2 / 26 (1925), Nr. 1 / 30 (1930), Nr. 2 u. 3 / 35 (1936), Nr. 4 / 42 (1945), Nr. 2 / 46 (1949), Nr. 3 u. 4. - Bsp. aus dem Inhalt: Luzerner Akten zum Hexen- u. Zauberwesen; Volkstümliches aus dem Frei- u. Kelleramt; Chants patois jurassiens; Volksmedizinisches; Allerhand Aberglauben aus dem Kanton Bern; Les Paniers; Die Hauszeichen u. Tesslen der Schweiz; Les "Fôles"; Die Klettgauer- oder Hallauertracht des Kantons Schaffhausen; Die Einsiedler Wallfahrts-Andenken einst u. jetzt; Marques Vaudoises; Aus dem Volksleben des Züricher Unterlandes; Sagen aus Rohrbach; Totentanzlieder; Heilige Längenmasse; Le Théâtre populaire en Valais; Volkstümliche Musikinstrumente in der Schweiz; Sprichwortstudien; Contes fantastiques du Jura bernois; Die neuere Entwicklung der Fastnacht in Basel-Land (die überwiegenden Beiträge sind auf deutsch). - Daneben auch immer wieder Bibliographie, Buchbesprechungen, Mitgliederverzeichnis u. jeder Bd. mit Jhgs.-Titel u. Register. - Überwiegend gute Expl., ab u. an etwas stärkere Gebrauchsspuren an den Einbänden; innen immer gut erhalten, meist noch garnicht aufgeschnitten, tlw. papierbedingt leicht gebräunt. Die Einbände überwiegend in der dtsch. Variante, manche auch mit dem franz. Titel (der Inhalt ist bei beiden Varianten gleich).

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        Cre na Cille

      Sáirséal agus Dill, Dublin 1949 - First edition. A clean unmarked copy with the scare dust wrapper, and publisher's loosely inserted promotional slip. The oversized wrapper is chipped at the edges with some minor loss, with a 1" chip to the foot of the spine. The wrapper overall in very good condition, and copies invariable suffer due to its size. Minor rubbing to the edges of the text block, the text appears unread, not price clipped or inscribed. A nice copy of one of the classics of 20th century Irish literature, recently revived and translated into English. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        5 Bände. Jahresrennkalender für Deutschland. 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950.

      Je Sportverlag Ewald Berger, Köln. - je 8°, 1-3 kartoniert, 4-5 Halbleinwandeinband; 380 und 676 und 894 und 991/269 Seiten [Bd. 1949 nimmt die Ostzone in getrennter Paginierung auf] und 936 Seiten 5 Bände. Jahresrennkalender für Deutschland. 1946 (I. und II. Teil, Rennberichte - Statistiken); 1947 (I. und II. Teil, Rennberichte - Statistiken), 1948 (dito), 1949 (Berichte über die im Jahre 1949 gelaufenenen Rennen Deutschlands, nebst Registern, Statistiken usw.); 1950. 1946: Hrsg. Zentralverband für Vollblutzucht und Rennen in der Britischen Zone in Verbindung mit der CVB, CVH und OBV; 1947-1950: Htsg. Generalsekretariat des Direktoriums für Vollblutzucht und Rennen. Je Sportverlag Ewald Berger, Köln. je 8°, 1-3 kartoniert, 4-5 Halbleinwandeinband; 380 und 676 und 894 und 991/269 Seiten [Bd. 1949 nimmt die Ostzone in getrennter Paginierung auf] und 936 Seiten. 2-5: Einbände lichtrandig und berieben, 2 mit Einriss im Einbandvorderdeckel, Klebebindung Einband/Block am Rücken unten leicht gelockert; sonst gut. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        SHAGGY MAN OF OZ

      - (BAUM,L.FRANK). THE SHAGGY MAN OF OZ by Jack Snow. Chic: Reilly & Lee (1949). 4to, blue cl., pict. paste-on, [255]p., slightest of wear, fine. 1st ed. with pict. ep's and 32p. gathers. Illus. in b&w by FRANK KRAMER. Despite its late date, very scarce. HG xxxviii. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Jour de fete (Original French Film Program)

      Cady Films, Paris 1949 - Original French program for the 1949 Jacques Tati film, "Jour de Fete," the director's first feature-length movie, about a day in the life of a rural French postman, illustrated throughout in color by Rene Peron. Rather than being a typical program with biographies, photographs, film stills, and essays, Tati's approach is to introduce the film's cast and crew details, then tell its story along with illustrations, in the manner of a children's book. "Jour de fete" was shot in both Thomson-Color and black-and-white, and due to processing difficulties with the former, only the black-and-white version was seen for decades, until 1995 when the color version was restored. Fascinatingly, this rare program clearly illustrates the vivid color that Tati intended audiences in France and Europe to see--though no one did. Tall card wrappers in full color, saddle-stitched, with full-color illustrations throughout and photomontages from the film printed on the wrapper verso. 12 x 8 inches. About Near Fine. A unique piece from one of the most important French films of the twentieth century.BFI 603, Criterion 730. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Enciclopedia Italiana Di Scienze, Lettere E Arti

      ISTITUTO DELLA ENCICLOPEDIA ITALIANA, 1949. ITALIANO 164 ENCICLOPEDIA COMPLETA A CURA DEL PRESIDENTE DELL'ISTITUTO; RICCA DI NUMEROSE ILLUSTRAZIONI IN BIANCO E NERO NEL TESTO; RILEGATA IN MEZZA PELLE CON TITOLI E FREGI IN ORO AL DORSO E TITOLO IN ORO AL PIATTO ANTERIORE. RISTAMPA FOTOLITICA DELLA PRIMA EDIZIONE CHE VA DA 1929 AL 1937. TITOLI DEI SINGOLI VOLUMI: VOL. 1: A-AGRI; VOL. 2: AGRO-AMMI; VOL. 3: AMMO-ARBI; VOL. 4: ARBO-ASSE; VOL. 5: ASSI-BALS; VOL. 6: BALTA-BIK; VOL. 7: BIL-BUB; VOL. 8: BUC-CARD; VOL. 9: CARE-CHIA; VOL. 10: CHIB-COMPE; VOL. 11: COMPI-CROCC; VOL. 12: CROCE-DIR; VOL. 13: DIS-ENN; VOL. 14: ENO-FEO; VOL. 15: FER-FRANCI; VOL. 16: FRANCK-GIAN; VOL. 17: GIAP-GS; VOL. 18: GU-INDE; VOL. 19: INDI-ITA; VOL. 20: ITE-LET; VOL. 21: LEU-MALB; VOL. 22: MALC-MESSIC; VOL. 23: MESSIE-MS; VOL. 24: MU-NOVE; VOL. 25: NOVG-PALEN; VOL. 26: PALEO-PETE; VOL. 27: PETH-PORTH; VOL. 28: PORTI-REG; VOL. 29: REH-ROMANI; VOL. 30: ROMANIA-SCAP; VOL. 31: SCAR-SOC; VOL. 32: SOD-SUO; VOL. 33: SUP-TOPI; VOL. 34: TOPO-VED; VOL. 35: VEG-ZYG; VOL. 36: INDICI; VOL. 37: APPENDICE I;VOL. 38: SECONDA APPENDICE A-H 1938-1948; VOL. 39: SECONDA APPENDICE I-Z 1938-1948; VOL. 40: APPENDICE TERZA A-L 1949-1960; VOL. 41: APPENDICE TERZA M-Z 1949-1960. USATO

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        Obras Completas (3 tomos)

      Aguilar 1949 - Madrid, Editorial Aguilar, 1949. Encuadernación de lujo en Plena Piel. Hierros dorados en lomo y cubierta. Cortes decorados. 18x15 cm. 1663, 1778. y 1765 páginas. Muy buen estado de conservación. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Onze Peintres vus par Arp. Taeuber, Kandinsky, Leuppi, Vordemberge, Arp, Delaunay, Schwitters, Kiesler, Morris, Magnelli, Ernst.

      Zürich, Girsberger, 1949. 210 X 250 mm. broché sous couverture rempliée ornée et étui, non paginé. Illustré de 13 reproductions et de 3 bois originaux gravés de Hans Arp, W. Kandinsky et Leo Leuppi. Les bois de Arp et Leuppi ont été créés pour cet ouvrage et sont signés au crayon. Edition tirée à 200 ex. num. Notre exemplaire est dédicé par l'éditeur à M. Hans Vollenweider, responsable de son impression.

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        La part du feu

      - Gallimard, Paris 1949, 14,5x21cm, broché. - Originale, una delle 13 copie numerate sul filo puro, unico grande edizione cartacea. Torna leggermente insolated nella parte superiore e inferiore senza gravità. Esemplare raro e bello. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 13 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Dos très légèrement insolé en tête et en pied sans aucune gravité. Rare et bel exemplaire.

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        This Lady's Not For Burning.

      London: Tennent Productions,, 1949. Archive of costume designs after Oliver Messel for the original stage production. 25 sheets cream paper, in the company's manilla portfolio. Folded and with the occasional tear but in excellent condition. Some 30 images after the original designs by Messel prepared by the production company from sketches by the designer. The costumier's work faithfully matches the original sketches adding clarity and some greater detail regarding fabrics, accessories and the cut of several garments. An index accompanying the archive lists the costumes needed and the performer for whom the garments were to be made.

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        ENCICLOPEDIA ITALIANA.

      Roma, Istituto Poligrafico dello Stato, 1949-1961. In-4 p., 44 volumi, tutta tela editoriale, cosi' composta: 35 volumi di testo, 1 di Indice, 1 volume della I Appendice, 2 volumi della II Appendice, 2 volumi della III Appendice (in mz. pelle), 3 volumi della IV appendice (in mz. pelle). Ristampa anastatica. L?opera è ben conservata.

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        Prima stampa della Scena V dell'atto II della Fedra di Jean Racine, nella traduzione inedita di Giuseppe Ungaretti, con 7 litografie originali di Enzo Del Prato e Gianni Polidori.

      Cartella editoriale in cartoncino, In-4° (cm 33 x 28), titolo in facciata 'Ah! Cruel,... J'aime'. Nell'interno 16 fogli sciolti, di cui il primo muto, con firma autografa di Giuseppe Ungaretti; seguono gli altri stampati solo al recto, di cui 7 con testo in facsimile della traduzione e a stampa dell'originale francese, e 7 con litografie originali in nero, tutte firmate e datate a lapis dagli artisti. L'ultimo foglio è di giustificazione della tiratura: 135 esemplari numerati dall' 1 al 135 / 10 esemplari contrassegnati dall' A alla L (il nostro esemplare è il n° 135). Questa cartella è stata curata da Roberto Bulla litografo e dalle Arti Grafiche Falsetti, per conto de 'Le edizioni d'Argo', Roma, Via Niso n° 6. Enzo DEL PRATO, all'anagrafe Vincenzo Del Prato (Roma, 1924) è stato architetto e scenografo cinematografico. Ha collaborato con alcuni tra i maggiori registi italiani, da Visconti a Lattuada, da Fellini a Pietrangeli. Dal 1980 ha insegnato Scenografia cinematografica al Centro sperimentale di cinematografia di Roma. È autore del Manuale di scenografia 'Il cinema, la televisione, il teatro' (prefazione di Alberto Lattuada, Roma, La Nuova Italia Scientifica, 1990). Gianni POLIDORI (Roma, 7 novembre 1923 - 19 agosto 1992) risiede nella capitale sino al 1936; trasferitosi a Venezia con la famiglia, intraprende i primi studi sul disegno presso l'Istituto d'Arte, di cui frequenta i corsi serali; rientrato a Roma nel 1940 si iscrive al Liceo Artistico, dove segue le lezioni di Renato Guttuso, che diventerà un punto di riferimento per la sua formazione stilistica e figurativa. Dopo la guerra riprende i suoi studi nel 1945, iscrivendosi alla Scuola di Scenografia dell'Accademia di Belle Arti e successivamente al Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (presso cui si diplomerà nel 1948), dove studia sotto la guida di Guido Fioroni e Gino Sensani. Inizia a lavorare come aiuto scenografo per il cinema e per il teatro, collaborando con Giacomo Gentilomo, Roberto Rossellini, Luigi Squarzina, Luciano Salce, Vittorio Gassman, Emanuele Luzzati; parallelamente prosegue la sua attività pittorica. A Roma entra in contatto con intellettuali, poeti e scrittori, come Angelo Maria Ripellino, Emilio Villa, Giuseppe Ungaretti. A questo periodo risale l'esperienza della casa editrice Le Edizioni d'Argo, da lui fondata. Nei primi anni Cinquanta si dedica soprattutto al teatro, con alcune proposte scenografiche ispirate al teatro americano, tra cui - per la regia di Luchino Visconti - 'Morte di un commesso viaggiatore' (1951), e - per la regia di Luigi Squarzina - 'È mezzanotte, dottor Schweitzer' (1954), 'Il potere e la gloria' (1955), 'J. B.' (1958). Nello stesso periodo collabora anche con Michelangelo Antonioni per l'allestimento dei film 'I vinti' (1952), 'La signora senza camelie' (1954), 'Le amiche' (1955) e - sotto la guida di Luchino Visconti - collabora al film 'Bellissima' del 1952. Nel '62 si ricorda la sua partecipazione al film 'Le quattro giornate di Napoli' di Nanni Loy; in questo periodo si collocano anche le sue collaborazioni con la televisione. Dal 1967 al 1968 insegna scenografia presso il Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia di Roma; dal '71 all'86 è Professore associato di Elementi di Scenografia al Dams, presso l'Università di Bologna, e nel 1984 fonda a Genova presso l'Istituto Byron la Scuola di Comunicazione Visiva, in collaborazione con Emanuele Luzzati e Raimondo Sirotti. Dorso della cartellina rifatto, piccoli strappetti restaurati al risvolto della busta, brunitura sui margini di tutte le pagine. Estremamente raro, non citato da Gambetti e Vezzosi; un esemplare è censito nel volume di Ralph Jentsch 'I Libri d'Artista Italiani del Novecento' (Ed. Alemandi).

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        Le voleur d'enfants

      - Gallimard, Paris 1949, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione del teatro, uno degli otto esemplari numerati e sull'adattamento Olanda, testina di stampa. Una piccola lacrima senza gravità nella parte superiore del primo corso, una leggera ombra nella parte superiore della pagina giustificazione del pareggio e gli occhi lasciato dal segnalibro numerazione bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de l'adaptation théâtrale, un des 8 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, tirage de tête. Une infime déchirure sans aucune gravité en tête du premier plat, une très légère ombre en tête de la page de justification du tirage et en son regard laissée par le signet de numérotation, agréable exemplaire.

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        The American Wild Turkey

      Small Arms Technical Publishing Company, Georgetown 1949 - Tan buckram with gilt spine & cover titles on green panels; 8vo; 328pp; top edge stained green with others untrimmed; illustrated with color frontispiece after painting by Walter Weber, gravures by Stanley Smith plus b/w photos; color pictorial dust jacket. "This is the cornerstone of any turkey hunting library and arguably the most important book ever written on the subject." (Casada p64) With chapters on the bird's characteristics, breeding & nesting, methods of hunting, calls & callers, rifles vs. shotguns, destructive factors and survival & perpetuation. Perhaps the most famous turkey & Samworth title. This title is sought-after by hunters, collectors & conservationists. Reprinted a few times, the true 1st edition (with December 1948 ad page date) remains elusive. The book is in near fine condition while the scarce dust jacket shows moderate wear with light chipping along edges. In collectible condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PICASSO: 32 PEINTURES RECENTES (CHOISIS PARMI CELLES EXPOSEES A LA MAISON DE LA PENSEE FRANCAISE ET EXTRAITES DU NUMERO EN PREPERATION DE LA REVUE CAHIERS D'ART)

      Cahiers D'Art, Paris 1949 - 44pp, 32 b&w illustrations. Text in French. In a protective clear acetate dustwraper. Published in 1949, this monographic Cahiers D'Art publication presents full page illustrations of thirty-two paintings from a total of sixty-five exhibited works executed by Pablo Picasso between 1946 and 1949. Held at Paris' Maison de la Pensee Francaise between July and December, the show was the most comprehensive presentation to date of the artist's post-war output. An internally bright, handsome example of this exceedingly uncommon document - only seven copies are currently cited in OCLC WorldCat - showing some mild wear, soiling, and staining to its cream colored covers along with some separation of the dustwrapper along the bottom edge with the vintage supplemental complete exhibition checklist laid in. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Sheltering Sky.

      John Lehmann, London. 1949 - First edition. Precedes the U.S. edition. Octavo. 304 pages. The author's first book.Signed by the author on the title-page.Covers slightly bumped at the corners and a bit faded at the spine. Very good in very good, slightly nicked and rubbed, price-clipped dustwrapper a bit darkened at the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Twelve Ravens: A Lithuanian Fairy Tale [SIGNED]

      München: T. J. Vizgirda, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. poor to g. Signed and dated on colophon. 528/560. 4to. 28pp. Original illustrated dustjacket over tan paper-covered boards with brown lettering on cover. Artist book illustrated with nine original woodcuts by Vaclovas Ratas, initials in plates, hand-set letterpress text. Translation revised by Mark J. Kinney and text edited by Paulius Jurkus. Volume XXVII of "Lithuania - Country and Nation." The woodcuts are similar to the German Expressionist style using stiff angular images and aggressive sharp broken lines.Dustjacket with major wear, bottom third of back part of dj and most of dj spine missing, flaps separated and various medium chips along edges. Binding with one-inch chip at head, and three-inch chip at tail of spine missing. Some sunning along edges of boards. Browning to pages of block not affecting text or images. Dj in poor, book in good condition. Though in poor condition, very rare with dj. Vaclovas Ratas' (1910-1973) work is known for his basic approach of simplicity, sincerity and his love for decorative values. His work is not true to one particular style but executed in varying styles and techniques. He was a founding member of FORMA in 1931, a group of seven Lithuanian artists and his work was exhibited internationally. In 1937 he was awarded the Prix d'Honeur for his woodcut illustrations in "Jurate and Kastytis," a ballad of the Lithuanian Poet Maironis. During his exile in Germany from 1945-1949 Ratas started his own art school and in 1949 created the nine woodcuts for "The Twelve Ravens." In the same year Ratas emigrated to Perth, Australia. "The speed with which the émigré artist embraced Aboriginal art is astounding. Vaclovas Ratas who landed in Perth in 1949 produced woodcuts that incorporated Aboriginal motifs by the end of that year." (Roger Butler). Ratas eventually settled in Sydney which was dominated by abstract art. He joined the Lithuanian artist group Aitvaras (The Goblin). Ratas Australian period is considered the least productive one though his style became more colorful and joyful.

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        Science of Iridiagnosis: Diagnosis from the Eyes

      Thorsons Publishers. PAPERBACK. B006M2PC5S 1949. Ships next day. Book is in good shape, no tears, scribbles, highlighting or underlining, a little general wear, from a smoke-free environment. Items are typically shipped in a plastic bag, in a cardboard cradle, in a manila envelope. Most of my customers rave about my packaging. All US items are shipped with delivery confirmation, if you require this, please let me know. . Good.

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