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        California Stock Horse

      News Publishing Company, Sacramento 1949 - 169pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Brown cloth covered boards with a gold ink stamped title on the backstrip, and cowboy vignette on the front cover. Photographically illustrated endsheets. With a glossary at the rear. Good. Extremities gently rubbed and bumped. The vignette on the front has faded a bit. The text block cracked multiple times, and the first nine pages are loose, but still holding. There is a sticky abraded patch on the verso of the rear free endsheet. The pages are browned. This Book Is Dedicated To Oscar Davis, Bar Lazy D Ranch, Mad River, California. Luis B. Ortega also wrote "California Hackamore." Contents include The Horsebreaker, Bad Habits Controlled, The Two Rein, and more. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Ande patagoniche: viaggi di esplorazione alla cordigliera patagonica australe.

      De Agostini, Milano, 1949. 380 [1] p. [45] c. di tav. (alcune ripieg.) [6] c. geogr. (alcune ripieg.) + 1 c. geogr. ripieg. 28 cm tela sovr. L'autore nato a Pollone (oggi in Provincia di Biella) il 2 novembre 1883 da Lorenzo e Caterina Antoniotti; il fratello maggiore Giovanni fondò l'Istituto Geografico De Agostini di Novara. Entrato in seminario giovanissimo nel 1909 venne ordinato sacerdote salesiano. Scelse di diventare missionario nelle zone meridionali dell'Argentina e del Cile dove i salesiani fin dal 1875 operavano a favore degli ultimi indios delle etnie Alakaluf Ona e Yamana. Le condizioni di vita della popolazione indigena erano pessime ed il suo numero si era di molto ridotto per le malattie e le violenze legate allo sfruttamento della zona da parte di grandi allevamenti di ovini e bovini rivolti all'economia di mercato. Arrivato in Sud America nel 1910 padre De Agostini tra il 1912 e il 1945 affiancò alla propria attività pastorale una nutrita serie di viaggi esplorativi in Patagonia meridionale e nella Terra del Fuoco avendo come base logistica Punta Arenas sulla costa settentrionale dello Stretto di Magellano. La Cordillera Darwin e il Ghiacciaio Marinelli nel parco nazionale cileno intitolato ad Alberto De Agostini. Dopo una lunga parentesi dedicata all'elaborazione dei materiali raccolti ed all'attività strettamente pastorale ritornò all'esplorazione e nel 1955 organizzò un'importante spedizione che portò alla conquista (da parte di Carlo Mauri e Clemente Maffei) del Monte Sarmiento. Nel 1957 collaborò poi con la spedizione diretta da Guido Monzino che realizzò la prima salita del Cerro Paine una delle più importanti cime delle Ande patagoniche. Tornato in Italia morì a Torino nel giorno di Natale del 1960 presso la casa madre dei salesiani. Il Cile gli ha dedicato un grande parco nazionale nella Terra del Fuoco e il nome di un fiordo lungo 35 km. ll frutto più noto dell'attività esplorativa di padre De Agostini furono varie opere divulgative nelle quali raccontò con efficaci UsatoBuono Anno pubblicazione: 1949. 23 ...

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        [Anne Frank's short stories:]

      Amsterdam & Paris: Uitgeverij Contact; Calmann-Levy,, 1949 & 1959. Veet je nog? Verhalen en sprookjes; Contes. 2 works. Weet je nog? Octavo. Original pink pictorial boards, title to spine and front cover black. With the dust jacket. Contes: Tall octavo. Original white wrappers, title to spine black and to front black and red. Weet je nog? 4 full-page drawings and illustrations to text by Kees Kelfkens; Contes: 6 plates and illustrations to text by Dominique Rolin. An excellent set, slightly toned internally; spine of jacket of Weet je nog? slightly faded and nicked at head. First edition of Anne Frank's collection of eight short stories, together with the first edition in French, translated by Nelly Weinstein. Frank began writing the stories in 1943, sometimes reading them aloud to her family and friends in hiding with her. She wrote in her diary on 7 August 1943, "a few weeks ago I started writing a story, something I made up from beginning to end, and I've enjoyed it so much that the products of my pen are piling up." The collection was published two years after her Diary. Uncommon in commerce, with one copy of the first edition at auction since 1975, and none of the French edition.

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        Trial and Error: The Autobiography of Chaim Weizmann, First President of Israel.

      Jewish Publication Society of America`, Philadelphia 1949 - *Autographed by author, Chaim Weizmann, clipped signature.* 1st ed. 2 volume set. Hardcover and dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Dust jacket in protective mylar cover. Wear, with loss to dust jacket spine. Book plate of Israel Bernstein, (Harvard Law, 1915). Weizmann was the first President of Israel, a noted biochemist and important and influential Zionist. This is an oversized or heavy book, that requires additional postage for international delivery outside the US. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        Nineteen Eighty Four

      Secker & Warburg, 1949. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Secker & Warburg, London 1949. First Edition / First Printing. First Published 1949 stated on the copyright page. Cloth boards. Green jacket priced at 10s. Book Condition: Very Good+, light spots, light shelf wear. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, shelf wear, light spots. Tear with tape repair at the jacket spine. In a new mylar cover.

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        Nineteen eighty-four

      London : Secker & Warburg, 1949. 1st edition. Very good copy in the original title-blocked cloth. Panel edges somewhat dulled and dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. First printing; 'First published 1949' t.p. verso. Summary; An apocalyptic tale set in a nation ruled by Big Brother, where speech is doctored and thoughts are controlled by totalitarian agents. From the author of Animal Farm and Down and Out in Paris and London.

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        Farmer Giles of Ham

      London: George Allen and Unwin, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good, lightly dust-soiled, corners bumped, pages a bit toned and with light foxing, in a Very Good dust jacket with price intact, with rubbing and light soiling, a bit of chipping (mainly to spine ends), edge wear and two 2-inch tear to the front panel, one neatly mended from the rear. A nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Flagrant délit. Rimbaud devant la conjuration de l'imposture et du truquage

      Thésée, 1949. - Thésée, Paris 1949, 19x24cm, broché. - Edizione stampato su alfa. Illustrato libro sul coperchio di una riproduzione di una litografia di Henri Rousseau. autografo firmato André Breton professor Georges iscriversi: "... in altissima stima e amicizia ..." Indietro scolorito, bella copia.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée sur alfa. Ouvrage illustré en couverture d'une reproduction d'une lithographie du Douanier Rousseau. Envoi autographe signé d'André Breton au professeur Georges Blin : "... en très haute estime et amitié..." Dos décoloré, agréable exemplaire complet de son feuillet d'errata.  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        DEATH OF A SALESMAN

      New York: The Viking Press, 1949. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. New York: The Viking Press, 1949. First edition. Signed by the author on the title page. Book near fine on account of a previous owner's name written on the first blank, otherwise a lovely copy. With the correct date ("1949") on the title page, although the type is breaking on the final "9". In a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket, with the spine a trifle faded and light wear at the spine ends and corners. In all, a very presentable copy of a book that is relatively uncommon in anything approaching fine condition. Arthur Miller's 1949 play - one of the towering classics of the American stage. "Death of a Salesman" follows the trials of Willy Loman, the quintessential American tragic hero. The play won a Tony Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the New York Drama Circle Critics' Award, becoming the first play to win all three prizes. It was also adapted into a 1951 film directed by Stanley Roberts.

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        LE LIVRE DE JOB - POEMES - 18 LITHOGRAPHIES DONT FRONTISPICE EN COULEURS COLLATIONNEES - EXEMPLAIRE N°41 / 500 SUR VELIN BLANC PUR FIL DE JOHANNOT - 8 photos disponibles.

      STAR 1949 - RO20203837: 105 pages en feuillets - 18 LITHOGRAPHIES DONT FRONTISPICE EN COULEURS COLLATIONNEES - sous-chemise cartonnée - sous emboitage cartonné tres abimé, desolidarisé mais conservé - EXEMPLAIRE N°41 / 500 SUR VELIN BLANC PUR FIL DE JOHANNOT + 18 lithographies en couleurs identiques à celles dans l'ouvrage supplementaire hors texte - 8 photos disponibles. DIX-HUIT LITHOGRAPHIES ORIGINALES D'OTHON FRIESZ In-Folio En feuillets. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 90-Livres rares [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Correspondence archive.

      Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, New York, 1945-1949. - 3 TLS by Thomas Mann. 27 Aug. 1946; 1 Nov. 1946; 21 March 1948. Together 3 pp. 4to. Includes: 1 ALS by Katia Mann (1883-1980). 29 Aug. 1946. 1 p. 4to. 1 ALS (18 March 1948; draft; 2½ pp. on 2 leaves, 8vo) and 1 TL (16 Oct. 1946; carbon; 1½ pp., 4to) by Doris Dana (1920-2006) to Thomas Mann. 3 ALS by Monika Mann (1910-1992). 3 June 1948; 29 June 1948; 15 Oct. 1948. Together 5 pp. with 3 envelopes. 4 TMs with autogr. corrections by Monika Mann (1910-1992). N. p. o. d. Together 29 pp. 4to. Also includes collection of Thomas Mann ephemera: 1) Ticket stub for a lecture by Thomas Mann at the Hunter College Assembly Hall (New York, 20 Jan. 1945). 2) Printed program "Dinner in Honor of Dr. Thomas Mann. On the Occasion of his Seventieth Birthday. Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. New York. Auspices: The Nation Associates. Monday Evening, June 25, 1945". (8) pp. Printed wrappers. Oblong 4to. 3) Typed seating list for the Dinner in Honor of Thomas Mann. 4 pp. Folio. 4) Receipt for small gift box from The Old Mexico Shop in Santa Fe, NM, for Katia Mann (15 Aug. 1946). 1 p. Oblong 8vo. 5) Autogr. lecture notes by Doris Dana taken at a Thomas Mann lecture given in 1947. 4½ pp. Small 8vo. 6) Two copies of a flyer for the Thomas Mann lecture "Goethe and Democracy" (Hunter College Assembly Hall, New York, 7 May 1949). 7) Autogr. lecture notes by Doris Dana taken at this lecture. 8 pp. 4to and 8vo. Interesting Thomas Mann correspondence and ephemera archive compiled by Doris Dana, the long-time companion of poet, educator, feminist, Nobel laureate and Chilean diplomat Gabriela Mistral (i. e., Lucila de María del Perpetuo Socorro Godoy Alcayaga, 1889-1957), several of whose poems Dana translated and edited. The present collection documents the friendship which Dana entertained with the Mann family in the late 1940s, frequently touching upon her friendship with Gabriela Mistral. In the first correspondence document, written on August 27, 1946, Thomas Mann thanks "Miss Dana" for her "touching letter of August 15th" (not preserved here) and for the "hours we spent with you. - Particularly, I want to express to you, though belatedly, my appreciation of the excellent English translation of the article by Gabriela Mistral. I was deeply moved and surprised about the truly generous warm-heartedness with which this woman comments on my work and existence. Strangely enough: nowadays it is not seldom that people write about me in this tone and style to which I formerly was hardly used. It proves that one only has to persist long enough and people will begin to realize what one means to them." In an autograph letter written two days later, Katia Mann adds her thanks for a set of César Franck records, as well as for "the lovely little Mexican box which arrived two days ago" (receipt included in ephemera coll.). A few months later, Dana sends the Manns an album of Carol Bruce singing Gustav Mahler's "Songs of a Wayfarer" (letter dated. Oct. 16, 1946) and comments on the War Department's plans to translate and reprint her story, "My Soul To Take", in the "'Neue Auslese', a magazine published in Germany and circulated through all four zones of Germany, and Austria, as part of the reeducation program for the occupied areas [.] It is an immense satisfaction and privilege for me to be given a hearing in this way [.] - particularly since it stresses for me the functional aspect of writing [.] Thank you particularly for your appreciation of the article by Gabriela Mistral. To translate such an article was a privilege for me [.], and also a vicarious way of expressing my own feeling on your existence, your work and the things you represent." Mann answered on Nov. 1: "It is amazing that Mahler's musical personality is so completely expressed in these early compositions. The reproduction is excellent, and even the German pronunciation of the singer leaves hardly anything to desire [.] I am working hard on my novel [i. e, Doktor Faustus] which, if I stay well, I hope to finish in [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Pas d'orchidées pour Miss Blandish

      1949. Gallimard, Paris 1949, 11,5x18cm, broché. - Gallimard, Paris 1949, 11,5x18cm, broché. - Nuova edizione della traduzione francese di Marcel Duhamel perché non era derivato grande papiers.Rare invio autografo firmato di testa auteur.Un piccolo intoppo leggermente rugosa. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition de la traduction française établie par Marcel Duhamel pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers. Rare envoi autographe signé de James Hadley Chase. Un infime accroc en tête du dos légèrement ridé.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR

      London : Secker and Warburg. 1949. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Original green cloth with red titles to the spine, in the green dustwrapper. Purple top-stain. An excellent near fine copy, the binding clean with a slight lean. The contents are clean throughout, without previous owner?s inscriptions or stamps but with a small bookseller?s label to the front pastedown and light spotting of the text block edge. Complete with the price-clipped dustwrapper which is a little rubbed and nicked with a few short closed tears to the extremities An attractive example, without repair or restoration, of a notoriously fragile book. The first printing of Nineteen Eighty-Four was published on 8th June 1949 and issued in two states of dustwrapper. Both are identical in all but the background colour of the upper panel and spine, one being green, the other maroon. No precedence has been established. [Fenwick A.12a] Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Martin. Geschichten aus einer glücklichen Welt.

      Vereinigung Oltner Bücherfreunde, Olten 1949 - Olten, Vereinigung Oltner Bücherfreunde 1949. 8°. 100 S. mit Zeichnungen im Text und einem zusätzlich miteingebundenen signierten Originalaquarell von Eva Kausche-Kongsbak Originallederband in grünem Oasenziegenleder mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel, Rückenvergoldung, einfacher Deckel- Steh- und Innenkantenfiletierung, Kopfgoldschnitt in Schuber. (Willy Schaffner, Rheinfelden)- "41. Veröffentlichung der Vereinigung Oltner Bücherfreunde". - Laut Wilpert-G. erschien die Erste Ausgabe im gleichen Jahr im Angelsachsen Verlag in Bremen. - Nr. XVIII von 33 römisch numerierten Exemplaren der Luxusausgabe auf Van Gelder, mit einem Originalaquarell eine 2seitigen handschriftlichen Gedicht von Manfred Hausmann, signiert. - Vorsätze mit leichten Leimschatten, sonst neuwertig. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        La fable du monde.

      Lausanne, André et Pierre Gonin, 1949. - In-folio, 76p. Edition de luxe au tirage limité et numéroté 1/140 exemplaires sur Rives pur chiffon (après 20 exemplaires de tête sur Japon). Illustré de lithographies en couleurs de Jean Lurçat, dont 5 reproduites sur double page et rehaussées à la main par l'artiste. Toutes les pierres ont été poncées après le tirage. Tous les exemplaires sont signés par Pierre Gonin et Jean Lurçat à la justification. en feuilles sous jaquette rempliée, chemise et étui illustrés.

      [Bookseller: Le Cabinet d'Amateur]
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        The World's Wanderer trilogy: The Primitive. The Brother. The Giant

      Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Co, 1949. First edition, 8vo, generlly fine copies in almost fine dust jackets. Each book is warmly inscribed to Manfred's editor at the Webb Publishing Co. in St. Paul, Paul Hillestad, where his first two books were published. The Giant also has a typed copy of a letter from Manfred to the Library of Congress about his real name (Frederick Feikema Manfred) and his pen name (Feike Feikema) and the pronunciation thereof. Mulder & Timmerman A5, A6, and A7.

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        60 jours de prison

      L'Elan, 1949. - L'Elan, Paris 1949, 15x20cm, 2 volumes brochés sous chemise et étui. - Prima edizione, una delle 75 copie su BFK Rives, la nostra appositamente stampato per Jacques Mazet, un magistrato a Parigi. Firmato autografo Sacha Guitry a Jacques Mazet sulla prima guardia del primo volume che è parzialmente ombreggiato. Bella copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] 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.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        WEET JE NOG? VERHALEN EN SPROOKJES.

      Amsterdam, Contact, 1949. 1st edition, first printing. Original illustrated publisher?s boards in the extremely rare dustjacket. Small 8vo, 64 pages. Published 2 years after the famous diary. Designed and illustrated by Kees Kelfkens. Rare first edition of this collection of simple stories and fairy-tales for Dutch children, written by Anne Frank at the age of 14, while in hiding. Primo Levi suggested that Anne Frank is frequently identified as a single representative of the millions of people who suffered and died as she did because "One single Anne Frank moves us more than the countless others who suffered just as she did but whose faces have remained in the shadows. Perhaps it is better that way; if we were capable of taking in all the suffering of all those people, we would not be able to live. " Otto Frank, Anne?s father spent the remainder of his life after publication of the Diary as custodian of his daughter's legacy, saying, "It's a strange role. In the normal family relationship, it is the child of the famous parent who has the honor and the burden of continuing the task. In my case the role is reversed. " An outstanding copy, in the exceedingly rare 1st edition dust jacket, which has a dime-size spot of damage on the spine (no text affected) , and a touch of edgewear. A very nice copy. (kh-2-12)

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books LLC]
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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 : Bärenreiter (1949-1951), 1949, Hardcover, 1st edition. 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. Notes bibl; index. Subjects; Music - History and criticism - Dictionaries. Language; German. Inventory No: 231715. 1st edition

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        I Capture the Castle

      London: Heinemann. (1949). First. First English edition, preceded by the American edition. Small spots of sunning on the spine ends, else near fine in attractive, very good dustwrapper (with wraparound jacket art) with a couple of tiny nicks at the spine ends, and a couple of short tears and scuffs on the front panel. A handsome copy of a cheaply made book. Smith's first novel, a bestseller by an Englishwoman living in the U.S., and one of the most beloved 20th Century romances, about an eccentric family living in the ruins of an old castle, and the trials and tribulations of the two daughters of the family. Basis for an enjoyable 2003 film directed by Tim Fywell, with interesting performances by Romola Garai, Bill Nighy, and Rose Byrne. An exceptionally uncommon title, seldom found in useful condition. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Death of a Salesman

      The Viking Press, New York 1949 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Arthur Miller on a tipped in page. A stunning First Issue dustjacket that has minor wear to the spine and edges. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is vibrant in color and has the $2.50 price printed on the front flap. The book is wonderful shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean, with NO marks or bookplates in the book. A superb copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Theseus

      New Directions / James Laughlin, N.P. 1949 - (1949). 4to. LIMITED SIGNED EDITION. One of 190 copies (of 200 total). With 12 original lithographs, with one lithograph in color SIGNED by Campigli. Some toning and wear to decorative paper of covers. Boards bowed at bottom forecorners, affecting leaves. Dampstaining to edges of leaves. Heavy darkening and soiling to spine, with 1' tear to cloth at tail. Internally bright and clean. VG/--. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sixth Column A science fiction of a strange intrigue

      Gnome Press Publishers, New York 1949 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Robert A. Heinlein on a laid in signature. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is vibrant in color with slight wear to the edges. The book is in fantastic shape and appears UNREAD. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A superb copy signed by the author. We buy SIGNED Heinlein First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Haggadah Shel Pesach/Passover Haggadah.

      28 pp. non-traditional Haggadah, containing contemporary texts and interesting reproduction illustrations on every page after ink and graphite drawings. 8vo. Orig. illustrated wrpps., some minor pen notations to cover. Haifa (Association of Jewish Scouts in Israel, Guides Group A) 1949.

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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; 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. OCLC lists only one copy worldwide (HUC) . Light soiling to wraps, light soiling to margins, otherwise fresh. Good + condition. Rare early Bordeaux Holocaust imprint. (HOLO2-117-3)

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        Nothing More Than Murder (First Edition, author's copy)

      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1949. First Edition. First Edition. Author's copy, with his ownership name and notation on the front endpaper: "Jim Thompson / RARE COPY / PLEASE RETURN." Remnants of Thompson's previous address label on same, as well as an attempted erasure of his old telephone number in holograph ink. From the estate of Jim Thompson, and with a letter of provenance from Thompson's daughter Sharon Reed-Thompson. The author's third and final novel to be published in hardcover, followed by a career of paperback originals. About Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket.

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        George Washington; A Biography (Seven Volume Set, complete)

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949-1957. First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine. Seven Volume Set: 549, 463, 600, 736, 570, 529, 729 pages. Volume One: Young Washington; Volume Two: Young Washington; Volume Three: Planter and Patriot; Volume Four: Leader of the Revolution; Volume Five: Victory With the Help of France; Volume Six: Patriot and President; Volume Seven: First in Peace. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for biography in 1958, Freeman's second prize, awarded posthumously. He died while working on the seventh and final volume, which was completed by two other historians. First edition (first printings, with A on copyright page in all volumes). A remarkably nice set, with all volumes in near fine condition. The first six volumes are housed in four matching slipcases, without dust jackets, as issued. The seventh volume was issued in a slipcase and a jacket, both of which are missing.

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        EVIDENCES, 1949-1962, 77 NUMEROS (INCOMPLET)

      1949. American Jewish Committee. 1949-1962. In-4.Carré. Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos frotté. Intérieur acceptable. 77 numéros d'env. 50 pages chacun. 20 numéros manquants (année 1959 manquante). Certains numéros illustrés de nombreuses photos en noir et blanc. Texte sur 2 colonnes. Tampons et annotations de bibliothèque sur les 1ers plats et en 1res pages. Quelques couvertures abîmées. Du n° 0, mars 1949, au n° 95, 15e année, jan.-fév. 1963. Sommaire du n° 0, mars 1949: Primauté de la loi, René Cassin. Les chances d'une entente entre Juifs et Arabes, Aubrey Eban. L'American Jewish Committee, Maurice Hano. L'oubli, c'est la honte, Emile Buré. Les menaces ne sont pas mortes, David Rousset. Dessins d'une Résurrection, Germaine Beaumont. Projet de la Constitution d'Israël, Rémy Roure. Sur les traces de Chateaubriand, Max Gallai. Sartre existe-t-il ?, Harold Rosenberg. Un mois d'histoire, Nicolas Baudy. Les Livres, Jacques Calmy. L'exode continue. Le 'Mea Culpa' hongrois. Le sort des 'Otages' en Egypte. Les Lieux-Saints dans la bataille de Palestine, etc. Sommaire du n° 96, avril-mai 1963: Il y a 20 ans, Varsovie, Chroniques et documents inédits, T. Bozynowski, W. Szlengel, J. Kermisz, M. Lévy. Toulouse en l'An Quarante, Claude Vigee. Sur Esaü et le Droit d'Aînesse, Emmanuel. Le Juif des Bois, S. Vicenz. L'illuminisme de Guillaume Postel, Fr. Secret. Microcosmes de Bresdin, C. Roger-Marx. Le style national dans l'art israélien, Ch. Spencer. Fragments autobiographiques, par Martin Buber... Introuvable.

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        A Writer's Notebook

      Heinemann, London 1949.. Signed Limited Edition, 1000 copies. 8vo., pp. 349. Partially uncut. Publisher's quarter vellum binding with blue cloth boards, gilt label. Top edge gilt. A fine copy, in the fragile original glassine jacket, a little worn to spine, now protected under loose plastic wrap.

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        LA CHANSON DES GUEUX - EN 3 VOLUMES : GUEUX DE PARIS + GUEUX DES CHAMPS + NOUS AUTRES GUEUX / LITHOGRAPHIES ORIGINALES DE VAN ELSEN/ EDITION TIREE A TRES PEU EXEMPLAIRES.

      1949. BIBLIAMIS. 1949-1950-. In-Folio.Carré. En feuillets, Sous emboîtage. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais. 3 volumes / Tome I : 118 + 159 esquisses (en feuillets) + 2 dessins originaux (Exemplaire N°12) + Tome II : 113 pages (Exemplaire N°19) + Tome III : 113 pages (Exemplaire N°179) / Chaque Tome orné d'un frontispice et de nombreux dessins dans le texte -/ Chaque volume présenté d'une sous chemise grise souple et d'une chemise toilée rigide grise / Quelques rousseurs en début et fin d'ouvrage sans conséquence sur la lecture / Emboitages pour chacun des volumes toilé gris défraichis. Préface de Pierre Mornand / Ces éditions ont été tiré à 20 exemplaires sur Velin d'Arches, numérotés de 1 a 20, / 20 exemplaires sur Velin d'Arches numérotés de 21 a 40 / 30 exemplaires sur Velin d'Arches numéroté de 41 a 7 / 130 exemplaires sur Velin d'Arches numérotés de 71 a 200.

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        Ulalume

      Carlo Bestetti, Edizioni d'Arte - Galleria dell'Obelisco,, Il Cerchio, 1949. Brossura, camicia, custodia (wrappers, chemise, slip - case) Testo originale inglese, versione francese di Stéphane Mallarmé, introduzione di Emilio Cecchi. Con 5 acqueforti di Dario Cecchi, di cui 3 a doppia pagina e 2 a piena pagina (cm 32,5x48, 32,5x24). 4to. pp. 36 in quartini sciolti. Ottimo (Fine). Edizione originale di 125 es. numerati. "Omaggio a Poe" in occasione del centenario della morte.

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        A une courtisane

      aux dépens de quelques amateurs, 1949. - aux dépens de quelques amateurs, Paris 1949, 17,5x25,5cm, en feuilles sous chemise et étui. - 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. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] 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.

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        The Strange Will.

      Ward Lock & Co., London,, 1949. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in black. With the pictorial dust jacket. Endpapers a little tanned but an exceptional copy in the slightly rubbed dust jacket. First edition, first impression. With both authors' signed joint presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "To Countess de Valance de la Barre from the authors Hazel Goodwin Keeler and Harry Stephen Keeler April 1950".

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        Les 24 heures du Mans Histoire d'une grande bataille pacifique et sportive (signé par Géo Ham)

      Automobile-Club de l'Ouest, Le Mans - Imprimerie Beuchet & Vanden Brugge de Nantes, 1949. Vom Illustrator Geo Ham mit einer persönlichen Widmung signiertes Exemplar. Fliegender Vorsatz mit einem eingeklebten originalen Presseausweis des Le Mans-Rennens 1953. Großformatige französischsprachige Originalbroschur mit Fadenbindung, 468 Seiten mit sehr zahlreichen farbigen Illustrationen. Umschlag beschädigt, Deckel gelockert, sonst gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar. Beiliegend diverse alte Pressefotos zum Thema.

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        FIRST ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION, STATE OF ISRAEL. MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, SATURDAY EVENING, MAY 14TH, 1949.

      New York, Israel Anniversary Committee, 1949. 1st edition. Original illustrated paper covers, 4to, 48 pages.  Numerous photographic illustrations. Testimonials from leading American politicians and many other public figures. Short historical essays.  Also contains numerous ads, including one from W. K. Kellogg, founder of the Kellogg's Cereal Company: ?I wish to take this means of expressing to our Jewish friends and to all the Jewish people of America our heartiest congratulations?It is my earnest wish and hope that Israel will flourish and prosper in the years to come. A comparable copy sold for over USD 600 at auction in 2015. Institutional stamp on title page, faint dampstain to upper margin, light wear to covers, about Very Good- Condition. (zion-9-15)

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        Death of a Salesman

      Viking Press, 1949 First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by Arthur Miller on a tipped-in page. A beautiful First Issue dustjacket that has light wear to the spine ends and edges. This original dustjacket is vibrant in color and has the $2.50 price printed on the front flap. The book is solid. The boards are bright and sharp. The pages are clean, with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp clean copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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        E. Othon FRIESZ Dix Estampes Originales présentées par Maximilien GAUTHIER.

      Edition Rombaldi - Coll. "Les Maîtres De L 1949 - In-4 ( 390 x 295 mm ), non paginé. En feuilles sous chemise rempliée et sous coffret-portefeuille d'éditeur.Femme assise lithographiée en en-tête du texte et Nu couché lithographié en cul de lampe.10 estampes noir et blanc et couleurs de E. Othon FRIESZ : I. Nu de Dos, lithographie en sanguine, signée. II. Nu Couché, eau forte. III. Paysage africain, lithographie, signée. IV. Femme Endormie, lithographie, signée. V. Maison dans le Lot, lithographie en deux tons. VI. Arbres, lithographie en couleurs. VII. Enfants, lithographie en deux tons. VIII. Nu Assis, eau-forte. IX. Visage d'Enfant, lithographie en deux tons. X. Nu allongé de dos, lithographie. Toutes sont justifiées mais pas nécessairement signées, l'éditions du présent album n'étant pas achevé à la mort du peintre. Rousseurs claires à l'intérieur de l'étui. Tirage limité et numéroté à 100 exemplaires sur pur fil à la forme de Lana. Exemplaire n15. edition-originale Peinture Gravure Beaux-arts Lithographie [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Komposition in Fisch. Oel auf Karton.

      1949 - 1949. Bildgrösse: 45x35 cm. Unten links signiert. Rückseitig signiert und datiert. In Rahmen montiert 60x50 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Bartholomew and the Oobleck

      Random House, 1949 A near fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket (blue boards, blue jacket, with original price of 200/200 still on front flap). Prior owner's name and address written on a preliminary leaf. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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        THE MOVING TARGET

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); terracotta cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in dark green on spine and front cover; red topstain; dustjacket; [6], 245, [5]pp. Cloth lightly sunned at spine, a few scuffs and a small spot of discoloration to boards, with a small patch of wear along lower edge of front board and a small stain to right edge of textblock; topstain is bright and even; Very Good+. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.50), slightly dusty and gently spine-sunned, with light wear to extremities, several tears, and a few tiny nicks; still a presentable, Very Good+ example. The first of Macdonald's Lew Archer novels, a Haycraft-Queen cornerstone title, and basis for Jack Smight's 1966 film Harper, starring Paul Newman and Lauren Bacall. Bruccoli A5.1.a.

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        One Way Street (Original screenplay for the 1950 film noir)

      Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1949. Final Shooting script for the 1950 film noir, here under the film's working title, "Death on a Side Street." That title has been struck through in black marker, with the film's final title, "One Way Street," written just above it. In this key film noir, James Mason reprises in spirit his role from the British film noir, "Odd Man Out," made three years before, as a criminal who steals from the mob and is forced to go on the lam, with mob boss Dan Duryea in no mood for forgiveness. The first American film to be directed by Argentinian import Hugo Fregonese. The AFI Catalog notes that Mexican Vice Consul Ernesto Romero acted as technical advisor, and according to studio production notes, an entire Mexican village was built on the Universal-International lot. Rodolfo Acosta, Emma Roldan and Margarito Luna were all Mexican actors. Finally, popular character actor James Best made his debut in "One-Way Street," appearing briefly in an uncredited role as a "Driver." Red titled wrappers, noted as Final Shooting Script on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped production No. 7684, dated October 15, 1949. Title page present, noted as Final Screenplay, with credit for screenwriter Kimble. 119 leaves, mimeograph, with blue and pink revision pages throughout, dated variously between 10-21-49 and 11-12-49. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads. Grant, p. 480. Selby Canon, p. 91. Silver, p. 219. Spicer, p. 416.

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        Death of a Salesman

      Viking Press, 1949 SIGNED First edition book, Published BY THE VIKING PRESS, INC. IN MARCH 1949, stated on the copyright page. First issue dust jacket with $2.50 flap price. SIGNED on a tipped-in page by the author. Also signed on the half title page by Herb Leder, movie and TV producer. Book very good, spine and edges slightly faded, minor water staining along bottom edges of covers, minor rubbing along top and bottom egdes. Dust jacket very good, some wear along edges; tape at top of inside spine; closed small tear at middle of spine at hinge to back panel. Comes in a custom-made slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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