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        La part maudite. Essai d'économie générale. La consumation

      Les éditions de Minuit, 1949. - Les éditions de Minuit, Paris 1949, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 100 copie numerate su pergamena Ghaldwill, edizione deluxe. Una pagina dall'ultimo foglio tagliato male, altrimenti buona copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin de Ghaldwill, tirage de tête. Une page du dernier feuillet mal découpée, sinon agréable exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Nineteen Eighty-Four.

      London: Secker & Warburg, 1949. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Some rubbing to the extremities in an excellent dust jacket with some light rubbing and wear to the spine extremities. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Written while Orwell suffered severely from tuberculosis and published shortly before the disease claimed his life, the novel is a work "of hectic, devilish, claustrophobic intensity... nightmarish in the telling" (Clute & Nicholls, 896). In 2005, the novel was chosen by Time Magazine as one of the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to 2005. Named as one of Modern Library 100 Best Novels of the twentieth century. "It is quite simply a novel which has changed the world" (Pringle, 100 Best Science Fiction Novels 1). Fenwick A12a. Connolly 99. Anatomy of Wonder II:838. 100 Most Influential Books 93.

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        Cantique des colonnes. Suivi d'une traduction italienne de Mario Luzi. Et avec six lithographies originales de Felice Casorati.

      ERI Edizioni RAI, s.data (1949). 4°; pp. non num. 18 su carta a mano Umbria Fabriano filigranata a quartini sciolti, seguono le sei belle litografie di Casorati, f.testo a piena pagina. Cartella edit. in cartoncino con titoli al piatto; bella edizione limitata a soli 100 esempl. numerati, edita in occasione del decimo anniversario del Comitato Misto Franco - Italiano per la Radiodiffusione e la Televisione. Esemplare perfetto, n.° 92/100, proveniente da collezione privata, che presenta tutte e sei le litografie numerate e firmate a matita dal Maestro. Rarissima cartella. (Vedi riproduz.)

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Prandi s.n.c.]
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        Nineteen Eighty Four.

      London: Secker & Warburg,, 1949. Octavo (185 x 122mm). Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        DEATH OF A SALESMAN

      The Viking Press, New York 1949 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        La banlieue de Paris.

      Lausanne, La Guilde du livre, 1949.In-8 de 54-[2]-135-[4] pages, cartonnage d'éditeur ivoire avec quelques taches infimes, dos lisse. Illustré de 130 photos en noir de Robert Doisneau. Edition pré-originale au tirage limité à 4300 exemplaires numérotés (le nôtre portant le numéro 413), outre XXX réservés aux animateurs de la Guilde du livre. Exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi autographe signé de Blaise Cendrars au peintre Emile Adrien Blanchet.

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        Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Illustrations de P.-E. Bécat.

      paris éditions Athéna, collection "Athéna Bibliophile". 1949 2Ensemble de deux volumes de format in 8° carré (22 x 18 cm) de 266 et 268 pp.; nombreuses illustrations hors texte de P.-E. Bécat, coloriées au pochoir. Reliure uniforme de l'époque en demi maroquin lilas, à gros grains. Têtes dorées. Titres dorés. Couvertures entièrement conservées. Reliures parfaitement exécutées, signées Jean Etienne. Dos uniformément passés. Sinon état de neuf. Un des 890 exemplaires sur vélin BFK; celui-ci N°554.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Daniel Sciardet]
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        Inscriptions sur nos ruines. Bois gravés de Roland Brudieux.

      Paris, A la Girouette, 1949 ; in 8 carré, broché, étui rouge de l'éditeur ; 88 pp., [2] ff. de Table et Achevé d'imprimer, couverture crème rempliée, imprimée en rouge et noir. Edition originale, exemplaire spécialement imprimé sur vélin pur lin des papeteries de Montgolfier à leur filigrane (il n'y a que 30 exemplaires numérotés avec ce même papier). Portrait de Maurras de profil gravé sur bois. Bel exemplaire. (Joseph-Forges p. 85)

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Clagahé]
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        Archive of over 200 original inter-negatives from the Cleveland, Ohio Telenews Theater

      N.p., Cleveland, OH 1949 - Archive of 204 black and white 4 x 5 inch inter-negatives from the Cleveland, Ohio branch of the Hearst-owned Telenews theater chain, dating from 1944 to 1949 and including images of some eventful days during the course of World War II, such as Victory Over Japan Day, August 14, 1945. The Telenews theatres were devoted exclusively to non-stop screening of newsreel footage before the advent of television, and the images in this archive feature rare insight into one such theater's function and purpose during the height of World War II, including its exhibitions, radio lounges, and architectural design.One of the first iterations of a trend that would later foster the 24-hour news cycle, desire for the increased and up-to-date news coverage featured at Telenews theaters was brought about in no small part by the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and subsequent US involvement in World War II. Telenews theaters featured a single screen that played all-newsreel content, an in-house radio station that played to a seated audience and was simultaneously broadcasted to a separate listening lounge, and a teletype ticker in the lobby bringing in the latest news updates. This diverse range of formats also allowed the Telenews theaters to keep up with an increasing demand for visual content in an era of rapidly changing technology.Cleveland's Telenews theater opened in February of 1941, having been designed by local architect George Howard Burrows, who was better known for his designs of suburban houses in the Cleveland Heights and Shaker Heights areas. By 1950 the theater had changed hands, operating as the Coronet and screening art films. The theatre was finally bought by the Hippodrome chain and renamed the Tower, showcasing second run films until it closed in February 1954.The photographs in the archive highlight Cleveland's role as an epicenter for industrial manufacture during World War II, with photographs of Telenews lobby exhibitions featuring Ohio crankshafts used in war vehicles, Rayon thread and fabric being used in tires, train and life boat exhibitions, and images of Uncle Sam posters seeking recruitment for skilled labor work. The collection also contains inter-negatives showing large crowds at the theater for such events as the surrender of Japan on August 14, 1945, trials of German officers, footage of German atrocities, and live incoming election results for the 1944 presidential election between Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Thomas E. Dewey, in which the popular incumbent would win his fourth term only to die within six months of the successful run.From the estate of the Cleveland Telenews theater manager Frank J. Koza, who would later go on to become a professional news cameraman, and likely the author of the photographs as well.Most inter-negatives approximately 4 x 5 inches. Very Good plus to Near Fine. Shipping to be billed at cost.

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        Le Satiricon. Traduit par Laurent Tailhade. Lithographies originales de Emile Othon Friesz.

      Paris Aux dépens d'un amateur 1949 grand in-4 demi-reliure à bandes Paris, Aux dépens d'un amateur, 1949. 37 x 28 cm (R), grand et fort in-4, (8) 249 (3) pp., 37 lithographies hors texte en deux tons (comprises dans la pagination), 2 lithographies dans le texte (justification et titre), couverture ornée d'une grande lithographie en couleurs, reliure de demi-maroquin havanne à bandes, dos à 4 nerfs repoussés, filets sur les plats, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés. Premier tirage des 40 lithographies d'Othon Friesz. Tirage à 218 exemplaires. Celui-ci l'un des 25 sur vélin d'Arches à la forme contenant une SUITE en noir sur papier d'Auvergne à la main (n° 50). Un Satyricon impressionnant. Quelques rousseurs éparses et quelques épidermures sans gravité à la reliure. (MONOD, 9048) Très bon ////// ATTENTION : La librairie sera fermée jusqu'au 22 septembre 2016. Jusqu'à cette date nous ne pourrons que prendre note de vos réservations d'ouvrages par e-mail. //////

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        Death of a Salesman (First Edition)

      Viking Press, New York 1949 - First Edition. First issue dust jacket, with a price of $2.50 on the front flap and a photograph of the author on the rear flap. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a classic American drama and basis for a number of film and television versions with, among others, Fredric March, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger, Dustin Hoffman and Brian Dennehy playing the role of failed salesman Willy Loman. Jacket design by Joseph Hirsch. Owner name at the top of the front endpaper, else about Fine with a lovely, deep brown topstain, in a Very Good jacket that shows no loss, but rubbing at the folds and extremities, and light fray at the crown. A very presentable copy overall. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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         [Planisphère nautique manuscrit].

      Octobre 1949. 1,26 x 1,60 m, sur quatre peaux de vélin jointes, marouflées sur toile et montées sur un châssis en bois. Grande et belle carte manuscrite, encre noire et gouache, très colorée, représentant un planisphère (sans l'Asie orientale) tel qu'on le représentait au XVIème siècle, date des premiers grands voyages d'exploration. C'est une copie assez fidèle de la plus grande partie du planisphère nautique manuscrit de Pierre Desceliers de 1546, conservé à la bibliothèque de l'université John Rylands à Manchester. Ce cartographe normand, membre de l'école de cartographie de Dieppe, et considéré comme le père de l'hydrographie française, a réalisé plusieurs grands portulans manuscrits grâce aux renseignements qu'il tenait des explorateurs dieppois et de l'armateur Jean Ango. Ce sont des cartes nautiques montrant les contours des continents, accompagnées de nombreuses mentions manuscrites et illustrées de scènes ethnographiques issues de l'expérience des voyageurs européens, ainsi que de représentations d'animaux fantastiques et d'êtres mythologiques. De la carte de Desceliers, l'auteur en a respecté l'orthographe, l'encadrement aux armes du Dauphin auquel la carte est dédiée, et les grands rhumbs, roses des vents, monstres marins et navires qui ornent les mers, et, tout en lui donnant un aspect beaucoup plus coloré, il s'est attaché à reproduire les nombreuses scènes pittoresques et animaux fabuleux qui illustrent les continents.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Bail]
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        Max Ernst 30 years of his work. About Max Ernst : poems and comments. Paramyths, new poems and collages by Max Ernst.- Exposition à Beverly Hills, California, The Copley Galleries, 10 janvier - 20 février 1949. Avec un envoi de l'artiste.

      Beverly Hills, William Nelson Copley, Copley Galleries, 1949. 26 x 19 cm, 40 p., 66 notices. Cartonnage éditeur illustré, impression sur différents papiers de couleurs. Edition originale, tirage limité à 513 exemplaires numérotés. Avec un envoi autographe signé de Max Ernst. Textes de André Breton, Piet Mondrian, Joë Bousquet, René Crevel, Paul Eluard, Dorothea Tanning, Benjamin Péret, Man Ray, Robert Desnos, Nicolas Calas. Oeuvres entre 1919 et 1948, avec indication des provenances (Roland Penrose, J. Poe, Soulima Stravinsky, Man ray, Charles de Noailles, Pierre Matisse, Herbert Bayer, Caresse Crosby, Patricia Kane, Dorothea Tanning, Walter Arnesberg, Lila Ployardt, Doris Copley, Ona Munsen...). Superbe cartonnage illustré et série de huit collages reproduits sur papier bleu.

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

      Jewish Publication Society of America`, Philadelphia, 1949-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. *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.

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        The Glass Menagerie

      New Directions, 1949 This is a beautiful copy of the first New Classics edition signed by Tennessee Williams on the front free endpaper, with a nice example of the Alvin Lustig dust jacket. Near fine condition in a near fine dust jacekt. First New CLassics Edition 1949 stated on the copyright page. Original price of $1.50 still on dust jacket flap. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Signed by Author(s). Special Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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        L'étoile du soir.

      Paris, Henri Lefèbvre, 1949.In-4 de [4]-124-[8] pages, en feuilles, couverture grise à rabats, sous chemise et étui étoilés mauves, titre au dos de la chemise (malheureusement passé). Avec un frontispice et 12 lithographies en noir de Goor, tirées par Mourlot. Bien complet de la suite des lithographies et, cerise sur le gâteau, du dessin original de l'artiste, signé par lui, le tout annoncé à l'achevé d'imprimer. Edition originale tirée à 1112 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci un des 12 de tête sur pur chiffon des papeteries du Marais, avec la suite et le dessin original (3). Exemplaire encore enrichi d'un envoi autographe de Montherlant à Paul Jeuffrain, dont l'ex-libris orne le contreplat de la chemise.

      [Bookseller: La Librairie Ancienne Alexandre Illi Bom]
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        à René Benjamin. Henry Bordeaux. Claude Farrère. Charles Maurras. Jérôme et Jean Tharaud. J.M. Aimot. Simon Arbellot. Marcel Bouteron. Paul Creyssel. Jean Fayard. Kléber Haedens. Jean-Louis Lagor. Jean de La Varende. Maurice Martin du Gard. Henri Massis. Henry Planche. Raymond Ritter. Willy de Spens. André Thérive. Gonzague Truc. Pierre Varillon. Maximilien Vox. Marcel Wiriath et Sacha Guitry. Illustrations de Guy Arnoux et André Jacquemin.

      Paris, Pierre Lanauve de Tartas, 1949 ; petit in-4 en feuilles, couverture crème rempliée, chemise-étui de l'éditeur ; 188 pp. , (1) f. achevé d'imprimer ; portrait de Benjamin par André Jacquemin gravé à la pointe sèche, daté de juin 1943, et deux planches hors-texte du même et de Guy Arnoux. Edition originale, tirage unique à 153 exemplaires sur Annam de Rives, celui-ci N°72 contenant l'état définitif des illustrations. Exemplaire enrichi de la correspondance de René Benjamin à André Chagny, abbé, historien, journaliste, professeur, conférencier à Lyon, du 25 février 1932 au 21 septembre 1948, soit douze longues lettres manuscrites, dont quatre avec enveloppe. La dernière lettre, du 21 septembre 1948, de Tours, clinique Saint-Gatien, est l'ultime adressée à André Chagny, deux semaines avant son décès : Benjamin lui fait fait part de l'immense souffrance physique qu'il est en train d'endurer. Ecrivain, journaliste et conférencier, René Benjamin reçut le Prix Goncourt en 1915 pour son roman «Gaspard» qu'il écrivit à l'hôpital de Tours alors qu'il avait été grièvement blessé dès le mois de septembre 1914. Membre de l'académie Goncourt depuis 1938, ami de Maurras et de Léon Daudet, il soutint le Maréchal Pétain pendant l'occupation allemande et eut quelques ennuis à la Libération, étant en résidence surveillée à Paris, son procès n'eut pas lieu et le dossier étant vide, le juge d'instruction conclut à un non-lieu. Benjamin a laissé quelques ouvrages majeurs comme son Balzac et son Molière. En fin d'ouvrage, nous assistons à une magistrale critique de Sacha Guitry, lui aussi membre de l'académie Goncourt et qui en démissionna à cette occasion. Bel exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Clagahé]
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        L'Etoile du soir.

      Paris Henri Lefèbvre 1949in-8, broché, couverture rempliée, 124 pp. Edition originale illustrée d'une photographie en frontispice et de 12 lithographies hors-texte par Goor. Tirage limité à 1112 exemplaires, celui-ci numéroté sur vélin de Lana avec un bel envoi de l'auteur à Gabriel Matzneff, "ce rayon de lumière sous une époque sombre". L'ouvrage évoque l'oeuvre de charité au profit des orphelins de guerre dans laquelle Montherlant s'impliqua entre 1942 et 1945. L'illustration très suggestive de Goor se plaît à souligner le charme troublant de ces adolescents livrés à eux-mêmes. Très belle provenance, le premier texte imprimé en volume de Matzneff ayant paru seulement en 1959, au sein d'un volume collectif intitulé "Montherlant vu par des jeunes de 17 à 27 ans".

      [Bookseller: Henri Vignes Livres Anciens]
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        Pablo Picasso, vol. 3 : oeuvres de 1917 à 1919.

      Editions Cahiers d'Art, 1949, 151 p., broché, environ 33x25cm, haut et bas du dos recollés, bon état pour le reste. Volume 3 seul.

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        Cantilènes en gelée

      First edition, one of 180 numbered copies, only large paper after 10 copies with a suite and 10 off-trade. Illustrated book of drawings by Christiane Alanore. A tiny spot without gravity Length of the first flat. Rougerie s.l. (Limoges) s.d. (1949) 22,5x28,5cm en feuilles

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Chronik von Lebenstedt aufgesetzet Anno 1716 bis Anno 1727 von Henrico Wilhelmo Bahlsen Pastore Lebenstedt und anitzo noch wohl verwahret in der Pfarre Archiv zu Lebenstedt seinen leiblichen Nachkommen zur Nachricht, zu Freud und Segen in die Schrift unserer Tage übertragen und also lesbar gemachet, imgleichen mit vielen Erklärungen, und was ansonsten dazugehöret, versehen von Ernst Thiedau.

      Hannover 1949. - (1) 28 (richtig 29), 227 (richtig 244) Bl. Manuskript, (1) Kte., (20) Faks.Taf., qt., Ldr. -- "Die vorliegende, nunmehr erste Übertragung der Chronik von Lebenstedt war von Anfang an nur als Stoffquelle für die Geschichte der Familie Bahlsen gedacht und ausschließlich für die Familie Bahlsen bestimmt. ." (Ernst Thiedau). -- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les illuminations.

      Lausanne, Grosclaude - Editions des Gaules, 1949. - Gr. in-4°, 134p. Edition de luxe tirée à 395 exemplaires sur vélin teinté et illustrée de 15 lithographies originales de Fernand Léger. Avec une préface manuscrite reproduite en facsimilé de Henri Miller. Cet exemplaire est sans doute un exemplaire de passe, non justifié et qui n'a pas été signé par l'artiste et l'éditeur. Toutes les lithographies sont en noir (alors que normalement, 6 d'entre elles sont coloriées au pochoir). Une curiosité. en feuilles, sous couverture imprimée rempliée, chemise et étui neutres. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Histoire de Marie

      1949. Les éditions du point du jour, Paris 1949, 12,5x16,5cm, broché. - Les éditions du point du jour, Paris 1949, 12,5x16,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione, uno dei 126 numerati in alfa con una buona incisione Brassaï copie originali firmate da lui, tirando tête.Envoi firmato autografo di auteur.En Inoltre, il nostro modello si arricchisce con tre foglie su cui Brassaï redatto olorimes pensieri: "pelli epiche rima obsoleti cammelli / Stolen uccidono gatti lattughe viola / L'epicureo emula opera su attraccare Malaquais, muli punture malamente dipinte con pappagalli ..." Introducing Henry copiare Miller.Bel eccezionalmente ricca. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 126 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa comportant bien l'eau-forte originale de Brassaï qu'il a signée, tirage de tête. Envoi autographe signé de Brassaï. En outre, notre exemplaire est enrichi de trois feuillets sur lesquels Brassaï a rédigé des pensées olorimes : "Epopée rimée des peaux périmées / Les chameaux volés tuent les chats mauves aux laitues / L'émule d'Epicure opère au quai Malaquais, les mules des piqûres aux perroquets mal laqués..." Introduction de Henry Miller. Bel exemplaire exceptionnellement enrichi.

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        Antillanas. Estudio preliminar por Antonio R. Romero

      Cuadernos del Pacífico, Santiago de Chile 1949 - xvii, 15 p. ; 27x21 cms., ilustraciones b/n. Manchitas en cubierta. Interior bien. Uno de los 100 ejemplares con una de sus láminas coloreadas a mano por el pintor (A-199-OF-2-F) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Two Little Trains

      William R. Scott, 1949 A near fine book in a rare, very good dust jacket. The book has some very slight rubbing along corners and edges. Ms. Brown is also the author of Goodnight, Moon and Runaway Bunny. Comes in a custom-made slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        A Tree of Night

      New York: Random House, 1949 A Tree Of Night - Truman Capote *SIGNED and Inscribed*Signed by Capote along with a warm inscription on the 1/2 Title page to Harry. Not sure if this is an association copy..?Check my pics..Boards with sharp corners and in beautiful bright condition..Block tight and pages white-bright and unmarked..DJ enclosed in new clear Mylar protector..Make quite an addition to that very special library...!209 Pages - Black cloth. Capote's second book, inscribed and signed..

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        Considérations Objectives sur la Pédérastie: Conférence Interdite par le Préfet de Police. Les Sexes Mal Famés III.

      Unpag. (71 pp.) text on pederasty, printed to accompany a Lettrist conference on the topic. Lg. 8vo. Original wrpps. Paris (Bernouard) 1949.

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        Nineteen Eighty-Four: A Novel

      London: Secker & Warburg, 1949. First Edition. Octavo (18.75cm.); original green cloth, spine lettered in red; 312pp. Spine cloth faded and slightly cocked, else Very Good or better, albeit lacking jacket. FENWICK A12a, calling for a purple topstain either absent or entirely faded here.

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        Nineteen eighty-four

      London : Secker & Warburg, 1949, Hardcover, 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. 312 pages. Inventory No: 231659. 1st edition

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        Portrait of Jennie (Screenplay archive of 10 documents, including scripts and supporting documentation)

      Selznick International Pictures / Vanguard Films, Los Angeles 1949 - An archive of 10 scripts and supporting materials for the 1948 film, "Portrait of Jennie," directed by William Dieterle, based on the 1940 novel by Robert Nathan, written for the screen by Peter Berneis, Leonardo Bercovici, and Paul Osborn, and starring Joseph Cotten, Jennifer Jones, Ethel Barrymore, and Lillian Gish. Painstakingly developed by Selznick International and then released under the auspices of Vanguard Pictures (to whom Selznick International was sold),"Portrait of Jennie" is a romantic fantasy so strange and concept-driven that it has always eluded mass popularity. Joseph Cotten portrays a struggling artist who becomes enamored with a little girl named Jennie who inexplicably begins to grow to womanhood over a period of weeks. The archive includes 9 documents related to the film, 6 of which are pre-production, and 4 post-production:Synopsis by Paul MacNamara. Stitched at the top right corner. 3 pages, mimeograph, Near Fine condition.First Temporary Draft by Peter Berneis. Blue wrappers, rubber-stamped copy No.66, and dated October 29, 1946. 156 leaves, mimeograph. Principal pages white, with revision pages in pink, green, and blue, dated variously between 11/25/46 and 12/12/46. Pages and wrapper Near Fine.Final Shooting script. Goldenrod titled wrappers, noted as FINAL SHOOTING SCRIPT on the front wrapper, dated January 24, 1947. Credits on the front wrapper for director Dieterle, producer David Hempstead, and Selznick International Pictures. Distribution page present, with receipt intact. Title page integral to the first leaf of text as called for with Selznick scripts from this period. 152 leaves, mimeograph, with several pink and yellow revision pages inserted about one-third of the way through the text, all dated 2/12/47. Pages and wrapper just about Near Fine, bound with two silver brads.Revised Final Shooting script by Peter Berneis. Goldenrod titled wrappers, rubber-stamped copy No. 121 and dated February 4, 1947. Credits on the front wrapper for novelist Nathan, screenwriter Berneis, producer David Hempstead and director Dieterle, with "A Selznick International Picture" across the bottom. Distribution page present, with receipt intact. An interesting chronological chart showing Jennie's age relative to actual time follows the distribution page. Title page integral with the first page of the script. 150 leaves, mimeograph, with a few undated yellow revision pages throughout. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with three silver brads.Revised script by Leonardo Bercovici. Plain brown titled wrappers. Bercovici's revision of the Berneis script, with the vast majority of the pages revised, with Bercovici's typed initials ("L.B.") at the top left, dated variously between March 5 and April 3, 1947. The unrevised pages do not have his initials, and are not dated. 150 leaves, mimeograph. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with three gold brads.Revised script by Paul Osborn. Green studio self-wrappers. 102 pages, rubber-stamped copy No. 4, dated June 16, 1947 (re-run June 24, 1947). 120 leaves, mimeograph. Pages and wrapper about Near Fine, bound with three silver brads.Dialogue Cutting Continuity for the trailer. Green top-stitched titled wrappers, dated January 11, 1949. 5 leaves, detailing 1 reel. Pages and wrapper Near Fine.Dialogue Cutting Continiuty for the film. Orange titled wrappers, bound with two brades at the top, dated February 1949. 89 leaves, detailing 5 reels, mimeograph. Pages and wrapper Near Fine.Spotting List for the finished film, undated but circa 1949, with a synopsis, summary of characters, and timing for each scene, all on standard Selznick Releasing Organization printed forms. Tall self-wrappers. 96 leaves, pages and wrapper Very Good plus.Combined 16mm Contnuity for the 1961 release of the film. Tall pink self-wrappers, top-stitched, dated May 16th, 1961. 83 leaves, detailing 3 16mm reels. Pages and wrapper about Near Fine.Weldon (1996), p. 437. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        California Stock Horse

      Sacramento: News Publishing Company, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. 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.

      [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 ...

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Adige]
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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.

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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]

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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.

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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]

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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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