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        The Carter Sisters and Mother Maybelle, Song Folio No. 1

      Acuff-Rose Publications, Nashville, TN 1949 - SIGNED AND INSCRIBED on the front wrapper, "My Best To You", Anita Carter, and "Luck & Stuff", June Carter. June Carter, of course, later became the wife of Johny Cash, and June and the Carter Family are Country Music legends. Signed material by members of the Carter Family from this era are exceedingly scarce.- as is this song book. 48 pages containing the music for 14 songs, 17 photos(including 4 portrait photos of the family ) and 4 biography pages. Bottom corner creases to the wrappers and pages, and a 1" horizontal tear back wrapper and last 4 pages. This is a chance to own a truly unique piece of Country Music history. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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        60 jours de prison

      First edition, one of the 75 copies on BFK Rives, ours specially printed for Jacques Mazet, a magistrate in Paris.Signed autograph Sacha Guitry to Jacques Mazet on the first guard of the first volume which is partially shaded.Nice copy. L'Elan Paris 1949 15x20cm 2 volumes brochés sous chemise et étui

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        One-Way Ticket

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First Edition. Jacob Lawrence. BOLDLY INSCRIBED by Langston Hughes on the front end paper: "With all my / regard to / Eusebia -- / Sincerely, / Langston / New York, / March 31, / 1949." A collection of poems, with six striking illustrations by Jacob Lawrence. The recipient, Eusebia Adriana Cosme (1911 [?] -1976), was a Cuban-born actress and interpreter of Afro-Antillean poetry and literature. She gave recitals in which she also designed the scenery and costumes. Her concerts featured primarily the works of Hispanic poets, although she also performed the works of Langston Hughes and Paul Laurence Dunbar. After leaving Cuba in the late 1930s, she settled in New York, where she had her own Spanish-language radio program on CBS doing poetry recitals and dramatic readings. In the 1960s, she appeared in films; she had a role in Sidney Lumet's 1964 film, "The Pawnbroker." Then, in 1966, she appeared in a Mexican film, "El Derecho de Nacer," (The Right to Be Born), winning an Onix award for Best Actress, the Mexican version of the Oscar. 8vo, xvii, 136 pages. A Fine copy in a very bright, Near Fine unclipped dust jacket that's a bit soiled on the rear panel. Small closed tear at the top of the front panel and a small chip where the flap meets the top of the rear panel. Overall, a beautiful copy with a nice association.

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        Nineteen Eighty-Four.

      London: Secker & Warburg, 1949. First edition. Octavo, finely bound in full black morocco. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers, raised bands, gilt titles to the spine, gilt ruled to the front and rear panel. In fine condition. 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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        Portrait of Marshall

      1949 - Portrait of Marshall, measuring 8 x 10 inches, circa 1949; framed. A presentation copy, inscribed in the wide margin: "To Ambassador Philip Jessup, with appreciation of his services and with warm regards, George C. Marshall." ---- The recipient, Philip C. Jessup, a judge on the International Court of Justice, was credited with playing a major role in ending the Soviet blockade of West Berlin. Jessup was a U. S. representative to the United Nations General Assembly, as well as a member of the International Court of Justice at The Hague. He also served as a U. S. ambassador at large from 1949 until his resignation in 1953. During that time, he was one of the closest advisers of then-Secretary of State Dean Acheson. After Jessup was maligned by Senator Joe McCarthy for purported communist "affinities," Secretary of Defense George C. Marshall rose to the diplomat's defense against McCarthy, who, in turn, demanded the General's dismissal from Truman's cabinet. Meanwhile, McCarthy's charges kept Jessup from being reappointed to the U.S. delegation to the United Nations in 1951 but President Harry S. Truman made him an alternate delegate the following year. An remarkable presentation photograph, linking one of the era's most influential diplomats with the iconic soldier and statesman Marshall. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        I promessi sposi

      Editrice Fattorini 1949 - 1950 Con molte illustrazioni nel testo di Gustavino. Legatura edit. in piena tela con titolo in oro. Copertina in pelle. Entro custodia orig. in cart. rigido. Esemplare in eccellente stato di conservazione, con la firma di Gustavino. Edizione originale di questa celebre e apprezzata edizione illustrata dei Promessi Sposi.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria e Moderna Tarantola ]
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      - Sabadell. 1949-1950. Primer i original himne de la Joventud de la Farandula, lletra de Valenti Mestres i musica de Daniel Sanahuja Capella, certificat pel seu fill mes el document de Antoni Llonch Gambus. A part conte une de les seves primeres obres teatrals del 5 de novembre de 1950, El Conte de la Blanca Neus de Juan de la Cruz Ballester i Daniel Sanahuja amb 10 fotografies originals i publicitat del teatre. Molt rar. Unic. Ref Cortana 33. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Mating Season.

      London Herbert Jenkins Limited 1949 - First edition, first printing, 8vo., modern full green morocco with tan lettering pieces and all edges silvered, in fine condition. McIlvaine A69a. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Mosques of Egypt

      1949 - CRESWELL, K.A.C. The Mosques of Egypt from 21 H. (641) to 1365 H. (1946). Giza (Orman): The Survey of Egypt, 1949 (-1954). Two volumes. Large folio (13 by 17-1/2 inches), original green cloth gilt, patterned endpapers. $5800.First edition, lavishly illustrated with 243 stunning large folio photographic plates of Egyptian building and architectural details, numerous in-text drawings, building plans and elevations, and two large fold “Maps of Cairo Showing Mohammedan Monuments” housed in a rear pocket in Volume I. “The finest piece of book production achieved in Egypt.”“Cairo possesses a most remarkable series of Muslim monuments, running unbroken from the ninth to the nineteenth century. In the latter respect it is unique; other cities, such as Damascus, possess a large number of monuments but some centuries are not represented at all.” “As one surveys the gorgeous monuments of Muslim Egypt one is struck by the grandeur, the beauty and the mysteries of mosques. They represent Art at its best and in its varied aspects. They record the eventful history of those momentous periods. They seem to hide within them secrets which had far-reaching effects on the political and social history of the country as well as on its intellectual and spiritual life throughout the centuries. Indeed the history of the Muslim World in general and Muslim Egypt in particular cannot be properly understood or rightly interpreted unless mosques are thoroughly studied as links in the chain of the past. It is therefore of great advantage to Egypt and to the world to unveil those secrets and reveal them; for mosques were not only places of worship, but also colleges for the study of religious doctrines, philosophical ideas and political theories.” With an introduction and preface dated 1954 laid into Volume I. With a gift inscription to French historian René Huyghe from Egyptian cultural minister Saroite Okasha.A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Schriftsteller (1913-1960): Druckfahne (unterer Teil, 10 x 14 cm) einer von Hand des Autors stark veränderten Stelle seines Romans \"Der blaue Kammerherr\". Mit sehr zahlreichen eigenh. Korrekturen, Einfügungen u. Ergänzungen in Blau und Rot und 6 Zeilen eigenh., neuem Text am unteren Rand.

      Ohne Dat. u. U., \"Der blaue Kammerherr. Galanter Roman in vier Bänden\" erschien 1949 bei Suhrkamp. Dieses Hauptwerk von Wolf von Niebelschütz spielt zur Barockzeit auf einer fiktiven griechischen Insel. Die antiken Götter sind noch aktiv. Da Prinzessin Danae sich dem erotischen Begehren von Zeus entzogen hatte, rächte sich der eifersüchtige Gott. - Unsere Druckfahne mit zahlreichen eigenh. Korrekturen ist der untere Teil des mit \"93\" bezeichneten Druckbogens, der in der EA zur S. 189 in Band I (in Kopie dabei) wurde. - // - Es geht an dieser Schlüsselstelle um das erste Treffen der Prinzessin Danae nach dem Attentat mit dem von ihr geliebten venezianischen Botschafter Don Giovanni. Dieser wurde tödlich verwundet, kann jedoch erst sterben, nachdem er die Prinzessin wieder gesehen hat. Um Zeus zu zeigen, was Stil ist, gibt er einen Ball im Schloss, wo er nach der Zerstörung seiner Villa durch das von Zeus inszenierte Erdbeben zu Gast ist. - Die Prinzessin ist von einer Corona von Elmsfeuer umgeben und \"durch den Raum wehte eisiger Luftzug; Kerze nach Kerze verlosch.\" - Diese von Zeus verschuldete Peinlichkeit verhindert die bei Hof üblichen Zeremonien, weshalb der Minister sie persönlich empfängt. - // - Hier hat der Autor bereits bekannte oder zu selbstverständliche Textzeilen gestrichen, wie z. B.: \"Der Graf jedenfalls war entschlossen, das Schweigen sogleich zu brechen\" und gestrichen ist: \"Dann eilte er, so weit im die Gicht, der infame Schmerz, das erlaubte, auf die Erbin der Krone zu, empfing, nach einem kurzen Blick aus Augen, in denen ein gewisses Erstaunen zu lesen war, ihre Hand und führte die Prinzessin zu einer zierlich geschweiften Möbelgruppe …\" - Von Hand ist folgender neuer Text (6 Zeilen) eingefügt:\" Bleich und geringschätzig, wie neulich, als man dem Botschafter nieder stach, schritt der Kgl. Myrrh. Premier, durch eine lange Gasse schweigende Menschen, der Thronerbin entgegen. Es wurden keine Complimente gewechselt. Er empfing ihre Hand in der seinen - verneigte sich - einladende Geste der Linken ... [Punkte vom Autor] und während man freier zu atmen wagte, führte er den erhabenen Besuch, mit durchaus gemessener Würde, zu einer Möbel-Gruppe\"…\" - // - Weiter über die Vorstellung des venezianischen Admirals Otello bei der Prinzessin \"ungeachtet feuriger Phänomene\". - Der Vergleich unseres Manuskripts mit der gedruckten Fassung (Kopie dabei) erlaubt einen wunderbaren Einblick in die Werkstatt des Autors. Versand D: 4,00 EUR

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        Death of a Salesman: Certain private conversations in two acts and a requiem

      New York: The Viking Press, 1949. First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED by Arthur Miller on a tipped-in page. Miller's best-known play and one of the milestones of 20th-century American theatre. Directed by Elia Kazan, the play premiered at the Morosco Theatre in New York on Feb. 10, 1949, and starred Lee J. Cobb as Willy Loman. It went on to win the 1949 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 1949 Tony Award for Best Play.8vo, 139 pages. A Very Good copy of the First Edition, First Printing in a Very Good, unclipped first-issue dust jacket. The book and jacket contain these generally recognized first-issue points, some of which are listed in the Ahearns' Author Price Guides: Copyright page states "Published by the Viking Press, Inc. in March 1949" at the top and "Printed in U.S.A. by American Book-Stratford Press, Inc., New York" at the bottom. Copyright date of 1949 on the title page. First-issue dust-jacket points: priced at $2.50, Miller photo to the rear flap, the "S" in "SALESMAN" touches the arm of the salesman on the front panel, and there's no mention of the New York Drama Critics Circle award.The book slightly askew, spine lightly sunned, with some fading at the board and spine extremities, some light spots to the topstain, previous owner's bookplate to the front free end paper and gift inscription to the half title. Jacket edges rubbed, spine ends and flap corner folds lightly chipped, short split with a tiny hole near the center of the spine's left edge where it folds to the rear panel, some soiling to the flaps.SIGNED by Arthur Miller on a tipped-in page following the original illustrated front end papers. Signed copies in the first state dust jacket are scarce. SCARCE signed.

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        Here Is New York

      Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1949 First edition, First Edition stated on copyright page. Inscribed and dated by author on the front free end paper. Book very good, some rubbing along edges; some darkening of inside front cover and front free end paper. Dust jacket price-clipped but else near fine. Housed in a custom-made slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine.

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        Ms. Brief m. eigenh. Unterschrift „A. Einstein".

      Sarasota, 11. II. 1949. - 4to. 1 Seite. Briefkopf: „The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton". An Blanch H. Schlick, die Witwe von des Philosophen und Physikers Moritz Schlick (1882-1936): „Ich danke Ihnen herzlich für die Zusendung der höchst interessanten Vorträge Ihres hochgeschätzten Mannes, der sich um die Philosophie der Naturwissenschaften in unserer Zeit bleibende Verdienste erworben hat und dessen Einfluss in der Gegenwart unvermindert fortdauert. Ich habe diese Vorträge kurz nach einer schweren Operation mehrmals und sorgfältig studiert und viel Freude gehabe an der Klarheit und Schärfe der Argumente und nicht minder an dem meisterhaften Stil. Ich kann mir denken, dass die Beschäftigung mit dem literarischen Nachlass eine schöne Lebensarbeit für Sie bildet, die Sie einigermassen von den herben und tragischen Verlust entschädigt, der Sie zusammen mit den philosophisch interessierten Zeitgenossen getroffen hat [ ]" - Mit Stempel der österr. Zensurbehörde.

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      Houghton Mifflin, 1949 A fine first edition in a fine dust jacket. 1949 on title page and copyright page. Original price of $2.50 still on front flap of jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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        Red Sun

      1949-10-20. Oil on canvas. 9" x 14". No Binding.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Westdeutsche Schneiderzeitung, Jahrgänge 1949, 1950,1952,1953und 1954. Fachblatt für die gesamten berufsständischen Interessen des westdeutschen Herrenschneiderhandwerks Jahrgänge3,4,6,7 und 8.

      Carl Maaß,München 23, Ohmstraße 15, 1949,50,52,53 und 1954. 4 x je ca 370 und einmal 304 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und Schnitten.Auch einige farbige Abbildungen. Halbleinen Die Zeitschriften befassen sich selbstverständlich nicht nur mit Herrenbekleidung, sondern auch mit Damenmode.Der Jahrgang 1949 mit den Heften 3 bis 12. Vermutlich hat dieser Jahrgang Nr. 3 so angefangen. Evtl. sind die ersten beiden Jahrgänge vor Kriegsende unter anderem Titel erschienen? Die anderen Jahrgänge sind jeweils mit 12 Heften vorhanden. Die Einbände sind alle etwas gebrauchsspurig und teilweise auch etwas fleckig. Titelschild auf dem Rücken ist etwas fehlstellig.Die Leinenrücken von den Jahrgängen 1952, 1950 und 1949 sind unten etwas aufgeplatzt. Innen einige Besitzerstempel, vorzugsweise auf dem vorderen Schmutzblatt unt Titel. Innen mit der typischen papierbedingten Bräunung. (Nachkriegsqualität). Trotz der genannten Mängel befinden sich diese Bücher in einem recht ordentlichen und durchaus brauchbaren Zustand. Fachmännisch gebunden, grüner Leinenrücken marmorierte Pappeinbände. Von dieser Zeitschrift befinden sich im Moment (Stand Mai 2015)keinerlei Ausgaben im antiquarischen Online-Buchhandel GR3/1 Versand D: 500,01 EUR

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        Nineteen Eighty-Four.

      Secker & Warburg, London 1949 - First edition. Octavo, finely bound in full black morocco. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers, raised bands, gilt titles to the spine, gilt ruled to the front and rear panel. In fine condition. 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Official Illustrated Guide to Zoo and Aquarium (Zeichnung Tiere, Eingang, gelber Hintergrund)

      Sydney 1949 - 13 x 21 cm 90 Seiten 240 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Modern Arms and Free Men: A Discussion of the Role of Science in Preserving Democracy ( Association Copy )

      Simon & Schuster, New York 1949 - First Printing. Review Copy, publisher's Review card, with tissue guard, laid in. Very Good, lacking the jacket, spine a bit faded, "Withdrawn" stamp of the Stanford University Library over the inscription. An Association Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front end page - "To Fred Terman, cordial regards Vannevar Bush". Vannevar Bush's long list of accomplishments include heading the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development (OSRD) during WWII, which included the start-up of the Manhattan Project, being the President of the Carnegie Institute, Chairman of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics ( precursor of NASA ), and founder of Raytheon Company. His 1945 Atlantic Monthly article "As We May Think", in which he described his "Memex" system for handling information is credited with originating the idea of hypertext and the World Wide Web. He also designed and built the differential analyzer, a machine for solving differential equations. At his death, Jerome Wiesner declared "No American has had greater influence in the growth of science and technology than Vannevar Bush". Frederick Terman ( 1900-1982 ) is widely credited, together with Willaim Shockley, as being the "Father of Silicon Valley", Terman earned his Doctor of Science at MIT, and his advisor there was Vannevar Bush. Terman later became Dean of the School of Engineering at Stanford, and then Provost. Terman's students at Stanford included William Hewlett and David Packard. In 1951 he led the creation of Stanford Industrial Park, bringing in companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Eastman Kodak, GE, and Lockheed. The Park later became known as Silicon Valley. The books in the Terman collection were left to the Engineering Library that bears his name by Dr. Terman upon his retirement, hence the "Withdrawn " stamp from Stanford Library. An utterly fascinating Association Copy, from "the Grand Old Man of American Science " to the "Father of Silicon Valley". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        This I Remember.


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        Human Action. A Treatise on Economics.

      London: William Hodge and Company Lilited,, 1949. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket An excellent copy in a slightly toned jacket with a few minor nicks and closed tears and adhesive stains to verso of flaps. First edition, UK issue from US plates, of Mises's "systematic study of the manifold activities of human beings in search of food, shelter, and the variety of goods they have come to need" (publisher's blurb). "More than any other economist of the twentieth century, von Mises has expounded and developed the theories of the Austrian school of economics... Although most of economic thought, after the mid-1930s, was moving in a different direction, von Mises proceeded to develop the general system of economic theory that he had laid out in his 1933 book [Grundprobleme der Nationalökonmie]. The result was his Nationalökonomie: Theorie des Handelns und des Wirtschaftens (1940), the first general treatise on economics since World War I; later it was expanded into the English-language work, Human Action (1949)." (Murray Rothbard in ESS).

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      London, John Lane The Bodley Head, 1949. 652 S., OLeinen m. OU (dieser mit Randläsuren). Mit einem Porträt des Autors. 3. Auflage. Handschriftliche Widmung vom Powys: \'For Rolf Italiaander from his grateful John Cowper Powys, March 28, 1956\'. Darunter in der gleichen Schrift einige Zeilen in Alt-Griechisch und nochmals in Englisch. Gutes Exemplar. Good copy. With a handsigned dedication by Powys to Italiaander. Unicat. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Signatur, signed, Autograph, England, Autobiographie, Widmungsexemplar

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        The Lottery

      Farrar Straus and Company, 1949. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Farrar Straus and Company, New York 1949.. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Publisher's letters FS on the copyright page. Cloth boards. First Issue jacket priced at $2.75 at the front flap. Book Condition: Very Good+, light shelf wear, light spots. Light stain at the spine, light age toning at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+, shelf wear, chipping. Short tears, light spots, light stain at the jacket spine. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        Zoof?hrer 75 Jahre (Tiger)

      Basel 1949 - 14,8 x 21,2 cm 32 Seiten 120 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Wegweiser (Tiger)

      1949, ca., Frankfurt 1949 - 20 x 14 cm 68 Seiten 130 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Stage Fright (Original screenplay, early treatment)

      Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1949. Detailed and lengthy treatment script for the 1950 film. A typically substantial treatment and likely the earliest printed script for this key Hitchcock film, made during his brief return to the UK between 1948 and 1950. Although Whitfield Cook received sole film credit for the screenplay, Hitchcock's wife Reville, an extremely experienced writer and script doctor, worked on the project from its inception. As with Hitchcock himself, her name rarely appeared on scripts, making this a rare item in that respect alone. Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture. Blue titled wrappers, noted as "A Treatment" on the front wrapper, dated March 23, 1949, with credits for writers Reville and Cook. Title page present, mirroring the information on the front wraper. 98 leaves, mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good with some yapping and moderate wear at the edges, bound with two gold brads. Hardy, The BFI Companion to Crime, p. 312, Selby, p. 190. Spicer, p. 447.

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        Lets Have the Truth: Louis Pasteur, Edward Jenner, Medical Research (Three Thought-Provoking Essays)

      Approved Manuscripts Circle, 1949. Pamphlet. Used; Acceptable. Pamphlet; English language; a fair reading copy; dated from internal evidence; the third essay is on animal vivisection; 48-page booklet. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        [Typescript]: John Steinbeck Letters to His Wife, Elaine: Complete Transcripts of Their Correspondence

      New York. 1949-1966. Typed transcripts of 111 letters totaling approximately 360pp. Each letter is uniformly typed, stapled, and numbered in pencil in the upper right corner, and occasionally briefly annotated in pencil in Elaine Steinbeck's hand (usually adding the date or Steinbeck's local address from where it was sent; or here and there correcting a typographical error). The first several letters lightly worn and creased at edges, else about fine. Housed in a very good, slightly battered and taped contemporary cardboard box with Steinbeck's Sag Harbor, New York address written in pencil.The transcripts, which came from the Steinbeck estate, were typed by (or for) Elaine Steinbeck's for use in producing John Steinbeck: A Life in Letters (New York: Viking, 1975), the volume that she co-edited with Robert Wallstein. The correspondence here covers nearly two decades, beginning with the year before she and Steinbeck were married. While many of the letters were included in the final published collection, more than half were edited or omitted entirely here resulting in a wealth of fascinating primary source material unavailable elsewhere.Each letter is numbered and breaks down by year as follows:• 1949: letters 1-60• 1953: letters 61-67• 1955: letters 68-79• 1956: letters 80-81• 1957: letters 82-84• 1960: letters 85-94• 1961: letters 95-99• 1963: letters 100-108• 1965: letters 109-110• 1966: letter 111 .

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        Nineteen Eighty-Four

      Secker & Warburg; London, 1949 A near fine first edition (First Published 1949 on the copyright page) in a very good green dust jacket with the original price still present, and with a wrap-around band advertising the book. Old small bookstore sticker on front free end paper. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        The Lottery

      Farrar Straus and Company 1949 - Farrar Straus and Company, New York 1949. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Publisher's letters FS on the copyright page. Cloth boards. First Issue jacket priced at $2.75 at the front flap. Book Condition: Very Good+, light shelf wear, light spots. Light stain at the spine, light age toning at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+, shelf wear, chipping. Short tears, light spots, light stain at the jacket spine. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Gandhi: An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth

      London: Phoenix Press, 1949 First English Printing, First Edition. Publisher's original cloth and dust jacket. Former owner's name on the FFEP, else book in fine condition; and in very good plus, dust jacket with short closed tear to upper, front cover and slightly chipped to corners and spine ends.

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        Mémorial de la petite exposition de dessins et de peintures de Jean Dubuffet, joyeusement organisée ... par l'auteur et son ami Geert van Bruaene ...

      Brux., Gal. Le Diable, Déc. 1949. Sm.4to. Illustr. b/w. 8 p.*Catalogue completely lithographed and printed in 600 copies on brown paper. - Geert van Bruaene was the owner of the Le Diable Gallery. - The catalogue contains "the catalogue" of 24 works, an illustrated title page and 2 full-page prints. - In very good condition.

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        Pioneers of Space

      Los Angeles: Leonard-Freefield Co, 1949. First Edition. Very Good. Signed. First edition, first printing. Signed by George Adamski on the front free end paper, inscribed "Good luck to you" and dated 11-12-1950. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Bowing to rear board. Light rubbing to gilt stamping and cloth at edges, slight fading to spine. Pages toned, offsetting to end papers. Small water spot to edge of page block. Contact address for Adamski's "Advanced Thinkers Club" is revised and updated in pencil. A very rare Adamski title, ghost-written for him by his secretary, Lucy McGinnis. Critics would later draw similarities between this early work of science fiction and his later claims of real-life space travel in Inside the Space Ships.

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        Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart. Allgemeine Enzyklopädie der Musik. Herausgegeben von Friedrich Blume. Vollständige Ausgabe in 16 Bänden: BAND 1 - 14 A-Z , BAND 15 + 16 SUPPLEMENTE + BAND. (Band 17, das Register fehlt. ). Mit zahlreichen Bildtafeln Textabbildungen, Notenbeispielen und Tabellen. Betrüffelte Ausgabe: Arbeitskopie des Komponisten Joachim Link. Zahlreiche Zeitungsartikel beigelegt. Teilweise ergänzt mit zusätzlichen bibliographischen Hinweisen, fachliche Informationen , teilweise Essays von Link zu dem Thema und vieles mehr.

      Bärenreiter, 1949- 1979., Kassel, - 28 x 15 cm. Ca. 1500 S. pro Band. ISBN: Privater Halbleineneinband, teilweise auch noch original Halbledereinband / half cloth. No jacket. Einbände mit erheblichen Mängel. Bücher teilweise wasserwellig, Schnitt annähernd schwarz. Sehr viele Anstreichungen und Kommentare - Immer noch brauchbare Arbeitskopie die Ihnen viele wissenschaftliche Überraschungen bieten wird. 1. Auflage. Sprache: de. * Versandfertig innerhalb von 20 Stunden! * Unverzichtbares Nachschlagewerk , da in der zweiten Auflage nicht alle Stichwörter übernommen worden sind. *Aus dem Nachlaß des in Leipzig geborenen, in Gera und Berlin wirkenden Dirigenten und Komponisten J. D. Link. * Versandfertig innerhalb von 20 Stunden! Eine wahre Fundgrube für jeden Musikwissenschaftler. The composer J.D.Link left in his estate, compositions which he used as material for part of his masterpieces. Due to his excessive smoking habit, the volume is in very bad, perhaps even pitiful condition. Included in the price is consideration of its condition. Therefore a refund for the volume will not be accepted after sale. However there are still more positive things to be said about this collection. There are very often photos, newspaper articles or critiques from different publishing houses to be found in the notebooks. It has also been underlined with occasional commentaries in pencil with valuable expertise! GE5. (Lws). ipg. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Umbras Kuriositätenkabinett]
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        Omnibus. Settimanale di attualit? politica e letteraria.

      Milano, 1946, A. I n. 1/8, 10 (del 28 dicembre) - 1947, A. II n. 1/12, 16/44 (29 dicembre) - 1948, A. III n. 1/53 - 1949, A. IV n. 1/49 (8 dicembre). Tutti (152) :

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        Nebst Beiblätter.

      Allgemeiner Anzeiger für Buchbindereien,, Stuttgart, 1949 - 62.-81. Jahrgang 1949-1968. 20 Bände. Stuttgart, Allgemeiner Anzeiger für Buchbindereien, 1934. 21 x 29,5. Ca. 13600 S. mit unzähligen Abbildungen. Unterschiedliche Einbände. (I). Unterschiedliche Einbände. (I).

      [Bookseller: Buchatelier Bischoff]
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        Bolschaja (Bolshaya, Bolshaja, Bol`shaja) Sovetskaja (Sovjetskaja, Sovietskaya, Sowjetskaja) Enziclojedija (Enciklopedia, Enziclopediya). Große Sowjetische Enzyklopädie, 2. Ausgabe, 50 + 1 + 2 Bände, 1949 - 1958.

      Moskau 1949 - 1958. 2. Auflage. Mit ca. 100.000 Stichwörtern auf ca. 32.000 Seiten. Enthalten sind mehr als 40.000 teils farbige Abbildungen sowie knapp 2.400 Karten. Grundwerk in 50 Bänden, der Ergänzungsband 51 sowie die Registerbände I und II, somit vollständiges Werk in 53 Bänden. Blaue Original-Kunstlederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln. Vorderdeckel mit Prägerelief und umlaufender Prägeleiste. Zweite Auflage dieser monumentalen, gleichsam \"amtlichen\" Sowjet-Enzyklopädie. Bereits kurz nach Vollendung der ersten Ausgabe, deren Erscheinen sich über einen Zeitraum von 21 Jahren (1946 - 1947) erstreckt hatte, erließ der Ministerrat der UdSSR 1949 die Weisung zur Erstellung einer Neuauflage, die zwischen 1949 und 1958 in 50 Textbänden, einem Ergänzungsband und zwei Registerbänden erschien. Insgesamt waren ca. 16.000 Wissenschaftler an der redaktionellen Herstellung des Werkes beteiligt, die unmittelbar dem Ministerrat unterstellt waren. Läßt das Werk einerseits in toto eine gewisse Versachlichung und wissenschaftliche Verselbständigung gegenüber der Erstausgabe erkennen, so machten sich doch andererseits die ideologischen Einflüsse und Richtungsänderungen der Stalin- und Nach-Stalin-Ära bis in Detailfragen hinein bemerkbar. Dies läßt sich exemplarisch anhand des Artikels über den vormaligen Geheimdienstchef Berija verdeutlichen. Nachdem dieser 1953 entmachtet und hingerichtet worden war, erhielten alle Subskribenten die schriftliche Aufforderung, die betreffenden Seiten herauszutrennen und durch mitgeschickte Artikel über die Beringstraße und einen weitgehend unbekannten Politiker des 18. Jahrhunderts namens Bertholtz zu ersetzen. Die Bände (seitlich) mit Resten von Bibliotheksschildern (der Universität Gießen), einige seitliche Flächen etwas klebend. Ein Kapital etwas angestoßen. Sonst die gesamte Ausgabe in sehr gutem, unversehrtem Zustand. Seiten sauber und fleckenfrei. Gutes Exemplar dieser monumentalen Sowjet-Enzyklopädie. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Dort Frühjahrs-Rabatt von 20 Prozent auf dieses Angebot bis zum 31. März 2016. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Enzyklopädie russische sowjetischen Rußland Sowjetunion Stalin Stalin-Ära

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        Neue Gedichte.

      Olten, 1949. - 8°. 4 weisse Bll., 63 S., 1 Bl., 3 weisse Bll. Grüner Oasenziegenlederbd. von Hugo Peller, mit goldgepr. Rückentitel, goldgepr. Steh- und Innenkantenfileten, goldgepr. Deckelill. mit Pflanzenmotiven sowie Kopfgoldschnitt, in Schuber (Rücken etwas verblasst). (=44. Veröffentlichung der VOB). - Eines von 40 römisch num. Ex. (Nr. XIV) auf englischem handgeschöpften Büttenpapier (Ges.aufl. 615 Ex.). - Mit eigenhändigem Gedicht und Unterschrift des Verfassers. - Erstausgabe. - WGII, 134. Lang de [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Buch + Kunst + hommagerie Sabine Koitka]
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        Die Taube. Lithographie von Picasso.

       1949. Im Stein signiert. Auf festem Velin. 51 x 65 cm. Papier: 61 x 75 cm. Diese Lithografie entstand 1949 nach einer Zeichnung des Künstlers für ein Plakat für den Weltfriedenskongress in Paris. Verso mit dem Stempel \"Diffusion / Nouvelles Images\" - Außenkante schwach angestaubt bzw. minimal gebräunt. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Picasso, la colomb, die Taube, 1949,

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        Nouvelles : Les Âmes du Purgatoire. La Dame de Pique. Le Hussard. Djoumane. Théâtre : Le Carrosse du Saint-Sacrement. Illustrations de Robert BELTZ Gravées sur bois par Théo SCHMIED

      Robert Beltz à Strasbourg & Théo Schmied à Montrouge, Stasbourg & Montrouge 1949 - Dans un unique emboîtement : 2 livres. Le premier regroupe des Nouvelles, soit 4 titres : Les Âmes du Purgatoire ; La Dame de Pique ; Le Hussard ; Djoumane. Il comporte 217 pages. Le second livre, sous Théâtre, est titré : Le Carrosse du Saint-Sacrement. Il comprend 74 pages. Présentation sous forme de feuilles flottantes, pliées en deux. La justification de tirage se trouve uniquement sur le premier volume et stipule qu'il fut tiré 200 exemplaires, tous sur Vélin Lana, numérotés de 1 à 200 ; notre exemplaire est marqué n° 141. Furent aussi tirés 20 exemplaires de collaborateurs numérotés en chiffres romains. Les illustrations, en couleurs, sont de Robert Beltz, dessinateur et illustrateur alsacien (1900-1981), elles furent gravées par Théo Schmied (1900-1985). La publication fut assurée par ces deux artistes français. Il est indiqué uniquement sur le second livre que cet ouvrage a été achevé d'imprimer le 10 juillet 1949. Ces oeuvres furent écrites par Prosper Mérimée, archéologue, historien et écrivain français (1803-1870). Couvertures souples, rempliées, portant chacune un dessin sur le 1er plat. Sous chemises rigides, toilées, couleur ocre, lettrage sur les dos. Ensemble pesant environ 3520 g, éventuel supplément pour frais de port, catégorie 4200 g avec emballage ; nous vous renseignons volontiers. Etat : Bon état. Emboîtement : assez bon, encore bien solide mais quelque peu frotté et avec quelques marques et salissures légères. Chemises rigides : bon, un peu défraîchies. Intérieurs : bons 29 x 23.5 x 6 / 3 cm 3520g. Couvertures souples, chemises rigides

      [Bookseller: ABC - Eric Girod]
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