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        Flagrant délit. Rimbaud devant la conjuration de l'imposture et du truquage

      Thésée 1949 - - Thésée, Paris 1949, 19x24cm, broché. - Edition originale 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. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition printed on Alfa paper. Illustrated book on the cover of a reproduction of a lithograph of Henri Rousseau. Signed autograph André Breton Professor Georges Blin: ". in very high esteem and friendship ." Back discolored, nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Little Sister

      Hamish Hamilton, London 1949. First Edition hardback in dustwrapper. VG in original publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front. 8vo, 256pp . Showing minor wear and bumping a little dustiness and light foxing to edges.. In first issue 8/6 wrapper with some light rubbing,discreet archival tape repair to verso, creasing and some discolouration. Slight chipping to spine ends. The dustwrapper is housed in a protective removable sleeve.

      [Bookseller: Holybourne Rare Books]
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        The Synthesis of Two-Terminal Switching Circuits. Offprint from Bell System Technical Journal, Vol. 28

      New York: American Telephone and Telegraph Company 1949 - 4to, pp. 40. Original printed grey, blue and black wrappers, with punched spine holes (as issued). A virtually mint copy. FIRST SEPARATE EDITION OF THIS IMPORTANT CONTINUATION OF SHANNON’S EPOCHAL MASTER’S THESIS. Claude Shannon’s thesis, ‘A symbolic analysis of relay and switching circuits,’ has been frequently called the most important master’s thesis of the twentieth century with respect to the influence it had on the development of the electronic and computer industries. As an undergraduate Shannon had studied symbolic logic and Boolean algebra, and while working with the Bush differential analyzer at MIT became interested in the machine’s complex relay circuit that controlled the machine’s operation. Recognizing that Boolean algebra was “the appropriate mathematics for studying such two-valued systems,” Shannon “developed these ideas during the summer of 1937, which he spent at Bell Laboratories in New York City, and, back at MIT, in his master’s thesis, where he showed how Boolean algebra could be used in the analysis and synthesis of switching and computer circuits . . . In 1940 [Shannon’s thesis] was awarded the Alfred Noble Prize of the combined engineering societies of the United States” (Shannon, Collected Papers (1993), pp. xi-xii). In this follow-up paper Shannon proposes methods for synthesizing switching circuits according to their function to achieve the minimum number of switches for a given task. The theorems and methods he introduced have found modern applications in the design of computer logic circuits and chips. “The author’s [thesis] shows how propositional calculus can be applied to the study of two-terminal series-parallel relay circuits. The present paper begins with a review of this kind of application and then turns to a consideration of the more general problem of synthesizing two-terminal combinational relay circuits. Since in general the simplest form of a relay contact network is not series-parallel (it may contain “bridges” or even “non-planar” parts), the paper makes use of symbolic logic only in an incidental way. Furthermore, the paper is less concerned with finding a suitably general representation of such circuits and thence a synthesis algorithm than it is with the following preliminary problem. Given a Boolean function f of n variables, what is the least of the set of numbers of those relay contacts making up circuits which satisfy f? A number of special results are presented for functions of four and fewer variables, and then some general theorems for n variables are proved. The second part of the paper has to do with the question of optimal distributions of relay contacts” (Raymond J. Nelson, review in Journal of Symbolic Logic, Vol. 20, p. 69). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Harry Truman's personally owned St. Christopher Medal Charm, presented to him on his 65th birthday — also the fourth anniversary of VE Day

      n.p., May 8, 1949. 1" diameter. "A gold charm, 1"" diameter (9.7 dwts.) bearing an image of St. Christopher surrounded by the words: ''ST. CHRISTOPHER BE MY GUIDE."" on the obverse. The reverse bears an engraved inscription: ""H S T May 8, 1949"" A few minor abrasions and scuffs not detracting from the overall presentation. Truman spent his 65th birthday by attending services at the First Baptist Church in Washington. Also being Mother's Day, the communion table was festooned with flowers memorializing his mother, Mrs. Martha Truman, who died in 1947. May 8 also had additional significance for Truman. It was on that day in 1945, only a month after he had become President, that he announced the capitulation of German forces in Europe. From the Estate of Margaret Truman Daniel."

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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.

      [Bookseller: Le Bookiniste]
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        La Banlieue de Paris

      Paris: Pierre Seghers Éditeurs, 1949. Small ink scribble to the title page, tiny bump to the fore edge, else near fine in a close to fine jacket with a hint of wear at the top of the rear flap fold. Beautiful copy.. First Edition. Small quarto. 130 gravure images. The photographer Robert Doisneau's landmark first book, published after the war and divided into sections which show Paris in all its bleak glory. INSCRIBED by the book's author, Blaise Cendrars, in Paris in 1951. (Parr / Badger, v1, 203; Roth 132-133; Auer 336).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Authority and the Individual. The Reith Lectures for 1948-9.

      London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. 125pp. Cloth. Signed and inscribed by Bertrand Russell on his personal stationery from his Welsh address. A fine copy in very good+ dustjacket with a touch of foxing to the front panel and mild toning to the spine panel. ; 12mo; Signed by Author .

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        Ancores I Estrelles. Xilografies De E.C. Ricart

      Sallent, Sabadell 1949 - 115pp. Muy bella edición limitada y numerada de sólo 195 ejs. (nº99) Firmado por el autor. Muy cuidada estampación a dos tintas, azul mar y negro suave, sobre muy buen papel de hilo. Muy ilustrado con estupendos grabados originales, frontis y portada iluminados a mano por el propio artista. Excelente encuadernación firmada por Manuel Bueno a plena piel muy decorada al oro. Lomera con regios nervios. Guradas enmarcadas en piel decorada. Corte superior dorado. Y firme caja de resguardo forrada en su interior y con acabados en piel. Size: 34 x 26 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUÀRIA]
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        Modern Arms and Free Men: A Discussion of the Role of Science in Preserving Democracy ( Association Copy )

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 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".. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Review Copy.

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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        L'Europe buissonnière

      First edition with a cover illustrated by Jacquelin.Signed autograph of Antoine Blondin Dr. Fatou: "... this book is vain foolproof Hoping to entertain.."Our copy is covered with kraft paper on which Antoine Blondin registered address of the dedicatee in black ink, the latter having added the name of the author and the book title in blue ink.Nice full exempalire his trailer. Editions Jean Froissart Paris 1949 14x24cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Flagrant délit. Rimbaud devant la conjuration de l'imposture et du truquage

      Edition printed on Alfa paper.Illustrated book on the cover of a reproduction of a lithograph of Henri Rousseau.Signed autograph André Breton Professor Georges Blin: "... in very high esteem and friendship ..."Back discolored, nice copy.  Thésée Paris 1949 19x24cm broché

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        Tarass Boulba.

      - Lyon, Editions d'Art les Emeraudes 1949. Grand in-4° demi-chagrin noir à coins, dos à nerfs orné de fleurons estampés à froid, titre doré, couverture conservées (reliure moderne). Préface de Paul REBOUX, 21 eaux-fortes originales en noir, signées, H.T. de P. ARCONGIOLI qui a peint à la main les lettrines de cet ouvrage. Tirage limité à 400 exemplaires. Un des 80 avec une suite sur vélin de Rives enrichi d'un dessin original à l'encre noire et d'une eau-forte supplémentaire avec remarques. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE EVERGREEN TALES, OR TALES FOR THE AGELESS

      Limited Editions Club 1949-1952, New York - The complete 15 volume set in 5 red paper-covered slicases, small folio (8" x 12"), in various full color linen bindings. Includes "Hansel & Gretel," "Jack and the Beanstalk," "The Ugly Duckling," "Pandora's Box," "The Emperor's New Clothes," "Beauty and the Beast," "The Story of Aladdin," "The Three Bears," and seven others. All illustrations are in color with some hand-colored and some ORIGINAL COLOR LITHOGRAPHS. Each is copy #216 of 2500 or 2000 numbered copies with many of the copies signed by the illustrators and/or the editor. The editor has SIGNED nine of the volumes. Illustrators who have SIGNED are Fritz Eichenberg, Everett Gee Jackson, Edward Ardizzone, Rafaello Busoni, Robert Lawson, and Ervine Metzl. Arthur Szyk and Fritz Kredel have not signed. Scarce to find a complete set, especially with all volumes having the same number and in this condition. Near Fine in Near Fine slipcases [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        I promessi sposi

      Editrice Fattorini 1949 - 1950 Classico in formato elegante con copertina in pelle e carta marmorizzata sul rosso. Con molte illustrazioni nel testo di Gustavino. Legatura edit. in piena tela con decorazioni e titoli in oro. Edizione originale di questa celebre ed apprezzata edizione illustrata dei Promessi Sposi. Edizione completa di cofanetto in carta marmorizzata (cofanetto fallato); interni molto ben tenuti.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria e Moderna Tarantola ]
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        The Carter Sisters and Mother Maybelle, Song Folio No. 1

      Nashville, TN: Acuff-Rose Publications, 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.. SIGNED. First Printing. Pictorial Printed Wrappers. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Le Bookiniste]
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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]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        ON A TREE FALLEN ACROSS THE ROAD (TO HEAR US TALK)

      Spiral Press, New York 1949 - Printed wraps. Crane B21: 3060 total copies printed, this one of 225 with Frost's own imprint. INSCRIBED but not signed by Frost on the title page: "To the Hockings wherever they are/meditating the wrong Muse." Richard Hocking seems to have been an acquaintance of Frost's during the 1920s and 1930s, having graduated from Harvard in 1928 and earning a Master's there shortly after. When inscribing Christmas greetings, Frost would often not sign his inscription, or at the most simply initial it. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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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.

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        ORIGINAL PRIMER HIMNE DE LA JOVENTUD DE LA FARANDULA + TEATRE 1950

      - 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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Husslein]
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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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        Shane

      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.

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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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        Autobiography.

      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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