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        [Photo Album]: Diary and Photo Album of a Camp Fire Girl Troop Leader's trip to Les Courmettes, France

      Les Courmettes, France. July 23 - August 10, 1949. Oblong small octavo. Measuring 6.5" x 8.5". Prong-bound green wrappers with gilt stamped flowers on the front wrapper and handwritten "Les Courmettes 1949." A collection of 101 black and white and sepia toned photographs measuring 2.5 x 3.5 affixed to white pages and interspersed throughout with a diary of the trip. Very good with some tears and creasing on the wrappers. A diary augmented with snapshots and postcards from a Camp Fire Girls trip to Les Courmettes, France from July 23 until August 10, 1949. The trip is fairly early on in the tenure of the British Association which began in 1921 after the success of the American organization. The detailed journal and photographs provide a complete account of the travels of the girls from the point of view of Eda Banham, one of the young troop leaders with the group. Before leaving the girls saw Oklahoma at Drury Lane which Eda thought was "very futuristic and essentially American but a very good show." After making the crossing, they began their travels on a train to Paris, seeing all the sights of the cities including the Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, and Notre Dame after which they were on their way to the South of France. Once there the girls set up an encampment, seen here in some snapshots. Eda writes, "at 9 pm we all gathered on the terrace with the international campers to partake in a camp fire... the French did not care to speak to us in English though we were quite aware that they spoke English better than we could speak French." The photos show the beauty of the South of France as well as girls posing in group photos in uniform, hiking, and performing plays for local children. "It was a party for the colony and we had been asked to entertain. The Rangers were worried and felt shy about performing." Towards the final days the photos are of happily laughing girls, shirtless men, and one particularly interesting photo of the troop hanging out of a jeep traveling along a dirt road in the woods. A wonderful assemblage relaying a complete look at Eda's trip. .

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        IL MONDO, settimanale diretto da MARIO PANNUNZIO Rara collezione (1949-1966) TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO -, Miano, Mazzocchi Gianni - Edit. Domus, 1949

      - Formato giornale, cm. 36 x 65, pp. varianti da 12 a 20 - Uscita settimanale . Grande foglio politico, economico, letterario e culturale tra i piu' importanti (se non il più prestigioso del dopoguerra) diretto dal grande Mario Pannunzio alla cui scuola si sono formate generazioni di brillanti giornalisti . Pannunzio ebbe anche la abilit? di far coesistere "prime donne" motivandole sapientemente . Con il Carocci di "Solaria" , l'Albertini del "Corriere" , e lo Scalfari di "Repubblica" , Mario Pannunzio puo' considerarsi tra i piu' grandi "Direttori del novecento italiano". Oggi , forse ancora più che nel proprio tempo, la storia del MONDO risalta sopratutto per " il rigore ampio e democratico "con il quale affrontò e caratterizzò i dibattiti sociali, politici e culturali. Naturalmente il contesto generale era favorevole (la guerra finita aveva lasciato ferite ma anche VOGLIA DI RINASCIMENTO). Se si potesse ora "rifare il Mondo" , il seguito e l'interesse sarebbero garantiti ! (ma esistono oggi simili protagonisti ?) Notevoli le firme nei vari periodi; ne citiamo solo alcune : Benedetto Croce, Eugenio Montale (è stato pubblicato un libro con i suoi importanti scritti sul Mondo), G. Raimondi, Rodot? , Pavolini, Salvadori, Cederna, Arbasino, Falconi, Musatti, Moravia, Monelli, Rea, Silone, Ennio Flaiano con le sue rubriche di cinema, Tobino, Jemolo, Landolfi, Comisso, Brancati, Antoni, Scalfari (assai gustoso un suo recente articolo su Repubblica, in cui rievoca i progetti, le discussioni ed i risultati di quella straordinaria avventura politica e culturale).La grafica, le fotografie, il taglio da rotocalco, deve tanto al mitico OMNIBUS di Longanesi al quale lo stesso Pannunzio, con Maccari ed altri del "Mondo" collaborarono attivamente. (Omnibus cessa nel 1939). I bellissimi e pungenti disegni di Mino Maccari e Amerigo Bartoli hanno accompagnato tutta la vita del giornale, con gustosi riferimenti a scene politiche e borghesi. COLLEZIONE dal numero 1 del 10 febbraio 1949, al numero 10 del 10 marzo 1966 . La raccolta è in ottime condizioni, le annate dal 1950 al 1966 sono ben rilegate annata per annata in tela rossa, piatti con carta decorata ed angoli e non manca alcun numero. L'annata 1949 è invece a giornali sciolti e ne mancano circa 30 (su un totalone di 890 giornali della intera raccolta) Si uniscono anche i preziosi DUE VOLUMI di indici, pubblicati da PASSIGLI-Firenze (benemerito) che permetteranno di fruire in modo completo della prestigiosa collezione che viene offerta a

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        Complete Poems

      New York: Henry Holt and Company,, 1949. 1949. Large octavo. Original cream cloth, titles to spine gilt on a blue ground, blue endpapers, top edge blue. In the original matching paper slipcase. Black and white frontispiece portrait. Spine lightly faded, two tiny brown specks to front joint; slipcase a little rubbed and faded. A fine copy with exceptionally crisp and fresh contents. First edition, first printing, limited issue. Number 385 of 500 specially bound copies signed and numbered by the poet.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Nineteen Eighty Four

      London, Secker & Warburg,, 1949. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First Edition, First Impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Voiliers d'Indochine. Planches et hors texte de l'auteur. Nouvelle edition.

      Saigon: 1949. Folio, with 70 plates, nice copy with original wrappers. Junks and sampans of the Mekong River. Exemplary monograph on traditional sailing craft of the Mekong, here reprinted from the rare first edition of 1943. The author was controller of Fisheries in French Indochina, and used his professional experience to illustrate a staggering array of junks and sampans, in addition to smaller sailing craft of the region. The seventy plates include silhouettes, plans, and finer details of sail and rigging.

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        This I Remember.

      Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York 1949 - First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Signed by Eleanor Roosevelt. Fine in the original acetate with a few small chips. The original slipcase is in near fine condition. "Convinced that 'when you cease to make a contribution, you die,' Eleanor Roosevelt remained at the center of American and global politics for nearly two more decades She became a fearless international champion of progressive causes and perhaps the most influential American woman of the 20th century" (ANB). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Signed Songwriters Contract

      1949. unbound. Exceedingly rare signed music publishing contract from the vaults of Hometown - Village Music, 4 pages, 32.5 inches (when unfolded fully) x 8.5 inches, February 21, 1949, whereby Spencer Williams and Charles Reade agree to publish their music with Sidney Prosen and agree to divide all proceeds at the rate of 1/3 share (each). Boldly signed by all parties including Spencer who has used his address as 115 - 11 173rd street St Albans, New York - which was Louie Armstrong's house! Note: Spencer died in 1965, and there is virtually nothing of his on the market. The Schomberg Library, arguably the largest repository of Black historical material in the United States, possesses not a single signed item. Without a doubt, Spencer is much rarer than Charlie Parker and Bix Beiderbecke. Near fine condition. African-American jazz and popular music composer, pianist and singer best known for his songs "Basin Street Blues," "I Ain't Got Nobody," "She'll Be Coming Around The Mountain," and many more. He also collaborated on songs with W.C. Handy, Fats Waller, and Josephine Baker (when both were in exile). Williams was one of the earliest African-Americans to be inducted in the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

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        Les Fourmis. [Signed / Inscribed]

      Paris, Editions du Scorpion, 1949.. 19 x 12 cm. 204 pages. Broche. / Softcover. Bon etat generale. Exemplaire un peu jauni. Interieur propre. Envoi autographe signe de l'auteur:" Pour Jacqueline Lay un bien cordial hommage Boris Vian". / First edition of this collection of short stories by the avant-garde novelist, playwright, jazz musician and cult figure. A very good or better copy in publisher's illustrated wrappers. This copy inscribed by Vian on the half-title, "Pour Jacqueline Zay (?) En tres cordial hommage. Boris Vian." Books inscribed by Boris Vian, who died at the age of 39 during a screening of a film based on his pseudonmyous novel "I'll Spit on Your Grave", are distinctly scarce. His chef d'oeuvre L'Ecume du jours was called by Raymond Queneau, "the most poignant love story of our time.". "On est arrives ce matin et on n'a pas ete bien recus, car il n'y avait personne sur la plage que des tas de types morts ou des tas de morceaux de types... " Cette premiere phrase des Fourmis donne le ton de ce livre. Si l'on y rencontre a chaque page l'humour en coup de poing, la fantaisie verbale, l'imagination drolatique, le gout du canular qui ont fait la celebrite de Boris Vian, on dirait qu'ils visent surtout a conjurer les menaces d'un monde hostile. Personne n'aimerait monter dans le train du " Voyage a Khonostrov ", surtout s'il n'a pas envie de faire la conversation. Personne n'aimerait resider trop pres de l'ecole des " fliques ", ou l'on voit comment la betise ordinaire conduit tout droit a un totalitarisme barbare. Ces onze nouvelles de jeunesse ont ete rassemblees et publiees par Boris Vian lui-meme, en 1949. Elles disent deja les obsessions et les revoltes qu'exprimeront les chefs-d'oeuvre de l'ecrivain, L'Ecume des jours ou J'irai cracher sur vos tombes. Resume de l'edition de poche.

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        A Sand County Almanac

      New York: Oxford University Press, 1949. First EditionSecond state binding. . Near fine in decorated blue-green cloth covered boards with silver text on the spine and on the front board with an image of six geese in flight. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/4" with minor fading to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. In a very good, unclipped, first state dust jacket with 1/4" deep chips at the upper corners of the spine area, a 1/8" chip from the lower rear corner of the spine area and faint spotting to the front and rear panels. Overall this is a clean and collectible dust jacket with the $3.50 price in the lower corner of the front flap. There are no prior ownership markings of any kind within this copy. 226 pages of text with illustrations within the text by Charles Schwartz. Aldo Leopold was an ecologist and pioneer of wildlife management. He is considered by many to be the grandfather of the modern environmental movement. This title was published posthumously and sold over one million copies in numerous printings. This title is often attributed as Leopold's first book. It was not as it was preceded by a Sporting Arms Institute published report on game hunting in the North Central States in 1931.

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        Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist

      Evanston: Library of Living Philosophers, 1949. First edition, one of 760 copies signed and dated "Albert Einstein '49." Octavo, original brown cloth, top edge gilt, original slipcase. The book is in near fine condition, with a contemporary gift inscription to the inner gutter; the slipcase is in very good condition shows some of the usual rubbing. Edited by Paul Arthur Schhilpp. Written by the man considered the "Person of the Century" by Time magazine, this is not a glimpse into Einstein's personal life, but an extension and elaboration into his thinking on science. Two of the great theories of the physical world were created in the early 20th century: the theory of relativity and quantum mechanics. Einstein created the theory of relativity and was also one of the founders of quantum theory. Here, Einstein describes the failure of classical mechanics and the rise of the electromagnetic field, the theory of relativity, and of the quanta. "The greatest physicist of the 20th century" (PMM 408).

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        Une passion dans le désert

      Editon Maxime Cottet Dumoulin, 1949. Grand in - 4 (35 x 27 cm) en feuilles sous couverture rempliée, chemise et étui cartonné simili serpent brun, illustrations de P. Jouve gravées par R. Haasen : 67 eaux - fortes dont 13 en couleurs (1 frontispice et 12 hors - texte dont 3 à double page, 54 bandeaux en noir et or, texte encadré d'un filet rouge. Exemplaire numéroté (52 / 110) avec une suite en noir. Exemplaire frais. Monod 915. Français broché DeCollection

      [Bookseller: Livres Anciens Lucas Philippe]
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        Death of a Salesman

      London: The Cresset Press,, 1949. Certain Private Conversations in Two Acts and a Requiem. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt. With the dust jacket. Faint partial fading to cloth, some spotting to edges of text block. An excellent copy in a slightly spotted and toned jacket with a couple of short closed tear and one small tape repairs to the verso. First UK edition, first impression. Originally published in the US in the same year.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Oblong Blur and Other Odysseys

      New York: Farrar, Straus. 1949. First. First edition. About fine in a very good dustwrapper with a couple of very faint spots and light wear on the spine. This copy Inscribed to Joseph Mitchell and his wife: "For Joe and Therese with the high regard of Phil Hamburger." The author's first book, a scarce collection of his often humorous columns from his first ten years with The New Yorker. Hamburger and colleagues at the magazine for nearly sixty years. Along with A.J. Liebling, they were the important core of the third wave of reporters for the magazine that pretty much permanently defined the direction of the magazine that continues to this day. A wonderful association. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        This I Remember

      New York: Harper and Brothers. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION, one of only 1000 copies signed by Eleanor Roosevelt. "There are a great many things Mrs. Roosevelt knows, and it is because she is willing to tell them that this extraordinarily candid book is personally fascinating as well as historically important... It was one of the rare accidents of history that the only four-term President of the United States should have been married to a woman whose personality was as remarkable as his own" (Orville Prescott, The New York Times, November 7, 1949). This I Remember covers Eleanor Roosevelt's life from the political campaign of 1924 to her departure from the White House following FDR's death. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1949. Octavo, original cloth, original slipcase, original mylar jacket. Slipcase with fading to edges (as usual). An outstanding copy; rare in such good condition.

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        LES CONQUERANTS - Trente-trois eaux-fortes originales en deux couleurs gravées par André Masson

      Paris: Albert Skira, 1949 - Folio 285 x 380 mm - Cet ouvrage, établi avec la collaboratons de Marc Barraud, a été tiré a 165 exemplaires, sur pur fil a la forme des papeteries du Marais. 1/15 ex. H.C. En feuilles, etui et chemise crème. Magnifique publication. Although in the Colophon is mentioned all copies signed by the Artist, the Author and the Published, our copy, marked H.C. is unsigned ! leaves loose (Pur fil à la forme des Papeteries du Marais) as issued , original wrappers, original boards (chemise) and original slipcase. Very good condition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Sheltering Sky, USA 1st/1st

      New Directions, New York, 1949 - First American Edition First Issue (priced $2.75 with no other issues on copyright). Some light toning to end blanks, else close to fine with no ownership markings. Jacket is first issue, a very light damp stain to upper fore-edge only just discernible on the upper panel, slightly more evident on the upper flap. Lower flap has a very short closed tear and a folding crease, else a vey presentable copy, not clipped, in a protective plastic cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: finecopy Ltd PBFA]
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        The Little Sister

      London: Hamish Hamilton,, 1949. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the pictorial dust jacket. Spine gently rolled, tiny black speck to front board, faint spotting to edges of text block, endpapers and prelims. An excellent copy in an exceptionally bright jacket with ligthly rubbed edges. First edition, first impression, preceding the first US edition. Rare thus.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

      Secker 1949 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Published 1949" printed on the copyright page. A magnificent copy of this true first edition. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with minor repair. This First Issue dustjacket has the publisher's 10s. net printed price present with NO chips or tears. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. We buy Orwell First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Knight's Gambit

      New York: Random House,, 1949. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt on black with gilt wavy lines, top edge black. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. A superb copy in the bright jacket that has a slightly faded spine. First edition, first printing. A collection of detective stories included in Starrett's Queen's Quorum.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        KNIGHT?S GAMBIT

      New York: Random House, 1949. First Edition. 8vo, publisher?s original red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and upper cover, in the original pictorial dustjacket. (6), 246 pp. An essentially fine copy, bright and clean and in very good order, the edges of the jacket with some evidence of shelving, some overall mellowing. FIRST EDITION. Faulkner?s collection of detective stories.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        A Streetcar Named Desire. A Play

      John Lehmann, London 1949 - 8vo. Newly bound by Bayntun-Riviere in full green morocco, the title hand-tooled in gilt on the cover enclosed within a decorative gilt frame, the author lettered in gilt down the spine, hand-marbled endleaves, gilt edges. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB]
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        Complete Poems of Robert Frost

      Henry Holt, 1949 Limited edition, signed by author. #75 of 500. In slipcase. Slipcase has splits (one taped), small chips, edge wear, scratches, scuffs, minor scrapes, slightly stained. Cloth boards have edge wear, rubbed corners/spine, slightly sunned. Owner's name/date on flyleaf. Small bent page corners. Moderate notes/underlining in text.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth. Good.

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        The New Disorder.

      New York: [n.p.] 1949 - Octavo, pp. 14. Original blue wrappers, front cover lettered in black. Wrappers lightly faded to edges, contents fine. An excellent copy. Tipped-in portrait frontispiece by Paul Cadmus, created for this edition. First separate edition, first printing. Signed limited edition, number V [5] of 20 copies only signed by both author and illustrator, from a printing of 1200 copies. Forster's essay was first published in Horizon, December 1941, and largely incorporated in "Art for Art's Sake" in Harper's Magazine, August 1949. Kirkpatrick A27.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Nineteen Eighty-Four

      London:: Secker and Warburg,, 1949.. First edition (first printing).. Hardcover. VG-/G-. 312pp. Contents very clean: no foxing or soiling. Fading early ownership name to front free endpaper. Top edge pink. In the original binding of green cloth, spine titled in red: sunned, with foxing and soiling to spine, corners and ends blunted. Good firm copy. In the protected price-clipped dust jacket: this is clean, but worn: the joints and leading edges are heavily scuffed, the top and bottom edges are creased, the top edge and spine ends have small chips, and there are several internal repairs to closed tears.

      [Bookseller: Chapel Books]
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        Springendes Fohlen 1949

      1949 1949 - Scherenschnitt auf Karton montiert, ca. 9,6 x 11,6 cm. L. u. Darstellung sign.: Engert", l. u. am Blattrand dat.: „24.II.49"; r. u. am Blattrand mit Widmung „für Dich!". Auf dem Blatt Knickfalte links oben.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Neues Wilhelm Busch Album: Sammlung lustiger Bildergeschichten mit 1500 Bildern. Heiteres und Ernstes aus seiner Lebenswertstatt

      Verlagsanstalt Hermann Klemm Braunschweig, 1949, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, 1st Edition416 pages (complete). In German throughout. Printed in classic Teutonic font. In general fair condition. The binding is imbalanced by loosened guttering along the title page. The binding, however, is secure and sure. The dustjacket is much worn, torn and scuffed. It is relaxed but whole. The cloth cover is strong with mild wear to the spine. There is a sewn in silken bookmark. The pages are clean, very clear, sure, assured and comfortable. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Humour; Satire; Inventory No: anhz.

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        Mushrooms in Their Natural Habitat (2 Volumes)

      Sawyer's, Inc, Portland 1949 - Two Volumes; Limited to 500 copies. Fine condition with 231 stereo Kodachrome and View-Master Stereoscope present (found in second volume which is a dummy book). Volume 1 has 626 pages of text, dealing with mushroom identification. Volume 2 is a box disguised as a book, lined with purple velvet that snaps closed. The photographs are by Wm B. Gruber of Portland, Oregon, inventor of the View-Master. One book and one fake book with View-Master Stereoscope and slides

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        THE FIRES OF SPRING

      NY: Random House, (1949) - Bright, square, Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket of the true First Edition (not the limited) of the acclaimed author's ultra-scarce second book. This copy all the more unique as it is signed by the author (James A. Michener) as well as dated by him (Feb. 7, 1949) in fountain pen on the front free endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        Nineteen Eighty-Four. A Novel.

      London: Secker & Warburg, 1949 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine in red, top edge stained red. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed and nicked jacket with 3 old tape repairs on the verso. Uncommon in such bright condition. First edition, first impression. Two versions of the jacket were issued, one green and the other red, but there is no priority between them. That said the red one is distinctly harder to find in nice condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Ande patagoniche: viaggi di esplorazione alla cordigliera patagonica australe.

      De Agostini, Milano. 1949 - 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 efficacia i propri viaggi. Fu anche fotografo e autore di film documentari dedicati alle zone oggetto delle proprie esplorazioni e il Museo Nazionale della Montagna Duca degli Abruzzi di Torino ne custodisce la ricchissima collezione fotografica. Nel corso dei propri viaggi ebbe spesso occasione di cimentarsi con salite alpinistiche la più nota delle quali è la prima ascensione al Monte San Lorenzo, in Patagonia, che data 1943. Realizzò inoltre un’accurata cartografia della Patagonia meridionale e della Terra del Fuoco colmando così varie lacune presenti nelle carte del tempo. Da ricordare infine il suo contributo alle scienze naturali e all’antropologia: raccolse minerali e fossili, contribuì alla classificazione di numerose specie vegetali, approfondì le conoscenze sulla morfologia glaciale delle zone esplorate e descrisse la vita e le tradizioni degli ultimi indigeni della Patagonia e della Terra del Fuoco. La sovr. a colori quasi sempre mancate è in copia a colori su carta pesante plastificata, tutto il resto è integro e in edizione originale (compresa la carta geografica spesso mancante). Formato: 380, [1] p., [45] c. di tav. (alcune ripieg.), [6] c. geogr. (alcune ripieg.) + 1 c. geogr. ripieg., 28 cm, tela, sovr. Molto buono.

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        5 Orig. Radierungen von Otto Coester / Pressendruck ; Morgenröte. Das Prosa-Poem "Aube" von Arthur Rimbaud in der Übertragung von Georg Goyert. Hierzu: Radierte Paraphrasen von Otto Coester. Mit 5 Original-Radierungen von Otto Coester. Die letzte Radierung ist von Otto Coester signiert.,

      Michael Hertz , Bremen, 1949 - 12 unp. Blatt Orig. Karton mit mont. Schutzumschlag und Titelschild.Format ca. 17 x 13 cm. Der mont. SU ist etwas angebräunt und hat um das Titelschild kleine Falten. Innen von sehr schöner und sauberer Erhaltung. 275 Exemplare, Büttenpapier, die 5 Radierungen von Otto Coester druckte die Künstlerpresse in Worpswede, den Text Schünemann ( Bremen ) Die letzte Radierung ist von Otto Coester signiert. ( Werkverzeichnis Borchers) 948 Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Strahlungen. (Im Sommer 1949 wurden von diesem Werke 500 numerierte Exemplare hergestellt, davon 400 Exemplare in Halbleder und 100 Exemplare in Ganzleder gebunden und vom Autor signiert. Gesetzt aus der Garamond-Antiqua in Borgis mit 2 Punkt Durchschuss. Das holzfreie Papier lieferte die München-Dachauer Papierfabrik Heinrich Nicolaus GmbH. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer 66.).

      Tübingen, Heliopolis-Verlag, 1949 - Nur mit der Lupe wahrnehmbare winzige Abriebstellen; außen wie innen sehr sauber - sehr gut erhalten. Der originale mit Leinen überzogene Papp-Schuber ist an den Rändern minimal aufgehellt. Eines der gesuchtesten Bücher des Autors in kleiner Luxus-Auflage und signiert - in dieser hervorragenden Erhaltung äußerst selten. 648 S., Deutsch 1225g 8° goldgeprägtes Orig.- Leder im Original-Schuber, [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        BOAC World Air Routes

      1949.. Color lithographic pictorial maps, doubled-sided, 20 1/2 x 30 1/2 inches, folding as issued to 10 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. Two 2 inch splits, one along the furthest right panel fold intersection and one at the right fold edge, tiny paper loss at a couple of fold intersections; good condition. Double sided very decorative world poster map designed by E.O. Seymour: Eastern Hemisphere on one side including Africa, Europe, Asia and Australia; Western Hemisphere on the other including England and Western Europe and Africa, Northeastern America and South America. Pictographs of places and people of interest. "Printed in Great Britain by McCorquodale & Co., Ltd." at lower left of Eastern Hemisphere side. .

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        Utvandrarna. Roman.

      Stockholm; Bonniers, 1949. Tionde-nittonde tusendet. 19x13,5 cm. 525, (4, 1 blank) s. Förlagets halvlinneband, utan skyddsomslag. Placerad i en senare grå box. Fint ex. Dedikation: ''Till Kristina, min älskade, som lånat sitt namn åt den kvinnliga huvudpersonen i denna bok, med tacksamhet och kärlek från Författaren''. Mottagaren Kristina Odelberg/Hedenblad (1917-2005) hade under 40-talet och möjligen även senare en kärleksaffär med Moberg, som döpte Kristina i Utvandrarserien efter henne. Kärleksaffären upptäcktes via en svit om 30 böcker som Moberg dedicerat till henne. I exemplaret av Utvandrarna (1949) skriver han: "Till Kristina, min älskade, som lånat sitt namn åt den kvinnliga huvudpersonen i denna bok, med tacksamhet och kärlek från Författaren", ett intyg som upprepas så sent som 1969 i pocketupplagan av Utvandrarserien: " Den 29/3 1969. / Till Kristina -- hon som givit sitt namn åt den kvinnliga huvudpersonen i utvandrarromanen och till Minnet / med innerlig tillgivenhet från Författaren", vilket visar att hon var fullt närvarande i hans tankevärld under hela denna tid och därmed mycket väl kan ha påverkat hans senare litterära produktion. Vad som ytterligare talar för detta är exemplaret av Vår ofödde son, en pjäs från 1945 som behandlar abort-problematik. Detta är den enda av böckerna som Kristina låtit binda in i ett påkostat rött skinnband, med en pärmficka längst bak där hon samlat tidningsartiklar om boken och dess författare. I Kristinas exemplar av den danska utgåvan av samma bok, utgiven 1947, finns en dedikation från översättaren: "Kaera Kristina! / Denne Bog, den til Dels handler om dig, sendes dig til Erindring -- ikke om Forfattaren, men om Oversatteren. / Din Carl Erik''

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        The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1949 - First American edition. Cloth at one bottom corner rubbed through a bit, and one of the two dates on the copywrite page neatly marked over, else very good or better in near fine price-clipped dustwrapper with light stains to the interior and small abrasion on the spine. Inscribed by the author: :"For Arthur Hanson, in Baker Street Fellowship. John Dickson Carr." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Nineteen Eighty-Four

      London: Secker and Warburg, 1949., 1949. FIRST EDITION. Publisher's light green cloth with titles in red to spine; top edge tinted. In the scarce red dustwrapper variant, this copy with deep vibrant colour at odds with its normally faded state. Unfortunately some wear to the head of the spine has resulted in an inch by half inch strip of loss to the head of the spine. Otherwise a most superior copy. Orwell's classic novel of a totalitarian future society is among the most famous and most cited works of dystopian fiction in literature, whose text and terminology has left a profound impression upon the English language. Basis for the Bafta-nominated movie starring John Hurt and Richard Burton. Connolly 100 listed. Fenwick, G: George Orwell. A Bibliography [A.12a], (1998). Listed in Time Magazine's 100 Best Modern Novels, also The Times: NovelList Top 60 Poll [2013].

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        Eastern Approaches

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1949., 1949. First Edition. Octavo. Bound in publisher's red cloth with gilt titles to spine. Plain dust wrapper with titles to front cover and spine, and a summary of Maclean's life to rear cover; unprice-clipped, and originally priced at 13s. Illustrated with photographs and several fold-out maps. Binding is tight, with some minor bumping to spine ends. Dust wrapper is presentable but slightly rubbed, particularly to corners and spine ends. Internally clean and free from spotting; maps show no signs of damage and remain colourful. It is not very often that the same man is described as a Conservative Member of Parliament and also as 'a typical John Buchan hero' on the same dust jacket - giving some idea of the varied and exciting life recounted by Maclean in this autobiography. He is frequently cited as one of the inspirations for James Bond.

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        The New Disorder

      New York: [n.p.], 1949. Octavo, pp. 14. Original blue wrappers, front cover lettered in black. Tipped-in portrait frontispiece by Paul Cadmus, created for this edition. Wrappers lightly faded to edges, contents fine. An excellent copy. First separate edition, first printing. Signed limited edition, number V [5] of 20 copies only signed by both author and illustrator, from a printing of 1200 copies. Forster's essay was first published in Horizon, December 1941, and largely incorporated in "Art for Art's Sake" in Harper's Magazine, August 1949.

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        Fernand Léger et le nouvel espace

      Editions des Trois Collines, collection "Les grands peintres par leurs amis", Genève 1949 - EDITION ORIGINALE de cette étude sur Fernand Léger. Traductions de l'anglais par François Lachenal. Nombreuses illustrations et reproductions en noir et en colueurs. In fine, bibliographie par Hannah Muller des ouvrages de et sur l'artiste, et liste de ses exposition; 196 pp. Exemplaire portant sur le faux titre un ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE signé de LEGER à l'artiste lilloise Marie Rose Dalmar. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Broken Landscape. [Signed]

      Denver: Alan Swallow, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good +. One of 500 copies, this Inscribed, Signed, & Dated in ink by the author on the first blank page. 12mo, 35, [1] pp. Publisher's light gray paper over boards lettered in plum on the spine & upper cover, in matching dust jacket. Upper margin slightly sunned, dust jacket age-tanned & lightly rubbed, with a couple of nicks in the edges. A title in publisher Alan Swallow's "New Poetry Series" which each year presented "three volumes of verse by important new poets who have not previously had collections of their own." Author Williams is best known for his later fiction including "Stoner" & "Augustus" for which he shared the National Book Award.

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        Frau mit opulentem Kleid auf einem Sessel sitzend, im Gespräch mit einem jungen Mann., Tuschfeder und Aquarell.

      1949 - In Bleistift signiert "Nagel". Datiert "4.5.49" und gewidmet "Lieber Herr M. Hansen, zu / Ihrem Geburtstag meinen herzlichen Glück- / wünsche! Ihre Hanna Nagel". Auf Bütten. Blattfüllende großformatige Studie zu einer Frau, die in einem besonders opulenten Kleid zu sehen ist. Die weibliche Figur dominiert in den Arbeiten von Hanna Nagel, das Sujet dient der Künstlerin, um sich als Frau in vielfachen Rollen und Selbstentwürfen kritisch zu reflektieren. - Die deutsche Zeichnerin, Grafikerin und Buchillstratorin Hanna Nagel studierte von 1925 bis 1929 an der Badischen Landeskunstschule Karlsruhe u.a. bei Karl Hubbuch. Ab 1930 studierte sie bei Emil Orlik und Hans Meid an den Vereinigten Staatsschulen für Freie und Angewandte Kunst in Berlin. - Zwei vertikale und eine horizontale Faltspur. Wenige winzige Braunfleckchen im Darstellungsrand. Blattkanten mit kleineren Gebrauchsspuren. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100 16,5 x 28,8. Papier: 19,8 x 33 cm.

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