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        HISTOIRE GENERALE DE LA MEDECINE, DE LA PHARMACIE, DE L'ART DENTAIRE ET DE L'ART VETERINAIRE - 3 VOLUMES

      Edition : PARIS, ALBIN MICHEL, 1949 - E. O , Exemplaire Numéro (1649) - 3 forts volumes - Gravures et fac-similés contrecollés - Demi-reliures cuir noir à coins, plats et contreplats marbrés, titre et tomaisons dorés, tranches supérieures dorées, plats et dos conservés - Quelques rares rousseurs sur lestranches et en marge de quelques feuillets du tome 2, sinon parfait etat - Le dos du tome 3 est coloré fauve - Tres bel exemplaire - Editions 1936, 1938 et 1949 681, 670, 815, pages, reliés, 31 cm. Très bon état [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Livres 113]
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        UNTITLED (NEW MEXICO ADOBE INTERIOR) ORIGINAL GELATIN SILVER PRINT

      1949. Photograph. Very rare. Original gelatin silver print is pencil signed by Laura Gilpin. Photograph size: 7.25" x 9.25". Dry mounted and in an 11" x 14" frame. Photograph is in very fine condition. Provenance: Rex Arrowsmith, renowned Santa Fe Native American art dealer. Please note that any quality images in the photographs we have posted are a result of glare, shadows, clarity, etc in our photography of the photograph. This original photograph is of the superb quality as would be expected from Gilpin's work. ; Signed by Photographer .

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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        THIS I REMEMBER

      New York: Harper & Brothers, (1949). First Edition. Hardcover. Bright, close to Fine copy in a Very Good glassine and slipcase. Illustrated with photographs. Copy #653 of 1000 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. This copy with both the original glassine, which has roughly an inch on one side lacking, and the slipcase which is lightly soiled.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Storm Clouds, Cape Cod

      Cleveland, Ohio: The Print Club of Cleveland, 1949. . Lithograph. Photolithograph. Edition of 252 Impressions on paper watermarked Flinsch. 223 x 332 mm. Matted. Dückers, no. E 110.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Seeds of Contemplation

      Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1949. A handsome copy of the 1949 signed/limited.1 OF ONLY 100 COPIES SIGNED BY THOMAS MERTON on the limitation page. Bright and Near Fine in publisher's full buckram. And in a crisp, VG+ example of the pictorial dustjacket, with very light chipping at the spine ends and very modest scuffing along the spine. Also includes a solid, VG example of publisher's printed slipcase. Internally immaculate as well, with no writing or markings of any kind. Octavo, 201 pgs. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Collectible; Fine/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        PARALLELEMENT.

      - Paris,G. Guillot, 1949. In-4 en feuilles sous chemise imprimée, emboîtage et étui, 105pp. Ouvrage tiré à 520 exemplaires et illustré de 15 pointes sèches de MARIETTE LYDIS. Celui-ci l’un des 130 sur Rives comprenant les gravures dans leur premier état en noir mais sans la suite annoncée de 5 planches non retenues.Les illustrations sont très délicates.

      [Bookseller: LA BOUQUINERIE]
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        L'Art non figuratif non objectif. Introduction de Pierre Peissi.- Exemplaire signe par l'artiste.

      P., Lydia Conti, 10 septembre 1949.. 23 x 19 cm, 131 p., 7 pochoirs originaux en couleurs h.-t., 17 planches en noir dans le texte (experimentation du prisme). Broche, couv. impr. Parfait etat.. Edition originale, tirage limite a 1000 ex. num., exemplaire signe par Herbin. Ce traite fondamental de Herbin est l'une des references majeures de la peinture abstraite de cette epoque. Pour Auguste Herbin (1882-1960), la couleur a son langage propre, qu'il associe d'abord a des formes simples rythmiquement organisees, avant d'etablir un systeme de relation etroite entre la couleur et la forme qui constituera l'originalite de l'oeuvre abstraite qu'il accomplit a partir de 1940 pour exprimer " une vision spirituelle de l'univers ". Il elabore un " alphabet plastique " fonde sur les couleurs pures combinees avec les figures elementaires de la geometrie plane : cercle, carre, rectangle, triangle, losange. L'utilisation de cet alphabet est codifiee dans "l'Art non figuratif non objectif" que publie la galerie Lydia Conti. Herbin exerce une grande influence sur les jeunes artistes abstraits d'apres-guerre. . Emballages soignes, expedition rapide. Photographies originales du livre visibles sur librairie-solstices .

      [Bookseller: Solstices rare books]
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        RUPERT AND EDWARD AND THE CIRCUS

      Sampson Low 1949 - Circa 1949. Slightly better than very good condition. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. A Rupert Cut Out Story Book. B/w story panel plus colour figures to cut out. Slight rubbing to cover edges and some very slight scuffing to covers. Staples are rusty. Contents unused. A super copy of an exceptionally scarce Rupert book. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        THE TABLE TALK OF SAMUEL MARCHBANKS. Signed.

      Clarke, Irwin & Co., Toronto 1949 - First Edition. Beautifully signed by the author in his elegant hand in purple ink. 8vo., pp: [viii], 248. Decorations by Claire Stewart. A near fine copy in red cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a better than very good plus classic Claire Stewart dustwrapper showing light use; a couple of tiny nicks, a surface scratch on the back panel and minor soil, still extremely nice - a superior dustwrapper for this 60 year old High Spot. Davies' sequel to The Diary of Samuel Marchbanks, the second of the three Marchbanks books of essays. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        ANTHOLOGIE DE LA POESIE NATURELLE

      - K éditeur, 1949, 17x21. Broché. Couverture repliée illustrée. Illustré de 8 photographies de Brassaï l'un des 150 exemplaires sur vergé pur chiffon Navarre (101). Très bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        The Final War

      Perri Press, Portland, OR 1949 - Portland, OR: Perri Press, 1949. First Edition. 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", plain red staplebound wrappers. Unpaginated, but 10 single-page mimeographed chapters, I through X, are each faced by a tipped-in black-and-white illustration by a different illustrator. Foreword/acknowledgment and the unusual story itself by Keller. Sun shadow on front cover, else near fine with only minor toning to paper margins. A very scarce - and unusual - production of David H. Keller, M.D. (David Henry Keller), who primarily wrote, under this and a host of pseudonyms, for science fiction and fantasy/horror genre pulps. After the Portland [Oregon] Science Fantasy Society held an illustrating contest which yielded, as its winner, these ten very diverse pieces, Keller decided to write a short-short story tying them together, as a tribute. To do that in ten one-page chapters would be more than just a stretch, something Keller no doubt knew. The result - which incorporates ten different styles and ten different subjects for the illustrations, from a Poe-like candlelit haunting to a cubist "Dimension Dweller", a rather stunningly presaging Death Star, fetching females both human and not, decent impersonations of Frank Paul and Virgil Finlay, and even a slimy Lovecraftian Cthulhu (yes, Keller did work The Mythos into this brief effort, though the Big C unavoidably ends up on.Saturn; one of the illustrations is of the ringed planet) it's a story which is necessarily too breathless and fun-loving for character development. But then, it wasn't meant to be anything other than what it is. What it is, now, is a nice, and extraordinarily scarce, piece of science fiction history. L100 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Singularity Rare & Fine]
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        Human Action: A Treatise on Economics

      Yale 1949 - First edition, first printing of the Austrian School economist's magnum opus. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1949. 889 pages. Grey cloth with black lettering on spine. Good condition. Sturdy binding. Lacks dust jacket. A few underlines and notes in the introduction, the rest of the text is clean. Spine foxed with a few small stains, thin tear near head. A few nicks and scrapes to cloth. Former owner's name and address on fep. Good condition overall. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Bill"), to Mrs. Marrion Anderson & her son Arthur ("Bratto")

      Saugus, Calif ("Barracks 19"), ca. 22 august 1949 - A touching letter from the 56-year-old Tilden, the greatest tennis player of the first half of the twentieth century, then recently incarcerated for a second offense on charges of stemming from his homosexual encounters with young boys. Tilden writes from prison to his closest friends Marrion and her son Arthur Anderson, a young tennis player whom Tilden had adopted as his protégé and pupil. According to Frank Deford, in BIG BILL TILDEN, Tilden actually lived with the Andersons twice for an extended period, and "The Andersons truly loved him. Many times he said to Marrion, 'You know, Arthur's the only real son I ever had.' And to Arthur, 'You and your mother are the only close family I ever had.'" The Andersons never deserted Tilden, even in this, his darkest hour. Tilden writes: "Dear Marrion and Bratto, Just to tell you how much I enjoyed the visit today - Next Friday is Bratto's birthday & since I have no hope of being with you then, please Marrion, even if the car is his present, give him $10 out of my money, with my love, and see he gets something he wants -" Tilden then turns to Arthur with tennis advice: "Now Bratto, Pal, remember all we talked about today, to play cool, intelligent mixed tennis, not to rush and to return service. This is only to let you know I am thinking of you and love you both very much & I'll be seeing you Sunday if not before. Always & ever, Your Bill." According to Deford, Tilden was released on December 18, 1949, just a few days before the Associated Press poll of the half-century voted Bill Tilden "the greatest athlete in his sport by a margin larger than any other - Babe Ruth, Jack Dempsey, Bobby Jones, Red Grange. Of them all, Tilden was voted the most dominant -" 5 x 8 inches. 1-1/2 pp. in pencil on single sheet of ruled paper. With accompanying envelope addressed in Tilden's hand, postmarked Aug, 22, 1949

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Glass Menagerie

      New Directions 1949 - This is a beautiful copy of the first New Classics edition signed by Tennessee Williams on the front free endpaper, with a nice example of the Alvin Lustig dust jacket. Near fine condition in a near fine dust jacekt. First New CLassics Edition 1949 stated on the copyright page. Original price of $1.50 still on dust jacket flap. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Buoyant Billions. A Comedy of No Manners in Prose.

      London: Constable & Co. 1949 - Quarto. Original illustrated cloth with vellum spine, titles to spine gilt. Covers darkened, bookplate to pastedown, internally bright and clean. Illustrated throughout by Clare Winsten. First edition, first impression. Limited to 1025 copies, 1000 are numbered and 25 lettered. This copy is lettered B.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        ALBERT EINSTEIN: PHILOSOPHER - SCIENTIST. The Library of Living Philosophers. Volume 7

      The Library of Living Philosophers, Inc. Evanston, Illinois. 1949. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. (9.4 x 6.4 inches). A fine copy in recent fine leather binding of full dark blue morocco. Spine with raised bands. Compartments ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. A fine copy of this fascinating book. Although issued as number 7 in the Living Philosophers series the book is a complete work in itself and contains, apart from the essays by many prominent Commentators, Scientists and philosophers of the day, original writings by Einstein himself, including his Autobiographical Notes and his reply to criticisms. Also contains a useful bibliography of his published works.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        EL CAUDILLO DE MORELLA, POEMA

      Imprenta D. M. R. y Fonseca - Madrid. Imprenta D. M. R. y Fonseca. 1949. 17X12. Pasta española. 2VOL. 237Pág+3h+198Pág+2h. Bella Obra de Alfonso García Tejero con bonitos grabados de Murcia. Raro ejemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        MANANTIAL. Cuadernos de poesía y crítica.

      Dir. Jacinto López Gorgé y Pío Gómez Nisa. Imp. Rodríguez. Melilla, 1949 - -1951. 24 cm. 6 núm.: 20 pág. c.u. Ilustr. con dibujos en el texto de Asensio Sáez. Edición de 40 ejemplares numerados para los suscriptores de Honor (ej. 27), de un total de 300. Ligeros puntos de óxido. * Colección completa, que consta de 6 números, de esta revista literaria, aparecida en Melilla el 1949, bajo la dirección de López Gorgé y Gómez Nisa. Colaboraron entre otros: Vicente Aleixandre, Concha Zardoya, José Hierro, Víctor Ruiz Iriarte, Leopoldo de Luis, Manuel Arce, Rafael Laffón, Pedro Pérez-Clotet, Gabriel Celaya, Carmen Conde, Luigi Florentino, Joaquín de Entrambasaguas, Adriano del Valle y Gerardo Diego. El 1951 fue substituida por Alcándara, dirigida por Miguel Fernández, y que tuvo los mismos colaboradores que su predecesora. Las dos revistas desaparecieron al cabo de poco tiempo de su aparición. Publicacions literàries Libros modernos a partir de 1830 Publicaciones periódicas (revistas, periódicos, semanarios) español

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        KOROL LIR (King Lear)

      Moskva (Moscow), OGIZ, 1949. - Original printed wrappers. 164 pp. Gravures by V. A. Favorsky. Original illustrated printed wrappers, spine and tear to back cover repaired. Overall a very good, strong copy. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rosenbad Antique Books]
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        Cantilènes en gelée.

      S.D.(1949), Rougerie, Collection Poésie Et Critique - In-4 ( 280 X 225 mm ) broché sous couverture rempliée. 6 illustrations hors-texte de Christiane ALANORE. Edition originale de ce bel et rare ouvrage au tirage limité à 200 exemplaires ( celui-ci "de passe" ). Très bon exemplaire. pataphysique edition-originale Litterature [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tiré à Part]
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        Der Betrieb. Zeitschrift fuer Betriebswirtschaft.Vol. 2-43,1949-1990

      1949 - [Germany]. Der Betrieb. Zeitschrift fuer Betriebswirtschaft, Steuren und Wirtschaft. Duesseldorf: Verlag Handelsblatt, 1949-1990, 1992-1993. Volumes 2-43, with nos. 23-52 of volume 45 and nos. 1-25 of volume 46. [Volume 2 lacks no. 1 and volume 15 lacks nos. 27-52]. 4to. Seventy-six volumes in cloth [with parts of three volumes in binders, a few issues unbound]. Good, although some spines are stained. * An important weekly concerning labor law, taxation, and economics. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        The Life and Times of Andrew Jackson Sloper

      [No place]: (The Author). (1949). First. First edition. Page edges foxed, else fine in the original, unprinted clear acetate dustwrapper (not shown in illustration) and fine slipcase. Privately printed memoir by a stockbroker, and Titanic survivor, ostensibly about his father, but mostly his own memoirs, including a chapter on his account of the sinking. Sloper escaped on Boat 7, one of the first away, when no attempt was being made to prevent men from boarding the boats. Later a New York newspaper reported that Sloper, a first-class passenger, had boarded the lifeboat dressed in women's clothing, which he was forced to refute for the rest of his life. Inscribed by the author: "To Margaret Williams, Whose house was always open to me when I was a lovesick Hotchkiss School 'boy' in 1902-1903. William T. Sloper." Exceptionally scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        One-Way Ticket

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. Yellow boards, black cloth backstrip, gilt-lettering on spine, blind-stamped title on front & unique design blind-stamped on front board and onto quarter-bound cloth, publisher's dark dye on top edges, xvii, 136pp including 6 original b&w block print illustrations. SIGNED, Inscribed & Dated by Author on upper area of front flyleaf: "To Jane Mallendorf (Mollendorf?), Sincerely, Langston Hughes April 15, 1949" and SIGNED by Illustrator, Jacob Lawrence, at lower left of same page. Generally a very attractive, clean copy; spine is moderately cocked with bright gilding & crisp ends, top corners lightly bumped, edges lightly faded, text crisp & clean, perhaps very lightly agetoned but still a nice soft creamy white. Dust jacket is printed on a non-glossy offwhite heavy paper with solid deep soft maroon front panel with pale green title lettering & white reverse author & illustrator lettering, pale green spine panel with maroon lettering, white back panel with maroon & pale green lettering. The spine & back panels show evidence of agetoning, the top edges show a bit of very light bumping & tiny chipping with a bit of light colorchipping at the spine top & top of folds; price is present on the front flap; over-all quite attractive and protected in a clear archival mylar cover which reveals no flaws on the backside. Both author and illustrator were (and remain) recognized as strong social influencers of their day through the expertise of their respective arts, having each received many, many professional accolades & awards. The publisher notes on the front flap, "Mr. Lawrence has caught with aptness and insight the very spirit of Langston Hughe's work. The result is a remarkable unity of text and design.". Signed by Author & Illustrator. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/Near Fine. Illus. by Jacob (Armstead) Lawrence (1917-2000). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Gene's Books, IOBA]
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        PICASSO LITHOGRAPHE I. 1919 - 1947

      Monte Carlo: Andre Sauret / Editions Du Livre 1949 - Limited edition, numbered 558 of 2500. Publisher’s lithographed covers, complete with the original glassine. Lithographed frontispiece, plates and illustrations. An excellent near fine clean and bright copy, very light wear to the top of the spine and with a tiny chip to the glassine. Clean and complete throughout and without previous owners inscriptions or stamps. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

      [Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)]
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        The Post-War Speeches - a full set of jacketed U.S. first editions: The Sinews of Peace, Europe Unite, In the Balance, Stemming the Tide

      Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston 1949 - Here is a full set of U.S. editions of Churchill's postwar speeches in the scarce dust jackets. These volumes span the period from immediately after the Second World War, when Churchill was Leader of the Opposition, through the end of 1952, during his second Premiership. The events encompassed by these years are in many ways no less dramatic than those of the war years - the unraveling of the British Empire, the post-war recovery, the beginning of the Cold War, Soviet acquisition of the atomic bomb and U.S. invention of the hydrogen bomb. The U.S. postwar speeches were published in very small numbers, making jacketed U.S. editions much rarer than their British counterparts. Collectors should note that the U.S. postwar speeches compmrise only four volumes, as the fifth and final volume, The Unwritten Alliance, had no U.S. edition. All four volumes offered here are in near-fine condition with no spotting and no previous owner inscriptions. All four dust jackets are unclipped, still bearing their original front flap prices. Stemming the Tide (one of only 1,850 copies printed and the scarcest of the four) is bright, tight, and square with sharp corners and clean contents. The dust jacket remains bright and clean with unfaded red spine lettering, but shows some chipping at the spine ends and corners. In the Balance (one of 2,000 copies printed) retains a clean, tight, and square brown cloth binding with only trivial shelf wrinkling at the spine ends, as well as crisp, bright contents marred only by dust soiling to the top edge. The unclipped jacket retains unfaded red spine color, showing some edge wear, including a few short closed tears and some chipping at the spine ends. Europe Unite (one of 2,500 copies printed) retains a bright and clean turquoise cloth binding with only minor wrinkling at the spine ends. The contents are bright and clean with minor dust soiling to the top edge. The dust jacket is clean, bright, and highly complete. Spine presentation is superior, with only a barely discernible hint of sunning, fractional losses at the spine corners, and a tiny abrasion above the publisher's name. The Sinews of Peace (one of 3,000 copies printed) features a clean, vivid blue binding, marred only by small bumps at the top corners of the rear cover. The contents are crisp, clean, bright, and tight. The dust jacket is bright and unclipped, showing none of the usual fading, with minor wear mostly confined to the corners and spine ends. All four dust jackets are protected in removable, archival quality clear covers. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A241.2, A246.2, A255.2, A264.2; Woods/ICS A124(b), A128(b), A130(b), A137(b); Langworth pages 285, 297, 302, 310 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Little Sister

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1949 - First Edition. Excellent condition for a book printed in 1949. Near Fine with Very Good Plus dust jacket. Original orange-red cloth with slight shelf wear. Bright jacket with a few very small tears at spine top and bottom. Original $2.50 price intact. Protected in archival plastic. Chandler's 5th novel featuring Philip Marlowe, the most high-velocity private investigator in the biz. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Good Books In The Woods, IOBA]
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        THE LITTLE SISTER By RAYMOND CHANDLER 1949 First Edition rare

      BOSTON: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY, 1949. Book. GOOD MINUS. Hardcover. TITLE: THE LITTLE SISTER By RAYMOND CHANDLER 1949 First Edition rare AUTHOR: RAYMOND CHANDLER PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY, BOSTON 1949 EDITION: First Edition CATEGORY: First Edition, Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket COLOR: Reddish Orange CONDITION: The jacket is in fair condition with a chip to the front bottom hinge area; there are some chips to the top edge; there is what appears to be a price tag pull imprint to the upper front and back area; there is a split to the top back corner edge. The $2.50 price is still on the front flap. There is a really small wax like flake to the upper area of the front board. There is a name written in black ink on the inside board. Book is without other marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 247 pages. Good-/Fair dust jacket condition. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition. HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY, BOSTON 1949. There are some first edition copies of this book by Houghton Mifflin selling in the $3,000 range on the internet at the time of this research!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 550 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 006251 .

      [Bookseller: FairView Books]
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        Typed Letter Signed

      1949. Book. Fine. No Binding. Signed by Author(s). Framed Piece. Fine (our Top grade)/Fine Frame. Framed Signed Letter. Signed by Author of letter/artist. The letter is one typed page, on embossed letterhead, dated August 25, 1949, addressed to the publisher, Donald M. Grant. Typed single space and signed in full with the form of his signature that he used to sign his paintings. This letter deals with the price that he is quoting Grant for his artwork: "Full Color Dust Wrapper and three black-and-white interior illustrations in any medium you may prefer--$300.00 complete." Framed under UV protective glass, employing a two-window (opening) black mat with a white core and a burgany fillet with white core. The second window contains a color reproduction of St. John's cover illustration for the first edition of Edgar Rice Burroughs' TARZAN LORD OF THE JUNGLE. Brown hardwood frame with burgandy highlights and black bead, under UV protective glass. Letter's matted size: 6 7/8 x 6 inches. Illustration's image size: 6 x 9 1/8 inches. Frame size. 24 x 18 1/4 inches. Two mailing folds to letter otherwise letter, illustration, mat and frame all fine (our highest grade)..

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        The Moving Target (First Edition)

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1949 - First Edition. A Near Fine copy in a dazzling, Near Fine dust jacket. The merest trace of sunning to the red band near the bottom of the spine, otherwise it is as bright and fresh as the day it was issued. The first Lew Archer novel, extremely scarce in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Blue City (First UK Edition, inscribed)

      Cassell, London 1949 - First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "With Xmas greetings (1951) / to Glenn Schlegel, who liked the American edition of this book. Hoping he will enjoy the British translation. / With all good wishes / Ken Millar." Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Some brief white soil to the boards. Jacket is moderately worn and creased at the extremities. An uncommon edition of an early Millar title, and the only signed copy we've ever seen. Basis for the 1986 film starring Judd Nelson and Ally Sheedy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        THE MOVING TARGET

      Alfred A. Knopf 1949 - First edition, Very Good condition/ Very Good darkened dust jacket cut down by 1/8" and backed with a fine facsimile dust jacket. Light foxing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rushton H. Potts]
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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. Buono, ordinari segni d’uso e del tempo alla legatura.

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        Skizzenbuch. Num. und vom Künstler signiertes Exemplar Nr. 189.,

      Bad Dürkheim : [E. D. Dill], 1949 - 23 Bl. : Abb. mit Text ; quer-gr. 8 Einband gering berieben, sonst gut erhalten. In kleiner Auflage erschienen. Selten! ** Wechseln zu: Navigation, Suche Otto Dill (* 4. Juni 1884 in Neustadt an der Weinstraße; † 6. Juli 1957 in Bad Dürkheim) war ein deutscher Maler. Er absolvierte zunächst eine Lehre als Verlagskaufmann, ehe er von 1908 bis 1914 Malerei an der Münchner Akademie studierte. Dort war er Meisterschüler des bekannten Tiermalers Heinrich von Zügel. 1914 meldete er sich als Kriegsfreiwilliger, wurde aber wegen einer Krankheit 1916 ins Bayerische Kriegsministerium versetzt. Bald darauf, zwei Jahre vor Kriegsende, heirateten Dill und Emmy Dorothea Scheidt. Dill begann ein Leben als freischaffender Künstler. Im Sommer 1917 war er bereits mit einer ersten Ausstellung im Münchner Glaspalast vertreten. Als Mitglied der Münchner Sezession nahm er 1922 an verschiedenen Ausstellungen der Künstlervereinigung teil. 1924 wurde ihm der Professorentitel verliehen. Zahlreiche Reisen führten den Künstler u. a. nach Nordafrika, Italien, Frankreich und Spanien. Die dort gewonnenen Eindrücke verarbeitete Dill in zahlreichen Gemälden und Zeichnungen, die deutlich vom Impressionismus geprägt sind – Wüsten- und Beduinenszenen, Stierkampfstudien und Tigerbilder sowie Hunderte von Darstellungen von Löwen, die ihm den Spitznamen „Löwen-Dill" eintrugen. Zu seinen bevorzugten Sujets zählten auch Pferderennen und Polospiele. Im Jahr 1930 siedelte der Künstler von München nach Neustadt an der Weinstraße über. Dort entstanden vorwiegend Landschaftsdarstellungen. 1941, während des Zweiten Weltkriegs, zog er nach Bad Dürkheim, wo er bis zu seinem Tod 1957 lebte und arbeitete. Eine große Kollektion seiner Werke wurde 1943 bei einem Bombenangriff auf dem Güterbahnhof Ludwigshafen a.Rh. zerstört. Um in dieser schweren Zeit zu überleben, tauschte der Künstler spontan entstandene Zeichnungen gegen Lebensmittel. Daher befinden sich heute zahlreiche solcher Gelegenheitsarbeiten Dills im Besitz pfälzischer Familien. 1949 ernannte die Stadt Bad Dürkheim Otto Dill zum Ehrenbürger, im gleichen Jahr wurde er Ehrenmitglied der Akademie der Künste in München und Ehrenmitglied der Gesellschaft der Heinrich-von-Zügel-Freunde in Wörth am Rhein. Seine Geburtsstadt widmete ihm eine Straße. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 540 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Original John Grossman Science Fiction Illustration, "Microcosmic God"

      1949 - Original illustration, 7 3/4" x 10 1/2", ink on stiff art board. Age toned, four tack holed, early sticker on back of dealer, "Fantasy Focus, Return Post Guaranteed, Bx 6151 Met Stn, Los Angeles, Cal 55". Penciled words "Microcosmic God" in script, also on back. In his early years, John Grossman - later the noted mainstream artist and graphic designer - did a number of pulp illustrations. This one, signed and dated in 1949, was done in the richly textured Golden Age style of Virgil Finlay, with a variety of detailed stipplings and crosshatchings (see scans). Apparently an homage to Theodore Sturgeon's timeless novelette Microcosmic God (that story was written in 1941, 8 years prior to this illustration), or possible an illustration for a later reprint of it - assuming the penciled title on the back is correct, and it certainly seems that if you've read the story. Scarce vintage golden age illustration, by an artist who did not continue in that genre. L- 100 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Haute surveillance.

      Gallimard 1949 - - Gallimard, Paris 1949, 14,5x21cm, broché. - Première édition dans le commerce, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à (Maurice) Merleau-Ponty. Dos légèrement passé, papier jauni comme généralement au regard de la médiocre qualité de ce papier, exemplaire complet de son prière d'insérer. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        THIS I REMEMBER

      New York: Harper & Brothers. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1949. Hardcover. Price clipped DJ tattered with open tears. Corners just slightly bumped. Binding could be a bit tighter; INSCRIBED by Eleanor Roosevelt on front free endpaper. Comes with the original mailing envelope from 1952 to an admirer in Brooklyn. Pamphlets for the Hyde Park home of the President and the FDR library laid in ; Book Club Edition; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 387 pages .

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        Journal du Voleur [The Thief's Journal]

      (Paris): Gallimard. (1949). Third edition of Genet's most famous book, a semi-autobiographical novel of his youth set in 1930s Europe. This copy is inscribed by Genet to Erik Locke, (roughly translated) as apologizing for not writing anything more than he says with his friendship. Spine-tanned, with a short tear at the lower front spine fold and a shallow crease to the front cover; the acidic paper of the text block is browning. Very good in wrappers, with the publisher's wraparound band laid in. There was a signed limited issue of this title, but inscribed copies are very uncommon: we can only find evidence of one inscribed copy ever appearing at auction. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        (Pfauenportal).

      . Aquarellierte Handzeichnung von J.K.G. Niedlich, signiert. Ca. 21 x 14,5 cm (H).. Johannes Karl Gotthard Niedlich, geb. am 4 März 1949 in Lunow an der Oder, Mark Brandenburg, lebt und arbeitet als freischaffender Künstler in Altlandsberg bei Berlin. Die Zeichnung ist die Original-Vorlage für die Einbandillustration zu "Der Traum aller Träume. Utopien von Platon bis Morris" von Joachim Walther, Berlin, Verlag Neues Leben 1987.

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        (Reiter).

      . Aquarellierte Handzeichnung von J.K.G. Niedlich, signiert. Ca. 20 x 12,5 cm (H).. Johannes Karl Gotthard Niedlich, geb. am 4 März 1949 in Lunow an der Oder, Mark Brandenburg, lebt und arbeitet als freischaffender Künstler in Altlandsberg bei Berlin. Die Zeichnung ist die Original-Vorlage für die Buchillustration zu Denis de Vairasse "Die Sevaramben", erschienen in "Der Traum aller Träume. Utopien von Platon bis Morris" von Joachim Walther, Berlin, Verlag Neues Leben 1987, S. 180.

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        (Gudrun und Ritterkampf).

      . Handzeichnung von J.K.G. Niedlich, signiert. Ca. 20 x 12,5 cm (H).. Johannes Karl Gotthard Niedlich, geb. am 4 März 1949 in Lunow an der Oder, Mark Brandenburg, lebt und arbeitet als freischaffender Künstler in Altlandsberg bei Berlin. Die Zeichnung ist die Original-Vorlage für die Buchillustration zu "Die Gudrunsage" von Joachim Nowotny, erschienen 1986 in: Hans-Dietrich Dahnke (Hrsg.), Brunnen der Vergangenheit, Sagen und Epen der Welt. Berlin, Kinderbuchverlag 1986, S. 133.

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        Metronome: America's First Jazz Magazine, vols. 65#1, 3-4, 7, 10, 12; 66#1-5, 7-8, 10-12; 67#1, 3; 68#1-9, 11-12; 69#1-12; 70#1-2, 4-8, 12; 71#1-12; 72#3-12; 74#1-12; 75#1-12; 76#1-6; 8-10; 77#7-8, 10; 78#1-6, 9, 11 (1949-1961)

      NY: Metronome Corporation 1949 - *The price of this item HAS BEEN reduced until Sunday, Oct. 10 as part of our October Abebooks Sale. Order now for best savings! an assortment of complete volumes and issues, in original pictorial soft covers: volumes 65#1, 3-4, 7, 10, 12; 66#1-5, 7-8, 10-12; 67#1, 3; 68#1-9, 11-12; 69#1-12; 70#1-2, 4-8, 12; 71#1-12; 72#3-12; 74#1-12; 75#1-12; 76#1-6; 8-10; 77#7-8, 10; 78#1-6, 9, 11 (1949-1961), well illustrated, overall very good; price is for the lot:. Photos available upon request.

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        Dee Goong An. [Original polychrome block print for the book cover]

      [Tokyo: Printed for the author by Toppan Printing Company, 1949]. 12 x 18 inches. Designed by the author after ancient Chinese models. Fine. Evers, A bibliography of Dr. R. H. van Gulik, p. 49 . Fine specimen of the striking, richly colored blockprint by van Gulik used as the covers of his landmark translation of Dee Gong An, the work that inspired the scholar-diplomat-author's Judge Dee novels. One of a small number of original prints that were not used in binding the edition of 1200 numbered copies

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