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        Face to Face

      Johannesburg -Silver Leaf Books 1949 - A first edition of Nadine Gordimer's first novel. Affectionatelyinscribed In friendship and with loveby the author to the front free endpaper. Featuring the original dustwrapper designed by Ernest Ullmann. Condition: In original cloth binding with the original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, cloth has some marks,as well as some chipping andsunning to the spine. The notoriously fragile dustwrapper is bright withsome edhewear and loss, backed onto paper internallyon the fore edge crease and somechipping. Internally, firmly bound and bright, with only some very occasional instances of spotting to the endpapers. Overall: GOOD with a GOOD dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        To Hell and Back

      Henry Holt and Company, 1949. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1949. First American Edition, First Printing with statement of "First Printing" on copyright page. Red top stain. In original dust jacket with price of $3.00 intact. In Near Fine condition, in a Very Good dust jacket. Clean text. Light toning and faint cigar smoke odor to pages. First few pages have a tiny indent at bottom. Boards show light rubbing to corners and slight wear to bottom edge. Spine ends lightly worn. The dust jacket shows rubbing, edge wear with chipping at corners and spine ends, with a tape repair from the head of the spine from the verso. The jacket shows foxing along the rear flap and along the rear fold. A nice copy overall. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Lithographe [Lithographs] I-IV

      Monte-Carlo: Andr?auret, Editions du Livre. Monte-Carlo: André Sauret, Editions du Livre. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. The complete four-volume set documenting and illustrating Picasso's lithographic work, as issued with eight unsigned lithographs (four frontispieces and four covers). FINE COPIES. Catalog by Fernand Mourlot. Text in French. Monte-Carlo: André Sauret, Editions du Livre, 1949-64. Quartos, original stiff paper wrappers, original glassine; custom cloth boxes with chemises. A few small chips to glassine wrappers. A magnificent set, rare in such fine condition.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG), 1. Auflage in 16 Bänden: 1-14 Band: Enzyklopädischer Teil, 15-16. Band: Supplement (Ohne 17. Band: Register).,

      Kassel : Bärenreiter, 1949 - 1979. - 16 Bände, insgesamt ca. 31.500 S., mit zahlr. Abbildungen und Tafeln Die erste Ausgabe des MGG, leider ohne den Registerband. Ausgesondertes Bibliotheksexemplar, innen gestempelt, außen mit Rückensignatur versehen. Originale Halbledereinbände, Band 1, 6 und 8 wurden jedoch mit einem neutralen Pappeinband erneuert. Lederbuchrücken berieben, bei Band 2 und 5 am Kopf angeplatzt. Seiten sauber und frisch. Bindungen fest, Band 12 weist jedoch wenige, lose Bögen auf. Noch im guten Gesamtzustand. Mehr Fotos auf Anfrage. mbx jqx Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 43500 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiq. Bookfarm/ Sebastian Seckfort]
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        Les Prix Nobel en 1948 bis 1962. 15 Bände.

      Stockholm: P. A. Norstedt & Söner 1949-1963.. Groß-Oktav, Leinenbände der Zeit mit Gold- und Prägeschmuck, Goldschnitt. sehr dekorative Reihe in frischem Zustand

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dr. Wolfgang Rieger]
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        PRIMERA ANTOLOGÍA DE MIS VERSOS (1942-48.)

      Ediciones Jabalón, Imp. La Editorial Calatrava, Ciudad Real 1949 - 1ª ed. 15.5x21.3. 133pp. 1h. Frontis. de Juan Bermúdez, ilustraciones de Madrilley y López-Villaseñor. Rústica. Lomo ligeramente rozado, pero buen ejemplar. Muy raro. Dedicatoria autógrafa. Este parece ser el segundo libro de Angel Crespo; hay ejemplares de 'Meseta' (1943) en la Bilbioteca de Ciudad Real. Sin embargo, al final de este libro, entre las 'opiniones' hay una sobre 'Loco de Atar', que da la impresión de ser un título publicado, y el poeta en sus notas preliminares habla de "catorce libros de versos - editados unos, inéditos otros. Barrajón Muñoz en su estudio sobre la prehistoria literaria de Crespo, solamente menciona 'Meseta'; en la BNE el primer título que figura es esta 'Antología', mientras en las bibliografías del poeta que he consultado el primer título que se suele mencionar es 'Una Lengua Emerge' de 1950. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

      [Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros]
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        The Intelligent Investor

      Harper. first edition (copyright 1949) later printing (September, 1953) hardcover in dust jacket; no prior owner marks; little age tone to text pages; sound binding; clean cloth cover bright gilt titling; little compression at spine ends; dust jacket edge wear: few tears along panel edges, tears and shallow chips at spine ends, rubbing along folds and corners; flap price (3.50) present; BO1ambibeb

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        Dee Gong An

      Tokyo: Printed for the author by Toppan Printing Company, 1949. Tokyo: Printed for the author by Toppan Printing Company,, 1949. An old Chinese detective novel translated from the original Chinese with an introduction and notes. Illustrated with three reproductions of original Chinese pictures, and six plates drawn by the author after ancient Chinese models. Octavo. Original pictorial paper boards with original woodblock by the author struck from nine different blocks, in purple, red, black, green, blue, grey, brown, light pink and white. Yellow and black frontispiece, 8 black and white plates by the author. Tail of spine lightly chipped, extremities a little rubbed, faint partial tanning to endpapers and limitation leaf, contents mildly toned. An excellent copy with exceptionally bright woodblock cover. Signed Limited edition, number 637 of 1,200 copies "bound in an original wood print and signed and sealed by the author". This is the rare first edition of Van Gulik's translation of Dee Gong An, a Chinese detective novel written in the 18th century by an anonymous author, featuring three cases undertook by Judge Dee, a fictional sleuth based on a 7th-century statesman and detective. Translating this long-forgotten detective novel inspired Van Gulik to write his own Judge Dee mysteries which would become hugely popular.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Sickle Cell Anemia, a Molecular Disease

      Science (Weekly). Vol. 110, no. 2865 (November 25, 1949). PAMPHLET. Science (Weekly). Vol. 110, no. 2865 (November 25, 1949) pages 543-548. Offprint. First edition. Robert H. Foote's stamp (Cornell scientist) front cover. Minor split at head of spine, tiny nick to back cover, else very good. Rare offprint. "The paper introduced the concept of a "molecular disease", and is considered a major impetus to the development of molecular medicine. The paper helped establish that genes control not just the presence or absence of enzymes (as genetics had shown in the early 1940s) but also the specific structure of protein molecules. It was also an important triumph in the efforts of Pauling and others to apply the instruments and methods of the physical sciences to biology." Wikipedia Garrison and Morton 3154.1 "First recognition of a structural haemoglobin variant. With H. A. Itano, S. J. Singer, and I. C. Wells. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Good.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        Nineteen Eighty-Four. A Novel

      London: Secker & Warburg, 1949. 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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Von der Inbrunst und Insinnigkeit allen Lebens. Mit 8 Original-Lithographien von Emil Schumacher.

      Recklinghausen, Bongers, 1949.. 46 S., 19 x 12,5 cm, farb. ill. OBrosch.. tadelloses Exemplar der frühen Arbeit mit Signatur Schumachers auf dem Titel. Bei Bestellungen gegen offene Rechnung bitte Telefonnummer angeben. Danke!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Roland Moser]
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        Shane

      Houghton Mifflin 1949 - First Edition, First Printing. A magnificent copy of this true first edition. This ORIGINAL First ISsue dustjacket is vibrant in color, with no chips or tears and looks about new. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with only a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean, with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy of this highly collectable book seldom seen in such amazing shape. An ideal copy for even the most discerning collectors. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Cock-a-Doodle Dandy.

      London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1949.. V, 104 pp. 8vo.. With autogr. inscription signed: "For E. MacDonald Cornelius (Con), from Sean O'Casey. With all good wishes (Devon 1949)".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Li-Tai-Pe.

      o. O., Selbst-Vlg., 1949. 2° (46 x 33.5 cm), 7 doppelseitige Passepartouts m. Orig.-Lithogr., 1 doppels. Titelblatt, Lose Passepartouts u. 1 loses Bl. in OHPgt.-Deckel in Schuber, Rücken u. Deckel am Rückenrand min. unfrisch bzw. gebräunt, Schuber etwas fleckig u. a. d. Ecken bestossen u. teilw. eingerissen. Ansonsten tadell. Preis in CHF: 1980. Ex. Nr. 6/10 des äusserst seltenen Privatdruckes, hgg. anlässlich einer Ausstellung bei Chichio Haller in Zürich im Oktober 1949. 7 signierte Orig.-Lithographien von G. Honegger, gewidmet seiner Frau. Unter den doppelseitigen Passepartouts jeweils die Lithograph. von ca. 35 x 25 cm auf der Seite rechts, begleitend links die Texte in der Übersetzung von Klabund.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        Ms. Brief mit eigenh. U.

      Seebüll, 5. XI. 1949.. 1 S. Qu.-8vo.. An Alex Vömel, den Inhaber der ehemaligen Galerie von Alfred Flechtheim: "Die Briefe zwischen uns sind selten geworden. Es ist dies wohl, weil keine Verkäufe meiner Aquarelle bei Ihnen sich geben, wohl, wie Sie schreiben, veranlasst durch die unangenehmen Valutaverhältnisse. Wenn es Ihnen angenehm ist, will ich gern die Blätter bei Ihnen zurückerhalten, um die richtigen Preise hinschreiben zu können. Wenn Sie es wollen, sende ich Ihnen auch statt dieser einige andere Blätter. Eine Ausstellung, eine kleinere, wird sich wohl erst im nächsten Jahr geben können. Ich höre gern hierzu Ihre Meinung [...]". - Im linken Rand gelocht (keine Textberührung).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Love Letters of Mark Twain

      New York: Harper, 1949 - Original black cloth, dust jacket. Slipcase. A fine copy. First edition of Samuel Clemens’s wonderful love letters to his wife Livy, signed by the author both “S. L. Clemens” and “Mark Twain” on the tipped-in limitation sheet. This is one of 155 numbered copies of the deluxe limited edition. The leaf also bears the notice, “these signatures of Mark Twain have been in the possession of Harper & Brothers for fifty years. There are no more.” These letters span the years from the couple’s initial courtship in 1868 through Livy’s death in 1904. In his long first letter to Livy, who had rebuffed him, Clemens writes in small part, “I do not regret that I have loved you, still love & shall always love you. I accept the situation, uncomplainingly, hard as it is. Of old I am acquaint- ed with grief, disaster & disappointment, & have borne these troubles as became a man. So, also, shall I bear this last & bitterest, even though it break my heart. I would not dishonor this worthiest love that has yet been born within me by any puerile thought, or word, or deed. It is better to have loved and lost you than that my life should have remained forever the blank it was before ” [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: 19th Century Rare Book & Photograph Shop]
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        Tomato Cain

      London: Collins, 1949. London: Collins,, 1949. And Other Stories. With a Foreword by Elizabeth Bowen. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket designed by Stephen Russ. Spine rolled, contents faintly toned. An excellent copy in the toned and very lightly edge-cipped jacket. First edition, first impression, of the author's first published book, a collection of often macabre and sometimes humorous short stories, which was awarded the Somerset Maugham Award in 1950.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        (Teich und Biber).

      . Aquarellierte Handzeichnung von J.K.G. Niedlich, signiert. Ca. 31 x 42 cm.. 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 "Verstecke sich, wer kann" von Marianne Schulz, Berlin, Kinderbuchverlag 1982, S. 9 / 10.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        Antillanas

      - Cuadernos del Pacifico, Santiago de Chile, 1949. Estudio preliminar por Antonio R. Romera. Uno de los 100 ejemplares que contienen una lámina coloreada por el autor. Gran dedicatoria autógrafa. XXVIII páginas, la lámina en color+13 páginas. Profusión de ilustraciones. Cubiertas un poco gastadas por el uso. Interior en buen estado. 27x21 cm. Ref: 2376 [LS/011327-2376]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Sanchez]
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        (Drache).

      . 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 "Beowulf" von Hannes Hüttner, erschienen 1986 in: Hans-Dietrich Dahnke (Hrsg.), Brunnen der Vergangenheit, Sagen und Epen der Welt. Berlin, Kinderbuchverlag 1986, nicht verwendet.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        Madge Tennent: Autobiography of an Unarrived Artist

      Columbia University Press 1949 - Columbia University Press, New York, 1949. Dist. by Brentano's New York and leading bookstores in Honolulu, HI. Hardcover w/dust jacket, 180 pages and approx. 90 pages of illustrations/photographs. Provenance: Bears the inscription "To John Dominis Holt: The Tennant Family is forever indebted to you for your unwavering belief in all that Madge Tennent represents. With Warmest Aloha, Arthur Tennent, April 8, 1989." Numbered #819: One of a number of copies "Designed, printed and bound for the author." Condition: FINE. Dust jacket clean and bright, with very slight wear along upper edge. Inside pristine, with some yellowing only on inside front endpage. The rest of the pages are flawless, clean and bright. --- "Madge Tennent was both a renowned art educator and a painter with a distinguished career based primarily in Hawaii, from where she sent paintings to the mainland United States for exhibitions in New York City and Chicago between 1930 and 1939. She was among the first artists to embrace native Hawaiians as a primary subject matter. " --- ***FREE Domestic Shipping*** [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mauna Kea Galleries]
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        A WRITER'S NOTEBOOK.

      No 92 of a limited edition of 1000 copies signed by the author. Original quarter vellum over blue buckram. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Original Card slipcase with the number '92' written in biro on the base. Octavo. Slipcase rather marked and worn; the book itself, apart from some very light spotting to the vellum, is almost fine.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Two original photographs after portrait oil paintings of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

      1949 1949 - Image sizes 265mm x 203mm. Laid on artist's mount and presented in a gold and black wooden frame. Each image signed and dated by Oswald Birley below the image lower left.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Ms. Brief mit eigenh. U.

      Madrid, 24. V. 1949.. ½ S. Gr.-4to.. An den Psychologen Hermann Swoboda (1873-1963), den Begründer der "Periodenlehre" des Biorhythmus: "Verzeihen Sie, wenn ich erst heute auf Ihre Karte antworte, aber ich erhielt sie zu einem Zeitpunkt, da ich krank war; Krankheit, die sich monatelang hinzog. Ich werde mit viel Interesse Ihre Arbeit lesen, deren Zusendung Sie mir ankuendigen [...]". - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf des Instituto de humanidades "Aula Nueva" und mit Zensurstempel.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        South Pacific. A Musical Play

      New York: Random House, 1949. New York: Random House,, 1949. Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein. Adapted from James A. Michener's Pulitzer Prize-Winning Tales of the South Pacific. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine and palm tree design to upper board in brown and green, green top-stain. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece and 2 plates. Just a little rubbing at toning at edges of boards. An excellent copy in the rubbed jacket with a few small nicks and chips, a closed tear affecting the fold of the upper flap, and dulled spine panel. First edition, first printing. Signed by Pscar Hammerstein on the title page. The book version of the classic Rogers & Hammerstein musical, with three illustrations from photographs of the original cast.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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 Lw.. 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.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Christoph Krämer / ww]
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        Mutter und Kind. Stichradierung. 1931.Unten rechts in Bleistift signiert, links nummeriert: 92/210.

      - 40 : 29 cm auf starkem Velin 47,2 : 36,4 cm. Freiburghaus 244. – Auflage für die Künstlervereinigung Arta, Zürich, 1949.

      [Bookseller: Zähringer]
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        ESSAYS IN ZEN BUDDHISM (FIRST SERIES)

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1949 - SIGNED BY SUZUKI in green ink. First and only American edition of this title by Harper & Brothers. Black cloth boards with spine titled in gilt. Harper never reprinted this title or published the other two volumes of Suzuki's Essays. Very good in mylar protected dust jacket with some chipping to edges. Quite scarce, especially signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: RON RAMSWICK BOOKS]
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        The Fires of Spring

      RANDOM HOUSE, NEW YORK 1949 - Signed by Author. Michener's scarce second book. Dj creased/torn at edges, tanned, and rubbed. Gold gilt lettering on spine, tight binding, clean body and unmarked text. Light shelf wear, rubbed cover, and tanning fore edges. DATE PUBLISHED: 1949 EDITION: FIRST ED 495 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Salammbô. Lettres à propos de Salammbô

      Les Éditions Nationales, Paris 1949 - In-8. 334 pages. Sous chemise titrée et étui. Plein maroquin crème, décor peint, tranche supérieure dorée. Reliure signée Odette Drapeau-Milot. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Bonheur d'occasion (LILA/ILAB)]
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        International Philosophical Bibliography. Répertoire Bibliographique de la Philosophie/ Bibliografisch Repertorium van de Wijsbegeerte (KONVOLUT aus 45 Jahrgängen/ CONVOLUTE of 45 years) - Vol. I/ II/ IV/ VII/ XI und in fortlaufender Folge Vol. XIV - LI/ LV.,

      Louvain Editions de l'Institut Supérieur de Philosophie; 1949 - 2003. - Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten wissenschaftlichen Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel.). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; KOMPLETTPREIS für 45 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 68000

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros]
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        Leviathan.

      Hbg., etc., Rowohlt, (1949).. 8°. 116 SS. Illustr. Orig.-Pp. (Karl Staudinger) mit transpar. Orig.-Kunststoff-Umschl.. Wilpert/G² 1; Bock 1.1.1; Müther S. 63. - Erste Ausgabe des Erstlingswerks. - Papierbedingt gebräunt. Kopfschnitt leicht stockfleckig. Kapitale minimal bestoßen. Insges. gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Lutz-Peter Kreussel]
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        NAVAL LEADERSHIP. Signed

      Annapolis, MD: United States Naval Institute., 1949. Annapolis, MD:: United States Naval Institute., 1949 Holloway, Rear Admiral J. L. NAVAL LEADERSHIP. Annapolis, MD: United States Naval Institute, (1949). First Edition, second impression. A newly revised text on the principles of and the psychological basis for leadership skills in the US Navy, succeeding L. H. Thebaud's 1924 text, 'Memorandum For All Officers'. With a Foreward by Rear Admiral J. L. Holloway, Jr., Superintendent, Inscribed by him to Vice Admiral Hewlett Thebaud on the front free endpaper. "To Rear Admiral Thebaud, USN / With respect and high esteem / J. L. Holloway." Additionally with Vice Admiral Hewlett Thebaud's ownership signature, dated April 1950, Boston on the front pastedown. 8vo. 324 pp. Near fine in navy cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Outstanding Association Copy.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        Fernand Léger et le Nouvel Espace

      Geneva: Editions des Trois Collines, 1949. Geneva: Editions des Trois Collines,, 1949. Traduction de l'anglais par François Lachenal. Small quarto. Original illustrated wrappers, titles to front cover and spine in black. With 8 tipped in colour plates and 119 black and white illustrations throughout the text. Spine faded and toned, small split to head of spine, wrappers rubbed, internally clean and bright. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the artist "Très cordialement, F Leger" and by the author "For Basil, with all my love, this product of a summer holiday on Porquerolle, Douglas. Genéve, le 3 Octobre 1949". The recipient was Cooper's lover at the time, Basil Mackenzie, 2nd Baron Amulree, physician and leading advocate of geriatric medicine.

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        The Oblong Blur

      New York: Farrar, Straus and Co., 1949. New York: Farrar, Straus and Co., 1949 First edition, first printing. Signed and inscribed by the author in the year of publication. Very good in a lightly worn and soiled jacket.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        (Teufel mit Bauer).

      . Aquarellierte Handzeichnung von J.K.G. Niedlich, signiert. Ca. 12 x 15 cm.. 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 "Kein Festmahl für das Teufelchen." von Achim Elias, Berlin, Verlag Junge Welt 1989, S. 5.

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        8 letters signed.

      Milan, 27 July 1949 through 16 February 1950.. Nine pages, on eight quarto and octavo leaves. In Italian. Occasional creases and minor isolated foxing, very good. Accompanied by typescript translations.. Manzu here writes extensively to Marcelo de Ridder, gallery owner and art dealer in Buenos Aires, concerning the nuts and bolts of an exhibition of his works de Ridder is organizing for late 1949. Always polite, but frequently exasperated, Manzu deals with burdens he feels are de Ridder's responsibilities (customs, shipping, etc), and is justifiably upset when, on 27 December 1949, he writes: "La mia mostra si e aperta e chiusa a mia insaputa senza nessure sapere dagli organizzatori la minima notizia, e questo nonostante le mie risetute preghiere, alle quali non e mai stato risposto. Non ho avuto nemmeno il Catalogo della mostra. Di tutto questo sono veramente stupito, veda di avvicare a quel minimo di gentilezza informandoni almeno dove si trovarro ora le mie opere [...]" ("My exhibition has opened and closed unbeknownst to me, and without my having received the slightest notification from its organizers, despite my repeated requests which were never answered. I did not even receive a catalogue of the exhibition. I am truly amazed at this, could you try to at least have the courtesy to let me know where my works are now [...]", transl.). The 16 February 1950 letter is far more conciliatory and grateful, perhaps as a consequence of having received the exhibition documentation and photographs, with which he is pleased, as well as received proceeds so far of "two hundred thousand lire". - Manzu is most widely known for his public works of sculpture, including the bronze doors at St. Peter's Basilica and two reliefs for Rockefeller Center, but was accomplished and prolific in other media as well. During WWII, his anti-Fascist drawings forced him underground, and in 1968 he was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize for his public stance against Western policies in Southeast Asia.

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        Llibre de llibrerters de vell i de bibliofils barcelonins d'avan

      Milla, Barcelona 1949 - Tirada unica de 300 ejemplares numerados el nuestro con el numero 72, ejemplar dedicado a Ramon Gabernet i firmado por el autor incluye caricaturas de Jaume Paserell de Libreros de viejo de Barcelona en el momento de su edicion Paginas:174

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        Radiation Theories of Tomonaga, Schwinger, and Feynman

      Lancaster, PA and New York, NY: for The American Physical Society by the American Institute of Physics, February 1 and June 1, 1949. Lancaster, PA and New York, NY: for The American Physical Society by the American Institute of Physics, February 1 and June 1,, 1949. [In] The Physical Review Volume 75, Number 3. [Together with] The S Matrix in Quantum Electrodynamics. [In] The Physical Review Volume 75, Number 11. 2 volumes, octavo. Original green wrappers printed in black. Ownership ink stamps of C. Moller to upper wrappers. Wrappers a little rubbed with the occasional small spot, spines toned with some closed tears, minor creases to the edges of contents in volume II, contents very faintly toned. An excellent set. First editions, first impressions of the papers that demonstrated the equivalence between Richard Feynman's diagram-based approach to quantum electrodynamics and Julius Schwinger and Sin-Itiro Tomonaga's operator method approach. Both theories were presented for the first time at the Pocono Conference in April 1948, with Feynman and Schwinger going head-to-head, each wary of the other and jealously guarding their intellectual territory. Freeman Dyson, "one of England's two or three most brilliant mathematical prodigies" (Gleick, Genius, p. 235) was then a graduate student at Cornell, where Feynman was teaching, and though he did not attend the conference he eagerly absorbed the notes made by attendees. At the end of the summer he submitted a "manuscript representing a cathartic outpouring of work… Dyson had found the mathematical common ground he was sure must exist [between the two theories]… His chief insight was to focus on a so-called scattering matrix, or S matrix, a mustering of all the probabilities associated with the different routes from an initial state to a given end point. He now advertised a 'unified development of the subject' – more reliable than Feynman and more useable than Schwinger" (Gleick p. 267). But Dyson was concerned about publishing his own paper on two unpublished theories by more senior physicists – would he offend Feynman or Schwinger? Discussing the predicament with Hans Bethe, Dyson argued that "it was Schwinger's and Feynman's own fault that they had not published 'any moderately intelligible account': Schwinger, he suspected, was polishing obsessively, and Feynman simply couldn't be bothered with paperwork. It was irresponsible. They were retarding the development of science. By publicising their work Dyson was performing a service to humanity, he argued… By January the war had been won. At the American Physical Society meeting Dyson found himself almost as much a hero as Schwinger had been the year before. Sitting in the audience with Feynman beside him, he listened as a speaker talked admiringly of 'the beautiful theory of Feynman-Dyson'. Feynman said loudly, 'Well, Doc, you're in'." (Gleick, pp. 267-270).

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        LMA Handbook

      London: The Locomotive Manufacturers Association of Great Britain, 1949. London: The Locomotive Manufacturers Association of Great Britain, 1949. 464 pages. Black leather covers. Gilt to all page edges. Gilt title on spine and front cover. Original compliments slip. In protective plain brown cardboard slipcase. An excellent copy.. First Edition. Full Leather. Very Good. 195mm Tall, 12mo.

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        Nineteen Eighty-Four

      London: Secker and Warburg, 1949.. 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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        I Capture the Castle (First UK Edition)

      London: William Heinemann, 1949. London: William Heinemann, 1949. First Edition. First Edition. The author's first book, notoriously scarce in jacket, basis for the elegant 2003 British film. Ms. Smith went on the write "The Story of the 101 Dalmations." & & Near Fine with a bright lavender topstain, in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Small owner name stamp and date of 1949, with a matching personal library entry stamp on the copyright page. Jacket shows no loss, with just a bit of nicking and rubbing here and there, a lightly faded spine (backstrip same), and a tiny date stamp of 1949 on the spine panel. A very pleasing copy overall.

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        I Capture the Castle

      Heinemann, London 1949 - Blue cover with gilt central cover decoration and titles to spine. Red dyed edges to top of pages. The pages are clean and bright, slightly yellowed. The non-red page edges are slightly grubby. There is a name written on the front endpaper. There is evidence of a previous price written in pencil and now erased. The book leans very very slightly. The bottom front corner is bumped. The cover edges are very slightly grubby. The jacket is unclipped. There is an print from a small stamp on the front flap. The jacket is creased to the top and bottom margin. There is slight loss from all 4 outer corners. There is some loss from the top and bottom of the spine. There is some loss from either side of the spine. There are 4 rips adjacent to the loss. Photograph available of jacket and book on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The World as I See It

      New York: Philosophical Library,, 1949. New York: Philosophical Library,, 1949. Translated by Alan Harris. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt on blue ground. Spine toned, cloth a little rubbed at extremities, closed tear to cloth at tail of spine, a few light spots to edges of text block. A very good copy. First English language edition, first printing. Signed and dated "49" by Einstein on the front free endpaper. This volume, originally published in German in Amsterdam, contains essays on Einstein's philosophical, political, religious, and scientific views, including sections on pacifism and Judaism.

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        FARMER GILES OF HAM

      Allen & Unwin , 1949. Allen & Unwin , 1949. First edition. 8vo. Original buff boards with with dragon vignette and titles in blue. In pictorial dustwrapper. A near fine copy (slight spotting to fore edges) in a near fine dustwrapper, which is clean and crisp, with just very light rubbing to the spine ends. Two full page two tone plates and line illustrations throughout by Pauline Baynes. Dustwrapper and endpapers also illustrated by Baynes.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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